Terms and Conditions
1 OUR GUARANTEES
1.1 Registration and Provision of Service
We will provide you with a password and a user name, which will allow
you to access the Website.
1.2 Unsolicited Communication
While you are registered with gpneworks we will email you from time
to time with updates to our service. However we will not pass on any of
your contact details to any third party other than the relevant
You may also opt-out of receiving email communications from gpnetworks at any later time.
1.3 Site Security
At gpnetworks we are extremely aware of the importance of privacy and
security throughout our Website and are committed to protecting our
users. We undertake to adhere to British Medical Association (BMA) and
Association for the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) guidelines on
Internet security and any future recommendations will be incorporated
where applicable. We issue passwords only to bona fide health
professionals and check all applications for authenticity. Periodic spot
checks are also made. Access to the site is by password only. No
unauthorised person has access to the machines or the software.
1.4 Third Party Communication
Your password, username and/or email address will not be given or
sold to any third parties for use in direct mail or any other
activities, other than to selected third parties providing specialist
administrative services to gpnetworks, acting as agents on our behalf
and with no rights to use your email address for any purpose whatsoever
except on our behalf as allowed under these Terms and Conditions.. Other
user details may only be made available to third parties for certain
specified purposes, in accordance with our Data Protection Act 1998
registration and you will always be given the opportunity to prevent
gpnetworks from sharing any personally identifiable data about your use
of the Website with third parties.
1.5 Privacy of Your Personal Data
- Gpnetworks Ltd is the data controller of your personal details for
the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. We may collect the
following types of information about you:
information you provide at registration or by subsequently changing your registered details
- Records of correspondence you have with us by letter, email or telephone surveys that you may complete through the Website or in response to email communications from us
- Details of your visits to the site and resources that you access,
including information you may wish to have stored to personalise your
use of the site (such as links or topics of interest).
These personal details may be used by us to:
- administer the Website
- conduct market research
- make available to you educational and promotional information that may interest you
- allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose to do so
- notify you about changes to our service.
Our internal working practices also ensure your privacy is protected by limiting employee access to the data.
gpnetworks will use only 'first-party' cookies, which are not
transmitted to any third party, to facilitate your use of this Website.
Cookies are used to keep track of your participation in the gpnetworks
Points reward scheme, and to remember your username for login (both
optional). Cookies are also used to maintain the 'state' of your site
use session and allow us to record your activities (such as progress
through an educational course) and to keep track of your preferences.
These session cookies are not stored on your computer after the browser
session is completed. If you disable or restrict cookies, you may not be
able to use our Website.
We may collect information about your computer, including where available IP address, operating system and web browser used.
2 YOUR OBLIGATIONS
2.1 Correct Information
The information that you supply to us for the purpose of registration
is true and correct.
2.2 Safeguarding of Password
You will not make the password with which we supply you available to
any third party, in particular but not limited to such third parties who
are not members of the primary healthcare team.
2.3 Distribution of Information
You will not distribute or make available any content of the Website
to any third parties who are not members of a primary healthcare team.
2.4 Obscene or Inflammatory Language
When corresponding with us or any of our members or when posting any
comments on the Website you will not use any obscene or inflammatory
language, promote or exhibit sexually explicit materials, promote
violence or other illegal activities including but not limited to,
discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability,
sexual orientation or age.
You are permitted to print or download some of the material or
information displayed on the Website for your personal use, but you may
not republish any substantial part of the data in any form without our
prior written permission. You acknowledge that the printing or
downloading of some of the sections of the Website is strictly
prohibited and you are referred to the individual copyright statements
displayed on such sections.
Your postings to the Website and communications with other users will not infringe any third parties' copyright or other intellectual property rights.
3 OUR RIGHTS
3.1 Obscene or Inflammatory Postings
We have the right to remove all obscene or inflammatory postings and
all other postings that violate your duty set out in 2.4 above at any
time and without further notification to you.
3.2 Withdrawal of Password
We have the right to bar you from using the Website by withdrawing
your password at any time and without prior notification, if you violate
any of the rules contained in these Terms and Conditions.
3.3 Right to Amend These Terms
We reserve the right to add to and change the terms of this agreement at any time.
4.1 Products of Third Parties
We do not act as agents for and can give no assurances with regard to
the persons, companies and other organisations whose goods and services
are displayed or referred to on the Website, nor with regard to the
availability, suitability, fitness for purpose or prices of such goods
or services. We do not endorse or recommend any of theses goods or
services and no liability is accepted by us in this respect.
4.2 Content of the Website
Whilst considerable efforts are made to ensure that the information
contained in the Website is of the highest quality and accuracy, no
warranty in relation to such information is given or shall be implied.
We cannot accept responsibility or liability for any content, advice or
opinions displayed on the Website, including those that are used in the
diagnosis or the treatment of patients. In particular, you recognise
that the information and material contained in the Website is to be used
only as a reference aid and is not intended to be a substitute for the
exercise of your own professional judgement.
To the fullest extent permitted by law we exclude liability for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website. This 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. For the avoidance of doubt we do not limit our liability for death or personal injury where the same arises as a result of our negligence.
4.3 Clinical Material
The clinical information contained on this site is the responsibility
of the authors.
Gpnetworks and its officers, employees, directors, agents, successors and assigns do not accept any responsibility for the content, accuracy or quality of the clinical information provided on this site, or any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage or liability of whatever kind or nature incurred by anyone accessing or using the information. Notwithstanding this, in accessing the information, visitors to the site agree to waive any claim, demand, lien, action, suit or cause of action arising from the use of the information, which they now have or may have in the future against gpnetworks.
5 APPLICABLE LAW
5.1 Products of Third Parties
These terms and conditions are governed by and will be interpreted in
accordance with the laws of England and Wales to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the Courts of which countries the parties agree to
6 OUR COMPANY DETAILS AND ADDRESS
12 Sudeley place
Brighton BN2 1HF
Company directors: Dr Jonathan Serjeant, Mr Joseph Aliferis