Terms & conditions

Last updated: 6th October 2016

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Terms and conditions

Last updated: September 26, 2016

Overview

Dermatology-education.com (the “Site” or the “Service”) belongs to and is operated jointly by Fishawack Communications Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 04096110, with its registered office address at 100–102 King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6HQ and VAT registration number GB 927 3655 02 (“Fishawack”) and Facilitation of International Dermatology Education (“FIDE”) with its registered office at 7 Garnet Hill Lane, Avon, CT 06001 USA.  Fishawack and FIDE together are described herein as the “Operator” or “we”.

The Operator is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Site and so is responsible for all obligations set out in these Terms, although either Fishawack or FIDE may enforce any rights in these terms as the Operator’s agent.

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with the terms of use, cookie policy and privacy policy set out below (together, “the Terms”).  These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.  By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION ON THIS SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. 

THE OPERATOR WILL REVIEW CONTENT ANNUALLY TO TRY TO ENSURE THAT PUBLISHED INFORMATION IS ACCURATE AND UP-TO-DATE TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY; HOWEVER, THE OPERATOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SERVICE WILL BE TIMELY OR ERROR-FREE.

THE CONTENT ON OUR SITE IS PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO AMOUNT TO ADVICE ON WHICH YOU SHOULD RELY. YOU MUST OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL OR SPECIALIST ADVICE BEFORE TAKING, OR REFRAINING FROM, ANY ACTION ON THE BASIS OF THE CONTENT ON OUR SITE. CONTENT DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF THE OPERATOR. INFORMATION ON PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS HAS NOT BEEN REVIEWED OR APPROVED BY THE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND/OR MARKETING OF THE PRODUCT. 

ANY DISCUSSION OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS: (i) PRE-AUTHORIZATION; OR (ii) FOR UNAPPROVED USES, IS NOT RELATED TO THE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY AND IS IN NO WAY MEANT TO INFLUENCE PRESCRIBING PRACTICE. THE OPERATOR HAS NOT REVIEWED ALL THE SITES THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THIS SERVICE AND DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY OFF-SITE PAGES OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES LINKED TO THE SITE. SUCH LINKS SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS APPROVAL BY US OF THOSE LINKED WEBSITES OR INFORMATION YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THEM. WE HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THE CONTENT OF THOSE SITES OR RESOURCES AND YOUR USE OF OR LINKING TO SUCH SITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Intellectual Property

All materials developed for use on this Site remain the sole property of the Operator and may not be used for other purposes beyond this Site without express prior permission from the Operator in writing. The layout and each of the components, including trademarks, logos and domain names, appearing on the Site are protected by current laws on intellectual property and belong to the Operator, or their use by the Operator is authorized by the owner. The use or misuse of any of these rights is strictly prohibited.

No component of the Site may be copied, reproduced, altered, edited, downloaded, denatured, transmitted or distributed in any way whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the Operator, except downloadable documents.  You may download extracts, and may print off one copy, of: (i) such downloadable documents; and/or (ii) any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our Site.

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

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

The Operator’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of content on the Site must always be acknowledged. The following statement should appear on any copy of all or part of the content of the Site: "COPYRIGHT 2016 – Fishawack Communications Limited and FIDE - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED", to be amended as applicable to include any named contributor.

Any authorized use of items composing or shown on the Site must not be denatured, changed or altered in any way whatsoever. 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 use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. The Operator reserves the right to take legal action against any breach of its intellectual property rights.

[User-generated content

The Site may include information and materials uploaded by other users, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Site do not represent our views or values.]

Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature are intended to survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability.

Liability

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in the contract between us for the supply of such products or services.

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it. We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

·       use of, or inability to use, our Site; or

·       use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

·       loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

·       business interruption;

·       loss of anticipated savings;

·       loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

·       any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Viruses

We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit 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 Site will cease immediately.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Operator. The Operator has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Operator shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in any acceptable use policy we advise to you.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [dermaedu@gmail.com].

Availability of Site

You acknowledge (i) that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free from any defect and that the Operator cannot undertake to do so; (ii) that defects may lead to the Site being temporarily unavailable; and that (iii) operation of the Site can be affected by events and/or matters that the Operator does not control.

The Operator and/or its suppliers may, at any time, alter or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the Site to undertake maintenance and/or make improvements and/or changes to the Site. The Operator is not responsible for any alteration, suspension or interruption of the Site.

Publisher of Site

Fishawack Communications Limited

100–102 King Street

Knutsford

WA16 6HQ

UK

[dermaedu@gmail.com]

Third Party Trade Marks

The Site may contain or reference third-party proprietary information, technologies, processes, trademarks, logos etc., which will be explicitly indicated as such.  You are not permitted to use such material without the Operator’s prior written approval.

Photo Credits

It is prohibited for any third party to use images incorporated into the Site for any purpose or to resell, sublicense or otherwise make available the images for use or distribution separately or detached from the Site.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. You are advised to review these Terms periodically for any changes.  By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. By using the Site you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.