In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:
- "Verity" means Verity: The polycystic ovaries self help group, a charity registered under number 1097599 and a company limited by guarantee registered under number 04404798, having its registered office at:
Verity – The PCOS Self Help Group New Bond House 124 New Bond Street London W1S 1DX United Kingdom
- “the Website” means any website under the ownership or control of Verity from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;
- “the Material” means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website
- "User" means the individual, firm, company or organization accessing this website or making an order
2. Applicable terms and conditions
The Website is owned by Verity and any use made of this site (including memberships and donations made via the Website), are subject to these terms and conditions. Verity may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.
3. Use of the Website
Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:
3.1 it is used for information purposes only as a resource for anyone interested in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and is not reproduced for personal use, on any other website or for commercial gain.
3.2 any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by Verity before they are created.
3.3 no part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the express and prior written permission of Verity.
3.4 certain areas of the website are only accessible by members of Verity.
4. Copyright and trade marks
4.1 Copyright in the Material is owned by Verity or the content suppliers. Unauthorized use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of Verity or the content supplier or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.
4.2 The names and logos of Verity and all related product and service names, designs marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trademarks of Verity and may not be used without the prior consent of Verity.
4.3 All works in the nature of databases attract database rights.
The website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation.
USERS SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK ADVICE FROM A REGISTERED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.
Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, Verity does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.
Whilst Verity has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organization wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.
6. Target audience
The Website is intended for use by residents in the United Kingdom (UK) and only in relation to their activities within the UK. It may be dangerous to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK.
Whilst Verity goes to every step possible to ensure the information distributed by the charity is accurate and up-to-date, Verity does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. Verity has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information.
The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.
7. Warranty and indemnity
The User warrants to Verity that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner.
The User shall indemnify Verity, its Trustees and agents harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against Verity, its Trustees and agents as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
8. Limitation of liability
Verity hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material and any goods or services supplied in relation to the Website, whether express or implied or statutory (including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). In no event shall Verity be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Verity has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest .
9. Discussion Board
The Discussion Board is governed by a separate house rules and all users are to agree to the contents prior to use of the Discussion Board. For more information, please visit the Discussion Board section of the Verity website.
10. Third Parties offers
Verity does not accept any liability for misusage by users of any third parties offers from this site. Verity would refer you to the third party in question if you have any queries. However, Verity is happy to accept any communication in respect of third parties offers. ]
Third party offers displayed on our website do not necessarily mean they have been endorsed by Verity Trustees and/or Verity’s medical advisory panel.
By use of this site, you accept the terms and conditions applicable to the site. If we make any changes to the terms and conditions, we will notify you by posting the changes online. Your continued use confirms your acceptance of these changes.
This agreement does not intend to confer any rights on any third parties.
If any of these clauses are found to be un-enforceable, it shall not affect the enforceability of the rest of the agreement.
12. Governing Legislation
This agreement is governed by the law of England and Wales.
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