Please read this agreement carefully as it governs your use of our online services and limits our liability to you. By accepting our terms and conditions and accessing the website risc.riscauthoritysupplychain.com (the “Services”) you are forming a contract and agreeing to the terms that appear below. References to “you” and “your” are to you as an individual.
If you use the Services in the course of your business, you are also agreeing to this agreement on behalf of that business and references to “you” and “your” include your business.
1 Provision of Service
1.1 The Service is provided by The Fire Protection Association, whose registered office is at London Road, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0RH.
1.2 You acknowledge that
you have provided the Company with accurate and complete registration
information and that it is your responsibility to update the Company of any
changes to that information (including your email address)
1.3 Each registration is
for a single user only. On registration, you will be allocated a username and
password (“ID”). You are responsible for all use of the Services using your ID
and for preventing unauthorised use of your ID.
1.4 If you believe there
has been any breach of security such as the disclosure, theft or unauthorised
use of your ID, you must notify the relevant Company immediately by emailing us
using the appropriate e-mail address at the bottom of this agreement. If the
relevant Company reasonably believes that your ID is being used in any way
which is not permitted by this agreement, the Company reserves the right to
suspend access rights immediately on giving notice to you and to block access
from your ID until the issue has been resolved.
1.5 The relevant Company
is continually seeking to improve the Services. The Company reserves the right,
at its discretion, to make changes to any part of the Services provided that it
does not materially reduce their content or functionality.
1.6 Following your
acceptance of this agreement, we will make the Service available to you.
2 Limited Rights to Use
2.1 All material
displayed on the Services (“Content”) belongs to the Company or its licensors.
Subject to clause 2.2, you may:
2.1.1 retrieve and
display the Content on a computer screen;
2.1.2 print individual
documents or pages on paper and store such in electronic form on disk and on
your PC (but not on any other server or other storage device connected to a
2.1.3 bookmark or link to
any part of the Services.
2.2 Most of the Content
in the Services is owned by the Company but certain content is used under
licence from third parties (“Third Party Content”) and will be marked with the
copyright notice of those third parties. Some of the Third Party Content will
be subject to additional restrictions—the relevant copyright notice will make
it clear where that is the case.
2.3 You may not (without
contacting us to obtain prior written permission):
2.3.1 redistribute any of
the Content (including without limitation by using it as part of any library,
archive or similar service);
2.3.2 remove the
copyright or trademark notice from any copies of the Content made under this
2.3.3 create a database
in electronic or structured manual form by systematically downloading and
storing all or any of the Content (including without limitation on any internal
2.3.4 allow any third
party to access the Content unless expressly so permitted by the Company; or
2.3.5 except as expressly
set out above, modify, reproduce or in any way commercially exploit any of the
2.4 Copyright in any
software that is made available for download for the participation in the
Service belongs to the Company or its suppliers. Your use of such software is
governed by the terms of any licence agreement that may accompany or be
included with the software.
2.5 You acknowledge that
“The Fire Protection Association are trade marks and that you may not use them
without written permission.
2.6 You acknowledge that
use of the Content requires you to use your own skill and judgment. You warrant
that you have such skill and judgment and undertake at all times to exercise
your own judgment in use of the Content and shall be solely liable for all
opinions, recommendations, forecasts or comments made or actions taken.
2.7 You acknowledge that
you are aware that use of the Content may from time to time be subject to
certain statutory or other external regulations, conditions and restrictions.
You undertake to comply with such regulations, conditions or restrictions
applicable to the Content.
3. Use of Equipment
and/or Software to Access Content
3.1 The Company may at
any time require you to disconnect any item of equipment you use to access the
Service (“Equipment”) or any part or parts thereof from accessing and using the
Service if in the opinion of the Company, such Equipment is or has been the
cause or is likely to be the cause of failures, interruptions, errors or
defects in the Service or the Content. In the event that you are required to
disconnect, the Company will, as soon as possible thereafter, advise you of
such changes as must be made to such Equipment to enable you to access and use
the Service subject to such further charges as the Company shall determine.
3.2 Any unauthorized
access to or use of the Service or Content will entitle the Company in addition
to any other remedy it may have, to terminate supply of the Service to you immediately
and/or this Agreement as a whole.
3.3 You shall ensure that
if any Equipment and/or software you use to access the Service (“Software”) is
used for any other purpose than accessing and using the Service, it is used in
such a manner so as not to corrupt the Service software and any other software
which may be used by the Company or used in the Service, or any information on
the Service database, nor shall it be used to access or retrieve any part of
the Company’s database which is not part of the Service you subscribe to.
3.4 You shall not without
the Company's express prior written consent, and shall ensure that no other
3.4.1 make any additions,
modifications, adjustments or alterations to the Service and/or the Content;
3.4.2 attempt to rectify
or permit any persons other than the Company or its agent to rectify any fault
or inaccuracy in the Service and/or the Content;
3.4.3 otherwise tamper
with the Service and/or the Content;
3.4.4 use such Equipment
and/or Software (when dealing in any way with the Service or the Content) in a
manner which is inconsistent with the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
3.4.5 permit the
Equipment or Software to be linked to or communicate in any manner or be used
in connection with any other database, time-sharing or other system, computer
bureau, data or telecommunication service or any other service or
word-processing system or information distribution network, whereby the Content
is being accessed, used, stored or redistributed as the case may be, by or
through such other equipment.
3.5 you shall permit the
Company or its representative or agent to have access to the location and to
the Equipment and/or Software and/or any Content for the purposes of inspection
and testing of the same.
4.1 The Company warrants
4.1.1 it will use all
reasonable skill and care in making the Service available to you and in
ensuring its availability, and also reserves the right to discontinue the
service without any prior notice or consent.
4.1.2 it has the right to
License the Content under this agreement; and
4.1.3 it will take
reasonable steps to ensure that the software it provides as part of the Service
is virus free.
4.2 Because of the number
of sources from which the Company obtains the Content and because of the nature
of the Internet and archived information, errors and omissions do occur and the
Company does not give any other warranties in respect of the Service. In
particular, you should not take the accuracy of the information for granted and
the Company makes no warranty that the Website is free from infection by
viruses or anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. All
implied warranties are excluded from this agreement to the extent that they may
be excluded as a matter of law.
5 Limitation of Liability
5.1 The Company will use
its reasonable endeavours to remedy faults in the Service.
5.2 The Company will not
be liable for any business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business
interruption arising from your use or inability to use the Service or from any
action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using the Service.
5.3 Notwithstanding the
above provisions of this clause 4, the Company’s liability will not be limited
in the case of fraud or for death or personal injury caused by the Company’s
6 Data Protection
6.1 The information
that you provide about yourself to the Company will only be used by the Company
in accordance with its Privacy Notice. Please read our
separate Privacy Notice carefully and if you have any questions please
6.2 You must at all
times comply with your obligations under all applicable data protection
legislation, including, without limitation the EU General Data Protection Regulation
2016/679 and the UK Data Protection Act 2018 as amended or superseded from time
7.1 All notices shall be
given to the Company via email or by post at The Fire Protection Association,
London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0RH.
7.2 Notice will be deemed
received when an email is received (or else on the next business day if it is
received on a weekend or a public holiday in the place of receipt) or 3 days
after the date of posting.
8.1 This agreement and
your access to the Service may be terminated by written notice if you are in
material breach of this agreement and the breach is not remedied within the
period of 14 days after written notice of the breach has been given to you. If
we reasonably believe you are in breach of clause 2 we may suspend your access
to the Service at any time.
8.2 We reserve the right
to terminate your access to the service at anytime without notice.
9.1 We may transfer
and/or assign our rights and/or our obligations under this agreement. This will
not affect your rights under this agreement. You may not transfer any of your
rights or obligations under this agreement.
9.2 Nothing in this
agreement shall confer your rights on any other person.
9.3 If you breach this
agreement and we ignore this, we will still be entitled to use our rights and
remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach this
9.4 This agreement,
Service, represents the entire terms agreed between the parties in relation to
its subject matter and may be amended only by our agreement in writing.
9.5 This agreement shall
be governed by English law.
9.6 We will try to
solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you want to take court
proceedings in relation to this agreement you must do so in the United Kingdom.