Epilepsy Connections website policy

1. Acceptance

When you access our website, or the content or services available via the site, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to abide by the terms described below and you are deemed to have entered into an agreement with Epilepsy Connections. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. If you do not agree with these terms of use, please refrain from using the site.

2. Information about us

The site is owned and operated by Epilepsy Connections, a company limited by guarantee and Registered in Scotland No.212813. Registered Office: 109 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 4HB. Recognised as a Scottish Charity No SC030677.

You can contact us at 100 Wellington Street, Glasgow G2 6DH, by telephone on 0141 248 4125 or by sending an e-mail to info@epilepsyconnections.org.uk

3. Intellectual Property Rights

3.1 All copyright and other intellectual property rights and goodwill in or relating to the content or design of our site and any material e-mailed to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with our online service are the property of Epilepsy Connections or a third party.

3.2 You are authorised to view the content of this site solely for your personal, non-commercial, use. Content of this site is protected by copyright under UK and international laws, and the title to the content shall not pass to you or any other person or organisation. All such rights are reserved. Any other use must be with our prior written permission. Unauthorised use of the content may violate copyright, trademark or other laws.

3.3 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference, provided that you fully acknowledge that this site is the source of the material, and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on our site.

3.4 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any material you have printed off or downloaded in any way and you must not use illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

3.5 If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the material you have made.

4. Images

All persons shown in images used on this site have given their consent to the use of their image by us.

5. Reliance on information on our site

5.1 This site is designed for information purposes only and is not concerned with providing specific medical advice.

5.2 Epilepsy Connections’ information resources have been drafted using relevant references so that so far as is possible information represents the consensus views of UK practice and opinion. However, the information should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem.

5.3 If you have, or suspect you may have, a health problem you should consult a suitably qualified professional. This information is not intended to be a substitute for medical guidance from your own doctors. We cannot be held responsible for any actions taken as a result of using our information resources.

5.4 The information contained in this site is applicable in the UK. Other countries may have different regulations or available drug treatments and drugs may be licensed differently. If accessing this site from outside the UK, you are advised to check locally for information specific to your own country.

6. Changes to our site

We aim to update our site regularly and reserve the right to suspend, change, modify, add or remove aspects of the content available on the site at any time. Any of the information on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such material.

7. Our liability

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the site, Epilepsy Connections makes no guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its content.

8. Links

8.1 Links to our site must be in a fair and legal manner and must not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

8.2 You must not establish a link to our site in such a way as to infer any form of association, endorsement or sponsorship by Epilepsy Connections of that website or its products or services.

8.3 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

8.4 We link to other websites from our site. These links are for your information only. Although we look at these other websites to assess their quality, we are not responsible for the accuracy, quality or completeness of any information or advice provided by these sites or organisations. Linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind of a website, organisation or product. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

9. Privacy

Any personal information you submit through our site is covered by the Data Protection Act 1998 and will be kept in accordance with this Act. We do not share e-mail addresses or other contact details with other organisations without your consent.

10. Viruses

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programme data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material in it, or on any website linked to it. Users should always use an anti-virus programme on any material downloaded from our site.