Terms and Conditions

This website belongs to the Men’s Health Forum (MHF).

Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing or using this website. By accessing or using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to all these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, you may not access or use the website. The MHF may alter these Terms of Use from time to time, so you should periodically check these Terms of Use as any changes will take effect as soon as they are posted to this website. 

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: The MHF website provides information ONLY. It does not provide medical advice. The information provided on this site by any means at all including but not limited to articles, videos, audio and online chat is intended for general information and educational purposes ONLY and is not intended to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. 

Neither the MHF nor any writers, contributors, GPs or other health professionals working on or through the site can be held responsible for any action you do or do not take after visiting this site. This includes but is not limited to the chat functionality. By accepting these terms and conditions, you accept that nothing on the site can be construed as medical advice and that you and you alone are responsible for any actions you might take after visiting this site.

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1. Use of Website. Your access to and use of the information contained in the website is subject to these Terms of Use. You agree to act lawfully at all times in using and accessing this website and you will not do anything which damages, interferes with, disrupts access to, interrupts or impairs the functionality of this website or inhibits other users’ use and enjoyment of the site.

You accept to treat any MHF staff or contractors with whom you have contact through the site including through online chat and emails with respect. Foul, abusive or discriminatory language will not be tolerated and we reserve the right to terminate any contact without notice or reason.

2. Content. You agree that access to and use of this website and its content is at your own risk. The MHF may add, alter or delete materials from this website at any time at its discretion. The MHF will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this website but gives no warranties, undertakings or representations of any kind as to its accuracy, currency, quality, completeness or fitness for purpose. The MHF disclaims all warranties, express or implied to the full extent permitted by law. Neither the MHF nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this website shall be liable for any loss, damage or cost whatsoever, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising from reliance on information obtained through this website, access to, use of, or inability to use this website, or any errors or omissions in its content. This limitation includes any loss, damage or cost caused by any viruses that infect your computer equipment, software or data.

3. Privacy. The MHF respects the privacy of its website users. Please refer to our Privacy Policy which explains users’ rights and the basis on which we may use any personal data (including by using “cookies”) that is disclosed to us via this website.

Visitors have the option of signing up for our newsletters and information through our website. Contact details are added to our email database with a well-known email provider. We do not pass along your details to any other organisation.

4. Third Party Websites and Links. This website may contain links or references to other websites maintained by third parties over whom we have no control. Such links are provided merely as a convenience. Similarly, this website may be accessed from third party links over which we have have no control. The MHF makes no warranties, undertakings or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, quality, completeness or fitness for purpose of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any loss, damage or cost of any kind arising from such information. Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by the MHF.

5. Medical Information. This website may contain information relating to various medical conditions and their treatment. This information is provided for general information only and is not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. You should not use the information in this website to diagnose a health or fitness problem or disease – always consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional.

The information provided on this site by any means at all including but not limited to articles, videos, audio and online chat is for your information only, and is not provided to you to be used to inform or influence any decision you may wish to or need to make about your health. You must see a doctor or suitably qualified healthcare practitioner to obtain a diagnosis or advice about your medical condition.

6. Non-Confidential Information. Subject to our Privacy Policy, any communication or other material that you send to the MHF through the internet or post on the website by electronic mail or otherwise, such as any questions, comments and suggestions, is and will be deemed to be non-confidential and MHF shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to it. The MHF shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in these communications and materials for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

7. Intellectual Property Rights. The MHF owns all copyright, patents, database rights, trade marks, designs, know-how and confidential information (whether registered or not), and all other intellectual property rights existing in this website and its contents.

The contents of this website may only be copied for non-commercial individual reference with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter may not be recopied, reproduced or otherwise redistributed. Except as expressly permitted above, you may not copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or retransmit any information, text or documents contained in this website or any part of it in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on it, without the MHF’s express written consent. The misuse of the MHF’s trademarks or any other materials is prohibited and may be in breach of copyright law, trademark law and/or other English laws. Please note that the MHF will actively and aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

8. English Laws. This website and its contents are intended to comply with English laws. Although the information on this website is accessible to users outside of the UK, the information on the website is intended for use only by UK residents. Other countries may have laws, regulatory requirements and medical practices that differ from those in the UK. These Terms of Use and your use of the website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in connection with this website.

9. NHS England Information Standard. The MHF is committed to fully participating in NHS England's Information Standard Scheme for health and social care information. We intend to comply with all aspects and requirements of the Scheme Standard. We can give information on how to locate our reference sources and where practical we include references on the pages themselves.

Neither the scheme operator nor the scheme owner shall have any responsibility whatsoever for costs losses or direct or indirect damages or costs arising from inaccuracy of information or omissions in information published on the website.

More on the NHS England Information Standard.

10. Miscellaneous. To the extent that any provisions of these Terms of Use are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, then such provisions shall be severed and deleted without affecting the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

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Registered Company No. 04142349 (England and Wales).
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