Terms of use

Terms of use – Terms & Conditions

Use of the Site

This is an important section of the Site and sets out the terms and conditions that apply to use of this Site by you (“the Terms”). For the purposes of these Terms, “we”, “us” or “ours” means the Frailty.net Secretariat, based at MedEd GS, 27 rue Raffet, 75016 Paris, France and its employees, officers, shareholders and directors. You may print out and keep a copy of the Terms.

The Terms are a legal agreement and may only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the Terms and any such changes will be posted here; any such changes will take effect immediately upon posting, whether you have reviewed them or not. By using this Site you are agreeing to the Terms; if you do not agree with any of these Terms you should cease using this Site immediately.

We reserve the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the Site at any time.

We endeavor to ensure that the Site is available for use 24 hours a day but accept no responsibility if the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

We do not warrant that your use or access to the Site will be uninterrupted or error or virus free.

If we make any software owned or operated by a third party available to you, you must use this software in accordance with the terms and conditions imposed by the third party.

Hypertext links to any third party websites are provided solely for your convenience but if you use these you do so at your own risk and will leave this Site. We have not reviewed the third party websites and are not responsible for their contents.

Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

The content of the web site is developed in association with the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG). We do our best to ensure that all information and material on the Site is accurate. If you find anything that is inaccurate, please let us know and we will correct it as soon as practicable.

We make no representations that the information or material is accurate or up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by inaccurate information or material. We do not necessarily endorse nor are we responsible for the accuracy of or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Site.

The information on the Site is not intended to address your particular requirements.

Although we hope that the Site will be of interest to users, we accept no liability and offer no warranties in relation to the material and contents to the fullest extent that such liability can be excluded by law.

Our Liability

We provide use of the Site free of charge and do so on the basis that we have no liability for the use of the Site or the information or material therein. In no event shall we be liable to you for any direct or indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or goodwill arising from your use of the Site or the information or material. Subject as provided in the Terms, all terms implied by law are excluded.

We shall have no liability for loss or damage or liability or need for repair or servicing caused by any error or virus or hostile software that may affect or infect your computer or software as a result of your use of the Site.


The content, layout, design, data and graphics on this website are protected by copyright laws. No part of the website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording and/or otherwise) without our prior written consent, with the exception of downloading a small proportion of the content on this website, strictly for your personal non-commercial use, or where this amounts to “fair dealing” Any authorized uses of content, must include the customary bibliographic citation, including the name of the author, date, article title and the URL www.frailty.net and must include the copyright notices.

Barring from the Site

We reserve the right to bar users from the Site on a permanent or temporary basis at our discretion.

Restricted Users

This site is not intended for and should not be used by non-healthcare professionals. This restricts use by children.

Privacy and Use of Information

See the Privacy Policy notice on the Site which is included as part of the Terms.

All communications connected with the Site must be in English.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of France, whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.