Terms and conditions


'Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK' or 'SRUK' refers to Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK, a registered charity.

'Website' means any website under the ownership or control of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.

The 'Material' means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website which is created and posted by Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK or its content suppliers.

'Terms and Conditions' means these general provisions governing our delivery and your use of this Website.

'You', 'your', and 'yours' mean the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing this Website.

'We', 'us', and 'our' mean Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK

Applicable terms and conditions

The Website is owned by Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK and any use made of this site (including registrations and donations and orders for goods or services made via the Website), is subject to these terms and conditions. Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.

Contacting us

If you are uncertain about anything in these Terms and Conditions please send an email to info@sruk.co.uk or write to us at our registered office at the address above.

Use of the Website

Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:

  • It is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.
  • All copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices are kept on the Material.
  • Any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by us before they are created
  • No part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, modified, distributed, republished or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the written permission of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK.

Copyright, trade marks and database rights

  • Copyright in the Material is owned by Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK or its content suppliers. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.
  • The names and logos of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK and all related product and service names, designs and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK and may not be used without the prior consent of Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK.
  • You may not systematically extract or re-utilise parts of the Website without our prior consent. In particular, you may not utilise any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation any parts of the Website without our prior consent.
  • You may not create and/or publish your own database that features what we consider in our sole discretion to be substantial parts of this Website without our prior consent.


The Website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation.

You should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this Website. So far as permissible by law, we do not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.

Whilst we have taken every precaution in compiling this Website, none of its contributors can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they are based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of our provision of information contained in or accessed through this Website.

No medical advice

Our Website does not offer medical advice and nothing contained in the Website is intended to constitute professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment or to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or use of any service or to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. For medical advice, you are strongly advised to consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your own particular situation.

Target audience

The Website is intended for use by UK residents and only in relation to their activities within the UK. We cannot guarantee that the Website or the information that it contains complies with or is appropriate for use in other countries. If you are under 16 years old you must have permission from a parent to use the Website.

Service access

Whilst we try to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.

Warranty and indemnity

The User warrants to Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner. The User shall indemnify and hold harmless Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK, its employees and agents, against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK, its employees and agents, as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Third party websites

The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK. Such links are provided for your convenience only. We do not control such websites, and are not responsible for their content. The inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.

You are solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites. Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK is not responsible for any goods or services that you buy from any third party's website which has a link to this Website.

Limitation of liability

Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material and any goods or services supplied in relation to the Website, whether express or implied or statutory (including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). In no event shall Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Privacy and data protection

Read our privacy statement


Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK uses cookies to enhance the online experience of its visitors and to better understand how the Website is used. Read our cookies policy.


Whilst Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK make all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the Website we cannot guarantee at all times that this Website is virus-free. Therefore, we recommend that you take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

You understand that it would be unreasonable for us to accept liability for damage caused to your computer and equipment by viruses downloaded from our Website and the Internet more generally.

Online transactions

Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK reserves the right to vary event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. All event registrations and orders for goods or services are subject to availability and Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK reserves the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual.


Although the Website uses encryption security software in areas where on line payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such User and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK or its agents.

Force majeure

Scleroderma & Raynaud's UK shall not be held to be in breach of its obligations hereunder nor liable to the User for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including without limitation any act of God, fire, storm, flood, lightening, disease, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism, any act or omission of government or regulatory bodies or communications operators.


If you breach these Terms and Conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions and the use by you of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales. You agree, as do we, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the purpose of any disputes between us that relate to these Terms and Conditions.