Terms of use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our websites www.infra-news.com, www.infra-americas.com, www.infra-latinamerica.com, www.infra-asia.com and www.infra-deals.com (our "site"), whether as a guest or a Subscriber or an Authorised User. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

YOUR ATTENTION IS IN PARTICULAR DRAW TO OUR TERMS GOVERNING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AT CLAUSE 8 BELOW.

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE A SUBSCRIBER YOU ARE OBLIGED TO PROCURE THAT EACH AUTHORISED USER CONNECTED WITH YOUR ACCOUNT COMPLIES WITH THESE TERMS.

If you are a Subscriber or Authorised User additional terms govern your use of the Site and Subscription Services for further details.

  1. INFORMATION ABOUT US
    1. www.infra-news.com, www.infra-americas.com, www.infra-latinamerica.com, www.infra-asia.com and www.infra-deals.com are sites operated by Inframation Limited ("We" or "Inframation"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 04581107 and have our registered office and trading address at 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1BE, UK.  Our VAT number is GB181741896.
  2. DEFINITIONS
    1. In these terms and conditions of use (together with the documents referred to on it) the following words shall bear the following meanings: -
      1. "Account" - an account opened by a Subscriber with Inframation to enable access to one or more of our Subscription Services for a specified number of Authorised Users.
      2. "Authorised User" - an employee, partner, director, independent contractor or agent of a Subscriber whose name and email address has been provided to us by a Subscriber to have access to our Subscription Services and in respect of whom we have provided a username and password.
      3. "Content" - means all text, images, information, material, databases and data on our site or provided as part of our Subscription Service.
      4. "Subscriber" - a person (being a natural person, company or other corporate undertaking or legal entity) who has an Account for one or more of our Subscription Services
      5. "Subscription Services" the supply of:
        1. on line news, analysis features and reports in relation to infrastructure finance in: -
          1. Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia;
          2. USA, Canada and Latin America;
          3. Latin America
        2. email bulletins for: -
          1. Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia;
          2. US Canada and Latin America;
          3. Latin America
      6. an online search facility of our database of infrastructure finance transactions;
      7. an online search facility of our database of infrastructure asset owners and access to country specific factbook reports.
      8. "Subscription Terms" - our terms and conditions for use of our Subscription Services available to view by Subscribers and Authorised Users here

  3. ACCESSING OUR SITE

    1. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

      In order to access certain services and Content you must register with us as a Subscriber or be an Authorised User. See clause 4 below.

      From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to Subscribers and Authorised Users.

      Subscribers and Authorised Users are provided with, a user identification code and password as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person. In particular Authorised Users are not permitted to share their user identification code or password with any other person whether such person is an employee, partner, director or agent of the Subscriber to which their access is related. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by a Subscriber or Authorised User or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

      When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use policy at clause 13

      You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

  4. REGISTRATION AND SUBSCRIPTIONS

    1. In you are interested in our Subscription Services please contact us.

      Charges are payable for our Subscription Services depending upon which services you choose to subscribe for and the number of Authorised Users you would like to have access to such services.

      You may register for a free trial, for up to a maximum of two weeks, of our Subscription Services. If you do so, for the length of such trial period you are considered, for the purposes of these terms to be a Subscriber and any employee partner, director or agent that you register to access the site on your behalf during such period is considered to be an Authorised User. As such you are bound by the terms and conditions and our Subscription Terms.

  5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

    1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and in our Content. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

      If you are a Subscriber or an Authorised User you have additional rights and obligations in respect of our Content and Subscription Services you receive. Please see our Subscription Terms for Further details.

      You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

      You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

      Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

      You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

      If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

  6. RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

    1. Subject to any warranty provided to you under our Subscription Terms, Content is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We endeavour to ensure that our Content is accurate and complete at the date it is first published, however all Content, is supplied without any warranty (expressed or implied) as to the accuracy or completeness. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on our Content by any visitor to our site or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

  7. OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

    1. We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the Content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

  8. OUR LIABILITY

    1. Subject to our Subscription Terms, the material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

      1. All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

      2. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

        1. loss of income or revenue;

        2. loss of business;

        3. loss of profits or contracts;

        4. loss of anticipated savings;

        5. loss of data;

        6. loss of goodwill;

        7. wasted management or office time; and

      3. for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

    2. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

  9. INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

    1. We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

  10. VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES

    1. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

      By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

      We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

  11. LINKING TO OUR SITE

    1. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

      You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

      Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy

      If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to admin@inframationgroup.com

  12. LINKS FROM OUR SITE

    1. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

  13. ACCEPTABLE USE

    1. You may use our site and Subscription Services only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site or our Subscription Services:

      1. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

      2. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm any person in any way.

      3. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

      4. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

    2. When we consider that a breach of this clause 13 has occurred we may at our discretion take such action as we deem appropriate. Failure to comply with this clause constitutes a material breach of the terms of use on which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions: -

      1. Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the site and our Subscription Services.

      2. Issue of a warning to you.

      3. Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

      4. Further legal action against you.

      5. Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities and the courts as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

    3. We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of this clause 13. The actions described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

  14. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

    1. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

      These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

  15. TRADE MARKS

    1. INFRANEWS. INFRAAMERICAS, INFRALATINAMERICA, INFRAASIA and INFRADEALS are registered trade marks of Inframation Limited.

  16. VARIATIONS

    1. We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

  17. YOUR CONCERNS

    1. If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact dprice@inframationgroup.com.

      Thank you for visiting our site.