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General Website Terms of Use

By using this website you are deemed to accept the following terms and conditions and we therefore strongly urge you to read and understand the terms and conditions before using this website.

General Website Information Disclaimer

The content (including but not limited to all images, codes and writing) of this website is the intellectual property right (including but not limited to copyright, design rights, and database rights) of Hames Partnership Limited (“Owner”)

The intellectual property rights of the Owner must be displayed and be retained on all material used or purchased from this Website.

The Owner gives you permission (subject to certain age and territorial restrictions as may be set out in the Website) to download, store and use all material used or purchased from this Website for your own personal use and research purposes. 

Under no circumstances must you make any of the material used or purchased from this Website available to any other party, whether you publish it, redistribute it or otherwise. This includes but is not limited to making it available to other websites, on line services or other such services unless prior written consent has been given by the Owner.


Terms of Use

Introductory Notice:

Hames Partnership Limited set out below the terms of use of its website under the domain name of www.hamespartnership.co.uk. The terms of use applies to all the pages on the entire website and any other electronic communications between us. Please read this document as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. Please leave this website immediately if you do not agree to be bound by the terms of use and any other legal documents referred to in these terms of use. If you have any questions about these terms of use, please contact us (see below). We will continuously monitor and update these terms of use and we ask that you check these terms every time you use this website.

Accessing and using the website:

Hames Partnership Limited offers this website for your personal use subject to these terms of use. By accessing and/or using this website you agree to be bound by all the terms of use and any other legal documents referred to in these terms of use.

You will find that certain areas of the website are restricted to you, this may be because you are not registered with us for us of those areas. Please see below for details of registration to gain full access.

The website should be available 24 hours a day and fault free for you to access and use, but we cannot guarantee this and Hames Partnership Limited will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable or not fault free at any time or for any period of time (whether you are using the website at the time or spent a considerable amount of time collating information/typing in information or otherwise). We realise this can be frustrating and usually it is down to matters beyond our control. Please contact us (see below) immediately if you find the service is not as you expect from our website. Please also note that Hames Partnership Limited is under no obligation to notify you if your access is suspended (whether temporarily otherwise). Furthermore Hames Partnership Limited may need to carry out repairs, maintenance and other changes to the website and it is not feasible to notify everyone when downtime of the website is required to carry out such changes.

When you are using/accessing the website (this also includes transmitting or posting any material on the website) we ask that you do not do any of the following as you may be liable to prosecution (from anywhere in the world) and as a result we may suspend/cancel your right to use our website:

  • disseminate any unlawful, libellous, blasphemous (against any religions or sects), racial hatred (or likely to incite racial hatred) threatening, abusive, harassing, harmful, menacing, scandalous, pornographic, vulgar, obscene;
  • do or omit to do anything which could lead to a breach of a contract, the law, anyone’s privacy or confidence or otherwise breaching any laws;
  • encourage any conduct that constitutes (or could constitute) a criminal offence, or otherwise breach any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice or give rise to some sort of civil liability in any country in the world and against any third party;
  • carry out any act which is technically damaging to the website or Hames Partnership Limited, which includes but is not limited to hacking, launching computer viruses, logic bombs, worms, trojan horses and any other malicious or corrupt program/data which could harm the website or Hames Partnership Limited.
  • do anything which could infringe the rights (including but not limited to the intellectual property rights (including copyright) of any third party without the proper consents of permissions.

For the avoidance of any doubt Hames Partnership Limited will not be responsible for your actions/omissions relating to the above and you will be responsible for any losses and costs resulting from your breach of the above. Furthermore Hames Partnership Limited will co-operate fully with any law enforcement agency/authority in the world (including the courts) in order to disclose your identity.


Where the website requests registration, please note that you must be over 16 to register and gain full access to the website.

Please note each registration is for a single user only and Hames Partnership Limited does not permit you to share your registration details with anyone else. You must therefore ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time reflect this and are correct and complete. Please notify us of any changes relating to your registration details including your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.

In order to prevent fraud Hames Partnership Limited may ask you to create a password when registering. Please keep this password confidential and you must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you contact us (see below) immediately. Hames Partnership Limited reserves the right to request you to change your registration details including your password at ant time.

You can cancel your registration at any time by contacting us (see below). Once your registration has been cancelled you will no longer be able to access the areas of the website which requires registration. Hames Partnership Limited may suspend or cancel your registration at any time if you breach of if we suspect you may intend to breach any of the terms of use (including any associated terms or conditions). The cancellation of your registration shall not affect either party’s statutory rights or liabilities.

Permission and Consents

Please note that the content of the website is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights belonging to Hames Partnership Limited and its licensors. Hames Partnership Limited allows you to print and download information (including pictures and graphics) from the website for your own use provided you do not modify any graphics or information and keep information designated for the graphics together with the graphics. You must at all time ensure that all relevant trade marks and notices (copyrights and this permission) are displayed fully. Other than this no other use of the website is granted unless you have Hames Partnership Limited prior written consent.

Hames Partnership Limited gives you consent to create a link to this website provided you:

  • your website is reputable, does not contain any content which goes against the spirit and intention of this website (including but not limited to any controversial, offensive, harmful, vulgur, distasteful etc material)
  • you own the website you are linking to and such website complies with all laws and regulations;
  • only link to the homepage of this website;
  • do not distort, alter or remove anything on this website including without limitation creating a border/frame or other environment around this website;
  • do not misrepresent any facts, circumstances or otherwise represent any connection or form of relationship which could be used to induce anyone to thinking that Hames Partnership Limited approves of your goods or services;

Third Parties:

Hames Partnership Limited provides links to other websites and other material which is beyond the Hames Partnership Limited control. Hames Partnership Limited has not checked and/or is not responsible for these websites or other material. Hames Partnership Limited does not make any representations, give you permission to use or post any material on such websites. You should check the websites terms of use and obtain all relevant permissions and consents to use such sites when linking to them.

The website may also contain advertising and sponsorship, click links and other such forms of internet advertising. Hames Partnership Limited endeavours to act responsibly and ensure as much as is possible that advertisers and sponsors are responsible and act reasonably when displaying any advertisements/sponsorships. Hames Partnership Limited cannot and does note monitor whether such adverts/sponsorship complies with regulations relating to the subject matter or any advertising regulations and it is up to the individual advertisers and sponsors to ensure they act within permitted guidelines/applicable laws and codes for such advertising. Hames Partnership Limited will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

Liability and Disclaimers:

Hames Partnership Limited is not responsible for content on any other website whether you link to it from this website or otherwise. Hames Partnership Limited may provide content from other websites or resources and while Hames Partnership Limited tries to ensure that all content/material on this website is updated, correct and complete, Hames Partnership Limited does not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to such material/content being updated, correct and/or complete. Once informed of any inaccuracies in the material Hames Partnership Limited will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as possible, but is under no obligation to do so. Hames Partnership Limited may make ongoing changes to the goods/services, prices and terms and conditions on a ongoing basis and Hames Partnership Limited is under no obligation to notify you of any such changes.

All content and material and the use of this website is provided on an “as is” basis, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted by the law of the applicable jurisdiction and subject to these terms of use Hames Partnership Limited excludes all warranties, conditions, terms implied or otherwise by law which may have had some effect but for these terms of use in relation to this website.

If you suffer any losses as a result of Hames Partnership Limited breaching any of these terms of use, please note that Hames Partnership Limited will not be responsible for such losses. Hames Partnership Limited hereby excludes to the maximum amount permitted by law all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that your or a third party suffer from use or access of this website. This includes any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, goodwill, loss of business, loss of business profits, loss of data, loss of contracts, and any business interruption losses. You agree to take full risk when downloading/uploading material/content, using or accessing the website in any form whatsoever.

Please note that we do not limit or affect our liability resulting from any products sold through the website being found to be unsafe or if something we do negligently causes death or personal injury.

Law and territorial applicability of website: 

The website and these terms are subject to the laws of England and Wales and the English and Welsh courts shall have jurisdiction. If you have a problem or a dispute with us please contact us and we will try to solve any disagreements amicably.

The website is not intended for use outside the United Kingdom and we cannot offer any assurances that the content/materials are appropriate or operationally available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. If you access this website from outside the United Kingdom and the contents of this website are deemed illegal or unlawful, then you do so at your own risk as you will be fully and primarily responsible for compliance with local laws and the consequences your actions may cause.

Changes and contacting us

We will try to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, please contact us.

If you have any queries about any of the above terms please contact us.

Hames Partnership Limited Registration No. 4775405, VAT No. 424 4597 43

Last updated: 11th April 2011