Terms and Conditions of Use

These Terms and Conditions of Use were last revised on 16 Jan 2017

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use carefully before using this website

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) describe the terms and conditions applicable to your use of the Biosys UK Limited ("Biosys") website. By using this website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not use this website. These Terms may periodically change without notice, so you should check these Terms before every attempt to use the website. We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and/or operational reasons. This website is intended for users in the United Kingdom and Biosys does not represent that content available on or through this website is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

Privacy Policy

On this website, Biosys may collect personal information about you. Please refer to our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we may process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. You are responsible for the accuracy of any personal information about you that you provide to Biosys through this website.

How you may use material on the website

Biosys is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Biosys’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on this website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from Biosys or its licensors.

You may view, copy, download and print Biosys’s content on this website solely for your personal, non-commercial and informational purposes, provided that you may not modify any such content or remove or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices displayed on such content.

If you print, copy or download any part of this website in breach of these Terms, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must, at the option of Biosys, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Do not rely on information on the website

The content on the website is provided for general information only and 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 the website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Links

Where the website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by Biosys of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

Biosys has no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you 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 website; or

·         use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

·         loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

·         business interruption;

·         loss of anticipated savings;

·         loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

·         any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.

Rules about 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.

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 website in any site that is not owned by you.

Our website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Governing Law

These Terms, their subject matter and formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. Any provision of these Terms held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree will remain in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable. We further agree to replace such invalid or unenforceable provision of these Terms with a valid and enforceable provision that will achieve, to the extent possible, the economic, business and other purposes of such invalid or unenforceable provision.

 

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. We at Biosys are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of the personal information of all visitors to our website. Please read this privacy policy, together with our terms of use, it sets out how we will treat any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us and, by submitting any such information and/or continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to its terms.

1.      Information we collect about you

Generally, you are not required to provide information about yourself when you visit our website. You may, however, provide certain personal information if you send emails or other information to us. You may also choose to provide information about yourself to receive communications about Biosys by entering your information on the “Contact Us” page of the website.

We may also collect, store and use information that may be connected to you from the servers used to support the website. This information includes:

  • the internet protocol (IP) address from which you access the website;
  • information about the device you use to access the website;
  • information about the web browser you use to access the website; and
  • information about applications on your device that are necessary to support the website.

We use various technical means to collect this information, including application logs on your device or computer, server logs, “cookies” placed on your device or computer, “beacons” in email, and other content. Cookies are computer-generated, unique identifiers. By providing each user a unique identifier, we can recognise repeat visitors and compile data on how our website is used.

 

 

2.      How we use and share your information

We may use any information we collect about you or about your use of the website in connection with the operation of our business as well as to improve the website or to communicate with you about features that we believe may be of interest to you, or otherwise in connection with our administration of the website. We may also use information we collect about you for the following purposes:

  • security and protection of personnel, assets, and resources;
  • regulatory compliance and monitoring; and
  • compliance with legal requirements or to defend or pursue legal claims.

We may monitor traffic patterns and website usage to help us develop the design and layout of the website.

3.      Choices you have about our use of your information

You can write to us at any time to obtain a copy of your information and to have any inaccuracies corrected or if you no longer wish to be registered on the website. Where appropriate, you may have your personal information erased, rectified, amended, or completed. To contact us regarding your information, you may us the “Contact Us” page of the website. Please note that communications to this email address will not constitute legal notice to us or any of our employees, agents, or representatives in any situation where notice to us is required by contract or any law or regulation.

4.      Security and our efforts to protect your information

While we have implemented measures designed to protect against the unauthorised access, interception, loss, misuse, and/or alteration of the information under our control, our systems are not designed to protect confidential or sensitive information, and we do not guarantee that events of unauthorised access, interception, loss, misuse, and/or alteration under our control will not occur. In the event of any unauthorised access, interception, or misuse, we will not be responsible for such unauthorised access, interception, or misuse, or any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages (including lost profits) suffered by a user, even if we have previously been advised of the possibility of such damages. We do not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, that the information provided by any user shall be free from unauthorised access, interception, or misuse. Accordingly, you should use the website with the express understanding that any information you provide may be compromised.

5.      Links to third party websites

This website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites. These third-party sites may send their own cookies to users to collect data or solicit personal information. Please be aware that other sites are not subject to this Privacy Policy and Biosys is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

6.      Notification of changes

If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so our visitors are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Finally, we urge you to read this Privacy Policy in full, together with our Terms and Conditions of Use for complete details about our policies concerning the collection and use of your information.