Website Terms and Conditions

These Terms of Use apply to this website ( and and to any e-mail correspondence between us and you. Please read these Terms of Use as they affect your legal rights. By accessing this Website, you are deemed to have accepted these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, please leave the Website immediately.
1.  We may revise these Terms of Use at any time - you should therefore check this Website periodically to review the current version, because it will be binding on you. In addition, certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or other terms located on particular pages of this Website. If you do not accept a revision to these Terms of Use, please do not use this Website. If you continue to use the Website, you will be bound by the revised Terms of Use.

2.  You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Website for your own non-commercial use (or that of your firm or company) on the basis that (i) no documents or related graphics on this Website are modified in any way (ii) no graphics on this Website are used separately from accompanying text and (iii) our copyright notice appear in or on all copies. Otherwise, no part of this Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.

3.  Unless otherwise stated, all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the material on this Website (including text, photographs and graphical images) are owned by us and any rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are fully reserved by us. Use of any extract from this Website for any purpose, other than in accordance with paragraph 2 above, is prohibited. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you should immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.

4.  We endeavour to ensure that this Website is available 24 hours a day, but we will not be liable if, for any reason, this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. If a fault occurs with the Website, please contact us immediately and we will endeavour to correct this as soon as we can. Access to this Website may be suspended temporarily, without notice, in the case of system failure, maintenance/repair, the installation of new facilities or otherwise for reasons beyond our control. We reserve the right to deny access to this Website at anytime without notice.

5.  Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to this Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we will have no obligations in connection with any such material. We are free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

6.  You may not misuse this Website and you are prohibited from posting or transmitting to this Website any material (i) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, discriminatory or in breach of confidence or privacy (ii) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals or (iii) which constitutes or encourages conduct that could be considered a criminal offence, could give rise to civil liability or could otherwise be contrary to the law or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or in any other country or (iv) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, viruses, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or data). We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of, or locate, anyone posting any material in breach of this paragraph 6.

7.  Links to any third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience – if you use these links, you leave this Website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and are not in control of, nor responsible for, the content, accuracy, legality or availability of any of these other websites. We do not endorse or make any representations about them, nor any material found on them or any results obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
8.  If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so if you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions (i) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size/appearance of our logo (ii) you do not create a frame or any other browser/border environment around this Website (iii) you do not imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own (iv) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us (v) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you and (vi) your website does not contain content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations. We reserve the right to revoke the rights granted in this paragraph 8 for any breach of any of these Terms of Use and you shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered by us in connection with any such breach.

9.  While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of such information. We may make changes to the information on this Website at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out-of-date from time to time, and we make no commitment to update any such material. The material on this Website is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which but, for these Terms of Use, might have effect in relation to this Website.

10.  We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing or maintaining this Website) and our officers, directors, employees or shareholders, exclude all liability for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may be suffered by you or any third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss of income, profits or goodwill and whether in tort, contract or otherwise) in connection with this Website or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, this Website, any websites linked to this Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software or other property due to your access to, or use of, this Website or any websites linked to this Website. However, nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits any liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

11.  These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law and any dispute arising in connection with these Terms of Use shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, whether or not we disregard any such breach, we will still be entitled to invoke our rights and remedies at any time after such breach or if you commit another breach. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be illegal or invalid by any court or other competent authority, this will not affect the validity of any other provision.

Issue Date: 1st September 2006