The following are terms of a legal agreement (“Agreement”) between you and St Andrews Lean Consulting Limited. By accessing, browsing and/or using this web site (“Site”) you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site. This Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Please read this Agreement carefully and be aware that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. may, in its sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.
St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one. When you access a non-St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. web site, please understand that it is independent from St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd., and that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. has no control over the content on that web site, even if St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. provides information or services to the owner of that web site. In addition, a link to a non-St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. web site does not mean that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. In fact, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for such content. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.
Copyrights and Use of Site Content
The copyright in all materials provided on this Site is held by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. or by the original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to download one copy of the materials on this Site on a single computer for your personal or internal business use only provided that you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates immediately if you breach this Agreement. You may not “mirror” any material contained on this Site without St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd.’s express written permission. Any unauthorized use of the materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and/or communications regulations and statutes. All content and functionality on this Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the exclusive property of St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. or its licensors and is protected by U.K. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
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University of St Andrews
New Technology Centre, North Haugh
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The trademarks, service marks and logos (the “Trademarks”) used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names may be owned by others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark or any other St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. intellectual property displayed on this Site. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. and any other Trademarks shall not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission from St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. also prohibits use of St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. and any other Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. in writing.
You acknowledge and agree that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, in electronic form and otherwise, distribute and exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on this Site (“Submissions”). You hereby waive any and all claims against St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, rights of attribution or any other intellectual property rights in connection with St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd.’s use and publication of such Submissions. This means that anything submitted by you to this Site will be owned by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. and may be used by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. for any purpose, now or in the future, without any payment to, or further authorization by, you. In the event St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd.’s ownership of such Submissions is successfully contested, you automatically grant St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable, unrestricted, worldwide and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, perform or display such Submissions, in whole or in part, in any form, media or technology known or hereafter developed for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any Submissions displayed, uploaded, posted on any message board, or otherwise distributed through this Site by any user of this Site, information provider or any other third party. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. expressly disclaims any and all liability related to Submissions, and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such Submissions shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that: (i) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (ii) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (iii) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (iv) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (v) contain advertising; or (vi) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. in its sole discretion reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information or Submission from this Site, in whole or in part, for any reason.
No Services, Endorsement or Professional Consultation
There may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information obtained through your use of this Site. The information on the site is provided to you with the understanding that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd.’s provision of this information to you does not constitute the rendering of investment, consulting, legal, accounting, tax, career or other advice or services. Information on this Site should not be relied upon for making business, investment or other decisions or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisors. Moreover, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, downloaded or distributed through this Site by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd., any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. Moreover, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. does not grant any license or other authorization to you to use this Site in any manner if such use in whole or in part suggests that St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. promotes or endorses a third party’s causes, ideas, political campaigns, political views, web sites, products or services.
Purchase of Services Through This Site
In the case of a purchase of services made through this Site, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. does not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties. The payment function provided via PayPalTM is for the payment of invoices raised by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. for services delivered under contract to clients, and not for any other purpose. The schedule for delivery of these services shall be agreed within the consulting contract, as shall the conditions for cancelation or termination of the agreed consulting services. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. does not offer a refund for payment, except in the case of dispute of payment and after negotiation.
Access to This Site
St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. may alter, suspend or discontinue this Site and your access to use this Site at any time for any reason without notice or liability to you or any third party. This Site may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons and may result in damages to the user’s systems or operations. The user shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from this Site does not contain any virus or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage the user’s systems, software or data.
Disclaimer of Warranties
the site and all materials thereon are distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. Disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Specifically, but without limitation, St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. Does not warrant that: (1) the information on this site is correct, accurate or reliable; (2) the functions contained on this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; or (3) defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. You hereby acknowledge that use of the site is at your sole risk. If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California civil code section 1542 which provides: “a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ST ANDREWS LEAN CONSULTING LTD. OR ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, INVESTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, ATTORNEYS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE OR OBTAINED FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SITE, EVEN IF ST ANDREWS LEAN CONSULTING LTD. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL ST ANDREWS LEAN CONSULTING LTD.’S OR ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS’, SUCCESSORS’, PARENTS’, SUBSIDIARIES’, AFFILIATES’, OFFICERS’, DIRECTORS’, SHAREHOLDERS’, INVESTORS’, EMPLOYEES’, AGENTS’, REPRESENTATIVES’ AND ATTORNEYS’ AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HEIRS’, SUCCESSORS’ AND ASSIGNS’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE EXCEED £1. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES IN WHICH CASE SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL USERS.
You hereby indemnify, defend, and hold harmless St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. and all of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives and attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to any breach by you of this Agreement or the representations, warranties, and covenants you have made by agreeing to the terms of this Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
Enforcement of Terms and Conditions
This Agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the United Kingdom, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts of the United Kingdom. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the United Kingdom in connection with any dispute or claim involving St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Infringement Notices and Takedown
St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that any material contained on this Site infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should notify St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd. with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by St Andrews Lean Consulting Ltd.
Last Updated: February, 2017
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