Terms and Conditions

  1. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site

    Welcome to The On Call Room and Medic Bleep websites or mobile properties, including related applications (collectively, this ‘Website’). The Website is provided solely to allow medical professionals to upload and share medical literature, posting opinions on medical related issues and practices as well as allowing for instant messaging of healthcare information for patients, and for no other purposes.

    The terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “The On Call Room” and "Medic Bleep" refer to The On Call Room Ltd and Medic Bleep Ltd. The term “you” refers to the customer visiting the Website and/or contributing content on this Website.

    This Website is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of any/all the terms, conditions and notices set forth below (collectively, the “Agreement”). By accessing or using this Website in any manner, you agree to be bound by the Agreement and represent that you have read and understood its terms. Please read the Agreement carefully, as it contains information concerning your legal rights and limitations on these rights, as well as a section regarding applicable law and jurisdiction of disputes. If you do not accept all of there terms and conditions, please do not use this Website.

    We may change or otherwise modify the Agreement in the future, and you understand and agree that your continued access or use of this Website after such changes signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement. We will note the date that revisions were last made to the Agreement at the bottom of this page, and any revisions will take effect upon posting. We will notify our members of material changes to these terms and conditions by either sending a notice to the email address provided to us at registration or by placing a notice on our Website. Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of the Agreement.

  2. Use of the Website

    As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you in this Website is true, accurate, current and complete (ii) if you have a The On Call Room or Medic Bleep account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you and (iii) you are 18 years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to our Website. The On Call Room and Medic Bleep do not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of this Agreement.

  3. Your account and password

    If you chose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

    We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement.

  4. Prohibited activities

    The content and information on this Website (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, videos, maps, icons, software, code or other material), as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, licence, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services obtained from or through this Website. Additionally, you agree not to:

    1. Use this Website or its contents for any commercial purpose;
    2. Access, monitor or copy any content or information of this Website using any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
    3. Violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Website or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limited access to this Website;
    4. Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
    5. Deep-link to any portion of this Website for any purpose without our express written permission; or
    6. “frame”, “mirror” or otherwise incorporate any part of this Website into any other website without our prior written authorisation.
    7. Attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by The On Call Room and Medic Bleep in connection with the Website or the services.
  5. Privacy policy and Disclosures

    The On Call Room and Medic Bleep believe in protecting your privacy. Please click here to review our current Privacy Policy, which also governs use of the On Call Room and Medic Bleep, to understand our practices.

    In certain circumstances we may disclose information about you to third parties if we determine, in our sole discretion, such disclosures necessary (a) to protect The On Call Room and Medic Bleep’s systems, assets, employees, members and customers; (b) to ensure the integrity and operation of The On Call Room and Medic Bleep’s business and systems; or (c) to comply with legitimate requests or court orders. We may choose to comply with or disregard such requests or orders in our sole discretion. The One Call Room and Medic Bleep’s right to disclose information, including but not limited to user profile information (i.e. name, email address etc.), IP addressing and traffic information, usage history and posted Content, shall take precedence over any terms of The On Call Room and Medic Bleep’s Privacy Policy.

  6. Medical Literature, Journals, comments and use of other interactive areas

    Please be aware that by submitting content to this Website by email, postings on this Website or otherwise, including posting and uploading of medical literature and journals, commenting or reviewing on medical literature and journals (collectively “Submissions”), you grant The On Call Room, Medic Bleep and their affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, sub licensable, world wide license to (a) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, distribute, publish, create derivative works from and publically display and perform such Submissions throughout the world in any media, now known or hereafter devised, for any purpose; and (b) use the name that you submit in connection with such Submission.

    You acknowledge that The On Call Room and Medic Bleep may choose to provide attribution of your comments at our discretion. You further grant The On Call Room and Medic Bleep the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your, The On Call Room and Medic Bleep's rights in the Submissions by a breach of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that Submissions are non- confidential and non- proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

    This Website may contain discussion forums or other forums in which you or third parties may post medical information, advice, experiences, materials or other items on this Website (“Interactive Areas”). If the On Call Room and Medic Bleep provides such Interactive Areas, you are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. By using any Interactive Areas, you expressly agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through this Website any of the following:

    1. Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code or any other material (“Content”) that is unlawful, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
    2. Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would create liability or violate any local, national or international law.
    3. Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any third part;
    4. Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, including The On Call Room and Medic Bleep;
    5. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, contests, raffles or solicitations;
    6. Private information of any third party, including without limitation, surname (family name) addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, National Insurance numbers and credit cared details;
    7. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
    8. Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s)in which such Content is posted; or
    9. Content or links to content that, in the sole judgement of The On Call Room and Medic Bleep, (i) violates the previous subsections herein, (ii) is objectionable, (iii) which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or this Website, or (iv) which may expose The On Call Room, Medic Bleep or its affiliates or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
    10. The On Call Room and Medic Bleep take no responsibility and assumes no liability for Content posted, stored or uploaded by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage thereto, nor is The On Call Room and Medic Bleep liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, obscenity, pornographic or profanity you may encounter. As a provider of interactive services, The On Call Room and Medic Bleep are not liable for any statements, representations or Content provided by its users in any public forum, personal home page or other Interactive Area. Although The On Call Room and Medic Bleep have no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any of the Content posted to or distributed through any Interactive Area, The On Call Room and Medic Bleep reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to remove, screen, translate or edit without notice any Content posted or stored on this Website at any time and for any reason, or to have such actions performed by third parties on its behalf, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Content you post or store on this Website at your sole costs and expense.

      If it is determined that you retain moral rights (including right of attribution or integrity) in the Content, you hereby declare that (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the Content, or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publications, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the Content by The On Call Room and Medic Bleep or their licensees, successors and assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any of the Content; and (d) you forever release The On Call Room and Medic Bleep, and their licensees, successors and assigns, from any claim that you could otherwise assert against The On Call Room and Medic Bleep by virtue of any such moral rights.

      Any use of the Interactive Areas or other portions of this Website in violation of the foregoing violates the terms of this Agreement and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or this Website.

  7. Accessing our Website

    We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

    You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website.

  8. Limitation of liability

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

    We 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:

    1. Use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
    2. Use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website;

    If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

    1. Loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
    2. Business interruption;
    3. Loss of anticipated savings;
    4. Loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
    5. Any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

    If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use or 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 will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial- of- service attack, or other technological harmfully material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to you downloading of any Content on it, or on any website linked to it.

    We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website. 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.

  9. Trademark

    We are registered trademarks of The On Call Room and Medic Bleep.

  10. Applicable law

    If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non- exclusive jurisdiction. If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

  11. Contact us

    To contact us, please email support@theoncallroom.com.

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