GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
We may amend these terms and conditions from time to time. We may also update and change our website from time to time. Every time you wish to use our website, please check these terms and conditions to ensure you understand the terms and conditions that apply at that time.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete or up to date.
We will try and make our website available at all times, but we do not guarantee that it, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted, including any of the sites that it links to. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
We will not accept responsibility for any damages which arise from the loss of use of this information.
You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions of use and that they comply with them.
Our website is only for users in the UK
Our website is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our website is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
Linking to external sites
Where our website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents or availability of those sites. However, please inform us of any broken links by e-mail.
Linking to the Hopestead website
You must seek permission from the Communications Team to link directly to pages on our website explaining how and why you wish to use the material. Please include your name, organisation, telephone number and e-mail address when e-mailing your request.
Any link to our website must be fair and legal and 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.
Any content you upload to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our website a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our website.
You will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer arising from any link you make to our website.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We make every effort to virus check the information made available on this website. However, we do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. We recommend users re-check all downloaded materials with their own virus checking software.
Hopestead will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage that may occur from use of information on this website or downloaded material. Hopestead excludes all liability for contamination or damage caused by any virus or electronic transmission.
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website 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 our website will cease immediately.
The material featured on this website is the copyright of Hopestead unless otherwise indicated. It may not be reproduced in any form unless authorisation is obtained from our Communications Team. You may only download material for your personal use, private study, research or in-house use. You must not copy, distribute or publish any material from this website unless formal permission is obtained. You must not make any alterations or additions to information on this website.
You must not modify the content 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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms and conditions of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Whilst Hopestead makes every effort to keep this website up to date, we make no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy.
Hopestead our suppliers and other parties involved in providing information on this website will not accept liability for any direct or indirect losses arising from its use.
Hopestead links to other websites as a service to our visitors, but we do not accept any responsibility for the content or suitability of these sites.