Disclaimer

Introduction

Thank you for visiting the website. This website has been made available by sponsorship from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the contents have been created or reviewed (unless expressed otherwise on this website) by members of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group, as appointed by BEIS. The website is hosted and maintained by the British Standards Institution (BSI) whose principal business address in the United Kingdom is 389 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 4AL United Kingdom. BSI is a company incorporated in the United Kingdom by Royal Charter.

Your use of the website is subject to the following terms and, by using the website, you agree to be legally bound by them. This applies whether you register your details with us or not. Please read these terms carefully before using the website. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the website.

We may revise these terms from time to time. Please read these legal statements from time to time to review them, since you are legally bound by them. Certain areas of the website may be subject to additional terms, or terms that supersede these ones.

Your use of the BSI Website

Apart from your personal information, which is covered by our Privacy Policy, any other material that you may post to the website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. BSI shall have no obligations with regard to such material. BSI shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and use this material and all things embedded in it for its own commercial and non-commercial purposes.

When you use the website, you may not:

  • Use it in any way that may be technically harmful (such as infecting it with computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms or any other harmful components, corrupted data, malicious or harmful software);
  • Use it for any fraudulent or illegal purpose or in connection with a criminal offence;
  • Post or transmit material to, from or through the website that may be threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial or religious hatred, discriminatory, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous or that may infringe the rights of any third party; or
  • Cause annoyance or inconvenience to any person by using the website

BSI shall co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing BSI to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of any of these provisions.

Links to Other Websites

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Completing Forms on the BSI Website

If you choose to provide us with information via a form on the BSI website, we will use that information only to complete the request specified by that form, or to update you regarding similar products and services to those purchased. If you choose to complete any BSI form, we will collect your information by an automated process.

We will not share your information with any third party, other than as described above in Your Use of the BSI Website and our Privacy Policy.

We do not create individual profiles with the information that you have provided.

We will retain the information provided by you only for so long as is reasonably appropriate under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Disclaimer & Liability

The material and information contained on this website are for general information purposes only. You should not rely upon the material or information on the website as a basis for making any business, legal or other decisions. Whilst we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, BSI makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. BSI accepts no responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on any information contained on this website or any other sites linked from this site. You agree that BSI is excluded from all liability of any kind arising from any third party content or information on or linked from this site. Any reliance you place on such material is therefore strictly at your own risk.

You acknowledge that use of the Internet is not guaranteed to be continuous or error free. The BSI shall not be liable for damage, costs or loss arising from events outside its control including without limitation flood, fire, theft, power outage, terrorist attack, loss or interruption of communications service, or strike. BSI shall also not be liable for any indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts or use of money.

Subject to any express exclusions of liability in these Terms of Use or any liability that is not capable of being excluded by law, the liability of BSI and any of its group companies, officers, directors, employees, contractors or agents, for all losses incurred by you or a third party resulting from the use of, or inability to use, the website is limited to £500.

If your use of material on the website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs of such.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall affect your statutory rights.

General

Notices served in relation to these Terms of Use must be in writing and may be served by post or e-mail.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These legal notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these legal notices shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.