Pancreas 101 App: Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Statement

Welcome to the Pancreas 101 App. The Pancreas 101 App ("App") is developed and published by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. for The National Pancreas Foundation.

Before using this App, you must agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, you will be granted access to the App. If you choose not to agree to abide by the Terms of Use, you will not be granted access.

This agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and you, the user ("Agreement"). It supersedes all prior contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the App; the contents of this App; and the subject matter of this agreement. This agreement may be amended at any time by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. without specific notice to users. The latest Agreement will be posted on this webpage, and you should review this Agreement prior to using this app.

Copyright Information

Copyright © Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. All rights reserved.

Developed and published in 2016 by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This App is owned and operated by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. The presentation of all materials, including animations, trademarks, logos and domain names, presented in the App are protected by the applicable laws as regards intellectual property, and are owned by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. or have been subjected to authorization of use granted to it. Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. reserves the right to take legal action against any counterfeit of its intellectual property rights.

This App is protected by US, Canadian and foreign copyright laws.

No material may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, distorted, transmitted or distributed in any way, on any support, in total or in part, for commercial use or distribution without the prior written permission of the copyright holder, Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. Please contact us with permission requests.

Authorized use of visuals and content of the App must not be distorted, modified or altered in any way whatsoever. The following notice shall appear within all authorized copies of the content of the App "© Mechanisms in Medicine Inc."


This App is intended for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Each country will have its own regulatory requirements or medical practices and this information may not necessarily be appropriate for use in your country.

The information in this App is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relevant to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The opinions expressed in this App are those of the contributing authors, and are not those of the producer and publisher, Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

In no event will Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this App and any website links provided.

Privacy Statement

Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. respects your privacy. Personal information collected from users of this educational App will not be shared with any third party. Personal information is collected when an online user registers to gain access to online game centres (i.e., Game Center for iOS devices, and Google Play for Android devices). This information is stored in databases owned by Apple and Google so that Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. may track the number of downloads, user type, time spent in the App, and game scores. The information aggregated from our users is used for the express purpose of tailoring future versions of this App to meet the greatest need and interest. We do not distribute unsolicited e-mails, nor do we share the email addresses of our users with any third party.

Scope of Use

Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. invites you to view and use this App and all linked content for your informational, non-commercial use. Except as otherwise provided in this App, no part of any content or software within this App may be downloaded or stored in a retrieval system for any other purpose, nor may it be redistributed for any purpose, without the express written permission of Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. If you are found to be in contravention of this Agreement in any way you understand that Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. may request Apple or Google to discontinue, change, or restrict your use of this App for any reason without notice.

No Warranties

Your use of this App is at your own risk. Neither Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the App is liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, this App. This includes damages to, or viruses that may infect your mobile device or computer equipment. All content on this App is provided on an "as is", "as available" basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, and non-infringement. Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this App. You are responsible for verifying any information before relying on it. Use of this App and the content available on / through this App is at your sole risk.


If you violate any of these Terms of Use or if you misuse this App, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., their officers, directors, employees, agents, and licenses from any and all liability including costs, expenses and attorney's fees that arise out of or are related.

User Submissions

Certain areas of this App enable you to submit e-mails, or otherwise provide feedback or information to Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. You agree that by submitting content:


This App may contain links to websites operated by other parties. The linked sites may not be under the control of Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. is not responsible for the content available on any other Internet sites linked to / from this App. Such links do not imply endorsement of material on any other site by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. disclaims all liability with regard to your access to such linked websites. Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. provides links to other Internet sites as a convenience to users, and access to any other Internet site linked from this App is at your own risk.


The laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and any applicable federal laws of Canada shall govern your use of the App. The courts of the Province of Ontario shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from your use of this App.


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