Read these terms carefully, they’re important. They detail the information that we are obliged to provide by law including the basis on which you use and interact with this website.
Legal Information about us
This website (“Avizent.com”) is owned and operated by Avizent Limited (“We” or “Us”). We are a company registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 06447823.
Accessing our website
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
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our website, including the database rights and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
We shall have no hesitation in referring any breaches of our intellectual property to our solicitors who shall take action against you with or without notice.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We offer free legal documents online for members only which are intended to be used as precedents or guide and may not suite your particular situation or client expectations. The legal precedents are provided on an ‘as is’ basis only and if you have any doubts concerning their suitability we advise you seek legal or other professional advice. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our website changes regularly
We aim to update our website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
- 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, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above. This does not affect 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
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs 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. By breaching this provision, you would 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.
Linking to our website
You may link to our home page, 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. 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. 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.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
Avizent is a trademark of Avizent Limited. Copyright 2007-2020.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our website, please contact us by email or by using the form on the website.
We take your privacy seriously
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Avizent (“we” or “us”) is the data controller (the company who is responsible for, and controls the processing of, your personal data).
Personal data we may collect about you
We will obtain personal data about you (such as your company name or business address) whenever you complete an online form.
For example, we will obtain your personal data when you (e.g. register to use this Website, send us feedback, post material, contact us for any reason, sign up to a service. We may also obtain sensitive personal data about you if you volunteer it during the completion of an online form. If you volunteer such information, you will be consenting to our processing.
How we may use your personal data
We will use your personal data for the purposes described in the data protection notice that was given to you at the time your data were obtained. These purposes include:
- to help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us
- to notify you any changes to this website or our services which may affect you
- security vetting
- fraud prevention and detection
- statistical analysis
- customer profiling and analysing your purchasing preferences
- marketing (see “Marketing and opting out” below)
- billing and order fulfilment
- customising this website and its content to your particular preferences
- improving our services
Marketing and opting out
Unless you have asked us not to do so, we may contact you about services and special offers which may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive any further marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time. See further “Your rights” below.
Disclosure of your personal data
We may disclose your personal data:
- to law enforcement agencies in connection with any investigation to help prevent unlawful activity
- in the event that the Avizent’s assets and goodwill are subsequently transferred to a third party
- to our agents and service providers
Keeping your data secure
We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal data, for example:
- we store your personal data on a secure offline server controlled by a secure login and password with multi factor authentication. Access to the application used to process you personal information then also requires a secure login and password with multi factor authentication.
Whilst we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, you acknowledge that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the internet.
Information about other individuals
If you give us information on behalf of someone else, you confirm that the other person has appointed you to act on his/her behalf and has agreed that you can:
- give consent on his/her behalf to the processing of his or her personal data
- receive on his/her behalf any data protection notices
- give consent to the transfer of his/her personal data abroad
- give consent to the processing of his or her personal data
When you use this website, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally. We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’, which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons:
- to recognise you whenever you visit this website
- to speed up access to this website (so you do not have to log on each time)
- to store your personal preferences
- to build a profile about you
- to better target our marketing and advertising campaigns
The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org
Transfers of data out of the EEA
We do not transfer your personal data outside of the United Kingdom.
You have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee (currently £20) to request access to personal data which we may process about you. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
- put your request in writing to the address below
- include proof of your identity and address (e.g. a copy of your driving licence or passport, and a recent utility or credit card bill)
- attach a cheque in the amount of £20 made payable to Avizent Limited
- specify the personal data you want access to, including any account or reference numbers where applicable
You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. If you wish to exercise this right you should:
- put your request in writing
- provide us with enough information to identify you (e.g. account number, username, registration details)
- specify the information that is incorrect and what it should be replaced with
You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right you should contact us at Avizent Ltd. and inform us that you wish to opt out of direct marketing.
International Office General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.
Enquiry privacy notice
The information that you provide will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and from 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Your personal data will be collected and processed for the purpose of allowing you to make an enquiry to Avizent to request commercial information regarding our services, additionally where you have consented, processed for the purposes of updating you in relation to new services, events and news updates.
Your personal data will be processed and stored by Avizent. Access to your personal information is secured by both a device login and password and further secured by a separate software application login and password with multi factor authentication.
Avizent will use your personal data to process your enquiry, to send you electronic or hard copy collateral, to communicate with you to provide you with information relating to your enquiry, or for statistical purposes and internal reporting.
We accept that in contacting you in this way, we cannot pass on your data to any 3rd parties unless it is for enquiry processing or is necessary for us to provide to you the services you have requested from us or to send you marketing emails in relation to the products and services we offer or other than where you have given us permission to do so, or we are required to do so by law.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, Avizent must establish a legal basis for processing your personal data and communicate this to you. The legal basis for processing your data for marketing purposes is based on ‘Legitimate Interests’. As authorised under: Article 6. 1(f) of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL.
Your right of access to your personal data
You have a right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like to request a copy of your personal data, please email via our online contact form. We want to make sure that your personal data is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate.
Your other rights as a data subject
The GDPR provides you, as a data subject, with a number of rights in relation to your personal data. You have the right to withdraw your consent where that is the legal basis of our processing, have inaccuracies in the personal data that we hold about you rectified, a right to erasure, to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted, to object to certain processing activities and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office about the way we process your personal data.
Changes to our privacy notice
We will keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page and inform data subjects of this change
Who do I contact if I want to know more?
For further information about your right to access information we hold about you, or to make a complaint about the way in which we are handling your personal information please email us via our online contact form.
Our contact details
Company Registration Number: 06447823
Company VAT Registration Number: GB 301 2871 44.
Registered Office: 104 Kidmore Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 7NB United Kingdom.