Terms of website use

This page (together with the linked documents) tells you the terms on which you may make use of our website local groups websites, whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms carefully before you start to use the site. By using this site, you indicate that you agree and accept these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using this site.

Information about us

Diabetes UK Local Groups are an integral part of Diabetes UK. Diabetes UK is a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 215199) and in Scotland (no. SC039136). In England and Wales we are regulated by the Charity Commission and in Scotland by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Accessing our site

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.

Reliance on information posted

Our site includes general information about event that we have on, new items and some medical issues and treatments. The information is not formal advice and should not be treated as such. The information contained on our site or in any communication we may make, unless expressly stated to the contrary, is of a general nature and should not be relied on in place of professional, medical or other advice appropriate to your specific circumstances.

Unless agreed in writing, information we provide is not intended for use in any Court proceedings, Tribunal or other similar forum.

Save as set out below, we accept no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage or other harm arising from any reliance placed on such information by the recipient of such information or any other person who relies on any of its contents.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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. See Links Policy for more details.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Links from 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 have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Trade marks

The British Diabetic Association, Diabetes UK and the Logo are UK registered trade marks of Diabetes UK.


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact info@diabetes.org.uk

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