Terms and Conditions

By entering this website, users agree to the following terms and conditions. Should we choose to change this policy for any reason, the changes will be posted here.

Users must only use this website for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use of the site by, any third party.

Users must not:

  • use the contribute, feedback or discussion facilities to send abusive messages, or to spread sexist, racist or obscene material
  • attempt to impair the running of the site or corrupt its content
  • use data or other resources obtained from the site for commercial purposes

In such circumstances we reserve the right to:

  • de-register such users
  • report them to their host organisation’s IT department
  • inform the police if appropriate


We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. The Privacy Policy lets you know how any personal information is processed and used by us. Our procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information are designed to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.


We receive no support through advertising or commercial sponsorship, and will not accept any advertising on the website.


We will endeavour to ensure that the content of the site is current, accurate and relevant. Responsibility for use of the content rests with the user. In some cases restrictions are placed on who can use the data and for what purpose. It is the user’s responsibility to read the metadata associated with any resource and to comply with any copyrights, usage restrictions, etc.

With regard to personal information contained in the database of registered users, some or all of which may be made visible on the website according to that user’s consent, we accept no liability arising from such disclosure.


We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.

External links

This website provides a number of links to other Internet sites for the convenience of users. We make best efforts to ensure that we link only to reputable sites; however, we are not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, or for any consequence arising from visiting these sites.

Linking to this website

Users are welcome to link to the homepage of this website. However, different users will have access to different resources depending on their permissions, so not all users will be able to see the same resources.

Links to the site are also subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context, and the source (including URL) must be acknowledged.