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1. AUTHORISED USES

The Site and all text, graphics, information and other content displayed on the Site (the “Content”) shall only be used by you in connection with your direct personal use of the Site as permitted by these Terms of Use. Your use of the Site and/or access to the Content is also subject to the following restrictions and conditions:
A. You may use the Site only for informational purposes.
B. You may not send unsolicited commercial email to any email addresses provided on the Site. In addition, spam, chain emails, advertising solicitations and similar email solicitations by you are expressly prohibited.
C. You may not redistribute, retransmit, republish, copy, duplicate, download or otherwise use or exploit any Content on the Site except for purposes permitted by these Terms of Use.
D. You may not use the Site or the Content in any manner inconsistent with or in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
E. You may not delete, modify or attempt to change or alter any of the Content on the Site.
F. You may not use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper functioning of the Site or take any other action that interferes with other parties’ use of the Site.
G. You may not use any “robot”, “spider”, “scraper” or other automatic or manual device or process to compile information on the Site for any purpose other than for a generally available search engine.
H. You may not, without express written authority from us, provide access to the Site through any hyperlink or other link from any other web site nor may you frame the Site within or as a portion of any other web site or page.
I. You may not use the Site to post or transmit any harmful, unlawful, threatening, offensive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, pornographic or otherwise objectionable material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or would otherwise violate the law.
J. Any information sent to us via email is not secure and is sent on a non-confidential basis and will be handled by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

2. OUR LIABILITY TO YOU

The Content is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Content.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Content is accurate, complete or up to date.

Whether you are a consumer or a business user:

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

If you are a business user:

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or the Content.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our Site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user:

Please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

If defective digital Content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.

3. PRIVACY

We will treat any information we collect from you or which you submit to us in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

4. VIRUSES

We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.

 

5. UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the content standards set out in the “Authorised Uses” section above.

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Any content you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out above.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

When you upload or post content to our Site, you grant us the right to use that content on our Site.

6. THIRD PARTY CONTENT

The Site may from time to time display the content, services, products or hyperlinks of other companies or persons. Notwithstanding the presentation of any third party information on the Site, no such presentation shall be considered an endorsement, representation or warranty, either express or implied, by us on behalf of any third party. In addition, we do not endorse, warrant or otherwise guarantee the substance of any information or services provided by third parties. We shall have no liability or responsibility whatsoever for the content, subject matter or substance of any information accessed or obtained from third party web sites accessed from the Site or web sites that have links to the Site. Access to third party web sites from the Site is established at your own risk.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site (including the “look and feel” of the Site) and all Content. Those works are protected by copyright laws and international treaties. All such rights are reserved. We are the owner or the licensee of all product names, names of services, trademarks and service marks (“Marks”). You may not use the Marks for any purpose whatsoever other than as permitted by these Terms of Use.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the Content for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

8. GENERAL

We may update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities.

Our Site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site for business and operational reasons.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

The information on the Site (including without limitation product descriptions) may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice to you.

We may modify these Terms of Use from time to time and at any time, such modifications to take effect immediately upon the posting thereof on the Site. These terms are severable to the extent any term is deemed invalid, illegal, or unenforceable. Our failure to enforce any term or condition of these Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver thereof and shall not prevent its later enforcement.

If you are a consumer, please note that these Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

If you are a business, these Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales, except that, to the extent that you have or are threatening to violate, infringe or otherwise misappropriate any of our intellectual property rights of (or the intellectual property rights of any third parties made available on this Site), we may also seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any other jurisdiction and venue permitted by law. You expressly consent to service of process in any action relating hereto by registered mail or by any other means provided by law.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.