Terms & Conditions

Acceptance

Thomas Murray Ratings Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales (Registration number 04202273) whose registered office is at Horatio House, 77-85 Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, London W6 8JA, together with its affiliates and subsidiaries (including Investor Data Services Ltd no. 04141909 and Thomas Murray Advisory Services Ltd no. 4132231), trading as Thomas Murray IDS, permits you to access and use its website located at the URL "http://ids.thomasmurray.com" in accordance with these terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions").

By using the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or use the website. If you are uncertain, contact us at +44 (0)20 3011 1720.


Changes to the Terms and Conditions

Any changes which Thomas Murray IDS makes to these Terms and Conditions will be effective immediately upon notice being posted on the website.


Intellectual Property

Thomas Murray IDS owns the intellectual property rights comprised within the website and its contents, including methodologies, questionnaires, templates, documents and proprietary scoring systems.

You may download to screen and use the Thomas Murray IDS material for your personal non-commercial use only. Save for this, you may not re-publish, sell, license, transfer, copy, reproduce, distribute or post any of the Thomas Murray IDS material without the prior written consent of Thomas Murray IDS.


Registration and Security

When you register on an Thomas Murray IDS website, you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself, such as your name, telephone number and address. You agree to provide accurate and complete information when registering. This information will be subject to our Privacy Policy. Once you have completed the registration form, you will be issued a username and password which will allow you to access areas of the site reserved for Thomas Murray IDS registered users only and also allow you to access information and services on the site which have been customised with information regarding you. As discussed in our Privacy Policy, it is important that you keep your access codes confidential at all times and not share them with anyone. You may not use any device, software or routine, including but not limited to any viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs or cancelbots, intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of the website or purchase being conducted on our site or to surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information from the site.


Prohibited Use

In accessing and using the website you may not:

  • Remove any copyright or trade mark notices in the Thomas Murray IDS material;
  • Modify, translate, decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprised in the website;
  • Reproduce, store and/or copy the Thomas Murray IDS material except that you may store transient copies on your system for the purpose of using the website.

Links to our Site

You will not link to any part of the website other than the Home Page without our prior written consent. Any link to any part of our website (including to our Home Page) shall refer to the website as being the Thomas Murray IDS website.


Third Party Sites

Thomas Murray IDS may offer links to third party websites ("Third Party Site(s)") from the website. You acknowledge and agree that Thomas Murray IDS is not responsible for the availability of such Third Party Sites and is not responsible or liable for any content or services available from such Third Party Sites.

You should check the privacy policy and terms and conditions of use of Third Party Sites accessible from our website.


Our Obligation

Thomas Murray IDS will use commercially reasonable endeavours to maintain the functionality of the website and prevent breaches of security.

No Warranty

The website and the Thomas Murray IDS material is provided to you "AS IS". Whilst reasonable care has been taken in the preparation of the website Thomas Murray IDS does not warrant that the information contained on it is accurate.


Right to Modify

Thomas Murray IDS may at any time for legal or technical reasons without notice to you to:

  • Remove any Thomas Murray IDS material; and/or
  • Suspend, restrict or alter the operation of the website or the website services.

Your Obligations

You agree that you:

  • Will use this website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and will comply with all applicable laws and regulations;
  • Will not use the website or the website services:
  • To distribute any material that is offensive or unlawful;
  • To send or distribute multiple e-mails or messages ("Spam");
  • Except where used in connection with the typical indexing activities of a search engine or directory, to use any robot, spider or other device to monitor or copy the web pages or content of the website without Thomas Murray IDS prior written consent;
  • To transmit software viruses;
  • To do anything which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the website's infrastructure;
  • To use or attempt to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website and/or website services or servers or networks connected to the website;

Termination

Thomas Murray IDS reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of this site, with or without notice. You may also terminate your access at any time.


Privacy

If you use the services available on this website Thomas Murray IDS will collect personal information about you. Please read the Privacy Policy for full details.