Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions:
These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) are a legal contract between Tele-Empowered (“Tele-Empowered”,“WE” or “US”) and “YOU”. The Terms explain how you are permitted to use the services provided by and the website located at the URL WWW.TELE-EMPOWERED.COM (as well as all associated sites linked to the WWW.TELE-EMPOWERED.COM. By Tele-Empowered, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, the “Site”). Unless otherwise specified, all references to the “Site” include any software that Tele-Empowered provides to you that allows you to access the site from a mobile device (a “mobile application”). By using this site, you are agreeing to all the terms; if you do not agree with any of these terms, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE.
What We Do
Tele-Empowered provides e-consultations from varied professionals such as Occupational Therapists, Educational Therapists, Counsellors, Special Education Consultants and Speech and Language Therapists. We also provide webinars as educational material and encourage learning about varied developmental and learning needs through discussion forums. The direct approach of reaching out to parents, caregivers and educators is meant to address concerns related to development, socio-emotional and learning needs and overall functioning ability at primary healthcare or prevention level of care. While providing therapy services are in the works as a future plan, this platform is not aimed to DIAGNOSE MEDICAL CONDITIONS OR PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE OR PRESCRIBE ANY MEDICATIONS OR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.
Thus, use of our services is NOT APPROPRIATE FOR EMERGENCIES. IF YOU THINK YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAVE A MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY (SUCH AS SUICIDAL ATTEMPT), OR IF AT ANY TIME YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR CARE OF TREATMENT, CALL 995 (AMBULANCE) OR GO TO THE NEAREST OPEN CLINIC OR EMERGENCY.
While the Services may provide access to the certain general medical information, and also allow patients to communicate with health care providers, the Services we provide cannot and are not intended to provide medical advice. We strongly advise to seek the advice of a physician with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid, or delay in obtaining medical advice from a doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something posted on the Site. If you have or suspect that you or someone you know has a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified healthcare professional immediately. The content of this Site IS NOT AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED MEDICAL ADVICE OR A SUBSTITUTE FOR INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS TALK TO YOUR health care providers FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT, INCLUDING INFORMATION REGARDING WHICH DRUGS, THERAPY OR OTHER TREATMENT MAY BE APPROPRIATE FOR YOU. NONE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT ANY PARTICULAR DRUG, THERAPY OR OTHER TREATMENT IS SAFE, APPROPRIATE, OR EFFECTIVE FOR YOU.
2. General Provisions Regarding Use and Age Requirements
By using this Site, you represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least 18 years of age, or if you are under 18 years of age but are at least 13 years old (a “Minor”), that you are using the Site with the consent of your parent or legal guardian and that you have received your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission to use the Site and agree to its Terms. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a Minor, you hereby agree to bind the Minor to these Terms and to fully indemnify and hold harmless Tele-Empowered if the Minor breaches any of these Terms. If you are not at least 13 years old, you may not use the Site at any time or in any manner or submit any information to the Site.
The platform used in the Site provides content that is copyrighted and/or trademarked work or its third-party licensors and suppliers or other uses of the Site (collectively, the Materials”). Materials may include logos, graphics, video, images, software and other content. Thus, you MAY NOT modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Site or Materials in any manner.
4. Visitors and Registered Users
As a visitor, you can view, visit and browse through the Site. You need not register with Tele-Empowered to simply visit and view the Site, to browse and see the partial, publicly accessible information in the Site.
However, in order to access the Services and Materials offered on and through the Site, you must register with Tele-Empowered for an account and create a password. For webinars, you would need to complete a registration process. Log-in and passwords ARE NOT shareable between people.
5. Password Restricted Areas of this Site
To register for an account with Tele-Empowered, you are required to provide certain Personal Information, including: name, date of birth, gender, address, email, mobile and work phone, as well as a user id and password. Patients may also provide certain optional information, including middle name or initial, home phone and other contact info, and contact details, picture and communications preferences. In addition, the Patient can communicate other health-related information to the Healthcare Provider during a video consultation via the Site platform. Optional information is not required to register for an account but may be helpful to Tele-Empowered in providing you with a more customized experience when using the Site or its Services.
Once you have created your Tele-Empowered account and provide a user-name and password, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Tele-Empowered password, and you are responsible for all activities that occur using your Tele-Empowered password. You agree not to share your Tele-Empowered password, let others access or use your Tele-Empowered password or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your Tele-Empowered password. You agree to notify Tele-Empowered if your Tele-Empowered password on this Site is lost, stolen, if you are aware of any unauthorized use of your Tele-Empowered password on this Site or you know of any other breach of security in relation to this Site.You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account and all activities that occur under or in connection with it.
All the information that you provide when registering for an account and otherwise through the Site must be accurate, complete and up to date. You may change, correct or remove any information from your account by logging into your account directly and making the desired changes. You agree not to register for an account on behalf of an individual other than Yourself, or register for an account on behalf of any group or entity unless you are authorized to bind such person, group or entity to these Terms. By registering another person, group or entity you hereby represent that you are authorized to do so.
Individuals and/or entities whom access to the Site or use of the Services have previously been terminated by eVisit may not register for a new account, nor may designate other individuals to use an account on its or your behalf.
6. Links to Third Party Sites
You are responsible for the information, opinions, messages, comments, photos, videos, graphics, sounds and other content or material that you submit, upload, post or otherwise make available on or through the Site (each a “Submission”). You may not upload, post or otherwise make available on this Site any material protected by copyright, trademark, or any other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark or other proprietary right owned by a third-party, and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right is on you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, violation of contract, privacy or publicity rights or any other harm resulting from any Submission that you make. You have full responsibility for each Submission you make, including its legality, reliability and appropriateness.
You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, damages and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Submissions posted by you to or through this Site.
When you provide Submissions you agree that those Submissions shall not be in violation of the “Unauthorized Activities” paragraph below. Those prohibitions do not require Tele-Empowered to monitor, police or remove any Submissions or other information submitted by you or any other user.
8. Unauthorized Activities
When using this Site and/or the services, you agree not to:
· Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
· Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.
· Discuss or incite illegal activity.
· Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
· Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals.
· Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner.
· Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, ‘junk mail’, ‘spam’, ‘chain letters’, ‘pyramid schemes’, or any other form of such solicitation.
· Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site.
Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
· Alter the opinions or comments posted by others on this Site.
· Post anything contrary to our public image, goodwill or reputation.
This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive. Tele-Empowered reserves the right to (a) terminate access to your account, your ability to post to this Site and (b) refuse, delete or remove any Submissions; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that Tele-Empowered determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of this Site. Tele-Empowered may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at Tele-Empowereds discretion, Tele-Empowered will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Site or on the Internet.
Unauthorized use of any Materials or Third-Party Content contained on this Site may violate certain laws and regulations.
You agree to indemnify and hold Tele-Empowered and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs of defense) Tele-Empowered or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any professional negligence or malpractice claim or any claim or demand from a third-party that your use of this Site or the use of this Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation, your participation in the posting areas or, your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or infringe or misappropriate the copyrights, trademark rights or other rights of any third-party.
9. Proprietary Rights
Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all information and screens appearing on this Site, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of Tele-Empowered. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or license.
10. Intellectual Property Infringement.
Tele-Empowered respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask you to do the same. Tele-Empowered may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate service and/or access to this Site for users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
11. Legal Disputes
By using the Site and/or the Services provided on or through the Site, you consent to receiving electronic communications from Tele-Empowered. These electronic communications may include notices about applicable fees and charges, transactional information and other information concerning or related to the Site and/or Services provided on or through the Site. These electronic communications are part of your relationship with Tele-Empowered. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that we send you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
Tele-Empowered prefers to advise you if we feel you are not complying with these Terms and to recommend any necessary corrective action. However, certain violations of these Terms, as determined by Tele-Empowered, may result in immediate termination of your access to this Site without prior notice to you.