This website, www.myinformedlife.co.uk, is operated by us; My Informed Life Limited, company number 09421181. This terms of use statement sets out the terms between you and My Informed Life Limited under which you may access our website.

Our terms of use apply to all users of, and visitors to, our website. Such users and/or visitors must be over the age of 18, or must first obtain the consent of their parent or guardian. Your use of our site means that you accept and agree to abide by each and every one of the terms as they are set out. We may revise our terms of use from time to time and you are expected to check for any such amendments when using our site.

This website and all content found here (apart from content attributed to a third party) is copyright of My Informed Life Limited, all rights reserved. Should you wish to reproduce or publish any content which you have read on this site, perhaps in your own blog or research article, you must reference us, My Informed Life Limited, as authors of the work and attribute correctly any third party work which has been quoted on this website. Having said that, no part of the content on this site for which My Informed Life has copyright may be copied or published elsewhere for commercial purposes, without written approval from a member of the My Informed Life team. So, if you want to feature any content created by My Informed Life in one of our articles in your magazine or on your website… just ask! We’re pretty amenable to these kinds of requests, especially if it means more people accessing up to date, reliable scientific research.

My Informed Life Limited is committed to protecting users’ and third party confidentiality. In using this site you agree not to include any of your personal information in your comments or forum posts which you are not comfortable sharing with the public and you agree not to include any personal information of a third party from which they can be identified. Specifically, you agree never to post information, of a medical, social, occupational or any other kind, in a way that enables other users to identify you or a third party from such information. As a user of My Informed Life you agree to choose a username that is not easily identifiable as belonging to you. Information such as individuals’ telephone numbers, addresses or email addresses are forbidden in posts and will be removed if we see them or if they are reported to us. Should you, against our advice, allow yourself or another person to be identified from your comments, forum posts or username, you are solely and fully responsible for any damage, to yourself or to others, that ensues and agree to fully and effectively indemnify My Informed Life Limited, its directors, employees and agents from and against any liability arising from your actions.

We have the right to publish, edit or reject any of your comments or forum posts, and may do so without payment to you unless we have agreed otherwise. When you do submit comments or forum posts, you automatically grant to us, a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sub-licensable and transferable right and licence to use, record, store, sell, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish or otherwise exploit that user content.

Whilst, by posting comments and / or forum posts on our site you automatically grant us these rights, you retain the copyright for any original material in your user posts. You can continue to use your own material in whichever way you choose, including allowing or refusing other people to publish it, as you did before you posted it on the My Informed Life website.

In using our site, you agree not to post any material that is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, design rights, patent or any other intellectual property right without explicit permission from the owner of the respective right. You are fully responsible and solely liable for any damage that occurs as a result of you not obtaining such permission.

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. In using our site you agree not to submit any user content that:

  • In any way breaches any applicable, local, national or international law or regulation
  • Knowingly transmits any data or sends or uploads any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware
  • Is in any way unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect
  • Violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way
  • Impersonates another
  • Procures the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam)
  • Is unlawful, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, discriminatory, harassing or without limitation is objectionable in some other kind of way
  • Is invasive of privacy or publicity rights
  • Contains a formula, instruction or advice that could cause harm or injury
  • Our use of such content would result in an obligation or liability to any third party

We rely on you to submit to us forum posts and comments that contain accurate and factual material. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy of such information posted as users’ comments or forum posts on the My Informed Life website.

My Informed Life Limited appreciates informational uses of our website, including our name and logo. However, there are limits on the on these uses. When you download, copy, or ‘share’ any material from the My Informed Life website, including our name and logo, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in our Terms of Use statement, in our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy, as well as any other terms or conditions outlined elsewhere on our website. When you ‘link’ to our website from outside sources, you agree to the following:

  • To not use our name and/or logo in the link to create the impression that My Informed Life Limited endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your own products, services or website
  • To not use our name and/or logo in the link to create the impression that My Informed Life Limited will benefit from the sale of your own products or services
  • To only display active links to our website

If you fail to comply with the terms set forth we may, without incurring any liability to you, take any or all of the following action:

  • Withdrawal of your right to use our site
  • Removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site
  • Issue of a warning to you
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all damages, losses, costs and expenses on an indemnity basis resulting from the breach

In using our site you waive any and all claims that you may now or later have to droit moral/moral rights with respect to submitted user content.

We reserve the right to display adverts that relate to your submitted user content and, should we wish, to use your comments or forum posts for advertising and promotional purposes.

The limitations to any obligation that My Informed Life Limited has to users of this website are detailed in our Disclaimer. This is set out below, as well as on its own page which can be found by clicking Disclaimer’ on the top tab of the main homepage. As a user of My Informed Life you agree to the principles outlined both in our Terms of use and in our Disclaimer.

Disclaimer

This disclaimer sets out the limitations to any liability that My Informed Life Limited may have to users of this website.

The content available on this website is intended only as a general educational aid and forum for discussion. It is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, opinion, or recommendations for treatment or action to you or any other individual. None of the My Informed Life team are in any way qualified to give medical, professional, or legal advice. As such, information provided on the site, or through links to other sites, should never be considered a substitute for medical, legal or professional advice and care. My Informed Life Limited, its directors, employees and agents do not make any recommendation regarding, and do not accept any liability or responsibility for, any advice, diagnosis, treatments, products or services that you obtain as a result of using this site or for the comments or participation in discussion by other users of the site.

If you believe you have a health problem, or have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should immediately seek the advice of your own GP/physician or other healthcare provider. Do not disregard medical, legal or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you have read on this site or a linked website. You should always ask your GP/physician or other healthcare provider to help you should you wish to interpret the site’s information and apply it to your own individual case. You should not rely on the information given on this site, or through links to other sites without consulting your GP/physician or other healthcare provider.

Where the content on the My Informed Life website refers to or comments on a particular piece of scientific research, this is only the opinion of the My Informed Life team and you should never accept the comments on the site as scientific fact or rely on them in any way. Instead, you should make every effort to acquire that particular original research paper and read it with a critical and analytical mind before judging how best to view its conclusions.

Scientific information changes constantly. Whilst the My Informed Life team strive to make the information on the website as up to date and accurate as possible, My Informed Life Limited makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the site’s contents. My Informed Life Limited accepts no liability for errors and omissions in the contents of the site.

My Informed Life Limited does not recommend or endorse any of the tests, treatments, products, procedures, opinions or information that may be shown on linked websites. Linked websites may contain graphics, images, text or information that you may find offensive. My Informed Life Limited has no control over and accepts no responsibility for content on other websites.

My Informed Life Limited is committed to protecting users’ and third party confidentiality. In using this site you agree not to include any of your personal information in your comments or forum posts which you are not comfortable sharing with the public and you agree not to include any personal information of a third party from which they can be identified. Specifically, you agree never to post information, of a medical, social, occupational or any other kind, in a way that enables other users to identify you or a third party from such information. As a user of My Informed Life you agree to choose a username that is not easily identifiable as belonging to you. Information such as individuals’ telephone numbers, addresses or email addresses are forbidden in posts and will be removed if we see them or if they are reported to us. Should you, against our advice, allow yourself or another person to be identified from your comments, forum posts or username, you are solely and fully responsible for any damage, to yourself or to others, that ensues and agree to fully and effectively indemnify My Informed Life, its directors, employees and agents from and against any liability arising from your actions.