Terms of use agreement

Terms of use agreement



univadis.co.za Terms of Use Agreement


Effective as of 11 April 2005

PLEASE READ AND REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE. By using this Web site, you agree to this Terms of Use Agreement.

Welcome to univadis.co.za. This website is owned and operated by MSD (Pty) Ltd (“MSD”), a member of the Merck & Co., Inc. group of companies.

univadis.co.za offers this multi-faceted Internet resource to duly licensed healthcare professionals in South Africa.

This website univadis® (univadis.co.za), and its contents are designed to comply with the laws and regulations of South Africa

1. Acceptance

By using this website (univadis.co.za), you agree to be bound by, and to comply with the terms of use set forth in this agreement. MSD reserves the right to change these terms from time to time, as it deems to be necessary. We will always post notice of those changes, and the date that they became effective, within the current agreement on the website. You may view the current applicable version of this Terms of Use Agreement at any time through a link at the bottom of each page within this website.

2. Scope

The terms of use set forth in this agreement apply only to your use of this website (univadis.co.za). MSD operates other websites that are covered by their own conditions as specified within those sites. When we refer to "MSD" we mean the pharmaceutical business of MSD.

3. Description of Service.

This website (univadis.co.za) includes many types of services and information for healthcare professionals including research and news articles, slides, tools, other educational materials, and other resources. All information contained within the site is intended only for adults who are duly licensed healthcare professionals in South Africa. The information contained within this site is in no way intended to serve as a substitute for your own medical judgment. As a healthcare professional,you should use your own professional judgment in evaluating the information provided within this website. We also recommend that you consult with other professional sources and references prior to making any evaluation or treatment decisions.Your access to and use of the information contained herein is subject to this Terms of Use Agreement and all applicable law.

4. Representation

As a user of this website, you are liable for the accuracy of the information that you provide to us, including, but not limited to, your HPCSA number and your professional representation.

5. Registration and Privacy

Please refer to our Internet Privacy Policy for information on our registration processes and how MSD protects your personal information.

6. Third Party Content

This website (univadis.co.za) contains information brought to you by third parties. The site also provides links to other [MSD and/or non-MSD] Internet websites. Notice of this information is provided throughout the website. MSD assumes no responsibility for information provided by third parties or the content of other Internet sites to which we provide links. Those Internet Web sites are governed by their own terms of use displayed on the respective Web sites.

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

MSD has taken reasonable measures to ensure that the information contained within this website is reliable, however, by using this website, you accept the products and services provided herein "AS IS". MSD makes no express or implied warranty regarding the accuracy, content, completeness, reliability, operability, or legality of information contained within this website, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights.

8. Consequences

MSD reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account if you violate the terms of this agreement. If your violation causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold MSD harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense. If any dispute arises between us regarding this agreement or your use of this website, it shall be resolved through good faith negotiations between the parties. If such efforts prove unsuccessful, all such controversies, claims, or disputes shall be submitted to binding arbitration conducted in South Africa in accordance with the Rules of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa. The arbitration award shall be final and binding, and it may be confirmed and enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction in South Africa. Each party shall pay for all attorney fees it incurred in connection with the arbitration and shall share equally in the costs of the arbitration.