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IndiaHeartBeat.Com (hereinafter referred to as "IndiaHeartBeat.Com") is a registered trade name of DreamWeavers InfoCom Private Limited.


"Content" refers to text, graphics, images, information obtained from our sponsors, and other material contained on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.

"India HeartBeat" or "IndiaHeartBeat.Com" means this website which is hereinafter referred to as IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

"Personal Information" shall mean the information provided by you / use while subscribing to the services being provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

"Services" shall mean the contents/applications of IndiaHeartBeat.Com formulated for usage by subscribed members and general surfers. "You / User" refers to individuals using IndiaHeartBeat.Com website which may include (but not limit to) doctors, medical centers, patients, customers/clients, subscribers or general surfers.

The terms and conditions given hereunder, together with all the additional terms/information/provisions/other requisites (including but not limited to) etc., form a legally binding agreement between you and IndiaHeartBeat.Com in relation to your use of the services. It is important that you take the time to read them carefully. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the "Terms".

Use of Services

We Do Not Provide Medical Advice: The contents provided on the website of IndiaHeartBeat.Com, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, information, advertisements obtained from our sponsors, and other material contained on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website are for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended to and should not be substituted for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment under any circumstance. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking the same because of something you have read on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website. Reliance on any information provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its employees, others appearing on the website at the invitation of, or other visitors to the website is solely at your own risk.

Provision of Services

IndiaHeartBeat.Com permits you to view or download any information available on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website strictly for personal and non-commercial usage. IndiaHeartBeat.Com reserves all right on the content of the website including the software and other accessible items on the website. The content on the website is protected by copyright under Indian as well as international statutory laws. Any use of content not expressly permitted by these terms and conditions amount to the infringement of IndiaHeartBeat.Com's intellectual property and other laws. All rights not expressly provided herein are solely reserved by IndiaHeartBeat.Com and its licensors / affiliates / assigns.

In case you violate any terms and conditions, your permission to use the contents and services IndiaHeartBeat.Com terminates automatically.

Please note, no subscription fee shall not be refunded in case of termination of membership, or under any other circumstances.

Acceptance of Terms & Conditions

Customer satisfaction and innovation being our underlying objectives, the content of IndiaHeartBeat.Com is constantly updated in order to provide the best possible experience to its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the services which IndiaHeartBeat.Com provides may change from time to time without any prior notice.

As part of this continuing innovation and / or on account of up-dating the services, you acknowledge and agree that IndiaHeartBeat.Com may stop the provision of services either permanently or temporarily or any other features within the website at its sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform IndiaHeartBeat.Com when you stop using the services.

In order to access certain services and operate accounts on IndiaHeartBeat.Com, you may be required to provide personal information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the service, or as part of your continued use of the services. You hereby agree that any such registration information you provide to IndiaHeartBeat.Com will always be accurate, correct and up to date.

You agree to use the services provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com only for permitted purposes (a) The terms and (b) Any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions (including any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from India or other relevant countries).

You agree not to access or attempt to access any of the services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, unless otherwise agreed. You specifically agree not to access or attempt to access any of the services through any automated means including use of scripts or web crawlers and shall ensure that you comply with the instructions set out in any robots.txt file present on the services.

You agree that you will not, in any manner directly or indirectly engage in any activity that interferes with, obstructs or interrupts the services being provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

Unless specifically permitted, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell trade or resell the content or information or services being provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com for any purpose.

You agree that you are solely responsible for and that IndiaHeartBeat.Com has no responsibility to you or to any third party for any breach of your obligations under these terms and for the consequences including any loss or damage which IndiaHeartBeat.Com may suffer of any such breach.

You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of information & passwords associated with any account you use to access the services. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to IndiaHeartBeat.Com for all activities that occur under your account.

You agree to immediately notify IndiaHeartBeat.Com at the registered office address in case you become aware of any unauthorized use of the services being provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com and / or your password of your account.

You may not use the services provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com and may not accept the terms if (a) You are not of legal age (Below 18 years of age) to form a binding contract with IndiaHeartBeat.Com, or (b) You are a person barred from receiving the services under the laws of India or other countries including the country in which you are resident or from which you use the services.

Privacy of Users

Children's Privacy: You hereby acknowledge that this website is not designed to attract children or any person below the age of 18 years. We refrain from collecting any information from an individual who is not an adult as per the laws of India.

Privacy of The User: The personal information that you submit to IndiaHeartBeat.Com website is governed by our privacy policy. In case there's an inconsistency between this agreement and the IndiaHeartBeat.Com's privacy policy, this agreement will prevail.

Data Security: You agree to upload only such content on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website which does not violate any person's copyright / intellectual property and which solely belongs to you. You agree not to submit / upload / post any media / data that contains personal information of you or anyone else. You agree not to post any person's personal information, media / data without his / her explicit permission; by uploading.

For any such information / media on IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, you undertake the responsibility of having obtained such prior permission.

Intellectual Property

IndiaHeartBeat.Com reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to website and to remove any media / comment / content for any reason, at any time at IndiaHeartBeat.Com's sole discretion.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com provides you with a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software provided to you by IndiaHeartBeat.Com as part of the subscription services as provided to you by IndiaHeartBeat.Com (hereinafter referred to as the "Software"). This license enables you to exclusively enjoy the benefit of the services being provided by IndiaHeartBeat.Com, in the manner permitted by these terms and conditions.

Unless otherwise specified by IndiaHeartBeat.Com, you are requested not to (and not permit anyone else to) create copies for circulation, amend, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to extract the source code of the software or any part thereof, unless this is expressly permitted or required by law.

You may not assign (or grant a sub-license of) your rights to use the software, grant a security interest in or over your rights to use the software, or otherwise transfer any part of your rights to use the software, unless specifically permitted to do so by IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

Password Security

IndiaHeartBeat.Com website allows its users to record and store information by providing various tools / links helpful in information storage and easy retrieval. Users are responsible for ensuring complete security of their accounts through passwords and that no unauthorized person has / gains access to your IndiaHeartBeat.Com passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) Control the dissemination and use of activation codes and passwords. (2) Authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your IndiaHeartBeat.Com account and password. (3) Promptly inform IndiaHeartBeat.Com of any need to deactivate a password.

You grant IndiaHeartBeat.Com and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the website. IndiaHeartBeat.Com cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties use or misuse of information transmitted or received using IndiaHeartBeat.Com tools / links and services.

Subscription Services

When you subscribe to any / all of IndiaHeartBeat.Com's subscription services, the following additional terms and conditions will apply. You should be aware that IndiaHeartBeat.Com subscription services are not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 18. These services do not collect any personal information from any person we know to be a child under the age of 18.

User Information: You undertake to subscribe to services at your own risk and you, along with your healthcare provider, are personally responsible for verifying it and ensuring its suitability as per their individual needs.

Charges: You are responsible for providing a valid credit card number at the time of registration for subscription of service if applicable. You represent and warrant that you are an authorized user of such credit / debit card, and agree to pay all charges resulting from your subscription service account at the prices then in effect, including any unauthorized charges incurred prior to the your notifying IndiaHeartBeat.Com of such charges. You agree that IndiaHeartBeat.Com may pass your credit / debit card information and related personal information to its designated service provider(s) for their use in charging you for appropriate services utilized through your subscription service. All subscription service charges are exclusive of sales or other taxes and you are responsible for payment of any applicable state, local and city taxes. IndiaHeartBeat.Com reserves the right to modify or terminate membership plans, change prices, or institute new charges for any subscription service at any time without any prior notice.


You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from, and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these terms and conditions.

User Obligation

While using IndiaHeartBeat.Com's subscription services, such as a chat room, message boards, blogs or any other community services or posting comments or interacting with other members / users, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the areas mentioned above. IndiaHeartBeat.Com and its licensors / affiliates / assigns are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in such areas. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor immediately.

In consideration of being allowed to use the subscription services, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these terms and conditions:

  • Using a public area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws.
  • Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others (including but not limited to the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website).
  • Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by IndiaHeartBeat.Com in its sole discretion.
  • Posting advertisements or solicitations of business (except as otherwise provided, by prior consent only).
  • After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form).
  • Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes.
  • Impersonating another person.
  • Distributing viruses or other malicious / harmful computer codes.
  • Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their acknowledgement & consent.
  • Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments.
  • Posting the same note more than once or spamming.
  • Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the public area or the website, or which, in the judgment of IndiaHeartBeat.Com, exposes IndiaHeartBeat.Com or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:

  • Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
  • Investigate an allegation that a communication does not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication.
  • Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform to these terms and conditions.
  • Terminate a user's access to any or all subscription services and / or the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website upon any breach of these terms and conditions.
  • Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the public areas.
  • Edit or delete any communication posted on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, regardless of whether such communication violates these standards.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.

User Representation & Warranties

Users: You agree that you will not upload / transmit any content or communication to the public areas including but not limited to your interactions with the doctors / blogs / message boards / other members of the communities etc. that may infringe or violate any right of any party, hurt the religious sentiments of any person, any personal comment hurting the sentiment of any community, caste, creed, color or sex.

You hereby indemnify IndiaHeartBeat.Com and take full and complete responsibility. In case you submit any content to the public area, you take complete responsibility of such communication being non-confidential for all purposes. You hereby agree to take full and complete responsibility of all content posted by you which may trigger an adverse reaction from a community or religion / creates a controversy or an act of religious blasphemy against any religion and / or comments against the national interests of India; or comments that hurt the religious sentiments of any community; or comments relating to his / her engagement / participation in any criminal act under the prevailing Indian Laws; or acts in any manner that causes hurt or brings disrepute to IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

If you make any submissions, you agree that you will not send or transmit any communication or content that infringes or violates any right of any party. In case you submit any information (business information or personal information), idea, concept, or invention to IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, you agree to such submission / comment / communication / e-mail to be non-confidential & non-proprietary for all purposes.

You hereby agree that you automatically grant / warrant a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, create or derive work from, modify, publish, distribute, perform and display the content in any medium or any form/format the ownership / intellectual property of any information, content, idea, concept or invention to IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com strictly prohibits any comment / communication / media etc. of any form / kind that contains expressions of hate, abuse, obscenity, pornography, offensive images or any such other material that may give rise to civil or criminal liability under the applicable laws of India or elsewhere (wherever the website is being used / surfed / operated) or something that is otherwise in conflict with the terms / conditions / services being provided herein.

You agree not to upload any material that may contain software viruses, computer codes etc. or other material that may be harmful to IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.


The use of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website and the content is solely at your own risk.

When using the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of IndiaHeartBeat.Com and its suppliers. Accordingly, IndiaHeartBeat.Com assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.

The IndiaHeartBeat.Com website and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, either, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties rights, and fitness for particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  • The accuracy, reliability, completeness, current-ness, or timeliness of the content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.
  • The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the content contained on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.
  • In no event shall IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury / wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website or the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website are advised of the possibility of such damages. IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the website, content, or public areas (as defined below). IndiaHeartBeat.Com, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website hereby take no responsibility of whatsoever nature arising from any of the events, claims etc. mentioned herein, arising in connection with your use of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, any content, or the public areas.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com may provide links to third-party websites. IndiaHeartBeat.Com may also select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and IndiaHeartBeat.Com may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. IndiaHeartBeat.Com is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website.

Client Network

IndiaHeartBeat.Com and our client network sites help individuals take an active role in managing their own health and wellness. We provide relevant, timely and objective lifestyle and condition information that is developed by our editorial staff which includes medical writers and editors, physicians and health educators; we also welcome articles and write ups by our clients - doctors / patients based on their personal disease conditions and recovery experiences.

Our interactive services enables you / subscribers to obtain in-depth information on a particular disease or condition, research and plan for a healthy lifestyle goal, search for relevant health information across the web, and watch originally produced videos. We have developed unique features that help consumers check symptoms, locate physicians, assess your personal health status, receive e-newsletters and alerts, and participate in online communities with peers and medical experts.

Ongoing Promotions

IndiaHeartBeat.Com is based in Delhi, India with principal offices in Delhi and Mumbai. IndiaHeartBeat.Com makes no claims that IndiaHeartBeat.Com or any website within the IndiaHeartBeat.Com network and the content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of India. Access to the content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the IndiaHeartBeat.Com network from outside India, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of this agreement for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User representations & warranties, User warranties on usage of intellectual property / content including but not limited to image, video, audio files, indemnity, jurisdiction and entire agreement.


You hereby expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with IndiaHeartBeat.Com, or in any way relating to your use of the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website resides in the courts of New Delhi; in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving IndiaHeartBeat.Com or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these terms and conditions shall be deemed as further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Privacy Policy

The IndiaHeartBeat.Com website contains links to other sites. Once you enter another website (whether through an advertisement, service, or content link), be aware that IndiaHeartBeat.Com is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit through a link or advertisement on IndiaHeartBeat.Com.

We hope that reading our privacy policy gives you a clear idea of how we manage information about you which will also help you in understanding us better.

While you may use some of the functionality of IndiaHeartBeat.Com without registration, many of the specific tools and services on our website require registration. If you use the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website without registering, the only information we collect will be non-personal in nature. If you choose to register with our website for certain interactive tools or other services, we require you to submit your personal information. Depending on the tool or service you have selected, we may also collect personal health information. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all such personal information and personal health information that you provide to us. Inaccurate information will affect the information you receive when using our website and tools and our ability to contact you as described in this privacy policy. For example, your email address should be kept current because that it is how we communicate with you.

Non-Personal Information: Even if you do not register with IndiaHeartBeat.Com, we collect non-personal information about your use of our website, special promotions and newsletters.

We also may use web beacons to collect non-personal information about your use of our website and the sites of selected sponsors and advertisers, and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information collected by Web Beacons (i) Allows us to statistically monitor how many people are using our website and selected sponsors and advertisers sites? (ii) How many people open our emails? (iii) For what purposes these actions are being taken? Our web beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our website or those of our sponsors. We do not link non-personal information from web beacons to personal information without your permission and do not use web beacons to collect or store personal health information about you.

Personal Information: Third parties under contract with IndiaHeartBeat.Com may use cookies or web beacons to collect non-personal information about your usage of IndiaHeartBeat.Com website and this information may be used by IndiaHeartBeat.Com to tailor the advertising you may see on sites within the networks of these third parties. This non-personal information is anonymous and does not contain any personal information about you. These third parties may collect this information, on our behalf, to help IndiaHeartBeat.Com target our advertising based on the data. These third parties have agreed not to use this non-personal cookie or web beacon information except to help us target our advertising on these sites and have agreed to not link any non-personal cookie or web beacon information collected by them on our sites to personal information they or others collect from other sites. If you browser is set to reject cookies, this non-personal information will not be sent to these third parties.

We collect personal information that you provide to us when you register as a member of IndiaHeartBeat.Com and / or when you update your membership. We use the personal information that you provide to respond to your questions, provide you the specific services you select, send you emails about website maintenance and updates, and inform you of significant changes to this privacy policy.

Newsletters: At registration and at various times as you use the IndiaHeartBeat.Com website, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational / promotional newsletters via email from IndiaHeartBeat.Com and / or directly from third parties. These emails will not contain personal health information. At the time you sign up for our email newsletters or any time thereafter, you can choose to receive additional promotional emails from us. IndiaHeartBeat.Com also helps you in emailing the selected article or other content you designate to your friend's email address, comprising your email address within the sender's field.

E-Mails: This privacy policy does not apply to content, business information, ideas, concepts or inventions that you send to IndiaHeartBeat.Com by email. If you want to keep content or business information, ideas, concepts or inventions, private or proprietary, do not send them in an email to IndiaHeartBeat.Com. We try to answer every email within 48 business hours, but are not always able to do so.

Public Forums: As a service to our users, IndiaHeartBeat.Com features message boards, chat rooms and other public forums where users with similar interests or medical conditions can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for experts to answer. We also offer online discussions moderated by medical or healthcare experts. Any information shared (including personal and personal health information) that you reveal in a chat room, message board, or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any personal or personal health information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. As with any public forum on any website, this information may also appear in third-party search engines like Google, Yahoo, Msn, Rediff etc.

Subscription Services: After registering as a member of IndiaHeartBeat.Com, you may choose to use certain IndiaHeartBeat.Com interactive content, tools and services that may ask you to voluntarily provide other types of information about yourself including personal health information. Some of the tools (like certain quizzes or calculators) do not retain your personal health information, while other specialized tools may store your personal health information in accordance with the authorization you provide at the time you use the tool.

From time to time, IndiaHeartBeat.Com offers users the opportunity to register for paid subscription services. Each subscription service may have its own service agreement that governs your use of the service and the information we collect to provide the service, including your credit card information. The service agreement will be disclosed to you at the time of registration for that subscription service.

Children's Privacy: We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Neither IndiaHeartBeat.Com nor any of its services are designed or intended to attract children under the age of 18. We do not collect personal information from any person we actually know is under the age of 18. A parent or guardian, however, may use IndiaHeartBeat.Com to establish a personal health record of his / her children. The parent or guardian is solely responsible for providing supervision of the minor's use of IndiaHeartBeat.Com. The parent or guardian assumes full responsibility for ensuring that the registration information is kept secure and that the information submitted is accurate. The parent or guardian also assumes full responsibility for the interpretation and use of any information or suggestions provided through IndiaHeartBeat.Com for / on behalf of the minor.

Market Research: From time to time the market research department of IndiaHeartBeat.Com, or its operations contractors acting on its behalf, conducts online research surveys in order to gather feedback about our website, our sponsors and opinions on important healthcare issues, through email invitations, pop-up surveys and online focus groups. When participating in a survey, we may ask you to submit personal information. This personal information is used for research purposes, and is not used for sales solicitations. When a survey is sponsored by a third party, aggregate information of the survey results is reported to the sponsor. Personal information collected through market research will be used only by IndiaHeartBeat.Com and its service providers and contractors and will not be given or sold to a third party without your consent or as otherwise permitted by this privacy policy. For market research surveys we will not knowingly accept survey responses from or conduct interviews with any person under the age of 18. Some surveys may provide remuneration to participants such as a small cash fee for your time or an entry into a sweep-stakes for a larger prize. Each survey will disclose whether or not it is a paid survey. In addition to collecting survey responses from our members, cookies may be used to authenticate respondents or to help you pick up where you left off in a survey. If you have cookies disabled you may not be able to participate in some studies. Cookies may be used to connect survey data with IndiaHeartBeat.Com website usage characteristics. You will be notified when we would like to use cookies in this way and your consent will be requested for these cookies.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com tailors the information you receive on your personal health manager home page to reflect your interests, concerns and personal health characteristics. For example, if you complete the questionnaire and indicate that you have diabetes, that single piece of information is tagged. Each time you view your personalized health chart page, this tag is matched to content from IndiaHeartBeat.Com about diabetes, and if our automated services determine that such information may be important to you, it will appear on your personalized pages on its own.

Secure Personal Information: IndiaHeartBeat.Com has the ability to use personal information that you provide to send secure electronic messages. During registration for the IndiaHeartBeat.Com service, you have the option of choosing whether you wish to receive emails pertaining to your health interests, including news, announcements, reminders and opportunities. Information that IndiaHeartBeat.Com deems relative to your personal health information will be delivered to you through the secure message center on your personal health home page.

IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not knowingly engage in business with a company that uses spyware nor does IndiaHeartBeat.Com provide users with downloadable software that collects or uses any personal information without full disclosure.

Third Parties: Sponsors or advertisers on IndiaHeartBeat.Com may use their own cookies, web beacons or other online tracking technologies within the banner advertisements served on IndiaHeartBeat.Com and in emails, special promotions or newsletters we send you. Some advertisers use companies other than IndiaHeartBeat.Com to serve their ads and to monitor user's responses to ads, and these companies ("Ad Servers") may also collect non-personal information through the use of cookies or web beacons on our website. In certain situations, information collection may be facilitated by momentarily directing your browser to the website of an ad-server or other third party acting on behalf of the sponsor, partner, or advertiser before re-directing your browser to its selected destination (back to IndiaHeartBeat.Com to show the ad, or to the advertiser's website). This re-direction process will not be apparent to you.

We do not control these third parties use of cookies or web beacons, or how they manage the non-personal information they gather through them. However, we do require sponsors, advertisers and ad servers who collect cookie or web beacon information through our website to agree that they will not collect any personal information from our website without your consent. They have promised us they will not link any non-personal cookie or web beacon information collected by them on our website to personal information they or others collect in other ways or from other sites except as may be described in connection with a particular program.

Miscellaneous: Except as set forth in this privacy policy or as specifically agreed to by you, IndiaHeartBeat.Com will not disclose any personal or personal health information it gathers from you on our website. We may only release personal information or personal health information to third parties (1) To comply with valid legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order or (2) In special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights. In the event that we are legally compelled to disclose your personal information or personal health information to a third party, we will attempt to notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order. In addition, we may disclose personal information as described below.

  • Disclosure To Technical Team: IndiaHeartBeat.Com operations and maintenance contractors sometimes have limited access to your personal information in the course of providing products or services to IndiaHeartBeat.Com. These contractors include vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, and / or content for the operation and maintenance of our website, these contractors also may have access to your email address to send newsletters or special promotions to you on our behalf or to send emails to you for purposes such as conducting market research on our behalf. Access to your personally identifiable information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary for the contractor to perform its limited function for IndiaHeartBeat.Com. We also contractually require that our operations and maintenance contractors (1) Protect the privacy of your personal information consistent with this privacy policy. (2) Not use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than providing us with products and services as required by law.
  • Disclosure To Third Party Contractor Websites: Certain content and services offered to you through our website are served on websites hosted and operated by a company other than IndiaHeartBeat.Com ("Third Party Contractor Web sites"). IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not disclose your personal information to these third party contractor websites without your consent, but you should be aware that any information you disclose once you access these other websites is not subject to this privacy policy. IndiaHeartBeat.Com does not endorse and is not responsible for the privacy practices of these third party contractor websites. You should review the privacy policy posted on the other websites to understand how it collects and uses your personal information. IndiaHeartBeat.Com makes an effort to make it obvious to you when you leave our website and enter a third party contractor website, either by requiring you to click on a link or by notifying you on the website before you visit the third party website. In addition, if you see a phrase such as "Powered by" or "In association with" followed by the name of a company other than IndiaHeartBeat.Com, then you are on a website hosted by a company other than IndiaHeartBeat.Com. IndiaHeartBeat.Com also provides links to sites provided by third party contractor websites that have business arrangements with IndiaHeartBeat.Com to pay commissions based on sales of products or services generated through IndiaHeartBeat.Com.
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