1. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer
1.1 IBSL will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate. However, the Site and material available on the Site is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide comprehensive information or guidance on the subjects covered. You should contact either IBSL or the relevant Centre and obtain full course details before entering into any contract for a course mentioned on the Site.
1.2 You acknowledge that any reliance on any information or other material contained on this Site is entirely at your own risk and all other warranties, undertakings, conditions and terms, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, custom, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise (including without limitation as to quality, fitness for purpose, performance or suitability for purpose) in respect of the Site are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
1.4 SUBJECT TO THE ABOVE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR DIRECT LOSS UNDER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO £100 (ONE HUNDRED POUNDS STERLING) FOR ANY ONE INCIDENT OR SERIES OF INCIDENTS. WE SHALL, HOWEVER, IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE TO YOU UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE FOR ANY INDIRECT, ECONOMIC OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS WHATSOEVER; LOSS OF REVENUE; LOSS OF PROFITS; LOSS OF BUSINESS; LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION; LOSS OF USE; ANY DELETION, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION, LOSS OR REMOVAL OF DATA OR ANY PROFESSIONAL CHARGES.
1.5 You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that our Site will always be available to you, owing to the nature of the internet. In addition, you acknowledge that our Site may be unavailable owing to maintenance, but where possible we will carry out such maintenance outside core operating hours, and we will try to minimise the period of any disruption.
2 Code of conduct
2.1 You agree to ensure that any details with which you supply to us through the Site are accurate and to let us know promptly if any of the details which you have supplied to us about you change.
2.2 If accessing any part of our Site that requires you to enter a password you agree to keep any personal login name and password for use on the Site confidential, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of your password by any third party.
2.3 We reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected areas of our Site should we consider that your use of the Site is detrimental to the Site or to other users.
2.4 If accessing any part of the Site you agree:
2.4.1 not to use the Site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Site by other third party users;
2.4.2 to ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Site are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world and you waive any moral rights in respect of any such materials;
2.4.3 not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of the Site nor attempt to transmit to or via the Site any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
2.4.4 not to send ‘spam’ email or any unsolicited correspondence which is unrelated to the business of IBSL to any addresses made available on the Site; and
2.4.5 not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on the Site entered by or relating to any third party user of the Site.
2.6 You should satisfy yourself that you have appropriate protection against computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature whilst using the internet, and that your connection to the Site is secure.
3 Links, message boards and email groups
3.1 The Site may include hypertext links to third party web sites. IBSL ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND CAN GIVE NO WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS IN RESPECT OF, THE CONTENT OR AVAILABILITY OF MATERIAL OF ANY THIRD PARTY SITE.
3.2 ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED ON MESSAGE BOARDS OR IN EMAIL GROUPS FORMING PART OF THE SITE NOW OR AT ANY TIME IN THE FUTURE ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF IBSL, OR ANYONE CONNECTED WITH IBSL. We reserve the right to edit or delete any postings to message boards at our sole discretion, but have no obligation to monitor or amend the content of such message boards.
3.3 You may create a hypertext link to our Site, but we would ask that the link is directed to our Site’s homepage at www.IBSL.org.uk.
4 Copyright and intellectual property
4.1 The copyright and other intellectual property in material contained in the Site, including without limitation in text, images, scripts and sounds, is owned by IBSL except where otherwise stated. © IBSL 2014.
4.2 You may print extracts from the Site or any of its pages for your personal internal business use only.
4.3 You may distribute copies of the material on this Site provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices remain intact, and that such material shall not be commercially exploited in any way. Please consult our full Copyright Policy for more details.
4.4 You may make a temporary copy of these pages for the purposes of viewing the pages with browser software, but must not otherwise copy, reproduce or re-distribute the contents of these pages in whole or in part without the prior written consent of IBSL.
4.5 You may make a temporary copy of the IBSL logo for the purposes of viewing it with browser software, but, with the exception of the press for whom a logo library and usage guidelines are provided, you must not otherwise copy, reproduce or use the logo in any way in any medium without the prior written consent of IBSL.
4.6 All other rights are reserved.
4.7 IBSL and ‘Promoting Quality in British Sign Language are registered trade marks of the Institute of British Sign Language in the UK.
5 Data protection
6 Other agreements
7 Contacting us
7.1 IBSL is a Community Interest Company limited by guarantee whose registered office is 11-13 Wilson Patten Street, Warrington, Cheshire WA1 1PG.
8 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
8.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these terms and conditions.