The Leicester Real World Evidence Unit (“LRWE”) aims to provide clinicians, researchers and companies with a range of services concerning real-world evidence gathered from enormous ‘big data’ information.
TERMS OF SITE USE
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OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
These Terms refer to and expressly incorporate the following additional terms, which also therefore apply to your use of our site:
Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We reserve the right to change these Terms and notices under which the site is offered. We will do this by altering these Terms on our site and the alteration will then be of immediate effect. For this reason, you should regularly visit these Terms on the site as the current version will be binding on you.
CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may update our site from time to time and may change the content at any time. Please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.
ACCESSING AND USE OF OUR SITE
Our site is made available free of charge to users.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available, accurate and free from errors or omissions or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to have access to our site.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.
As a condition of your use of our site, you warrant that you will not use the site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms.
You may not modify copy, distribute, disable, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or services obtained from this website. You may not use this website for anything other than the purpose outlined in these Terms and you may not use spiders or other robotic software tools to gather information from the site or use any applications which could lead to harm to the site. You may not use the LRWE services to indicate any association with LRWE or the University of Leicester without prior written consent.
Your use of any information or materials from our site is at your own risk. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any information available, and which you subsequently use, meets your specific requirements.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Product and company names mentioned on the site or other sites or services accessed through our site are owned by third parties. All contents of our site are the copyright of the University of Leicester and are protected by other proprietary rights including, but not limited to, database rights.
This website is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must retain all copyright or trademark notices contained on this site on any copy you make of it or part of it. You may not sell or modify what is on the LRWE website or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the content on it in any way for any commercial purpose. The use of such content on any other site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of, or reliance on any content displayed, on our site.
In particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any site linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of sites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked sites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Whilst the University of Leicester does make every effort to check the accuracy of information published on our site, it cannot give any warranty that information will be accurate or up-to-date and the user acknowledges that the information and services offered on this website may include inaccuracies, out-of-date information or typographical errors. In particular, and without limitation to the rest of this Agreement, the University of Leicester is not able to guarantee that the service will continue or be accurate during time of server failure.
Information contained in or accessible via this website changes on a regular basis. The University of Leicester may make improvements or alterations to this website at any time without notice.
The University of Leicester makes no representations about the suitability of the information, and services contained on, or accessed via this website for any purpose. All warranties, terms and conditions with regard to this information, and services, including all warranties, terms and conditions, implied by statute, collaterally or otherwise, of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and that you will be liable and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means that you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
By using this website, you acknowledge and accept that we also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from viruses or bugs.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site 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 our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site including but not limited to via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
LINKING TO OUR SITE
If you would like to add a link to the site, you will require written consent from the University of Leicester. If you would like information about obtaining the University of Leicester's permission to use any content of this website or if you would like to link your site to this website please contact us.
In the event that any consent is given by the University of Leicester to create a link to the site, you must ensure that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any site that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice and we shall not be obliged to give a reason for doing so.
The site in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you become concerned about the content of a site linked to or from the site (or anything on the site), please inform the University of Leicester immediately.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
A reference on the site to any persons, products, websites or services does not constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the University of Leicester.
These Terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. In using the services available on this site, you acknowledge and accept that and agree that you will at all times obey all applicable laws.
In operating this site, the University of Leicester adheres to the relevant statutory duties and best practice guidance listed below. This list is not exhaustive but provides the legal framework upon which the site is reviewed:
• General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018
• Data Protection Act 2018
• Freedom of Information Act 2000
• Human Rights Act 1998
• Common law duty of confidentiality
• Caldicott Guardianship Principles
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the University of Leicester as a result of these Terms or use of the site. Each and every provision of these Terms is separate and severable. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, the validity and enforceability of the remainder of these Terms shall not be affected.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and the University of Leicester with respect to the site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written. These Terms and any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Any rights expressly granted herein are reserved. You will be responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of your use of our site.
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