Terms and Conditions

The MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA Web site (the hereinafter referred to as “MSAI”, "Site", “We” or “us”), including but not limited to www.msainida.org and its affiliated sites, provides an online resource for numerous opportunities to become global health leaders. These terms may be changed from time to time and without further notice. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future terms, please do not use the site or download materials from it. MSAI, may suspend, terminate, discontinue or change any aspect of the site, including the availability of any features, at any time. MSAI may modify, remove or otherwise change any content, including that of third parties, on or from this Site. MSAI may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability. MSAI may terminate your use of the Site at any time in its sole discretion. These terms apply exclusively to your access to and use of the Site and do not alter the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with MSAI or its parents, subsidiaries or affiliates

In using this Site, you agree:
  • Not to disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, the Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites;
  • Not to disrupt or interfere with any other user's of the Site or affiliated or linked Web sites;
  • Not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit through or on this Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
  • Not to use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from MSAI, or create or use a false identity on this Site;
  • Not to transmit through or on this Site spam, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings;
  • Not to divulge your username and password to others either on or off the Site as you will be held responsible for any misuse of the activities done through your account login details.
  • Not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the Site or portions of the Site which are restricted from general access; and,
  • Not use this Site to seek, provide or obtain specific medical advice, medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment as applied to a patient’s particular condition or situation. In addition, you agree that you are solely responsible for actions and communications undertaken or transmitted under your account, and that you will comply with all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations, including but not limited to Indian law restrictions that relate to your use of or activities on this Site. This Site is controlled and operated in India. If you are in a jurisdiction which restricts you from accessing this Site, do not access or use this Site. MSAI makes no representation that the Site is appropriate or available for use outside India.

You agree that you will not post or otherwise disseminate on or through the Site unlawful, harassing, libelous, tortuous, abusive, offensive, threatening, or obscene communications or material of any kind, or materials which infringe or violate any third party's copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other proprietary or property right, or that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law or regulation; or, that are otherwise objectionable, including without limitation, content that evidences bigotry, racism, sexism, or hatred, or that promotes illegal activities, including without limitation unauthorized uses of medical devices, or physical harm against anyone. MSAI reserves the right but not the obligation to remove any materials it deems objectionable, in its sole discretion and without any reference to you. You agree to hold harmless MSAI and its affiliates, and parties with whom MSAI has contracted for purposes of hosting or maintaining this Site from all claims based upon communications made or materials posted by others or the use by third parties of this Site.

You expressly agree that you will not discuss, endorse or refer to "off label" uses of medical products, including any uses which have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration of India or other applicable regulatory agency.

Except as otherwise, you agree that any communications you transmit to anyone through the Site or copyrighted works you post on the Site, including, without limitation, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, plans, notes, drawings, configurations, specifications, quotes or requests for quotes, performance data, account information, or other material, data or information (collectively, "Information"), are non-confidential and upon transmission of such Information to MSAI via email or other means you grant to MSAI an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub licensable, worldwide license (including but not limited to a copyright license) to use such Information in any media for any purpose.
Patents: MSAI products and processes are being covered by one or more patents and are subject to other trade secret and proprietary rights. MSAI reserves all such rights. No transfer or grant of rights under any patents is made or is to be implied by any provision of this Terms of Use. You agree not to infringe upon such rights or decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any of MSAI products or processes.
Necessary application for registration is pending before the concerned authorities.

All content on this Site, including but not limited to software, design, text, configurations, technical drawings, graphics, other files, and their selection and arrangement ("Content"), are either of MSAI, or are the proprietary property of MSAI affiliates or licensors and is protected by India and international copyright, authors' rights and database right laws. The compilation of all content on this website is the exclusive property of MSAI and its affiliates and is protected by laws of India and international copyright and database right laws.

Any software, including any files, images generated by the software, code, and data accompanying the software (collectively, "Software"), used or accessible through this Site may be used by you solely for accessing and using this Site for purposes expressly stated on the Site, provided that such uses are not competitive with or derogatory to MSAI. MSAI retains full and complete title to and all intellectual property rights in the Software. You agree not to copy, distribute, sell, modify, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or create derivative works from any Software.

Privacy Policy
Information MSAI Collects and how we use it

You may choose to provide personal information (for example your name, address, telephone number and email address) on this or other MSAI websites, however not providing this may result in reduced functionality. MSAI usage of this information will be consistent with this Policy or the policy associated with the applicable MSAI site.

We collect personal information such as your Name, Contact number, Gender, Email Address,Postal address & details regarding your current education in order to provide you with services, information and opportunities that you wish to avail of.

We do not usually ask members to provide “sensitive personal data” (such as information relating to racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, health information and political opinions). However, if you choose to reveal such information in emails or other communications you are consenting to this sensitive personal data being collected and processed by us. When you register to be a member of MSAI, your personal information is collected in order to generate a Registration ticket as well as store your information on our member databases. Your sensitive bank account information is only collected by our third party payment provider in order to process your transaction.

MSAI collects personal information through several means:

  • Email Correspondence
  • Registration forms
  • Application Forms/ Enrollment Forms
  • Exchange Database
  • Direct contact at events and elsewhere.
  • Social Media
  • Surveys and Research Forms
  • Our Website

This website is not directed to children under the age of Eighteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of Eighteen on this site or other MSAI sites. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of eighteen, we will delete the information from our records.

The personal data we actively collect from you is almost always related to one of the six activities listed below: .

  1. Membership registration databases
  2. Professional and Research Exchanges
  3. Activities and certificate databases
  4. Working Groups,Volunteering and Capacity Building Opportunities within MSAI
  5. External Representation Opportunities
  6. Surveys and/or research activities through the MSAI network

As of 2020, MSAI does not engage in targeted advertising, and thus we do not share any data with external parties for marketing or advertising purposes. We may use the personal information collected about you for the following purposes:

You may choose to provide personal information (for example your name, address, telephone number and email address) on this or other MSAI websites, however not providing this may result in reduced functionality. MSAI usage of this information will be consistent with this Policy or the policy associated with the applicable MSAI site.

  • Provide, administer and communicate with you about products, services, events, surveys and promotions by MSAI or our affiliates (including by sending you marketing communications);
  • Process, evaluate and respond to your requests, inquiries and applications; Create, administer and communicate with you about your account (including any purchases and payments); Provide investor services; Verify your identity to ensure security for the other purposes listed here; Evaluate your interest in employment and contact you regarding possible employment; Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; performing market research; determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; analyzing our products, services and websites; administering our websites; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities); Protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure and quality; Conduct investigations and comply and enforce applicable legal requirements or, industry standards and our policies and terms, such as this and other MSAI sites’ terms of use; and Ensure the safety of MSAI network services, information resources and employees.

We also may use personal information for other additional purposes. We will identify these additional purposes at the time of collection.

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our website visitors outside MSAI and its affiliates, except as described here.

  • MSAI members must provide their real names and information at the time of registration and must keep the information accurate and updated. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to creating and maintaining your MSAI Membership and the security of your details.
    • You should be more than 18 years old to register as a member of MSAI.
    • You will not provide any false personal information on this website, or register as a member for anyone but yourself,
    • If your membership has been terminated or if you have requested to cancel your membership, you will not register again without permission from the MSAI Executive Board
    • You will keep your contact and profile information accurate and up-to-date.
    • You will not share your MSAI Registration number with anyone unless required when applying for MSAI opportunities
    • The membership fee once paid is non refundable and non transferable.
  • We may share information provided by our visitors to this and other MSAI sites with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. These service providers are contractually restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
  • We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials as required to comply with a legitimate legal request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
  • We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including through bankruptcy).

As of 2020, MSAI does not engage in targeted advertising, and thus we do not share any data with external parties for marketing or advertising purposes. We may use the personal information collected about you for the following purposes:

We may transmit the personal information we collect on this site or other MSAI sites to other countries where we do business, including for websites accessed in the European Union.

We retain personal information only as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the data collection. In general terms, we will retain personal data for so long as required by law, or as may be required for record keeping and legal claims purposes.

We provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy statements or policies in place, which we recommend you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites or any use of the sites.

At MSAI, our goal is to protect your personal information submitted to us.We store most of the data we collect in our google suites connected domain and our web hosting service provided by a third-party company.We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this and other MSAI websites. We also employ reasonable technologies to help keep the personal information you provide on this site secure.In all cases, we strive and will continue to strive to ensure that the organizations we work with have adequate data-protection and confidentiality clauses on data collection.

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. When changes are made to this Policy it will be posted to the website and the "last updated" date at the top of this policy will be revised. We also encourage users to periodically check this Policy to understand how MSAI protects and uses your information.

All content available through the Site, including but not limited to data, technical drawings, configurations, quote and order information, and catalog listings is believed to be accurate. However, you should independently evaluate the accuracy of the information and the usefulness for your particular needs of any content, product or service available through the Site. Specifications for products and services are subject to change without notice, and MSAI reserves the right to make changes without notice to processing, materials, or configuration. MSAI does not guarantee that products or services listed online will be available at the time of your order. All information on the Site is subject to the disclaimers of the act.

You agree, undertake and confirm that your use of Website shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles and you shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information which:

  • belongs to another person and to which you does not have any right to;
  • is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing including but not limited to "indecent representation of women" within the meaning of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986;
  • is misleading in any way;
  • is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content, or content that promotes obscenity, pedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
  • harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
  • involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
  • promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
  • infringes upon or violates any third party's rights [including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person's name, email address, physical address or phone number) or rights of publicity];
  • promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work (see "Copyright complaint" below for instructions on how to lodge a complaint about uploaded copyrighted material), such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
  • provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;
  • tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the Website or to profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, friend request, or other areas of the Website or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
  • interferes with another USER's use and enjoyment of the Website or any other individual's User and enjoyment of similar services;
  • Refers to any website or URL that, in our sole discretion, contains material that is inappropriate for the Website or any other website, contains content that would be prohibited or violates the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use.
  • infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or third party's trade secrets or rights of publicity or privacy or shall not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen products;
  • violates any law for the time being in force;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains any Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots, Easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;

We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor the materials posted on the Website. MSAI shall have the right to remove or edit any content that in its sole discretion violates, or is alleged to violate, any applicable law or either the spirit or letter of these Terms of Use. Notwithstanding this right, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIALS YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE AND IN YOUR PRIVATE MESSAGES. Please be advised that such Content posted does not necessarily reflect MSAI views. In no event shall MSAI assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Content posted or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from use of Content and/or appearance of Content on the Website. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Content which you provide and all information it contains and that such Content shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortuous, or otherwise unlawful information.

Under no circumstances, including, without limitation, negligence, shall MSAI or its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising from or in connection with the use of or the inability to use this site or any content contained on the site, or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, or other information that is sent or received or not sent or received, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangibles, even if MSAI has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The parties acknowledge that this is a reasonable allocation of risk. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above may not apply to you.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the India, without giving effect to its conflict of law’s provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction within the State of New Delhi. These terms constitute the entire agreement between you and MSAI governing your use of the Site. Should any provision in these terms be found invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the terms and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. You agree that any claim arising out of or related to the terms or your use of the Site must be filed within one year after it arose or be permanently barred.

Disclaimer

This site and the content available through it are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. You expressly agree that use of this site and/or its content is at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, MSAI and its affiliates disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. You expressly agree that use of this site, including all content, data or software distributed by, downloaded or accessed from or through the site, is at your sole risk. You understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your business, your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such content, data and/or software.

MSAI assumes no responsibility for any damages suffered by a user, including, but not limited to, loss of data from delays, non deliveries of content or email, errors, system down time, mis-deliveries of content or email, network or system outages, file corruption, or service interruptions caused by the negligence of MSAI, its affiliates, its licensors, or a user's own errors and/or omissions except as specifically provided herein, MSAI disclaims any warranty or representation that confidentiality of information transmitted through the site will be maintained.