Terms and Conditions

This page explains the terms on which you may make use of the CREC website. Please read these terms carefully before you proceed browsing the content or using the website in another way. By using this website you indicate that you accept these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using the CREC website.
CREC refers to the Centre for Research in Early Childhood and any of its constituent organisations: Centre for Research in Early Childhood in Birmingham Charitable Trust, Amber Publications & Training Ltd, Amber Publications & Training LLP and British Early Childhood Education Research Association (BECERA).
The term “CREC” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Amber Publications & Training Ltd, Centre for Research in Early Childhood, St. Thomas Children’s Centre, Bell Barn Rd, Attwood Green, Birmingham B15 2AF. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of this website.
As part of our service, we agree to provide you with information and other services that we may decide to offer, subject to the terms of this agreement. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on this website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You agree and continue to agree to use our services in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the policies and guidelines outlined below. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our website, and in the material published on it, unless otherwise stated. Those works are protected by copyright laws and all such rights are reserved.
Changes made to CREC website: We aim to update the CREC website regularly, and may change the content at any time without notice. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Limitation of liability and warranty: You agree that use of the website and services is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The services provided by our website are provided "as is", without any guarantees, conditions or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy of material displayed on the website, uninterrupted access, or products provided through or in connection with the service, including without limitation the software licensed to the customer and the results obtained through the service.
Specifically, to the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
- Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
  • Loss of income or revenue;
  • Loss of business;
  • Loss of profits or contracts;
  • Loss of anticipated savings;
  • Loss of data;
  • Loss of goodwill;
  • Waste management or office time; and
  • 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: We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy and Data Protection Policy, which also includes information about our use of cookies. By using our website, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the Privacy and Data Protection Policy and consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
Transactions made through the CREC website: Contracts for the supply of goods or services formed through our site, or as a result of visits made by you, are subject to terms and conditions that we advertise in relation to the transaction concerned, for example, for course or event bookings.
Linking to and from the CREC website: You may link to our website, 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. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please email enquiries@crec.co.uk.
Where our website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by 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.
Jurisdiction and applicable law: The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the English law.
Variations: We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact enquiries@crec.co.uk.
Centre for Research in Early Childhood
St Thomas Children’s Centre
Bell Barn Road
Attwood Green
B15 2AF
United Kingdom
Tel: 0044 (0)121 464 0020
Version: April 2019

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