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The Behavioural Insights Team website

Effective as of 4 December 2018

When using and visiting the website of the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), you agree to comply with these terms of use.  

Who we are

This website is operated by Behavioural Insights Ltd.

Registered office: 4 Matthew Parker Street, London, SW1H 9NP
Registration number: 08567792

Changes to these terms

We may change these terms at any time but if we do we will publish any changes on the website. Please read and check that you are happy with any changes. If you continue to use this website, you have agreed to follow the new version of the terms of use.  If you do not accept them, please stop using the website.

Changes to the website

We can change the website at any time and for any reason such as:

  • to improve the look and feel of the website
  • to make it easier to use
  • to add content
  • to delete or change content

Although we will make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we do not guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will be complete, up to date and free from all errors.

Website content and intellectual property

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. You must not remove any copyright or trademark notices and must comply with any other restrictions on particular content.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Use of content is at your own risk. We make no representation or warranty about the content, including in relation to non-infringement of intellectual property rights.

No reliance on information

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Lawful use of the website

You must not use this site:

  • to post, share or transmit material which is unlawful or infringes anyone else’s rights
  • in any way that breaches any applicable laws or regulations
  • for any commercial purpose or in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which harasses or distresses anyone or restricts or inhibits their use and enjoyment of the site or otherwise damages our reputation
  • to transmit software viruses or code designed to interrupt, destroy or compromise the integrity of computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment

You are responsible for any comments, text, video, audio, images or other content which you post on the site and must obtain any relevant permissions or consents to post this content. You grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully transferable right to copy, download, distribute, transmit and adapt your content and waive your moral rights in it.

We are not responsible for content posted on the site by users and third parties. You can report any inappropriate content to us at info@bi.team — Although we don’t monitor all content posted on the site, we reserve the right to do so and to edit or remove content at our absolute discretion and without notice.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Viruses

We don’t guarantee that the site will always be available or free from errors or viruses. You are responsible for installing virus-checking software to protect your hardware.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we and our partners exclude all liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using or accessing our site, whether direct or indirect or consequential (even if foreseeable), and howsoever arising.

This includes but is not limited to liability for: loss of data or profits; damage caused by downloading content from the website including infringement of third party intellectual property; interruptions or delays to the website; the provision of or failure to provide services; any information, goods and services obtained through the website.

Other terms that may apply to you

Our Privacy Notice sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

Our Cookies Policy provides information about how cookies are used on our website.

Jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales will have jurisdiction over any dispute arising from them.