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Terms of Use Agreement ("TOU")

1. The Product; Parties; Agreement

Progressive Media Group Limited (henceforth referred to as ‘PMG’, 'the company' or 'we'), through its brand,, provides its services to companies only under the TOU. The Product (which is situated at or any succeeding URL which may replace it and may include though not limited to contract information, company intelligence, news and information relating to contracts), including all software is called the "Product". PMG provides the Product only to companies that have agreed to abide by the TOU; such companies (including their authorised employees) are called the "Customer" in the TOU. The Customer hereby acknowledges that it agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of the TOU, either by physical signature of a document provided or consent by electronic format. The Customer acknowledges that it has read and agrees to the terms and conditions of the TOU. If the Customer does not agree to abide by the TOU, it must immediately cease all use of the Product. PMG may on occasion, as required and at its own judgement change, modify or add to this TOU at any time, and without prior notice to the Customer. However, PMG will notify the Customer of any such modifications of the terms and conditions of the TOU that considerably affect the Customers obligations, at the judgement of PMG. The effective date of any such modifications will be explained in the notice.

Please read this carefully. By using any part of the website (the " site"), or by accessing the site or Service (as defined below) via any part of the site; and/or by registering as a User on the Registration page, you are regarded in acceptance of this Agreement (the "Agreement"), with PMG and are in agreement with all the terms and conditions set forth below, which will govern all of your use of the site.

If you do not agree to abide by all the terms expressed below, do not use the site, or any other associated PMG brands / sites or Service.

PMG operates a service via the site, which provides services and content, information, links or other material (collectively, the "Service") to you ("User", "You" or "Your") for your individual use. "Individual use" shall be defined as individual's personal use, individual's use in the normal course of his or her business, or in the case of independent information professionals, use in the production of research for a specific client project.

If You have entered into a separate written agreement with PMG influencing Your access to and use of the Service, the terms of such written agreement shall succeed if there are any additional terms in such agreement or if there is any inconsistency with the terms set out below.

PMG is a third-party aggregator of research and report information written and compiled by publishers of this content / The Product / Service. By accepting these terms and conditions, you agree that PMG is not responsible for incorrect information or data within the products published by our content associates (Publisher) with whom PMG has agreements. You agree that any claim for damages based on incorrect information, inaccuracies or similar will be directed towards the owner and publisher of the data, copyright and intellectual property and that you exclude PMG from any claim related to incorrect information, out of date information, inaccuracies or similar.

PMG does not and cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy or timeliness of the Service made available to User via the site. User agrees that PMG and its licensors will not be liable for any actions or decisions the User makes in reliance on such Service. User is responsible for User's own investment decisions. PMG is not providing User with investment advice. User should seek investment and other advice from User's financial, tax, legal, and other professional advisers before making investment and other decisions.

PMG and its Publisher partners do not have any knowledge of, nor control over, the particular purpose(s) for which the data is used. Accordingly, PMG and its Publisher partners exclude any and all liability for any loss of any nature suffered by subscribers, as a direct or indirect result of their use of any of the data or of making any business decision, or refraining from making any such decision, based wholly or partly on any data, expression of opinion, statement or other information or data contained in the data.

In certain cases, additional ‘pass-through' terms and conditions may apply to the use of third-party publisher content, software or other services. Terms and conditions relating to third-parties may be delivered with applicable third-party content. If upon reading any such terms and conditions, you find you are unable to comply with them through circumstances outside of your control, you should contact PMG within 12 hours of purchase (if the content is downloaded immediately) or receipt (if sent by email) to explain your circumstances. If we do not receive contact from you within this timeframe, you are deemed to be in approval of and in compliance with additional third-party terms and conditions delivered to you separately.

You may access and download content only as required to view the content on your computer for individual use, keeping all copyright and other notices on the content. You may print a single copy of content for your use. You are not permitted to republish or distribute any content or do anything else with the content, which is not specifically permitted in this Agreement. You agree to comply with all notices and requirements accompanying Third-Party Content, including additional licenses which permit further distribution of the content.

  1. PMG: The Service will be provided to you through the site, a World Wide Web ("Web") site that is comprised of proprietary search technology and software and makes available to the User content, information, links or other material, including third-party content (collectively, "Content"). The Service and the Content are collectively referred to in this Agreement as the "Service" or "".

  2. How to Use the service:

    1. Any and all use of the site is governed by this Agreement whether or not you are a registered User.

    2. Site Registration for Registered Users: On the Registration page, User shall complete the Registration form, including an appropriate user name, and choosing a password. The Registration Form will be completed in full by the User to enable further access to the site, with the User, on completion of the form, accepting the terms and conditions defined in PMG's Privacy Policy. User will then review this Agreement appearing on that page and click through the "I have read and accept the PMG Terms of Service" box. After completing the Registration, User will receive an email automatically generated by PMG but will be logged in at the point of registration until logging out. Registration will be complete when User responds to that email confirming User's user name and password. A registered User may then use the site by entering User's user name and password each time that User enters the site via the Web. User may use the's email service for information on how to navigate and utilise the features of the site, which may be revised by PMG from time to time.

    3. Credit Card and Debit Card Registration: When a registered User's use of the site incurs charges, User will be asked to submit User's credit card or debit card information so that such charges can be billed to User's account via PMG's payment processing service provider. Such activities will be subject to the then-current terms set forth by PMG's payment processing service provider. Without a valid credit card or debit card, and User's compliance with such terms, User will not be permitted to use the site in any manner that incurs charges, unless purchases by invoice are conducted. If purchasing by invoice, products will be dispatched upon receipt of signed Proforma Invoice with PO number and signature. If requested by User, PMG may store the credit card or debit card information that User submits to PMG for use in connection with charges incurred during User's future visits to the site. site is available for free access via free registration (see above, 2 (a)) although PMG reserves the right to charge for access at anytime in the future.

    4. Permitted Uses:

      In User's use of the site, User may:(i) Display the Content on the screen of a terminal and print one copy for User's individual use; and

      (ii) Download reasonable portions of the Content for User's individual use;

      User shall include the existing copyright notices and trademarks whenever reproducing, printing or downloading any portion of the Content. User shall make no other use of the trademarks of PMG, its Licensors, or its Content Providers, as defined below. User shall read and understand the pricing and licensing of products available on the site.

  3. Scope of License:

    1. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, PMG hereby grants User a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the site via the Web for User's Individual Use only. PMG grants User no other licenses under this Agreement, either expressly or by implication.

    2. The Service contains links to other Web sites, Web pages, and Web services (collectively, "Site Links"), including premium databases and services (the "Premium Services"), operated and/or owned by PMG, or by PMG's licensed content providers ("Licensors"), or by entities which do not contract directly with PMG but provide services and content independently over the Web (collectively, "Content Providers"). User's use of all Web sites, pages and services available via Site Links (collectively, "Sites") is also subject to the terms of service, terms of use and/or privacy policies, if any, contained within each Site ("Third Party Agreements"), which User is responsible for accessing and complying. If any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement conflict with any Third Party Agreements contained within any particular Site, then such Third Party Agreement shall govern the use of that Site; however, no Third Party Agreement shall in any way change the terms or conditions of this Agreement as to rights and obligations between PMG and User.

    3. PMG assumes no responsibility for the results of use of the site or of any Service, Content or software available from any of the Sites, or for any offensive or otherwise objectionable Content. User assumes total responsibility and risk of use of the foregoing.

  4. Prohibited Uses:

    1. User may not:
      1. Directly or indirectly, allow any other person to use or share User's user name or password, or to otherwise have access to the site;

      2. reproduce or store in or transmit to any other website, newsgroup, mailing list, electronic bulletin board, local area or wide area network or regularly or systematically store in electronic or print form all or any part of the site; or

      3. publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit all or any part of the Service or Content (including, but not limited to, as part of any library, archive or similar service).

        Any use of the Service or Content not specified in Section 2 above, is expressly prohibited.

        User may use the site (including, but not limited to, Content obtained via the site) for purposes other than User's Individual Use only pursuant to a separate agreement with PMG and User's payment of separate fees.

    2. The license granted under Section 3 above may not be assigned, transferred or sublicensed without the prior written consent of PMG. User shall not sell, lease, sublicense, assign, export, retransmit, publish, reproduce, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, otherwise attempt to discern the source code, modify or otherwise transfer in any manner any aspect of the site (including, but not limited to, any underlying software, technology or Content in any form) without the prior written permission of PMG. User will not engage in, or cooperate with any third party engaging in, any activities with regard to the site that may be described as "framing" or "data harvesting".

  5. User Access, Passwords, Responsibilities and Privacy:

    1. If a User's user name or password has been revealed to a person not expressly authorised by User to use it, User shall immediately notify PMG by e-mail, confirming such notice in writing. Upon receipt of such notice, PMG will, as promptly as practicable, freeze access to the Service for that user name and password and will assign User a new user name and password. User is responsible for all Use, whether permitted or not under this Agreement that is made under User's name and password unless such use is solely PMG's fault.

    2. Information that PMG receives from User is subject to PMG's privacy policy, which is available here ("Privacy Policy"). User understands that through User's use of the Service, User consents to the collection, storage, processing and use of such information in accordance with the Privacy Policy. is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner to process your personal information. Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to give you an enjoyable customised experience whilst allowing us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs. We collect certain personal information from you, which you give to us when using our Sites and/or registering or subscribing for our products and services. We also collect certain personal data from other group companies to whom you have given information through their websites. The information provided will be held on our database and may be shared with other companies within the same Group. Occasionally your details may be made available to our external partners. If you do not want us to continue using this information please notify us at Any personal information supplied to PMG as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with PMG will be collected, stored and used by PMG, its subsidiaries, related companies or affiliates in accordance with the PMG Privacy Policy. Please email for a copy of the PMG Privacy Policy.

  6. Access and Force Majeure: PMG will use reasonable efforts to make the Service available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, except for repairs, maintenance, and upgrades. User acknowledges that the Service may be unavailable at times due to such problems as unavailability of the Web or downtime of Internet service providers. PMG reserves the right to add to or remove any parts of the site at any time without prior notice. PMG shall not be responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance, in whole or in part, due to unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond PMG's reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, riot, terrorism, embargoes, acts of civil or military authority; communication line, server or Internet failures, attacks or viruses; or fire, flood, earthquakes, accidents, strikes, shortages of fuel, labour or materials.

  7. Proprietary Rights in the Service and Intellectual Property Protection: User acknowledges that: (a) the Service and Content are proprietary to PMG or its Licensors or its Content Providers and shall remain the exclusive property of PMG and such Licensors or Content Providers; (b) copyrights, trademarks, product or service names, brand names, company names, and logos appearing in the Service or Content are the property of their respective owners; and (c) User has, and shall acquire in connection with this Agreement, no rights in the Service or Content other than as expressly set forth in this Agreement. User agrees to prevent the unauthorised access, duplication, distribution, modification, or other use of the Service and Content. Use of any third-party software that User elects to use with the Service or Content shall be governed by such third party's license and not by this Agreement, and PMG shall have no responsibility or liability for such software.

  8. Fees and Taxes; Refunds

    1. User shall pay PMG for the Service and Content, the fees shown to User when using the Service and Content are subject to the credit card provisions set forth in Section 2 (b) above.

      PMG reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time without prior notice for failure to pay, and the right to require that User prepay any fees incurred. Should your account fall overdue then interest will be charged at a rate of 3% per annum above Lloyd TSB’s base rate, in force together with compensation for debt recovery costs pursuant to the provisions of The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 as amended and supplemented by The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2002. Interest will be calculated daily from the due date to the payment date. In addition, we reserve the right in certain circumstances to modify our payment Terms to require full payment in advance and / or require you to provide such other assurances as we may require securing your payment obligations.

    2. User is responsible for all sales, use, property or similar taxes and all customs, VAT, tariffs, duties or similar import fees applicable to User's use of the site (collectively, "Taxes") and all solicitor’s and service fees resulting from collections of overdue fees and Taxes.

    3. All purchases from the site are final. If User is in any doubt about any transaction User enters into through the site, User should contact PMG before clicking on the purchase button on the's final checkout screen. If User feels that an error has occurred in any transaction User enters into through the site, User should contact PMG to discuss the problem with a member of PMG's customer service team.

    4. Returns or Refunds - The electronic format and type of information sold by PMG (and its brand website is such that PMG cannot accept returns of products once they have been dispatched. Refunds will only be considered in the event of duplicate purchases and where the product does not accurately reflect what is being advertised. Refunds may occasionally be offered at the discretion of the management.

  9. Term and Termination: PMG may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the site with or without cause upon notifying User. If User is in breach of this Agreement, PMG may terminate this Agreement and User's access to the site without notice. In the event of termination, User's rights of access and use of the site will cease immediately. The rights of termination are in addition to, not in lieu of any and all other rights or remedies of PMG set forth in this Agreement or in law or equity. The following provisions of this Agreement shall survive its expiration or termination: Sections 4, 5(b), 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14.

  10. Warranty Disclaimer, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification:

    1. the service and content, including but not limited to, any content, or any site-related service, or any product or service accessed, licensed or purchased through the service, or any software used in or downloaded from the sites, is provided "as is."

    2. PMG, its licensors and its content providers disclaim all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, with respect to the service and content, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. PMG makes no warranty that the service or content: (i) will meet user's requirements: (ii) that use of the service and content will be accurate, timely, or complete; or (ii) that use of the service and content will be error, defect or virus free, or uninterrupted or secure. User shall be solely responsible for any resulting damage to user's computer system or network or loss or damage to any data. Any warranty that is provided by any third party in connection with any of the content or services described herein is provided solely by the owner, licensor, or provider of that content or service, and not by PMG.

    3. user agrees, and shall require any third party who indirectly uses the service or content through user ("third party user"), to agree that in no event shall PMG or its licensors or content providers be liable for the results of user's or any third party's use of the service or content, for its inability or failure to conduct its business, or for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary or punitive damages, including, without limitation, damages for lost data, damaged computer systems or files or lost profits, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, strict liability, under statute, in equity, at law, or otherwise.

    4. PMG's sole liability to user and third-party users for any and all claims, whether in tort (including negligence), contract, strict liability, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise, will not exceed one thousand pounds (£1000), even if PMG has been advised of the possibility of such claim, loss or damage. The foregoing limitation of liability and exclusion of certain damages shall apply regardless of the success or effectiveness of other remedies.

    5. user agrees to defend and hold PMG, its licensors and its content providers harmless from and against all claims, damages or liability (including solicitor’s fees) asserted against PMG or its licensors or its content providers as a result of use of the service or content under this agreement by user or a third-party user.

    6. The provisions of this Section shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

  11. Exceptions to Exclusions and Limitations: Some countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply.

  12. Export Controls and Subscriber Representations: User may not export or re-export any underlying software, technology or other Content accessed through the Service, except in full compliance with this Agreement and all UK and other applicable laws and regulations. User represents and warrants that it is not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list. User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless and defend PMG against any and all liability arising from or relating to User's breach of this Section.

  13. Law and Jurisdiction

    These terms and conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with English law.

    To the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, the parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these terms and conditions, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

    For the exclusive benefit of PMG and to the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, PMG shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where these terms and conditions are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of the place of business in which you agreed to these terms and conditions or (if different) the country of your principal place of business.

  14. Miscellaneous:

    1. Entire Agreement: Subject to subsection (b) below, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties on the subject matter hereof, and all prior agreements and all prior written or oral understandings shall be deemed to be superseded hereby. No waiver, alteration or modification of any of the provisions hereof shall be binding unless (i) in writing and signed by authorised representatives of PMG and User; or (ii) provided by PMG to User electronically by publishing on the site. User agrees that it shall be User's responsibility to check the site frequently for amended versions of this Agreement. If User uses the site after this Agreement has been amended, User shall be agreeing to be bound by the amended Agreement. If User does not agree to be bound by such an amendment, User should not use the site after the amended Agreement is published on the site.

    2. Additional Terms: PMG may be required to "pass through" additional terms to User as a result of a separate agreement between PMG and a Licensor or Content Provider. Failure of User to electronically accept such "pass through" terms may result in: (i) denial of access to certain portions of the Service and/or certain Content; and/or (ii) termination of this Agreement.

    3. Assignment: PMG may assign or transfer its interest in this Agreement. User may not assign or transfer its interest in this Agreement without PMG's prior written consent.

    4. Headings: Headings in this Agreement are included for convenience or reference only and shall not constitute a part of this Agreement for any other purpose.

    5. Statute of Limitations: No suit or action shall be brought against PMG, its Licensors or its Content Providers more than one (1) year after the accrual of any cause of action or claim.

    6. Third-Party Rights: Licensors and Content Providers may invoke the provisions hereof against any claims by the User, any Third Party User of the site, or any other third party's claims arising out of or in connection with this Agreement. Except for the foregoing, PMG and User intend that no third parties shall have any rights under, or arising from, this Agreement.

    7. Changes to these terms: PMG may at any time at its discretion make changes to any part of the site or these Terms of Use including but not limited to Content available on the site. User shall be responsible for periodically checking back to the Terms of Use. If User uses the site or after PMG has published changes, User is agreeing to be bound by those changes.

    These terms were last updated on 14 April, 2011.

    Progressive Media Group Ltd.

    Registered Office: John Carpenter House, John Carpenter Street, London, EC4Y 0AN

    Registered in England: No.06276344