Terms and Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By accessing this site, and any pages hereof, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. The content contained on this website, including these terms and conditions, is subject to change.
1. Copyrights and Trademarks
All content contained on this site is the proprietary information and exclusive property of AmoCentury Ltd or its licensors and is protected by copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
2. Authorized Uses
AmoCentury hereby grants you a non-exclusive, not-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display, and print the content on this site on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify such content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on such content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post or disclose the content on this site without AmoCentury’s prior written consent.
AmoCentury will become the sole owner of any information you submit to AmoCentury via this website. AmoCentury may use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques you may provide to AmoCentury through this website, for any purpose. AmoCentury has no duty to keep such information confidential, except as AmoCentury agrees to in advance in writing, or as required by law.
4. Privacy notice
The content contained on this website is provided with the understanding that AmoCentury is not herein engaged in providing professional advice and services to you. The content contained on this site--including text, graphics, links or other items--is provided "as is," "as available." AmoCentury does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the content contained on this site and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in such content. No warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third-party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given in conjunction with the content contained on this website. Hyperlinks to other internet resources are at your own risk; the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by these resources are not investigated, verified, monitored or endorsed by AmoCentury.
AmoCentury shall not be liable for any damages, losses or expenses, whether direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary, incidental or consequential, based on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with:
(a) The use of the content on this website or any content on a linked website;
(b) The inability to use any such content; or
(c) Any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure
even if the claimant informs AmoCentury or its representatives of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses.
6. Governing Law; Jurisdiction:
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof.
1.2. Further notices highlighting certain uses AmoCentury wish to make of your personal information together with the ability to opt in or out of selected uses may also be provided when AmoCentury collect personal information from you.
1.3. Our website may contain links to other third party websites. If you follow a link to any of those third party websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that AmoCentury do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your personal information. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to such third party websites.
2. Information AmoCentury collect about you
2.1. AmoCentury will collect and process all or some of the following personal information about you:
(a) Information you provide to us: personal information that you provide to us, such as when using the contact form or any subscription forms on our website, including your name, email address, and other contact details.
(b) Correspondence: if you contact us, AmoCentury will typically keep a record of that correspondence;
(c) Survey information: if AmoCentury ask you to complete surveys that AmoCentury use for research purposes, AmoCentury shall collect the information provided in the completed survey;
(d) Website and communication usage: details of your visits to the website and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies including, but not limited to, your IP address and domain name, your browser version and operating system, traffic data, location data, web logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access.
3. Use of your personal information
(a) To communicate and conduct our business: to conduct our business, including to respond to your queries, to otherwise communicate with you, or to carry out our obligations arising from any agreements entered into between you and us, which in some circumstances may include passing your data to third parties such as agents or contractors or to our advisors (e.g. legal, financial, business or other advisors).
(b) To provide marketing materials: to provide you with updates and offers, where you have chosen to receive these. AmoCentury may also use your information for marketing our own and our selected business partners’ products and services to you by post, email, SMS, phone and fax and, where required by law, AmoCentury will ask for your consent at the time AmoCentury collect your data to conduct any of these types of marketing. AmoCentury will provide an option to unsubscribe or opt-out of further communication on any electronic marketing communication sent to you or you may opt out by contacting us.
(c) For research and development purposes: to analyse your personal information in order to better understand your and our other clients’ services and marketing requirements and to better understand our business and develop our products and services.
(d) To monitor certain activities: to monitor queries and transactions to ensure service quality, compliance with procedures and to combat fraud.
(e) To inform you of any changes: to notify you about changes to our services and products.
(f) To ensure Website content is relevant: to ensure that content from our websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device, which may include passing your data to business partners, suppliers and/or service providers.
(g) To reorganise or make changes to our business if AmoCentury: (i) are subject to negotiations for the sale of our business or part thereof to a third party; (ii) are sold to a third party; or (iii) undergo a re-organisation, AmoCentury may need to transfer some or all of your personal information to the relevant third party (or its advisors) as part of any due diligence process for the purpose of analysing any proposed sale or re-organisation. AmoCentury may also need to transfer your personal information to that re-organised entity or third party after the sale or reorganisation for them to use for the same purposes as set out in this policy.
(h) In connection with legal or regulatory obligations. AmoCentury process your personal information to comply with our regulatory requirements or as part of dialogue with our regulators as applicable which may include disclosing your personal information to third parties, the court service, regulators and/or law enforcement agencies in connection with enquiries, proceedings or investigations by such parties anywhere in the world or where compelled to do so. Where permitted, AmoCentury will direct any such request to you or notify you before responding unless to do so would prejudice the prevention or detection of a crime.
4. Transmission, storage and security of your personal information
Security over the internet
4.1 No data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. In any case, AmoCentury will maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information in accordance with data protection legislative requirements.
4.2 AmoCentury will retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose(s) for which it was collected and any other permitted linked purpose (for example where AmoCentury are required to retain personal information for longer than the purpose for which AmoCentury originally collected it in order to comply with certain regulatory requirements). Our retention periods are based on business needs and your information that is no longer needed is either irreversibly anonymised (and the anonymised information is retained) or securely destroyed in accordance with our internal retention policy.
5. Your rights & contacting us
5.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” option on any electronic marketing communication sent to you or by contacting us as set out in below.
5.2 AmoCentury will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that your personal information is accurate. In order to assist us with this, you should notify us of any changes to the personal information that you have provided to us by contacting us as set out below.
5.3 If you have any questions in relation to our use of your personal information, you should first contact us. Under certain conditions, you have the right to require us to:
(a) provide you with further details on the use AmoCentury make of your information;
(b) provide you with a copy of information that you have provided to us;
(c) update any inaccuracies in the personal information AmoCentury hold;
(d) delete any personal information the AmoCentury no longer have a lawful ground to use;
(e) object to any processing that AmoCentury justifies on the legitimate interests ground unless our reasons for undertaking that processing outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights;
(f) object to direct marketing (including any profiling for such purposes); and
(g) restrict how AmoCentury use your information whilst AmoCentury consider your inquiry,
5.4 Where processing is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent by contacting us at the contact details below.
5.5 Your exercise of these rights is subject to certain exemptions to safeguard the public interest (e.g. the prevention or detection of crime) and our interests (e.g. the maintenance of legal privilege). If you exercise any of these rights, AmoCentury will check your entitlement and respond within 30 days.
6. Cookies policy
There are different kinds of cookies with different functions:
(i) Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. They usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.
(ii) Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.
(iii) First-party cookies: the function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website. They are stored and sent between AmoCentury’s servers and your computer’s hard drive. They are not used for anything other than for personalization as set by you. These cookies may be either Session or Persistent cookies.
(iv) Third-party cookies: the function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. They are stored and sent between the Third-party’s server and your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are usually Persistent cookies.
Except as described in this Cookies Policy, we do not use third-party cookies on our website, although we do use third party provided web beacons (please see the section on Web Beacons below).
1. Where Strictly Necessary
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as obtaining a quote or logging into your account, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. They also allow us to record and count the number of visitors to the website, all of which enables us to see how visitors use the Site in order to improve the way that our website works. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a person, as all information these cookies collect is anonymous and is used to improve how our Site works.
These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, a website may be able to remember your log in details, so that you do not have to repeatedly sign in to your account when using a particular device to access our website. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on an article. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet.
The website may also use web beacons (including web beacons supplied or provided by third parties) alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about users’ usage of the Site and interaction with e-mails from AmoCentury. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognise certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular website tied to the web beacon, and a description of a website tied to the web beacon. We use web beacons to operate and improve the websites and e-mail communications. We may use information from web beacons in combination with other data we have about our clients to provide you with information about AmoCentury and our services.
When you visit our website, AmoCentury collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-Personal Information. For example, AmoCentury uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which users navigate the websites.
Summary of Cookies Used
AmoCentury website sets cookies to ensure functionality and performance, These are the main cookies set by third-party providers on AmoCentury website: by Google – Analytics - (to register an unique ID, to throttle the request rate and limiting the collection of data on high traffic websites, to measure the traffic, identify which browser is used and what settings are used, to distinguish users, to store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site and to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates); by Amazon Web Services (for elastic load balancing functionality for routing client request on the server) and by Facebook (to measure the traffic, distinguish users and track preferences).