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Before using this website (the "Site") please read the information below carefully. By using the Site, whether as a guest or a registered user, you are agreeing to these John Catt Educational Limited ("John Catt") Terms and Conditions relating to your use of the Site, together with our
. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions or our
, please do not use the Site.
References to "you" and "your" are references to the person accessing the Site.
References to "we", "us" and "our" are references to John Catt or its subsidiary companies.
1. Terms and Conditions of use of the Site
Please note that these Terms and Conditions relate to your use of the Site. Should you wish to order products or services from John Catt then separate terms and conditions may apply and where this is the case you will be able to review and print them. Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis and John Catt reserves the right to withdraw and amend the information and services provided on the Site without notice. Please note that copyright, trademarks and Intellectual Property Rights protect the content of the Site together with products and services available from it.
John Catt makes no representations or warranties with respect to the Site or its contents, which are provided for use "as is". John Catt disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the Site and any website with which it is linked. John Catt also makes no representations or warranties as to whether the information accessible via the Site, or any website with which it is linked, is accurate, complete, or current. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of all information, opinions, and other material on the Site or any with which it is linked. Price and product information is subject to change without notice.
In the event that you breach any of these Terms and Conditions then, at our discretion, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of any materials from the Site that you have made.
2. Postings and content supplied by you
The Site provides some areas where you can post or exchange information, content (e.g. photographs), ideas and opinions e.g. "Messageboards" and "Forums". Such actions are collectively known as "Postings". Please be aware that John Catt has no obligation to and does not exercise editorial control over Postings and such content does not necessarily reflect the views of John Catt. All Postings will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and John Catt has the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any Postings for any purpose. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, John Catt shall in no event have any responsibility or liability for the Postings or for any claims, damages, or losses resulting from their use and/or appearance on the Site. John Catt reserves the right to monitor all Postings and to remove any which it considers in its absolute discretion to be offensive, unlawful, infringing third party rights or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Postings you provide and all material they contain; that your Postings shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties; that your Postings shall not contain any viruses or other contaminating or destructive devices or features; that your Postings shall not contain any defamatory, indecent, offensive, tortious, or otherwise unlawful or immoral material or content; and that your Postings shall not be used to carry out or solicit any unlawful activity and/or be used to make commercial solicitations. You hereby authorise us to use and/or authorise others to use all or part of your Postings in any manner, format, or medium that we or such other parties see fit. You shall have no claim or other recourse against John Catt for infringement of any proprietary or other rights in Postings. John Catt also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Posting constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
3. Registered Users
If you wish to register to use the Site, we will ask you for your name, title, job title, telephone number and email address. This information will be used to allow you to access the Registered Users only areas of the Site.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users who have registered with us.
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, and you must not disclose it to any third party. In the event that you do disclose such information to a third party, you will be responsible for any use of the Site by that 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
If you believe there has been any breach of security such as the disclosure, theft or unauthorised use of your identification code, password or any other such information, you must notify us immediately by emailing
4. Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights, including copyright and database right, in the Site and its contents, are owned by or licensed to John Catt. You may print off one copy and you may download extracts from any page of the Site for your own personal use and for other members of your workplace. Our status (and that of any contributors we identify) as authors of material on the Site must be acknowledged at all times. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of our material in any way and you may not use any illustration, photograph, video, audio sequence or graphics separately to the accompanying text. You may not distribute or publish any part of this Site or use any part of the Site for commercial purposes without our prior written permission. We reserve the right to change the content of the Site without notice.
The John Catt logo on the Site is a registered trademark. The exclusive right to use this trademark is vested in John Catt. Other trademarks appear on the Site by permission. Trademarks may not be used without obtaining the prior consent of the trademark owner.
The Site contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2010
The Site contains Royal Mail data © Royal Mail copyright and database right 2010
5. Linking to the Site
You may link to the home page of the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage John Catt's reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on John Catt's part, where none exists. You may only establish a link to the Site from a website you own. John Catt reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
A website that links to the Site: -
• must display John Catt's logo (as it appears on the home page of the Site);
• may not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the John Catt logo;
• may link to, but not replicate, the Site;
• must not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Site or the content on the Site;
• must not in any way imply that John Catt is endorsing it or its products or services;
• must not misrepresent its relationship with John Catt;
• must not present false information about John Catt;
• must not use any John Catt trademarks displayed on the Site, other than John Catt's logo;
• must not be a website that infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or that otherwise does not comply with all relevant laws and regulations;
• must not be a website that contains content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial;
• must not deep link to pages within the Site;
John Catt expressly reserves the right to request that any link established in breach of these Terms and Conditions be removed and to take whatever other action it deems appropriate.
6. Links from the Site
Where the Site contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement of any such websites by John Catt. John Catt has no control over the content of third party websites or resources and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
7. Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site.
By breaching this provision, you commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. John Catt will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack, a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer e.g. computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it or on any website linked to it.
8. Reliance on the Site
Content displayed on the Site is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. John Catt, therefore, disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content by any user of the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
John Catt aims to update the Site regularly and we may change the content at any time without notice. If necessary, we may suspend access to the Site or close it indefinitely. Any content on the Site may be out of date and we are under no obligation to update such content.
The content displayed on the Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, John Catt, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
• all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
• any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any websites linked to it and any content posted on it, including:
o loss of income or revenue;
o loss of business;
o loss of profits or contracts;
o loss of anticipated savings;
o loss of data;
o loss of goodwill;
o wasted management or office time; and
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does 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.
We may revise these Terms and Conditions and the terms of our
at any time without notice. You are expected to check the Site to take notice of any changes we have made, as any changes are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.
11. Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims arising from, or related to, your use of the Site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
These Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
12. Contact Details
JOHN CATT EDUCATIONAL LIMITED
12 DEBEN MILL BUSINESS CENTRE
OLD MALTINGS APPROACH
Tel: +44 (0) 1394 389860
John Catt Educational Limited is a company registered in England (registered company no: 05762466).
VAT registration no: 886808757.
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