Terms of Use/Disclaimer

1. By accessing, using, and browsing information on this website, and by subscribing to membership offered by Gestational Diabetes UK® on this website, you acknowledge your understanding and agreement to the following:

a) The Gestational Diabetes UK® website content only provides general information that may or may not apply to you. The information provided herein is the author’s opinion only and is intended for general educational, informational and helpful purposes only. The author of this website is not a medical professional and makes no claims to be of such.

b) No content on the Gestational Diabetes UK® website should be construed as constituting medical advice of any kind whatsoever; nor is it a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information provided should be used to complement the advice and care given by medical professionals. Please see your consultant, nurse, midwife, health visitor, GP or another qualified healthcare professional regarding any questions you have. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read on the Gestational Diabetes UK® website. If at any time you think you may have a medical emergency, call 999 or relevant emergency services in your country immediately, or seek professional medical advice immediately by calling 111, your local hospital, or your GP. Reliance upon any information provided on the Gestational Diabetes UK® website is solely at your own risk.

c) The information on the Gestational Diabetes UK® website is provided on an “as is” basis and is provided with the best of our knowledge. While Gestational Diabetes UK® strives to make the information on this website as timely and accurate as possible, Gestational Diabetes UK® makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or adequacy of the contents, text, graphics, links, communications, or services provided on or through the use of this website, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. Medical information, publications and guidance change frequently, therefore Gestational Diabetes UK® website content and links should not be considered current, complete or exhaustive. Reliance on any information provided on this website or any linked websites is solely at your own risk. Gestational Diabetes UK® assumes no liability for or related to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with the website. Links to third party websites outside of Gestational Diabetes UK® are provided for the convenience of users only. Gestational Diabetes UK® is unable to provide any warranty concerning the accuracy or content of any information held within these third party sites. By linking to other websites Gestational Diabetes UK® in no way endorses the products, information or views held within these websites and is unable to grant permission to use material found on such sites.

d) In no event shall Gestational Diabetes UK®, the site owner, members, administrators, volunteers or any third parties who contribute to the website or content, or who are mentioned on the website, be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, compensatory, incidental and/or consequential damages, arising from or at all related to the use of, reliance upon, or inability to use any Gestational Diabetes UK® website content.

e) Gestational Diabetes UK® reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online and alterations or deletions to the content or format of the website at any time without notice.

f) Gestational Diabetes UK® is in no way affiliated with any other third parties, funding bodies, charitable organisations or outside institutions.

g) You agree to use this site for lawful purposes only.

2. Membership Terms & Conditions

a) One-month minimum membership required. Gestational Diabetes UK® Membership will be collected monthly, on or around the subscription start date as a recurring subscription until membership is cancelled. It is each user’s responsibility to cancel their own membership via their account. [To cancel please log in and go to your Account Page]. On cancellation, membership will be terminated at the *end of term. Refunds will not be given for failure to cancel. Proof of cancellation is sent via email.

b) The Gestational Diabetes UK® website is designed for information purposes only. It is not a substitute for, nor is it intended as a substitute for any advice or treatment prescribed by a doctor or any other medical professional. We do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this website is accurate, complete or current. We have no liability and provide no guarantees whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information. The information provided on this website has not been written to meet your individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to ordering any services from us that are suitable for your purposes.

c) Paid Gestational Diabetes UK® membership entitles the user to access the relevant paid content within the Gestational Diabetes UK® website only. Purchasing Gestational Diabetes UK® website membership does not guarantee membership to our other social media accounts such as Gestational Diabetes UK Facebook support group. The Facebook support group is a separate support mechanism that has community guidelines and rules which must be adhered to.

d) Any member of the Facebook support groups (Gestational Diabetes UK, GDUK Off Topic Chat, Post GD Health) who fails to adhere to the group rules who have subscribed to the membership of Gestational Diabetes UK®, may be removed at the discretion of the site owner, without notice, without refunds.

e) Any individual found to libel, slander or defame in any way Gestational Diabetes UK®, its support groups, the site owner, members, administrators, volunteers or any other persons associated with the property of Gestational Diabetes UK® will have their membership immediately revoked at the discretion of the site owner and no refunds will be given.

*end of term – You are given access to membership for the whole month you have paid for. The end of term date is defined by the membership subscription start date. All memberships are based on a monthly subscription from the start date i.e. when membership is effective from 1st November, you have access for one whole month from that date. If that membership is cancelled before 1st December, then the end of term would be the 1st December. If the membership is cancelled after the 1st of December, but before 1st January, the end of term would be the 1st January.

3. Copyright

a) All content on the Gestational Diabetes UK® website is subject to copyright and may not be reproduced in any form without the express written consent of the author and site owner. You may not copy, reproduce or republish, download, post, transmit any text, images, data, graphics, logos, icons, or recipes for any commercial or public purpose without prior written consent from Gestational Diabetes UK®.  You may not adapt, alter or recreate the materials or information in this website or use it for any other purpose other than for your own personal non-commercial use.

b) Gestational Diabetes UK® reserves the right to use for its own purposes any material submitted to the site, this may include text and images, either on the site or in any other form, including for use on social media, in the public domain and publicity purposes. Gestational Diabetes UK® reserve the right to edit or reject any submissions.

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