M5 Associates Limited – Website Terms and Conditions
1. About our terms and conditions
1.3 We may update these terms from time to time in accordance with clause 9.3 below.
1.4 If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us by using the contact details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. About us
2.1 The Site is operated by M5 Associates Ltd (“we”, “us” or “our”). We are a company registered in England and Wales under company number 05549542 and have our registered office at 12 Gold Tops, Newport, Gwent, NP20 4PH.
2.2 References to us in these terms also includes our group companies from time to time.
2.3 We do not carry out any regulated activity through our Site.
3. Using the Site and restrictions on use
3.2 You agree that you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Site.
3.3 The Site is intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you choose to access the Site from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
3.4 As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree:
3.4.1 not to use the Site to carry out or promote any purpose that is unlawful in any way under any applicable law; and
3.5 In addition, your right to use the Site does not permit you to attempt to decompile (as defined in section 50B of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) the underlying software (or any part of it) that is used in or to provide the Site, or to observe, study or test the functioning of the underlying software (or any part of it) that is used in or to provide the Site, except and only to the extent that such restrictions are prohibited pursuant to section 50B of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
3.6 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Website terms and conditions, any terms or policies to which they refer, or any applicable law.
4. Accuracy of information and availability of the Site
4.1 We may update the Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Site will be fit or suitable for any purpose.
4.2 The Site is provided on an “as is” basis and we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the information on the Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. This information is not intended to constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes. You should obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the information on our Site. Any reliance that you may place on the information on the Site is at your own risk.
4.3 While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use, we do not promise that the Site is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Site. If you have any difficulties using the Site, please contact us.
4.4 Access to the Site is permitted by us in our sole and ultimate discretion. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Site as we see fit and without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
5. Hyperlinks and third party sites
5.1 The Site may contain hyperlinks or references (including banner and pop-up advertising) to third party websites other than the Site. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party website, product or service does not mean that we endorse that third party's website, products or services and any reliance you place on such hyperlink, reference or advert is done at your own risk.
5.2 Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site. It is your responsibility to ensure you are happy with such third party terms and conditions.
5.3 You may link to the Site from another site 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 present or establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice and to require you to immediately remove any link to the Site at any time, and you shall immediately comply with any request by us to remove any such link.
6. Ownership, use and intellectual property rights
6.3 Nothing in these terms and conditions grants you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site, and any further or additional use is strictly prohibited unless you have our prior written permission.
7.1 We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
7.2 You must not misuse the 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 the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the 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 the Site will cease immediately.
7.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
8. Limitation of our liability
8.2 Subject to clause 8.1, and to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties and/or representations, whether express or implied, which may apply to the Site or any information on it.
8.3 Subject to clause 8.1, we will not be liable to any user of the Site 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 the use of, or inability to use, the Site, or with reliance on any information displayed on the Site. In particular, we will not be liable for any business interruption, for any loss of profits, sales, business, revenue, anticipated savings, business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
9. General legal terms
9.1 Events beyond our control – We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.
10.2 If you and we cannot resolve a dispute using our internal complaint handling procedure, we will let you know that we cannot settle the dispute with you, and give you certain information required by law about the options available to you.
11. Applicable law