Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions ("Terms and Conditions") form a legal agreement between Bela Risu Foundation, a non-profit organization incorporated under the Laws of Kenya and located at Applewood Adams, Ngong Rd, Nairobi, (“Bela Risu Foundation” “We” “Our”), and You, the individual ("You" and "Your") concerning Your access to and use of the various services offered through the website.

These terms and conditions apply to the Bela Risu Foundation website and all of its subsidiaries, Omnichannels and affiliates operated Internet sites which reference these Terms and Conditions.

Use of any of the sites, Omnichannels or platforms (collectively “the Site”) constitutes Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of use.

We reserves the right, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms and Conditions of use at any time. Changes will be effective when posted on the Site with no other notice provided.

Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes Your acceptance of those changes.

Kindly review the Terms and Conditions listed below diligently prior to using this Site as Your use of the Site indicates Your agreement to be wholly bound by its Terms and Conditions without modification.

You agree that if You are unsure of the meaning of any part of these Terms and Conditions or have any questions regarding the Terms and Conditions, You will not hesitate to contact Bela Risu Foundation for clarification.

These Terms and Conditions fully govern the use of the Site. No extrinsic evidence, whether oral or written, will be incorporated.

1. Representations and Warranties

By using our site, You represent and warrant the following:

  • You are at least eighteen (18) years of age,
  • You have the legal ability and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions with Bela Risu Foundation,
  • The information You have provided to Bela Risu Foundation in Your registration is accurate and complete,
  • You will comply with any and all laws applicable to Your use of the Site
  • You will not interfere with a third party's use and enjoyment of the Site,
  • You will not interfere with or disrupt Bela Risu Foundation or its vendors' security measures,
  • If any information You provide to Bela Risu Foundation becomes inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise false or misleading, You will immediately notify Bela Risu Foundation,
  • You acknowledge that access to the healthcare services provided through the platforms are not "insured services" under any provincial health plans,
  • You acknowledge that any fees paid by You or by any other persons on Your behalf are not provided in exchange for any undertaking by Bela Risu Foundation or its representatives that such healthcare services will be made available to You, and
  • You are accessing the Site for yourself or a child under the age of eighteen for whom You are the legal guardian.
2. Use of Site

You agree that this Site may only be used in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. If You do not agree with the Terms and Conditions or do not wish to be bound by them, You agree to refrain from using this Site.

We grant You a non-transferable, revocable and non-exclusive license to use this Site, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions, for the following:

  • Accessing healthcare information available on the Site.
  • Connecting with patients and medical practitioners in relation to receipt and provision of assessment, diagnosis, prescriptions and investigations of diseases including but not limited to; Common ailments, acute infections, wellness, diarrhea and vomiting, colds and coughs, urine infections, rashes and allergies, chronic conditions, malaria, Headaches, skin and ophthalmology, depression and anxiety by the Practitioners available on the Site.
  • Gathering prior information regarding Bela Risu Foundation’s Services and purchasing or providing the Services.

Bela Risu Foundation’s role is limited to making certain e-health related information available to You and/or facilitate Your access to health and wellness products, Pharmaceutical care and pharmaceutical products, and expert medical services (the “Services”). Bela Risu Foundation is independent from Pharmacies, providers of health and wellness products on the Site (the “Vendors”) and healthcare providers who will be providing the Services to You through the Site and is not responsible for such Vendor’s or healthcare providers' acts, omissions or for any content of the communications made by them. Bela Risu Foundation does not engage in the practice of medicine, pharmacy or provide any other health services.

Bela Risu Foundation may provide information and/or feedback to you through the various Omnichannels for guidance purpose only. Bela Risu Foundation is not a healthcare provider and does not provide professional advice related to health services.

Commercial use or use on behalf of any third party is prohibited, except as explicitly permitted by Bela Risu Foundation in advance.

Certain Services and related features that may be made available on the Site may require registration or subscription. Should You choose to register or subscribe for any such Services or related features, You agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself, and to promptly update such information if there are any changes.

Every user of the Site is solely responsible for keeping passwords and other account identifiers safe and secure.

The account owner is entirely responsible for all activities that occur under such password or account. Furthermore, You must notify Bela Risu Foundation of any unauthorized use of Your password or account. The Site shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, Your failure to comply with this section.

During the registration process You agree to receive promotional emails from the Site. You can subsequently opt out of receiving such promotional emails by clicking on the link at the bottom of any promotional email.

3. Prohibited Uses

In using the Site, You agree not to:

1) Send or otherwise transmit to or through the Site any unlawful, infringing, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that can cause harm or delay to the Site or computers of any kind, and any unsolicited email and/or advertisement or promotion of goods and services; malicious software or code; unlawful, harassing, privacy invading, abusive, threatening, vulgar, obscene, racist or potentially harmful content; any content that infringes a third party right or intellectual property; any content that may cause damage to a third party; any content which may constitute, cause or encourage a criminal action or violate any applicable law; or any illegal content.

2) Misrepresent Your identity or affiliation in any way;

3) Restrict or inhibit any person from using the Site, disclose personal information obtained from the Site or collect information about users of the Site;

4) Reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any section or technology on the Site or attempt to do any of the foregoing;

5) Gain unauthorized access to the Site, to other users' accounts, names, personally identifiable information or other information, or to other computers or websites connected or linked to the Site;

6) Launch or use any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," or "offline readers," that access the Site in a manner that sends more request messages to our servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser;

7) Send or otherwise transmit to or through the Site chain letters, unsolicited messages, so-called "spamming" or "phishing" messages, or messages marketing or advertising goods and services;

8) Post, transmit or otherwise make available any virus, worm, spyware or any other computer code, file or program that may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software or telecommunications equipment;

9) Violate any applicable laws or regulations in any way;

10) Alter or modify any part of the content or services offered on or through the Site;

11) Allow any other person to use the Site with Your registration or login information;

12) Accessing Bela Risu Foundation servers or internal computer systems, interfering in any way with the functionality of this Site, gathering or altering any underlying software code, infringing any intellectual property rights;

13) Breach or otherwise circumvent Bela Risu Foundation’s security or authentication measures;

14) Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above;

15) Any breach of these Terms and Conditions of use shall result in the immediate revocation of the license granted without prior notice to You. Should We determine at our sole discretion that You are in breach of any of these conditions, We reserve the right to deny You access to this Site and its contents and do so without prejudice to any available remedies at law or otherwise.

4. Information submitted by You

Any information that You submit to the Site and/or provide to Bela Risu Foundation, including but not limited to, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions will become Bela Risu Foundation’s sole and exclusive property and shall not be returned to You.

In addition to the rights applicable to any information, when You post comments or reviews to the Site, You also grant Bela Risu Foundation the right to use the name that You submit, in connection with such review, comment, or other content.

You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself or otherwise mislead Bela Risu Foundation or third parties as to the origin of any submissions. We may, but shall not be obligated to, remove or edit any submissions.

By signing up for Bela Risu Foundation Services, You agree to receive
a) emails associated with processing Your request,
b) promotional emails, SMS and push notifications from Bela Risu Foundation.

You may unsubscribe from promotional emails via a link provided in each email. If You would like Bela Risu Foundation to remove Your personal information from Bela Risu Foundation’s database, unsubscribe from emails and/or SMS, please email Customer Service email address by country.

5. Accessibility of Site

Our aim is to ensure accessibility to the Site at all times, however, We make no representation of that nature and reserve the right to terminate the Site at any time and without notice.

You accept that Service interruption may occur in order to allow for Site improvements, scheduled maintenance or may also be due to external factors beyond our control.

6. Donations

Click on the Payment methods, cancellations and refunds policy to view the price and payment details.

7. Refunds policy for Patients

Click on the Payment methods, cancellations and refunds policy to view the refunds processes.

8. Links and Third Party Sites

We may include links to third party websites at any time. However, the existence of a link to another website should not be considered as an affiliation or a partnership with a third party or viewed as an endorsement of a particular website unless explicitly stated otherwise. In the event the user follows a link to another Site, he or she does so at his or her own risk. We accept no responsibility for any content, including, but not limited to, information, products and services, available on third party websites.

Creating a link to this website is strictly forbidden without our prior written consent. Furthermore, We reserve the right to revoke our consent without notice or justification.

9. No Endorsements

Reference to any product, recording, event, process, publication, service, or offering of any third party by name, trade name, trademark, service mark, company name or otherwise does not constitute or imply the endorsement or recommendation of such by Bela Risu Foundation. Any views expressed by third parties on the Site are solely the views of such third party and Bela Risu Foundation assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or veracity of any statement made by such third party.

10. Intellectual Property

Both parties agree that all intellectual property rights and database rights, whether registered or unregistered, in the Site, information content on the Site and all the Site design, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, software, photos, video, music, sound, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software shall remain at all times vested in Bela Risu Foundation or our licensors. Use of such material will only be permitted as expressly authorized by Bela Risu Foundation or our licensors.

Any unauthorized use of the material and content of this Site is strictly prohibited and You agree not to, or facilitate any third party to, copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

11. Data Protection

Any personal information collected in relation to the use of this Site will be held and used in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which is available on our Site.

12. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Bela Risu Foundation, our affiliates, officers, directors, agents and/or employees, as the case may be, free from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, related to Your breach of these Terms of use.

13. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted and governed by English Law. Each party hereby agrees to submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

14. Arbitration

The parties shall use their best efforts to amicably settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions (including any question regarding its interpretation existence validity or termination). If such dispute controversy or claim cannot be settled within ten (10) days after receipt by one party of the other party’s request for such amicable settlement, the parties shall refer the dispute to a mediator agreed upon between them in accordance with the LCIA Mediation Rules, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause, and if within ten (10) days of one party requesting mediation the parties do not agree on a mediator or fail to settle the dispute through mediation, the dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration under the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules, which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause.

The language to be used in the mediation and in the arbitration shall be English.

In any arbitration commenced pursuant to this clause:

  • The number of arbitrators shall be three; and
  • The seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be London.

The award of the arbitrators shall be final and binding upon the parties and any party may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for enforcement of such award. The award of the arbitrators may take the form of an order to pay an amount or to perform or to prohibit certain activities.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Party is entitled to seek preliminary injunctive relief or interim or conservatory measures from any court of competent jurisdiction pending the final decision or award of the arbitrators.

15. Termination

In addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, We may, without prior notice to You, immediately terminate the Terms and Conditions or revoke any or all of Your rights granted under the Terms and Conditions. Upon any termination of this Agreement, You shall immediately cease all access to and use of the Site and We shall, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies, immediately revoke all password(s) and account identification issued to You and deny Your access to and use of this Site in whole or in part. Any termination of this agreement shall not affect the respective rights and obligations (including without limitation, payment obligations) of the parties arising before the date of termination. You furthermore agree that the Site shall not be liable to You or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination. If You are dissatisfied with the Site or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of Bela Risu Foundation in operating the Site, Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

16. Severability

If any portion of these Terms and Conditions is held by any court or tribunal to be invalid or unenforceable, either in whole or in part, then that part shall be severed from these Terms and Conditions of Use and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other section listed in this document.

16. Electronic Documents

This electronic document, and all other electronic documents referred to or incorporated herein, will be:

A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial proceedings or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

17. Assignment

These Terms and Conditions are personal to You, and are not assignable, transferable, or sub licensable by You except with Bela Risu Foundation’s prior written consent. Bela Risu Foundation may assign, transfer, or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without Your consent.

18. Disclaimer

The Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Bela Risu Foundation disclaims all representations, warranties, and conditions, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied condition or warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Bela Risu Foundation does not warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Healthcare service representations expressed on this Site are those of the healthcare service providers and are not made by Bela Risu Foundation. Submissions or opinions expressed on this Site are those of the individual posting such content and may not reflect our opinions.

Interactions via the Omnichannels that result in Bela Risu Foundation giving suggestions or advice, through the use of AI technology, based on the information received from You are not to be substituted with actual consultations from qualified professionals. Bela Risu Foundation only acts as a guide and disclaims any liability as to the accuracy and reliability of such information. Bela Risu Foundation strongly advices You to seek professional assistance before relying on such information.

Bela Risu Foundation makes no guarantees, and disclaims any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness of any content posted on the Site and platforms for a particular purpose. Bela Risu Foundation assumes no liability arising from or relating to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication failure and defect in the information, content, materials, software or other services, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Site and/or Platforms.

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to You.

19. Contacts/Notices

If You have any questions about the Terms and Conditions, or need to provide notice to, or communicate with, Bela Risu Foundation under the Terms and Conditions, please contact Bela Risu Foundation using the following contact details: legal@belarisufoundation.org