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Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website. By using this website, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the website.

1. Basis of agreement
Your use of this website ('the Website') is subject to these Conditions, which may be amended from time to time. Accordingly, by using the Website you are deemed to accept these Conditions without modification by you. If you do not agree with these Conditions you are not authorised to use the Website.

2. Use of the Website
2.1 You acknowledge that your use of the Website does not constitute a contract or other agreement between you and us and that the Website solely provides a venue for us to promote our work and provide information to others.

2.2 We grant you the right to access the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You may, for your own use only, view, copy and print out materials included on it (except for any source codes).

2.3 Subject to clause 2.2 you may not modify, copy, distribute, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Website, its contents and any related software.

2.4 You warrant to us that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited or not authorised by these conditions.

2.5 You acknowledge that the inclusion of hyperlinks on the Website does not imply any endorsement by us of the material on such websites, or any association with their operators, and that if you use these hyperlinks you will be leaving the Website.

3. Intellectual Property Rights
You acknowledge that the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the Website, its contents and the underlying software and any related software, belong to, or are licenced to us and that, except as provided by these Conditions, you will acquire no rights in the Website, its contents and/or the underlying software and/or any related software.

4. Viruses
Whilst we will take reasonable steps to exclude viruses from the Website, we cannot guarantee such exclusion and no liability is accepted for viruses. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards against viruses before accessing the Website, its contents and the underlying software and/or any related software.

5. Our Obligations and Disclaimer
5.1 We may, at any time and for any reason, correct without liability any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in the information contained on the Website, and we reserve the right to make amendments and/or improvements of or to the Website at any time.
5.2 We accept no liability for any errors or omissions in postings or for hyperlinks contained on the Website. We shall exercise reasonable care in compiling the Website and ensuring that the material contained on it is accurate and up to date; however we have no liability for any action (or any lack of action) taken by any person or organisation, wherever they are based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained on the Website.

6. Liability
6.1 No liability is accepted for any loss or damage whatsoever arising in connection with the Website, its contents or any use of it or them.

7. General
7.1 These Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us relating to your use of the Website, supercede any previous agreement or understanding and may not be varied by you. All other terms and conditions, express or implied by statute or otherwise, but subject to clauses 1 above and 7.2 below, are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

7.2 You acknowledge that we may modify these Conditions at any time for any reason.

7.3 In these Conditions words importing gender include each other gender; references to persons include bodies corporate, firms and unincorporated associations; and the singular includes the plural and vice versa.

7.4 The headings in these Conditions are included for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

7.5 Nothing in these Conditions is expressly or by implication intended to confer on any third party any right to enforce any of its provisions pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 except our agents, employees and sub-contractors as provided for by clause 6.1.

7.6 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either of us to the other under these Conditions shall be in writing and in the English language and addressed to us at our registered office and to you at the address given or to such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified to the other by giving notice pursuant to this clause. Any such notice shall be sufficiently given if forwarded by first class pre-paid mail (if both of us are situated within the United Kingdom) or sent by air mail (in all other circumstances) and shall be deemed to have been received and given (a) in the case of first class pre-paid mail, two days after the date of mailing and (b) in the case of pre-paid air mail, 7 days after the date of mailing.

7.7 No delay or failure by us to exercise any of our powers, rights and remedies under these Conditions shall operate as a waiver of them, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such powers, rights or remedies preclude any other or further exercise of them. No waiver by us of any breach of these Conditions by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

7.8 In the event that a provision is rendered void or unenforceable it shall be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without invalidating or rendering unenforceable the remaining provisions of these Conditions, and any such invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable that provision or those other provisions in any other jurisdiction.

7.9 These Conditions are subject to the laws of England and Wales and you agree for our benefit to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

7.10 Use of the Website is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to any provisions of these Conditions, including (without limitation) clause 7.9.