Terms of Use

 

Thank you for visiting King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center’s General Organization (“KFSH&RC”) (GN. ORG) website.

All health information posted on the site is based on the latest research and national treatment standards, and have been written or reviewed and approved by KFSH&RC physicians and health professionals unless otherwise specified.

The information provided on http://www.kfshrc.edu.sa is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

By accessing, browsing and/or using webpages or other digital content in this site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following terms of use.

CONSENT

You agree that your use of KFSH&RC website and any uses of any services or materials are subject to your agreement with all of these Terms of Use, Copyright and Reprint Policy, and the Privacy Policy. You agree that you will not violate any local, or international laws in using this website or accessing any Material on this website. We cannot guarantee and shall not be held liable for any interruptions, errors or inaccuracies that may arise in the use or contents of this Portal or any other site linked to it with or without our knowledge.

SITE ACCESS

KFSH&RC reserves the right to prohibit, restrict or discontinue your access to certain pages within the website if you violate any terms of this agreement. KFSH&RC may modify these Terms of Use at any time without notice. The modified terms of use will be effective upon posting on our website. To remain in compliance, KFSH&RC suggests that you review the Terms of Use, as well as the other website policies listed above, at regular intervals.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

IF THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL EMERGENCY PERSONNEL (997) TO GET PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION. DO NOT RELY ON ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE IN REGARD TO YOUR IMMEDIATE, URGENT MEDICAL NEEDS. THIS E-MAIL IS NOT DESIGNED TO FACILITATE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES. KING FAISAL SPECIALIST HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH CENTER CANNOT GUARANTEE RESPONSE TIMES IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE THIS E-MAIL IN THE EVENT OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.

SECURITY

All forms that request personal information (name, address, email address, etc.) are secure and provide encrypted transmission over the Internet. Please refer to our Website Privacy Policy for more information concerning encryption technology utilized by KFSH&RC.

The Portal Administration takes the proper, appropriate procedures and measures in order to maintain the personal information which it has in a safe way guaranteeing its protection against loss or unlicensed access, or abuse, or unlicensed modification and disclosure. And among the most important measures applied at KFSH&RC in order to protect the visitor's personal information are the following:

  1. Strict procedures and measures in order to protect the information security, and the technology used to shield from fraud and unlicensed access to our systems.
  2. Regular and periodical updating of protection procedures and regulations which meet or are more than standards.
  3. Our employees are qualified and trained to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal information.

 
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

MATERIALS, SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” BY KFSH&RC FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

KFSH&RC MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, TITLE OR NON INFRINGEMENT.   

ALTHOUGH OUR HEALTH INFORMATION CONTENT IS REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, KFSH&RC DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OR FOR THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT KFSH&RC DOES NOT OPERATE OR CONTROL THE INTERNET AND THEREFORE KFSH&RC DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ERROR FREE OR FREE OF TECHNOLOGY DOWNTIMES OR UNAVAILABILITY.   

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT KFSH&RC CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE AGAINST VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER UNAUTHORIZED USERS OR HACKERS ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THIS SITE.

KFSH&RC also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this site, any page, or any functionality on this website at any time and without notice.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL KFSH&RC CENTER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR MONETARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING FEES, AND PENALTIES IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF MATERIALS POSTED ON THIS SITE OR CONNECTIVITY TO OR FROM THIS SITE TO ANY OTHER SITE.  

The services offered on the KFSH&RC Portal to process on-line applications and obtain information in respect to various government agencies and authorities, are for your convenience only. You hereby acknowledge your full awareness that Internet communications may be subject to interference or interception by third parties that this Portal does not replace information available through official channels, and that applications and administrative steps can still be performed directly before the competent authority.
Therefore, use of this Portal remains at your own responsibility and, in no event shall we be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that you may incur on account of using, visiting, relying on any statement, opinion, representation on the Portal nor resulting from any delay in operation, transmission, communication failures, internet access difficulties or malfunctions in equipment or software or the conduct or views of any person who access this Portal. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for any damage or loss incurred as a result of your accessing or using this Portal is to refrain from or discontinue using or accessing it. 

GOVERNING LAW

You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with respect to all claims and controversies arising from your use of this Portal. Arabic is the official language of the Portal and will be used to resolve any disputes arising from your use of the portal or any information contained in it.

USER NAME AND PASSWORD.

In the event you access any Service requiring a User Name and Password, you are solely responsible for keeping such User Name and Password strictly confidential.

CHILDREN

Accept as otherwise indicated, KFSH&RC does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 18. The content of our website is directed at adults, and therefore this site is intended for use only by adults over the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help in using this website.

INBOUND LINKS                     

You may not, under any circumstances, establish a link to KFSH&RC website without the express written consent of King Faisal Specialist Hospital &Research Center, including but not limited to deep linking.

EXTERNAL LINKS

Please note that pages of this site may be linked to other sites which may have different terms of use. KFSH&RC does not own, control, manage, supervise, direct or otherwise have any involvement in the business or affairs of any third party site. KFSH&RC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the third party site. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site. KFSH&RC encourage you to be aware when you are leaving KFSH&RC site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that you visit before providing any personally identifiable information.

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS

All trademarks, service marks, and logos or copyrights displayed and used in this site are the property of their respective owners. Nothing in this site should be construed as granting any right or license to use any Trademark without the written permission of its owner.

PRIVACY

KFSH&RC Portal takes the confidentiality of its users and visitors as a top priority, and the portal management makes every effort in order to provide high-quality services for those benefitting from it. Thus, the privacy and confidentiality, herein illustrated, are considered part of the usage terms and provisions of KFSH&RC Portal and its provisions. KFSH&RC does not gather personal information about you when you visit its portal unless you specifically and knowingly opted to provide such information for us. And if you opted to provide such information, we would only use it to respond to your request for information or services in line with what is mentioned with regard to these policies. And by using the KFSH&RC Portal, that means you have complied with such a privacy and confidentiality policy.

Visitors and beneficiaries of the Portal should keep taking a look at the terms and principles of privacy and confidentiality every now and then, in order to be updated and informed of any modifications to them, bearing in mind that the Portal Administration is not to be liable to announce any updates applied to these terms and principles. And using the portal means that you have viewed and complied with these terms and principles and the continuous recurrent modifications applied to them.

KFSH&RC is under no circumstances accountable for any direct, non-direct, accidental, consequential, or exceptional harm taking place from using or the inability to use the portal.

General Terms and Conditions    

  • Arabic is the primary language for using the portal and benefiting from all materials published on it.
  • The portal includes various e-participation tools, such as forums, polls, comments, blogs, voting system, personal contributions, SMS messages, and toll free services.
  • The Portal administration has drawn up a set of criteria and restrictions on the use of e-participation to achieve the highest benefit from the principle of e-participation. By entering, you accept these criteria and restrictions.
  • Should you have any question regarding privacy and disclaimer statements, please contact us through the following e-mail eservices@kfshrc.edu.sa

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS.

Last Updated: 3/02/2016