Website terms and conditions

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Welcome to our website www.accordmarketing.com the “Website”). The Website is provided by the Accord Marketing Limited (“we”, “us” or “our” for short). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 03874258 and our registered office is at 85 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DG. Our VAT number is 749570492. “you” and “your” means you as the user of the Website.

We have set out the terms under which we are providing you with access to the Website. These include the terms and conditions that govern:

a) your use of the Website (including your rights to link to the Website) as set out in these terms (the “Terms of Use”);
b) how we will use and protect information about you (see Section B: “Privacy Policy”); and
c) our use of cookies on the Website (see our separate “Cookies Policy”).

Collectively these documents are termed as the “Terms and Conditions”. By accessing the Website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Section (a) – Terms of Use

1) Use of the Website

You should read all the Terms and Conditions prior to using the Website. You should also save and/or print out a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.

We may change our Terms and Conditions from time to time. The revised Terms and Conditions will be available via the Website. You will be deemed to have accepted any changes to the Terms and Conditions after you have been notified of the changes on the Website home page and you continue to access or use the Website.

You are not permitted to use, or cause others to use, any automated system or software to extract content or data from the Website for commercial purposes.

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you should not use the Website.

2) Accessing our website

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We update the Website regularly and so may change the content at any time without notice to you. We reserve the right to withdraw, vary or suspend the service at any time without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to access the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions.

Please note that use of the Website is subject to your computer and/or device complying with our minimum standard technical specification and compatibility requirements. You are advised to check this specification to ensure that your computer and/or portable device is compatible with our products and services and we shall not be liable for any failure arising in the Website which arises from incompatibility (including, without limitation, minimum storage and memory requirements from time to time).

3) Your Account and Password

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. You must not disclose it to any third party. You are responsible for any use of the Website using your user identification code or password.

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 reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at webadmin@accordmarketing.com

4) Intellectual Property

You may access, view and print out one copy of the Website and all information, images, and other content displayed on the Website ("Materials") strictly in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

You may only view, print out, use, quote from and cite the Website and the Materials for your own personal, non-commercial use and on the condition that you give appropriate acknowledgement where appropriate to us. All intellectual property rights in and to the Website and the Materials are either owned by or licensed to us and your use of the Website and Materials is subject to the following restrictions.

You must not:
i. remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Materials;
ii. use any Materials from the Website in any manner that may infringe any copyright, intellectual property right or proprietary right of us or any third parties; or
iii. reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or use or exploit this Website and/or the Materials for any commercial purpose, without our prior written consent; or
iv. use the Website or Materials in any way that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in any manner that will violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner.

5) Trade Marks

We expressly reserve all rights in and to the www.accordmarketing.com domain name and all related domains and sub-domains, the names Accord, Insight, FiRE, Conrad, Artavia, MKH & Netizen, our logo, service marks, trading names and/or trade marks. Other trade marks, products and company names mentioned on the Website may be trademarks of their respective owners or licensors and the rights in such marks are reserved to their respective owners or licensors.

6) Reliance on Information Posted

Materials posted on the Website are not intended as advice and should not be relied upon as such. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information to the fullest extent permissible by applicable law.

7) Our Liability

To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude and disclaim all warranties, terms, conditions and representations that might otherwise be implied by law in relation to this Website. In particular we do not represent or warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. You must take your own precautions in this respect.

We do not accept liability for any failure to maintain the Website.

We shall not be liable, howsoever caused, under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, for any:
i. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
ii. business interruption;
iii. loss of anticipated savings;
iv. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
v. indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage (even if advised of the possibility of such damages).

While we take certain steps to ensure that the Materials do not contain inaccuracies and typographical errors, we cannot guarantee this and we do not warrant the completeness of the Materials.

We shall not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your actions or inactions based on the Materials available on this Website. However, nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights, and nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude our liability for:
i. death or personal injury arising through our negligence;
ii. fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or
iii. anything else that cannot be excluded or limited by us under applicable law.

8) Linking to our Website

You may link to any page of the Website for non-commercial purposes, provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. For the avoidance of doubt, the linking site must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.

You must not link to the Website in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not remove or obscure by framing or otherwise, advertisements, any copyright notice, or other information published on the Website.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.

9) Your Content

You agree to use the Website in accordance with the following rules. All content submitted by you, including, but not limited to, your name, graphics, logos, marks, text, images, photographs, and all other information and material shall be called "Your Content" for short. You grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use Your Content in connection with our business.

You warrant and undertake to us that Your Content shall not:
i. breach any of our policies in force from time to time;
ii. infringe the intellectual property rights or any other rights of a third party;
iii. contain any material which is defamatory of any other person;
iv. contain any material which is obscene, discriminatory or offensive or otherwise be likely to harass, upset, embarrass or alarm any other person;
v. contain any malicious code, such as viruses, or other potentially harmful programs or material; or
vi. breach any applicable law or regulation.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any of Your Content. You will be liable to us and shall indemnify us for any breach of the above warranties and undertakings.

10) Privacy, Your Personal Data and Cookies

The privacy of your personal data is important to us. We collect information from you at various places on the Website, for example when you submit a ‘Contact Us’ form.  Please see our "Privacy Policy" (Section B)  for details of how we will process your personal data.

For details about how we use cookies, please see our Cookies Policy.

11) Third Party Sites

Our Website and/or the Materials may contain links to third party websites, for example our clients’ websites. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to the Website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies including in relation to privacy. Please read those rules and policies before proceeding. 

If you decide to visit any third party site, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites. Links do not imply that we are, or the Website is, affiliated to or associated with such sites.

The inclusion of any link on the Website or in our communications with you does not imply endorsement by us of the linked site. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk.

Please remember that when you use a link to go from the Website to another website, these Terms and Conditions including our Privacy and Cookies Policy do not apply to your use of that website.

12) Information on the Website

If you find any content on the Website to be in any way offensive, obscene, defamatory, racist, harmful, inaccurate, unlawful, illegal or deceptive in any way, please notify us by emailing us at enquiries@accordmarketing.com using the subject heading “Objectionable Content”.

On receipt of your complaint we may remove or block access to the content complained of.

13) Legal Compliance and Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and any matter or dispute arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws relating to the use of or otherwise connected with the Website. To the extent that the Website, your use of the Website and/or any activity contemplated by it would infringe any law of a jurisdiction other than England, then you are prohibited from accessing or using the Website or attempting to carry on any such offending activity and this provision shall override all other provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

14) Contact Us

If you have any concerns or queries about Material which appears on the Website or if you have questions about your use of this Website or these Terms and Conditions please email us at enquiries@accordmarketing.com

If you have any suggestions for improvements or additions that you would like to see on the Website, please email us enquiries@accordmarketing.com. Our postal address for correspondence is 85 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DG.

Section (b) – Privacy Policy

1) Privacy and your Personal Data

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users and clients. This privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") is intended to inform you how we gather, define, and utilise your Information (as defined below) and forms part of our Terms and Conditions .

It applies to Information collected by us, or provided by you, over the Website at www.accordmarketing.com or in any other way (such as over the telephone or in an email). It is also intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Website.  Please take a minute to read and understand the policy.

All your personal Information shall be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"). If you would like to know what information we collect and hold about you, please write to us at the address at the beginning of the Terms and Conditions FAO the data protection officer.

Accord Marketing Limited is the data controller of your Information for the purposes of the Act and is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 03874258 and our registered office is at 85 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1DG.

2) What Information do we Collect

When you visit the Website you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, email address and phone number) ("Information"). You may provide us with Information in a number of ways:
(a) by supplying us with the Information as listed above, on an individual basis by completing a ‘send an enquiry’ form on the Website, or joining our mailing list; and
(b) by corresponding with us by email, in which case we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

We may also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type and the geographical location of your computer, for system administration. This is statistical data about browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual.

If you upload your CV using our Website, or otherwise supply your CV to us (so called “Career Information”), we may process what is classed as sensitive personal data for the purposes of the Act.   We will only collect and process sensitive personal data in so far as it is necessary to comply with our obligations and/or to ensure that we conform with legal requirements for example under equality of opportunity laws.

In order to fulfil our obligations under the Act we require your explicit consent to be able to process sensitive personal data.  Unfortunately, if you disclose sensitive personal data to us but do not provide us with your consent to process that data we may be unable to proceed with your application.

3) Cookies

Similar to other commercial websites, the Website uses a technology called "cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how the Website is used. For details about how we use cookies, please see our Cookies Policy.

4) How do we use the Information that you provide to us?

We use your Information in the following ways:
(a) to ensure that content from the Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer or device;
(b) to notify you about changes to our services;
(c) we may contact you with information about our products or services that we feel may be of interest to you (you can let us know at any time if you no longer wish to receive these communications by contacting enquiries@accordmarketing.com or following the instructions contained in the communication).

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

In limited circumstances we may pass your Information to other third party organisations:
(a) if we buy or sell any business or assets in which case we may disclose your Information to the seller or buyer of such business or assets;
(b) if we are under a duty to disclose or share your Information to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements or protect the rights, property, or safety of our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We will use the Career Information that you provide to us to assist in our recruitment process.  It is our standard practice to retain Career Information for all applicants for a reasonable period following submission, or for longer in the case of a successful application, where Career Information will be retained in accordance with our standard employment procedures.

5) Your Consent

By using the Website you consent to our collection and use of the Information as described in this Privacy Policy and our Cookie Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on the Website or otherwise notify you to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

You have the right to ask us not to process for marketing purposes Information we collect from you.  You can exercise your right to prevent such processing of your Information by contacting us at enquiries@accordmarketing.com.

6) How can you Access your Information?

You may request access to all your Information that we collect and maintain in our database by emailing enquiries@accordmarketing.com. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

7) Where we Store your Personal Data

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy.

8) Security

We take data security seriously and have procedures in place designed to prevent loss of or damage to data that we hold. However, the use of the internet, and technology more generally, means that we cannot always guarantee the security of Information or other data that we process, including the security of Information submitted to use via the Website.  You understand that, without prejudice to our legal obligations, any Information you give to us is given at your own risk and we shall not be liable for any loss of or damage to your Information.