Terms and conditions
Information about us
Macularsocietylearning.org is a website owned and operated by Perceptive on behalf of the Macular Society, the national charity for anyone affected by central vision loss.
Perceptive is part of Synaptiq Ltd, a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered number 07703527. Registered office: Prince Albert House, King Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1DT, UK.
You can contact Perceptive:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By telephone: 0131 526 3191
By post: Perceptive, Thornhill House, 39 Thistle Street Lane South West, Edinburgh, EH2 1EW
The Macular Disease Society trading as Macular Society is a charity registered in England and Wales. Registered company number 2177039. Registered office: Crown Chambers, South Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2BN, UK. Registered charity numbers: 1001198 (England and Wales), SC042015 (Scotland) and 1123 (Isle of Man)
You can contact the Macular Society
By email: email@example.com
By telephone: 01264 350551
By post: The Macular Society, PO Box 1870, Andover, SP10 9AD
References to “our”, “we” and “us” below means Perceptive and the Macular Society.
Perceptive provides telephone and email support for this website. The telephone line, is open from 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. Outside these hours you can contact us by email.
Telephone: 0131 526 3191
Continuing education and training (CET) points earned on this website will be awarded to Optometrists, Therapeutic Optometrists, Dispensing Opticians and Contact Lens Opticians who are registered with the General Optical Council (GOC) within 10 days of completion according to the principles and guidelines of the GOC’s enhanced CET scheme. A certificate will be issued on successful completion of each module. The certificate, accessible from the myAccount area of the website, can be used as evidence of completion of this module. Health professionals may be able to use the certificate as evidence of completion of continuous professional development (CPD).
Changes to these terms
Any changes we may make to these terms and conditions at any time will be posted on this page. Please check back each time you use our website to see any updates or changes we have made.
Our website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
You are responsible for providing your own internet access and ensuring that you have a compatible web browser to use our website and the services offered on it. We are not responsible for any failure to access our website or the services offered on it attributable to your computer equipment or internet service provider.
We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
The information and education on this website is based on the authors’ clinical experience and the latest evidence. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Perceptive and the Macular Society. The advice is correct at the time of publication but medical advice and best practice are subject to constant change. You should exercise your own professional judgement when relying on advice given on this website and in the education on this website.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim damages of any kind, compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties implied or otherwise relating to use of this website.
For businesses these terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
Linking to our website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you. Our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
This website and all rights associated with it are the property of Synaptiq Ltd. The content on the website is the property of the Macular Society. You may not copy or reproduce any part of the website without prior written consent from us.