19 Disclaimer The information contained in this prospectus is presented in good faith and does not purport to be comprehensive or to have been independently verified. Neither the PCT, the Department of Health, nor any of their advisers accept any responsibility or liability in relation to its accuracy or completeness or any other information which has been, or which is subsequently, made available to any potential bidder, bidder, provider, bidder member, clinical services supplier, financiers or any of their advisers, orally or in writing or in whatever media. Interested parties and their advisers must therefore take their own steps to verify the accuracy of any information that they consider relevant. They must not, and are not entitled to, rely on any statement or representation made by the PCT, the Department of Health or any of their advisers. This prospectus is intended only as a preliminary background explanation of the PCT's activities and plans and is not intended to form the basis of any decision on the terms upon which the PCT will enter into any contractual relationship. The PCT reserves the right to change the basis of, or the procedures ( including the timeline) relating to, the procurement process, to reject any, or all, of the PQQ submissions and the ITT bids, not to invite a potential bidder to proceed further, not to furnish a potential bidder with additional information nor otherwise to negotiate with a potential bidder in respect of the procurement. The PCT shall not be obliged to appoint any of the bidders and reserves the right not to proceed with the procurement, or any part thereof, at any time. Nothing in this prospectus is, nor shall be relied upon as, a promise or representation as to any decision by the PCT in relation to this procurement. Nothing in this prospectus or any other pre- contractual documentation shall constitute the basis of an express or implied contract that may be concluded in relation to the procurement, nor shall such documentation/ information be used in construing any such contract. Each bidder must rely on the terms and conditions contained in any contract when, and if, finally executed, subject to such limitations and restrictions that may be specified in such contract. No such contract will contain any representation or warranty in respect of the prospectus or other pre- contract documentation.