Terms & Conditions

This page tells you the terms on which you may make use of our website (the Website), whether as a guest or as a registered user.  Please read these terms of use (the Terms) carefully before you use the Website.  By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them.  If you do not agree to the Terms, please refrain from using our Website.

Information about us is operated by the ​NNFCC Limited ("NNFCC") (we, us, our).  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 11687319 and have our registered office at Biocentre, York Science Park, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 5NY.  Our VAT number is 311811839.

Accessing our Website
Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service or information we provide on our Website without notice.  We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time we may restrict access to some parts of our Website or to our entire Website, to users who have registered 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.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them. 

Intellectual property rights
Unless specifically stated to the contrary, we are the owner or the licensee of the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of third parties to material posted on our Website provided you acknowledge this Website as the source of the content or materials, ensure that any acknowledgements appended to any third party content or materials are fully reproduced and inform third parties that these Terms apply to them and must be complied with.  Any other proposed uses of the material will require express permission from us.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials 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 must not use any part of the materials on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Our Website changes regularly
We are continually seeking to update and improve our Website and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website or close it indefinitely. 

Commentary and other material displayed on our Website are for general guidance purposes and are intended to be helpful to a large range of people and businesses.  Much of our information is provided free of charge. We cannot guarantee that the information applies to your individual circumstances and it is not intended to be information on which reliance should be placed.  Our information should never be used as a substitute for legal or professional advice.  You should check your decisions against your normal business methods and best practice in your field of business. 
We aim to keep our Website as up-to-date, accurate and complete as possible, however, following the introduction of a new law or procedure there may be a delay before we add relevant information to the Website.  Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material, although we take reasonable care to ensure that up to date information is included as soon as possible.  We do not give any warranty or representation as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of information on our Website and accept no liability for any errors or omissions or any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Website or anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.   

Our liability
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.
To the extent permitted by law, we also exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Website, any Websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation, any liability for 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 for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.
Nothing in these Terms affects 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 Website
We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy.  By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Linking to our Website
We encourage you to include links to our home page from your Website, 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 Website must not be framed on any other Website. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from our Website
Where our Website contains links to other Websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and are not intended to signify that we endorse such Website or it's content.  We have no control over the contents of those Websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
If you breach this provision, you will 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 Website 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 Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any Website linked to it.

Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms through your use of our Website. When a breach of these Terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply with these Terms may result in our taking all or any of the following actions: immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website; issue of a warning to you; legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach; further legal action against you; disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary. 
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms. The responses described in these Terms are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Privacy Policy
Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we use and protect the personal information you provide us with.

Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Website. These Terms are governed by English law.

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.  You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.  Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.