1. Terms of use

Doncaster LMC may make changes to these terms, at any time. You will be legally bound by any such amended terms from the first time that you use the website after we put the changes on-line.

For non-commercial use, including personal use, or for use by GP practice, a registered charity, a not-for-profit organisation or a public sector body, you may copy, download, adapt or print off copies of the materials, information, data and other content included on this website. You will need to obtain permission in writing from us before you make any other use of the content.

The rights in images, trademarks, trade names, logos included on www.doncastermc.co.uk are owned by us and/or third parties. You will need to obtain permission in writing from the owner before you may use these images, trademarks, trade names, logos in any way.

We do not monitor the content of third party websites. Any link provided on the website is solely for your convenience. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of any third party website and/or any loss or damage which may arise therefrom.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your own specific requirements.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we are not responsible for any impact on users as a consequence of the website being temporarily unavailable for whatever reason.

We encourage users to establish hypertext links to this website. You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames within your site. www.lmc.org.uk must load into the user’s entire window.

We will make reasonable efforts to check and test material at all stages of production. However, we recommend that you run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded . We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

2. Privacy policy 

We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 and thr General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

When using our members website area or when you participate in any communication with we may receive personal information about you. This may consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, depending on the activity.

By using this site you consent to our using your personal information for a number of purposes including, without limitation, the following:

  • to deal with your requests and enquiries
  • for “service administration purposes”, which means we may contact you for reasons related to the service we provide or content you have signed up for (e.g. to provide you with password reminders or to notify you that a particular service, activity or online content has been updated or changed)
  • to contact you about a submission you have made, including any content you provide.
  • provide further correspondence you may have requested
  • invite you to participate in surveys about our services or for your opinions on issues that may then be used anonymously for marketing purposes
  • to forward on third party information, if we think it is appropriate and useful to our constituents

You have the right, on request, to withhold or withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information for purposes other than those listed above.

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to the website or to any member of the team, we may use your personal information to stop such behaviour. For the avoidance of any doubt, any liability arising from any offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content rests with you.

Where we reasonably believe that you are or may be in breach of any applicable law (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory) we reserve the right to use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is reasonably necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as you continue to practice within our LMC areas. If you wish to be removed from our database you can inform us in writing at any time.

Under the Data Protection Act and GDPR you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. (We require you to prove your identity with 2 pieces of approved identification). We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files.

Please address requests and questions about this or any other question about this Privacy Policy to the Jane Torn, Doncaster LMC, c/o The Oakwood Surgery, Masham Road, Doncaster, DN4 6BU. We reserve the right to charge an fee to cover the costs of resources used to provide paper copies of data we hold.

3. Cookies

Cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised features cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly they may not be able to take full advantage of all of the website’s features. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example, if on a previous visit you went to our Forum page, we might find this out from your cookie and highlight information specific to you on your subsequent visits.

4. Company Disclaimer

The registered and office address for Doncaster Local Medical Committees Limited is: The Oakwood Surgery, Masham Road, Doncaster, DN4 6BU Registered in England No: 6775496

Doncaster Local Medical Committee Limited do not provide legal or financial advice and thereby excludes all liability howsoever arising in circumstances where any individual, person or entity has suffered any loss or damage arising from the use of information provided by Doncaster Local Medical Committee Limited in circumstances where professional legal or financial advice ought reasonably to have been obtained.

Doncaster Local Medical Committees Limited provide guidance and support to GPs and practice teams in the Doncaster area.

Doncaster Local Medical Committee Limited strongly advises individuals or practices to obtain independent legal or financial advice.