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1. TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in them) tell you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.ribaproductselector.com (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

Please click on the button marked “I Accept” at the end of these terms if you accept, them. By using our site, you confirm that you accept and agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

2. OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • Our Privacy Policy (www.ribaproductselector.com/privacy.aspx), which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy (www.ribaproductselector.com/privacy.aspx), which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

3. INFORMATION ABOUT US

www.ribaproductselector.com is a site operated by RIBA Enterprises Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 978271 and have our registered office at The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RH.

We are a limited company.

4. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.

5. CHANGES TO OUR SITE

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

6. ACCESSING OUR SITE

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also 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.

7. YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD

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 at info@ribaenterprises.com.

8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Subject to the provisions of clause 11 relating to the ownership of intellectual property rights in content uploaded and/or posted on our site by users, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. All such rights are reserved. Otherwise than expressly provided for in these terms, you shall not acquire at any time, any rights in the intellectual property rights in our site, or in the material published on it. You may print off 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.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

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.

9. NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site (which shall include, but shall not be limited to, testimonials and/or endorsements that are posted or uploaded on our site by users) is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

10. LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

Please note that we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, 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 content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

11. UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to post or upload content or material to our site (which shall include but shall not be limited to the posting or uploading of endorsements and testimonials in connection with any products or services displayed on our site) ("Contribution"), you must comply with the content standards set out below.

You warrant that any such Contribution does comply with those content standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Contribution posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any Contribution posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any Contribution from our site if, in our opinion, your Contribution does not comply with the content standards set out below.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all Contributions to our site, and to any interactive services associated with it. You must comply with the spirit of the following content standards which apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  • Be accurate (where they state the facts)
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions)
  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, harmful or inflammatory.
  • Promote sexually explicit material.
  • Promote violence.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, age, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright (including intellectual property rights), database right or trademark of any other person.
  • Be likely to deceive any other person.
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • Promote any illegal activity.
  • Be threatening, abusive or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass alarm or annoy any other person.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
  • Contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.

All Contributions posted on our site are the views of the respective user and do not in any way reflect or represent our views or values.

We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any Contributions posted, stored or uploaded by any user of our site (or by any other third party), or for any loss or damage thereto, nor are we liable for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity or profanity that users of our site may encounter. Although we have no obligation to screen, edit or monitor any Contribution posted to or distributed through our site, we reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit without notice and Contributions posted or stored on our site at any time and for any reason.

All users warrant that they own all of the intellectual property rights in their respective Contributions.

12. VIRUSES

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

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 to our site. You must not attack 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 1990. 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.

13. LINKING TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out above.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact info@ribaenterprises.com.

14. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

15. APPLICABLE LAW

We both agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms of use or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).

16. CONTACT US

To contact us, please email info@ribaenterprises.com.

Thank you for visiting our site.


PRIVACY POLICY

You don't have to register to use the public area of ribaproductselector.com but you are required to submit information to access the subscription-only area. This enables us to provide you with the best service we can.

When you register to use a RIBA Enterprises Ltd website, RIBA Enterprises Ltd will store your e-mail address along with any other information you may provide. When you use some services on the website, we may need to collect further information about you. This information may include, but is not limited to, details such as your name and address.

We may use the information provided to process any transactions undertaken by you and for internal administration and analysis.

We never disclose your information to any third parties outside of the RIBA Enterprises Ltd group of companies without your permission. The information may also be used to notify you of products and services from RIBA Enterprises Ltd which may be of interest to you, unless you advise RIBA Enterprises Ltd in writing of your wish not to receive such information.

By disclosing your personal information, you agree to collection, storage and processing of your personal information in the manner set out here.


COOKIES

Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Our system issues these cookies to your computer when you log on to or visit the site, to make it easier for you to log on to and use the site during future visits. They also allow us to monitor website traffic and to personalise the content of the site for you. You may set up your computer to block cookies although, in that case, you may not be able to use certain features on our sites.

The Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive has specified that you need to agree to allow us to use cookies when you use this site.

If you would like to block cookies from this or any other site from being stored on your computer before this, you can do so using your browser's settings. Your browser's Help facility should tell you how to do this, or alternatively, visit About Cookies, which tells you how to block and delete cookies on a wide range of browsers.

Please be assured that we are doing all we can to give you the best possible experience when using this site, and will never compromise your privacy.

Cookies in use on this site

Name Description Expiration
__atuvc Set by AddThis. Ensures the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before the share count cache is updated. 2 years from set/update
__utma Set by Google Analytics. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to this site and it is updated with each page view. 2 years from set/update
__utmb Set by Google Analytics. This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with this site. 30 minutes from set/update.
__utmc Set by Google Analytics. This cookie operates in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. On exiting the browser
__utmz Set by Google Analytics. This cookie stores the type of referral used by a visitor to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is updated with each page view on the site. 6 months from set/update.
WEBTRENDS_ID Set by WebTrends. The cookie stores a unique id which is then used to reference a user to identify them. No other information is stored about the user other than to link their unique id to their visit and to future visits. Never