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Terms and Conditions

1. Website

The Website is owned and operated by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA). By using and/or visiting the IPA Website (the Website), you hereby agree to these terms and conditions. These terms apply to all users of the Website.

2. Website Access

The IPA hereby grants permission to use the Website provided that you do not copy any part of the Website in any medium without the prior written consent of the IPA, that you do not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose and that you comply fully with the terms and conditions of use of this Website.

3. Third Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by the IPA. The IPA takes no responsibility for the content or privacy policies of any third party websites.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

The content of the Website including the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos and interactive features, and the trademarks, service marks and logos are owned by or licensed to the IPA, and the content is subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights which belong exclusively to the IPA. The content of the Website may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the IPA. You hereby agree not to distribute any of the content of the Website other than as expressly permitted under these terms. You may download material from this site for personal use only. You further agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the content thereof.

All materials provided are intended for informational purposes only and are subject to change to withdrawal by the IPA at any time without notice.

All comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to or through the Website shall be considered non-confidential and shall belong to the IPA. By submitting any materials to the Website, you hereby assign to the IPA all worldwide, rights, title and interest in the copyright or other intellectual property rights to such material.

You also agree that, in submitting material to the Website, you will not include any material which may damage the IPA or any third party or that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate. The IPA disclaims all and any liability in connection with submissions uploaded onto the Website.

The IPA does not in any way endorse any submission or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, except insofar as any opinion, recommendation or advice is clearly expressed to be by representatives of the IPA.

The IPA does not permit any material which infringes copyright or any other intellectual property rights from being uploaded onto the Website. If the IPA is notified by any person that any material on the Website is infringing any other person's rights, the IPA will remove all that infringing material and/or submissions forthwith, without notice to the user. The IPA also reserves the right at any time to remove any material or submissions which it deems to be unlawful, indecent, dishonest or in anyway detrimental to the IPA without prior notice.

The IPA reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time.

5. Value and pricing of downloadable materials from the IPA website

Some material on the IPA website may be downloaded and in such cases an implied licence to do so is provided by the IPA to the individual user for his/her purposes only. Some of this material requires an online payment to be made. The IPA reserves the right to alter its pricing structure for such materials at any time and without warning.

6. Delivery Policy

Events and training courses are intangible so a delivery policy is not necessary but for publications please see our timings:

As soon as an order arrives and payment is received a confirmation will be sent via e-mail. Your items will be dispatched to you on the same or next mailing day. It is very rare that it would not be within 48 hours and is usually on the same day.

UK deliveries are sent 'First Class', so expect to receive your package the following day.

Our Standard shipping charges are for 'Air Mail -Small Packet' delivery via UK Royal Mail and this normally takes 3/4 days to Europe, 5/7 days to USA and maybe an extra day or two to the Far East, Australia.

Unless of course chose to receive your order via courier. In this instance delivery will be agreed at the time.

PDF publications are downloaded by the individual from our website so no separate delivery from the IPA.

7. Cancellation, Returns, Refund Policy

Each event/training course has its own policy and this information can be found at time of booking.

8. Privacy Policy

Please click here to view both the IPA’s Privacy and Cookies policies

9. Warranty Disclaimer

You agree that your use of the Website shall be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the IPA, its officers, directors, employees, and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the Website and your use thereof. The IPA its officers, directors, employees, and agents make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this Website's content and assume no liability or responsibility for:

  • any errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;
  • personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the Website, any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein;
  • any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Website;
  • any bugs, viruses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Website by any third party; and/or
  • any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Website.

10. Limitation of Liability

Nothing in these terms shall exclude or in any way limit the IPA's liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or any other liability to the extent such liability may not be excluded or limited as a matter of law. The IPA will not be liable for any loss of actual or anticipated income or profits, loss of contracts or for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind howsoever arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, whether or not such loss or damage is foreseeable, foreseen or known.

The Website is controlled and offered by the IPA in the United Kingdom. The IPA makes no representations and gives no warranties that the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any local laws.

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