ISHA - The Hip Preservation Society Website(s) Terms of Use

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If you do not agree to these conditions of use, please do not use the site.

All materials on this site are the property of ISHA – The Hip Preservation Society (ISHA) and are protected by copyright.

Data protection

ISHA adheres to UK Data Protection legislation which governs the collection and management of personal information, including images. If you have any concerns about personal details or images on this site, please contact

Limitations of use

Under no circumstances shall ISHA be liable for any special or consequential damages arising from the use or reliance on information contained within this website.

ISHA and the public

We regret that it is not possible for ISHA to offer medical advice on any individual or general medical condition. Users of this website seeking advice on any medical condition should consult their medical practitioner.

Patient confidentiality

All patients should have confidence and trust that their personal and sometimes sensitive information obtained by the medical profession relating to their health and other matters is kept in confidence. We ask all contributors to ISHA activities to maintain and protect the confidentiality of information relating to their patients. Rare exceptions are made for the disclosure of identifiable patient information for research purposes. In these cases, ISHA requires evidence of approval by the Research Ethics Committee.

If you become aware of any disclosure of patient information in any presentation or contribution to ISHA activities, you should contact the ISHA Secretariat staff immediately using the contact information below:

ISHA Secretariat
T: +44 (0)20 3519 9427

Please provide specific details of where patient information has been disclosed:

  1. Name of the lecture
  2. Name of the speaker
  3. Exact location where this was found, e.g. On Demand, online learning modules, print materials
  4. If you have the specific URL where the information was found, please send this to us to review

Links to other sites

Hyperlinks to material on other servers are provided as a service and on the understanding that ISHA accepts no responsibility whatsoever for linked websites or the accuracy or suitability of any information contained therein.

Links to this site

WWW links to this site are permitted, provided the link is to the original document on this server. Copying materials to your own website is not permissible without prior agreement of ISHA.

Rights and permissions policy

ISHA publications are protected by copyright and all rights are reserved. ISHA publications may not be reproduced in any form or by any means without written permission from the copyright owner. Permission requests for ISHA publications (other than Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery, or Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgeries, and any other partner society journals) and for foreign language translations should be directed to the ISHA Secretariat at Permission requests for selections from articles in the Journal for Hip Preservation Surgery should be directed to the Editorial Office at For Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgeries, requests should be directed to the Permissions Team at


The permission to reproduce ISHA material must be sought well before the expected publication date of your document. The written requests should contain the following information:

  1. Precise citation of the sought document or selection
  2. Title and publisher of your publication
  3. Means by which your publication will be distributed (i.e., included in a book, as a part of your patient education packet, handouts to students, on a CD, or your intranet, etc.)

Permissions are typically granted to reproduce selections of current ISHA materials based on the following conditions:

  1. Full credit to the source is shown as indicated in the permission granting letter.
  2. The information must be reproduced without modification, with the exception of style and format changes.
  3. Permission is given for one-time use and does not extend to electronic rights, subsequent editions, or foreign translations.
  4. Permission is contingent on payment of a fee of £100.00 per selection.

Permissions are not granted to reproduce ISHA material in any of the following circumstances:

  1. Use of all or most of a publication
  2. Electronic reproduction of material in any form
  3. Use of material that is not original with ISHA (the original publisher must be contacted)
  4. Reproduction of a document that has been withdrawn from circulation

ISHA logo

The ISHA Society logo, membership logos, “Friend of ISHA” logos, partnership logos and Society endorsement logos are official trademarks of the Society. They cannot be used by individuals or organisations except under formal agreement with the Society.

Members/friends may only use membership/”Friend of ISHA” logos on promotional materials when their membership/subscription is in “good standing”. Should a member/friend choose to cease membership/friendship of ISHA, or if their subscription dues are not up to date, they are not permitted to use or display an ISHA membership logo, and this should be removed from any marketing materials.

Foreign language translations

Permission to translate documents into a foreign language is extended through a written agreement. Requests should be submitted to

Copyright release 

All authors, illustrators, and editors who contribute to ISHA publications should sign a copyright release, which entitles the Society to copyright their work. This is not necessary if the individual is working under contract.

Joint publication 

Publications may be produced jointly under an agreement that conveys copyright to ISHA and extends a licence to the collaborating organisation(s) for the unrestricted use of the document. This agreement entitles ISHA to retain sole copyright of the document and to use the name and logo of other organisations.

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All material on this server associated with this site is copyright of ISHA – The Hip Preservation Society (ISHA), registered as a company (13793663), and charity (1199165) in England and Wales whose registered office is at c/o Lee Bolton Monier Williams, 1 The Sanctuary, London, SW1P 3JT, United Kingdom. Administrative office address is Warrender House Haywood Road, Moffat, DG10 9BU, United Kingdom.