Terms and Conditions

 

 

Users should note that this platform is still a work in progress. It is offered for use in Alpha-testing form only – i.e. to request feedback and input to further development from key stakeholders within Scotland’s health and social care. This is not the final version of the site, nor has it been endorsed for national use.

 

Disclaimer

The Digital Health and Care Institute within the University of Strathclyde provides this platform. It is funded jointly by the Digital Health and Care Institute and the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate. The Right Decision Platform aims to support health and social care organisations across Scotland to find, create, and re-use quality assured decision support tools. Each individual participating organisation which contributes resources to the platform has sole responsibility for the information created or published by them. Any information appearing on this site is issued as general information and does not constitute a warranty by the University of Strathclyde or any other organisation, nor should it be taken as advice. No responsibility can be accepted by the University of Strathclyde or any other organisation for action or inaction as a result of information contained on this website. Users should take advice from health and care professionals in respect of specific situations. The use and access of pages of this website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below and by this disclaimer. By using or accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

 

Copyright

Content on this website is copyright University of Strathclyde and its agents unless otherwise stated. Users should consult the copyright statement on the resources signposted by this site.

 

Links to other Websites and Applications

The provision on this website of a link to another website or application does not constitute any authorisation to access material held at that location. Links to sites are provided for informational purposes only and no responsibility is accepted for the quality of resources to be found on such websites. The contents and material made available on linked sites are completely outwith our control and as such no liability is accepted for any damages resulting from accessing or failing to access these sites. No endorsement is expressed or implied by the presence of a link on this website. The contents of a linked-to website may change without our knowledge and as a result, links may break or may terminate on pages which were not the original targets of a link. No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked to websites, as these are beyond our control.

 

Warranties

The resources contained on this website, including all files that are authorised for public and password-protected download or access, are provided on an “as is” basis and without any warranties. No warranty is given that files downloaded or accessed from this website are free of computer viruses. No warranties are made as to fitness for purpose, quality or completeness of information. This website excludes any liability for any errors in or omissions in information provided on or linked to from this website.

 

Reliability of information

The University of Strathclyde uses its best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of information on this website in accordance with the policies defined for this site. However, no guarantees are made that the information contained on this site or associated, or linked to websites is accurate, complete and current at any given time. Information presented on this website or associated sites may be changed at any time. The resources made available on this site are intended to assist health and social care professionals in Scotland and are for information only. The website is not intended in any way to replace the advice of health and care professionals. Nothing on this website is intended to constitute advice. Specific advice should be sought in specific situations from a properly qualified health or care professional. Content on this website is governed by a number of policies and guidelines. Users of this website agree to inform the Right Decision platform team (email ann.wales@gov.scot) if they should come across any material contained which they consider to be potentially in breach of any of the published Scottish Government or NHS Scotland policies or of any relevant legislation in order for the appropriate remedial action to be taken.

 

Availability of the website

Although this website has been tested and should work correctly under normal circumstances. There are many factors both within and outside of the control of this site which may prevent the website from being available to users of the world-wide-web. No responsibility is accepted by this website for any losses that may arise from an inability to access resources on this site. Where a user finds a specific error in the coding of a web page, or where he/she considers a page to be in breach of accessibility or other published policies of this website, it is a condition of use of this site that the web team be notified in order that appropriate action may be taken.

 

Governing laws

The terms and conditions of use of this website shall be governed by the laws of Scotland.