Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

www.mydoctor.lk (hereinafter called and referred to as ‘MyDoctor’ or ‘Website’ or ‘Site’) brings medical advice to your doorstep making your life easy as you never imagined before. MyDoctor provides you with information, solutions, advice & consultations via internet for all your crucial medical and surgical problems. MyDoctor shall be considered an online service providing to its Users general medical or surgical information, solutions, advice & consultation by professionally qualified and experienced medical doctors in Sri Lanka. By using the services of MyDoctor, you acknowledge and agree that your use is subject to the Terms and Conditions set out hereunder and that you are bound by the said Terms and Conditions. You further acknowledge that you are only permitted to avail of MyDoctor and its Services as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions. Please also note that the Privacy Policy published on MyDoctor constitutes a part and parcel of this User Agreement and that you are required to read both the User Agreement and the Privacy Policy before you avail of any services of MyDoctor. Feel free to forward any queries in relation to these Terms and Conditions or any comments or complaints in relation to MyDoctor by way of email to info@mydoctor.lk.

Registration

Users who intend to avail of any services provided by MyDoctor are required to register with MyDoctor and are allowed to choose a User ID and a password at the time of registration.

  1. Upon registration the user is solely responsible for the User ID and password and for all actions/activities/orders/inquiries made on MyDoctor while logged in with his/her User ID.
  2. A User must keep the User ID and password secure at all times.
  3. We recognize whether a user is accessing the site and using the services by the User ID. Therefore, the user is responsible for any unauthorized access with his/her User ID and liable for any claims arising out of or in relation to such use.
  4. If you are registering as a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind the entity to this User Agreement.
  5. You agree to notify Mydoctor immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Mydoctor will be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by Mydoctor, or another party due to someone else using your account or password.

Eligibility to use

  1. Usage of MyDoctor is restricted to persons who have the capacity to contract under Sri Lankan law.
  2. Persons who do not have capacity to contract under the Sri Lankan Law are prohibited from using MyDoctor
  3. We retain our right to refuse to provide access/services to any such person not having the capacity to contract under Sri Lankan Law and the right to terminate the account of any such person.
  4. If you are registering as a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind the entity to this User Agreement.

Restrictions on Usage

  1. By using MyDoctor you acknowledge and agree that you are prohibited from using MyDoctor for any of the following purposes
  2. To disseminate any unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, racially and ethnically objectionable or otherwise objectionable material
  3. To transmit material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice
  4. To host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on MyDoctor that belong to MyDoctor or any third party and to which you do not have any right
  5. To harm minors in any way
  6. To deceive or mislead the addressee about the origin of any message or to communicate any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature
  7. To impersonate another person
  8. To use software viruses/corrupt data or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource including MyDoctor
  9. To threaten the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of Sri Lanka, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation
  10. To violate or attempt to violate the integrity or security of MyDoctor or its content
  11. To transmit any information (including job posts, messages and hyperlinks) on or through MyDoctor that is disruptive or competitive to the provision of services by us
  12. To intentionally submit on MyDoctor any incomplete, false or inaccurate information
  13. To use MyDoctor to make any unsolicited communications to other users of MyDoctor
  14. To use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (such as spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search MyDoctor
  15. To copy or duplicate in any manner any of the content on MyDoctor; and
  16. To engage in framing or hot linking or deep linking any content on MyDoctor
  17. To use the site and the services by children under the age of 13
  18. Unless otherwise specified in writing, to use services for your personal and non- commercial use.
  19. Copy, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, otherwise attempt to discover the source code, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products or services obtained through the Site or the services
  20. Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels
  21. Violate any applicable local, national or international law, rule or regulation or use the Site and/or the services for any purpose that is prohibited by these terms of use
  22. Manipulate or otherwise display the Site and/or the services by using framing or similar navigational technology
  23. Register, subscribe or unsubscribe any party for any Mydoctor service if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so
  24. Use the Site or the services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair MyDoctor’s servers or networks, or interfere with any other user's use and enjoyment of the Site and/or the services
  25. Gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Site, services, accounts, computer systems or networks connected to Mydoctor through hacking, password mining or any other means
  26. Obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site or the services or harvest or otherwise collect information about other users without their consent
  27. Use the site in any manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively impact Mydoctor. In addition, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCING ANY SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY MYDOCTOR TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.

Restrictions on Services

We have the sole discretion to determine and restrict the services made available to a User. The Users will be notified of such restrictions. We further retain the right to prohibit the provision of any services to any User at our discretion.

Content, Data and Information

  1. By using MyDoctor you acknowledge and agree that the contents of MyDoctor, are for your general information only and are subject to change without notice. The medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations are given by a panel of registered and experienced medical doctors in Sri Lanka, with good intentions to help the public. The medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations provided via MyDoctor only provide professional guidance and are not in any way intended to be a substitute for more elaborate professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or a Specialist regarding any further queries you may have regarding a medical or surgical condition.
  2. By using MyDoctor you further acknowledge and agree to not ignore professional medical advice or delay in seeking medical or surgical treatment because of any guidelines given by MyDoctor or article you have read on our site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, you should take necessary steps to obtain necessary medical attention. Dependence on the medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations of our site is solely at your own risk and we take no responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting from such dependence.
  3. The medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations provided online, email, chat, SMS, phone call or any other mean via MyDoctor shall not be considered as diagnosis of any sickness and shall not in any way used to prescribe medicines or treatments for sickness. This service will be strictly limited to medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations provided for general information of its Users by professionally qualified and experienced medical doctors in Sri Lanka. Moreover medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations provided online, email, chat, SMS, phone call or any other mean via MyDoctor do not guarantee that the advice are from the specialist in that particular field.
  4. No person reading this site, or contents within it, or using the responses by this website via online, email, chat, phone call or any other mean should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information contained in this website or on the basis of any medical or surgical information/solutions/consultations provided without seeking appropriate medical or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances at issue.
  5. Although we have taken all care and precaution to try and provide accurate data and information, we do not represent that MyDoctor or any content, service or feature of the website will be error free, or that it will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, performance and/or quality. We do not give any warranty, express or implied, in relation to the operation of MyDoctor website.

Charges or Fees

  1. Initial Registration: The users who avail of the services of MyDoctor will be able to register at the Website free of any charges. Those who are registered at the Website will be able to keep their medical records online and view/ edit when necessary for free.
  2. However, after registration at the Website, other than the benefits and services given at the time of initial registration, all other services including Consultations, shall be provided for a fee charged by MyDoctor. If you wish to obtain the services of MyDoctor after registration (other than services specified in Clause 6.1 above) you shall be required to pay the fee prescribed by MyDoctor.
  3. Changes to any of the Charges or fees prescribed for the services of MyDoctor or any new or additional fees made introduced or made applicable for the services of MyDoctor shall be determined at the sole discretion of MyDoctor and may be subject to change from time to time at the sole discretion of the Management Team of MyDoctor and the Users shall be given adequate notice of such charges or fees or changes to such charges of fees.

Intellectual Property Rights and Linking with Other Websites

  1. All materials constituting the content of MyDoctor is owned by MyDoctor and/or third party and/or licensed to MyDoctor. Such material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, information, text, trademarks, service marks, pictures, photographs, graphics, interfaces and arrangement of the content. Copying, reproduction, uploading, posting and/or using such material in any other form are strictly prohibited without written permission from MyDoctor
  2. All trademarks reproduced in MyDoctor, which are not the property of, or licensed to MyDoctor, are acknowledged on MyDoctor.
  3. Sri Lankan Intellectual Property Act No. 36 of 2003 applies to the content of MyDoctor in relation to the intellectual property rights owned by MyDoctor and all material and information displayed, transmitted or carried on MyDoctor are protected under and in terms of the provisions of Intellectual Property Act No. 36 of 2003. Any intellectual properties owned by third parties that appear in MyDoctor are protected by relevant laws applicable to such intellectual properties.
  4. Use of any material or content of MyDoctor without authorization may give rise to a claim for damages and/or criminal charges.
  5. Any links to other websites referred to in MyDoctor are provided only for your convenience and do not in any way represent that MyDoctor endorse those websites. MyDoctor takes no responsibility for the content and operation of any of those sites.
  6. Creating a link from another website to MyDoctor is prohibited without written permission from MyDoctor.

Limitation of Liability

NEITHER MYDOCTOR NOR ITS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS OR SPONSORS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO (i) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES; (ii) ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT POSTED OR MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES; (iv) ANY SERVICE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES; (v) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO OR AS A RESULT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES; (vi) ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY LOSS OF ACCESS TO, DELETION OF, FAILURE TO STORE, FAILURE TO BACK UP, OR ALTERATION OF ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES; OR (vii) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF MYDOCTOR TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR USING THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES.