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Terms of website use
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Changes to these terms
Content of our site
We may update our site from time to time and may change the content at any time. We make every reasonable effort to ensure that information provided on our site is accurate. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.
Information is provided on our site on an “as is” basis. We do not guarantee that our site, or any information on it, will be accurate or free from errors or omissions.
Accessing our site
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. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Your account and password
Intellectual property rights
We own or license all intellectual property rights in our site and in the material published on it. Material on our site is protected by copyright laws and we reserve all such rights in it.
You may print off a copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others 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 articles on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No reliance on information
The content on our site 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 on our site.
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 on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Limitation of our liability
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. We will not be liable to any user 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.
If you are a business user, please note that in we will not be liable for (i) loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; (ii) business interruption; (iii) loss of anticipated savings; (iv) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or (v) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Uploading content to our site
If you would like to submit material to be posted on our site as a Sponsor, please contact us using the form below, or by visiting the contact page.
You hereby warrant that any material you submit to be posted on our site is suitable, is not illegal or defamatory and does not infringe third party rights. Any content of yours that we post on 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 the site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you License).
We will review all material that is submitted and reserve the right not to post it if, in our opinion, the material is unsuitable, illegal, defamatory or infringes third party intellectual property rights. We also reserve the right to remove any material that it submitted to our site at any time.
If you believe that any material on our site infringes your intellectual property rights, please contact us using the form below giving full details of the material that you believe infringes your rights and evidence of such infringement. We will investigate your complaint and may remove such material if it is found to infringe your rights.
We have the right to disclose the identity of anyone who has submitted material to us to any third party who has claimed that such material on our site constitutes an infringement of their intellectual property party rights.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content provided by you or any other user of our site.
Rights you license
If you are a contributor or a sponsor and your contributions are included in our site, you grant the following licences:
- A perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to us to use, store, reproduce and display your material, to use its contents to promote our site and to make it available to third parties; and
- To the users of our site to use the content in accordance with the functionality of our site and these terms.
These licences will automatically expire if we remove your material from our site.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment due to using our site. We accept no responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material downloaded from this site. You are responsible for using your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which 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.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.