Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for using the International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics website.

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) on which you may make use of our website www.figo.org (the “Website”). Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Website. By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and Privacy Notice and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree, please refrain from using our Website.  

1. Information about us

www.figo.org is a website operated by International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics (“FIGO”, “we” or “us”). We are registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee under company number 5498067 and charity number 1113263 and have our registered office address at: FIGO House, Suite 3, Waterloo Court, 10 Theed Street, London SE1 8ST, United Kingdom.

2. Access and use of the website

2.1 You may only use the Website for non-commercial use and only in accordance with these Terms.

2.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website including ensuring that your computer system meets all the necessary technical specifications to enable you to access the Website.

2.3 When using particular services available on the Website, you may be subject to any rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time and such rules take precedence over these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms and/or any additional rules for specific services and/or are not authorised to do so, you should not continue to access and use the Website or related services.

2.4 We reserve the right to prevent and/or suspend your access to the Website where we reasonably consider that you are in breach of these Terms or any applicable law or regulation.

2.5 We cannot guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or error free operability of the Website. Therefore, you agree that we will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website or any element of it is unavailable at any time or for any period.

2.6 You may only use the Website for non-commercial use and only in accordance with these Terms.   You must only use our Website for lawful purposes. You must:

  • not use our Website in any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation; 
  • not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful;
  • not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website;
  • not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;
  • not remove or change any content of the Website or interfere, damage or disrupt any part of the Website;
  • not store pages of the Website on a server or other storage device;
  • not reproduce, extract, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of our Terms; or
  • not send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms.

2.7 The use of this Website and these Terms are governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

3. Intellectual property & related rights

3.1  All intellectual property rights in any content of the Website (including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trade marks and logos) are owned by us or our licensors. Except as expressly set out here, nothing in these terms of use gives you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by us or our licensors and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading content from the Website. In the event you share links, evidence pieces or blogs via Twitter or Facebook, print off, copy or store pages from the Website (only as permitted by these terms of use), you must ensure that any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right notices contained in the original content are reproduced.

4. Content & liability

4.1 You agree that use of the Website is on an ‘as is’ basis and ‘as available’ basis and at your sole risk. Advice, information and/or commentary and other materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed and are for guidance purposes only.

4.2 We give no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, correctness, reliability, integrity, quality, fitness for purpose or originality of any content of the Website and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all implied warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind are hereby excluded and we accept no liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of you or anyone else using the Website or relying on any of its content.

4.3 We cannot and do not guarantee that any content of the Website will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content.

5. Links to and from our website

5.1 Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them or any material found there or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. You must not create links to the Website from any other website, without our prior written consent.

6. Your personal information

6.1 Use of your personal information submitted to or via the Website is governed by our Privacy Notice and Cookies Notice

7. General

7.1 If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these Terms or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these Terms, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

7.2 We reserve the right to amend or delete any part of the Website and/or these Terms at any time and without notice. Therefore, we recommend that you review these Terms on a regular basis to ensure that you are kept up-to-date with any such changes.

7.3 For contractual purposes, you consent to receiving communications from us electronically and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

 

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