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The website of DrugScope is intended purely as an information resource. DrugScope does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by external sources/links, and accepts no responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from the use of such data. Furthermore, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not managed by DrugScope.

Terms and conditions

Access to and use of this site is provided by DrugScope subject to the following terms:

  • By using this site you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of the site. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use the DrugScope website.

  • DrugScope may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the DrugScope site after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

Use of the DrugScope website

  • This site is the property of DrugScope and is protected by copyright. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast or otherwise use DrugScope content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use.
  • You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any DrugScope content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Those wishing to use the contents of this site for purposes other than their personal use are requested to apply in writing to the Webmaster, DrugScope, 40 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD.
  • Links to this web site should not be made without the prior permission of DrugScope. Please fill out the Web use permission form and send or fax to - Jackie Buckle, Webmaster, 40 Bermondsey St., LONDON SE1 3UD, Fax no: 020 7940 7512

  • In using the DrugScope site you agree to use it only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use of the DrugScope site.

Privacy Policy

DrugScope takes the issue of safeguarding your privacy seriously.

Personal Information

  • You may occasionally be asked to supply personal information To the DrugScope website, for example by filling out an online survey. Personal information is anything which enables us to identify you in some way, such as your name or email address. If you supply such information, we are legally bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 to ensure that it is only used for the purpose for which it was first requested and to ensure that the data is held securely.

  • In general, any information you provide to the DrugScope site will only be used within DrugScope. It will never be supplied to anyone outside DrugScope without first obtaining your consent, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it.

  • We will hold your personal information on our systems only for as long as is necessary and will remove it in the event that its purpose has been met.
  • We may also collect and record information in order for us to understand more about how our site is used. In order to do this we may send cookies to your PC. Cookies are text files that identify your computer to our server. Cookies do not identify you personally, just the computer you have used. You can disable this function within your browser without affecting your navigation around the site - see below

Financial Information

  • In order to process financial transactions we may ask for your bank or card details. In order to do this you will be directed to a secure area of our site. To ensure the maximum level of security is applied to your data all transmissions over the Internet to and from this area are encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

Users aged 16 and under

  • If you are aged 16 or under, please get your parent/guardian's permission before you provide personal information to the DrugScope website.

How to control your cookies

  • Internet Explorer 6.0
    1. SelectTools, then
    2. Internet Options
    3. Click the Privacy Tab
    4. Click on Custom Level
    5. Click on the 'Advanced' button
    6. Check the 'override automatic cookie handing' box and select Accept, Block or Prompt for action as appropriate.

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.5
    1. Select Tools, then
    2. Internet Options
    3. Click the Security tab
    4. Click on Custom Level
    5. Scroll down to the sixth option to see how cookies are handled by IE5 and change to Accept, Disable, or Prompt for action as appropriate.

  • Internet Explorer 4.0
    1. Select View, then
    2. Internet Options
    3. Click the Advanced tab
    4. Scroll down to the yellow exclamation icon under Security and select one of the three options to regulate your use of cookies.

  • Netscape 6.0
    On your Task Bar, click:
    1. Edit, then
    2. Preferences
    3. Click on Advanced
    4. Click on Cookies

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