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This website is owned and operated by The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). By accessing or using this Site you acknowledge and agree to the Terms and Conditions of Use and Disclaimer as set out below.

Important Information

This page states the Terms and Conditions under which you may use the website: www.ihrb.org (the “Site”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use the Site.

This Site is operated from London, UK, by The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a UK registerd Charity (1131790).

IHRB may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You agree to visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you and each time you use the Site you agree to be bound by the current terms and conditions.

Information on the Site

This Site aims to provide information about the activities of IHRB. However, the comments, opinions and views expressed on this Site do not necessarily represent the views of IHRB, the Board or its Funders.

Intellectual Property

The contents of the Site, including, but not limited to, articles, other text, graphics, images, audio and video clips and other material (“Material”), are protected by copyright under both UK and foreign laws. IHRB authorises you to view and download a single copy of the Material on the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

Unauthorised use, distribution or reproduction of the Material may violate copyright, trade mark and other laws. If you violate any of these Terms, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies which may be available.

User Submissions

Generally, any communication which you post to the Site is considered to be non-confidential. In accessing the Site you accept that electronic mail passing over the Internet may not be free from interference by third parties. Consequently, IHRB cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any information relating to the user passing over the Internet.

You agree not to use the Site or cause or permit any Materials to be used:

  • so as to jeopardise or prejudice the operation, quality or integrity of the Site or Materials, or the operation, quality or integrity of any telecommunications network;

  • for any commercial purpose including any surveys, contests or pyramid schemes, nor to use the Site to participate in or cause others to participate in sending chain letters, junk e-mail, spam, duplicative or unsolicited messages, advertising or promotional material;

  • to harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;

  • to distribute, download, upload or transmit any material which contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other malicious, harmful or deleterious programs;

  • contrary to the terms and conditions of any Internet Service Provider whose services you may use.

IHRB reserves the right to remove communications, including those which are in its view abusive, illegal, or disruptive.

Links to and from Other Web Sites

The Site contains links to third party Web Sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by IHRB of the content of such third party Web Sites. IHRB is not responsible for the content of linked third party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web Sites. If you decide to access linked third party Web Sites, you do so at your own risk and in accordance with the prevailing terms and conditions and privacy policies of such third party sites.

IHRB generally welcomes the hyper-linking to the Site from other appropriate Web Sites provided that links to the Site from another Web Site are presented in such a manner that the viewing of the Site is not impaired by framing or similar techniques that may impair the visitor’s user experience.

General

Any disputes, claims or proceedings arising out of or in any way relating to the Materials or the Site shall be governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. UK Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for the purpose of any proceedings arising out of or in any way relating to the Materials or the Site. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.

No waiver of any term of this Agreement shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

IHRB may at any time and without liability modify, suspend or discontinue the Site or any Materials (or any part or specification thereof), with or without notice, for any valid technical, operational or commercial reasons.

Privacy Policy

IHRB respects your privacy and is committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998. This Privacy Policy explains how any personal information you provide on our site is processed and used by us. This privacy policy is designed to protect you, our users, by informing you what personal information is collected, what we do with that information and the methods we use to collect it.

If you visit our site to browse, read or download we automatically collect and store the following information about you:

  • the IP address from which you access our website (an IP address is the number automatically assigned to your computer when you are surfing the web);

  • the type of browser and operating system used to access our site;

  • the date and time of your access to our site;

  • the pages you visit; and

  • the internet address of the website from which you accessed our site.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the type of technology which our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals on their visits. We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our users in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related site information. Any such statistics will not include any personally identifying information.

Using the email addresses provided on subscription, IHRB may periodically send informational email to its subscribers. You can indicate at any time that you do not wish to receive further email information from IHRB by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in all ebulletins.

Information Commissioner's Office

Further information on your data privacy rights are available on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office: www.ico.org.uk

 

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