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Terms & Conditions Diabetic Research Institute (“DRI”)

 

The Diabetic Research Institute (“DRI”) welcomes you! The DRI is committed to safeguarding your privacy while visiting this website, www.diabeticresearchinstitute.com (the “Site”). Our goal is to provide you with an Internet experience that delivers educational information, general information, and resources that you may find helpful. It is important to note, any and all information found on this Site should not be construed as medical opinions, medical advice, diagnosis, treatment options or professional services. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment.

 

You should always seek the advice of your licensed physician or other licensed medical professional regarding any medical advice and treatment. We assume no responsibility for any action or inaction you take based on the information contained on this Site. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately.

Use Of This Site

The user agrees to use this Site and its services and contents without contravening the applicable legislation, good faith, and public order. Consequently, any use for illicit purposes or that prejudice or prevent may damage and/or overload, in any way, the use and normal operation of the Site or directly or indirectly threaten it or against any right of a third party is prohibited. The DRI does not guarantee that the information, text, graphics, links, or the content of all articles included in the Site are exact or complete, nor does it undertake to update the information contained therein.

Further use by the user of this Site constitutes the following:

  1. In order to access certain features of this Site and/or portals, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of a registration process. You agree that any information provided by you in this regard is accurate, correct and up to date.

  2. You agree to use this Site and/or portals only for the purposes that are permitted by (a) these Terms and Conditions and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from The Bahamas or other relevant countries).

  3. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) this Site and/or portals by any means other than through the interface that is provided by this Site. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any part of this Site and/or portals through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers etc.).

  4. You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts this Site and/or portals (or the servers and networks which are connected to this Site and/or portals).

  5. You agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, modify, sell, trade, or resell this Site and/or portals, or any portion, feature, or content thereof, for any purpose.

  6. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that this Site and its owner(s) has no responsibility to you or to any third-party for) any breach of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which this Site and its owner (s) may suffer) of any such breach.

  7. We reserve the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, your access to this Site and/or portals with or without notice.

Links Frames & Metatags

You may not link to this Site without prior written permission of DRI. Any such approved link shall in no way cast the DRI in a false or misleading light. You may not frame the content of this Site. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” that incorporates our trademarks or our name without our express written consent.

 

Intellectual Property & Use Of contents

All content included on this Site including but not limited to, text, images trademarks, service marks, trade names, graphics, logos, icons, button icons, images, data compilations, domain names and software (“materials”), is the property of the DRI or its content suppliers or used with permission. The DRI and relevant third parties expressly reserve all rights, including copyright, in whole and in part, throughout the world in the materials on this Site. The Site and the materials contained herein may be used only by obtaining explicit written permission from the DRI and/or the relevant copyright or rights holder. Any unauthorized use or modification of the materials on the Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, relevant laws of privacy and publicity, contract, and communications regulations and statutes and any other applicable laws.

You may not distribute, modify, download, reuse, transmit, copy, repost or use the contents of the Site for public or commercial purposes, or personal gain, without express written permission of the DRI. Nothing on this Site shall be construed as granting any license or right to such content or materials.

 

Intellectual Property Complaints

The DRI respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement on this Site please notify us immediately by mail to info@diabeticresearchinstitute.com.

 

Limitations Of Liability

Access to this Site and any use of the information contained therein is the sole responsibility of the person who performs them. This Site and/or portals are provided on an “as is’’ and “available” basis. The DRI makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this Site and/or portals or the information, content, materials, or services included thereon, including but not limited to, implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The DRI is not liable for the possible consequences, damages, or losses that may arise from such access or use of information. The DRI is not liable for damages caused by viruses, malicious or harmful programs in the content, and/or any other agent that may infect or in any way affect the computer system or systems used by the user and does not warrant the same. Likewise, the DRI is not liable for the lack of availability, continuity, access, maintenance, and effective operation of the Site and/or its services and/or the updating, accuracy, completeness, relevance, timeliness, and reliability of its contents, whatever the cause, difficulties or technical or other problems in which these events originate; in the same way, it is not liable for the reception, obtaining, storage, diffusion and/or transmission of the contents of the Site by users. The DRI will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of, or inability to use the Site including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages, whether in contract, tort or otherwise.

Links To Other Websites

In no case, the DRI will be responsible for the contents included in other websites owned by third parties that may be connected by hyperlink with the DRI Site as an extension of the information services that it provides to its visitors and those that the DRI have no editorial control. In the event of controversies, the laws in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, shall apply, excluding any other jurisdiction and/or jurisdiction.

In case of questions, comments, and/or suggestions regarding this Site, we invite you to connect with our team at the following email info@diabeticresearchinstitute.com by means of a document sent to the following address: 242 Montrose Avenue, Nassau, P.O. Box SS19098 Bahamas.

Privacy Policy

Part of the operation of the Site includes gathering certain types of information about Site users. Because we understand that your privacy is important, we wish to explain the types of information we collect and the ways in which this information is used (“Privacy Policy”).  This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on which we will process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us.  This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect on the Site, and through e-mail, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Site.

 

Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding information collected on this Site.  By visiting the Site, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

What Information Is Collected About Me?

We may collect two types of information about you when you visit the Site, personal and non-personal (or aggregated) information. The term “personal information” refers to data you voluntarily provide in connection with the use of this Site that identifies you and/or the company on whose behalf you are accessing and using the Site.  Personal information includes, for example, donor details, such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, company affiliation, physical address and/or certain other personal information.  We may ask you for personal information when you report a problem with the Site.  The information we collect on or through the Site may also include records and copies of your correspondence, if you contact us, your responses to surveys we may ask you to complete for research purposes.  We may work closely with third party service providers to use personal information to better serve our users, conduct our business and enhance and improve this Site. Third party service providers will not be permitted by the DRI to share or use the information used to help the DRI conduct its business and services. DRI will never sell your personal information.

 

We may also receive personal information about you from other sources, including publicly available databases or third parties from whom we have purchased data and combine this information with what we already have about you. This will help us to analyze and update our records and provide services and products that may be of interest to you.

 

What About Cookies & Web Beacons?

To enable features at the Site, we may use cookies or web beacons on this Site, to administer donation forms, analyze such data and/or to gather demographic information about our users. Cookies, also speed navigation through our Site, keep track of information so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our Site, help us provide you with customized content and allow us to learn about your visit. A cookie is an Internet device composed of a small text file containing a unique identification number that permits a web server to send small pieces of information or text by means of your browser and place them on your computer’s hard drive for storage. This text lets the web server know if you have previously visited the web page. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user.

 

We use cookies and web beacons primarily to collect and maintain aggregated data (such as the number of visitors) to help us see which areas are most popular with our users and improve and update the content on our site and in our Internet advertising.

 

You may occasionally receive cookies from unaffiliated companies or organizations to the extent they place advertising on our Site or are linked to the Site. These third-party cookies may collect information about you when you “click” on their advertising or content or link. This practice is standard in the Internet industry. Because of the way in which the Internet operates, we cannot control collection of this information by these third parties. These third-party advertisers or linked Sites are subject to their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy. If you do not want to accept cookies placed by these companies, you can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser.

 

What Information is Collected From Children?

Please be aware that DRI has not designed this Site for and does not intend for it to be used by, anyone under age 18; Adult supervision under these ages should be provided and no personal information should be provided.  Should DRI inadvertently acquire personal information or other data from users under the age of 18, DRI will not knowingly provide this data to any third party for any purpose. If a child does provide us with personal information over this Site, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us and upon notification, we will delete from our records any information collected from such children under the age of 18. We encourage all parents to instruct their children in the safe and responsible use of their personal data while on the internet.

 

We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the actions of any third parties, including without limitation, any web site owners whose sites may be reached through this Site, nor can we control the activities of those web sites. We urge you to contact the relevant parties controlling these sites or review their on-line policies to obtain information about their data collection practices before submitting any personal information or other sensitive data.

 

How Do We Protect Personal Information Collected On This Site?

E-mail communication to and from our Site is not secure unless clearly noted otherwise. This is a risk inherent in the use of e-mail. Please be aware of this when requesting information or sending information or forms to us by e-mail.  We take reasonable precautions to protect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, our internal database created from online activity on the Site. However, DRI does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission or storage database is wholly secure or error-free.

 

What About Policy Modifications?

DRI reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Notice of changes will be published on this page by posting the revised policy with the revision date on this page. Your use of the Site after a change to this Privacy Policy has been posted constitutes your acceptance of those changes. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy and stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect.

 

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate this Site at any time without notice for any reason. The limitations of liability and Privacy Policy shall survive any such termination.

 

Severance & Waiver

You acknowledge and agree that if any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Furthermore, if any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provisions.

The DRI’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to in writing by the DRI.

 

Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. Each party hereby irrevocably consents to exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in The Bahamas.