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Terms and Conditions

Our terms of use

Access and use

Access to and use of this site is provided by the International Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Foundation (IFHF) subject to the following Terms and Conditions. Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as of the date of your first use of the site. The IFHF reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified.

This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos regarding or relating to The IFHF are provided 'as is' without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied. In no event will The IFHF be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages or loss of profits whatsoever arising from the use or in connection with such use or loss of use of the site, whether in contract or in negligence.

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.

The IFHF cannot be held liable for the result of any action based on the information within this website.

The IFHF does 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 bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Copyright Restrictions

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior written authorisation from The IFHF. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license by The IFHF to use any item displayed.

Documents on this site may be copied for personal, non-commercial use only on the condition that copyright and source indications are also copied, no modifications are made and the document is copied entirely. However, some documents and photos have been published on this site with the permission of the relevant copyright owners (who are not The IFHF). 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).

The material on The IFHF website is protected by copyright laws.

Medical information

The IFHF website should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical disorders. If you would like more information contact The IFHF or consult your physician.

The medical information contained in this website is provided for information only. It is not intended to replace a consultation with an appropriately qualified physician.

Privacy

The IFHF site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session info such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which IFHF uses to evaluate use of the site.

We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site.

External internet sites

The IFHF takes no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites. The existence of a link from any organisation's site to the IFHF site does not imply that The IFHF endorses the activities or views of that organisation.

Any references on this website to third party goods or services do not constitute or imply endorsement by The IFHF unless expressly so stated.

The privacy policy above only covers the IFHF website at www.fhfoundation.org. Other links within this site to other websites are not covered by this policy.

Users under 18

If you use this site for information about fundraising campaigning or supporting the work of The IFHF, please let an adult know.

Trademarks

The International FH Foundation name and logo and 'IFHF' are trademarks of the International FH Foundation. The names, images and logos identifying The IFHF or third parties and their products and services are the proprietary marks of The IFHF and/or third parties as appropriate. Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions or on The IFHF website may be construed as conferring any license or right under any trademark or patent of The IFHF or any third party.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this site relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

If these Terms and Conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately.

Please contact The IFHF with any questions regarding this site.

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