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These are the terms and conditions of Neighbourhood Care Group web site:

1 Use of Web Site on these Conditions

1.1 All use of the web site referred to hereafter as the Site is on the terms and conditions below.

1.2 If you do not agree to these conditions cease use of the Site immediately.

1.3 You may print and keep a copy of these provisions. They are a legal agreement between us and can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the terms at our discretion by changing them on the web site.

2 Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

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2.1 The Neighbourhood Care Group do our best to ensure all information on the Site is accurate.

2.2 If you find any inaccurate information on the Site let us know and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable.

2.3 You should ensure information you send to us is accurate and does not breach anyone else’s rights such as copyright or is libellous, obscene, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, fraudulent, criminal or infringes the rights of other people or in is in any way illegal. Remember that the Site can be viewed around the world and the information you send to us will be published on the Site.

2.4 You should independently verify any information before relying upon it.

2.5 We make no representations that information is accurate and up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate information. This Site gives a large amount of statistical data and there will inevitably be errors in it.

2.6 Although we hope this Site will be of interest to users, we accept no liability and offer no warranties in relation to it and its content, to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law.

2.7 Any views expressed in messages on the Site are not necessarily those of The Neighbourhood Care Group or anyone connected with it.

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3 Copyright and Postings on the Site

3.1 You must make sure you own all the intellectual property rights, including copyright and database right, in Postings/messages which you send to us to publish on the Site. If in doubt provide a link, not a copy. Make sure there is no legal obligation, contract or other restriction which would prevent your making the Postings.

3.2 Anonymous Postings are not accepted.

3.3 You should retain copies of all Postings and other postings and information you send to us electronically, through the Site or otherwise.

3.4 You waive your moral rights to be identified as author of the Posting and let us modify the Posting. It may, for example, be necessary to shorten Postings or cut them to fit the Site.

3.5 If there are any restrictions as to the use to which we can put the Postings we must be told in advance and we may have to reject it. We reserve the right to reject any Postings at our discretion.

3.6 All Postings received will be assumed to be for publication on the Site and any further use, at its discretion, of ABC on an exclusive, royalty free, perpetual basis.

3.7 The Site contains copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, graphics and may in future include video, graphics, music and sound. The entire contents of the Site are protected by copyright law. We, or our licensors, own copyright and/or database right in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part except as provided in these TermsSee the Copyright notice2 on our Site.

3.8 You may download information from the Site for your own personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.

3.9 We provide hypertext links and references to other sites which are operated by other people and other organisations. Using such a link or reference means you are leaving our Site and we take no responsibility for, and give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of linked or referenced sites. The links and references are provided for general informational purposes only and The Neighbourhood Care Group does not endorse, approve or support these other web sites or the content or information provided on

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4 Bulletin Boards

4.1 We encourage users of the Site to contribute to our bulletin boards. You must follow our Bulletin Board Rules of Posting 3 and use is only authorised on that basis.

4.2 We expect many of those contributing to our message boards to have strong views about the matters discussed, but the Site is subject to the laws of libel and you and we could be sued if you are not careful in what you say. You should not make libellous postings or any postings which are illegal or breach copyright, database or other related rights. It is your responsibility to check this out and we do not accept any liability in this respect.

4.3 If you see any information there which breaches your or anyone else’s rights or may be illegal, defamatory or otherwise should be removed, let us know immediately and, where we agree, we shall do our best to remove it as soon as possible.

4.4 You must indemnify (pay) us for any losses we suffer if you breach this provision or any other provision of these Terms or the Bulletin Board Rules of Posting.

4.5 Although we listen to users' suggestions for new message boards, we cannot guarantee to include every topic everyone requests.

4.6 We reserve the right to remove postings to message boards or edit them at our discretion, but have no obligation to do so.

4.7 Subscribers must ensure only they use those message boards and they do not allow non-subscribers to use them using a subscribers’ own password.

4.8 Subscribers must keep their passwords confidential.

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5 Our Liability

5.1 We provide most information on this Site free of any access charge. Whether not charged for the information provided on the Site is provided on the basis of no liability for the information given.

5.2 In no event shall we be liable to you for any direct or any indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or good will arising from your use of the Site or information on the Site. Subject as provided below, all terms implied by law are excluded.

5.3 We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded.

5.4 We are a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and users of the Site. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, or users, are those of the authors or distributors and not of us. We do not necessarily endorse nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Site.

5.5 The information on the Site is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment, or other, decisions. You should take your own advice.

5.6 If you make an arrangement with anyone named or connection with the Site this is at your sole risk.

5.7 See also our Disclaimer/Warning .

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6 Barring from the Site

We reserve the right to bar users from the Site, on a permanent or temporary basis at our discretion. Any such user shall be notified and must not then attempt to use the Site under any other name or through any other user.

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7 Legal Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution

7.1 English law shall apply to these terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these provisions and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England.

7.2 We make no warranty or guarantee that the Site or information available over it complies with laws other than those of England.

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8 General

8.1 Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address at the end of these Terms by email confirmed by post.

8.2 Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right.

8.3 You may not assign or transfer your rights under this agreement.

8.4 We may amend these provisions at any time by posting a variation on the Site.

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9 Further Information


Further information on these conditions or any queries
on them can be obtained by contacting:

Any of the Neighbourhood Care Groups direct

Version: 1.1 Febraury 3rd 2003

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Rules For Bulletin Board for the Neighbourhood Care Group web site


Version: 1.0 January 2003

We encourage users of the web site referred to hereafter as the Site, to contribute freely to our bulletin board, as long
as they do so in a responsible fashion and show respect for others. To ensure you and we are protected, we have developed a standard of conduct that is strictly enforced. This standard should be read with our Terms and Conditions for Use of Web site which contain important information about our liability and copyright matters.

Comments posted here may at our discretion be removed, whether in breach of the standards or not, without further comment or notice to you. We reserve the right to identify you in response to a court order or threat of legal action. You agree in our Terms and Conditions to permit us to remove any such material.

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Principal rules

1. No profanity or obscenities of any kind, even disguised with asterisks.

2. No personal attacks on other participants.

3. Defamatory, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, insulting, racist, threatening and harassing comments are not permitted.

4. Do not stray from the discussion topic.

5. No impersonation of other participants or public figures. A user may choose an appropriate nickname as long as a real name is used in the personal information field (which is not publicly visible).

6. No advertising or marketing of any kind, including non- profit organisations.

7. No third party copyright material should be posted. Use links instead of quotes from sources rather than copying the material.

8. No over sized fonts, JavaScript, tables, headings or other advanced HTML commands are allowed. Please use only bold or coloured fonts to emphasise your points.

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Violations and Further Information


To report violations of these rules and to obtain further information on these Rules or any queries on them contact:

Any of the Neighbourhood Care Groups direct

Version: 1.1 Febraury 3rd 2003

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© Neighbourhood Care Group 2003

All Rights Reserved

1. The material and design on this site are protected by copyright and/or database right and is owned by Neighbourhood Care Group.

2. You may read, print and download the material and pages on this site. You can link to pages on this site or reproduce them (other than on another web site). These uses can only be undertaken for private and/or non-commercial use.

3. You may not commercialise or otherwise copy the material and pages without our permission.

4. Use of this Site is subject to our Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct for Bulletin Boards

5. See also our Disclaimer [and Privacy Policy].

Further Information

The Secretary,
Neighbourhood Care Group,
C/o The Neighbourhood Care Group 1 Princes Street,
Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1ED.
Tel 020 8412 7050

Version: 1.0 January 2003

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Neighbourhood Care Group’s aim is to maintain the web site and keep it up-to-date, and that the content is accurate. However, please note the following:

1. the content and information material provided on the Neighbourhood Care Group web site is for general informational purposes only; and the content or information on the Neighbourhood Care Group web site does not constitute, or is intended to be provided as, or relied on as, legal or other professional advice; and

2. you must not take any action, or refrain from taking any action based on any of the content or information found on the web site.

Neighbourhood Care Group does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from your use or reliance on any content or information contained on the web site, howsoever caused, whether direct or indirect.

The web site contains references and links to other web sites. They are provided for general informational purposes only and Neighbourhood Care Group does not endorse, approve or support those other web sites or the content or information provided on them. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such references, links and sites or any reliance or use by you on them.

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