About Modern Synthesis
https://www.modernsynthesis.co.uk/ is a website owned and operated by Modern Synthesis, trading as Modern Synthesis, (“we”, “us” and “our” and “Modern Synthesis”). We are a limited company registered in England and Wales with company number 12085226 and our registered office is at Yellowstone, Main Street, Grove, Wantage, England, OX12 7JH. Please feel free to reach out to us at any time – to do so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us via the contact page on our Website.
By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. Although we hate to turn you away, if you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection comply with these Terms.
Other Terms That May Apply To You
Changes to these Terms
We amend these Terms from time to time. Every time you want to use our Website, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
Changes To Our Website
We may update and change our Website from time to time to update our blogs or similar, reflect changes to our products or our users’ needs and to our business priorities generally. We will reflect any relevant changes in these Terms, and if we feel it necessary, will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
We May Suspend Or Withdraw Our Website
Our Website is made available to all our users and visitors for free. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a username, identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat that information as confidential. You must not disclose it to anyone else. We have the right to disable any username, identification code, password or other piece of security access information, 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.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com.
Using Material on our Website
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and all such rights are reserved to us.
You may print off a copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others (for example within your organisation) to content posted on our Website. However, when doing so, our status (and the status of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us first in writing.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made and sign a declaration that you have done so. In addition, you agree and confirm that we may be able to make legal claims against you for breach of our intellectual property rights, including without limitation, claims for damages, and claims for equitable relief, such as injunctive relief.
Information on our Website
The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to be advice of any kind for you to rely on. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or not taking (as the case may be), any action on the basis of the content on our Website. For example, we may write articles and blogs on our site, but they are for information only. The same principle applies to any newsletters or similar which you receive from us by email.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.
Our Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website which have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent our views or values. If you see anything which could in any way be deemed inappropriate or offensive, please contact us immediately to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can take appropriate action at our discretion.
Responsibility For Loss Or Damage Suffered By You
Please note that we only provide our Website for private use. You agree not to use our Website for any of your own commercial purposes (outside of using or considering using our services for your business), and subject to applicable law we have no liability to you for any losses, including direct losses, loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any other indirect or consequential loss or damage. This applies in respect of all use and functionality of our Website and all content on it. We exclude all liability arising out of use of our Website, except where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services or products from us to you and these will be set out in our separate services agreement with you.
If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will seek to repair the damage. However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to have in place minimum security protections on your device.
Bugs and Viruses
We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website in any way. 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.
Your Linking to our Website
You may link to our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it – but you must let us know when you do so. 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.
We reserve the right to require that you take down any link to our Website at our discretion, including where the link was created in bad faith in any way, or is intended to damage our business or reputation, or does so unintentionally. In particular, if the other Website where our Website is linked is one that we do not wish to be associated with, then we may order you to take that link down.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact email@example.com.
Links to Third Party Websites
We may link to third party websites but we are not responsible for the content on them or their functionality or safety. You must address any concerns, queries or complaints to those third party websites – but if links on our Website do not work, then please tell us.
All brand names, logos, and other marks are the exclusive copyright and property of Modern Synthesis. You are not permitted to use them without our prior written approval.
Last updated: September 1 2021