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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the doctorcall.co.uk website terms and conditions for use.

These terms and conditions apply to the use of this Website and by accessing this Website and/or placing an order you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not use or access this Website.

Before you place an order, if you have any questions relating to these terms and conditions, please contact our Customer Service team by e-mail, or call us on 0844 257 0345. Calls may be recorded for quality monitoring and training purposes.

Definitions

  • Conditions – means these terms and conditions and the Special Conditions
  • Product – means a product or service displayed for sale on the Website
  • Product Description – means that part of the Website where certain terms and conditions in respect of the individual Product are provided
  • Special Conditions – means the terms and conditions in the Product Description
  • Users – means the users of the Website collectively
  • We/us – means Doctorcall
  • Website – means the website located at www.doctorcall.co.uk or any subsequent URL which may replace it
  • Cookies - means small text files which our Website places on your computer's hard drive to store information about your shopping session and to identify your computer
  • You - means a user of this Website.

Use of the website

Access
You are provided with access to this Website in accordance with these Conditions and any orders placed by you must be placed strictly in accordance with these Conditions.

Registration
You warrant that:

  • The Personal Information which you are required to provide when you register as a customer is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects; and
  • You will notify us immediately of any changes.

You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use.

Indemnity
You agree fully to indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees, agents and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of the Conditions by you or any other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website, or the use by any other person accessing the Website using your account and/or your Personal Information.

Our rights
We reserve the right to:

  • Modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, this Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website; and/or
  • Change the Conditions from time to time, and your continued use of the Website (or any part thereof) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the Conditions then you must immediately stop using the Website.

Third party links
To provide increased value to our Users, you may find advertising or other content on our Website that link to the websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these websites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website. In addition, these websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Privacy and cookies

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our website, register on the website, place an order, fill out a form, respond to a survey, subscribe to the newsletter and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information.

Users may, however, visit our Website anonymously.

We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities.

Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies
Our Website may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

How we use collected information
Doctorcall collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • To personalize user experience we may use information to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Website.
  • To process transactions we may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To administer a content, promotion, survey or other Website features to send Users information they have agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic e-mails. The email address Users provide for order processing, will be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or the User may contact us via our Website.


How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Website.

Description of products

Each Product purchased is sold subject to its Product Description which sets out additional Specific Conditions related to that Product including, without limitation, terms and conditions concerning estimated delivery dates and times.

We will take all reasonable care to ensure that all details, descriptions and prices of Products appearing on the Website are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system. Although we aim to keep the Website as up to date as possible, the information including Product Descriptions appearing on this Website at a particular time may not always reflect the position exactly at the moment you place an order. We cannot confirm the price of a Product until your order is accepted.

Ordering, cancelling and returning products

Orders
We will take all reasonable care, in so far as it is in our power to do so, to keep the details of your order and payment secure, but in the absence of negligence on our part we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party procures unauthorised access to any data you provide when accessing or ordering from the Website.

We may not accept your order as a result of one of the following:

  • The product you ordered being unavailable from stock
  • Our inability to obtain authorisation for your payment
  • The identification of a pricing or product description error


Cancelling a visiting doctor service
If you have requested a next-available visit: When placing your order you will have been advised of a preliminary estimated time of arrival. You will then be contacted when the doctor is being despatched, with an updated time of arrival. At that time or at any time before then, you can cancel and obtain a full refund if the updated time of arrival is thirty or more minutes beyond the time initially quoted to you. For pre-booked visits: Once a visit has been booked for a specific time in the future, this is cannot be cancelled or changed.

Clinic appointments
Clinic appointments can be cancelled or changed subject to one working day notice and you will receive a full refund of any payments already made. Bookings made within 24-hours of the appointment time cannot be cancelled and full payment will be due; no refunds can be given.

Products
If you decide to cancel, you should return the products to us at your cost within 7 working days of such cancellation and we will reimburse to you (by the method used to pay for the original transaction) the amount in relation to products to which cancellation rights apply. This includes the cost of delivery (except for the supplementary costs arising if you choose a type of delivery other than our standard and least expensive method of delivery). You can cancel any product ordered online apart from any products which deteriorate or expire rapidly or any products that are sealed for health protection or hygiene reasons if you have unsealed them.

We will accept returns of unwanted, faulty or damaged products within 7 working days of you receiving the products. For faulty or damaged products a full refund will be made including the cost of the return postage. You should return the products to us within 7 working days of such cancellation.

The products should be returned to: Customer Services, Doctorcall Ltd, 5th Floor, King’s Court, 2-4 Exchange St. Manchester M2 7HA. To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us of your decision to cancel your contract by a clear statement, including details of your name, geographical address, details of the order you wish to cancel, contact telephone number and email address.

Promotional discounts

Coupons, discounts and promotional discount codes offered by doctorcall.co.uk are valid only for use as part of a purchase made via doctorcall.co.uk, unless otherwise stated. Such promotional discounts are not valid for use as part of a purchase in Doctorcall clinics, or for telephone orders.

Telephone & Skype video conferencing

The Service is for users in the United Kingdom only. This service is suitable for those aged 18 or over. Skype video consultations are only suitable for those who have a Skype account and access to a webcam or mobile device with a camera.

Doctorcall does not guarantee that a telephone or video consultation is the best course of accessing advice or indeed the appropriate course of treatment for your particular healthcare concern or medical issue.

Our doctors cannot provide guidance about the health of a child, partner, relative or friend.

Our doctors are not able to arrange referrals to the NHS as part of this service:

Prescriptions, sick notes and other certificates may only be available during office hours and are issued at our doctor’s discretion.

It is not a substitute for your primary care provider and you should contact your GP immediately should your condition change or your symptoms worsen (if you are not registered with a UK doctor you should contact your local walk-in centre or hospital for advice).

If you have a medical emergency you should not use this service and instead you should call 999 or visit your local Accident and Emergency Department.

If you feel suicidal, you should not use this service, but should make contact with your GP. You can also telephone the Samaritans on 116 123

The information and advice provided by Doctorcall when you use the service is based on the information you have supplied to us.

It is your responsibility to ensure this information is correct and complete and you accept that failure to do so (whether intentionally or not) will affect the information and advice we give to you and the medicines we may supply to you and, as such, may have consequences for which we are not responsible.

If you would like to talk about a rash or other skin complaint, it is unlikely that our doctors would be able to have a clear enough view to help in diagnosis if you are using a mobile telephone to Skype.

Our doctors may need to ask sensitive medical questions as part of your telephone or Skype video consultation. Please ensure you are in a quiet, confidential place at your chosen time, free from interruptions.

You will need to make sure that you are in an area where your network or internet connection is not likely to be interrupted. This is especially important if you intend to use your mobile telephone for your telephone or Skype video consultation.

Certain mobile devices only have a rear facing camera and would need to be turned around for our doctors to view you during your video consultation. You should also bear in mind that some mobile telephones are not compatible with Skype. If you are unsure, you should check with your provider.

Skype video is a secure way of communicating. Information is encrypted as you log in and Skype uses digital certificates to ensure that you are in conversation with the right person. You should not need to apply any special firewall rules in order for Skype to function.

After your consultation the doctor will remove you from our contact list on Skype. This means that whilst you may be able to still call us on Skype, we will not be able to answer. If you wish to speak to one of our doctors again, you will need to book and pay for another appointment.

 

General terms

Intellectual property and right to use
You acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of the Website shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.

You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained within the Website is made available for your personal non-commercial use only and that you may (if necessary to make a Purchase) download such material and content onto only one computer hard drive for such purpose. Any other use of the material and content of the Website is strictly prohibited. You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.

Compliance with laws
The Website may be used only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations regarding the Website and any transactions conducted on or through the Website.

Limitation of liability
While we will use reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy of any information we place on the Website, we make no warranties, whether express or implied in relation to its accuracy. The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without any representation or endorsement made and we make no warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to the Website, or any transaction that may be conducted on or through the Website including but not limited to, implied warranties of non-infringement, compatibility, security, accuracy, conditions of completeness, or any implied warranty arising from course of dealing or usage or trade.

We make no warranty that the Website will meet your requirements or will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Website. We will not be responsible or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website.

To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, we disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to the Products. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer, nor does it affect your Contract Cancellation Rights.

We will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations) or otherwise out of or in connection with the Conditions for:

  • Any economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or
  • Any loss of goodwill or reputation; or
  • Any special or indirect losses

suffered or incurred by that party arising out of or in connection with the provisions of any matter under the Conditions.

Nothing in the Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our servants, agents or employees.

Severance
If any part of the Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from the Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions of the Conditions.

Waiver
No waiver by us shall be construed as a waiver of any proceeding or succeeding breach of any provision.

Survival
Each provision of the Conditions shall be construed as separately applying and surviving even if for any reason one or other of those provisions is held to be inapplicable or unenforceable in any circumstances.

Entire agreement
These Conditions govern our relationship with you. Any changes to these Conditions must be in writing and signed by both parties. In this way, we can avoid any problems surrounding what Doctorcall and you are expected to do. You confirm that, in agreeing to accept the Conditions, you have not relied on any representation save insofar as the same has expressly been made a term of these Conditions and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any representation. Your Statutory Rights are not affected by these terms and conditions. Nothing in this Clause shall limit or exclude our liability in respect of any fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation whether or not such has become a term of the Conditions.

Law
The Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

Contact
For any queries regarding our service, please contact us via email, phone or post.

The Doctorcall company details are:
 

Doctorcall Limited
Registered in England and Wales
No. 02352745

Registered Office: 121 Harley Street,
London W1G 6AX
 

Doctorcall Occupational Health Limited
Registered in England and Wales
No. 05909339

Registered Office: 121 Harley Street,
London W1G 6AX