KHL Media Limited trading as Off-Highway Research (“www.offhighwayresearch.com”) owns and operate this Website. This document governs your relationship with www.offhighwayresearch.com (“Website”). Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website (collectively, the "Services") are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the "Terms of Service"). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.
Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or all of this Website.
You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person's proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as "spam"; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and www.offhighwayresearch.com will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.
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 this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Intellectual Property, Software and Content
The intellectual property rights in all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of www.offhighwayresearch.com or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by www.offhighwayresearch.com and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.
Terms of Sale
By placing an order you are offering to purchase a product on and subject to the terms and conditions of access. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price. Dispatch times may vary according to availability and subject to any delays resulting from postal delays or force majeure for which we will not be responsible.
In order to contract with www.offhighwayresearch.com you must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. www.offhighwayresearch.com retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your order is accepted we will inform you by email and we will confirm the identity of the party which you have contracted with. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods. The cost of foreign products and services may fluctuate. All prices advertised are subject to such changes.
Off Highway Research and India Infrastructure will store and use your contact details to provide you with the information you have purchased. Off Highway Research may email you information regarding products relevant to you as a construction professional. Please notify us via email if you DO NOT wish to receive these messages.
(a) Our Contract
When you place an order, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail confirming receipt of your order: this email will only be an acknowledgement and will not constitute acceptance of your order. A contract between us will not be formed until we send you confirmation by e-mail that the goods which you ordered have been dispatched to you. Only those goods listed in the confirmation e-mail sent at the time of dispatch will be included in the contract formed.
(b) Pricing and Availability
Whilst we try and ensure that all details, descriptions and prices which appear on this Website are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of any goods which you have ordered we will inform you of this as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you we will treat the order as cancelled. If you cancel and you have already paid for the goods, you will receive a full refund. Delivery costs will be charged in addition; such additional charges are clearly displayed where applicable and included in the 'Total Cost'.
Upon receiving your order we carry out a standard authorization check on your payment card to ensure there are sufficient funds to fulfil the transaction. Your card will be debited upon authorisation being received. The monies received upon the debiting of your card shall be treated as a deposit against the value of the goods you wish to purchase. Once the goods have been despatched and you have been sent a confirmation email the monies paid as a deposit shall be used as consideration for the value of goods you have purchased as listed in the confirmation email.
Disclaimer of Liability
The material displayed on this Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law www.offhighwayresearch.com and its suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this Website or the Linked Sites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect www.offhighwayresearch.com's liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Linking to this Website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. This Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of this Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless www.offhighwayresearch.com, its directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.
www.offhighwayresearch.com shall have the right in its absolute discretion at any time and without notice to amend, remove or vary the Services and/or any page of this Website.
If any part of the Terms of Service is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of the Terms of Service will not be affected all other clauses remaining in full force and effect. So far as possible where any clause/sub-clause or part of a clause/sub-clause can be severed to render the remaining part valid, the clause shall be interpreted accordingly. Alternatively, you agree that the clause shall be rectified and interpreted in such a way that closely resembles the original meaning of the clause /sub-clause as is permitted by law.
We operate a complaints handling procedure which we will use to try to resolve disputes when they first arise, please let us know if you have any complaints or comments.
If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.
These terms form part of the agreement between KHL Media Limited – trading as Off‑Highway Research and the client described in the Subscription Order Form, Online Store Order form or where a Licensed Product is purchased from Off-Highway Research's online store, being the company, academic institution, organization, government, individual, agent, representative or any other variation of accessing the Licensed Products (the "Client"), and refers to words defined below and, where applicable, in the Subscription Order Form.
"Agreement" means the Subscription Order Form or online order form (as applicable) together with all attachments and these Terms and Conditions of Access.
"Agreement Term" means unless as otherwise specified in the Subscription Order Form (if applicable) (i) from the Commencement Date for the Product Duration; or (ii) for trial or free access Authorised Users, the duration to which Off-Highway Research provides access to the Licensed Products, as the case may be.
"Authorised Users" means:
In each case as are authorised by Off-Highway Research to access and use the Licensed Products.
"Commencement Date" means, for each Licensed Product, the first day on which the access to Licensed Products is provided by Off-Highway Research to Client under this Agreement.
"Intellectual Property Rights" means all past, present, and future right of the following types, which may exist or be created under the laws of any jurisdiction in the world: (i) rights associated with works of authorship, including exclusive exploitation rights, copyrights, moral rights, and mask works; (ii) trademark and trade name rights, rights to goodwill or to sue for passing off or unfair competition, and similar rights; (iii) trade secret rights; (iv) patents and industrial property rights; (v) other proprietary rights in materials of every kind and nature; and (vi) rights in or relating to registrations, renewals, extensions, combinations, divisions, and reissues of, and applications for, any of the rights referred to in subsections (i) through (v) of this sentence.
"Intranet" means the Client's internal computer network
"Licensed Products" mean the copyright information of Off-Highway Research which Authorised Users are permitted to access and use in compliance with the terms of this Agreement.
"Permitted Purpose" means: (i) for 'academic' Clients' (including, but not limited to, universities and schools), educational purposes; and (ii) for 'non-academic Clients' (including, but not limited to, corporations, not-for-profit organisations and governments), ordinary business purposes. References within the Agreement to "ordinary business purposes" mean for the Client's own internal business management and decision-making purposes only.
"Product Duration" means the duration for which Client's Authorised Users are granted access to the Licensed Products.
"Publishers" means Off-Highway Research and certain of its affiliates, who are the owners of the Licensed Products.
"Site" means, where access is provided through Off-Highway Research's website (www.offhighwayresearch.com), all software, websites and computer interfaces of Off‑Highway Research used to provide such access.
"Type of Access" means the way in which Client's Authorised User is accessing the Licensed Products
"Type of Authentication" means the way in which Client's access is being authenticated as valid by Off-Highway Research.
2.1 Permitted Uses. Authorised Users are permitted to print or download the Licensed Products for the Permitted Purpose only. Where the Permitted Purpose is "ordinary business purposes", Authorised Users may, in the scope of their employment with the Client, on an occasional and irregular basis, provide insubstantial portions of the Licensed Products to non‑authorized employees of the Client or in memoranda, reports and presentations. Where the Permitted Purpose is "educational purposes", Authorised Users may, in the scope of their educational purpose with the Client, on an occasional and irregular basis, provide insubstantial portions of the Licensed Products to other staff and students of the Client or in scholarly works and articles. In all cases these insubstantial portions may only be made available in print or by secure electronic means to a limited number of individuals, and each such portion must include a copyright notice(s) (from Off-Highway Research) and an original source attribution, in each case, as such notice and attribution is reasonably acceptable to Off-Highway Research.
2.2 Prohibited Uses. Without limitation to the generality of clause 2.1, neither the Client, nor Authorized Users are permitted, directly or indirectly, to allow any other person to use or share Authorized Users' user names or passwords, nor to allow an unauthorized user to have access to the Site. Any breach of this restriction may result in immediate termination of the Client's (and all Authorised Users') access to the Licensed Products and/or the Site or liability for damages. All Licensed Products are confidential to the Client Company except as permitted in clause 2.1 above, or by prior written consent of Off‑Highway Research, no portion of the Licensed Products may be reproduced or stored in or transmitted to any other web site, newsgroup, mailing list, or electronic bulletin board, or stored in electronic or print form whatsoever. Any use of the Licensed Products not specifically permitted by this clause is expressly prohibited. Requests for permission for other uses may be sent to Chris Sleight, Managing Director, by email to [email protected] Any such requests shall be subject to Off‑Highway Research's sole discretion and, if granted, may be subject to an additional fee.
All Intellectual Property Rights in and to the contents and design of the Site, and all materials hosted on the Site and/or distributed in conjunction with the Site, including the Licensed Products, are reserved exclusively to the Publishers (which for these purposes may include their suppliers). The Client is not permitted to use or reproduce or allow (for any reason) anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or other trade names appearing on the Site or in the Licensed Products. The software which operates the Site is proprietary software and the Client is not permitted to use it except as expressly allowed under the terms of this Agreement. Such software may not be copied, reverse engineered, modified or otherwise dealt with by the Client.
Off-Highway Research (or its nominee) may render an invoice annually in advance to the Client for the amounts due, plus applicable taxes. The Client shall remit all amounts due within thirty (30) days after receipt of invoice. Without prejudice to Off-Highway Research's other remedies, it shall have the right to suspend the provision of Licensed Products with immediate effect in the case of any overdue payment.
Off-Highway Research reserves the rights to monitor and record activity on the Site, including access to the Licensed Products.
6.1 Subscription Agreements shall automatically renew on an annual basis, unless either party gives the other party hereto written notice of its intention to terminate not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the renewal date. In such case, the Agreement shall expire on such renewal date. For "free access users" and "trial users" Off-Highway Research shall be free to withdraw or change access to the Licensed Products at any time in its sole discretion. For one-off (non‑subscriber) purchases from Off-Highway Research 's online store the permission to use the Licensed Products will last indefinitely unless and until terminated or revoked by Off‑Highway Research.
6.2 Either party may terminate this Agreement in the event the other party breaches a material provision of this Agreement and fails to cure such breach within thirty (30) days after receipt of written notice of such breach, in which case the such party will have the right to terminate this Agreement immediately by giving written notice to the party in breach.
6.3 Where a License Fee is payable, such License Fee is subject to annual adjustment upon prior notice given by Off-Highway Research to the Client. This adjustment shall be at Off‑Highway Research's discretion and may, for example, take into account the Client’s past usage trends. Off-Highway Research will notify the Client of any such adjustment at least thirty (30) days prior to the renewal date, subject to the right of termination described in clause 6.1 (above).
6.4 The rights of termination are in addition to all other rights or remedies of the parties provided in this Agreement or by law. In the event this Agreement is terminated, the Client's (and all Authorised Users') right to access and use the Licensed Products will cease immediately.
7.1 OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE LICENSED PRODUCTS AND THE SITE. OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER LAW, ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND TITLE. OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, CONTENT, OR TIMELINESS OF THE LICENSED PRODUCTS.
7.2 IN NO EVENT WILL OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH, ITS AGENTS, LICENSORS OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS) ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE OF (OR FAILURE TO USE) OR RELIANCE ON THE LICENSED PRODUCTS OR THE SITE, EVEN IF OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THAT SUCH DAMAGES MAY ARISE.
7.3 IF OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH IS HELD LIABLE TO THE CLIENT FOR ANY REASON, IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY LIABILITY OF OFF-HIGHWAY RESEARCH, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM OR CLAIMS (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SITE OR THE LICENSED PRODUCTS EXCEED THE AMOUNT THE CLIENT PAID TO OFF‑HIGHWAY RESEARCH UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE 12-MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE DATE SUCH CLAIM OR CLAIMS FIRST AROSE.
8.1 The Client will be solely responsible for the confidentiality of, and solely liable for the use of and access to the Licensed Products and the Site by Authorised Users. The Client agrees to immediately notify if it becomes aware of any loss or theft of any username/password or unauthorised use or access to the Licensed Products or the Site.
8.2 Where the Client's Authorised Users have a Global Site Licence they can access the Licensed Products via the Client's Intranet it: (i) may not frame or link to the Site or Licensed Products in any way that obscures any of Off-Highway Research 's or the other Publishers' copyright, trademark, and/or other proprietary rights notices, or is misleading as to the source of the Site or Licensed Products, or falsely implies a relationship between Off‑Highway Research (or any other Publisher) and the Client or any other third party; (ii) is solely responsible for creating security measures adequate to protect its Intranet from unauthorised access and harm; and (iii) is solely responsible, at its own cost, for obtaining any third party rights, products, or services needed to configure and operate its electronic delivery systems and the Client's Intranet for use in connection with the Licensed Products.
Off-Highway Research, its affiliates, and its information providers shall not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of the Licensed Products resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of any Site, FTP or any electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, supplier problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labour problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.
This Agreement may only be amended or modified by express written consent of both parties hereto.
11.1 Assignment of Agreement. This Agreement is personal to the parties and the rights and obligations of the parties may not be assigned or otherwise transferred, provided, however, Off-Highway Research may assign this Agreement to its successors, affiliates or to any entity that acquires all or substantially all of the assets of Off-Highway Research.
11.2 Non-Waiver. No delay or omission on the part of either party in requiring performance by the other party of its obligations will operate as a waiver of any right.
11.3 Notices. Notices shall be given in writing by letter (for notices to Off-Highway Research) or, in the case of notices to the Client, by email, or letter as Off-Highway Research chooses, and shall be sent to the intended recipient's last known place of business (i) for Off‑Highway Research, in the UK (for the attention of Off-Highway Research Sales Department) and (ii) for the Client, at the Client address or email address for the attention of the Client contact set out in the Subscription Order Form or online order form or otherwise notified to the Off-Highway Research from time to time. For the purposes of this clause, the correct address details for Client shall be deemed to be those notified to Off‑Highway Research at least 10 days before the date of any notice Off-Highway Research may give to Client. Such letters shall be deemed received on the date of dispatch if sent by fax or email (or on the following business day, if sent after the recipient’s normal business hours) or on the expiry of 2 business days from the date of posting if sent by overnight post.
11.4 No Joint Venture. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between the Client and Off-Highway Research as a result of this Agreement or the Client's use of the Licensed Products or the Site.
11.5 Severability. If any provision of this Agreement shall be invalid or unenforceable, such shall not render the entire Agreement unenforceable or invalid but rather the Agreement shall be read and construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) are not contained therein, and the rights and obligations of the parties shall be construed and enforced accordingly.
11.6 Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Off‑Highway Research and the Client and any terms implied by law which may be excluded by contract are excluded, save that nothing in this clause excludes liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
11.7 Authority. Each party represents and warrants to the other that it has full power and authority to enter into and perform this Agreement (and, in the case of the Client, to bind its Authorized Users), and that the person signing this Agreement on behalf of each party has been properly authorized and empowered to enter into this Agreement ("Authorized Signatory").
11.8 Confidentiality. The terms of this Agreement (including the License Fee) shall be treated as confidential by the Client and shall not be disclosed to any third party without the prior written agreement of Off-Highway Research unless disclosure is required by law or compelled by a court of competent jurisdiction.
11.9 Changes to the Licensed Products. Off-Highway Research reserves the right to: (i) change the content, presentation, means of delivery and/or access to and/or availability of all or parts of the Licensed Products; and (ii) cease publication of the Licensed Products, at its sole discretion. Off-Highway Research will strive, where reasonable, to notify Client of more fundamental changes to, or the cessation of, the Licensed Products.
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England. Both parties irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts presiding in England and the Client must file any cause of action it may have with respect to this Agreement within one year after the cause of action arose or such cause shall be barred, invalid, and void. Off-Highway Research may pursue injunctive relief in any court having jurisdiction over such actions.