Infertility Network UK Terms and Conditions

Many thanks for signing up to join the charity.  We hope you find your experience here to be positive, helpful and supportive. If you have any problems or concerns please contact  admin@infertilitynetworkuk.com. Please note that these terms and conditions are currently under review and that the charity reserves the right to amend and update these terms and condtions as appropriate.

Please be aware that our forums are viewable to the public should they wish to visit our site, therefore we suggest that you choose a non-identifiable username when registering.

By choosing to register you will confirm:

Not to comment on individual clinics or companies including clinic names, consultants or infertility therapists within the forums. Requests for feedback by private message are acceptable, and comments on individual clinic forums should be confined to general discussion about the clinics and should not name individual staff members.

You also agree to use the forum/s in accordance with all applicable laws. Because Infertility Network UK is a non-profit organisation, you agree that you will not use the Site for organised partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content anywhere on the Site, or on any other Infertility Network UK online resources:

  • Content that defames or threatens others
  • Statements that are bigoted, hateful or racially offensive
  • Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit themContent that infringes another's intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
  • Material that contains vulgar or obscene language or images
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation


Copyrighted material, including without limitation software, graphics, text, photographs, sound, video and musical recordings, may not be placed on the Site without the express permission of the owner of the copyright in the material, or other legal entitlement to use the material.

Although Infertility Network UK does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the forums, Infertility Network UK reserves the right to remove content which violates the above rules of which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so.

You agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user's account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Sites.

All forum posts will be made in accordance with the ‘Polite Posting Protocol’ PPP: We want the forums to be a safe place - where you can share you own views and opinions whilst often going through a highly emotionally charged period in your lives. We respect that people will have differing opinions, views, thoughts and feelings - such is the rollercoaster of infertility.

However the site should be safe for all our members. This includes those who wish to voice their opinions when different or potentially upsetting to other members. In this instance it should be done on their own post - not in response to other member’s posts.”

Note that it is impossible for us to confirm the validity of posts on this forum. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages and are not responsible for their content. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information presented.

Infertility Network UK forums may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others. Infertility Network UK is not responsible for and does not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these websites.

In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, Infertility Network UK grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the forums.

The posts express the views of the author, not necessarily the views of Infertility Network UK.

Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify the forum administrator by pressing the ‘Report Post’ button displayed beneath each post, immediately. We have the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realise that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Infertility Network UK, and any related websites to this forum. We at Infertility Network UK reserve the right to reveal your contact information in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any information posted by you.

Infertility Network UK also offers support from a network of volunteers who give up their time to support others facing infertility issues.  Contact details for our volunteers are confidential and to protect the privacy of volunteers are available only to members who have shared their own contact details with us, By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree to respect the confidentiality of our volunteers' contact details and not to share these details with anyone else.   The support and information provided by our volunteers is not designed to replace medical advice or professional counselling but simply to listen and offer peer support. 

Infertility Network UK upholds the right of all employees and volunteers to be treated with respect and dignity and to work in an atmosphere free of bullying and harassment and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you also agree to refrain from harassing or intimidating employees  or volunteers, or registered users of Infertility Network UK.  Further details of our policies are available by contacting us at admin@infertilitynetworkuk.com


YOU AGREE THAT INFERTILITY NETWORK UK WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, OR TO YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY'S) USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR TO YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE.

IN PARTICULAR, INFERTILITY NETWORK UKWILL HAVE NO LIABILTY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF DATA, OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS, YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE A SITE, OR ANY PURCHASES ON THIS SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON A SITE, OR TO YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH A SITE.