Terms of Use


Welcome to JavMed. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the full terms and conditions of use as identified contained below. These terms, together with our privacy policy, govern JavMed's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

JavMed is intended for educational, research, and reference purposes only. The content available at JavMed.com or any related publications should not be substituted for the advice of a qualified health care professional. Do not disregard or avoid professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of materials found on JavMed.com.

Content published on JavMed.com is the result of research and/or contribution by independent individuals or organizations. JavMed is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any data or conclusions reported in such content. Please continue to read the following terms and conditions of use.

Website Usage Terms, Conditions & Privacy Policy

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern JavMed's relationship with you in relation to this website. The terms and conditions of use contained herein are governed under the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this website please contact JavMed Inc. directly. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

JavMed Inc., is the owner of this website. JavMed Inc. is a Corporation in the United States, registered in the State of Massachusetts.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how JavMed uses and protects any information that you give JavMed when you use this website. JavMed is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Modifications of Terms of Use

JavMed reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use at any time. Any such modification will be posted at JavMed and the continued use of JavMed after any such posting shall constitute acceptance of the Terms of Use as modified.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name and job title

  • Contact information including email address.

  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests.

  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Statistical information gathered on JavMed is shared with third parties for analytical purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Trademark Ownership

JavMed (and logo design) are trademarks of JavMed Inc. Any use of JavMed Trademarks in connection with the sale, offering for sale, distribution, or advertising of any goods or services, which is likely to cause confusion, to cause mistake, or to deceive, is strictly prohibited.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Website disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by JavMed and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of JavMed. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, JavMed takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Permission to reproduce JavMed material

Permission to reproduce material from the JavMed service in another publication or web site must be secured in writing.

To request permission to reproduce material from JavMed, please submit your request in writing via e-mail, fax, or regular mail. You may wish to include a copy of the material for which you are requesting permission. Your permission request must include the following information:

  • Title of the topic review or figure (figure titles can be found in the outline of each topic review).

  • The title of the topic review in which a requested figure appears.

  • The format in which the material will be reproduced (e.g. print, CD, Internet).

  • Title, publisher, author/editor, and publication date for the publication in which the figure and/or topic review will be reproduced.

Allowed Uses

JavMed encourages its users to print topic reviews and graphics for personal, clinical, educational, or research use. Such material should be printed directly from the JavMed service so that the copyright statement is visible and must be given free of charge. Users may email individual topic reviews and graphics to others, including patients and colleagues as permitted by the website's functionality.

We reserve the right to limit or suspend your use of the JavMed Website, by electronic self-help or other means and without notice, if we believe you have committed a breach of security or violated these Terms of Use, subject only to any terms in your subscriber agreement, as applicable.

JavMed reserves all of its rights in the JavMed Website not expressly granted to you by JavMed. If you use the Embeddable Player on your website, you may not modify, build upon, or block any portion or functionality of the Embeddable Player, including but not limited to links back to the JavMed website.

You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the JavMed servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, JavMed grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. JavMed reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Service, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Service (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Service with respect to their Content.

Subscriber Accounts

If you create a subscriber account for the JavMed Website, you agree to complete the registration process by providing current, complete, and accurate information as required by JavMed. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify JavMed immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. JavMed will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your account, either with or without your knowledge. In addition, you may be held liable for any losses incurred JavMed or another party due to someone else using your account. You may not use anyone else's account at any time.

Claim of Copyright Infringement

JavMed respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied and is accessible on the JavMed Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you may send a notification of claimed copyright infringement to JavMed's designated agent along with the following information:

  • The electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or the person authorized to act on the owner's behalf.

  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed and a description of the infringing activity.

  • Identification of the location where the original or an authorized copy of the copyrighted work exists, for example the URL of the website where it is posted or the name of the book in which it has been published.

  • Identification of the URL or other specific location on this site where the material that you claim is infringing is located; you must include enough information to allow JavMed to locate the material.

  • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address.

  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Content published on JavMed is the result of research and/or contribution by independent individuals or organizations. JavMed is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any data or conclusions reported in such content.

JavMed is intended for educational, research, and reference purposes only. The content available at JavMed should not be substituted for the advice of a qualified health care professional. Do not disregard or avoid professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of materials on JavMed


User-Generated Content

The following provisions apply to user-generated content submitted to JavMed. By submitting content to JavMed, you agree to the following provisions, which may be amended from time to time:

  • You agree that you are fully responsible for the content that you submit. You agree that you will not submit any content that (i) is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or abusive, (ii) violates or infringes upon the proprietary, publicity, or privacy rights of any third party, (iii) violates or encourages the violation of any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law, rule, or regulation, or (iv) is otherwise inappropriate. You agree not to submit any personal information of another (including, without limitation, Protected Health Information). You will indemnify JavMed , from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of the content you submit. You understand and agree that JavMed is not responsible for content submitted by third parties.

  • The editors of JavMed , in their sole discretion, reserve the right to reject, edit, remove, or otherwise alter any content submitted to JavMed for any reason. JavMed reserves the right, in its sole discretion to revoke a user's privilege to submit content to JavMed .

  • You agree that by submitting content to JavMed , you hereby grant to JavMed a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, sub-license, modify, publicly perform, display, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute that material, in whole or in part, and incorporate it into other JavMed publications, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You authorize JavMed to publish your name and location (city, state, province and/or country) in connection with any use of your submission to and in identifying yourself and location, you represent that you have done so accurately. Once your submission is posted, you will not have the right to have it removed or edited.

  • You agree to post or submit content to JavMed only for non-commercial purposes, unless authorized by JavMed.

  • Submissions to the user-generated content portions of JavMed must be legible, comprehensible, and written in the English language.

  • You agree that you have disclosed any relevant competing interests that, when broadly viewed, could be construed as a conflict of interest or the appearance thereof including, without limitation, financial or beneficial conflicts of interest, employment relationships, and affiliations with other entities or interests.