Using our content
Most content on our website is subject to copyright, held by the PE Association and their selected suppliers and partners.
If any content isn’t subject to our copyright protection, we’ll usually credit the author or copyright holder.
Contact us if you want to reproduce a piece of content but aren’t sure if it’s covered by copyright.
We don’t give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.
The most up to date version of our content will always be on our website.
While we make every effort to keep our website up to date, we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:
- free from bugs or viruses
We don’t publish advice on our website. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.
We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using our website. This includes:
- any direct, indirect or consequential losses
- any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
- the inability to use our website and any websites that are linked to or from it
This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen.
This includes (but isn’t limited to) the loss of your:
- income or revenue
- salary, benefits or other payments
- profits or contracts
- anticipated savings
- goodwill or reputation
- tangible property
- intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
- wasted management or office time
We may still be liable for:
- death or personal injury arising from our negligence
- fraudulent misrepresentation
- any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law
Requests to remove content
You can ask for content to be removed from our website. We’ll only do this in certain cases, eg if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.
Contact us to ask for content to be removed. You’ll need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether we’ll remove it.
We remove content at our discretion. You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.
Information about you and your visits to our website
We make every effort to check and test our website for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use our website doesn’t expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.
We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use our website.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
When using our website, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not try to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.
You must not attack our website in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.
We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to our website to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.
There may be legal notices elsewhere on our website that relate to how you use the site.
We’re not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.
Doing this once won’t mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.
Changes to these terms and conditions
Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.
You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use our website after the terms and conditions have been updated.