Terms of Use

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Terms of Use

Terms of Use for the EDRIC Website

Use of this website shall constitute agreement with the following terms and conditions.

EDRIC takes every care to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate and up-to-date, but the information is provided "as is" and without warranty or guarantee of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, or whether relating to title, the rights of third parties or otherwise.

EDRIC reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to add, revise or remove any information without notice.

The content of the website is designed and intended for general information purposes only and EDRIC assumes no responsibility for information contained in the website and disclaims all liability in respect of such information.  Those who choose to access the site shall assume all risks of use and shall indemnify and hold EDRIC, its directors, officers, employees, and agents, harmless from and against any and all damages, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or related to use of information, services or products offered and/or presented on this website.

EDRIC makes no warranty that the content is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination, or that data or information is created and structured in files that are technically error-free.

The downloading of any of the content shall be at the individual user's own risk and the user will be solely responsible for any damage, loss, or problems, whether suffered by the user or a third party in consequence of the user's actions, which results from a download and/or use of any such content or from any linked external sites.

Online Forums, Discussions and Communication Facilities

EDRIC's policy is that online forums and other message or communication facilities are not replacements for individual counselling, or consultation with health and/or social care professionals.

The user shall not, when contributing to any online forums, or other message or communication facilities, do any of the following:

Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;

Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material;

Upload or attach files that contain software of other material protected by intellectual property laws unless the user owns or controls the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;

Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer;

Upload, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available unsolicited advertising of any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, "spam" or chain letters; etc.

Promote any commercial product, medicinal product or health service for the purpose of, or resulting in, personal financial gain or act as a representative of a for-profit entity.

EDRIC shall not be responsible for the content or quality of contributions by internet users, to online forums, or other message or communication facilities, including those users designated as "moderators." Opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions of EDRIC.

The user specifically acknowledges and agrees that EDRIC shall not be liable for any conduct of any other user, including, but not limited to, the types of conduct listed above.

Linking to the EDRIC Website

A user who maintains an external website can include hyperlinks to the EDRIC website or to any of its pages on that external site, without having to ask permission.  However, this use must not infringe EDRIC's rights, in particular relating to its logo(s), acronym(s) copyright and intellectual property rights.

A link should not be used for the promotion of any commercial products or services.

EDRIC retains the right to revoke permission to link to the website at its absolute discretion.

External links to the EDRIC website shall not constitute an endorsement by EDRIC of the external site.

Other Websites

EDRIC shall not be responsible for any content of any other website accessible from the website, nor does it endorse or in any respect warrant any third party products or services by virtue of any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to the website.


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