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TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

Medindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd. ("Medindia", “we”, “us”) operates this website, medindia.net (“site”), which provides information on various health topics as well as applications, tools and services (referred to hereafter as "the service(s)") to visitors of the site, subject to the following terms of use (hereinafter referred to "TOU"). 

  1. By accessing our site you are agreeing to comply with the TOU. Should you object to any term or condition of the TOU or any guidelines, or policy, or any subsequent modifications there to or become dissatisfied with our site in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of our site.

  2. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof. You must review this agreement on a regular basis to keep yourself apprised of any changes.

  3. Every eligible person accessing our website would be hereinafter referred to as the "user" and every eligible person registering on our website would be hereinafter referred to as the "member". Use of our site is available only to persons, who are 18 years of age and above and persons who can enter into a legally binding contract, and who are not barred by any law for the time being in force. If you are registering with our site not as an individual but on behalf of a legal entity, then you should represent that you are fully authorized to do so and the listing, posting, opinion or information placed on the site on behalf of the legal entity is your sole responsibility and you agree to be accountable for the same.

  4. Any of the persons termed such as Doctor/Physician/Lab/Hospital/Pharmacy/Nurse/Diagnostic Centre/Health care & Rehabilitation Centre, etc. would be hereinafter individually and collectively referred to as Medical Establishment (M.E.).

  5. An eligible person/user has to register himself/herself/itself as a member of Medindia to avail any of services and features offered by Medindia's website. To register as a member of Medindia, the person/user has to accept the terms of use/terms and conditions by clicking “I agree” button/ “Continue” button or “Yes” button appearing in the website of Medindia. Thereby/by doing so, a binding agreement/legally valid Agreement/is/will be executed between user/Member and Medindia. This agreement contains all the terms of use/conditions between user/member and Medindia. Therefore the member/user should read this agreement/terms of use/terms and conditions carefully, understand and agree with all terms before executing this agreement/terms of use/terms and conditions. In case user/members do/does not agree with any or all of these terms of use/terms and conditions/clause/s of agreement he/she/they should click on “I DO NOT AGREE”/ “No” button. Thereby member/user will not be able to register as a Member of Medindia and will not be able to use services and features offered by the site.

  6. Your registration as a member/user constitute acceptance of these terms of use/terms and conditions/agreement including the and the listing policy defined herein/which is to be read and treated as part and parcel of this agreement, incorporated into this agreement. Further, user/member agrees that the information furnished by you/him/her/others in the registration form is accurate, true and complete and the information will be maintained and updated during the subsistence of this agreement, so that it will remain true, accurate, current and complete.

  7. Medindia may revise/alter/delete/modify/change any or all of these terms of use/terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of Medindia will signify your/user/member's assent/consent to those changes. Therefore kindly review the terms of use/terms and conditions regularly. For any clarification, questions, please contact at email:info@medindia.net

  8. Medindia provides an information platform where user member can search, locate, choose select any medical establishment to seek advice/opinion or services, communicate with M.E. and to pay for services/advise/opinion provided by such M.E.

  9. Users/Members please be informed, agree and acknowledge that Medindia does not make any representation or warranty and does not guarantee the accuracy or legitimacy of any information/opinion/content/provided vide the listing services of M.E. to members or user vice versa. User member further agree that the advice/opinion of the M.E. will not provide an adequate solution to member's question for illness. Medindia does not recommend, verify, endorse, evaluate or guarantee any advice, opinion, report, information or other services provided by M.E. Medindia does not warranty or confirm the validity, accuracy, completeness, safety, usefulness, reliability, legality, quality or the applicability of the content or advice/opinion provided by the M.E. (Medical Establishment). Medindia will not be liable for any physical, mental, monetary or other damages/loss sustained due to use of our site and due to reliance by member on such advice/opinion/information, provided by the M.E. (Medical Establishment).

  10. Medindia does not provide any specific medical advice for cure or treatment. All the content on Medindia's site is provided for information/purposes only. The content/opinion/advice is not substitute for professional personal medical advice, diagnosis or treatment or personal/physical examination of the member by a physician/doctor. The advice/opinion provided by a doctor is for informational purposes only. Specific medical treatment or medical advice will not be provided on Medindia's site. Members should not rely solely on advice/opinion provided by M.E. on the site of Medindia. Members should not use any content/opinion/advice for diagnosing or treating a medical or health condition. Medindia strongly recommends its members to consult with a qualified allopathic Doctor/Physician for a personal physical examination for member's treatment. User/Member should not disregard any professional/medical advice given during his/her/their personal physical examination by member's physician/doctor, nor should the member delay such personal physical examination on reliance of any opinion/content provided on or through Medindia's site. Acting on reliance of any information/content/opinion provided at Medindia is solely at member's own risk and consequences. The use of Medindia site and its content opinion is at a member's own risk and consequences. Medindia does not endorse or recommend any doctor/medical expert/health care expert/ Hospital/Lab/Diagnosis Centre/Pharmacy. It is the responsibility of the member to verify the credentials of the Medical Establishment (M.E.) before any interaction.

  11. The medical expert/doctor are not employees/agents of Medindia and Medindia does not assume any responsibility for any act or omission of any such M.E. (Medical Establishment). Member understands and acknowledges/agrees that although an M.E. may have been accessed through the site, Medindia cannot/does not assess either the competence of the M.E. or appropriateness for member's needs of the M.E. Member understands and acknowledges/agrees that the role of Medindia is strictly limited to providing access to M.E. for opinion/advice, informative in nature and that member takes sole responsibility for the decision to access an M.E. through Medindia's site.

  12. The member understands and agrees that any opinion of the M.E. and others on Medindia's site are solely their opinions and not that of Medindia. Therefore Medindia does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, reliability, dependability of the contents opinion on the site including the qualification, experience, credentials quality stands or other data regarding the M.E. (Medical Establishment). Medindia does not assume any responsibility, liability for damage or injury to User/Member arising from the use of any content/information, advice/opinion given on its website.

  13. User/Member hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Medindia, its affiliates/group companies, its directors, officers, employees, agents, successors, advisors, consultants and assigns from any and all causes of action and claim of any nature resulting from the act or omission of the M.E. accessed through/on the site.

  14. The use of Medindia's site and the content is at member's sole risk and consequence. In no event shall Medindia be liable for any damages, over personal injury/wrongful death, sufferings, loss of profits or damages resulting from use of data or inability to use Medindia's site or the content.

  15. As an added feature, Medindia makes available to its members, a discussion forum/chat room/bulletin board/email/Blog, whereby a member can post his views, reports, questions, comments, suggestions, pursuant to which M.E. may answer questions/give advice, opinion on various topics. The views, opinions, reports answers etc., of the M.E. so sought are their own and Medindia is not liable/responsible for any damages sustained by User/Member on reliance of such report/information/advice/opinion/views etc., given in Chat room/discussion forum, e-mail, blog etc. The information /advice/opinion so given by the M.E. is intended for general reference/information purposes only. This/it cannot and does not replace a personal meeting with a User/Member's own physician/doctor. This/it is not intended to offer a solution or treatment for a specific medical problem and must be considered as general and informative in nature. Any reliance on such information/advice/opinion is done at the member/s full and sole liability. This discussion forum/chat room/bulletin board/email is by nature public and any details/information you post and receive are susceptible to/accessible to outsiders for which Medindia does not assure the privacy of such details/information.

  16. While using Medindia, member should not post, transmit any content, details, data, information, material, which is in violation of local, state, national, international laws; which is unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, hateful, racist, promotes violence, ethnically harmful or otherwise objectionable, as also determined by Medindia at its sole discretion; which infringes on the intellectual property rights of others. The member should not distribute viruses or other harmful codes and will not interfere with or disrupt the Medindia's servers or networks connected to the site.

  17. The User/Member will bear all the risks attached/associated to/with the uploading and transmitting of content/material while using Medindia.

  18. Medindia in its absolute discretion may block or deny access to any member who is in violation of any of the terms of this agreement.

  19. Medindia may provide links to third party websites or external websites/internal servers or resources including advertisements by others. Medindia has no control over such sites and the information provided in them. Medindia does not recommend and does not endorse the content on/off any third party websites including that of advertisers. Medindia is not responsible/liable for the content of these external sites nor does Medindia endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information, messages, accuracy, genuineness, reliability described or offered or advertised at these other external websites. Any dealing/use by a member with these external or third party website including advertising is between the member and those websites/advertisers and is solely at the risk of the member.

  20. Medindia shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damages of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the site of Medindia. Content/opinion provided on or through Medindia regarding drug or dietary supplements have not been evaluated or approved by the Drug Controller of India or any other statutory body. Member agrees to consult and act according to member's own doctor/medical expert before beginning any course of dietary supplementation or treatment.

  21. Medindia's functions/services depend on various factors such as software, hardware and communication networks etc., Medindia does not guarantee that Medindia's services will be continuous, uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free and Medindia is not responsible and liable for all that and for the failure of the internet or any data or telecommunication equipment, system or network used in connection with the site or the products.

  22. Medindia does not represent or warrant that its site or products will meet with the requirements or expectations of a member and that any content, material or results that may be obtained from use of its site or products will be accurate, timely, complete, reliable, genuine and that any errors in any products services will be corrected.

  23. Medindia reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, its services with or without notice to its members. Medindia, in its sole discretion and for any reason, may terminate member's participation/membership and deny access to any and all current or future use by member of Medindia.

  24. Member acknowledges and agrees that Medindia's site and the products/services are provided on "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The use of Medindia site is at the member's sole risk. Medindia expressly disclaims all warrantees of any kind whether expressed or implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitations, the implied warranties of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, security or accuracy.

  25. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Medindia will not be liable under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable thereby for:
    • Any special, incidental, indirect, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of, or in connection with the site or products, even if Medindia has been advised of such damages or the possibility of such damages;
    • The cost of procuring substitute goods, services or technology;
    • Personal injury, including without limitation, death, caused by members/your use or misuse of the site or the products; or
    • Aggregate liability in excess of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five hundred only).
    Member acknowledges and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold Medindia, its directors, affiliates/group companies, employees, officers, agents, licensors and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, legal fees, resulting from or alleged to result from member's violation of these terms and conditions. 

  26. Governing Law & Jurisdiction:
    This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the REPUBLIC OF INDIA and the Courts at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction in all matters and disputes arising out of and relating to the site. The parties shall attempt to settle any dispute arising from and/or in connection with this agreement by way of negotiation. If the dispute is not so resolved within 30 days, it shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. Each party shall nominate its own arbitrators and the two arbitrators thus nominated shall appoint the Chairman of Arbitral Tribunal and the place of arbitration shall be Chennai in India only. Arbitrator may/should be from Medical/Health Care profession. All disputes under this agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdictions of the courts situated at Chennai, India only. The language of the Arbitration shall be English.

  27. Intellectual Property:
    Medindia is the sole/exclusive owner of all the intellectual property and in particular all the patent rights, the copy-right/rights, trademarks rights, database rights, trade secret rights and patents in Medindia and in any software, application, graphics, text and other materials used therein. A member may view, use or download a single copy of the material/content of Medindia site solely for member's personal, internal and non-commercial use. The member should not use, modify, publish, broadcast, transmit, transfer or sell, rent, lease, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, circulate, disseminate, perform, link, display or in any way exploit any product or intellectual property, in whole or in part, except with the prior written consent of Medindia. Medindia appreciates and values/recognizes/respects the intellectual property of others and expects the same from its users. Any claim with regard to copyright of intellectual property infringement on Medindia’s site should be notified to Medindia's editors at Medindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd., A-113, 3rd Avenue, Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 102. India. Tel. : +91-44-46212200, email : info@medindia.net

The claim should include the following :

  • A physical or electronic signature of the owner or his/her/its authorized representative and the address, telephone number and email address;
  • Information/description of the copyrighted work claimed to be infringed by Medindia and its location on the site.
  • A statement that the complainant has a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
  • A statement by the complainant, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in his/her/its your claim/notice is accurate and that he/she/it complainant is the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

Thank you for your co-operation. We trust you will find Medindia site useful. Questions, comments, suggestions may be submitted to info@medindia.net or you may send us a mail at 

Medindia4u.com Pvt. Ltd.
A-113, 3rd Avenue, 
Anna Nagar,
Chennai-600102, India
Phone : +91-44-46212200


Last Updated On: May 12. 2016