Regulations

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR BENEFITS OF DISTANCE SERVICES akhealthcaucus.org

§ 1 
Definitions

The terms used in the Regulations mean:

Website e-mail address – [email protected] 
Article – a concise written statement on available for sale dietary supplements or medical devices, containing in particular such elements as composition description, description of properties, description of action, method of use, evaluation of action, information on topic of the place where you can buy the product, as well as a link (link) to the website where you can buy the product, 
Form – application form available on the Website allowing the User to register on the Website and creating a User Account, 
Consumer – a natural person, which in the Contract for the provision of the Service acts for purposes not directly related to its business or professional activity;
Account – the User’s profile created along with the registration, by means of which he can place Articles using the special form together with Graphic Content for automatic publication on the Website; 
Third party – a natural person, legal person, as well as an organizational unit which is not a legal person, the special provisions of which grant legal capacity, which is not a User; 
Regulations – these Regulations for the provision of distance services; 
Service – Internet service available at www.akhealthcaucus.org, through which the user can use the Service; 
Page / y – Website Administrator and User; 
Website page– website www.akhealthcaucus.org; 
Service Agreement – an agreement under which the Website Administrator undertakes to provide the Service free of charge to the User, concluded remotely, i.e. as part of an organized system of concluding distance contracts, without the simultaneous physical presence of the Parties, with the sole use of one or more funds distance communication (via the website) up to and including the conclusion of the contract; 
Service – a service provided by the Website Administrator for setting up and maintaining a User Account on the Website free of charge, through which the User may place Articles free of charge together with any graphic Content, which are automatically published on the Website;
User – a natural person who has an Account who is at least 18 years old and has full legal capacity (including the Consumer), as well as a legal person or an organizational unit which is not a legal person, the special provisions of which grant legal capacity; 
Website Administrator – akhealthcaucus.org 
Graphic content – photos or graphics submitted by the User with the Product presenting the product to which the Article applies.

§ 2 
General provisions

The Regulations define the rules for providing the Service at a distance. 
Intellectual property rights to content not transferred by the User on the Website, in particular copyrights and industrial property rights in the name, domain and logotype of the Website, as well as its graphic, verbal and verbal-graphic elements (e.g. layout) , Website software and database rights are protected by law and are vested in the Website Administrator or entities with which the Website Administrator has entered into relevant agreements.
The Website Administrator takes steps to ensure that the Website works properly to the extent that results from current technical knowledge and undertakes to remove, in due time, irregularities that have been properly reported by Users, Third Parties or identified by the Website Administrator. 
The User guarantees that all content provided by him to the Website Administrator do not infringe the rights of Third Parties, including any exclusive rights.

§ 3 
Rules for using the Website

The User is obliged in particular to:

use the Website Page in a way that does not interfere with its functioning, including through the use of specific software or devices, 
use of any content posted on the Website in such a way that copying or reproduction in part or all of the elements protected by exclusive rights of the Website Page does not occur, in particular information, content, data, photographs, images, drawings, icons, descriptions, Articles and trademarks.

§ 4 
Conclusion of the Contract for the provision of Services and rules for the provision of Services

The User may publish on the Website a Article provided by the User, to which the Graphic Content may be attached. Publication of the Article takes place without the participation of the Website Administrator, i.e. the Website Administrator provides only User tools and server space under the User Account, by means of which the User independently enters Content and Graphic Content, which are later automatically displayed on the Website Page. 
The Service Agreement will be concluded when the User receives the e-mail message referred to in paragraph 8 below.
In order to conclude the Agreement for the provision of the Service via the Website, you must visit the Website and then complete the Form to the extent that it is indicated in the instructions in the Form, taking further technical steps based on the information available in the Form. 
The form for concluding the Service Agreement may be completed 24 hours a day on all days of the week. 
You can contact the Website Administrator using the contact form available on the Website, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Sending the data contained in the Form (sending the Form) and concluding the Service Agreement are only possible after accepting these Regulations and consent by the User to provide the Account before the expiry of the 14-day period for withdrawing from the Service Agreement.
A necessary condition for concluding the Service Agreement is to provide correct data in the Form. In the event of any doubts of the Website Administrator regarding the correctness of the data provided by the User, the Website Administrator verifies this data, for example by contacting the User. If it is impossible to contact the User or verify the data provided by the User for reasons attributable to the User, the Website Administrator does not conclude a Service Agreement. 
Immediately after considering and verifying the Form, the User receives an e-mail confirming all relevant elements of the concluded Service Agreement. Upon sending the message referred to in the previous sentence, the User Account is activated.
The article (along with any graphic Content) posted by the User using a special form made available under the User Account is displayed on the Website within 7 days of its entering by the User into the form on the Account and approval by the User. 
The User may terminate the Agreement for the provision of the Service at any time by submitting a relevant statement to the Website Administrator (letter sent by post, courier or e-mail) by e-mail to the Website’s e-mail address or by correspondence to the Website Administrator’s address.

§ 5 
Instruction on withdrawal from the contract by the Consumer

The User who is a Consumer has the right to withdraw from the Contract for the provision of Services within 14 days without giving any reason. 
The deadline to withdraw from the Agreement for the provision of Services expires after 14 days from the date of conclusion of the Agreement for the provision of Services. 
To exercise the right to withdraw from the Contract for the provision of Services, the User who is a Consumer is obliged to inform by e-mail to the Website’s e-mail address or by correspondence to the address of the Website Administrator of his decision to withdraw from the Contract for the provision of Services by means of an unequivocal statement (letter sent by post, by courier or e-mail).
The User who is a Consumer may use the model withdrawal form Agreement for the provision of Services placed on the Website, but it is not mandatory. 
To meet the deadline for withdrawing from the Contract for the provision of Services, it is sufficient for the User who is a Consumer to send information regarding the exercise of his right to withdraw from the contract before the deadline for withdrawing from the Contract for the provision of the Service.

§ 6 
User Complaints

The User may submit a complaint to the Website Administrator regarding the provision of the Service, whereas the Website Administrator shall only recognize complaints or complaints:

delivered by post to the Website Administrator’s address, 
received via email at the Website Administrator’s email address [email protected]

The user may file a complaint or complaint by proxy, the power of attorney should be made in the ordinary written form, unless there are specific factual circumstances indicating the need to keep the written form with a notary or official signature confirmation. 
The user is obliged to:

indicate in the complaint or complaint your name, e-mail address (failure to provide an e-mail address will prevent the Website Administrator from contacting the complainant and consideration of the complaint or complaint) and information indicating the subject of the complaint or complaint, as well as your position in the matter covered by the complaint or complaint, 
attach to the complaint or original or copies of documents regarding the subject of the complaint or complaint, if it is necessary to clarify the relevant circumstances of the case.

The User should strive for the complaint or complaint to be submitted immediately after obtaining information about the circumstances justifying their submission. 
The Website Administrator leaves complaints or complaints not containing data that identifies the User without being recognized. 
The Website Administrator, while examining a complaint or complaint, in order to clarify all relevant circumstances to which the complaint or complaint relates, may ask the complainant to provide additional information, explanations or documents if:

from the content of the complaint or complaint it is not possible to properly determine its subject or position of the complainant or 
it is necessary for a thorough examination of the complaint or complaint,

under pain of leaving the complaint or complaint without consideration in the event of the complainant’s failure to take action or action enabling the complaint or complaint to be considered. 
The Website Administrator shall immediately, but no later than within 21 days from the date of receipt of the complaint or complaint, reply to the submitted complaint or complaint, which shall be forwarded to the complainant to the e-mail address from which the Website Administrator received the complaint or complaint. 
The User may at any time request that the matter which is the subject of the complaint be resolved by a Third Party and for this purpose:

apply to the mediator or institution before which mediation proceedings will be conducted with a request for mediation, 
apply to the institution before which amicable proceedings are pending with a request for consideration of a case by the arbitral tribunal, 
if it is a Consumer, seek the assistance of a competent ombudsman consumers or other entity performing similar functions.

At http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr there is a platform available for online dispute resolution between consumers and entrepreneurs at EU level (ODR platform). The ODR platform is an interactive and multilingual website with a one-stop shop for consumers and entrepreneurs seeking out-of-court settlement of a dispute regarding contractual obligations under an online service contract. 
In order to remove any doubts, the instruction referred to in par. 8 or 9 above does not constitute an arbitration clause or automatic consent of the Website Administrator to participate in mediation or arbitration proceedings.

§ 7 
Copyright

Upon receipt of the message referred to in § 4 para. 8 of the Regulations, the User grants the Website Administrator a non-exclusive license to the Article and Graphic Content free of charge in the following fields of use:

in the field of recording and reproduction of works – recording and reproduction of copies of works in any format and any digital technique; 
within the scope of trading the original or copies on which the works have been recorded – placing the original or copies on the Website through the Website; 
in the scope of dissemination of works in a different way than specified in point 2 above – public display on the Website, as well as public access to the works in such a way that everyone can have access to them at the place and time chosen by them on the Website, 
entering into memory a computer, 
connecting each of the works, in whole or in part, with other works for the purpose of joint distribution,

The license referred to in paragraph 1 above, occurs without territorial and time restrictions (it is indefinite).

§ 8 
Liability

The Website Administrator is not responsible for technical problems or technical restrictions occurring in the computer equipment, end device, ICT system and telecommunications infrastructure used by the User and which prevent the User from using the Website correctly and the services offered through it. 
The Website Administrator is not responsible for:

loss of data by the User due to a failure of the equipment, system or other circumstances arising for reasons not attributable to the Website Administrator; 
consequences of using the Website by the User in a manner inconsistent with applicable law, provisions of the Regulations or customs adopted in this respect, 
speed of data transfer and related restrictions resulting from the occurrence of technical, technological or infrastructural circumstances not lying on the part of the Website Administrator, 
violations Third party rights through content (including graphic) provided by the User.

§ 9

Information about cookies.

1. The website uses cookies.

2. Cookie files (so-called “cookies”) are IT data, in particular text files, which are stored on the Website User’s end device and are intended for using the Website’s pages. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time on the end device and a unique number.

3. The entity placing the cookies on the Website User’s end device and accessing them is the Website operator.

4. Cookies are used for the following purposes: 
a. Statistical and analytical, thanks to which the Website can be optimized to improve the comfort of its use by visitors. Statistical data is anonymous. 
b. maintaining the Website User’s session (after logging in), thanks to which the User does not have to re-enter the login and password on each subpage of the Website; 
c. determining the user’s profile in order to display him tailored materials in advertising networks, in particular the Google network;

5. The Website uses two basic types of cookies: “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies. Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s end device until logging out, leaving the website or turning off the software (web browser). Persistent cookies are stored on the User’s end device for the time specified in the cookie parameters or until they are deleted by the User.

6. Software for browsing websites (web browser) usually by default allows storing cookies on the User’s end device. Website Users can change the settings in this area. The web browser allows you to delete cookies. It is also possible to automatically block cookies. Detailed information on this subject is provided in the help or documentation of the web browser.

7. Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some of the functionalities available on the Website.

8. Cookies placed on the Website User’s end device may also be used by advertisers and partners cooperating with the Website operator.

9. We recommend reading the privacy policy of these companies to learn the rules of using cookies used in statistics: Google Analytics privacy policy

10. Cookies may be used by advertising networks, in particular the Google network, to display ads tailored to the manner in which the user uses the Website. For this purpose, they may save information about the user’s navigation path or the time spent on a given page. 11. In terms of information about user preferences collected by the Google advertising network, the user can view and edit information derived from cookies using the tool: https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

§ 10

Server logs.

1. Information about some user behavior is subject to logging in the server layer. These data are used only to administer the Website and to ensure the most efficient service provided hosting services.

2. Browsed resources are identified by URL addresses. In addition, the following may be subject to registration:

  • a. time of receipt of the inquiry,
  • b. time to send reply,
  • c. the name of the client station – identification carried out by the HTTP protocol,
  • d. information about errors that occurred during the implementation of the HTTP transaction, e. URL address of the page previously visited by the user (referrer link) – in the event when the Website was accessed via a link,
  • f. information about the user’s browser,
  • g. Information about the IP address.

3. The above data are not associated with specific persons browsing the site.

4. The above data is used only for server administration purposes.

§ 11

Providing data.

  • 1. The data shall be made available to external entities only within the limits permitted by law.
  • 2. Data enabling identification of a natural person are made available only with the consent of that person.
  • 3. The operator may be required to provide information collected by the Website to authorized bodies on the basis of lawful requests to the extent resulting from the request.

6. Managing cookie files – how to give and withdraw consent in practice?

    • 1. If the user does not want to receive cookies, he can change the browser settings. We reserve that disabling cookies necessary for authentication processes, security, maintaining user preferences may make it difficult, and in extreme cases may prevent the use of websites
    • 2. In order to manage cookie settings, select the web browser / system from the list below and follow the instructions: a. Internet Explorer b. Chrome c. Safari d. Firefox e. Opera f. Android g. Safari (iOS) h. Windows Phone i. Blackberry

§1. About the akhealthcaucus.org website and data collection. 
The akhealthcaucus.org website collects and processes your data about what we want to inform you, so that you can be aware of what data we collect and process.

§ 12 
Final provisions

Settlement of any disputes arising between the Website Administrator and a User who is not a Consumer shall be subject to the court having jurisdiction over the address of the Website Administrator. 
Recognition of individual provisions of these Regulations in a manner prescribed by law as invalid or ineffective, does not affect the validity or effectiveness of the remaining provisions of the Regulations. In place of the invalid provision, the rule that is closest to the purposes of the invalid provision and the whole of these Regulations will be applied.
For the avoidance of any doubt, the Website Administrator, which is only an entity that enables the automatic publication and display of Articles and Graphic Content on the Website page via the Website tools and server space, stipulates that it is not intended to suggest any connection with trademarks, trade names, signs producers and companies that have been used on the Website. 
It is prohibited to copy or reproduce, in whole or in part, elements of the Website protected by exclusive rights, in particular information, content, data, photographs, images, drawings, icons, product and brand descriptions and any content on the Website.
The current Regulations are published on the Website in a way that allows its storage and repeated playback in the ordinary course of activities.