TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Stent – Save a Life is a joint initiative between three co-editors: Cardiovascular Solutions for Life, the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and PCR.

These General Terms and Conditions govern the use of the Stent – Save a Life website (www.stentsavealife.com).

The Stent – Save a Life website is owned by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life; its registered office is located at the address mentioned below. The web site is hosted in Germany. The Stent – Save a Life website is in English, which is the official language for all external Stent – Save a Life communications.

This web site is published by:

– Publishing director: C. Naber, Cardiovascular Solutions for Life

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V., a non-profit association duly organised and existing under German law and having an office and principal place of business at

c/o Contilia GmbH
z.Hd. PD Dr. Christoph K. Naber
Huttropstr. 58
45138 Essen
Germany

  • Web agency: Europa Digital & Publishing
  • Website Hosting: 1&1 Internet AG

ONLINE SERVICE AGREEMENT

By using the Stent – Save a Life website you agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully as they contain important legal information with regard to the Stent – Save a Life website.  They imply rights and obligations from and to Stent – Save a Life. When applicable, Stent – Save a Life may complement these Terms & Conditions with specific Rules & Regulations posted at the product or service web location. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency the latter shall prevail.

Stent – Save a Life reserves the right to amend these Terms & Conditions at its sole discretion, without prior notice, with the proviso that details of the amendments are published on the Stent – Save a Life website.  They become effective from the time of posting. Your use of the Stent – Save a Life website after the posting constitutes your acceptance to the modified Terms & Conditions.

Should you require further information or have comments on the Stent – Save a Life website Terms & Conditions, please use the Contact Us form. 

Copyright – Intellectual Property

The Stent for Life Web site is owned by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. All content on the Stent Save a Life Web site is copyright under German and International law established by the Intellectual Property Code.

All content on the Stent Save a Life Web site (including without limitation all articles, statements, texts, images, logos and design) is copyright © 2017 Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. All rights reserved.

Content from the Stent Save a Life Web site, and any corporate identity resources with the exception of the Stent Save a Life Logo*, may be copied and distributed on a limited basis for non-commercial purposes only, provided that any material copied remains intact and that all copies include the following notice in a clearly visible position: “Copyright © 2017 Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. All rights reserved”. These materials are for personal use only.

*The Stent Save a Life Logo is a registered trademark and its use is protected under international copyright laws. Reproduction or use of the Stent Save a Life logo, without the prior written permission of Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V., is strictly prohibited.

To copy, modify or use the Stent Save a Life Web site or its contents for any commercial purpose without the authorisation of Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. is a violation of patent, copyright and other proprietary rights including intellectual property rights owned by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. and/or its contributors. Any copying or redistribution for commercial purposes or for compensation of any kind requires prior written permission from Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V.

The use of Stent Save a Life corporate visuals (including, but not limited to, graphics, images, videos…) and Stent Save a Life corporate motto use is subject to written authorisation by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V.

Any unapproved use may result in actions being taken by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. to require removal of material concerned from display/distribution and possible legal action. For any question on Intellectual Property, please use the Contact Us form.

Stent Save a Life Web Site General Conditions

Content, products and services

The Stent Save a Life Web site and all of its component elements, including text, graphics, images, hyperlinks and other materials supplied by Stent Save a Life contributors and/or third parties, is for general educational and informational purposes only and does not replace professional medical advice. Those seeking medical advice should always consult their physician or other medical professional.

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. cannot endorse all statements or opinions made on the Stent Save a Life Web site. Under no circumstances will Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. be held liable for any decision taken or acted upon as a result of reliance on the content of the Stent Save a Life Web site. Please refer to the Disclaimer for complete information on this matter.

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. reserves the right to add, modify or remove any information, products and/or services from the Stent Save a Life Web site at any time and without notice.

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. disclaims any responsibility concerning the information and/or materials on sites hyperlinked from the Stent Save a Life Web site.

Policies

Hyperlinking Policies

– External hyperlinks from the Stent Save a Life Web site

The Stent Save a Life Web site hosts a number of links to external websites from www.stentsavealife.com. In providing these links, Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. does not endorse the content, the products, services or viewpoints expressed by these external websites. The Stent Save a Life Web site Terms and Conditions no longer apply when you leave the Stent Save a Life Web site. The terms and conditions of the linked site then apply.

– Hyperlinking to the Stent Save a Life Web site

Hyperlinking is permitted under limited conditions.

Disclaimer

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. cannot endorse all statements or opinions made on the web site.

The component information of the Stent Save a Life Web site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice or medical care. The advice of a medical professional should always be sought prior to commencing any form of medical treatment. To this end, all component information contained within the web site is done so for solely educational purposes. Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. and all of its staff, suppliers, agencies and members disclaim any and all warranties and representations with regards to the information contained on the Stent Save a Life Web site. This includes any implied warranties and conditions that may be derived from the aforementioned web site information.

Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL CARDIOVASCULAR SOLUTIONS FOR LIFE E.V. OR ANY AFFILIATED STAFF OR WEB SITE CONTRIBUTORS, BE LIABLE TO YOU, AS A WEB SITE VISITOR OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR BODY, FOR ANY DECISION TAKEN OR ACTED UPON AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION OR PHILOSOPHIES CONTAINED OR EXPRESSED WITHIN THE STENT SAVE A LIFE WEB SITE . YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER CARDIOVASCULAR SOLUTIONS FOR LIFE E.V NOR ANY AFFILIATED STAFF OR WEB SITE CONTRIBUTORS, WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES), OR LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF PROFIT, EVEN IF CARDIOVASCULAR SOLUTIONS FOR LIFE E.V OR ANY AFFILIATED STAFF OR WEB SITE CONTRIBUTORS, HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS.

Indemnity

You irrevocably indemnify Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. and its affiliated staff and web site contributors, from and against, any and all losses, damages and costs, suffered or incurred by the Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. and its affiliated staff and web contributors, of whatsoever nature, arising out of or in connection with, your use, provision, or distribution of information or any part of the Stent Save a Life Web site component contents, that arise in relation to any breach of these Terms and Conditions by you.

Legal Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

Any disputes relating to the Stent Save a Life Web site or to these Terms & Conditions shall be brought before the court at Essen and will be governed and analysed according to German law, on their merits, independently of the rules concerning conflicting legislation.

Privacy policy

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your personal information. This policy explains how Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. collects and uses visitors’ information, and how Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V.  protects your privacy. This policy applies to personal information held about individuals. It does not apply to information Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. holds about companies and other organisations.

Information we collect from visitors

Visitors to www.stentsavealife.com can access and browse the site without disclosing any personally identifiable information. We do track information provided to us by your browser, including the Web site you came from (known as the referring URL), the type of browser you use, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. In addition, we gather information about you that is automatically collected by our Web server, such as your IP address and domain name.

Email privacy

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. respects the privacy of personal email addresses and complies with the current legislation on email communication. The objective is not to send you unwanted messages, and your email details will not be passed on to any other individual or organisation without your explicit permission.

Without your specific ‘Opt In’ to receive emailings from the Stent Save a Life Initiative you may receive emails concerning news, activities or scientific information specifically to your country and/or Stent Save a Life Initiative

Disclosure of information and Marketing

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. complies with EC directives, and takes all reasonable care to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data. Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. staff and contractors have a responsibility to keep your information confidential.

Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others and does not disclose personal information to any other person or organisation without your consent.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record keeping purposes. They are small text files that a website can use to recognise repeat users and facilitate their ongoing access to, and use of, the site. They do not pose a threat to your system or files.

The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many websites use them to provide useful features. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a computer. Most browsers are set initially to accept cookies. You can set your computer to reject cookies.

External Links

The Stent Save a Life Web site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. You are therefore encouraged to read the privacy policies of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V.

Data Privacy Statement

In accordance with German lawou have the right to access, to oppose, to modify, to correct and to delete any personal data that you have provided to us. To exercise this right, write to the data processing manager at the following address:

Advertising and Sponsorship Policy

The stentsavealife.com website is a free service which is partially funded by unrestricted educational grants from industry partners.

Our editorial content is never influenced by the funding sources Any sponsored editorial content that is published on the website is always clearly marked as such, with the name of the sponsor clearly visible. Promoted editorial content is clearly marked as such and contains the indication “Promoted content” so as to ensure absolute transparency to all website visitors.

 Your Comments

If you any further questions about the Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. Privacy and Security Policy or its implementation, or if at any time you believe that Cardiovascular Solutions for Life e.V. has not adhered to the principles stated in this Policy, please Contact Us.

The Stent Save a Life initiative aims to improve the delivery of care and patient access to the life saving indications of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI), thereby reducing mortality and morbidity in patients suffering from acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

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