TERMS & CONDITIONS
This web site www.bads.co.uk is
owned by the British Association of Day Surgery (hereinafter BADS).
By viewing this web site the user is deemed to consent to all terms
and conditions set out below.
BADS reserves the right at all times
to vary, change, alter, amend, add to or remove any of these terms.
By using the web site you accept that you are bound by the current
terms and conditions and notices and we therefore recommend that
you check these each time you revisit the site. The use of this
site following a revision of the terms shall be deemed as
acceptance of and agreement to abide by all such
1. All copyright and intellectual property rights including
trademarks in any material in this web site is either owned by BADS
or has been licensed to BADS by the right's owner unless otherwise
2. Access to this web site is granted for personal use only and
the user agrees not to access any material on this web site by any
other means than through the web site.
3. Copying, distributing or any use of the materials contained on
this web site for any commercial purpose is strictly
4. You may not create a database by systematically downloading
substantial parts of this web site.
5. As a condition of your use of this web site, you warrant that
you will not use this web site for any purpose that is unlawful or
prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. BADS may block,
suspend or terminate your access to this web site at any time in
its absolute discretion.
6. Nothing contained in this web site shall be deemed or construed
to confer on any person any licence or right on the part of BADS or
any third party with respect to any images, logos and names on this
web site unless otherwise expressly stated herein.
7. BADS does not endorse or accept any liability for any of the
products or services that may be advertised or published in this
web site or for any error or inaccuracy in the advertisement.
Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material
submitted for inclusion in this web site complies with all relevant
8. Nothing in this web site or the documents available through it
constitutes legal or other professional advice. You should not rely
on any information contained in this web site as if it were legal
advice or other professional advice. The documents published on
this web site are for general guidance and information only and do
not contain definitive advice.
9. Although every effort is made to virus-check documents and
files before they are posted on this web site, BADS cannot
guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this web site
will be free from viruses and BADS does not accept any
responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. For your
own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using
this web site. You must not provide or post through this web site
any document or file which you believe may contain a virus. Such
document or file must be virus-checked prior to being submitted for
inclusion on this web site.
10. Any document or file which is submitted for inclusion on this
web site must not contravene any applicable laws or contravene any
person's legal rights. BADS does not accept any responsibility for
any damage or loss suffered as a result of documents or files
provided by other persons or posted on this web site.
Except as expressly permitted by applicable law and in this site,
no part of this web site, including information, images, logos,
photos and overall appearance of the site (except to the extent
required in order to use this web site in accordance with these
terms and conditions), may be copied, republished, stored in any
medium (including in any other web site), distributed, transmitted,
re-transmitted, modified, broadcast or reproduced in any form
whatsoever or any document available through this web site without
the prior written permission of BADS or the copyright owner or
licensee, except for your own personal use.
"British Association of Day Surgery (BADS)" and the "BADS" logo
are trademarks and their use is forbidden unless prior written
permission of BADS is obtained.
13. Links to other websites:
This web site contains links to other web sites operated by third
parties. The links are provided for convenience only and to help
you find additional information. BADS does not accept any
responsibility over the content of these third party web sites and
specifically excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all
liability that may arise with respect to or as a result of such
material causing damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any
kind. The inclusion of the links in this web site does not
constitute an endorsement of such web sites, and your linking to
these sites is at your own risk.
Electronic links to this web site are prohibited without the prior
written consent of BADS.
14. Content Accuracy:
Whilst all reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy
of the information on this web site and the Internet links
established here, no responsibility is accepted for any error or
omission and any and all liability which might arise from your use
or reliance on the information or links on this web site is
excluded. We do not endorse or accept any responsibility for any
content on or software downloaded from any web site linked to this
web site. No liability is accepted for the accuracy or completeness
of the information contained in this web site or for any reliance
placed by any person on the information. BADS makes no
representations that the information contained in this web site is
accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete.
Publications provided within this web site are intended for
general information only and do not constitute legal or other
professional advice. Please also note that the publications are
updated regularly and you should check the date of the publication
to ensure that you have the latest version.
16. Limitation of liability and disclaimers:
BADS does not guarantee that access to this web site will be
uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, that
this web site will be free from viruses or that this web site
cannot be tampered with by third parties. This web site and the
information are provided on an 'as is' basis, without any
representation or endorsement being made and without any warranty
of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited
to any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a
particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and
accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, all such terms and
warranties are hereby excluded.
In no event will BADS be liable, whether in contract or tort
including negligence or breach of statutory duty or otherwise, for
any losses sustained and arising out of or in connection with the
use of this web site including without limitation loss of profit,
loss of data or loss of goodwill whether direct or indirect nor any
indirect, economic, consequential or special loss arising out of or
in any way connected with the sue of this web site or with the
delay or inability to use this web site or for any information,
products or services obtained through this web site. Use of this
web site and the information is entirely at the user's sole risk.
In no event will BADS be liable for any damages whatsoever arising
out of or related to this web site. Your sole and exclusive remedy
for dissatisfaction with this web site and/or information is to
stop using the site and the information.
17. Online privacy statement:
BADS's privacy principles demonstrate its commitment to
maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of all information that
Under no circumstances will BADS share any of your registration
information with third parties without your permission.
The information we collect
Personal information which is provided to BADS within this web
information collected through this web site may include your name,
e-mail address and any other information you may wish to provide.
Your personal information is stored in a database 'behind the
scenes' on the web site and may be accessed by BADS's web site
maintenance personnel who may supply this information to
The personal information provided, such as your name and e-mail
address, is used for the sole purpose of signing up for email/RSS
alerts and/or to log in as a member in order to view certain
information on the web site. The personal information is not fed
back into any in-house database at BADS.
BADS will not share your personal
information with third parties for commercial purposes.
Under the General Data Protection
Regulations 2018 you may request BADS to provide you with details
of personal information that BADS holds about you. If you want to
make a request for this information you should write to us at the
If you have submitted personal information to
us, you may at any time request to view it, have it removed from
our database, or changed, by contacting us by email, letter or
telephone (details below). BADS does not retain unnecessary data
for any length of time.
To make this site simpler to use, we
sometimes place small files on your computer. These are known as
cookies, almost all websites do this too. Cookies have many uses
and most are not damaging to your privacy, all of the cookies used
collect or transfer your personal data to other websites for
advertising or any other purpose.
Cookies are used on this site purely
to improve services for you through, for example:
- Enabling service to recognise your
device so you do not have to give the same information several
times during one task
- Recognising that you may already
have given a username and password so you do not need to do it for
every web page requested
- Measuring how many people are
using the site, so it can be made easier to use and there's enough
capacity to ensure it is fast enough
We use Google Analytics to measure
how many people use this site. We do this to make sure the site is
meeting users' needs and to understand how we could improve
Google Analytics stores information
about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you
got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store any
personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this
information cannot be used to identify who you are. We also do not
allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
The following cookies are used by
- _uma stores a randomly generated
number for 2 years
- _utmb stores a randomly generated
number for 30 minutes
- _utmc stores a randomly generated
number until you close your browser
- _utmz stores a randomly generated
number and anonymous information on how the site was reached (e.g.
direct or via a link or search) for 6 months
The following cookie is used to
provide other normal website functions:
- asp.net_sessionid stores a
randomly generated number until you close your browser
If you do not wish to accept any
cookies onto your machine you can disable them by adjusting the
settings on your browser. However this is likely to adversely
affect the functionality of website you visit.
Please note that it is possible in
some circumstances that we might be forced to disclose personally
identifiable information in response to legal process or when it is
required by law, for example in response to a court order or a law
enforcement agency's request. We cannot guarantee the privacy of
personal information you transmit over the web or that may be
collectable in transit by others including contractors who provide
services to BADS.
We reserve the right to revise this policy or any part of it from
time to time. Please ensure that you check the policy periodically
to ensure that you have the latest version.
18. Governing law:
Any dispute relating to these terms and conditions or this web
site shall be governed by English law and the courts of England
shall have exclusion jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute
or other matters arising therefrom or from this web site.
19. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be
invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity
of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining
provisions of these terms and conditions which shall continue to
have full force and effect.
20. The failure of BADS to exercise any right or remedy under
these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that
right or remedy.
21. A person who is not a party to these terms and conditions may
not enforce any of its terms under the Contracts (Rights of Third
Parties) Act 1999.
22. Our address and contact details are below:
British Association of Day Surgery
35 - 43 Lincoln's Inn
Telephone:020 7973 0308