Dr Toolbox is intended as a platform to help improve the efficiency of junior doctors by helping speed up non-clinical tasks and to improve patient safety by helping make requesting referrals and investigations easier.
By using Dr Toolbox you signify your agreement to the Dr Toolbox Terms and other additional terms as set out below. Please read all sets of terms carefully. We reserve the right to add, delete or otherwise modify portions at any time, so please check it regularly.
Information about us
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Changes to Dr Toolbox
We may update Dr Toolbox from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on Dr Toolbox may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that Dr Toolbox, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Registering and accessing Dr Toolbox
Dr Toolbox is made available free of charge to registered users and editors.
You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself when registering to use the Dr Toolbox and to maintain and promptly update information which becomes out of date. You agree to treat your username, password or any other piece of information as part of our registration procedures as confidential and you agree to not disclose it to a third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not guarantee that Dr Toolbox, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to Dr Toolbox is permitted on a temporary basis, we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of Dr Toolbox without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason Dr Toolbox is unavailable at any time or for any period.
All users of Dr Toolbox must comply with the following acceptable use conditions; you must not use Dr Toolbox:
- in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent;
- to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any message, data, information, text or other material to Dr Toolbox (Content) which does not comply with our content standards as detailed in the following section;
- to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
- to knowingly transmit, send or upload any Content that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
Contributions and content standards
Dr Toolbox will always be a work in progress as it is written about topical non-clinical material exclusively by the Editors sometimes with the assistance of registered users, both of which are often junior doctors. We encourage users to make suggestions to the Editors to assist in providing accurate appropriate, up to date information and assist in rectifying errors, bias or duplication (Contribution). Users can make such contributions by contacting the Editors on their details here [insert link to Editors details].
The Editors have the right to deny or remove any Contribution a user makes or has made to Dr Toolbox if, in the Editor’s opinion, the Contribution does not comply with our content standards
The below content standards apply to any and all Contributions and to any interactive services associated with it. You acknowledge that all Contributions whether publicly posted or privately transmitted are the responsibility of the person from which such Contributions originated.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole. Contributions must be accurate (where they state facts) or genuinely held (where they state opinions).
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person or obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
- promote sexually explicit material, violence or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age or any other illegal activity;
- advocate, promote or assist in infringing any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person or computer misuse; or
- be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
Should you consider that any material contributed to the Dr Toolbox by another user violates these Content Standards, please email the Editors.
Contributions to Dr Toolbox may contain links which will allow you to leave the Dr Toolbox. Such external internet sites and the material are not under the control of Dr Toolbox or its Editors, and Dr Toolbox makes no representations and disclaims all liability with respect to such sites and materials.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in Dr Toolbox, and in the material published on it. Unless otherwise noted, Dr Toolbox, including its content and layout but excluding the Contributions are the exclusive property of Dr Toolbox and may not be used, reproduced, disclosed or distributed, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Dr Toolbox, except for personal (non-commercial) display and use. You must not use Dr Toolbox for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.
Contributions are owned and are the responsibility of the person from which such contributions originated. Additionally, and in accordance with the above, you grant Dr Toolbox a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to use in any way your contributions without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to any party.
Limitation of our liability
The content on Dr Toolbox is provided for general information only. It is for the purposes of assisting junior doctors with non-clinical or administrative tasks and it is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice check with primary sources before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on Dr Toolbox. The ultimate responsibility for checking that the information contained therein is correct lies with the clinician performing the administrative task.
Although our Editors will make reasonable efforts to update the information on Dr Toolbox, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on Dr Toolbox is accurate, complete or up-to-date. The views expressed by other users on Dr Toolbox do not represent our views or values.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Dr Toolbox from any claim, action demand, loss or damages made or incurred by any third party arising out of or relating to your conduct, your violation of the Dr Toolbox Terms, or your violation of any rights of a third party.
We will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses) incurred by any user in connection with Dr Toolbox or in connection with the use of or reliance on, inability to use, or results of the use of this Dr Toolbox, any websites linked to it and any Contributions or materials posted on it, whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise. Dr Toolbox is not intended for commercial use and we will not be liable to business users or damages relating thereto.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of Dr Toolbox or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
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Most browsers and applications automatically collect cookies but you do not have to accept a cookie, and you can in fact make modifications and not accept cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Different types of cookies are used for different purposes on our Sites, these are known as: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, and functionality cookies. Some cookies may be provided by an external third party to provide additional functionality to our Sites and these are included below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are essential to fulfill an action requested by you, such as identifying you as being logged in. If you prevent these cookies by adjusting your r settings we cannot guarantee how our Sites will perform during your visit.
These are cookies used to improve our Sites, for example for analytics that let us see how our Sites are used and where to make improvements. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Sites. The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the Sites from and the pages they visited.
These cookies enhance the performance and functionality of our Sites, often as a result of something you’re doing as a user. For instance, we may personalise our content for you or remember your preferences.
Managing and Deleting Cookies
If you want to manage cookies, you can do so from your browser. You can find out how to do this by going to the help menu in your browser. Please see www.allaboutcookies.org for further information.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary stated in Appstore Rules (defined below), these terms apply subject to any rules or policies applied by any appstore provider or operator from whose site you have downloaded the App (Appstore Rules).
We do not sell the App or any related content to you. We remain the owners of the App and related content at all times. This App requires a personal digital assistant ('smart phone').
We would also like to specifically draw to your attention to the fact that Toolbox is not intended to provide clinical guidelines, patient-sensitive information or subjective views about staff, departments or hospitals. It should not be considered as offering medical or clinical advice and, whilst information contained on Toolbox is reviewed, it is subject to change. Please ensure that you have fully read the Toolbox Terms as you are deemed to accept them.
We may change these terms at any time by notifying you when you next start the App. From time to time updates to the App may be issued. Depending on the update, you may not be able to use the Services until you have downloaded or streamed the latest version of the App and accepted any new terms (if any).
By using the App or any Service, you acknowledge and agree that internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send using the App or any Service may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.
Grant and scope of licence
In consideration of you agreeing to abide by the Toolbox Terms we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the App on your device. You may download or stream a copy of the App onto your devices and use the App for non-commercial purposes only.
You agree not to copy, rent, lease, modify the App or permit the App to be combined with or incorporated in any other programs. You agree not to create any software that is substantially similar to the App Licence Restrictions.
You agree to comply with the Toolbox Terms.
Intellectual property rights
You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the App and its technology anywhere in the world belong to us or our licensors, that rights in the App are licensed (not sold) to you, and that you have no rights in, or to, the App or the technology other than the right to use each of them in accordance with these terms and the Toolbox Terms.
Limitation of Liability
In addition to you agreeing to our limits of liability as contained in the Toolbox Terms, you acknowledge that the App has not been developed to meet your individual requirements, and that it is therefore your responsibility to ensure that the facilities and functions of the App meet your requirements.
We will try to ensure that the App, when properly used and on an operating system for which it is intended, will perform as it should do, however we make no warranty to this effect and cannot guarantee its functionality.
We may terminate this EULA immediately by written notice to you if you a commit a material breach of this EULA or the Toolbox Terms.
Please note that these terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by the law of England and Wales and agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.
Each of the conditions of this EULA operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.
"Dr Toolbox" is [UK registered] trade marks of Dr Toolbox Ltd
Last updated: May 21, 2018.