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Bodywhys website: Terms of Use

Bodywhys is the national voluntary association supporting individuals affected by eating disorders, including family and friends. The following terms and conditions apply to how you use and to access information and services. By using our website you indicate that you accept these terms and agree to abide by them. For information relating to privacy, website cookies and data protection, please see the Bodywhys Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy.

About Bodywhys and and are websites operated by Think Bodywhys CLG. Registered No. 236310. Registered Charity No. 11961

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Access to our websites is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right to amend the website without notification. We are not liable if for any reason our website is unavailable for any period of time.

You may not use these websites to spread spam, viruses, trojans or malicious software. You may not attempt to disrupt Bodywhys online services. You may not harass or cause distress to any other person using Bodywhys online services.

We may restrict access to some parts of the websites to individuals who have registered with services such as Bodywhys online support groups. Bodywhys does not have access to any passwords held by users of online support groups. You are responsible for ensuring that your password for the group is kept confidential. We reserve the right to disable access to online support groups, if necessary. For more information, please see the terms and conditions detailed as part of the group registration process.

You are solely responsible for any expenses you incur when you access Bodywhys online services such as through your internet or phone service provider, including any costs if you exceed your data usage limit.

Please note that Bodywhys cannot guarantee that all aspects of its online services will work on any particular device.

Cookies uses cookies. Cookies are pieces of data that contain information that a website sends to your device’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. The purpose of cookies is to store information relating to users of our site. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and will contain some anonymous information such as unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. Some browsers do not support cookies and other browsers provide a way to turn off cookie functionality by changing the settings on the browser. Turning off cookie functionality on your browser may affect your ability to access and/or use certain parts of our site. Our site uses session cookies that are stored temporarily on a user’s computer and are not retained when the user ends the session and persistent cookies that are stored on a user’s computer until they expire or until the user deletes the cookie. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies, but please be aware that for some parts of our sites to work, you will need to accept cookies.

Copyright and Editorial Control

Much of the information available, including documents and resources on our websites belongs to Bodywhys. Images used in publications may belong to Bodywhys or a licensed photographic distribution source. This content is made available to you by Bodywhys at its discretion. The period of time during which you may access and view this content may vary. Bodywhys retains editorial control over its websites at all times. User submitted content such as personal stories are owned by the respective authors. If you wish to have your personal story added or removed please contact

You may print a copy of the information detailed on our website for personal reference. If you are using any information from our websites, Bodywhys and identified contributors, as the authors of this information, must always be acknowledged. You must not use any aspect of the Bodywhys websites or resources for commercial purposes. You must not alter or reverse engineer the digital copies of content you access or download.

Google Analytics

Bodywhys uses Google Analytics to monitor website traffic. This includes geographic location data, time spent on the website and referral sources. This information is used to assess the level and origins of activity on the Bodywhys website.

Information posted

Bodywhys provides information in relation to eating disorders. This information may include details about eating disorder symptoms, behaviours and potential associated consequences. Eating disorders are serious complex mental health issues. The information provided on the Bodywhys website is not intended as a replacement or substitute for medical or professional advice. Individuals should seek professional advice prior to taking any action based on the information contained on our website.

The information in the Bodywhys Directory of Services is provided for information purposes only. Bodywhys is not responsible for any interaction or its outcome between a client and a service provider listed in this directory. This directory is not exhaustive and inclusion indicates a self-declared interest in working with people affected by eating disorders. Bodywhys is an independent voluntary support agency and does not endorse any professional or programme.


Bodywhys is grateful for any and all donations received. Donations are dealt with in accordance with the organisation’s Fundraising Policy and Finance Policy and Procedures.


Please note that Bodywhys may update these terms at any time. Please review this information regularly. Feedback can be sent to

Version 1.3 Last updated 05/10/2020

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