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Website Terms of Use

Terms of Use for the HealthWORKS website

Your use of this website is subject to these Terms of Use. By using the website, you will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to any part of these terms you must leave this website immediately.

About Us

We are HealthWORKS Newcastle (Company Limited by Guarantee No. 2952583/ Charity No.1040370) and we own and operate this website. Our registered address is displayed on the ‘Contact Us’ area of the website.

Accessing This Website

You are responsible for all access to this website using your Internet connection, even if the access is by another person.

We reserve the right to restrict your access to this website or part of it. Access to restricted areas of the website may be subject to registration and other conditions. If we grant you permission to access a restricted area, we may withdraw that permission at any time (including where you breach any of these Terms of Use). If you choose, or you are provided with, a username or password, you must treat this as confidential and you must not disclose it to anybody else. We have the right to disable any username or password (whether chosen by you or allocated by us) at any time if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use or for any other reason.

Intellectual Property Rights

The intellectual property rights in this website and all of the text, pictures, videos and other content made available on it (including the name ‘HealthWORKS’ and our logo) are owned by us and cannot be used without our express written permission. Any unauthorised use will amount to an infringement of our intellectual property rights and we will actively pursue infringers.

Our Liability

We provide this website on an ‘as is’ basis and make no representations as to the quality, completeness or accuracy of any content made available on this website. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that this website is available at all times. However, we cannot guarantee that this website or any individual function or feature of this website will always be available and/or error free. In particular, this website may be unavailable during periods when we are implementing upgrades to or carrying out essential maintenance on this website.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by law into these Terms of Use; and
  • any and all liability to you, whether arising under these Terms of Use or otherwise in connection with your use of this website.

The foregoing is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these Terms of Use is intended to exclude or limit any liability that may not by law be excluded or limited. In particular none of the exclusions and limitations in this clause are intended to limit any rights which may not be excluded under the law, nor in any way to exclude or limit our liability to you for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.

We may, at any time and for any reason, terminate your access to or use of this website. If we terminate your access to this website you will not have the right to bring claims against us or our affiliates with respect to such termination. We and our affiliates shall not be liable for any termination of your access to this website.

Interactive Services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on this website, including, without limitation:

• chat rooms;

• bulletin boards; and

• feedback boards.

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on this website. We will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what type of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on this website and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our conduct and content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

What You Are Not Permitted To Do

Your permission to use the website is personal to you and non-transferable, and you may not use this website for commercial purposes. Your use of this website is conditional on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in these Terms of Use and you agree that you will not:

  • use the website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
  • use the website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity;
  • impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with this website or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make;
  • interfere with or disrupt the operation of this website or the servers or networks used to make this website available or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
  • transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the website any virus, worm, Trojan horse or other computer code that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to this website;
  • modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the website;
  • remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice from this website or materials originating from this web site;
  • frame or mirror any part of this website without our express prior written consent;
  • create a database by systematically downloading and storing website content;
  • use any manual or automatic device in any way to gather website content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the website without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the website for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator’s public online search service.

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of our conduct and content standards. When a breach has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

External Websites and/or Resources Linked to by Us

This website may provide links to other websites and online resources. We are not responsible for and do not endorse such external sites or resources. Your use of other people’s websites and resources is at your own risk.

Links to This Website

You may create a link to this website, provided that:

  • you obtain our express written permission to do so;
  • the link is fair and legal and is not presented in a way that is misleading or could suggest any type of association, approval or endorsement by us that does not exist or is harmful to our reputation or the reputation of any of our affiliates;
  • you must retain the legal right and technical ability to immediately remove the link at any time, following a request by us to do so.
  • the link will not cause this website or any content on this website to be embedded in or ‘framed’ by any other website or otherwise displayed in a way different to the way originally intended by us.

We reserve the right to require you to immediately remove any link to the website at any time and you shall immediately comply with any request by us to remove any such link.

Information We Collect From You

We may collect and use information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. You can view a copy of this policy by clicking here

Changing these Terms of Use

We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time. We may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of these Terms of Use on the website.

You can determine when we last changed these Terms of Use by referring to the ‘LAST UPDATED’ statement below. Any changes made by us will come into effect immediately and your use of the website following changes to these Terms of Use will constitute your acceptance of those changes. It is your responsibility to keep updated of any changes.

The Law Applying to these Terms

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or dispute arising under or in connection with these Terms of Use.

LAST UPDATED: 9 April 2013