Please read these terms carefully before using this site
The Hermes Medical Solutions Web site (the „Site“), including but not limited to www.hermesmedical.com and its affiliated sites, provides an online resource for health care professionals. These terms may be changed from time to time and without further notice. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future terms, please do not use the Site or download materials from it. Hermes Medical Solutions („HMS“), may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features, at any time.
HMS may remove, modify or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site. HMS may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. HMS may terminate your use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion. These terms apply exclusively to your access to and use of the Site and do not alter the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with HMS or its subsidiaries or affiliates.
This Site may include certain information, reference guides and databases intended for use by licensed medical professionals. These tools are also provided for general informational purposes only, and are not intended to be professional medical advice, or advice on how to care for any individual patient or group of patients. Physicians and other health care providers should not rely on the information provided on this Site for patient diagnosis, treatment or care, and should always exercise their own medical judgment in their care and treatment of their patients.
1. Proprietary Rights.
Copyrights. All content on this Site, including but not limited to design, text, software, technical drawings, configurations, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement („Content“), are either Copyright © 2000 – 2017 Hermes Medical Solutions, or are the proprietary property of HMS‘s affiliates or licensors. All rights reserved. The Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without HMS‘s prior written permission, except that you may download and print content for uses that are not competitive with or derogatory to HMS, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Please note that this limited consent may be revoked at any time and does not include consent to republish Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or to incorporate the information in any other database or compilation. Any other use of the Content is strictly prohibited. You further agree that you will not systematically extract, collect or harvest, through electronic means or otherwise, any data or data fields from this Site, including but not limited to customer identities. If you believe that your copyrighted material has been improperly used on this Site, please contact our Copyright Agent for more information.
Trademarks. All trademarks on the Site are either trademarks or registered trademarks of HMS or its affiliates or licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of HMS. All page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of HMS or its affiliates, and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of HMS. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names, and company names or logos displayed on the Site are the property of their respective owners
Software. Any software, including any files, images generated by the software, code, and data accompanying the software (collectively, „Software“), used or accessible through this Site may be used by you solely for accessing and using this Site for purposes expressly stated on the Site, provided that such uses are not competitive with or derogatory to HMS. HMS retains full and complete title to and all intellectual property rights in the Software. You agree not to copy, distribute, sell, modify, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or create derivative works from any Software.
2. User Conduct – General.
In using this Site, you agree:
(a) not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites;
(b) not to disrupt or interfere with any other user‘s enjoyment of the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites;
(c) not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit through or on this Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
(d) not to use or attempt to use another‘s account, service or system without authorization from HMS, or create or use a false identity on this Site;
(e) not to transmit through or on this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings;
(f) not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site;
(g) not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Site or portions of the Site which are restricted from general access; and,
(h) not use this Site to seek, provide or obtain specific medical advice, medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment as applied to a patients particular condition or situation. In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted under your account, and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including but not limited to United States export restrictions, that relate to your use of or activities on this Site.
You further agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation:
(a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
(b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; or
(c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network.
You also agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations while using this site or the Content. You represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age, and that if you are between 13 and 18 years of age a parent and/or guardian agrees to these Terms on your behalf.
3. User Conduct – Online Communities and Other Interactive Areas.
The Site may contain areas where you may post and share comments with other Site users on a variety of subjects. You agree that you will not post or otherwise disseminate on or through the Site unlawful, harassing, libelous, tortious, abusive, offensive, threatening, or obscene communications or material of any kind, or materials which infringe or violate any third party‘s copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other proprietary or property right, or that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation; or, that are otherwise objectionable, including without limitation, content that evidences bigotry, racism, sexism, or hatred, or that promotes illegal activities, including without limitation unauthorized uses of medical devices, or physical harm against anyone. HMS reserves the right but not the obligation to remove any materials it deems objectionable, in its sole discretion and without any reference to you. You agree to hold harmless HMS and its affiliates and parties with whom HMS has contracted for purposes of hosting or maintaining this Site from all claims based upon communications made or materials posted by others or the use by third parties of this Site.
You expressly agree that you will not discuss or refer to any particular patient, any particular patient‘s medical condition or any other information which could identify a particular patient You further expressly agree that you will not discuss, endorse or refer to „off label“ uses of medical products, including any uses which have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or other applicable regulatory agency.
4. Online Communications On and Through the Site.
Except as otherwise provided in section 5 below, you agree that any communications you transmit to anyone through the Site or copyrighted works you post on the Site, including, without limitation, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, configurations, specifications, purchase orders, quotes or requests for quotes, performance data, account information, or other material, data or information (collectively, „Information“), are non-confidential and upon transmission of such Information to HMS via email or other means you grant to HMS an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, worldwide license (including but not limited to a copyright license) to use such Information in any media for any purpose.
6. HMS Content, Product and Service Information – Limitations.
All content available through the Site, including but not limited to data, technical drawings, configurations, quote and order information, and catalog listings is believed to be accurate. However, you should independently evaluate the accuracy of the information and the usefulness for your particular needs of any content, product or service available through the Site. Specifications for products and services are subject to change without notice, and HMS reserves the right to make changes without notice to processing, materials, or configuration. HMS does not guarantee that products or services listed in its online catalog will be available at the time of your order. All information on the Site is subject to the disclaimers of Section 8 below.
7. Links and Third Party Content. Links to Other Web Sites.
This Site may from time to time contain links to other Web sites. These links are provided as a convenience and do not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by HMS of — or responsibility for — the linked Web sites or any content, services or products available on or through such sites.
Links from Other Web Sites
All links to this Site must be approved in writing by HMS, except that HMS consents to links in which:
- the link is a text-only link containing only the title of the home page of this Site,
- the link „points“ only to the home page of the Site and not to deeper pages,
- the link, when activated by a user, displays this home page of the Site full-screen and not within a „frame“ on the linked Web site, and
- the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link does not
- create the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by HMS or its affiliates, or
- be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with the name and trademarks of HMS or its affiliates. HMS reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time in its sole discretion.
Third Party Content.
This Site may from time to time contain material, data or information provided, posted or offered by third parties, including but not limited to advertisements or postings in online community discussions. You agree that neither HMS nor its affiliates shall have any liability whatsoever to you for any such third party material, data or information.
THIS SITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN „AS IS“ AND „AS AVAILABLE“ BASIS. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, HMS AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE, IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT, DATA AND/OR SOFTWARE.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HMS DOES NOT CONTROL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING, HMS AND ITS AFFILIATES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND MAKE NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE ACCURACY, CURRENCY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY OR USEFULNESS OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER CONTENT OR OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISTRIBUTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE. HMS DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. NOR DOES HMS MAKE ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH USE OF THIS SITE.
HMS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY A USER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA FROM DELAYS, NONDELIVERIES OF CONTENT OR EMAIL, ERRORS, SYSTEM DOWN TIME, MISDELIVERIES OF CONTENT OR EMAIL, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGES, FILE CORRUPTION, OR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF HMS, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS, OR A USER‘S OWN ERRORS AND/OR OMISSIONS EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED HEREIN, HMS DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE MAINTAINED
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM HMS OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN WRITING. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
9. Limitation of Liability.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL HMS OR ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE, OR RESULTING FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, OR OTHER INFORMATION THAT IS SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, EVEN IF HMS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS IS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF RISK. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
10. General Applicable Law.