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Copyright and licence information

Whilst every care is taken in the compilation and publication of the directory and reference materials within UKOP, the publisher cannot be held responsible for the consequences of any mistakes or omissions. Statements made in the reference materials within UKOP do not necessarily represent the views of the publisher, which cannot accept any responsibility for such statements.
Crown copyright
Some of the documents contained in this service are Crown copyright and are reproduced under licence from the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. The Controller accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or comprehensiveness of the documents.
UKOP Licence Agreement
The copyright in this Product and its associated documentation is owned by The Stationery Office Ltd ('the Owner'). By subscribing to this product you (an individual or legal entity) agree with the Owner to be bound by the terms of this Agreement which will govern your use of the Product. If you do not accept these terms you may within 14 days of purchase cancel the subscription and together with proof of purchase receive a full refund.
In this agreement the following terms will have the following meanings:
'Agreement' means this licence agreement
'Computer' means an IBM-PC compatible computer capable of running Microsoft Windows.
'Data' means UKOP together with any coding or access codes provided.
'Database' means the combination of Data and its interface with the operating Software.
'Network' means any system that allows access to the Product or any part thereof via any form of communications link except by remote telephone access and which contains a method by which the Licensee has full control over the number of users who may have simultaneous access to the Product through the Network.
'Owner' means The Stationery Office Ltd
'Product' means the on-line product containing the Database and the Software.
'Software' means the programmes and ancillary files provided by the Owner for the purpose of accessing, searching, retrieving and displaying the data

You are permitted on a non-exclusive basis:
  1. to use it on a single Computer which is under your control or onto a Network server for the purposes of distribution to one or more other computer(s) on that Network or to effect such distribution;
  2. to transfer the Product from one Computer to another provided it is used on only one computer at any one time;
  3. to make one copy of the Product for back-up purposes only in support of the permitted use. The copy must reproduce and include the Owner's copyright notice;
    1. Personal users may use the Product for any form of personal research, compilation of bibliographies and catalogues for their own use or for publication as part of other research work.
    2. Booksellers may use the Product for the normal activities of bookselling.
  4. You may print out Data or copy it to a computer disk, provided that such copy is for your own personal use or internal corporate or institutional use only, and provided that such Data is bona fide the results of searching the Database with the Software.
You are not permitted:
  1. except as expressly permitted by this Agreement and save to the extent and in the circumstances expressly required to be permitted by law, to rent, lease, sub-license, loan, copy, modify, adapt, merge, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works based on the whole or any part of the software or its associated documentation or user, reproduce or deal in the Product or Software or any part thereof in any way.
  2. to use any access software system to search the Database other than the Software provided under this Agreement.
  3. to reproduce extracts from the Database made pursuant to (7) above in print or other form without the permission of The Stationery Office (excepting such extract quotations as may statutorily be required of you in the normal course of business).
This Agreement is effective until you terminate your subscription or the expiry of your subscription. It will also terminate if you fail to abide by its terms. Upon termination you agree to destroy all copies of the Product and its documentation including any Software stored on the hard disk of any computer under your control.
Title in the Product remains with the Owner until the subscription is received by the Owner.
The Owner will at all times retain ownership of the Database and Software as recorded on the original product and all subsequent copies thereof regardless of form. This Agreement applies to the grant of the licence contained herein only and not to the contract of sale of the product. The Owner's warranties under this Agreement are available only to the original registered user
The Owner warrants that the Product will perform substantially in accordance with its accompanying documentation (provided that the Product is properly used on the computer and with the operating system for which it was designed) and that the documentation correctly describes the operation of the Product in all material respects. If the Owner is notified of significant errors during the Warranty Period it will correct any such demonstrable errors in the Software or its documentation within a reasonable time or (at its option) provide or authorise a refund (against return of the Product and its documentation).
The above represent your sole remedies for any breach of the Owner's warranties, which are given only to the original registered user.
The express terms of this Agreement are in lieu of all warranties, conditions, undertakings, terms and obligations implied by statute, common law, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise all of which are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The Owner does not warrant that the Product will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Product will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Product will be corrected. You will use the Product at your own risk and in no event will the Owner be liable to you for any loss or damage of any kind (except persona injury or death resulting from the Owner's negligence) including lost profits or other consequential loss arising from your use or inability to use the Product or from errors or deficiencies in it whether caused by negligence or otherwise except as expressly provided herein. In no event will the Owner's liability exceed the amount paid by you for the Product.
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in all respects by the laws of England and Wales and shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
If you have any questions concerning this Agreement please write to The Stationery Office, St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich NR3 1PD
Some of the documents in UKOP are Crown copyright and published under licence from the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
The end user has no right to:
  1. supply copies of the Crown copyright material to others without the prior written consent of the Controller
  2. publish or sell the Crown copyright material to others without the written consent of the Controller.
The end user may:
  1. view the Crown copyright material insofar as it forms part of an electronic version of the Service on a computer screen
  2. print out onto paper or download onto electronic, magnetic, optical or similar storage media back up copies of any of the Crown copyright material for private reference, research and internal use only.
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