Cardiance Clinic AG
Zentrum Staldenbach 5/7
CH-8808 Pfäffikon SZ
Phone +41 52 303 47 47
UID CHE-149.045.725 (chamber of commerce of canton Schwyz)
authorized to represent are Thomas Mattig (president of the board of directors)
and Ahmed Aziz Khattab (member of the board of directors).
The website www.cardiance.com (hereinafter «website») is operated by Cardiance Clinic AG (hereinafter «Cardiance Clinic») with legal seat in Pfäffikon SZ. The website and the general conditions of use follow the legal provisions of Switzerland. Individuals that access the website (hereinafter «users») hereby agree with the following conditions and especially accept the exclusion of liability (clause 8).
2. Modification of the conditions of use
Modifications of these general conditions of use can be made at any time and without notification, and become immediately effective with the publication on this website.
3. Access and availability
The user has no right to access this website and to the error-free technical availability of the website. Cardiance Clinic can block or limit access to the website at any time and without notification.
The content of this website(hereinafter «content») exclusively serve general information on the Cardiance Clinic and its services, and general information on medical questions. The information on the services of Cardiance Clinic obtained on this website does not constitute a binding proposal or an offer to the user.
All content can be modified, completed or removed by Cardiance Clinic, at any time and without notification.
The user’s attention is expressly drawn to the fact that the medical information on this website can in no way replace the personal consultation by a doctor or qualified medical personnel.
The website contains connections (links) with websites of other providers. These links only serve the user-friendliness of the website and do not constitute an approval of the content of another website. In principle Cardiance Clinic cannot assume responsibility for a website of another provider. The activation of a link occurs therefore at the risk of the user.
5. Second opinions and questions
On the website users can obtain medical second opinions from, and ask questions to, Cardiance Clinic, free of charge. The content of the second opinion is constituted by the evaluation of the medical initial findings. Cardiance Clinic recommends the additional personal consultation by a doctor regarding the second opinion and possible therapy proposals. A second opinion does not constitute a medical expert statement.
Functions, rights and obligations
If the user wants to request a second opinion, he has to complete the corresponding contact form, including the questions. If necessary, he also has to upload documentation of findings (such as X-rays) or send them by fax to Cardiance Clinic. This constitutes the information basis on which Cardiance Clinic bases its second opinion.
Cardiance Clinic basically establishes the second opinion on the basis of the contact form and additionally available documents from the user.
By submitting his request the user ensures that the documents transmitted by him are true, that the information provided by him are true and complete, and that he disposes of all necessary rights for the transmission of documents and information.
Should a third party assert a claim against Cardiance Clinic for violating third-party rights (such as intellectual property and personal rights), the user undertakes to hold Cardiance Clinic harmless.
Since the development of second opinions and the answering of questions concern a free service of Cardiance Clinic, the latter reserves the express right to decline requests at any time and without indication of reasons.
Cardiance Clinic undertakes to maintain all matters that have come to its knowledge confidential, also after establishment of the second opinion.
Liability of Cardiance Clinic
Cardiance Clinic is not liable for damages that have occurred in relation with a second opinion. Users are conscious of the fact that the obtainment of a second opinion from Cardiance Clinic does not replace a visit to the doctor and that a second opinion does not constitute an expert report.
The user bears the risk concerning the uncoded transmission of data by e-mail. Cardiance Clinic does not assume any liability for this.
6. Data security and confidentiality
During the uncoded transmission in an open network, data can be read, modified or cancelled by unauthorised third parties. Any transmission of data on the website or its e-mail addresses occurs at the own risk of the user.
All contents are protected by trademark, patent, copyright and other rights to protect intellectual property and are the property of Cardiance Clinic. The rights of third parties are reserved.
The user can only display, save, print and copy the contents for private usage. The user is prohibited to modify the contents in the process and all indications of copyrights and trademark rights have to be preserved. Any further usage of the contents, or parts thereof, require the prior written approval from Cardiance Clinic.
Especially prohibited withour prior written approval from Cardiance Clinic are:
- any form of proliferation, forwarding, editing and reproduction of the contents, or parts thereof, for commercial purposes
- any form of publication of the contents, or parts thereof, and any form of publication of derivative works that are significantly based on the contents, or parts thereof, also for non-commercial purposes
- connection between other websites and the contents, or parts thereof, through links.
Excluded are specially designated images and texts in the field of «news releases», which can only be used without prior written approval from Cardiance Clinic in direct connection with the media coverage of Cardiance Clinic. The prerequisite is the explicit indication of the source.
8. Exclusion of liability
Cardiance Clinic controls the contents on their accuracy and topicality. However, Cardiance Clinic cannot assume any liability for the accuracy, topicality or completeness of the content. Cardiance Clinic rejects any liability for damages of the user or third parties from usage of the content.
In addition Cardiance Clinic cannot ensure that the website is free from viruses or other damaging elements and does not bear liability for resulting damages of the user or third parties.
9. Application of law and jurisdiction
Swiss law is exclusively applicable. Should one or more of these conditions of use become completely or partially ineffective on the basis of provisions, regulations or legislative changes, all other conditions of use shall remain in force and the effective regulation most similar in nature to the purpose of the inoperative regulation shall come into effect. The exclusive place of jurisdiction is Pfäffikon SZ.