ASK Website Usage Terms and Conditions – Version: 090310 v.1
If you continue to browse and use this Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use which govern ASK’s relationship with you in relation to this Website.
1. Company Information
1.1 Name: ASK Europe plc
Registered Address: Cranfield Innovation Centre, University Way, Cranfield Technology Park, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0BT, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1234 757575
Company Registration: 2989543 (England and Wales)
1.2 The Website is owned by ‘ASK Europe plc’; and the term ‘ASK’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the Website. The term ‘you’ or ‘your’ refers to the user or viewer of the Website. The ‘parties’ refers to both you and ASK.
1.3 In this Policy the following words or phrases have the following meanings:
“Website” refers to www.askeurope.com and includes any webpages which are an extension of www.askeurope.com (an extension being characterised by opening in a separate window e.g. the ASK Blog at http://dontcompromise.askeurope.com) known separately as “Extension Pages”.
“ASK Blog” refers to ASK’s blog site at https://askeurope.com/blog/
“Copy Material” includes but is not limited to any text, information, copy, articles, writing, and concepts contained in the Website.
“Design Material” includes but is not limited to the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of the Website.
“Intellectual Property” includes but is not limited to patents, copyright and related rights, trademarks, trade names and domain names, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing off, rights in design, rights in computer software, database rights, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and all other intellectual property rights of whatsoever nature, whether registered or registrable.
1.4 Headings are for information only and do not constitute any part of this Agreement.
2. Site Information
2.1 The Website and any Extension Pages provides information on the business and services of ASK and the Copy Material contained in the Website is amongst other things to promote the business and provide information to clients, potential clients and interested parties of ASK.
2.2 Unauthorised use of this Website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
3. Restricted Access
3.1 Access to certain areas of the Website is restricted. If you are provided with a user ID and /or password to enable you to access any restricted areas you agree to keep the log-on details confidential and not to distribute the log-on details or allow any other person to log-on with your details.
4. Service Availability
4.1 Whereas we take reasonable care to ensure the continuity of the service of the Website, we cannot take responsibility or accept liability for the consequences of any interruptions, errors or delays, howsoever caused.
5. Website Usage
5.1 Material Usage
Whilst we take reasonable care in compiling and providing the Copy Material on the Website, it is provided for information only and you should contact ASK to verify any information you seek to rely on. We take no responsibility for information contained on the Website and disclaim all liability whether under contract or tort (including negligence) or under statute, arising from the Copy Material or any action taken upon it and as such any decisions based on the Copy Material contained in the Website is your sole responsibility.
5.2 No Warranties
Neither ASK nor any third party makes any representation or warranty concerning the accuracy, suitability, timeliness, performance or operation of the Website or any third party website to which the Website is linked or which may be accessed from the Website.
Whilst we take reasonable care in producing and making available documents for ‘download’ by you, we cannot accept liability for any interference or damage caused to you or your business or any business equipment including computers by, including but not limited to the following: virus, trojan horse, spyware, worm by any other malicious computer software.
We may provide links to other websites from time to time. These links are provided for your convenience only, they do not imply an endorsement or referral of the website by ASK. We have no responsibility for the content of any linked website and accept no liability for the same. You may not create a link to this Website or any Copy Material on it without ASK’s prior written authorisation.
5.5.1 By using the ASK Blog service you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and to the terms of this clause.
5.5.2 The ASK Blog service and comments facility are provided to inform and enable expression of opinion. We reserve the sole right to monitor the comments made and the views and opinions of yourself and those of others may be expressed on the comments boards but they do not reflect those of ASK.
5.5.3 In using the comments facility you must not display any material which is:
• inappropriate content such as, spamming, bumping, arguing and ranting, trolling or flaming
• threatening or abusive or otherwise likely to be harmful or offensive to individuals who may use the Website
• racist, sexist, pornographic, obscene, profane or vulgar or homophobic
• defamatory (including libel) of any individual, company or organisation
• infringing of the rights (including the Intellectual Property Rights) of any individual, company or organisation; or
• related to or references the actions or conduct of a business other than the Company
• in contravention of any relevant English or international law or which incites or encourages the contravention of any such law.
5.5.4 ASK in its sole discretion reserves the right to edit or delete any messages put on the comments board. This includes but is not limited to any messages which contravene the rules above.
5.5.5 If you feel that a message is in contravention of the rules above, please email us at email@example.com quoting “Blog Service Inappropriate Content”.
5.5.6 If in the Company’s sole opinion you consistently or seriously breach these terms and conditions we may require that you cease posting and shall contact you using the email address provided. In the event that we do not have an valid email address or method of contacting you or you do not comply with our reasonable requests or directions, we reserve the right at our sole discretion to trace your IP address, contact your service provider and request that you be blocked from accessing the Website on a temporary or permanent basis.
6. Intellectual Property Rights
6.1 All Intellectual Property belongs to or is licensed by ASK and no ownership shall pass to you or any third party by the use of this Website.
6.2.1 This Website contains Copy Material which is owned by or licensed to us. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with any Copyright Notices, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
6.3.1 You may not use any Copy Material contained on the Website for commercial or business gain or pass the Copy Material off as your own or use it in any way other than for its intended purpose.
You may not use or copy the Design Material featured on this Website.
7. Data Protection
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1 We accept no liability for any loss (whether direct or indirect, for loss of business, revenue or profits, wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any other indirect or consequential loss whatsoever) arising from your use of the Website and we hereby exclude any such liability, whether in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise. We hereby exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this Website and your use of it to the maximum extent permitted by law.
9.1 You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified against all costs, expenses, claims, losses, liabilities or proceedings whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or under statute arising from your use or misuse of this Website.
10.1 We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise assign our rights and our obligations under this Agreement without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
10.2 You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise assign your rights and your obligations under this Agreement.
11.1 We reserve the right to change or amend these terms and conditions from time to time and you should make yourself aware of any updates on these pages of the Website. Continued use of the Website after such changes are posted, constitutes your acceptance to the amended or varied terms and conditions.
12.1 In the event that any restriction shall be found to be void, but would be valid if some part of the restriction was deleted or the period of application was reduced, then it is agreed that such restrictions shall apply with such modifications as may be necessary to make the restriction valid or effective. In the event that any clauses or sub-clauses are found by a court of law to be unenforceable or void, then the parties further agree that such clauses or sub-clauses should be severed and the remaining clauses or sub-clauses, as the case may be, may be enforced.
13.1 The failure to exercise or enforce any right conferred by this Agreement does not constitute a waiver of that right nor does it operate to bar the exercise or enforcement of that right at a future date.
14. Rights of Third Parties
14.1 A person who is not party to this Agreement has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this Agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.
15. Entire Agreement
15.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire Agreement between the parties and supersede all and any previous agreements whether in writing or verbal relating to the Website to which this matter refers.
15.2 For the terms and conditions of ASK’s services please contact ASK direct: firstname.lastname@example.org.
16. Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 Your use of the Website and these terms and conditions are governed by English law. This Website is controlled from England, however, access to the Website can be gained from other locations around the world. Although these locations may have different laws from the laws of England, by using the Website you agree that English law will apply to your use of the Website and you agree to abide by English law and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
These terms and conditions are copyright protected and must not be copied, distributed or used in whole or in part by any third party without the consent of the copyright owner.