Terms and conditions (general)

TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

 

This page tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website ("our site").  Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site.  By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them.  If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

Our site is operated by Asia Research News, the trading name of ResearchSEA Limited, registered with company number 5192797 in England and Wales.  The registered office is at Lakin Rose Limited, Pioneer House, Vision Park, Histon, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB24 9NL, United Kingdom.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below).  We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

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 that they comply with them. 

Intellectual property rights

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

For materials posted in Newsroom, Events and Jobs, you may freely use, repost, republish or redistribute the content  and affiliated materials  with proper attribution to the source. This includes photo credits, contributing institutions, and original bylined author. You must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text, unless otherwise indicated.

With the exception of materials posted in the Newsroom, Events and Jobs pages,  you must not use or modify any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining permission to do so from us or our licensors.

Our site changes regularly

We update our site regularly. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site 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 expressly exclude:

  1. all terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  2. any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
    1. 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
    2. 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.

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.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing malware, viruses, trojans, 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.

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 such circumstances, your right to use our site 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 site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

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, 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.

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.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than as set out above, please use our enquiry form at Contact Us to make your request.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.  

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies.  These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.  They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies.  They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies.  These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
  • Targeting cookies.  These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Links from 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 have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.  You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.  Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.  These terms of website use shall be governed by English law.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us at info AT researchsea.com. For more information about terms of service for registered users, please click here.

Thank you for visiting our site.