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1. About AGN International
AGN International (AGN) is a worldwide association of separate
and independent accounting and consulting firms. Members are partnerships
or corporate entities practising in their own right and nothing
in the rules of the association, or elsewhere shall constitute or
imply a partnership between the members.
The domain name www.agn.org
is registered in the name of AGN. You acknowledge that the wording
AGN International is a trademark of AGN and cannot be used without
the prior written consent of AGN. All other trademarks cited anywhere
on the site are the property of their respective owners.
3. Intellectual property and use of the site
3.1 All material on the site (Content and graphics) belong to AGN, its members or its licensors. Unless you are a member, you may only retrieve and display Content and graphics on a computer screen and print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on a disk, but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network for your personal non commercial use.
3.2 The Content is for general information and
use only and is not intended to address your particular requirements.
In particular, the Content does not form any form of advice or
recommendation by AGN or its members and is not intended to be
relied upon. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained
in all circumstances.
4. General disclaimer
4.1 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure
the high quality and accuracy of the site, AGN is providing the
site on an “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” “WITH ALL FAULTS”
basis to users. You use the site at your own risk. AGN does not
give any warranties in respect of the Content (including, without
limitation, any as to quality, accuracy, completeness or fitness
for any particular purpose of such Content), software or services
available through the site. All conditions, representations and
warranties (express or implied, statutory or otherwise) are excluded
to the extent permitted by law including without limitation any
implied warranties or conditions as to quality, fitness for purpose
and reasonable skill and care.
4.2 Additionally, AGN makes no warranty that
the site is free from infection by viruses or anything else that
has contaminating or destructive properties and disclaiming liability
for any losses or damage so ensuing.
4.3 AGN makes no representation or warranty
as to the accuracy of any advice or information provided by its
members or third parties through the site and accepts no responsibility
for any omissions or errors in such advice or information.
5. Data posting
5.1 The site may include bulletin boards, discussion
groups and other public areas that allow interaction between users
(Forums). While we do not control the information (Messages) posted
to the Forums we reserve the right at our own discretion, without
notice to delete, move and edit the Messages.
5.2 You are solely responsible for the content
of Your Messages. You must not:
5.2.1 post or otherwise publish anything containing
any form of advertising for goods or services;
5.2.2 post or otherwise publish any messages
that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous and indecent
or infringe the rights of third parties; or
5.2.3 post or otherwise publish any messages
that contain a virus or other harmful component.
5.3 By submitting messages you are granting
us a perpetual royalty free nonexclusive licence to reproduce,
make available, distribute or sublicense the message in whole
or in part and in print or electronic form.
6. External sites
6.1 You may access third party web sites through
links contained on the site. Such third party web sites are not
under the control of AGN and AGN is not responsible for the availability
of such sites or their content. Any links provided on the site
are provided for your interest or convenience only and do not
represent or imply any endorsement of such linked sites by AGN.
You acknowledge that the use of such third party web sites is
governed by the terms and conditions of use as applicable to such
sites. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your
own risk and it is your responsibility to take all preventative
action against viruses and other destructive elements.
7.1 AGN collects Personal Data from you through
the use of enquiry and membership application forms and every
time you send your details to AGN. It is your responsibility to
ensure that your Personal Data is accurate and up to date and
to inform AGN of any changes that need to be made.
7.2 AGN has taken steps to ensure that high
standards of data protection are maintained and adhered to for
all forms of processing mentioned above in all its offices.
7.3 From time to time AGN may disclose information
about you to carefully selected service providers that AGN may
engage to host its website or to provide other services. AGN will
require all such service providers to use the information solely
to provide the specified services and to otherwise conform with
7.4 AGN reserves the right to disclose any information
it obtains from you to appropriate given governmental or regulatory
authorities, if required by law.
7.5 Personal Data may be transferred to a third
party if all or part of AGN is sold, merged or otherwise transferred
to another entity.
7.6 Given that the internet is a global environment,
using the internet to collect and process Personal Data necessarily
involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore,
by browsing the site and communicating electronically with AGN,
you acknowledge and agree to AGN processing your Personal Data
in this way.
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accordance with English law.
These terms and conditions were last updated in December 2012.
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