Design for Homes (registered company number 03996067) whose registered office is at Ferry Works, Summer Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0QJ (“Design for Homes”,”we”, “us”) owns and runs an architect search service (“Architect Search”) through www.designforhomes.org and www.architectsearch.co.uk (the “Websites”). Design for Homes provides Architect Search as a free service available through the Websites or by contacting Design for Homes direct. Subject to the limitations and exclusions contained in this disclaimer, we will use our reasonable endeavours to provide you with lists of architects which substantially match the criteria you have provided us for the purpose of carrying out the search (“Architect Lists”). In using the Websites and/or submitting to us a request for an Architect Search (by whatever means), you acknowledge and agree the following:
- All Architect Lists are compiled and provided to you entirely at our discretion.
- We do not give you any warranties or representations of any kind, whether express or implied, in relation to Architect Lists, Architect Search or the Websites. You use Architect Search and the Websites at your own risk.
- Subject to paragraph 9 below, we will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any losses you suffer as a result of using the Websites or Architect Search including (without limitation) loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill, whether these losses are direct or indirect.
- Neither Design for Homes nor any of its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, affiliates, agents, third party content providers, sponsors, licensors, or the like, makes any representation or warranty or condition whatsoever, either express or implied, to you:
4.1. that the Websites will be uninterrupted or error-free;
4.2. that the Websites or the computer server from which the Websites are made available, are free of viruses or other harmful components;
4.3. to the accuracy, content, timeliness, completeness, legality, reliability, quality or suitability of any information, advice, content, service, products or merchandise provided through the Websites;
4.4. that Architect Lists are complete, accurate or up to date;
4.5. that any architects included on any Architect List are suitable or appropriate for your purposes;
4.6. to the competences, professional qualifications, trade certificates and membership of relevant regulatory bodies (e.g. Architects Regulatory Board) of any architect included on any Architect List; and
4.7. to the performance by any architect included in any Architect List of any obligation contained in an agreement between you and that architect.
- We do not and will not act as agent or in any other capacity for or on behalf of you or the architects contained in any Architect List and it is your sole responsibility to contract with any architects contained in any Architect List and we will accept no liability whatsoever in relation to or in connection with any such contracts.
- Design for Homes may use, store or otherwise process any personal information including but not limited to your named address (“Personal Information”) provided by you in your use of the Websites. Such Personal Information may be processed by us for the purpose of providing you with an Architects List (the “Purpose”). Should the Purpose for which your Personal Information may be processed change, we will notify you.
- If any provision of this Disclaimer shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of this Disclaimer which shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision of this Disclaimer is so found to be invalid or unenforceable but would be valid or enforceable if some part of the provision were deleted, the provision in question shall apply with such modification(s) as may be necessary to make it valid.
- We may amend the Disclaimer by posting notice of such amendments on the Website or by sending you written notice describing the relevant amendments. Such amendment will become effective on a date specified in the notice.
- Nothing in this Disclaimer excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation.
- This Disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.
Here endeth the lesson.