TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

 


 

 

 

 

You must not, without our prior written consent, use any part of the materials on our site:

a) for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors;
b) in a tradable index or investment product;
c) in a subscription or fee based database service; or
d) to be republished, packaged or resold for commercial purposes. 


 

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may use our website www.cdp.net (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By accepting these terms and conditions, you indicate that you have read and understood them and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you will not be able to use our site.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT US

www.cdp.net is a site operated by CDP Worldwide, registered charity number 1122330  a company limited by guarantee 05013650 and its wholly owned subsidiary CDP Worldwide (Trading) Ltd  company registration number 06602534 (together CDP, we or us). Our headquarters are at 40 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0NE, UK.

CDP Worldwide is regulated by the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

 

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 allow access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, only to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Pages/Acceptable-Use-Policy.aspx.

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.

You may retrieve and view content from our site, print off one copy of individual pages, and may store these pages for research, your personal use, or other non-commercial use provided that wherever you cite the data, you credit “CDP Worldwide” as the source. You may also use content from our site in editorial content, provided that you credit “CDP Worldwide” as the source. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text without prior written permission from CDP.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not, without our prior written consent, use any part of the materials on our site:

a) for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors;
b) in a tradable index or investment product;
c) in a subscription or fee based database service; or
d) to be republished, packaged or resold for commercial purposes. 

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

Basic registration to view data on our site will grant access to 20 responses via the public website run by us at https://www.cdp.net. This restriction applies to multiple users from the same company so that the total amount of responses viewable by the same company is 20.

If you wish to use data from our site in any way not expressly permitted in these terms or wish to access further responses on our site please contact Daniel Turner at daniel.turner@cdp.net

 

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

 

OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

 

OUR LIABILITY

We do not examine or edit the questionnaire responses provided on our site, or other data accessible via our site. Accordingly, 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 hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • 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:
  • 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

for 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, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

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.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

Within portions of our site that require you to register to use them, you must provide accurate and complete registration information. You must inform us of any changes to the personal data that we hold about you. We process information provided by you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and our privacy policy https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Pages/Privacy-Policy.aspx. Unless explicitly stated, we will not pass your personal data to any third party. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

 

UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Pages/Acceptable-Use-Policy.aspx. You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. 

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Pages/Acceptable-Use-Policy.aspx.

 

VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

You must not damage, interfere with or disrupt access to our site, or do anything which might interrupt or impair its functionality.  You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized 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 may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such potential 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.

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 a public page of our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and 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.

It is your responsibility to ensure that any link you establish from any website that is not owned by you is permitted by that website. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to webmaster@cdp.net.

 

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. 

 

JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

The English courts will have 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 use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

 

TRADE MARKS

CDP Worldwide is a UK registered trade mark of CDP Worldwide, 40 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0NE. Other product and company names and logos mentioned or displayed on our site may be the trade marks, service marks or trading names of CDP or third parties.

 

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.

 

YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact webmaster@cdp.net. Thank you for visiting our site.

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