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Licence Agreement

This licence agreement applies to on-line versions of the Managing for Timber Quality/Ecological Site Classification/Forest Gales/Forest Maps/Hylobius Management Support System/Ecosystems Indicators ("SOFTWARE").

You should carefully read the following terms and conditions before using this software. Your use of this software indicates your acceptance of this licence agreement and warranty.

You shall not alter, modify or reverse engineer the original software or give anyone else permission to do so. Unregistered use of the SOFTWARE after the beta-testing evaluation period will be in violation of UK and international copyright laws.

Disclaimer of Warranty

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. THE FORESTRY COMMISSION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESSED, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. THE FORESTRY COMMISSION WHO MAKE THE SOFTWARE AVAILABLE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU USE THE SOFTWARE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SOFTWARE.

Limitations of Liabilities

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE FORESTRY COMMISSION BE LIABLE TO ANY USER ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER'S USE OR MISUSE OF THE SOFTWARE. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE. For the avoidance of doubt the Forestry Commission shall not be liable for the result of any actions taken by the user based on guidance provided in the SOFTWARE. Whilst the Forestry Commission makes reasonable endeavours to ensure all data entered in the SOFTWARE is backed up, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE FORESTRY COMMISSION BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF ANY INFORMATION ENTERED BY THE USER ON THE SOFTWARE. It is advised that you keep copies of information entered on to the software, in case of loss of data on the system.

Data Protection Act

The Forestry Commission is a data controller under the Data Protection Act. Under the Act, the Forestry Commission have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party or other government department unless you give us permission to do so.