Who we are
camd-europe.eu is managed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, is hosted and maintained by Juicy Media Ltd and supports the Competent Authority for Medical Devices (CAMD) network. The European Union (EU) CAMD project was established in 2014 to enhance collaborative working, communication and surveillance of medical devices across Europe. CAMD is a network across which the national competent authorities in the EU work to enhance the level of collaborative work in what is a single market for medical devices. CAMD is referred to as “we” from now on.
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We update camd-europe.eu all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.
Linking to camd-europe.eu
We welcome and encourage other websites to link to camd-europe.eu. You must contact us for permission if you want to either:
- charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on camd-europe.eu
- say your website is associated with or endorsed by camd-europe.eu or any of the CAMD members in the network.
Linking from camd-europe.eu
camd-europe.eu links to websites that are managed by other government departments and agencies, service providers or other organisations. We don’t have any control over the content on these websites.
We’re not responsible for:
- the protection of any information you give to these websites
- any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to.
You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.
You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end user licenses that relate to these websites before you use them.
Using camd-europe.eu content
We hold the copyright for camd-europe.eu and its content: © CAMD 2017. All rights reserved.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
- you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
- you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
Contact us if you want to reproduce a piece of content: firstname.lastname@example.org
We may make content on camd-europe.eu available through feeds for other websites and applications to use. The websites and applications that use our feeds aren’t our products, and they might use versions of our content that have been edited and stored for later use (‘cached’).
We don’t give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.
The most up to date version of our content will always be on camd-europe.eu.
You are reminded that in using this site, you are still bound by the obligations of confidentiality that exist for medical devices. Confidentiality obligations under the Medical Devices Directives are set out at: Article 19 of Directive 98/79/EC on in vitro diagnostic medical devices, Article 15 of Directive 90/385 on active implantable devices, and Article 20 of Directive 93/42 on general medical devices, as amended by Directive 2007/47. You are also reminded that this is a site where information will be shared, with access available to others, so that you must take care not to breach general common law principles of confidentiality, and to keep confidential commercially sensitive material, and be aware of data protection requirements.
When you register with the site you agree to do so using the email address from your place of work, so that the site can validate you effectively. In registering with the site, you also agreed to receiving communications (emails, alerts, blogs) being sent to you or made available to you. You also agree to upholding the confidentially of the site by not sharing or replicating information from protected areas of the site in public forums.
While we make every effort to keep camd-europe.eu up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:
- free from bugs or viruses.
We don’t publish advice on camd-europe.eu. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.
We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using camd-europe.eu. This includes:
- any direct, indirect or consequential losses
- any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
- the use of camd-europe.eu and any websites that are linked to or from it
- the inability to use camd-europe.eu and any websites that are linked to or from it.
This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen.
This includes (but isn’t limited to) the loss of your:
- income or revenue
- salary, benefits or other payments
- profits or contracts
- anticipated savings
- goodwill or reputation
- tangible property
- intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
- wasted management or office time.
We may still be liable for:
- death or personal injury arising from our negligence
- fraudulent misrepresentation
- any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Requests to remove content
You can ask for content to be removed from camd-europe.eu. We’ll only do this in certain cases, e.g. if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.
Contact us to ask for content to be removed. You’ll need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether we’ll remove it.
We remove content at our discretion in discussion with CAMD network member responsible for it. You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.
Information about you and your visits to camd-europe.eu
We make every effort to check and test camd-europe.eu for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use camd-europe.eu doesn’t expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.
We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use camd-europe.eu.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
When using camd-europe.eu, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not try to gain unauthorised access to camd-europe.eu, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.
You must not attack camd-europe.eu in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.
We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to camd-europe.eu to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of camd-europe.eu (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
There may be legal notices elsewhere on camd-europe.eu that relate to how you use the site.
We are not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.
Doing this once will not mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.
Changes to these terms and conditions
Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.
You will agree to any changes if you continue to use camd-europe.eu after the terms and conditions have been updated.