Terms of Service


The material made available through this Markfield Institute website is for information purposes only and cannot be used and/or relied upon for any other purpose.

Markfield Institute makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, as to the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of this website or the information, products or services contained in these pages or their fitness for any purpose whatsoever. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore entirely at your own risk.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in these pages, their content is naturally subject to change. It is the responsibility of the user/reader to check the accuracy of relevant facts before entering into any financial or other commitment based upon them. In no event will Markfield Institute be held liable in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence) and/or breach of statutory duty for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to any loss of data and/or economic loss and/or loss of profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of this website or the information contained therein.

Within this website you are able to access and link to independent third party sites which may feature information which is of interest to you. Markfield Institute has no control over the subject matter, content and/or availability or otherwise of such sites and as such, assumes no responsibility whatsoever in respect of such site(s). The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within in them, by Markfield Institute.

Please advise us if you consider any third party links to be inappropriate, illegal or offensive. Markfield Institute reserve the right to remove such links if in its sole opinion Markfield Institute believes it to be inappropriate, illegal or offensive.

Every effort will be made to ensure that this website runs without any problems or interruptions, however Markfield Institute will not be liable for and takes no responsibility for this website being temporarily unavailable due to technical or other reasons.

Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all information contained within this website belongs to Markfield Institute and is copyright Markfield Institute, irrespective of whether a copyright symbol and/or statement is present. All trademarks are hereby acknowledged by you as belonging to Markfield Institute. The Institute asserts its moral rights to the information contained within this website. Any requests about use of Markfield Institute copyright material should be addressed to the maintainer of the page, where this is apparent, otherwise webteam@lboro.ac.uk.

Markfield Institute will, upon notification, consider removing any material open to legal objection pending investigation.

In all matters relating to this website the applicable law shall be that of England and Wales.

Freedom of Information Act 2000

The Freedom of Information Act confers a right on individuals to know what information is held by public authorities and to obtain access to that information. Hence, where requested to do so, the Institute has a duty to disclose information held by it, including information held by it electronically.

Some information may be absolutely exempt from disclosure, for example, personal information and information received by the Institute in confidence. Other information may be exempt if the public interest lies in withholding the information rather than in disclosing it e.g. information that is commercially sensitive. As a consequence of this legislation, information provided by users of the Institute’s website may be disclosed to third parties where a request for access has been made and where no exemption applies.

Please consult our further information about the Institute and Freedom of Information, including the Institute’s publication scheme.

IT Acceptable Use Policy

Members of the Institute, staff and students, using this Website whether as information providers or information users, are reminded that they are required to abide by all relevant Institute policies, in particular the IT Acceptable Use Policy.

Institute Legal Services Team

The Legal Services Team provides professional legal support to the Institute’s activities.

Export Control

Markfield Institute is committed to ensuring that its activities are carried out in compliance with all relevant export control obligations.

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