Terms & Conditions of Website use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with other terms noted below, govern FDAMH’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term “FDAMH” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website whose details are given below. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Information About Us

www.fdamh.org.uk is a site operated by Falkirk and District Association for Mental Health (FDAMH), Falkirk’s Mental Health Association. We are a charity registered in Scotland: SC011889 and a Company Limited by Guarantee: SC151357. The address of our registered office is: Victoria Centre, 173 Victoria Road, Falkirk, Scotland FK2 7AU.

Other Terms

These terms refer to the following policies, which also apply to your use of our site:

Our Acceptable Use Policy. This explains how you may use our site.

Our Privacy Policy explains how we process any information you decide to provide or that we collect about you, and under what conditions it would be shared.

Our Cookie Policy explains how we use cookies (small bits of code sent to your device). You can disable cookies at any time if you wish.

These policies are available to view in full on our website.


Changes to These Terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time and any changes we make are binding on you.


Changes to Our Site

The content of our site is subject to change without notice.


No Reliance on Information

The content on our site is for your general use only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely — you must take professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of our site. The information on our site is not medical diagnosis or treatment and is not a substitute for consultation with a qualified medical practitioner.

We make reasonable efforts to ensure the information provided by us on our site is correct, however, neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this site for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.


Intellectual Property Rights

We (and our partners and sponsors) are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our site, and in the material published on it. This includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Subject to the following rules, you are welcome to print off, share or display the content on this site in ways intended to improve your or others’ mental wellbeing and to support those caring for people with mental health problems:

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

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way.

You must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

You must not use any part of the content of our site for commercial purposes.

We respect your intellectual property rights and the intellectual property rights of other users. You must also respect the intellectual property rights of others in any material (“User Content”) you submit to us for inclusion on our site or any content you upload directly to our site. You therefore warrant and confirm that: (a) the User Content is your original creation and you have the right to authorise us to use and distribute the User Content in accordance with these terms and conditions; and (b) if you have used or feature anyone else’s work, for example, photographs, text, music etc. in the User Content, you have obtained and paid (if required) for all relevant authorisations and consents to do so.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


Limitation Of Our Liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Scottish law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied and all liability (whether direct or indirect) for actions or failure to take action to extent the same is as a result of access to our site or as a consequence of access to our site.

We (and our partners and sponsors) will not be liable to any user 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

exposure to or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our 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.

We (and our partners and sponsors) will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We (and our partners and sponsors) assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Uploading Content to Our Site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values or those of our partners and sponsors.


Malicious Content

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

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

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our 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 our site will cease immediately.


Linking to Our Site

You may link to pages in our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. Our site must not be framed on any other site.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact admin@fdamh.org.uk


Third Party Links and Resources In Our Site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We (and our partners and sponsors) have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.


Applicable Law

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


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To contact us, please email admin@fdamh.org.uk

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