Terms and Conditions

General information

The information contained in this online site is presented in summary form only and intended to provide a broad understanding and knowledge of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN), its practices and services. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of communication and consultation.

No warranties

All content on this web site is provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranty of any kind. BACCN makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this web site.

BACCN makes no representations or warranties that use of the web site will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from the web site is free of viruses.

Limitation of liability

BACCN specifically disclaims any and all liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the web site, even if BACCN has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of this web site, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the web site or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the web site or related information.

BACCN specifically disclaims any and all liability arising from any content posted by a third party in any part of this web site, including any content which may be offensive, profane or obscene.

BACCN is not undertaking to monitor the content posted to any bulletin boards or chat rooms, which may be contained on this web site. However, BACCN reserves the right to remove content that is deemed unacceptable.


You understand that the internet is public and that E-mail communications between you and BACCN via this web site are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information relating to you or your business to BACCN via E-mail.


This web site is protected by British copyright laws. You may not modify, reproduce or distribute (a) content on this web site (other than as set forth herein), (b) the design or layout of the web site or individual sections of the design or layout of the web site or (c) BACCN logos without BACCN's written permission.


Unauthorized use of any of BACCN's trademarks, service marks or logos may be a violation of British laws.


BACCN reserves the right to modify this web site and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. BACCN may make changes in the products and/or services described in this web site at any time.

Violation of rules and regulations

BACCN reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the rules and regulations set forth in this web site, including the right to block access from a particular internet address to the web site.


We do not have any commercial advertising on this web site beyond information and logos of our corporate partners.

Linked internet sites

There may be links in this web site which will let you leave BACCN's web site. The linked sites are not under the control of BACCN, and the content available on the internet sites linked to this web site do not necessarily reflect the opinion of BACCN. BACCN is providing these links to other internet sites as a convenience to you, and access to any other internet sites linked to this web site is at your own risk. BACCN assumes no responsibility for, or any obligation to monitor, the content of such linked internet sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply a recommendation or endorsement by BACCN of the linked site.

Governing law and general provisions

This web site is operated by BACCN from its place of business within the UK. BACCN makes no representation that the information in the web site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the web site from territories where the contents of the web site may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claims relating to the information available on this web site will be governed by the laws of Great Britain.

Privacy and Confidentiality of Information

BACCN operates this web site as a public resource; therefore any information posted on this site by BACCN or to the discussion forum by visitors is open to access by anyone. BACCN would recommend that any medical information posted to the discussion area should not contravene any privacy of information laws in the countries in which BACCN operates and will make best efforts to avoid such contraventions.


This BACCN web site is funded purely by BACCN. There is no support for this site from any commercial organisations.

British Association of Critical Care Nurses
C/O Benchmark Communications. 14 Blandford Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4HZ
Tel: 0844 800 8843

B.A.C.C.N. is a charity registered with the Charity Commission No. 1102030, trading as a limited company registered in England. Registered office - Fryvern House, 125 Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, SO53 2DR. Company No. 04261320

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