Terms & Conditions

Updated on: 17 January 2024

Welcome to the website of Healthnews, adtech lt, UAB, legal entity number 305084400, established at Vokiečių g. 26, LT-01130, Vilnius, Lithuania (hereinafter “Healthnews”, “we”, “us”, “our”). By using our website, you indicate that you have read and accepted these Terms & Conditions. Please review them thoroughly as they constitute the terms of a legally binding agreement between you and Healthnews.

The Healthnews website is designed for users who are 18 years of age or older. By accessing and using the Healthnews website, you affirm and guarantee that you meet the aforementioned age requirement.

The information provided on the Healthnews website is solely for informational purposes. It is not intended to serve as a replacement for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult with your physician or another qualified healthcare provider concerning your health or any medical condition. You are entirely responsible for any decisions or actions made based on the information obtained from the Healthnews website and the outcomes thereof.

Use of material appearing on Healthnews website

Our ability to invest in high-quality research and journalism depends on our users complying with copyright laws. Copyright laws give the copyright owner the exclusive right to control the use of copyright-protected works. All the material published on our website is protected by copyright law. Use that is made without our permission may therefore infringe our copyright, which can result in personal and corporate liability.

By accessing the Healthnews website, you acknowledge that, with the exception of user content, user comments, and advertising/sponsorship materials (as detailed below), Healthnews is the exclusive owner of all content on the Healthnews website. This ownership includes, but is not limited to, all relevant copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights associated with the content. This encompasses text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video, and any other materials present on the Healthnews website.

We recognize that Internet users want to share information with others. Therefore, as long as you do not create a substitute, you may publish online the original Healthnews headline and a link to the article indicating Healthnews as the original source. You may also share our content via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media buttons available on our website.

Except as expressly authorized by Healthnews, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Healthnews website.

For all inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please get in touch with us via our Contact form.

User comments

Our website features interactive areas that allow users to express their opinions and share ideas and information with each other, as well as with us. We urge you to exercise discretion and use your best judgment when posting comments on our website. We strongly advise against disclosing personal or personally identifiable information in public areas of our website. Any information you post is considered non-confidential, non-proprietary, and does not reveal any trade secrets. Please refrain from making comments that are fraudulent, misleading, disrespectful, or unlawful in nature. We encourage a respectful and constructive exchange of ideas within our online community.

Please note that user comments may not appear on the Healthnews website immediately after posting; there may be a delay. We reserve the right to review, not display, and remove comments at our sole discretion. However, we retain the right to exercise this discretion without any obligation to do so. It's important to be aware that we are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any comments posted by users on the Healthnews website. Users are solely responsible for the comments they submit, and their views do not necessarily reflect our opinions or policies.

When you post comments on our website, you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable, and worldwide license. This license allows us to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, relocate, publicly perform or display, translate, archive, store, and create derivative works from the content you provide.

Third-party advertising and sponsorship

Our website may contain third-party advertising and/or sponsorship materials that are labeled as such. Our acceptance of third-party advertising and/or sponsorship materials does not constitute or imply its endorsement by us unless otherwise stated. Each advertiser and/or sponsor is solely responsible for the content of its advertising and/or sponsorship material and/or offerings. We accept no responsibility for the content of such material, including, without limitation, any error, omission, or inaccuracy therein.

If you would like to advertise, including affiliate links advertising, on the Healthnews website, please reach out to us via our Contact form.

Our website partly relies on funding to operate, allowing us to provide you with free access to our content. As part of this funding strategy, some of the links on our website directing you to specific service providers, manufacturers, or retailers are affiliate links. This means that we may receive compensation through an arrangement with a third party if you click on certain links on our website or make a purchase after clicking on one of our affiliate links. The third party can identify if you've visited its website directly from ours.

We only include links to products, tools, and services that we believe are valuable to our users. Each product, tool, or service is carefully analyzed and evaluated to ensure it meets our quality standards and aligns with our approach to well-being.

In some cases, we may rate or rank certain products, tools, or services. These ratings or rankings are driven solely by us without regard to any financial or advertising relationship that may exist with the companies that provide those products, tools, or services.

Some of the products analyzed in our articles were sent by brands for testing purposes only. We never accept products as gifts or compensation, and they do not influence the objectivity of our content.

We do not submit our editorial content to any service provider, manufacturer, or retailer for pre-publication review or approval. Other than input about broad topic areas, we do not allow anyone to influence our editorial content.

In the instances where Healthnews may receive compensation when users click on certain links and/or purchase products, tools, or services after clicking on them, the page includes clear information about it.

Sources protection

You have the option to send us a story or a tip that you think Healthnews should cover. We respect the privacy and anonymity of our sources unless a competent authority (e.g., state agency) lawfully requires disclosure and we have exploited all the possible remedies at our disposal.

Disclaimer of liability

At Healthnews, we strive for thorough and ethical research. However, your use of the Healthnews website and its contents is at your own risk. All materials and services on the website and any third-party sites to which the foregoing links are provided “AS IS” or “AS AVAILABLE” without warranty of any kind.

Neither Healthnews nor its parent company, nor Healthnews’ subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, branches, directors, employees, independent contributors, and other authorized third parties shall be held liable (to the extent permitted by law) for any loss, injury, or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, or similar damages arising from your access or use of, or inability to access or use, the Healthnews website. This includes any damages resulting from any action taken in response to or as a result of information available on the website.

Our website may contain links to and from other websites. These websites are subject to other terms of use and privacy policies imposed by the third parties maintaining those websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these external websites: the accuracy or content of the information provided thereon, any direct or indirect technical or system issues arising out of your access to or use of third-party technologies or programs available through those websites, etc.

Please read carefully all instructions for use and all other information available on the third parties’ sites about products, tools, or services the Healthnews webpage links to, especially about their potential side effects, contradictions, prohibitions (if any), typical results, etc., and consult with your physician or other qualified healthcare provider regarding your health or a medical condition, before making a purchase. Please be aware that you take full responsibility for your choices to satisfy yourself as to the ultimate suitability of a product, tool, or service for an intended use.

You hereby waive all claims against Healthnews, its parent company, Healthnews’ subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, branches, directors, employees, independent contributors, and other authorized third parties arising out of your use of the Healthnews website and the information available thereon.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Healthnews, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, independent contributors, and any other authorized party from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorney fees and expenses, arising out of a breach of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

Data protection

Please read our Privacy Policy or Privacy Policy for Job Applicants to find out how Healthnews deals with personal data processing.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of Lithuania and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Lithuania.

Compliance with the laws of user’s jurisdiction

We make no claims that Healthnews content is appropriate in a certain country/state. Please be aware that you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

General

You may not license or transfer any of your rights under these Terms & Conditions.

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of Healthnews.

If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions. The remaining provisions will continue to remain in full force and effect.

We reserve the right to update our Terms & Conditions periodically. These updates may be related to changes in the law, best practices, or modifications to our services. The revised document will become effective when posted, so we recommend checking here regularly for any changes.