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East Anglia Ultrasound Services Ltd
Terms & Conditions of Service
This page tells you information about us and the legal terms and conditions (Terms) which apply to the non-invasive diagnostic obstetrics and non-obstetrics ultrasound scans that we provide (Scan(s)).
Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them before booking a Scan.
You should print a copy of these Terms for future reference.
We amend these Terms from time to time as set out in clause 8. Every time you wish to book a Scan, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time.
These Terms, and any Contract between us, are only in the English language.
Any reference in these Terms to the singular includes reference to the plural and vice versa.
1. Information about us
1.1 We operate the website www.eastangliaultrasound.co.uk (‘our site’). We are East Anglia Ultrasound Services Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 08311359 and with our registered office at: East Anglia Ultrasound Services Ltd., 25-27 High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1NQ.
1.2 To contact us, please see our Contact page.
2. Our Services
2.1 Details of the Scans that we provide can be found on our Services Provided page [Services].
2.2 We will not have access to your medical history and records at any time before, during or after your Scan is carried out and we will therefore require you to fill up a Medical Questionaire when you arrive on your appointment. We will provide you a paper report of the Scan and printed black and white thermal images, DVD or USB where applicable and you will be advised to consult your GP or Consultant based on the ultrasound findings/ blood test results.
3. Use of our site
3.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. These are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
3.2 Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
3.3 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
3.4 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and for ensuring that they comply with them.
3.5 The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
3.6 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.
4. How we use your personal information
5. How the contract is formed between you and us
5.1 To book a Scan, please call on us the number provided on our Contact Us page [Contact Us]. If we can accommodate your request, a deposit of £20 will be charged to your debit or credit charge at the time of booking (Deposit). The Deposit is non-refundable, except as provided in sub-clause 7.3 below. Once we are in receipt of the Deposit, we will provide you with a date and time for your Scan (Appointment). Payment of the balance of the cost of the Scan (Price) will become due and payable in accordance with clause 6.3 below when the Scan has been completed.
5.2 We will confirm your Appointment to you in writing, either by post or by email (Appointment Confirmation). The Appointment Confirmation will contain details of your Appointment and any preparation that we require you to take in advance of your Scan. Failure to follow the instructions may result in cancellation of your Appointment or additional costs being charged
5.3 When you arrive at our Premises for your Scan, you will be asked to read and confirm your acceptance to these Terms, and read and sign our Consent Form, a copy of which is in the Schedule to these Terms. You must sign the Consent Form before we will carry out the Scan.
5.4 Subject to sub-clause 5.5 below, the Contract between us will only be formed when we have received from you a signed and dated copy of both these Terms and the Consent Form.
5.5 In the event that you are 16 years or under at the date of the Appointment, you will need to attend the Appointment with a parent or guardian. The Contract between us will only be formed when we have received from you copies of both these Terms and the Consent Form signed and dated by both you and your parent or guardian.
5.6 We intend to rely upon these Terms and any document expressly referred to in them in relation to the Contract between you and us. Any variations from these Terms will not be valid unless confirmed in writing by us.
6. Price and Payment Terms
6.1 The Price of our Scans will be as quoted on our site from time to time. We take all reasonable care to ensure that the Prices quoted on our site are correct at the time when the relevant information was entered onto the system. However if we discover an error in the Prices, please see sub-clause 6.6 for what happens in this event.
6.2 The Price of a Scan includes a paper report and printed thermal black and white images. DVDs, CDs and USB containing the documents or images are included in the price and will be charged separately if required (unless it is applicable to your package).
6.3 An invoice will be provided to you before completion of the Scan detailing the Price due and payable by you in respect of the Scan. You shall pay in full the amount specified in any such invoice supplied by us at the time.
6.4 Our Prices may change from time to time, but changes will not affect any Price which we have already confirmed with an Appointment Confirmation.
6.5 The Prices include VAT (where applicable) at the applicable current rate chargeable in the UK for the time being.
6.6 It is always possible that, despite our reasonable efforts, some of the Scans on our site may be incorrectly priced. If we discover an error in the Prices, we will inform you of this error and we will give you the option of continuing to book the Scan at the correct price. Please note that if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mispricing, we do not have to provide the Scan to you at the incorrect (lower) price.
7. Cancellation and refunds
7.1 In the event that you are unable to make the Appointment (or in specific cases of foetal position compromise), we may, but shall not be obliged to, offer you an alternative date and/or time for a Scan (or rescan, in cases of foetal position compromise), depending on our availability at the time. Appointment times cannot be guaranteed and we therefore accept no liability for any losses suffered as a result of late running Appointments.
7.2 If you are late for your Appointment by more than 30 minutes, we reserve the right to cancel the Appointment and you will not be entitled to any refund of the Deposit.
7.3 We are entitled to cancel your Appointment at any time. If we decide to cancel your Appointment, you will be entitled to a full refund of the Deposit, but no further compensation. Refunds shall be paid to you within 30 days of the date of cancellation.
8. Our right to vary these terms
8.1 We may revise these Terms at any time by amending them. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.
8.2 Every time you make an Appointment with us, the Terms in force at that time will apply to the Contract between you and us.
9. Property and Image Rights
The property and copyright or other intellectual property rights in the contents of any document or images provided to you shall remain our property, but we shall grant to you on payment in full of the Price a non-assignable non-exclusive licence to use the same for the purpose of using the documents or images to obtain advice from your medical practitioner, but for no other purpose provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
10. Our liability to you
10.1 If we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable, including, but not limited to, the loss or damage to any personal possessions whilst you are on our Premises. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into the Contract. Our liability under this Contract is limited to the Price of the Scan.
10.2 You agree that you are entering into the Contract with us as a consumer and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.
11. Events outside our control
11.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control. An Event Outside Our Control is defined below in sub-clause 11.2.
11.2 An Event Outside Our Control means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, illness of employees, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks or impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
11.3 If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under a Contract:
(a) we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and
(b) our obligations under a Contract will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control. Where the Event Outside Our Control affects our ability to carry out the Scan on the date and time provided in the Appointment Confirmation, where possible, we will arrange a new Appointment after the Event Outside Our Control is over.
12. Communications between us
12.1 When we refer, in these Terms, to “in writing”, this will include e-mail.
12.2 If you wish to contact us in writing, or if any clause in these Terms requires you to give us notice in writing, you can send this to us by pre-paid post to: East Anglia Ultrasound Services Ltd, 25-27 High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1NQ or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will confirm receipt of this by contacting you in writing, normally by email or post.
12.3 If you are dissatisfied with any part of the booking process or have a complaint relating to a Scan, please contact us as provided in sub-clause 12.2 above within 7 days of the matter you are complaining about having occurred. Once a complaint is received, where possible, we will investigate the matter and revert back to you in response.
12.4 If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by e-mail or post to the address you provided to us when you booked your Scan.
13. Other important terms
13.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under a Contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms.
13.2 You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms to another person if we agree in writing.
13.3 This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms, whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 or otherwise and we and you will not need their consent to cancel or make any changes to these Terms.
13.4 Each of the paragraphs of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
13.5 If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
13.6 These Terms are governed by English law. This means that a Contract, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it will be governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.