Notices, Terms and Disclaimer
Please read these Terms carefully before you start using our Site. These Terms, together with any documents we refer to below, set out the legal terms that apply to your use of our Site. By accessing and using our Site, you accept and agree that these Terms will apply to any use you make of our Site or any use you make of any Materials, documentation or content posted or made available on our Site (including, but not limited to text, data, information, graphics, interfaces, logos, photographs, video and other media material made available) (together being “Materials”). Please note that, as we do not charge users to access or use this Site, we have set our liability in these terms accordingly.
Please note that these Terms relate to the use of the Site. If you purchase products or services from our Site, additional terms and conditions for those products and/or services will apply.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use our site.
All rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved.
Where and to the extent that any section of our Site allows users to upload and/or post content or other information, then our Social Media Terms and Conditions shall also apply to the use of and access to such part of the Site.
Welcome to our site
Our Site www.elcconsultants.co.uk has been designed to allow access by internet users. We welcome your feedback on any of the Material we post, either at the point of access or by emailing us at any time. From time to time some areas of our Site are password protected and access is restricted to particular users who have chosen to register their details with us. This is aimed, amongst other things, to protect the personal data that they have provided to us from public access.
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 in relation to this site, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us.
Changes and Updates
From time to time we may revise these Terms, and/or the other terms and/or notices set out on this Site by amending the relevant page and/or updating the terms or notices on it. Your continued use of our Site following the posting or making of any changes will confirm your acceptance of these changes and you should check to see if any changes have been made since your last visit.
We also reserve the right to change any of the content and/or Material on the Site from time to time.
Loss of access to our site
Sometimes and possibly without notice, we may have to withdraw or suspend access to some or all of the Materials or pages available on our Site. This is often to allow us to maintain or protect our Site. Whilst we do not expect this to happen regularly, if it does, we apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused.
Please note, however, that we are not liable for any loss or inconvenience you may suffer should our Site or any of its content become unavailable at any time or for any period. We ask that you respect our Site and the right of other users to enjoy its Material. Your access is as our guest and in the event of any breach by you of these Terms, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
Intellectual property rights
The design and layout of our Site and the Materials posted on it attract and are protected by various legal rights. The law refers to these as intellectual property rights (“IPRs”), which include copyright and trademark rights. We are the owner or the licensee of all IPRs in our site and in the Materials published on it, and we reserve all rights in the same.
Nothing in these Terms grants you any right, title or interest to any of the IPRs on, or within, this Site or any Materials on our Site. This is especially true of our ‘ELC Consultants’ trading name and the ELC Consultants logos which are registered trademarks of ELC Consultants. Please note that you can enjoy the rights given to you under English law (e.g. making fair use of the Materials) and those rights set out below and we encourage you to share our Materials in the hope that they will help others. However, we reserve our right to take any appropriate legal action required to protect or enforce our legal rights if you should seek to misuse or otherwise abuse our Site or any of the Materials in any way or if you infringe our IPRs in any way.
Please note that if there are any other laws outside the UK that attach to any of the Materials posted online or to the Site, we reserve our rights under these other laws accordingly. Please also be aware that you are responsible for obeying all applicable laws in any relevant jurisdiction relating to the IPRs subsisting in our Site and any Materials, especially if you are accessing our Site from outside the UK.
ELC Consultants is the owner of the copyright and database rights in this Site, except where specifically stated otherwise, including without limitation content data, design, graphics, text, images, software and underlying source codes. ELC Consultants is the owner of all trademarks, service marks and devices appearing on the site, whether registered or unregistered, except where specifically stated otherwise.
Sharing our site and its contents
If you see any Materials on our Site that you want to download, copy or share with others, or if you want to link to this Site, you should check carefully that this sort of activity is allowed under the permissions set out below. Many pages on our Site are provided with functionality to share links and/or content to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, email and other sharing services. In these instances specific permissions should have been set out. If it is unclear then please see the permission Terms set out below.
If you want to reproduce or publish any of our ELC Consultants content in your own publication or website, you must always identify ELC Consultants as the source of the extract copied and provide a link back to our site. Linking to our Site is dealt with in the section set out below. Otherwise, you will not be authorised to use our Site or the Materials in this way or to link to the Site and may be in breach of UK IPR laws or other similar local laws outside the UK (see above) which could result in sanctions or legal action being taken against you.
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.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
Permissions to download or print content
You should also inform any person you share Materials with that these Terms apply to them and that they must comply with them.
You must not use any of the Materials or otherwise link to or access this Site for commercial purposes without our consent. If you are a bona fide member of the press then use of these Materials (and others) is granted at our media centre.
Viruses and other malware
Whilst we make efforts to try and ensure that any Materials available for download from our Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other harmful code, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that it will be so. As a guest to our Site, please understand that you are solely responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus, firewall and other security protection) on any system or equipment you might use to access our Site. As such, we are not liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Links to other sites
This Site, or other ELC Consultants websites or apps that it links to, may enable you to enter into a contract with us, for the supply of certain information, goods or services. Where you use any other such ELC Consultants websites or apps or where you make any purchase, your use of the website or app or any purchase made shall be governed by the specific terms and conditions set out on that website or app or made available to you at the time of purchase.