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Terms of Use Information

The terms set out on this page regulate the relationship between Mental Health General (“MHG”, “our”, “us” or “we”) and you, the visitor, when interacting with our website, www.mentalhealthgeneral.com.

Before using and interacting with the website, we encourage you to carefully read these Terms of Use. This article sets out the relationship between Mental Health General and you.

By accessing/using our website, you are therefore agreeing to adhere to our Terms of Use. If you disagree with these terms, we urge you to avoid using our website.

  1. Accessing Mentalhealthgeneral.com
    1. By accessing this website, you confirm that you are agreeing with the Terms of Use set out in this agreement.
  2. Content
    1. We are the owner of all Intellectual Property Rights on our website. The intellectual property rights on our website are protected by various laws and regulations around the world. All rights are reserved.
    2. No content may be reproduced/copied onto an external website without our consent.
    3. Users are permitted to print one copy of a webpage, unaltered. For queries relating to bulk printing, please contact us.
    4. Our website should be quoted and linked to when you are using any content from our website.
    5. No pictures/graphs/extracts originally created by us is to be used without our permission.
  3. Information on our website
    1. Every effort is made to produce factual information. However, we cannot unreservedly ensure that everything we report is correct. Any Clarifications are posted here.
    2. Any opinions/advice given is purely the thoughts of the author, and shouldn’t be presumed to be the thoughts of Mental Health General.
    3. While efforts are made to consistently update all articles, some content could be out of date at any time. There is no obligation for us to update site content.
    4. If you spot something wrong on our website, we encourage you to contact us here.
  4. Contributors
    1. We openly invite anyone to contribute to our website, details can be found here.
    2. When contributing to our website, you agree to:
      1. Write factually.
      2. Provide fair opinions.
    3. You are also required to avoid:
      1. Writing defamatory or libellous material.
      2. Engaging in a personal vendetta against someone or an organisation.
      3. Writing about sexually explicit themes.
      4. Producing any content that contains hateful or discriminatory text.
      5. Writing in a manner that is designed to incite violence or unlawful actions.
      6. Promoting illegal activities.
      7. Selling advertising space within your writing, without prior consent from us.
      8. Infringing on any intellectual property rights, or copyright.
    4. We reserve the right to terminate the relationship between a contributor and our website.
  5. Liability
    1. We are not responsible for any criminal actions taken relating to content on our website. This includes personal injuries, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other crime.
    2. We use stringent measures to try and protect this website from cyber-attacks. However, we are unable to protect any user that accesses compromised areas of our website. In the event of a cyber attack not being controlled, we will take our website down as quickly as possible in order to protect our users. The website will be consequently restored to being live on the internet when it is safe again.
    3. You therefore use this site at your own risk, and accept liability for any detrimental consequence arising from your use of our website.
  6. External Websites
    1. This website utilises various forms of advertising. When clicking on an advertising image or link, you are accessing an external website, for which we aren’t responsible for. We recommend consulting the Terms of Use of any website that you navigate to as a result of leaving our website. Every effort is made to ensure that our website will only link to reputable websites. However, we urge you to exercise caution.
    2. We are not liable for the content on the website that we externally link to on our website.
  7. Sponsored Posts
    1. When submitting a sponsored article, you are confirming that you are the authorised licensee or owner of the content, and that you have the necessary rights to submit the content.
    2. By submitting a sponsored article, you confirm that any content that you are submitting that includes third-party content has had permission sought and approved from the third-party owner.
    3. In the event that Mental Health General closes, stops functioning, or changes domain address, the sponsored article will no longer be supported.
    4. We reserve the right to remove any article that breaches the terms and conditions of this agreement.
    5. We will clearly signal where an article is sponsored.
    1. Some of our articles are open to user comments. When commenting, you agree to not engage in any libellous, threatening or hateful speech.
    2. We reserve the right to disapprove of any comment.
  9. Offences
    1. When accessing our website, you agree to not misuse or attempt to engage in any nefarious activity relating to our website. This includes attempting unauthorised access, introduce harmful code, or attempt a denial of service or distributed denial of service attack.
    2. Please note that failure to comply with this condition means that you will be in breach of the Computer Misuse Act of 1990. In line with our rights, we will report any misuse to the germane authorities.
  10. Privacy Policy & Cookies
    1. You can access our Privacy Policy and statement on cookies here.
  11. Jurisdiction
    1. English Law dictates that English Law will have jurisdiction over any claim emanating from any visit to our website.
    2. We reserve the right to engage in legal proceedings against any user of our website who uses our website in an unlawful way. This includes engaging in legal proceedings in any country.
  12. Force Majeure
    1. We adhere to our promise to our users regarding our commitment to provide an excellent service for all those that venture on to our website. However, there are events that may take place that means that Mental Health General is unable to provide our services. These events may include an Act of God, natural disaster, lock-outs, fire, floods, strikes, labour troubles, riots, war, insurrection or any cause beyond the reasonable control of Mental Health General. In such situations, the service of Mental Health General will be suspended until the resolution to the event has been found.
  13. Statement on Terms of Use Changes
    1. We reserve the right to update or change these Terms of Use at any time. You are advised to occasionally access our Terms and review any recent changes.
  14. Closing Statements
    1. As a reminder, these Terms of Use relate to the relationship between Mental Health General and you, the visitor. These terms only apply to this website.
    2. All headings used in our Terms of Use have no legal meaning.
    3. By browsing our website and accepting these Terms, you agree that no one has coerced you into accepting these terms, and that you do so on your own accord.
  15. Queries
    1. For any queries relating to anything you have read here, please contact us.