- Welcome to Rintez
1.1. Welcome to Rintez. The following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Terms and Conditions”) form part of the agreement between you and Rintez LTD (hereinafter referred to as “Rintez”, “we”, “our” or “us”), the operator of a platform that gives you, (hereinafter referred to as “you”, “your” or “User”), access to our free health companion, symptom assessment utility and any related services. Our health companion offers many features such as the following: symptom checker together with personalized health information, symptom tracking functionality, and access to our medical database powered by Rintez Artificial Intelligence (R.A.I.) unique system.
1.2. The health companion is available as an app for free download via your mobile device (hereinafter called the “Rintez App”), and (when and where available) via our web-based application (hereinafter called the “Website”). Rintez has also developed a screening tool (hereinafter referred to as the “Screening Tool”) and related services. The Website, the Rintez App and the Screening Tool, including any software, services or other technology the Website, the Rintez App and the Screening Tool are respectively based upon, are hereinafter called the “Rintez HUB”.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RINTEZ PLATFORM DOES NOT MAKE ANY MEDICAL DIAGNOSES. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD CONTACT THE EMERGENCY SERVICES IMMEDIATELY. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR OR ANOTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING ANY MEDICAL ISSUES. YOU SHOULD NEVER DISREGARD A DOCTOR’S PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OR CANCEL AN APPOINTMENT WITH A DOCTOR BECAUSE YOU ARE RELYING ON INFORMATION YOU HAVE READ OR HEARD IN THE RINTEZ PLATFORM.
1.3. The Rintez HUB is operated by Rintez LTD, a company founded in United Kingdom, registration number 12648451, with its registered office at 2 Ireton Avenue, Leicester, England, LE4 9EU.
1.4. If you wish to contact us, please email our Customer Service team at [email protected].
1.5. You must be at least 16 years old if you wish to use the Rintez HUB. If you are under 18 years old, usage of the Rintez HUB and your agreement to these Terms and Conditions require the consent of your legal guardian.
1.6. Your use of the full functionality of the Rintez HUB requires your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not use or access any part of the Rintez HUB .
1.7. Contract language is English.
- The legal relationship between you and Rintez
2.2. You may only set up a User account on the Rintez HUB if you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not create a User account on the Rintez HUB.
- Information we collect about you
3.2. You hereby grant us the perpetual, worldwide, transferable, and sublicensable right to use data, which we have anonymized in line with applicable data protection law, in any manner, whether currently known or unknown. You acknowledge and accept that we own all right, title and interest in and to any data derived by us from such anonymized data.
- The Rintez HUB
4.1. The Rintez HUB offers you the opportunity to find out what might potentially be causing your health issues. The Rintez HUB uses a medical knowledge base to suggest possible causes for your symptoms (hereinafter referred to as the “Assessment Report”).
4.2. The Rintez HUB is provided to you free of charge, and you are allowed to run a limited number of symptom assessments and Assessment Reports.
4.3. Please be aware that we provide the Rintez HUB solely for information purposes. It is not a medical consultation. The Rintez HUB is not a suitable substitute for medical advice obtained from your doctor, general practitioner or other health service provider.
4.4. The Rintez HUB does NOT provide diagnoses for medical conditions, nor does it prescribe how you are to treat any medical issues you may have. This can only be done by consulting a medical professional (such as a general practitioner).
4.5. Ultimately, if you do have any medical issues related to the information that you entered into the Rintez HUB, you are responsible for whether or not you decide to consult a medical professional and/or seek medical advice.
- Creating a User account
5.1. Before using the Rintez App, you will first need an email account or a Google account. You can then download the Rintez App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store (hereinafter referred to, either individually or collectively, as “App Store”) to your mobile device or tablet. You cannot access the Rintez HUB directly via the web- based application or via an application, through us directly or through one of our partners.
5.2. After downloading the Rintez App you can register with the Rintez HUB by setting up a User account with a username and password (hereinafter referred to as “User Account”). Registration constitutes a binding offer of the User to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. We may (but are not obliged to) accept this offer by enabling access to the Rintez HUB for the first time via the User Account. We will send you confirmation of registration electronically. By using, accessing or otherwise utilizing the Rintez HUB EVEN IF YOU DO NOT SET UP A USER ACCOUNT, you accept, acknowledge and avail yourself to these Terms and Conditions.
5.3. We will save the contractual text of the agreed Terms and Conditions. Beyond this, we do not assume any obligation with regard to the availability of the agreed terms to the User.
5.4. We advise our Users to only use ‘strong’ passwords for their User Account (strong passwords are passwords consisting of a combination of numbers, both upper and lower case letters, and symbols). When you register your User Account or provide us with other information, you are also declaring that the information provided to us is correct and complete. In the event of any change in the information later on, you declare that you will promptly notify us of such changes by updating the information.
5.6. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login information and any activity in your User Account. Should you have the suspicion that your User Account may have been misused, you agree to inform us of this immediately by emailing [email protected].
- Your right to use the Rintez HUB
6.2. We grant you the right to personally access and use the Rintez HUB. You are prohibited from transferring this right to anyone else, or to sell, give away or transfer your User Account to anyone else. Your right to access the Rintez HUB does not preclude us granting other persons the right to access the Rintez HUB .
6.3. Your right to use the name “Rintez” or any trademarks, logos, domain names or other characteristic trademarks whatsoever is limited to the scope defined in these Terms and Conditions.
6.5. As the User, unless such behaviours are appropriately permitted in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or unless permitted under mandatory copyright law where necessary for the use of the Rintez HUB in accordance with its intended purpose and/or indispensable to obtain the information necessary to achieve the interoperability with other programs, you undertake to refrain from the following:
- You, the User, agree not to replicate or copy the Rintez HUB, either in whole or in part.
- You, the User, agree not to sell or otherwise make available the Rintez HUB, either in whole or in part, to anyone else.
- You, the User, agree not to modify the Rintez HUB, in whole or in part, in any way whatsoever.
- You, the User, warrant that you will not attempt to discover or access the source code of the Rintez HUB, in whole or in part, unless it has been expressly published by us and released into the public domain.
6.6. You are aware that we, and/or the persons who have granted us a license in this respect, are entitled to any confidential information, rights of use, of exploitation and of recovery – and any other intellectual property rights fully or partially existing – regarding the Rintez HUB.
- Your use of the Rintez HUB
7.1. In addition to the other provisions in these Terms and Conditions, this section defines certain regulations relating to the use of the Rintez HUB (hereinafter referred to as “Regulations”).
7.2. The following is a list of activities that are prohibited in the context of using the Rintez HUB. You are prohibited to:
- Circumvent, disable, or otherwise manipulate any of the Rintez HUB ’s security features or any features preventing or restricting the use or copying of the content that is available via the Rintez HUB ,
- Create multiple User Accounts on the Rintez HUB (however, as far as the Rintez HUB functionality allows it, you may link your social networks or other accounts supported by us with the User account on the Rintez HUB ),
- Provide false or misleading information in the User Account details,
- Allow anyone else to use the Rintez HUB on your behalf or in your place,
- Use the Rintez HUB if we have temporarily suspended your right of use, or forbidden you to continue using it,
- Send junk mail, spam or repeated messages,
- Act in any unlawful or illegal manner,
- Modify, interfere with, hack or disrupt the Rintez HUB , or to intercept messages,
- Misuse the Rintez HUB or to infiltrate it with viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or anything else that might harm the Rintez HUB or any other user of the Rintez HUB equipment,
- Extract data from the Rintez HUB except as permitted under these Terms and Conditions,
- Post or contribute any abusive, threatening, obscene, misleading, untruthful, or offensive content, or content that contains any form of nudity or violence, and
- Enter information or comments about any third-party without the consent of the third-party concerned.
7.3. The non-compliance with the Regulations listed in paragraph 7.2 represents a material breach of these Terms and Conditions, and may result in us, at our sole discretion, initiating the following measures – either individually or in combination:
- The immediate, temporary suspension or permanent withdrawal of the right to access the Rintez HUB ,
- A warning being sent to you,
- Initiation of legal proceedings against you, including a claim for reimbursement of any costs and expenses incurred due to the breach of agreement (including reasonable administrative costs and legal fees), and moreover
- Disclosure of information to the law enforcement authorities, if and to the extent permitted by law and deemed by us to be necessary.
7.4. The reaction to a breach of agreement committed by you is not limited to the actions described in the preceding paragraph 7.3, i.e. we are entitled to take any further action in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and/or statutory law.
- Termination of our contractual relationship
8.2. You are entitled to stop using the Rintez HUB at any time and to terminate your agreement with Rintez, including if you do not agree with the changes to the Rintez HUB or these Terms and Conditions we proposed. Please follow the instructions on the Rintez HUB to deactivate your User Account. If you access the Rintez HUB via the Rintez App, you can delete your User Account via the settings menu.
8.3. If we choose to terminate your agreement with us we will provide you with two weeks’ notice.
8.4. Either party’s right to terminate the agreement for cause remains unaffected. Because that entitles us to terminate the agreement may be, in particular but not exclusively, your violation of the material contractual provisions (in particular paragraph 7.2) and if, due to external circumstances, it can be assumed that you are making improper use of our services. If good reason exists, we are furthermore authorised to block your access to the Rintez HUB, without any notice, and provided that no other less severe measure is effective.
- Our promise to you
9.1. Any information on the symptoms stated by you that is made available to you in text form via the Rintez HUB is for information purposes only. The information is made available by Rintez as is, without warranty, guarantee or representation of any kind.
9.2. You should not take any action based on the information provided in the Rintez HUB without consulting a doctor or other medical professional first.
9.3. Due to the nature of the internet and the given technology, we are unable to promise that you will be able to use the Rintez HUB at all times without any interruption and without delay or faults, and that the Rintez HUB will at all times meet your expectations. We can therefore assume no obligation with respect to the performance or availability of the Rintez HUB in these present Terms and Conditions. We expressly exclude any strict liability that may be applied by enforcement of law due to defects of the Rintez HUB existing at the time the agreement on the use of the Rintez HUB between you and us was concluded.
9.4. Should you incur any damage through the use of the Rintez HUB, we may only be held liable for intent and gross negligence. We may furthermore be held liable for the negligent breach of material contractual obligations, which must be met in order for this agreement to even be properly executed, and the violation of which will jeopardise the purpose of the agreement and which you, the User, should in regular cases be able to trust will be fulfilled. In the latter case, we may however only be held liable for calculable damages. We may not be held liable for violation by simple negligence of any obligations other than those specified in the preceding sentences. The foregoing exclusions of liability do not apply to violations causing death or personal injury and any liability under the United Kingdom law.
- Third-party services
10.1. If, and to the extent that, our Rintez HUB contains links to other websites or resources operated by third parties, these links are to be deemed as being provided for your information only.
10.2. We are unable to influence the content of such websites or resources provided by third parties, and we may not be held liable for the content of information or websites linked included in frames. We may not be held liable for any financial or physical damages that you may incur as a result of, or in connection with, the use of such websites or resources.
10.3. You understand that the availability of the Rintez App is dependent on the third-party where you downloaded the Rintez App (the App Store). You are aware that these Terms and Conditions apply to the contractual relationship between you and Rintez, not to your contractual relationship with the App Store.
- Rintez updates
11.1. We are constantly updating and improving the Rintez App and infrastructure. We constantly strive to provide you with innovative new services and features. We also make improvements and updates in order to stay abreast of changing technologies, behaviours and the way in which people use the internet.
11.2. We reserve the right to change a specific aspect of a specific feature by updating the Rintez HUB, resetting that feature and suspending the service or support for that feature. These changes may affect your activities on the Rintez HUB . Changes may include the removal, modification or reset of the features you use. We will inform you of the changes and your rights in the case of changes by separate notification, to the extent you have signed up for such notifications (see paragraph 12.3.).
11.3. Updates may be released from time to time by us or via the App Store where you downloaded the Rintez App. From time to time, to be able to use the Rintez HUB, it may be necessary for you to update third-party software.
- Changes to these Terms and Conditions
12.1. We have the right to amend or supplement the present Terms and Conditions from time to time. The current version of the Terms and Conditions can be found on our website (www.rintez.com).
12.2. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will usually be the result of new features being added to the Rintez App and HUB, or of changes in the legislation or applicable Regulations.
12.3. We will contact you to notify you of any changes or additions to these Terms and Conditions at least 30 calendar days before any changes or additions to these Terms and Conditions take effect. If you do not object within 30 days of receipt of notice, such changes and additions will be regarded as effective and agreed upon from the deadline onward. We will inform you of your right of objection and the consequences of the objection in our notice of changes to the Terms and Conditions. If, in the event of your objection to the amendment within the agreed timeframe, it is legally, economically or technically unreasonable for us to continue the provision of the Rintez HUB, we are entitled to terminate the agreement no earlier than the effective date of the amendment set forth in the notification. Any other right of termination remains unaffected.
- Documents governing the contractual relationship between you and us
The current version of the Terms and Conditions includes all provisions governing the contractual relationship between you and us. Older versions of the Terms and Conditions no longer apply to our contractual relationship and are entirely replaced by the current version.
- Applicable legislation and jurisdiction
14.1. Our headquarters are located in United Kingdom. The agreement concluded on the basis of these Terms and Conditions is subject to the laws of the United Kingdom. Without prejudice to the above choice of jurisdiction, in the case of agreements between traders and consumers, the provisions of the law of the country in which the consumer is habitually resident and which – under the law of that country – may not be derogated from, may be applied in favour of the consumer if the trader:
- pursues his/her commercial or professional activities in the country of the consumer’s habitual residence, or
- such activities are in any way directed at that country or at several countries including that country,
and the agreement falls within the scope of such activities.
14.2. The courts of United Kingdom have the exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes arising in connection with, or as a result of, your use of the Rintez HUB and/or Rintez App .
14.3 The European Commission provides an online dispute resolution platform available at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr. Rintez LTD does not participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.
15.1. You consent to us communicating with you by electronic means (such as by email or other form of text as defined in United Kingdom).
15.2. We may send you notices electronically to the email address you provided at the time you signed up for the Rintez HUB, or via other electronic means on the Rintez HUB when available.
15.3. The failure to enforce our rights must not be construed as a waiver of such rights.
15.4. Should any provision in these Terms and Conditions be or become void or unenforceable, the effectiveness of the remaining provisions will remain unaffected.
15.5. Only the contracting party itself has the right to enforce contractual provisions.
If you would like to contact us in regard to the present Terms and Conditions or any other document mentioned in them, please email us at [email protected].