Our website terms and conditions
Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By making use of this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below and any additional terms and conditions set forth on individual pages of the website.
Access to this website (bad.org.uk) and our learning website (learning.bcd.org.uk) is provided by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). Please read these terms and conditions carefully and note that these terms are subject to change at any time by the BAD. Changes will be posted on this page, please check these terms regularly. By making use of this site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below and any additional terms and conditions set forth on individual pages of the website. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, do not continue to use or access this website or the learning site.
The information and any commentary contained on bad.org.uk is provided free of charge for information purposes only. Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the information and commentary are accurate and up to date and that bad.org.uk functions properly, no responsibility for its accuracy and correctness, or for any consequences of relying on the website or its contents, is assumed by the British Association of Dermatologists. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to advice to any person on a specific matter. Any reliance you may place on the information contained on this site is entirely at your own risk and you agree that you have no right of recourse against the British Association of Dermatologists. Professional guidance should always be obtained before acting on any information provided on bad.org.uk. Every effort will be made to correct or delete errors and/or inaccurate information brought to the Association’s attention where appropriate. Such information should immediately be reported to the BAD. In no circumstances shall the BAD be liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages arising out of or in any way connected to bad.org.uk and learning.bcd.org.uk.
The BAD does not guarantee that resources on bad.org.uk or the learning website will be available at all times, that they are error-free, or that bad.org.uk and its server are free of bugs and viruses. Access to bad.org.uk is recorded and may be stored and used for statistical analysis. We are not responsible for the content or any viruses on websites that we link to.
Unless explicitly expressed as the opinion of BAD, no statement, viewpoint, comment, belief, or expression, whether expressed or implied shall be taken to be that of BAD, its directors, officers, employees or members. Neither can it be taken that BAD agrees fully or in part with such material. Comments accessed at this site are the viewpoints of the appropriately credited organisation(s) or individual(s) alone.
Our learning website provides a combination of paid and free-to-access content aimed at members of the BAD and healthcare professionals with an interest in the medical education courses we provide. Every effort is made to ensure that the contents of these courses is accurate and up-to-date and that the courses function properly, but the BAD does not guarantee that this is the case. Any reliance you may place on the information contained on this site is entirely at your own risk and you agree that you have no right of recourse against the British Association of Dermatologists. Every effort will be made to correct or delete errors and/or inaccurate information brought to the Association’s attention where appropriate.
All information on and distributed via our website is the copyright of the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). Reproduction in whole or in part of any content on or distributed via this site is permitted only with the written permission of BAD. We do not permit the commercialisation of our website or the content on it without permission.
All information on our learning site is site is the copyright of the British College of Dermatology (BCD) or its partners. Reproduction in whole or in part of any content on or distributed via this site is permitted only with the written permission of BCD. Scraping content from our learning website is not permitted.
The logos of the British Association of Dermatologists and the British College of Dermatology are protected by copyright. Their use or reproduction unless expressly authorised by us is prohibited.
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You may create an account on our website which can be used to apply for membership, register for events, register for online learning, update personal information that the Association holds on you, and more. Certain account holders can also access pages that non-account holders (or other account holders cannot) including your personal account pages, member-only pages, and pages and content relating to online learning and events that you are registered for which are behind a paywall. You are responsible for keeping your account details and passwords confidential. These details must not be shared with others for any reason. You must not use your account to abuse the functionality of the sites. You must notify us immediately if you think your account has been compromised.
This website contains links to other sites, which are not owned by BAD or are not under the control of BAD. These links are provided only as a convenience to users and BAD is not responsible for the content provided on any of these sites nor does it endorse the material provided on them. The inclusion of these links does not necessarily imply any association with the operators of these sites.