Use of Website
HLB International Limited authorises you to view and download a single copy of the material on this website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. The contents of this website, such as text, graphics, software, images and other material (“Material”), are protected by copyright, database rights, and other intellectual property rights (“Intellectual Property Rights”) under both English and foreign laws. Unauthorised use of the Material may violate the Intellectual Property Rights of HLB International Limited or third parties. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material.
You undertake that you will:
(a) only view and use the Website for your own purpose and you may not sell, publish or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly, perform, distribute, store, retransmit or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose;
(b) not use the Website nor the Material in any manner which constitutes an infringement of any third party rights (including Intellectual Property Rights);
(c) not use the Website nor the Material to transmit any information or content for the purposes of publicity, promotion and/or advertising without the prior written consent of HLB International Limited;
(d) not send a message or communication which is offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, menacing or illegal;
(e) not cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to, or breach the rights of any other person;
(f) not perform any illegal activity;
(g) not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
(h) not use the Material on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose whatsoever;
(i) not use nor interfere with the Website other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use and (without limitation) not in any way so that all or part of the Website or Material is or could be interrupted, reproduced, stored, retransmitted, published, damaged, rendered less efficient, corrupted or in any way impaired; and
(j) not upload, post, publish or transmit any Material which is protected by copyright or other Intellectual Property Rights without the prior written consent of its owner and HLB International Limited.
(k) not attempt to reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Website or any Material or knowingly allow others to do so, except to the extent that applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction nor will you modify any Material or create derivative works of any Material.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions of Use your permission to use the Website and the Material automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Material.
HLB International is a world-wide network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisers, each of which is a separate and independent legal entity, and as such HLB International Limited has no liability for the acts and omissions of any other member. HLB International Limited is an English company limited by guarantee which co-ordinates the international activities of the HLB International network but does not provide, supervise or manage professional services to clients. Accordingly, HLB International Limited has no liability for the acts and omissions of any member of the HLB International network, and vice versa and expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to fitness for particular purposes and warranties of satisfactory quality.
In no event will HLB International Limited be liable for the acts and/or omissions of any member of the HLB International network, or for any direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) arising directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the content of this Website or any third party website, or from your use of any member’s services and/or products. Any reference to a member’s services or products should not be taken as an endorsement.
HLB International Limited's Liability
The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. HLB International Limited makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the Material or about the results to be obtained from using the Website and the Material. The use of the Website and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Website and may be made at any time.
HLB International Limited has no obligation to maintain any Material, products and/or services available at any time through the Website.
HLB International Limited does not warrant that the Website will operate error-free or that the Website and its server are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. If your use of the website or the material results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, HLB International Limited is not responsible for those costs.
The Website and material are provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. HLB International Limited and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, including the warranty of merchantability, non-infringement of third parties’ rights, and the warranty of fitness for particular purpose . HLB International Limited and its suppliers make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the Material, services, software text, graphics and links.
In no event shall HLB International Limited, its suppliers or any third parties mentioned on the Website be liable for any increased costs or expenses, loss of profit business contracts revenues or expected savings or any special indirect or consequential damage whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Website and the Material, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, and whether or not HLB International Limited is advised of the possibility of such damages.
HLB International Limited does not attempt to exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
The HLB International name and logo and all other trade marks on the Website are, unless otherwise indicated, the trade marks of HLB International Limited. All intellectual property rights relating to such trade marks are reserved.
Any information on this Website is up to date at the time it is posted but is subject to subsequent variation without notice.
This Website may contain links and pointers to websites maintained by members of the HLB International network or other third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. It is not in any way an endorsement of such persons or the contents of those websites. HLB International Limited does not operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on such member or third party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content of or accuracy of any materials on such sites. If you decide to access any linked website, you do so at your own risk.
HLB International Data Protection
Any personal information that is provided by you will be held and processed by HLB International Limited on a database. If you request information or assistance we may share your personal information with appropriate companies who are members of the HLB International network.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, you will ensure that personal information provided by you to HLB International Limited will not result in any breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 and all re-enactments thereof and subsequent amendments thereto.
Data Protection Act
It is the policy of HLB International Limited (“HLBI”) to observe the provisions of the European Directive 95/46/EC ("the Directive") relating to the protection of personal data and, in particular, as HLBI is situated in the UK, the provisions of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, and other legislation relating to privacy and the protection of personal information (e.g. article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights as incorporated into UK legislation by the Human Rights Act 1998 ("the UK legislation") and all other relevant Guidance and Codes of Practice issued by the UK Information Commissioner and other relevant authorities. HLBI therefore expects all members of the HLB International network and all contributors or participants in and to HLBI’s directories, web information services and other services and publications to comply with the provisions of the Directive, the UK legislation and the data protection legislation in force in their own countries when supplying HLBI with and/or using information about identifiable individuals. All such information received and processed by us is received and processed upon this understanding.
Any queries relating to HLB International Limited and data protection including subject access should be addressed to:
HLBI's Data Protection Compliance Officer,
21 Ebury Street,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7881 1100
Fax: +44 (0)20 7881 1109
All information and data received and processed by us is received and processed upon the basis set out above.
This document states the “Terms and Conditions of Use” under which you may use the Website located at http://www.hlbi.com/ (the “Website”).Please read it carefully. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use the Website.
HLB International Limited is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company number 2181222 and has its registered office at 21 Ebury Street, London, SW1W 0LD.
The Website is based in England and Wales.
HLB International Limited makes no claims that the Materials are appropriate. Access to the Materials may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside of England you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
No waiver of any term shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.
Any information or advice given on the Website is meant for guidance purposes only and is not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.