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is owned and operated by the British Pain Society whose registered
office is at Third Floor Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4SG, a charity registered in England under Charity
Number 1103260 and company limited by guarantee registered
in England under Company Number 5021381 ("the British
1.2 Through your
continued access of this website, you are deemed to have accepted
non-exclusive, revocable licence to access this website, but
the Limitations of Use set out below. Access may be suspended
or withdrawn without liability at any time for technical,
commercial or legal reasons.
1.3 All content on
this website is owned by or licensed to the British Pain Society,
and is protected by intellectual property laws including (as
applicable) trademark and copyright. The materials presented
on the site are made available for you to browse. You are
entitled to download extracts of these materials to a Personal
Computer to copy for personal use or study only, providing
that you fully acknowledge that this website is the source
of the material. No commercial use may be made of any of this
material without the express written permission of the President,
Treasurer or Secretary of the British Pain Society. The British
Pain Society reserves all other rights.
1.4 No licence is
granted to any user to the British Pain Society's Coat of
Arms or the Society's name without the express written permission
of the President, Treasurer or Secretary of the British Pain
1.5 Ideas or opinions
expressed by the developers or users of the British Pain Society
website do not necessarily reflect those of the British Pain
Society, its officers or Council members.
1.6 You agree not
to misuse this website in any way including in any illegal
or criminal way; in any way which would give rise to civil
liability for the British Pain Society; in any way which would
be technically harmful to the website or to the British Pain
Society's systems; or in any way which would harm the reputation
of the British Pain Society (in all cases, in any jurisdiction
in the world).
2 WARNING: Limitations of
within the UK only
specified, the material on this website is directed solely
at those who access this site from the United Kingdom mainland.
Persons who choose to access this site from other locations
outside the United Kingdom mainland should also consult advice
and guidance which has been produced locally, in accordance
with local health laws and such persons are responsible for
compliance with local health guidance and laws if and to the
extent that such are applicable. The British Pain Society
makes no representation that any product, or information or
link referred to within this website, is appropriate for use,
or available, in other locations outside the United Kingdom
2.2 Not a substitute
for early and ongoing professional health care advice
If you are suffering
from pain, you should in the first instance consult your GP
promptly, as pain may be an indicator of health problems which,
if not treated promptly, may get worse. If the pain continues
after initial treatment, you should take regular and ongoing
medical advice from an appropriate professional. Information
on this site is not (and cannot be) a substitute for a consultation
with an appropriately qualified health professional.
The information on
this website is given in good faith for general information
purposes only. However, medical knowledge and practice is
constantly developing and so the information on this website
may no longer reflect current thinking and/ or may be out
of date. The information is subject to revision or withdrawal
at any time. The British Pain Society gives no warranty as
to its completeness or accuracy.
3 Links to Third
Links to third party
websites are provided for information and convenience only.
Any links to third party websites are not endorsements by
the British Pain Society of such third parties or their websites.
The British Pain Society has no control over the content of
third party websites and as such can accept no responsibility
of such websites or for personal information which such websites
may collect or data which they may place on your computer.
such third parties when using their website.
Any user or website
operator or host wishing to create a link to the British Pain
Society's website from any other website or document must
first obtain written permission from the President, Treasurer
or Secretary of the British Pain Society.
Nothing on this website
is intended to or shall form an offer by the British Pain
Society to enter into any contractual relationship.
4 Please note:
The material on this
website is provided "as is", without any conditions,
warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the
maximum extent permitted by law, the British Pain Society
excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other
terms which but for this legal notice might have effect in
relation to this website.
Except as set out
in the paragraph below, the British Pain Society will be under
no liability to you whatsoever whether in contract, tort (including
negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise
for any injury, damage or direct loss, indirect loss or consequential
loss (all of which terms shall include, without limitation,
pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion
of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of
or in connection with the use of this website or the use,
accessing, downloading or relying on any information or other
materials contained in this website, including, without limitation,
as a result of any computer virus, worm, trojan horse, logic-bomb
or other malicious program.
These website terms
of use do not exclude the British Pain Society's liability
(if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from
its negligence, for fraud or for any matter for which it would
be illegal for the British Pain Society to exclude or to attempt
to exclude such liability under English law.
this website, its content and use are subject to English law
and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
The British Pain
below at any time by posting revised versions on this site.
Personal Information is any information from which an individual
can be identified. For example, your name, address, telephone
number and e-mail address may be Personal Information. It
is the British Pain Society's policy to take all necessary
steps to ensure that Personal Information held by the British
Pain Society is held securely and processed fairly and lawfully,
in accordance with the eight Data Protection Principles contained
in the UK's Data Protection Act 1998.
THAT THE BRITISH PAIN SOCIETY COLLECTS FROM YOU
When you visit the website you may be asked to provide certain
information about yourself including your name, contact details,
and other personal information. The British Pain Society may
also collect information about your usage of our website as
well as information about you from any e-mails, letters or
completed forms which you send to the British Pain Society.
When you view the website, the British Pain Society may store
some information on your computer. This will be in the form
of a "cookie" file, which will enable the British
Pain Society to analyse the way the website is used and use
this to improve the content and accessibility of the website..
The cookie file is used to store the IP address of your machine
and will not contain any data personal to you. It will allow
the British Pain Society to record information about your
visit to our website. Your Internet browser may allow you
to erase the cookie file, block all cookies or receive a warning
before a cookie is stored, although, in that case, you may
not be able to use certain features on the website. If you
do not wish to receive cookies in the future, please let the
British Pain Society know. Please refer to your browser instructions
to block cookies. The following website may assist you: www.aboutcookies.org.
8 THE BRITISH
PAIN SOCIETY'S USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The British Pain Society may use your Personal Information
for the following purposes: monitoring and providing website
access; sales and billing; maintaining member databases; and
technical and commercial research. In using this website,
you consent to such use of your Personal Information.
9 THIRD PARTIES
AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The British Pain Society may disclose your Personal Information
to third parties who the British Pain Society instructs to
process that Personal Information on its behalf for the purposes
set out in Clause 8 above. Such third parties are required
by the British Pain Society to sign an agreement under which
they agree to only use your Personal Information for the purposes
for which the British Pain Society instructs them to use the
information, and to take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorised
or unlawful access to it. In using this website, you consent
to such use of your Personal Information.
The British Pain
Society may disclose or make available information which includes
your Personal Information where it is obliged to do so under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and/or the Codes
of Practice on the Discharge of Public Authorities' Functions
and on the Management of Records (which are issued under section
45 and 46 of the FOIA respectively) and/or the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.
10 FURTHER USE
OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OPT-IN
If you wish the British Pain Society and/or selected third
parties to provide you with any details of publications, promotions,
mailings regarding courses, seminars, meetings, pain related
products and related advertising now or in the future, please
notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org confirming whether
you wish to receive details of such products and services
from the British Pain Society alone or also from selected
CORRECTING OR UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can find out what Personal Information the British Pain
Society hold about you by writing to us at The British Pain
Society, Third Floor Churchill House, 25 Red Lion Square,
London WC1R 4SG. The British Pain Society is entitled to charge
the relevant statutory fee for this service and to request
further details from you, if required.
If any of the Personal
Information the British Pain Society hold about you is incorrect
or needs updating, or if you want the British Pain Society
to delete any Personal Information or change the British Pain
Society's method of contacting you, please email your request