Terms and conditions
Using our website
CPNI website is available for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions that take effect from the date of first use. You agree to use this website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any other third party.
CPNI website and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided "as is", without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied.
We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of CPNI website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
CPNI has taken every care in preparing this protective security advice, which is informed by intelligence on the threat. However, the CPNI cannot accept any liability to any person or company for any financial loss or damage arising from the use of this advice or from any failure to give advice.
The names, images and logos identifying CPNI are proprietary marks of CPNI. The unauthorised use of CPNI logos and/or any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted.
All CPNI publications are protected by Crown copyright in the UK and are also protected elsewhere in the world through international treaties. We control the copyright to our work under delegated authority from the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (who is also Director of the Office for Public Sector Information (OPSI)). You may not reproduce, adapt or translate our material in any way (including electronically, by photocopying or recording) without our permission.
Material from other organisations
Some of the material we publish contains copyright material belonging to our partner organisations. Such material is protected by Crown copyright and also by the copyright of those organisations. Our material usually makes it clear when this is the case. To re-use this material you must obtain their permission in addition to ours.
Period of protection
Crown copyright exists in everything that we create for 125 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is created. If the material is commercially published within 75 years of it being created it is protected for 50 years from the end of the year it was commercially published. If our material is no longer protected there are no requirements to obtain our permission before copying the material. However, you may not reproduce our brand, you must still show an acknowledgement to us and you may not pass off the material as being from us. Again, please contact us for advice if you are unsure.For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, please refer to the guidance on the OPSI website.
Linking to CPNI website
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages on this website. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. CPNI pages should load into the user's entire window.
Links on CPNI website
We are not responsible for the content or reliability of any websites we link to on CPNI's website. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.
We make every effort to check and test material published on this website at all stages of its creation. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.