Terms and Conditions


The Best Use of Medicines in Pregnancy (Bumps) website and all information contained in it is owned and operated by UKTIS.  The website is available for use subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing the website, you agree to these terms and conditions of use.

Changes to terms

We may make changes to the Bumps website, including these terms, at any time. You will be legally bound by the updated or amended terms from the first time that you use the Bumps website after we publish the changes online.

Intellectual property rights

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to UKTIS. This material may be freely reproduced for education and not for profit purposes within the UK National Health Service, however no linking to this website or reproduction by or for commercial organisations is permitted without the express written permission of UKTIS. 

The rights in images, trade marks, trade names, logos included on the Bumps website are owned by UKTIS and/or third parties. Permission in writing must be obtained from UKTIS before you use any images, trade marks, trade names or logos in any way.

All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to UKTIS videos and tools shall remain the property of UKTIS.

Disclaimer (Medical Information)

The Bumps website provides medical information to use as information or for educational purposes. The Bumps website does not give medical advice in relation to any individual case or patient, nor does the website provide medical or diagnostic services.

Third Party Websites

We do not monitor the content of third-party websites or third-party applications. Any link provided on the Bumps website is solely for your convenience. We do not accept any responsibility for any third-party website or third-party applications.


We accept no liability to you should the Bumps website not be available at any particular time.

You acknowledge and agree that we will not be responsible for any injury, loss, damage, costs or expenses (whether direct or indirect) arising out of, or relating to the use or misuse of the Bumps website; except to the extent that such liability cannot be excluded by law (i.e. our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited under English law).

This means that we have no liability to you (or anyone else on whose behalf you may use the Bumps website) for:

(a) any financial loss you may suffer or any inability to claim any payments you may experience;

(b) any business loss you may suffer, including loss of revenue, loss of profits or loss of anticipated savings (whether those losses are the direct or indirect result of our default);

(c) any loss which you suffer other than as a result of our negligence or breach of statutory duty;

(d) any loss suffered due to the default of any party other than us.


If you would like to make any comment or complaint about this website please contact us at UK Teratology Information Service, Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre, 16/17 Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AB.