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Please carefully read the following terms before using the Site. By using the Site or indicating your agreement in the introductory screen, you are agreeing to become bound by the Terms. This is a legally binding agreement.

  1. YOUR AGREEMENT
  2. WEBSITE CONTENTS
  3. USE AND ACCESS
  4. NON-PERMITTED USE
  5. INTERACTIVE WEB SERVICES
  6. ADVICE
  7. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
  8. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
  9. MEMBERSHIP
  10. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP
  11. MODIFICATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  12. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
  13. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTIONS
  14. INFORMATION


    1. YOUR AGREEMENT WITH THE INSTITUTE OF WELLBEING

    The Institute of Wellbeing is provided to you subject to the following terms and conditions of use. By using theInstituteofWellbeing.com you accept these terms and conditions of use unconditionally and without modification.

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    2. WEBSITE CONTENTS

    2.1 Accuracy of information
    The Institute of Wellbeing has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information in theInstituteofWellbeing.com is accurate and complete. However, no warranty is given in this respect and The Institute of Wellbeing shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury howsoever caused arising out of the use of information in theInstituteofWellbeing.com.

    2.2 Third party sites
    You acknowledge that The Institute of Wellbeing may contain links to web sites operated by third parties (“Third Party Sites”). You further acknowledge that these links are for your convenience only and The Institute of Wellbeing does not endorse, nor purport to control, monitor or verify the contents of Third Party Sites. The Institute of Wellbeing shall not be liable for the contents of Third Party Sites and any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you or any third party arising out of use of the Site. These hyper-links are solely for your convenience. You proceed to these web sites at your own risk.

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    3. USE AND ACCESS

    3.1 Personal use only
    You agree to use The Institute of Wellbeing “as is” and for your own personal private, non-commercial use only. You further agree not to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence or otherwise use the information supplied by The Institute of Wellbeing for re-sale, redistribution or for any other commercial use.

    3.2 You agree to use the Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations. The information contained on the Site is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation in relation to any product or service. All information including but not limited to ideas, suggestions, concepts and graphics, submitted to us through the Site will become our exclusive property.

    3.3 Access from outside the United Kingdom. TheInstituteofWellbeing.com has been specifically designed for use in the United Kingdom. The Institute of Wellbeing does not warrant nor represent that the information on this site complies with the local law, or regulatory regime of countries outside the United Kingdom.

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    4.NON-PERMITTED USE

    4.1 You agree that you will not use theInstituteofWellbeing.com for any unlawful or illegal purpose, or for any purpose prohibited by these terms and conditions. In the event that you do use theInstituteofWellbeing.com for such purposes, you agree to indemnify theInstituteofWellbeing.com against any loss, damage or injury howsoever caused, sustained by you or any third party, arising out of your misuse.

    4.2 In particular, by using theInstituteofWellbeing.com you agree that you will not do all or any of the below:

    4.2.1 Restrict, prevent or otherwise interfere with any other user’s use of theInstituteofWellbeing.com.

    4.2.2 post or transmit any unlawful, fraudulent , racially-offensive, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind (including without limitation any transmissions encouraging unlawful activity that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability);

    4.2.3 Post or transmit (without limitation) any advertisements, solicitations, chain-letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities or other unsolicited commercial messages or engage in spamming or flooding; or upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through theInstituteofWellbeing.com without prior written permission of The Institute of Wellbeing.

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    5. INTERACTIVE WEB SERVICES

    5.1 You acknowledge that theInstituteofWellbeing.com may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups and other interactive-communications facilities (“Interactive Services”). You agree that you will only use the Interactive Services for the purposes of communicating with others in the manner envisaged by The Institute of Wellbeing. In particular, you agree that you will not use the Interactive Services in order to:

    5.1.1 Defame, harass, abuse, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;

    5.1.2 Publish, post, upload or distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, racially offensive, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material.

    5.1.3 Upload files containing software or other materials protected by intellectual property laws unless you have consent or control the rights to do so.

    5.1.4 Upload files which contain viruses or corrupted files which may damage the computers of others; or

    5.1.5 Advertise or offer to sell goods for commercial purposes, conduct surveys or post chain-letters.

    5.2 We accept no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on the site by others. We disclaim all warranties with regard to information posted on the site, whether posted by us or any third party. This disclaimer includes all implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality and fitness for purpose. In no event shall we be liable for any special indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on the Site.

    5.3 The Institute of Wellbeing does not purport to monitor the contents of the Interactive Services and accepts no liability for information contained therein. Responsibility for materials in the Interactive Service falls to the individual posting the material. You further agree that The Institute of Wellbeing reserves the right to remove materials from the Interactive Services at its discretion without notice.

    5.3 You agree to grant to theInstituteofWellbeing.com a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to use, modify or distribute any content you upload on to the Interactive Services.

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    6. ADVICE

    6.1 The information, services, articles and data published in theInstituteofWellbeing.com are intended for general information only and does not hold itself out as providing any advice or recommendation of whatsoever nature. You should not rely on any information on the Site to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from taking) any action. If you chose to rely on information contained in the Site, You should to take appropriate professional and legal advice before entering into any agreements (particularly agreements involving financial commitment) based upon information in The Institute of Wellbeing. All prices and information are indicative only.

    The Institute of Wellbeing Health & Lifestyle tips is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. The Institute of Wellbeing is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of the The Institute of Wellbeing website. The Institute of Wellbeing is not liable for the contents of any external internet sites listed, nor does it endorse any commercial product or service mentioned or advised on any of the zones or channels. Always consult your own GP if you’re in any way concerned about your health.

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    7. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

    7.1 TheInstituteofWellbeing.com is notified for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and complies at all times with its requirements. Any information supplied by you to The Institute of Wellbeing will be treated with care.

    7.2 Information about you (“Your Data”), including “Sensitive Data” as defined in the Act (e.g. religious beliefs, ethnic background) will be put onto the The Institute of Wellbeing database and held, processed, disclosed and used by us, our associated companies and third party product providers in servicing our/their relationship with you. By submitting Your Data you agree to that storage, use and disclosure.

    7.3 Unless you notify us otherwise you agree that The Institute of Wellbeing, its associated companies and third party product providers may use and analyse Your Data, including the nature of your transactions to give you information about our or their products and services and those of selected third parties which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to be contacted for Marketing purposes please e-mail us at support@theinstituteofwellbeing.com.

    7.4 You agree that for the purposes described above Your Data may be transferred to countries outside the EEA.

    7.5 You agree that the information you provide about yourself shall be accurate, complete and up-to-date.

    7.6 We may obtain data about you in the course of your accessing the Site. In accordance with Data Protection legislation, we need your consent to using that information for our Marketing and mailing purposes and for our Advertising partners, which may include the transfer of such data overseas. By submitting your personal details you will be taken to have provided that consent. If you do not agree you have the option not to submit your personal details.

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    8. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

    8.1 Subject to Clause 8.2 below, you agree that The Institute of Wellbeing shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury whatsoever (whether direct, indirect, consequential or future) sustained by you or third parties arising out of your use of The Institute of Wellbeing or any of its services.

    8.2 The Institute of Wellbeing does not purport to exclude liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.

    8.3 You agree to indemnify and hold The Institute of Wellbeing harmless from any claim or demand made by any third party arising out of your use of The Institute of Wellbeing.

    8.4 You agree that The Institute of Wellbeing makes no warranty or representation about the qualify, functioning and accuracy of its services.

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    9. MEMBERSHIP OF THE INSTITUTE OF WELLBEING

    9.1 If you choose to become a member of The Institute of Wellbeing, you will be provided with a username and password which should be kept confidential.

    9.2 You agree that if you become aware that your membership is being used by any unauthorised third parties, you will inform The Institute of Wellbeing immediately.

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    10. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

    10.1 The Institute of Wellbeing reserves the right to cancel your membership (username and password) and/or access to The Institute of Wellbeing at its discretion and without notice.

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    11. MODIFICATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    11.1 The Institute of Wellbeing reserves the right to update these terms and conditions from time to time without notice.

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    12. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

    12.1 You acknowledge and agree that any software used by The Institute of Wellbeing contains proprietary and confidential information protected by applicable laws.

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    13. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTIONS

    13.1 You agree that these terms and conditions are governed by English Law and the English Courts have exclusive jurisdiction.

    13.2 These terms and conditions are made under English law and this Site is operated from England. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing the Site. We make no representation that the information contained herein inappropriate or available for use in other locations outside England.

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    14. INFORMATION

    Copyright in materials in theInstituteofWellbeing.com are owned by The Institute of Wellbeing Limited, or as stated. “The Institute of Wellbeing” is the subject of United Kingdom and European Community trademark applications.

    14.1 Please feel free to contact support@theinstituteofwellbeing.com with questions or problems regarding any aspect of The Institute of Wellbeing.

    14.2 These terms contain the entire understanding between us with respect to the Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind either of us.

    14.3 Should any part of these terms for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms had been eliminated.

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The Institute of Wellbeing’s (IOW) privacy policy covers the collection, use and disclosure of personal information that may be collected by IOW whenever you interact with IOW, such as when you visit our website, when you purchase IOW products and services, or when you call our writers or associates. Please take a moment to read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information. Your privacy is a priority at IOW, and we go to great lengths to protect it.

We collect your personal information

We collect your personal information because it helps us deliver a superior level of user service. It enables us to give you convenient access to our products or services and focus on categories of greatest interest to you. In addition, your personal information helps us keep you posted on the latest announcements, articles, hot topics and events that you might like to hear about.If you do not want IOW to keep you up to date with IOW articles and the latest information on our services, please email the Institute of Wellbeing and update your personal contact information and preferences.

Children

IOW recognises that parents, guardians or other adults often visit our website for Children related issues, including use by minors. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 for any purposes, but because some information is collected electronically, it can appear to be the personal information of the IOW visitor, and will be treated as such by this privacy policy. If a child under 13 submits personal information to IOW and we learn that that personal information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible.

Our commitment to your privacy

As we said, IOW takes protecting your privacy very seriously. To make sure your personal information is secure, we communicate these guidelines to IOW employees and strictly enforce privacy safeguards within the Institute of Wellbeing. In addition, IOW works in collaborration with other other Non Profit Organisations

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