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You are responsible for your use of the Site and for any information, material or content (the “Content”) you display, submit or upload, including its compliance with applicable laws and regulations. You warrant that you have all rights, licenses and consents required to submit your Content in the context of your use of the Site an and as required by these terms. You must ensure that the Content will not contain material subject to any withstanding copyright or other proprietary rights. We reserve the right to monitor in any way we deem appropriate any Content and remove at our own discretion Content that we consider inappropriate, inadequate or violating a provision of these terms or the right of any third party.
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We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Site (or any portion of the Site), temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and we are not obliged to support or update the Site. We are not liable to you or any third party if we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Site (or any portion of the Site). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Site will be subject to these Terms.
We disclaim expressly any responsibility for any Content submitted by the Site’s Users or the accuracy or correctness of the information contained in the Content. The information on this Site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended or recommended as a substitute for professional medical advice or training. If you consider to undertake a procedure, do not rely on information on the Site for any treatment of patients and only attempt a treatment or procedure if you are sufficiently experienced and/or informed through independent resources or training. If we include certain information, reference guides and databases on the site intended for use by licensed medical professionals, these elements are equally not intended to give professional medical advice. You must always exercise your own clinical judgment for any given situation.
You must not directly or indirectly use the Site for the purpose of advertising or sale of any products or services. Specifically, you may not display brands or trademarks or distribute marketing material on products or services or solicit customers for these products or services.
If any User submitted Content should contain recognizable branded products or services, we do not endorse any such product, brand or statement related to products. The Content and any related statements are the User’s exclusive opinion and responsibility.
We are pleased to hear from visitors and welcome your comments regarding the Site. Please be advised, however, that we do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans, or new product names. Please do not send your unsolicited ideas or any original materials to us. If, despite this request, you still send us your ideas and materials, please understand that you assign us, free of charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the information you submit.
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The sharing of off-label uses of Boston Scientific or third-party products or therapies is not endorsed or promoted by us.
You must not share any protected health information or any information or material relating directly or indirectly to an identifiable third-party individual, including patients, within the community.
We have compensated and will compensate select Users for their time spent sharing case presentations and facilitating discussions within EPconnect.
In the event that any provision of these Terms shall, in whole or in part, be determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the determination shall affect only the portion of the provision determined to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, and shall not affect the remainder of that provision. You agree to allow a court or arbitrator to replace such an invalid, unenforceable, or void provision with a valid provision which is as similar as possible in substance to the invalid, unenforceable, or void provision. Our failure to act with respect to any breach by you does not constitute a waiver of our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. We may assign our rights and duties under these Terms without notice to you. You may not assign these Terms without our prior written consent. We are entitled to use third parties to host, maintain, develop and monitor the Site and the use of the Site by its Users.
Subject to any withstanding mandatory laws, your Use of the Site and these Terms are exclusively subject to the laws of England. In case a dispute between us cannot be resolved amicably, it will be submitted to the exclusive responsibility of the courts of England.
By accessing this Site/App or registering with EPconnect, you agree to all the terms and conditions of these Terms. You acknowledge (a) that you have read and understood these Terms; and (b) that these Terms have the same force and effect as a signed agreement.
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Last updated on: March 29, 2021