GALVdox Website Terms of Use

Please note that your access to this database, and your use of the content within it is subject to the Database Terms and Conditions. You may only access and use the database for your own internal, non-commercial purposes and (insofar as permitted in law) we shall not have any liability in connection with the database.

Database Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before accessing the databases accessible through the GALVmed website (“Databases”) (including without limitation, the Livestock Laws and Policy Database, the GALVmed Document Repository and the GALVmed Policy Players Database).

We, Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (a charity and company limited by guarantee with registration number 05393391 and registered office at Maclay Murray & Spens, One London Wall, London, EC2Y 5AB) (“GALVmed”) make the Databases available subject to these terms and conditions.

By accessing any Database, or using any information within it, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions, and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you must not access any Database or use any content therein.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Changes to the Databases

We may amend and/or update the Databases from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Databases may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that the Databases, or any content in them will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing the Databases 

The Databases are made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that the Databases or any content in them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Databases without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason any Database is unavailable at any time or for any period. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Databases through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual Property Rights 

We have rights to make the Databases and the content within them available (including rights of ownership, and/or rights of access to, intellectual property rights). The Databases and the content within them are works are protected by laws and treaties relating to copyright and database rights around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Your use of the Databases

We grant you a non-exclusive, revocable, worldwide licence to access the Databases and use the content in the Databases as follows for your own internal, non-commercial purposes. You may:

(i) make a reasonable number of printed and/or digital copies of content within the Databases as are reasonably required in connection with your own internal, non-commercial purposes, provided that you shall not modify or amend any such copies;

(ii) publish or distribute the content in them, acting reasonably and at all times only in accordance with your own internal, non-commercial purposes;

(iii) not sell or otherwise commercially exploit any of the Databases or any content in them;

(iv) not remove or alter any copyright or similar notice in any of the content in the Databases;

(v) not make any use of the Databases or any content therein which breaches any applicable law, including without limitation, any infringement of intellectual property rights.

Insofar as any permission granted by our licensors to us allowing us to use any of the Database content is revoked, altered or refused, then on our direction you will cease using the relevant content.

Should you wish to make any other use of the Databases and/or the content in them, advance permission will be required from us and/or our licensors.

If do anything in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to access the Databases and use the contents thereof will cease immediately and you must destroy any copies of the content that you have made.

Insofar as any Database contains the personal data of any individual, or any contact details for any individual or organisation, you will not use any of the same (directly or indirectly) to send unsolicited direct marketing communications via any medium.

No reliance 

The content in the Databases is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on any Database. The inclusion of any content in our Databases does not comprise an endorsement of any third party product or service.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information in the Databases, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content in the Databases is accurate, complete or up-to-date. The Databases are provided on an "as is" basis.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Scottish law.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Databases or any content within them, whether express or implied.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to any user or any third party for any loss or damage, whether in contract, delict (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, any Database or any content within any Database; or
  • use of or reliance on any content within any Database.
  • Please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.


Links to third party websites

In some instances, the content in the Databases includes links to third party websites. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked to on the Databases. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Linking to our Databases

Should you wish to link to any Database or any content therein, you require advance consent from us and/or our licensors. Please contact us using the details below to seek consent. In the absence of such consent, you may not link to any part of the Databases, nor frame any part thereof. Even where permission is given to link to our Databases or any content therein, you may not do so in any manner which suggests any relationship with us which does not exist, nor in any manner which could damage our reputation.

Database content about you

If any of the information is about you or your organisation, please contact us using the details below should you wish us to amend the content to correct any inaccuracy, or remove it from our Database(s).

Applicable law

These terms and conditions, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of Scotland will have exclusive jurisdiction in respect of then same.

Contact us

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