Terms & conditions
Terms of Website Use
1. Information about Us
This site is operated by The Bird Consultancy Limited (Bird Consultancy). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02542403 and our registered office and trading address is Bird Consultancy, The Sharp Project, Thorp Road, Manchester, M40 5BJ. Our VAT number is 560 3204 81.
2. Service Access
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the site is normally available 24 hours a day, access to our site is only permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice, we will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time for any period.
3. Information about you and your visits to our site
4. Use of Materials on our site
Unless otherwise specified, you may view and download the materials at this site only for your personal, informational, and non-commercial purposes, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. You may not modify the materials at this site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose.
5. Links to Other Websites
Bird Consultancy provides certain links to other websites as a convenience to you. We do not monitor nor control the content of any other website and assume no responsibility or liability of any kind for any material or communications available at such websites. We are not responsible for the content of any site that may be linked to our site.
6. 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 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 identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our 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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
8. Reliance on Information Posted
Information on this site may contain factual inaccuracies or typographical errors or be incomplete or out of date.
Commentary and other materials posted on our site 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 our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
9. Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
10. Our Liability
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
- 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 materials posted on it, including:
- 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
- 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.
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.
If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that terms is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.
12. User Submissions/ Access to Newsgroups
13. Uploading Material to Our Site
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, confidential or other material that would violate any law, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any rights of third parties. We may, but are not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on this site where users transmit or post Communications. We will have no liability for the content of any Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, trademark, trade secret, libel, privacy, obscenity or otherwise.
14. Your Concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us at New Church House, 34 John Dalton Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 6LE.
15. Applicable Laws
Bird Consultancy control this site from our offices in Manchester, United Kingdom. We make no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use outside of the United Kingdom and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who access this site from other jurisdictions do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claim relating to the materials on this site shall be governed by the substantive laws of England and Wales