Welcome to the website (“Website”) of the Fisch International Microsurgery Foundation (“FIMF”).
The Website contains general information as well as specific information and related documentation, for viewing or downloading (“FIMF Documentation”) by registered users (“Registered User”).
FIMF may stop the operation of the Website in full or in part at any time.
In order to access the FIMF Documentation as Registered User, you must complete the registration process and obtain your personal E-Mail/Username and Password. In connection with your registration, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration form; and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, FIMF has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current and future use of and access to the FIMF Documentation.
Payment and Renewal of Access
To the extent applicable, all payments shall be made in Swiss Francs by credit card and are non-refundable. Payments are due upon account activation and future purchases of temporary access to the FIMF Documentation. Your access will not be activated until payment is received. The renewal of the access rights for any renewal period will not be provided unless and until FIMF has received payment for such renewal period.
Rights to Use to Information and Documentation
FIMF grants the User a non-exclusive and non-transferable license, which may not be sublicensed, to use the information and documentation made available the User for free only to the extent agreed, or in the event of no such agreement to the extent of the purpose intended by FIMF in making same available.
Upon registration FIMF grants you as the Registered User a non-exclusive and non-transferable license, which may not be sublicensed, to temporary use the FIMF Documentation made available to the Registered User for a consideration and solely for your own internal purposes for a limited period of time.
Copyright and other rights
The information and documentation – e.g. texts, images, audio- and video-content – of this Website are protected by copyright laws, international copyright treaties as well as other laws and conventions related to intellectual property. The User shall observe such laws and in particular shall not modify, conceal or remove any part, marks or copyright notices neither from the information nor documentation, or any copies thereof. Any use thereof beyond the scope of copyright law without the explicit prior written consent of FIMF is prohibited.
FIMF, or the according third party owner, retains all rights (including copyrights, trademarks, patents as well as any other intellectual property and other rights) in, to and out of all content (including all text, data, graphics, logos, trademarks, brands, product labels and company names) on this Website and any such content must not be changed, copied, reproduced, transmitted, distributed, displayed, performed, replicated, sold, rented, licensed, utilized, supplemented or otherwise used in any other way without the prior written permission of FIMF.
Except for the rights of use and other rights expressly granted herein, no other rights are granted to the User of the Website and/or the Registered User of the information and documentation made available on or via this Website. FIMF has no obligation whatsoever to grant any kind of rights.
Responsibilities of the Users
By accessing or using the Website you shall not
- harm other persons, in particular minors, or infringe their personal rights;
- breach public morality in its manner of use; violate any intellectual property right or any other proprietary rights;
- upload any contents containing a virus, e.g. so-called Trojan Horses, or any other program that could damage data;
- transmit, store or upload hyperlinks or contents to which the User is not entitled, in particular in cases where such hyperlinks or contents are in breach of confidentiality obligations or unlawful; or,
- distribute advertising or unsolicited e-mails (so-called “spam mail”) or inaccurate warnings of viruses, defects or similar material and the User shall not solicit or request the participation in any lottery, snowball system, chain letter, pyramid game or similar activity.
The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. FIMF reserves the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information; e.g., by means of spam mail.
This Website may contain links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). As the content of these websites is not under the control of FIMF, FIMF cannot and will not assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognizable to FIMF. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to FIMF, it will immediately remove the link in question.
Exclusion of Liability
The information and documentation contained in this Website is for information purposes only. The information and documentation is provided by FIMF and while FIMF endeavors to keep the information and documentation up to date and correct, it makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the information and documentation contained or made available on the Website for any purpose.
In no event will FIMF 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.
Every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly. However, FIMF takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website being temporarily unavailable.
FIMF would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. FIMF cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.
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You consent to receive communications from FIMF electronically, including without limitation by e-mail or by posting notices on the Website or via your account. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that FIMF provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. To withdraw your consent to receive notices electronically, you must notify us of your withdrawal of such consent and discontinue your use of the information and documentation.
Fisch International Microsurgery Foundation, Switzerland
Last updated: June 2016