Terms and Conditions

Attention

These terms and conditions govern your access to and use of the Website under domain name www.c4carbides.com (“Website”) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you.  Please read these terms carefully.  By accessing and using the Website you agree that you have read and accept these terms and conditions and that they shall apply to your use. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, please do not use the Website. This notice is issued by C4 Carbides Ltd.                      

1. Introduction

1.1. You may access most areas of the Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of the Website are only open to you if you register.

1.2. By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave the Website immediately. 

1.3. The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website.

2. Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights in the design and layout of the Website and the material and information published on the pages of the Website, including, but not limited to, copyright and rights in registered and unregistered trade marks, are owned by or licensed to C4 Carbides Ltd.

Save as may be incidental to you obtaining authorised access to the content on the Website, you must not reproduce, download, transmit or retransmit, manipulate or store on paper, electronic (including, but not limited to any database or any part of the Internet), CD Rom or other offline product on any other format in whole or in part the design and layout of the Website or the information or material published on the pages of it, nor hypertext or otherwise link to it, without the prior written consent of C4 Carbides Ltd, such permission to be given or withheld at C4 Carbides Ltd's absolute discretion.

3. Licence

3.1. You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Website for your own use on the following basis:

a) no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way;

b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text; and

c) the Company's copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies. 

3.2. Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by the Company or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 3 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website. 

3.3. Subject to clause 3, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without the Company's prior written permission. 

3.4. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved. 

4. Service access

4.1. While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. 

4.2. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company's control. 

5. Visitor material and conduct

5.1. Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company shall have no obligations with respect to such material. The Company and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. 

5.2. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:

a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or

b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or

c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or

d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

5.3. You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking). 

5.4. The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clause 5.1 or clause 5.3.

6. Links to and from other websites

6.1. Links to third party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

6.2. If you would like to link to the Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:

a) you  do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the C4 Carbides Logo;

b) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website;

c) you do not in any way imply that the Company is endorsing any products or services other than its own;

d) you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Company nor present any other false information about the Company;

e) you do not otherwise use any C4 Carbides trade marks displayed on the Website without express written permission from the Company;

f) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

g) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

The Company expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in clause 6.1 for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.

You shall fully indemnify the Company for any loss or damage suffered by the Company or any of its group companies for breach of clause 6.1.

7. Disclaimer

The material and information contained on the Website is for general information only and does not constitute any form of offer for sale, advice or recommendation by C4 Carbides. You should not rely on the material or information on the Website as a basis for making any business, legal or other decisions. You should seek appropriate independent legal advice before making any such decisions while the Company ensures that the information on the website is complete. The Company does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website.  The Company may make changes to the material on the Website or to the products and prices described in it at any time without notice.  The Company makes no commitment to update the material.

C4 Carbides Ltd does not warrant or represent and excludes all warranties or representations that the material and information, including advertising material, on the Website is accurate, true or complete or that it is free of viruses or that it does not contain any material which is defamatory, obscene or illegal in any way.  The material on the Website is provided “as is” and this exclusion includes, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill.

In no circumstances will C4 Carbides Ltd be liable to you or any other third parties for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect, including loss of profits, loss of opportunity or any consequential loss) resulting from or in any way connected with your use of the Website or its content, whether caused by negligence, misrepresentation, breach of any statutory duty, or breach of contract or otherwise. C4 Carbides Ltd does not limit or exclude its liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.

8. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and to keep C4 Carbides Ltd indemnified from and against any costs, claims, demands, expenses and liabilities suffered or incurred by C4 Carbides Ltd arising from or which is directly or indirectly related to your access to and/or use of the Website and/or any other person or entity's use of the Website where such person or entity was able to access the Website using your password.

9. General

Failure by C4 Carbides Ltd to exercise or enforce any right conferred upon it shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement of that or any other right on any later occasion.

C4 Carbides Ltd reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time.

10. Data Protection and Privacy

11. Governing law and jurisdiction

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

12. Liability

12.1. The Company, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of the Company's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website. 

12.2. Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company's liability for:

a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act; or

b) fraud; or

c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or

d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

12.3. If your use of material on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof. 

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Issue Date 30 June 2005