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Terms and Conditions
The use of this Balance website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions.
This site is maintained for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of this site featuring these terms and conditions constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.
These terms and conditions were published in June 2009 and may be updated and amended at any time. It is your responsibility to check them for updates.
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.
Linking to the Balance Site
We encourage users to establish hypertext links to this website and do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this site.
We reserve the right to move or change the website URLs at any time in order to meet changing business needs and to continually improve the online service. External websites link to the website at their own risk.
The material featured on this website is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use the Crown copyright protected material (not including logos) free of charge in any format for non-commercial research, private study or internal circulation within your organisation. The material must be acknowledged as Crown copyright and you must identify the source.
The names and logos are proprietary marks of the Department of Health and/or the Home Office. If you wish to copy or use the any logo, you must get prior approval from the copyright manager.
For any other proposed use of the material please apply for a Click-Use Licence for core material.
Office of Public Sector Information
Information Policy Team
St Clements House
Fax: 01603 723000
Where we have identified any third party copyright material you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned.
For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on the OPSI website at: www.opsi.gov.uk/advice/crown-copyright/copyright-guidance.htm
The NHS Units website 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 the 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 contained 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 the Balance website.
These terms and 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.
Links to External Websites
Links contained on the Balance 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 an 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.
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.
The Department of Health and their contracted third parties reserve the right to gather information relating to site usage. Any information gathered is primarily for internal use to allow us to refine and improve our customer service. Where disclosure of information to a third party is likely we will, where possible, endeavour to ensure that this is clearly indicated. This does not affect your statutory rights.
This site uses Google Analytics and other third party services to monitor usage of this site and the effectiveness of advertising. These may use both persistent and session cookies to identify repeat visits and record usage.
Cookies are pieces of data created when you visit a site, and contain a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your session. Cookies used by the Balance website contain no personal information about the user, nor does our website elicit or store any information from users other than the Internet Protocol address of the computer used to access the site. Users may safely turn off cookies on this site without affecting how pages are displayed.
Data Protection Act
This site collects no personal data.