Terms of the Website

Terms of the Website  These are the Terms and Conditions on which you may access and use the website http://www.worldcocoaconference.org (the "Website") and any mobile device application (the “Mobile Apps”) or desktop application (the “Desktop Apps”) developed by us (the "Apps"). By accessing or using the Website, and/or by downloading, accessing or using any of the Apps, on any delivery channel or device, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Website or the Apps.

Access to and use of the content and other materials provided through the Website or Apps may also be subject to: (a) any separate agreement which you, and/or your employer have entered into with Argus Media Limited and/or the International Cocoa Organization including but not limited to a sponsorship and/or delegate agreement ("Additional Terms") and (b) provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website or Apps ("Specific Terms"). If there is an inconsistency between terms, the order of precedence shall be: Additional Terms, then Specific Terms, then these Terms and Conditions.
 
About the World Cocoa Conference Website, Argus Media Limited and the International Cocoa Organization
The Website and Apps (if applicable) is administered by Argus Media Limited ("we", "us" or "our"), a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 01642534 and registered office at Argus House, 175 St. John Street, London, EC1V 4LW.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "Argus Media" shall mean Argus Media Limited and any member within its group of companies (as defined in the UK Companies Act 2006), and “ICCO” shall mean the International Cocoa Organization.  The ICCO is the organiser of the World Cocoa Conference 2016, and Argus Media is the organising partner.

Any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions should be directed to info@worldcocoaconference.org
 
Access and registration
Access to the Website and/or Apps is permitted on a temporary basis and Argus reserves the right to suspend, withdraw or amend the Website (in whole or in part) and/or Apps without notice. Neither Argus nor the ICCO be liable if for any reason the Website and/or Apps is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Your access to the Website and/or Apps may require a user to login by becoming a registered user of the Website and/or Apps. We may also offer a trial period of access.

If you are allocated a username, password and/or any other piece of information as part of the user registration procedures for the Website or the Apps (the "Access Details"), you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect or become aware that any Access Details have become known to or used by any person other than you.

We may suspend, invalidate or terminate any Access Details, whether chosen by you or allocated by Argus or the ICCO at any time, where either Argus or the ICCO has reason to suspect that you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or the Additional Terms.
From time to time, Argus may restrict access to some, or all, of the Website or the Apps, to registered users only (if applicable). We may vary the content available to registered users depending on the device(s) used to access the Website or the Apps.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website or the Apps.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website or the Apps through your internet connection comply with these Terms and Conditions.
Intellectual property rights

Argus Media and its licensors own all copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the Website and the Apps, and in the materials published on or through them.  

The ARGUS name, the ARGUS logo and the WORLD COCOA CONFERENCE logo are the property of Argus Media (“Argus Marks”).  For further information about Argus Media’s trademarks, click here. 

The INTERNATIONAL COCOA ORGANIZATION name and logo are the property of the ICCO.   You are not permitted to use any of either Argus’s or the ICCO’s marks without the prior written consent of the appropriate owner. Other trademarks, logos and trade names that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners.

You may print off copies, and may download extracts, of any materials from the Website ("Materials") for your personal reference, provided that you do not: edit or remove any copyright and other proprietary notices on such Materials (i.e. those notices acknowledging the source and our ownership of the information); modify the paper or digital copies of such Materials in any way; or use any illustrations, graphics, photographs, video or audio sequences separately from any accompanying text.  Argus Media's status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the Materials must always be acknowledged. You must not use or reproduce any part of the Materials for any public or commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from Argus Media.  The terms of such licence shall determine your use.

If you print off, copy, reproduce or download any materials in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Website and the Apps, including the right access any secured login as part of the user registration procedures, will cease immediately and you must, at Argus’s option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Regular changes to the Website and these Terms and Conditions
We update the Website and the Apps regularly, and may change the materials made available through them at any time. The material on the Website may be out-of-date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to review or update such material.

These Terms and Conditions may be changed or updated at any time by amendments to this page. You must check these Terms and Conditions each time you access or use the Website and the Apps in order to take notice of any changes made. By accessing or using the Website or the Apps, you are bound by the version of the Terms and Conditions appearing on the Website. If you do not agree to the current version of the Terms and Conditions, you must cease all use of the Website or the Apps immediately.

Liability
No data, material or commentary made available through the Website is intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. Argus and the ICCO disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such data, material and commentary by you or any third-party.

All material displayed on, and provided through, the Website including any software or functionality along with the Website and the Apps themselves, are provided "as is" without any guarantees, representations, terms, conditions or warranties as to their accuracy, completeness, or as to whether they are in sequence, up-to-date or without defect or error. You understand and accept that, to the fullest possible extent permitted in law, Argus and the ICCO expressly exclude: (a) all conditions, representations, warranties and terms which might otherwise be implied by law, custom or otherwise; and (b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you, any user or any third-party in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website, any websites  linked to, accessible through or forming part of the Website  and any materials posted on or made available through them, including: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time, in each case whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.

This does not affect Argus’s or the ICCO’s liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, or the liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Personal information

Argus Media, as Website administrator, processes information about you in accordance with the Website’s Privacy Policy. By using the Website or the Apps, you consent to such processing of information by Argus Media and you warrant that all data provided by you are accurate.   Further, by using the Website, you consent to the sharing of information about you with the ICCO.

Argus Media, as Website administrator, also may use cookies to facilitate your visit to the Website. By using the Website, you consent to Argus Media's use of cookies in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You may not access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of the Website, any equipment or network on which the Website is stored, any software used in the provision of the Website, or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third-party. You must not attack the Website through a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
Neither Argus nor the ICCO will be responsible or 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, software, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material available on them, or on any website linked to or accessible through the Website.

Links
The Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. Argus and the ICCO reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Where the Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third-parties, these links are provided for your information only. Neither Argus nor the ICCO, whether acting individually or jointly, have control over the contents of those sites or resources, nor accept no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Suspension and termination
If Argus determines, in its sole discretion, that you have breached these Terms and Conditions, it may take such action as it deems appropriate, including the immediate, temporary or permanent suspension or termination of your right to use the Website.
Argus and the ICCO exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms and Conditions. The responses described above are not limited, and Argus and/or the ICCO, whether individually or jointly, may take any other action they reasonably deem appropriate.

Severability
If any provision of liability of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Jurisdiction and Applicable law
These Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising from, or related to, access to and/or use of the Website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any such dispute or claim, although Argus Media retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Terms are drafted in the English Language.  
Terms and Conditions last updated on: 11 May 2015
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