Terms and conditions

Introduction and disclaimers

The content of this website (the material) is intended for patients and health care providers and is provided for information only. Information provided by this site should be discussed with a qualified medical practitioner if readers have or suspect they have a health problem as it is not a substitute for direct professional medical advice or diagnosis.

All medical and health advice has been provided by appropriately qualified professionals.

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of the material, Barrett’s Wessex (BW), its Trustees or advisers give no warranty or representation that the material is accurate, current or complete, and all and any warranties or representations are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law.

BW, its Trustees or advisers accept no liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of any information provided on this site or any errors or omissions that may exist in the material. BW will not be liable for any claims, losses (including but not limited to indirect and consequential loss) damages, costs, expenses whether in contract, negligence or other action arising out of or in connection with the use of this site.

Initial access and continued use by readers of this site are deemed to constitute acceptance of these terms and conditions.

These terms and conditions will be periodically reviewed and the date of latest review will be indicated within the terms and conditions.

BW reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time and it is the responsibility of readers to refer to the current terms and conditions on accessing this site. BW reserves the right to restrict access to all or any part of the site at any time.


Barrett’s Wessex is a registered charity, number 1148727, funded entirely by voluntary contributions and by donations and grants from trusts and companies. Where sponsorship, if any, has been received, this is gratefully acknowledged on our website.

All information given on this website is editorially independent and cannot be influenced by any sponsors.

This website is currently hosted free of charge on Google servers with the redirection URLs www.BarrettsWessex.org.uk, www.BarrettsBournemouth.org.uk, www.BarrettsBath.org.uk etc purchased with an unconditional donation.


No advertising is accepted on the Barrett’s Wessex website.

The material is protected by copyright under UK and international laws and unauthorised use of the material may violate copyright, trademark or other laws.

BW authorises access to the material solely for the purposes of personal non-commercial use; except where indicated, the material may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, downloaded or transmitted.

BW authorises other organisations to refer to this website on their own website and to create hypertext links as appropriate, upon BW being notified of the fact and subject to BW reserving the right to require any such reference or hypertext link being removed at any time.

This site contains links to other sites for convenience only and BW gives no warranties or representations as to the suitability or accuracy of the content of any of those sites and accepts no liability whatsoever in this regard; unless otherwise stated, these links are provided as useful sources of information only and BW provides no endorsement or recommendation of any kind.

BW does not warrant that this site is free of viruses or bugs or that this site is compatible with all computer systems and browsers.

Privacy policy

Barrett’s Wessex is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy sets out the way in which we collect and store your personal information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations 2018.


We only store personal information about you when you register with us by means of a membership application form, a personal request at a drop-in session or other meeting, or by postal, telephonic or electronic communication. The types of personal information we collect will usually consist of your name, email address, postal address and telephone number but may include other personal information if specifically supplied by you, for example specific interests such as fundraising or research, that may be considered useful for our charitable purposes.

We will use your personal information to provide you with occasional announcements, news items and newsletters as agreed by you at the time of registration.

We take appropriate measures to ensure that the personal information disclosed to us is kept in a secure database on our own servers with access limited to our secretary and chairman.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies in your personal information corrected. If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by emailing secretary@barrettswessex.org.uk

Non members

We will also hold contact details for non members specifically requesting to receive news mailings from us and used solely for that purpose with details again held securely and accessible only by secretary and chairman.

Transient contacts

If you contact us for information or to make a purchase, we will hold your contact details and any other information you provide, for sufficient time to comply with your request. Unless otherwise advised, we will not retain that information after use.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on this website.

May 2018