Terms and Conditions of Use

Last updated: 5-6-2024

Hi! We are Healthcare Ocean Ltd (‘We’, ‘Us’). www.healthcareocean.org is free to use website for individuals and organisations who want to find out what we do and to get in contact. It is provided by Healthcare Ocean Ltd (CRN: 14066962) and our registered address is The Cloisters, Great Smeaton, Northallerton, England, DL6 2ET. For help and support, you can contact us at info@healthcareocean.org

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use (‘Terms’) and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use healthcareocean.org.

What these Terms do

These Terms are for users of healthcareocean.org, and together with our privacy and cookie policies apply to your use of our website (‘Website’).

We may amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check to ensure you understand the Terms that apply at that time. We will update you on our Website when our Terms have changed, and you may be asked to reconfirm that you agree to the Terms if and when We amend them.

What is healthcareocean.org

healthcareocean.org is a website on which you can find out who we are and read about what we do. To view the Website on a desktop or mobile device, you must be able to connect to the internet.

The Website is made available free of charge.

Our Website

We do not request or collect any personal data through the website. For details on how we use cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.

We may update and change our Website from time to time.

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted and remember, you need an internet connection to connect to the Website. 

We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Website for operational reasons, such as when we need to carry out maintenance on the Website.

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

How you can use our Website

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website. Those 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 our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you’ve printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our 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 our Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Content

The content on the 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 our Website.

Where our site contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

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.

If we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking these Terms or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time you accepted these Terms, both we and you knew it might happen.

We are not responsible for any delays, delivery failures, or any other loss or damage resulting from the transfer of data over communications networks and facilities, including the internet, and you acknowledge that the Website may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems.

We are not liable where, due to an error on your device or IT system, or a network or connection problem, you cannot access or use our Website.

If you are a commercial/business user

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our 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 our Website; 
  • inability to use our Website, where this is not our fault; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our 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 you are a personal user

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and in the event that you do so, We are not liable to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your IT, computer programs and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must:

  • not use the Website or the Services in any unlawful manner, for any unlawful purpose, or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms, or act fraudulently or maliciously, for example, by hacking into or inserting malicious code, such as viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful, or harmful data, into the Website or any operating system;
  • not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website;
  • not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;
  • not infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the Website, (to the extent that such use is not licensed by these Terms);
  • not use the Website in a way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise our systems or security or interfere with other users; and
  • not collect or harvest any information or data from the Website or attempt to decipher any transmissions to or from the servers.

If your use of the Website damages our business or reputation, affects the availability of the Services to others, breaks the law, causes us to incur any legal, tax or other regulatory liability or is malicious, intimidating or threatening (or a reasonable person would consider your conduct unacceptable), we reserve the right to terminate or suspend your use of the Website.

Where an offence may have been committed, we’ll report this to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, 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 our Website in any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our 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 the content standards set out these Terms.

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact a member of the team on info@healthcareocean.org

Some other things that you ought to know!

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to another organisation. We will always place a notification on the Website if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

Our site is directed to people living and working in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. We do not represent that content available on or through our Website is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.