ACTIS ACTS – WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE

  1. ABOUT US

These terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) apply to your use of the internet website located at www.actisacts.org, including any subdomains and systems (the "Website"). This is a legal agreement. It grants you certain rights and imposes certain obligations on you in connection with your use of the Website. You should read this document carefully.

The information on this Website is communicated by Actis Acts CIO (registered charity number 1176455) with its registered office at 2 More London Riverside, London SE1 2JT, United Kingdom (“Actis Acts”). To contact us by telephone, email or to write to us, please use the details at the “Contact Us” page.

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

These Terms of Use, together with the documents referred to herein, explain the terms and conditions of use which apply to your use of the Website, its entire content and any of its related subdomains. By choosing to access and use the Website you are accepting and agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use you should not use the Website.

Our Website uses cookies and by using it you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy.

The Website will be made available to you free of charge in consideration of your acceptance these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, without providing you with any notice. It is your responsibility to check them regularly or each time before you use the Website.

  1. SERVICE ACCESS

We do not warrant that our Website will operate without any interruptions and access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in case of system failure, maintenance, repair or reasons beyond our control. We will have no liability to you or others regarding this Website including failure to access the Website or remain online.

From time to time we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website. We reserve the right to suspend and/or disable your access to our Website immediately if you fail to comply, or we have reasonable grounds to believe you are failing to comply, with any of these Terms of Use.

  1. INFORMATION PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE

The information published on the Website is provided for general information purposes only and should not be used or relied on. Nothing contained on the Website constitutes or should be construed to constitute investment, legal, tax or other advice. We make no representation and give no warranties (express, implied or statutory) as to the accuracy, completeness or currency, or as to the fitness for any purpose of any of the information provided on the Website and it should not be relied upon as such. We accept no responsibility to update any information on the Website. You should always consult your usual contact at Actis Acts for further advice or information before acting on any of the information published on the Website.

The information on this Website is generic and is not intended to address your particular needs and/or requirements. Any case studies are included for wider general interest only. The content therefore does not represent any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making or refraining from making any decisions.

  1. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND SERVICES

You may be able to link to other websites which are owned and operated by third parties ("Third Party Websites") from the Website by means of hyperlinks. In each case, you should be aware that the Third Party Websites are independent of the Website and we have no control over them or their content.

Your use of any Third Party Website may be subject to specific terms and conditions which apply to those Websites. Third Party Websites are not subject to the terms of these Terms of Use or any other notices published on the Website.

The inclusion of any hyperlinks to Third Party Websites on the Website does not mean that we approve or endorse those Third Party Websites. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or may be accessible from Third Party Websites.

We also do not guarantee that our Website or websites which are linked with our Website are free from viruses or any other malicious or impairing computer programmes. Any concerns you may have concerning any external third-party link should be directed to that Third Party Website’s administrator.

  1. USER CONDUCT

You should not take any action which may corrupt, damage or impair the availability, accessibility and performance of our Website. You should not use our Website in any way which is illegal, unlawful, fraudulent, harmful, libellous or threatening.

You may not link our Website to any other websites without our prior written permission. If you would like to create a link to our Website, please contact us first at the "Contact Us" page to request permission. We expressly reserve the right to revoke any right which we grant to link to the Website, including for breach of any of these Terms of Use and to take any appropriate action.

We may take legal action if we discover any unauthorised use or misappropriation, misuse or infringement of our content, Website functionality, look and feel of the Website or taking any action to impair the good-will of our trade names, trademarks or other intellectual property.

The following listed behaviours further constitute unacceptable conduct and a breach of these Terms of Use. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

  • Attempting to gain, interfere or gain unauthorised access or use of our Website or otherwise exploit, extract, screen scrape, data mine, data harvest, publish, distribute, or reproduce any part of our Website.
  • Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. 
  • Attempting to attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
  • Knowingly introducing computer viruses, spyware, Trojan horse, key stroke logger, worms, logic bombs, rootkit or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Using data collected from our Website for any unsolicited advertising, direct marketing, phishing activity of whatever nature.

You agree to compensate us for any loss, damage, cost or expense we suffer as a consequence of a failure by you to observe and comply with the conditions of these Terms of Use.

  1. NO WARRANTIES

The Website is provided "as is" and we give no warranties in respect thereof. Specifically, but without limitation, we do not warrant that: (i) you will be able to use the Website or that it will continue to be made available in its current or any other form at the current domain name or any other domain name; (ii) the Website or any material available on or downloaded from it will be free from viruses or defects, compatible with your equipment or fit for any purpose. It is your responsibility to use suitable anti-virus software on any material that you may download from the Website and to ensure the compatibility of such material with your equipment; or (iii) information on the Website is accurate or complete. Any warranties which would otherwise be implied by law (including, without limitation, warranties as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose or skill and care) are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  1. SECURITY

You should be aware that the Internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium. If you choose to send any electronic communications to us, you do so at your own risk and we cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely.

Although we use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the Website is secure from attacks (such as "hacking"), we cannot guarantee that any information displayed on the Website has not been changed or modified through malicious attacks.

  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

All rights in the material on the Website are either owned by us or made available to us under licence. The material on the Website is protected by copyright. Save as provided in these Terms of Use any use or reproduction of these trade marks and/or devices is prohibited. All rights in the material on any Third Party Websites are owned by third parties. 

You may view the Website and you are welcome to print hard copies of material on it for your personal, non-commercial use. All other copying whether in electronic, hard copy or other format is prohibited and all other rights reserved.

  1. PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

Please read our Privacy Policy to help you understand how we use your personal data and protect your privacy.  Whenever you provide us with personal information, we will use it in accordance with our Privacy Policy. 

Where you use a hyperlink on our Website to access websites and resources owned and operated by third parties, it is your responsibility to read the privacy policies of those websites, which may be different from our privacy policy, and decide whether to proceed.

  1. LIABILITY

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall limit our liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence; (ii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; and/or (iii) any liability which is not permitted or excluded under applicable law.

It is a condition of our allowing you free access to the Website that neither we nor any of our employees, trustees or members will be liable to you, whether in tort (including negligence), breach of contract, misrepresentation or otherwise howsoever, for any losses, damages, costs or expenses of whatever nature (including, without limitation, any consequential, indirect or unforeseeable loss, or loss of goodwill, business opportunity, anticipated savings or profit, or loss of data incurred or suffered by you or any third party arising out of or in connection with (i) your use of the Website or any materials provided on or downloaded from the Website; (ii) any computer virus transmitted through the Website; (iii) your inability to use the Website at any time and any error in the provision of the Website; (iv) your use of e-mail communications to contact us; or (v) any inaccurate information or opinions published on the Website or your reliance thereon.

  1. SEVERABILITY

If any part of these Terms of Use is determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, it shall to that extent be severed from the remainder of the Terms of Use, which shall continue to be valid and enforceable.

  1. GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use shall be governed by English Law and you agree that any disputes relating to these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.