Terms & conditions

Disclaimer and Legal Notices

These disclaimers and legal notices form the terms and conditions for using the hbinfo website. Using the site indicates acceptance of these terms and conditions.

The information provided on this website is provided for reference purposes and guidance only. No responsibility is accepted for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the site content. Reference to any organisation or person in this website, or any site that it is linked to, does not indicate any form of endorsement. hbinfo does not take responsibility or accept liability for any loss or damage resulting from using this website and its content or any other site that it is linked to.

It is a condition of allowing you and/or your organsiation access to the material on this website and the message boards that hbinfo will not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind, including direct, indirect, special and consequential loss or damage of any kind, arising from the use of this information obtained either directly or indirectly from this website inlcuding the any content within the message boards,

hbinfo webpages are frequently updated and improved. New content will be added as it is available. Although we will attempt to keep information accurate, the accuracy of the information provided cannot be guaranteed.

Links to other website’s from this site are provided to allow visitors ready access to further information that may be of relevance. The inclusion of a link on this website should not be interpreted as endorsement. hbinfo cannot take responsibility and will not accept liability for the content provided on any sites that it’s website is linked to. Visitors to linked sites must judge for themselves the accuracy and quality of the information provided, and take responsibility for the appropriateness of acting on such information.

All design, images, text and content of this site is copyrighted (other than text and content which is subject to Crown Copyright). You are granted permission to print off entire pages and whole documents from this website, for personal use only, provided that: all copyright notices are retained; the following copyright notice is included on all copies – © hbinfo All Rights Reserved – and the pages and documents are not modified in any way.

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Message Boards

In addition to the message board registration rules and other terms and conditions, mentioned elsewhere on this site, please note:

It is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Please remember that we do cannot actively monitor the contents of all posted messages all the time and are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views of hbinfo or any associated entity. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realise that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use this message board to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or otherwise violative of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyrighted material is owned by you. Although we do not and cannot review all the messages posted and are not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we reserve the right to delete any message for any reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.