Our Terms & Conditions
By using Pura Vida Medical® Website, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions" or "Terms"). You must agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use in order to use this Medical Tourism Agency website, puravidamedical.net. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of Use, do not use this website!
puravidamedical.net is not involved in the provision of any healthcare or medical advice or diagnosis. Any information provided on the Website is intended as medical tourism guideness of services provided by certified clinics and doctors. puravidamedical.net is a service that displays services for patients and/or Clinics that has been gathered from the Healthcare or the Internet. We do not screen or validate any content posted by Clinics and/or Providers, nor do we endorse any particular Clinic and/or Provider. If you decide to engage a Clinic or Provider to provide Services to you, you do so at your own risk. In this regard, you should note that certain Clinics and/or Providers listed on this Website are located in jurisdictions where insurance is not available or mandatory in respect of the medical services they offer. We would recommend that you undertake your own research into any Clinic and/or Provider listed on the Website and that you should consult with your doctor or primary healthcare provider before engaging any Clinic and/or Provider from this Website. You should be aware that the results of any search you perform on the Website for Clinics and/or Providers should not be construed as an endorsement by puravidamedical.net of any particular Clinic and/or Provider or constituting any comparative ranking of any Clinic and/or Provider.
These Terms and Conditions of Use govern your access to and use of the Pura Vida Medical® website including, without limitation, all content such as text, information, images, video and audio (collectively, "Content") and all services ("Services") made available to you through the Pura Vida Medical® website (this website and the Content and Services are collectively referred to herein as this "Site") by Pura Vida Medical® and/or third parties. This Site incorporates proprietary intellectual properties, which are protected by copyright (including certain rights of patentability) and are maintained by Pura Vida Medical® and/or its affiliates, as confidential and proprietary information to be used only in connection with these Terms and Conditions. This Site may provide access to additional information that may be of use to physicians and other health care providers. We have established the following terms that govern the use of this Site. By using this Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms. Pura Vida Medical® may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Therefore, we encourage you to review this Site and these terms for any updates or changes on a periodic basis. Your present and subsequent use of this Site demonstrates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Use.
BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS, AND REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 18 AND ABLE TO FORM LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACTS.
1.Disclaimer on Emergency Medical Conditions. DO NOT USE THIS SITE FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCY SERVICES. IN AN EMERGENCY, CALL 911 OR YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE NUMBER.
2.Medical Disclaimers. THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OF A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING PATIENTS. Pura Vida Medical® DOES NOT GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE, NOR DOES IT PROVIDE MEDICAL OR DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES. ADDITIONALLY, THE USE OF THE CONTENT OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE DOES NOT ESTABLISH A PHYSICIAN-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP. Your reliance upon Content obtained by you at or through this Site is solely at your own risk. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site. Pura Vida Medical® does not endorse or credential the services of health care providers listed on this site and Pura Vida Medical® makes no representations or warranties about the type of services or quality of care of such health care providers. Pura Vida Medical® is not a service that verifies and updates the licenses, accreditations, certifications or other permits and approvals of any health care provider. Your reliance upon information and Content obtained by you at or through this Site is solely at your own risk. Neither we nor our Content providers assume any liability or responsibility for damage or injury (including death) to you, other persons or property arising from any use of any product, information, idea or instruction contained in the Content or Services provided to you.
3. Identification. Portions of this Site require a user identification and password to access and use it. You are solely responsible for (a) maintaining the strict confidentiality of your user identification and passwords (collectively, "IDs") assigned to you; (b) any charges, damages, or losses that may be incurred or suffered as a result of your failure to maintain the strict confidentiality of your IDs; and (c) promptly informing us in writing at email@example.com of any need to deactivate an ID due to security concerns. We are not liable for any harm related to the theft of your IDs, your disclosure of your IDs, or your authorization to allow another person or entity to access and use this Site using your IDs. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your IDs.
4. Description of Service. Pura Vida Medical® is a medical tourism service agency based in Costa Rica specializing in researching and informing users of medical treatment and recuperation packages for destinations inside of Costa Rica. In this role, we research and gather publicly available information and provide this information to you for your personal use in making a more informed decision about your medical treatment options outside the United States or Canada.
5. Not A Medical Referral Service. Pura Vida Medical® is not a medical referral service and does not endorse, recommend, or approve any travel agency, healthcare provider, or health care facility listed in this Site. We do not provide medical services and will not discuss or advise you on any issues relating to medical treatment. We facilitate contact with, and provide information about health care providers including their self-reported credentials to assist you in making informed decisions. We do not, however, recommend any preferred or specific health care providers for your desired medical treatment. We encourage and advise you to discuss all medical issues with your physicians. Through our medical tourism affiliates around the world, and our in-depth research, we provide information about available medical treatment and recuperation and packages All-Inclusive Service to assist you in making an informed decision. You agree to assume all responsibility in connection with choosing any health care provider for your desired treatment or procedure. We assume no responsibility or liability for any treatment or other Services rendered by any hospital, physician, or other health care provider, or for any malpractice claims and other claims that may arise directly or indirectly from any such advice, treatment or other Services.
7. User Information.
a. Information Collected. You agree that Pura Vida Medical® may collect the following information. i. If you only browse this Site: Pura Vida Medical® may collect the following information about you: your country, IP address, server host, operating system, Internet browser, date and time you access this Site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this Site; and other Internet routing information. The information collected is used to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of this Site, and to assist us in making this Site more useful to visitors. Pura Vida Medical® will not knowingly make any of the foregoing information we collect available to anyone else. ii. If you register or purchase a Service: Pura Vida Medical® will collect your full name, financial information in the form of a credit card number and expiration date, for payment of fee. Additionally, we may collect financial applications, copies of cashiers’ checks or other financial instruments, or any other form of personal information required to arrange for processing your payment.
10. Copyright, Ownership and Use. All of the Content on this Site, including all text, photographs, graphics, images, videos, format, and other expressions is the property of Pura Vida Medical®, or the suppliers of Content. All of the above is protected by U.S. and Costa Rican international copyright laws. ANY UNAUTHORIZED OR UNAPPROVED USE OF ANY OF THE CONTENT CONSTITUTES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND SUBJECTS YOU TO ALL CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES PROVIDED FOR UNDER DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT LAWS AND TREATIES. A user of this Site may only use the Content for accessing and understanding such information for individual and personal use. No one may copy, make any reproduction or modification or any derivative work of the foregoing, and may not republish or display any of same, nor may any of same be linked to any other website unless such website provides acknowledgment of ownership of same in Pura Vida Medical® or its third party suppliers or licensors.
13.Changes to this notice: We may update this Terms od Services on a regular basis. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you're agree with any changes.
14. Miscellaneous Information. You agree to use this Site for legal and proper purposes. If you no longer agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you agree to immediately cease use of this Site.
15. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that the provisions, disclosures and disclaimers set forth above are fair and reasonable and your agreement to follow and be bound to them is not the result of fraud. There are no representations, promises, warranties or undertakings by Pura Vida Medical® contrary to those set forth above. By use this site, services and products, you acknowledge that you have reviewed and agree to all of the above provisions, disclosures and disclaimers.