Terms & Conditions


These terms and conditions govern your use of this website(www.dentalcompass.co.uk); by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

you must have a GDC or GMC number to use the Dental forum and purchase study club or social tickets.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Dental Compass’s ( us, we, Our) use of cookies in accordance with the terms of privacy policy and cookies policy

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Dental Compass and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
show any material from the website in public;
reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
redistribute material from this website

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of or is linked to any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Dental Compasses express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Dental Compasses express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. We reserves the right to restrict access to any areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at our discretion, at any time for any user.

If Dental Compass provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

Dental Compass may disable your user ID and password at our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Dental Compass a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant Dental Compass the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Dental Compass or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

We reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Dental Compass used servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding Dental Compass rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Dental Compass does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Dental Compass makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Dental Compass does not warrant that:

this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

Dental Compass will not be liable to you whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.


You hereby indemnify Dental Compass and undertake to keep Dental Compass indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Dental Compass to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of legal advisers incurred or suffered by Dental Compass arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Dental Compass other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, We may take such action as we deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


Dental compass may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Intellectual property

The content provided on Dental Compass website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and logos, is owned by either Dental Compass or the party that has provided the content to Dental Compass and is protected by international copyright laws.
Dental Compass is the sole and exclusive owner of its compilation of this content on our website. Additionally, this compilation is protected by international copyright laws.
Unpermitted copying of any of this content could lead to copyright infringement.
Dental Compass CPD, and other logos, slogans, and product and service names used on this site are trademarks owned by Ourselves, its subsidiaries, or its affiliates.
You agree not to display or use such trademarks, in any manner, without the written permission of Dental Compass.
Trademarks and trade names of third parties are the property of those third parties, and are used by Dental Compass subject to license, or subject to the fair use provisions of trademark law.

Dental Forum

Member agree to abide by all the rules of posting on the forum, articles and other sections of the website and agree to be faced with the necessary sanctions if the rules are not followed.
– Members must make efforts to understand content of previous postings in order to get an idea of what is acceptable
– Any foul, abusive or offensive language will not be tolerated. Such posts will immediately be removed and members expelled from the website
– Members are instructed not to post any content which is defamatory, libelous or offensive
– Members are advised not to forward virus warnings and the like to the forums
– Members are not allowed to promote themselves, any commercial interests or any spam
– Members must not post copyright material and the like to the forum unless explicit written permission has been obtained to do so
– If the members are not using information of their own, then due credit must be given to the original authors
The views expressed in the forum are not those of the website, website owners or administrators or any other members other than those posting within the respective forum and our limitation of liability
All Opinions expressed are solely those of the author and reflect their views.
Any patient records, photographs or radiographs that members wish to discuss should not be posted onto the forum until explicit written consent is obtained from the patient. If any doubts, contact the site administrator for advice
Any consented records that are presented must be anonymised and make the patient non-identifiable
Anything posted on the forum must be considered to be in the public domain.
Any articles and videos posted on the website must be for educational value and self promotion will not be allowed.

– Members must not post anything for the following:
Fraudulent purposes in connection with a criminal offence or otherwise unlawful activity.
To send, use or re-use any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, obscene or menacing; or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or objectionable; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam.
To cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
If members find any material that is offensive, libelous, defamatory, or the like, it is important to report to the administrator using the “Report Abuse” link in the forum. Action will be taken as identified in section

The final decision of the suitability will rest with the site administrators, and anything deemed to have broken the rules will be deleted,

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be interpreted in accordance with English law and all disputes shall be decided by the English courts.

Complaints Procedure

The website forum is a self regulatory facility for members only. Members may report abuse if they are unhappy with any material posted on the forums. This can be done be done by using contacting the administrators via the contact request form on this website.

The website administrator will deal with complaints within 28 days of receipt and where necessary call upon evidence of the applicable members in dispute.

Once reported, any material deemed to be defamatory, libellous, inaccurate, illegal, non-compliant with the terms and conditions and rules or offensive, at the discretion of the administrator, will be taken off the site with immediate effect and sanctions may be imposed upon the members.

Other sanctions available to the administrator will include one or all of the following:

– Expelling the guilty member
– Referring the matter to the appropriate law enforcement agency where the dispute is of a criminal or illegal nature
Referring the matter to a court of competent jurisdiction if the dispute necessitates a judicial measure

Furthermore any disputes online can be addressed using the Online Disputes Resolution platform which is a government service to address such incidents.