The term ‘DocMode’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ or ‘our’ refers to the owner of the website i.e. DocMode Health Technologies Pvt. Ltd. whose registered office is in Mumbai, India. Our company registration number is U72900MH2009PTC191240.
DocMode.org reserves the right to modify these TOS at any time without advance notice. Any changes to these TOS will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the DocMode.org Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified TOS and all of the changes. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these TOS.
Any version of these TOS in a language other than English is provided for convenience and you understand and agree that the English language version will control if there is any conflict.
THESE TOS ARE ORGANIZED AS FOLLOWS:
- Rules for online conduct
- Strictly prohibited items
- User accounts
- Your right to use content on the DocMode.org Site
- User postings
- Certificates and other products & services
- Digital Millennium Copyright Act
- Disclaimers of Warranty / Limitations of Liabilities
- Additional Terms
RULES FOR ONLINE CONDUCT
ou agree that you are responsible for your own use of the DocMode.org Site and for your User Postings. “User Postings” means all content submitted, posted, published, or distributed on the DocMode.org Site by you or other users of the DocMode.org Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos, and file uploads. You agree that you will use the DocMode.org Site in compliance with these Agreements, and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence, and all Indian export control laws.
As a condition of your use of the DocMode.org Site, you will not use the DocMode.org Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden, or impair any DocMode.org server or the network(s) connected to any DocMode.org server or to interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the DocMode.org Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the DocMode.org Site, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any DocMode.org server through hacking, password mining, or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the DocMode.org Site, its servers, or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the DocMode.org Site. If you are a registered user, you will not share your password or let anyone else access or compromise your account.
Furthermore, you agree not to scrape, or otherwise download in bulk, any DocMode.org Site content, including but not limited to a list or directory of users on the system, User Postings or user information, online textbooks, course materials, or trademarks and logos. You agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the DocMode.org Site (although you are welcome and encouraged to use an anonymous username in the forums and to act in a manner that keeps your identity concealed).
STRICTLY PROHIBITED ITEMS
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED ON THE DocMode.org SITE:
- Content that defames, harasses or threatens others;
- Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them;
- Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks;
- Profane, pornographic, obscene, indecent or unlawful content;
- Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation;
- Viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, malware, spyware, or any other similar software that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property; and
- Content that contains intentionally inaccurate information or that is posted with the intent of misleading others (this list, collectively, “Strictly Prohibited Items”).
You may not submit, post, publish, share, or otherwise distribute any of the above Strictly Prohibited Items on or via the DocMode.org Site
You must register an account with DocMode to access our Services. Registration requires you to provide us with your name, email address, profession, specialty and other information specified in the registration form (“Registration Information”), and to select a username and password that will be associated with your account. You agree that your Registration Information is true, accurate, current, and complete, and you will promptly update your Registration Information as necessary so that it continues to be true, accurate, current and complete.. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your DocMode account username and password. We shall have no liability for any unauthorized access to or use of your account information.
If you are registering under “Doctor” You have to be a registered medical practitioner, or registered Medicinal researcher who engages in application of medical, scientific, diagnostic, and therapeutic principles or Medical student studying in a Government or Government recognized registered Medical College of your country. Other self-proclaimed healers or “quack” as a “fraudulent or ignorant pretender to medical skill” or “a person who pretends, professionally or publicly, to have skill, knowledge, or qualifications he or she does not possess; a charlatan.” are not entertained and asked to not use and register on DocMode. If you belong to this party, any information you share with DocMode can be used against you by Law. Currently DocMode does not provide account registration for doctors or students from Homeopathy, Ayurveda background and Veterinary Science.
You hold the right to delete your account at any given time if you are unhappy with the DocMode services or for any reason you feel fit. DocMode provides the Delete feature under ‘Settings’. DocMode requests you to give a reason for leaving so we can better our service DocMode may store your information provided so that you can re-enter and use it, when you see fit. DocMode may contact you by email, post, fax or phone from the information you provided, about future developments on DocMode. Complete Delete account process can take a duration of anywhere between 48 hrs to 10 days.
YOUR RIGHT TO USE CONTENT ON THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE
Unless indicated as being in the public domain, the content on the DocMode.org Site is protected by Indian and foreign copyright laws. Unless otherwise expressly stated on the DocMode.org Site, the texts, exams, video, images, and other instructional materials provided with the courses offered on the DocMode.org Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses only. We aim to make much of the DocMode.org course content available under more open license terms that will help create a vibrant ecosystem of contributors and further DocMode.org’s goal of making education accessible and affordable to the world.
Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles, and other information on the DocMode.org Site are used with the permission of third parties, and use of that information is subject to certain rules and conditions, which will be posted along with the information. By using the DocMode.org Site, you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions.
You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the DocMode.org Site. All rights in the DocMode.org Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.
Use for Personalization and Pedagogical Improvements.
User Postings Representations and Warranties. By submitting or distributing your User Postings(Case Studies, Live Lectures,Discussions) , you affirm, represent, and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents, and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize DocMode.org and its users to reproduce, modify, publish, and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not DocMode.org, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them.
License Grant to DocMode.org.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to DocMode.org a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, redistribute, relicense, and otherwise use, make available, and exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).
License Grant to DocMode.org Users.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to each user of the DocMode.org Site a non-exclusive license to access and use your User Postings in connection with their use of the DocMode.org Site for their own personal purposes.
Intellectual Property Rights
In the case of DocMode Webinars, Webcasts, Courses, all content, files and material used for presentation on Webinars and Online Meetings i.e. the DocMode Platform used by the SPEAKER including the session itself is the leased property of and a part of DocMode as discussed and agreed by the speaker for the said duration. It will/may be recorded, archived, shared and promoted for all users of DocMode to impart knowledge and educational and serve DocMode’s Purpose and Mission.
CERTIFICATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES
DocMode.org and the Members may offer ID Verified Certificates of Achievement for courses (a “Verified Certificate”) or certificates for programs (for example, a MicroMasters program certificate) for learners who, in the Members’ judgment, have satisfactorily demonstrated mastery of the course or program material. Certificates will be issued by DocMode.org under the name of the underlying Member(s) from where the course or program originated, i.e. International Council of Ophthalmology, Association of Physicians India, etc. The decision whether a certificate will be awarded to a given learner will be solely within the discretion of the awarding Member.
Certificates and other purchases on the DocMode.org Site may be eligible for a refund for a period of time (in each case, the “Refund Period”). The applicable Refund Period for some products and services are described below. To request a refund for a purchase that you made, please email us at billing@DocMode.org and include your full name and order number in your email request. Refunds will be credited to the credit card used for the purchase and may take up to two billing cycles to process. If the applicable Refund Period for a purchase has passed, but you believe a refund is warranted, please email us at billing@DocMode.org.
Professional Education Courses:
For enrollment in a Professional Education Certificate course, participant has a period of 2 days after the course starts (or up to 10 days after the payment is made) whichever comes first, to unenroll from the course by clicking on the unenroll link on the user’s dashboard and request a refund by emailing email@example.com. participant is requested to include full name and order number in their email request.
Refunds will be credited to the credit card used when registered and may take up to two billing cycles to process. DocMode has no obligation to issue a refund 2 days after a course start date, but if the participant believes a refund is warranted, they are informed to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
No Other Enrollment.
You will not be an applicant for admission to, or enrolled in, any degree or other credit- or credential-bearing program of the Member as a result of registering for or completing a course or program provided by such Member through DocMode.org. You will not be entitled to use any of the resources of the Member beyond the online courses or programs provided on the DocMode.org Site, nor will you be eligible to receive student privileges or benefits provided to students enrolled in degree or other credit- or credential-bearing programs of the Member.
Use of DocMode.org, ICO and Other Member Names, Trademarks, and Service Marks.
The “DocMode.org,” “ICO” names, logos and seals are trademarks (“Trademarks”) of the respective entities. Likewise, the names, logos, and seals of the other Members are Trademarks owned by the respective Member. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, without the owner’s prior written consent. You may not use any of these Trademarks, or any variations thereof, for promotional purposes, or in any way that deliberately or inadvertently claims, suggests or, in the owner’s sole judgment, gives the appearance or impression of a relationship with or endorsement by the owner.
All Trademarks not owned by DocMode.org or the Members that appear on the DocMode.org Site or on or through the services made available on or through the DocMode.org Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.
Nothing contained on the DocMode.org Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the DocMode.org Site without the written permission of the owner of the applicable Trademark.
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
Copyright owners who believe their material has been infringed on the DocMode.org Site should contact DocMode.org’s designated copyright agent at support@DocMode.org or at A-301, NEW DELITE APARTMENTS,CHANDAVARKAR LANE BORIVALI,MUMBAI- 400092.
Notification must include:
- Identification of the copyrighted work, or, in the case of multiple works at the same location, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity. You must include sufficient information for us to locate the material (e.g., URL, IP address, computer name).
- Information for us to be able to contact the complaining party (e.g., email address, phone number).
- A statement that the complaining party believes that the use of the material has not been authorized by the copyright owner or an authorized agent.
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY / LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES
THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT INSOFAR AS ANY SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
DOCMODE.ORG AND THE DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS (AS HEREINAFTER DEFINED) DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, THAT THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE COURSES OR CONTENT PROVIDED WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. DOCMODE.ORG AND THE DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS ALSO MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE OR ANY COURSES OR CONTENT, OR THAT ANY PARTICULAR COURSES OR CONTENT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. “DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS” MEANS THE OTHER MEMBERS, THE ENTITIES PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR SERVICES FOR THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE, THE COURSE INSTRUCTORS, AND THEIR STAFFS.
User Postings Disclaimer.
You understand that when using the DocMode.org Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that neither DocMode.org nor the DocMode.org Participants are responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory, indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against DocMode.org or any of the DocMode.org Participants with respect thereto. Neither DocMode.org nor any of the DocMode.org Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither DocMode.org nor any of the DocMode.org Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user communications through the DocMode.org Site.
However, DocMode.org reserves the right to review User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the DocMode.org Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform to these TOS, DocMode.org may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice.
Links to Other Websites.
The DocMode.org Site may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. DocMode.org and the DocMode.org Participants are not responsible for and do not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER DOCMODE.ORG NOR ANY OF THE DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY’S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE DOCMODE.ORG SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW.
IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER DOCMODE.ORG NOR ANY OF THE DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT DOCMODE.ORG OR ANY OF THE DOCMODE.ORG PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA).
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, hold harmless, and indemnify DocMode.org and the DocMode.org Participants, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions, or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the DocMode.org Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, DocMode.org or the applicable DocMode.org Participant will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit, or action.
Termination Rights; Discontinuation of Courses and Content.You agree that DocMode.org, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the DocMode.org Site or your participation in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to you. It is DocMode.org’s policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances the accounts of users of the DocMode.org Site who are repeat copyright infringers. DocMode.org and the DocMode.org Participants reserve the right at any time in their sole discretion to cancel, delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through DocMode.org, or to cease providing any part or all of the DocMode.org Site content or related services, and you agree that neither DocMode.org nor any of the DocMode.org Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no longer desire to participate in the DocMode.org Site, you may terminate your participation at any time. The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the DocMode.org Site, but the other provisions of the Agreements will survive any such termination.
Entire Agreement.The Agreements constitute the entire agreement between you and DocMode.org with respect to your use of the DocMode.org Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and DocMode.org regarding your use of the DocMode.org Site.
Waiver and Severability.The failure of DocMode.org to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Agreements shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Agreements is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of the Agreements shall remain in full force and effect.
Choice of Law/Forum Selection.You agree that the Agreements and any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to the Agreements or any content or service obtained from or through the DocMode.org Site will be governed by the laws in the jurisdiction of Mumbai,Maharashtra excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You agree that all such claims and disputes will be heard and resolved exclusively in the federal or state courts located in and serving Mumbai,Maharashtra. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of those courts over you for this purpose, and you waive and agree not to assert any objection to such proceedings in those courts (including any defense or objection of lack of proper jurisdiction or venue or inconvenience of forum).
Effective Date:June 1st, 2018.
By enrolling in a course on DocMode.org, you are joining a special worldwide community of learners. The aspiration of DocMode.org is to provide anyone with an internet connection access to courses from the best universities and institutions in the world and to provide our learners the best educational experience internet technology enables. You are a part of the community that will help DocMode.org achieve this goal. DocMode.org depends upon your motivation to learn the material and to do so with honesty and academic integrity. In order to participate in DocMode.org, you must agree to the Honor Code below and any additional terms specific to a course or program. This Honor Code, and any additional terms, will be posted on each course website.
HONOR CODE PLEDGE
By enrolling in an DocMode.org course or program, I agree that I will:
- Complete all tests and assignments on my own, unless collaboration on an assignment is explicitly permitted.
- Maintain only one user account and not let anyone else use my username and/or password.
- Not engage in any activity that would dishonestly improve my results, or improve or hurt the results of others.
- Not post answers to problems that are being used to assess learner performance.
If you are found in violation of the Terms of Service or Honor Code, you may be subject to one or more of the following actions:
- Receiving a zero or no credit for an assignment;
- Having any certificate earned in the course or program withheld or revoked;
- Being unenrolled from a course or program; or
- Termination of your use of the DocMode.org Site.
- Additional actions may be taken at the sole discretion of DocMode.org and DocMode.org Member course providers.
No refunds will be issued in the case of any corrective action for such violations.
Honor Code violations will be determined at the sole discretion of DocMode.org Members. You will be notified if a determination has been made that you have violated this Honor Code and you will be informed of the corresponding action to be taken as a result of the violation.
CHANGING THE HONOR CODE
Please note that we review and may make changes to this Honor Code from time to time. Any changes to this Honor Code will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the DocMode.org Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Honor Code and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Honor Code.
June 1st, 2018.