1.2 By using our websites, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our websites.
1.3 If you contact us via our websites, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
1.4 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our websites; by using our websites or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.
2. Copyright notice
2.1 Copyright (c) 2019-2021 Crystal Consulting International Limited.
2.2 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our websites and the material on our websites; and
(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our websites and the material on our websites are reserved.
3. Permission to use websites
3.1 You may:
(a) view pages from our websites in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our websites for caching in a web browser;
(c) print pages from our websites for your own personal and non-commercial use, providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive;
(d) stream audio and video files from our websites; and
(e) use our websites services by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our websites or save any such material to your computer.
3.3 You may only use our websites for your own personal and business purposes; you must not use our websites for any other purposes.
3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our websites.
3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our websites (including republication on another websites);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our websites;
(c) show any material from our websites in public;
(d) exploit material from our websites for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our websites.
3.6 We reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to our websites, to areas of our websites and/or to functionality upon our websites. We may, for example, suspend access to the websites during server maintenance or when we update the websites. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the websites.
4. Misuse of websites
4.1 You must not:
(a) use our websites in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the websites or impairment of the performance, availability, accessibility, integrity or security of the websites;
(b) use our websites in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) hack or otherwise tamper with our websites;
(d) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our websites without our permission;
(e) circumvent any authentication or security systems or processes on or relating to our websites;
(f) use our websites to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
(g) impose an unreasonably large load on our websites resources (including bandwidth, storage capacity and processing capacity);
(h) decrypt or decipher any communications sent by or to our websites without our permission;
(i) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our websites without our express written consent;
(j) access or otherwise interact with our websites using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
(k) use our websites except by means of our public interfaces;
(l) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt files for our websites;
(m) do anything that interferes with the normal use of our websites.
5. Limited warranties
5.1 We do not warrant or represent:
(a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our websites;
(b) that the material on the websites is up to date;
(c) that the websites will operate without fault; or
(d) that the websites or any service on the websites will remain available.
5.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our websites services, and to stop publishing our websites, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any websites services, or if we stop publishing the websites.
We are not obliged to publish content or information on our websites. For example, in the event that an interview has been conducted with a view to publication of an article on one or more of our websites, and / or drafts have been exchanged, and / or there is an expectation that an article will be published, we reserve the right not to publish the article, or to amend or remove it from our websites post-publication. We reserve the right to make all editorial judgements.
5.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 6.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our websites and the use of our websites.
5.4 Information on this site does not constitute financial or investment advice, and should not be relied upon for any purpose. We will not be held liable for any reliance on content posted to this site.
6. Limitations and exclusions of liability
6.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
6.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 6 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
(a) are subject to Section 6.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.
6.3 To the extent that our websites and the information and services on our websites are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
6.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
6.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
6.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
6.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
6.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the websites or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
7.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
7.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our websites from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the websites, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.
8.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
8.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
9.1 If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
9.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
10. Third party rights
10.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
10.2 The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
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12. Law and jurisdiction
12.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
12.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
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