UMAS Terms of Use

The website www.u-mas.co.uk (“the Website”) is owned and operated by the UCL Energy Institute and MATRANS operating as UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services). These terms of use (“the Agreement”) apply to the use of the Website and the information and material included on the Website.

The Agreement is deemed to be accepted when you access and browse the Website.

Privacy

UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) collects information about the Users of its Website. Collection of this information is governed by the Website Privacy Policy.

Links to third party sites

The UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) and UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) 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. UMAS(University Maritime Advisory Services) is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) of the site or any association with its operators.

Copyright Statement

UMAS(University Maritime Advisory Services) holds the right to all material available on the Website unless otherwise stated or following from the context.

The Website is subject to UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) copyright 2015. All rights reserved. No part of this Website may be reproduced, transmitted or copied in any form or by any means, including uploading on the internet, without the prior written consent of UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services). However, you may download a copy of any material for your own internal use for non-commercial purposes. Such use does not include the right to copy, distribute further or modify.

Disclaimer of warranties

While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) makes no warranty that the Website will meet the User's requirements or that it will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free; nor does UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Website or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Website. THE USER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT USER'S OWN RISK AND THAT USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE DONE TO USER'S COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT.

UNLESS EXPRESSLY STATED OTHERWISE, UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) PROVIDES ALL CONTENT "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW AND, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, EXPRESSLY EXCLUDES ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitation of liability

Content on the Website is provided for informational purposes only. UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) its officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, distributors, licensees, suppliers and subcontractors “UMAS Parties” shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Website, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.

THE USER EXPRESSLY UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL UMAS PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF INFORMATION RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, OR RESULTING FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED, EVEN IF UMAS PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.

THIS LIMITATION IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW THAT MAY RESTRICT ITS SCOPE.

Indemnification

The User agrees, at User's expense, to indemnify, defend and hold harmless UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) Parties from and against any judgment, losses, deficiencies, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses) incurred in connection with any claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding arising out of User's breach of the Agreement or in connection with User's misuse of this Website or any product or service related thereto.

General

Governing law - The Agreement and the relationship between User and UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.

Arbitration - All disputes under this Agreement that cannot be resolved by the parties shall be submitted to arbitration in London, UK under the rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association. Either party may invoke this paragraph after providing 30 days written notice to the other party. The dispute(s) arising under this Agreement shall be decided by a panel of three arbitrators with each party hereto selecting one arbitrator and the two selected arbitrators to choose the third arbitrator. An arbitrator sitting in any arbitration arising hereunder shall not have the authority or power to modify or alter any express condition or provision of this Agreement or to render any award which by its terms has the effect of altering or modifying any express condition or provisions hereof. All costs of arbitration shall be divided equally between the parties. Any award may be enforced by a court of law. User agrees that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises or will be forever barred.

Waiver/Severability - The waiver by either party of a breach of or right under the Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or right. If any provision of the Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by an arbitration proceeding in the appropriate jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of the Agreement, which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Reservation of Rights - Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

UMAS (University Maritime Advisory Services)

If you have any questions about any of the foregoing, please contact us, using the contact us page.