Website T&C’s and Privacy Statement2018-11-19T11:15:18+00:00

AUDIOLOGY PLANET WEBSITE Privacy Statement

AUDIOLOGY PLANET does not collect personally identifiable information about individuals other than where this information is provided to AUDIOLOGY PLANET voluntarily. Personally, identifiable information on individual users will not be sold or otherwise transferred to third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection. At such point of collection, the user will have the opportunity to indicate that it does not want their information passed on.  AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right to contact an individual who has provided information about the promotion of events or other related matters, invitations to join AUDIOLOGY PLANET and in addition, it may contact members about any information that AUDIOLOGY PLANET considers relevant to the profession or membership.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET may wish to perform statistical analyses of website interest and use of the various areas of the website and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners, but no users will be personally identified.

In the event that AUDIOLOGY PLANET asks a third party to undertake work on its behalf, it shall request that that third party will make this clear to AUDIOLOGY PLANET users and will publish their privacy policy.

When users voluntarily disclose any personally identifiable information on any bulletin board or forum areas of the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website, that information, along with information disclosed in the user’s publication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other users of the forum or bulletin board or third parties. AUDIOLOGY PLANET is unable to control such use.

If the information is disclosed for participation in any survey some of this survey data is held on servers located in the USA or elsewhere by survey partner companies, AUDIOLOGY PLANET is unable to control such use.

Data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of AUDIOLOGY PLANET’s internet servers or by use of “cookies.” “Cookies” are small text files used to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behaviour and compile data that will permit improvements and targeted advertising. If a user does not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow the user to deny or accept the cookie feature.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right to change this policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement on its website.

General Terms and Conditions

These General Terms and Conditions apply to everyone who accesses this website. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you may not access this website.

Welcome to the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website. If you should have any queries please contact us by emailing to info@audiologyplanet.com or write to us at Audiology Planet, 39 Redbud Road, Tonbridge, Kent UK TN9 1FX

All intellectual property rights in the design, content and arrangement of this website, its text and graphics, software or underlying source code, and all other material on this site are reserved to AUDIOLOGY PLANET and our technology providers.

We take every reasonable precaution and care in compiling and updating this website. However, we do not make any guarantee (express or implied) with respect to the content or operation of this website. We do not guarantee that use of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Your use of this website and the information contained in it are done so entirely at your own risk. We do not accept any liability for any loss or damages, whether direct or indirect, that you may suffer as a result of your use of this website or your reliance upon the content of this website. This includes, but is not limited to, computer service or system failure or interruption, computer viruses or other harmful components, breaches of security or unauthorised use of the system.

Except as required under law, neither AUDIOLOGY PLANET nor any of its service providers will be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, purely financial losses (including, but not limited to lost profits or lost savings), or indirect or consequential damages of any kind arising out of use of this website.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET is not responsible for the content of any other websites accessed through any link to be found on the website. The content of this website, any dispute arising out of the website, and your relationship with AUDIOLOGY PLANET are governed by English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. This site is operated from the UK. If you access this site from outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

We have the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice and we will amend the changes on this page.

Access to, or use of, some parts of the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website are password protected and are for the use of customers who have joined AUDIOLOGY PLANET in an event or clinic.  Any rights conferred upon you by these Terms and Conditions shall only come into effect whilst your fee is fully paid.  Some parts of the site are only accessible by people who have registered with Audiology Planet from the website.

As an AUDIOLOGY PLANET customer, you may search, view, copy and print out materials for your own non-commercial use. When using information from the website, you accept that the information available on the website is proprietary. Accordingly, you may not divulge such information to a third party in circumstances where they effectively receive some or all of the benefits of an Audiology Planet customer without paying the applicable fee. AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right to account to you for an additional fee should you seek to contravene this term.

You may not sell or publish in hard copy or electronic format, including on your own internet site, information obtained from the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website except where otherwise stated.

When you register as an AUDIOLOGY PLANET customer, you may be asked to create an account and provide AUDIOLOGY PLANET with certain information including a valid email address. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your customer account, including your password and other account access information as applicable. You acknowledge, accept and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any profile, CV or material provided within your membership application or subsequently added to the site by you.

As an AUDIOLOGY PLANET customer, you must not disclose your passwords to any third party, and you must take reasonable steps to ensure that no-one else uses the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website in your name. You are liable for activities conducted through your password, whether authorised or not until you have notified AUDIOLOGY PLANET of such unauthorised use and AUDIOLOGY PLANET has cancelled the passwords.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right, to be exercised in its sole discretion, to terminate or restrict your access to this site, or part of this site, at any time and without notice.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right, to be exercised in its sole discretion, to at any time and without notice withdraw or remove from the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website any information (including forum postings) or link to any site containing information, which appears to AUDIOLOGY PLANET to be defamatory, obscene, an invasion of privacy, an infringement of any relevant intellectual property right, including copyright, or which is unlawful, contrary to good practice in the relevant industry or otherwise likely to involve AUDIOLOGY PLANET in civil or criminal liability.

As an AUDIOLOGY PLANET customer, you are solely responsible for any postings you make in the Discussion Forums on the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET is not to be considered to be an employer with respect to your use of the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website and AUDIOLOGY PLANET shall not be responsible for any employment decisions, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting jobs or responding to the same on the AUDIOLOGY PLANET website.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET operates a policy of continuous improvement and welcomes any suggestions or comments in this respect although any comments, suggestions or submissions (including their subject matter) shall become the exclusive property of AUDIOLOGY PLANET on its receipt by AUDIOLOGY PLANET. This may mean that from time to time elements of the website may be withdrawn, removed, altered or added to. 

Additional Terms of Use for Events

A completed booking form submitted to AUDIOLOGY PLANET through this website is contractually binding on you irrespective of whether or not payment has been received. Where payment is not made by credit card at the time of booking, payment must be made within 30 days of receipt of an invoice from AUDIOLOGY PLANET.  Any terms sought to be imposed by you in your booking will not form part of the contract.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET will endeavour to confirm a booking within 3 working days by sending an email to the email address provided on the booking form.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET is entitled to withdraw from any contract in the case of obvious errors or inaccuracies regarding the event details appearing on our website. If an error or inaccuracy is discovered with regards to the advertised prices of the event that you have reserved a place on, we will contact you as soon as possible by email. This will be to inform you of the correct price and to ask you if you wish to continue with the reservation at the amended price or to cancel the reservation altogether.  In such circumstances and where payment has already been made, a full refund will be made to the credit/debit card used for the transaction.

Cancellations must be in writing and received prior to the event by the date set out in the online booking information or booking form. Registrants who do not cancel by that date and who do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions are not allowed at any time.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right to alter an event venue or agenda, if necessary.

In the event AUDIOLOGY PLANET needs to change the timings of parts of the programme of the event, the booking fees cannot be refunded.

If for reasons beyond AUDIOLOGY PLANET’s control, it is necessary to cancel the event or postpone it to another date, the fee paid will be refunded in full providing the original payment request for payment has been made.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration, postponement, or cancellation of the event due to causes beyond its control including, but without limitation, natural disasters, sabotage, accident, trade or industrial disputes or hostilities.  For the avoidance of doubt, AUDIOLOGY PLANET cannot be held liable for any subsequent or other loss including your accommodation, meals or travel costs, linked to attendance at our event.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET delegate prices are only available to AUDIOLOGY PLANET members. If a delegate ceases to be a member between submitting a booking form for an event and the event date, the delegate will need to renew their membership or pay the difference between the member price and the non-member price.

Whilst the event programme is correct at the time of advertising, AUDIOLOGY PLANET reserves the right to change the details of an event without notice when alterations may be beyond our control.

The views expressed by external speakers are their own and AUDIOLOGY PLANET disclaims any liability for advice provided by them to delegates.

At certain events, photographs and recordings may be taken for promotional purposes.

Additional Terms of Use for Online Training Courses

AUDIOLOGY PLANET makes every effort to ensure that all information presented in its online courses is correct and current. It is written and reviewed by professionals actively working within the speciality. However, we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained in these materials, and reliance on information provided in these materials is solely at your own risk. Every effort has been made to make these materials as complete as possible; however, it may yet contain mistakes, both typographical and substantive. Therefore, this material should be used only as a general guide and not as the ultimate source of information on the audiological profession.

The licence you subscribe to when booking on an AUDIOLOGY PLANET online training course is for your individual use only. You are not permitted to share your log-in details with any other person.

 Disclaimer of Warranties

The courses online or otherwise, are provided solely on an “as-is” basis, and the use of the information contained herein is at your sole risk. Except to the extent required by any mandatory applicable law, the courses and the information contained therein are not subject to any warranty or condition, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or use, or non-infringement.

AUDIOLOGY PLANET does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained in the online courses and does not assume any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information contained in the online courses.

Limitation of Liability

AUDIOLOGY PLANET shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the use of the online courses or the information contained therein, including, without limitation, mistakes, omissions, errors, or defects, even if AUDIOLOGY PLANET is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including compensatory, direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages (including but not limited to damages for lost profits or loss of revenue).