The Alliance of Sector Skills Councils

Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer
SummitSkills does not warrant or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed in this website. SummitSkills does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. SummitSkills is not responsible for the availability or content of these listed external internet sites, nor does SummitSkills endorse, warrant, or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other internet sites.

Terms & Conditions
SummitSkills grants visitors to this website access to these pages conditional upon your agreement to the following terms of usage and the terms of our privacy statement.

Restrictions on use of website
The materials and information contained on this website (content) and all copyright and other intellectual property rights therein belong to SummitSkills or its content providers. All other use of the Site and its content, including modification, publication, transmission, creation of derivative works, incorporation into another website or reproducing the site or the content (whether by linking, framing or any other method) is not permitted without SummitSkills' prior express written consent.

Posting or transmitting to or from this web site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law, is prohibited.

Information you submit to us
Personal information about you which you submit to us will be governed by the terms of our privacy statement.

In relation to all other information you submit you hereby agree and warrant that such material or information is not confidential or proprietary and SummitSkills shall be free to use any such information in any manner for any purpose without charge or liability to you and you agree not to take any action against SummitSkills in relation to the use of such material or information, that you own or have unrestricted rights to the material or information submitted to SummitSkills and you shall indemnify and render SummitSkills harmless against any and all claims, suits proceedings, expenses, recoveries and damages including court costs and lawyers fees and expenses of any type whatsoever, brought against SummitSkills in connection with infringement of third party rights in respect of the material or information that you submitted, to take reasonable steps to ensure that the material or information is free from any known computer viruses, or other contaminates, including but not limited to any code or instructions that may be used to modify damage disable or compromise the security of this website, or SummitSkills' computer systems or networks.

Revisions
SummitSkills reserves the right to revise, withdraw or restrict access to the content of this website in whole or in part at any time without prior notice. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the SummitSkills site following the posting of changes to these Terms of Use means you accept the changes.

PRIVACY

SummitSkills is committed to creating a website that is easy to use and is respectful of the user's privacy. This privacy policy explains how we use information we collect about you and how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of such information.

Need for personal information

Personally identifiable information is not required to obtain access to any part of our public sites, but if you choose to withhold such information where it is expressly required, we may not be able to:-

  • give you access to certain sections of the site;
  • send you information you may have requested; or
  • contact you.

Information gathered

We collect two types of information from you:-

  • information you submit to us (1) and
  • information our site gathers automatically

1 - Information you submit

If you wish, where available:-

  • to access certain areas of the web site
  • to view documents or other products
  • to register your interest in any promotions, projects, services, competitions etc offered on the website
  • us to contact you

We will normally require you to complete a registration form. Our registration form requires some basic information including contact information (name, address, and phone number). There are also some non-required fields on our registration form that you may use to provide more data about yourself to help us serve you better.

By entering your details for registration, you hereby confirm that SummitSkills may use such information for our internal business purposes including monitoring enquiries, compiling enquiry statistics and providing such information to any group company or sponsor of SummitSkills. If you do not wish for your details to be used for this purpose you should not complete the registration details. Nothing in this section affects your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998.

2 - Information gathered automatically

Usage tracking
We welcome everyone to search and use our site without charge to view the information and materials available for purchase or made available free of charge. As you browse our web site we may log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer not the e-mail address) and other standard tracking data to evaluate which parts of our site you visit and how long you stay there. This information is aggregated with tracking data from all site visitors to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the web site, pages viewed, etc.

We use aggregated information to help us evaluate the information and other products and services, including any new offerings we make available on our web site and to measure the use of our site and generally improve the content. Site use tracking data is never associated with individually identifiable information that would reveal anything personal about you.

Cookies
Like many other commercial web sites, SummitSkills may use standard technology known as 'cookies' to collect information about how you use the site and to ensure that visits go smoothly, especially if you are placing an order for training materials or other product.

[Our cookies neither reveal nor contain any identifying or personal data. Cookies can't read any information on your computer or interact with other cookies on your hard drive.]

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. NOTE: Disabling cookie support will prevent this site from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilise fully all of its features and information.

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