Terms and Conditions - Arthritis Action

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

1 Terms of website use
1.1 This page tells you the terms and rules which apply when you access or use our website “arthritisaction.org.uk” and its content (our site), whether as a guest or as a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you access or use our site further. By accessing or using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use or access our site.


2 Information about us
2.1 Our site is operated by Arthritis Action (“We”). We are registered charity number 292569 and registered company number 01914825. Our address is Arthritis Action, One Upperton Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 2AA. Our email address is info@arthritisaction.org.uk


3 Accessing our site
3.1 Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice.

3.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site to users who have registered with us.

3.3 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code 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.

3.4 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of the content of this page, and that they comply with it.

3.5 You can only access our site if you are aged 18 or over.


4 Use of our site
4.1 You agree to use our site only for lawful purposes.

4.2 You agree not to use or link to our site:

4.2.1 In any way which, in our reasonable opinion, is unfair to us or could harm, or take advantage of, our reputation or property;

4.2.2 In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

4.2.3 In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;

4.2.4 For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way; or

4.2.5 To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

4.3 You must not introduce to our site, or use our site to transmit, any material which is malicious, technologically harmful or designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware (such as viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware or adware).

4.4 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 or otherwise used by us. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

4.5 You also agree not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any equipment or network on which our site is stored, any software used in the provision of our site; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

4.6 By breaching this paragraph 4, 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 site will cease immediately.


5 Information published on our site
5.1 Anything published on our site is for general information purposes only. This means that you:

5.1.1 You should not rely on its applicability to you and to any other individual; and

5.1.2 should seek advice from the appropriate professional (such as your doctor) regarding any medical query you may have.

5.2 We do not make any promises about the accuracy or completeness of anything published on our site.

5.3 Any opinions expressed in material published on our site are the opinions of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect our opinion.

5.4 If you think that any of the information published on our site is inaccurate, incomplete or misleading in any way, please tell us by sending an email to info@arthritisaction.org.uk


6 Intellectual property rights
6.1 We are the owner of, or the licensee of, all intellectual property rights in our site. These intellectual property rights are protected by laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. “Intellectual property rights” include, but are not limited to, the design and content of our site and our name, logo and crest.

6.2 You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial, business or professional purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

6.3 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.


7 Our site changes regularly
7.1 We aim to update our site regularly and may change the content at any time. We reserve the right to, at any time or for any reason, suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such material.


8 Our liability
8.1 Our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

8.2 All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by law are excluded.

8.3 We have no liability 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.

8.4 Commentary, articles and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore have no liability or responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

8.5 We have no liability for our site (or any part of it) being unavailable at any time or for any period.

8.6 We are not responsible, or liable, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

8.7 We have no liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage 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.

8.8 We do not have any liability for any of the following:

8.8.1 loss of income or revenue;

8.8.2 loss of business;

8.8.3 loss of profits or contracts;

8.8.4 loss of anticipated savings;

8.8.5 loss of data;

8.8.6 loss of goodwill; and

8.8.7 wasted management or office time.

8.9 Nothing on this page restricts our liability for:

8.9.1 death or personal injury arising from negligence;

8.9.2 fraud; or

8.9.3 anything else which cannot be excluded or limited by applicable law.


9 Information about you and your visits to our site
9.1 We process information about you in accordance with our privacy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate.


10 Links from our site
10.1 Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

11 Jurisdiction and applicable law
11.1 Subject to paragraph 11.2, the English courts have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, our site and the terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

11.2 We may enforce our rights in any relevant jurisdiction.

12 Trade marks
12.1 Our logo and device are registered trade marks 2323878 and 2323879 respectively.

13 Variations
13.1 We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You must check this page each time you visit our site and take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

14 Your concerns
14.1 If you have any questions or concerns about these terms or any material which appears on our site, please contact info@arthritisaction.org.uk