Congress WBN Terms of Use

  1. We are Congress WBN and we own and operate this website and the website from which this page was accessed (Sites).
  2. Your use of Congress WBN Sites is subject to these Terms of Use. By using the Sites, you will be deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Use. By using the Sites, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with Congress WBN. We may make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time.
  3. You are responsible for all access to the Sites using your Internet connection, even if the access is by another person.
  4. We reserve the right to restrict your access to the Sites or part of them. Access to restricted areas of the Sites may be subject to registration and other conditions. If we grant you permission to access a restricted area, we may withdraw that permission at any time (including where you breach any of these Terms of Use).
  5. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Sites are available at all times. However, we cannot guarantee that the Sites or any individual function or feature of the Sites will always be available and/or error free. In particular, the Sites may be unavailable during periods when we are implementing upgrades to or carrying out essential maintenance on the Sites.
  6. The intellectual property rights in the Sites and all of the text, pictures, videos and other content made available on it are owned by us and our licensors. You may not print or otherwise make copies of any such content without our express prior permission.
  7. The name Congress WBN, the Congress WBN logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of Congress WBN or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Congress WBN. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Site are the trademarks of their respective owners.
  8. We provide the Sites on an 'as is' basis and make no representations as to the quality, completeness or accuracy of any content made available on the Sites. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

    1. all conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by law into these Terms of Use; and
    2. any and all liability to you, whether arising under these Terms of Use or otherwise in connection with your use of the Sites.
  9. The foregoing is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in these Terms of Use is intended to exclude or limit any liability that may not by law be excluded or limited, and in particular none of the exclusions and limitations in this clause are intended to limit any rights you may have as a consumer under local law or other statutory rights which may not be excluded, nor in any way to exclude or limit (site owner) liability to you for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our employees or agents.
  10. Your permission to use the Sites is personal to you and non-transferable, and you may not use the Sites for commercial purposes. Your use of the Sites are conditional on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in these Terms of Use and you agree that you will not:

    1. use the Sites for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
    2. use the Sites to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others, including without limitation others' privacy rights or rights of publicity;    
    3. impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the Sites; or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make;
    4. interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Sites or the servers or networks used to make the Sites available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
    5. transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Sites any virus, worm, Trojan horse or other computer code that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software, or equipment;
    6. transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any "junk mail", "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar solicitation;
    7. to impersonate or attempt to impersonate Congress WBN, a Congress WBN affiliate, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
    8. reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, or otherwise exploit any portion of, use of, or access to the Sites;
    9. modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Sites. If you wish to reverse engineer any part of the Sites to create an interoperable program you must contact us and we may provide interface data subject to verification of your identity and other information;
    10. remove any copyright, trade mark or other proprietary rights notice from the Sites or materials originating from the Sites;
    11. frame or mirror any part of the Sites without our express prior written consent;
    12. create a database by systematically downloading and storing Sites content;
    13. use any manual or automatic device in any way to gather Sites content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Sites without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator's public online search service.
    14. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific instances.
  11. The Sites may provide links to other websites and online resources. We are not responsible for and do not endorse such external sites or resources. Your use of third party websites and resources is at your own risk.
  12. We may block any links to or from the Sites. Additionally, we may provide tools to allow you to link to the Sites directly from a third party site; if you do link to the Sites (whether using such tools or otherwise), you agree that you will disable and remove any such link promptly upon our request.
  13. We may collect and use information about you in accordance with our privacy policy which can be found on this website.
  14. We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.
  15. These Terms of Use are effective until terminated. We may, at any time and for any reason, terminate your access to or use of the Sites. If we terminate your access to the Sites you will not have the right to bring claims against us or our affiliates with respect to such termination. We and our affiliates shall not be liable for any termination of your access to the Sites.
  16. These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England, and the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or dispute arising under or in connection with these Terms of Use.