The Terms and Conditions of Business ("the terms") apply in all cases where a service is provided to a client. Should there be any conflict between these Terms and any written agreement, the terms of the written agreement shall prevail.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED & DISCLAIMER
the materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.
We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.
Whilst reasonable care is taken to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate, there are no guarantees on its accuracy and our rights are reserved to change any information the website holds (including these terms and conditions) at any time without notice. You must check these terms and conditions for changes each time you intend to use this website.
The website is on an "as is" basis. It makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this website or the content contained within it (including any text, graphics, advertisements, measurements, links or other items) and disclaims all such representations and warranties. The services we list and offer on this website are only available to persons in the United Kingdom. Accordingly, the information contained about them does not constitute a solicitation to person outside the United Kingdom and must not be acted upon by such persons.
We may recommend that some services are referred to an independent Associate Company that we work with. You are under no obligation to accept their services and we shall act only as an introducer. In such cases where work is undertaken via such an Associate with your agreement, you will be bound by their business terms and conditions of service. Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd will accept no responsibility in connection with the services they offer and/or provide. It is your (the Employers) responsibility to undertake all checks prior to appointing such an Associate to ensure that they meet your requirements, expectations and qualifications suitable for the service required. If such work is referred to an Associate, any fees to be paid to Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd in terms of a referral will be paid by the Associate to us as an introductory fee. Such fees are privately agreed between us and the Associate and are independent of any other fee arrangement agreed between you as the Employer and the Associate, and are not open for discussion or inspection.
INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.psandps.co.uk is a site operated by Principal Surveying & Property Services Ltd; registered in England and Wales under registration number 07701399. Our registered office is: Suites 2&3, Bow Street Chambers, ½ Bow Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2BT.
ACCESSING OUR SITE
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
INTERLLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference non commercial use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd logos are trademarks licensed to Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd in the UK. Reproduction of these trademarks other than in order to view this website is prohibited. Nothing on this site should be construed as granting any license or rights to use or distribute any site content without express written agreement.
OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties expressed or implied as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU & YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE
VIRUSES, HACKING & OTHER OFFENCES
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our 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 our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
INTERUPTIONS OR OMMISIONS IN SERVICE
Whilst we take every care to ensure that the standard of this website remains high and to maintain the continuity of it, the Internet is not always a stable medium, and errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time. As a result, we do not accept any on-going obligation or responsibility to operate this website (or any particular part of it).
LINKS FROM OUR WEBSITE
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998
We take the security and privacy of our clients and contacts about whom it holds personal information extremely seriously. Strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information given to us in order to prevent unauthorised access is taken. Personal Data is held on our contacts and administration database either because of work we have undertaken or are currently engaged in, or because our clients have indicated that they would be interested in receiving material from us about our business and services. To that end we hold client contact details and the history of our client relationship. This allows us to manage our client relationships effectively and target items of interest so that clients do not receive unwanted material through the post. In accordance with their rights under the Act, clients may request the amendment of the personal information held and to cease receiving direct marketing materials. We do not sell, rent or otherwise deal in the personal information we hold with third parties.
Should such transfer prove necessary, we will always ensure that the security and privacy policies which provide at least the level of protection afforded to data subjects in the United Kingdom.
TERMS OF BUSINESS
Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd aims to provide a service stated in any written agreement. If no written agreement is present then the level set out in the duty of care below will apply. Any variations on this duty must be agreed in writing. No responsibility is accepted for items outside the scope of the service defined. No obligation is accepted to provide nor liability accepted for advice provided or failure to provide on the properties condition unless specifically requested to carry out a formal survey, security of property and the health & safety of those visiting a property.
We at Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd owe a duty to the client to act with reasonable skill and care, to provide a service and comply with our client's instructions where the instructions do not conflict with these Terms, the Agreement or the applicable laws and rules of the RICS. To which we are not obliged to carry out any instructions of the client which conflict the above.
Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd accepts no liability for any delay in or consequences for failure to provide the services or any failure by the client or client's agent to promptly provide any information that Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd reasonably requires, or where information provided is inaccurate or incomplete. The client agrees that where information is provided Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd are entitled to rely on it as being accurate. If the client decides not to follow the advice or recommendations, Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd puts forward, Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd accepts no liability or responsibility.
Remuneration - Where the service is not performed in full, Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd will be entitled to a reasonable fee proportionate to the service provided as estimated by Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd.
If an invoice is not paid in full within 30 days (or as stated in the individual terms on any written offer of intended services), Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd may charge interest on the balance due at the rate of 8% above the Bank of England base rate current at the date of the relevant fee account.
Where delivery of any invoice has been made by Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd and payment of such invoice is not made within the payment terms, you agree to pay all costs, including letters requesting payment, legal costs and disbursements incurred collecting or securing, or attempting to collect or secure the payment of the invoice, such being time charged at the current hourly rate of £87.50/hr Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd are not obliged to undertake all of the services offered or accept instructions all of the time. In the event that we cannot undertake a service we shall advise the client immediately and before any work is undertaken.
We may recommend that some services are referred to other professionals or an independent 'Associate' Company that we work independently alongside. You are under no obligation to accept their services and we shall act only as an introducer. In such cases where you agree to appoint/instruct an 'Associate' and work is undertaken by them on your instruction, you will be bound by their own business terms and conditions of service. Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd will accept no responsibility in connection with the services they offer and/or provide. It will be the Employers/Clients responsibility to undertake all checks prior to appointing such an 'Associate' to ensure that they meet your requirements, expectations and qualifications suitable for the service required.
If such work is referred to an 'Associate', an arrangement may be in place whereby a fee is paid to Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd by the 'Associate', in terms of an introductory referral fee or commission, dependent on any such arrangement between those two firms (if applicable) Such fees are privately agreed between Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd and the 'Associate' to which the Employer/Client has no liability, and are independent of any other fee arrangement agreed between you as the Employer/Client and the Associate, and are not open for discussion or inspection.
Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd owes no duty of care and has no liability to anyone but their client, unless specifically agreed in writing by Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd. No 3rd party has any rights under the Agreement unless agreed in writing. Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd has no liability for products or services that it reasonably needs to obtain from others in order to provide the service.
Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd has a formal complaints procedure and you should read the page on our website dedicated to our Complaints Procedure.
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Principal Surveying & Project Services Ltd. Registered Office: Suites 2 & 3, Bow Street Chambers, ½ Bow Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2BT. Registered in England & Wales No: 07701399