Terms & Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE (INCLUDING, THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION SECTIONS)

We are authorized to update these Terms of Use from time to time, including, to reflect changes in law or as a result of changes to the content of the Website or the addition of new features – it is therefore important that you refer to these Terms of Use from time to time to ensure that you are familiar with the relevant terms which will govern your use of the Website. This version of the Terms of Use is effective as from 4 January 2018.

Prohibited Uses

You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:

  • In any way that breaches these Terms of Use or any applicable law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or which has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material for any commercial purpose or in a manner which does not comply with our content standards (as set out below).
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar request (commonly known as ‘spam’).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner (or the licensee) of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may download and/or print off one copy of extracts of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may (in a non-commercial context) draw the attention of others to content posted on our Website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not further use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author(s) of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us (or our licensors as appropriate).

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Website (and any related materials) will cease immediately and you must, at our choice, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made (and these Terms of Use shall continue to apply in respect of any such materials).

Third Party Links and Resources in our Website

The Website may contain links to other websites and resources operated by third parties. These links are provided for reference and information purposes only. We do not control such websites or resources and are not responsible for their availability or content.

Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

Please read this section carefully as it sets out the limits of our liability to you in relation to youruse of the Website.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or for our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Website or any content on it, whether express or implied. The Website is provided on an ‘as is’ basis.

Please note that we only provide our Website for domestic and private use (and as a reference tool for use by healthcare professionals). You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

We use our reasonable efforts to check the accuracy of the professional information published on our Website. You should, however, note that we do not warrant that such information will be error free and you acknowledge that the information, products, and services published on this Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information set out in our Website.

We (and/or our suppliers) make no representations about the suitability of the information, products, and services contained on this Website for any purpose.

Subject to the first paragraph under this section (Limitations of Liability), in no event shall we (or any of our suppliers or licensors) be liable to you (or to any other user) for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential loss or damage, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), or otherwise, even if we, or any of our suppliers, have been advised of the possibility of such damages, arising under or in connection with:

use of, or inability to use, our Website;

use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website (regardless of the origins of such content); or

any information, products, and services obtained through this Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this Website.

Subject to the first paragraph under this section (Limitations of Liability), our liability (and that of our suppliers or licensors) for any losses suffered arising out of, or in connection with, your use of this Website, whether in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), or otherwise is limited to the greater of: (i) the total value of the relevant transaction (if any) under which the claim arises for any one event or series of connected events, or (ii) the sum of one thousand pounds (£1,000).

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

This section does not affect any legal rights you may have as a consumer.

You acknowledge that we have made the Website available to you in reliance upon these Terms of Use and in particular these Limitations of Liability.

Viruses

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses and you should use your own, up-to-date, virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

General

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use (and any other terms, conditions, and notices) under which this Website is offered.

If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

We reserve the right to freely assign, or otherwise transfer, any of our rights or obligations under these Terms of Use to any third party at our discretion.

Any provision of these Terms of Use that expressly or by implication is intended to come into, or continue in, force on or after termination of your right to use the Website shall remain in full force and effect, including, any licences granted by you in respect of any uploaded content and the provisions of the section titled Limitations of Liability.

We will not be in breach of any of our obligations under these Terms of Use (or otherwise liable for any failure or delay in performance) if we are prevented, hindered or delayed in, or from, performing any of our obligations by any event beyond our reasonable control. The time for performance of such obligations shall be extended accordingly.

Subject to any specific terms detailed on the Website in relation to particular features or materials, these Terms of Use (together with the Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy) set out the entire agreement between you and us in respect of your use of the Website.

No failure or delay by us to exercise any right or remedy provided under these Terms of Use or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.