SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, then you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use:

Using our Website

The content of this website is for general use only, and the content may change or be updated at any time.
In using our website, you agree to use it only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site, by any third party.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

There is no obligation to provide this website. We do not guarantee the technical availability of the website. In particular, maintenance, security and capacity requirements, in addition to events that are not within our sphere of influence (such as disruptions to public communication networks and power failures) may result in brief malfunctions or temporary interruptions on the website.

Linking to and From www.synlab.co.uk

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to the information that is hosted on these pages. If you would like to link to this website, please contact us to request permission.

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.

Disclaimer

While we make every effort to keep our website up to date, neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

We do not accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with our site, its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it. This includes loss of:

  • income or revenue
  • business
  • profits or contracts
  • anticipated savings
  • data
  • goodwill
  • tangible property
  • wasted management or office time

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.

Requests to Remove Content

In special cases, you can ask for content to be removed from this website, for example if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or includes material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

In these circumstances please contact us with the address (URL) of the content you would like removed and why. We will acknowledge your request and let you know what is going to happen.

Information About You and Your Visits to our Website

We use cookies on our website and we process information about you in accordance with our cookie policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.  You can find more information about how we use cookies here.

Virus Protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, you must take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage your own computer system.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

General

We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

If we waive any rights available to us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not mean that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Revisions to These Terms

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check these terms and conditions regularly, as continued use of the website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.

Last updated: 30.03.2019

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