Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to the MEDBOX digital library.
The terms " MEDBOX", "us" or "we" refers to the legal identity of MMI, whose registered office address is: Salvatorstrasse 7, D-97074, Würzburg, Germany. MMI is registered under No. 403b 19 of 0311.1931, of the Bavarian Ministry of Home Affairs, in accordance with §22 of the German Civil Code. MMI is the legal owner of the MEDBOX homepage. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of this website.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information through which you can be identified while using this website, then you can be assured that such information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and you should periodically check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What information we collect
We may collect the following information:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes, after which the data is removed from our system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not grant us access to your computer or any information about you, other than that you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Please check your browser details for specific information related to the blocking or removal of cookies.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.
All personal information which we hold about you is governed by the Federal Data Protection Act, 2009 (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG). If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or Humanitarian Department, Medical Mission Institute, Würzburg - Advisory group for International health, Salvatorstrasse 7, D-97074, Würzburg, Germany. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible. We endeavour to promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
The information contained on this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by MMI and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no warranties of any kind, expressly or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability, with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained within, for any purpose(s). Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be held liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of MMI. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those websites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement by MMI for the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the MMI takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Responsibility for the content of external links (to web pages of third parties) lies solely with the operators of the linked pages. No violations were evident to us at the time of linking these pages. Should any legal infringement become known to us, we will remove the respective link immediately.
The content of our pages have been created with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the contents' accuracy or completeness. According to statutory provisions of MMI, we are responsible for our own website content. In this context, please note that we are not obliged to monitor merely the transmitted or saved information of third parties, or investigate circumstances pointing to illegal activity. Our obligations to remove or block the use of information under generally applicable laws remain unaffected by this as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Federal Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz 2007, TMG).
Our website and its contents are subject to Federal Copyright Law. Unless expressly permitted by law (§ 44a of the copyright law, Urheberrechtsgesetz, UrhG), every form of utilising, reproducing or processing works subject to copyright protection on our website requires the prior consent of the respective owner of the rights. Individual reproductions of a work are allowed only for private use and must not serve either directly or indirectly, commercial activities. MMI and MEDBOX follow the philosophy of creative commons licencing and open access.
You may access areas of the MEDBOX website that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating your own user account with us. By doing so, you agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that you conduct through your account. By registering on the MEDBOX website, you agree that:
a. Termination of registration
If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by sending an email to: email@example.com, including details of the email address linked to your registration, stating your wish to terminate your account. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the MEDBOX website. Continued use of the MEDBOX website indicates your acceptance of these or any amended terms and conditions.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of MEDBOX website immediately and without prior notice.
We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the email address you have registered stating that the agreement has been terminated.
Your use of the MEDBOX website is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that all content, except for user content and content authorised for use by others, that the MMI is the sole owner of all content on the MEDBOX website, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights, as well as text, images, graphics, and other material appearing on the MEDBOX website. The MEDBOX website is protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the Federal Government of Germany and is protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.
If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the MEDBOX website. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted any changes if you continue to use the MEDBOX website.
Würzburg, 27 January 2020