The Natural Power Consultants Limited

1 Terms and Conditions of Website Use

This page sets out the terms concerning the use and operation of our website located at https://portal.naturalpower.com (“our site”). Please read them carefully. They are legally binding between you and us. By using our site you accept them. If you do not wish to accept them, then please do not use our site.

2 Information about us

We are a company registered in Scotland with company number SC177881 whose registered office is at The Green House, Forrest Estate, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 3XS. Our VAT number is GB 243 692 648.

3 Access

3.1 Our site is a place for you to ascertain general information about what we do. Upon our site you can also find material and information about renewable energy. Our site is also a place where you may upload data, for the purposes of benchmarking.

3.2 Our site is available only to persons and organisations that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.

3.3 We may amend or withdraw the services or material made available through our site from time to time. We may restrict access to our site. Our site may be unavailable from time to time. We will endeavour to ensure our site operates properly at all times, but we do not guarantee that it will.

3.4 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site, including by ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use our site.

3.5 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through any facilities provided by you or over which you have control are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.

3.6 We will endeavour to ensure that our site complies with United Kingdom laws, and that it can be accessed lawfully from within the United Kingdom. We do not make any guarantee that our site complies with other laws, or that it is lawful to access it from countries other than the United Kingdom. If you access our site from outwith the United Kingdom you are responsible for ensuring that you are lawfully able to access our site. If you are prohibited from accessing our site under law, our site is not made available to you and you should leave immediately.

4 Linking to our site

You may link to the home page of our site, provided that such link is provided in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not link to our site in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement of you or any entity which you represent by us without our consent. You must not link to any page upon our site other than our home page. You must not frame our site on any other website. You must not aggregate content from our site within another website. We reserve the right to withdraw our permission to link to our site without notice and for whatever reason as we may in our sole discretion determine.

5 Links from our site

Where our site contains a link to a site or resource provided by a third party, such a link is provided for the purposes of information and convenience only. The presence of such a link does not represent any endorsement or recommendation by us in respect of that site and does not mean that we have any association with that site. We have no control over the contents of such sites.

6 Viruses, hacking and other offences

6.1 You must not:

6.1.1 misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful including that which may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate our systems, data or information, or that of other users of our site;

6.1.2 attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the servers on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site;

6.1.3 use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our site, or use any device, software or routine to bypass our robot exclusion headers, or interfere or attempt to interfere, with our site;

6.1.4 use an anonymising proxy to access our site;

6.1.5 attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;

6.1.6 take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure, or that may cause us to lose any of the services from our service providers; or

6.1.7 do, or omit to do, or attempt to do or omit to do, any other act or thing which may interfere with the proper operation of our site.

6.2 If you breach this clause or otherwise breach these terms we have the right to report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and any relevant third parties and we will co-operate with those authorities and third parties and may disclose your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

6.3 Whilst we will endeavour to ensure that material available for downloading from our site will be free from infection, viruses and other code that has contaminating or destructive properties, we do not guarantee that it will be free. You are recommended to implement and maintain appropriate antivirus software prior to visiting, and whilst you visit, our site.

7 Accuracy, errors and reliance

We shall endeavour to ensure that the material on or derived from our site is, and that our site operates, free from material errors. Please note though that our site, and the material on or derived from it, may contain inaccuracies or errors. The material on our site and derived from it is general in nature and is not intended to amount to advice (relating to your own particular circumstances or otherwise) on which reliance should be placed. Under no circumstances is any material intended to constitute financial advice, or shall any material be construed as financial advice.

8 Passwords

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, login, password or any other piece of information enabling access to our site, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person. We reserve the right to disable any user identification code, login, password, or any other piece of information enabling access to our site at any time, for such reason as we may in our sole discretion determine, including without limitation if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms. You must immediately notify us if you have reason to believe any user identification code, login, password, or any other piece of information enabling access to our site has become known to any other person, or you suspect that this may be the case.

9 Intellectual property

9.1 Our site and the material on it and derived from it is protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. We are the owner of all intellectual property in the material we place upon or make available through our site. Intellectual property in material uploaded by users of our site remains held by those users.

9.2 Where you submit data to our site we will use that data only to enable and improve our benchmarking services, by amalgamating that data with our data and that of other users of our site. We will only publish amalgamated data sets, without attribution as to or identification of the contributors of constituent parts. We will not publish your data on its own, and we will not publish the fact you have submitted data. We will treat your data with care.

9.3 We make no guarantees that any data submitted will be used for benchmarking purposes, or retained by us. You are recommended to retain a copy of all data submitted to us.

10 What you may do with material from our site

10.1 You may download a copy of material upon our site and use that material, but only for your own internal business purposes. Material which is gathered from restricted (non-public) areas of our site must be kept confidential by you, and not made publicly available or disseminated to others.

10.2 No other rights, permissions, consents or licences are granted in relation to our site or the material on or derived from it other than as expressly set out in these terms.

10.3 You must not publish, use or copy, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, create derivative works based upon, extract elements from or reorganise, translate, merge, adapt, vary, modify or make alterations to, or distribute or licence rights in, material taken from our site and which you do not own, except as expressly permitted under these terms.

10.4 Where you download material from our site, our status or that of any identified contributors as the authors of the material must always be acknowledged. Such acknowledgement must include the address of our site.

10.5 You must permit us and our representatives, at all reasonable times and on reasonable advance notice, to inspect and have access to any of your premises at which our site is or has been used by you or with your consent and to the computer equipment located there (and any other computer equipment under your control, wherever located) for the purpose of ensuring that these terms have been complied with.

10.6 You must not attempt in any way to remove or circumvent any technical protection measures applied to our site to prevent unauthorised use, copying or misappropriation thereof or of the intellectual property relating thereto, or apply, manufacture, import, distribute, sell, let for hire, offer, expose or advertise for sale for hire or have in your possession for private or commercial purposes, any means whose sole reasonable purpose is to facilitate the unauthorised removal or circumvention of such technical protection measures.

11 Material you submit to our site

11.1 By submitting material or information to or through our site you grant to us the right to use copy, modify, adapt, create derivative works based upon, analyse, publish and disseminate, extract elements from and reorganise such information or material, in so far as is reasonably required to allow our site to operate. You acknowledge that we may permit others to exercise these rights, for such purpose. In relation to any information or material submitted by you to or through our site you waive and undertake not to assert all moral rights and any broadly equivalent rights you may have in any territory of the world, in such information or material.

11.2 You warrant that any information or material submitted by you to or through our site shall be accurate (where it states facts), be genuinely held (where it states opinions, and comply with the laws applicable in the country from which it is posted.

11.3 You warrant that any information or material submitted by you to or through our site shall not be defamatory of any person; be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; disclose any personal information in respect of any individual other than where you have the express permission of that individual to disclose such information; infringe any right of any other person; be in contempt of court; be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act; or contain a statement which is as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

11.4 Where information or material submitted to or through our site in our opinion breaches these terms, we may at our sole discretion take all or any of the following actions: investigation of the identity of the person responsible for submitting such information or material and the circumstances surrounding the submission of such information or material, in respect of which you undertake to provide us with confirmation of your identity and any other information we may require in connection therewith and to cooperate with us fully; immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal or removal of the information or material or your ability to access to our site; and/or disclosing such information to law enforcement authorities or relevant third parties as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

12 Complaints regarding Material

If you wish to complain about our site or any material, please contact us at portal@naturalpower.com. If we decide to remove or alter the material or our site, our removal or alteration shall not be an admission as to any fact or circumstance, or be deemed to be an acceptance of your complaint. We may or may not respond to your complaint.

13 General

13.1 The terms of our privacy and cookie policy form part of these terms. Please see www.naturalpower.com/cookie-policy/ These terms and this policy form the entire agreement between us and you in respect of our site. No guarantees, warranties, conditions or representations are given or made in respect of our site other than as expressly set out in these terms and this policy. Where we have breached these terms we shall be liable to you only for you loss arising as a direct result of that breach, and then only to an amount equal to the sums you have paid us to access our site. Otherwise, we exclude all liability in relation to our site and its operation in so far as is possible under applicable law.

13.2 You may not transfer or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations arising under these terms without our prior written consent. We may sublicense, rent, lease, transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of any of our rights or obligations arising under these terms and conditions of website use at any time.

13.3 If you breach any of these terms rights under these terms including your right to use our site will cease immediately.

13.4 We will not be liable for any failure to perform any obligation under these terms due to causes beyond our reasonable control.

13.5 These terms and conditions of website use do not confer any rights on any person other than you and us.

13.6 If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these terms use, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

13.7 If any part of these terms is determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such part shall be severed from the remaining terms which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

13.8 We will communicate with you in English only. You agree that we may provide a notice to you by posting it on our site or emailing it to the email address provided by you to us.

13.9 You may only notify us in connection with any matter arising under these terms by emailing us at portal@naturalpower.com.

13.10 The interpretation, construction, effect and enforceability of these terms and conditions of website use are governed by English law, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the determination of disputes related thereto.


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