Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions of use of www.saema.org

Introduction

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the sole and exclusive terms on which you may make use of our website at www.saema.org (“our site”), whether as a guest or as a member.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use our site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain immediately from using our site.

Information about us

Our site is operated by The Specialist Access Engineering and Maintenance Association (“SAEMA”).  References in these Terms of Use to “we”, “us” and “our” are references to SAEMA, and references in this policy to “you”, “your” and “user” are to any individual or business that accesses the Site for any reason (together “use”)

We are an unincorporated trade association established and headquartered in the United Kingdom.  The address of our principal place of business is 4th floor, Bridewell Place, London EC4V 6AP, United Kingdom.  Our VAT number is [■VAT Number].

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service that we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

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 these Terms of Use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use, and that they comply with them.

Prohibited uses

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:-

  • in any way that breaches any applicable 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 anyone in any way;
  • (other than with our prior express written permission) for any commercial or trading purpose, or for any use other than private use;
  • (other than with our prior express written permission) to upload any material to our site;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any form of similar solicitation (spam);
  • in contravention of any of these Terms of Use.

You will at all times indemnify us against all and any losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including legal fees) incurred by us and/or any of our employees or agents arising directly or indirectly from any actual or alleged breach by you of any of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, in its design, text, graphics and software, and in the material published on it.  These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are expressly reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal and private reference, and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.   In so doing, our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be expressly acknowledged by you.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials that 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.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

The brand SAEMA, and the composite word-and-device “saema” logo, and each element of it, are trade marks owned and used by us.

Our site changes regularly

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

Our liability

Our site is provided strictly on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. To the extent permitted by law, we (on our own behalf and on behalf of our officers, employees and agents) hereby expressly exclude:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity, whether relating to accuracy, accessibility, quality, fitness for purpose, non-infringement, security, freedom from errors or viruses or otherwise howsoever;
  • any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any commentaries or other materials posted on it (which, for the avoidance of doubt, are not intended to constitute advice on which any reliance should be placed), including without limitation any liability for:
    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;
    • loss of goodwill;
    • wasted management or office time; and
    • for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

We will not be liable for any loss 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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

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

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our 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 our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching any of these provisions, you would or 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 our site will cease immediately.

Linking to our site

You may link to the home page of our site, 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.

You must not establish a link to the home page of our site from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site 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 standards set out in these Terms of Use.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please see the section entitled ‘Your queries’ below.

Links from our site

Where our site 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 you acknowledge and agree that we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Severance

If any of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by any judicial or other authority of competent jurisdiction, it shall be severed and the remaining Terms of Use shall survive and remain in full force and effect.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

Variations

We may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your queries

If you have questions or concerns about these Terms of Use please contact us by email (enquiries@saema.org) or by post (marked for the attention of the Secretary) at Fenns Bank, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3PE, United Kingdom.

Thank you for visiting our site.

Last updated: June 2012

© SAEMA 2012