Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights (including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, icons, photographs and images, audio clips, digital files, data compilations, tools and software) in our site, and in the material published on it except for in respect of your content Contributions. Nothing in these Terms transfers or assigns to you any of our intellectual property rights in our technology, products, services or our site. All such rights are reserved. You are not granted a licence to any software by these Terms. Our trade marks may not be used in any manner except as expressly permitted herein or with our express written consent.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. If you do print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
For the avoidance of doubt, you may not use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction tools to extract any substantial parts of our site for re-utilisation, nor create and/or publish your own database that features substantial parts of our site without our express written consent. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
You will indemnify us against any loss, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal fees) or other claims arising from any breach of the above warranties you commit.
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Limitation of our liability
Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user 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 use of, or inability to use, our site; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
Please note that, in particular, we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss, costs, expenses, damage or other claims (whether caused by our negligence, servants, agents or otherwise) which arise our of or in connection with the content submitted by you.
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 our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Your acceptance of these Terms, also acts as a general release of us and any of our subsidiaries (and all of their officers, directors, agents and employees) from any liability for any claims, loss, damage (both direct and indirect, including loss of profits, goodwill and business opportunity) arising out of or in any way connected to your use of our site.
You will indemnify us (and our affiliates, partners, co-branders, respective directors, officers and employees) and hold us harmless, from and against any loss, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal fees) or other claims arising from any breach by you of any of the Terms. We reserve the right, at our expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your account and password. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of them or any other breach of security.
We do not guarantee that our 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 our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our 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 cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
For our own operational purposes, we may back up data on our servers, but we are under no obligation or duty to do so under these Terms. It is your responsibility to back up your files and data, and under no circumstances will be liable for damages of any kind for the loss of your files or data.
Any loss incurred or sustained by you in transmitted information shall be borne solely and exclusively by you and in no event shall any such losses in whole or in part be borne by us.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, 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 establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Content standards set out in these Terms. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact email@example.com
Third party links and resources in our site
We have no control over, accept no liability for and provide no guarantees in respect of third party links and resources provided on our site. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
Suspension and termination
We reserve the right at our sole discretion to determine whether there has been a breach of these Terms through your use of our site. When a breach of these Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply constitutes a material breach of these Terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
- Issue of a warning to you.
- Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
- Further legal action against you.
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms. The responses described in these Terms are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
For contractual purposes, you consent to receiving communications from us electronically and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. For every email message sent in connection with your use of our site, you acknowledge and agree that the recipient has agreed to receive such communication and that you shall not engage in the act of sending unsolicited emails.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations concerning your use of our site.
In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under these Terms, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and legal fees.
If any part of these Terms is found to be unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these Terms shall not be affected and shall remain in force.
These Terms contain the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter covered and supersede any previous agreements, arrangements, undertakings or proposals, written or oral, between us in relation to such matters or any statements made by you by any person, including (without limitation) any of our employees or agents. Save for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, we shall have no liability for any such representation being untrue or misleading.
We shall be entitled to assign, transfer or sub-contract in any way the benefit or burden of these Terms to a third party.
A waiver by us, or a failure to enforce or exercise any of these Terms, shall not be deemed or construed to be a waiver of any such term in the future, nor shall our rights be affected in respect of any subsequent breach of the Terms. All rights and remedies contained in these Terms shall be distinct, separate and cumulative and no action or inaction by us shall operate to exclude or deprive us of any other rights allowed by law.
No one other than a party to these Terms shall have right to enforce any of its terms.
Nothing in these Terms shall constitute a partnership, agency or joint venture between the parties.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
These Terms, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising out or in connection with these Terms, their subject matter or their formation (including any non-contractual disputes or claim).
The Quantum Base Wordmark (Trade Mark Number UK00003245956) and the Wordmark Q-ID and Q ID (Trade Mark Number UK00003245981) are UK registered trade marks of Quantum Base Limited.
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