The Insurance Institute of Stoke on Trent’s website is comprised of various web pages operated by the Insurance Institute of Stoke on Trent (together “the Website”).
The Website is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
The Insurance Institute of Stoke on Trent (“the Institute”) reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The Website may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Institute and the Institute is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Institute is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The Institute provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Institute of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Institute Website, you warrant to the Institute that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (together the "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise breach the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless the Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
Download any file posted by another user of the Communication Services that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
Breach any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for the Communication Services.
Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
Breach any applicable laws or regulations.
The Institute has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the Institute reserves the right to review materials posted under the Communication Services and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. The Institute reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
The Institute reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in The Institute's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children when using the Communication Services. The Institute does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in the Communication Services and, therefore, The Institute specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in them. Managers and hosts are not authorized spokespersons of the Institute and their views do not reflect those of the Institute.
Materials uploaded to the Communication Services may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO THE INSTITUTE OR POSTED ON THE WEBSITE
The Institute does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to The Institute (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any The Institute Website or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting The Institute, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with their operation including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Institute is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at the Institute's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE INSTITUTE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
THE INSTITUTE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE INSTITUTE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
The Institute reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
All contents of the Website are the copyright of the Institute and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
The interpretation, construction, effect and enforceability of this agreement shall be governed by English Law, and you and we agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the determination of disputes.