Terms of website use

These terms of use (“Terms of Use”) together with our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy govern your use of this website www2.groundstability.com (“this Website”). Use of this Website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use this Website.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use this Website.

By using this Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you must not use this Website.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

www2.groundstability.com is a site operated by the Coal Authority (“We”). We were established under the Coal Industry Act 1994 and have our main office at 200 Lichfield Lane, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 4RG.

VAT No. 598 5850 68

We are a Non Departmental Public Body and are principally funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), our Sponsoring Department.

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF USE

We may revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

CHANGES TO THIS WEBSITE

We may update this Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on this Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE

We do not guarantee that this Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of this Website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Website.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and that they comply with them.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off copies, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on this Website. You must not use any trademark, service mark or logo appearing on this Website, without our express prior written permission.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of content on this Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on this Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of this Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use this Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

The content on this Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on this Website.

Use by you of any information or material on this Website is entirely at your own risk. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on this Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind even if such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or any website with which it is linked.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the provision of property searches to you, which will be set out in our terms and conditions of supply.

DATA PROTECTION

Any information or material, including personal data which you supply or upload to this Website will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy. The term “personal data” relates to personally identifiable information about you as an individual, such as your name, e-mail address or postal address. Upon the supply of any such personal data to us, you expressly grant permission to us to use such information for any lawful purpose.

LINKING TO THIS WEBSITE

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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.

You must not establish a link to this Website in any website that is not owned by you.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on this Website other than that set out above, please contact us.

THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN THIS WEBSITE

Where this Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter (including any non-contractual disputes or claims) , shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and we and you both irrevocably agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

CONTACT US

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