Website Legal Policy
This site is provided by Equita Limited, a company registered in England with number 03168371 and having its registered office at 42-44 Henry Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 4BZ. Part of Capita Plc.
Purpose of the Site
The content of this website is provided as general information only and is not intended to provide any legal or other professional advice and should not be relied upon or acted upon or construed or considered professional or legal advice. You are solely responsible for any use of the materials contained in this site. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the site.
In providing you access to the website, you agree to observe the Terms and Conditions below as well as any other specific terms and conditions for content or functionality that may be provided on the website.
Please read carefully – your use of this website constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
Use of the Site
You must not use the site in a manner that infringes the rights of another person, firm or company; misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; 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; attack the site via a denial-of-service attack or distributed denial-of-service attack.
By breaching this provision you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Equita will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will cooperate 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.
You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. You agree to fully reimburse Equita in respect of all losses, costs, actions, claims and liabilities incurred by Equita as a result of any breach or non-observance by you of these Terms or any data submitted by you to Equita.
Equita is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site and the materials published in it, including, without limitation, trademarks, logos, text, images, photographs, software, reports and videos. Those works are protected by copyright and trademark laws and treaties. All such rights are reserved.
Your use of the site and its contents does not grant you any rights to Equita’s intellectual property or that of third parties in the site and its contents.
All other trademarks not owned by Equita that appear on the site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Equita. You should require specific authorisation to use, for any purpose, any of the trademarks owned by Equita or any third party.
You are permitted to browse the site and to reproduce extracts by way of printing, downloading to a hard disk and by distribution to other people but, in all cases, for non-commercial, informational and personal purposes only and provided that our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the content on the site must always be acknowledged.
No reproduction of any part of the site may be sold or distributed for commercial gain, nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or site. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms, your right to use the site will cease immediately and you must, at Equita’s option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Our website may contain hyperlinks to websites and resources owned and operated by third parties. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources and make no representation or endorsement of the material and do not accept any liability in relation to them. You should read the terms and conditions of those websites and you are responsible for determining the safety, content or validity of any third party website.
You must not do anything to corrupt, damage or interfere with our website and you may not link any other websites to our website without our permission.
Disclaimer and Limitations on Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, Equita Limited accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of any damage or loss caused by:
- Inaccurate, untimely, incomplete or erroneous information
- Any reliance upon information contained in this website
- Any reliance upon any information obtained from any other website directly or indirectly linked to a page on this website
- Unavailability of the website at any time or for any period
- Failure to access the website or stay on-line
- Inability to complete a transaction due to unavailability of a partner, including but not limited to the operation of any partner credit card or payment services
- Events beyond our control or which could not have been reasonably foreseen
- Third party interference such as hacking, computer viruses, bugs, trojans, information posted on the web by unauthorised parties, phishing, and any other cyber-crime
Equita accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of any economic loss arising from the use of or reliance upon this website, including any loss of contract or opportunity.
If any provision or part provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed deleted, but that shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Terms.
Changes to this Policy
Equita reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time and without notice. You will automatically be bound by these modifications when you use the site and should periodically read the Terms.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law and each party to these Terms submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.
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