Terms of Use

Web Site, Content and Services Access

Subject to these Terms of Use, GlobalHealthHub hereby grants you a limited right to access GlobalHealthHub web site, content and services. You agree that you shall use the GlobalHealthHub web site, content and services only in accordance with the Terms of Use and such other policies, procedures and conditions as GlobalHealthHub may establish for use of the GlobalHealthHub web site. You represent and warrant that your use does not violate any local, state, federal or international laws and regulations, including those related to privacy, copyright and other intellectual property rights. You also represent and warrant that all information provided to GlobalHealthHub in connection with your use of the GlobalHealthHub web site is true, accurate and complete. You are responsible for installing and maintaining all equipment and systems necessary to access the GlobalHealthHub web site and for paying all charges related thereto.

GlobalHealthHub and its affiliates reserve the right to use and delete content, monitor, restrict, block or suspend access to the GlobalHealthHub web site.

Non-commercial and Non-defamatory Use

GlobalHealthHub original content and services may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by GlobalHealthHub. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of GlobalHealthHub content and services is strictly prohibited.

Professional Advice

The GlobalHealthHub web site content and services are not an attempt to provide specific medical or professional advice, and should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s or other provider’s judgment.

GlobalHealthHub and any affiliates are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use by you or any user. While we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, we disclaim any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, and completeness, and any other warranty, express or implied.

License, Copyrights, and Trademarks

Content (i.e., original posts) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

Copyrights

When you submit original materials to the GlobalHealthHub web site, you grant to GlobalHealthHub an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license and right to use, reproduce, publish, distribute, display, edit, modify or delete those materials.

You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the content submitted by you, or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth above, and (ii) your sharing of material on or through the GlobalHealthHub web site does not violate the proprietary rights, copyrights, publicity rights, privacy rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or organization. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, fines and any other monies owing any person or organization by reason of any content posted by you to or through the GlobalHealthHub web site.

Personal Health Information

You further represent and warrant that the content you share does not violate any patient’s rights under The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), or other patient rights under other national laws and international treaties.

Original GlobalHealthHub Content, Trademarks

Original GlobalHealthHub content, meaning all text, audio, video, and images, authored by the GlobalHealthHub and its agents is copyrighted.

GlobalHealthHub trademarks and logos, or any variation or acronym of any of the foregoing including all associated good will and registrations, will remain and be the sole and exclusive property of GlobalHealthHub.

Linking Disclaimer

By providing links to other web sites, GlobalHealthHub does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these web sites and organizations. Because GlobalHealthHub does not control such web sites and resources – and though we take every step possible to maintain and update these links – you acknowledge and agree that the GlobalHealthHub web site is not responsible for the availability of such external web sites or resources. In addition, once you link to another web site, you may be subject to the privacy policy and applicable terms and conditions of the external site.

GlobalHealthHub Partner Organizations’ Copyrights

Content published in the GlobalHealthHub web site as part of a partnership or collaboration, and/or by partner organizations may be subject to copyrights, other intellectual property rights under United States, foreign laws, and international conventions as stipulated in the GlobalHealthHub web site, and as determined by partner organizations terms of use and copyrights.

GlobalHealthHub partner organizations grant GlobalHealthHub the non-exclusive right and license to reproduce and display their content to the GlobalHealthHub web site and to permit users of the GlobalHealthHub web site to view, download, and print their content for their personal, noncommercial use. By way of clarification, partner organizations’ content and services as published on the GlobalHealthHub web site are not subject to the Creative Commons license above.

Disclaimers

GLOBALHEALTHHUB CONTENT AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, DISPLAYABILITY, ACCURACY, PRECISION, CORRECTNESS, THOROUGHNESS, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, AND ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND GLOBALHEALTHHUB HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GLOBALHEALTHHUB DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE ONLINE SYSTEM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED; NOR DOES GLOBALHEALTHHUB MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, CURRENCY, QUALITY, COMPLETENESS, USEFULNESS, PERFORMANCE, SECURITY, LEGALITY OR SUITABILITY OF THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE AND YOUR RELIANCE UPON ANY OF ITS CONTENTS IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Limitations of Liability

IN THE EVENT OF ANY PROBLEM WITH THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT, YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO CEASE USING THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL GLOBALHEALTHHUB OR ANY GLOBALHEALTHHUB AFFILIATE BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR YOUR USE OF THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT, ANY INFRINGEMENT BY ANY CONTENT OF THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR OTHER RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL GLOBALHEALTHHUB OR ANY GLOBALHEALTHHUB AFFILIATE BE LIABLE FOR ANY PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE ONLINE SYSTEM, WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE OR THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND AGREE TO HOLD GLOBALHEALTHHUB AND GLOBALHEALTHHUB AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND DAMAGES OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACTUAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL), KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE GLOBALHEALTHHUB WEB SITE. YOU WAIVE THE PROVISIONS OF ANY STATE OR LOCAL LAW LIMITING OR PROHIBITING A GENERAL RELEASE.

Indemnification

Without limiting the generality or effect of other provisions of these Terms of Use, as a condition of use, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend GlobalHealthHub and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers and their officers, directors, affiliates, subcontractors, agents and employees (each, individually, an “Indemnified Party”) against all costs, expenses, liabilities and damages (including reasonable attorney’s fees) incurred by any Indemnified Party in connection with any third party claims arising out of: (i) your use of the GlobalHealthHub web site, content or services; (ii) your failure to comply with any applicable laws and regulations; and (iii) your breach of any of your obligations set forth in these Terms of Use. You shall not settle any such claim without the written consent of the applicable Indemnified Party.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to it rules on conflicts or choice of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the resolution of any dispute based upon or relating to these Terms of Use. Any claim related to these Terms of Use may not be brought unless brought within one year from the date when the claim first could be filed. If it is not filed, then that claim is permanently barred. This applies to you and your successors and assigns.

Any of the terms contained in these Terms of Use which are determined to be invalid or unenforceable shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability, without rendering invalid or unenforceable any of the remaining terms herein or affecting the validity or enforceability of the Terms of Use as a whole. Failure to insist on performance of any of part of the Terms of Use will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default. No waiver by GlobalHealthHub of any right under the Terms of Use will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time. You may not assign, transfer or delegate your rights or obligations hereunder, in whole or in part. These Terms of Use shall be a binding agreement upon and inure to the benefit of each of the parties and the parties’ respective successors and permitted assigns. Except as otherwise expressly allowed herein, these Terms of Use may not be modified, supplemented, qualified, or interpreted as to your rights and obligations hereunder, except in writing signed by you and GlobalHealthHub.

A printed version of these Terms of Use and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Termination

GlobalHealthHub has the right to refuse to provide access to the GlobalHealthHub web site to any person, agency or organization, or to prohibit any person, agency or organization from using the GlobalHealthHub web site, at any time, for any reason or for no reason at all, in our sole discretion. GlobalHealthHub reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or part of the GlobalHealthHub web site, temporarily or permanently, without prior notice.

Force Majeure

In no event will GlobalHealthHub and any founding collaborators and partner organizations be liable for any delay or failure to perform here above content and services as a result of acts of God, acts of the public enemy, fires, floods, strikes and other causes beyond the reasonable control of such party.

Contacting GlobalHealthHub

If you have any questions about these terms of use, please e-mail the GlobalHealthHub team via the “Contact us” form located at the following URL: http://www.globalhealthhub.org/about/.