Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting our Website. https://firedoorinspectorsregister.co.uk ("Website") is operated by Housing H&S Compliance UK Ltd (“we” or “us”). This document provides you with information about your use of our Website and the terms on which we make our Website available to you (“Terms of Use”).

Please also read our Privacy Notice to learn more about how we handle your personal data as well as our Cookie Policy.

  1. By using our Website, you accept these Terms of Use

By visiting our Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to any of these terms, please refrain from using our Website. We recommend that you print a copy of this document for future reference.

We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use and any of our Policies from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check them to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained within our Policies may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.

  1. We may make changes to our Website

We may update and change our Website from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users' needs or any other aspect of the way we run our business.

Through the Website, you may gain access to the commercial products and services of Housing H&S Compliance UK Ltd. In addition to these Terms of Use, there may be additional Terms and Conditions relating to your use/purchase of such services which you should read carefully before using/purchasing any such products or services.

You must not use the Website in any way that causes or may cause the Website to be damaged or access to the Website to be interrupted at all.

  1. You must keep your membership account safe

If you are a member, your login details should only be accessible by you; it must not under any circumstances be registered or operated automatically by a computer programme or otherwise.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

  1. Disclaimer

We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or that your ability to use it will be uninterrupted. Some parts of our Website are only accessible to members. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business or operational reasons.

The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the content on our Website.

While the information contained in the Website has been compiled from sources reasonably believed to be current and reliable, we make no warranties, representations or guarantees, whether express or implied, about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of such information and will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered because of any error or omission which may occur.

Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked sites or any information that you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

  1. Uploading content

Some information or material, such as on our Website forum, is uploaded to the Website by other users. The forum is monitored by us to safeguard individuals against defamatory content which may be uploaded by users from time to time. However, any information or materials uploaded by other users of the Website have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not necessarily represent what we think or what our business believes.

If you wish to complain about any information or materials uploaded by other users, please contact us at office@firedoorinspectorsregister.co.uk

  1. Our responsibility

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.

We exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms implied by law that may apply to our Website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise however it arises and, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • your use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
  • your use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.

Without prejudice to any other provision contained within these Terms of Use, we shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use of, or inability to use, the Website or any of its contents. Whilst precautions are taken (such as checking that all documents uploaded are virus-free), we do not guarantee that any part of the Website is free of infection by viruses or anything else that may be harmful or destructive to the device used to access this Website. For the avoidance of doubt, if any use of the Website results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, we shall not under any circumstances be responsible for those costs.

The exclusions of liability in this section apply to the fullest extent permissible by law.

  1. Intellectual Property and Branding

Unless expressly stated otherwise, all intellectual property rights in our Website (this means copyright, design rights, trade marks, patents, rights in any inventions and any other rights that are similar) and the material on our Website are, as between you and us, vested in us (except for any pre-existing rights belonging to you or others).

You must not use any part of the content on our Website (except any content that you have generated) for commercial purposes.

In connection with your use of the Website, you are however permitted to view, copy, download, store, retransmit, display, distribute, show or play in public any part or content of the Website for the purposes of research, private study or for internal circulation within an organisation, if all the following conditions are adhered to:

  • you retain all copyright notices and other proprietary notices contained in the original material on any copy you make;
  • Housing H&S Compliance UK Ltd is quoted as the source and the content of the material is not adapted or modified in any way; and
  • you do not use the Website nor the material in any manner which would otherwise constitute an infringement of any third-party rights (including any intellectual property rights).

We reserve the right to vary and change our branding either totally or in part with or without notice and irrespective of medium or format.

  1. Contributions

Where you submit any contribution to the Website, including through forums you agree to grant us, free of any charge, the right to reproduce, create derivative works from and exercise copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution and in accordance with any restrictions set out in our Privacy Notice from time to time. We will not reproduce or use any private messages sent by you through our Website in any way unless we are permitted or required to do so by law.

You are responsible for making sure that any contributions you make, or which are made on your behalf on our Website do not breach the rights (including intellectual property rights) of anyone else. If any third party makes a claim against us that any contributions made by you or on your behalf infringes any of their rights in any way, you must indemnify us for all claims, liabilities, loss, damage, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal expenses) that we suffer or incur because of or in connection with such contribution.

You must read and agree to abide by our forum rules as part of the Fire Door Inspectors Register terms of Reference document. If you do not agree to abide by our Forum rules, you must not use our forum on our Website.

  1. Submitting comments

We reserve the right not to include in the forum, any comment that we feel should not be included, for example comments that:

  • are racist, sexist or abusive
  • promote individuals, organisations or products/services
  • are outside our consensus view (e.g. of an extreme or contrary nature), or
  • are inaccurate or irrelevant to the issues being responded to

We will not pass your details on to any other party. The only reason we may use your details is if we need to contact you for administrative reasons regarding the forum you have commented on.

For further information on how we handle personal data, please view our Privacy Notice

  1. Search engines and email addresses

Member-only forums are not crawled by search engines.

Your email address is not visible to other forum users. To contact another user outside the forums, you should use our private messaging service. If you disclose your email address in a forum posting or private message, you do so at your own risk and we do not accept any liability for any consequences you suffer because of this.

  1. Links outward

With the exception of the Housing H&S Compliance UK Ltd and Prism Fire Risk Management Ltd websites, other links may be provided to other third-party websites which are not under our control. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy policies, content or practices of these other websites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, we do not endorse any of the products or services advertised or available on any of the sites that we link to.

In our events calendar, we may include links to other third-party websites; for example, where you can see a map of the event venue location. These links are provided for general information purposes only are we shall not be responsible for the content of these websites or the accuracy of the information given.

We retain the right to add or remove links on the Website at any time.

  1. Links inward

You may link to the home page of our Website (www.firedoorinspectorsregister.co.uk), provided you do so in a way that is fair, legal and does not damage our reputation in any way.

All links to our Website must be appropriate and relevant in the context of our activities.

  1. Complaints about the forum

You must not post complaints on the forums or post a complaint about identifiable users, moderators or moderating action.

If you are concerned about a moderating decision, posts or communications from a moderator, the forum rules or another user’s behaviour or post, please email us directly and make sure that you explain your concerns to office@firedoorinspectorsregister.co.uk

All concerns are considered by the Team and then discussed where appropriate. Will usually aim to get back to you in five working days.

  1. Which laws apply to any disputes?

Please note that these Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.