Terms and Conditions

Introduction and Disclaimers

The content of this website (the material) is intended for patients and health care providers and is provided for information only. Information provided by this site should be discussed with a qualified medical practitioner if readers have or suspect they have a health problem as it is not a substitute for direct professional medical advice or diagnosis.

All medical and health advice has been provided by appropriately qualified professionals.

The OPA does not endorse any treatments.

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of the material, The Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA), its Trustees or advisers give no warranty or representation that the material is accurate, current or complete, and all and any warranties or representations are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by the applicable law.

OPA, its Trustees or advisers accept no liability or responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of any information provided on this site or any errors or omissions that may exist in the material. OPA will not be liable for any claims, losses (including but not limited to indirect and consequential loss) damages, costs, expenses whether in contract, negligence or other action arising out of or in connection with the use of this site.

Initial access and continued use by readers of this site are deemed to constitute acceptance of these terms and conditions.

These terms and conditions will be periodically reviewed and the date of latest review will be indicated within the terms and conditions.

OPA reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time and it is the responsibility of readers to refer to the current terms and conditions on accessing this site. OPA reserves the right to restrict access to all or any part of the site at any time.

OPA does not warrant that this site is free of viruses or bugs or that this site is compatible with all computer systems and browsers.

Funding and Support

The Oesophageal Patients Association is a registered charity, number 1194327, funded entirely by voluntary contributions and by donations and grants from trusts. All information given on this website is editorially independent and cannot be influenced by any sponsors.


The material is protected by copyright under UK and international laws and unauthorised use of the material may violate copyright, trademark or other laws.

OPA authorises access to the material solely for the purposes of personal non-commercial use; the material may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, downloaded or transmitted without the prior permission of the OPA.

Hypertext Links

OPA authorises other organisations to refer to this website on their own website and to create hypertext links as appropriate, upon OPA being notified of the fact and subject to OPA reserving the right to require any such reference or hypertext link being removed at any time.

This site contains links to other sites for convenience only and OPA gives no warranties or representations as to the suitability or accuracy of the content of any of those sites and accepts no liability whatsoever in this regard; unless otherwise stated, these links are provided as useful sources of information only and OPA provides no endorsement or recommendation of any kind.

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All purchases through this site are subject to product availability. OPA may, in it’s sole discretion, limit or cancel the quantities offered on the OPA website or limit the sales of products or services to any person, household, geographic region or jurisdiction. Prices for OPA products are subject to change, without notice. Unless otherwise indicated, prices displayed on this site are quoted in pounds sterling.

OPA may, in it’s sole discretion, refuse orders, including without limitation, orders that appear to be placed by distributors or resellers. If OPA believe that you have made a false or fraudulent order, OPA will be entitled to cancel the order and inform the relevant authorities.

OPA do not guarantee the accuracy of the colour or design of the products on this site. OPA has made efforts to ensure the colour and design of the products are displayed as accurately as possible on this site.