As a condition precedent to the visitor/user being able to use any of the tools, functions, and information on this site, the visitor/user must read, understand and agree to be bound by each of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement. However, by the mere act of accessing the functions and tools of this site, viewing any information, text or graphics herein, the visitor/user is deemed to have already read, understood, and agreed to be bound by this Agreement. Should the visitor/user not agree to any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, he/she must immediately leave this site and desist from using any of the tools, functions, and information provided herein.
FGC reserves the right to amend or modify this Agreement without prior notice to the visitor/users. Thus, every time the visitor/user accesses this site, he/she is responsible for viewing this Agreement for any updates, amendments, changes, and revisions to which the visitor/user shall be deemed to be automatically bound.
The visitor/user agrees to use the information, services, and tools available on the site for purely personal and non-commercial use.
Purpose of this Site and Limitation on Liability
FGC, through this site, only provides general information, data, and statistics regarding medical tourism, health care and medical services available world-wide obtained through a process of simple research of information, data, and statistics that are already available on the internet without verification as to the truth or accuracy of any of the general information obtained from such research. In some cases, FGC may have received compensation from health care or medical service providers who wish their establishments to be mentioned on this site, in which case, the relevant information, data, and statistics have been entirely provided by such health care or medical service providers.
FGC strives to provide its visitors/users with information, data, and statistics regarding medical tourism, which is current. However, the content on this website has not been reviewed or prepared by medical professionals and is not intended as a substitute for advise obtained from a licensed medical professional. No information, data or statistic contained in this site may be used for self-diagnosis or for treating health problems or diseases. FGC is not responsible for any information that is found to be inaccurate, incomplete, incorrect or misleading.
FGC does not provide travel, hotel, transportation, medical and health care appointment bookings, referral, and other related services to its visitor/users. It does not provide health care or medical services. It does not render medical advice or opinions regarding the visitor/users eligibility for any medical or health care treatment or service. It does not warrant the accuracy of the general information, statistics, and data found on this site, and further, it does not warrant the existence, qualifications, quality of service, or competence of any of the health care or medical service providers mentioned in this site.
The visitor/user is responsible for conducting his/her own due diligence investigations into the existence, qualifications, quality of service, or competence of any of the health care or medical service providers mentioned in site and for validating any information, data or statistics regarding the medical tourism industry contained herein. The visitor/user shall hold FGC free and harmless and shall indemnify FGC for any claim or liability, whether the cause of action is based on tort, breach of contract, or any other legal theory, including punitive, actual, direct, incidental or consequential damages of any nature, arising from the visitor/user's independent due diligence investigations and validations of the information contained herein; or for any damage, loss or injury that may have been incurred by the visitor/user or any other person who may have received information from such visitor/user regarding any information, data or statistic published on this site or for any service or treatment obtained from any health or medical service provider that is mentioned herein. FGC is not responsible for any health or medical care service or treatment that the visitor/user may receive from any person, entity or business that may is mentioned on this site.
Rules for Use of Site
Site visitors/users may not:
1. Violate the laws of any jurisdiction, state, or country while visiting our site or using any tool that is available on this site;
2. Harass or cyber stalk any user;
3. Post any information, entries, queries, guest book notes, etc., which, in the sole and absolute discretion and opinion of FGC, may be considered as obscene, indecent, defamatory, offensive, or hateful;
4. Upload a virus on the server, whether or not such virus causes damage to FGC or FGC's visitors/users;
5. Transmit, steal, or otherwise engage in unauthorized access of information, data or materials through or into this website, which may be in violation of any law or regulation in any jurisdiction.
6. Use any automated script or robots to access, copy, or manipulate any content provided in this site.
7. Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity.
8. Insert your own or a third party's advertising material or promotional content on this site.
9. Use the site in any manner with the intent to interrupt, damage, or disable, overburden, impair the site, including but not limited to, flooding servers with requests;
10. Attempt to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the site or any content thereof.
11. Use the site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the same or interfere with any person's use or enjoyment thereof.
All visitors/users of this site must be of legal age in their jurisdiction or country of origin. All visitors/users who are not of legal age must immediately leave the website and desist from using any of the tools, functions, information provided in this site unless such visitor user is supervised by his/her parents or legal guardian, in which event, the parent or legal guardian shall be responsible for filtering any inappropriate content on this site.
FGC may post rules, guidelines or policies in addition to those stated in this Agreement. Upon the posting of such new or additional materials, such terms and conditions will immediately form part of this Agreement and shall be deemed as automatically binding on the visitors/users.
A down payment of 20% (twenty percent) of the estimated total cost of services plus any related taxes ("Down Payment
") shall be paid to FGC immediately upon making a reservation. The Down Payment shall be charged in USD or EURO and it is based on an estimate of the total cost of services. The final cost of services shall be determined by the Medical Center after the patient's arrival. The difference between the final cost of services as determined by the Medical Center and the Down Payment shall be paid to the Medical Center in USD / EURO / Local Currency before the procedure. The payment of the Down Payment directly to FGC shall not create any liability for FGC regarding the medical services which are under the sole responsibility of the Medical Center.
Any reservation cancelled within 72 hours from the time of the reservation shall be fully refunded (the Down Payment) within 90 business days, by the same payment method through which the Down Payment was charged, provided that no services were granted to the patient by the Medical Center. Any reservation cancelled after 72 hours of the time of the reservation shall not be refunded. In case FGC has reason to believe that fraud is involved it shall not be obliged to process any cancellation or refund request.
FGC does not have any direct knowledge of or affiliation with the health care and medical service providers mentioned in this site, nor regarding any of the products or services provided by the latter. Even in cases where FGC may have received compensation from health care or medical providers who wish their establishments to be mentioned on this site, FGC has made no further study regarding the accuracy and truthfulness of the matters represented and advertised by such establishments on this site. Thus, FGC has no knowledge or responsibility regarding the existence, qualifications, quality of service, or competence of any of the health care or medical service providers mentioned in this site. It has no information regarding the capacity or qualifications of the health care or medical service providers to render the service required by the visitor/user, nor can FGC attest to the competence of the medical professionals practicing medicine at such establishments.
Links to third party websites are intended as tools only and, in the event that the visitor/user is directed by way of third party link to the website of the health care or medical service providers mentioned on this site, FGC also bears no responsibility for the accuracy of the content and information found on such websites.
Any and all information published on the website that relates to health care or medical providers have been gathered and presented by FGC on its own initiative using the websites and promotional information from such establishments, which are already made available to the public or have been provided by health care or medical providers to FGC for posting. FGC does not verify the accuracy of the information gathered from such websites and cannot vouch for their reliability and accuracy, nor can FGC warrant that such information is current and updated.
All medical information found on the site is intended only for the general information of the visitors/users. The site serves as a database or education resource only, which may enable its visitors/users to conduct their own due diligence investigations and research into the health care, medical services and medical information mentioned herein. Such information should not be used as a basis for diagnosis, choice of treatment or choice of medical practitioner. This site is not intended to dictate what constitutes reasonable, appropriate or best care for any health issue nor does it serve as substitute for the judgment of a qualified physician. If the visitor/user has or suspects that he/she may have a medical condition or that he/she is a candidate for any of the medical treatments mentioned in this site, please seek the advice of a trained and qualified medical practitioner.
By operating this website, FGC cannot be deemed to be engaged in the practice of medicine. The use of the site does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. The visitor/user should not solicit or rely upon any representations or recommendations of any officers of FGC with regard to any medical issue.
While FGC has no reason to believe that there are inaccuracies or defects in any of the information published on the website, it makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to the fitness of the information for any purpose whatsoever. The site is provided on an “as is” or “as available basis” and the visitor/user uses the same entirely at his/her own risk. In providing the information to visitor/user, no contractual obligation is or has been constituted between the visitor/user and FGC and no duty of care is owed to the former. If any court of competent jurisdiction rules that FGC owes a duty of care to the visitor/user, FGC will not be liable for any direct or indirect consequences, loss, damages or injury arising from use of this information, unless there is a direct negligence or fault on the part of FGC.
The information on the site should not be used as a basis for diagnosis, choice of treatment or choice of medical practitioner. By operating this website, FGC cannot be deemed to be engaged in the practice of medicine, nor is the information herein presented intended to supplant medical advice from a qualified medical practitioner. This site is intended as a database only, which may enable its visitors/users to conduct their due diligence investigations and research into the health care and medical services providers mentioned herein. The visitor/user should not solicit or rely upon any representations or recommendations from any officers of FGC.
All original content provided within or via this site is protected by various international copyright laws, patent laws, trademark regulations and laws, and various intellectual property laws and international treaties and agreements. Copying, reproduction, publication or broadcast of any protected content contained within or via this Site is strictly prohibited without the written permission of FGC. All trademarks presented on or via this site are owned by their respective owners and may not be used by the visitor/user in any way.
This Agreement and that relationship between the visitor/user and FGC shall be governed by the laws of Cyprus, without regard to conflict of law provisions. The visitor/user agrees that any cause of action that may arise under this Agreement shall be commenced and heard exclusively in the appropriate courts of Nicosia, Cyprus. Failure by FGC to exercise or enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable or invalid, the visitor/user agrees to cooperate with FGC for the reasonable application of such provision in order to give full force and effect to the intent of this Agreement.