In accordance with Law 34/2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, we inform you that this Website is owned by Vithas Sanidad, S.L (hereafter, VITHAS), with registered office at C/Arturo Soria 107, 28043 Madrid (Spain), CIF tax identification number B-18007203, and registered in the Commercial Register of Madrid, volume 13.222, page 46, sheet M- 214085.
Through the website http://www.vithas.es (hereafter the Website), visitors and users are provided with information on the medical and professional healthcare services of the Hospital Group, as well as pertinent, objective, reliable and up to date information on health issues, of practical interest for patients or users.
Any type of information published on this Website has been displayed to support, and not to replace the relationship that exists between a patient/user of this website and their doctor.
In any case, the Website may have elements and sections developed directly by VITHAS and other elements such as access to social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), third party platforms (for example YouTube), or links to pages outside of VITHAS, which despite being related with the brand, will be managed and developed by said third parties.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE
By accessing and using the Website, it will be understood that the user expressly accepts the content of each and every one of these Conditions in the version published on the Website at the time of access.
Please read the Conditions of the Website first, and in case of not agreeing with them, do not access or use it.
Likewise, participation in any of the promotional actions contained on this Website will entail the user’s acceptance of these general terms and conditions, as well as any other specific conditions which may exist and be determined if applicable.
The user recognises and accepts that certain actions may be carried out by third parties (VITHAS collaborators) and that in case of participating in them, they should therefore read and if applicable accept the conditions that apply to them and which will have been determined by the specific responsible party.
Access to the Website is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the user, who will in all cases be responsible for liquidated damages that said access may cause.
VITHAS reserves the right to alter the content of these Conditions at any time in order to adapt to operational, technical or legislative changes.
The user is committed to using the Website, its content and the services offered on it in accordance with the law, these Conditions, good faith, good customs and public order. In the same way, the user is obligated not to use the Website or the Services provided through it for purposes which are illicit or damaging to the interests or rights of third parties, or which may in any way damage, disable or disrupt the Website or its Services, or prevent normal enjoyment of them by other users.
VITHAS may take corresponding legal action against users who violate these Conditions.
All information included on the Website is for exclusively informative purposes. Access and use of the Website is free.
Additional information may be requested for defining the User profile in order to offer certain Personalised Services. In case of not providing this information, VITHAS will not refuse access to its Website; however, it will not be able to offer said Services to these users.
In each registration, the use of the password is personal and non-transferable, its transfer, even temporarily, to third parties being prohibited. The user commits to making diligent of it and keeping it a secret, having to alter it as established on the Website from when they know or suspect its improper use, and therefore assuming full responsibility for the consequences that may arise from communicating this password to third parties.
The user is also committed to not using false identities, or providing the identities of other parties in the use of the Portal or the use of any of its Services, including, if applicable, the use of passwords or login details of third parties, or in any other way.
CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All content of the Website, unless otherwise indicated, is owned exclusively by VITHAS or third parties who have authorised its inclusion.
Likewise, all commercial names, brands and distinctive symbols of any kind contained on the Website are protected by law, and their reproduction, imitation, use or insertion without due authorisation from VITHAS is prohibited.
The user recognises that the unauthorised reproduction, distribution, commercialisation or transformation of the indicated elements may constitute a violation of the intellectual and/or industrial property rights of VITHAS or their owners.
The reproduction, transformation, public communication, distribution, public availability, and in general any other form of use, by any procedure, of all or part of the content of the Website, as well as its design and way of presenting content are therefore prohibited without the corresponding authorisation of the owner of the rights, or unless legally permitted or not in accordance with the nature of the content.
Access to the Website in no case entails the users’ acquisition of any property rights over the content that appears on it.
The user may not use the content offered on the Website for purposes other than those stipulated in these conditions, and if applicable the specific conditions that regulate the use of certain functionalities of the Website.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The content related with health published on this website clearly identifies the author of the content and/or healthcare professional that validates it. Furthermore, the publication date is shown, indicating the time when its latest version was reviewed, a condition that must be taken into account, as knowledge of health changes and exponentially increases over time.
VITHAS dedicates the greatest effort to ensuring that all content is correct and up to date, but it is not possible to guarantee this in all cases, taking into account that medicine is a constantly developing science.
At VITHAS, we insist on all healthcare information published on this website having the purpose of providing added value, but not replacing the relationship with your doctor; therefore it must always be agreed upon with your doctor, adapting it to your specific conditions.
VITHAS does not recommend or validate the use of a specific pharmaceutical or a certain test or clinical diagnosis. The medical professionals who attend to the patient are responsible for diagnosing and prescribing the necessary treatments and pharmaceuticals. This website does not intend to cover all possible diagnostic methods, treatments, or pharmaceuticals, but only those offered by the different hospitals of Grupo Vithas.
The user is solely responsible for infractions which may arise or damages that may be caused by use of the Website, VITHAS being exempt from any kind of liability which may be derived from the actions of the user.
The user is solely responsible for any claim or legal action, whether judicial or extrajudicial, initiated by third parties against VITHAS based on the user’s use of the Website. If applicable, the user will assume any expenses, costs and compensation charged to VITHAS due to claims or legal action.
VITHAS makes the greatest effort to guarantee that browsing the Website is carried out in the best conditions. Nevertheless, it is exempt from any liability that may be derived from interference, omissions, interruptions, computer viruses, telephone breakdowns or disconnection in the operation of the electronic system due to causes not attributable to VITHAS.
Likewise, VITHAS is also exempt from any responsibility that may be derived from delays or blockages in the operation of this electronic system caused by faults or overloading on the telephone lines or on the internet, as well as damages caused by third parties through illegitimate interference outwith the control of VITHAS.
This Website and/or the different actions carried out on it, may incorporate links to other sites or pages owned by YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, these being responsible for the content hosted on them.
Furthermore, the existence of hyperlinks on web pages of third parties which allow access to this Website will in no case imply the existence of a commercial or business relationship with the owner of the web page where the hyperlink is established, or the acceptance of VITHAS of their content or services.
VITHAS rejects all responsibility for information found outside of the Website.
VITHAS is exempt from all responsibility for the proper operation of such links, the result obtained through said links, the veracity and legality of the content or information that can be accessed, as well as the damages that may arise by virtue of the information found on the linked website.
Part of the Website may host advertising or sponsored content. In this case, advertisers and sponsors will be solely responsible for ensuring that the material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with laws which may apply in each case. VITHAS will not be responsible for any error, inaccuracy or irregularity which advertising or sponsored content may contain.
In all cases, to file any claim related with the advertising content inserted on this Website, you can contact VITHAS though any of the channels provided at the start of this document.
VITHAS may offer users the option to enter comments, to incorporate them in the corresponding sections, whether a forum or blog linked to the Website. The publication of the comments and other content is subject to this Legal Notice. If you do not agree with this, please do not use these Services.
The individual identified in each case as having made the comments or included content will be solely responsible for it, as well as ensuring that their inclusion the Website complies with the laws which may apply in each case. The content included does not reflect the opinion of VITHAS. VITHAS will not be responsible for any error, inaccuracy or irregularity which the comments on the forum may contain.
Likewise, VITHAS will not be responsible (unless in extreme cases required by Law) for the liquidated damages that may arise from the insertion of content.
The user providing the content grants VITHAS the rights to its reproduction, use, distribution, public communication and any other type of activity on it, whether in electronic, digital or paper format, or on any other type of device. In particular, the user transfers said rights for the placement of the content on the Website of VITHAS, so that other users can access it.
The supplying user declares that they are the owner of the rights of the texts and content, guaranteeing that they have the necessary copyrights and authorisations or ownership of the text and/or content for its use by VITHAS through its Website. In the case of the user not knowing whether they have the rights to make the transfer to VITHAS, they must not publish any kind of information or material.
VITHAS will not be responsible (unless in extreme cases required by Law) for liquidated damages which may arise due to the use, reproduction, distribution or public communication of texts and/or content protected by intellectual property rights belonging to third parties, unless the user has previously obtained the necessary authorisation from their owners for use or intended use. In this case, the user accepts that they will be solely responsible for any claim by a third party claiming to have rights over the texts and/or content.
Likewise, VITHAS reserves the right to unilaterally withdraw the comments and/or content stored on the forum or on any other section of the Website when VITHAS deems it appropriate.
VITHAS will not be responsible for the information sent by the user when they do not have effective knowledge of the information hosted being illicit or violating the property or rights of a third party, susceptible to compensation. When VITHAS has effective knowledge of hosting the aforementioned data, it commits to acting diligently to remove it or make it impossible to access.
In all cases, to file any claim related with the Content inserted, you can contact VITHAS through any of the channels provided at the start of this document.
VITHAS complies with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of the 13th of December on Personal Data Protection, Royal Decree 1720/2007 of the 21st of December approving the Development Regulation of the Organic Law and other applicable regulations on data protection, and seeks to guarantee the proper use and processing of users’ personal data. To do so, attached to each form for collecting personal data, the user is informed of the existence and acceptance of the specific conditions for the processing of their data in each case, informing them of the responsibility for the file created, the address of the party responsible, the possibility of exercising their rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, the purpose of the processing and the transfer of data to third parties, if applicable. Likewise, users are informed that in accordance with Law 34/2002 of the 11th of July on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce, the user’s consent is required for the processing of their data for commercial purposes.
We will never share your personal data with third parties without your prior consent; nevertheless, it is possible that we will use your information in an anonymous or aggregated way to create studies or statistics related with the habits of users or the use of our services.
The user has the option to prevent the generation of cookies, by selecting the corresponding option on their browser.
INTERPRETATION, APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION
Likewise, VITHAS and the user, waiving any other jurisdiction, subject themselves to the courts and tribunals of the residence of the user for any dispute which may arise.
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