Terms & Conditions
Terms and conditions to use the Cement Business Research website and contents
This website is owned and operated by Cement Business Advisory Limited (CBA), registered in England with registration number: 09422500. CBA’s offices are at 5 The Perrys, 133 Aylesbury Road, Wendover, Bucks HP22 6JN, UK. Reference to “us” or “we” or “our” means Cement Business Advisory Limited. CemBR and CBA may be used interchangeably in these terms. CemBR is a trading name of CBA. In consideration of making this website available to you, you agree that by accessing and using our website (“the Site”) at www.cembrgroup.com and all the material and information provided on it (the “Content”) you will be bound by the terms and conditions (“the Terms”) that appear below. The language used throughout is English.
These Terms and Conditions also apply to all event Applications which CemBR uses from time to time for the live events. It must be noted that these Apps are provided by an external entity, and therefore their Terms and conditions are deem to apply on a case by case basis.
Terms and Conditions
Intellectual Property Rights
The copyright, database rights, trademarks, logos, domain names, and other intellectual property rights (“Intellectual Property Rights”) in this Site (“the IPR Content”) belongs to us.
You are not permitted to copy or change/adapt the IPR Content, layout, or code of this Site, or create an archive or database containing all or parts of the IPR Content for any business purpose or other commercial exploitation, without our specific written consent.
Our name may not be used in any way without our prior written permission.
Lawful Use of the Site
As a condition of your use of our Site, you warrant to us that you will not use our Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You may not use our Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair our Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of our Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through our Site.
Links to other websites
This Web Site may contain links to other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). Some of the Linked Sites are not under the control of CBA and CBA is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. CBA is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. CBA is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CBA of the site or any association with its operators.
Purchasing and usage terms
VAT (Value Added Tax)
Purchasers located in the UK will be charged VAT at current UK VAT rates. Purchasers located in the European Union (EU 27) and are VAT registered will be required to provide their VAT number. Incorporated purchasers with a VAT number in the EU, will not be charged VAT. Non-VAT registered purchasers from the EU will be charged VAT at current UK VAT rates (EU rule: VAT is paid in the country of production). Purchasers located outside the EU will not be charged VAT (Out of Scope of VAT).
Payment must be made for the full amount indicated on the invoice or checkout process. Any local taxes that may apply in various tax jurisdictions around the world must be borne by the purchaser. We reserve our right to refuse or cancel an order if such taxes are not paid by the purchaser. We also reserve the right to refuse or cancel orders for whatever reason we deem appropriate.
Once you place an order for a product listed on our website, payment for that product becomes due and owing immediately.
Licensing and fair usage
All purchasers are requested to respect the licensing of the reports from CemBR. CemBR reports are sold with a specific licence arrangement. There are three main licence arrangement that CemBR uses for its reports:
– Individual licence – for the exclusive use of the individual purchaser
– Corporate licence – for the use of the whole organisation of the purchaser. In the case of international cement companies, this means the purchasing organisation only as defined by its location and activities and not the whole international cement company.
– In the case of cement associations with several members, we will seek to negotiate and agree an association fee (at a discount to the total price of all individual members purchasing the report independently). In such case, the association is permitted to share the report with its members. We reserve the right to refuse a sale to an association if an appropriate association fee cannot be agreed.
No licence allows dissemination or forwarding of the report to persons outside the purchaser’s organisation.
Any usage of data, insights, and other information provided by CemBR in its reports or in the Knowledge Hub of this website by purchasers of reports or professionals with access to the Knowledge Hub, must be accompanied with a reference to CemBR as the source of such information.
CemBR reserves the right to introduce any means that would secure adherence to the licence agreement. These means may include electronic tags etc. which would facilitate the monitoring of the report once it has been sent to the client. Also, CemBR reserves the right to pursue any licence infringements by purchasers via legal means.
You may not assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid for any reason, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. Failure by either of us to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.
Usage of CemBR content
All data/information provided by us is proprietary information that belongs to us and is protected by UK and international copyright law and conventions. Except as set forth herein, direct or indirect reproduction of the data/information, in whole or in part, without CemBR’s prior consent and without giving credit to CemBR is prohibited.
Disclaimer and limitation of liability
The CemBR website:
We provide the Site on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis. You should not rely on any of the Content on the Site. We shall not be responsible or liable for any losses or damages that anyone may suffer as a result of relying on the Content of our Site.
CemBR and CBA are not registered and authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authorities. As such, we do not provide financial advice.
We cannot guarantee the speed or security of the Site. We shall not be responsible for the presence of any viruses, electronic bugs, Trojan horses, etc., and any damage that they may cause or loss that you may suffer, directly or indirectly, because of a virus attack that is traced to our Site.
We will not be liable for any direct, indirect, or consequential losses that you suffer through your access or use of the Site or other material on the Internet via web links from this Site.
The data provided in all CemBR products carries the following disclaimers:
This data was prepared from sources of data and information that CemBR and CBA believes to be reliable but CemBR and CBA make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness. All data was obtained from publicly available information, our internal analysis and other third party sources believed to be reliable. We have not sought to verify data obtained from public sources or third parties and it makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of such data / information.
The data is provided solely for informational purposes and is not to be construed as providing advice, recommendations, endorsements, representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever. Opinions and information provided are made as of the date of the data issue and are subject to change without notice. We shall not be liable for any errors in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereof.
This data is provided by CemBR/CBA on an “as is” and on an “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of this data in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. CemBR, or its affiliates, shall have no liability arising from this data. We disclaim all warranties with regard to the information provided, including the implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
CemBR makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the use or the results of the data in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability or otherwise.
We shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular we shall not be liable for any special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, or damages for loss of profit, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to this data or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under stature, in equity, at law or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
The recipient of and other parties privy to the data agree to indemnify and hold CemBR and CBA, its shareholders, owners, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees and subcontractors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers’ fees and costs, made by any third party due to, or arising out of Client’s use of this data, the infringement by Clients or other users of the data using Clients’ resources, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.
CemBR and its owner Cement Business Advisory Limited are not registered and authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. All data provided by us cannot be construed as providing financial advice or recommendations. Although you may use at your discretion our data to support your decisions, you must rely solely on your own financial advisors and other relevant professionals if you wish to proceed with an investment decision. If you construe our data as providing financial advice and recommendations, you must not use said data.
All trademarks contained within our reports, data documents and other services have been developed by and belong to Cement Business Advisory Limited. These trademarks are protected by the English Common Law.
Applicable Legal jurisdiction
Irrespective of where you may have accessed this website, you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. English Law will govern these Terms.
Modification of Terms
We may change these Terms from time to time. You are required to check these terms regularly. You will be bound by any changes to these Terms from the time you next access the Site. If you do not agree with any changes to these Terms please do not use the Site.
Terms and conditions for CemBR hosted events
Through this Portal, the Host (CemBR – a trading name belonging to Cement Business Advisory Limited) offers Users the possibility to conclude an attendance agreement for a chosen Event. During this agreement the User completing an attendee registration for an event will be termed: Customer.
These Terms must be read in conjunction with CemBR’s Terms and conditions above.
ATTENDANCE AGREEMENT IN THE EVENT
The Customer can purchase an Attendee Ticket for the event.
Attendee Ticket – a ticket to the Event, which includes the opportunity to participate in all sessions held during the Event, lunch and refreshments offered in the course of the Event, documentation of the Event (when available), use of the Event App (if available), and the Gala dinner (if available).
In order to conclude the Agreement, the Customer has to:
– click the “Purchase” button,
– select the number of tickets the User intends to purchase,
– fill the registration form, which includes the data necessary to conclude the Agreement, in particular the data of the person who will participate in the Event (Attendee),
– click “Place order” button,
CemBR will approve your order and you will be sent a link for payment. If the User has purchased more than one Attendee tickets, he will need to fill in the details of all attendees.
The conclusion of the Agreement between CemBR and the Customer who has performed all the actions described above is reached at the moment of approval of the order for participation in the Event with the duty of payment. Confirmation of the order with the duty of payment is equivalent to acceptance by the Customer (and on behalf of all his Attendees) of the CemBR Terms for the event and the CemBR general Terms and conditions. The Customer is obliged to familiarize his Attendees with all Terms and conditions.
The Host will send the Customer a confirmation of the conclusion of the Agreement to the email address provided in the Form. If the Customer does not receive such confirmation, the Customer is obliged to notify the Host immediately. The Customer is obliged to check the correctness of the data contained in the confirmation. The Host is not responsible for any incorrect or false data provided by the Customer in the Form.
CemBR may offer one of their products to the attendees for free. These products may contain advertisements and they will be delivered to the attendees immediately after the event subject to the attendees being present at the event. If a person is registered as an attendee and has paid, but does not turn up at the event, CemBR will not forward the product advertised for the event to the registered person.
PAYMENT AND PAYMENT METHODS
The cost of participation in the Event is indicated in the specific event currency and is each time notified to the Users of the Portal before clicking the “Place order” button, that is, before concluding the Agreement.
The ways to purchase a ticket for the event are:
– By credit card
– By bank transfer
In case of paying by bank transfer, CemBR will forward payment instructions to the Customer. The full registration of the Attendees will occur once payment has reached the CemBR’s account. The Customer will be notified when the order has been completed.
There may be options to book hotel rooms together with registering for an event. The details for these options are specified clearly on the website in the “For Attendees” section. CemBR has the right to discontinue these options at any time and for whatever reason. If the Customer has paid for “Registration and Accommodation” option, is then guaranteed the rooms booked for the nights and cost indicated on the website. Following the discontinuation of the “Registration and Accommodation” option, CemBR offers no guarantees about the price and availability of the rooms at the event hotel. CemBR will have no further involvement with the booking of rooms at the event (or other hotels) and the attendees will have to make their own arrangements for accommodation.
PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT
The Event is organized by the Host and any entities related to the Host, in particular employees, entities cooperating with the Host on the basis of civil law contracts and entities that, through a factual relationship with the Host, participate directly or indirectly in the organization of the Event.
The Host has the right to entrust the performance of the Agreement to a third party. In such a case, the Host will provide the Customer with the identifying details of the third party and its contact details.
The Host has the right to record and publish photographic and audiovisual materials connected with the course of the Event and to make these materials available to third parties.
Participation in the Event is equivalent to the Attendees’ consent to the recording, use or spread by the Host and its related entities of the image of that person for information, promotional and marketing purposes. The Attendee is not entitled to withdraw the consent mentioned in the previous sentence for a period of 24 months, counting from the date of conclusion of the Agreement.
The Host has the right to establish additional and independent terms and conditions for participation in particular Events.
The independent terms and conditions mentioned above will be provided to the Customer who has concluded the Agreement in connection with a particular Event or its Attendees before the beginning of that Event.
The independent terms and conditions that have been provided to the Customer or its Attendees before the beginning of the Event for which it has concluded the Agreement with the Host are binding for the Customer and the Attendees.
If the owner of the facility or any other person who has a right other than ownership – to the facility where the Event will be hosted, establishes additional rules for the use of the facility, then these rules are binding for the Customer and his Attendees.
The Host does not bear the costs of travel and accommodation and other expenses of the Attendees, related to the Event. Nor does the Host bear any other costs of the Customer or Attendees that are incurred in connection with the Event, including appropriate insurances.
Attendees are not allowed to refer to other Attendees, speakers and the Host in a way that violates their dignity or is against the general rules of social coexistence. Attendees are required to behave in a way that does not disturb other Attendees’ participation in the Event.
In order to establish all details related to the participation of the Customer and its Attendees in the Event, the Host will contact them using the email address or telephone number provided in the Form.
CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT
The Customer, until the beginning of the Event, has the right to appoint another Attendee to participate in the Event instead of the Attendees previously indicated in the Form – with no additional cost. The Customer indicates the replacement in writing or electronically using the Host’s contact information.
In case of cancelling the participation in the Event notified by the Customer:
– There will be no refund of the ticket (and accommodation if included) cost
For the needs of these terms and conditions, the cancelation from the Customer is also understood to be the cancellation of the Customer’s Attendees from the Event.
CHANGES TO THE EVENT: CANCELLATION
The Host has indefinite right to make changes to the Event. Such changes may affect the content of the Event, course, programme, format, speakers, date, location, merge with another Event.
If changes mentioned above are made, the Customer or its Attendees will be immediately informed by the Host. The Host does not cover refund of costs incurred by Customers or Attendees as a result of making changes mentioned above.
The Host has the right to make the following changes to the Agreement in justified circumstances:
change of the Event from the one originally selected by the Customer, to another – indicated by the Host, which will be held within 24 months from the date of the change;
changing the format of the Event to an interactive (online) one, which will be held within 24 months from the date of the change.
In the event that the Host cancels the Event, a refund of the ticket price after a 20% administrative deduction will be made to the Customer. No other costs incurred by the Customer will be reimbursed.
AGREEMENT (PURCHASING OF TICKETS) TERMINATION
The Host may terminate the Agreement (The purchasing of event tickets) at any time with 3 days notice. In such case, the Host refunds to the Customer the payment made by the Customer to the Host to cover the cost of participation in the Event. The Host may terminate the Agreement with immediate effect if the Customer fails to make the payment to the Host for the cost of participation in the Event, within the deadline set by the Host.
The Host is not responsible for any damages incurred by the Customer or his Attendees during the Event, including for items lost, destroyed, or stolen. The Customer and his Attendees should have a valid insurance policy in this scope for the duration of the Event. The Customer is responsible for obtaining the necessary visas, and all other travelling documentation or actions (for e.g., vaccinations) required by the country where the event is located.
At the event venue: To the fullest extent permitted by law, Customer assumes full responsibility for the conduct of all their attendees at the event and liability for loss and/or any damage done to any part of the venue premises caused by Customer’s attendees of the event. For the safety of persons and property, no fireworks or incendiary devices may be used indoors at the venue. Customer also agrees that their attendees will not create any unreasonable disturbance to other guests or meetings, such as excessive noise, smoke or fog machines, dry ice, confetti cannons, candles, incense, or any activity that generates offensive smells. If any of the Customer’s attendees bring along personal items to the event spaces or the venue in general, they shall do so at their own risk. Host shall bear no liability for any losses and damages unless the damage is demonstrably due to gross negligence or intent of the Host.
The Host is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any hotel suppliers or third parties or any personal injuries, death, property damage or other damages or expenses resulting from the use of such suppliers or third parties. The Host is not responsible for any statements, assurances and commitments made by Attendees and speakers presenting at the Event.
Customer’s account at the hotel: The Host is contracted with the venues and hotels for the delivery of an event. Customers and their attendees must familiarise themselves with the Hotel’s Term and conditions prior to booking. The Customer is fully liable for all expenses incurred at the hotel (accommodation if booked directly, all incidentals like food, drinks and other expenses) the customer and their attendees may create during their stay at the Hotel and they do not form part of the conference programme (coffee breaks, lunches, receptions, gala dinners etc. as specified in the programme).
Any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with CemBR products and services and CemBR Events shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.