Terms and Conditions for use of the Organisation of Energy Assessors’ website
In these Terms and Conditions we, our or us refers to the Organisation of Energy Assessors (the “OEA”)
1. Acceptance of Terms
1.2 You agree that you will not use the website for any illegal purpose or in any way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the functionality of the website. You also agree not to attempt to compromise the security of the website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information.
2.1 We reserve the right to change these website terms without notice. The new terms will be posted upon the website and your continued use of the website will be considered acceptance of them. You are advised to check the website terms regularly.
2.2 We may at any time modify or remove any part of the website without warning or incurring liability as a result of such action.
2.3 We check prices for any products that are displayed on the website but sometimes a small number of the products are mis-priced. We will verify prices as part of our despatch procedure. If the correctprice is lower, we will charge you the lower amount and send you the product. If the correct price is higher than our stated price we will, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before despatch or cancel your order and notify you of the cancellation.
3.1 OEA warrant that at the date of supply any item purchased from our website will correspond with its published specification and with the description we give to it on the website. However, we reserve the right to discontinue any products or to change specifications at any time without notice.
4.1 OEA will be responsible to you for direct loss you suffer as a result of OEA breaching these conditions once a contract for sale has been formed.
4.2 OEA will not be liable to you for any indirect, special or consequential damages including loss of business, revenue, profits, data or anticipated savings in relation to your use of the website or any other loss which was not reasonably foreseeable to us.
4.3 OEA does not limit in any way its liability by law to you for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or breach of duty.
4.4 OEA does not limit or exclude any statutory rights you may have as a consumer.
5.1 All intellectual property rights of OEA and intellectual property rights relating to the website are and remain those of OEA. This includes trademarks, trade names, patents, registered design and copyright including any intellectual property rights derived from the design or functioning of the website.
5.2 In using the website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of OEA. You will not copy, download, transmit, reproduce, print or exploit for commercial purposes any material contained within the website.
6. Security and Use of Password
6.1 You will be given a user name and/or a password to allow you, as a member, to access certain parts of this Website. To ensure the continued security of this Website, it is essential that your password and user name are kept secret at all times and are not disclosed to anyone except the OEA webmaster. If you think that anyone else knows your password for this Website please contact www.theoea.org immediately to arrange for it to be changed.
6.2 You are also NOT permitted or authorised to use or attempt to use another member’s name and/or password to access or attempt to access this Website or otherwise to attempt to gain unauthorised access to this Website.
6.3 Any breach of the above guidelines may, at our sole discretion, result in your results to access this Website being suspended or removed.
6.4 We reserve the right to remove your access privileges at our sole option.
7. OEA Members Forums
7.1 Users of the Website are offered the opportunity of participating in a members forum and posting news, comments and other content to message boards. These services enable users to interact easily with our steering group and other member visitors to the site about issues relating to energy assessment in the built environment.
7.2 OEA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting (including private messages) by you, or to deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any
part of the OEA Forum at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability.
You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed). The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. The webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum do not carry out any monitoring of content posted on the Website but you agree that they or any of them have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, the webmaster, administrator and moderators cannot be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised.
9. Third Parties
The website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and take no responsibility for their content. The inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views or information contained on such websites.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected.
12. Events beyond our reasonable control
We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
13. Use of this website from outside the UK
Unless otherwise specified, the material on this website is directed solely at those who access this website from the United Kingdom. OEA make no representation that any products or services referred to in the material on this website is appropriate for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
14. Governing Law
14.1 This website if controlled and operated by OEA located in England. The contract in relation to your use of the website shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have jurisdiction to resolve any disputes.
14.2 If you access this website from locations outside England and Wales, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws which may apply.
14.3 www.theoea.org is the website address operated by OEA. OEA operate from the following address:
Organisation of Energy Assessors Limited
Unit 2 Capital Business Park
Tel: 0844 415 7858
Fax: 0844 415 7859
14.4 OEA is registered in England under number 06848317 Its registered office is located at Unit 2 Capital Business Park, Manor Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 1GW