Terms and Conditions

The Mouth Cancer Foundation is a registered charity No. 1109298 (as of May 2005)

The Mouth Cancer Foundation web site aims to help patients, carers and health professionals find free information on mouth cancers easily. It provides direct links to the relevant sections of existing cancer sites and includes patient experiences as well as an online support group.


By accessing this Web site, and any of its pages, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, immediately exit from this Web site and do not access any other pages.

References to the Mouth Cancer Foundation (“MCF”) in these terms and conditions shall include its directors, trustees, officers, employees, agents, sponsors and other representatives, including Dr Vinod K Joshi.

Use of Online Support Group Message Board & Forums

Users must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

Users providing information that is not their own personal experience should provide references (e.g. links) to health/medical information.

Moderators may intervene if a user posts messages that show disregard to other users and/or bring the Mouth Cancer Foundation into disrepute. A user may be temporarily suspended after ignoring a written warning from a moderator. Users may be permanently banned after continuing to spam, be disruptive or abusive.

Use of Web Site, Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

While care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this Web site, such information is obtained from a number of sources and is provided without charge. Any such information is provided on an “as is” basis without any representation, warranty or condition, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, as to: quality; accuracy; completeness; legality; currency; reliability; efficacy or fitness for a particular purpose; uninterrupted access to this Web site or those to which it is linked; error free operation of this Web site or those to which it is linked; and, the absence of computer viruses and other harmful components or corrupted data or information on this Web site or those to which it is linked.

Dr Vinod K Joshi, MCF and its content providers (including, without limitation, the physicians and pharmacists who contribute to the information on this Web site) shall have no liability, whether direct, indirect, consequential, contingent, special or incidental, related to or arising from the information on this Web site or any other Web sites that are linked to this Web site or the use thereof, whether based on breach of contract or tort (including negligence), including infringement of intellectual property rights, strict liability, breach of warranty, failure of essential purpose, fundamental breach, breach of a fundamental term or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility thereof.

Information provided on this Web site is intended for informational purposes only, is not intended to constitute medical advice, and should not be relied upon in any such regard. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or detailed statement concerning the matters addressed. Both Dr Vinod K Joshi and MCF do not recommend or endorse the use of any drug or treatment method described in this Web site. Any information contained in this Web site, or any Web sites to which a link is provided, should be used only under the supervision of an appropriately qualified physician.

Anyone using this information does so at his or her own risk, and by using such information agrees to indemnify Dr Vinod K Joshi, MCF and its content providers from any and all liability, loss, injury, damages, costs and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) arising from such person’s use of the information on this Web site, and any information on Web sites linked from this Web site.

Copyright and Trade-mark Notices

Dr Vinod K Joshi retains all copyright, trade-mark and all other rights in all material contained on this site, including all text and graphic images. No portion of this material may be used or reproduced, other than for personal use, or distributed, transmitted or “mirrored” in any form, or by any means, without the prior written permission of Dr Vinod K Joshi.

Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs in the pages of this Web site, and those Web sites to which it is linked, may constitute trade names, registered or unregistered trade-marks or service marks (“Trade-marks”) of Dr Vinod K Joshi or of MCF or of third parties that are used under license. The display of Trade-marks on this Web site, and those to which it is linked, does not imply the grant of any license to any other party.

Use of Links

Should you leave this Web site via a link contained herein and view content that is not provided by MCF or Dr Vinod K Joshi, you do so at its own risk. Links to other Web sites are for convenience only and should not be construed as an endorsement or approval of such Web sites by Dr Vinod K Joshi.

Changes to Web Site

Changes may be made at any time to this Web site, these terms and conditions, and the information contained herein, without prior notice.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom, and you irrevocably agree to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. MCF and Dr Vinod K Joshi both make no representation that materials on this Web site are appropriate or available for use in other jurisdictions. Anyone accessing this Web site from other jurisdictions assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.

Educational Resources

Download a variety of free leaflets, posters and educational resources.

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