Terms of use

These terms of use tell you how you may use our website. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and agree to comply with them. 

Privacy policy

Read our privacy policy here. The policy applies to your use of our site and sets out the terms on which we process any personal information we collect from you or that you provide to us. 

Accessing our site

Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or uninterrupted. It is unlikely we will do so until after our community consultation process is complete, but we reserve the right to suspend, withdraw and/or discontinue our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it, including the logo. Those works are protected by copyright laws and all such rights are reserved unless we have expressly agreed otherwise.

You, your business or an organisation can use our climate content for commercial, non-commercial, academic or research uses worldwide (including to copy, modify, amalgamate, download, distribute or otherwise use the climate content). 

Our climate content (meaning guides, clauses and glossary terms) is free to use subject to the following conditions: 

  1. Tell us about how you have used our climate content by emailing [email protected] 
  2. The disclaimer. 

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any information or content displayed on our site.

Please note that, in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, 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 content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Uploading content to our site

Except for the website pages that invite you to submit content, you may not upload or post any content to our site. We will use information contained in enquiries uploaded to our site in accordance with our Privacy policy.


You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

Linking to our site

You may link to our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

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 to our site in 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.

If you wish to use any content on our site other than as set out above, please [email protected].

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, we provide these links for your information only. We have no control over the content of those sites or resources.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

These terms of use, their subject matter and formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact us

If you have any questions about these terms of use, please email [email protected].

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