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Terms and Conditions

By visiting or using this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions unless an overriding contract is in effect between you and us.  The Ipseita management team last reviewed and amended these terms and conditions on 16 November 2020. We will check it and amend it from time to time, particularly when we add facilities and functionality to this website.

Ipseita believes in the right of individuals to remain private, and you can find our privacy policy on another page. Our Terms and Conditions assume that users will act in good faith: if our processes and systems determine that a user is likely to be malicious or acting to the detriment of Ipseita or others who contact us, we will collect and keep data that is needed for a “security process” to protect Ipseita and others.

If you are not intending to act in good faith or if you do not agree with them you should cease to use the Website immediately.

Who We Are and What We Do

Ipseita is the trading name for Ipseita Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 11041919. For certain aspects of its enterprise Ipseita Limited trades with other related names, such as Ipseita and “Ipseita Labs”. We have an educational product with related services that is called “Digital Acumen. We are specialists in software systems for business – particularly those that involve areas of data science like machine learning and big data, and those that involve decentralised solutions that include smart contracts and blockchain/distributed ledger technologies. We consult to clients and design or build solutions for them. To support our thought leadership activities, we design and develop internal tools. We also develop educational products for client organisations.  As a company we have a social mission to help individuals benefit from the value of their personal data and to understand the impact of digital on their future.. This mission is embodied in the Nymidy project and the Digital Acumen educatonal offering.

Preamble

Throughout this policy “we” or “us” or “our” means Ipseita, and “user” or “you” or “your” means any visitor to Ipseita’s website or anybody who contacts us for a legitimate purpose. By an “individual” we mean a natural person, a company, organisation, a piece of software or a robot.

Definitions

These are the agreed terms:

“Content” means the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of your experience on the Website that is available without to users without payment including Content which is intended to be secured and shared by a log-in process.  It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations.

“Intellectual Property” means intellectual property owned by us whether or not registered or registrable in any country, including intellectual property of all kinds coming into existence after today; and including, among others, patents, trade marks, unregistered marks, designs, copyrights, software, domain names, discoveries, creations and inventions, together with all rights which are derived from those rights.

“Website” means any website or service designed for electronic access by mobile or fixed devices which is owned or operated by us.

“Services” means the service provided from the Website.

“Children” means any user of the Website under the age of consent in any jurisdiction that it is being used, served or transferred through.

Intellectual Property

You agree that at all times you will not do anything which does or might reduce the value of our Intellectual Property or challenge our ownership of it.

So far as concerns our work provided or made accessible by us to you, you will not:

  • copy, or make any change to any part of its code;
  • use it in any way not anticipated by this agreement;
  • use the Intellectual Property except directly as intended by this agreement or in our interest.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

This section applies so far as the applicable law of the jurisdiction that it is being used, served or transferred through allows.

All implied conditions, warranties and terms are excluded from this agreement. If in any jurisdiction an implied condition, warrant or term cannot be excluded, then this sub paragraph shall be deemed to be reduced in effect only to the extent necessary to release that specific condition, warranty or term.

You are advised and acknowledge that Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.

The Website contains links to other content that is not owned or operated by us, such as other internet websites. You aknowledge and agree that we have neither power nor control over any such website. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the Content of any such linked website, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such website or from your buying services or goods via such a website.

You acknowledge and agree that the Website and our Services are provided “as is” and that we make no representation or warranty that the Website will be of satisfactory quality or fit for a particular purpose, or available or accessible without interruption or without error.

You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable to you for any loss or expense which is indirect or consequential loss or economic loss or other loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable or we knew you might incur it.

This paragraph and any other paragraph which excludes or restricts our liability applies to our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies who may enforce this clause under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 as well as to ourselves.

Use by Minors

You acknowledge that any person of any age may freely access pages of the Website and will not hold us responsible ffor checking the identities or ages of users.

You acknowledge that you provide access to the Website for the children in your care and that you are responsible to check that the Content your children might see or use is suitable for them.

You acknowledge that we are not responsible for Content that anyone else has placed on the Website or the content accessible by a link from the Website.

You agree to waive any claim you may otherwise have against us on account of age-related suitability of Content and to indemnify us against any claim made by any person on behalf of a child in your care.

Registered Users

These terms are for public use of this website.  Registered users are subject to the terms for registered users.

Miscellaneous

If any term or provision of this agreement is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.

No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor indicate any intention to reduce that or any other right in the future.

Any communication to be served on either party by the other shall be delivered by hand or sent by first class post or by e-mail. It shall be deemed to have been delivered:

  • if delivered by hand: on the day of delivery;
  • if sent by post to the correct address within 72 hours of posting;
  • if sent by e-mail to the address from which the receiving party has last sent e-mail within 24 hours if no notice of non-receipt has been received by the sender.

The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree that any dispute arising from it shall be litigated only in that country.

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