Terms of use agreement

Terms of use agreement



UNIVADIS TERMS OF USE


PLEASE READ AND REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

By using this Website, you agree to this Terms of Use Agreement (“Terms of Use”). If you do not agree, please exit and disregard the information contained herein. This Website is owned and operated by Merck Sharp & Dohme (I.A.) Corporation – Philippine Branch, a company incorporated in Philippines, with its place of business at 26th Floor, Philamlife Tower, Paseo de Roxas, Makati City("MSD"). MSD is a subsidiary of Merck & Co Inc, ("Merck") of Whitehouse St, NJ, USA. This Website is intended for use by registered healthcare professionals of Philippines only. MSD makes no representation that material in this Website is appropriate for use outside Philippines and you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. Use of this Website by healthcare practitioners accessing this Website in Philippines and its contents are governed by Philippine law.

  1. Acceptance. By using this Website, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with the Terms of Use set forth in this agreement and the privacy policy for the Website. MSD reserves the right to change these terms from time to time, as it deems to be appropriate. MSD will post amended terms on the Website. You should check the terms periodically as changes will take effect as soon as they are posted. You may view the current applicable version of this Terms of Use at any time through the links on the Website.
  2. Scope. The Terms of Use set forth in this agreement apply only to your use of this Website. MSD and its affiliates operate other websites that are covered by their own conditions as specified within those websites.
  3. Content. While there may be information on this Website related to medical conditions and their treatment. MSD makes no claims or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of this Website. You agree that to the extent permitted by law access to and use of this Website and the content thereof is at your own risk. Please note that the information contained on this Website is not intended to be comprehensive or to serve as a substitute for your own medical judgment. We recommend that you also consult other professional sources and references prior to making any evaluation or treatment decision.
  4. Use. This Website provides content from a range of authors and publishers. The content may only be used, copied, reproduced, modified or downloaded in accordance with that content’s respective copyright licence (“Licence”). Generally the Licenced information, in relation to Website articles, appears in the footer. To the extent there is no Licenced information available, you may not use, copy, reproduce, modify or download the content. If permission is granted to use, copy, reproduce, modify or download content, our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on this Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the material on this Website for commercial purposes. If you print off, copy or download any part of this Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use this Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. If you link to this Website you must ensure that you do so in a way that is fair, legal and complies with applicable regulatory rules and guidelines and that does not damage MSD's reputation or take advantage of it. You must not use a MSD logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of MSD to link to this Website without the express written permission of MSD. You must not establish a link in such a way so as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement by MSD where none exists. This Website must not be framed on any other website. Any link to this Website must be deleted immediately if requested by MSD. You must not facilitate or allow viewing of this Website by a non-registered user.
  5. Service Access. Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on this Website without notice. To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
  6. Representation. As a user of this Website, you are liable for the accuracy of the information that you provide to MSD. Should you respond with information including feedback or data such as questions, comments, suggestions or the like regarding the content of this Website, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and MSD shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information.
  7. Privacy. On this website MSD may collect, through registration processes or other means, personal information about you. Please refer to the privacy policy http://www.msd.com.ph/responsibility/privacy/ for the Website on how MSD deals with personal information.
  8. Links to Other Websites. This Website may contain links to other MSD and non-MSD internet websites. To the extent permitted by law, MSD assumes no responsibility for the content of non-MSD internet websites to which links are provided. Those internet websites are governed by their own terms of use.
  9. Intellectual Property. All material on this Website is copyright of Merck or is affiliates or permission has been granted to Merck or its affiliates to use such material, except where expressly stated otherwise. Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with paragraph 4 above. No license to, or right in, any such trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes, and other proprietary rights of Merck and/or other parties is granted to, or conferred upon, you.
  10. Disclaimer of Warranties. While it has used reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this website is accurate, complete, and current, MSD expressly disclaims any warranty or representation regarding the accuracy, completeness, or currency of such information. The material displayed on this Website is provided without any representations or any kind, as to its accuracy. The material and any information contained on this Website are not intended to serve as a substitute for your own medical judgment. To the extent permitted by law, use of this Website is at the risk of the user and MSD accepts no liability for any computer viruses, malicious software, harmful data or any other material which is technologically harmful infecting the user following its use of this Website.
  11. Liability. To the extent permitted by law MSD hereby excludes all liability for any claim, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever (whether such claims, loss, demands or damages were foreseeable, known or otherwise and whether arising due to negligence or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with access to, use of or inability to use this Website or the information, content or materials included on this Website. While MSD tries to ensure that content provided by this Website is correct at the time of publication no responsibility is accepted by MSD, to the extent permitted by law, for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the Website. Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits MSD's liability for death or personal injury caused by MSD's negligence (or that of its employees, agents or directors), or MSD's liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability, which may not be limited or excluded by law.
  12. Consequences. MSD reserves the right to suspend or terminate your use of this Website for any reason at any time without notice. If your breach causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold MSD harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense. If any dispute arises regarding these Terms of Use or your use of this Website, it shall be resolved through good faith negotiations between the parties. If such efforts prove unsuccessful, all such controversies, claims, or disputes shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the appropriate courts of Makati City, Metro Manila only.
  13. Monitoring. Although MSD may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on the website, if any, MSD is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such Web pages or utilities nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such pages or utilities on the website. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
  14. Forward Looking Statements. This website may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Merck undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in Merck’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and the company’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) available at www.sec.gov.