Terms & Conditions
- This Site is produced by the Vitamin D Mission for your information, education. Please feel free to browse this Site. In these terms and conditions "we" and "us" means Vitamin D Mission (registered number 00275552) whose registered address is Munro & Forster, 6-10 Borough High Street, London, SE1 9QQ.
- The Site and its contents are designed to comply with UK laws and regulations and are intended for use by UK residents only. The Vitamin D Mission makes no representation that any information contained in this Site is relevant or appropriate to other locations.
Exclusions of liability
- We use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the data on the Site is accurate and to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable after being notified of them.
- To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties and representations (whether express or implied) as to the accuracy of any information contained on the Site. We do not guarantee that the Site will be fault free and do not accept liability for any errors or omissions.
Access to the Site and Content
- Owing to the nature of electronic transmission of data over the internet, and the number of Users by whom data is posted on to the Site, any liability we may have for any losses or claims arising from an inability to access the Site, or from any use of the Site or reliance on the data transmitted using the Site, is excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profit, data, revenue, business opportunity, anticipated savings, goodwill or reputation whether in contract, tort or otherwise arising out of or in connection with this agreement or use of the Site save where such liability cannot be excluded by law.
- We do not give any warranty that the Site is free from viruses or anything else which may have a harmful effect on any technology.
- The copyright in the material contained on this Site together with the Site design, text and graphics and their selection and arrangement belongs to the Vitamin D Mission. All rights are reserved. Users may download materials for their own personal, non-commercial use, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact. The copying, redistribution, re-posting, publication, adaptation or alteration of any part of this Site for any public or commercial purposes is prohibited without written prior permission from the Vitamin D Mission.
- The trademarks, logos, characters and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site are registered or unregistered trademarks of the Vitamin D Mission. Nothing contained in this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right in and to the trademarks without the express written permission of the Vitamin D Mission. Your use of the Trademarks and contents of the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are advised that the Vitamin D Mission will aggressively enforce their intellectual property rights in the Site and its contents to the fullest extent of the law, including seeking criminal sanctions.
- The Vitamin D Mission reserves the right to alter or delete material from the Site at any time.
- The Vitamin D Mission may, at any time without notice, revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions.
- If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not be affected.
- These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which both parties submit.
What if these Terms & Conditions change?
The Vitamin D Mission may, at any time without notice, revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this page. You are bound by any such revisions and should, therefore, periodically revisit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions.
This website is managed by Munro & Forster, and its agents on behalf of the Vitamin D mission for the use of consumers within the UK.
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Links to other websites
If we link to other websites, we do so for your convenience. Please don’t take the links as endorsement by Vitamin D Mission. We aren’t responsible for the content of any linked websites, and we recommend that you check their privacy policies before proceeding to use them. The Vitamin D Mission does not represent or warrant that this, or any Site to which ours is linked, will be accessible or available on a timely basis, or that access to the same will be uninterrupted or error-free.
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- Recommended in a consensus statement by the British Association of Dermatologists, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the National Heart Forum, the National Osteoporosis Society and the Primary Care Dermatology Society.