Terms of use

Regarding these phrases of use
These phrases of use (together with the documents referred to in it) informs you the phrases of use on which you may make full use of our website (“our site”).

Please read these phrases carefully before you start using our site, as these will apply to your use of our site and form a legal agreement between you and us in relation to your access and use of our site. Simply by accessing our site you are deemed to get accepted these phrases of use and you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to them you must not use our site.

These phrases of use refer to our Privacy Policy which also pertains to your use of our site. Our Level of privacy Policy sets out the phrases on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

We have tried to ensure that our site is as accessible as possible. This means that as many people as possible can find the information they want.

About us
The Sage Team plc is a open public limited company registered in the uk and Wales under company registration number 2231246 and with its registered office at North Park, Newcastle after Tyne, NE13 9AA (“Group” or “us” or “we” or “our”).

Please see our Contact Us area for more information.

Changes to the phrases of use and our site
All of us may change these phrases of use every now and then and when we do, you will always update the phrases of use on our site, so please try to read them frequently to see any updates or changes. If you use our site after any changes are made, you are deemed to have accepted them. These phrases of use were final updated on 14 November 2013.

We may up-date our site from time to time, and may even change the content at any time. Our site is intended to be useful and informative, however, please note that although we take steps to ensure all information we provide on our site is accurate and up up to now at the time of the last update, we do not promise that it will be proper and complete or free from errors or omissions at any given time, and we are under no obligation to up-date it.

We will try to ensure our site is always available to you but we have to be realistic and so we do not promise or guarantee that our site or any content into it will be continuously available. From time to time, we may restrict access to some or all components of our site and we may suspend, withdraw, relieve or change all or part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is not available at any time or for any period.

All of us also do not assure that your use of our site will be continuous or error-free, or our site and server will be free from assault (e. g. viruses). All of us recommend that you make use of your own appropriate virus checking software.

Please note that the content of this site would not constitute an invitation to purchase shares of The Sage Group plc. Our site includes statements that are forward-looking in nature, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements from the Sage Group plc to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

Any information included on this site regarding the price at which gives or other securities in The Sage Group plc have been bought or sold in the past, or on the yield on such shares or other securities, should not be relied after as a guide to future performance.

Acceptable use of our site
Our company is pleased to provide our site to you for use but you must use our site within an acceptable way. All of us take steps to ensure it is available to authorized users, including disabled users.

It really is impossible to provide an exhaustive listing of just what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable use of our site. Inside general we will not tolerate any use of our site which damages or is likely to damage our reputation, the availability or ethics of our site or which causes us or threatens to cause us all to incur any legal, tax or regulatory responsibility.

We want to make our site a safe and rewarding experience, so we have set out there greater detail and some illustrations on unacceptable use below.

As you might expect, you may only use our site for lawful purposes. For example, you must not use our site:

In any way that breaches any relevant local, national or international law or regulation;
Inside any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or result;
To send any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of unsolicited marketing communications (spam); or
To send any data, send or upload any material that contains any harmful programs, such as viruses, Trojan horses, worms or time bombs.
You also concur not to:

Reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site; or
Access without specialist, interfere with, damage or disrupt our site, or any related equipment, network or software.
We also ask that you adhere to any relevant notices, plans and phrases imposed by 3 rd parties whose websites, products or services you access through our site.

Interactive services
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site. Whenever we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the type of service offered.

All of us will do our best to identify any possible risks to our users from 3 rd parties where each uses any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to utilize moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or reasonable any interactive service we provide on our site.

If we decide to moderate or monitor an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means to contact the moderator, should you need to do so.

Our interactive services are not intended for use by children. Parents and guardians should not permit their children to utilize our interactive services, as they are only intended for use by businesses.

If you use our active services, you will also need to comprehend and comply with our content requirements below.

Content Specifications
If you contribute material to our site, you agree that any material you contribute will:

Comply with all applicable laws and restrictions;
Be factually accurate and will represent genuinely held belief or opinion;
Not be defamatory, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; and
Not infringe confidentiality, or any copyright or other mental property rights of another person or 3 rd celebration.
You also agree and consent that we are able to use any content that you contribute to our site whenever and wherever we think appropriate, including in any publications or marketing materials.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any 3 rd celebration, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

Our suspension and termination rights
We book the right to suspend the use of our site generally or block your access to any part of our site and/or suspend or terminate your rights to utilize our site or any part of it if we suspect misuse or any breach of these phrases of use. All of us reserve the right to report any misuse of our site to any relevant authorities and to our advisors and to take any legal action against you to recover any loss we have endured due to your steps. We further reserve the right to disclose any evidence we have which relates directly or ultimately to misuse.

Links to and from our website
You are allowed to establish links to our site providing you obtain our prior written consent. Links must only be made to the home page of our site and you are not entitled (nor shall you assist others) to established up links from your own website to our site by deep-linking, framework or else, without our prior written consent. We book the right to withdraw our consent anytime at our absolute discretion, and without the need to provide a reason.

Where our site provides links to other websites and resources provided by 3 rd parties, these links are supplied for your information only. We have no control over, and aren’t responsible for, the content, use by you or availability of those 3 rd party websites, for almost any product or services you buy through those websites or for the treatment of any personal information you provide to any 3 rd party.

Typically the products, services and websites of 3 rd party providers made available via our site are owned and operated by independent 3 rd parties. While we may co-brand these products or services with our own, we do not endorse those products or services or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any information provided to you by such 3 rd parties. Particularly, we do not warrant or guarantee that you will be satisfied with the products and/or services provided by 3 rd parties and you should make in any way enquiries you feel are necessary before proceeding with any such transactions.

In the event you access and use other Sage websites or microsites from our site for example The Sage Company Index microsite, separate phrases will apply to your use of such site. Therefore please ensure you read and agree to any such separate phrases before using other Sage sites and microsites.

Intellectual property rights
The style and content of our site, and the material posted into it, is protected by copyright and is owned by us and our licensors. All such rights are reserved. We and our licensors retain the exclusive right to authorise or prohibit the primary or indirect, momentary or long lasting reproduction of our site by any means and in any form, in whole or in part, and to make our site accessible to the open public, and to distribute any copyright laws protected material within our site (including without limit, any online software or courses). You agree not to backup, adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any material on our site, or to restrict or inhibit the use or exhilaration from our site by other people.

We own various trademarks and registered art logos (the “marks”). You may not use these marks, and any 3 rd party art logos that appear on our site, apart from as authorized by prior written driving licence from us, the licensor or legally. In particular, but without limitation, you may not use the scars as meta-tags nor may you sponsor them in search engines. All goodwill in your legitimate use of the marks shall accrue to us. Please notify us immediately if you become aware of any infringement of the marks.

All other mental property rights in the site are the property of us or our licensors. We may give you express permissions relating to the use of material on our site from time to time but except where we achieve this, nothing in these phrases or on our site confers any license or right to use any material on our site without the prior written approval of us or our licensors.

Registration and Passwords
We might require you to register before we provide any non-chargeable services via our site. When you register, you agree to provide true, accurate, up to date and complete information as required by the appropriate registration form made available to you via our site.

If at any time you choose, or we provide you with a password, a user identification code or any other piece of information within our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to a 3 rd party.

All of us have the right to disable any user recognition code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if within our reasonable view you have failed to comply with any provisions of these phrases of use.

Once you learn or suspect that anyone apart from you knows your identification code or pass word, you must promptly inform us via our Get in touch with Us page.

All of us use cookies on our site (which are small text files that allow our site to “remember” who you are). Further information about cookies, how we use them to store and access information about you and how you can choose to reject cookies are available in our Privacy Policy.

Level of privacy and your personal information
Our site includes areas where you are asked for to input information about yourself. Any personal data you submit to us all through the site should be subject to the phrases of our Privacy Policy which also forms part of these phrases of use.

Exactly what happens if things don’t go as planned?
We will always try to ensure our site and the material on it satisfies the standards we have promised and you can use our site as designed in relation to your business. However, due to the character of our site and the broad variety of information we provide, sometimes things may go wrong. If we are in fault, we will always attempt to resolve any problems we now have caused, but regrettably we will not compensate you for any loss or harm you might suffer (of any nature and however caused) in connection with:

Our site; or
Your current use, inability to use, or results of your use of our site, any websites linked to our site and any materials posted on our site; or
The use of (or any inability to use) any interactive service on our site, if the service is moderated not really.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked to our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsed by us. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of such websites.

To the extent authorized by law, we leave out all conditions, warranties, representations or other phrases which can apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or meant.

We will not be liable for any reduction or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technically 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 in any website linked to it.

Of course, this does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or our liability for fraud (including fraudulent misrepresentation) in the unlikely event that this should happen. Or any other liability which we are prohibited to limit or exclude at legislation.

If the court or other competent authority regulations that any of these phrases are void or unenforceable in whole or simply, the other phrases and the rest of the void or unenforceable term will still be valid.

If you are a consumer, your rights are not affected by these terms.

If we fail to exercise, or delay in working out a right or treatment provided by these phrases of use or by legislation that does not suggest we give up those or any other rights or remedies. We reserve the right to exercise those rights or remedies in the future.

These phrases and the use of this site as well as its content shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with English law. We and you agree that the English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to negotiate any claims or proceedings relating to these phrases or their subject matter.

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