- Terms of website use
- Information about us
- Accessing our site
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- Reliance on information posted
- Our site changes regularly
- Our liability
- Information about you and your visits to our site
- Uploading material to our site
- Viruses, hacking and other offences
- Linking to our site
- Links from our site
- Governing law and jurisdiction
- Your concerns
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
When using our site to access the Community section, you must comply with the provisions of our Member Network Rules.
When using our site you must at all times adhere to the terms of our Acceptable Use Policy.
You may print off and download extracts of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and use and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on our site.
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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law.
- Any liability for any:
- direct loss or damage
- indirect loss or damage
- loss or damage caused by us in circumstances where there is no breach of legal duty owed by us to you, where such loss is not a reasonably foreseeable result of any such breach and/or
- any increase in loss or damage resulting from any breach by you of any of the terms and conditions of use of our site incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it,
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Member Network Rules. You must ensure that any such contribution does comply with those standards.
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy or otherwise breaches applicable law.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Member Network Rules.
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.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
You are not permitted to use any robot, spider, other automatic device or manual process to monitor or copy all or any part of our site or the material published on it.
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 from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Member Network Rules.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to the European Society of Coloproctology, The Coach House, 7 St Albans Road, Edinburgh EH9 2PA.
The Scottish courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
Thank you for visiting our site.
Updated September 2011