Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions govern visitor use of the website. By accessing our website (www.youngcancer.scot.nhs.uk), you accept the following terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part them, you must not use this website.


You may view, download and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.


Unless otherwise stated, we own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the site. You must not:

  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for any commercial gain
  • Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website


You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful activity. You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of any spyware, computer virus or other malicious computer software. You must not conduct any automated data collection or harvesting activities on or in relation to this website without the owner’s express written consent.


The content displayed (including medical information) on our site contains general information only does not constitute a warranty by any health organisation. The resources made available on the site are intended to assist users in their use of the National Health Service and are for information only. There are no guarantees as to the accuracy of the information on our site.

No responsibility can be accepted by the Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer or any other health organisation for action or inaction as a result of medical or other information contained on the website. Readers should take specific advice in respect of specific situations. Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance or dependence placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Content displayed on our website is governed by a number of policies and guidelines. Users of the site agree to inform the Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer if they should come across any material contained which they consider to be potentially in breach of any relevant legislation in order for the appropriate remedial action to be taken.

The information on the site will be subject to change from time to time; pages may be updated or deleted as the necessary.


The provision on our website of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation to access material held at that location. Links to sites are provided for information purposes only and no responsibility is accepted for the quality of resources to be found on such websites. The contents and material made available on linked sites are completely outwith our control and as such no liability is accepted for any damages resulting from accessing or failing to access these sites. No endorsement is expressed or implied by the presence of a link on our site. The contents of a linked-to website may change without our knowledge and as a result, links may break or may terminate on pages which were not the original targets of a link. No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked to websites, as these are beyond our control.


The content displayed (including medical information) on our site is presented without any guarantees or assurances as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude: 

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: (i) loss of income or revenue; (ii)loss of business; (iii) loss of profits or contracts; (iv) loss of anticipated savings; (v) loss of data; (vi) loss of goodwill; (vii) wasted management or office time; and (viii) for any other loss or damage of any kind.


Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. The Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer, reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at the network’s discretion.

The section titled ‘Healthcare Professionals’ is restricted and access to pages within this section requires a user name and password. You must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. No materials from these pages should be accessed unless access permission is granted. All on-line lectures are the property and work of the stated lecturer.


Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on the Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer servers. Aggregated analyses of these log files are used to monitor website usage. These analyses are made available to the network to allow measurement of, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

In combination with other information which is not collected by the network but which may be collected by suppliers of network services, it may in certain situations be possible to identify an individual user's use of the website. The Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer does not collect the additional information required and will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where explicit consent for this is given or where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, the network reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of the network service.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for the network to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining or attempting to gain unauthorised access. All log file information collected by the network is kept secure and no access to raw log files is provided to any third party.

Our online Community Forum is moderated and we do not display the full names of individuals nor addresses. Should a user post personal information on the forum, the information would be accessible by the public and as such, the information can be viewed and collected by third parties. The network takes no responsibility for the use of information by such third parties. We strongly recommend all registered users to keep their postings anonymous. We also recommend you avoid sharing any personal information that can be used to identify you (such as your name, age, address, name of employer). We are not responsible for the privacy of any identifiable information that you post in our online community. Please read our Community Forum Terms of Usage before contributing to the forum.


If you breach these terms and conditions in any way, the owners may take such action as deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


The Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer, may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Whilst we try to ensure that the website is normally available 24 hours a day, we shall not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.


Managed Service Network for Children & Young People with Cancer. We are a cancer network within NHS Scotland.

Address: MSN Children & Young People with Cancer, NHS Tayside, Kings Cross Hospital, Dundee, DD3 8EA

Tel:        + 44 (0)1382 835198

Email:     msncypc.tayside@nhs.net