1. Acceptance of our Terms
This website is owned and operated by High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVM Catapult), a company registered in England and Wales and limited by guarantee under Company Number 07708659, whose registered office is at The Regus Building, Blythe Valley Business Park, Shirley, B90 8AG, England.
These Terms are issued by HVM Catapult. In this website the words ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ mean or refer to HVM Catapult.
2. Use of our website
You may only use our website for lawful purposes.
You may not use our site:
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 or other users in any way;
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
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.
Further you shall not:
(a) upload, post or otherwise transmit through or to this website any content that:
1. is unlawful, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, lewd, offensive, defamatory or otherwise objectionable;
2. might infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, rights of publicity, or other proprietary rights of others;
3. contains any viruses, trojan horses, time bombs, or any other harmful programs or elements;
(b) disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of our site, its computer systems, servers or networks;
(c) provide false information about yourself to us, impersonate any other person, or otherwise attempt to mislead others about your identity or the origin of any content, message or other communication;
(d) try to collect information about other visitors to our website without their consent or otherwise systematically extract data or data fields, including without limitation any financial data or e-mail addresses;
(e) sell access to or the use of this website, including any content contained on, downloaded or accessed from this site or redistribute any content, including data, provided by us in any manner whatsoever including by means of printed publication, fax broadcast, web pages, e-mail, web newsgroups or forums, or any other electronic or paper-based service or method.
3. Proprietary Rights
Our website contains proprietary and confidential information including copyright material, trade marks and patents. All material on our website is protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties and are the property of HVM Catapult or its licensors. All such rights are reserved. Any third party trade marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved.
4. Use of material
You may print off or download content on this site as permitted under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) (sections 28 to 30) for the purposes of viewing it on your computer, research for non-commercial purposes, private study, criticism, review and news reporting, provided that you do not alter it in any way and acknowledge HVM Catapult as the source of the content and the copyright owners. In addition, you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material. Our content may not be copied, sold, reproduced or distributed for commercial gain without our explicit written permission.
All other use or copying of this site and any content on this site, other than as expressly permitted by HVM Catapult or permitted by law, is prohibited. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
5. Linking to this site
Linking to this site is allowed provided you have informed HVM Catapult in advance of Linking and any Link to this site is to the home page or landing page. Deep linking is not allowed. HVM Catapult reserves the right to deny or withdraw permission to Link where it, in its sole opinion, considers the link is detrimental to HVM Catapult, its business or its partners.
If you intend to Link to this site or would like to obtain permission to make use of material from this website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
7. Rights to information published
By submitting content to our website (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you simultaneously grant HVM Catapult an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free licence to use the material in any way we want (including publishing, modifying, distributing and deleting it). In order that we can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws and that you have the right to give us permission to use it for the purposes specified above.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes 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 this site. The information is provided by HVM Catapult and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct we make no express or implied warranties, representations or undertakings whatsoever in relation to any of the content of this website (including the accuracy, quality or fitness for any purpose of the content). You understand and agree that your use of our website is entirely at your own risk and that it is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.
9. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
Except for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, fraud and/or fraudulent misrepresentation HVM Catapult, its officers, employees, contractors or content providers shall in no event be liable for any loss or damage even if it is foreseeable including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, injury to reputation, loss of information or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of business opportunity goodwill or reputation arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website or any information, services or content on www.hvm.catapult.org.uk.
10. Limiting liability for viruses, damage and availability
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, HVM Catapult does not warrant that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs. HVM Catapult takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
It is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks). Specialist or technical advice should be sought in relation to any particular circumstance or problem. This website does not contain or constitute any form of advice or recommendation.
11. Cyber Crime
You will not misuse our website in any way including in any illegal or criminal way; in any way which would give rise to civil liability; or in any way which would be technically harmful to our website. In particular you must not misuse this site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You will not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this site, the server on which this site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this site. You must not attack this site 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 IP address to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this site will cease immediately.
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 this site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. You agree not to use this website, its facilities or any information contained on it for, or to facilitate the distribution of unsolicited emails to any person.
12. External links
Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of HVM Catapult. We provide these for convenience and information only. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them, likewise the lack of linking to a particular site does not imply a lack of endorsement.
13. Rights of Third Parties
A person who is not a party to the agreement formed by our Terms will have no right under the Contracts (Right of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of it but this shall not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.
14. Legal jurisdiction and Severability
The laws of England shall govern your use of the site and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of www.hvm.catapult.org.uk.
15. Your Statutory Rights
If you are a consumer, nothing in our Terms shall be deemed to restrict or affect any of your statutory rights under English Law to the extent that they are applicable to your use of this website and to these Terms.
16. How we use your personal information
17. Changes to our Terms
HVM Catapult reserves the right to modify, add or remove any term of our Terms from time to time at our sole discretion, without any notice or liability to you. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of www.hvm.catapult.org.uk after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.
Our Terms were last modified on 23 May 2018.