This page (together with the documents referred to in it) sets out the terms of use on which you may make use of the website www.lancashirelevytransfernetwork.org.uk (our “Website”). Use of our Website includes accessing or browsing the Website.

The Website is operated by the University of Central Lancashire (“UCLan”) as part of the Lancashire Levy Transfer Network, a collaborative group of businesses from across Lancashire set up to help facilitate the transfer of unspent apprenticeship levy funds. Our correspondence address is University of Central Lancashire, Preston Lancashire, PR1 2HE.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our Website, as these will apply to your use of our Website. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our Website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our Website.

In these terms of use, we use the following defined words and phrases:

Intellectual Property Rights means all intellectual and industrial property rights, including without limitation, patents, rights in know-how, trademarks, registered designs, model unregistered design rights, unregistered trademarks and copyright (whether in drawings, plans specification, designs and computer software or otherwise), database rights, topography rights, any rights in any invention, discovery or process, and applications for and rights to apply for any of the foregoing, in each case in the United Kingdom and all other countries in the world;
User means any person who uses the Website for any reason; and
LLTN means the Lancashire Levy Transfer Network.

There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Website:

We may make changes to these terms

We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may make changes to the Website

We may update and change the Website from time to time for any reason.

We may suspend or withdraw the Website

The Website is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

We may transfer this agreement to someone else

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

How you may use material on our Website

We are the owner or the licensee of all Intellectual Property Rights in our Website, 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 Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.

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.

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

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

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

No reliance on information

The content on our Website 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 Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked sites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our sites or any content on it, whether express or implied.

By using the Website, and contacting the LLTN, you accept that UCLan has not verified the credentials of employers or individuals seeking to utilise the LLTN and is not acting in an advisory capacity in any way.  We have no liability to any persons in relation to any material provided on our Website, or subsequent advice provided by any of our employees, agents, contractors or partners in connection with the LLTN. It is a condition of your use of our Website that you agree that you will not make any claim against us or any of our employees, officers agents, or any of our LLTN partners in respect of any content on our Website or any communication from us.

UCLan does not have any obligation or responsibility to verify the identity of persons who use Website in any way.

We will not be liable to any User for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our Website;
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website; or
  • reliance on any information received by you from UCLan in connection with the LLTN.

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 Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any Website linked to it.

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Indemnity

You shall defend and indemnify UCLan against claims, liabilities, actions, proceedings, losses, damages, expenses and costs (including without limitation court costs and reasonable legal fees) arising out of or in connection with:

  • any breach of these terms of use by you; and
  • any claim made against us in relation to any breach of Intellectual Property Rights or applicable data protection and privacy laws by you arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website.

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our privacy notice.

Rules about linking to our Website

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.

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.

You must not establish a link to our Website in any site that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other Website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

General Provisions

These terms of use constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.

Neither you or us have been induced to enter into these terms of use by a statement or promise which it does not contain, save that this clause shall not exclude any liability which one party would otherwise have to the other in respect of any statements made fraudulently by that party.

No failure or delay by either party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor will any partial exercise preclude any further exercise of the same, or of some other right, power or remedy.

If any clause or part of these terms of use is found by any court, tribunal, administrative body or authority of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable then that provision shall, to the extent required, be severed from these terms of use and shall be ineffective without, as far as is possible, modifying any other clause or part of these terms of use and this shall not affect any other provisions of these terms of use which shall remain in full force and effect.

The parties do not intend that any provisions of these terms of use shall be enforceable by any person not a party to it, save that the terms of this agreement may be enforced by any company which is a User of the same group of companies as us.

We shall be entitled to carry out its obligations under these terms of use through any agents or sub-contractors appointed by us for that purpose.

These terms of use are personal to you and you may not (without our written consent) assign, mortgage, charge or dispose of any of its rights hereunder, or sub-contract or otherwise delegate any of its obligations under these terms of use.

No variation to these terms of use shall be effective unless in writing signed on behalf of you and us.

The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity and all aspects whatsoever of these terms of use and any disputes or claims shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. Each Party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes or claims which may arise out of or in connection with these terms of use or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).