Corporate Eye

Terms and conditions

Introduction

This agreement (”Agreement“) between You and Corporate Eye Web Services Limited (”Corporate Eye“) consists of these General Terms and Conditions (”Terms“). “You“, “Reader” or “Commenter” means any entity identified by its comments, e-mail, registration information or IP address. If you use this Corporate Eye Blog (“the Blog“), the Corporate Eye website or our products (the “Products”) or services (the “Services”) on behalf of your employer, organisation or company, they shall also be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

Please read these Terms very carefully before reading, commenting on, downloading, copying, reproducing, altering materials of any kind, subscribing to, and linking to (collectively “using”) the blog on our website or buying or using one of our Products or Services. Using this blog, website or Products indicates that you accept these terms of use. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use our blog or website.

These General Terms and Conditions may be varied by us from time to time. Any variations will be posted on our website. We recommend that you regularly review our General Terms and Conditions as your continued use of our Products or Services will be subject to any variations that have been posted on our website from time to time.

Every effort is taken to ensure that the information covered on our website is correct when posted and is regularly reviewed, but we do not warrant its accuracy and may alter such information at any time.

All information and content on the site are subject to applicable statutes and regulations, and are furnished ‘as is’, without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Corporate Eye shall not be liable (whether in negligence or otherwise) to any person for any error, omission or incompleteness in the information, or reliance on the information, on the site, nor shall Corporate Eye be under any obligation to advise any person of any error therein. In no event shall Corporate Eye be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, or loss of information) arising out of the use of or inability to use the site or the information thereon, even if Corporate Eye has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Any reference to the Products or Services or to any company does not imply that such Products or Services will be available in future. We may alter or change the Products and Services from time to time without notice.

We are not responsible for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result in using any other website to access our website or using any hyperlink to or from our website.

Copyright in the whole and every part of this site belongs to Corporate Eye, unless otherwise indicated, (save that the website may include screen grabs from other websites where copyright belongs to the owner of the content of that website), and may not be used, sold, licensed, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner or form or in or on any media to any person without the prior written consent of Corporate Eye.

“Corporate Eye” is a registered trademark of Corporate Eye Web Services Limited. Corporate Eye may also claim rights in other trademarks, service marks, logos and icons contained on this site.

Obligation to Indemnify. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Corporate Eye, its agents, and applicable third parties (collectively “Indemnified Person(s)“) harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees, brought against any Indemnified Person(s), arising out of, related to or which may arise from You using of the Blog, the Corporate Eye website or the Corporate Eye Reports and/or You breaching of any term of this Agreement.

Jurisdiction. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts and the Laws of England & Wales.

In the event that any part of these Terms and Conditions are found to be unenforceable or unlawful or invalid for any reason by a competent court within the jurisdiction these Terms and Conditions shall be read and construed as if such invalid unlawful or unenforceable provisions were removed and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply without the unenforceable unlawful or invalid provisions.

The Blog

The articles available on the Blog are opinions only, and are the opinions of our writers at the time of writing, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organisation, company or individual.

Corporate Eye will not be liable for any errors, omissions or delays in any information contained within the articles, or for any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use.

Moreover, the opinions are based on material available at the time of writing: websites change. So too do thoughts and opinions, so thoughts and opinions expressed in out of date posts may not be the same as those held by our writers today. We attempt to keep links current and correct, but the web is constantly evolving, and we cannot be responsible for material that is not under our control.

Blog content. All the contents of the Blog, except for comments, constitute the opinion of the authors, and the author alone; they do not represent the views and opinions of the authors’ employers, supervisors, nor do they represent the view of organizations, businesses or institutions the authors’ are a part of. The content of this Blog is not intended to cause harm, but if You have any concerns about the contents of this Blog, please contact the Editor. Disagreeing with the content of the Blog does not constitute sufficient grounds for You to ask the Author to remove or modify any parts of this Blog.

Copyright policy. All the text, images and other content being part of the Blog is the property of the Corporate Eye, unless stated otherwise, (save that the website may include screen grabs from other websites where copyright belongs to the owner of the content of that website). You are not allowed to reproduce, sell, and modify any part of the Blog. You are welcome to link to the blog, and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When You quote or link to the Blog, please include the Corporate Eye name in Your link. You are not authorized to use this content for personal profit. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED. Whenever copyrighted material is mentioned or used, Corporate Eye is doing so according to fair dealing practices. Use of material from the Blog according to fair dealing practices requires proper acknowledgment. Simply linking back to the Blog is not considered proper acknowledgement; please provide a link including the Corporate Eye name and logo, the name of the page You are linking, and a permanent link (”Permalink“) to that page.

Forbidden actions. You are not authorized to (i) use the Blog to advertise for products of any kind and for other blogs, (ii) to infringe the Copyright policy and Comment policy of the Blog, (iii) to attack the Blog using malicious software and/or use the Blog for data mining (iv) to commit any illegal actions while using the Blog, or against the Blog, (v) to restrict access to this Blog, (vi) to impede the normal functioning of the Blog and (vii) to menace Corporate Eye with, or cause physical or financial harm to, Corporate Eye.

No Guarantee. Corporate Eye makes no guarantee regarding the validity of the content of the Blog. In addition, Corporate Eye does not guarantee that the Blog will be accessible at all times or during any down time (i) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) caused by any failures of Your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) for previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) relating to events beyond Corporate Eye’s control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labour conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where Corporate Eye or Your servers are located. Although Corporate Eye will try to moderate comments quickly, Corporate Eye makes no guarantee to the Commenter that its comments or trackbacks will be displayed promptly, without modifications, or that they will be displayed at all, as all comments will be published to the discretion of Corporate Eye.

No Warranty or Condition; Links. Corporate Eye makes NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If You choose to access the Blog, You do so AT YOUR OWN RISK. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with the Blog, CORPORATE EYE SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISPLAY OF SUCH LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions. YOU AGREE TO USE THE BLOG AT YOUR OWN RISK, and You will not consider the Blog’s content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice.

Benchmarking Product Terms & Conditions

When You purchase one of our Products You are agreeing to abide by our General Terms and Conditions and the following restrictions.

If You are buying this product for use exclusively for You or other members of Your company:
You may:

  • Share charts, tables and reports made available as part of the Product within Your organisation UNLESS You are acting as an Agent for another company – see below;
  • Incorporate such information within Your presentations so long as the necessary Corporate Eye watermarks / copyright notices are not obscured or removed OR a suitable credit to Corporate Eye is given;
  • As a consultant You may leave such presentation material with clients for whom its use has been intended.

You may not:

  • Remove, change or obscure Corporate Eye branding from any materials;
  • Allow 3rd parties access to Your online account without the express permission of Corporate Eye;
  • Use the Corporate Eye tools to provide a regular reporting service to other companies unless they have also purchased the subscriber service or you or they have the express permission of Corporate Eye;
  • Replicate, reverse engineer or copy materials, data, know how, designs of ANY part of the Corporate Eye tools.

If You are acting as an Agent for a 3rd Party (the Agent’s Client Organisation) who has bought a Corporate Eye subscription for You to use to act on their behalf:

You may:

  • Share charts, tables and reports made available as part of this product with Your Client Organisation;
  • Incorporate such information within Your presentations to that Client Organisation so long as the necessary Corporate Eye watermarks / copyright notices are not obscured or removed OR a suitable credit to Corporate Eye is given;
  • Leave such presentation material with the Client Organisation for whom its use has been intended.

You may not:

  • Remove, change or obscure Corporate Eye branding from any materials;
  • Allow 3rd parties apart from the Client Organisation OR other members of Your company, who do not have a Corporate Eye subscription, access to Your online account or any materials, reports or print outs without the express permission of Corporate Eye;
  • Use the Corporate Eye tools to provide a regular reporting service to other companies apart from the Client Organisation without the express permission of Corporate Eye;
  • Replicate, reverse engineer or copy materials, data, know how, designs of ANY part of the Corporate Eye tools.

You are responsible for the security of any Corporate Eye Reports purchased and access to the Corporate Eye Benchmarking database through keeping Your logon id and password secure. If Corporate Eye discovers any such Reports in the possession of a 3rd Party that originated from Your account or we discover that access has been allowed to an unauthorised 3rd Party, Corporate Eye reserves the right to suspend Your account without refund and may pursue You for any loss or damage including interest and costs.