Terms & conditions

Last Updated: December 2017

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE  

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

These terms set out how this website should be used.

WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US  

www.abpi.org.uk is a site operated by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (”We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number  09836787 and have our registered office at  7th Floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT.

To contact us, please email.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS  

By using this website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the website.

You are permitted to use this website in accordance with these terms of use. If you are in breach of these terms of use, then we may take all or any of the following actions: (i)immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site; (ii) issue a warning to you; (iii) legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach; (iv) further legal action against you; (v)disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities if we consider that this is necessary or required by law. We may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

This website is for users within the United Kingdom.

THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU  

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of this website:

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS  

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE  

We may update and change this website from time to time.

WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW THIS WEBSITE  

This website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will always be available or will be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of this website for business or operational reasons.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE  

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this website, and in the material published on it, including all text, data, graphics, designs and their arrangement on this website. These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

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

You must not modify 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.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this website must always be acknowledged.

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

If you print off, copy or download any part of this website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use this website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE  

The content on this website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on this website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on this website is accurate, complete or up to date.

ACCEPTABLE USE OF THIS WEBSITE

This website may only be used for lawful purposes. The website must not be used:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international, law or regulation;
  • In any way that is unlawful, fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards;
  • To transmit or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of this website contrary to the provisions of these terms of use;
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: (i) any part of the website; (ii) any equipment or network on which the website is stored; (iii) any software used in the provision of the website; (iv) or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO  

Unless indicated otherwise, where this website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval or endorsement by us of those linked websites or information that you may obtain from them.

Unless indicated otherwise, we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU  

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to this website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you 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:

  • use of, or inability to use, this website; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on this website.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, then provided that it can be demonstrated that our content directly caused the damage, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation unless you failed to take reasonable measures that could have prevented the damage or loss from having arisen.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM  

We do not guarantee that this website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access this website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse this website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this website will cease immediately.

RULES ABOUT LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE  

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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 to this website in any website that is not owned by you.

This website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with our Acceptable Use policy set out in these Terms of Use.

WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?  

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law including any non-contractual disputes or claims. It is agreed that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any such disputes.

OUR TRADE MARKS ARE REGISTERED  

The ABPI logo device and word are registered trademarks of the ABPI. You are not permitted to use them without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under the section in these Terms of Use entitled “How you may use material on this website.”