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Terms and Conditions - Use of website

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of IIRSM's privacy policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, IIRSM and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or other content from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without IIRSM's express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without IIRSM's express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.  IIRSM reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at IIRSM's discretion.

If IIRSM provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

IIRSM may disable your user ID and password in IIRSM's sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to IIRSM a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to IIRSM the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or IIRSM or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

IIRSM reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on IIRSM's servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding IIRSM's rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, IIRSM does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

Limitations of liability

IIRSM will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if IIRSM has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You shall not (a) knowingly introduce any viruses into the IIRSM website or (b) attack (or instigate or facilitate the attack of) the Site or Services via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack, or (c) use the website or services for any purpose which is unlawful, abusive, libellous, obscene or threatening.

A breach of this clause may constitute a criminal offence. We may report any such breach (whether actual or suspected) to the relevant law enforcement authorities and you agree to co-operate with those authorities.

You shall be responsible for ensuring that you have in place on such systems appropriate Virus protection processes and software.

We will not be liable for any losses caused by any form of attack or viruses that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to use of the Site or Services.

Links

The website may contain links to other websites, which in turn may contain material that has been produced by third parties not affiliated with us.  We have no control over those other websites and accept no responsibility or liability for information or content provided on such websites.

Liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit any person's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or any person's liability for fraud.

Subject to the above, neither we nor any of our agents, licensors or delegates or our or their directors, officers or employees will be liable for any losses incurred or suffered by you, directly or indirectly in connection with:

  1. materials provided to or by or on behalf of us being corrupted or inaccurate;
  2. you being unable for whatever reason to access or use the website or Services;
  3. benefits, goods or services provided by an external provider/third-party;
  4. any acts or omissions by you, any other IIRSM members, or your or their personnel; or
  5. us, or other IIRSM members, acting on materials or communications which purport to have been made by or on behalf of you but which have been created or sent by (i) a third party purporting to act in your name, or (ii) a person who has lawful access to the Services but who exceeds his authority, regardless of whether such losses arise in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.

Further, neither we nor any of our agents, licensors or delegates or its or their directors, officers or employees will be liable for any indirect or consequential losses incurred or suffered by you, whether or not those losses are foreseeable.

The total aggregate liability of us to you for all losses arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions, the website and the Services (whether such losses arise in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise) shall not exceed the amount of any fees received from you in the preceding 12 months. 

Except as specified in these terms and conditions, all express or implied conditions, terms, representations or warranties (whether implied by statute or otherwise) are hereby excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law.

These terms and conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer or the privacy of your data as a private citizen under the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (May 2018).

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit IIRSM's liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by IIRSM's negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of IIRSM; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for IIRSM to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, IIRSM has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against IIRSM's officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect IIRSM's officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as IIRSM.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify IIRSM and undertake to keep IIRSM indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by IIRSM to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of IIRSM's legal advisers) incurred or suffered by IIRSM arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to IIRSM's other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, IIRSM may take such action as IIRSM deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

IIRSM may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

IIRSM may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with IIRSM's rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and IIRSM in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

IIRSM'S details

The full name of IIRSM is International Institute of Risk and Safety Management.

No 1 Farriers Yard,
77 Fulham Palace Road,
London
W6 8JA

Enquiries: +44 (0)20 8741 9100
Fax: +44 (0)20 8741 1349
Email: info@iirsm.org