Social Media Terms Of Use

About these Social Media Terms of Use

These terms of use set out the terms on which you may access and use Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s social media channels (including, without limitation Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram). By using any of those channels, you indicate that you accept these terms and agree to abide by them. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (“we” and “us”)We may revise these terms at any time by amending this page. By accessing any of our social media channels, you agree to check these terms regularly from time to time and to take notice of any changes to them. Your continued access to and use of our social media channels following an update to the terms shall constitute your acceptance of those updated terms.

User Content

The opinions and or views expressed by users on our social media channels represent the thoughts of individual users, and not those of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, any of our affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, research staff, medical staff or management.

We make a reasonable effort to monitor and moderate content posted by users, but do not monitor or moderate all content and cannot always remove content that infringes these terms. We may review, edit and/or delete any content we deem inappropriate, without notice to the user who posted the content.

You agree not to post any content or comment that:

  • is abusive or hurtful to or in respect of another user, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi or any third party organisation;
  • includes off-topic or redundant content (including promotional material not related to or affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi);
  • includes foul or offensive language;
  • includes personal attacks or defamatory content (i.e., making negative personal or untrue comments);
  • could violate the privacy of our patients, their families, or any other individual or organisation; or
  • could breach applicable laws.

You should exercise caution when posting information (in particular any medical information). We recommend that you do not disclose personal identifiable information such as your location, medical records or financial information. By submitting content, you confirm that you understand and acknowledge that the content is available to the public, and that we may use it for internal and external promotional, or other purposes. We are unable to control the use that other users make of posted content and, therefore, please do not post content that you do not wish to be published, copied and/or reprinted.

We further reserve the right to, immediately and without notice or liability, limit, suspend, or terminate any individual user’s ability to post content to any of our social media channels.

Patient confidentiality

For reasons of patient confidentiality, we are unable to respond to requests, made via social media sites, to provide information about any of our patients.

Availability of social media channels

We may suspend access to social media sites, or close any of them indefinitely.


Information posted on our social media channels is not intended to be medical advice and should not be considered medical advice, nor is it intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician or other health care provider. We make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, currency, completeness or adequacy of content on our social media channels. We expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in such content and for any loss or damage suffered by any person relying on such.

All links to other websites linked from our social media sites are provided as a service to users, but such linkage does not constitute our endorsement of those sites and we are not responsible for content on them.


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