The Agreement applies to you whether you are -
A medical practitioner or health care provider (whether an individual professional or an organization) or similar institution wishing to be listed, or already listed, on the Website, including designated, authorized associates of such practitioners or institutions (“Practitioner(s)”, “you” or “User”); or
A patient, his/her representatives or affiliates, searching for Practitioners through the Website (“End-User”, “you” or “User”); or
Otherwise a user of the Website (“you” or “User”). This Agreement applies to those services made available by Doctin on the Website, which are offered free of charge to the Users (“Services”), including the following:
For Practitioners: Listing of Practitioners and their profiles and contact details, to be made available to the other Users and visitors to the Website;
For other Users: Facility to (i) create and maintain ‘Health Accounts’, (ii) search for Practitioners by name, specialty, and geographical area, or any other criteria that may be developed and made available by Doctin, and (iii) to make appointments with Practitioners.
The Services may change from time to time, at the sole discretion of Doctin, and the Agreement will apply to your visit to and your use of the Website to avail the Service, as well as to all information provided by you on the Website at any given point in time.
This Agreement defines the terms and conditions under which you are allowed to use the Website 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.
We reserve the right to modify or terminate any portion of the Agreement for any reason and at any time, and such modifications shall be informed to you in writing You should read the Agreement at regular intervals. Your use of the Website following any such modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Agreement so modified.
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 Doctin.
The Agreement is published in compliance of, and is governed by the provisions of Indian law, including but not limited to:
the Indian Contract Act, 1872,
the (Indian) Information Technology Act, 2000, and
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”).
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 Doctin 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.
The terms in this Clause 3 are applicable only to Users other than Practitioners.
3.1.2 Doctin may by its Services, collect information relating to the devices through which you access the Website, and anonymous data of your usage. The collected information will be used only for improving the quality of Doctin’s services and to build new services.
3.1.3 The Website allows Doctin to have access to registered Users’ personal email or phone number, for communication purpose so as to provide you a better way of booking appointments and for obtaining feedback in relation to the Practitioners and their practice.
The type of information collected from Users, including sensitive personal data or information; The purpose, means and modes of usage of such information; How and to whom Doctin will disclose such information; and, Other information mandated by the SPI Rules.
3.1.6 Doctin shall not be responsible in any manner for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by the User to Doctin or to any other person acting on behalf of Doctin.
3.1.7 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. 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 Doctin of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of the User’s account or password. Although Doctin will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Doctin or such other parties as the case may be, due to any unauthorized use of your account.
3.1.8 If a User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or Doctin has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Doctin has the right to discontinue the Services to the User at its sole discretion.
3.1.9 Doctin may use such information collected from the Users from time to time for the purposes of debugging customer support related issues.
Doctin’s relevance algorithm for the Practitioners is a fully automated system that lists the Practitioners, their profile and information regarding their Practice on its Website. These listings of Practitioners do not represent any fixed objective ranking or endorsement by Doctin. Doctin will not be liable for any change in the relevance of the Practitioners on search results, which may take place from time to time. The listing of Practitioners will be based on automated computation of the various factors including inputs made by the Users including their comments and feedback. Such factors may change from time to time, in order to improve the listing algorithm. Doctin in no event will be held responsible for the accuracy and the relevancy of the listing order of the Practitioners on the Website.
3.3.1 Doctin 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 specialization, qualification, fees, location, visiting hours, and similar details. Doctin takes reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is updated at frequent intervals. Although Doctin screens and vets the information and photos submitted by the Practitioners, it cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies or incompleteness represented from it, despite such reasonable efforts.
3.3.2 The Services provided by Doctin or any of its licensors or service providers 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). Doctin does not provide or make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied about the Website or the Services. Doctin does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any content or information provided by Users on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Doctin disclaims all liability arising out of the User’s use or reliance upon the Website, 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 Doctin or any User in relation to any User or services provided by such User.
3.3.3 The Website may be linked to the website of third parties, affiliates and business partners. Doctin 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. Inclusion of any link on the Website does not imply that Doctin endorses the linked site. User may use the links and these services at User’s own risk.
3.3.4 Doctin assumes 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 the downloading of any material, data, text, images, video content, or audio content from the Website. If a User is dissatisfied with the Website, User’s sole remedy is to discontinue using the Website.
3.3.5 If Doctin determines that you have provided fraudulent, inaccurate, or incomplete information, including through feedback, Doctin reserves the right to immediately suspend your access to the Website or any of your accounts with Doctin and makes such declaration on the website alongside your name/your clinic’s name as determined by Doctin for the protection of its business and in the interests of Users. You shall be liable to indemnify Doctin for any losses incurred as a result of your misrepresentations or fraudulent feedback that has adversely affected Doctin or its Users.
3.3.6 The information published under the head of "Industry wide city-wise Pricing Graph" is derived from a benchmarking group that is determined to be relevant by Doctin in the relevant city. Doctin has published this information for guidance purpose and does not have the ability to ascertain accuracy of the data based on which the information has been published and nor does it have any duty to disclose to anyone the source of the underlying data sets based on which this information has been published. Doctin is not liable in any manner for any consequence whatsoever arising out of any use of the information published here.
Doctin enables Users to connect with Practitioners through two methods: a) Book facility that allows Users book an appointment through the Website; b) Value added telephonic services which connect Users directly to the Practitioner’s number provided on the Website.
3.4.1 Doctin will ensure Users are provided confirmed appointment on the Book facility. However, Doctin has no liability if such an appointment is later cancelled by the Practitioner, or the same Practitioner is not available for appointment. Provided, it does not fall under the heads listed under the Doctin Guarantee Program, in which case the terms of this program shall apply.
3.4.3 The results of any search Users perform on the Website for Practitioners should not be construed as an endorsement by Doctin of any such particular Practitioner. If the User decides to engage with a Practitioner to seek medical services, the User shall be doing so at his/her own risk.
3.4.4 Without prejudice to the generality of the above, Doctin is not involved in providing any healthcare or medical advice or diagnosis and hence is not responsible for any interactions between User and the Practitioner. User understands and agrees that Doctin will not be liable for: User interactions and associated issues User has with the Practitioner; the ability or intent of the Practitioner(s) or the lack of it, in fulfilling their obligations towards Users; any wrong medication or quality of treatment being given by the Practitioner(s), or any medical negligence on part of the Practitioner(s); inappropriate treatment, or similar difficulties or any type of inconvenience suffered by the User due to a failure on the part of the Practitioner to provide agreed Services; any misconduct or inappropriate behaviour by the Practitioner or the Practitioner’s staff; cancellation or no show by the Practitioner or rescheduling of booked appointment or any variation in the fees charged, provided these have been addressed to under, Doctin Guarantee Program.
3.4.5 Users are allowed to provide feedback about their experiences with the Practitioner, however, the User shall ensure that, the same is provided in accordance with applicable law. User however understands that, Doctin shall not be obliged to act in such manner as may be required to give effect to the content of Users feedback, such as suggestions for delisting of a particular Practitioner from the Website.
3.4.6 In case of a ‘Patient-No-Show (P.N.S)’ (defined below), where the User does not show-up at the concerned Practitioner’s clinic: User’s account will be temporarily disabled from booking further online appointments on Doctin.com for next four (4) months, in case of, three(3) Valid PNS, as per the Patient-No-Show Policy. However, the User can continue to call the clinic via Doctin.com to get an appointment. Patient- No-Show (P.N.S) for the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, is defined as, any instance where a User, who booked an appointment on the Website using the Book Appointment facility , has not turned up for the appointment without cancelling, rescheduling, or informing the Practitioner in advance about the same. When Practitioner informs Doctin of the incident or marks a particular appointment as P.N.S. using the Doctdesk software or Mediseen App within five (5) days of the scheduled appointment, an email and SMS (“PNS Communication”) will be sent to the User to confirm on the incident with reasons. Where the User is not able to establish that the User had a legitimate reason as per Clause 3.4.6(c), for not showing up, Doctin shall be entitled to take actions as under Clause 3.4.6 (a). However Users understand that, actions such as ones mentioned under Clause 3.4.6(a) are included as a deterrent to stop Users from misusing the Website, and the loss of business hours incurred by the Practitioner. Following instances, solely at the discretion of Doctin, would be construed as valid cases of PNS (“Valid PNS”), in which case the User shall be penalized as per Clause 3.4.6 (a): User does not reply within seven (7) days, with reasons to PNS Communication, from the date of receipt of such PNS Communication; In case User responds to the PNS Communication with below reasons: Forgot the appointment Chose to visit another Practitioner/consulted online; Busy with other work; or such other reasons (which Doctin at its discretion decides to be a valid reason to not show up). Where the User has booked a paid appointment and is unable to visit the Practitioner, due to such genuine reasons of sickness etc. at the sole discretion of Doctin, pursuant to conducting of investigation, the User shall be provided with a refund of such payment made by User, at the time of booking. However, where cancellation charges have been levied, you would not be entitled to complete refund. Doctin reserves the right to make the final decision in case of a conflict. The total aggregate liability of Doctin with respect to any claims made herein shall be INR 200.
3.4.7 Cancellation and Refund Policy In the event that, the Practitioner with whom User has booked a paid appointment via the Website, has not been able to meet the User, User will need to write to us at email@example.com within five (5) days from the occurrence of such event; in which case, the entire consultation amount as mentioned on the Website will be refunded to the User within the next five (5) to six (6) business days in the original mode of payment done by the User while booking. In case where the User, does not show up for the appointment booked with a Practitioner, without cancelling the appointment beforehand, the amount will not be refunded, and treated as under Clause 3.4.6. However, where cancellation charges have been levied (as charged by the Practitioner/Practice), you would not be entitled to complete refund even if you have cancelled beforehand. Users will not be entitled for any refunds in cases where, the Practitioner is unable to meet the User at the exact time of the scheduled appointment time and the User is required to wait, irrespective of the fact whether the User is required to wait or choose to not obtain the medical services from the said Practitioner.
3.5.1 Please note that 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 Doctin 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.
3.5.2 It is hereby expressly clarified that, the Information that you obtain or receive from Doctin, and its employees, contractors, partners, sponsors, advertisers, licensors or otherwise on the Website is for informational purposes only. We make no guarantees, representations or warranties, whether expressed or implied, with respect to professional qualifications, quality of work, expertise or other information provided on the Website. In no event shall we be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information.
3.5.3 The Services are not intended to be a substitute for getting in touch with emergency healthcare. If you are an End-User facing a medical emergency (either on your or a another person’s behalf), please contact an ambulance service or hospital directly.
These terms & conditions governing Medisenn Health feed are applicable to Users (being both end-users/ Practitioner). However, it is clarified that the terms and conditions herein applicable only to Practitioners and applicable to Users are called out separately, as the context warrants.
3.7.1 Medisenn Health feed is an online content platform available on the Website, wherein Practitioners who have created a Doctin profile can login and post health and wellness related content.
3.7.2 Practitioners can use Medisenn Health feed by logging in from their health account, creating original content comprising text, audio, video, images, data or any combination of the same (“Content”), and uploading said Content to Doctin’s servers. Doctin will make available to the User a gallery of images licensed by Doctin from a third party stock image provider (“Mediseen Gallery”). The User can upload their own images or choose an image from the Mediseen Gallery. Doctin does not provide any warranty as to the ownership of the intellectual property in the Mediseen Gallery and the User acknowledges that the User will use the images from the Mediseen Gallery at their own risk. Doctin shall post such Content to Medisenn Health feed at its own option and subject to these Terms and Conditions. The Content uploaded via Medisenn Health feed does not constitute medical advice and may not be construed as such by any person.
3.7.3 Practitioners acknowledges that they are the original authors and creators of any Content uploaded by them via Medisenn Health feed and that no Content uploaded by them would constitute infringement of the intellectual property rights of any other person. Doctin reserves the right to remove any Content which it may determine at its own discretion as violating the intellectual property rights of any other person, including but not limited to patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights. Practitioner agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of any third party intellectual property right claim that may arise from the Practitioner’s uploading of any Content on the Mediseen Health feed. The Practitioner may not use the images in the Mediseen Gallery for any purpose other than those directly related to the creation and uploading of Content to Mediseen Health feed. The Practitioner also agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of any third party intellectual property claim if the Practitioner downloads, copies or otherwise utilizes an image from the Mediseen Gallery for his/her personal or commercial gain.
3.7.4 Practitioner hereby assigns to Doctin, in perpetuity and worldwide, all intellectual property rights in any Content created by the User and uploaded by the User via Mediseen Health feed.
3.7.5 Doctin shall have the right to edit or remove the Content and any comments in such manner as it may deem Medisenn Health feed at any time.
3.7.6 Practitioner shall ensure that the Content or any further responses to the Content (including responses to Users) is not harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic or libelous in any manner. Further, Practitioner should ensure that the Content is not invasive of any other person’s privacy, or otherwise contains any elements that is hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, disparaging, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever. Doctin reserves the right to remove any Content which it may determine at its own discretion is violative of these Terms and Conditions or any law or statute in force at the time. Also, the Practitioner agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of any legal claim arising from the nature of the Content posted by the Practitioner on Mediseen Health feed.
3.7.7 Practitioner shall ensure that no portion of the Content is violative of any law for the time being in force.
3.7.8 Practitioner shall ensure that the Content is not threatening the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order. Further the Practitioner shall ensure that the Content will not cause incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevent investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation.
3.7.9 User may also use Medisenn Health feed in order to view original content created by Practitioners and to create and upload comments on such Content, where allowed (“User Comment”).
3.7.10 User acknowledges that the User Comment reflects the views and opinions of the authors of such Content and do not necessarily reflect the views of Doctin.
3.7.11 User agrees that the Content they access on Medisenn Health feed does not in any way constitute medical advice and that the responsibility for any act or omission by the User arising from the User’s interpretation of the Content, is solely attributable to the User. The User agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of the User’s actions resulting from the User’s viewing of Content on Mediseen Health feed.
3.7.12 User acknowledges that all intellectual property rights in the User Comment on Medisenn Health feed vests with Doctin. The User agrees not to infringe upon Doctin’s intellectual property by copying or plagiarizing content on Mediseen Health feed. Doctin reserves its right to initiate all necessary legal remedies available to them in case of such an infringement by the User. Also, User Comment will be the sole intellectual property of Doctin. The User agrees not to post User Comment that would violate the intellectual property of any third party, including but not limited to patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights. Doctin reserves the right to remove any User Comment which it may determine at its own discretion as violating the intellectual property rights of any third party. The User agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of any third party intellectual property right claim that may arise from the User Comment.
3.7.13 User shall ensure that the User Comment is not harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic or libelous in any manner. Further, User should ensure that the User Comment is not invasive of any other person’s privacy, or otherwise contains any elements that is hateful, racially or ethnically objectionable, disparaging, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever. Doctin reserves the right to remove any Content which it may determine at its own discretion is violative of these Terms and Conditions or any law or statute in force at the time Also, the User agrees to absolve Doctin from and indemnify Doctin against all claims that may arise as a result of any legal claim arising from the nature of the User Comment.
3.7.14 User shall ensure that the User Comment is not threatening the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order. Further the Practitioner shall ensure that the User Comment will not cause incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevent investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation.
3.8.1 The contents listed on the Website are (i) User generated content, or (ii) belong to Doctin. The information that is collected by Doctin directly or indirectly from the End- Users and the Practitioners shall belong to Doctin. Copying of the copyrighted content published by Doctin on the Website for any commercial purpose or for the purpose of earning profit will be a violation of copyright and Doctin reserves its rights under applicable law accordingly.
3.8.2 Doctin authorizes the User to view and access the content available on or from the Website solely for ordering, receiving, delivering and communicating only as per this Agreement. The contents of the Website, information, text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software code, design, and the collection, arrangement and assembly of content on the Website (collectively, "Doctin Content"), are the property of Doctin and are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. User shall not modify the Doctin Content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Doctin Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose or for personal gain.
3.8.3 User shall not access the Services for purposes of monitoring their availability, performance or functionality, or for any other benchmarking or competitive purposes.
3.10.1 Your Records is only created after you have signed up and explicitly accepted these Terms.
3.10.2 Any Practice created Health Record is provided on an as-is basis at the sole intent, risk and responsibility of the Practitioner and Doctin does not validate the said information and makes no representation in connection therewith. You should contact the relevant Practitioner in case you wish to point out any discrepancies or add, delete, or modify the Health Record in any manner.
3.10.3 The Health Records are provided on an as-is basis. While we strive to maintain the highest levels of service availability, Doctin is not liable for any interruption that may be caused to your access of the Services.
3.10.4 The reminder provided by the Mediseen is only a supplementary way of reminding you to perform your activities as prescribed by your Practitioner. In the event of any medicine reminders provided by Doctin, you should refer to your prescription before taking any medicines. Doctin is not liable if for any reason reminders are not delivered to you or are delivered late or delivered incorrectly, despite its best efforts. In case you do not wish to receive the reminders, you can switch it off through the Doctin app.
3.10.5 It is your responsibility to keep your correct mobile number and email ID updated in the Mediseen. The Health Records will be sent to the Mediseen associated with this mobile number and/or email ID. Every time you change any contact information (mobile or email), we will send a confirmation. Doctin is not responsible for any loss or inconvenience caused due to your failure in updating the contact details with Doctin.
3.10.6 Doctin uses industry–level security and encryption to your Health Records. However, Doctin does not guarantee to prevent unauthorized access if you lose your login credentials or they are otherwise compromised. In the event you are aware of any unauthorized use or access, you shall immediately inform Doctin of such unauthorized use or access. Please safeguard your login credentials and report any actual suspected breach of account to firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.10.7 If you access your dependents’ Health Records by registering your dependents with your own Records, you are deemed to be responsible for the Health Records of your dependents and all obligations that your dependents would have had, had they maintained their own separate individual Records. You agree that it shall be your sole responsibility to obtain prior consent of your dependent and shall have right to share, upload and publish any sensitive personal information of your dependent. Doctin assumes no responsibility for any claim, dispute or liability arising in this regard, and you shall indemnify Doctin and its officers against any such claim or liability arising out of unauthorized use of such information.
3.10.8 In case you want to delete your Mediseen records, you can do so by contacting our service support team. However only your account and any associated Health Records will be deleted, and your Health Records stored by your Practitioners will continue to be stored in their respective accounts.
3.10.9 You may lose your “User created” record, if the data is not synced with the server.
3.10.10 If the Health Record is unassessed for a stipulated time, you may not be able to access your Health Records due to security reasons.
3.10.11 Doctin is not liable if for any reason, Health Records are not delivered to you or are delivered late despite its best efforts.
3.10.12 The Health Records are shared with the phone numbers that are provided by your Practitioner. Doctin is not responsible for adding the Heath Records with incorrect numbers if those incorrect numbers are provided by the Practitioner.
3.10.13 Doctin is not responsible or liable for any content, fact, Health Records, medical deduction or the language used in your Health Records whatsoever. Your Practitioner is solely responsible and liable for your Health Records and any information provided to us including but not limited to the content in them.
3.10.14 Doctin has the ability in its sole discretion to retract Health Records without any prior notice if they are found to be shared incorrectly or inadvertently.
3.10.15 Doctin will follow the law of land in case of any constitutional court or jurisdiction mandates to share the Health Records for any reason.
3.10.16 You agree and acknowledge that Doctin may need to access the Health Record for cases such as any technical or operational issue of the End User in access or ownership of the Records.
3.10.17 You acknowledge that the Practitioners you are visiting may engage Doctin's software or third party software for the purposes of the functioning of the Practitioner’s business and Doctin's services including but not limited to the usage and for storage of Records (as defined in Section 3.10) in India and outside India, in accordance with the applicable laws.
3.10.18 To the extent that your Records have been shared with Doctin or stored on any of the Doctin products used by Practitioner’s you are visiting, and may in the past have visited, You hereby agree to the storage of your Records by Doctin pertaining to such previously visited clinics and hospitals who have tie ups with Doctin for the purposes of their business and for Doctin's services including but not limited to the usage and for storage of Records (as defined in Section 3.10) in India and outside India, in accordance with the applicable laws and further agree, upon creation of your account with Doctin, to the mapping of such Records as may be available in Doctin’s database to your User account.
For detailed terms and conditions regarding medicine information click here.
3.12.1 Terms for Practitioners: Every Practitioner on the Q&A Platform must be qualified in the area of expertise that he represents as being his qualification. The Q&A Platform is a platform for exchange of information which is of general nature in a question and answer format. The Q&A Platform is not for emergency situations. Any Q&A interaction cannot be construed as a medical consultation with the Practitioner, in any manner whatsoever. Doctin Users may post questions on medical issues (“Doctchat”), and these queries can be answered by multiple Practitioners on the Q&A Platform. It is expressly clarified that no doctor-patient relationship is established between the Doctchat and Practitioner, in any manner whatsoever, by indulging in this Q&A. The Practitioner may provide probable views, recommendations, suggestions and solutions to the question posted by a Doctchat. However, it is expressly clarified that any such view, recommendation, suggestion and solution shall not be construed as medical advice. The person in question (being Doctchat or not) is advised to consult with a doctor in this regard. Practitioner shall not share their personal, religious and/or moral views with the Doctchat while issuing their response. The Practitioner cannot issue and/or prescribe any medicines on the Q&A platform. It is a platform for only exchange of information and not a consultation/ medical advice. The Practitioner is absolutely and expressly prohibited to: Provide a medical diagnosis; Issue a prescription; Post any response which comprises of any derogatory language, objectionable, pornographic and /or offensive content; Advertise any brand of drugs, supplements, vaccines and medications, in any manner of whatsoever; Advertise to/solicit patients in any manner including without limitation by way of using social media handles, including without limitation, facebook, twitter etc., telephone/ mobile numbers, youtube, and address; Promote content and activities which are illegal in nature; In the event of any breach of these QA T&C, Doctin will take appropriate action inter alia ranging from issuing warnings to removal of Practitioner from the Q&A Platform, in its sole and absolute discretion, on a case to case basis. Any liability arising out of the response issued by a Practitioner will be borne solely by the Practitioner. Q&A Platform is only a platform interface provided by Doctin for sharing and exchanging information purposes. The Q&A Platform shall be audited on a regular basis by Doctin for ascertaining compliance by the Practitioner to Paragraph 6, and the Practitioners consent to the same. It is clarified that the said audit is not conducted for the purpose of quality check or validation of responses issued by Practitioner. All general Doctin Terms and Conditions shall govern the QA T&C to the extent applicable. Decision of Doctin is final and binding on the issues arising under the QA T&C and Doctin Terms and Conditions.
3.12.2 Terms for User/Doctchat: The personally identifiable information of the Doctchat shall be anonymized by Doctin prior to posting the question on the Q&A Platform; Q&A Platform is a public forum for exchange of information, hence, any question posted by a Doctchat is visible publicly. It is advisable for a User to ensure that no confidential information is published by them on the Q&A Platform. User shall not use the Q&A Platform for emergency situations. The User is prohibited to post any query/issue on the Q&A Platform, which comprises of any derogatory language, objectionable, pornographic and /or offensive content; Any response provided by the Practitioner shall not be construed as medical advice on the Q&A Platform. Q&A Platform is a platform for exchange of information which is of general nature in a question and answer format. This cannot be construed as a medical consultation with the Practitioner, in any manner whatsoever. It is expressly clarified that no doctor-patient relationship is established between the user and Practitioner, in any manner whatsoever, by indulging in this Q&A. The Practitioner may provide probable views, recommendations, suggestions and solutions to the question posted. However, it is expressly clarified that any such view, recommendation, suggestion and solution shall not be construed as medical advice. The person in question (being Doctchat or not) is advised to consult with a doctor in this regard. All general Doctin Terms and Conditions shall govern the QA T&C to the extent applicable. Decision of Doctin is final and binding on the issues arising under the QA T&C and Doctin Terms and Conditions.
3.14.1 Mediseen healthwallet is a grant of benefit in the form of credits in the Doctin accounts of the Users (“Mediseen healthwallet”) in the form and under such circumstances decided by Doctin from time to time.
3.14.2 Mediseen healthwallet can be redeemed by the User only to pay online for the following services on the Website: Ordering medicines online; Consulting a doctor online; Booking diagnostic tests and health check-ups; Pre-paying for doctor appointment bookings; and Subscribing to Healthcare plans. (The above services on the Website are collectively referred to as “Permitted Services”.)
3.14.3 Every time a User using (i) Android version 4.31 or above; or (ii) iOS version 4.24 or above of the Doctin mobile application; or (iii) the Doctin website (www.mediseen.in), uses HealthCash to pay online for any of the Permitted Services availed by him/her, only such percentage of the total amount to be paid for the availed Permitted Services, as may be prescribed by Doctin from time to time on the respective Doctin mobile application or website ( www.mediseen.in ), can be redeemed by such User using the Mediseen healthwallet per transaction.
3.14.4 Mediseen healthwallet neither can be converted to actual money nor can be transferred to any bank accounts.
3.14.5 The Mediseen healthwallet received by each User may or may not have an expiry date associated with it and the said expiry date is subject to the following: The expiry date associated with Mediseen healthwallet may vary from time to time. However, the same cannot exceed beyond 2 (Two) years The expiry date of Mediseen healthwallet may be intimated to each User by way of SMS or e-mail or in-App notification on the Website. The expiry date of Mediseen healthwallet can be viewed by each User in the designated page for HealthCash in the Website. The User acknowledges that Doctin has agreed to offer Mediseen healthwallet in its sole discretion. Nothing in these Terms shall be interpreted to restrict Doctin’s right to withdraw the Mediseen healthwallet before the expiry date.
3.14.6 Doctin reserves its discretion to deny Mediseen healthwallet to any User in its sole discretion, notwithstanding compliance by such User of the requirements set out in the Terms, applicable law or otherwise.
3.14.7 Other than the conditions set out in these Terms, accrual, utilization, expiry or any other treatment of Mediseen healthwallet may be further restricted by the terms governing the specific service or facility offered by Doctin or its business associates, the procurement of which entitles Mediseen healthwallet to a User (“HealthCash Terms”). In the event of any inconsistency between these Terms and the HealthCash Terms in relation to accrual, utilization, expiry or any other treatment of Mediseen healthwallet by a User, the HealthCash Terms shall override these Terms to the extent of such inconsistency.
4.1.1 Doctin, directly and indirectly, collects information regarding the Practitioners’ profiles, contact details, and practice. Doctin reserves the right to take down any Practitioner’s profile as well as the right to display the profile of the Practitioners, with or without notice to the concerned Practitioner. This information is collected for the purpose of facilitating interaction with the End-Users and other Users. If any information displayed on the Website in connection with you and your profile is found to be incorrect, you are required to inform Doctin immediately to enable Doctin to make the necessary amendments.
4.1.2 Doctin shall not be liable and responsible for the ranking of the Practitioners on external websites and search engines
4.1.4 Doctin reserves the right to moderate the suggestions made by the Practitioners through feedback and the right to remove any abusive or inappropriate or promotional content added on the Website. However, Doctin shall not be liable if any inactive, inaccurate, fraudulent, or non- existent profiles of Practitioners are added to the Website.
4.1.5 Practitioners explicitly agree that Doctin reserves the right to publish the Content provided by Practitioners to a third party including content platforms.
4.1.7 You as a Practitioner hereby represent and warrant that you will use the Services in accordance with applicable law. Any contravention of applicable law as a result of your use of these Services is your sole responsibility, and Doctin accepts no liability for the same.
Doctin ensures easy access to the Practitioners by providing a tool to update your profile information. Doctin reserves the right of ownership of all the Practitioner’s profile and photographs and to moderate the changes or updates requested by Practitioners. However, Doctin takes the independent decision whether to publish or reject the requests submitted for the respective changes or updates. You hereby represent and warrant that you are fully entitled under law to upload all content uploaded by you as part of your profile or otherwise while using Doctin’s services, and that no such content breaches any third party rights, including intellectual property rights. Upon becoming aware of a breach of the foregoing representation, Doctin may modify or delete parts of your profile information at its sole discretion with or without notice to you.
4.3.1 All Critical Content is content created by the Users of www.doctin.in (“Website”) and the clients of Doctin customers and Practitioners, including the End-Users. As a platform, Doctin does not take responsibility for Critical Content and its role with respect to Critical Content is restricted to that of an ‘intermediary’ under the Information Technology Act, 2000. The role of Doctin and other legal rights and obligations relating to the Critical Content are further detailed in Clauses 3.9 and 5 of these Terms. Doctin’s Feedback Collection and Fraud Detection Policy, is annexed as the Schedule hereto, and remains subject always to these Terms.
4.3.2 Doctin reserves the right to collect feedback and Critical Content for all the Practitioners, Clinics and Healthcare Providers listed on the Website.
4.3.3 Doctin shall have no obligation to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Critical Content from any Service, except as required by applicable law.
4.3.4 You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Critical Content or other content that you may find offensive or objectionable. Doctin shall not be liable for any effect on Practitioner’s business due to Critical Content of a negative nature. In these respects, you may use the Service at your own risk. Doctin however, as an ‘intermediary, takes steps as required to comply with applicable law as regards the publication of Critical Content. The legal rights and obligations with respect to Critical Content and any other information sought to be published by Users are further detailed in Clauses 3.9 and 5 of these Terms.
4.3.5 Doctin will take down information under standards consistent with applicable law, and shall in no circumstances be liable or responsible for Critical Content, which has been created by the Users. The principles set out in relation to third party content in the terms of Service for the Website shall be applicable mutatis mutandis in relation to Critical Content posted on the Website.
4.3.6 If Doctin determines that you have provided inaccurate information or enabled fraudulent feedback, Doctin reserves the right to immediately suspend any of your accounts with Doctin and makes such declaration on the website alongside your name/your clinics name as determined by Doctin for the protection of its business and in the interests of Users.
Doctin has designed the relevance algorithm in the best interest of the End-User and may adjust the relevance algorithm from time to time to improve the quality of the results given to the patients. It is a pure merit driven, proprietary algorithm which cannot be altered for specific Practitioners. Doctin shall not be liable for any effect on the Practitioner’s business interests due to the change in the Relevance Algorithm.
Your use of each Service confers upon you only the rights and obligations relating to such Service, and not to any other service that may be provided by Doctin.
Doctin reserves the rights to display sponsored ads on the Website. These ads would be marked as “Sponsored ads”. Without prejudice to the status of other content, Doctin will not be liable for the accuracy of information or the claims made in the Sponsored ads. Doctin does not encourage the Users to visit the Sponsored ads page or to avail any services from them. Doctin will not be liable for the services of the providers of the Sponsored ads. You represent and warrant that you will use these Services in accordance with applicable law. Any contravention of applicable law as a result of your use of these Services is your sole responsibility, and Doctin accepts no liability for the same.
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4.8.1 As a valuable partner on our platform we want to ensure that the Practitioners experience on the Doctin booking platform is beneficial to both, Practitioners and their Users. For all terms and conditions of Book facility on Doctin profile check Book Standards .
4.8.2 Practitioner understands that, Doctin shall not be liable, under any event, for any comments or feedback given by any of the Users in relation to the Services provided by Practitioner. The option of publishing or modifying or moderating or masking (where required by law or norm etc.) the feedback provided by Users shall be solely at the discretion of Doctin.
The Practitioner is and shall be duly registered, licensed and qualified to practice medicine/ provide health care, wellness services, as per applicable laws/regulations/guidelines set out by competent authorities and the Practitioner shall not be part of any arrangement which will prohibit him/her from practicing medicine within the territory of India. The Practitioner shall at all times ensure that all the applicable laws that govern the Practitioner shall be followed and utmost care shall be taken in terms of the consultation/ services being rendered.
In recognition of the various offerings and services provided by Doctin to Practitioner, Practitioner shall (subject to its reasonable right to review and approve): (a) allow Doctin to include a brief description of the services provided to Practitioner in Doctin’s marketing, promotional and advertising materials; (b) allow Doctin to make reference to Practitioner in case studies, and related marketing materials; (c) serve as a reference to Doctin’s existing and potential clients; (d) provide video logs, testimonials, e-mailers, banners, interviews to the news media and provide quotes for press releases; (e) make presentations at conferences; and/or (f) use the Practitioner’s name and/or logo, brand images, tag lines etc., within product literature, e-mailers, press releases, social media and other advertising, marketing and promotional materials.
5.1 As mandated by Regulation 3(2) of the IG Rules, Doctin hereby informs Users that they are not permitted to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that: belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to; is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; 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 cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
5.2 Users are also prohibited from: violating or attempting to violate the integrity or security of the Website or any Doctin Content; transmitting any information (including job posts, messages and hyperlinks) on or through the Website that is disruptive or competitive to the provision of Services by Doctin; intentionally submitting on the Website any incomplete, false or inaccurate information; making any unsolicited communications to other Users; 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; attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any part of the Website; copying or duplicating in any manner any of the Doctin Content or other information available from the Website; framing or hot linking or deep linking any Doctin Content. circumventing or disabling any digital rights management, usage rules, or other security features of the Software.
5.3 Doctin, 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, shall be entitled to disable such information that is in contravention of Clauses 5.1 and 5.2. Doctin 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.
5.5 Doctin 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. The SPI Rules only permit Doctin to transfer sensitive personal data or information including any information, to any other body corporate or a person in India, or located in any other country, that ensures the same level of data protection that is adhered to by Doctin as provided for under the SPI Rules, only if such transfer is necessary for the performance of the lawful contract between Doctin or any person on its behalf and the User or where the User has consented to data transfer. Doctin respects the intellectual property rights of others and we do not hold any responsibility for any violations of any intellectual property rights
6.1 Doctin 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 other remedy available under law, in cases where, Such User breaches any terms and conditions of the Agreement; A third party reports violation of any of its right as a result of your use of the Services; Doctin is unable to verify or authenticate any information provide to Doctin by a User; Doctin has reasonable grounds for suspecting any illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity on part of such User; or Doctin believes in its sole discretion that User’s actions may cause legal liability for such User, other Users or for Doctin or are contrary to the interests of the Website.
6.2 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.
In no event, including but not limited to negligence, shall Doctin, or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or content or service providers (collectively, the “Protected Entities”) be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages arising from, or directly or indirectly related to, the use of, or the inability to use, the Website or the content, materials and functions related thereto, the Services, User’s provision of information via the Website, lost business or lost End-Users, even if such Protected Entity has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall the Protected Entities be liable for: provision of or failure to provide all or any service by Practitioners to End- Users contacted or managed through the Website; any content posted, transmitted, exchanged or received by or on behalf of any User or other person on or through the Website; any unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; or any other matter relating to the Website or the Service. In no event shall the total aggregate liability of the Protected Entities to a User for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including, but not limited to, negligence or otherwise) arising from this Agreement or a User’s use of the Website or the Services exceed, in the aggregate Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only).
Doctin may retain such information collected from Users from its Website or Services for as long as necessary, depending on the type of information; purpose, means and modes of usage of such information; and according to the SPI Rules. Computer web server logs may be preserved as long as administratively necessary.
9.1 You agree that this Agreement and any contractual obligation between Doctin and User will be governed by the laws of India.
9.2 Any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this Agreement to arbitrate, or your use of the Website or the Services or information to which it gives access, shall be determined by arbitration in India, before a sole arbitrator appointed by Doctin. Arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The seat of such arbitration shall be Bangalore. All proceedings of such arbitration, including, without limitation, any awards, shall be in the English language. The award shall be final and binding on the parties to the dispute.
9.3 Subject to the above Clause 9.2, the courts at Mumbai 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.
10.1 If a User has any questions concerning Doctin, the Website, this Agreement, the Services, or anything related to any of the foregoing, Doctin customer support can be reached at the following email address: email@example.com or via the contact information available from the following hyperlink: www.doctin.in/contact.
10.2 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 the service, including any discrepancies and grievances with respect to processing of information, you can contact our Grievance Officer at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Doctin. Any consent by Doctin to, or a waiver by Doctin 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.
For the purposes of the following terms and conditions (“Mediseen Health Plan Terms”), the service provided to You (as defined below) is facilitation of consultation and other benefits, as detailed hereinafter, with the Practitioners (healthcare providers including all its doctors, agents, employees) registered pharmacies which facilitate the medicine orders (“Registered Pharmacies”) and diagnostic centres which conduct diagnostic tests (“Diagnostic Centres”), and other benefits the Doctin may offer in future, as a part of the subscription to the Mediseen Health Plan (“Health Plan Service” / “Plan”). Doctin operates and facilitates the Health Plan Service provided through the Website.
You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to register on the Website for availing the Health Plan Service as a Primary User. As a Primary User, You can add minors as Covered Member(s) under the Health Plan Service availed and subscribed to with the express understanding that the Primary Member shall be entirely responsible and liable on all counts for compliance with these Mediseen Health Plan Terms for and on behalf of such Covered Member who is below the age of majority. By registering, visiting and using the Website for availing the Health Plan Service or accepting these Terms and the Standard Policies, You represent and warrant to Doctin that You are eighteen (18) years of age or older and have the appropriate authorization to contract on behalf of a Covered Member who is below the age of majority, and that You have the right, authority and capacity to use the Website for availing the Health Plan Service and agree to and abide by these Terms.