Terms of Use

About Us

This website is owned and operated by the World Federation of Neurology ("WFN"), Company No: 3502244, UK Registered Charity No: 1068673.

Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions "We", "Our" and "Us" refers to the WFN.

The material contained within the website includes copyrighted animations, photographs, images, videos, text, music, and sounds (collectively, the "Content").  The "Site" refers to the website, its content, design, organisation, layout and functions.

This Site is aimed at healthcare professionals (“HCP”). This means a physician, health practitioner or healthcare provider, in training or qualified by education, training, licensure/regulation to provide preventive, curative, or rehabilitative health care services to individuals or community, or engaged in the study and/or research of neuroscience.

Governing Law

The terms and conditions and the use of the Site shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Site and/or any transactions made on the Site, or these Terms and Conditions. However, some of the information in the pages contained in this website may not be accessed from certain jurisdictions and no representation or warranty is made as to whether the information available in this website complies with the regulatory regime of countries other than the United Kingdom.

Use of the WFN Site

Your access to and use of this Site and/or the media on which it is stored is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions (the "Terms of Use") and acknowledge that any prior agreements, written or oral, between you and the WFN are superseded and of no force or effect. If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this Site must be terminated immediately.

Furthermore, your use of this Site warrants to Us that you will not use the Site, the Content or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner.

You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by any third party.

Service Access

Access to this Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Site at any time for any reason, without notice or cost. We will not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You agree not to (or attempt to) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the Site.

Liability

The Site is provided on an 'as is' basis and no warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, is accepted.

In no event will WFN be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, or loss of profits arising from or in connection with the use, or loss of use of this Site, including the inability to use the materials contained on this Site whether the material is provided or otherwise supplied by WFN or anyone else.

We do not claim that this Site or any of the content will be uninterrupted or error free, that the Site will be accessible by any particular browser, operating system or device, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses and bugs. WFN is not responsible or liable for any infections or contamination of your system or any delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of this Site or with respect to the Content contained on this Site.

Medical information

THIS SITE DOES NOT PURPORT TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR SUCH PURPOSE. Any medical information referred to in or through this Site is given for information purposes only and it is NOT intended for use by patients or their families or intended to constitute professional advice. Online resources are not a substitute for the personalised judgment and care of a trained medical professional.

Video and audio recordings

This Site contains video and audio recordings, which are solely for HCP for informational and educational purposes. In order to access this Content, HCP are required to confirm by self-declaration whether they comply with the definition of HCP. You may self-declare this during a new Account registration or through your Account profile. If you have made this declaration falsely, WFN may terminate your access to the Site or part of the Site without notice. You may appeal this by writing to Us at info@wfneurology.org with supporting evidence of your HCP status.

HCP are granted a limited license to use, view and display the content for educational and non-commercial academic use only. You may not modify, reproduce, broadcast or distribute any part of or parts of the Site, including but not limited to any Content, in any medium without prior written authorisation of the copyright owner, whether such owner is WFN or a third party

You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of WFN or the respective licensors of the Content.

For clarity, the content, or portions thereof, may not be used for profit or for a commercial purpose without WFN’s prior written permission.

WFN does not guarantee or warrant the quality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, appropriateness or suitability of the information provided in the Content nor does it recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures or other information that may be mentioned or referenced. Furthermore, WFN does not guarantee or warrant that that the Content does not infringe upon third party rights. Reliance on any information provided by WFN in relation to the Site is solely at your own risk.

By viewing and using any information derived from the Content, you hereby waive any claims, causes of action and demands, whether in tort or contract, against WFN in any way related to use of the Content or information derived from it.

If you violate any of these terms of use, your permission to use the Site and access the Content will terminate and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made.

Changes to Terms & Conditions

The WFN may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms at any time by posting changes online and without notice. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms of Use to which you are bound.

Any failure of the WFN to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these Terms of Use shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms of Use will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of these Terms of Use.

User accounts

Where you log on in order to gain access to this Site or a part of this Site, you undertake to log off and exit from your account at the end of your session. To protect your user account, keep your password confidential. You are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your user account.

You agree that by creating a user account on this Site, your e-mail address may be used to keep you updated about your account and included in the WFN's general mailing list.  You can unsubscribe from this mailing list at any time by contacting Us. We reserve the right to terminate or restrict your access to the Site at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

WFN reserves the right, to use and disclose any information provided by you as well as information relating to your usage of the Site in accordance with its privacy policy and as necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations and government requirements.

Links to other websites

The Site contains links to websites operated by parties other than the WFN and links to publications located on external websites. Such links are provided by Us for your convenience only.

Links to third-party websites do not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or the activities or views of that organisation or any association with their operators and We are not responsible for the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through those websites. Your access and use of such websites remain solely at your own risk and without Our permission.

Proprietary rights

All trade marks, copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the materials on this Site (as well as the organisation and layout of this Site) are owned either directly by Us, by our Content suppliers or by Our licensors. All other company, brand and product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners, should be treated as such, and may be registered in various jurisdictions.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence or transfer of title or intellectual property rights to you by Us or any third party.

All works in the nature of databases attract database rights. Some documents, photos and videos have been published on this Site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not WFN). All rights are reserved on these documents and permission to copy them must be requested from the copyright owners (the sources are indicated within these documents/photographs).

Many of the images used within the Site feature images of people, animals and places. Models have been used in many of the pictures and no inference should be made as to their personal state of well-being or to their having any past, present or future relationship or communication with the WFN, its employees, directors and officers or third party.

Furthermore, the WFN make no representation or warranty as to your right to use any individual's name, likeness, and/or image appearing in the Content without first obtaining appropriate rights from such individual. You may not use photos or images of people or identifiable entities in any manner that suggests the endorsement or association of any product or service or in connection with any pornographic or immoral materials.

Privacy and data protection

We are committed to protecting your privacy online. For more information on please see our Privacy Policy and Cookies.