Terms and

conditions

About The

Online Dentist

Our aim at The Online Dentist is to provide honest, clear, simple information on dental health issues. All of our advice is written by qualified health professionals and is supported by the available evidence.

The Site is not intended to replace the need for advice from a medical or dental professional. The materials on the Site cannot and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment.

We are not able to advise on specific individual’s concerns or treatment as this would require a consultation and examination in person. You should seek advice from a health professional that is specific to you. Our advice will compliment this.

The Site does not host any form of advertising. We are unbiased towards any specific brands or products. We have no commercial support for the Site but this will be clearly declared if this ever changes.

We cannot comment on individual dentists’ treatments or any differences between NHS and private dentistry. We are not able to advise on individual dentists’ fees as these can be set by each clinician and reflect their cost of business and level of expertise.

Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting the website of The Online Dentist.

Below contains the Terms and Conditions which are set by The Online Dentist for their online services – these terms take immediate effect from the time of your first visit to the Site. By using The Online Dentist’s website, you accept these Terms and agree to abide by them. If you do not accept these Terms, do not use this Site and/or contribute to www.online-dentist.co.uk user-generated content.

Checking these Terms regularly is advised as The Online Dentist has the right to, and may, change these terms on occasion. Your continued use of The Online Dentist’s website will be deemed an acceptance of the updated or amended terms. An updated version of the terms will appear right here, although, changes to the Terms and Conditions will be flagged up on more prominently on the Site for your attention.

The articles and resources contained on the Site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical/dental care or attention by a qualified practitioner.

The materials on the Site cannot and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or choice of treatment.

Information on the Site presents the more commonly found aspects of dental health and treatment which are likely to be of general interest, and for editorial reasons may not include certain substantive and commonly found phenomena.

The Online Dentist strongly advises all users with health/dental problems to consult a doctor/dentist, who will be trained in observation and interpretation of symptoms and will be able to provide a proper diagnosis based on a knowledge and understanding of all aspects of your condition and your medical history.

Some of the information on the Site is provided by third parties. The Online Dentist is not in a position to verify this information. The Online Dentist does not warrant that such information is true or accurate.

The Online Dentist does not conduct independent clinical or other trials of any kind.
The Online Dentist makes no warranty or representation that (i) the Site will meet your particular requirements, (ii) the Site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site will be accurate or reliable, and (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Site will meet your expectations.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from The Online Dentist or through or from the Site shall create any warranty or other obligation not expressly stated in the Conditions.

1. About us

1.1. This Site is owned by Andrew Wilson Associate Limited, a company registered in England under company number 09987206, with a registered office at 113 Ham Park Road, London, E7 9LE, United Kingdom. You can contact us at the following email address: info@online-dentist.co.uk

2. Use of The Online Dentist’s intellectual content

2.1. While navigating around www.online-dentist.co.uk you agree to use the facility only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not violate the rights of, hamper or hinder anyone else’s use and enjoyment of The Online Dentist’s website.  Forbidden behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or nuisance to any person, submitting obscene or unpleasant content or disturbing the normal flow of dialogue within the Site.
2.2. You may view the content available on the Site for personal non-commercial use. You may occasionally print individual web-pages on the Site for your private non-commercial use, provided that such printing is not substantial or systematic and our trademarks and copyright and trade mark notices are not removed.
2.3. You must not use all or any part of our Site or the contents on it for commercial purposes without our permission.
2.4. Unless otherwise stated in these Terms, you must not (whether directly or indirectly) copy, download, store, make available, distribute, sell or offer to sell all or any part of the content or Site, or download or otherwise copy files or data from the Site to make or populate a database or publication of any kind whatsoever. If you require any further information on permitted use, or a licence to republish any part of the Site (or any content), please email us at info@online-dentist.co.uk

3. Registration

3.1. In order to access certain features of the Oral Health Foundation’s website you will need to undergo a short registration process, by entering some personal information. The details you submit to The Online Dentist must be accurate, complete and up to date.
3.2. To register and/or submit material such as comments to this Site you must be at least 16 years old. If you are under the age of 16, please seek approval from your guardian before participating in the user-generated areas of the Site.
3.3. Only one registration per person is allowed. Multiple accounts by way of any one user are forbidden, as is attempting to impersonate another person.

4. User-generated content

4.1. The Site contains public areas that allow user-generated content and dialogue between users and The Online Dentist. The Online Dentist does not control and is not responsible for the information and/or content posted on user-generated (“User Content”) areas but reserves the right without reference to any third party to delete, move or edit any User Content or part thereof. It is a condition of your access to the Site and to the user-generated areas in particular that you waive all rights (legal, moral or otherwise) to any User Content.
4.2. As user, you are solely responsible for what you submit in these User Content areas and therefore must comply with any additional rules which could, on occasion, be issued at particular locations within the user-generated areas. In particular, you may not within these user-generated areas:
(i) Post, publish or link to any information or messages which are obscene, defamatory, threatening, degrading or which infringe copyright or any other rights of any third party or which are otherwise unlawful;
(ii) Post, publish or link to any information obtained in breach of confidence or which is otherwise contrary to applicable law or regulation;
(iii) Post, publish or link to any advertising or promotional material or any chain e-mails, “spam” or mail bombs;
(iv) Impersonate any person, company, group or entity or misrepresent a relationship to or with any of the same;
(v) Post or publish any information or messages containing a virus or other harmful component;
(vi) Collect or store other users’ personal data; or
(vii) Prevent or restrict the use of the Site and the user-generated areas by other users.
4.3. The majority of user content posted on www.online-dentist.co.uk are created by members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of The Online Dentist. The Online Dentist is not responsible for any content posted by members of the public on the Site or for the availability or content of any third party sites that are accessible through the Site.
4.4. By accessing the user-generated content, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless on demand The Online Dentist from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal and other professional fees) which The Online Dentist might suffer arising out of any of your User Content.
4.5. You hereby agree to grant The Online Dentist a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, modify, licence all or part of your User Content, including licencing third parties to use the same.

5. Linking

5.1. You may create a link from your web site to the home page of the Site provided that you do not link to the Site from any site containing obscene, defamatory, threatening or degrading material or material which infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any third party or which is otherwise unlawful. Likewise, linking to an internal or subsidiary page of The Online Dentist Site, located one or several levels down from the home page (“Deep Linking”) is permitted in accordance of section 5.2.
5.2. Upon linking to this Site in line with these Terms and Conditions, The Online Dentist shall grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free licence to use The Online Dentist logo, solely for the purposes of providing an underlined, textual link from your web site to this Site. No other use of The Online Dentist logo, trademarks or name is permitted without the express prior written permission of The Online Dentist.

6. Links to external sites

6.1. The Online Dentist website contains links to other sites provided by sponsors, manufacturers of accredited products and other independent third parties. The Online Dentist will not be held responsible for content shown on these sites and will not be a party to, or responsible in any way for, any arrangements regarding goods or services available from such external sites.
6.2. This Site could also feature external links on the parts of the website that involve user-generated content. The house rules regarding linking can be read above. Those links that remain relevant as a source and therefore continue to be accessible on the Site are not the responsibility of The Online Dentist, nor is the content which can be found on them.

7. E-mail and RSS subscription

7.1. Certain areas of The Online Dentist’s website will give you the option to subscribe to in-house content via e-mail or RSS feed. Your use of that service and any content which you receive shall also be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

10. Your personal information

10.1. The use of your personal information will be strictly met to in accordance with our Privacy policy.

11. Terminating or freezing your use of the Site

11.1. The Online Dentist has the right to suspend, terminate or prevent your use of the Site at any time when you have been found to be in a breach of these Terms and Conditions.
11.2. In those cases where we take action to suspend or terminate you, you must not attempt to re-register or submit content via another channel, without our knowledge and permission.
11.3. The length of time which a user may be excluded will be solely dependent on the circumstances of the original ban.

12. Limitation of liability

12.1. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, and except in respect of death or personal injury arising from The Online Dentist’s negligence, The Online Dentist hereby excludes liability for any claims, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever with respect to the Site, and any information, content, advertisements or products provided or distributed through the Site including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damages, whether arising from loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of data, loss of use or otherwise and whether or not the possibility of such loss has been notified to NetDoctor.
12.2. The foregoing will apply whether such claims, loss or damages arise in tort, contract, negligence, under statute or otherwise. If you are a consumer your statutory rights, if any, are not affected.

13. Jurisdiction and application of the law
13.1. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the law of England and Wales. The laws of the State will have absolute jurisdiction over any dispute relating to these Terms and Conditions, as well as the aforementioned Privacy Policy.
13.2. Please do not endanger yourself or others by taking any unnecessary risks or break any laws when conducting yourself the on The Online Dentist’s website.

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