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Welcome to this Institution of Engineering and Technology website

The goods and services offered on this site are provided to you subject to the following notices, terms, and conditions and your right to use the services is expressly conditioned upon your agreement to these terms and conditions. In addition, when you use any service or purchase anything through this site, you also will be subject to the additional rules, guidelines, policies, terms and conditions applicable to that service or purchase.


Comments, questions and content

This website enables registrants to post or transmit comments, questions and other content on the site and provides several forums for discussions. Some of this posting will be moderated and other content posted or facilitated by the site will be checked solely to ensure that the site is not used for commercial exploitation. The Institution undertakes no responsibility to otherwise screen the comments and other content and does not endorse the comments and other content in any way. If you rely upon any advice provided by persons participating in the discussion groups or posting information on this site, you do so at your own risk.

If you post or transmit comments, questions or other content on the site or if you participate in discussion groups on the site, you grant the Institution a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such comments, questions and other content throughout the world in any media. You also grant the Institution and its sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit with any comment, question or other content, if any, in connection with such comment, question or other content.


Third-party links - IET generated

The IET website may contain links that the Institution may provide to other websites operated by third parties. Despite the presence of a link or any reference to the Institution on a linked website, the Institution makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, is not affiliated with and is not in any way responsible for the linked website or any content that appears on it.  If you decide to visit any linked website, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to review the terms of use, privacy policy and any other relevant legal notices of the relevant linked website.


Third-party links - user generated

Some areas of the IET website may include links to content recommended by our website users. Despite the presence of a link or any reference to the Institution on a linked website, the Institution makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, is not affiliated with and is not in any way responsible for the linked website or any content that appears on it. If you decide to visit any linked website, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to review the terms of use of the relevant linked website.

While the IET does not review such content and does not exercise any control over either the links themselves or the content to which a user provides a link, the Institution nevertheless reserves the right to remove any link or content for any reason including, without limitation, where the Institution considers (in its absolute discretion) that a link or the content to which a link is provided is inappropriate (which may include but is not limited to any link or content that is illegal and/or does not reflect the values of the Institution). 

If you become aware of any links or content on linked websites that you believe may be inappropriate, please notify the Institution immediately (using the Contact Us function) so that the Institution can review the link and/or the content of the linked website.


IET copyright

All content included on the IET website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, and software, is the property of the Institution or its content suppliers and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the IET website is the exclusive property of the Institution and is protected by UK and international copyright laws. All software used on the IET website is the property of the Institution or its software suppliers and is protected by UK and international copyright laws.


Third party copyright

If you believe that your copyright has been infringed by the content of the IET website or any website linked to which a link is provided on the IET website then please notify us immediately (using the Contact Us functionality).


Trademarks

The graphics, logos, service names and trademarks used on the site are the property of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, its content suppliers and the suppliers of third party goods and services offered on the site. The trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the trademark owners', in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits the trademark owner.


Use of site

This site, its content or any portion of this site or its content may not be reproduced, retransmitted, duplicated, copied, distributed, disseminated, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

The Institution and suppliers reserve the right to refuse service, and/or cancel orders at their discretion, including, without limitation, if the Institution believes that a user's conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of the Institution, its affiliates, suppliers or users. No person may post on, transmit through or otherwise make available on the website:

  • any material that violates or infringes the rights of others, that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, abusive, profane, vulgar, sexually explicit, racist, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable or that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law; 
  • any copyrighted material, without the express written consent of the owner thereof; 
  • any advertising or other solicitation with respect to products or services without the express prior written consent of the Institution, or 
  • any information or software that contains a virus, worm, or other harmful or disruptive component.

The Institution is under no obligation to permit any material that you post or transmit to remain on the site, and, the Institution, in its sole discretion, may refuse to display or may remove any material posted on or transmitted to or through its website.


Copyright complaints

The Institution of Engineering and Technology respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied by this website or is posted in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us at the address below.


Adverts

Parts of this website contain advertising. Advertisers are solely responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and does not contain any material which is objectionable including, without limit, information which is defamatory, obscene, threatening or untrue. The Institution of Engineering and Technology is not responsible for any such material or any error or inaccuracy contained in such material and any issues which you may have should be raised directly with the relevant advertiser.

The presence of an advert on this website does not represent a recommendation, approval or endorsement by the Institution of Engineering and Technology of the product or service advertised.


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