Welcome to www.endocrine.my. By using our website, you agree to the following terms of use, which constitute an agreement between (MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society’s Website) www.endocrine.my and you. We may change these terms from time to time. You will always be able to view the most current version by clicking on a link at the bottom of any page on our site.

Scope of These Terms
These terms of use apply to your use of our www.endocrine.my website.

The website www.endocrine.my is owned and operated by MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society.

The website www.endocrine.my is provided for general public, allied healthcare professionals and MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society members.

Our Information
We include a lot of information on www.endocrine.my, including articles, references, tools, continuing education for general public and medical professionals and MEMS members.

While we hope you find it helpful, you should remember that it is not meant to serve as a substitute for your own clinical judgment as a healthcare professional. If you are a public who chooses to use the professional-level information on www.endocrine.my, you should not rely on that information as professional medical advice or use it to replace any relationship with your doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, public should always consult their doctors or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.

We follow a standard set of editorial procedures for information that we put on www.endocrine.my. However, we don’t offer you any warranty or guarantee related to our website.

We specifically disclaim any warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. It’s your job to evaluate the information and results from tools we provide. If you are a healthcare professional, you should exercise your professional judgment in evaluating any information, and we encourage you to confirm the information contained on our website with other sources before undertaking any treatment based on it. If you are a public, you should evaluate the information together with your doctors or another qualified healthcare professional.

Some information on our website comes from you or from other users. We’re not responsible for that information. Whether the information comes from us or from you, we’re not liable for any damages resulting from your use of the information on our website.

Although we are selective about the organizations we link to, we don’t assume any responsibility for any websites that are linked to our site or that you browse to after following a link from our site.

While we welcome your feedback on www.endocrine.my, we must make the final decisions about the content that is posted on the site to make sure it meets the needs of all our readers. You can use the feedback link on our home page to send us comments and criticisms, but if you are dissatisfied with our response or with the contents of www.endocrine.my, your only remedy is to stop using the website.

Our Tools and Databases
We include clinical tools and databases intended for the use of healthcare professionals on our website. Our tools don’t give professional advice or recommend particular products. Doctors and other healthcare professionals who use our tools or databases should exercise their own clinical judgment as to the results. Public who use the tools or databases do so at their own risk.

Individuals with any type of medical condition are specifically cautioned to seek professional medical advice before beginning any sort of health treatment. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, users should always consult their doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

We or our partners own the information on www.endocrine.my. In fact, the entire contents and design of www.endocrine.my are protected under the Malaysian and international copyright laws. You may look at our website online, download individual articles to your personal or handheld computer for later reading, and even print a reasonable number of copies of pages for yourself, your family, or friends. You must not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all our other rights. Among other things, this means you must not sell our information, rewrite or modify it, redistribute it, put it on your own website, or use it for any commercial purpose without our prior written permission.

You may not use www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society’s names in any of the following ways:

  • In a non-www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society product name or publication title.
  • Within or as part of your own trademarks.
  • To identify non-www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society products or services.
  • In a manner which will likely cause confusion.
  • In a manner that implies that www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society sponsors, endorses or is otherwise connected with your own activities, products, or services.
  • In a manner that disparages www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society.

Linking to Us
Usually, we don’t mind if you have a simple link from your website to ours. However, you must first ask our permission if you intend to frame our site or incorporate pieces of it into a different site or product in a way that is not clear to our users. You aren’t allowed to link to us if you engage in illegal, obscene, or offensive content, or if the link in any way has a negative impact on our reputation.

Information that You Put on Our website
When you place materials or information on our web site that are available publicly, you give us an irrevocable, perpetual license to use that information. For example, we have the right to display a comment that you post on one of our discussion boards for as long as we want. We will consider requests to remove information that you make publicly available on our websites on an individual basis.

We ask that you not post any messages with misleading, false, or inappropriate language or statements. We reserve the right to remove any offensive or fraudulent content at any time without your consent.

Software Products
We make some software and accompanying documentation available for downloading from our websites. These materials are the copyrighted work of www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society or companies that have licensed the software to us. We do not transfer any ownership rights in software our documentation to you when you download it from our websites; rather, you are allowed to use the software and documentation under the terms of a license agreement. You must read the license agreement that accompanies each product and indicate your agreement to those terms prior to downloading. You are not authorized to attempt to recreate or reverse engineer our software.

www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society makes no representation that materials on these websites are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access these sites from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Acceptance Procedure
By accessing materials on our website or registering you agree with all the terms and conditions of this agreement.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement from time to time, and your continuing use of our websites constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and conditions. We will post any such changes in a timely manner, and draw your attention to any significant changes.

Privacy Policy
Because we are in the healthcare area, we pay special attention to privacy issues. The purpose of our privacy policy is to identify the information we may collect about you, describe the uses we may make of your information and the security measures we take to protect it, and discuss your options for controlling your information. You can review our privacy policy for www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society.

If you don’t comply with these terms, we have the right to suspend or eliminate your account, and remove any information you have placed on our site. We may also take any legal action we think is appropriate. If your violation of this agreement causes harm to others, you agree to hold www.endocrine.my / MEMS – Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society harmless against any liability for that harm.

For questions or concerns about these terms of use, please send an email to info@endocrine.my.

Revision date:
These terms of use were last updated on May 27, 2009.