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Terms and conditions of website use

These are the terms and conditions subject to which you may use the websites of Robertson Cooper Limited, namely (“the Website”), These terms and conditions apply to the entire contents of the Website and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. By accessing, using and downloading any part of the Website you are indicating your acceptance and are deemed to be bound by these terms and conditions in full and that you agree to abide by them and you re-affirm that acceptance every time you access the Website. If you do not accept these terms and conditions in full, please leave the Website immediately and refrain from using the Website.

The Website is provided by the Robertson Cooper Limited (“RC”, “We”, “Us”) for the Website user both as an individual or company (“you”) and these terms and conditions and the privacy policy (as detailed below) apply to you.

Information about us

Company Details

Address: Robertson Cooper Ltd, Tech Incubator, Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 161 232 4910
Fax: +44 (0) 161 232 4916

Robertson Cooper Limited is a company registered in England under company number 033160013. These terms and conditions and privacy policy are governed and construed in accordance with English law. You and RC each submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to disputes arising out of these terms and conditions or the Privacy Policy.

Accessing our site

Browse at your own risk. You access and use the Website at your own risk. RC is not responsible for any type of loss or damage that you may sustain as a result of accessing and using the Website.

The Website is accessed via the world-wide web (“WWW”) which is independent of RC. Your use of the WWW is at your own risk and subject to all applicable national and international laws and regulations. RC has no responsibility for any information or services obtained by you on the WWW.

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to guests and or users who have registered with us. We reserve the right to make subsequent changes to, modify, supplement, move or delete portions of or add to the Website at any time with or without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

All intellectual property rights and other rights (including without limitation copyright, database rights, trademarks and designs whether registered or unregistered and all other intellectual property rights) in and to the Website and its contents (which for the avoidance of doubt shall include all information contained in or available from the Website (“the Contents”)) are owned by or licensed to RC.

The Contents may not be disseminated in part or in whole without the prior written consent of an unauthorised officer of RC and you may not use, adapt or create derivative works from it for any commercial purpose. Unless we explicitly state otherwise in writing, you shall not use, view, download, copy or print any of the Contents unless it is for your personal use only. You shall not make any modifications or alterations to paper or digital copies of all or any of the Content or any part of the Website and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text and you shall not change or delete any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices. Under no circumstances may you use any Content in a manner that may give a false or misleading impression of RC.

None of the Contents may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or in any way stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or any other type of work in any format (including hard form, electronic form or otherwise). Without limitation to the above, caching of the Website is permitted by an information service provider acting in the normal course of its business as provided for the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002.

Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

In addition, you may not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website nor may you attempt to decipher, de-compile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website.

We do not permit any third party to in any way frame the Website without obtaining RC’s prior written consent. No part of the Website may be reproduced in any way on any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service.

Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.


While we endeavour to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. The material on the Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.


The Website and the Contents are provided for information purposes only and whilst we have taken every care in the preparation of the Website and the Content, we cannot guarantee that the Content will be completely up to date and free of mistakes.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all liability (other than for death or personal injury caused by RC’s negligence, fraud, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law) for and makes no warranties (express or implied), representations and/or undertakings about the Website and the Content (including the accuracy, reliability, suitability, quality, availability or completeness of the Content).

We shall not be liable for any loss or damage (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) which may arise from reliance on or in connection with the Website and/or the Content in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.

We make no claims or representations that any or all of the Content may be lawfully viewed or downloaded outside England and Wales and unless otherwise specifically stated, the Content and this Website is directed solely at consumers and/or businesses who access this Website from England and Wales. Access to such materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you choose to access the Website from outside England, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction or the jurisdiction in which you are accessing or downloading the Website.

Computer viruses and errors

Whilst we will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain or promulgate any errors, viruses, bugs, other malicious code or harmful components and will be uninterrupted, we make no warranty or representation that this will be the case. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all materials downloaded from the Website and regularly check for the presence of errors, viruses, bugs other malicious code, and harmful components.

We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws all liability (other than liability for death or personal injury caused by RC’s negligence) in connection with any damage or loss caused by errors, viruses, bugs, denial-of-service attack, other malicious code or harmful components, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material originating or contracted from the Website and any interruptions in the running of the Website.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not 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. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will 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.

Linking to and from the website

Any third party wishing to operate a link to the Website must contact an authorised officer of RC in order to obtain RC’s prior written permission.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience and information only. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or their content or availability or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you use these links, you leave the Website. We do not endorse, approve or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them, and RC will not have any liability in connection with any of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk, and you are advised to check the terms and conditions of use and privacy policy of such linked websites before using such websites.

Prohibited uses

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our contribution standards below.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, corrupted data, malicious or any other harmful data, programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware).

You also agree not to misuse, access without authority, interfere with, hack, damage or disrupt:

  • any part of our site;
  • any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Suspension and termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of our site or if you have otherwise been engaged in conduct which we determine to be unacceptable. When this has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these terms and conditions constitutes a material breach of the terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing RC to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms and conditions.


We reserve the right to vary the terms and conditions from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied terms and conditions on the Website. By continuing to use the Website after such posting you will be deemed to accept such variations. You are expected to and should visit this page periodically to review the terms and conditions because they are binding on you.

In the event that any term or condition is held to be invalid, unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and the remainder of these terms and conditions shall remain valid and enforceable. No waiver of any of these terms or conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

Except as expressly provided in additional terms of use for areas of the Website, these terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and RC with respect to the use of the Website. Where such areas are subject to additional terms of use, by using such areas or any part thereof, you agree to be bound by such additional terms applicable to such areas.


Should you wish to make any comments to RC about the Website or if you have any questions or concerns relating to the same please contact RC by emailing or writing to RC at the above address or telephoning RC on the above telephone number.

Personal details

Personal details provided to RC through the Website will be processed and used in accordance with RC’s Privacy Policy which is a part of these terms and conditions. Please read this carefully before proceeding. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.