Last Modified: October, 25, 2022
1. Privacy Practices
2. Availability of Services
Meru Health and the Providers operate subject to state and federal regulations, and the Services may not be available in your state. You represent that you are not a person barred from enrolling for and/or receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions in which you may be located. Access to and use of the Site and/or the Services is limited exclusively to users located in States within the United States where the Services are available. Services are not available to users located outside the United States. Accessing the Site or Services from jurisdictions where content is illegal, or where we do not offer Services, is prohibited.
3. No Medical Care or Advice on the Site
We offer an online communication Site for Providers and their patients to connect via the Site through the use of synchronous and asynchronous telecommunications technologies. The Site facilitates communication between patients and Providers.
Meru Health does not provide medical or psychological advice or care. Meru Health contracts with Meru Medical, an independent, physician-owned medical group with a network of United States based Providers who provide clinical telehealth services. Meru Medical Providers deliver clinical services via the Meru Health Site to their patients. Providers are independently contracted or employed by the Meru Medical. Providers are not contracted or employed by Meru Health. The Providers, and not Meru Health, are responsible for the quality and appropriateness of the care they render to you.
The Providers are independent of Meru Health and are merely using the Site as a way to communicate with you. Any information or advice received from a Provider comes from them alone, and not from Meru Health. Your interactions with the providers via the Site are not intended to take the place of your relationship with your regular health care practitioners or primary care physician. Neither Meru Health, nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates or any third party who may promote the Site or Service or provide a link to the Service, shall be liable for any professional advice obtained from a Provider via the Site or Service, nor any information obtained on the Site. Meru Health does not recommend or endorse any specific Providers, tests, physicians, medications, products, treatments, therapies, or procedures. You acknowledge that your reliance on any Providers or information delivered by the Providers via the Site or Service is solely at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for all risks associated herewith.
Meru Health does not make any representations or warranties about the training or skill of any Providers who deliver services via the Site or Service. You will be provided with available Providers based solely on the information you submit to the Site. You are ultimately responsible for choosing your particular Provider.
The content of the Site and the Services, including without limitation, text, copy, audio, video, photographs, illustrations, graphics, and other visuals, is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical or psychological advice, diagnosis, treatment, or recommendations of any kind by Meru Health. You should always seek the advice of your qualified health care professionals with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your individual needs and any medical conditions. All information provided by Meru Health, or in connection with any communications supported by Meru Health, is intended to be for general information purposes only, and is in no way intended to create a provider-patient relationship as defined by state or federal law. While Meru Health facilitates your selection of, and communications with, Providers, Meru Health does not provide medical or psychological services, and the provider-patient relationship is between you and the Meru Medical Provider you select.
NOT FOR EMERGENCIES
IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD DIAL “911” IMMEDIATELY.
Meru Health’s Site and Services are not for medical emergencies or urgent situations. You should not disregard or delay to seek medical advice based on anything that appears or does not appear on the Site. If you believe you have an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately. If you are experiencing suicidal or self-harm thoughts or tendencies, you should immediately call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
You should seek emergency help or follow up care when recommended by a Provider or when otherwise needed. You should continue to consult with your primary provider and other healthcare professionals as recommended. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider concerning questions you have regarding a medical condition and before stopping, starting, or modifying any treatment or modification.
RISKS OF TELEPSYCHOLOGY AND TELEHEALTH SERVICES
By using the Site, you acknowledge the potential risks associated with telehealth and telepsychology services. These include but are not limited to the following: information transmitted may not be sufficient (e.g. poor resolution of images) to allow for appropriate medical or psychological care decision making by the Provider; delays in evaluation or treatment could occur due to failures of electronic equipment; a lack of access to your medical records may result in adverse drug interactions or allergic reactions or other judgment errors; although the electronic systems we use incorporate network and software security protocols to protect the privacy and security of health information, those protocols could fail causing a breach of privacy of your health information.
Neither Meru Health nor a Provider shall endorse any specific medication, pharmacy, or pharmacologic product. Providers do not provide or prescribe medications or pharmacological products, including any DEA controlled substances or scheduled medications, or certain other drugs which may be harmful because of their potential for abuse. Providers reserve the right to deny care for actual or potential misuse of the Services.
NOT AN INSURANCE PRODUCT
Meru Health is not an insurer. The Services are not insurance products, and the amounts you pay to Meru Health or the Providers are not insurance premiums. If you desire any type of health or other insurance, you will need to purchase such insurance separately.
4. Order Acceptance
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order for any reason. Your account may also be restricted or terminated for any reason, at our sole discretion. For your convenience, you will not be charged until your payment method is authorized, the order information is verified for accuracy and your order is shipped. Some situations that may result in your order being canceled include limitations on quantities available for purchase, inaccuracies or errors in product or pricing information, or problems identified by our credit and fraud avoidance department. We may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. We will contact you if all or any portion of your order is canceled or if additional information is required to accept your order. If your order is canceled after your credit card (or other payment account) has been charged, we will issue a credit to your credit card (or other applicable payment account) in the amount of the charge.
5. TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS AND INCORRECT PRICING
In the event a Service is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error or error in pricing information received from a third party, we shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for the Service(s) listed at the incorrect price. We shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit or debit card charged. If your credit or debit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, we will promptly issue a credit to your credit or debit card account in the amount of the charge.
You can purchase Services on the Site. We accept credit and debit cards issued by U.S. banks. If a credit card account is being used for a transaction, Meru Health may obtain preapproval for an amount up to the amount of the payment. If you enroll to make recurring payments automatically, all charges and fees will be billed to the credit card you designate during the setup process. If you want to designate a different credit card or if there is a change in your credit card, you must change your information online. This may temporarily delay your ability to make online payments while we verify your new payment information.
You represent and warrant that if you are making online payments that (a) any credit card, debit card and bank account information you supply is true, correct, and complete, (b) charges incurred by you will be honored by your credit/debit card company or bank, (c) you will pay the charges incurred by you in the amounts posted, including, without limitation, any applicable taxes, and (d) you are the person in whose name the card was issued and you are authorized to make a purchase or other transaction with the relevant credit card and credit card information.
6. Eligibility; Site Access, Security and Restrictions; Passwords
You may not use any scraper, crawler, spider, robot, or other automated means of any kind to access or copy data on the Site, deep-link to any feature or content on the Site, bypass our robot exclusion headers or other measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Meru Health will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site.
7. Electronic Communications
When you use the Site or Services, or send e-mails, messages, and other communications from your desktop or mobile device to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that (a) all agreements and consents can be signed electronically and (b) all notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such notices and other communications be in writing. Meru Health or a Provider may contact you by telephone, mail, or email to verify your account information. Meru Health or a Provider may request further information from you and you agree to provide such further information to ensure that you have not fraudulently created your Account. If you do not provide this information in the manner requested within fourteen (14) days of the request, we reserve the right to suspend, discontinue, or deny your access to and use of the Site and the Services until you provide the information to us as requested.
8. Consent to Receive Calls and Text Messages; Video Recording
By providing your mobile number, you are agreeing to be contacted by or on behalf of Meru Health at the mobile number you have provided, including calls and text messages, to receive informational, Product or Service related (e.g., progress tracking, reminders, etc.) and communications relating to the Site and Services. Message and data rates may apply. If you subscribe to multiple types of text messages from us, we may unsubscribe you from the service that most recently sent you a message or respond to your STOP message by texting you a request to identify services you wish to stop. Please note, that by withdrawing your consent, some Site features and certain Services may no longer be available to you. Keep in mind that if you stop receiving text messages from us you may not receive important and helpful information and reminders about your Services.
9. Ownership of The Site and Related Materials; Additional Restrictions
The Site contains confidential and proprietary information, materials, data, databases, contents, processes, methodologies, know-how, software, text, displays, images, video, audio, trademarks, logos, service marks, features and functionality, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof, are owned by Meru Health, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade dress, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws (collectively, the “Content”).
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose, or deep linking to, any name, trademarks, service marks, logo, content, or other proprietary information (including, without limitation, images, text, page layout, or form) of Meru Health without our express written consent.
You must not access or use any part of the Site or any services or materials available through the Site for outsourcing for others or as part of a service bureau business so otherwise for the benefit of unaffiliated third parties who pay directly for its benefit or for other similar commercial purposes, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Meru Health.
10. No Users Under 13 Years Old
The Site and Services are only for users of the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to register with us at this Site or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from someone under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected personal information from someone under the age of 13, please refer to the Contact Us section below or email us at [email protected].
11. Availability of Services
Meru Health operates subject to state and federal regulations, and the Site may not be available in your state. You represent that you are not a person barred from enrolling for or receiving the Site under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions in which you may be located. Access to and use of the Site is limited exclusively to users located in states within the United States where the Site is available. Services are not available to users located outside the United States. Accessing the Site from jurisdictions where content is illegal, or where we do not offer the Site, is prohibited.
12. Accuracy of Information; Functionality
Although Meru Health attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site and Service descriptions, it makes no representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site, Service descriptions and other content on the Site. It is possible that the Site could include typographical errors, inaccuracies or other errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy arises, please inform Meru Health so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice. Additionally, Meru Health shall have no responsibility or liability for information or content posted to the Site from any non-Meru Health affiliated third party.
Meru Health and the Providers each reserves complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the Site and the Services. We may withdraw, suspend, or discontinue any functionality or feature of the Site or the Services among other things. We are not responsible for transmission errors, corruption, or compromise of information carried over local or interchange telecommunications carrier. We are not responsible for maintaining information arising from use of the Site or with respect to the Services. We reserve the right to maintain, delete, or destroy all communications or information posted or uploaded to the Site or the Services in accordance with our internal record retention and/or destruction policies.
13. Links to Other Sites
Meru Health makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this Site. When you access a non-Meru Health site, please understand that it is independent from Meru Health, and that Meru Health has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to a non-Meru Health website does not mean that Meru Health endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of the linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use or download is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.
14. User Information
If you submit, upload, post or transmit any health or psychiatric information, medical and psychiatric history, conditions, problems, symptoms, personal information, consent forms, agreements, requests, comments, ideas, suggestions, information, files, videos, images or other materials to us or our Site (“User Information”), you agree not to provide any User Information that (1) is false, inaccurate, defamatory, abusive, libelous, unlawful, obscene, threatening, harassing, fraudulent, pornographic, or harmful, or that could encourage criminal or unethical behavior, (2) violates or infringes the privacy, copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secrets or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, or (3) contains or transmits a virus or any other harmful component. You agree not to contact other site users through unsolicited e-mail, telephone calls, mailings or any other method of communication. You represent and warrant to Meru Health and the Providers that you have the legal right and authorization to provide all User Information to Meru Health and the Providers for use as set forth herein and required by Meru Health and the Providers.
Meru Health and the Providers may de-identify your information such that it is no longer considered protected health information or personally identifiable information. Meru Health and the Providers will only utilize de-identified information if data will be disclosed, aggregated, or otherwise shared with third parties for analytics, research, or other purposes.
You agree not to (i) access the Site or use the Services in any unlawful way or for any unlawful purpose; (ii) post or transmit (a) a message under a false name, or (b) any data, materials, content, or information (including, without limitation, advice, and recommendations) (collectively “Information”) which is (1) libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, false, or contrary to the ownership or intellectual property rights of any other person, or (2) contains or promotes any virus, worm, Trojan horse, time bomb, malware, or other computer programing or code that is designed or intended to damage, destroy, intercept, download, interfere, manipulate, or otherwise interrupt or expropriate the Site or the Services, personal information, software, equipment, servers, or Information or facilitate or promote hacking or similar conduct; (iii) impersonate or misrepresent your identity or falsely state or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (iv) tamper, hack, spoof, copy, modify, or otherwise corrupt the administration, security, or proper function of the Site or the Services; (v) use robots or scripts with the Site; (vi) attempt to reverse engine, reverse assemble, reverse compile, decompile, disassemble, translate, or otherwise alter, defraud, or create false results from any executable code, information on, or received by this Site; (vii) to have any antivirus or antispyware software running that is set to override the internet browser’s cookies setting; (viii) incorrectly identify the sender of any message transmitted to Meru Health. You may not alter the attribution or origin of electronic mail, messages, or posting; (ix) harvest or collect personal information about any other individual who uses the Site or the Services; and (x) infringe or facilitate infringement on any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary, publicity, or privacy rights of any party, including such rights of third parties.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Meru Health and the Providers from and against all third party claims, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) against or incurred by us arising out of any User Information you upload to or transmit through the Site.
15. Claims of Copyright Infringement
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringes your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Site by submitting written notification to our Copyright Agent (designated below). In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature.
- Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Site, a representative list of such works.
- Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material.
- Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address).
- Include both of the following statements in the body of the DMCA Notice:“I hereby state that I have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., as a fair use).”“I hereby state that the information in this DMCA Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
- Our designated Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
Copyright AgentMeru Health, Inc.720 South B. StreetSan Mateo, CA [email protected]
If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Site is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
Repeat Offenders: Please note that it is our policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.
16. Intellectual Property
With the exception of your electronic medical or treatment record, Meru Health and the Providers, as applicable, retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Site, the Services and any information, products, documentation, software, or other materials on the Site, and any patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, service mark, or other intellectual property, or proprietary right in any of the foregoing, except for information on the Site licensed by Meru Health and the Providers (in that case, the license provider retains all right, title, and interest therein). The information available through the Site and the Services is the property of Meru Health and the Providers, as applicable. You agree not to store, copy, modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, rent, lease, loan, sell, publish, broadcast, display, or circulate such information to anyone. Use, reproduction, copying, or redistribution of Meru Health’s and the Providers’ trademarks, service marks, and logos are strictly prohibited without the prior written permission of Meru Health and the Providers, as applicable. The immediately foregoing sentence also applies to any third party trademarks, service marks, and logos posted on the Site. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, waiver or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademarks, service marks, or logos displayed on the Site without the written grant thereof by Meru Health, the Providers or the third party owner of such trademarks, service marks, and/or logos. The Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which you agree to follow.
Meru Health may delete any information provided by you that it deems in its sole discretion fraudulent, abusive, defamatory, obscene, or in violation of copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property or ownership right of any other person or entity.
17. CAN-SPAM Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act Compliance
Meru Health and the Providers are committed to being compliant with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (“CAN-SPAM ACT”) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). You consent to receive text messages from us as set forth in Section 7, above (“Consent to Receive Calls and Text Messages; Video Recording”). Emails, newsletters, and text messages received from us are intended to fully comply with the CAN-SPAM ACT and the TCPA. In the event you receive an email or text message from us which you do not believe is fully compliant with the CAN-SPAM ACT or the TCPA, please contact us immediately at [email protected].
You shall not use or permit any of your employees, agents, or affiliates to market, promote, or solicit Meru Health products or services in ways that would violate the CAN-SPAM ACT, the TCPA or any other laws. You shall not infringe on the rights of others; distribute chain letters or unsolicited bulk electronic mail (“spamming”); propagate computer worms or viruses; use a false identity; attempt to gain unauthorized entry to any site or network; or infringe copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights.
You further agree to comply with U.S. export laws concerning the transmission of technical data and regulated materials via the Internet. You agree to indemnify and hold Meru Health and its affiliates harmless for any and all acts found or suspected to be in violation hereof. You shall indemnify and hold Meru Health and its affiliates harmless against and from losses, damages, costs, and reasonable attorney fees incurred in defending or resolving any suits brought against Meru Health or any of its affiliates by anyone arising out of any alleged violation of any anti-spamming rules, regulations, laws, statutes. Your Account will be terminated for any of the above infractions.
18. Disclaimer of Warranties
MERU HEALTH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN IT OR ANY SITE-RELATED SERVICE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH ALL FAULTS, WITH NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND TITLE/NON-INFRINGEMENT. MERU HEALTH DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE.
YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND LINKED WEBSITES. MERU HEALTH DOES NOT WARRANT THAT FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES, OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE PROGRAMMING. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING PROCEDURES SUFFICIENT TO SATISFY YOUR NEEDS FOR DATA BACK UP AND SECURITY.
WARRANTIES RELATING TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED, SOLD, AND DISTRIBUTED BY MERU HEALTH ARE SUBJECT TO SEPARATE WARRANTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS, IF ANY, PROVIDED BY MERU HEALTH OR THIRD PARTIES WITH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE APPLICABLE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. MERU HEALTH DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THROUGH USE OF OUR SERVICES ANY PRESCRIPTIONS WILL BE WRITTEN FOR YOU. MERU MEDICAL PROVIDERS DO NOT PRESCRIBE DEA CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, SUCH AS THOSE CONTAINING OPIOIDS OR AMPHETAMINES. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT THE USE OR MISUSE OF THE SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE MAY RESULT IN UNDESIRABLE OR UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES. MERU HEALTH DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR THE CONSEQUENCES ARISING FROM THE APPLICATION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY AS A MATTER OF NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY WARNING LABELS.
19. Limitation of Liability Regarding Use of Site
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY LAW, AND WITHOUT LIMITATION:
MERU HEALTH SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF MERU MEDICAL OR THE PROVIDERS. MERU HEALTH AND ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS SITE ARE NEITHER RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, CONTENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED WITHIN THE SITE, AND/OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE, SITE-RELATED SERVICES, AND/OR LINKED WEBSITES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES. TO THE EXTENT ANY ASPECTS OF THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY ARE NOT ENFORCEABLE, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF MERU HEALTH TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS \$500 (FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS). YOU HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL LAWS THAT LIMIT THE EFFICACY OF SUCH INDEMNIFICATIONS OR RELEASES.
20. No Third Party Rights
22. Supplemental Terms Applicable to Providers
To be a healthcare provider using the Site (for purposes of this Section 20, “Provider” or “you”) you must be a licensed physician, nurse practitioner, physiologist, or healthcare professional contracted or employed by Meru Medical, and must agree to comply with all laws, medical and professional board rules, and other rules and regulations applicable to you as a Provider or otherwise. Your relationship with the Meru Health users (including, but not limited to, your Meru Medical patients) is directly between you and the patient. The patient will never have a provider-patient relationship with Meru Health. Meru Health does not practice medicine and offers no medical services. As set forth more fully below, Provider is solely responsible for all agreements, consents, notices, and other interactions with patients and other consumers. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Provider and Meru Medical is solely responsible for all billings and collections from patients and other consumers, and Meru Health shall have no liability whatsoever to Provider with respect to any amounts owed by any patient or other consumer to Provider.
Meru Health does not provide any medical advice, legal advice, or representations in any way regarding any legal or medical issues associated with Provider, goods, or services offered by Provider, including but not limited to any compliance obligations or steps necessary to comply with any state or federal laws and regulations. Provider should seek legal counsel regarding any legal and compliance issues, and should not rely on any materials or content associated with the Services in determining Provider’s compliance obligations under law. Provider and Meru Health agree that Meru Health is not providing, to Customer or anyone else, medical advice or legal advice.
Provider will use the Site and Services only in accordance with applicable standards of good medical practice. While software products such as the Site and Services can facilitate and improve the quality of service that Provider can offer patients, many factors, including but not limited to the provider/patient relationship can affect a patient outcome, and with intricate and interdependent technologies and complex decision-making it is often difficult or impossible to accurately determine what the factors were and in what proportion they affected an outcome. Provider shall be solely responsible for its use of the Site and Services, and the provision of medical services to Provider’s patients. In this regard, Provider releases Meru Health and waives any and all potential claims against Meru Health as a result of Provider’s use of the Site and Services, and the provision of services to Provider’s patients.
As a result of the complexities and uncertainties inherent in the patient care process, Provider agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold Meru Health harmless from any claim by or on behalf of any patient of Provider, or by or on behalf of any other third party or person claiming damage by virtue of a familial or financial relationship with such a patient, which is brought against Meru Health, regardless of the cause if such claim arises for any reason whatsoever, out of Provider’s use or operation of the Site and Services. To the extent applicable, Provider will obtain Meru Health’s prior written consent to any settlement or judgment in which Provider agrees to any finding of fault of Meru Health or defect in the Site or Services. Meru Health will promptly notify Provider in writing of any claim subject to this indemnification, promptly provide Provider with the information reasonably required for the defense of the same, and grant to Provider exclusive control over its defense and settlement.
If you submit, upload, transmit, or post any consents, notices, advice, recommendations, comments, files, videos, images, or other materials to us or our Site (“Provider Content”) or provide any Provider Content to patients or other consumers, you agree not to provide any Provider Content that (a) is defamatory, abusive, libelous, unlawful, obscene, threatening, harassing, fraudulent, pornographic, or harmful, or that could encourage criminal or unethical behavior, (b) violates or infringes the privacy, copyright, trademark, trade dress, trade secrets, or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, or (c) contains or transmits a virus or any other harmful component. Provider is solely responsible for obtaining all necessary agreements and consents from, and providing all required notices to, patients and other consumers. You agree not to contact other users through unsolicited e-mail, telephone calls, mailings, or any other method of communication. You represent and warrant to Meru Health that you have the legal right and authorization to upload all Provider Content at the Site. Meru Health shall have a royalty-free, irrevocable, transferable right and license to use the Provider Content however Meru Health desires, including without limitation, to copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such Provider Content and/or incorporate such Provider Content into any form, medium, or technology throughout the world. Meru Health is and shall be under no obligation: (i) to maintain any Provider Content in confidence; (ii) to pay to you any compensation for any Provider Content; or (iii) to respond to any Provider Content.
Meru Health does not regularly review Provider Content, but does reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor and edit or remove any Provider Content submitted to the Site. You grant Meru Health the right to use the name that you submit in connection with any Provider Content. You agree not to use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any Provider Content. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any Provider Content you post to the Site or provide to patients or other consumers. Meru Health and its affiliates take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Provider Content submitted by you or any third party.
23. Dispute Resolution; Arbitration Agreement
We will try work in good faith to resolve any issue you have with Site, including Services ordered or purchased through the Site, if you bring that issue to the attention of our customer service department. However, we realize that there may be rare cases where we may not be able to resolve an issue to a customer’s satisfaction.
If you desire to assert a claim against Meru Health, and you therefore elect to seek arbitration, you must first send to Meru Health, by certified mail, a written notice of your claim (“Notice”). The Notice to Meru Health should be addressed to: Attn: INSERT, 720 South B St., San Mateo, CA 94401 (“Notice Address”). If Meru Health desires to assert a claim against you and therefore elects to seek arbitration, it will send, by certified mail, a written Notice to the most recent address we have on file or otherwise in our records for you. A Notice, whether sent by you or by Meru Health, must (a) describe the nature and basis of the claim or dispute; and (b) set forth the specific relief sought (“Demand”). If Meru Health and you do not reach an agreement to resolve the claim within 30 days after the Notice is received, you or Meru Health may commence an arbitration proceeding or file a claim in small claims court. During the arbitration, the amount of any settlement offer made by Meru Health or you shall not be disclosed to the arbitrator. You may download or copy a form Notice and a form to initiate arbitration from the American Arbitration Association at www.adr.org. If you are required to pay a filing fee, after Meru Health receives notice at the Notice Address that you have commenced arbitration, it will promptly reimburse you for your payment of the filing fee, unless your claim is for more than US \$10,000.
24. Force Majeure
26. Application Support; Functionality
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