Terms & Conditions

Website Terms & Conditions

This site (“our site”) is operated by a member of the Alliance Pharma group of companies, the ultimate holding company of which is Alliance Pharma plc (registered in England and Wales with company number 4241478 and registered address Avonbridge House, Bath Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2BB, United Kingdom.

All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’, ‘company’ or “Alliance” within these terms are deemed to refer to Alliance Pharma plc, its subsidiaries, affiliates and associates..

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our site, whether as a guest or a registered user and any products, software, services and apps provided to you or from our site (collectively known as the “services”).

The Terms form a legally binding agreement between you and us. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. Your legal agreement is made of these terms of use, the privacy policy and the acceptable use policy (collectively called the Terms).

Permission to access and use this site and its services is granted subject to your acceptance of the Terms. By using our site or any of the Services, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from accessing and using our site and services. The Terms apply to all users of our site including users who also contribute video or photographic content, information and other materials or services to the site.

You may not use the site or the Services and may not accept the Terms if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract (unless otherwise clearly specified in writing), or (b) you are a person who is either barred or otherwise legally prohibited from receiving or using the Services under the laws of the country in which you are resident or from which you access or use the Services.

1.1. 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 (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy.

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.

1.2. Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. If you access this our site from outside the UK, no representation or warranty is made as to whether the information available in this our site complies with the regulatory regimes of your country of access.

1.3. 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.

1.4. Exclusion of Warranties

The material displayed on our site and the Services are provided “as is” and without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. In particular we do not represent or warrant to you that:

  • your use of the site or Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error,
  • any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the site or Services will be accurate or reliable, and
  • that defects in the operation or functionality of any software provided to you as part of the site or Services will be corrected.
1.4. Exclusion of Warranties

The material displayed on our site and the Services are provided “as is” and without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy

In particular we do not represent or warrant to you that

  • your use of the site or Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error
  • any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the site or Services will be accurate or reliable, and
  • that defects in the operation or functionality of any software provided to you as part of the site or Services will be corrected
1.5. Our liability

To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any sites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • loss of income or revenue;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of profits or contracts;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of goodwill;
  • wasted management or office time; and
  • for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Nothing in the Terms shall affect any statutory rights which you are entitled to as a consumer and that you cannot contractually agree to alter or waive.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

You retain all of your ownership rights If you post any videos, pictures, or text to our site by invitation, (your Submissions), you will retain ownership rights, but you are required to grant limited licence rights to us and other site users (see “Rights you licence “ below)

You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for your own Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. Unless clearly indicated otherwise we do not endorse any Submission you post or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with your Submissions.

You represent and warrant that you have (and will continue to have during your use of the Services) all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions which are required to enable us to use your Submissions

for the purposes of the provision of the services, and otherwise to use your Submissions in the manner contemplated by the site and these Terms.

1.6. Rights you licence

When you upload or post a Submission to the site, you grant:

  • us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence (with right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that submission in connection with the provision of the Services, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the site (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels;
  • to each user of the site, a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, licence to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions to the extent permitted by the functionality of the Website and under these Terms.

The above licenses granted by you are irrevocable unless the site provides you with functionality to remove or delete your submissions from the site, in which case the above licenses granted by you are terminated when you remove or delete such submission.

1.7. 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 site linked to it.

1.8. Linking to our site

Unless we clearly indicate on our site or you have our specific prior written permission

  • You may only 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.
  • You must not establish a link from any site 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 site from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
1.9. 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 or for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party web sites or services.

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and do not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources.

You acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such web sites or resources.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other site that you visit.

1.10. Copyright, Trade Marks and Intellectual Property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in all the material published on it, including without limitation all trade marks, names and logos. These works are protected by intellectual property rights laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Nothing on this site should be considered to be granting a licence to use any of the above mentioned rights without our express written consent.

1.11 Restrictions
  • copy, reproduce, republish, download, distribute, display, sell, license, post, broadcast, transmit, distribute, store or otherwise use or exploit the material on our site or our site itself (a) for any commercial purpose; (b) for incorporation in any other work or material whether in hard copy or electronic or any other form; (c) to make them appear part of any third party’s site or electronic database or retrieval system; or (d) in any other way or purpose whatsoever except for viewing, printing or saving a back-up copy to your local hard disk for your own personal, non-commercial use;
  • use our site or the material on our site in any other way without our prior written permission;
  • or do anything which causes damage to our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way. You must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial or political purposes without obtaining express written consent to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

1.10. Waiver

You agree that if we do not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy contained in these Terms), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of our rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to us.

1.13. Assignment

The Contract is between the Company and the Customer as principals and under no circumstances shall the Customer assign the benefit or burden of it without the prior written consent of the Company. The Company shall be entitled to assign or sub-contract the whole or part of its obligations under the Contract.

1.14. Severability

In the event of any provision of these Terms being or becoming void in whole or in part the other provisions of these Terms shall remain fully valid and enforceable and void provisions shall, where appropriate, be replaced in accordance with the meaning and purpose of these Conditions.

1.15. Third party rights

You acknowledge and agree that each member of the group of companies of which Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited is a part shall be third party beneficiaries to the Terms and that such other companies shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision of the Terms which confers a benefit on (or rights in favour of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be a third party beneficiary of the Terms or any rights pursuant to the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (the “Act. Any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from the Terms and the Act is not affected.

1.16. General

All references to any statute or statutory provision shall be deemed to include references to any statute or statutory provision which amends, extends, consolidates or replaces the same.

1.17. Entire Agreement

The Terms constitute the whole legal agreement between you and us and govern your use of the site and Services and completely replace any prior agreements between you and us in relation to the site and Services.

1.18. Variations

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. You understand and agree that if you use the site or Services after the date on which the Terms have changed, we will treat your use as acceptance of the updated terms

1.19. Jurisdiction and applicable law

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. Notwithstanding this, you agree that we shall still be permitted to apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

1.20. Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please send an email to privacy.officer@alliancepharma.co.uk or write to us at our registered address.

2. Social Media Competitions Terms & Conditions

2.1. Information about Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited

The promoter is Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited (the “Promoter“), Avonbridge House, Bath Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 2BB. The Promoter is registered in England and Wales under company number: 3250064.

2.2. Entering the Competition
    • 2.2.1. By entering the competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (“Website“).
    • 2.2.2. Entries are only valid where entrants have “liked” the official Lypsyl Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LypsylUnitedKingdom and fulfilled the competition criteria as stated for each competition post. Twitter entries are only valid where entrants have “followed” the official Lypsyl Twitter page https://twitter.com/LypsylUK and fulfilled the competition criteria as stated in the competition tweet. The entrants will then be entered into a free prize draw, where the winner(s) will be selected at random.
    • 2.2.3. Each prize draw is free to enter and no purchase is necessary, however internet access is required.
    • 2.2.4. The Competition is only open to residents of the UK aged 16 years or older. No employees, family members of employees or agents of the Promoter are eligible to enter the prize draw.
    • 2.2.5. Unless otherwise stated, the start date for Facebook competitions is the date at which the competition is first posted by the Lypsyl Facebook page. The start date for Twitter competitions is the date at which the competition is first “tweeted” by the Lypsyl Twitter page. The closing dates of the prize draw will be displayed on the official Lypsyl Facebook page for each competition.
    • 2.2.6. For Facebook competitions, the winner(s) will be notified via Facebook within seven (7) days of the competition closing date. The winner will be contacted through Facebook and must provide a valid UK postal address. If the selected winner fails to respond to contact made by the Promoter within thirty (30) days of the closing date of the competition, that person’s claim to the prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected at random. For Twitter competitions, the winner(s) will be notified via Twitter within seven (7) days of the competition closing date. The winner will be contacted either via direct message or a tweet incorporating the winner’s username. The winner must provide a valid UK postal address. If the selected winner fails to respond to contact made by the Promoter within thirty (30) days of the closing date of the competition, that person’s claim to the prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected at random.
    • 2.2.7. Entries must be made by the entrant, and must not be made through agents or third parties. The Promoter may require the entrant to provide proof of identity.
    • 2.2.8. Groups will not be allowed to enter the competition. Incomplete or illegible bulk votes, votes by or via third parties or syndicates, entries by macros or other automated means (including systems which can be programmed to vote), and votes which do not satisfy the requirements of these Terms and Conditions will be disqualified and will not be counted. If it becomes apparent that an entrant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’, masking their identity by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that entrant’s entries into the draw in a way that is not consistent with the spirit of the promotion, that person’s entries will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.
    • 2.2.10. A list of winners will be available in writing on request from Nobull Communications, The Pumphouse, Stag Place, Wooburn Town, Bucks HP10 0TT for 6 months after the closing date of each competition.
    • 2.2.11. Our social media competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. By entering the competition, entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook or Twitter. All information submitted by entrants will only be used for the purposes of the competition. By entering the competition, entrants release Facebook and/or Twitter from any and all liability in connection with the competition.
2.3. Prize
    • 2.3.1. The prizes are not transferable and there will be no cash alternative to the prizes offered. However, the Promoter reserves the right to supply a cash alternative entirely at its own discretion.
    • 2.3.2. The Promoter will endeavour to deliver prizes within twenty-eight (28) days of an entrant being notified of winning the competition.
2.4. Rights of the Promoter
    • 2.4.1. The Promoter reserves the right, with or without cause to exclude any entrants in a prize draw or withhold any prize where there has been a violation of these Terms and Conditions.
    • 2.4.2. The Promoter shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all such action as is reasonable to protect itself against fraudulent or invalid claims including, without limitation, to require further verification as to the identity, age, and other relevant details of an entrant.
    • 2.4.3. The Promoter reserves the right to terminate, amend or extend a competition.
2.5. Limitation of Liability
    • 2.5.1. The Promoter will not be held responsible for any late, lost, or illegible entries; or for entries lost, delayed or damaged as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. The Promoter will also not be held responsible for any damage caused by viruses.
    • 2.5.2. The Promoter shall not be liable for any interruption to a competition whether due to force majeure or other factors beyond the Promoter’s control.
    • 2.5.3. By entering the Promotion, the entrant agrees to release the Promoter (to the fullest extent permitted by law) from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the competition or with the acceptance, possession, attendance at or use of any prize.
2.6. Data Protection
    • 2.6.1. The Promoter will process information in accordance with its privacy policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
    • 2.6.2. Any personal information submitted for this draw may be used for marketing purposes by the Promoter or its agents.
    • 2.6.3. The Promoter reserves the right to publish the name and county of residence of the winners. The winners may be required to participate in the Promoter’s marketing and promotional activities and by entering the competition the entrant consents to such participation.
2.7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

2.8. Severability

Should a provision of these Terms and Conditions be or become ineffective, then the effectiveness of the remaining provisions will remain unaffected.

2.9. Contact

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website or these Terms and Conditions, please contact info@alliancepharma.co.uk.