Last updated: 6 October 2018

INTRODUCTION

The terms set out in this document (“Terms“) apply to your use of www.industryforum.co.uk (the “Website“).

The Website is owned and operated by SMMT Industry Forum Limited (“SMMT IF“), 71 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 2BN, a registered company in England and Wales, Company Number 8229698, VAT number GB 765 5707 96.

To contact SMMT IF, please email enquiries@industryforum.co.uk or telephone the customer service line on +44(0)121 717 6600.

BY USING THE WEBSITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

By continuing to use the Website you confirm that you have read and accept these Terms, and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not accept these Terms in their entirety you must not use the Website. SMMT IF recommends that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU

These Terms refer to the following additional documents, which also apply to the use of the Website:

(a)        the Privacy Policy and

(b)        the Cookie Policy which sets out information about the cookies on the Website.

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND TO THE WEBSITE

SMMT IF may change these Terms at any time by posting changes on the Website. It is your responsibility to review the updated Terms. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of the latest version of these Terms.

SMMT IF may update and change the Website from time to time.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All rights in the Website and its contents are owned by SMMT IF and its licensors. Materials on the Website may not be copied, modified, made available, or otherwise used in any way except for your own personal (non-commercial) use. Any other use of the materials on the Website requires the prior express permission of SMMT IF. All commercial use enquiries for SMMT IF materials should be directed to webmaster@industryforum.co.uk.

USE OF THE WEBSITE

You agree only to use the Website in a lawful manner for lawful purposes, and not to: (i) infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any person; (ii) harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person; (iii) transmit obscene or offensive content; (iv) attempt to access any part of the Website (or any system or network) unless authorized to do so; or (v) disrupt the normal operation of the Website. SMMT IF reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website at any time without giving reasons.

TRADEMARKS

The images, logos, branding, and names on the Website which identify SMMT IF, members of SMMT IF, or other persons, and their respective products and services, are proprietary marks of SMMT IF or the relevant third parties. No right or licence is granted to any person with respect to any such image, logo, branding, or name.

LINKS

Where hypertext links to other sites have been provided, this has been done so for your information and convenience only. Should you activate any of these links, you will leave the Website and SMMT IF has no control over, does not endorse and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other web site. You are advised to ensure that you familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of use for each of the sites concerned, prior to your use of the services and information they provide. 

RULES ABOUT LINKING TO THE WEBSITE

You may link to the Website home page, as long as you do so in a fair and legal way and do not do so in a way which could damage SMMT IF’s reputation or take advantage of it. You must not link to any subpages, or any password protected area of the Website, or make any direct links to files which are made available through the Website.

You must not:

(a)        establish a link which suggests any association, approval, or endorsement by SMMT IF unless SMMT IF has given you written permission;

(b)        insert links to the Website on any other site which contains content which is illegal, infringes any rights (such as the intellectual property rights of another person), or contains any adult content; or

(c)        establish a link to the Website on any site that is not owned by you.

SMMT IF can cancel any linking permission at any time and object to any such links and require you to remove them. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on the Website other than that set out above, please contact SMMT IF at webmaster@industryforum.co.uk.

VIRUSES

SMMT IF does not guarantee that the Website will be secure, or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must use all reasonable endeavours not to introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

LIABILITY

The Website and its contents are provided on an ‘as-is’ and ‘as available’ basis, without any representation or warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, and accuracy. Any such term is excluded to the extent permissible under applicable law. SMMT IF does not warrant or represent that the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website (or its content) will be complete or accurate.

SMMT IF does not exclude or limit its liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes: (i) liability for death or personal injury caused by SMMT IF’s negligence or the negligence of SMMT IF’s employees, agents or subcontractors; and (ii) liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Subject to the previous sentence, SMMT IF will not be liable 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:

(a)        use of, or inability to use, the Website; or

(b)        use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.

In particular, SMMT IF will not be liable for:

(a)        loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

(b)        business interruption;

(c)        loss of anticipated savings;

(d)        loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

(e)        any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

In the event that we are liable to you, our liability will not exceed £100 per cause of action up to a maximum liability of £500 in aggregate.

PERSONAL DATA

SMMT IF will only use your personal data as set out in our privacy policy.

OTHER

These Terms, and any issues arising out of or in connection with them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

SMMT IF may bring proceedings against you in any court anywhere in the world, particularly in circumstances where our intellectual property rights may be being infringed, or SMMT IF is seeking emergency relief such as an injunction.

Should any of the provisions of these Terms be determined to be illegal, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that provision is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining provisions of these Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.