1. Terms of Use



    These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tell you the terms on which you may make use of this Website whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of this Website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use the Website.

    Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use this Website. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, you should stop using this Website immediately.


    In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

    CCP Research Foundation”

    means CCP Research Foundation C.I.C, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under company number No.9146539 and having its registered office at Thames House, Mayo Road, Walton on Thames, Surrey, KT12 2QA;


    means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;


    means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that CCP Research Foundation makes available through the Website either now or in the future;


    means any online communications infrastructure that CCP Research Foundation makes available through the Website either now or in the future.  This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

    “User” / “Users”

    means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by CCP Research Foundation and acting in the course of their employment;


    means the website that you are currently using () and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. https:ccpresearchfoundation.com/cpp-projects-about) unless expressly excluded by their own terms of use.


    CCP Research Foundation may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes CCP Research Foundation has made, as they are binding on you.


    3.1.CCP Research Foundation may update this Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on this Website may be out of date at any given time, and CCP Research Foundation is under no obligation to update it.

    3.2.CCP Research Foundation does not guarantee that this Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.


    4.1.This Website is made available free of charge.

    4.2. CCP Research Foundation does not guarantee that this Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis. CCP Research Foundation may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of this Website without notice. CCP Research Foundation will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

    4.3.You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website.

    4.4.You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.


    5.1. 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, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

    5.2. CCP Research Foundation has the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

    5.3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@ccpresearchfoundation.com.


    6.1. CCP Research Foundation is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

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

    6.3. 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.

    6.4. CCP Research Foundation’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on this Website must always be acknowledged.

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

    6.6. If you print off, copy or download any part of this Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use this Website will cease immediately and you must, at CCP Research Foundation’s option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


    7.1. The content on this Website 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 this Website.

    7.2. Although CCP Research Foundation makes reasonable efforts to update the information on this Website, it makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on this Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.


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

    8.2. To the extent permitted by law, CCP Research Foundation excludes all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to this Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

    8.3. CCP Research Foundation 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, this Website; or
    • use of or reliance on any content displayed on this Website.
    • If you are a business user, please note that in particular, CCP Research Foundation 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.

    8.4.If you are a consumer user, please note that CCP Research Foundation only provides this Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use this Website for any commercial or business purposes, and CCP Research Foundation has no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

    8.5.CCP Research Foundation 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 this Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

    8.6.CCP Research Foundation assumes no responsibility for the content of websites linked on this Website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by CCP Research Foundation of those linked websites. CCP Research Foundation will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

    8.7.Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms.  This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.


    9.1.Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload Content to this Website, or to make contact with other users of this Website, you must comply with the following content standards:

    • you must not use obscene or vulgar language;
    • you must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
    • you must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
    • it is advised that posts on message boards, chat facilities or similar and communications with CCP Research Foundation are made using the English language(s) as CCP Research Foundation may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
    • Content submissions are required to be made using the English language(s). Content in any other language may be removed at CCP Research Foundation’s sole discretion;
    • you must not post links to other websites containing any of the above types of Content;
    • the means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms of Use or any applicable laws;
    • you must not engage in any form of commercial advertising. This does not prohibit references to businesses for non-promotional purposes including references where advertising may be incidental;
    • you must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of CCP Research Foundation or our affiliates;
    • you must not submit material that may contain viruses or any other software or instructions that may damage or disrupt other software, computer hardware or communications networks; and
    • you must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.

    9.2.You warrant that any such Content or contribution does comply with the above standards, and you will be liable to CCP Research Foundation and indemnify it for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage CCP Research Foundation suffers as a result of your breach of warranty.

    9.3.You acknowledge that the views expressed by other users on this Website do not represent CCP Research Foundation’s views or values and that CCP Research Foundation reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to it or using its System.

    9.4.In order to use the blog, forums, chat or any other communication facility that may be added in the future or to submit Content, you are required to submit certain personal details. The basis on which CCP Research Foundation processes any personal data it collects from you, or that you provide to it, is set out in CCP Research Foundation’s Privacy Policy. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:

    • any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
    • you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    9.5.By submitting Content you warrant and represent that you are the author of such Content or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or permissions to use the Content in this fashion.  CCP Research Foundation accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of third party rights by such Content.  Further, you waive all moral rights in the Content to be named as its author and grant CCP Research Foundation a perpetual licence to modify the Content as necessary for its inclusion on the Website.

    9.6.CCP Research Foundation also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

    9.7.CCP Research Foundation will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Content, nor for any errors or omissions in the Content.  Use of and reliance upon such Content is entirely at your own risk.

    9.8.Unless a User informs CCP Research Foundation otherwise, in advance of posting, in writing, and it agrees to any terms or restrictions, all Content will be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary and is submitted for publication on this Website and other such uses as CCP Research Foundation may deem appropriate on a royalty-free, perpetual basis.

    9.9.CCP Research Foundation does not screen Content submitted by Users prior to appearing online.  CCP Research Foundation retains the right to exercise its sole discretion to remove or relocate any Content as it deems appropriate without the consent of the author.  CCP Research Foundation shall be under no obligation to exercise such discretion.  If you wish to enquire as to the removal of Content, please submit your query to info@ccpresearchfoundation.com. This does not constitute an undertaking by CCP Research Foundation to explain its actions.

    9.10.You acknowledge that CCP Research Foundation may retain copies of any and all communications made to it or using its System.


    In the event that any of the provisions of the above section (Use of Communications Facilities and Content Submission), are not followed, CCP Research Foundation reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Service.  Any Users banned in this way must not attempt to use this Website under any other name or by using the access credentials of another User, with or without the permission of that User.


    11.1.Use of this Website is also governed by CCP Research Foundation’s Privacy Policy [LINK], which is incorporated into these terms of use by this reference.  To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link above.

    12. VIRUSES

    12.1.CCP Research Foundation does not guarantee that this Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

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

    12.3.You must not misuse this Website 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 this Website, the server on which this Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this Website. You must not attack this Website 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. CCP Research Foundation will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this Website will cease immediately.


    13.1.You may link to the CCP Research Foundation 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.

    13.2.You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on CCP Research Foundation’s part where none exists.

    13.3.You must not establish a link to this Website in any website that is not owned by you.

    13.4.This Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page.

    13.5.CCP Research Foundation reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

    13.6.The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the Content standards set out at Clause 9 above.

    If you wish to make any use of content on this Website other than that set out above, please contact info@ccpresearchfoundation.com.


    This Website may contain links to other sites.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of CCP Research Foundation or that of our affiliates.  CCP Research Foundation assumes no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaims liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them.  The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website is for your information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

    15.NO WAIVER

    In the event that any party to these Terms of Website Use fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.


    In the event of any conflict between these Terms of Website Use and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms of Website Use shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.


    Nothing in these Terms of Website Use shall confer any rights upon any third party.  The agreement created by these Terms of Website Use is between you and CCP Research Foundation.


    18.1.If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation are governed by English law. You and CCP Research Foundation both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-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.

    18.2.If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. You and CCP Research Foundation both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


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