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EHN website user agreement

The EHN Website (the "Site") is an online information service provided by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and its wholly owned trading subsidiary Chadwick House Group Limited (CHGL), subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below.

By accessing or using the site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the site. The CIEH may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement on the site. You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.

Copyright, licenses and idea submissions

The entire contents of the Site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws. The owner of the copyrights and trademarks are the CIEH, Chadwick House Group, their affiliates or other third party licensors.


You may print and download portions of material from the different areas of the Site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials.

You agree to grant to the CIEH a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services) you submit to any public areas of the Site or by e-mail to the CIEH by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to the CIEH the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against CIEH for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to the CIEH. If you believe that content appearing on the CIEH site constitues copyright infringement of another party's rights, please inform us immediately.


Chadwick House Group Limited, Environmental Health News (EHN) and/or any other names of the CIEH and CHGL or its publications, products, content or services referenced herein or on the Site are the exclusive trademarks or servicemarks of the CIEH and CHGL. Other product and company names mentioned in the Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Use of the site

You understand that, except for information, products or services clearly identified as being supplied by the CIEH or CHGL, they do not operate, control or endorse any information, products or services on the Internet in any way. Except for the CIEH and CHGL identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the Site or on the Internet generally are offered by third parties that are not affiliated with the CIEH. You also understand that the CIEH cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Site for the reconstruction of any lost data. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the Internet.

The CIEH provides the site and related information "as is" and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the service, any merchandise, information or service provided through the service or on the Internet generally, and the CIEH shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any such transaction. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the service or on the Internet generally.

The CIEH does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected. You understand further that the internet contains unedited materials some of which may be offensive to you. You access such materials at your risk. The CIEH has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.

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All rights reserved.



Using screen shots

You may use screen shots of the EHN web site in print only with permission. Screen shots must appear without any alteration to the copy or graphical images. When using a screen shot, you must include the URL of the EHN web site and give credit as follows:

Reprinted with permission from (url here). © Copyright (year of creation) Environmental Health News, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. All rights reserved.

To obtain permission please contact the Marketing Department at marketing@cieh.org.

Linking to the CIEH web site

You do not need to request permission to create a text link from your Web site to the CIEH Web site. However, if you would like to use a graphic or logo, you must request permission. To obtain permission please contact the Marketing Department on marketing@cieh.org.

The CIEH reserves the right to request the removal of any link.

Photocopying or other permission requests

For all other requests for use of copyrighted material from the CIEH, please contact the Marketing Department on marketing@cieh.org.


Reprint information

For printed or electronic reprints, please contact the Marketing Department on marketing@cieh.org.



Limitation of liability

In no event will the CIEH be liable for (i) any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the service, or any information, or transactions provided on the service, or downloaded from the service, or any delay of such information or service even if the CIEH or its authorised representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or (ii) any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through the service.

The CIEH makes no representations whatsoever about any other website which you may access through this one or which may link to this site. When you access a non-CIEH Website, please understand that it is independent from the CIEH, and that the CIEH has no control over the content on that website. In addition, a link to the CIEH or EHN Online does not mean that the CIEH endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website.

Consultants Directory

Consultants listed within the EHN Consultants Directory are not vetted by the CIEH and the CIEH does not provide any warranty as to the standard of service provided. Chartered environmental health practitioners are fully qualified practitioners who have been directly assessed by CIEH. Chartered status is a quality standard for EHPs and those who have achieved it are seen as exemplars and ambassadors for the environmental health profession. CIEH members and fellows with chartered status have the letters MCIEH CEnvH or FCIEH CEnvH after their name.




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