Website Terms and Conditions of Use

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

ATTENTION: This legal notice applies to the entire contents of this website (website) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using this website. Using this website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether or not you choose to register with us. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this website. This notice is issued by PPG Architectural Coatings UK Limited (we, us).

1. Owner of the Website

This website is owned and operated by PPG Architectural Coatings UK Limited (registered number 436135) whose registered office is at Huddersfield Road, Birstall, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 9XA, England.

2. Licence to use the Website

We grant you a non-exclusive licence to use this website upon the following terms and conditions. We may terminate this licence at any time without notice.

We reserve the right to change these terms of use by posting any changes on the website. The new terms will be effective immediately they are posted.

If you wish to use this website, you are required to register your details where indicated on the website. If you do not use your registration for 12 months, then it will lapse and your details will be removed from our systems. If you wish to access the website after that 12 month period has elapsed, then you will need to re-register. By accessing any part of this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this website immediately. We may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this website. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this website.

3. Content of the Website

Unless otherwise indicated, this website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics of the website and also, names, logos, trade marks and service marks. The content is protected by intellectual property laws including, but not limited to, trade mark and copyright.

All trademarks reproduced on this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to us, are acknowledged on the website.

You may view, use, download and store the material on this website for personal and research use only. Commercial use is not permitted. The re-distribution, re-publication, or otherwise making available of the material on this website to third parties without our prior written consent is prohibited.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

4. Accuracy of Information

The information in this website is given in good faith and for general information and interest only. It is subject to change without notice. We are not responsible for any inaccuracies and (except as set out in paragraph 6 below) make no representation and give no warranty as to its accuracy. In particular, if you use the Visualiser facility, the colours will not be 100% accurate. Any colours represented will only ever be an indication of the selected codes. However, we will endeavour to recreate the colours on the website as closely as possible, given the current technology available.

The information in this website should not be relied on and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation. By using this website you confirm that you have not relied on any such information. Any arrangements made between you and any third party named or referred to on the website are entirely at your sole risk and responsibility.

Nothing on this website is intended to be nor should be construed as an offer by PPG Architectural Coatings UK Limited to enter into a contractual relationship. Any order that you place via this website for goods or services will be construed as your offer to purchase such goods or services subject only to PPG Architectural Coatings UK Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale.

5. Linking to/from other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of other websites which are not under our strict control. Any link is not intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of that other website.

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without our prior written consent.

6. Liability

We do not guarantee that use of this website will be compatible with all hardware and software which may be used by you, nor shall we be liable to you if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to this website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control. While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this website. We may make changes to the material on this website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material. The material on this website is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for this legal notice might have effect in relation to this website.

Except as set out in the paragraph below, we will be under no liability to you whatsoever whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise for any injury, death, damage or direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the use, accessing, downloading or relying on any information or other materials contained in this website, including, without limitation, as a result of any computer virus.

These terms and conditions do not exclude our liability (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence, for fraud or for any matter which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude its liability.

7. Privacy

Our Privacy Statement can be seen by clicking on the link below. This statement forms part of these terms and conditions.

8. Visitor Material and Conduct

Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under the Privacy Statement, any material you transmit or post to this website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. We shall have no obligations with respect to such material. We and our designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any material:

  • (a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
  • (b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
  • (c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or
  • (d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse this website (including, without limitation, by hacking).

We shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this paragraph 8.

9. Complete Agreement

These terms and conditions (including the Privacy Statement referred to in paragraph 7 above) contain all the terms which you and we have agreed in relation to the use of the website.

10. Software

Any software which is available to download from this website may be restricted in functionality or configured to stop operating after a specified period of time. You may use such software only on the terms and conditions contained in the licence accompanying that software.

11. Download Times

In order to make the website more user-friendly and allow the amount of information to be increased, a number of software applications are used. The introduction to the site may use an element of Flash software. The website also makes use of Abode Acrobat software, for example, to display technical data sheets. These may take more time to load than conventional HTML web pages, especially if you are accessing the website using a dial-up connection to the internet or via a mobile device or any other wireless connection. By proceeding to download Flash or Abode Acrobat parts of the website, you acknowledge the increased download time and computing resource needed.

12. Jurisdiction and acceptance of these terms and conditions

This website is controlled and operated by us from our offices in England. The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity in all aspects whatsoever of these terms and conditions or of any term of these terms and conditions or any dispute in relation to the materials contained in this website shall be governed by English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or use of the website.

Your continued use of this website indicates your acceptance of these terms and conditions.