Terms & Conditions

MyCpdZw  described below, provides users with a wide array of services including, without limitation, news, reference resources, sponsored programming, personalized content, continuing medical education and communication platforms (collectively, the "Services"). The Services are provided to users of the MyCpdZw subject to the following Terms of Use (the "Terms"). By using the Services, you agree to these Terms, whether or not you are a registered member of the MyCpdZw. These Terms govern your use of the Services and create a binding legal agreement that we may enforce against you in the event of a violation. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use, do not use the Services!

Scope of Terms of Use

The MyCpdZw includes the website mycpdzw.org and the MyCpdZw mobile device application. MyCpdZw may offer other services to physicians and healthcare professionals outside of the MyCpdZw Network, such as access to clinical decision support tools. These other services are not governed by these Terms but by the terms of use applicable to the property through which these services are offered.

Account Registration

You must register an account with the MyCpdZw Network to access all of the Services. Registration requires you to provide us with your name, email address, profession, specialty, registration number 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. We may attempt to verify the accuracy of the Registration Information that you have provided and update it as necessary. Once you enter your registration number it cannot be changed even during updating your profile.You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your MyCpdZw account username and password and you may not permit another person to use your username and password to access the Services. You are responsible for all activity that occurs under your account. If you believe that the security of your account information has been compromised, you should immediately change your username and password through the account settings feature or notify us and we will assist you. We shall have no liability for any unauthorized access to or use of your account information.

Use of the Services

The Services are intended for all healthcare professionals. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms and that you are not prohibited from using the Services or any portion thereof.

The information and tools that we make available through the Services are provided for educational and informational purposes only. While we hope you find the Services useful to you as a healthcare professional, they are in no way intended to serve as a diagnostic service or platform, to provide certainty with respect to a diagnosis, to recommend a particular product or therapy or to otherwise substitute for the clinical judgment of a qualified healthcare professional. You agree that you will not use the Services with the intention of creating any kind of health care worker/patient relationship, e.g., to diagnose or treat users. You are solely responsible for evaluating the information obtained from the Services and for your use or misuse of such information in connection with your treatment decisions or otherwise. You agree that you shall be solely responsible for your compliance with all laws and standards of professional practice applicable to you and the practice of medicine or other relevant health profession.

If you are a consumer who chooses to access the professional-level information made available through the Services, you should not rely on that information as professional medical advice or use the Services as a replacement for any relationship with your nurse/physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, consumers should always consult their nurses/physicians or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency medical personnel.

Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-sublicensable license to use the Services and to view the information and materials made available through the Services, including User Content, as defined below, ("MyCpdZw Content") solely for your personal and professional use. You shall not use, copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast or otherwise exploit the Services, MyCpdZw Content, the MyCpdZw Sites or App, except as expressly permitted in these Terms. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to MyCpdZw and their respective licensors, as applicable.

The MyCpdZw Network may contain links to third-party websites or resources which are not part of the MyCpdZw Network.You agree that we are not responsible or liable for these websites and resources including, without limitation, their availability or the content and information that they provide. The inclusion in the MyCpdZw of third party resources, including links to third party websites, does not imply our endorsement of these resources.

You agree that you will not engage in any of the following activities in connection with your use of the Services:

  1. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Services;
  2. Use, display, mirror or frame a MyCpdZw Site or App, or any component thereof, or MyCpdZw or MyCpdZw's trademark, logo or other proprietary information, without the written consent of MyCpdZw, as applicable
  3. Infringe or use the  MyCpdZw brand, logos and/or trademarks in any business name, email, URL or other context unless expressly approved in writing by MyCpdZw, as applicable;
  4. Attempt to circumvent any protective technological measure associated with the Services;
  5. Post, upload, transmit or otherwise distribute chain letters, pyramid schemes, advertising or spam;
  6. Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with another person or entity;
  7. Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses;
  8. Interfere with or disrupt any of the Services or the associated computer or technical delivery systems;
  9. Interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, or mail-bombing a MyCpdZw Site or App;
  10. Fail to respect another user's privacy. This includes revealing another user's password, phone number, address, instant messenger I.D. or address or any other personally identifiable information; or
  11. Use a MyCpdZw Site or App, the Services or any Content in any manner not permitted by these Terms.

We may (but are not obligated to) do any or all of the following without notice:

  1. Record or pre-screen User Content submissions to public areas within the MyCpdZw Network;
  2. Investigate your use of the Services as we deem appropriate to comply with any applicable law, regulation, government request or legal process;
  3. Remove User Content which we believe does not comply with these Terms of Use;
  4. Terminate your access to the Medscape Network upon our determination that you have violated these Terms of Use; and
  5. Edit MyCpdZw Content.

Information that you Make Available through the Services

Certain Services enable users to submit content which may include, without limitation, text, images, photographs, figures, charts, graphics, reports, data and sound ("User Content"). User Content does not include Registration Information. When you submit User Content through the Services you automatically grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid up, transferable, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) license to distribute, transmit, copy, host, publicly display and perform, excerpt, index, tag, modify, adapt, sell, create derivative works from, and otherwise use and exploit such User Content in any media, form or format now known or hereafter developed, both within and outside of the MyCpdZw Network for any purpose that is consistent with the MyCpdZw Privacy Policy. You agree that you are solely responsible for all User Content that you submit through the Services.

You agree that you will not use the Services to make available User Content that:

  1. you do not have the right to make available under any contractual or fiduciary agreement or law;
  2. infringes, misappropriates or violates a third party's patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy
  3. is unlawful, harmful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, offensive, or embarrassing to any other person or entity;
  4. promotes discrimination, bigotry, racism, hatred, harassment or harm against any individual or group;
  5. promotes illegal activity;
  6. is fraudulent, false, misleading or deceptive;
  7. constitutes an advertisement or solicitation of business; or
  8. contains viruses or other harmful computer code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the use of any computer software or hardware.

Disclaimer

THE MYCPDZW NETWORK, SERVICES, SITES, APPS AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE MYCPDZW SERVICES, SITES, APPS AND CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES. NO INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICES OR BY US IN ORAL OR WRITTEN FORM WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN YOUR RELIANCE UPON THE CONTENT OBTAINED OR USED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF MYCPDZW. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE DO NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR SCREENING ANY USER OF MYCPDZW NOR DO WE VERIFY OR TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR USER CONTENT. WE DO NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE AND WE DO NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY SPECIFIC PRODUCTS, PRODUCT USERS, THERAPIES, TESTS, PHYSICIANS, HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS OR OPINIONS

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Services or these Terms, or you wish to provide feedback, please contact us at admin@mycpdzw.org. By submitting feedback and suggestions, you grant a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and royalty-free license to any intellectual property rights you may have in your feedback and suggestions to us to use to improve the Services.