Our terms and conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern ComPeDence Limited’s relationship with you in relation to this website, www.compedence.com (hereafter "Site" or "website"). ComPeDence reserves the right to change the terms at its discretion by changing them on this web page of the Site. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘ComPeDence’ or ‘ComPeDence Limited’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 16 the Chambers, 2-6 Booth Street, Manchester, M2 4AT. Our company registration number is 9687339 and is registered in England and Wales. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website. 

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

ComPeDence will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate. However, the Site and material available on the Site is provided for general information purposes only and is not intended to provide comprehensive information or guidance on the subjects covered. You should obtain third party advice before acting on content mentioned on the Site.

You acknowledge that any reliance on any information or other material contained on this Site is entirely at your own risk and all other warranties, undertakings, conditions and terms, express or implied, whether by common law, statute, custom, trade usage, course of dealings or otherwise (including without limitation as to quality, fitness for purpose, performance or suitability for purpose) in respect of the Site are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Nothing in these terms of use shall exclude our liability to you for fraudulent misrepresentation by ComPeDence or its employees or for death or personal injury resulting from ComPeDence's negligence or that of our employees.

Subject to the above, you acknowledge that our liability to you for direct loss under arising out of or in connection with your use of the site shall be limited to £100 (one hundred pounds sterling) for any one incident or series of incidents. We shall, however, in no circumstances be liable to you under or in connection with your use of the site for any indirect, economic or consequential loss whatsoever; loss of revenue; loss of profits; loss of business; loss of goodwill or reputation; loss of use; any deletion, corruption, destruction, loss or removal of data or any professional charges.

You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that our Site will always be available to you, owing to the nature of the internet. In addition, you acknowledge that our Site may be unavailable owing to maintenance, but where possible we will carry out such maintenance outside core operating hours, and we will try to minimise the period of any disruption.

Code of conduct

You agree to ensure that any details with which you supply to us through the Site are accurate and to let us know promptly if any of the details which you have supplied to us about you change.

If accessing any part of our Site that requires you to enter a password you agree to keep any personal login name and password for use on the Site confidential, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of your password by any third party.

We reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected areas of our Site should we consider that your use of the Site is detrimental to the Site or to other users.

If accessing any part of the Site you agree:

  • not to use the Site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of the Site by other third party users;
  • to ensure that any materials uploaded, displayed or transmitted by you through or to the Site are not false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful and do not breach or infringe the rights of any person anywhere in the world and you waive any moral rights in respect of any such materials;
  • not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of the Site nor attempt to transmit to or via the Site any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • not to send 'spam' email or any unsolicited correspondence which is unrelated to the business of ComPeDence to any addresses made available on the Site; and
  • not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on the Site entered by or relating to any third party user of the Site.

If we suffer loss owing to a breach by you of these terms of use, you agree to indemnify us for any such loss.
You should satisfy yourself that you have appropriate protection against computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature whilst using the internet, and that your connection to the Site is secure.

Links, message boards and email groups

The site may include hypertext links to third party web sites. ComPeDence accepts no responsibility for and can give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of, the content or availability of material of any third party site.

Any opinions expressed on message boards or in email groups forming part of the site now or at any time in the future are not necessarily those of ComPeDence, or anyone connected with ComPeDence. We reserve the right to edit or delete any postings to message boards at our sole discretion, but have no obligation to monitor or amend the content of such message boards.

You may create a hypertext link to our Site, but we would ask that the link is directed to our Site's homepage at www.ComPeDence.com.

Copyright and intellectual property

The copyright and other intellectual property in material contained in the Site, including without limitation in text, images, scripts and sounds, is owned by ComPeDence Limited except where otherwise stated. © ComPeDence.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

You may make a temporary copy of the main pages for the purposes of viewing the pages with browser software, but must not otherwise copy, reproduce or re-distribute the contents of these pages in whole or in part without the prior written consent of ComPeDence.

You may make a temporary copy of the ComPeDence logo for the purposes of viewing it with browser software, but, you must not otherwise copy, reproduce or use the logo in any way in any medium without the prior written consent of ComPeDence.

All other rights are reserved.

Data protection

By registering with us, you consent to us processing your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Statement.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with these terms and conditions.