Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using our site.  By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions and that you agree to comply with them.  If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.   

 

1.Who we are and how to contact us 

 This site is operated by GlobalData plc (company number 03925319 with registered office at John Carpenter House, John Carpenter Street, London, EC4Y 0AN) or one of our group companies (“we”, “us”, “our”). 

 To contact us, please email customersuccess@globaldata.com.  Any legal queries or claims in respect of this website must be in writing and addressed to Legal Counsel, GlobalData plc, The Maltings, Anchor House, Silvester St, Hull HU1 3HD. 

2.How you may use material on our site 

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.  Reproduction of part or all of the contents of any of these pages is prohibited except to the extent permitted below. 

 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site. 

You must not modify the paper or digital 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 the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. 

 You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. 

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. 

Without prejudice to the limited copyright licence granted above and solely to the extent that all or parts of these pages constitute a “database” for the purposes of the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (“the Regulations”) reproduction of part or all of these pages is prohibited to the fullest extent permitted by the Regulations. 

 Information on this site 

The information on this site has been included in good faith for general informational purposes only.  It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely and we give no representation, warranty or guarantee, whether express or implied as to its accuracy or completeness. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.  The site may contain information submitted by a third party including adverts.  

Any opinions (express or implied) are those of the individual authors and not necessarily those of GlobalData plc or its partner organisations. 

 3.Our liability 

Our website is intended for business users.  We shall not be liable to you for any loss that you suffer (including, without limitation, damages for any consequential loss or loss of business opportunities or projects, or loss of profits) howsoever arising, whether in contract, tort or otherwise from your use or inability to use this site, or any of its contents, or from any action or omission taken as a result of using this site provided that nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit our liability for personal injury or death caused by our negligence. 

 We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted.  We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site and/or any content on our site for business and operational reasons. 

 You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. 

 4.Account details 

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. 

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. 

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us using the contact details set out above. 

 5.Website and resources we link to 

 We may provide links to other websites and resources provided by third parties from time to time. These links are provided for your convenience. We do not endorse or take responsibility for the content of those websites, we are not responsible for the availability of them and will not be liable in any way for any loss or damage which you may suffer by your use or inability to use those websites. 

 If you decide to access linked websites you do so at your own risk. If you purchase any goods or services from a third party or third party website to which we provide a link your contract for the supply of those goods and services will be with that third party. 

Reference to any product or service on the site does not constitute an offer to sell or supply that product or service and does not mean that the product or service is available in all countries or that the name and description of any product in your country will be the same as that included on the site. 

6.How me may use your personal information  

We will only use your personal information as set out in our privacy policy which can be accessed on our website. 

 7.We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them 

We make no warranty that the site or the contents of the site are free from infection by viruses or anything else which has contaminating or destructive properties and shall have no liability in respect thereof. 

You agree not to: 

  • Transmit any information or do anything that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; 
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; 
  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any information transmitted through the services; 
  • Transmit any information that you do not have a right to transmit or which infringes another’s rights; 
  • Transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised promotion (including without limitation “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters” or “pyramid schemes”); 
  • Transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; 
  • Interfere with or disrupt the services or servers or networks connected to the services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the services; or collect or store personal data about other users. 

8.Amendments to these terms and/or our site   

We reserve the right to amend these Terms without notice to you from time to time. Any such amendment shall be effective once the revised terms have been posted on the site.  Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. 

We reserve the right at any time, without liability for doing so, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any of the content, functions or services we offer on the site (or any part of them) with or without notice.  This includes removing information transmitted by you to us. 

 9.Applicable Law 

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law.  We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales, save that nothing in these terms shall limit the right of GlobalData plc or any of its group companies to take proceedings against you in any other court of competent jurisdiction, nor shall the taking of proceedings in any one or more jurisdictions preclude the taking of proceedings in any other jurisdictions, whether concurrently or not, to the extent permitted by the law of such other jurisdiction. 

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