Terms of Use

Last Revised: April 27, 2016

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE.

PLEASE NOTE: This Website is for informational purposes only, and it does not provide medical advice. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or the medical emergency number in your area immediately.

1. Preamble

Covidien LP, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic plc and/or its affiliates (collectively “Medtronic” or “Company”) welcome you to this website at the address www.pillcamcrohns.com (the "Website"). The visitors of this Website ("User" or "you") are invited to learn, among other things, about the potential use of capsule endoscopy in relation to Crohn’s disease.

2. Acceptance of the Terms

Your use of this Website constitutes your agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth herein, including the terms of the Privacy Policy at the address www.PillCamCrohns.com/privacy-policy (collectively, the "Terms"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.

Other than these Terms, Medtronic will not enter into any agreement with you or obligation to you through this Website, and no attempt to create such an agreement or obligation will be effective.

Medtronic reserves the right, in its discretion and without notice, at any time, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use, provided that if we decide to modify these Terms of Use, we will update the Last Revised Date mentioned above. We shall make reasonable efforts to post a prominent notice in case the Terms of Use will change substantially. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Use at any time at: www.PillCamCrohns.com/terms-of-use.

Please check the Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Website following any updates to these Terms will mean you accept the Terms as then in effect, including any subsequent additions, changes or modifications to the terms and conditions expressed herein.

3. Intended Audience

This Website is intended for use by the general public, including, patients, physicians, associated medical personnel, health clinics and hospitals, and Medtronic’s current and potential clients. Any person under the age of 18 is not eligible to use the Website.

4. Website is for Informational Purposes Only

Medtronic provides this Website FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. It is hereby clarified that Medtronic DOES NOT PRACTICE MEDICINE OR PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE OR DIAGNOSIS. No information contained in the Website is intended or should be construed to provide medical advice or diagnosis, to establish a patient-physician relationship, or to serve as a substitute for talking to your health care provider. It is important that you rely only on the advice of your own physician or other suitable healthcare provider to advise you on your specific situation. The information provided by this Website or by Medtronic’s representatives in connection with this Website should not be a substitute for professional medical advice or care. Medtronic’s representatives cannot and are not allowed to provide any medical advice or diagnose medical problems.

5. Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protect the information you share with us. We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we collect when you access or use the Website. Our policy and practices and the type of information we may collect are described in our Privacy Policy at www.PillCamCrohns.com/privacy-policy. If you intend to access or use the Website you must first read and agree to the Privacy Policy.

6. Compliance with Applicable Laws

Your use of the Website may be subject to international, European Union, national, federal, state and local laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, laws regulating the privacy and security of health information, professional licensure, and the practice of medicine. You are solely responsible for your use of this Website being in compliance with all applicable international, European Union, national, federal, state and local laws and regulations.

7. Use Restrictions

Certain conducts on the Website are strictly prohibited. Please read the following restrictions carefully. Your failure to comply with the provisions set forth herein may result in the termination of your access to the Website and may also expose you to civil and/or criminal liability.

You may not, whether by yourself or anyone on your behalf:

  • (a)Modify, alter, adapt, revise, translate, port, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website in any way.
  • (b)Make available, upload, publish, post, transmit, distribute, disseminate, or make derivative works of the Website’s content or any part thereof.
  • (c)Copy any content available on the Website, other than a single local copy that is used solely by an individual for his/her personal non-commercial needs and provided that (i) such copy is not shared with any third party, and (ii) such individual keeps intact all copyright and other notices and attributes originally found on such content.
  • (d)Use the Website for non-personal or commercial purposes without Company’s express prior written consent.
  • (e)Create a browser, frame, border environment or GUI around the Website.
  • (f)Falsify the origin or source of information or material published, posted, advertised, distributed, disseminated through or in connection with the Website.
  • (g)Provide personal information of others without their express permission or impersonate any person or entity or provide false information.
  • (h)Utilize the "Share with a friend" feature in an unlawful, indecent, immoral or offensive manner, including by exploiting this feature to send links to people with whom you have no relationship or who may be offended by your actions.
  • (i)Access or attempt to access the information technology systems, environments, networks, files, data or accounts to which express authorization has not been obtained, or log into a server that you are not authorized to access.
  • (j)Use the Website for any illegal, unlawful or unauthorized purposes, including without limitation in a way that violates the rights of any third party.

8. Linking to the Website

Unless you have a written agreement in effect with Medtronic which states otherwise, you may only provide a hypertext link to the Website on another website, provided that: (i) the link accurately describes the identity or content of the Website; (ii) the link "points" to the main page of the Website not to other pages within the Website (i.e. no "deep linking" is allowed); (iii) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link does not damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Medtronic’s name and trademarks; (iv) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link does not create the false appearance that an entity is associated with, affiliated with or sponsored by Medtronic; and (v) the link, when activated by a user, displays the Website in full-screen and not within a "frame". Medtronic reserves the right to revoke its consent to any link at any time at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion.

9. Intellectual Property Rights

Unless otherwise explicitly provided in these Terms of Use or elsewhere on the Website, all materials, including, but not limited to, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, animations of any kind, software files, presentations and documents, and other materials that are part of or embedded in this Website (collectively, "Medtronic Materials") are subject to copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to Medtronic.

ANY USE OF THE Medtronic MATERIALS WHICH IS NOT EXPLICITLY AUTHORIZED BY Medtronic UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE OR ANY OTHER WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND Medtronic IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND WILL BE CONSTRUED A VIOLATION OF Medtronic’S COPYRIGHTS AND\OR OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.

10. DISCLAIMERS

THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, Medtronic DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Medtronic DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS, FEATURES OR MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE, OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKES THIS WEBSITE AVAILABLE, WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. Medtronic DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED MEDICAL ADVICE, AND IS NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE CONSULTATION WITH A QUALIFIED PHYSICIAN. Medtronic DOES NOT ANSWER SPECIFIC MEDICAL QUESTIONS OR REFER PEOPLE TO A PARTICULAR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.

THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE "FIND A PHYSICIAN" FEATURE IS PROVIDED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ONLY. Medtronic DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE THE USE OF ANY PARTICULAR PHYSICIAN. Medtronic DOES NOT MONITOR THE PROFFESIONAL PRACTICE OR CURRENT LICENSURE STATUS, AND IS NOT RECOMMENDING THE SERVICES OF ANY PHYSICIAN YOU MAY LOCATE BY USING THIS FEATURE.

Medtronic’S PRODUCTS ARE DESIGNED TO BE OPERATED ONLY BY PROPERLY TRAINED PERSONNEL IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH THEIR LABELING.

NOTE: SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WAARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. THEREFORE, THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL Medtronic BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF Medtronic OR A Medtronic AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE AFOREMENTIONED, IN NO EVENT SHALL Medtronic'S TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED TEN US DOLLARS ($10).

12. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Medtronic, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Terms.

13. Jurisdictional and Governing Law

This Website is controlled and operated by Medtronic from a server that resides in Kansas, USA. You agree that the Terms and your use of this Website will be governed by the procedural and substantive laws of the State of Georgia, USA without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Atlanta, Georgia, USA in all disputes arising out of, relating to, or concerning this Website and/or the Terms.

Those who choose to access this Website from other locations (1) explicitly accept the jurisdiction of the State of Georgia, USA and its competent courts, (2) do so on their own initiative, and (3) are responsible for establishing the usability or correctness of any information or materials under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that information or material with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Medtronic makes no representations that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction.

14. No Endorsement

Any reference made by this Website to any specific commercial product, process, or service (or provider of such product, process or service) other than of Medtronic, or any physician, hospital or clinic, does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by Medtronic.

15. Links to Other Websites and Services

This Website may contain links to websites operated by parties other than Medtronic ("Third Party Websites"). Such links are provided for your reference only. Medtronic does not control, review, or endorse the availability and content of such outside services and resources. Any concerns regarding any such service or resource, or any link thereto, should be directed to the particular service or resource. Medtronic’s inclusion of links to Third Party Websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on the Third Party Websites or any sponsorship, affiliation, or association with their owners, operators, or sponsors.

16. Request to Opt Out of Communications from Medtronic

If you receive any communications from Medtronic in connection with the Website and you wish to opt out of future communications, please contact us at [info@Medtronicimaging.com] and indicate which communications you no longer wish to receive.

17. Right to Deny or Limit Access

Medtronic reserves the right to limit or revoke any user’s access to this Website in its sole discretion, at any time, and for any reason, including, but not limited to any violation of these Terms of Use or in the event of technical difficulties associated with the Website.

18. Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

19. Further Information

For further information or to contact us with questions, concerns or comments, you may write, call, fax, or e-mail us as follows:

Medtronic
3555 Koger Blvd, Ste 200
Duluth, GA, 30096 USA
(770) 662-0870 phone
(678) 291-0140 fax
http://www.medtronic.com/contact-us/index.htm

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