Terms and conditions
Our site is operated by TNS UK Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 03073845 and have our registered office at TNS House Westgate, London W5 1UA. Our VAT number is GB 210 3254 28.
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We do not make any representations or warranties about the information provided through our site including any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link or otherwise through our site. We accept no liability for inaccuracies or omissions in our site and any decision based on information contained in our site is the sole responsibility of the visitor.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
We permit you to make copies of our site as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of them, and you may take a print for your personal purposes but only of so much as is reasonable for such purposes. You must not modify the 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. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. You may not frame our site without our express permission in writing.
You shall not use our site for any illegal purposes and in particular you agree that you shall not send, use, copy, post or allow any posting which is defamatory or obscene or which is abusive, indecent or in breach of the privacy of any person. You agree not to send any unsolicited promotional or advertising material, spam or similar materials or any volume messages that may interfere with the operation of our site or with the enjoyment of our site by other visitors.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. 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 with our site. You must not attach 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. 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 site will cease immediately. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on them, or on any website linked to them.
You hereby agree to indemnify us against any costs, claims, losses and damages (including legal fees) incurred by or awarded against us as a result of your misuse of our site or your breach of these terms.
We provide our site to you free of charge and neither us nor any of our subsidiaries or affiliated or group companies accept any liability to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with our site. We exclude liability for any direct, special, indirect or consequential damages or any other damages of whatsoever kind resulting from whatever cause through the use of any information obtained either directly or indirectly from our site including:
- loss of income or revenue;
- loss of business;
- loss of profits or contracts;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of data;
- loss of goodwill;and
- wasted management or office time.
The above exclusions do not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Nothing contained in our site shall constitute an offer for our services. All contracts for our services must be agreed by us and the instructing party in writing.
In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these Conditions shall be determined by a competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Please contact us if you have any questions about any information on our site at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may revise these Conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.