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Terms of Use

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This EDA (N.I.) website (this “Website”) is operated by www.eatingdisordersni.co.uk


If you use this Website, you agree to the Terms of Use listed below. If you do not agree to any part of this information within the Terms of Use, of if you do not want us to collect and use your information as stated in our Privacy Statement you should not use this Website. If you do not consent and agree to these Terms of Use you will not be able to use the Website.

When you proceed to registration on the EDA (N.I.) website, this means you have agreed to our Terms of Use and to our Privacy Statement.


SECTIONS:

  1. Purpose of this Website
  2. Services Provided
  3. Website Disclaimer
  4. Content Policy
  5. Site Usage Rules
  6. Jurisdiction

Purpose of this Website

You must be 18 years of age to use this Website.

The information provided on the EDA (N.I.) Website is intended for information, support and learning and development.

This Website is not designed to provide a diagnosis of any mental health issues. To obtain a diagnosis you must consult your General Practitioner, medical practitioner or a Mental Health Professional as they will carry out an assessment. None of the information on this Website is a substitute for a diagnosis and should not be treated as such.

Anyone under age 18 years of age with symptoms are advised to talk with a responsible adult about getting help from a qualified person.


Services Provided

The services which can be accessed on this Website are Online Support Groups

EDA (N.I.) and its staff make no claims that EDA (N.I.) or any services accessible via EDA (N.I.) or this Website will be helpful for every individual.


Disclaimer

EDA (N.I.) is NOT a crisis intervention service and members who are at immediate risk of harming themselves are advised to make direct contact with their General Practitioner, Mental Health Team or go to their local Emergency Department, where appropriate care will be provided or call 999 or 112.

Whilst every effort is made to check the information and articles on this Website, EDA (N.I.) assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of any of the information or documents on this Website or any other information or documents referenced or linked to on this Website, You should never rely on the information provided in such documents. You should also always consult your General Practitioner or Health professional with any questions that you have.

The information and comments on this Website may include opinions or recommendations of third parties that may not reflect the views of EDA (N.I.) or mean a commitment from the organisation to any opinion or action. EDA (N.I.) can accept no responsibility whatsoever for links to other websites.

The contact numbers provided in the support directory are based on the most current information available; EDA (N.I.) accepts no responsibility for inaccurate contact numbers and / or such services being unavailable.

EDA (N.I.) does not guarantee that the Website is always monitored and moderated, and EDA (N.I.) accepts no responsibility for any period where the Website is not monitored or moderated. EDA (N.I.) can accept no responsibility whatsoever for the content, views and opinions expressed within the member's area, including but not limited to any discussion area, Online Support Groups. All members' are bound by the Terms of Use (including our Site Usage Rules and Privacy Statement); however, EDA (N.I.) cannot accept any responsibility for the violation of the Terms of Use by any member.

Limitation of Liability


In no event shall EDA (N.I.) be liable for any incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, loss of data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability in connection with the use of this Website or any information, files, articles or anything else obtained from this Website. EDA (N.I.) shall accept no responsibility nor be held liable for any injury, personal or otherwise of any member (including moderators), howsoever arising.


Site Usage Rules


Users must observe the following rules:
Do not criticise other users or our Support Team
Do not post personal information, about yourself or anyone else, including photographs or location
Do not derail a conversation / make off-topic posts
Do not promote illegal activities including the use of illegal drugs
Do not discuss the use of prescription drugs
Do not discriminate in your views or use hateful language
Do not look for medical advice
Do not promote political, religious or ideological points of view
Do not link to offensive/sexually explicit sites
Do not use offensive or abusive language
Do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, disability, sexuality, marital status or membership of the Travelling community.
Do not advertise/promote services
Do not post specific and detailed information of eating disordered behaviours
Do not astroturf / pretend to be someone else
Do not open more than one account
Do not post if you're under 18
If you violate our Site Usage Rules, EDA (N.I.) can take any of the following actions:
Issue a warning via a direct message on site, through SMS or email
Modify or remove a post
Issue a temporary ban
Suspension of access to the service or Website
Issue a permanent ban

If we are made aware of any Child Protection concerns we have a duty of care to report these concerns to the appropriate authority. The safety and welfare of children are paramount and in particular the Children First Act 2015.

If we are concerned that you or another person are an immediate and serious danger to yourself or others we have a duty of care to report these concerns to the appropriate authority. This may include contacting emergency services and providing them with whatever information we have about you including your IP address.


Charitable Donations


Donations made to EDA (N.I.) may be made online, by bank transfer or directly by post. Online Donations are made via the page: https://eatingdisordersni.charitycheckout.co.uk/#!/

Using your Credit Card

If you use your credit or debit card to donate to us we will ensure this is done securely. Online donations to EDA (N.I.) are made through our third party donation provider, https://www.charitycheckout.co.uk/

We cannot refund donations made.


Jurisdiction


The Terms of Use and the relationship between you and EDA (N.I.) shall be governed by the laws of Northern Ireland and the European Union, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and EDA (N.I.) agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Northern Ireland.

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