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INFORMATION ABOUT US
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ACCESSING OUR SITE
YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to any recommendation, endorsement, advice or information on which you should rely. You should 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. We have not vetted, interviewed or carried out any background checks of any kind on any of the members or other users who may post details via our site.
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. Our site is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted, or that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
use of, or inability to use, our site; or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
We will also not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may affect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. Subject at all times to the limitations above, our total aggregate liability to you will not exceed a sum of £1,000 in relation to any claims arising out of your use of our site.
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. You warrant that any such contribution will comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty, meaning that you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty. Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute, publish and make it available to third parties. Uploading content to our site will not necessarily result in the member securing work. We make no guarantees that access to our site or uploading content to it will lead to the member being asked to carry out any work. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We do not generally review content posted by our users on our site. We will not be responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site or any damages you suffer as a result of reliance on such content. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect information about you, including your personal information, in the course of your use of our site. We collect only such information as is provided voluntarily by visitors to our site and as is necessary in the circumstances. By using our site, you agree to the collection and use of your information by us, for the following purposes:
to contact you in relation to KPMG service offerings and thought leadership, in which you have expressed an interest; and
to contact you in relation to any KPMG service offering and thought leadership which would be relevant to you as a user of the site; and
for any lawful purposes chosen at our discretion, provided that we remove, or arrange for the removal of, names and any other identifiers from your information and only use such information in an anonymised (and possibly aggregated) format.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site in a safe and secure manner. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 site will cease immediately.
LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, not misleading or deceptive 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. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as an endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
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