Terms and Conditions
About the Terms and Conditions
Health Information Consulting Ltd (“HIC”, “we” or “us”) is a company
incorporated in England and Wales – registration no. 3479912. Our head office is Homestall
House - Low Barn, Homestall Lane, KENT ME13 8UT. If you wish to contact us please use the
“Contact Us” links at www.health-informatics.co
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. They apply to the website you were using which
linked to these Terms and Conditions (the “site(s)” or “website(s)”). They govern your use of the site and its
related services and of all other HIC websites.
We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time
by updating this document. You should
review this page regularly. Your
continued use of the site after changes have been made will be taken to
indicate that you have read and accepted those changes. You should not use the site if you are not
happy with any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Access to and use of the site is provided by Health
Information Consulting Ltd on the following terms. By using the site you are acknowledging that
you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions:
- By using
this site you agree to being registered and bound by these Terms and
Conditions, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of this
site. If you do not agree to be
bound by all of the following Terms and Conditions please do not complete
- You must
be aged 16 years or more.
become registered user you will need to provide us with some personal
details about yourself. We will
- If you
disable your account we will not automatically delete content that you
have submitted to our websites. Use
the 'Contact Us' links to request we disable your account.
- HIC may
bring any rights granted to you to an end at any time without necessarily
providing any notice to you.
Conditions of Use
agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does
not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and
enjoyment of this site. Prohibited
behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any
person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal
flow of dialogue. You may not
impersonate another person.
copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual
property rights (registered and unregistered) and all content located on
this site shall remain vested in HIC or its licensors/licensees (which
includes other users). Unless
specifically stated in a Creative Commons licence which may be attached to
some HIC content - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk
(“Creative Commons Licence”) - you may not copy, reproduce, republish,
disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast,
transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use HIC content in
any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Please read the Creative Commons licence
in full before downloading or otherwise making use of HI content.
- You must
however read these rights subject to any restrictions on use applying to
any Materials or part of them such as video and photographic images
(“Special Restrictions”). If you do
not agree to be bound by the Creative Commons Licence or any Special
Restriction then you must not use HI content made available under these
using Materials you must attribute us and any identified author in
accordance with the terms of the Creative Commons Licence. Non-HIC materials will have an
“Acknowledgements” section which will identify the author/owner(s) and any
Special Restriction(s) applying.
You must take account of and abide by any restrictions set out in
this section in using any of the Materials.
site also contains proprietary materials which are owned by or licensed to
HIC and/or specifically identified authors, which are not subject to the
Creative Commons licence. These
materials which will be identified as "Proprietary" include but
are not limited to our logos and trading names, certain photographic and
video images, sounding recordings and the design, layout and appearance of
and graphics contained within this site. These proprietary materials are protected
by intellectual property rights. Unauthorised
use of these materials may constitute intellectual property infringement.
Contributions to the Site
sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video
or audio) with us you agree to grant to HIC, free of charge, permission to
use the material in any way (including modifying and adapting it for
operational and editorial reasons) for HIC's products and services in any
in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not
exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including
allowing others to use it.
- In order
that HIC can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is
your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any third
party rights, that you have the right to give HIC permission to use it for
the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who
is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their
parent/guardian if they are under 16.
- If you
do not want to grant HIC the permission set out above on these terms,
please do not submit or share your contribution to or with HIC and the site.
- If you
use multiple logins for the purpose of disrupting a community or annoying
other users you may have action taken against all of your accounts. All accounts must be registered with a
valid personal email address that you access regularly so that moderation
emails can be sent to you. Accounts
registered with someone else's email address, or with temporary or
generated email addresses may be closed without notice.
- You may
not submit or share any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in our
communities. This includes text,
graphics, video, programs or audio. Contributing materials to a site
community with the intention of committing or promoting an illegal act is
Accuracy of Content and Information
- HIC is
not able to guarantee that information contained on or available via this site
will continue to be accurate. You
confirm that you have not relied on any such information and any
arrangements made between you and any other person, using or named on this
site is entirely at your sole risk and responsibility.
contained in or accessible via this site changes on a regular basis. We may make improvements or alterations
to this site at any time and without notice.
- If any
links to other websites appear on this site HIC accepts no responsibility
or liability for the content of that website (whether under our control or
otherwise). Any link is not intended
to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us.
we link to another website we will try to make it as clear as possible
that you are leaving this site. It is your responsibility to check the Terms
- We do
not guarantee that:
23(a) use of this site will be compatible with all hardware and software,
23(b) use of this site will be uninterrupted or error or virus free,
23(c) use of this site will deliver any specific outcome for its users,
23(d) defects will be corrected
You must take appropriate steps to ensure that you regularly check for
viruses when using this site on any device.
- We make
no statement about the suitability of the content, information and
services contained on, or accessed via, this site. All warranties, terms and conditions in
this regard, including all warranties, terms and conditions implied by
statute or otherwise, of satisfactory quality and fitness for purpose are
excluded to the fullest permitted by law. For the avoidance of doubt this includes
materials accessed via links to websites (including home pages, web pages
or documents they contain) operated by third parties.
further exclude to the fullest extent permissible by law all liability for
damages and direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which
terms include pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business,
business interruption, depletion of goodwill and like loss) or otherwise
incurred by you or any third party and arising out of or in any way
connected with the use of this site or its content, whether based on
contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise.
payments made by you or on your behalf to us, are non-refundable unless
determined otherwise, on a case by case basis, by the Directors.
- You will
defend, indemnify and hold harmless us, our affiliates and our officers,
directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities,
damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable legal costs, arising out
of or in any way connected with any breach by you of these Terms and
and Conditions applicable to your use of this site. Nothing contained on this Site is
intended to be, nor should be construed as an offer by us to enter into, a
contractual relationship with you or anyone else except on these Terms and
Jurisdiction and acceptance of these Terms and
These Terms and Conditions and any dispute in relation to
the materials available from this site will be governed by English law. The English courts have exclusive jurisdiction
to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with the Terms
and Conditions or use of these site(s).