Last update: October 2010
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE (the "Terms") BEFORE USING THIS SITE. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS.
These Terms explain the terms and conditions governing your use of the EDGE International UK ltd. ("EDGE") Website and all related site content, features, software, electronic communications, information and transaction services, security devices and data (collectively, the "Service"). By accessing and using the Service, you signify your acceptance of and agreement to the Terms - for yourself and/or on behalf of your company or organisation and its affiliates (collectively referred to as "You"). From time to time, EDGE may modify the Terms. Please continue to review the Terms whenever accessing or using this site. Your use of the Service, after the posting of modifications to the Terms, will constitute your acceptance of the Terms, as modified.
To the extent these Terms directly conflict or are inconsistent with any provisions of any written agreement entered into between your company or organisation and EDGE, the terms of such written agreement will govern.
You represent that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms. You further agree: (a) to comply with English and any other applicable law regarding the use of the Service; (b) not to use information obtained from the Service for illegal purposes; and (c) not to interfere or disrupt networks connected to the Service. You agree to use the Service solely for the use and benefit for yourself and/or your company or organisation and its affiliates, and not for resale or other transfer to, or use by or for the benefit of, any other person or entity. Except as otherwise expressly agreed by EDGE, you acquire no rights or licenses in or to the Service or materials contained therein other than the limited right to utilise the Service in accordance with these Terms. You acknowledge that EDGE may charge a fee or fees. EDGE, in general, operates on the basis of pre-payment. However, there may be instances where EDGE, at its sole discretion, may choose to operate on an account basis, for access to certain parts of the Service. Such fees will be established pursuant to notices and/or agreements provided to you separately in writing or electronically.
Following registration, you may be assigned or allowed to establish one or more user identifiers and initial passwords and/or other forms of authentication (collectively, "Authenticators") to be used to securely access the Service or parts thereof. You may access the Service only by using such Authenticators or additional or replacement Authenticators created pursuant to methods established by EDGE. You acknowledge that any individual to whom you provide such Authenticators is authorised to act on behalf of you and your company or organisation and its affiliates, including, without limitation, to change such Authenticators, and it is your sole responsibility to keep all Authenticators and other means of access confidential and secure from unauthorised use. You shall be solely responsible for the use of any content, data, information or services obtained, and for all communications transmitted, by any person using your Authenticators and other security data. You agree to notify EDGE immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security relating to the Service or any of your Authenticators.
You may not license, publish, modify, reproduce, recompile, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, create derivative works from, or in any way commercially exploit any part of the Service, except you may copy and download information from the Service in connection with the proper use of the Service within your company or organisation or its affiliates. You agree not to alter or delete any copyright or other proprietary notices contained within any material copied for such purposes. You may not offer any part of the Service for sale or distribute it over any medium including but not limited to a computer network or hyperlink framing on the Internet without the prior written consent of EDGE. The Service and the information contained therein may not be used to construct any product or service. Nor may the Service or any data derived from the Service be used to improve the quality of any data or information sold or contributed by you to any third party.
EDGE owns and shall retain all right, title and interest in and to the EDGE logo, and the other works and elements comprising the Service, including but not limited to all copyrights, trade secret rights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights therein. The Service also contains content and information contributed by third parties ("Content Contributors") that are protected by copyright and other laws. You agree to abide by all applicable copyright and other laws. You acknowledge that the Service has been developed, compiled, prepared, revised, selected and arranged by EDGE and others (including Content Contributors) through the application of methods and standards of judgment developed and applied through the expenditure of substantial time, effort and money and constitutes valuable intellectual property and trade secrets of EDGE and such others. You agree to notify EDGE in writing promptly upon becoming aware of any claim that the Service infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights. All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, patents, copyrights, trade names, trademarks, service marks, databases, know-how and other proprietary rights of any type under the laws of any governmental authority, domestic or foreign, including rights in and to all applications, works of authorship, marks and registrations relating to the Service shall, as between you and EDGE, at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of EDGE. All present and future rights in and title to the Service (including the right to exploit the Service and any portions of the Service over any present or future technology) are reserved to EDGE.
Without the specific, written consent by EDGE, you may not cause or authorise any website to be linked to the EDGE Website or any internal or subsidiary page thereof or any other part of the Service, or bring up or present the content of this website or other part of the Service within another website.
You agree that your use of the Service is at your sole risk and acknowledge that the Service and anything contained therein, including, but not limited to, content, services, products or advertisements are provided "AS IS" and that EDGE and its Content Contributors make no warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to such items, including, but not limited to, merchantability, non-infringement, title or fitness for a particular purpose or use. EDGE does not warrant that the Service is compatible with your equipment or is free of errors or viruses, worms or "Trojan horses" and is not liable for any damage (including without limitation loss of data) you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. EDGE will take commercially reasonable security precautions with respect to the protection and preservation of data transmitted through the Service, but EDGE disclaims any liability for any loss, disruption or interception of any such data or communications except due to the intentional misconduct of EDGE. EDGE shall not be responsible for, and makes no warranties regarding, the access, speed or availability of Internet or network services. You agree that EDGE, its Content Contributors and its third-party agents shall have no responsibility or liability for: (i) any injury or damages, whether caused by the negligence of EDGE, its employees, subcontractors, agents, Content Contributors or otherwise, arising in connection with your access to the Service; or (ii) any fault, inaccuracy, omission, delay or any other failure in the Service caused by your computer equipment or arising from your use of the Service on such equipment. Content and services made available by Content Contributors, either through the EDGE Website or through other websites and services linked to the Service (collectively, "Third Party Services"), are not maintained or controlled by EDGE. EDGE does not make any warranty, express or implied, with respect to the use of Third Party Services or the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or adequacy of any Third Party Services. EDGE and its Content Contributors will use all reasonable care in acquiring information including but not limited to financial information ("Information") to be provided to you however such Information may be derived from third parties and as such EDGE and its Content Contributors do not warrant any Information and accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy, omission or other error in any part of such Information. EDGE is also not responsible for the reliability or continued availability of the telecommunication services or equipment you use to access the Service. You acknowledge that EDGE has the right to change the content or technical specifications of any aspect of the Service at any time in EDGE's sole discretion. You further accept that such changes may result in your being unable to access the Service.
EDGE makes no representations, including those of creditworthiness, regarding any user of the Service or party to any transaction conducted through the Service. EDGE does not advise, recommend, or render an opinion with respect to any Communication, Information or transaction and shall not be responsible for your use or any third party's use of any information obtained from or submitted to the Service or any Third Party Services.
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall EDGE, its Content Contributors or its third-party agents be liable to you or any third party for indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages even if an authorised representative of EDGE has been advised specifically of the possibility of such damages, arising from the use of or inability to use the service or any links, data, content, products or services contained within the service or any provision of these terms, such as, but not limited to, loss of revenue or anticipated profits or lost business.
In the event of any direct loss, EDGE limits its liability to an amount no greater than 120% of the fees paid or payable to EDGE.
You agree, for yourself and on behalf of your company or organisation, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EDGE and its employees, representatives, Content Contributors and agents, against any claim, suit, action or other proceeding, to the extent based on or arising in connection with your use of the Service, or any links on the Service, including, but not limited to: (i) your use or someone using your computer's use of the Service; (ii) a violation of these Terms by you or anyone using your computer; (iii) any deletions, additions, insertions or modifications to, or any unauthorised use of, the Service by you or someone using your computer; or (iv) any misrepresentation or breach of representation, warranty or covenant made by you contained herein.
EDGE reserves the right to terminate or suspend any person's access to this Website or the Service at any time for non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to conflicts-of-law principles thereof.
If you choose to access the Service from outside the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with foreign and local laws. The Service is not intended for use by or distribution to any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such use or distribution would be contrary to law or regulation.