Terms of Use

Welcome to the SHL websites (the “Site“). Through the Site, you have access to a variety of resources and content. These include: (a) software as a service offerings (“Services“); (b) web pages, data, messages, text, images, photographs, graphics, audio and video such as podcasts and webcasts, and documents such as press releases and white papers (“Materials“); and (c) forums, discussion groups, chat areas, bulletin boards, blogs, wikis, e-mail functions, and other services in connection with which you can upload, download, share, email, post, publish, transmit or otherwise access or make available Content (as defined below) (“Forums“). Software, Materials, Forums, and other information, content and services made available on or through the Site are collectively referred to as “Content.” The following are terms of a legal agreement between you (“you” or “your“) and SHL Group Limited and its affiliated companies (“We” or “SHL“). By accessing or using the Site or the Content provided on or through the Site, you agree to follow and be bound by the following terms and conditions concerning your access to and use of the Site and the Content provided on or through the Site (“Terms“) and our Privacy Statement. SHL may revise the Terms and Privacy Statement at any time without notice to you and the revised versions will be effective when posted.

If you do not agree to these Terms, do not use the Site or any Content contained therein.

Additional Terms for Specific Site Content and Areas

Some areas of the Site or Content may have additional rules, guidelines, service agreements, user agreements or other terms and conditions that apply to your access or use of that area (including terms and conditions applicable to an organization and its users) (“Additional Terms”). If there is a conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control with respect to your access and use of that area of the Site or Content.

Use of Services

Your use of Services is subject to separate agreements entered into with SHL such as a license agreement or service agreement that accompanies the Services, ordering documents, exhibits, and other terms and conditions that apply. 

Use of Materials

You may download, store, display on your computer, view, listen to, play and print Materials that SHL publishes or broadcasts on the Site or makes available for download through the Site subject to the following: (a) the Materials may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; (b) the Materials may not be modified or altered in any way; and (c) the Materials may not be redistributed.

Use of Forums

Forums are provided as a convenience to users and SHL is not obligated to provide any technical support for, or participate in, Forums. While Forums may include information regarding SHL products and services, including information from SHL employees, they are not an official customer support channel for SHL.

You may use Forums subject to the following: (a) Forums may be used solely for your personal, informational, noncommercial purposes; (b) Content provided on or through Forums may not be redistributed; and (c) personal data about other users may not be stored or collected except where expressly authorized by SHL.

Reservation of Rights

The Site and provided Content are the intellectual property and copyrighted works of SHL or a third party provider. All rights, title and interest not expressly granted with respect to the Site and provided Content are reserved.

Your Content

You agree that you will only upload, share, post, publish, transmit, or otherwise make available (“Share“) on or through the Site, Content that you have the right and authority to Share and for which you have the right and authority to grant to SHL all of the licenses and rights set forth herein. By Sharing Content, you grant SHL a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive, fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, transmit and distribute the Content for any purpose and in any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed. This includes, without limitation, the right to incorporate or implement the Content into any SHL product or service, and to display, market, sublicense and distribute the Content as incorporated or embedded in any product or service distributed or offered by SHL without compensation to you. You warrant that: (a) you have the right and authority to grant this license; (b) SHL’s exercise of the rights granted pursuant to this license will not infringe or otherwise violate any third party rights; and (c) all moral rights in the Content have been waived to the full extent allowed by law.

You agree that you will not use the Site in a manner, nor Share any Content, that: (a) is false or misleading; (b) is defamatory, derogatory, degrading or harassing of another or constitutes a personal attack; (c) invades another’s privacy or includes, copies or transmits another’s confidential, sensitive or personal information; (d) promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual; (e) is obscene or not in good taste; (f) violates or infringes or promotes the violation or infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights; (g) you do not have the right and authority to Share and grant the necessary rights and licenses for; (h) violates or promotes the violation of any applicable laws or regulations; (i) contains a solicitation of funds, goods or services, or promotes or advertises goods or services; or (j) contains any viruses, Trojan horses, or other components designed to limit or harm the functionality of a computer. SHL may report you to the relevant authorities and may act under the fullest extent of applicable laws if you transmit or upload Content intended or designed to cause harm.

SHL does not want to receive confidential information from you through or in connection with the Site. Notwithstanding anything that you may note or state in connection with Sharing Content, it will not be considered confidential information and will be received and treated by SHL on a non-confidential and unrestricted basis and SHL will not take and will not be required to take any steps to safeguard the confidentiality of any information that you Share, except as described in SHL’s Privacy Statement.

Security, Passwords and Means of Accessing the Site and Content

You agree not to: (a) access or use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any SHL accounts, computer systems or networks (“SHL Systems”); attempt to gain unauthorized access to any parts of the Site or any SHL Systems; (c) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any SHL Systems; and (d) use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site or any SHL Systems without SHL’s express written permission.

If any of the Services require you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as required by the applicable registration form. You may also be required to choose a password and a user name. Access to and use of password protected or secure areas of the Site are restricted to authorized users only. You agree not to share your passwords, account information, or access to the Site with any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords and account information, and you are responsible for all activities that occur through the use of your passwords or accounts or as a result of your access to the Site. You agree to notify SHL immediately of any use of your passwords or accounts that you did not authorize or that is not authorized by these Terms.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

You agree not to use the Site and provided Content, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms or the rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or provided Content.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless SHL, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, due to or arising out of Content that you Share, your violation of these Terms or any additional rules, guidelines or terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site or provided Content provided, or your violation or infringement of any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.

Monitoring

SHL has no obligation to monitor the Site or screen Content that is Shared on or through the Site. SHL reserves the right to review the Site and Content and to monitor all use of and activity on the Site, and to remove or choose not to make available any Content in its sole discretion. SHL may remove Content that is confidential or proprietary to a third party without that third party’s permission.

Termination of Use

SHL may, in its sole discretion, at any time discontinue providing or limit access to the Site, any areas of the Site or provided Content. You agree that SHL may, in its sole discretion, at any time, terminate or limit your access to, or use of, the Site or any Content. SHL may terminate or limit your access to or use of the Site if SHL determines, in its sole discretion, that you have infringed the copyrights of a third party. You agree that SHL will not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or limitation of your access to, or use of, the Site or any Content, including Content that you may have Shared.

Third Party Web Sites, Content, Products and Services

The Site may provide links to websites and access to Content, products and services of third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Site. SHL does not endorse or sponsor this third party Content and SHL is not responsible for third party provided Content or for any changes or updates to such third party sites, and you bear all risks associated with the access to, and use of, such websites and third party Content, products and services.

Disclaimer

EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE SITE, AND ALL PROVIDED CONTENT, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SHL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ALL PROVIDED CONTENT. SHL MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE SITE OR CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE OR ANY PROVIDED CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PROVIDED CONTENT PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

ANY PROVIDED CONTENT YOU ACCESSED, DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED IS USED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. SHL WILL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF CONTENT.

SHL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES OR UPDATES TO, AND MONITOR THE USE OF, THE SITE AND PROVIDED CONTENT AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL SHL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR DATA USE, INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE SITE OR ANY PROVIDED CONTENT.

Exclusions and Limitations

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES. SHL’S LIABILITY IN THESE JURISDICTIONS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND THESE TERMS WILL INTERPRETED TO LIMIT SHL’S LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Privacy Statement

SHL is concerned about your privacy and has developed a policy to address privacy concerns. For more information, please see SHL’s Privacy Statement. Any personal information collected on this Site may be accessed and stored globally and will be treated in accordance with SHL’s Privacy Statement. You understand that SHL collects, uses, processes, possesses, and otherwise stores your personal information and utilization data and may share such data with third party service providers for the purpose of improving or providing services subject to SHL’s Privacy Statement.

Persons Not of Age of Majority

Persons who are not of the age of majority are not eligible to use the Site, and we ask that no information in relation to such persons be submitted to us.

Export Restrictions/Legal Compliance

You may not access, download, use or export the Site, or the Content provided on or through the Site, in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws, restrictions and regulations of the United States and any applicable agency or authority, and to not directly or indirectly provide or otherwise make available any services and products of SHL in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations. As applicable, you will obtain and bear all expenses related to any necessary licenses, authorizations and exemptions with respect to your own use of the services of SHL outside the U.S. Neither the services or products of SHL nor the underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise provided or made available, either directly or indirectly, into any country subject to U.S. trade sanctions, available here, to individuals or entities controlled by such countries, or to nationals or residents of such countries other than nationals who are lawfully admitted permanent residents of countries not subject to such sanctions. By agreeing to these Terms, you agree to the foregoing and represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

Availability of Products

Information on the Site may reference or cross-reference SHL products, programs, or services that might not be available in your location. Such references do not imply that SHL plans to make such products, programs, or services available in your location. Please contact your local SHL representative for more information.

Waiver and Severability

The failure of SHL to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions in these Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part or provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable, such part or provision may be modified to make the Terms as modified legal and enforceable. The balance of the Terms will not be affected.

Applicable Laws

All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Site and provided Content will be governed by the laws of England and Wales. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Site or Content will be instituted in courts located in England and Wales. You and SHL agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

Copyright/Trademark

Copyright © 2018, SHL and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

SHL is a registered trademark of SHL and/or its affiliates. Other names appearing on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Click here for information on making claims of copyright infringement. Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display, or public performance of copyrighted works may be an infringement of the rights of the copyright owner. You agree that you will not use the Site or any SHL site to infringe SHL’s Intellectual Property rights or the intellectual property rights of others. You may not remove, deface, or overprint any notice of copyright, trademark, logo, or other notice of ownership from any originals or copies of SHL software, third party software, or any products or Content you access on or through SHL’s Sites.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact SHL at legal@shl.com. If you have any other questions, contact information is available on the Site.

Last Updated: April 3, 2018