Please read these terms carefully before you start using our site. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms, and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
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Information about us
Our site is owned and operated by Hackworth Ltd (“Hackworth”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), a company registered in England and Wales with company number 11552429, and whose registered office is at 71-75 Shelton Street, London, England, WC2H 9JQ.
For general inquiries or questions about these terms, we can be contacted by email at [email protected]. For security-sensitive concerns, please see our security page.
Changes to these terms
We may amend these terms from time to time by amending this page.
Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
These terms were most recently updated on August 29, 2022.
Changes to our site
We may update our site from time to time, and may change its content at any time, including (but not limited) to reflect changes to our products/services and our business priorities.
We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes. However, please note that we are under no obligation to update any content on our site which may be out of date at any given time.
Accessing our site
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue, or restrict the availability of any or all parts of our site without notice, but we will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your Internet connection are aware of these terms, and any other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
How you may use material on our site
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in original work on our site, and in the material published on it. These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
Subject to the exceptions to copyright in your jurisdiction, including but not limited to fair dealing (or “fair use”), you must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
If you breach these terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately, and you must immediately destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Subject to your compliance with these terms, we grant you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and non-transferable license to use our site within the scope and purposes of our site.
You are not permitted to use any trade marks (registered or otherwise) belonging to us.
No text mining, data mining, or web scraping
You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorize, nor permit any text mining, data mining, or web scraping in relation to our site; or to any products/services provided via, or in relation to, our site. This includes using (or permitting, authorizing, or attempting the use of):
any "robot," "bot," "spider," "scraper," or other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, code, process, or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor, or republish any portion of the site; nor any data, content, information, or services accessed via the same; or
any automated analytical technique aimed at analyzing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes — but is not limited to — patterns, trends, and correlations.
The provisions in this clause should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard, including for the purposes of Article 4(3) of Digital Copyright Directive ((EU) 2019/790) [ref: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/eudr/2019/790/article/4].
This clause shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining, or web scraping activity, by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties, or guarantees — whether express or implied — that the content on our site is accurate, complete, or up-to-date.
Where our site contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites, nor of information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
Security and malware
Though we take cybersecurity very seriously and implement specific measures to ensure our site is secure, we make no guarantee that it is secure, nor free from any form of malware. In any event, you are responsible for securing your information technology infrastructure and devices when accessing our site.
If you know or suspect that our site is vulnerable to an attack, that an attack on our site is being planned, or that it is hosting malware, please visit our security page and contact us immediately.
Attacks on our site
You must not attempt to attack, breach, gain unauthorized access to, thwart the security measures of, crack the passwords of, steal cookies from, hijack the sessions of, or otherwise deny service to or from our site. This includes, but is not limited to, the following forms of attack:
knowingly introducing malware, trojans, ransomware, or other material to our site that is malicious or technologically harmful;
attempting to gain unauthorized access — regardless of the mechanism or technique — to our site; the server on which our site is hosted; and/or any server, computer, or database connected to our site;
attempting to disable, or otherwise harm the performance or functionality of, our site via a denial-of-service attack (distributed or otherwise).
By violating this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the UK Computer Misuse Act 1990 [https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/18]. We will report any such violation to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity and information to them as required, or as we deem necessary. In the event of such a violation, your right to use our site will cease immediately, and we may:
take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your violation;
take further legal action against you, as appropriate; and/or
take any other actions which we deem appropriate.
Linking to our site
You may establish links to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, is within the scope and purposes of our site, and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
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.
Our site must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any individual asset hosted on our website (for example, an image), other than a web page (i.e., an HTML file).
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking to ours must comply in all respects with these terms.
If you wish to link to, or make any use of, content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
Breaches of these terms
immediate, temporary, or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
issuing a warning to you;
legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on any indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
further legal action against you; and/or
disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary, or as required by law.
The actions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Limitation of liability
Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by the laws of England and Wales.
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We shall not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of, or reliance on, any content displayed on our site.
In particular, we shall not be liable for indirect loss or damage, including:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by malware, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may affect your information technology infrastructure, devices, applications, data or databases, or other proprietary material due to your use of our site; or due to your downloading of any content from it, or from any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked from our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Our rights and obligations
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organization. We will inform you if this happens.
Applicable law and jurisdiction
You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any difference or dispute or claim (including non-contractual differences or disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with these terms or their subject matter or formation.