1 Information about us
The Site is controlled and operated by Construction Skills Certification Scheme Limited (“CSCS”/”We”/“Us”). Our company registration number for England and Wales is 3024675 and our registered office is CSCS Ltd Floor 8, 71 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4AY.
2 Accessing the Site
2.1 Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
2.2 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.
3 Intellectual Property
3.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
3.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Site.
3.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials 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.
3.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site must always be acknowledged.
3.5 You must not use any part of the materials on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
4 Changes to the Site
We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
5 No Reliance on Information and Liability
5.1 The content on the Site and any advice or recommendation provided through the Site or otherwise by CSCS 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 the Site and/or any advice or recommendation provided through it or otherwise by CSCS.
5.2 Whilst we have taken care to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on and through your use of the Site and otherwise, the material displayed on the Site and any advice or recommendation provided through the Site or otherwise by CSCS is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy, completeness or appropriateness. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
5.2.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
5.2.2 any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you 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, any materials posted on it and/or any advice, recommendation or other information provided by or on behalf of CSCS to you, including: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of reputation or goodwill; loss of wasted management or office time and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
5.3 This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
6 Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
6.1 You must not misuse the 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 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 via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
6.2 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 the site will cease immediately.
6.3 We will not be 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 the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
7 Linking to the site
7.1 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, but 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.
7.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
7.3 The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
7.4 If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please address your request to [email protected].
8 Links from the site
9 Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
9.1 The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
10 Trade Marks
10.1 “CSCS” is a UK registered trade mark of Construction Skills Certification Scheme Limited.
12 Your Concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Site, please contact [email protected].