General Terms and Conditions of Use and Business of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG
A. General conditions for the use of our offers
1. General Information
a) We would like to point out that the information, data and services presented cannot assume any therapeutic function and can in no case replace a visit to the medical doctor. In case of health problems, you should by all means consult a doctor you trust. Only the attending physician can make a diagnosis and initiate the necessary therapies.
The following conditions apply to the use of the SiDiary software together with all other online offers on this website.
b) The Internet pages of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG are subject to regular changes and additions which serve to update the information provided. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG assumes no liability or guarantee for the topicality, correctness, completeness and availability of the information presented. The user can inform himself/herself about the status of information and data under sidiary.org. Information and data presented here serve the user exclusively for information purposes and for personal use. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is liable for direct or indirect financial losses, including lost profit, from the use of the information provided on these pages only in the case of intentional or grossly negligent conduct, as well as in cases of mandatory legal regulations. In the case of direct or indirect references to external Internet pages ("links") which are outside the area of responsibility of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG, SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG only with knowledge of the contents and technical possibility and reasonableness to prevent the use in case of illegal contents.
c) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG hereby expressly declares that at the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages. The provider has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. He expressly dissociates himself from the contents of all linked pages which were changed after the link was set. This statement applies to all links and references set within the own Internet offer. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of information presented in this way, the provider of the page to which reference is made is solely liable. The content of this website is protected by copyright. The storage of the content is only permitted for private purposes. Commercial use for further publication or free distribution is only permitted in agreement with SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG. All information is subject to updating. Interactive offers of these Internet pages cannot be constantly controlled. Users are obliged to observe the legal regulations. The SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG expressly reserves the right to delete illegal, offensive and inappropriate content. However, should you notice any content that you consider offensive, illegal or inappropriate, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
d) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG does not guarantee that the contents meet the expectations of the user or that the user will achieve a certain goal with the contents. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG does not guarantee that the portal will be available to the user at certain times. We therefore accept no liability in the event of malfunctions, interruptions or a possible failure of the portal. We point out that we do not adopt the contents of the MicroSites as well as the banners and other advertising spaces and do not assume any liability for them.
2. Data privacy
The protection of your personal data is important for SINOVO GmbH & CO. KG and is our central concern. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG takes data protection seriously and designs its offer in accordance with the legal provisions for data protection. Details of our data protection guideline can be found at https://diabetes.sinovo.net/frmPrivacy.aspx, which contains the general terms and conditions of use and business of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG in addition.
3. Intellectual Property
All copyrights, trademarks and any other intellectual property related to materials or contents of our services belong without restriction to SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG or our (license) partners. You may use, these materials or contents or copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, modify or make them commercially usable only with written permission of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG or our (license) partners.
By submitting materials to our services, we or our (licensed) partners have the non-exclusive right of use within our services and otherwise, which is permanently exempt from fees. The right of use also includes copying, distributing, sending, transmitting, adapting and editing the material.
4. Illegal use of the contents
The use of any personal data published in the offer of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG for marketing purposes is prohibited. This includes the automatic as well as the manual reading of the contained data, especially data of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG and any published data of third parties, as well as links to their Internet offers and e-mail addresses, names and other data. Violations will be prosecuted within the framework of the legal provisions.
B. Access and use of the services of the SiDiary online version and use of the SiDiary app of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG
1. General Information
a) For the use of the services of SiDiary Online or the SiDiary App of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG, an Internet connection is required. The user alone is responsible for the use of the necessary hardware. Any connection costs or transfer costs incurred shall be borne by the user. To use the SiDiary App, a mobile device is also required that meets certain system requirements. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is not responsible for compliance with the system requirements. This is the sole responsibility of the user.
The user is solely responsible for the correctness of the login information and user information provided during the registration at SINOVO GmbH & Co.
The user is also responsible for keeping his access data including password secret. Passing on and making the access data and password accessible to or in front of third parties is not permitted. If access to the SiDiary App requires registration by the user, the user is responsible for ensuring that his password is not accessible to any third party. The user assumes responsibility for all actions that are carried out using his access data.
In case of unauthorized use of login and password or in case of security irregularities, the user is also advised to contact SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG to inform them.
Through the services of SiDiary Online-Version and SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG may not be transmitted any harassing, defamatory, racist, discriminatory, glorifying violence, obscene, pornographic or threatening content or any other illegal content.
Furthermore, SiDiary Software and all services of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG cannot be used in a way that can lead to break-off, damage or reduced performance and violates the rights of third parties. This includes the right to intellectual property, the right to confidentiality and data protection provisions.
Consulting services such as the hotline of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG or the central phone number are offers that can be reached via the listed contact data. The consultation offer cannot replace individual diagnoses, treatments or therapy recommendations, but can only provide general and abstract health information independent of the patient. Users of the counselling service are strongly advised to consult a doctor they trust with regard to their individual diagnosis and treatment and to discuss all measures relating to their health with him. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to store information about the calls in the form of call notes. Fraudulent, malicious or fraudulent calls may result in criminal prosecution.
b) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG provides all services in connection with the SiDiary Online Version or the SiDiary App service to users, physicians, patients or persons of trust (hereinafter: "Customer") exclusively on the basis of these General Terms and Conditions. Other General Terms and Conditions are only applicable if this has been agreed by SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG and is confirmed in individual contracts. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is entitled to amend or supplement these GTC with an appropriate period of notice. The announcement is made by e-mail by sending the amended GTC or by e-mail with a reference to the possibility of viewing the amended GTC on the Internet on the pages of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG at https://diabetes.sinovo.net/frmPrivacy.aspx. If the customer does not object to the amended or supplemented conditions within six weeks of their publication on the Internet, the amended or supplementary conditions shall take effect. If the customer objects in due time, both contracting parties are entitled to terminate the contract at the point in time at which the amended or supplementary terms and conditions are to come into force.
c) The SiDiary App cannot be used by customers in France.
2. Type and execution of the services by SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG
a) The performance of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG provides the SiDiary online version and the SiDiary App, an online data management system and diabetes diary for the customers, by means of which the diabetes values (e.g. blood sugar measured values, blood pressure measured values or insulin pump measured values) of the patients can be entered, managed and viewed from any location.
b) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG does not provide the SiDiary Software or the SiDiary App for any medical activities, does not provide any therapeutic information and does not provide any services that can or should replace the activities of a physician.
c) Access to the SiDiary Online version is activated after conclusion of the contract with the customer.
d) If SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG provides voluntary services and benefits free of charge in addition to the contractual benefits mentioned in item 2 a), it may change or discontinue these services and benefits due to technical, legal or economic changes in the general conditions and considerations or offer services and benefits previously made available free of charge for a fee in the future.
SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG will inform the customer immediately, if the continued provision of voluntary services and benefits free of charge is endangered due to the aforementioned reasons. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG will take the interests of the customer into account when assessing the period for hiring or alteration or the remuneration of these services and performances.
The customer has the right to give extraordinary notice of termination within 14 days after the announcement of the discontinuation, modification or remuneration of the voluntary services and performances. Further rights of the customer in connection with the discontinuation, modification or remuneration of voluntary services and performances are excluded.
3. Server availability, security
a) Server failures due to force majeure and due to events which SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is not responsible for and which make their services considerably more difficult or impossible - in particular strikes, lockouts, official orders, disruptions to Telekom services or the Internet, excessive use of other users, attacks by hackers and/or "spammers", etc. - only entitle the customer to a reduction in payment if the obstruction is considerable and lasts for a not insignificant period. The customer is then entitled to reduce the current monthly fees and charges accordingly until the next termination date.
If the impediment exceeds an insignificant period and the customer cannot reasonably be expected to continue the contract until the next termination date for this reason, he has the right to terminate the contract extraordinarily and without observing a period of notice. The termination must be preceded by a threat of termination with a reasonable period of notice to remedy the reason for termination. The customer is not entitled to further rights, except in the case of intent, gross negligence or violation of an essential contractual obligation of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG.
b) Data available in SiDiary Online can only be retrieved using the user ID and password (access data). The customer undertakes to keep this access data strictly confidential and to inform SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG as soon as it becomes aware that the access data are known to third parties in whole or in part. If, due to the fault of the customer, third parties are influenced by misuse of the access data on the stored data, including, among other things, their modification, deletion, downloading and forwarding, SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG accepts no liability for this. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is entitled in this case to block the user account and to give the customer a new password. Any reasonable costs incurred as a result are to be borne by the customer.
c) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG expressly points out that the protection of data transmission in open networks, such as the Internet, cannot be fully guaranteed according to the current state of the art. Data stored on the servers of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG may also be viewed and modified by other Internet users without authorization from a technical point of view. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG has secured its servers against unauthorized access with proven and customary systems. A liability of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG for interventions in the data stock which, despite the functionality of data protection provided by SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG, is excluded.
d) The customer is responsible for making a data backup to his own storage media (hard disk, floppy disk, etc.) in the event of changes to the data stock. In particular, health-relevant data fed into "SiDiary Online" must be additionally saved on your own storage media. Within the scope of his/her knowledge and abilities, the customer is obliged to test software for defect-free and usability in the concrete situation before he/she begins with the operative use of the program. This also applies to programs that the customer has purchased from SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG. In case of doubt, the customer must contact the technical support of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG under (Tel. +49 (0)6109 500 3909 / E-Mail: email@example.com). The customer is expressly informed that even minor changes to the software can influence the operability and usability of the entire system.
e) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG does not guarantee that the SiDiary App or its contents are compatible with the hardware and software of the customer's mobile device.
4. Conclusion of contract, termination of contract
a) The contract with SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG comes into effect by the customer filling out and sending the online form (Link: https://diabetes.sinovo.net/frmRegister.aspx) upon receipt by SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG.
b) The contract is concluded for an indefinite period. The contractual relationship can be terminated by both parties without giving reasons with 30 days' notice to the end of the month.
c) The right to terminate the contract for good cause remains unaffected.
d) Any notice of termination must be in writing to be effective, which is also ensured by sending an e-mail to our e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
e) The participation of physicians requires the registration as a physician and the verification as such.
Insofar as these GTC do not contain any separate provisions, the liability of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG as regulated below:
a) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is not liable for damages caused by errors, delays or interruptions in transmission, malfunctions of technical equipment, incomplete data, viruses or in any other way during the use of the SiDiary App, provided that they are not based on intent and gross negligence.
b) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is only liable, if SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG or one of its vicarious agents has violated an essential contractual obligation (cardinal obligation) or the damage is due to gross negligence or intent of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG or one of its employees or vicarious agents. The liability of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG for damages to life, body or health as well as for guarantees shall remain unaffected.
c) The liability of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is limited in the cases of item 5 b) to the damage suffered by the customer, that was reasonably foreseeable at the time the contract was concluded for SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG.
a) If payment is agreed, it shall become due 14 days after invoicing. SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG may, at its discretion, postpone further processing of the current order until payment has been made or demand advance payments.
b) Unless otherwise agreed, the respective price list of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG, can be accessed at https://diabetes.sinovo.net/frmPreisliste.aspx
7. Right of revocation
You have the right to revoke a contract within fourteen days without giving reasons. The revocation period is fourteen days from the date of conclusion of the contract, but not before you have received this instruction in writing and not before we have informed you in accordance with the requirements of Article 246a § 1 paragraph 2 sentence 1 number 1 EGBGB. In order to exercise your right of revocation, you must inform us - SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG, Casimirstr. 2-4, 60388 Frankfurt/Main, Phone 06109 500 3900, Fax 06109 500 4981, E-Mail: email@example.com (e.g. as letter by post, fax or e-mail) that you withdraw from the contract. In order to comply with the revocation period, it is sufficient that you send the notice of the exercise of the revocation right before the expiry of the revocation period. See also Annex 1 (at the end of this document) for a communication.
8. Consequences of the revocation
If you revoke this contract, we shall reimburse you immediately for all payments we have received from you, since the conclusion of the contract and at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which we received notification of your revocation of this contract. We will use the same means of payment for the repayment as you used for the original transaction, unless expressly agreed otherwise with you. Under no circumstances will you be charged any fees in connection with the repayment.
9. Final Clauses
a) There are no verbal amendatory agreements upon conclusion of the contract.
b) The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply to the exclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Place of performance and jurisdiction for all disputes arising from and in connection with this contract is the registered office of SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG.
c) SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG points out that, in addition to ordinary legal recourse, you also have the possibility of an out-of-court settlement of disputes in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013. Details can be found in Regulation (EU) No. 524/2013 and at the Internet address: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32013R0524
SINOVO GmbH & Co. KG is neither obliged nor prepared to participate in dispute resolution proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.
Status: May 2018
Appendix 1: Model cancellation form
If you wish to cancel the contract, please complete and return this form:
SINOVO GmbH & Co KG
60388 Frankfurt am Main
I/we (*) hereby revoke the contract concluded by me/us (*)
for the purchase of the SiDiary Software
Ordered on (*)/received on (*)
Name of customer(s)
address of the costumer(s)
Signature of the costumer(s) (only if communicated on paper)
* Delete as applicable.