Terms of Use

  1. www.datasciencechallenge.org (“this website”) is managed by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Limited on behalf of the Sponsoring Agencies (“we/us”) defined in the Official Rules. Email datasciencechallenge@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 our Cookie Policy 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. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us. We also have the right to (at our discretion) disable or change any user identification code, name or other identifying information that has been chosen by you, is visible to other users of this website, and is in our opinion capable of causing offence.

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  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Subject to paragraph 12, 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.

  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 (that is, an individual acting for purposes which are wholly or mainly outside your trade, business, craft or profession) resident in Northern Ireland, Scotland or another EU Member State you may also bring proceedings in your home jurisdiction.