The following information tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of the website of Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC) either as a guest user or as a subscriber to TYAC services. 

Website terms of use 

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using TYAC's website you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the website. 

Information about TYAC is a website that is operated by Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer (TYAC). 

Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer is a registered charity in England and Wales (No 1167286). 

Accessing the website 

Access to the site is on a temporary basis and TYAC reserves the right to withdraw or amend the information it provides on the website without notice. TYAC will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable. 

If you have been issued with or created a user account and password to access a restricted area of the site then you must not allow these to be used by other people or organizations to access the website. You should inform TYAC if you know or suspect that someone else knows your details. In this instance please email i[email protected] 


Any material published on this website does not give a full statement of the law, nor does it reflect changes after the date stated on each document. It is intended for guidance only and is not a substitute for professional advice. No responsibility for loss occasioned as a result of any person acting or refraining from acting on the basis of this material can be accepted by the author or by TYAC. 

TYAC does not sponsor or indemnify any treatment/ best practice guidance detailed on this website. Information is provided for use at the sole discretion of the social care/allied health care/health care professionals who retain professional responsibility for their actions and therapeutic interventions. Resources detailed have been identified as potentially useful for members. However, TYAC cannot endorse the resources and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or suitability of their content.  

Materials and resources 

TYAC makes Materials and Resources (including but not limited to: best practice statements, publications, videos, webinars, research, conference slides and toolkits) available on to users under the terms of the Creative Commons Licence, unless otherwise stated. The Creative Commons Licence allows you to use the 'Materials and Resources' throughout the world without payment but for non-commercial purposes only. 

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that information and documents contained in this site are correct and error free, no responsibility or liability can be accepted by TYAC for any loss or damage incurred as a result of relying on information or downloading files contained within this website. In accordance with standard computer practice, we strongly recommend that you use and regularly update anti-virus software and submit all downloaded documents to a virus checker prior to opening. 

Intellectual property rights 

All intellectual property rights of any nature (including copyright) created or provided by TYAC or its employees or associates shall be and remain the property of TYAC and any such materials shall be licensed to you for your internal use only.  TYAC's status (and any identified contributors) as authors of material on the site should always be acknowledged. 

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way. 

Reliance on information posted 

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We, therefore, disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. 

Viruses, hacking and other offences 

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. 

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. 


Images displayed on this website are owned by TYAC or are owned by individuals/organizations we have sought permission from to use. Users of TYAC's website do not have permission to capture and reproduce these images without first seeking prior consent from TYAC 

TYAC owns the copyright for its own images and they are part of the TYAC brand. TYAC will retain sole use of these images in the public and private domain until further notice.  

Links from the site 

This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s) and these sites will have their own privacy policies. We try to ensure all links are as up-to-date as possible. 

To make users aware that they are leaving our site, we endeavour to ensure that external links open in a new window. 

Linking to TYAC's site 

You may link to TYAC's site as long as this is done is a way that is fair and legal and does not damage TYAC's reputation. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest that there is any approval or endorsement where none exists. 

If you wish to make use of any material on the website other than what is listed above then please email [email protected] 

Contact us 

If you have any concerns or queries regarding the website please contact us. 

The information on this page was last updated on 10 August 2016.