Terms And Conditions
Apex Hospitals Healthcare Limited (referred to as “we”, us”, “Apex Hospitals”) is the author and publisher of the internet resource www. apexhospitals.com and its sub domain’s including (together referred to as “Websites”) on the world wide web as well as other connected software and applications provided by Apex Hospitals, including but not limited to the mobile applications (referred to as “App”, and together with Websites referred to as “Services”). Apex Hospitals provides the Services in partnership with its agents, affiliates, associates, representatives or other third parties (together referred to as “Partners”)
1. NATURE AND APPLICABILITY OF TERM
The Agreement applies to you whether you are
1. A patient, his/her representatives/ attendant/ relative/ friend or affiliates (“you” or “User”);
2. or A user of the Website or App (“you” or “User”).
This Agreement applies to all services made available by Apex Hospitals on the Website or App.
The Services may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of Apex Hospitals, and the Agreement will apply to your visit to and your use of the Website or App to avail the Service, as well as to all information provided by you on the Website or App at any given point in time.
This Agreement defines the terms and conditions under which you are allowed to use the Website and App and describes the manner in which we shall treat your account while you are registered as a member with us. If you have any questions about any part of the Agreement, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By downloading or accessing the App or Website to use the Services, you irrevocably accept all the terms and conditions stipulated in this Agreement and agree to fully abide by them.
This Agreement supersedes all previous oral and written terms and conditions (if any) communicated to you. By availing any Service, you signify your agreement and acceptance to this Agreement.
We reserve the right to modify or terminate any portion of the Agreement for any reason and at any time.
You should read the Agreement at regular intervals. Your use of the App or Website following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement so modified. Any additional terms and conditions, disclaimers, privacy policies and other policies applicable in general and/ or to specific areas of this Website or to particular Service are also considered as part of the Agreement.
You acknowledge that you will be bound by this Agreement for availing any of the Services offered by us. If you do not agree with any part of the Agreement, please do not use the Website or avail any Services.
Your access to use of the Website and the Services will be solely at the discretion of Apex Hospitals. The Agreement is published in compliance of, and is governed by the provisions of Indian law, including but not limited to:
1. The Indian Contract Act, 1872,
2. The (Indian) Information Technology Act, 2000, and
3. The rules, regulations, guidelines and clarifications framed there under, including the (Indian) Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011 (the “SPI Rules”), and the (Indian) Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 (the “IG Rules”).
2. CONDITIONS OF USE
You must be 18 years of age or older to register, use the Services, or visit or use the Website in any manner. By registering, visiting and using the Website or accepting this Agreement, you represent and warrant to Apex Hospitals that you are 18 years of age or older, and that you have the right, authority and capacity to use the Website and the Services available through the Website, and agree to and abide by this Agreement.
3. END-USER ACCOUNT AND DATA PRIVACY
2. Apex Hospitals and its Partners may by the Services, collect information relating to the devices through which you access the Website, location from which you access and anonymous data of your usage. The collected information will be used only for improving the quality of the Services and to build new services.
3. The Website and App allows Apex Hospitals and its Partners to have access to Users’ personal email or phone number, for the purpose of communication and analytics.
a. The type of information collected from Users, including sensitive personal data or information;
b. The purpose, means and modes of usage of such information;
c. How and to whom Apex Hospitals will disclose such information; and,
d. Other information mandated by the SPI Rules.
a. The fact that certain information is being collected;
b. The purpose for which the information is being collected;
c. The intended recipients of the information;
d. The nature of collection and retention of the information; and
e. The various rights available to such Users in respect of such information.
6. Apex Hospitals and its Partners shall not be responsible in any manner for the authenticity or correctness of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by the User to Apex Hospitals or to any other person acting on behalf of Apex Hospitals or its Partners.
7. The User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the User’s account access information and password, if the User is registered on the Website or App. The User shall be responsible for all usage of the User’s account and password, whether or not authorized by the User. The User shall immediately notify Apex Hospitals of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of the User’s account or password. Although Apex Hospitals will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Apex Hospitals or others due to such unauthorized use.
8. If a User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or Apex Hospitals has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Apex Hospitals has the right to discontinue the Services to the User at its sole discretion.
9. It is your responsibility to keep your correct mobile number and email ID updated in the Website or App. All reminders and notifications will be sent to the account associated with this mobile number and/or email ID. Every time you change any contact information (mobile or email), we will send a confirmation. Apex Hospitals is not responsible for any loss or inconvenience caused due to your non-updation of your contact details
10. Apex Hospitals and its Partners may use such information collected from the Users from time to time for the purposes of debugging customer support related issues.
a. This facility is only enabled or created for you after you have signed up and explicitly accepted these Terms.
b. Information available in your Health Account is of two types:
i. Patient-created: Information generated and uploaded by you.
ii. Apex Hospitals-created: Information generated by your consuming a medical service in Apex Hospitals hospital like consult, diagnostic test, admission, etc.
c. Any Apex Hospitals-created information is provided on an as-is basis and Apex Hospitals makes no representation in connection therewith.
d. The accuracy, adequacy, reliability and liability of any Patient-created information generated or created by a User is the sole responsibility of the User. You fully indemnify and hold harmless Apex Hospitals and its Partners with respect to any inaccuracies, inadequacy, error, loss, problem, liability or any other issue arising out of any Patient-created information entered or accessed by the You or on your behalf on the Website or App.
e. The personal health record facility is provided on a best-efforts as-is basis. While we strive to maintain the highest levels of service availability, Apex Hospitals or its Partners are not liable for any interruption that may be caused to your access of the Services.
f. Any health related reminder or notification service (like medication reminder, appointment reminder, etc.) that may form part of the Services is only a supplementary way of notifying or reminding you of actions to take related to your health.
g. Apex Hospitals is not liable if for any reason a reminder or notification is not delivered to you or are delivered late or delivered incorrectly, despite its best efforts or if your health is impacted negatively due to the same. Apex Hospitals uses industry–level security and encryption to your personal health record. However, Apex Hospitals cannot guarantee prevention of unauthorized access if you lose your login credentials or they are otherwise compromised. Please safeguard your login credentials and report any actual suspected breach of account to email@example.com.
h. If you access your dependents’ record through your personal health record by registering your dependents with your own personal health record, you are deemed to be responsible for the records of your dependents and all obligations that your dependent’s would have had had they maintained their own separate individual personal health record.
i. If you provide anyone else access to your personal health record, you are deemed to be responsible for all actions, access, transaction that that person takes related to your personal health record either on their own or independently. Apex Hospitals or its Partners are not responsible or liable for any action, transaction, loss, leakage or any other liability arising out of this.
4. LISTING CONTENT AND DISSEMINATING INFORMATION
1. Apex Hospitals collects, directly or indirectly, and displays on the Website, relevant information regarding the profile and practice of the Practitioners listed on the Website, such as their specialisation, qualification, fees, location, visiting hours, and similar details. Apex Hospitals takes reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is updated at frequent intervals. Apex Hospitals cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies or incompleteness represented from it, despite such reasonable efforts.
2. The Services provided by Apex Hospitals or any of its licensors or Partners are provided on an as is and “as available’ basis, and without any warranties or conditions (express or implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, arising by statute or otherwise in law or from a course of dealing or usage or trade). Apex Hospitals and its Partners do not provide or make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied about the Website, App or the Services. Apex Hospitals and its Partners do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any content or information provided by Users on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Apex Hospitals and its Partners disclaim all liability arising out of the User’s use or reliance upon the Website, App, the Services, representations and warranties made by other Users, the content or information provided by the Users on the Website, or any opinion or suggestion given or expressed by Apex Hospitals or its Partners or any User in relation to any User or services provided by such User.
3. The Website or App may be linked to the website of third parties, affiliates and business partners. Apex Hospitals has no control over, and not liable or responsible for content, accuracy, validity, reliability, quality of such websites or made available by/through our Website or App. Inclusion of any link on the Website or App does not imply that Apex Hospitals endorses the linked site. User may use the links and these services at User’s own risk.
4. Apex Hospitals and its Partners assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect User’s equipment on account of User’s access to, use of, or browsing the Website or App or the downloading of any material, data, text, images, video content, or audio content from the Website or App. If a User is dissatisfied with the Website or App, User’s sole remedy is to discontinue using the Website or App.
5. If Apex Hospitals determines through feedback or otherwise that you have provided fraudulent, inaccurate, incomplete or false information, Apex Hospitals reserves the right to immediately suspend your access to the Website or any of your accounts with Apex Hospitals and makes such declaration about suspension on the website alongside your name as determined by Apex Hospitals for the protection of its business and in the interests of Users. You shall be liable to indemnify Apex Hospitals and its Partners for any losses incurred as a result of your misrepresentations or fraudulent feedback that has adversely affected Apex Hospitals, its Partners or its Users.
5. BOOKING APPOINTMENTS, DIAGNOSTIC TESTS, ORDERING MEDICINES AND INTERACTION WITH MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS
1. While Apex Hospitals will try to ensure a confirmed appointment with a medical service provider (like doctor or diagnostic lab) for a User who requested an appointment on the Website or App, Apex Hospitals or its Partners do not guarantee that the User will get a confirmed appointment. Further, Apex Hospitals and its Partners have no liability if such an appointment is confirmed but later cancelled, postponed or rescheduled by the hospital or medical service provider, or the medical service provider are not available as per the given appointment time.
6. ONLINE PAYMENT ON WEBSITE AND APP
1. The Website and App provide you the ability to pay online through a third party payment gateway for some of the Services available on the Website or App.
3. Cancellation and Refund Policy:The cancellation and refund policy is only applicable to all online payments made through mobile app and website for booking appointments.
a. Before Schedule Appointment Time- 100% of Consultation Fees will be refunded. However, please note that convenience fees will not be refunded.
b. After Scheduled Appointment Time- neither Consultation Fees nor Convenience Fees will be refunded.
4. For patient covered under CGHS, RGHS, Ayushman, Chiranjivee, or any other government scheme, etc., the terms and conditions of booking appointment through online portal shall be applicable as are applicable for our general category patient. If the above category patient books the appointment through our online portal, no benefit of scheme and refund shall be made to such patient.
5. In case cancellation is initiation by end user:
6. In case Cancellation is initiated by relevant hospital due to unavailability of Doctor: 100% of consultation Fees and Convenience fees will be refunded to end user.
7. At the time of cancellation, amount will be refunded via same source of payment and will be subject to the payment terms of the source only. Amount will be refunded within 7 working days.
7. NO DOCTOR PATIENT RELATIONSHIP NOT FOR EMERGENCY USE
1. Some of the content, text, data, graphics, images, information, suggestions, guidance, and other material (collectively, “Information”) that may be available on the Website (including information provided in direct response to your questions or postings) may be provided by individuals in the medical profession. The provision of such Information does not create a licensed medical professional/patient relationship, between Apex Hospitals and you and does not constitute an opinion, medical advice, or diagnosis or treatment of any particular condition, but is only provided to assist you with locating appropriate medical care from a qualified practitioner.
2. It is hereby expressly clarified that, the Information that you obtain or receive from Apex Hospitals, and its employees, contractors, partners, sponsors, advertisers, licensors or otherwise on the Website is for informational purposes only. In no event shall Apex Hospitals be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information.
3. The Services are not intended to be a substitute for getting in touch with emergency healthcare. If you are an User facing a medical emergency (either on your or a another person’s behalf), please contact an ambulance service, hospital, doctor or appropriate medical professional directly.
8. CONTENT OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT CONDITIONS OF ACCESS
1. The contents listed on the Website are User
a. generated content, or
b. Belong to Apex Hospitals and its Partners.
c. The information that is collected by Apex Hospitals directly or indirectly from the Users shall belong to Apex Hospitals and its Partners. Copying of the copyrighted content published by Apex Hospitals or its Partners on the Website for any commercial purpose or for the purpose of earning profit will be a violation of copyright and Apex Hospitals and its Partners reserve their rights to take action under applicable law accordingly.
2. Apex Hospitals authorizes the User to view and access the content available on or from the Website solely for ordering, receiving, delivering, sharing, storing and communicating only as per this Agreement. The contents of the Website, App, information, text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software code, design, and the collection, arrangement and assembly of content on the Website (collectively, Apex Hospitals Content), are the property of Apex Hospitals or its Partners and are protected under copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. User shall not modify the Apex Hospitals Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Apex Hospitals Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose or for personal gain.
3. User shall not access the Services for purposes of monitoring their availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes.
9. REVIEWS AND FEEDBACK
You are solely responsible for the content that you choose to submit for publication on the Website, including any feedback, ratings, or reviews (“Critical Content”). The role of Apex Hospitals in publishing Critical Content is restricted to that of an ‘intermediary’ under the Information Technology Act, 2000. Apex Hospitals disclaims all responsibility with respect to the content of Critical Content, and its role with respect to such content is restricted to its obligations as an ‘intermediary’ under the said Act. Apex Hospitals shall not be liable to pay any consideration to any User for re-publishing any content across any of its or its Partners platforms.
Your publication of reviews and feedback on the Website is governed by Clause 10 stated hereinafter. Without prejudice to the detailed terms stated in Clause 10, you hereby agree not to post or publish any content on the Website that (a) infringes any third-party intellectual property or publicity or privacy rights, or (b) violates any applicable law or regulation, including but not limited to the IG Rules and SPI Rules. Apex Hospitals, at its sole discretion, may choose not to publish your reviews and feedback, if so required by applicable law, and in accordance with Clause 5 of these Terms. You agree that Apex Hospitals may contact you through telephone, email, SMS, or any other electronic means of communication for the purpose of:
1. Obtaining feedback in relation to Website, App or Apex Hospitals services; and/or
2. Obtaining feedback in relation to any medical service providers on the Website or App; and/or
3. Resolving any complaints, information, or queries by medical service providers regarding your Critical Content;
and you agree to provide your fullest co-operation further to such communication by Apex Hospitals.
10. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO CONTENT
1. As mandated by Regulation 3(2) of the IG Rules, Apex Hospitals hereby informs Users that they are not permitted to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:
a. belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to;
b. is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of anothers privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
c. harm minors in any way;
d. infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
e. violates any law for the time being in force;
f. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
g. impersonate another person;
h. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
i. threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
2. Users are also prohibited from:
a. violating or attempting to violate the integrity or security of the Website, App or any Apex Hospitals Content;
b. transmitting any information (including job posts, messages and hyperlinks) on or through the Website or App that is disruptive or competitive or prejudicial to the provision of Services by Apex Hospitals;
c. intentionally submitting any incomplete, false or inaccurate information;
d. making any unsolicited communications to other Users;
e. using any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (such as spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website;
f. attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any part of the Website or App;
g. copying or duplicating in any manner any of the Apex Hospitals Content or other information available from the Website or App;
h. framing or hot linking or deep linking any Apex Hospitals Content.
3. Apex Hospitals or its Partners, upon obtaining knowledge by itself or been brought to actual knowledge by an affected person in writing or through email signed with electronic signature about any such information (as mentioned above) generated by Users, or on being notified by the appropriate Government or its agency that the Website or App is being used by the User to commit any unlawful act and/or is being used in violation of Clauses 10.a and 10.b above, shall be entitled to remove or disable access to the material or information that is in contravention of Clause 10. Apex Hospitals is entitled to act, as required by the IG Rules, within thirty six hours of obtaining such knowledge and, where applicable, work with Users to disable such information that is in contravention of applicable law. Apex Hospitals shall also be entitled to preserve such information and associated records for at least 90 (ninety) days for production to governmental authorities for investigation purposes.
5. Apex Hospitals may disclose or transfer User-generated information to its affiliates or governmental authorities in such manner as permitted or required by applicable law, and you hereby consent to such transfer. Apex Hospitals will comply with any duly-issued government or court directions to disable access to the User-generated information, should it be found to be illegal by a competent governmental authority.
11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
1. The contents of the Website and App are protected by intellectual property laws of India including without limitation to trademark and copyright laws. Reproduction, retransmission, public and/or commercial use of any or all the material on the Website and App are prohibited. The logos, service marks and trademarks (IP Marks) displayed on the Website or App are the property of Apex Hospitals or its Partners or have been licensed to Apex Hospitals or its Partners by the relevant owners for use. The User may use this material only as expressly authorized by Apex Hospitals or its Partners and shall not copy, transmit or create derivative works of such material without express authorization from Apex Hospitals or its Partners.
2. The User acknowledges and agrees that they shall not upload, post, reproduce or distribute any content on or through the Website or App that is protected by copyright or other proprietary right of a third party, without obtaining the permission of the owner of such right. Any copyrighted or other proprietary content distributed on or through the Website or App with the consent of the owner must contain the appropriate copyright or other proprietary rights notice. The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content is illegal and could subject the User to personal liability or criminal prosecution. Nothing on the Website or App should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks without written permission from Apex Hospitals.
1. Apex Hospitals reserves the right to suspend or terminate a User’s access to the Website and the Services with or without notice and to exercise any otherremedyavailableunderlaw where:
a. Such User breaches any terms and conditions of the Agreement;
b. A third party reports violation of any of its right as a result of your use of the Services;
c. Apex Hospitals is unable to verify or authenticate any information provide to Apex Hospitals by a User;
d. Apex Hospitals has reasonable grounds for suspecting any illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity on part of such User; or
e. Apex Hospitals believes in its sole discretion that User’s actions may cause legal liability for such User, other Users or for Apex Hospitals or its Partners or are contrary to the interests of the Website.
2. Once temporarily suspended, indefinitely suspended or terminated, the User may not continue to use the Website under the same account, a different account or re-register under a new account. On termination of an account due to the reasons mentioned herein, such User shall no longer have access to data, messages, files and other material kept on the Website by such User. The User shall ensure that he/she/it has continuous backup of any medical services the User has rendered in order to comply with the User’s record keeping process and practices.
13. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
1. All information available on the Website or App, (the “Information”) is provided on the condition that the User will make independent determination in respect of its accuracy, completeness or usefulness suitability prior to use or making any decision for any loss or damage in reliance hereof. Apex Hospitals and its Partners will not be responsible for the same. Further Apex Hospitals and its Partners will not be responsible or liable in any manner for any data added, provided, stored or managed by the User including all personally identifiable information
2. The Information does not constitute an invitation or recommendation to take medical services from Apex Hospitals or its Partners nor is such Information a substitute for professional advice or solicitation in respect of medical services/ products or recommendation thereof. Apex Hospitals urges the Users to seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific opinion, advice, product, service, or other Information.
3. All information on the Website is provided to you as is without warranty of any kind either express or implied including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, security or accuracy. In no event shall Apex Hospitals or its Partners be liable for any special, direct, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information. All information available on a hyper-link site and any third party is subject to the terms and conditions of the legal notices contained therein.
14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
1. The information available on the Website or App could include inaccuracies or typographic errors. Apex Hospitals has endeavored to ensure that all the information on the Website is correct, but Apex Hospitals neither warrants nor makes any representations regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of any data or information contained. Apex Hospitals makes no warranty, express or implied, concerning the website or App and/or its contents and disclaims all warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability in respect of Services, including any liability, responsibility or any other claim, whatsoever, in respect of any loss, whether direct or consequential, to any user or any other person, arising out of or from the use of the information contained in the website.
2. In no event shall Apex Hospitals or its Partners be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any other damages resulting from: (a) the use or the inability to use the Services; (b) unauthorized access to or alteration of the Users transmissions or data; (c) any other matter relating to the services; including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the website. Neither shall the Company be responsible for the delay or inability to use the Website, App, Services or any related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the Website or App, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website or App, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. Further, Apex Hospitals shall not be held responsible for non-availability or access to the Website or App during periodic maintenance operations or any unplanned suspension of access to the Website that may occur due to technical reasons or for any reason beyond Apex Hospitals control. The user understands and agrees that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the website is done entirely at his/her own discretion and risk and the User himself/herself will be solely responsible for any damage to their computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data. These limitations, disclaimer of warranties and exclusions apply without regard to whether the damages arise from (a) breach of contract, (b) breach of warranty, (c) negligence, or (d) any other cause of action, to the extent such exclusion and limitations are not prohibited by applicable law.
User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Apex Hospitals, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, licensors, agents, representatives and Partners from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from User’s access to or use of Service, violation of this Agreement, or infringement, or infringement by any other User of his/her/its account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Apex Hospitals will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and in addition to your foregoing obligations, you agree to provide us with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.
16. APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
1. You agree that this Agreement and any contractual obligation between the Company and User will be governed by the laws of India.
2. Subject to the above Paragraph above, the courts at Jaipur shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in relation to this Agreement, your use of the Website or the Services or the information to which it gives access.
17. CONTACT INFORMATION GRIEVANCE OFFICER
1. If a User has any questions concerning the Company, the Website or App, this Agreement, the Services, or anything related to any of the foregoing, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. In accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000, and the rules made there under, if you have any grievance with respect to the Website or App or the Service, including any discrepancies and grievances with respect to processing of information, you can contact our Grievance Officer at:
The Grievance Officer,Apex HospitalsPrivate LimitedB8 – E, Malviya Industrial Area,
Malviya Nagar, Jaipur Rajasthan
In the event you suffer as a result of access or usage of our Website by any person in violation of Rule 3 of the IG Rules, please address your grievance to the above person.
If any provision of the Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction or arbitral tribunal to be unenforceable under applicable law, then such provision shall be excluded from this Agreement and the remainder of the Agreement shall be interpreted as if such provision were so excluded and shall be enforceable in accordance with its terms; provided however that, in such event, the Agreement shall be interpreted so as to give effect, to the greatest extent consistent with and permitted by applicable law, to the meaning and intention of the excluded provision as determined by such court of competent jurisdiction or arbitral tribunal.
No provision of this Agreement shall be deemed to be waived and no breach excused, unless such waiver or consent shall be in writing and signed by Apex Hospitals. Any consent by Apex Hospitals to, or a waiver by Apex Hospitals of any breach by you, whether expressed or implied, shall not constitute consent to, waiver of, or excuse for any other different or subsequent breach.
Disclaimer : Tele-consult
1. Apex Hospitals is offering telemedicine or video consults where patients are not being able to reach the hospital.
2. A video or telemedicine consult can never be compared to a normal in-hospital consult where the doctor is able to physically examine the patient.
3. You are advised to come to the hospital for consults whenever you are in a position for the same. If the consult cannot wait, then only you should opt for a telemedicine or video consult.
4. You are advised to confirm the diagnosis, treatment and prescription whenever you are able to come to the hospital for a physical consult. In case your symptoms/condition does not improve, immediately reach the nearest hospital.
5. By accepting telemedicine consultation, you agree and accept that the tele-consultants/doctors and all personnel directly or indirectly involved with any part of the Telemedicine set up shall not be held responsible in the unlikely event of an error in diagnosis or management due to the occurrence of sub optimal technical conditions. While every attempt will be made to ensure ideal conditions, unforeseen situations may occur.
6. Apex Hospitals and/or its doctors shall not be responsible for complete accuracy of telemedicine consultation, limited in its scope as it is, with no physical examination of the patient being possible. While every attempt will be made to ensure comprehensiveness of the consultation, unforeseen situations may arise. Your accepting telemedicine consultation will be taken as your consent for a telemedicine consult with its ingrained limitations.