Thornbury Quick Nurse – Acceptable Use Policy (Clients)
This is the Acceptable Use Policy for clients, click here for the Acceptable Use Policy for nurses.
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website [www.thornbury-quick-nurse.com or www.scottish-quick-nurse.com] (“our site”). By using our site, you confirm that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. From time to time, we may restrict access of users to our site and we will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
By using our site you agree to duly observe all obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”), which arise in connection with your use of our site.
You must treat all content, information and personal data on our site in the strictest confidence and you must not disclose them to any third party. You must only process such personal data to the extent and in such a manner as is necessary for the proper use of our site and as is strictly necessary for the performance of your duties.
Before accessing any personal data from our site, you shall ensure that your organisation has in place appropriate technical and practical measures to ensure the security of such personal data, and in particular to guard against any unauthorised or unlawful processing, any accidental loss or destruction of, or any damage to the data as required by the Act.
You must take care when accessing personal data that individual monitors do not show confidential information to passers-by and you must log off from or lock your PC when it is left unattended.
You must avoid making copies of any personal data, whether in an electronic or a physical medium, wherever possible. Any physical copies should be kept locked surely in a desk or cupboard and shredded once they are no longer required. Any electronic copies should be encrypted and stored on a secure server, and not on individual computers, laptops or data storage devices, and deleted once they are no longer required.
You agree to notify us of any breach of the security measures set out above or if you become aware of any unauthorised or unlawful processing, loss of, damage to or destruction of any personal data. You agree to provide us with any information as we may reasonably require to satisfy ourselves that your organisation is complying with its obligations under the Act and to promptly notify us.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect. You agree not to: alter, reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any information contained on our site without our permission or to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt, any part of the site.
Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
- Legal proceedings being brought against you or your organisation for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
- Further legal action against you or your organisation; and
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy 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 make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
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