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Healthgrouper User Agreement

Welcome to www.healthgrouper.com web site, international project for sharing healthcare information. Healthgrouper Summit - health and social policies resesarch, a non profit organization from Skopje, Macedonia ("Healthgrouper," "we" or "us") owns and manages www.healthgrouper.com. Services offered by www.healthgrouper.com consist of healthcare data collection and other information related to health systems in South East Europe, which are of special interest to healthcare users and potential users, as well as of interest to healthcare providers and medical staff. Healthgrouper collects and shares information, in aggregate and individual form, referring to healthcare providers, offered services, and information regarding medical doctors and dentists of all specializations. Healthgrouper collects, systemizes and aggregates data in collaboration to partner companies in several countries using the same methodology everywhere. As a source of information, Healthgrouper uses data collected in conducted surveys, official sources, as well as data provided voluntarily by the Site Users.

PLEASE READ THIS USER AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING, USING OR BROWSING THIS SITE OR ANY SITE MATERIALS. THIS USER AGREEMENT ("USER AGREEMENT") GOVERNS YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THIS SITE.  YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THIS SITE, WWW.HEALTHGROUPER.COM (OR WWW.HEALTHGROUPER.MK AND WWW.NAJDIDOKTOR.MK FOR USERS FROM MACEDONIA) WILL BE DEEMED TO CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS USER AGREEMENT. NAMELY, BY CLICKING ON "I AGREE" IN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS OR BY ACCESSING, USING OR BROWSING THIS SITE OR ANY SITE MATERIALS, YOU, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF OR YOUR ENTITY, AS APPLICABLE, ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT. IF ACCESSING, USING OR BROWSING THIS SITE ON BEHALF OF AN ENTITY, EITHER PRIVATE OR PUBLIC, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE HAVING FULL AUTHORITY TO BIND YOUR ENTITY TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT. THE RIGHT TO USE THE SITE IS YOUR PERSONAL RIGHT AND CANNOT BE TRANSFERRED TO OTHER PHYSICAL OR LEGAL ENTITY. YOUR PASSWORD PROTECTION AND CONFIDENTIALITY IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY. IF YOU OR YOUR ENTITY, AS APPLICABLE, ARE NOT WILLING TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PRECEDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AGREEMENT, DO NOT SELECT THE 'I AGREE' BUTTON ASSOCIATED WITH THIS USER AGREEMENT AND DO NOT ACCESS, USE OR BROWSE OUR SITE.

Changes and Amendments to the Agreement

Please note that we reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change this User Agreement, and the Privacy Policy, at any time and of any reason. The changes and amendments take effect at the moment of their publication on the Site. You are advised to check the User Agreement and Privacy Policy from time to time, since your continued use of this Site or any Site Materials after any such change takes effect will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of and agreement to the new User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

NOTE: www.healthgrouper.com is an international project and as a result there are data of healthcare providers, services and medical and dental doctors in the Republic of Macedonia and South East Europe countries. If accessing parts of the Site that refer to other countires and are set in local languages, please read carefully the User Agreement and Privacy Policy in local languages, since they may differ according to local legislation. www.healthgrouper.com policies are written in official languages of participating countries. However, in case of dispute, the English text is prevailing.

Offered Services

www.healthgrouper.com is only an intermediary that provides selected information about Healthcare Providers, services and licensed medical and dental doctors. Data is presented in form of standard profiles of user-friendly systematic format easy to use and compare. There are individual profiles of doctors and dentists filled and submitted by doctors themselves, including their affiliation data. Provider profiles are different profile types according to our categories (see link). All descriptive information of the healthcare providers are derived from general and specific data. Information published on www.healthgrouper.com is collected from healthcare providers in the profile creation process, development and application of methodologies for their subjective and objective categorization, as well as data collection from medical and dental doctors implied to create possibilities to establish and strengthen the collaboration among healthcare professionals in different countries, and increasing transparency in health service provision to the patients. Healthgrouper systemizes, selects and edit the data on the Site and share it with the Users.

NOTE: Information on www.healthgrouper.com are not facts and we do not recommend any particular provider, doctor or dentist, and no information on this Site should be construed as health or medical advice. Healthgrouper is not a referral service and does not endorse any particular healthcare provider. We do not offer advice regarding the quality or suitability of any particular provider for specific treatments.  Regardless of any information received from the site, you are advised to consult your doctor or other healthcare professional for any decision related to your health conditions. No information on this Site should be construed as health or medical advice. We recommend you to obtain additional information regarding quality and price of services necessary to make an informed decision prior utilizing any specific healthcare provider included in our network. You as user of our site assume all responsibility in connection with choosing any Healthcare Provider, whether or not you obtained information about such Healthcare Provider on or through this Site. We assume no (and hereby disclaim all) responsibility or liability of any kind, for any advice, treatment or other services rendered by any healthcare provider, or for any malpractice claims and other claims that may arise directly or indirectly from any such advice, treatment or other services. The responsibility is solely to the provider that provides the services.

Method of Site Utilization

Upon accessing the Site and clicking "I Accept" at registration, Healthgrouper grants you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to access and view this Site and the Site Materials. You have the right to copy, download, store and/or print only a single copy of any Site Materials, solely for your non-commercial, personal use and not for resale, disclosure or distribution to anyone else. With respect to any permitted copy of the Site Materials, User is obliged to comply with the legislation in Macedonia and the participating countries respectively, regarding the all copyright, confidentiality and other proprietary notices included in such Site Materials on any such copy.

You may not reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform or publicly display the Site Materials or any portion thereof protected by law, and international copyright law, trademark law, as well as other intellectual propriety law without Healthgrouper' prior written consent. You are deemed responsible for any damage caused by engaging in any activity that would constitute copyright infringement, trademark law or intellectual propriety laws malpractice with respect to the Site Materials. By posting information on www.healthgrouper.com you grant Healthgrouper a free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited license to select, compile, arrange and adjust the site and site materials. All rights that are not granted are reserved by Medex Group and partners.

Users must not post on the Site any infringing, defamatory, damaging, illegal or offensive records, electronic communications, information, materials or other content, promote e-communication with other sites competitive to www.healthgrouper.com, and to conduct political or religious campaign. MEDEX Group and partner companies do not have any responsibility of such posted information and reserves the right to delete those and any other inappropriate contents on the Site. If notified of an allegation that this Site contains, Users are expected to act against the legislation of Macedonia and participating countries. Notices to us regarding any alleged copyright infringement on this Site should be directed to Healthgrouper at the following e-mail address: info@healthgrouper.com.

Data and Password Maintenance and Responsibility

If you wish to access certain areas of this Site referring to submitting information about your personal service quality assessment, price or other features by certain providers, doctors or dentists or other Site Materials you wish to share with us, you must choose a password during your completion of this Site's registration process. www.healthgrouper.com offers three types of registration: a) consumers; b) providers; c) doctors and medical professionals. By registering, you represent, warrant and covenant that: you are at least 18 years of age; you are using your actual identity; you have provided only true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself during the registration process; and you will maintain and promptly update the information that you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You may update your information at any time by logging into the Site and clicking on "Edit your profile". When creating provider and doctor profiles, users need to submit official documents confirming doctor’s identity and license, as well as certificate from the provider that the contact person is authorized to edit the profile.

By logging onto this Site using any password, you represent, warrant and covenant that you are authorized to use such password and to engage in the activities that you conduct thereunder. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your password, as well as for any activities conducted on or through this Site using your password. If you wish to cancel a password, or if you become aware of any loss, theft or unauthorized use of a password, please notify us immediately.

Terms and Termination

Healthgrouper reserves the right to terminate this User Agreement at any time and for any reason. We reserve the right to delete any password or profile in case the User does not comply to the User Agreement and acts in manner unacceptable to us.

Ownership; Confidentiality

Healthgrouper is a registered trademark in EU Countries and is owned by MEDEX Group Skopje. The Site is protected by copyright law, trademark law and other IP laws. You agree not to engage in any activity that would constitute copyright infringement with respect to the Site Materials. You acknowledge that Healthgrouper selected, compiled, arranged and adjusted data and information regarding healthcare providers, medical problems and conditions, as well as individual doctors’ profiles voluntarily submitted to the Site.

As Users, you agree not to reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform or publicly display the Site Materials or any portion thereof without Healthgrouper' prior written consent. By way of illustration but not limitation, except as expressly permitted in this User Agreement or otherwise permitted by us in writing, you may not, directly or indirectly, transmit, download, upload, post, sell, rent, license, transfer, disclose, mirror, frame, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or use any aspect of this Site or any Site Materials (including, but not limited to, any Ratings), in whole or in part, in any form or by any means. Also by way of illustration but not limitation, except as expressly permitted in this User Agreement or otherwise permitted by us in writing, you may not, directly or indirectly, use any of the Ratings for any purposes other than your personal, non-commercial evaluation of Healthcare Providers, to compile mailing lists or other lists of Healthcare Providers for commercial purposes, to establish independent data files or compendiums of statistical information or in violation of any applicable laws or regulations. Additionally, you may not use any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the name "Healthgrouper" without our prior written permission.

We are committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and expect all users of this Site to comply with such laws as well. Using this Site to transmit any content or to engage in any activity that infringes any copyright or any other right of a third party violates this User Agreement. You represent and warrant to Healthgrouper that you own, or are otherwise lawfully authorized to use, any information, materials or other content that you transmit to or through this Site, and that the use of the same does not violate copyright or related laws and will not cause injury to any person or entity.

Utilization Period

User acknowledges acceptance of this User Agreement by clicking "I Agree" at registration or accessing, using or browsing this Site or any Site Materials. We reserve the right, at any time and for any reason, without notice to you: to deny you access to this Site, the Site Materials or any portion thereof; to change, remove or discontinue the Site or any portion thereof, or any of the Site Materials or services available on or through this Site; or to change and amend this User Agreement.

Our Privacy Policy

We consider the protection of our users' personal data to be important. Therefore, we have adopted a Privacy Policy outlining our personal data collection and use practices. Please refer to it for details about how we collect and use personal information from users of this Site. By agreeing to the terms of this User Agreement, you are automatically agreeing to our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein.

Links to Other Sites

This Site may contain links to other sites on the Internet for the convenience of our users. These other sites have not been reviewed by us and are maintained by third parties over which we exercise no control. Accordingly, we are not deemed responsible for the content, policies and practices of these other sites and for the availability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, quality, performance or suitability of the information, products and services available or advertised on or through these other sites. Moreover, these links do not imply, directly or indirectly, our endorsement of or affiliation with any other site or site owner, or any information, products or services provided by any third party. When leaving this Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies may no longer govern, and, therefore, you should review the applicable terms and policies of each linked site.

Permission to Use Your Submissions

Any and all information (other than information given in connection with registration, which shall be treated as set forth in other provisions of this User Agreement), suggestions, feedback, ideas, concepts, comments, illustrations and other materials that you disclose or offer to us on or in connection with this Site or any Site Materials ("Submissions") are submitted without any restrictions or expectation of confidentiality. You hereby assign to us without compensation or further obligation, all rights now known or hereafter existing to use, allow others to use, or assign the right to use, the Submissions. You further agree that your Submissions may be used without restriction for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to you, including the right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, transmit, publicly perform or display, translate, create derivative works from, or otherwise communicate to the public the Submissions on this Site or elsewhere by us, our assigns or others we have allowed to use your Submissions. You will not assert any proprietary right or moral right of any kind with respect to any Submissions.

Confidentiality on the Internet

Use of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable local, state, and international laws and regulations. While we have endeavored to create a secure and reliable site, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to us over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, neither we nor our Affiliates are responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, the accuracy of the information contained on this Site, or for the consequences of any reliance on such information. You must make your own determination as to using the Site. Neither MEDEX Group, nor partners in the participating countries, personnel or third parties can guarantee that the Site will not be discontinued, or the site materials may not contain technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors, nor can guarantee of the consequences caused by disconnecting the Site. Users acknowledge Healthgrouper not to be deemed responsible for any inappropriate or illegal third party behavior and the risk of possible damage caused by such actions.

Site Monitoring

We reserve the right to view, monitor and record activity on this Site without notice to or permission from you. We may disclose any records, electronic communications, information, materials or other content of any kind: if we believe in good faith that the law or legal process requires it; if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate this Site; or to protect our rights or property or the rights or property of our users and business partners.

Events Beyond Our Control

Site utilization and services may be discontinued for reasons beyond MEDEX Group control. Thus Medex Group and partners of www.healthgrouper.com should not be deemed responsible is due to such discontinuation there is loss of data and data transmission. MEDEX Group and its partners are committed to provide 24-hour continuous availability, 7 days a week. However, if there is such discontinuation due to any reasons beyond our control, Users acknowledge and agree to the possible discontinuation or temporary unavailability of the Site. You absolve and release us and our Affiliates from any claim of harm resulting from any cause(s) over which we or they do not have direct control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses or other damaging code or data, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions, and disclosure of your private health information that you have provided to third parties through links on our Site.

Disclaimers

This site and the site materials are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and are intended for informational purposes only. While we endeavor to provide the most accurate, up to date information available, the site materials may contain technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors, and may be changed or updated without notice.

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to: (a) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, quality, performance or suitability of this site, the site materials, or any products, services or results obtained on or through this site; and (b) any implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied that this site or any site materials will assist you in identifying a suitable healthcare provider or for any other purpose. We do not represent or warrant that this site will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defect, if any, will be corrected. You expressly agree that your use of this site and the site materials is entirely at your own risk.

Further, we expressly disclaim any and all responsibility and liability with respect to separate agreements you may make with healthcare providers or with third parties who offer products or services on or through this site, and you will look solely to such healthcare providers and third parties with respect to any and all claims arising out of such agreements and/or such products or services.

Limitations of liability

Neither Medex Group nor our affiliates will be liable for any damages resulting from your use of, or reliance upon, this site, any site materials, or any products or services obtained on or through this site. You expressly acknowledge that the use of this Site is solely your responsibility. In the event of any problem with this site, any site materials, or any products or services obtained on or through this site, your sole remedy is to cease using such item(s).

Users expressly acknowledge Healthgrouper not to be deemed responsible for any inappropriate, derogatory or illegal behavior of other Site Users and the risk of possible damage caused by such actions is sole responsibility to the User.

Neither we, nor persons or entities involved in creating this Site and its production and distribution or any related contents, as well as any other software will not be deemed responsible at any time for any damage caused by such action or disability to use the Site.

By the above mentioned conditions, neither MEDEX Group, nor its partners administering the site will be deemed responsible for any inaccuracy, error or other inconsistency of the Site materials, as well as discontinuation in the data flaw, nor any other damage caused by it.

Indemnity

You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Healthgrouper and our Affiliates from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and litigation expenses, relating to or arising from your use of this Site, any Site Materials, or any products or services obtained on or through this Site, any arrangements you make based on information obtained on or through this Site or any breach by you of this User Agreement.

Governing Law and Selection of Venue

Healthgrouper Summit is the owner of www.healthgrouper.com, having its headquarters in Skopje, on the following address: Bul 50 Divizija No. 26-1-3/3, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia.

Any action arising out of the content of this site, your use of the site materials or your unauthorized citation, reproduction or re-publication of any Site material are under the jurisdiction of the Court in Skopje and the state legislation of the Republic of Macedonia. Use of this site is limited solely to persons who agree to resolve any and all disputes pertaining to this site in the court of Skopje.

Notices; Contacting Healthgrouper

All notices to you will be sent to the e-mail address that you provide to us when you register. Such notice will be deemed given one business day after the e-mail is sent.
If you have any questions about this User Agreement, the Site or the Site Materials, or if you need to notify us, then contact us at info@healthgrouper.com or at the following address:

Healthgrouper Summit

Health and Social Policies Association

Tel. +389 2 3 111 999; +3892 3 11 44 00

Address:

Bul 50 Divizija No. 26-1-3/3

1000 Skopje Macedonia

Miscellaneous

You acknowledge that, in providing you access to and use of this Site and the Site Materials, we have relied on your acceptance of this User Agreement.

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