Terms and Conditions

1. General 
1.1. This Website (“The Website”) is produced by Total Board Solutions Ltd (“TBS”/”We”/ “Us”), a limited liability company with IPC Certified Interconnect Designer (CID) qualification based on the leading IPC standards for PCB design. This Website has been prepared for information purposes only.

1.2. By accessing this Website or downloading materials from this Website, you agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) set out below. Where you are using the Website in the course of your business, you agree to these terms on behalf of that business. If you do not agree with the terms (or are not authorised to do so) you should not access this Website. 

1.3. Access to and use of this site is subject to the following terms. By using and accessing this site you are agreeing to be bound by these terms, which take effect immediately on your first and all subsequent visits to this site. These terms may be changed at any time and without notice by posting changes here. You should review these terms regularly to ensure that you are aware of any and all changes. Continued use of TBS Website, after changes to these terms are posted, means that you have agreed to be bound by these terms as updated and/or amended. 

1.4. Failure by TBS to exercise or enforce any right conferred upon it shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement of that or any other right on any later occasion. 1.5. These Website Terms and Conditions are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute which may arise out of or in connection with these Website Terms and Conditions.

2. Disclaimer

2.1. The information and any commentary on the law contained on this Website, including handouts, seminar notes, and publications, is provided free of charge for information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other advice. Every reasonable effort is made to make the information and commentary accurate and up to date, but no responsibility for its accuracy and correctness, or for any consequences of relying on it, is assumed by any member of TBS.

2.2. The information and commentary does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person on a specific case or matter. You are strongly advised to obtain specific, personal advice from a lawyer about your case or matter and not to rely on the information or comments on this site.

2.3. Neither TBS nor its Members accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance upon information published on this Website. In no circumstances will We be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Website.

2.4. Through this Website you are able to link to other Websites which are not under the control of TBS. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement the views expressed within them.

2.5. Every effort is made to keep the Website up and running smoothly. However, TBS takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

3. © Copyright and Links

3.1. All information, data and materials used in the Website are protected by rights, including copyright, design rights, database rights and trade marks. All these rights are either owned by Us or licensed to Us by the rights owner(s) for use with the Website or otherwise used by Us as permitted by applicable law. 

3.2. The materials published on this Website are, unless otherwise stated, the copyright works of TBS and/or the individual Member/s of TBS.

3.3. You may:

3.3.1. Print, download or make copies of materials published or extracts from the Website which are of interest to you for your own personal, non­commercial use; 

3.3.2. Provide occasional copies to others for information purposes only provided that you do so free of charge and the copies do not comprise substantial parts of the Website. 

3.3.3. When you do make copies for yourself or others, the content of the published material and the copyright notices must remain intact, your communication of the content must not be misleading or inaccurate and a copy of this notice must accompany any copies of the materials which you provide to others.

3.4. You may not republish any content or material available on our Website on any other public Website or alerter service without our prior written consent. You may not create a link to any part of our Website, without our prior written consent.

3.5. No other use of the materials published on this Website is permitted without the express prior written consent of TBS.

4. Acceptable Use Policy 

4.1. You agree to use the Website as permitted by these Terms and for lawful purposes only. In particular, you agree not to:

4.1.1. Use the Website to receive, access or transmit material that is obscene, sexually explicit, defamatory, threatening, degrading, racist, in breach of confidence or in breach of third party intellectual property rights (including copyright) or otherwise objectionable or unlawful; 4.1.2. Impersonate any person, or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;

4.1.3. Access or attempt to access parts of the Website that you are not authorised to access;

4.1.4. Interfere with the use of the Website by other users; 4.1.5. Use the Website to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems or interfere with services to other host providers, networks or Websites;

4.1.6. Use the Website to knowingly or recklessly transmit material (including viruses) or otherwise use the Website so as to cause harm to the Website, TBS or other users or which is likely to bring the Website or TBS into disrepute; or 

4.1.7. Intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while using the Website.

5. Privacy Policy

5.1. Any personal information that We collect from you will only be used by Us in accordance with TBS Privacy Policy, a copy of which can be found on the Website.

6. Complaints Procedure

6.1. TBS is committed to providing its clients with advocacy and advice of the highest quality. However, if you have a complaint you are invited to let Us know as soon as possible. Full details of how this may be done can be found in TBS Complaints Procedure, a copy of which is available on the Website.