Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

We would like to thank you for using www.thecompliancefoundation.com or www.thecompliancefoundation.co.uk (“our sites”). These terms of use set out the basis on which you may make use of our sites, whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our sites includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our sites.

References in this policy to “you” and “your” shall be deemed to be references to the person using or navigating our sites and references to “we”, “us” and “our” are references to The Compliance Facility Limited (trading as The Compliance Foundation) a company registered in England and Wales under company number 09763121 and with a registered office at The Old Casino, 28 Fourth Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN23 2PJ.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our sites. By visiting our sites you are accepting and consenting to the terms described in this policy and are agreeing to comply with them. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our sites.

 

OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our

sites:

  • Our Privacy Policy http://www.thecompliancefoundation.co.uk/docs/privacy-policy.pdf, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our sites, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy http://www.thecompliancefoundation.co.uk/docs/cookie-policy.pdf, which sets out information about the cookies on our sites.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT US

www.thecompliancefoundation.com and www.thecompliancefoundation.co.uk are sites operated by The Compliance Facility Limited (trading as The Compliance Foundation). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09763121 and have our registered office at The Old Casino, 28 Fourth Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN23 2PJ. We are a risk and compliance consultancy firm, providing support and advice to our clients dealing with regulatory procedures and challenges. We are a limited company.

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 make, as they are binding on you.

 

SITE CONTENT

We may update our sites and change the content at any time. We do not guarantee that our sites, or any content on them, will be free from errors or omissions. The content on our sites is provided for general information only and 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 sites.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our sites, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our sites is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

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

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our sites and you are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our sites through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Our sites are directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our sites is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our sites or any service or product described on our sites to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our sites from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

 

COPYRIGHT AND TRADE MARKS
All content of the pages on our sites, any documents uploaded to our sites, and content available via our social media accounts and any newsletters (including pictures, photographs, logos, brand names, copy and other materials) represent copyright, design rights or registered trade marks owned by, or licensed to, The Compliance Foundation, its technology providers, or their respective owners. All such rights are reserved.

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

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials that 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. All rights in copyright in material available on or via our sites are reserved.

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

You must not use any part of the content on our sites 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 sites in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our sites will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials that you have made.

 

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 sites or any content on them, 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 sites; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our sites.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, 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.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our sites for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our sites for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

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 sites 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 sites. 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.

 

UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITES OR SOCIAL MEDIA

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our sites, or interact via our social media accounts, (“User Content”) you warrant that any such contribution does not constitute a prohibited use, as defined below. You will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

All User Content will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Content, but upon uploading User Content to our sites or interacting in any manner with our social media accounts, you grant to us a limited licence to use, store and copy that User Content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any User Content posted or uploaded by you to our sites, or via our social media accounts, 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 User Content posted by you or any other user of our sites.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our sites if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with our content standards.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

The views expressed by other users on our sites do not represent our views or values.

 

PROHIBITED USES
You may use our sites only for lawful purposes. You may not use our sites:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our sites in contravention of the provisions of these terms of use.
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    • any part of our sites;
    • any equipment or network on which our sites are stored;
    • any software used in the provision of our sites; or
    • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

 

VIRUSES
We do not guarantee that our sites 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 sites. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our sites 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 sites, the server on which our sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our sites 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 sites will cease immediately.

 

LINKING TO OUR SITES

You may link to our home page, provided that 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 sites in any website that is not owned by you. Our sites must not be framed on any other sites, nor may you create a link to any part of our sites 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 sites other than that set out above, please

contact us at info@thecompliancefoundation.com to seek permission to do so.

 

THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITES

Where our sites contain 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.

 

APPLICABLE LAW

The use of our sites and any agreements entered into through our sites are to be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any contractual or non-contractual dispute arising out of or in connection with your use of the sites, or any agreement made through the sites, orders for any products made via the sites, or the use of any content of The Compliance Foundation.

Your statutory rights as a consumer remain unaffected.

 

CONTACT US
To contact us, please email info@thecompliancefoundation.com

The Compliance Facility Limited (trading as The Compliance Foundation)
Registered office: The Old Casino, 28 Fourth Avenue, Hove, East Sussex, BN23 2PJ
Company Number: 09763121
VAT Number: 226 1156 37
ICO Registration: A8126411