Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance

Terms and Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions, which apply to any use made by you of information or other material contained on the www.ppsa.nhs.uk website.  The use of www.ppsa.nhs.uk website is subject to the following terms and conditions. In entering our site you, as a user, are accepting our terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

Use of website

The www.ppsa.nhs.uk website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site. You also agree that you shall not make any use of the website such as the whole or part of the website is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the effectiveness or functionally of the website is in any way impaired and that you will not use the website for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses.

Copyright

The material on this site is subject to copyright protection of the Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance unless otherwise indicated. This copyright protected material (other than any organisational logos) may be reproduced free of charge in any format or medium for the purposes of research, private study or for internal circulation within an organisation. This is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context.

Where any of the items on this site are being republished or copied to others, the source of the material must be clearly identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

The permission to reproduce Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders.

Intellectual property

The names, images, and logos within the Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance’s website are the proprietary marks of the NHS. Copying and using our logos or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the prior approval of the relevant copyright owner.

Links policy

Links from the Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance’s website contains links to various websites that are operated by third parties over whom we have no control. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages. A link does not imply the endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement. We therefore do not make any representation – and do not accept any liability – in respect of the content, products or services available from such websites, or the business of such third parties. Any dealings with advertisers and merchants accessed using the www.ppsa.nhs.uk website shall be entirely at your own risk.

Links to

The Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance encourages users to establish hypertext links to the www.ppsa.nhs.uk site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on another site. The pages must load into the user’s entire window.

Accuracy

We endeavour to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and complete. However, we accept no responsibility for any damages or loss arising from the use of this information. We endeavour to ensure content on the www.ppsa.nhs.uk website could not be deemed offensive to an individual or a collection of individuals and that content adheres to common principles of decency and taste. However, we do not accept any liability for any content published by contributors through any pages.

Availability

We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.

Privacy statements

The ppsa.nhs.uk website does not use cookies for collecting personal information, except those required for system administration of our web server. This system will record your email address and other information if volunteered to us by you. This information shall be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used for internal review and if requested, to notify you about updates to the ppsa.nhs.uk website.

The Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance will treat personal information sent via this website as confidential. No personal information, including email addresses, will be shared with third parties or commercial organisations for the purposes of advertising or data warehousing.

Cookies

The PPSA website does not use cookies for general viewing. However, if you wish to login we use a session cookie to remember your log-in for you if you are a registered user and we deem these as being strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behavior on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html