Terms and Conditions of Use
Our website is operated by the Ethical Medicines Industry Group ("we/us"). We are a trade association based at 198 High Holborn, London, UK, WC1V 7BD.
From now on, the term "User" shall mean any person using our Site (whether that person has paid for such use or not) and "Users", "you" and "your" shall be construed accordingly.
1. Access to our Site
Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the content of our Site available on it without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Site, or our entire Site. We will not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
2. Prohibited uses
2.1 You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. Including, but not limited to the following, you may not use our Site:
2.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
2.1.2 for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
2.1.3 in any way which contravenes the virus and hacking provisions as set out in Clause 6 (Viruses, hacking and other offences).
2.1.4 to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is directed to inciting or producing imminent conduct that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable and is likely to produce such conduct;
2.1.5 to impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
2.1.6 to forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the system;
2.1.7 to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
2.1.8 to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or "pyramid schemes";
2.1.9 to interfere with or disrupt our Site's system or servers or networks connected to our Site's system, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to our Site's system;
2.1.10 to collect or store personal data about other Users without their knowledge; or
2.1.11 to promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals.
3. Intellectual property rights
3.2 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.
4. Reliance on information posted [only applicable if Users will be able to post or upload onto the Site e.g. in comments pages or forums]
We are not responsible for commentary (for example User comments and forum posts) and other materials posted about our Site, or on our Site and we disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any User or visitor to our Site.
5. Information about you and your visits to our Site
6. Viruses, hacking and other offences
6.1 You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
6.2 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt, our Site, the server, equipment or network on which our Site is stored, any software used in the provision of our Site or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. 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.
6.3 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 on any website linked to it.
7. Suspension and termination
7.1.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Site;
7.1.2 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our Site; [only applicable if Users will be able to post or upload onto the Site e.g. in comments pages or forums]
7.1.3 issue of a warning to you;
7.1.4 legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
7.1.5 further legal action against you; or
7.1.6 disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
8. Our liability
8.1 The material displayed on our Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, quality or suitability for any particular purpose. All information contained on our Site has been compiled and obtained from sources believed to be reliable and credible but all such information is provided 'as is' without warranty of any kind. We hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and make no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose of the information on our Site. To the extent permitted by law, and subject to Clause 8.2, we hereby expressly exclude liability for:
8.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
8.1.2 any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you or 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, including, without limitation any liability for:
(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits or contracts;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data;
(f) loss of goodwill;
(g) wasted management or office time; and
(h) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if reasonably foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of, or damage to, your tangible property.
8.2 The provisions of this Clause 8 do not limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
8.3 Our liability under or in relation to our Site in respect of all claims (whether for negligence, breach of contract or otherwise) will be limited to £500.
9. Links from our Site
Where our Site contains links to other websites 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 or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
11. Jurisdiction and applicable law
11.1 The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site.
12. Entire agreement
13. Your concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Site, please contact Leslie Galloway at Leslie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for visiting our Site.