terms and conditions

These Terms of Use govern your use of this web Site ('Site'). By accessing the Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use. Please read them carefully.

These Terms & Conditions of Use ('Terms & Conditions') explain the contractual agreement between you and us regarding your use of the Site and any activities and transactions you may conduct through the Site. In these Terms & Conditions, the words 'you' and 'your' refer to any person accessing data via the Site, and the words 'we', 'us' and 'our' refer to Mode Associates.

Entire Agreement and Changes

These Terms of Use represent the entire Agreement between Mode Associates ('we', 'our' and 'us') and you, superseding prior agreements concerning the same subject matter. We may change these Terms of Use at any time. Review these Terms of Use each time you visit the Site. By accessing the Site after a change to these Terms of Use, you will have accepted the changes.

Personal Information and Privacy

See our Privacy Policy for our policy regarding the collection and use of personal information. You agree that we may collect and use the visitor information described in our Privacy Policy on the terms and conditions provided in our Privacy Policy.

Copyright and Ownership

All materials on this Site, including but not limited to audio, images, software, text, methodologies and video clips (collectively referred to as the 'Content') are protected by copyright laws and international conventions. You cannot use the Content, except as specified herein. You agree to follow all instructions on this Site limiting the way you may use the Content. There are proprietary logos and trademarks found on this Site belonging to Mode Associates or other organisations. By making them available on this Site, Mode Associates is not granting you any licence to utilise those proprietary logos or trademarks. Any unauthorised use of the Content may be in breach of copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes. Please also see our Copyright Notice.


You may not use the Site:

to send, receive, upload, download, store, archive, use or re-use any information or material that is defamatory, obscene, offensive, abusive, threatening, menacing, harassing, indecent, or in breach of confidence, copyright, privacy or any other rights;

to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;

to send or provide unsolicited advertising or promotional material or to receive responses to any unsolicited advertising or promotional material sent or provided by any third party using the Site; or

other than in accordance with these Terms & Conditions and policies for the acceptable use of any Linked Sites.

Limited Licence

This Site is provided by Mode Associates and may only be used for informational purposes. By using or downloading materials from this Site, you agree to abide by the Terms & Conditions set forth in this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, do not use or download materials from this Site. Subject to your continued compliance with the Terms & Conditions set forth in this Agreement, Mode Associates grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this Site and the information, images and text thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way.

You may download one copy only of the Content to be used only by you for your non-commercial personal use unless stated otherwise. If you download any Content, you may not remove any copyright or trademark notices or other notices that go with it. You agree not to distribute or reproduce any of the Content downloaded by you.

No Warranty

Your access to and use of the Site are at your own risk. The Site is provided 'as-is', and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Mode Associates disclaims all other representations and warranties, express or implied, regarding the Site including without limitation its fitness for a particular purpose, its quality, its merchantability, its performance, its non-infringement of third party rights, its accuracy, completeness or other characteristics, or the results obtained by using the Site. Mode Associates does not warrant that the Site is free from bugs, viruses, errors, or other program limitations, nor does Mode Associates warrant access to the Internet or any other service through the Site.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will Mode Associates be liable to you for any third-party claim or for any consequential, direct, incidental or special damages, including without limitation, any lost profits or lost savings, regardless of the form of action whether in contract, tort (including negligence), strict product liability or otherwise, even if it was foreseeable or the possibility of such damages was brought to Mode Associates' attention.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Mode Associates and all of its agents, directors, employees, information providers, licensors and licensees, officers and parent, (collectively, 'Indemnified Parties') harmless from and against any and all liability and costs (including, without limitation, legal fees and costs), incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these Terms & Conditions of Use or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably required in Mode Associates' defence of any claim. Mode Associates reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and you shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Mode Associates.

Governing Law

These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, and both parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Severability no Waiver

If any provision of these Terms of Use, or their application to any person, place, or circumstance, is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unenforceable or void, the remainder of these Terms of Use and such provisions as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect. Neither our failure nor our delay in exercising, enforcing or taking action against you with respect to any of our rights or powers shall operate as a waiver of such powers or rights. No single or partial exercise by us of any of our powers or rights will preclude us from exercising such powers and rights in the future or from exercising other powers and rights.

Privacy Policy


Mode Associates is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. Our Online Privacy Policy details the information practices for Mode Associates on the web.

The Mode Associates web site (the "Site") acts as a repository for information, including information about Mode Associates, and resources. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before you use the site. The application of this Privacy Policy is only to Mode Associates and not to web sites controlled by other companies or organisations we link to.

Information Collected by Mode Associates

Non-personally Identifiable Information

When you visit our Site, we may store some information on your computer's hard drive in the form of a "cookie". Cookies are text files that identify your computer to our server and do not collect any personal information. We may use cookies to personalise your experience at our Site. To do so, the cookies we use may record non-personally identifiable information pertaining to your preferences for viewing particular web pages. We may also use cookies to collect non-personally identifiable information to help us in analysing trends, tracking our users’ movements, and gathering broad statistical information for aggregate use.

Personally Identifiable Information

In order to access certain features of our Site, Mode Associates requires the collection of certain personally identifiable information. This information is usually restricted to our registration process for additional information. The information that may be collected at these pages include: name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and information about your interests in and use of various products and service.

Security Of and Access to Personal Information

Mode Associates takes significant steps to protect your personally identifiable information with secure storage. Any information you provide us is maintained and accessible only by Mode Associates.

We will not release any of your data to a third-party unless required to do so by law. Your details will be securely stored, and will be used solely to enable us to respond to your enquiry, and to keep you informed of relevant information about Mode Associates products, services and projects. You will be able to opt-out of such mailings.

European Economic Area

Mode Associates operates globally and we make information we collect available for the purposes of our worldwide business. For those of you visiting us from the European Economic Area, please note that Mode Associates will transfer your personally identifiable data outside the European Economic Area for use for any of the purposes described above. By using our web site and providing us with your personal data, you consent to such transfer of your personal data.

Copyright Notice

Copyright © 2000 - 2012 Mode Associates All Rights Reserved.

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, methodologies, data compilations, and software, is either the exclusive property of Mode Associates, its partners, its content suppliers, or its licensors and protected by United Kingdom and international copyright laws.

© Mode Associates 2000 - 2012 All Rights Reserved