This website is owned and administered by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (“the ABPI”) which is an un-incorporated trade association whose main address is at Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT. The Careers website is hosted by Advanced 365 Ltd on our behalf The schools website is hosted by Enigma Ltd on our behalf.
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By using this website you are accepting these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions you should exit the website and refrain from using it. ABPI may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page.
These Terms and Conditions may be supplemented by other terms particular to different parts of the website. Notices about any additional terms will be published clearly on the relevant part of the website.
Commentary and materials posted on the website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. ABPI disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the website, or by any one who may be informed of its contents.
Information provided on this website has been provided in good faith and ABPI uses reasonable care to ensure the information is up to date. However, ABPI makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or currency of such information. ABPI disclaims any obligation to update the information and advice featuring on this website. Unless identified as having been made by an ABPI authorised staff member, ABPI does not accept the views of those making postings of comments on documents posted for discussion as being its own.
There are hypertext and other links in this website which, if used, will involve you entering another website which is not controlled by ABPI. ABPI accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of your access to, or use of, any website which is not under its direct control or in respect of any materials posted on such a website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval of such a website.
ABPI will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
The material displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the fullest extent permitted by law ABPI expressly excludes:
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach or contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to exclude ABPI’s liability with regard to death or personal injury and arising out of the negligence of the ABPI, nor the ABPI’s liability for fraud or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
You may only use the website for lawful purposes at all times and you shall not do anything which damages, interferes with, disrupts access to, interrupts or impairs the functionality of the website or inhibits other user’s use and enjoyment of the website. ABPI will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing ABPI to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
In particular you must not
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. ABPI will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and ABPI will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the ABPI website will cease immediately.
Failure to comply with these terms constitutes a material breach of these Terms and Conditions and may result in ABPI taking all or any of the following actions as we deem appropriate:
The ABPI logo device, is a registered trademark. Any use of the trademark without appropriate permission is strictly prohibited.
ABPI is the owner or licensee of all copyright in the text, data, graphics, designs and their arrangement on this website (the “ABPI Resources”). These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world and all rights therein are reserved.
5.1 As an individual you are free at all times to download and use any of the electronic ABPI Resources for your own personal reference. You may print off one copy and draw the attention of others to Resources posted on the Site.
5.2 Any requests from commercial or not for profit organisations to use the whole or any part of an ABPI Resource within your own documents or resources should apply for a licence by contacting ABPI. You must not modify the materials you download in any way, and any extracts from ABPI Resources for example illustrations, graphics, photographs, video or audio sequences must be used together with their accompanying text.
5.3 If you are interested in downloading a free resource for educational use, please follow the links on the relevant schools (www.abpischools.org.uk) or careers (http://careers.abpi.org.uk) pages
5.4 Where possible ABPI is happy to grant licences to schools, individuals and companies to use ABPI Resources in your own documents presentations and publications provided you acknowledge ABPI as the source and do not remove any copyright notices we have put on them.
5.5 However, you acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances it may not be possible for ABPI to grant a sub-licence to use particular images, texts or data especially where we have obtained a licence from a third person to use it on our website.
5.6 In the main we are happy to grant this licence as a royalty-free licence, however if the ABPI resource you request to use contains copyright images or datasets licensed to us for use by third party organisations. We will let you know whether you must apply directly to any third party for a licence to use the Resource
5.7 All ABPI Resources are available to download as electronic copies free of charge.
5.8 Linking to The Site:- 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, but 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.
This website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the website other than the home page. ABPI reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
If you have any questions or wish to make any use of Resources on this website please contact us.
ABPI may collect and process the following data about you:
ABPI uses this information in the following ways:
ABPI may disclose your personal data to a third party if it is under a legal duty to disclose or share your personal data with law enforcement agencies or in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply its Terms and Conditions; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ABPI or others.
If you are an existing user of the ABPI services we will only contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of our previous contact with you.
If you are a new user ABPI will contact you only if you have consented to this by using the contact us facility or by sending us a direct email. We will only send you details connected with your original enquiry unless you have indicated a wider preference using the opt-in box on the contact us page.
ABPI may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default, but it is possible to set a browser to reject cookies. If you set your browser to reject ABPI’s cookie you will still be able to use the Site. However, you may experience problems using ABPI’s electronic purchasing system if you do so.
ABPI may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is transferred to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive and enable ABPI to improve the Site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable ABPI:
The following types of cookies are used on the Site:
This site does not Flash cookies by default however it uses the Flash player which allows website users to right click and change settings. If settings are changed a Flash cookie is added.
To remove the Flash cookie, use the Adobe tool which allows control over cookies, and also allows you to disable flash cookies.
For users with Flash Player 10.3 or higher Flash cookies will be deleted automatically when you delete the browsing history in your web browser. This functionality currently works in Mozilla Firefox 4, Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and higher, and future releases of Apple Safari and Google Chrome.
From time to time it may be necessary for ABPI to use a third party to process your information, particularly in relation to posting out hard copies of our resources from the ABPI Library on any of its websites.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although ABPI will do its best to protect your personal data, it cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once ABPI has received your information, it will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis and ABPI reserves the right to withdraw or amend any of the services provided, or to suspend or restrict access to or close the website indefinitely without notice. ABPI will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
ABPI aims to update the website regularly and may change the content at any time. However, any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and ABPI is under no obligation to update such material.
Use of this website shall be in accordance with English law. Any dispute which might arise concerning use of this website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the English courts and shall be determined in accordance with English law.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions shall be found to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part shall be able to be removed and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining parts.
These Terms and Conditions are dated December 2010
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, Southside 7th Floor, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT