Terms & Conditions

By completing the registration process you become an authorized user of the 123sonography.com (course, blog, games, podcasts and other services provided on this platform) web site from the date on which you are registered and your agreement to all the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions is a condition of becoming a member and your continued membership. We want you to benefit from the services of the 123sonography.com web site and to enjoy its facilities.

123sonography.com may, for any reason and without notice, discontinue or change all or part of the 123sonography.com web site. We also reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without notice, although we shall use reasonable endeavors to indicate any material changes by sending e-mails (or messages from within our course site) to registered users (also see 2.2). Your continued use of the 123sonography.com web site after the effective date of any change to these terms and conditions will be treated as acceptance by you of such change.

  1. General Conditions
    1. 1. The Site is intended exclusively for personal use. Only those users who purchased a teacher license are allowed to use this site for on-site teaching efforts (use in online teaching efforts is prohibited: i.e. use in a lecture hall teaching environment is allowed, integration in another online teaching environment however is prohibited).
    2. Users who purchase access to one of our courses have the rights to view all course-related contents and will obtain a certificate upon successful completion of the course. Successful completion includes: completion of assignments (quizzes) and a final test.
    3. The non-gratuitous access to our site is restricted and ends after completion of the course, which usually takes place 3-4 months after the start of the course. Access to the free content of our website is not limited in time. However, we reserve the rights to deny access or terminate the membership of users who do not comply with these Terms & Conditions.
    4. The intellectual property rights in this website, including without limitation, in all documents, files, text, images, RSS feeds, audio files, podcasts, video files, tutorials, graphics, devices and code contained in it and in this website's general "look and feel", is owned by 123sonography.com.
    5. You are authorized to print extracts or documents from this website (except for any third party owned content which has been identified as such) for your non-commercial use provided any such copy or print retains all copyright or other proprietary notices and any disclaimer contained within them.
    6. You may embed those videos into a third party blog or website that were uploaded on the video sharing site Viddler or Youtube. These videos have to carry the 123sonography.com logo.
    7. Other than as specifically mentioned above, reproduction of part or all of the contents of this website in any form, including framing, creating any derivative work based on this website and or its content, incorporation into other websites, electronic retrieval systems or publications is prohibited.
    8. You may not use any diagrams, illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics without our permission, except for video content referred to under 1.7. Should you have purchased the “teacher license”, you are allowed to use our platform for teaching purposes in an on-site teaching setting. You are, however, not allowed to use our materials for reproduction in print or online (i.e. integration of our content in your own or someone else’s online platform).
    9. Except for the limited permission set out above, nothing on this website should be construed as granting any other right or license.
    10. All product names referred to on this website are our trademarks or of our affiliates, except for those marks which are indicated as owned by other companies and all rights are reserved.
    11. In the event that you submit any material for inclusion on this website (including without limitation, personal information, know-how, comments, ideas, questions, techniques, abstracts or similar), you agree (i) that such material will not be deemed to be confidential (ii) that such material will not be deemed to be proprietary and (iii) to grant to us an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, disclose, copy, modify, adapt, publicly display and translate all or any of such material for any purpose whatsoever without restriction. We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to remove or delete, without notice, any material you submit for inclusion on this website. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. Posting or sharing of inappropriate language such as insults, swear-words etc. will have to be removed by our administrators and can result in the termination of your account, in which case, previous payments will NOT be reimbursed.
    12. You must not share your account information (user & password) with anyone else (one account and login per user). Any violations of this rule will result in the termination of your account. Any previous payments will NOT be reimbursed.
    13. Any content that is presented on our Site exclusively belongs to us or our partners. You may not download, copy or distribute any of our proprietary content (i.e. videos, ultrasound videos, slides etc.), except for video content specified under 1.7.
    14. You are responsible for keeping your password secure and secret.
    15. You are responsible for any activity that occurs under your user name.
    16. You may not use the Site's service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. Users agree to comply with all applicable local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content.
    17. You must not, in the use of the Site, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
    18. You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, information, user names, files, links ("Content") that you submit and post on the Site.
    19. You must not modify, adapt or hack the Site or modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with the Site.
    20. You must not create or submit unwanted email to anyone ("spam").
    21. You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. In accordance with good computing practice, you are advised to virus check all materials and/or content accessed and/or downloaded from this website using commercially available, up to date virus checking software.
    22. This website may contain third party owned content (e.g. articles, image libraries, data feeds or abstracts) and may also include hypertext links to third party owned websites. We provide such third party content and links as a courtesy to our users. Links are provided for your information only. We have no control over any third party owned websites or content referred to, accessed by or available on this website and, therefore, we do not endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such third party websites or content or for the availability of such websites. In particular, we do not accept any liability arising out of any allegation that any third party owned content (whether published on this, or any other, website) infringes the intellectual property rights of any person or any liability arising out of any information or opinion contained on such third party website or content.
    23. Violation of any of these terms will result in the termination of your account. In this case, tuition will not be reimbursed.
    24. We reserve the right to modify or terminate the free service the Site provides for any reason, without notice at any time.
    25. We reserve the right to alter these Terms of Use at any time. If the alterations constitute a material change to the Terms of Use, we will notify you via e-mail (or message from within our teaching platform) if you specified an e-mail address in your profile. What constitutes a "material change" will be determined at our sole discretion, in good faith and using common sense and reasonable judgment.
    26. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
    27. We may, but have no obligation to, remove content and accounts containing content that we determine in our sole discretion as unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Use.
  2. Termination of your membership
    1. Any authorized user of 123sonography.com can terminate the membership within a thirty days notice.
    2. Users who terminate the user-ship within the first month after registration will receive a reimbursement of 100% of their fee.
    3. Users who terminate their user-ship after the first month will receive no reimbursement.
  3. Information about us
    1. This international Site is operated by 123sonography.com ("we", “our” and “us”). We are a company “123sonography GmbH”, registered in Vienna, Austria. Our registered trading office is at Tuchlauben 7 in 1010 Vienna, Austria.
  4. Disclaimer
    1. We always try to keep the content as up to date as possible. However, as a result of ongoing medical advances and developments, the information on this website may not always be completely up to date and, for this reason, such information is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. This fact has to be considered on the user’s part when medical decision are made on behalf of a patient. We will exercise reasonable skill and care in providing the 123sonography.com web site, but while we makes reasonable efforts to keep the data and information available on our systems accurate, we can make no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, regarding the quality, accuracy, availability, completeness or validity of the data or information. we accept no liability for incorrect or inaccurate information. You acknowledge that the 123sonography.com web site is provided "as is". Neither we nor any of its employees or agents warrants that the 123sonography.com web site will be uninterrupted or error free. Use of data and information obtained from or through the 123sonography.com web site is at your sole risk. No liability is accepted by 123sonography for loss or corruption of data. Treatment and other patient management decisions should not solely be based on information provided on our website. We thus recommend that treating physicians always refer to available guidelines whenever possible.
    2. 123sonography’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence shall be unlimited. We shall have no liability in respect of any other loss or damage sustained by you relating to the provision of the 123sonography.com web site, whether caused by breach of contract or misrepresentation or by negligence or other tort (civil wrong) by us. For such purpose we shall include our officers, employees, agents, affiliates and sub-contractors.
    3. We shall not be liable for any loss of profit, loss of business, loss of opportunity, or for any incidental, consequential, economic, indirect loss or special damage suffered by you arising from any liability of 123sonography under or in connection with these terms and conditions and/or the 123sonography.com web site whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages.
  5. Privacy Policy
    This privacy policy describes how we treat personal information of our members.
    1. What This Privacy Policy Covers
      • This privacy policy pertains to the use of the Site at http://123sonography.com/ and its subpages (our course, our blog, our Download area etc.) related or affiliate sites in different countries.
      • This privacy policy covers how we treat personal information that we collect and receive. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number if applicable.
      Information Collection and How it is used
    2. General Information
      • We collect personal information when you register with the Site.
      • When you register, we may ask for your email address and eventually certain optional information such as your name, birth date, birth place, gender, biographical information, Skype/AIM/Yahoo/MSN user name, and personal interests.
      • The Site automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the page you request.
      • We use this information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.
    3. IP Addresses

      IP Addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in our user registration databases when you register.
      IP addresses may be used for various purposes, including:
      • To diagnose or service technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
      • To tailor advertising based on geographic area or other information derived from your IP address. Aggregate information derived from IP addresses may also be reported to advertisers.
      • To estimate the total number of users visiting the Site from specific geographical regions.
      • To detect illicit usage of the Site (multiple users with the same IP addresses)
    4. Cookies

      A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.
      • You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
      • If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use the Site.
      • The Site uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to
        • access your information when you "sign in",
        • keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the Site's services,
        • display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on the Site,
        • estimate and report our total audience size and traffic,
        • conduct research to improve the Site's content and services.
      • The Site lets other companies [that show advertisements on some of our pages] set and access their cookies on your computer. Other entities' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other entities do not have access to the Site's cookies.
      • Information Sharing and Disclosure
        • Other users (i.e. students) of our Site will be able to access your profile information and will be able to contact you (via e-mail, our forum or chat). This communication between users is intended to enhance the learning experience.
        • We do not rent or sell or share any personal information.
        • It may be necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities, including without limitation, fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of the Site's Terms of Use, or as otherwise permitted or required by law. We will transfer information about you if the Site or our company is acquired by or merged with another company. We may share demographic information with business partners, such as "12% of users who regularly use the Site are from countries that start with 'A'" or the like. No personally identifiable information will ever be used without your permission.
        • In the future, the Site may displays targeted advertisements based on personal information that is exhibited in people's profiles. When you register with us, your personal information and other data will be stored and processed in Austria and this information may be subject to the laws of these jurisdictions.
      • Editing Account Information. Security.
        • You can change your Account Information, at any time.
        • We may send you communications relating to the courses the Site's service, such as service announcements and administrative messages, that are considered part of your account.
        • Access to your personal information will be granted to employees and coworkers who are involved in teaching courses (i.e. mainly tutors) or our administrative personnel.
        • Your Account Information is password-protected.
      • Changes to this Privacy PolicyWe may update this policy at any time for any reason. If there are any significant changes to how we handle personal information we will send a notice to the email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
    5. Miscellaneous

      123sonography shall be entitled to assign this Agreement and/or engage the services of sub- contractors, including the providers of outsourcing services, for the performance of its rights and obligations under the Agreement.

      These terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with Austrian law and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Austrian courts.

      How to contact us
      You can contact us by e-mail: office@123sonography.com

      Effective Date: May 2014

      Trademarks and Acknowledgements
      123sonography.com and its logo are trademarks of the 123sonography GmbH. No material from this site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without prior written consent of the 123sonography GmbH