Terms and Conditions of Use
"We" and "the revise4finals team" means the revise4finals website and/or it's owners (K.Kulkarni & A.Rothman).
"This website" means the 'revise4finals' website & all contents contained or stored within or on related domains and hosting services.
"You" means any user of this website or any person who views and/or gains access to any content of this website by any means.
"User(s)" also means any person(s) who views and/or accesses the contents of this website by any means.
"revise4finals" is the Copyrighted name of this website. The domain name "www.revise4finals.co.uk", "www.revise4finals.com", as well as any other domain aliases that solely link to this website, are also Copyrighted.
By using this site, you signify that you have fully read and understood these Terms and Conditions in their entirety and that you agree to them. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of use, then please do not use this site.
This site does not provide any medical advice for patients. If you have a concern regarding your health then please contact your doctor. We will not be responsible for any injury or adverse consequences resulting to your health that arise from your use of any of the content on this site or reliance on any treatments referred to herein. For medical emergencies, please contact the relevant emergency service number for your country.
Any information included on the revise4finals website is provided 'as is'. You use this site entirely at your own risk. Whilst we will strive to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the content, we cannot take any responsibility for any losses or damages (either financial, material, academic, intellectual, health or otherwise) that may arise out of the content contained herein. Some information on the revise4finals website comes from our Users. Again, we cannot take any responsibility for the quality and integrity of this information, neither can we be held responsible for any losses or damages that result from use of this information. By this disclaimer, revise4finals and it's owners can accept no liability for any losses incurred by you.
Although we are selective about the organizations we provide external links to, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of the external sites that are linked to our site or that you browse to after following a link from this site. By using these external sites, you agree to abide by the rules of the individual sites concerned.
By using this site, you agree to use the information that it contains purely for educational purposes only. You are permitted to download the text or images from the sections of this site that are clearly marked 'for download'. Any files or images may be used for your personal education uses only. You may not reproduce or distribute any of the content of this site without the express prior permission of the owners of this site. This content is protected by both United Kingdom and International copyright law.
Copyright & Confidentiality
The design, the layout, all code, all content (both text and images), the site name ('revise4finals') and the domain name 'www.revise4finals.co.uk' (and all subsidiaries) are Copyright K.Kulkarni & A.Rothman (2005-8). This includes any material that is submitted to this site by the users. We will always endeavour to credit the work of any users of this site to the original authors. If you feel that your work has gone un-credited or that we have used any of your material without permission, please do contact us and will take steps to rectify the omission.
All medically related images, sounds and other multimedia files have been obtained with the appropriate permission of the relevant parties concerned. This includes either permission from the individual person and/or patient concerned (if we have produced the files), or from the original supplier of the images themselves (if we are using files obtained from other sources). The GMC's guidance on the storage and recording of patient related images has been listed on this website, and we will strive to ensure that this guidance is followed. If you feel that any of the multimedia content of this site infringes either this guidance, other patient confidentiality rules or general copyright laws then please contact us and we will deal with your concern as soon as possible.
Confidentiality of user data
Users may, from time to time, be requested to submit certain items of personal data (not exclusive to, but including, names, email addresses and name of medical school attended) to the revise4finals team. We will not pass on this data to any 3rd party without a clear message stating this fact at the time of data submission. In the event that we do submit your data to 3rd parties, we will only do so to relevant organisations that may be of interest to you, and will ensure that you are fully aware of this fact. At present, we are not collecting any confidential/non-confidential user-related data. We do not and will not ever store any confidential medical information related to any patient or our users. Any teaching materials or case-studies related to individual patients will be fully annoymised.
Whilst the user names for the interactive forum are displayed in the 'list of members' (and are visible to all of our users), this list does not contain email addresses and passwords. In the event that you lose your password, please contact us to reset it for you. We are not able to retrieve forgotten passwords.
Linking to revise4finals
You are permitted to place a link to 'complete' individual pages on our site, however we would prefer if you would link directly to our homepage of http://www.revise4finals.co.uk in order to increase the ease with which your users can access our website. We do, from time to time, change our page names or move our server, so links to other pages may become void. You may not link to individual frames or images within this site and must link to a page on this site in it's entirety. The page linked to must contain the 'revise4finals' logo, our copyright message (the line at the bottom of the pages), and retain the original page link to http://www.revise4finals.co.uk.
User contributions, public areas (the interactive forum) & use of user submissions
You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the revise4finals website that infringes or violates any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to these areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. Any confidential information that can be used to identify individual patients is strictly forbidden.
If you make any submission to the revise4finals website that includes information pertaining to ideas, concepts or innovations/inventions, you accept and agree that this submission grants the owners of revise4finals a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide license to use, reproduce, create, derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. Revise4finals may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, please do not submit them to this website.
Code of conduct in the interactive forums
If you use the forums hosted by revise4finals, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the forums. Revise4finals is not responsible for the consequences of any communications in these areas. If you are not happy with the contents of another users postings, please inform the revise4finals team and we will take the action we deem appropriate.
In consideration of being allowed to use the forums, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:
1. Using a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;
2. Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;
3. Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by revise4finals in its sole discretion;
4. Posting advertisements or solicitations of business (unless with the express prior permission of the owners of revise4finals);
5. After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is expressly stated that the particular discussion forum is 'free-form');
6. Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes;
7. Impersonating another person;
8. Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;
9. Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments; consent;
10. Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments
11. Posting the same note more than once or "spamming"; or
12. Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the forums or the site, or which, in the judgment of the revise4finals owners, exposes revise4finals or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.
The revise4finals owners reserve the right (but are not obligated) to do any or all of the following:
1. Record the dialogue in public chat rooms.
2. Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).
3. Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions.
4. Terminate a user's access to the forums and/or the revise4finals website upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.
5. Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the forums.
6. Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the revise4finals website, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.
Revise4finals reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. Revise4finals or it's owners have no liability or responsibility to users of this website or any other person or entity for performance or non-performance of the aforementioned activities.
Sponsorship & advertising & links
Revise4finals may provide links to third-party web sites. We, our search engine, or our sponsors may also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms that you enter, and may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. This is vital in order to keep this site free and minimise our running costs. Unless clearly stated, we do not necessarily recommend and neither do we in any way, shape, or form, endorse the content on any third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the revise4finals website, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and do not make any representations regarding their content, validity or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. We do not necessarily endorse any product advertised on this website, and your use of any product or service found on this website is entirely at your own risk. We will maintain an up-to-date list of our sponsors on the 'sponsors' page that can be found by clicking on the 'acknowledgements' menu on the left. Any advertising will also be highlighted.