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Terms and Conditions for using the website of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust
The use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions. In entering our site you as a user (‘You’) are accepting our terms and conditions.
We maintain this site for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of this site 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 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.
Linking to our website
Please let us know if you wish to link directly to this website by contacting our web team (via the ‘contact us’ page). You must obtain our written permission first.
We reserve the right to move or change this website URLs at any time in order to meet changing business needs and to continually improve our online service. External websites link to our website at their own risk. We do not encourage deep linking but recommend linking to the homepage, which is less likely to move or change.
Copyright in the pages, screens, information and material in this website is owned by or licensed to Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust unless otherwise noted. You may imprint, copy, download or temporarily store extracts from our website for your personal information. You must not alter anything. Any other use is prohibited unless you first get our written permission.
This website and material thereon, is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
Links to external website
Links contained in this website will lead to other websites which are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. Listing and linking should not be taken as endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.
The purpose of this policy is to ensure that people who communicate with us by email 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.
The statement below applies to all incoming and outgoing email messages to or from us:-
“This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any reading, printing, storage, disclosure, copying or any other action taken in respect of this email is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by using the reply function and then permanently delete what you have received.
Incoming and outgoing email messages are routinely monitored for compliance with our policy on the use of electronic communications.
The views expressed by the author may not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Trust.
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 us.
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. Whilst we take 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.”
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to 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.
Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.