Terms and Conditions

Our terms and conditions cover the entire contents of this website – todaysdietitiancookbook.com – and any correspondence by between us and you, verbal or written. These Terms and Conditions govern your use of The Slimming Doctor website and your relationship with Slimming Doctor Ltd. We advise that you read these conditions before using our website as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. By signing up to use the Slimming Doctor service, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

 

 

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS.

  1. Acceptance of Membership Terms and Conditions 
    • By registering to use the Slimming Doctor website, you will be deemed to have consented to these terms and conditions and all other disclaimers and policies relating to this web site. 
  2. Amendments 
    • From time to time we may update these Terms and Conditions. 
    • Where possible Slimming Doctor Ltd will try to bring any changes we make to your attention by email and/or by placing a suitable notice on the Site. 
    • It is advisable that you review any amendments to our terms and conditions. 
    • If you continue to use The Slimming Doctor site after the date on which any changes come into effect, your continued use of The Slimming Doctor Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions. 
    • If, for any reason, you do not accept the new or amended Terms and Conditions we recommend that you should not continue to use the Site and, if applicable, you should cancel your membership (please refer to out termination clause for further information). 
    • The original Terms and Conditions apply up to the date of your cancellation.
  3. Warranties 
    • You must be 18 years or over to register and become a member of The Slimming Doctor Site. If We discover or have any reason to suspect that You are not over 18 years of age, then We reserve Our right to suspend or terminate Your Membership to this Site immediately and without notice. 
    • All information and details provided by You to Slimming Doctor Limited (including those supplied by you on registration to become a Member) are true, accurate and up to date in all respects. 
    • Slimming Doctor Limited will not be held responsible for any claim arising from incorrect information given by you, regardless if you were not aware of its accuracy. 
    • It is your responsibility to inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. 
    • You can update your personal details by logging onto the site and changing the relevant information in your profile. 
    • You agree to indemnify and hold Slimming Doctor Ltd harmless from any claim or damages (including any legal fees in relation to same) made by a third party in respect of any matter in relation to or arising from your use and Membership arising from any breach or suspected breach of these Membership Terms and Conditions by you or your violation of any law or the rights of any third party. 
    • The Initial Membership term is for three months which is the obligatory minimum.
    • For your convenience your membership to The Slimming doctor Site is automatically renewed after the first three months on a monthly basis– unless you specifically in writing have requested to cancel your membership during the first three months 
    • The Monthly Subscription fee will be debited monthly thereafter unless you specify otherwise by sending an email to us requesting your membership to be cancelled (see cancellation clause below). Once your membership has been cancelled in writing it will be effective once the period paid for is over. Payments 
    • You can pay for your membership with Slimming Doctor Limited using Visa and MasterCard credit cards, Maestro, & Switch debit cards. 
    • We use Quick Pay to process payments to Slimming Doctor Ltd for services that we offer. Quick Pay’s secure site will ensure that your payment is processed safely and efficiently. Your payment will be encrypted so as to minimise unauthorised access and disclosure of your details. 
    • When you become a member of the site, you will sign up for 3 months membership in 3 monthly installments. 
    • After the first three months of membership has expired, for your convenience, we will charge your card with the current Monthly Subscription Fee for the service that you have subscribed to and will continue to do so until you cancel your membership with us (see our ‘Cancellation & Termination’ clause for further details). 
    • The details of our pricing and fees, and any offers that we may from time to time promote, are (or will be) clearly shown in the sign up process. 
    • Increases or reductions in the membership fees charged will take effect from the first month after we have notified users of the change in price. We will place the change in price on the web site. 
  4. Suspension and Cancellations 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd may cancel or suspend your membership or access to the members’ part of the web site at our reasonable discretion if you breach any of your obligations under the terms and conditions set out on this or any other web site owned and run by Slimming Doctor Ltd that you have paid or free access to. 
    • If you wish to cancel your membership you must give one month’s notice to do so. You can cancel your Membership by email using the facility provided in the ‘My membership’ section. 
    • If, after your initial 3 month membership period, you cancel your Monthly Subscription, you will not be entitled to a refund for any monthly membership fee(s) you have already paid but will be able to access the areas that are available to paying members until your membership is cancelled (except for cancellations or terminations enforced due to instances as set out in point 1 of this clause). 
  5. Excluded Services 
    • We will not be responsible for any costs occurred when connecting to our service including but not limited to internet connection and/or telephone costs.
  6. Discussion forums and chat rooms
    • The Slimming Doctor Site has forums which allow you to interact with other paying members. Although the Slimming Doctor site has set out guidelines as to the conduct that must be complied with when using these facilities, by accepting these terms and conditions you acknowledge that you may be exposed to postings that you may find offensive or obscene. 
    • It should also be noted that any personal information provided by you to us and/or the website will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy. All content, information, questions, suggestions, messages, comments, ideas, notes or other materials emailed or posted to Slimming Doctor Ltd, regardless if posted voluntarily or at Our request are the responsibility of the person(s) who made the posting. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd is not responsible for and is in no way liable for the content of such postings. 
    • When submitting material to Slimming Doctor Ltd and/or associated web sites you automatically grant us and licensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and display and distribute the content of the Submission (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. 
    • By using the discussion forums and chat rooms you are acknowledging that you are accepting the following conditions and that you will not at any time: 
      • say or do anything that would cause annoyance, inconvenience, harassment or needless anxiety to others; 
      • advertise or promote third party or your own products or services including by way of the distribution of ‘spam’ mail; 
      • use foul, threatening or offensive language including, without limitation, racist, sexist, ageist, homophobic or sexually explicit language where inappropriate; 
      • make insulting remarks to or about other Members; 
      • distribute illegal, copyright infringing, indecent or offensive material or any messages or content that may incite disorder or encourage illegal activities; 
      • impersonate another person or member; 
      • transfer files that contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs; 
      • access or attempt to access the accounts of other Members or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Site security measures;
    • We may take any or all of the following action at our discretion: 
      • remove any material from the message board or chat rooms that, in our sole discretion may be inappropriate or we suspect to be illegal or subject us to liability or which may violate these Membership Terms and Conditions or where required to do so by law; 
      • suspend or terminate a Members access to the Members area of the Site or a Members Account without notice at any time; 
      • bring legal action against a Member or other user of the Site in relation to any breach of these Membership Terms and Conditions or any illegal or suspected illegal activity. 
      • Slimming Doctor Ltd makes no representations as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement displayed on the message boards by third parties. Slimming Doctor Ltd reserves the right to refuse to post material on the Slimming Doctor Site or to remove material already posted on the slimming doctor Site. You are solely responsible for the content of your messages posted on the message boards.In addition to the above, you will be personally liable for:
        1. any claim by any third party that the use of the Slimming doctor Site by you is defamatory, offensive or abusive, or of an obscene or pornographic nature, or is illegal or constitutes a breach of any applicable law, regulation or code of practice; 
        2. any claim by any third party that the use of the Slimming Doctor Site by you infringes that third parties copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature; and 
        3. any fines or penalties imposed by any regulatory, advertising or trading body or authority in connection with the use of The Slimming Doctor Site by you. 
  7. Trademarks & Copyrights 
    • You acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on or through the Slimming Doctor Site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws [whether registered or pending]. You may print or download copies of the material(s) or content on the Site for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that such materials remain unaltered and are accompanied by a clearly visible copy of any copyright or other proprietary notice appearing on such materials. Systematic retrieval of data or other content from the Network to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without written permission from the Company is prohibited. In addition, use of the content or materials for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited. Except as expressly authorised by Slimming Doctor Ltd you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials or content.
  8. Limitation of Liability 
    • Whilst We will use all reasonable endeavours to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable once they have been brought to Our attention, Slimming Doctor Ltd do not warrant that the Site will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition at all times nor that the information on and provided via the Site will be free from errors or omissions. 
    • Access to this Site and its contents may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, necessary maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. 
    • Save that nothing in this paragraph shall restrict your statutory rights (including your right to receive a reasonable standard of service), all content and services on this Site are provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We do not make any representation or give any warranty in respect of the Site or its content, including, without limitation information provided by or regarding other Members. Any decision made or action taken by you on the basis of information provided on or via the Site is at your sole discretion and risk.
    • Due to the fact that many technical aspects to the Site, Slimming Doctor Ltd do not give any warranty as to the accuracy, suitability, reliability, completeness, performance, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, or freedom from viruses, or other harmful programs of the content contained in or accessed through this Site. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd will not be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential losses and whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, arising in connection with any use by you of the Site that is in contravention of these Membership Terms and Conditions or is not directly attributable to Our negligence. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd disclaim all liabilities in connection with incompatibility of The Slimming Doctor Site with any of yours or any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links used to access the site; any technical problems including, but not limited to, errors on the site or any interruptions (regardless if they are within the power of slimming Doctor Ltd) of The Slimming Doctor site; the failure of Slimming Doctor Ltd or The Slimming Doctor Web Site to meet and/or fulfill all or any of your requirements. 
    • In relation to any business interests that you may have, Slimming Doctor Ltd, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this website), and any of the Company’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage which may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, loss of or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption) and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence, contract or otherwise) in connection with this website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this website, any websites linked to this website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses which may affect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to this website or any other consequential or indirect loss. 
    • Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit Slimming Doctor Ltd’s liability for personal injury or death caused by its negligence. 
    • If your use of material on this Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of your equipment, software or data, Slimming Doctor Ltd will not be held responsible. 
    • If a member is found to have maliciously uploaded a virus they will be held responsible.
  9. Third Party Websites 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd may provide links to other web sites which are beyond our control. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd cannot be held responsible for the content on the Internet or World Wide Web pages on any other site or publication outside The Slimming Doctor Site. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd makes reasonable endeavors to check third party websites for suitability. However Slimming Doctor Ltd does not endorse or make any representations about third party websites, or any material found there, or any results which may be obtained from using them. 
    • If you decide to access any of the third party Websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
  10. Sponsorships, Adverts and Advertising 
    • From time to time parts of The Slimming Doctor Site may display advertising and sponsorship in, but not limited to, banner form. Slimming Doctor Ltd are not responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with relevant laws and codes or for the accuracy content therein — it is the advertisers and sponsors who are responsible.
  11. International Use 
    • The Site has been designed solely for United Kingdom use. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd is unable to guarantee or promise that the Site is available for use in any other location other than in the United Kingdom. 
    • If the Site is accessed outside of the United Kingdom it is your responsibility to check if the information and contents provided on the site are not illegal or unlawful and that they comply with local laws.
  12. Health Disclaimer 
    • The resources and advice provided by Slimming Doctor Ltd are intended as an aid to weight loss and weight maintenance. If you suffer from, or think you may suffer from, a medical condition you should consult your doctor before starting a weight loss and/or exercise regime. 
    • If you decide to start exercising after a period of relative inactivity you should start very slowly and consult your doctor if you experience any discomfort, distress or any other symptoms. If you feel any discomfort or pain when you exercise, do not continue. 
    • The resources and advice on the Slimming Doctor UK site are aimed at adults with a BMI over 18.5.  If you are under 18 and/or suffer from an eating disorder you should not use this site. If you have any medical condition which affects your dietary needs, Slimming Doctor Ltd strongly advises you to consult your doctor or other health professional before you make any changes to your dietary intake. 
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd recommends that women who are pregnant or who are breast feeding should implement any dietary changes only under the supervision of their medical practitioner. 
    • Not all exercises or activities are suitable for everyone. The instructions and advice presented are in no way intended as a substitute for medical or psychological counseling.
    • Slimming Doctor Ltd cannot be held responsible for any failure to lose weight while using this site. 
  13. Security and Privacy 
    • Your security and those of all Our Members is very important to us. Please read Our Privacy Policy for important information regarding the use of Your personal data and Your rights in relation to this.
  14. General 
    • We shall not be liable for any failure for any suspension, or termination of access to the Site or any content arising out of a force majeure event. A force majeure event shall include, without limitation, failure of infrastructure, government intervention, wars, civil commotion, hijacking, fire, flood, accident, storm, strikes, lockouts, terrorist attacks, or industrial action affecting Slimming Doctor Ltd or our suppliers. 
    • If any of these Membership Terms and Conditions are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of law then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. 
    • If Slimming Doctor Ltd ignores a breach of these Terms and Conditions, Slimming Doctor Ltd will still be entitled, at a later date, to use its rights and remedies or in any other situation where you breach these Terms and Conditions. 
    • You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions.
  15. Applicable Law 
    • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and will be subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts. 
    • These Conditions together with our Privacy Policy, Copyright/Trademark Notice and the Membership Agreement (if applicable) are the entire agreement between the Company and you relating to the subject matter herein. 
    • We may assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement and our successors, assignors and licensees will be entitled to take the benefit of this Agreement. 
    • The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce the performance of the other party in respect to any provision of these Conditions or to exercise any right under these Conditions will not be construed as a waiver of such rights. 
    • Unless specifically provided in these Conditions, no third party shall have any right hereunder. 
    • The Slimming doctor site is owned and operated by Slimming Doctor Ltd, (Company Reg No. 05829575) whose registered office is c/o Howard Matthews Partnership, 23 North Park Road, Harrogate, HG1 5PD.  

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