When accessing and using these websites and any Services, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy. Additional terms may also apply to certain areas of these websites and, where they apply, will be displayed before you access the relevant areas of these websites.
We reserve the right to change the Services we provide on these websites without prior notice to you. In addition, we may deny access to, suspend or stop providing a Service (or any features within a Service) provided via these websites to you or to users generally.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to these websites.
We may restrict access to some parts of these websites or Services, or our entire websites or Services, to users who have registered with us. To register with, access and use those parts of the websites and Services, you must be, and represent and warrant that you are: (a) 18 or over; (b) resident in the United Kingdom; and (c) not prohibited from using the Services.
You must register using a valid email address that you access regularly in case we need to contact you, and keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date. If you register using someone else's email address, we may suspend or terminate your access to these websites and/or Services.
You may not allow anyone else to use or access your account, and you may not use or access anyone else's account. If you think that someone else may have access to, or may be using, your account, you must tell us as soon as possible by sending an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a medical professional and have access to DocCom Locum for the purpose of seeking locum positions, you represent and warrant that you: (a) are properly trained, qualified and experienced; (b) have an appropriate level of experience for any particular roles that you apply for; (c) hold a current registration to practise as a doctor, nurse or other medical professional (as applicable) in the United Kingdom; and (d) are otherwise allowed to practise as a doctor, nurse or other medical professional (as applicable) in the United Kingdom and have not been suspended or prohibited from doing so. You will indemnify us for any loss or damage arising from or in connection with any breach of this term by you.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from these websites for your personal reference, provided that: (a) such copying is not substantial or systematic; (b) any copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property right notices contained in the original content are reproduced; (c) our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on these websites is acknowledged; and (d) you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way.
By submitting content to these websites, you represent and warrant that: (a) you have the right and authority to grant us the rights set out above; and (b) any such contribution is not defamatory or confidential, does not breach any contractual restrictions or other third party rights, complies with applicable laws and otherwise complies with the requirements and standards in the Acceptable Use Policy.
Services provided by these websites enable you to share information and communicate with other users. Any content you upload to these websites will be considered non-confidential, so if there is any information that you would like to keep confidential or you are required to keep confidential under an obligation to a third party, do not upload it to these websites. We are not responsible or liable for any use by any other user of any content that you submit to these websites.
We may also disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to these websites constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or of their right to privacy.
If you do not want us to post any content on or transmit any content via the websites, please do not submit your contribution to the websites.
We are providing these websites and the Services as portals and communication methods only and are not responsible or liable for the accuracy, integrity or legality of any content posted by you or other users on these websites or transmitted via these websites, any use of such content or any reliance placed on such content.
Except for liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, we, and other members of our group of companies exclude any liability for or in connection with:
We provide DocCom Locum as a portal service, and are not responsible for screening or selecting any medical staff that are put forward for vacancies within DocCom Locum ("Locums"). We do not represent that any Locums: (a) are properly trained, qualified and experienced; (b) that they have an appropriate level of experience for any particular role; (c) that they hold a current registration to practise as a doctor, nurse or other medical professional (as applicable) in the United Kingdom; or (d) are otherwise allowed to practise as a doctor, nurse or other medical professional (as applicable) and have not been suspended or prohibited from doing so. We exclude all liability for any loss or damage arising from or in connection with any recruitment decisions made using DocCom Locum, including any loss or damage arising from or connected to any third party claims resulting from any acts or omissions of Locums appointed using DocCom Locum.
We will not be liable for any: (a) loss of income or revenue; (b) loss of business; (c) loss of profits; (d) loss of contracts; (e) loss of anticipated savings; (f) loss of data or software; (g) loss of goodwill or reputation; (h) wasted management or office time; or (i) indirect, consequential or special loss; arising from or in connection with any use of or inability to use these websites or Services, any websites linked from these websites and any content posted on or transmitted via these websites or Services, however such loss arises (whether from breach of contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) and whether or not such loss was foreseeable.
These websites and Services are provided on an "as available" basis. While we will try to fix bugs, we cannot guarantee that these websites, Services or any individual feature of these websites will be error free, available all the time and/or free from viruses. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content. We are not responsible if you cannot access these websites or Services properly or at all because of any event outside our control, for example (without limitation) the performance of your or our ISP, your browser or the internet.
You must not misuse these websites or Services by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to these websites or Services, the servers on which these websites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to these websites. You must not attack these websites or any Services via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. In the event of such a breach, we may: (a) report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them; and/or (b) suspend and/or terminate your right to use these websites and/or Services with immediate effect.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of these websites or Services or to your downloading of any content or materials contained on these websites or on any website linked to them.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not: (a) link to any other page of these websites; (b) establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association with us or approval or endorsement on our part where none exists; or (c) frame these websites on any other sites. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. Any website from which you are linking with our permission must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
We are not responsible or liable for any third party content on or transmitted via these websites.
Where these websites contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and you access them at your own risk. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The fact that links to external sites may be included on these websites does not imply any endorsement of or association with their operators.
We aim to update these websites regularly, and may change the content on them at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to these websites, or close them indefinitely. Any content on these websites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update any content.
From time to time we may need to fix bugs, install updates and undertake general diagnosis and maintenance of these websites. We will try to conduct scheduled maintenance during times when we anticipate that online use is lower than normal.
We also need to be able to do emergency maintenance and/or suspend access to these websites where we consider it reasonably necessary to do so in our discretion. We will use our reasonable efforts to minimise the period of any such emergency maintenance or suspension.
Termination of your account will disable your access to the Services provided via these websites for which registration is required.
If any part or provision of these Terms is found to be unlawful or unenforceable, this will not affect the validity of any other part or provision.
All comments, queries and requests relating to content which appears on these websites should be sent by email to email@example.com or addressed to [address].
Thank you for visiting these websites.