Website T&C’s

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

OF BRIDGING THE GAP CHINA LLP (“BTGC”)

 

Terms of Website Use

This page tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.bridgingthegapchina.co.uk (“our site“).  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 from using our site.

Information about us

www.bridgingthegapchina.co.uk is a site operated by BTGC.  We are registered in England and Wales with registered number OC370824 and have our registered office at Parkways, Little Heath Lane, Potten End, Hertfordshire HP4 2RX.

Accessing our Site

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

From time to time, we may only allow access to some parts of our site, or the entirety of our site, to users who have signed up to a course with us.

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 and 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.

Intellectual Property Rights

Bridging the Gap China and www.bridgingthegapchina.co.uk are our trade marks.  All other names and logos identifying us, our site and its services are either (a) our proprietary marks; or (b) marks which we are licensed to use.  Nothing in these terms of use allows you any licence of any mark or of any other intellectual property right of ours or any third party (subject to the provisions below relating to copyright).

The copyright in the content (including but not limited to design, text and graphics) of all the pages on our site is owned by us or its licensors (except where otherwise stated). Reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with the following permissions.

We authorise you to carry out the following actions, provided that you comply with the other terms of use:

  • view and display the content of our site
  • print or download to a local or network hard drive extracts from or whole pages for your personal use provided you do not delete the copyright notice “© Bridging the Gap China 2012″ from all such printouts and downloads.

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.

You are not permitted to incorporate any materials, or any part of the materials, from our site to any other work or publication, whether in hard copy or electronic or any other form.

You may not:

  • systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of our site
  • use substantial parts of our site to create and/or publish your own database
  • frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trade mark, logo, or our other proprietary information
  • link to any part of our site, other then the home page, for any commercial purpose, unless you have our express written consent.

No part of our site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

Reliance on information posted

All materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We 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.

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

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 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, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor 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 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.

Linking to our Site

You may link to our homepage, 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 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 homepage.  We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to enquiries@bridgingthegapchina.co.uk.

Links

Our site may contain links to other sites on the internet that are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the operation of or content located on or through any such site and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Indemnification

You shall defend and indemnify us and our third party providers and distributors from and against any claim or cause of action brought by or on your behalf in excess of the liability described herein or by third parties as a result of your use of our site.

Relationship

The relationship among us, our third party providers and distributors and you will be that of independent contractors, and neither of us nor any of our respective officers, agents or employees will be held or construed to be partners, joint ventures, fiduciaries, employees or agents of the other.

Entire Agreement

These terms of use and our privacy policy constitute the entire agreement between us in relation to the use of our site, and these terms of use supersede any other agreements between us in this matter. If there is any conflict between these terms of use and any information posted anywhere on our site, these terms of use shall prevail.

Severability

If any provision of these terms of use shall be found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other part of that provision or the other provisions of these terms of use which shall remain in full force and effect.

Assignment

You may not assign, convey, transfer, sublicense, subcontract or delegate your rights, duties or obligations.

Jurisdiction and Venue

You agree that any legal action brought against us shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales.  You agree that the sole jurisdiction and venue for any litigation arising from your use on our site shall be an appropriate court located in England and Wales.

Headings

The headings used in these terms of use are included for convenience only and they do not limit or otherwise affect the terms of use.  The terms of use set forth above constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding the subject matter.

Variations

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

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact enquiries@bridgingthegapchina.co.uk.

Thank you for visiting our site.