This policy is intended to cover the uses for all of the website www.oxfordherniaclinic.com referred to as the ‘Site’, although additional conditions, restrictions and privacy policies may apply.
This website is owned and operated by Oxford Hernia Clinic. All material, including text, designs graphics, photographs and other content, used on this website are the copyright of Oxford Hernia Clinic, except where otherwise expressly stated. You are permitted to print or download content for your own personal use. You may not use or reproduce any material on this website for any commercial purpose or on any other website, unless with our prior written permission. Oxford Hernia Clinic may modify these terms and conditions at any time.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on this website are directed solely at those who access this website from the United Kingdom mainland.
The information contained in this website is for information purposes only. Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on this website is correct, Oxford Hernia Clinic can make no warranty as to its accuracy, freedom from error or reliability.
Oxford Hernia Clinic shall have no liability for any loss or damage resulting from the use of this website, the inability to use this website, any information contained within it or any defect in it. The information contained in this website is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.
Material appearing on this website may include advertising and other material submitted by parties other than Oxford Hernia Clinic.
Accessing the site
Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire site, to users who have registered with us.
When using the Site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy .
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your Internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
The content and services offered herein are here to educate consumers on hernia related medical issues that may affect their daily lives. Nothing in the content or services should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Intended for users 18 and older
The Site is intended for use by individuals 18 years of age or older. This website is not directed for use by children under the age of 18. Users under the age of 18 should get the assistance of a parent or guardian to use this site.
You agree that you will not:
Upload or transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any rights of any party
Use this website for any purpose in violation of national or international laws
Use this site as a means to distribute advertising or other unsolicited material to any third party
Use this website to post or transmit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful or embarrassing to any other person or entity
Attempt to disable, "hack" or otherwise interfere with the proper functioning of this website
If you use any part of the Site requiring secure access, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Blogs and interactive media
If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to a Site, you give Oxford Hernia Clinic the irrevocable right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from and otherwise use your submission for any purpose, in any form, and on any media.
If you use blogging features or otherwise post information to the Site, you agree you will not:
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on the Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on the Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:
Linking to our site
You may link to the home page of the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must not contain any material which is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, threatening or otherwise likely to offend any person or which infringes any right of any person.
If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please address your request to us using our “Contact Us” form.
Links from our site
Where the Site contains links to other sites 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 for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Jurisdiction and the law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
If you have any concerns about material that appears on the Site, please contact us using our “Contact Us” form.