Special Terms of Use for Siemens Healthineers User Forum

Status: May 25, 2018 (Version 1.2)

1. Service provider and contact information

The Siemens Healthineers User Forum is provided by Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Henkestr. 127, 91052 Erlangen, Germany, whereas the specific user groups maybe provided by an affiliated company of Siemens Healthcare GmbH
(individually and/or collectively referred to as “Siemens Healthineers”) or a third party company.

2. Scope

2.1 These Special Terms of Use, together with and in addition to the Terms of Use of the Healthineers Website , govern the relationship between Siemens Healthineers and the relevant user of the “Siemens Healthineers User Forum” platform (hereinafter referred to as “You”). Certain individual user groups within the Siemens Healthineers User Forum can be governed by additional terms which will be made available to You when applying for access to the relevant user group.

2.2 These Terms of Use might be changed from time to time. You will be notified accordingly and asked to accept the new Terms of Use. If You do not accept the changed Terms of Use, You will not be able to access the Siemens Healthineers User Forum again.

3. Registration, Membership and User Groups

3.1 The Siemens Healthineers User Forum is an access-restricted, international, free-of-charge community intended to primarily give Siemens customers and interested healthcare professionals the opportunity to find, discuss and
share information on the clinical usage and optimization of care with Siemens Healthineers systems and applications. It is not intended for the general public or for consumers.

3.2 By applying for registration, You confirm that:

  • You are a healthcare professional;
  • You will use the Healthcare User Forum as part of your profession and not as a consumer and/or part of the general public;
  • You, as part of your profession, use such Siemens devices that are subject of the relevant User Group;
  • You have read and understood these Special Terms of Use;
  • You accept the Terms of Use and these Special Terms of Use; and
  • You have an account for Siemens Healthineers Online Services.

The ‘syngo.via Frontier Group’ and the ‘PCPT’ user group are for users personally invited by Siemens Healthineers only. The ‘Siemens Healthcare Admin Area’ is a closed group dedicated to Siemens Healthineers employees.

3.3 If Siemens approves your application, You will become a user of the Siemens Healthineers User Forum, and You may register for one or more user groups within the Siemens Healthineers User Forum.

3.4 If You have successfully registered for a user group, You may read and engage in expert discussions on a specific, predefined topic by posting and commenting online in compliance with the following rules.

3.5 Unless explicitly stated, posts and comments do not reflect Siemens Healthineers’ opinion, and Siemens Healthineers does not accept any liability for posts and comments by You or another user of the Siemens Healthineers User
Forum.

3.6 If you are nominated by Siemens Healthineers as Moderator, You confirm that:

  • You will adhere to the Terms of Use, the Special Terms of Use and to the Data Privacy policy;
  • You monitor posts, comments or other information made available by other users;
  • You refer any Complaints to the Designated Complaint Handling Unit (DCU) without delay;
  • You will provide support to any other user in the User Group and indemnify and hold harmless Siemens Healthineers from any related claims of such other Users, if and to the extent agreed with in writing with Siemens Healthineers; and
  • You inform Siemens immediately of any illegal content or other statutory violation and align with Siemens Healthineers on appropriate steps to be taken.

4. Rules of Communication

4.1 Using the Siemens Healthineers User Forum requires all users to communicate with mutual respect and in compliance with the laws applicable to You.

4.2 As the Siemens Healthineers User Forum is open for various users, Siemens Healthineers will not monitor on a regular basis the content that users post when using the Siemens Healthineers User Forum. However, Siemens
Healthineers reserves the right to delete any content generated by You or any other user.

4.3 You are fully responsible for any post, messages or other information posted by You in a user group. You agree to indemnify Siemens from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising from any post, message
or other information posted by You in a user group.

4.4 When using the Siemens Healthineers User Forum You must not, for example:

  • post any illegal content;
  • post any information You are not allowed to disclose;
  • post any identifiable patient information;
  • misrepresent Your relationship with Siemens and the Siemens Healthineers User Forum or present false information about Siemens and the Siemens Healthineers User Forum;
  • post and/or send any message containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services;
  • advocate off-label use;
  • post and/or send any message which is not related to the topic of the relevant user group;
  • share personal data of other persons such as names, phone numbers or email addresses.

4.5 When using the Siemens Healthineers User Forum You must, for example:

  • follow the instructions of the group moderator;
  • comment in a way which is in compliance with the intended use of the relevant device;
  • report any misuse to Siemens Healthineers using the following email address: do-not-reply.userforum.team@siemens-healthineers.com.

5. Grant of Rights of Use

Siemens Healthineers is free to use comments, posts or other information provided by You via the Siemens Healthineers User Forum. By posting such information on the Siemens Healthineers User Forum, You grant Siemens
Healthineers a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the relevant information in whole or in part and in any form or media. Such information
includes personal data such as the user name and/or alias, picture(s) and the user’s expression of opinion.

6. Data Protection
The Siemens Healthineers Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy apply.


Additional Terms of Use

Do Grupo de Usuários "Na Frequência Certa" do Forum de usuários Siemens Healthcare

a partir de: Janeiro de 2014, Versão 1.0


1. Descrição do provedor de serviços do Grupo de Usuários “Na frequência certa”


O Grupo de Usuários "Na Frequência Certa" é para clientes do Brasil que têm um contrato de serviço com a Siemens ou que tenham adquirido um equipamento médico da Siemens dentro do período de doze meses anteriores ao registro. O Grupo de Usuários "Na Frequência Certa" destina-se a facilitar uma rápida e fácil auto-ajuda, no que se refere aos equipamentos Siemens. O idioma do Grupo de Usuários é o Português. O grupo de usuários não está aberto para outros usuários que não preencham as condições acima. Este serviço Grupo de Usuários é fornecido pela Siemens Ltda, Brasil (ver informação corporativa completa aqui).

 

2. Membros


Ao solicitar a adesão no Grupo de usuários "Na Frequência Certa", Você confirma :

  • que Você é um profissional de saúde e/ou atua na área da saúde, e
  • que você tem um contrato de prestação de serviços para equipamentos médicos firmado com a Siemens ou comprou um equipamento médico da Siemens no período de doze meses, anteriores ao registro, e
  • que você concorda que a Siemens não terá qualquer responsabilidade se Você usar o seu equipamento Siemens baseado em informações disponibilizadas neste grupo de usuários, em detrimento das instruções de uso preconizadas pelo manual do fabricante, e
     
  • Você concorda que a Siemens pode reportar problemas de produtos para ANVISA se vier a tomar conhecimento de tal problema por meio do Grupo de Usuários e constatar que o mesmo deve ser relatado, e
  • que leu e concorda com os Termos de Uso 29.0 kB , do o Forum de usuários Siemens Healthcare 27.8 kB com Termos Especiais de utilização, bem como com a Política de Privacidade 0.1 MB.
     

3. Lei Aplicável e Foro
O relacionamento entre você e Siemens Ltda. Em relação ao grupo de usuário " Na Frequência Certa" é regido pelas leis do Brasil. Local será São Paulo.


Additional Terms of Use

User Group „ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy“ of the Siemens Healthcare User Forum

as of: December 2014, Version 1.0

 

1 Scope 

  • 1.1 These Special Terms of Use, together with and in addition to the Terms of Use of Siemens Italy Websites govern the relationship between Siemens and the relevant user of the “Siemens Healthcare User Group - ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy” platform (hereinafter referred to as “You”).
  • 1.2 These Terms of Use might be changed from time to time. You will be notified accordingly and asked to accept the new Terms of Use. If You do not accept the changed Terms of Use, Siemens may terminate Your membership.

 

2 Service provider and contact information

The ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy is provided by Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics S.r.l., Via Piero e Alberto Pirelli, 10, Milano, Italy (“Siemens”).


3 Registration, Membership and User Groups

  • 3.1 The ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy is an access-restricted free-of-charge platform for users of a Siemens “ADVIA” hematology system where healthcare professionals only can exchange experiences made when using the ADVIA system. The user group is not open for any other users.
  • 3.2 By applying for membership in the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy, You confirm:

1. that You are a healthcare professional

2. that You will use ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy as part of your profession and not as a consumer and/or part of the general public;

3. that, as part of your profession, You operate a Siemens “ADVIA” system in Italy,

4. that You have understood the English version of these Special Terms of Use for the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy; and

5. that You accept the Terms of Use and these Special Terms of Use.

  • 3.3 Your final admission to the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy is subordinated to receipt of suitable documents supporting the above qualifications. In this connection you should contact: AdviaHematologyUserForum.it@siemens.com
  • 3.4 If You are admitted to ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy , You may read and engage in expert discussions on a specific, pre-defined topic by posting and commenting online in compliance with the following rules.
  • 3.5 Unless explicitly stated, posts and comments do not reflect Siemens’ opinion, and Siemens does not accept any liability for posts and comments by You or another user of the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy.

 

4 Rules of Communication

  • 4.1 Using the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy requires all users to communicate with mutual respect and in compliance with the laws applicable to You.
  • 4.2 As the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy is open for various users, Siemens cannot monitor the content that users post when using the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy. However, Siemens reserves the right to delete any content generated by You or any other user.
  • 4.3 You are fully responsible for any post, messages or other information posted by You in a user group. You agree to indemnify Siemens from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising from any post, message or other information posted by You in ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy.
  • 4.4 When using ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy You must not, for example:

1. post any illegal content;

2. post any information You are not allowed to disclose;

3. post any identifiable patient information

4. misrepresent Your relationship with Siemens and the ADVIA Hematology Us-er Group Italy or present false information about Siemens and the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy;

5. post and/or send any message containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services; and

6. post and/or send any message which is not related to the topic of the relevant user group;

  • 4.5 When using the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy You must, for example:

1. follow the instructions of the group moderator;

2. comment in a way which is in compliance with the intended use of the relevant device; and

3. report any misuse to Siemens using the following email address: AdviaHematologyUserForum.it@siemens.com

 

5 Special Disclaimers

 

  • 5.1 The ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy services and platform are provided "as is" with the limited purpose of offering to professional users an additional channel to ex-change information among healthcare professionals.
  • 5.2 The use of the services provided by the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy does not and should not substitute any other source of information or advice.
  • 5.3 The ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy does not allow the upload, transmission or exchange of personal data; each user undertakes therefore to abstain from uploading or communicating any personal data and to anonymize any data exchanged in the User Group.
  • 5.4 Each user is personally responsible for the information she or he made available or communicate to the other users.
  • 5.5 Rankings or qualifications of the users have a purely informative purpose; they do not intend to convey or guarantee any status or level of reliability.
  • 5.6 Siemens reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy services and to delete the information exchanged among the users, without advice.

 

6 Grant of Rights of Use

Siemens is free to use comments, posts or other information provided by You via the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy. By posting such information on the ADVIA Hematology User Group Italy, You grant Siemens a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to copy, reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the relevant information in whole or in part and in any form or media. Such information includes personal information such as the user name and/or alias, picture(s) and the user’s expression of opinion.

 

7 Privacy Policy and Data Protection

The Privacy Policy applies.

 

8 Applicable law and venue

Any relationship between You and Siemens is governed by Italian laws. The Exclusive Venue shall be Milan, Italy.