About these conditions of use
These conditions of use (together with the documents known to in it) informs you the conditions of use on which you may utilize our website (“our site”).
Please read these conditions carefully before you start using our site, as these will apply to your use of our site and form a legal agreement between you and us in relation to your access and use of our site. Simply by accessing our site you are deemed to possess accepted these conditions of use and you agree to abide with them. If you do not agree to them you must not use our site.
We have tried to ensure that our site is as accessible as possible. This means that as many people as possible can find the information they want.
The Sage Group plc is a open public limited company registered in britain and Wales under company registration number 2231246 with its registered office at North Park, Newcastle on Tyne, NE13 9AA (“Group” or “us” or “we” or “our”).
Please see our Contact Us area for more information.
Changes to the conditions of use and our site
We all may change these conditions of use every now and then and when we do, we are going to always update the conditions of use on our site, so please try to read them frequently to see any updates or changes. If you continue to use our site after any changes are made, you are deemed to have accepted them. These conditions of use were final updated on 14 November 2013.
We may update our site from time to time, and may even change the content at any time. Our site is intended to be useful and informative, however, please note that although we take steps to ensure all information we provide on our site is accurate and up to date at the time of the last update, we do not promise that it will be proper and complete or free of errors or omissions at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We will try to ensure our site is always available to you but we have to be realistic and so do not promise or guarantee that our site or any content on it will be consistently available. From time to time, we may restrict access to some or all elements in our site and we may suspend, withdraw, discharge or change all or part of our site without notice. We will not be prone to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
We all also do not promise that your use in our site will be unintermitting[obs3]; unremitting, unrelenting or error-free, or our site and server will be free from strike (e. g. viruses). We all recommend that you use your own appropriate virus examining software.
Please note that the content of this site does not constitute an invitation to purchase shares of The Sage Group plc. Our site includes assertions that are forward-looking in nature, which involve known and unknown risks, questions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of The Sage Group plc to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
Any information comprised on this site regarding the price at which gives or other securities in The Sage Group plc have been bought or sold in days gone by, or on the yield on such shares or other securities, should not be relied on as a guide to future performance.
Appropriate use of our site
We are pleased to provide our site to you for use but you must use our site in an acceptable way. We all take procedure for ensure it is available to permitted users, including disabled users.
It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of precisely what constitutes acceptable and unwanted use in our site. Within general we will not tolerate any use of our site which damages or will probably damage our reputation, the availability or honesty of our site or which causes us or threatens to cause all of us to incur any legal, tax or regulatory legal responsibility.
We want to make our site a safe and rewarding experience, so we have set out there more detail and some examples on unacceptable use below.
As you might expect, you may only use our site for lawful purposes. For example, you must not use our site:
In any way that breaches any appropriate local, national or international law or regulation;
Within any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or impact;
To send any unwanted or unauthorised advertising or marketing or any other form of unsolicited communications (spam); or
To transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains any harmful programs, such as viruses, Trojan horses, worms or time bombs.
You also concur not to:
Reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site; or
Access without specialist, interfere with, damage or disrupt our site, or any related equipment, community or software.
We also ask that you adhere to any relevant notices, policies and conditions imposed by 3rd parties whose websites, products or services you access through our site.
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site. When we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the sort of service offered.
We all will do our best to identify any possible risks to our users from 3rd parties where they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will choose in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or modest any interactive service we provide on our site.
If we decide to moderate or monitor an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a ways to contact the moderator, if you need to do so.
Our interactive services are not intended for use by children. Parents and guardians should not permit their children to use our interactive services, mainly because these are only intended for use by businesses.
If you use our interactive services, you will also need to comprehend and abide with our content specifications below.
If you contribute material to our site, you agree that any material you lead will:
Comply with all applicable laws and regulations;
Be factually accurate and/or will represent genuinely held belief or opinion;
Not necessarily be defamatory, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; and
Not necessarily infringe confidentiality, or any copyright or other mental property rights of another person or 3rd party.
You also agree and consent that we can use any content that you contribute to our site whenever and wherever we think appropriate, including in any publications or marketing materials.
We will not be responsible, or accountable to any 3rd party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.
Our suspension and termination rights
We reserve the justification to suspend the use of our site generally or block your accessibility to any part in our site and/or suspend or terminate your rights to use our site or any part of it if we suspect misuse or any breach of these conditions of use. We all reserve the justification to report any misuse in our site to any relevant authorities and also to our advisors and also to take any legal action against you to recover any loss we have endured due to your activities. We further reserve the right to disclose any evidence we have which relates directly or indirectly to misuse.
Links to and from our website
You are permitted to establish links to our site providing you obtain our prior written agreement. Links must only be made to the home page of our site and you are not entitled (nor shall you assist others) to set up links from your own website to our site by deep-linking, mounting or perhaps, without our prior written consent. We reserve the justification to withdraw our agreement at any time at our complete discretion, and without the need to provide a reason.
Where our site provides links to other websites and resources provided by 3rd parties, these links are supplied for your information only. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content, use by you or availability of those 3rd party websites, for just about any product or services you purchase through those websites or for the treatment of any personal information you provide to any 3rd party.
The particular products, services and websites of 3rd party providers made available via our site are owned and operated by independent 3rd parties. While we may co-brand these products or services with our own, we do not endorse those products or services or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any information provided to you by such 3rd parties. Specifically, we do not warrant or make sure you will be satisfied with the products and/or services supplied by 3rd parties and you should make at all enquiries you feel are necessary before proceeding with any such transactions.
If you access and use other Sage websites or microsites from our site for example The Sage Company Index microsite, separate conditions will apply to your use of such site. Therefore please ensure you read and agree to any such separate conditions before using other Sage sites and microsites.
Mental property rights
The look and content of our site, and the material released on it, is protected by copyright and is owned by us and our licensors. All such legal rights are reserved. We and our licensors retain the exclusive right to authorise or prohibit the direct or indirect, momentary or long term reproduction of our site by any means and in any form, in whole or in part, and also to make our site offered to the open public, and also to distribute any rettighed protected material within our site (including without limit, any online software or courses). You agree to not duplicate, adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any material on this site, or to restrict or inhibit the use or excitement from our site by anyone else.
We own various trademarks and registered art logos (the “marks”). You may well not use these marks, and/or any 3rd party art logos that appear on our site, apart from as permitted by prior written license from us, the licensor or legally. In particular, but without limitation, you may well not use the scars as meta-tags nor may you sponsor them in search engines. All information in your legitimate use of the marks shall accrue to us. Make sure you notify us immediately if you become aware of any infringement of the marks.
All other mental property rights in the site are the property of us or our licensors. We may offer you express permissions relating to the use of material on our site from time to time but except where we do this, nothing in these conditions or on our site confers any license or right to use any material on our site without the prior written approval of us or our licensors.
Registration and Passwords
We might require you to register before we offer any non-chargeable services via our site. When you register, you agree to provide true, accurate, up to date and complete information as required by the relevant registration form made available to you via our site.
If at any time you choose, or we offer you with a password, a user identification code or any other piece of information included in our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to a 3rd party.
We all have the right to disable any user recognition code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if within our reasonable viewpoint you have failed to comply with any provisions of these conditions of use.
If you know or suspect that anyone apart from you knows your identification code or password, you must promptly notify us via our Make contact with Us page.
Level of privacy and your personal information
What happens if things not go as planned?
We will always try to ensure our site and the material on it satisfies the standards we have promised and that you can use our site as intended in relation to your business. However, because of the nature in our site and the broad variety of information we provide, sometimes things may go wrong. If we are at fault, we will always make an effort to resolve any problems we now have caused, but unfortunately we can not compensate you for any loss or harm you might suffer (of any nature and however caused) in connection with:
Our site; or
Your use, inability to use, or consequence of your use of our site, any websites linked to our site and any materials posted on our site; or
The use of (or any inability to use) any interactive service on our site, if the service is moderated or not.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked to our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsed by us. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of such websites.
To the extent permitted by law, we leave out all conditions, warranties, representations or other conditions which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or meant.
We will not be liable for any damage or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technically harmful material that may invade your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or in any website linked to it.
Of course, this does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or our liability for fraud (including fraudulent misrepresentation) in the unlikely event that this should happen. Or any other liability which we are prohibited to limit or exclude at legislation.
If a court or other competent authority rules that any of these conditions are void or unenforceable in whole or simply, the other conditions and the remaining of the void or unenforceable term will still be valid.
If you are a consumer, your rights are not affected by these terms.
If we fail to exercise, or delay in doing exercises a right or remedy provided by these conditions of use or by legislation that does not suggest we give up those or any other rights or remedies. We reserve the right to exercise those rights or remedies in the future.
These conditions and the use of this site and its content shall be governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with English law. We and you agree that the English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to negotiate any claims or process in relation to these conditions or their subject matter.
If you need to get in touch?
If you would like to contact us about our site or any material on it, please visit our Contact Us page.
Thank you for visiting our site.