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Terms and conditions

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) on which you may make use of our website (the “Website”). Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the Website. By using our Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and the Privacy and Cookie Policy and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree, please refrain from using our Website.

1. Information about us is a website operated by Options Consultancy Services Limited (“Options”, “we” or “us”). We are registered in England and Wales under Company Number: 2695347 and have our registered office address at: 2nd Floor, St Magnus House, 3 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6HD.

2. Access and use of the Website​

2.1. These Terms refer to the following additional policies which also apply to your use of the Website:

  • Our Privacy Policy which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  • Our Cookie Policy which sets out information about the cookies on our Website. This policy is incorporated within the Privacy Policy.

2.2. You may only use the Website for non-commercial use and only in accordance with these Terms. You must only use our Website for lawful purposes. You must not: (i) use our Website in any way that breaches any applicable law or regulation; (ii) misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; (iii) 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; (iv) attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack; (v) remove or change any content of the Website or interfere, damage or disrupt any part of the Website; (vi) store pages of the Website on a server or other storage device; (vii) reproduce, extract, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of our Terms; or (viii) send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with these Terms.

2.3. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website including ensuring that your computer system meets all the necessary technical specifications to enable you to access the Website.

2.4. When using particular services available on the Website, you may be subject to any rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time and such rules take precedence over these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms and/or any additional rules for specific services and/or are not authorised to do so, you should not continue to access and use the Website or related services.

2.5. We reserve the right to prevent and/or suspend your access to the Website where we reasonably consider that you are in breach of these Terms or any applicable law or regulation.

2.6. We cannot guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or error free operability of the Website. Therefore, you agree that we will not be liable to you if for any reason our Website or any element of it is unavailable at any time or for any period.

2.7. You acknowledge and understand that this Website uses Drupal, an open-source web content management platform and all contributed files hosted on are licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later. That means you are free to download, reuse, modify, and distribute any files hosted in’s Git repositories under the terms of either the GPL version 2 or version 3, and to run Drupal in combination with any code with any license that is compatible with either versions 2 or 3, such as the Affero General Public License (AGPL) version 3.

2.8. The use of this Website and these Terms are governed by English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

3. Intellectual property and related rights

3.1. All intellectual property rights in any content of the Website including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trade marks and logos are owned by Options or our licensors. All such rights are reserved. Nothing in these Terms gives you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by Options or our licensors.

3.2. Subject to Clause 3.1 above, you may print paper copies of pages from this Website for your personal use. 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 illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

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

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

4. No reliance on information

4.1. You agree that use of the Website is on an ‘as is’ basis and ‘as available’ basis and at your sole risk. Advice, information and/or commentary and other materials posted on our Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed and are for guidance purposes only.

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

5. Liability

5.1. Nothing in these Terms 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.

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

5.3. 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; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.

5.4. We cannot and do not guarantee that any content of the Website will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content.

6. Links to and from our Website 

6.1. Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them or any material found there or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

7. Your personal information

7.1. Use of your personal information submitted to or via the Website is governed by our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

8. General

8.1. If we fail at any time to insist upon your compliance with any of your obligations under these Terms or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these Terms, this shall not prevent us from enforcing these obligations and our rights or remedies in the future and this will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

8.2. We reserve the right to amend or delete any part of the Website and/or these Terms at any time and without notice. Therefore, we recommend that you review these Terms on a regular basis to ensure that you are kept up-to-date with any such changes.

8.3. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications from us electronically and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

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