1. Terms and Conditions of Website Use
1.1 This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions (the Terms) on which you may make use of our website www.psitl.com (our site).
1.2 Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use the site.
1.3 By accessing information contained on our site, visiting or using our site, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from accessing information on our site, visiting or using our site.
2. Information about us
2.1 www.psitl.com is a site operated by PS Independent Trustees Limited (we or us or PSIT). PS Independent Trustees, PSIT, PS Secretarial Services and PSSS are trading names of PS Independent Trustees Limited. Registered office: 11 Strand, London WC2N 5HR. Registered in England and Wales No 3021321.
2.2 PSIT is a professional independent trustee company providing a range of services to occupational pension schemes, including:
3. Accessing our site
3.1 Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see 3.2 below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
3.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
3.3 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
3.4 When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.
3.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.
4. Intellectual property rights
4.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
4.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
4.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
4.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
4.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
5. Reliance on information posted
5.1 Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We, therefore, disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
6. Our site changes regularly
6.1 We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
7. Our liability The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
7.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
7.2 any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
7.2.1 loss of income or revenue;
7.2.2 loss of business;
7.2.3 loss of profits or contracts;
7.2.4 loss of anticipated savings;
7.2.5 loss of data;
7.2.6 loss of goodwill;
7.2.7 wasted management or office time; and
7.2.8 for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
8. Information about you and your visits to our site
9. Uploading material to our site
9.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
9.2 Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
9.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
9.4 We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
10. Viruses, hacking and other offences
10.1 You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
10.2 By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
10.3 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
11. Linking to our site
11.1 You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
11.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
11.3 Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
11.4 If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to Richard Garmon-Jones, Group Compliance and Legal Director, Punter Southall Group Limited, 11 Strand, London, WC2N 5HR or 020 3327 5182.
12. Links from our site
12.1 Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
13. Jurisdiction and applicable law
13.1 The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
13.2 These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
14.1 We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
15. Your concerns
15.1 If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact Richard Garmon-Jones, Group Compliance and Legal Director, Punter Southall Group Limited, 11 Strand, London, WC2N 5HR or 020 3327 5182.
Thank you for visiting our site.
PS Independent Trustees Limited (we or us) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our Terms and Conditions of Website Use (Terms) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is PS Independent Trustees Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 3021321 and have our registered office at 11 Strand, London, WC2N 5HR. Our main trading address is 11 Strand, London, WC2N 5HR. Our VAT number is 782601821.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
What is a cookie
Cookies are small, often encrypted text files that are created and stored on a users computer or mobile device by a website’s server when you access the website. The website can then retrieve and read the data held to remember you and provide certain functions.
The amount of data held in the cookie determines what functionality it provides and can range from simply remembering the items selected on a previous page through to remembering which items were bought from another site and providing advertising for similar products.
The different cookies used can be classified into four types:
Who uses the information gathered - the information gathered by cookies may be used by the website owners (first party) or may be supplied to other parties to offer users related services e.g. behavioural marketing (third party).
How long do they last - cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (when you exit/ shut down the browser), in which case they are called session cookies, or can be stored on the computer in between browsers sessions, in which case they are called persistent cookies.
Cookies we use on this website
The cookies we use on this website and the purpose of each is detailed below:
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These cookies are placed by our CMS (Content Management System) and record details about how your screen and browser are set up to ensure the site renders well. There is also a unique identifying cookie. All these cookies are session-based, which means they are deleted when you close your browser,
What you can do if don’t want to accept the cookies we use
By continuing to use this website, you agree to having the cookies detailed above stored on your device. You may refuse to accept cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, however, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
This Acceptable Use Policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website www.psitl.com (our site).
This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.
Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this Acceptable Use Policy, which supplement our Terms and Conditions of Website Use (Terms).
Information about us
www.psitl.com is a site operated by PS Independent Trustees Limited (we or us). PS Independent Trustees, PSIT, PS Secretarial Services and PSSS are trading names of PS Independent Trustees Limited. Registered office: 11 Strand, London, WC2N 5HR. Registered in England and Wales No 3021321.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of our Terms upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Acceptable Use Policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
CHANGES TO THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
We may revise this Acceptable Use Policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this Acceptable Use Policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.