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EthicsinPolicing Limited (EiP) its subsidiaries and affiliates requires that all the visitors to our site(s) on the World Wide Web (the "Site") adhere to the following rules and regulations. By accessing the Site you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions.


1. LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable international and local laws and regulations.


2. COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARKS
The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Site are the property of EiP. Users are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of EiP or such third party, which may own the Marks. All information and content including any software programs available on or through the Site ("Content") is protected by copyright. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through the Site for commercial or public purposes.


3. HYPERLINKING
This site may provide a link to other sites by allowing the user to leave this site to access third-party material or by bringing the third-party material into this site via "inverse" hyperlinks and framing technology (a "linked site"). EiP has no discretion to alter, update, or control the content on a linked site. The fact that EiP has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners, or its providers. There are inherent risks in relying upon using, or retrieving any information found on the internet, and EiP urges you to make sure you understand these risks before relying upon, using, or retrieving any such information on a linked site.


4. NO WARRANTIES
All content, products, and services on the site, or obtained from a Website to which the site is linked (a "linked site") are provided to you "as is" without warranty of any kind either express or implied including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, security or accuracy. EiP does not endorse and is not responsible for:

(a) The accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made through the site by any party other than EiP.
(b) Any content provided on linked sites or
(c) The capabilities or reliability of any product or service obtained from a linked site.

Other than as required under applicable consumer protection law, under no circumstance will EiP be liable for any loss or damage caused by a user's reliance on information obtained through the site or a linked site, or user's reliance on any product or service obtained from a linked site. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any opinion, advice or other content available through the site, or obtained from a linked site. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific opinion, advice, product, service or other content.


5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR USE OF THE SITE AND LINKED SITES
The information, software, products and descriptions of services published on the site or a linked site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors, and EiP specifically disclaims any liability for such inaccuracies or errors. EiP does not warrant or represent that the content on the site is complete or up-to-date. EiP is under no obligation to update any content on the site. EiP may change the content on the site at any time without notice. EiP may make improvements or changes to the site at any time. You agree that EiP, its affiliates and any of their respective, Directors, Board Members, employees, or agents will not be liable, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any indirect, punitive, special, consequential, incidental or indirect damages (including without limitation lost profits, cost of procuring substitute service or lost opportunity) arising out of or in connection with the use of the site or a linked site, or with the delay or inability to use the site or a linked site, even if EiP is made aware of the possibility of such damages. This limitation on liability includes, but is not limited to, the transmission of any viruses which may infect a user's equipment, failure of mechanical or electronic equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems (e.g., you cannot access your internet service provider), unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, strikes or other labour problems or any force majeure. EiP cannot and does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the web site.


6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR SERVICES ARRANGED THROUGH THE SITE
You agree that EiP has no liability, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, including without limitation liability for any direct, punitive, special, consequential, incidental our indirect damages, in connection with the goods or services provided by any supplier through the site, including without limitation liability for any act, error, omission, injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be incurred through the fault, negligent or otherwise, of such supplier and you hereby exonerate EiP from any liability with respect to the same.


7. CONFIDENTIALITY OF USER COMMUNICATIONS
Except as required by law and in accordance with the EiP internet privacy statement. EiP will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain personal user information and which are transmitted directly to EiP. Postings by a user on any message board or in any chat room will not be protected as confidential and EiP may use and provide information contained in any such postings (including any ideas, concepts, know-how or other intellectual property) to any of its subsidiaries and affiliates for any purpose whatsoever and as deemed appropriate by EiP. Users should be aware that linked sites might contain confidentiality provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. EiP is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.


8. LINKED INTERNET SITES
EiP prohibits caching, unauthorized hypertext links to the site and the framing of any content available through the site. EiP reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the content available on any other internet sites linked to the site. Access to any other internet sites linked to the site is at the user's own risk. Users should be aware that linked sites might contain rules and regulations, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, transmission of personal data provisions, and other provisions that differ from the provisions provided on the site . EiP is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.


9. PRESS RELEASES
All press releases and other materials presented or released to the users of the site that are contained on the site were, to the best of EiP knowledge, timely and accurate when issued. However, the passage of time can render information stale, and you should not rely on the continued accuracy of any such material beyond the date of issuance. EiP has no responsibility to update any information contained in any such material. All viewers should carefully check the dates of issuance of the material contained in the site.


10. POSTINGS
[For use in connection with message boards or chat rooms on the site.] EiP is under no obligation to review any messages, information or content ("postings") posted on the site by users and assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such postings. Notwithstanding the above, EiP may from time to time monitor the postings on the site and may decline to accept and/or remove any postings that contain:
  • Any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.
  • Advertisements or solicitations of any kind. [Note - this is not applicable for those sites with message boards containing classified advertisements].
  • Messages posted by users impersonating others.
  • Personal information such as messages which state phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references.
  • Messages by non-spokesperson employees of EiP purporting to speak on behalf of EiP or containing confidential information or expressing opinions concerning EiP.
  • Messages that offer unauthorized download of any copyrighted or private information.
  • Multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the same point.
  • Chain letters of any kind.


11. TRANSMISSION OF PERSONAL DATA
User acknowledges and agrees that by providing EiP with any personal or proprietary user information through the site, user consents to the transmission of such personal or proprietary user information over international borders as necessary for processing in accordance with EiP standard business practices. Users should be aware that linked sites might contain transmission of personal data provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. EiP is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.


12. CHANGES TO RULES AND REGULATIONS
EiP reserves the right to revise these rules and regulations at any time and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to these rules and regulations.


13. VIOLATIONS OF RULES AND REGULATIONS
EiP reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these rules and regulations, including the right to block access from a particular internet address to the site.


14. ACCESS TO PASSWORD PROTECTED/SECURE AREAS
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the site may be subject to prosecution.


15. USE OF "COOKIE" FILE FEATURES
EiP reserves the right to store information on a user's computer in the form of a "cookie" or similar file for purposes of modifying the site to reflect users' preferences. The EiP internet privacy statement provides additional information regarding EiP use of cookies as well as procedures for disabling cookies.


16. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT - NOTIFICATION TO APEX CHARITABLE TRUST LTD REGARDING ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
EiP reserves the right to remove any content on the site, which allegedly infringes another person's copyright. Notices to EiP regarding any alleged copyright infringement on the site should be directed to EiP.


17. JURISDICTION/GOVERNING LAW
[For United Kingdom based sites only]


18. UNSOLICITED IDEA SUBMISSION POLICY
Neither EiP nor any of its employees accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including but not limited to ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when EiP' products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to EiP. Please do not send your unsolicited ideas to EiP or anyone at EiP. If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that EiP makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary. Users of this site agree to submit to the laws of the United Kingdom and applicable European Union Law without regard to conflicts of laws principles.


Copyright 2001 EiP. All rights reserved.



Privacy statement

This privacy statement is published in the United Kingdom (UK) for UK citizens and permanent residents and relates only to UK EiP issued products and services. Protecting your privacy is Important to us. We hope the following statement will help you understand how EiP Collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide to us on our web site.


The following are all parts of the statement:
Security
Information collection
Personalisation
Information use
Declining e-mail offers
Set e-mail preferences - set, review or change preferences regarding the type of e-mail offers you
Do not want to receive.
Company commitment to privacy
Your right of access and correction
Linked internet sites
Changes to the customer internet privacy statement-UK
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Security
When you send confidential personal account data to us on an EiP. website, we require that a "secure session" be established first using secure socket layer (ssl).


Information collection
Personal information such as your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address -- is not collected as you browse. EiP does, however, use "cookies" to collect information about how our site is used. Information, such as the server your computer is logged on to, your browser type (for example, netscape or internet explorer), and whether you responded to an EiP banner add or e-mail is collected and tracked in aggregate. This information is used for the purpose of measuring response rates to our banner ad or e-mail offers. Registration for online products and services. In order to provide you with a particular product or service online, we may request that you supply us voluntarily with personal information, including your e-mail address.


Information use
We may use information you have given us, for example, to provide a service, ensure proper billing, measure consumer interest in our various services and inform you about products and services. If you provide us with your e-mail address or have done so in the past, or if we obtain your e-mail address from another source, we may send you e-mail offers. These offers may be based on information you provided in your initial transaction with us, in surveys, from information that may indicate purchasing preferences and lifestyle, as well as information available from external sources, such as merchants and marketing organisations. These e-mail offers come directly from EiP. When we send e-mails to you, we may be able to identify information about your e-mail address, such as whether you can read graphic-rich html e-mails. If your e-mail address is html-enabled, we may choose to send you graphic-rich html e-mails. Please note that we do not provide your e-mail address to our business partners. However, we may send you offers on behalf of our business partners. Keep in mind that if you take advantage of an offer from an EiP business partner and become their customer, they may independently wish to send offers to you. In this case, you will need to inform them separately if you wish to decline receiving future offers from them. Our goal is to deliver offers to people who we believe will find them relevant and of value. Offers are developed and managed under strict conditions designed to safeguard the security and privacy of customer personal information. However, at any time you may request not to receive these offers.


Declining e-mail offers
EiP provides customers with an easy means to decline receiving e-mail offers. Although some customers tell us they appreciate receiving notice of these carefully designed opportunities, we recognise the importance of providing you with choices. At any time, you may request to discontinue receiving these offers from us by simply replying to the e-mail and informing us of your preferences. All e-mail offers that you receive from EiP will inform you of how to decline receiving further e-mail offers. Additionally, you may set or change your e-mail preferences online at any time.


Company commitment to privacy
In keeping with our commitment to consumer privacy protection, EiP will endeavour to keep abreast of current industry initiatives to preserve individual privacy rights on the internet and in all aspects of electronic commerce. If you have questions about this privacy statement, please call. You may also write to us at EiP.


Your right of access and correction
If you ask us, we will tell you what information we hold about you and provide it to you in accordance with applicable law. There may be a charge for this as permitted by law. If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, you should write without delay to EiP. Any information that is found to be incorrect or incomplete will be corrected promptly.


Linked internet sites
You should be aware that other internet sites to which you link from EiP.com may contain privacy provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. Changes to the customer internet privacy statement - United Kingdom
Changes to our internet privacy statement will be noted here so that you can be fully informed about the privacy protection we provide and your choices with regard to our use of personal information for marketing purposes.


Date last revised: July 2004


View about the company, web site rules and regulations, trademarks, and privacy statement. Copyright 2004 EiP. All rights reserved. Users of this site agree to be bound by the terms of the EiP web site rules and regulations.


The EiP name is the registered trade mark of EiP. Other products and company names appearing on the EiP web site may be the trade mark or registered trade mark of their respective owners. No permission is granted in respect of the use of any of the above, such use may constitute an infringement or the holders' rights.


Indemnity As a user of EiP web site you agree to indemnify EiP against any claims, losses, expenses or liabilities which it may incur as a result of your misuse or unlawful use of EiP or the server on which it is located including without limitation arising from any spamming activity, defamatory statements, use of pornography or infringement of intellectual property or other third party rights carried out by your or for which you are responsible.


Governing Law and Jurisdiction This disclaimer indemnity provision shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all matters relating to these terms.


EiP is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998, registration number Z8085018.
 
 
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