Carewell Advice Board
This Carewell tool, (“the tool”), is situated on a mirror site for www.carewelluk.org, located on www.carewelladviceboard.org (which together with its related domains is called “this site”). This site is owned and maintained by The British United Provident Association Limited (“Bupa”). The tool and its accompanying materials have been compiled by and are jointly owned by Bupa and the charity Carers UK (together known as “The Carewell Advice Board”) through their joint collaborative project for carers based in the UK.
This disclaimer applies to the entire Carewell Advice Board content and this site. Please read this disclaimer before using the tool. Using the tool indicates that you accept the terms of this disclaimer and if you do not accept the terms, do not use the tool. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the Carewell Advice Board accepts no liability whatsoever for any use made of this tool or of this site and its content.
1. Legal Notice
Unless otherwise stated, this tool is meant for information only. The Carewell Advice Board expressly disclaims all liability to any person for any loss or damage that may arise from the use of the tool itself or of the use or interpretation of any of the information contained in any of the materials on the tool. The information contained in any such materials is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice nor is it intended to be for medical diagnosis or treatment.
The Carewell Advice Board has used all reasonable care and skill in compiling the content of this tool but makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this tool and expressly disclaims liability for any errors or omissions found in these materials.
Decisions based on information contained within the tool and this site are the sole responsibility of the user, and in exchange for using the tool the user agrees to hold The Carewell Advice Board and/or its affiliates and licensors harmless against any any loss suffered through such use, wherever or howsoever arising from any decisions that the user makes based on such information.
2. Usage Restrictions
Unless otherwise specified, the materials on this website are directed solely at those who access this tool from the United Kingdom. The Carewell Advice Board makes no representation that any information, product or service referred to in the materials on this site is appropriate for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to access this website from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Parents are advised not to allow their children to browse this site and it should not be accessed by anyone under the age of 18.
3. Third party content
Material appearing on this website may include advertising and other third party material or postings submitted by parties other than The Carewell Advice Board. The tool might contain materials with links to other third party operated websites which are not owned or maintained by The Carewell Advice Board. As such we do not endorse, and have no liability for, these third party owned sites or their content.
4. Submissions to the Site
The user agrees, by choosing to post or communicate any information, (including but not limited to remarks, suggestions, tips, ideas, graphics or other submissions), onto this site, that by doing so, once posted on the site it becomes The Carewell Advice Board’s exclusive property. The Carewell Advice Board is entitled to use any information submitted for any purpose without restriction or compensation to the person who has sent the submission. By using the tool and this site, the user must ensure that any submission made is original and does not infringe the copyright or moral rights of any other person. They must accept responsibility for its accuracy, appropriateness and legality. The user agrees not to transmit to The Carewell Advice Board or to post to this site any materials that are offensive, defamatory, discriminatory or otherwise inappropriate (including without limitation any virus or other malware) and to obtain the owner’s permission to publish if it is not material that is original to them. Please note that all submissions to this site will be reviewed by The Carewell Advice Board before publishing and they reserve the right to remove any material that does not meet these legal requirements.
5. Data Protection
The confidentiality of your information is of paramount concern to The Carewell Advice Board. To this end, they strive to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1988 and relevant Medical Confidentiality Guidelines. Information submitted to The Carewell Advice Board over this tool is normally unprotected until it reaches us. Users are requested not to send confidential details or credit card numbers, for example, by email, unless specifically requested by The Carewell Advice Board. Personal information about any user wanting to submit content to this site will be obtained by The Carewell Advice Board in order to ascertain sufficient detail to ensure that the user is a bona fide individual looking to contribute in an honest and legal manner on this site. Unless express permission is granted by the user The Carewell Advice Board will not use these details to contact you or pass this personal information on to any third party without seeking your prior permission.
Please note that we have sufficient analytics on the site to be able to compile any user’s activity on the tool and on this site. This information, which may include (but is not limited to) information such as IP addresses, tracking details (eg referring domains, search engine access made whilst on site, click thru to marketing campaigns, pages viewed, the site path of the user, which content users ‘like’ or click on. The Carewell Advice Board aggregates and anonymises this information so that it cannot be linked to any specific individual user and uses this information to ensure that the tool is providing the best possible customer experience enhance the user’s enjoyment of this site.
A cookie, also known as a browser cookie, is a text file containing small amounts of information which a server may download to your computer, mobile or tablet when you visit a website or use an app.
This site uses different types of cookies to do different things, such as letting the user navigate between different pages on this site and use the tool efficiently, remembering preferences given and helping to identify ways to improve the user’s overall site experience. Others are used to measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages users visit.
‘First party’ and ‘third party’ cookies
Each type of cookie can be set and controlled by the operator of any website the user is browsing, such as the Carewell Advice Board’s site (known as a ‘first party cookie’) or a third party such as Facebook, for example to display advertisements and social sharing features, (known as a ‘third party cookie’). If these analytic cookies are disabled then it can prevent the user from using certain aspects of the site.
The Carewell Advice Board only uses browser cookies to measure non-personal information, for example to learn about the behaviour of users to this site and their response to marketing communications on this site. This allows the provision of relevant and interesting content and services. The first person cookies set by The Carewell Advice Board do not contain any personally identifiable information.
This policy does not cover the use of third party cookies. This will be covered by that third party’s privacy policies and practice and The Carewell Advice Board does not endorse, and has no liability for, these third party cookies.
By agreeing to use this site, the user consents to this site setting cookies on any device used by them to access the tool or this site. If the user does not wish this site to set cookies on their device then either change the browser settings using the anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari) which will enable this site to continue to drop cookies only for the duration of the access made with no ill effect, and on leaving this site all cookies dropped will be destroyed, or do not use this site.
Bupa will donate £1 to Carers UK for every submission published on The Carewell Notice Board for the period 18 June to 16 July 2012. Donations will be capped at £1000. The donations will be transferred from The Carewell Advice Board to Carers UK on 17 July 2012.
The Carewell Advice Board or their affiliates and licensors are the owners of the copyright and database rights in the tool, except where specifically stated otherwise, including content data, design, graphics, text, images, software and underlying source codes. The Carewell Advice Board or their affiliates and licensors are the owners of all trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and devices appearing on the tool, whether registered or unregistered, except where specifically stated otherwise. Users must not copy any portion of the content without the prior written permission of The Carewell Advice Board.
9. Liability Restrictions
The Carewell Advice Board is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions. Under no circumstances will The Carewell Advice Board or its suppliers be liable for any loss caused or injury suffered from any use made or reliance upon any results from the materials on this tool. The materials on this tool are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable laws.
Nothing in this disclaimer shall exclude or limit the liability of The Carewell Advice Board or our affiliates or licensors for: death or personal injury caused by negligence; fraud; misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
10. Governing Law
This disclaimer and notices are governed by and construed in accordance with English Law. If any part of this notice and disclaimer is deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining parts.
All other content on this website is copyright © The Carewell Advice Board 2012. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.