Terms and conditions

TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) sets out the terms of use on which you and/or your employees may make use of our websites at www.iam-market.com (the "site"), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please immediately stop using the site.

If you and/or or your employees access this site using a vendor account the terms of the subscription agreement for the vendor account will prevail over these terms to the extent of any inconsistency.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

This site operated by Globe Business Publishing Limited ("we" or "us"), trading as Globe Business Media Group. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 3205159 and have our registered office at St Brides House, 10 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8EH. Our main trading address is New Hibernia House, Winchester Walk, London Bridge, London SE1 9AG. Our VAT number is 174285392.

ACCESSING OUR SITE

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site including the use of equipment which is compatible with 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.

For the best experience, IAM Market recommends the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge. IAM Market will support the latest release and one earlier release of the current recommend browsers. IAM Market reserves the right not to fix issues with unsupported browsers. 

USER NAMES AND PASSWORDS

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures (whether as part of a free registration or a paid for arrangement), you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. Where user identification codes and passwords are allocated to individual employees they should not be shared with other employees. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use or any other applicable agreement.

LISTINGS

The site allows companies wishing to promote their IP/Technologies on the site (the “Vendor”) to list their IP/Technologies. 

The Vendor is responsible for any listing or other material it places on the site. We do not verify such material and it is up to you to carry out appropriate due diligence in deciding whether to proceed with any negotiations with a Vendor in respect of such technology. We provide you with a means to contact the Vendor but do not play any part in contract negotiations between you and a Vendor. We are not entitled to commission on any contracts you enter into after initiating contact through our site.

If you are interested in registering for a vendor account please contact info@iam-market.com

MESSAGING

The site includes a messaging system by which users can send messages to Vendors and receive responses. We do not monitor the content of any such messages and do not use the information contained within them for any purposes other than in order to provide the system. If you wish your message to be anonymised it is your responsibility to check your settings.

We limit the ability of certain registered users to send messages. Whilst we do not vet messages individually, we may limit the accounts of new users and other users who we consider may not be genuine potential purchasers. Buyer accounts are approved to use the messaging function upon their first communication to a vendor. We will also vet the content of all messages sent to Vendors using the “Request a Technology” feature.. If your message is blocked we will contact you and you can ask us to have the block removed.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your messages, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. To the extent that the information is held on our servers, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access but we cannot accept responsibility for any interception in the course of transmission to us.

CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY

Our intention is that IAM Market is a secure place to exchange messages, with users able to opt for anonymity. We take your confidentiality seriously.

We do not routinely monitor messages or the agreements you come to with Vendors. We may be required to access or disclose messages in limited situations but this will usually only be where we are required to do so by law or where we are subject to a court order requiring disclosure.

We may delete messages in accordance with our retention policy from time to time. Once deleted your messages would not be available to be accessed by third parties. However, this means that it is your responsibility to ensure that you take copies of any important messages as we cannot guarantee that you will always be able to retrieve them from our system.

It is your responsibility to check your settings if you wish to send messages anonymously. We provide you with functionality to do this but if you do not use it your details may be available to a Vendor.

We provide Vendors with statistical information about use of the site e.g. which of their technologies are of interest to potential buyers. When doing this we do not disclose details about individual users or their companies.

Our Privacy Policy includes further information on how we use personal data including the data you provide when you register for an individual account.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We are the owner or the authorised licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it including without limitation text, graphics, logos, images and software. Those works are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws around the world. All such rights are hereby expressly reserved. Vendors remain the owner of Vendor logos and other material uploaded by them.

We grant users of this website a non-exclusive, limited, revocable licence to view, print, and distribute materials contained on this website and/or any portion thereof, pursuant to the following conditions:

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference. You must not photocopy or scan any printed copy or store a copy of it on any server or other storage device connected to a network.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. 
Our status (and that of any identified contributors or Vendors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not delete any copyright notice from any material printed or downloaded.
You must not license or resell any material downloaded, printed or accessed from our site. You must not use it for commercial purposes without our prior written consent or the consent of the Vendor where applicable.
You must not in any way suggest that Globe Business Publishing Ltd, trading as Globe Business Media Group, is endorsing any products or services other than its own including the products of Vendors.
You must not:
use any of Globe Business Publishing Ltd (trading as Globe Business Media Group) trade marks or the trade marks of any third parties which are included on the website including Vendors without express written permission from the owner; or
display or use a link in a manner that causes this website or any portion of its content to display within a frame, be associated with any advertising or sponsorship not part of the website, or otherwise incorporate website content into a third-party website; or
alter, block or otherwise prevent display of any content of the website; or
link to this website if the linker’s website may reasonably be considered to be obscene, defamatory, harassing, offensive or malicious, or if the linker's website infringes any third party rights or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws or regulations.
If you print off, copy, download or use 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. 

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

You acknowledge that material posted by Vendors is the responsibility of the Vendor. You should check that any IP or technology advertised on the site meets your requirements and carry out appropriate due diligence prior to entering into any contract or commitment with the Vendor. We do not provide any advice in relation to such IP or technology. Any contract you enter into will be negotiated directly with the Vendor and our role is limited to enabling you to make initial contact. As such we disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any such contract.

OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. Vendors are able to add and remove IP/technologies as they see fit. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. We cannot guarantee that all the material on our site is up to date at all times.

OUR LIABILITY

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. In particular the material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

use of, or inability to use, our site; or
content supplied by third parties (including content uploaded by Vendors);
contracts entered into pursuant to contact being made using the site;
use of or reliance on any material displayed on our site. 
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
business interruption; 
loss of anticipated savings; 
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage. 
This site is not intended for consumer use.

Our liability, and the liability of any company within our group of companies and all their respective agents, employees and sub-contractors to you or any other party for any losses or damages whatsoever arising in connection with our site (whether under these terms of use or other contract or in consequence of their misrepresentation, misstatement or tortious act or omission including negligence) is limited to £50.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

LINKS FROM OUR SITE

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Vendors are able to add links to their own websites. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 

LINKS TO OUR SITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page or attempt to bypass any payment or log on screens.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact info@iam-market.com.

JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. Where you are a consumer living in another part of the United Kingdom you may bring action in the courts of the jurisdiction in which you live.

VARIATIONS

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact info@iam-market.com

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