Acceptable Use Policy

1. WHAT’S IN THIS POLICY?

This acceptable use policy sets out the content standards that apply when you upload content to our site, make contact with other users on our site, link to our site, or interact with our site in any other way.

2. WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US

Professr.com (the “Website”) is a site operated by Professr Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 10605620 and have our registered office at 160 Kemp House City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX.

To contact us, please email info@professr.com.

3. ACCEPTANCE

By using our Website, you confirm that you accept the terms of this policy and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, we ask you not to use our Website.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

Our Website Terms and Conditions of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy also apply to your use of our Website.

4. OUR RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES

We may amend this policy from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check this Policy to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. This policy was most recently updated in September 2018.

5. PROHIBITED USES

You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website:

  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards set out at below;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
  • to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of our Website Terms and Conditions of Use;
  • not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of our Website;
  • any equipment or network on which our Website is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our Website; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

6. CONTENT STANDARDS

Our Website contains the ability for subscribers to share best practices information and medical knowledge.

The content posted by subscribers of our site is not actively monitored. However, we reserve the right to remove, edit or restrict any user generated content posted on our Website at any time.

Please note, the following content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Website (“Contribution”). The content standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. The content standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.

We will determine, in our discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the content standards.

A Contribution must:

  • be accurate (where it states facts);
  • be genuinely held (where it states opinions);
  • comply with the law applicable in England and in any country from which it is posted.

A Contribution must not:

  • be defamatory of any person;
  • contain any patient specific, identifiable or sensitive personal data;
  • be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
  • promote sexually explicit material;
  • promote violence;
  • promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
  • be likely to deceive any person;
  • breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence owed to a patient;
  • promote any illegal activity;
  • be in contempt of court;
  • be threatening, abusive, invade another’s privacy, cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
  • give the impression that the Contribution emanates from us, if this is not the case;
  • advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;
  • contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism;
  • contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.

7. BREACH OF THIS POLICY

When we consider that a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with this policy constitutes a material breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website;
  • immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution uploaded by you to our Website;
  • issue of a warning to you;
  • commence legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
  • take further legal action against you as necessary;
  • disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

8. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms, shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and you and we both agree that the courts of England will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes and claims) arising out of or in connection with these Terms. If you are a resident of Northern Ireland, you may bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

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