Legal notice

ATTENTION: This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the Website under the domain name www.autonomyaccounts.org (Website) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website.

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave the Website immediately.

1.2 We may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website.

2. LICENCE

2.1 You are permitted to print, download and republish extracts from the Website on the following basis:

a) no documents or related graphics on the Website are modified in any way;

b) no graphics on the Website are used separately from the corresponding text

2.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by Dr Mike Lynch and other former managers at Autonomy. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with clause 2.1 for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.

3. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

3.1 Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. You should note that we are in no way responsible for the content or privacy policies these websites/services may have in place and advise that you use caution and refer to these websites’ own Privacy statements and terms.

4. VISITOR MATERIAL AND CONDUCT

4.1 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:

a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or

b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or

c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or

d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

4.2 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

4.3 We shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clause 4.1 or clause 4.2.

5. COOKIES

5.1 Information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies. Cookies are small files stored within your web browser from our Website. Cookies do not collect personal information about you nor do they allow us to access your computer in any way. All information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 .  Tracking cookies help identify which pages are being used. This helps to analyse data about web page traffic and to improve the Website. This information is only used for statistical analysis purposes and no personally identifiable information is stored.

5.2 Third Party Cookies: Our Website also carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their contacts through a number of popular social networks. These sites may also set cookies when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.

6. DISCLAIMER

6.1 While we endeavour to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. We may make changes to the material on the Website at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

6.2 The material on the Website is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with the Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the Website.

7. LIABILITY

7.1 We exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

7.2 Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit our liability for:

a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 or

b) fraud; or

c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or

d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7.3 If your use of material on the Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.

8. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.