Terms and Conditions

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Introduction
By using the gbss.org.uk website

[the Website], you [the member of public – the User] agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions [Terms]. These Terms may be updated from time to time without notice, so check back periodically. Use of the Website after gbss.org.uk has updated the Terms constitutes acceptance of the latest Terms.

The Website
The Website is a Group B Streptococcus (GBS) information/support website.

All content and services provided on the Website are provided in good faith on an ‘as-is’ basis.

Privacy Policy
Any Personal Data collected by gbss.org.uk are subject to the Website Privacy Statement.

Third Party Links
The Website routinely provides links to websites operated by third parties. gbss.org.uk does not control these websites and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the activities or operations of these websites or the accuracy, copyright, compliance, legality or decency of any content or services available on these websites and visitors access them at their own risk.

User correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in the promotions of, third parties found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings (including any implied term of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and any term as to the provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill or as to non-infringement of any intellectual property right) are solely between the User and such third parties..

Inclusion of a link to a third party’s site does not imply endorsement by gbss.org.uk of the third party, its site, or any goods, services or content featured on or available from that site. gbss.org.uk will not be liable to the User in any circumstances for:

  • any goods, services or content acquired through a third party’s site; or
  • any damage, loss, cost or expense arising from the presence of a third party on the gbss.org.uk or use of a third party’s site.

Disclaimer
To the maximum extent permitted by law, gbss.org.uk disclaims all warranties, express or implied, relating to the content or services available on or accessible through the Website, including any implied term of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and any term as to the provision of services to a standard of reasonable care and skill or as to non-infringement of any intellectual property right.

To the maximum extent permitted by law and except in respect of death or personal injury arising out of gbss.org.uk negligence, gbss.org.uk will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind incurred by the User arising in connection with use of, or inability to use, the Website and the User release gbss.org.uk from all such liability.

Indemnity
The User indemnify gbss.org.uk from and against all loss, damage, cost or expense (including legal costs) incurred in connection with use by the User of gbss.org.uk or any breach by you of these Terms or any applicable local laws.

Intellectual Property
The User acknowledge that intellectual property rights subsist in the Website (including its content and services). Material on our website and in our information materials, including text and images, is protected by copyright.

Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within the Website remains with gbss.org.uk or third parties, as the case may be. No part of the Website or sub-domains of our site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose. These intellectual property rights are owned by gbss.org.uk or third parties, as the case may be.

The User may print or download one copy of the content on the Website for personal, non-commercial use only. The User must not otherwise use gbss.org.uk or its content or services in any way without our express permission, or the permission of the relevant third party. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for personal, non-commercial use. Prior written consent must be obtained from gbss.org.uk for any other use of material.

Termination
gbss.org.uk may at any time change, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the content or services offered on the Website and restrict or terminate access to the Website, without notice or liability.

Jurisdiction
Recognising the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the UK or the country in which you reside.