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- The World Federation for Medical Education reserves the right at all times to vary, change, alter, amend, add to or remove any of these terms. By browsing the website you accept that you are bound by the current terms and conditions and notices and we therefore recommend that you check these each time you revisit the site. These terms and conditions were first adopted and published on 1 August 2017.
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- The content of the website is for general information only and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation upon which a specific decision should be made. The World Federation for Medical Education made every effort to ensure the accuracy and currency of the materials contained on its website but excludes any warranty express or implied as to quality, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose of the material contained on the World Federation for Medical Education website. The World Federation for Medical Education will not be liable for any claims, penalties, loss, damages or expenses arising from the use or the inability to use the website or from any unauthorised access or alteration to the website. This clause shall not exclude liability for death or personal injury directly caused by the negligence of the World Federation for Medical Education.
- Any use of information in the web site should be accompanied by an acknowledgment of WFME as the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL).
- The World Federation for Medical Education accepts no responsibility for loss or damage which may arise from reliance on information or advice contained on its website.
- The World Federation for Medical Education website includes links to external websites. These links are provided to help you find additional information quickly and easily. The World Federation for Medical Education accepts no responsibility for the content of these websites and specifically exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability that may arise with respect to or as a result of such material causing damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind.
- The mention of specific organisations does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by WFME in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.
- Save as expressly provided, these terms are not intended to confer any benefit on a third party under the provision of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
- Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to the World Federation for Medical Education.
- The World Federation for Medical Education reserves the right at any time to suspend or terminate your access to or use of the website.
- If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any Court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not effect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions which shall continue to have full force and effect.
- The failure by the World Federation for Medical Education to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.
- These Terms and Conditions of use shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with English law. The courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or other matters arising therefrom.
- For the exclusive benefit of the World Federation for Medical Education, the World Federation for Medical Education shall retain the right to bring proceedings in the Courts of the country of residence of any user of the website.
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