Terms and conditions

Conditions of Use
These are the conditions of use for this website.

Your use of the ICP Toolkit ('the site') must at all times obey these terms and conditions ('Conditions of Use'). Using the site means that you agree to follow these Conditions of Use. Access to the site will be entirely at the discretion of Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Information you provide
We ask you for information about yourself when you register to use the site, and you must keep this information up to date. Your personal information will be protected and only be used by us in limited ways, as explained in our Privacy Statement.

You may not use the site to distribute or store material which breaks any law or regulation.

Use of on-line Information
You are allowed to use the information available on this site, but you must not:

  • sub-license, rent, lease, transfer or attempt to assign the rights of the on-line information to any other person
  • allow any other person to use the information if it breaks these Conditions of Use.

Your privacy
Healthcare Improvement Scotland treat any personal information you supply with the highest standards of security and confidentiality. Our Privacy Statement explains more about how we store information about you.

Information you provide
Any personal information that you give us will be kept confidential and will only be used for the reasons that have been specified above. We will not give your information to outside organisations (apart from organisations processing the information on our behalf) unless you have given us your permission. Whenever we intend to give your personal details to other organisations we will ask for your permission first.

We (Healthcare Improvement Scotland) hope that this website will be useful to you, but we accept no responsibility and offer no warranties for the content of the website or your use of it, as far as the law allows us to exclude such liability.

All use of this website is subject to Scots law and the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts and is subject to this disclaimer. Any views given on the site are not necessarily those of Healthcare Improvement Scotland or anyone connected with us.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is not responsible for the content of external websites which link to or are linked to by this site. This is because:

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland does not produce or maintain them
  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland cannot change them
  • They can be changed without Healthcare Improvement Scotland's knowledge or permission.

Some external links may be to websites that also offer commercial services. If a link to a particular website is included on our site, it does not mean that Healthcare Improvement Scotland officially endorses that website, its owners, products or services.