Terms and Conditions

V1.0 19 Oct 2014

Thank you very much for visiting our website and showing your interest in HeliOffshore. We are pleased to present you with an innovative and informative website.

 This website was put together with the greatest care. Nevertheless, HeliOffhsore does not guarantee the absence of errors or accuracy of the information contained herein. HeliOffshore disclaims liability for any direct or indirect damage arising from the use of this website, unless caused by HeliOffshore intentionally or through its gross negligence. If you find any errors or issues with the website, please contact us at info@helioffshore.org.

Legal Notice

This website was created by HELIOFFSHORE for informational purposes and for personal use. Access to this website implies knowledge and acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

The content, commercial activities, products and services included in this website are not intended for or directed at persons residing in jurisdictions in which its content is not authorised. Access to this website is the sole responsibility of the users.

Access to this website shall not imply the establishment of any commercial relationship between HELIOFFSHORE and the user.

Access to and navigation of this website implies acceptance and knowledge of the legal notices, conditions and terms of use contained in it.

Modifying and Updating Information

The information that appears on this website is effective as of the date of its most recent update. HELIOFFSHORE reserves the right to update, modify or eliminate the information from this website and may limit or block access to it.

This website may not be altered, changed, modified or adapted. However, HELIOFFSHORE reserves the right to make any changes and modifications it deems necessary, at any time, and may avail itself of this right at any time and without prior notice.

Content

HELIOFFSHORE makes every effort to avoid errors in the content that appears on this website. HeliOffshore is not making any representation or warranty and accepts no liability as to the accuracy or completeness of the information included in this website, or for any consequences that may result from errors in the content that may be included in this website.

HELIOFFSHORE assumes no liability for any discrepancies that may exist between printed documents and the electronic versions published on this website. In the event of any discrepancies between the printed version and the version published on this website, the printed version shall take precedence.

HELIOFFSHORE accepts no liability at all for any content, commercial activities, products and services that may be displayed by links, directly or indirectly, on this website. The presence of links on the HELIOFFSHORE website, unless expressly stated otherwise, is for merely informational purposes and under no circumstances shall imply suggestions, invitations or recommendations related to them. These links do not represent any type of relationship between HELIOFFSHORE and the individuals or companies who own the websites that are accessed through the links. HELIOFFSHORE reserves the right to remove the links that appear on its website unilaterally and at any time.

HELIOFFSHORE assumes no liability for the content of any forum, communication channel, advertisement, chat, bulletin boards, or any type of transmissions that are related to this website and will cooperate, if required by legal order or by the pertinent authorities, to identify persons responsible for any content in violation of the law.

HELIOFFSHORE shall be excluded from all liability that may derive from the transmission of information between users. The responsibility for the statements expressed on this website lies exclusively with the person expressing them. Any type of transmission of data that users may make to or through this website or other accesses controlled by HELIOFFSHORE, that infringes on property rights of third parties, and whose content is threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or the transmission of any other material that constitutes or incites conduct that could be considered a criminal offense, is prohibited.

HELIOFFSHORE reserves the right to block or prohibit access to any Internet user who introduces content that violates legal or moral standards into this website, reserving the right to exercise the legal measures that it deems necessary to prevent this type of conduct.

Navigation, Access and Security

Access to and navigation of this website imply acceptance and knowledge of the legal notices, conditions and terms of use contained in it. HELIOFFSHORE shall make every effort to allow navigation of the website in the best conditions and to avoid damages of any type that may be caused while doing so.

HELIOFFSHORE shall not be liable for damages of any type that may be caused to users due to the use of other browsers or versions other than the ones for which this website has been designed.

HELIOFFSHORE is not liable for and does not guarantee that access to this website will be uninterrupted and free of errors. It is also not liable for and does not guarantee that the content or software that may be accessed through this website will be free of errors or will not cause damage.

Under no circumstances shall HELIOFFSHORE be liable for the loss, damages of any type that may result from the access and use of the website, including, but not limited to, damage caused to computer systems or damages caused by computer viruses.

HELIOFFSHORE shall not be liable for damages that may be caused to users due to inappropriate use of this website. Specifically, it shall not be liable in any way for crashes, interruptions, or absent or defective telecommunications that may occur in operations that are financial in nature.

Intellectual and Industrial Property

This website and the content that it contains are protected by the laws of Intellectual and Industrial Property. It may not be used, reproduced, distributed, modified, publicly communicated, transferred or transformed. Access to this website does not grant users any right or ownership over the intellectual property rights of the content contained in this website.

The content of this website may be downloaded to the user’s terminal provided that this is done for private use and not for commercial ends, and the user therefore may not use, reproduce, distribute, modify, publicly communicate, transfer, alter or use the content of this website for public or commercial purposes.

HELIOFFSHORE does not transfer ownership of its software to users. The users are the owners of the support on which the software is recorded. HELIOFFSHORE retains all intellectual and industrial property rights, including the software. If users transfer software from this website to their terminals, they may not dissect it for study or decompile it, translate the version of the original object code or its language to another code or language.

The commercial name, trademarks, logos, products and services contained in this website are protected by law.

HELIOFFSHORE reserves the right to exercise all legal actions that correspond to it against those users who violate or infringe upon its intellectual and industrial property rights.

Data Protection

Accessing this website shall not imply that users are required to provide any information about themselves. If users provide any personal information, the information collected on this website shall be used for the purposes, in the way and with the limitations and rights stipulated in the Data Protection Act within the framework of UK law. The information provided by users will be incorporated into personal files for which HELIOFFSHORE will be responsible, where they will be stored confidentially within the UK by HELIOFFSHORE.

HELIOFFSHORE may keep the information after all relations with the user have terminated in order to comply with legal obligations. HELIOFFSHORE is authorised by the user to make use of the personal information that it possesses and to carry out the computer processing required to provide each requested service, reserving the right to delete all information belonging to users who do not fulfill the “Activity” criteria that may be required in the Additional Conditions for each service provided.

If the information collected is used for a purpose other than the one for which it was collected, prior consent from the interested parties shall be required.

HELIOFFSHORE has adopted the technical and organisational measures needed to guarantee the security and integrity of the information, and to prevent unauthorized alteration, loss, processing or access.

Users who provide personal information give their express consent allowing the information to be communicated to the companies of HELIOFFSHORE to be used to correctly provide the requested service. Users likewise give their consent to allow the information in question to be transferred internationally to the different HELIOFFSHORE offices or HELIOFFSHORE representatives in the world. Users who provide personal information are informed that this communication (to HELIOFFSHORE Companies) occurs at the time that they provide the information to HELIOFFSHORE. The user also expressly consents to allow the information to which this point refers to be transferred to a third party that provides data processing services for HELIOFFSHORE, and to any subsidiary or affiliate company of HELIOFFSHORE, in order for them to use the information for the sole purpose of correctly providing each service requested by the user.

Users whose information is processed may freely exercise their rights of opposition, access, rectification and cancellation of the information and may revoke their authorization with no retroactive effects under the terms specified in the Data Protection Act, in accordance with the legally established procedure. These rights may be exercised by contacting the Department in charge of the automated file in writing: HeliOffshore, 10 Greycoat Place, London SW1P 1SB, UK or by email at info@helioffshore.org.

The voluntary or obligatory nature of the information being collected will be specified at the time that the information is collected. Failure to provide information specified as obligatory will mean that the service for which the information was requested will not be provided or the user will be prevented from accessing the service. Likewise, information may be provided voluntarily for the purpose of improving the provision of the services offered.

If the users of this website are required to provide their email addresses to access one of the services offered, they will be able to express their desire not to receive any type of notification that HELIOFFSHORE may send. HELIOFFSHORE will provide users who sign up on any type of mailing list through this website with adequate mechanisms to unsubscribe from it.

HELIOFFSHORE records IP addresses (which all visitors have when they access the website) for exclusively internal reasons such as access statistics and market segmentation.

HELIOFFSHORE does not associate IP addresses with personally identifiable information and may provide third parties with extracts of the traffic to this website that do not affect the anonymity of the users, with data on number of visits to a particular section of the website, traffic flows and trends, etc.

Access to this website may involve the use of cookies. Cookies are small amounts of information that is stored in the browser used by each user so that the server remembers certain information that later only the server that generated it will read. Cookies generally have a limited duration. No cookie allows contact through the user’s telephone number, email address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from the user’s hard drive or steal personal information. Users who do not wish to receive cookies or who want to be informed when cookies are sent can configure their browsers accordingly. If cookies are deactivated, HELIOFFSHORE does not guarantee and is not responsible for the correct functioning of the website.

Your Inputs to the Website

In these terms and conditions, “your contributions” means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media / reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website / reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website.

You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

Your contributions to the website must comply with the following terms and conditions.

Your contributions must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person.

Your contributions, and the use of your contributions by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

  1. be libellous or maliciously false;
  2. be obscene or indecent;
  3. infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
  4. infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
  5. constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
  6. constitute an incitement to commit a crime;
  7. be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
  8. be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
  9. be blasphemous;
  10. be in breach of official secrets legislation;
  11. be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
  12. depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
  13. be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
  14. be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
  15. consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
  16. constitute spam;
  17. be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
  18. cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

Acceptable Use

You must not:

  1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
  2. use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  3. use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
  4. conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
  5. access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;
  6. violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
  7. use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

Limitations and Exclusions of Liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

  1. limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  2. limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  3. limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  4. exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms and conditions govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

Information on Technical Aspects

HELIOFFSHORE shall not be liable for possible damages that may result from interference, omissions, interruptions, computer viruses, telephone malfunctions or disconnections in the operational functioning of this electronic system as a result of causes beyond the control of HELIOFFSHORE; for delays or blockages in the use of this electronic system caused by deficiencies or overloads in its Data Processing Center, telephone lines, in the Internet system or in other electronic systems; or for damages that may be caused by third parties caused by illegitimate intromissions beyond the control of HELIOFFSHORE. HELIOFFSHORE shall also be exempt from any damages that the user may suffer as a result of errors, defects or omissions in the information provided by HELIOFFSHORE, provided that they are caused by external sources.

Credit

This document was partially created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

Legislation and Jurisdiction

HELIOFFSHORE’s relations with its clients deriving from the provision of the services contained in its website are subject to UK legislation and jurisdiction.

Users expressly declare that they understand the entire contents and scope of this legal notification, and voluntarily accept it along with the rest of the content on the website.

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