Terms and Conditions of Use

Introduction

Hello and welcome to Disease Net! This is an open-access platform intended for public use and is subject to the following terms and conditions. These terms and conditions apply between you, the User of this Website (including any sub-domains, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions), and Disease Net, the owner and operator of this Website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, as they affect your legal rights. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.

External Links

The Disease Net map and information pages contain links to other websites operated by independent organizations and site owners. These links are designed to offer convenient access to quality information sources relevant to different topics and does not imply endorsement by Disease Net or permission by the site owners. Disease Net shall not be held liable for the accuracy or appropriateness of any external links or their content. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Disease Net or that of our affiliates. Furthermore, we cannot guarantee their accuracy or that links will still be active at the time of navigation. We do not endorse or assume responsibility for any third-party sites, the information they own, their materials, products or any other services. Please notify us through the contact details in the About Us section to report any problems with existing links.

Privacy Policy

Disease Net respects the privacy of all users. We may collect and store information for statistical or analytical purposes, including counting the number of visitors to the different sections of our site to help us make them more useful to visitors. We may disclose to third parties certain aggregate information collected, provided that such information does not include personal identifiable information. Independent web sites linked to through Disease Net may collect personal identifying information. Disease Net is not responsible for this information collected and Users are advised to read the terms and privacy policy of external websites. All data we collect is subject to Data Protection Laws, including General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Disclaimer of Liability

The use of this service as well as any medical and scientific information is at your sole risk. The contributors of Disease Net make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information, however, this cannot always be guaranteed. The intended purpose of this website is purely informative, and we do not advise or recommend any Users self-diagnose a condition based on symptoms or any other descriptive information displayed on this Website. Any online facilities, tools, services or information that Disease Net makes available through the Website is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We give no warranty that the Website or any information will be free of discrepancies or inaccuracies. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. Disease Net is under no obligation to update information on the Website.

Intellectual property and acceptable use

All Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, is the property of Disease Net, our affiliates or other relevant third parties. In these terms and conditions, Content refers to any original text, graphics, logos, software, interactive maps, images, audio, video and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website, as well as any such content uploaded by Users. All disease information pages are written by experienced contributors, using scientific resources such as journal articles, textbooks and web pages. Every effort should be made by authors to avoid any form of plagiarism and always provide references at the bottom of each page. However, Disease Net shall not be held liable for any deviations from this methodology. We urge any Users who are concerned of duplications of original work where not otherwise specified, appropriately referenced and linked out, to contact us immediately to notify us of this error.

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