1 Terms and Conditions of Website Use
1.1 This page (together with the documents referred to on it) provides the terms and conditions upon which you may make use of the website made available and operated at http://www.biochannelpartners.com ("Our Site").
1.2 Please read these terms and conditions of use carefully before you start to use Our Site.
1.3 By using Our Site, you accept these terms and conditions of use and agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, please refrain from using Our Site.
2 Information about us
2.1 Our Site is made available and operated by Biochannel Partners Limited of 81 Clouston Street, North Kelvinside, Glasgow, G20 8QW, UK ("We", "Our", "Us") and by third parties acting on Our behalf.
2.2 We are a company registered in Scotland under company number SC243337 whose registered office is at 81 Clouston Street, North Kelvinside, Glasgow, G20 8QW, UK. Our VAT number is 827 6442 12.
3.1 Our Site is a place for you to ascertain general information concerning the services We offer. Our Site is also a place for you to select and order services from Us.
3.2 Our Site is available only to individuals and organisations that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You must be over eighteen (18) years to use Our Site. If you cannot form legally binding contracts or you are under eighteen (18) years of age please leave Our Site now.
3.3 Access to Our Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services (“Services”) and the material (“Material”) made available upon or through it without notice. Unless explicitly stated to the contrary, any new features added to Our Site, Services or Materials shall be subject to these terms and conditions.
3.4 We reserve the right at Our sole discretion to restrict access to some parts or all of Our Site by persons seeking to access Our Site.
3.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to Our Site. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use Our Site and is compatible with Our Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access Our Site through any facilities provided by you or over which you have control are aware of these terms and conditions and that they comply with them.
3.6 We have used reasonable endeavours to ensure that Our Site complies with Scottish laws. However, We make no representations that Our Site or the Services or Materials are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Scotland. If you access Our Site from other locations you do so at your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all laws applicable to such location. If accessing Our Site, the Services or Materials is contrary to or infringes any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use Our Site, the Services or Materials and you must exit immediately. If making the Services or any part available in your jurisdiction or to you (by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise) is prohibited, those Services are not offered for sale to you. You accept that if you are resident outside Scotland, you must satisfy yourself that you are lawfully able to purchase the Services.
3.7 We make no representations and give no warranties, express or implied whether making Our Site, the Services or Materials available in any particular jurisdiction outside Scotland is permitted under any applicable non-Scottish laws. We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability relating to or arising out of the purchase or attempted purchase of the Services by persons in jurisdictions outside Scotland or who are nominees of or trustees for citizens, residents or nationals of other countries.
4 Availability and operation
4.1 We shall use reasonable endeavours to ensure that Our Site and any Services or Material are available and operate properly at all times, however We make no warranties in respect of the availability or operation of Our Site or any Services or Material.
4.2 We may suspend the availability or operation of Our Site or any Services or Material on a temporary or indefinite basis as We may in Our sole discretion determine.
4.3 All warranties as regards the availability or operation of Our Site and any Services or Material, in so far as they may be excluded and other than as explicitly specified hereunder, are excluded. We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability relating to or arising out of the availability or operation of Our Site and any Services or Material.
5 Linking to our site
5.1 You may link, or may procure that a third party acting on your behalf links, to the home page of Our Site from a website owned by you, provided that such link is provided in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Our reputation or take advantage of it.
5.2 You must not establish nor procure that any third party establishes a link to Our Site in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement of you or any entity which you represent by Us without Our explicit prior written consent.
5.3 You must not establish nor procure that any third party establishes a link from any website that is not owned by you.
5.4 You must not establish nor procure that any third party establishes a link to any page upon Our Site other than Our home page.
5.5 You must not frame nor procure that any third party frames Our Site on any other website.
5.6 You must not stream or aggregate content from Our Site within another website nor procure that any third party undertakes such activities.
5.7 We reserve the right to withdraw Our permission to link to Our Site without notice and for whatever reason as We may in Our sole discretion determine.
6 Links from Our Site
6.1 Where Our Site contains a link to a site or resource provided by a third party (a "Third Party Site"), such a link is provided for the purposes of information and convenience only.
6.2 The provision by Us of a link to a Third Party Site does not represent any endorsement or recommendation by Us in respect of that Third Party Site and does not mean that We have any association with that Third Party Site. We have no control over the contents of Third Party Sites.
6.3 We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability arising out of any use of or interaction with Third Party Sites.
7 Viruses, hacking and other offences
7.1.1 misuse Our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful including that which may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate Our system, data or information;
7.1.2 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;
7.1.3 use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy Our Site, or use any device, software or routine to bypass Our robot exclusion headers, or interfere or attempt to interfere, with Our Site;
7.1.4 use an anonymising proxy to access Our Site;
7.1.5 attack Our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;
7.1.6 take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Our infrastructure, or that may cause Us to lose any of the services from Our service providers, including Our internet or payment service providers; or
7.1.7 do, or omit to do, or attempt to do or omit to do, any other act or thing which may interfere with the proper operation of Our Site.
7.2 If you breach this clause We have the right to 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 Site will cease immediately.
7.3 You also understand that We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from Our Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output. We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability relating to or arising out of any distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to use of or access to Our Site, any Services or Material, or the use of or interaction with any Third Party Site.
8.1 We will do Our best to ensure that all Material is accurate, but please note that all Material is provided on an ‘as is’ basis and you assume total responsibility and risk for your use of Our Site, the Services or Material. Please note that Our Site may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies. The Services and Material are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to their accuracy or fitness for any particular purpose notwithstanding that We may be aware of such a purpose.
8.2 The Services and Material are general in nature and are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. You undertake not to rely upon the Services or Material.
8.3 You undertake not to provide any information concerning any Services or Material to any third party with a view to that third party relying upon such information.
8.4 If you or any third party to whom you provide any information concerning any Services or Material requires advice concerning any matter addressed within the Services or Material or any information concerning any Services or Material you undertake to seek this advice from an independent professional experienced and practising in the relevant field, and to advise any such third party to do the same.
8.5 We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability incurred relating to or arising out of use made or reliance placed upon any Services or Material or information concerning any Services or Material.
9.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, login, password or any other piece of information enabling access to Our Site or any Services or Material, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party.
9.2 We reserve the right to disable any user identification code, login, password, or any other piece of information enabling access to Our Site or any Services or Material at any time, for such reason as We may in Our sole discretion determine, including without limitation if in Our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions of use.
9.3 You must immediately notify Us if you have reason to believe any user identification code, password, login information or any other piece of information provided by Us to you as part of Our security procedures in relation to your use Our Site, the Services or Materials have become known to any third party.
10 Intellectual property rights
10.1 Our Site, the Services and Materials are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. We are the owner or the licensee of rights (including all intellectual property rights) in or relating to Our Site, the Services and the Material. We reserve all such rights.
10.2 Other than as explicitly specified hereunder nothing contained in these terms and conditions of use should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, personal bar or otherwise any licence or right to use Our Site, any Services or Material without Our express written permission.
10.3 You may print off one copy any Material from Our Site for your personal study, research or internal business purposes.
10.4 You may copy and distribute to third parties in an electronic or paper format extracts of Material generally and publicly made available upon Our Site without a requirement to register with Our Site but only in so far as may be necessary to draw the attention of such third parties to the availability of Services or Material upon Our Site.
10.5 You must not use, copy, modify, adapt, create derivative works based upon, extract elements from or reorganise any Materials or any copies thereof other than as expressly stated hereunder. In particular and without limitation you must not use any data separately from any accompanying text. Our status or that of any identified contributors as the authors of Material must always be acknowledged. Such acknowledgement must include the address of Our Site.
11 Material you submit to Our Site
11.1 You grant to Us a non-exclusive, royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual licence without any form of territorial limitation to use, copy, modify, adapt, create derivative works based upon, extract elements from and reorganise and material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service made available upon Our Site. This licence will be capable of sub-licence. We may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in such material contained in your in all jurisdictions to their full extent and for the full period for which any such rights exist in that material. By submitting such material to Us you are warranting that you have the right to grant Us this licence. If you are not in a position to grant such a licence to Us, please do not submit such material. You shall indemnify and shall keep Us fully and effectively indemnified on demand from and against all actions, claims, losses, liability, proceedings, damages, costs, expenses, loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption and other pecuniary or consequential loss (including legal costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by Us and arising directly or indirectly out of Our use and / or the publication of material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service.
11.2 In relation to any material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service you waive absolutely all moral rights arising under Chapter 4 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and, so far as is legally possible, any broadly equivalent rights you may have in any territory of the world.
11.3 You warrant that any material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service shall:
11.3.1 be accurate (where it states facts);
11.3.2 be genuinely held (where it states opinions);
11.3.3 comply with the law applicable in Scotland and in any country from which it is posted; and
11.3.4 be relevant.
11.4 You warrant that any material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service shall not:
11.4.1 be defamatory of any person;
11.4.2 be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
11.4.3 promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
11.4.4 disclose the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or any other personal data in respect of any individual other than where you have the express written permission of that individual to disclose such information subject to and in accordance with these terms and conditions of use;
11.4.5 infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
11.4.6 breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
11.4.7 be in contempt of court;
11.4.8 be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
11.4.9 impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
11.4.10 give the impression that the contribution emanates from Us if this is not the case;
11.4.11 advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act;
11.4.12 contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism;
11.4.13 contain any advertising or promote any services or links to Third Party Sites other than as may be required purely to illustrate the service provided by you and your contact details.
11.5 The warranties provided for in clause 11.3 and clause 11.4 must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. We will determine, in Our sole discretion, whether any material submitted by you to Our Site or utilising any Service breaches these warranties. You shall indemnify and shall keep Us fully and effectively indemnified on demand from and against all actions, claims, losses, liability, proceedings, damages, costs, expenses, loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption and other pecuniary or consequential loss (including legal costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by Us and arising directly or indirectly out of your breach of these warranties.
11.6 We have the right to monitor any material you submit to Our Site or utilising any Service and may (as appropriate) edit, reject or remove such material if We believe it does not comply with the above. In particular, We reserve the right to block incoming emails and other communications and submission if We believe that their content is or may be inappropriate or otherwise does not comply with these terms and conditions of use.
12 Our Forum
12.1 This clause sets out additional terms applicable to your use of the discussion forum provided upon Our Site (the "Forum").
12.2 The Forum is not moderated. We will not be responsible as author, editor or publisher of any contribution submitted to the Forum (a "Contribution"). All Contributions are published in good faith but We do not (to the extent permitted by applicable law) accept responsibility for such content (whether published on or offline). All liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability incurred relating to or arising out of from the use of the Forum by any person in contravention of these terms and conditions of use is excluded.
12.3 To add a Contribution to a discussion upon Our Forum or to start a new thread for discussion within Our Forum, please read Our Forum instructions provided upon Our Site. There is no limit to the length of a Contribution. The username allocated to you when registering to use Our Site will appear as part of your Contribution when published.
12.4 If you wish to complain about any Contribution posted to the Board, please contact Us at Info@biochannelpartners.com. We will then review the Contribution and decide whether its submission complies with these terms and conditions.
12.5 When We consider that a Contribution breaches these terms and conditions, We may at Our discretion take all or any of the following actions:
12.5.1 investigation of the identity of the person responsible for the Contribution and the circumstances surrounding the submission of the Contribution, in respect of which you undertake to provide Us with confirmation of your identity and any other information We may require in connection therewith and to cooperate with Us fully;
12.5.2 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Forum;
12.5.3 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Contribution;
12.5.4 issuing a warning to you;
12.5.5 raising legal proceedings against you for recovery of all costs resulting from the breach;
12.5.6 raising further legal action against you;
12.5.7 disclosing such information to law enforcement authorities or relevant third parties as We reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law; or
12.5.8 such other action as We reasonably deem appropriate.
and We hereby exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability relating to or arising out of the taking of all and any such action.
13 Our Database
13.1 Subject to your continued adherence at all times to these terms and conditions and conditional upon your completion of the processes provided for in clause 14 (in particular receipt from you of the Database Access Fee (as hereinafter defined) in full and cleared funds) We grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable licence to use the contacts database made available upon Our Site (the “Database”) for your internal business purposes but for no other purposes whatsoever and subject always to these terms and conditions (a "Database Licence").
13.2 Except as expressly set out in these terms and conditions or as permitted by applicable law, you undertake:
13.2.1 not to copy the Database (or any part thereof);
13.2.2 not to distribute to third parties extracts from the Database;
13.2.3 not to sub-license, translate, merge, adapt, vary or modify the Database;
13.2.4 not to make alterations to, or modifications of, the whole or any part of the Database nor permit the Database or any part of it to be combined with, or become incorporated in, any other programs or website;
13.2.5 not to disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer or create derivative works based on nor extract the whole, or any part, of the Database nor attempt to do any such things; and
13.2.6 not to create any database which is substantially similar to the Database; and
13.2.7 to ensure (including through the employment of appropriate supervision) that your employees and representatives and all persons who access the Database through any facilities provided by you or over which you have control use the Database in accordance with these terms and conditions.
13.3 You must permit Us and Our representatives, at all reasonable times and on reasonable advance notice, to inspect and have access to any of your premises at which the Database or is being used and to the computer equipment located there for the purpose of ensuring that you are complying with these terms and conditions.
13.4 You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the Database throughout the world belong to Us, that rights to use the Database are licensed (not transferred) to you, and that you have no rights in or to the Database other than the right to use it in accordance with these terms and conditions.
13.5 You must not attempt in any way to remove or circumvent any technical protection measures applied to the Database to prevent unauthorised use, copying or misappropriation thereof or of the intellectual property rights relating thereto, or apply, manufacture, import, distribute, sell, let for hire, offer, expose or advertise for sale for hire or have in your possession for private or commercial purposes, any means whose sole reasonable purpose is to facilitate the unauthorised removal or circumvention of such technical protection measures.
13.6 You acknowledge that the Database may not be free of errors and you agree that the existence of any errors shall not constitute a breach of these terms and conditions.
14.1 This clause sets out the procedure which must be completed by you in order for you to gain a Database Licence.
14.2 You must submit to Us a request for a Database Licence (a "Database Access Request"). Database Access Requests constitute an offer by you to purchase from Us a Database Licence. We may refuse your Database Access Request for whatever reason We may in Our sole discretion determine. Database Access Requests may be submitted only through the form provided upon Our Site.
14.3 The grant of a Database Licence is conditional upon payment to Us of the price for the Database Licence (the "Database Access Fee"). Details concerning the Database Access Fee are made available upon Our Site. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the details concerning the Database Access Fee made available upon Our Site are accurate but We make no warranty that they shall at any point in time be correct.
14.4 Upon receipt of your Database Access Request We shall confirm receipt of such to you using online electronic means only. Within Our confirmation We will confirm the amount of the Database Access Fee payable by you. If the Database Access Fee is acceptable you are required to indicate your acceptance by clicking upon the “I Accept” button provided within the body of Our confirmation (your “Confirmation”). If the Database Access Fee is not acceptable to you, you should not so indicate your acceptance.
14.5 Upon the provision of your Confirmation you will be forwarded to the website of Our chosen payment services provider (the “Payment Website”) in order to remit to Us the Database Access Fee. You must remit the Database Access Fee using the payment methods provided for upon the Payment Website. You may not remit the Database Access Fee to Us using any other method.
14.6 You acknowledge that the Payment Website is a website made available by a third party and as such We do not have control over its operation. We exclude all liability for any damages, loss, costs, expenses or other liability relating to or arising out of your use of or interaction with the Payment Website.
14.7 In respect of the Payment Website you undertake and warrant:
14.7.1 to abide by any terms and conditions relating to use of or interaction with the Payment Website;
14.7.2 that any information submitted by you to the Payment Website will not be false, inaccurate or misleading; and
14.7.3 not to engage or attempt to engage in any potentially fraudulent or unauthorised activity or any activity that does or may present a credit or fraud risk to Us, the provider of the Payment Website or any third party.
14.8 We shall only be obliged to provide you with a Database Licence once We have received from you in full and cleared funds the Database Access Fee.
14.9 The Database Access Fee is inclusive of all applicable taxes and duties due and payable in the United Kingdom as a result of the provision of a Database Licence by Us to you. If the provision of a Database Licence by Us to you in the territory from which you access Our Site gives rise to an obligation to remit any tax, duty or similar payment to any authority other than those authorities resident in the United Kingdom you shall be responsible for satisfying such liability. You shall indemnify and shall keep Us fully and effectively indemnified on demand from and against all such liability.
14.10 We reserve the right to request additional information from you in relation to your payment of the Database Access Fee for any reasonable purpose, including to allow Us to properly verify your identity, investigate alleged fraudulent activities and to allow Us to comply with anti-money laundering obligations. You agree to comply with any request for further information as We reasonably require within such period as We may reasonably require. This may include, without limitation, requiring you to fax, email or otherwise send certain identification documents to Us.
14.11 You agree that your provision of information concerning the payment method chosen by you upon the Payment Website (your “Specified Payment Method”) through the Payment Website constitutes your authorisation to Us to collect (or procure the collection of) the Database Access Fee using the Specified Payment Method. You acknowledge that once you have provided such authorisation, you will not be able to cancel such authorisation.
14.12 You grant Us the right to resubmit (or procure the resubmission of) any payment made by you hereunder using your Specified Payment Method that is returned for insufficient or uncollected funds. You warrant that you have the authority and permission to provide details of the Specified Payment Method and to authorise and permit Us to collect (or procure the collection of) the Database Access Fee using the Specified Payment Method.
14.13 Nothing in these Terms is intended to affect Our legal right or that of Our service providers in the United Kingdom to impose a surcharge for a debit or credit card transaction under the Credit Cards (Price Discrimination) Order 1990.
14.14 We only accept payment of the Database Access Fee in pounds Sterling. If any payment made by you hereunder requires a currency conversion to be made, the amount of the exchange rate and any related fees will be determined by the provider of your Specified Payment Method at the time such provider processes the transfer of the Database Access Fee to Us or Our service providers. You shall be responsible for meeting any such fees.
14.15 Any payments made by you hereunder may appear on any statement provided to you by the provider of your Specified Payment Method under the name of Our service providers or in combination with Our name, reference or internet address.
14.16 We may, at our reasonable discretion (for example, without limitation, to limit fraud or credit risk), impose limits on the payments you can remit using the Payment Website.
14.17 We may review (or procure the review of) any information you submit through the Payment Website prior to collecting (or procuring the collection of) the Database Access Fee using the Specified Payment Method. This review may be carried out including but not limited in connection with fraud prevention purposes. Following such review We may withhold or refrain from collecting (or procuring the collection of) the Database Access Fee using the Specified Payment Method. Any such review is not a representation by Us as to your character or reputation.
14.18 In the event that the provider of your Specified Payment Method acting on your behalf seeks the return of any Database Access Fee or disputes Our authorization to collect (or procure the collection of) the Database Access Fee (a "Chargeback") you agree to on Our request subrogate or otherwise assign to Us your rights against any third parties related to such Chargeback, and agree that We may pursue those rights directly or on your behalf as We may in Our sole discretion determine. You undertake at Our request to support a Chargeback by filing and supplying to Us a copy of a police report.
14.19 You undertake not to use your Specified Payment Method:
14.19.1 in a manner that results in or may result in Chargebacks, or the creation of liability upon Us to pay any additional sums, including without limitation any fees or fines to any third party;
14.19.2 in a manner that We or any financial institution reasonably believe to be an abuse of the banking industry’s reversal process, credit card system or a violation of credit card association rules, or in a manner that results in or may result in any liability to, complaint by or dispute with any third party;
14.19.3 to test credit card behaviour; or
14.19.4 when you have a rating within any credit reporting agency indicating a high level of risk associated with your use of services similar to the Specified Payment Method.
14.20 When you remit the Database Access Fee to Us you are liable to Us for the full amount of the Database Access Fee plus any additional sums due to be paid by Us to any third party if your payment of the Database Access Fee is later invalidated for any reason other than in the event of a valid Chargeback (including without limitation any fees or fines due to be paid to third parties if We successfully dispute a Chargeback or if the collection of the Database Access Fee is declined by the provider of your Specified Payment Method due to insufficient funds).
14.21 We make no representation or warranty regarding the amount of time taken to complete transfer of the Database Access Fee from the provider of your Specified Payment Method to Us.
14.22 You agree that We may satisfy any indemnities granted by you hereunder or any liability of you to Us in full through use of your Specified Payment Method.
14.23 You consent to the providers of the Payment Website and your Specified Payment Website disclosing to Us information concerning any payments made by you hereunder and details of your Specified Payment Method and Our subsequent disclosure thereof in so far as may be necessary to enable Us to properly exercise Our rights under these terms and conditions.
15.3 Where We exclude liability under these terms and conditions, such exclusion shall include liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage, expense, costs, delays or other liability whatsoever, 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, failure of transmission, communication, computer or other facilities, failure, error or delay in the sending of any notice, communication or instruction via any medium whatsoever, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by delict (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
15.4 If We are liable to you for any reason, Our liability will be limited to the amount of the Database Access Fee paid by you.
15.5 The exclusions of liability hereunder do not affect Our liability for death or personal injury arising from Our negligence, nor Our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
15.6 The exclusions of liability expressed hereunder in so far as they apply to Us shall apply to any third parties connected to Us (including Our subcontractors, servants, employees, representatives and agents).
16.1 These terms and conditions are binding on you and on your successors and assigns.
16.2 You may not sublicence, rent, lease, transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations arising hereunder, without Our prior written consent.
16.3 We may sublicence, rent, lease, transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of any of Our rights or obligations arising hereunder at any time.
17.1 If you breach any of these terms and conditions of use, all of your rights hereunder including your right to use Our Site, the Services and Materials (including under any Database Licence) will cease immediately and you must, at Our option, return or destroy any copies of any Materials you have made.
17.2 If We have reason to believe that you have breached these terms and conditions or are likely to breach these terms and conditions We may take action to protect ourselves, Our service providers and third parties from liability, including but not limited to contacting relevant third parties and disclosing information collected (or which have procured the collection of) from You.
17.3 You are responsible for all losses, costs, expenses, claims, demands or other liability (including legal fees) incurred by Us, Our service providers or any third parties caused by or arising from your breach of these terms and conditions. You shall indemnify and shall keep Us fully and effectively indemnified on demand from and against all actions, claims, losses, liability, proceedings, damages, costs, expenses, loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption and other pecuniary or consequential loss (including legal costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by Us and arising directly or indirectly out of your breach of these terms and conditions.
18 Force majeure
18.1 We will not be liable for any failure to perform any obligation hereunder due to causes beyond Our reasonable control.
18.2 These terms and conditions do not confer any rights on any person or party other than you and Us.
19.1 We may change the Services or Material at any time.
19.2 Any Material may be out of date at any given time, and We are under no obligation to update any Material.
20.1 If We fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these terms and conditions, or if We fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which We are entitled under these terms and conditions, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
21 Severability and entire agreement
21.1 If any of these terms and conditions are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
22 Notices to You
22.1 We will communicate with you in English only. You agree that We may provide a notice to you by posting it on Our Site or emailing it to the email address provided by you to the email address provided by You when registering to access Our Site.
23 Notices to us
23.1 You may only notify Us in connection with any matter arising under these terms and conditions by emailing Us at Info@biochannelpartners.com.
23.2 Any notification shall be deemed to have been received by Us on the expiry of a period of seventy two (72) hours. For the purposes of determining this period all weekends and public holidays in Scotland shall be excluded.
24 Jurisdiction and applicable law
24.1 The interpretation, construction, effect and enforceability of these terms and conditions of use are governed by Scottish law, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts for the determination of disputes related thereto.