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Terms & Conditions

DATE: 2014

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.

1 Introduction

1.1 “Headmeds” is a brand name used by Young Minds Trust (referred to in these terms and conditions as “YoungMinds”, “we” or “us”) for the purposes of providing information about certain medication to young people in England.

1.2 Young Minds Trust is a registered charity in England and Wales (No. 1016968) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England (No. 2780643) whose registered office is Suite 11, Baden Place, Crosby Row, London SE1 1YW.

1.3 The Headmeds website (referred to in these terms and conditions as the “Website”) is owned, managed and controlled by YoungMinds.

1.4 These terms and conditions of use (together with the documents referred to in them) tell you the terms on which you may use the Website. Use of the Website includes accessing and browsing the Website, and contacting YoungMinds.

1.5 By using the Website, you agree to have accepted these terms and conditions and understand that no legal relationship is created between you and YoungMinds.

1.6 YoungMinds reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online.

1.7 You must be over 13 years old to provide your email address when you comment on the Website. If you are under 13, you must get permission from your parent or guardian before you provide your email address.

2 Other Applicable Terms

2.1 These terms of use include our Privacy Policy which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data that you provide is accurate.

3 Disclaimer

3.1 Headmeds only provides general information about medication. Headmeds does not provide medical advice. The information on Headmeds does not replace advice obtained from a qualified healthcare professional, such as a doctor or psychiatrist. You should consult a healthcare professional before acting on any of the information you read on Headmeds, because everyone is different and reacts differently to medication.

3.2 In putting together the information on Headmeds, we have made every effort to ensure that the information is useful, reliable and accurate. However, we do not guarantee that the material on Headmeds is fully up to date or that it is suitable for an individual user’s circumstances.

4 Liability

4.1 YoungMinds excludes all liability and responsibility for any amount of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party, directly or indirectly, in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use or reliance on information presented on the Website.

4.2 Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits YoungMinds’ liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

4.3 YoungMinds has taken care to ensure the information provided on the Website is true and accurate, and we have taken such information from reputable third party sources. However, we have not carried out any research into the nature and effect of the products themselves.

4.4 To the extent permitted by law, YoungMinds excludes all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

4.5 YoungMinds will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

4.5.1 use of, or inability to use, the Website; or

4.5.2 use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.

4.6 The material on the Website has been adapted and re-written by us. The original publishers and authors are not responsible for any of the adaptation or re-writing.

5 Copyright and monitoring

5.1 All intellectual property rights in the Website and in the content published on it are owned by YoungMinds or licensed to YoungMinds by third parties. The Website and the content are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

5.2 No content from the Website may be copied, used or reproduced without YoungMinds’ or our licensors’ written consent, except where it is used for research and non-commercial use where no consent is required. Please send your written requests to use content from the Website to ymenquiries@youngminds.org.uk.

5.3 You may print off one copy of, and may download extracts from, any page(s) from the Website for your personal use only and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on the Website.

5.4 You must not make changes to the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

5.5 You must always acknowledge YoungMinds (and any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website, and YoungMinds as the owners of the Headmeds trade mark.

5.6 You must not use any part of the content on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

5.7 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will stop immediately and you must, at our choice, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

6 Fair Use

6.1 You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and in a way which does not infringe the rights, restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any third party.

6.2 Any information you provide to us through the Website will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

6.3 Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You are not allowed to send from the Website any material:

6.3.1 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; or

6.3.2 for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or

6.3.3 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 any country in the world; or

6.3.4 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).

6.4 YoungMinds reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website immediately at any time.

6.5 If your access to the Website is terminated or suspended for any reason, you must not access the Website or any other YoungMinds website without our prior consent.

7 Third party links and resources in the Website

7.1 Where the Website 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.

8 Applicable law

8.1 These terms and conditions, their subject matter and formation are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any disputes which may arise in relation to the Website.

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