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Who we are and how to contact us
The Data Lab Data Readiness Assessment Survey site (the “Site”) is operated by The Data Lab. The Data Lab is part of the University of Edinburgh (a registered charity with registration number SC005336) and having our office at Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh EH8 9YL.
You can contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
By using the Site you accept these terms
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Site.
We may make changes to these terms
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
We may make changes to or suspend or withdraw the Site
We may update and change The Data Lab Site from time to time.
We do not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Site for business and operational reasons.
The Site is for users aged over 18 in the UK
The Site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that the content available on the Site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
You must be over the age of 18 to use the Site. Your access to the Site may be terminated without warning if The Data Lab believes, in its sole discretion, that you are under the age of 18 years.
The Site may only be used via the following compatible internet browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Safari.
Your account details
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If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com.
Acceptable Use of the Site
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You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal use.
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We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
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You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would 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 the Site will cease immediately.
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You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you.
The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on the Site other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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