Terms & Conditions

I the website user (“User”) agree that by accessing the HospitalStandards.org web site (the “Site”), I agree to be bound by the following legal terms of use:


1. USER CONDUCT

I understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. Any information sent from the User to get posted on the website is the User’s liability. As such, I the User and not the Site, are entirely responsible for all Content that is uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via an email or contact form on the website. Under no circumstances will the Site or its owners be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Site.
I agree to not use the Site to:

    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

 

    • impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Site official, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

 

    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);

 

    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;

 

    • upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

 

  • interfere with or disrupt the Site;

The Site reserves the right to remove any information posted or refuse any or all service to any User for any reason, at any time, at the Site’s sole discretion without justification. The User agrees that the Site may block its IP address or addresses at any time, and at the Site’s sole discretion, thereby disallowing User’s continued use of the Site.

 

 

2. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

The Site reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site with or without notice. The User agrees that the Site or its owners shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of its service.

I agree that the Site has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any data or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Site. I acknowledge that The Site reserves the right to remove any content. I further acknowledge that The Site reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, at its sole discretion, with or without notice.

 

3. COPYRIGHTS & TRADEMARKS

Except as otherwise indicated, the Site, and all text, images, marks, logos and other content contained herein, including, without limitation, the logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files, Content and the selection and arrangement thereof are the proprietary property of the Site and are protected by international copyright laws and treaties. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by the Site.

 

4. LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES

The Site makes no claims or representations about any Web Site that a User may access from the Site– by link, frame, or any other means (“Linked Site”). Any link, frame, or any other means to access any Linked Site provided by the Site or otherwise on the Site does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, or acceptance of any responsibility for the content of that Linked Site or the operators of that Linked Site.

 

5. APPLICABLE LAW & JURISDICTION

The Site is controlled and operated from United States. While the owners of the Site have made no effort to publish the Site elsewhere, the Site is accessible in many countries, including the United States. The User and the Site both benefit from establishing a predictable legal environment in regard to the Site. Therefore, The User and the Site explicitly agree that all disputes, claims or other matters arising from or relating to your use of the Site will be governed by the laws of the United States, without regard to its conflicts of law principles. You agree that all claims you may have against the Site or its owners arising from or relating to the Site will be heard and resolved in a court of law located in United States. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objection to proceeding in such courts. If you choose to access the Site from locations other than United States, you will be responsible for compliance with all local laws of such other jurisdiction.

 

6. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the Site and to the information therein. The Site and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Site at any time.
The Site and/or its owners and/or suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, lack of viruses or other harmful components and accuracy of the information, stories, claims, software, products, services and related graphics contained within the Site.

I the User specifically agree that the Site shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through a the Site. I specifically agree that the Site is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Site by any third party.

In no event shall the Site or its owners be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Site, with the delay or inability to use the Site, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if the Site or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms of Use to be unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms of Use & Conditions will continue in full force and effect. These Terms of Use & Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use & Conditions will be effective only if in writing and signed by the Site’s legal representative.

If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions or your use of the Site, please submit them to us by using our Contact mail address.

 

7. POSTS CREATED FROM USER INFORMATION

Any posts created about hospitals and doctors are not claims but information provided by users as stories. We do not claim that the information is true. We merely post the stories as is and give our opinion on it. We do not claim to have verified any stories for truth and completeness except for Varun Tandon’s story. We deny any liability for stories given to us by others.