1. Introduction

1.1 Welcome to PathLab.orgTM. This site is operated by as a medical education website.

1.2 PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“Terms”) BEFORE USING THIS SITE. By using our site you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms. If you don't wish to be bound by what you see below, you should not use the website

1.3 We may make changes to these Terms at any time. We will let you know what these changes are by posting them to this page, but it is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of them, by checking for any changes on a regular basis. Changes will become effective as soon as they are posted. If you continue to use our site after the posting of changes to these Terms, it means that you accept any such changes.

2. What we do

2.1 This site is a medical media and medical information website aimed solely at the needs of doctors and other qualified medical healthcare professionals, principally at fully qualified and practising pathologists and cytologists.

3. What we don't do

3.1 The information on this website is designed ONLY for qualified doctors and other healthcare professionals and is NOT aimed at members of the public or non-medically qualified persons. In particular, our information does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by us and is not intended to be relied upon by doctors, other healthcare professionals or members of the public in making (or refraining from making) any specific medical or other healthcare decisions. Given that the impact of any information expressed on our site can vary widely based on particular circumstances, you should ALWAYS seek advice from and follow the advice of your own doctor(s) and healthcare professionals, and NOT this website.

4. Privacy Policy

4.1 We take your privacy seriously. Please read our privacy policy to see how we deal with this information.

5. Links

5.1 Our site does include details on, or links through to, information or products provided by other websites. We do not control the accuracy or completeness of that information. You take full responsibility for using that information and verifying its accuracy and appropriateness and for any decision to use, purchase, or refrain from using or purchasing any of the healthcare related or medical information, or other services or products mentioned on a linked site. If you do use or purchase products or services from another website please read their contract carefully before deciding to use their products and services. Remember, your contract for those products or services will be with them, not us.

5.2 When you use other websites, any personal information you give them will be dealt with in line with their privacy polices, not ours, so please read the privacy policies of each and every such website before using them!

5.3 Some of the links included on our site are advertising or affiliated links. These are links which take you directly or indirectly to a financial product provider and which may result in us receiving a fee or commission as a consequence of you clicking through to their site or purchasing a product from them.

5.4 You are welcome to link to our site if you comply with the terms set out in this section and all applicable laws. Any site or service that links to our site:

5.4.1 May link only to our homepage unless we have given you our prior written consent;

5.4.2 Must not in any way imply that we are endorsing it or its products or services;

5.4.3 Must not misrepresent its relationship with us or present false information about us;

5.4.4 Must not be a site or service that infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or that otherwise does not comply with all relevant laws and regulations;

5.4.5 Must not be a site or service that contains content that could be considered distasteful or offensive.

If you breach these terms, then we have the right to require that your link is removed and to take whatever other action we think appropriate.

6. Our content

6.1 Our site is EU trademarked. All of the content on our site is owned by us or our licensors and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. Video content hosted on other servers, including Google is available for you to view, but not to disseminate. This website and all information contained on is intended for medical professionals and is provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, express or implied. relies on the authors of content items to confirm the accuracy of the information presented, and to describe generally accepted practices, and therefore we as the publisher and editors, cannot warrant its accuracy. You should be aware that medical professionals may have different opinions. Because of this fact and also because of regular advances in medical research, we insist and also require that you independently verify all information. Ultimately as a doctor or healthcare professional it is solely YOUR OWN responsibility to make your own professional judgements., its editors and/or contributors, in NO event shall be liable for injury or damage caused to any person or property whether direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential, resulting from use of this website or the application of the information.

6.2 The content on our site includes any information or other material found on, including articles, databases, graphics, software and all other features of our site. You are allowed to use our content for personal, non-commercial use only. You may make one copy of extracts from this site on any single computer for personal, individual use only, provided that all copyright and proprietary notices are kept intact. Apart from that, none of our content may be republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold, distributed or modified without our prior written consent.

7. Disclaimer of warranties and liability

7.1 We provide our site in good faith but we cannot and do not warrant the completeness, truth or accuracy of the information or other content or postings found on our site, or their usefulness for any particular purpose. You acknowledge and agree that you bear full responsibility for your own medical practice or other decisions and that we shall not be liable for any action that you or others take or do not take based on your use of or reliance on information provided by us or other users of this site.

7.2 We do not promise that your access to our site, or its content will be delivered uninterrupted, timely or error-free, or that the site will be free from viruses or other harmful properties. It is your responsibility to implement satisfactory safeguards and procedures to make sure any files you obtain through our site are free from such contaminations or other harmful properties.

7.3 The effect of what is set out here is that you agree that under no circumstances will we be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or other type loss or injury resulting from your use, or downloading of any content on our site.

8. Indemnity

8.1 You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, our directors, officers, employees and licensors from and against any claim, liability, cost, damage or loss we may incur (including reasonable legal fees) as a result of any material that you post or transmit or via our communication systems, any actions you take which disrupt access to and/or the functioning of our site or any breach by you of your obligations under these Terms.

9. General

9.1 If any of these provisions is deemed invalid, void or unenforceable that provision will be deemed severable from the rest and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

9.2 These terms shall be governed by the laws of England and any dispute will be resolved exclusively in the Courts of England.

10. Changes

10.1 These terms were revised on 2nd August 2008

11. Contact

PO Box 1087




phone/fax 44 2380 766173