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Friday, 25 July 2014
Terms and Conditions

All material on this website is © The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust copyright 2014. All users should be aware of and agree to the disclaimer below.

Different copyright restrictions apply to individual documents on this website. Unless otherwise stated, the following copyright statement applies to documents found on this website.

Using this website
This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of this website featuring these terms and conditions constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions.They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

Information collected by us is used for internal review and to improve the content and layout of this website and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.

The information on this website is provided to improve your experience of Ipswich Hospital. Whilst we strive to ensure that all information is current and accurate mistakes may occur from time to time. If you spot an error please let us know using the website feedback form.

Intellectual property
The names, images and logos identifying Ipswich Hospital are proprietary marks of the Trust. If you wish to copy or use the Ipswich Hospital logo, you must get prior approval from us by submitting a request to webmaster@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

Tell us how and why you wish to use our logo and please include your contact details name, organisation, address and telephone number.

Private information
Any information you may provide via this website will be used only for the purpose you gave it. We will not pass this information onto any other party without your express permission.

Medical conditions / treatments
This website is not designed to be used to make diagnoses. The information contained is provided as an educational service, which can assist you in your personal research. This website should not act as a replacement for the relationship you have with your healthcare professional. Any information provided is not medical advice and should not be substituted for regular consultation with your healthcare professional.
If you have any concerns about your health, you should contact your healthcare professional immediately.

Virus protection
We make every effort to check and test material for viruses. However, it is recommended that you run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Email disclaimer
The purpose of this disclaimer is to ensure that people who communicate with Ipswich Hospital understand the way in which electronic mail (email) should be used. Its aim is to ensure that email is used effectively for its intended purpose without infringing legal requirements or creating unnecessary business risk.

Internet email is not a secure medium. Emails sent via the Internet could be intercepted and read by someone else. Please bear that in mind when deciding whether to send material to Ipswich Hospital.You have a responsibility to ensure laws are not broken when composing or forwarding emails and their contents.

Attachments to email messages may contain viruses that may damage your system. While Ipswich Hospital has taken every reasonable precaution to minimise this risk, we cannot accept any liability for any damage which you sustain as a result of these factors. You are advised to carry out your own virus checks before opening any attachment.

The above email disclaimer and Ipswich Hospital's privacy policy applies to all email addresses submitted through this website's 'Email this page’ service.Use of this service is subject to the general terms and conditions of this site, see above.

Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 was fully implemented in the NHS by January 2005. Each NHS organisation has a publication scheme detailing the information they hold. Members of the public are entitled to request this information. For more information on Freedom of Information from Ipswich Hospital, please visit our Freedom of Information pages.

Links from this website
We are not responsible for the content or reliability of external websites. Links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work at all times and we have no control over the availability of linked pages. Please be aware that Ipswich Hospital is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

Links to this website
You do not have to ask permission to link to pages hosted on this website. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames - pages must load into the user's entire window.

Ipswich Hospital reserves the right to move or change its website URLs at any time in order to meet changing business needs and to continually improve its online service.