Welcome to the training website ('the Website') of CIBSE Services Ltd., a subsidiary company of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers ('CIBSE'). To use the Website you must accept these Terms and Conditions ('the Terms') which should be read carefully. These Terms represent a binding contract between you and CIBSE Services Ltd.. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms you should exit the Website immediately.
These Terms may be changed by us from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Terms will be posted on the Website and you should always review these Terms prior to using the Website to ensure that you have a current understanding of the Terms under which you are permitted to access this Website. If you cannot access the Terms via the Internet, we can provide a copy of the most recent Terms by e-mail upon request.
Unless otherwise indicated, this Website and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to this Website are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of CIBSE Services Ltd. or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
The posting of any such elements on this Website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such elements. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such elements viewed through this Website. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the these elements may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission.
Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Website and/or information, materials, products and/or services available on it to display, download, archive and print in hard copy, portions of this Website for personal use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded, archived or printed materials. You hereby grant to CIBSE Services Ltd. a perpetual royalty-free, irrevocable licence to copy, issue copies, communicate to the public, modify adapt, make publicly available and include in a cable programme service (either in whole or in part or in a modified or edited form) any material that you up-load or post to the Website (whether to a discussion forum, directory or otherwise). You acknowledge and agree that such material is not up-loaded or posted subject to any obligation of confidence.
The CIBSE Services Ltd. logo, all product names, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this Website, unless otherwise noted, are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress ('the Marks') of CIBSE Services Ltd.. All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Website are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of the Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.
Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.
You do not need to obtain permission to link directly to the Website. However, if you wish to use the CIBSE Services Ltd. logo as part of a hyperlink, copyright permission is required.
Persons providing access to this Website via a link from another website are solely responsible for the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services of, or available through, the source website and for any representations made or impressions created concerning CIBSE Services Ltd..
Authorisation by us to link to this Website is given without assumption of any liability by us relating to such links, and we hereby disclaim any such liability. We reserve the right to withdraw any authorisation to link to this Website at any time and for any reason.
Anyone providing access to, or information relating to this Website, whether by link or otherwise, is responsible for bringing these Terms to the attention of the person receiving such access or information. Failure to do so will not result in liability for us.
It is our policy to obtain permission to link to other websites. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.
We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such websites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such web sites.
Such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about other websites which you may access through this Website the content thereof, or the products and/or services made available through such web sites. If you decide to leave our Website and access these other web sites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such websites will apply to you while on such websites.
CIBSE Services Ltd. makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. Visitors or members using the Website do so at their own risk. It is good practice for users to run a regularly updated anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. CIBSE Services Ltd. cannot accept any liability for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material downloaded from the Website or any linked website.
CIBSE Services Ltd. takes every reasonable effort to ensure that the information published on this Website is accurate. However, CIBSE Services Ltd. cannot accept any liability for the accuracy or content. Members and Visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk.
We make no representations or warranties with respect to this Website or its contents, which are provided for use "as is." We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, quality and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this Website and any website with which it is linked. We also make no representations or warranties as to whether the information accessible via this Website or any website with which it is linked, is accurate, complete, or current. You accept that our members, honorary officers, directors, employees and other representatives shall have the benefit of this clause.
It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on this Website or any website with which it is linked. Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
All rights reserved. The material on the CIBSE Services Ltd. Training website is subject to the same conditions of copyright as CIBSE publications (which are protected under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 SI 1997 No 3032). By using this Website, you consent to CIBSE Services Ltd.'s conditions of copyright. CIBSE Services Ltd. copyright protected material may be downloaded free of charge to file or printer without requiring specific permission, as long as the material is reproduced accurately and not used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Any other proposed use of the material would be subject to the approval of CIBSE Services Ltd..
Where this material is being issued to others, the source (including the URL of the page from which the material was obtained) and copyright status must be acknowledged. This permission to reproduce CIBSE Services Ltd. copyright protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the Copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained directly from the copyright holders concerned. Written requests for permission to reproduce CIBSE Services Ltd. copyright material should be addressed to:
The Publications Manager
222 Balham High Road
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or any website with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary.
You are responsible for providing and maintaining all personal computer and communications equipment and Internet access accounts necessary to gain access of this Website.
In consideration of your use of the Website, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Web Site's registration form ("Registration Data") and maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is inaccurate, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and ID, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or ID, whether by you or by anyone else using your account and password. You agree to use the Website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations. You agree not to upload or transmit through the Web Site any computer viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer. You agree to inform us of any apparent breaches of security such as loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure or use of your ID or password and until we are so notified you will remain liable for any unauthorised use of your account.
You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms or your access or use of this Web Site or any of the information, materials, products or services available through this Website.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Website (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this Website.
Failure or neglect by CIBSE Services Ltd. to enforce at any time any of the provisions hereof shall not be construed nor shall be deemed to be a waiver of CIBSE Services Ltd. 's rights hereunder nor in any way affect the validity of the whole or any part of these Terms nor prejudice CIBSE Services Ltd. 's rights to take subsequent action.
Neither these Terms nor the benefit of this Website may be assigned or transferred by you whether voluntarily or involuntarily or by operation of law, in whole or in part, to any party without the prior written consent of CIBSE Services Ltd., and CIBSE Services Ltd. reserves the right to charge for any time or costs incurred in so doing. No such assignment by you howsoever occurring shall relieve you of your obligations hereunder.
CIBSE Services Ltd. is fully entitled to assign or transfer this these Terms or the benefit of the Website at any time.
If at any time any provision of these Terms is or becomes illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect under the law of any jurisdiction, that shall not affect or impair:
the legality, validity or enforceability in that jurisdiction of any other provision of these Terms;
the legality, validity or enforceability under the law of any other jurisdiction of that or any other provision of these Terms.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and this Website is operated from England. Access to, or use of, this Website or information, materials, products and/or services on this Website may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Website. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside England.
You agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Website, and that the laws of England shall govern such dispute or claim. However, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that infringement of this agreement is taking place or originating.
Nothing in these Terms confers or purports to confer on any third party any benefit of any right to enforce any of these Terms pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
Updated: 30 April 2009
CIBSE Services Ltd, a subsidiary company of The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers ('CIBSE'), is committed to protecting your privacy, and takes its responsibilities regarding the security of members' and customers' information very seriously. This policy explains how CIBSE Services Ltd. uses any personal information that we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.
CIBSE Services Ltd. seeks to improve the performance of all concerned with building services in the built environment. To enable us to achieve this, we hold information about members and customers and the products and services in which they have expressed interest. This information is used to keep you informed about CIBSE Services Ltd. and new developments in the industry.
CIBSE Services Ltd. may sometimes use such information to obtain feedback on the Institution's activities to help us improve the services we provide.
You can access the CIBSE Services Ltd. Training website ('the Website') without giving any personal information except when registering for an event. We gather information when you book for an event to allow us to process your booking, confirm your identity and protect your security.
CIBSE Services Ltd. requires certain information to be submitted when you wish to register for an event online dependant on whether you are a member or non-member. This will include name, address, membership number (to enable you to benefit from member discounts), telephone number, and email address, as well as your credit or debit card number and expiry date.
This information allows us to process your booking. We ask for your telephone number so that we can contact you urgently if there is a problem with your booking.
You can opt for us to remember your name, address, membership number, telephone number and email address so that next time you want to make a booking the process will be even easier.
We process your Personal Data only for specific and limited purposes. We ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. We use your personal data for the purposes registered in our notification at the Data Protection Register. Some of these purposes include the following:- We may contact you occasionally to inform you of new products, services or events we think will be of interest to you.
We may send you regular updates by email.
We may send you requested product information and promotional material.
We may use your Personal Data for market research, marketing and direct selling purposes.
We may use your Personal Data internally to help us improve our products and services and to help resolve any problems.
We may share, sell or distribute your Personal Data to carefully selected third parties for marketing and direct selling purposes in order for you to receive offers, news and information from such third parties about their products and/or services. We will only do this with your permission.
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Website. For example, we use technology to track which pages of our Website our visitors view. We also use technology to determine which Internet browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Website.
Our Website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our Website. We use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our Web Site our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally - it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Web Site and our e-mail updates, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.
In order to collect the anonymous data, we may use temporary "cookies" that collect the first level domain name of the user and the date and time you accessed this Website. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not.
We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Website. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the Internet. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, such as determining how many of our visitors are from outside of the UK.
We may also perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (i.e. aol.com, yourcompany.com) to more accurately gauge our users' demographics. Disclosure of your Personal Data We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties except as set out above under 'Use of Personal Data' or under these limited circumstances:-
Personal Data may occasionally be transferred to third parties who act for or on behalf of CIBSE Services Ltd., or in connection with the business of CIBSE Services Ltd. for further processing in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to handle our mailings on our behalf.
We may share or transfer the information in our databases to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this Website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganisation, dissolution or similar event. Where appropriate, before disclosing Personal Data to a third party, we contractually require the third party to take adequate precautions to protect that data. Data integrity and security. We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases.
We keep your Personal Data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements. Our servers and our databases are protected by industry standard security technology, such as industry standard firewalls and password protection.
The employees who have access to Personal Data shall handle such data properly and in accordance with our security protocols and strict standards of confidentiality. Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your Personal Data, we will disclose to you the Personal Data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. If you wish to access or correct your Personal Data, please write to the CIBSE Membership Department, 222 Balham High Road, London SW12 9BS.
Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.
Updated: 30 April 2009