Terms & Conditions
Please note that the The Standard website is intended for use by residents of the United Kingdom whilst in the United Kingdom only. It is not applicable to residents or investors of other countries because the law in other countries may restrict the distribution of the information and products on the The Standard website. For the avoidance of doubt none of the information on the The Standard website constitutes an offer to contract in any country in which it is accessed, including (without limitation), the United Kingdom.
We may revise the Terms and Conditions 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 make, as they are binding on you.
The The Standard website is provided by The Standard, Loughton.
The Standard website may also contain hypertext or other links to websites operated by other third parties. The responsibility for those websites belongs to the third parties who are identified as operating those websites. Separate terms and conditions will apply to those websites and you are encouraged to read those if you access those links.
The Standard will endeavour to ensure that the The Standard website is accessible for 24 hours a day but will not be liable if‚ for any reason‚ the The Standard website is unavailable for any time or for any period. DOA will have the right to suspend access to or withdraw the The Standard website temporarily or permanently and without notice.
The Standard will not be liable for any loss or damage arising in contract‚ tort or otherwise if the The Standard website is unavailable or suspended for any reason.
The information contained on the The Standard website is provided for information purposes only and The Standard will use reasonable care and skill to ensure that it is accurate at the date of publication. However, because of the nature of the Internet‚ there may be circumstances in which errors occur within the information. Consequently, The Standard makes no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy of any information on the The Standard website and cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions within it.
Reliance on Information Posted
Commentary and other materials posted on the The Standard website is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Standard accepts no responsibility or liability arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or by any third party who may be informed by any of its contents.
The Standard will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any information you provide via e-mail and / or via the The Standard website is kept secure‚ but please remember that‚ because of the nature of the Internet‚ the security of emails cannot be guaranteed. Consequently, your privacy of your data in such email correspondence cannot be guaranteed. There is no guarantee that any emails that you send to us will be received by us.
We process information about you in accordance with the DOA Privacy Statement. By using the The Standard website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
The Standard shall not be liable for any loss of use, profits, savings or data or any indirect, special or consequential damages or losses, whether such losses arise in contract, negligence or tort, including without limitation, any losses in relation to your use of, reliance upon or inability to use the The Standard website.
The Standard cannot warrant that the The Standard website is free of viruses or technical defects of any description‚ and accepts no responsibility for any technical problems arising from your use of the The Standard website.
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 the The Standard website or to your downloading of any material posted on it or on any website linked to it.
Linking to the Website
You may link to the The Standard website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal 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.
Data Protection and Privacy
The Standard accepts no responsibility or liability to any third party in relation to the content or accuracy of any information or materials posted by you onto the The Standard website or any information posted on external websites. The Standard retains the right to remove any information or materials posted by you on the The Standard website if such information or material is or is likely to be offensive, illegal, harmful, or threatening and / or belongs to someone else. Unless otherwise stated any views expressed are of individuals contributors and not of The Standard.
You must not misuse the The Standard website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the The Standard website, the server on which the The Standard website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the The Standard website.
You must not attack the Website
By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We may report any such offence to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to those authorities. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by malicious or harmful material that may infect your computer, your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material as a result of your use of the The Standard website or as a result of you downloading any material posted on them or downloading any material from any website linked to them.
The Standard has established the The Standard website in England. We have chosen the laws of England and Wales to apply to the The Standard website and for any dispute to be heard by the Courts of England and Wales. However, The Standard recognises that you are free to choose the laws and jurisdiction of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you are resident there and wish to do so.
Online Dispute Resolution
The European Commission has also provided an Online Dispute Resolution Service for logging complaints. To use this service please visit: http://ec.europa.eu/odr
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