General Terms of Use

1 Information about us

1.1 is a website operated by Informa Markets (UK) Limited. and its subsidiaries ("we", "us", "our"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 05405462 and have our registered office at UBM plc, 5 Howick Place, London, SW1P 1WG, United Kingdom. Our VAT number is GB849767653.

1.2 We are regulated by Informa Markets (UK) Limited., registered office Informaplc, 5 Howick Place, London, SW1P 1WG, United Kingdom and place of business Acresfield, 8-10 Exchange Street, Manchester, M2 7HA, United Kingdom.

1.3 We are a limited company.

2 Accessing the Website

2.1 Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw, suspend or amend any part of the Website and/or any service we provide on the Website without notice and without liability. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

2.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us, or a subset of users.

2.3 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use.

2.4 When using the Website, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy in Part C, with the provisions of any other applicable part of these Website Terms and Conditions and with the provisions of any other terms and conditions for the particular service or facility you use.

2.5 You are responsible (at your own cost) for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website, to protect your own computer systems and to comply with the various terms and conditions that govern the Website's use. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of our Website Terms and Conditions of Use, and that they comply with them.

3 Intellectual property rights

3.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, 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 Subject to clause 3.3, you may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Website.

3.3 Access to some materials on our Website is limited to users who have registered with us, or to a subset of users. You are not permitted to access print-off, download or copy those materials unless you have registered with us or are part of the applicable sub-set of users. You must comply with any applicable additional terms and conditions that apply to such materials and your access to and use of them.

3.4 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, audio, video or pictorial item.

3.5 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Website must always be acknowledged.

3.6 You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

3.7 If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and without liability on our part and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

3.8 No part of the Website may be reproduced, transmitted to or stored on any other website with our express written consent.

4 Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on the Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. No warranty is provided relating to the accuracy or completeness of any information posted on the Website.

5 The Website changes regularly

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

6 Information about you and your visits to the Website

We will process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

7 Uploading material to the Website

7.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to the Website, or to make contact with other users of the Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy  as well as any other applicable terms and conditions. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us if respect of any loss, damage, liability, cost and expense that we may suffer or incur as a result of any failure to comply with those standards.

7.2 All material you upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

7.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.

7.4 We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website for any reason whatsoever if, in our opinion, such material may not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

8 Viruses, hacking and other offences

8.1 You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is either malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the whole or any part of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

8.2 By breaching clause 8.1, you may 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 Website will cease immediately.

8.3 We will not be liable for any loss, liability, cost or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, virus or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

9 Linking to the Website

9.1 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.

9.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

9.3 The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

If you wish to make any use of material on the Website other than that set out above, please address your request to 

10 Links from the Website

10.1 Where the Website contains 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, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

10.2 Where the Website displays or provides links to advertising materials or profiles of a third party, the content of those materials are the responsibility and liability of the relevant third party. We have no control over the contents of those materials, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

11 Corporate Subscribers

If you are a company, partnership or other legal entity, you are responsible and liable for the compliance by your employees, agents, consultants, directors and other representatives' compliance with these Website Terms and Conditions of Use and with all other terms and conditions that may apply.

12 Breach of the General Terms of Use

Failure to comply with the General Terms of Use constitutes a material breach of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use.