Terms & Conditions

Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using the site.

Terms of website use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to within) provide you with the terms on which you may use our website www.icrs.info ("our site") as a guest. Use of our site as a guest includes browsing our site.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site as a guest, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference. 

By using our site as a guest, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. 

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

If you choose to register as a member of our site, you will be bound by our Member Terms and Conditions. Once you are a member of the site, the Member Terms and Conditions will apply to your use of the site and take precedence over these terms of use.

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  1. Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. 
  2. Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

Information about us

[icrs.info] is a site operated by Corporate Responsibility Group Ltd (ICRS) ("We", "us" or "the Institute").  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 02717692 and have our registered office at 21 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1A 2DY.  

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. 

Accessing our site

Our site is made available free of charge. 

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. 

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you 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 of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.  

Use of Site

We, and our suppliers, reserve the right to refuse service, and/or cancel orders in our sole discretion, including, without limitation, if we believe that a user's conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to our, our affiliates', suppliers' or users' interests. 

You must not post on, transmit through or otherwise make available on the website:

(a) any material that violates or infringes the rights of others, that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, abusive, profane, vulgar, sexually explicit, racist, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable or that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, 

(b) any copyrighted material, without the express written consent of the owner thereof, or

(c) any advertising or other solicitation with respect to products or services without our express prior written consent.

We are under no obligation to permit any material that you post or transmit to remain on the site, and, we may refuse in our sole discretion to display or may remove any material posted on or transmitted to or through its website.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We request that you do not share a password with anyone.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. All content included on the site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software, is the property of the Institute or its content suppliers and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the site, copyright, and other intellectual property rights are the property of the Institute, unless stated otherwise, and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. All such rights are reserved. 

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.  

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) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged. 

You must not use any part of the content 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.

No reliance on information

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. 

Limitation of 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. 

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:

(a) use of, or inability to use, our site; or

(b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site. 

​If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

(c) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

(d) business interruption;  

(e) loss of anticipated savings; 

(f) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

(g) any indirect or consequential loss or damage. 

If you are an individual user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

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

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

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse or attack our site by knowingly introducing Viruses. 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. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence. 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.

Links

You may link to the pages on our site, 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, and our site must not be framed on any other site. 

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@icrs.info.

Some areas of the site may include links to content recommended by our website users. Despite the presence of a link or any reference to the Institute on a linked website, the Institute makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, is not affiliated with and is not in any way responsible for the linked website or any content that appears on it. If you decide to visit any linked website, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to review the terms of use of the relevant linked website.

We reserve the right to remove any link or content posted to the site by any user or visitor for any reason including, without limitation, where we consider (in our absolute discretion) the a link or the content to which a link is provided is inappropriate (which may include but is not limited to any link or content that is illegal and/or does not reflect our values). If you become aware of any links or content on linked websites that you believe may be inappropriate, please notify us immediately (using the Contact Us function) so that we can review the link and/or the content of the linked website.

Applicable law

Please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

Accessibility

Using this site, we aim to:

(a) Create websites that are available to everyone including those with sight, hearing and motor impairment restrictions;
(b) Use an appropriate web font so all text is easy to read;
(c) Have appropriate alt tags for images to convey information;
(d) Ensure that navigation through our websites works in a coherent and consistent manner;
(e) Avoid relying on colour as the sole way of giving information; and
(f) Avoid the images of text wherever possible, and provide equivalent text links.

Contact us

We have any queries, comments or complaints please see the contact information, which can be found on our Contact Us link on the site.

Thank you for visiting our site.

 

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