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By accessing and using the Women Help Women Website (the “Website”) you accept and agree to be bound by these terms of use. In addition, when using the Website’s services, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be modified at any time without notice to you, by posting such changes on the website. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

The Website is for personal and non-commercial use.

Women Help Women works to provide information based on scientific research, enables communication through blog and comments,  facilitates communication between users and doctors and will not be held responsible for any damage, medical or nonmedical, resulting from the use of our Websites. Women Help Women may update these terms of use at any time for any reason.

Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these Terms of Use and any other relevant Terms of Use, policies or notices, the other relevant Terms of Use, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the Website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the Website.

 

ANY PARTICIPATION IN THIS SITE WILL CONSTITUTE ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE ABOVE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

 

INDEX

  • The Content of this Site is  not a substitute professional medical advice
  • Liability of Women Help Women
  • Indemnity
  • E-Consultation for Abortion and Contraception
  • Donations
  • Links
  • Newsletter
  • Privacy Policy
  • Jurisdiction
  • General

 

The Content of this Site is not a substitute for professional medical advice

The content of the Women Help Women Website, including without limitations, text, copy, audio, video, illustrations, graphics, images, photographs, information obtained and other material contained on the Website ("Content") is for informational purposes only.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately. Reliance on any Content appearing on the Website, whether provided by Women Help Women, visitors to the Website or others is solely at your own risk.

The Website may contain explicit health- or medical-related materials. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Website.

 

Liability of Women Help Women

Women Help Women is not responsible for any technical problems or errors related to the use of the Website, not for  any damages and injuries resulting from such problems or errors. Those problems may include, but are not limited to: failure of delay of email communication, network, servers, overload of traffic on the internet, software and hardware problem, theft or defect of any devices.

Women Help Women is also not responsible for any damage, injury or death related to the use of the Website or Content published on the Website or transmitted by email. Women Help Women does not take responsibility for any user created Content, such as discussions, forums or any other communication between the users of the Website on the Website itself or in any other environment.

You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt the Website or any computer system, server, router or any other internet-connected device. We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any content of the Website will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks to satisfy your particular requirements for the safety and reliability of data input and output. We do not accept liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access the Website or any failure to complete a request for services.

Women Help Women cannot guarantee that the Website will operate continuously or without interruptions. The website can at times be unavailable, due to maintenance, technical difficulties or any other reason. We are not liable for any damages related to the unavailability of the website.

 

Indemnity

Access to the content or service may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Women Help Women, its directors, members, staff, contractors, and volunteers (the “Indemnitees”) harmless from and against any and all costs, charges, expenses, fees, claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal, accounting, or other professional  fees, whether incurred alone or jointly with others, which the Indemnitees may suffer, sustain, incur or be required to pay resulting from, or incurred in respect of any action, suit, proceeding, investigation or claim which may be brought , commenced, made, prosecuted or threatened against any of the Indemnitees howsoever arising and whether arising in law, equity or under statute, regulation or governmental ordinance of any jurisdiction arising from or related to your use of the Website, including the information obtained through the Website.

 

E-Consultation for Abortion and Contraception

Through the e-consultation part of the Website, users might connect with a licensed doctor. The Website acts as a forwarder of your information. The Website also publishes information based on scientific research, and provides additional information through email. The Website does not advertise, or solicit users to make a request for contraception or a medical abortion.

The provision of service to you is conditional on you completing all consultation questionnaires on the Website truthfully and honestly. You must reveal and disclose all relevant information truthfully to the best of your knowledge. You acknowledge that omitting any information may cause harm and damage to your health, and agree to truthfully answer to all questions on the Website or sent to you by email. If you are unable to answer the questions in the consultation you should stop the consultation.

The information on our Website may be in different languages. You are solely responsible for ensuring that you understand the questionnaires you complete on our Website. You must contact Women Help Women if you do not understand a question or are unsure how you should answer certain questions or you do not fully understand the information given to you on our Website.

If for any reason you are not able to complete the consultation online you agree to have your request for contraception and/or medical abortion cancelled.

 

By completing the online consultation you agree to:

- provide your valid address, email, telephone and date of birth.

- be contacted by email or telephone by the doctors and consultants of Women Help Women.

- The collection and disclosure of your data to third parties, such as doctors, pharmacists and consultants of Women Help Women and that the provided data can be used anonymously for statistical analysis and publication.

- The legal declaration and the waiver.

You will be asked for a contribution/donation to support non-profit causes.

A doctor will review your request and you authorize the doctor to obtain the medicines and ship them if your request is approved. The doctor is solely responsible for the prescription of any medicine based on the information provided by you. Women Help Women consultants and the doctors cannot guarantee that the medicine for contraception and/or the medical abortion will provide the desired results.

The medicines will be obtained by a provider or pharmacist and shipped. The manufacturer of the medicines is responsible for the quality of the medicines. Women Help Women does not take any liability for any delays of mail, custom controls or problems or lost shipments. It is solely the user’s responsibility to comply with any local regulations as appropriate. Any service provided is at risk of the user. You agree to waive Women Help Women from any liability related to the provision of the service, effects and results of the medicines, and compliance with local regulation.

You should understand and realize that as a result of the use of the medicines prescribed you may suffer adverse effects including but not limited to the side effects indicated in the information emailed to you.

The medical data provided online by you must match the information on the prescription. If there is a discrepancy we may need to contact you to clarify specific points. If we are unable to contact you, we reserve the right to cancel your request for contraception and/or medical abortion.

 

Donations

Women Help Women asks Users to contribute a donation to non-profit organizations. Donations are used for non-profit causes related to reproductive health and rights.  Donations ensure that the Website can stay available.

Donations are non-refundable if a donor changes her mind about using the service.

Donations are voluntary contributions, if a user cannot make a requested donation, they are asked to contact Women Help Women by email.

 

Links

The Website may contain links to third party sites. Any outside links are provided only as a convenience. Your use of outside links is at your sole risk. Any links from the Website do not constitute endorsement of any third party, its web site, or its goods or services.

Women Help Women is not responsible for any web sites, services or other materials linked to or from the Site, and disclaims all liability for any injury you may experience by using such materials.

 

Newsletters

Users may subscribe to the newsletter by providing Women Help Women with their e-mail address. Users may remove their email address at any time from Women Help Women newsletter list by using the unsubscribe link provided at the bottom of each newsletter.

 

Privacy Policy

Privacy protection and confidentiality of personal information is essential for the quality of Women Help Women services. In general, you can visit the Website without revealing any personal information. However, you may be asked to provide personal information to gain access to some content and services. This information is necessary to better ascertain and address your health care needs and concerns.

If you use theservices of the Website you agree to the collection of your peronal information and its disclosure to third parties, such as doctors, pharmacists and consultants at Women Help Women.

Your data is treated as confidential and all those parties are bound by confidentiality agreements.  Your personal information will not be disclosed otherwise unless required by law.

Women Help Women may use information for research purposes but while doing so personally identifiable information will never be used without your permission.

The website offers an encrypted connection (HTTPS). However, please be aware that most information transmitted over the Internet is not secure; thus, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed. In addition, because email does not provide a completely secure and confidential means of communication; it might be subject to interception and alteration by third parties. Women Help Women is not responsible for any damage resulting from interception or alteration of emails.

 

Jurisdiction

Women Help Women does not make any warranty or representation that information on the Website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction. By accessing the Website, you warrant and represent to Women Help Women that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the Website.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Women Help Women, or in any way relating to your use of the Website, resides in the Canadian courts and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of Canada in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Women Help Women or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, members, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

 

General

These Terms of Use accepted by use of the Website constitute the entire agreement between you and Women Help Women with respect to the use of the Website and/or the services provided through the Website.

By making use of this Website, you declare that you do so at your own risk and accept that all responsibility in connection with the use of this Website rests with you. You are responsible for taking all the precautions you believe are necessary or advisable to protect yourself against any damage, loss or hazard that may arise by virtue of your use of this Website. You acknowledge having had every opportunity to obtain independent legal advice with respect to the Terms of Use.