Welcome and thank you for visiting the blog of Dr Ana-Maria Pascal. These are our terms and conditions for use of the blog and the Website, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via www.ampascal.com http://www.ampascal.com (“the Website”), digital television, mobile device and RSS feeds.

For the purpose of these Terms “Mobile Device” includes a smartphone or other mobile or handheld device (such as a tablet) with an open operating system capable of exchanging data via 3G, 4G or wirelessly over a computer network (for example Apple OS iPhones, iPads, Kindle and Kindle Fire, Android OS phones tablets and tablet devices).

These Terms apply regardless of whatever user device you are using and any other Mobile Device or technology whether now known or developed in the future.

Please note that Dr Ana-Maria Pascal also owns the following domain:

www.ampascal.co.uk

Throughout the Terms and Conditions, when we refer to ‘I’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’ etc, we are referring to the Website of Dr Ana-Maria Pascal, regardless of how you access the network. When we refer to ‘you’ we are referring to the user or browser of the Website.

However you access Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions when you use, access or browse the Website, or send us an email or a comment to any blog. Browsing the Website will constitute acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, so if you do not accept them either in whole or in part, you should stop using the Website IMMEDIATELY. You should also make yourself aware of our Disclaimer. Your continued use of the Website indicates your acceptance of any changes which we may make to the Terms and Conditions.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions: “Content” includes all or part of any text, graphics, layout, logos, images, audio material, films or other moving images, product details and/or software published or otherwise available on the Site from time to time (including, anything made available for download); “including” and its derivations mean “including, without limitation”; “material” includes all or part of any text, graphics, layout, logos, images, audio material, films or other moving images; and “Trade Marks” means the trade marks, logos and service marks (whether or not registered) displayed on the Website.

We will be happy to answer any questions which you may have regarding these Terms and Conditions. We are committed to protecting the privacy of anyone who uses the Website and we DO NOT share with third parties any personal data which we obtain from you as a result of any enquiries.

1 – Use of material appearing on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog

Your use of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog is for your own personal and non-commercial use only.

You acknowledge that, as between Dr Ana-Maria Pascal and you, except where otherwise stated, Dr Ana-Maria Pascal is the sole owner of all content on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog (“Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content”). The Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog and the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United Kingdom are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.

You may download and print extracts from the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. Furthermore all such prints and/or downloads should acknowledge that the material is copyright © Dr Ana-Maria Pascal where appropriate.

You may not use any Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by Dr Ana-Maria Pascal, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal blog.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, or for all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials please contact Dr Ana-Maria Pascal.

2 – Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content and we would advise that you read the terms of our Disclaimer. Nothing in the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content or any part of it.

Hyperlinks – Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog may contain links to other Websites. The linked Websites are not under the control of Dr Ana-Maria Pascal and Dr Ana-Maria Pascal is not responsible for the contents of any linked Website, including without limitation any link contained in a linked Website, or any changes or updates to a linked Website. Dr Ana-Maria Pascal is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked Website. Dr Ana-Maria Pascal is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Dr Ana-Maria Pascal of the Website or any association with its operators.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog or the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Content, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

All information and/or data on the Website is provided on an “as is” basis. The information and/or data on the Website is provided by us and our data providers for your general information only and use and is not intended for trading purposes or to address your particular financial or other requirements. In particular, the information and/or data on the Website:

  • Does not constitute any form of advice (financial, investment, tax, medical, legal or otherwise);
  • It is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining to make) any other decisions.

Changes of these Terms and Conditions use – Dr Ana-Maria Pascal reserves the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at her sole discretion and she reserves the right to do without your consent. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog after it has been posted as any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Website.

Complaints – If you have any cause for complaint about this Website please email Dr Ana-Maria Pascal.

Dr Ana-Maria Pascal has taken all reasonable care in the preparation of this Website and blog to ensure that the information contained herein is accurate. However, no warranty or representation is given that the information and materials contained herein are free from errors or inaccuracies. To the extent permitted by applicable laws Dr Ana-Maria Pascal accepts no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential damages however caused resulting from the access to and use of this Website and the information contained on it.

Visitors to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog agree that their use of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog is at their own sole risk. The Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog is provided “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied including but not limited to:

  • Any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness, or usefulness of the content of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog;
  • Any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Dr Ana-Maria Pascal also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and Dr Ana-Maria Pascal has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. Dr Ana-Maria Pascal and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog by anyone other than authorised by Dr Ana-Maria Pascal acting in such capacity.

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of:

  • Any error, omission, deletion, or defect in the content available on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog;
  • Any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action.

Dr Ana-Maria Pascal does not warrant or guarantee that access to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog will be uninterrupted or error-free. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

3 – User content

Users of our Website and blog may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog. Interactions with the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog are governed by our Comment policy at http://www.ampascal.com/comment-policy which are incorporated in these terms and conditions. You will be deemed to consent to these guidelines, and these terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog.

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr Ana-Maria Pascal, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog.

We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.

You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to:

  • Post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users;
  • Use the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability;
  • Post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability;
  • Use the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog may involve:

  • Transmissions over various networks;
  • Changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

Dr Ana-Maria Pascal assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog.

If you are under 16 (sixteen), you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content.

If you have any queries regarding copyright please email Dr Ana-Maria Pascal.

General – Your statutory rights are not affected.

4 – Comment Policy

Please refer to our comment policy web page at http://www.ampascal.co.uk/comment-policy which highlights specifically the policy which regulates comments left by users.

5 – Privacy Policy

In general you can use our Website without providing any personal information, except for submitting comments to any blogs. Being a Website designed with WordPress all comments and users’ details are stored in the database and we take all reasonable precautions to keep the database safe. We do not use those details for any communication and we do not pass those details to any other company.

We continually seek to improve what is available on our Website and in our digital communications to make them more effective. We may review and edit this statement from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web pages.

6 – Expenses, equipment and software

You are solely responsible for paying all expenses you may incur when you access or use our Website or access or download any content including your internet or data service provider charges and any excess charges to that provider if you have a limit on the amount of data you can download together with all costs of the equipment and software you need to connect to. Accessing and using some of the services features to access, download, view or listen to the Website Content (especially video or audio) may lead to significant bandwidth usage.

7 – Limitation of liability

You acknowledge and agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, in no event will Dr Ana-Maria Pascal or her affiliates, be liable to you or any other party for any direct or indirect loss, damage, cost, expense or liability of any kind (“loss”) arising in any way out of or in connection with the availability, use, reliance on, or inability to use the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog, including (without limitation):

  • Damages for business interruption, loss of business and other profits, loss of programs, cost of replacing equipment or software or loss of records, information or data, loss of use of data, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of customers, loss of or damage to reputation, loss of capital, downtime costs, loss under or in relation to any other contract, or loss of anticipated savings or benefits;
  • Any indirect, special, exemplary, punitive, incidental or consequential loss;
  • Any loss attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the Dr Ana-Maria Pascal Blog.

The exclusion of liability in this section applies even if Dr Ana-Maria Pascal or her affiliates shall have been advised of the possibility of such loss.

Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for particular kinds of loss, in such states or jurisdictions, Dr Ana-Maria Pascal or her affiliates’s liability shall be limited to the extent permitted by law (thereby minimizing Dr Ana-Maria Pascal or her affiliates’s liability to you to the lowest amount that applicable law permits).

8 – Details of variations

  • First trimester 2016: added the comments’ policy for the blogs;
  • August 2016: revision of terms and conditions

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding this statement, have any concerns about our Website practices, or believe that we are not adhering to our privacy commitments, please email Dr Ana-Maria Pascal.