Website Terms of Use

  1. www.datasciencechallenge.org (“this website”) is managed by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Limited on behalf of the UK Government (“we/us”). For any enquiries please contact the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory which is an executive agency sponsored by the UK Ministry of Defence whose headquarters are at Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ. Email centralenquiries@dstl.gov.uk telephone central enquiries 01980 613121 switchboard 01980 613000.

  2. By using this website you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms you must not use this website. We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

  3. We may update and change this website from time to time. We do not guarantee that this website, 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 this website for business and operational reasons.

  4. This website is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through this website is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

  5. We, our contractors and our respective licensors are the owners or the licensees of all intellectual property rights in this website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

  6. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on this website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content is accurate, complete or up to date.

  7. Where this website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.

  8. We do not guarantee that this website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access this website. You should use your own virus protection software.

  9. You must not misuse this website 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 this website, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website 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 this website will cease immediately.

  10. This website is hosted on a platform as a service provided by Amazon Web Services Inc. (“AWS”). The terms and conditions on which AWS provide this service (the “AWS Terms”) can be found here: https://aws.amazon.com/legal/. You must not do anything on or in connection with this website that would put the party referred to as the Customer under the AWS Terms in breach of those Terms.

  11. We do not seek to exclude statutory implied terms where to do so would be unlawful. We do not seek to exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where to do so would be unlawful. This includes a consumer’s statutory rights that cannot be lawfully excluded (and our liability for breach of the same), liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors, and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

  12. Subject to paragraph 11, we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to this website or any content on it, and we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, this website; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on this website. In particular, we will not be liable for:

    1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

    2. business interruption;

    3. loss of anticipated savings;

    4. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

    5. any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

  13. THIS WEBSITE USES COOKIES. Cookies are a small amount of text that is created by this website and stored on your computer. The Cookies we use are “analytical” cookies from Google Analytics. These allow us to count the number of visitors to this website and to see how they move around the site. This helps us to improve the way the website works. The data collected is not shared with any other party. The information we get through the use of these cookies is anonymised and we make no attempt to identify you, or influence your experience of this website while you are visiting it. If you do not allow these cookies we will not be able to include your visit in our statistics. If you have used a Do Not Track browser setting, we take this as a sign that you do not want to allow these cookies, and they will be blocked.

  14. These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales except that if you are a consumer resident in Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a consumer resident in Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.