Terms and Conditions

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the Website under the domain name (the ‘Website’) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website. This notice is issued by Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise (the ‘Chamber’), a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (under number 03115981) and whose registered address is Office B018/020, The Heath Technical & Business Park, Runcorn, Cheshire, 4QF WA7, England.

1.          INTRODUCTION

1.1       You may access most areas of the Website without registering your details with us.  Certain areas of the Website are only open to you if you register (in which case, a different set of terms shall govern our relationship).

1.2       By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave the Website immediately.

1.3       The Chamber may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website.

 

2.          LICENCE

2.1       You are permitted to copy elements of the Website solely for the purposes of using the Website in accordance with these terms  (for example, elements of the Website may be stored in the cache of your computer).

2.2       Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by the Chamber or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with Term 2.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.

2.3       Subject to Term 2.1, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Chamber's prior written permission.

2.4       Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

3.          SERVICE ACCESS

3.1       While the Chamber endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Chamber shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

3.2       Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Chamber's control.

4.          VISITOR MATERIAL AND CONDUCT

4.1       You are prohibited from transmitting to the Website any material:

             (a)        which constitutes conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or

             (b)        which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

4.2       You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

4.3       The Chamber shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Chamber to disclose the identity or locate anyone acting in breach of Term 4.1and/or Term 4.2.

4.4       You shall fully indemnify the Chamber for any loss or damage suffered by the Chamber or any of its group companies for breach of Term 4.1and/or 4.2.

 

5.          LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES

5.1       Links to third party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Chamber has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Chamber therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

5.2       If you would like to link to the Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:

            (a)        as set out in Term 2, you do not use the Chamber’s trade marks (without prior, written permission);

            (b)        you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website;

            (c)        you do not in any way imply that the Chamber is endorsing any products or services other than its own;

            (d)        you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Chamber nor present any other false information about the Chamber;

            (e)        you do not otherwise use any other trade marks of third parties that are displayed on the Website (without express, written permission from the Chamber or the relevant third party);

            (f)         you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

            (g)        your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

5.3       The Chamber expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in Term 5.2for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.

5.4       You shall fully indemnify the Chamber for any loss or damage suffered by the Chamber or any of its group companies for breach of Term 5.2.

6.          DISCLAIMER

6.1       While the Chamber endeavours to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, the Chamber does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. The Chamber may make changes to the material on the Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and the Chamber makes no commitment to update such material.

6.2       The material on the Website is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Chamber provides you with the Website on the basis that the Chamber excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.

7.          LIABILITY

7.1       The Chamber, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of the Chamber's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites.  The types of loss and damage for which liability is excluded include, without limitation, and whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise:

             (a)        any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage;

             (b)        any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money;

             (c)        loss or damage arising from, or connected in any way to, business interruption; and

             (d)        loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

7.2       Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Chamber's liability for:

            (a)        death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or

            (b)        fraud; or

            (c)        misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or

            (d)        any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7.3       If your use of material on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

8.          GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England & Wales. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.

ISSUE DATE: 17/02/2012

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