020 7713 0990

Welcome to the British Society for Haematology terms and conditions for use. These Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this website at www.b-s-h.org.uk

By accessing the website www.b-s-h.org.uk you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Using this website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us.  If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website.

The b-s-h.org.uk website is operated by:  the British Society for Haematology (BSH), a company registered in England and Wales, whose registered office is at 100 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF.  Our company registration number is 2645706 and charity number is 10057635.  Our VAT registration number is 976 7750 56.

Our contact details are as follows:
Trading address:     As above
General email:        info@b-s-h.org.uk
Telephone number: 020 7713 0990
Fax number:           020 7837 1931

1.     Introduction

1.1    You will be able to access most areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this Website are only open to you if you register.

1.2    We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current terms and conditions, because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Website. If you do not wish to accept any new terms and conditions after we have given notice, you should not continue to use this Website.

1.3    If you have any concerns about material on our site, please contact us by email at info@b-s-h.org.uk

2.     Licence

2.1    You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Website for your own private use on the following basis:
(a)     no documents or related graphics on this Website are modified in any way;
(b)     no graphics on this Website are used separately from accompanying text; and
(c)     any of our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

2.2    Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, any use of such material other than in accordance with this clause for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in these terms and conditions, your permission to use such material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any such material.

2.3    Subject to this clause, no part of such materials may be reproduced, displayed, modified, sold or stored without our prior written permission.  

2.4    Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

3.     Service Access

3.1    While we endeavour to ensure that this Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.  

3.2    Access to this Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.  

4.     Visitor Material and Conduct

4.1    Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under the Privacy Policy [insert link], any material you transmit or post to this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We will have no obligations with respect to such material. We and our nominees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.


4.2    You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any material:
(a)     that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;
(b)     for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals;
(c)     which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or
(d)     which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

4.3    You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking, impersonating any person or entity or falsely misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, ‘stalk’ or harass another or collect or store personal data about other users ).  

4.4    We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms and conditions.

4.5     It is your responsibility to determine that your input into our site, including use of any chat room areas of our site, including your choice of your user name, conforms to the above conditions.

4.6     If you notice any content which breaches these conditions, please notify us by email to info@b-s-h.org.uk

5.    Links to and from other websites

5.1    Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

5.2    If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a)     you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the BSH logo;
(b)     you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website;
(c)     you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own;
(d)     you do not misrepresent your relationship with  us nor present any other false information about us;
(e)     you do not otherwise use any BSH trademarks displayed on this Website without our express written permission;
(f)     you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
(g)     your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

We expressly reserve the right to revoke the right to link to this Website for breach of these terms and to take any action we deem appropriate.

6.     Disclaimer

6.1     While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

6.2     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, we provide you with this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these terms and conditions might have effect in relation to this Website.

7.    Liability

7.1     Our liability (and that of our  officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents) of any kind (including our own negligence) with respect to our website or service for any one event or series of related events is limited to the total fees which you have paid to us in the 12 months before the event(s) complained of.

7.2     In no event (including our own negligence) will we be liable for any:
(a)     economic losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings);
(b)     loss of goodwill or reputation;
(c)     special, indirect or consequential losses; or
(d)     damage to or loss of data
(even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses).

7.3     Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7.4     You agree, on behalf of yourself and your business entity or organisation, jointly and severally to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the terms and conditions by you, or your use of this Website or our services, or the use by any other person using your registration details.

8.     Governing law and jurisdiction

8.1     These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts where the claim is brought by you, save where you have legal rights to bring any claim in respect of such a dispute in any other jurisdiction. We nevertheless retain the right to bring proceedings against you for any threatened or actual breach of these terms and conditions in your country of residence, registration or business or any other relevant country.

8.2     We do not warrant that materials, services or information for sale on the Website are appropriate or available for use outside the United Kingdom. It is prohibited to access the Website from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful. If you access this Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

9.     Miscellaneous

9.1     These Website Terms and Conditions were created using templates provided by www.e-terms.co.uk

9.2     You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions

9.3     If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions which shall continue to have full force and effect.

9.4     No person other than the parties to these terms and conditions are intended to benefit from them pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.