Terms of use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

Contents

What’s in these terms?

Who we are and how to contact us

By using the site you accept these terms

We may make changes to these terms

We may change, suspend or withdraw our site

You must keep your account details safe

How you may use material on the site

Prohibited Use

Do not rely on information on this site

We are not responsible for websites we link to

User-generated content may not be approved by us

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

Posting and uploading content to the site

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

 

What’s in these terms?

These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.median.ac.uk (“the site”).

Who we are and how to contact us

The site is operated by the Medical Image Analysis Network (“MedIAN”) of the Department of Engineering, which is a department within the University of Oxford (“We”). The University’s full name is “The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford”. The University’s administrative offices are at Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, United Kingdom.

To contact us, please email: david.johns@eng.ox.ac.uk

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By using the site you accept these terms

By using the site you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the site. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to our Privacy and cookie policy, which also apply to your use of the site and which set out information about the cookies on the site and the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using the site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

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We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

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We may change, suspend or withdraw our site

We may update and change the site from time to time.

The site and applying for MedIAN membership are free of charge.

We do not guarantee that the site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

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You must keep your account details safe

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at: david.johns@eng.ox.ac.uk.

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How you may use material on the site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on the site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

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Prohibited Use

You may use the site only for lawful purposes.  You may not use the site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload 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.

You also agree:

Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the site in contravention of the provisions of these terms of use.

Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

  • any part of the site;
  • any equipment or network on which the site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of the site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

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Do not rely on information on this site

The content on the site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the site is accurate, complete or up to date.

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We are not responsible for websites we link to

Where the site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

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User-generated content may not be approved by us

The site may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including job, blog, event, or collaboration call posts. This information and these materials may not be verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on the site do not represent our views or values.

If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us at: david.johns@eng.ox.ac.uk.

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Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

  • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • To the extent permitted by law, we do not warrant that use of this site will not infringe the rights of any other person or organisation, and we accept no responsibility or liability for any material communicated by you or any third parties via the site.
  • Without limitation to any other of our terms, we will in no case be liable for damage to any device or digital content belonging to you that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.

If you are a business user:

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user:

Please note that we only provide the site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

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Posting and uploading content to the site

Any information submitted to us through this site will be held and used in accordance with our Privacy and cookies policy.

Any content you upload to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a non-exclusive and royalty-free licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on the site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with these terms.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

If we become aware that you are misusing the site, we reserve the right to take appropriate action, which may include excluding you and your affiliates from accessing the site and removing all data and materials that you may have transmitted.

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We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that the site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site. You must not attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the site will cease immediately.

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Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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