Terms and Conditions

Use of NCIMB website (www.ncimb.com) (referred to as ‘the Site’ below) is subject to the following terms and conditions. The Site is owned and provided by NCIMB (referred to as ‘We’ below). In using our Site you as a user (‘You’) are accepting our terms and conditions.

Using the NCIMB website

Your access to, and use of, the Site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions.

You agree to use this Site only for lawful purposes, in a manner that does not infringe or restrict the use of this Site by any other parties. You are prohibited from transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene or offensive material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, or is likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone using the Site in an inappropriate manner.

Data collection

Please read our privacy policy.

Information which you supply using electronic forms on the Site will only be used for the purpose(s) stated on the page. Information which you provide in e-mails to us will only be used for the purpose (which we reasonably believe) that you give it to us for.

Information which you provide us with may be used for statistical analysis but will not be used in any way (other than for its original purpose) which enables you to be identified.

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information about visitors to the Site and we will not collect any information about you except that which is necessary for system administration of the web server.

We carry links from this Site to other websites which we believe to carry information which you may find useful. We are unable to guarantee that these links will always work and we make no representations as to the quality or accuracy of the websites nor their terms of operation (for example their policy on privacy).

By using the Site you accept that your personal information may be collected by us for internal review to:

  • improve the content of the Site
  • customise the content and/or layout of the Site
  • notify users about updates to the Site
  • contact users for information sharing and other purposes

The Site and material relating to the site services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’, without any representation or endorsement made, and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, or reliability of the materials.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the content of the Site, we accept no responsibility or liability arising from the content nor for any error, omission, infringement, defamation, obscenity, or inaccuracy contained in any information within the Site.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

Virus protection
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, it is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this Site.

This Site is protected by copyright and is owned by NCIMB. Reproduction of part or all of the content in any page is prohibited unless for personal use. None of the content of this Site may be copied or otherwise incorporated into or stored in any other website, electronic retrieval system, publication or other work in any form (whether hard copy, electronic or other). For the avoidance of doubt, framing of this Site or any part of it is not permitted without express permission. Notwithstanding the above, caching of this Site is permitted by an information service provider acting in the normal course of its business as provided for in the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002.