AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND eCert Worldwide SYSTEM
The term 'eCert Worldwide' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is SGS United Kingdom Limited, Rossmore Business Park, Inward Way, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England, CH65 3EN. Our company registration number is 1193985, UK. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of this website. MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
eCert Worldwide reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the eCert Worldwide website is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the eCert Worldwide website. CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS
The issue of any certified document may be governed by a Formal Undertaking / Letter of Waiver or be bound by Standard Rules which must be signed before issue of the document. By using eCert to apply for documents, you are confirming that these have been signed by your organisation and that you accept the terms and conditions of any formal undertaking and Standard Rules. eCERT SERVICE
The eCert Service is a Web based application which enables certified documents to be applied for online. When using the service your data is stored securely within your company account, this data is not disclosed to any third parties except for the issuing body ("Chamber") for which you submit your application for review. eCERT eXpress
eCert eXpress enables certified documents to be stamped and signed electronically and printed out at the applicant’s premises using their local printer.
It is most important to remember: By clicking the link to use eCert eXpress, you will produce certified documents which will contain an electronically created certification stamp. The issuing body ("Chamber") cannot be held responsible for any problems encountered when the document is presented at overseas customs or to any organisation requiring a certified document.
A Certificate Number will appear both at the top of the certified document and be replicated within the stamp on the original and each subsequent copy, when the certificate is returned to you by the Chamber.
When pre-printed stationary is used and a print is spoilt because of printer errors etc, you should notify the Chamber of the problem, copy the original application to make a second application. Exporters must return all spoilt pre-printed documents to the Chamber.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
The eCert Worldwide website may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of eCert Worldwide and eCert Worldwide is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. eCert Worldwide is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. eCert Worldwide is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by eCert Worldwide of the site or any association with its operators.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the eCert Worldwide website, you warrant to eCert Worldwide that you will not use the eCert Worldwide website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the eCert Worldwide website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the eCert Worldwide website or interfere with any other parties use and enjoyment of the eCert Worldwide website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the eCert Worldwide websites.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The eCert Worldwide website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
- Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
- Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
- Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
- Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
- Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
- Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
eCert Worldwide has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, eCert Worldwide reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. eCert Worldwide reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
eCert Worldwide reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in eCert Worldwide's sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. eCert Worldwide does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, eCert Worldwide specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized eCert Worldwide spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of eCert Worldwide.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials. MATERIALS PROVIDED TO eCert Worldwide Web Site OR POSTED AT ANY eCert Worldwide WEB SITE
eCert Worldwide does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the eCert Worldwide Web Site (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any eCert Worldwide Web Site or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting eCert Worldwide, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. eCert Worldwide is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at eCert Worldwide's sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions. LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE eCert Worldwide WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. eCert Worldwide AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE eCert Worldwide WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE eCert Worldwide WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
eCert Worldwide AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE eCert Worldwide WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. eCert Worldwide AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
SERVICE CONTACT : firstname.lastname@example.org TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION
eCert Worldwide reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the eCert Worldwide website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.
The eCert Worldwide is intended to be used by its Members for the purposes referred to in this Agreement. Accordingly, you must not use the eCert Worldwide or the Site generally in an unlawful manner or in a manner that breaches this Agreement.
Without prejudice to the generality of clause below, if you breach any clause of this Agreement we may terminate your Membership with or without notice to you.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion:
(a) to suspend or terminate your or any Member's access to the eCert Worldwide website, or parts of it; and/or
(b) to remove, or require you or any other Member to remove Content, if you or the relevant Member or Content appears to us, or to a complainant, to be in breach of any provision of this Agreement.
If your access has been suspended or terminated you must not re-register for, or re-access, the eCert Worldwide Service without our prior consent.
You are responsible for everything which is done on or through the eCert Worldwide Service while your Membership account is logged on to the eCert Worldwide Service, or through your email address(es).
Where we reserve a right in this Agreement, it does not mean we are obliged to exercise it. Also, you acknowledge that given the open-access nature of the eCert Worldwide Service, we cannot prevent determined people whose Membership has been suspended or terminated from re-accessing or re-registering as Members, in breach of their obligations under this Agreement.
It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
This website and all content is Copyright 2022 by SGS United Kingdom Limited and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
- You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.
- You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Scotland and Wales.
In the event that any term of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decree or decision, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable.