DoctorNDTV.com provides complementary internet-based health information and communication
services to the users. DoctorNDTV.com maintains this
website to enhance access to information about health-related issues, and
about DoctorNDTV.com. This service is continually under development.
While we try to keep the information as current and accurate as possible, we
make no warranty of any kind, implied or express, as to its accuracy,
completeness or appropriateness for any purpose. We will make an effort to
correct errors brought to our attention.
By using this site, you signify your acceptance to these terms and conditions
of use. You must agree to these terms and conditions in order to use the
DoctorNDTV.com may revise and update these terms and conditions
anytime. Review the terms and conditions periodically. These are posted at
the DoctorNDTV.com website because your continued usage of the
DoctorNDTV.com website (DoctorNDTV.com Website, or the Website,) will
mean that you accept the revisions.
Section 1. General Disclaimer
The content on the DoctorNDTV.com site is presented in a summary form,
is general in nature, and is provided for informational purposes only. The
content is not intended in any way to be a substitute for professional
medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or any other
qualified health practitioner for any questions that you may have regarding
a medical condition. Neither the content nor any other service offered by or
through DoctorNDTV.com or the DoctorNDTV.com website is intended to
be a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. Never disregard medical
advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the
DoctorNDTV.com does not recommend or endorse any specific test,
products, or procedures that may be mentioned on the Website. Any opinions
expressed on the website are the opinions of the authors. DoctorNDTV.com
does not assure any liability for the contents of any material provided on
the Website. Reliance on any information provided by DoctorNDTV.com, its
health experts, or other visitors to the Website is solely at your own risk.
DoctorNDTV.com assumes no liability or responsibility for damage or
injury to persons or property arising from any use of any product,
information, idea, or instruction contained in the materials provided to
you. DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to add or change or discontinue, at any time, any aspect or feature of this Website.
Understand further that the Internet contains unedited materials, some of
which are sexually explicit and may be offensive to you. You access this
material at your own risk. DoctorNDTV.com, its licensors and its
suppliers have no control over, and accept no responsibility whatsoever for
Section 2. DoctorNDTV.com's Position on your privacy
DoctorNDTV.com recognises the premium you place on privacy protection
on the Internet. Our employees share the same concerns. Working together, we
strive to protect your privacy, including the non-identifying information
you share in the personal profile that you must complete in order to become
a participating member ("Member") within the Interactive Areas of this Website.
DoctorNDTV.com does not collect personally identifiable information
about Members or other DoctorNDTV.com users (Users) except when such
individuals specifically provide such information on a voluntary basis. A
Member's or User's access to and use of the DoctorNDTV.com Website or
services constitutes information voluntarily given by the Member or User.
Use of Registration Information: Personally identifiable information of
individual Members and Users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to
unaffiliated third parties without the Member's or User's prior consent.
DoctorNDTV.com stores the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your
computer when you visit our site.
This information is only used to create broad demographic and statistical summaries of where our Members and Users come from. However, DoctorNDTV.com may use registration information and other voluntarily submitted information in the following ways:
To provide our editors with information that is useful in developing new
features and services for DoctorNDTV.com Members and Users.
To provide advertisers with aggregate, never individual, information about
our Member base and User demographics; and
DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to perform statistical analyses and
profiling of Member and User behaviour and characteristics in order to
measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform
advertisers of such information. DoctorNDTV.com may sometimes permit
third parties to offer subscription and/or registration-based services
through DoctorNDTV.com. In this event, DoctorNDTV.com is not
responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and Members
providing personally identifiable information.
Once logged on to the website it is not possible for a Member to delete his or her profile from our database, nor is it feasible to delete all traces of a Member's or User's activity in the system. DoctorNDTV.com may send regular email updates to registered Members. If you wish to have your email address deleted from our database, email us at Doctor@NDTV.com and include the words "CANCEL SUBSCRIPTION" exactly as they appear, in the body of your email. Please allow atleast 72 hours for the actual cancellation to take effect. We shall not divulge your email address to third parties without your prior consent.
Voluntary Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information on Bulletin
Boards, Chat Rooms, and other Interactive Area (collectively referred to as
"Interactive Areas"). Subscribers and Users should be aware that when they
voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (for example, user
name, e-mail address) on the bulletin boards or chat areas of
DoctorNDTV.com, that information, along with any substantive
information disclosed in the Subscriber's or User's communication, can be
collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in
unsolicited messages from third parties. Such activities are beyond the
control of DoctorNDTV.com and we take no responsibility for the results
of the same.
Cookie Technology: DoctorNDTV.com may employ cookie technology to allow
Subscribers and Users to move more quickly through our site. Cookies are
small text files a website can use to recognise repeat users and facilitate
the user's on going access to and use of the site. Generally, cookies work
by assigning a unique number to the user that has no meaning outside the
assigning site. They do not come onto a user's system nor do they pose a
threat to a user's files. Subscribers and Users should be aware that
third parties hosting data for DoctorNDTV.com. However, if a Subscriber
there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the user to deny or
accept the cookie feature. Please note that cookies may be necessary to
provide the Subscriber or User with certain features (for example,
customised delivery of information) available on DoctorNDTV.com.
Encryption Technology: DoctorNDTV.com Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the information
you pass to us via the Internet. However, to take advantage of this, you
must use utilise a browser - Internet Explorer 5.0 or above
Section 3. Use of Content; Copyright
All programs, services, processes, designs, software, technologies, trademark, trade names, inventions and materials comprising DoctorNDTV.com, and all services offered by Experts or others on DoctorNDTV.com are wholly owned by DoctorNDTV.com. The copyright to DoctorNDTV.com as well as the intellectual property contained thereon vests wholly and completely in DoctorNDTV.com. Upon acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, DoctorNDTV.com authorises you to view or download a single copy of the material on this website solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
The contents of the DoctorNDTV.com Website, such as text, graphics, images
and other material including software licensed by DoctorNDTV.com to
permit Users to access the DoctorNDTV.com Website (Content), are protected
by copyright under both Indian and foreign laws, and title to the Content
shall not pass to you or any other User, Unauthorised use of the Content may
violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
None of the Content may be reverse-engineered, disassembled, decompiled,
reproduced, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, translated into any
language or computer language, re-transmitted in any form or by any means
(electronic, mechanical, photoreproduction, recordation or otherwise),
resold or redistributed without the prior express consent of DoctorNDTV.com.
For information obtained from DoctorNDTV.com's licensors, you are
solely responsible for compliance with any copyright, trademark and other
proprietary rights and restrictions and are referred to the publication data
appearing in bibliographic citations, as well as to the copyright notices
appearing in the original publications. You may not sell or modify the
Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute or otherwise use
the Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the
Content on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any
purpose is prohibited.
Content is subject to change without notice at the editorial discretion of
DoctorNDTV.com. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your
permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must
immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content. DoctorNDTV.com reserves its right to take appropriate action (including legal action) against you for violation of the above terms.
Section 4. Company's Liability: Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
The Content comes from sources believed to be accurate, but may contain
inaccuracies or typographical errors. DoctorNDTV.com makes no
representations about the results to be obtained from using the
DoctorNDTV.com Website or the Content. The use of the DoctorNDTV.com
Website and the Content is at your own risk.
You acknowledge that in connection with the DoctorNDTV.com Website,
information will be transmitted over local Exchange Interexchange and
Internet Backbone Carrier Lines and through routers switches and other
devices owned, maintained and serviced by third party local exchange and
long distant carriers, utilities, internet service providers and others, all
of which are beyond the control and jurisdiction of DoctorNDTV.com and
its suppliers. Accordingly, DoctorNDTV.com assumes no liability for or
relating to the delay, failure, interruption or corruption of any data or
other information transmitted in connection with use of the
The DoctorNDTV.com Website and the content are provided on an "As Is "
basis without any warranties of any kind. DoctorNDTV.com, its licensors,
and its suppliers, its authors to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of their parties' rights, and fitness for particular purpose.
DoctorNDTV.com, its licensors, its authors and its suppliers make no
representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness,
correctness or timeliness of the content, software, text, graphics, links or
communications provided on or through the use of the DoctorNDTV.com
Website or DoctorNDTV.com.
Section 5. User submissions
Except as described herein, any communication which you post on the
DoctorNDTV.com Website, is considered to be non-confidential. You agree
that you will not upload or transmit any communications that infringe any
patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of
any party. By submitting communications to any part of this Website, you
automatically grant - or warrant that the owner of such Content has
expressly granted - DoctorNDTV.com a royalty-free, perpetual,
irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create
derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform
and display the communication alone or as part of other works in any form,
media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to
sublicense such rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses.
You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you
possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use
DoctorNDTV.com in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be
financially responsible for your use of DoctorNDTV.com (as well as for
use of your account by others, including dependents living with you) and to
comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this
You must promptly notify DoctorNDTV.com of changes to: (a) your account
or membership number; (b) your address. You must also promptly notify
DoctorNDTV.com if you become aware of a potential breach of security,
such as the unauthorised disclosure or use of your Member identification,
user name or password.
You acknowledge that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency
relationship exists between you and DoctorNDTV.com, as a result of your
use of DoctorNDTV.com or your DoctorNDTV.com membership. You agree
not to hold yourself out as a representative, agent or employee of
DoctorNDTV.com, and that DoctorNDTV.com will not be liable by
reason of any representation, act or omission to act by you.
Section 6. Use of Interactive Areas
DoctorNDTV.com may provide Interactive Areas on the DoctorNDTV.com
Website. If you use an Interactive Area, you are solely responsible for your
own communications and the consequences of posting those communications.
DoctorNDTV.com does not assume any responsibility for the consequences
of any Interactive Area communications on arising from use of the
DoctorNDTV.com Website. In direct or indirect cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.
In consideration of being allowed to use the Interactive Areas, you agree
that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms
1. Use of an Interactive Area for any purpose in violation of local, state,
national, or international laws.
2. Post material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of
others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others.
3. Post material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening,
harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another Member or any other
person or entity as determined by DoctorNDTV.com at its sole discretion.
4. Post advertisements or solicitations of business.
5. After receiving a warning, continue to disrupt the normal flow of
dialogue, or post comments that are not related to the topic being discussed
(unless it is clear the discussion is free form).
6. Post chain letters or pyramid schemes.
7. Impersonate another person.
8. Allow any other person or entity to use your identification to post or
9. Post the same note more than once (The online word for posting many times
on one topic is "spamming". Spamming is strictly prohibited.
10. Engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person
from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas, or which, in the judgement of
DoctorNDTV.com, exposes DoctorNDTV.com or any of its customers or
suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.
DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to record the dialogue in public chat
rooms. DoctorNDTV.com does not screen communications in advance and is
not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by Members or
any other person or entity. If notified by a Member about communications(s)
which are alleged not to conform to the terms of this Section,
DoctorNDTV.com may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole
discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to remove communications which are
abusive, illegal, disruptive, or other otherwise fail to conform with these
Terms and Conditions. In addition to the removal rights described above,
DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to terminate a Member's access to any
or all Interactive Areas upon Member's breach of these Terms and Conditions.
DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right (but is not obligated) to edit or
delete any communication(s) posted on the DoctorNDTV.com Website,
regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards for
content. DoctorNDTV.com also reserves its right to take suitable legal action against such person.
Furthermore, DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right (but is not obligated) to
monitor, edit, or disclose any type of posting on the Interactive Areas for
adherence to the Terms and Conditions, the course of normal
operation and maintenance of DoctorNDTV.com, if required to do so by law or
in the good faith belief that such is necessary to: (i) comply with the law
or comply with legal process served; (ii) protect and defend the rights of
DoctorNDTV.com and others; or (iii) act in an emergency to protect the
personal safety of our guests or the public. DoctorNDTV.com has no
liability or responsibility to subscribers or any other person or entity for
performance or non-performance of the aforementioned.
You are further responsible for your communications via, and your use of
DoctorNDTV.com. You may not, under any circumstances, do any of the
following: (a) use simultaneous, unattended or continuous connections to
DoctorNDTV.com with one account; (b) publicise, post, distribute or
disseminate defamatory, infringing, obscene or other unlawful material or
information via DoctorNDTV.com; (c) use DoctorNDTV.com to
threaten, harass, stalk, abuse or otherwise violate the legal rights
(including rights of privacy and publicity) of others; (d) intercept or
attempt to intercept e-mail or other private communications not intended for
you; (e) send e-mail to members or other internet users for any purpose
other than personal communication, including to unsolicitedly advertise or
offer to sell goods or services to other Members, use as a mass distribution
medium to communicate a generally unsolicited message, or use your e-mail
account in the text of these messages as an address of where members or
other internet users need to respond (except as otherwise expressly
permitted by DoctorNDTV.com); (f) send unsolicited e-mail messages
through third-party mail servers in order to relay your e-mail or hide the
origination of this e-mail to others; (g) upload files that contain software
or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy
or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or control the
rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; (h) upload files
that contain a virus or corrupted data; (i) delete any author attributions,
legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in a file that you
upload to a BBS; (j) falsify the source or origin of software or other
material contained in a file that you upload to a BBS; (k) use
DoctorNDTV.com in a manner that adversely affects the availability of
its resources to other Members; (l) use, download or otherwise copy, or
provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity that is not a
DoctorNDTV.com member, the Member directory or any portion thereof
other than for personal, non-commercial purposes (except as otherwise
expressly permitted by DoctorNDTV.com); (m) download files that contain
software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights
of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or
control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; (n)
falsely purport to be a DoctorNDTV.com employee or agent; (o) cause
repeated disruptive incidents; (p) act, or fail to act, in your use of
DoctorNDTV.com, in a manner that is contrary to applicable law or
regulation. In addition, each time you upload a file on DoctorNDTV.com
you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights or
have the necessary consents to do so, and you grant every other Member the
right to download and use such file for personal use. Your failure to
observe any of the foregoing limitations or obligations may result in civil
or criminal liability, as well as termination of your membership.
Section 7 - Links to Other Sites
The DoctorNDTV.com Website contains links to third party websites. These
links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement
by DoctorNDTV.com of the content on such third-party websites.
DoctorNDTV.com is not responsible for the content of linked third-party
sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or
accuracy of materials on such third-party websites. If you decide to access
linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Your use of
third-party websites is subject to the Terms and Conditions of use of such
Section 8 - Hospitals/Support Groups
The DoctorNDTV.com Website may contain certain suggestions with regard to Hospitals/Support Groups from where some kind of treatment/diagnosis can be got done. DoctorNDTV.com does not endorse to any treatment/diagnosis that may be carried out or any opinion given by the said Hospital/Support Groups and shall in no manner be held responsible for the same and you shall get the same done at your risk.
Section 9 - Health Tips
The Website DoctorNDTV.com provides certain health tips. The health tips/opinions expressed on the Website are the opinions of the authors. DoctorNDTV.com does not assure any liability for the contents of any material provided on the Website. Reliance on any information provided by DoctorNDTV.com, its health experts, or other visitors to the Website is solely at your own risk. DoctorNDTV.com assumes no liability or responsibility for damage or injury to persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea, or instruction contained in the materials provided to you. DoctorNDTV.com reserves the right to add or change or discontinue, at any time, any aspect or feature of this Website.
Section 10 - Advertisements
The DoctorNDTV.com Website contains advertisements by third parties, and
these advertisements may contain links to other websites. Unless otherwise
specifically stated DoctorNDTV.com does not endorse any product or make
any representation regarding the content or accuracy of any materials
contained in, or linked to, any advertisement on the DoctorNDTV.com
Section 11 – Updated information
While every effort shall be made to provide the content as current as possible, DoctorNDTV.com takes no responsibility if the same is not current or updated.
Section 12 - Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold DoctorNDTV.com, its officers,
directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and
against any claim, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including
without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or
alleged to result from, your use of the Content (including Software), or the
Interactive Areas in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these
Terms and Conditions.
Section 13 - Jurisdiction
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with
DoctorNDTV.com, or in any way relating to your membership or
DoctorNDTV.com, resides in the courts of the State of Tamil Nadu and
you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of person
jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Tamil Nadu in connection any such
dispute including any claim involving DoctorNDTV.com or it affiliates,
subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, direct telecommunication
providers and content providers.
You also expressly agree that notice given to DoctorNDTV.com will be by
registered post. Notices to DoctorNDTV.com by conventional mail must
be sent to DoctorNDTV.com, Archana complex, Greater Kailash, New Delhi 110048. In any matter requiring DoctorNDTV.com's prior consent, such consent will be considered given only if sent by conventional mail and signed by an
authorised representative of DoctorNDTV.com.
Section 14 - General
DoctorNDTV.com's performance under this Agreement is subject at all
times to existing laws and legal process and nothing contained in this
Agreement is in derogation of DoctorNDTV.com's right to comply with law
enforcement requests or requirements relating to a Member's use of
DoctorNDTV.com or information provided to or gathered by
DoctorNDTV.com with respect to such use.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between DoctorNDTV.com
and you with respect to your use of DoctorNDTV.com and your
DoctorNDTV.com membership, and it supersedes all prior or
contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether oral or written,
between DoctorNDTV.com and you with respect thereto.