Aptus Health is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”), with its own independent editorial process, business and financial operations, and governance, including independent officers, board of directors, and audit and compliance committees. Aptus Health maintains full confidentiality and information segregation from Merck, especially where Aptus Health business provides services to other pharmaceutical companies.
Notice and Take Down Policy.
If you believe your copyright or the copyright of another has been infringed on the Services, please provide Company with a written notice containing the following information:
A description and copy of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
A description of where the material you claim is infringing is located on the Services;
Your address, telephone number, and email address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and
The physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest on the document(s) comprising (iv) and (v) above and notarized.
The above notice for claims of infringement should be addressed to the Law Department at Company at the following street address:
Aptus Health, Inc.
55 Walkers Brook Drive
Reading, MA 01867-3274 USA
The Services may provide you with the ability to upload, submit, disclose, distribute or otherwise post (hereafter, “posting”) content, videos, audio clips, written forum comments, data, text, photographs, software, scripts, graphics, works of authorship or other information to the Services (the “Participant Submissions”). Such Participant Submissions may include, without limitation, any submissions as part of any “Ask the Expert” or “Curbside Consult” features, if applicable. Such Participant Submissions are non-confidential and are the property of the originating Participant. By posting Participant Submissions through the Services:
You represent and warrant to Company that you own or otherwise control all rights to post such Participant Submissions and that disclosure and Use of such Participant Submissions by Company (including without limitation, publishing content on or through the Services) will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation any privacy, intellectual property, publicity, contract or other rights of any person or entity.
You acknowledge and agree that Company shall have the right to reformat, excerpt, or translate any materials, content or information submitted by you; that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Services is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated; and that Company cannot guarantee the identity of or the authenticity of any data posted by any other users with whom you may interact in the course of using the Services.
Your Participant Submissions will not contain any personally identifiable information with respect to any patient or other third party. In particular, you must remove any information that would associate your submission with a specific patient or individual. You will not disclose to Company a key to re-identify any patient data, in accordance with the requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) or equivalent international codes.
You acknowledge and agree that Company does not endorse any Participant Submissions. Company has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the Services or Participant Submissions. Company may remove any Participant Submission at any time for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Participant Submission), or for no reason at all. Company will consider requests to remove Participant Submissions on a case-by-case basis.
You acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will Company be liable in any way for any Participant Submissions, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Participant Submissions, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred in connection with use of or exposure to any Participant Submissions posted, emailed, accessed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Services.
violates local, state, national, or international laws or regulations;
infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other right of any other person or entity;
is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, obscene, offensive, or profane;
constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail (“spamming”);
involves commercial activities and/or sales without Company’s prior written consent such as for example, and not as a limitation, contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of Company or any third party;
fails to respect other users’ privacy or that of any third party; or
impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of Company.
You shall not (directly or indirectly): (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service, except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction, (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service, or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any or all of the rights that you receive hereunder.
Third-Party Links and Information.
The Services may contain information brought to you by third parties or through links to other websites
Company does not control nor assume any responsibility for the information provided by third parties or the content of other websites to which we provide links.
Use of Content.
Choice of Law; Dispute Resolution – Binding Arbitration.
Prohibition of Class and Representative Actions and Non-Individualized Relief.
YOU AND COMPANY AGREE THAT EACH OF US MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING.
Aptus Health, Inc.
Attn: Customer Service
55 Walkers Brook Drive
Reading, MA 01867-3274