Using our site

This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of our Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use.

Copyright

The material featured on this site is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.

This Healthwatch website’s copyright protected material may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for research, private study or for internal circulation within an organisation. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.

Where any of this Healthwatch website’s copyright items from this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

Permission to reproduce this Healthwatch website’s protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

Use of the Healthwatch logo

We don’t allow external organisations to use our logo – including all registered providers. The only exceptions may be partner organisations that work closely with us on specific projects. In these cases, we may give permission for our logo to be used.

Our policy on the use of the logo is designed to prevent the public from being misled. Therefore, no provider – including registered providers – are allowed to use the logo.

The Healthwatch logo is a registered trademark and is protected under trademark law. If an external party uses it without permission, this constitutes infringement of our trademark.

Disclaimer

This website and material relating to Healthwatch, information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), 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 in the material contained on 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, or 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.

Virus protection

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 computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

You may not use the website or access it for any purpose, and/or to upload any content or data, which involves the transmission or other making available of any computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment (including, without limitation, any virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb or spyware).

Links from your website to this website

You are welcome to link to this website. However, please ensure you comply with the following conditions:

  • You must not imply in any way that this Healthwatch website endorses your organisation.
  • You may not use any version (local or national) of the Healthwatch logo without written agreement from us.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure deep-links to this Healthwatch website are kept updated. We will not notify you if we move content.

Links from this website to other websites

Although we will endeavour to maintain links to other websites, we cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over the availability or reliability of linked pages.

Digital Security

Some documents on this site have been digitally signed. For more information please email us.

Service Information

The information provided on this website about Health and Social Care providers/services is mainly provided by the CQC. This data is publicly available online.

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