Terms and conditions

Acceptance of terms and conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using or obtaining any materials, information, products or services through our website. By accessing ISO Navigator™ and/or ISO Navigator Pro™ or by purchasing any of our products or templates, you agree to accept, without limitation or qualification, all of these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, please exit www.iso9001help.co.uk.

Ownership

www.iso9001help.co.uk (the website) and its trademarks; ISO Navigator™ and ISO Navigator Pro™ are unregistered Trademarks of Vanguard Management Systems Ltd - Company Number 09921115.

The website 'www.iso9001help.co.uk' offers products for sale (collectively the 'products or templates) and information on ISO 9000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The products, templates and information that are offered bythe website and its affiliates (collectively, 'we' or 'us').

Access to and use of the website and the products and templates is subject to any specific terms and conditions set forth on the individual pages within the website and these terms and conditions (collectively, the 'terms'), and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademark.

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd reserves the right at any time to change any of the terms and conditions contained herein or any information contained in the website. Any such changes will appear on the individual pages of the website and/or on this screen. By using the website, you agree in advance to accept any such changes.

Product copyright and use

All Products are copyrighted materials, belonging to Vanguard Management Systems Ltd, which are protected under UK and International copyright law. You may use the products as templates to edit to create your own manuals, policies, procedures and forms. You may modify the Microsoft Word versions of the products directly in order to create your own.

You may save the products on a shared file server, intranet, SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365, or ther proprietary digital storage solutions, or any other electronic media for access by more than one person. Please note that copyright protection means that you are not allowed to sell any of the products or distribute them to a Third Party.

Intellectual property rights

All trademarks and other intellectual property rights in all text, images and other materials on this website are the property of Vanguard Management Systems Ltd. No reproduction of any part of this website may be sold or distributed for commercial gain nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or website.

Security

The webiste is run from a third party secure server. All payments are processed by PayPal. We do not see customers' payment information, only their name and email address. All of the products and templates have been scanned for viruses and malware using Avast! Premier.

Debit and credit card payments

For credit card orders, visit any product page on this site and select the product you would like to purchase. You will be directed to PayPal's secure web server page where you can fill out and submit an order form. When payment has been completed you will then be re-directed to our download page. We are PayPal Verified.

You can pay using your debit or credit card, using PayPal, without having to register with them. Your statement or account will show 'ISO9001HELP' as the payment reference. PayPal will automatically process the payment in your native currency.

Returns policy

You may delete (and return any disks) the product for refund or cancellation of invoice (as appropriate) within 14 days of download or delivery. All ownership and copyright of the software and derived materials remain the property of Vanguard Management Systems Ltd until such time as it has been paid for in full.

You may evaluate the software for 14 days, payment is due on the 15th day. If you you decide, for any reason, the the software is not suitable for you, e-mail us and cancel your order order within 14 days.

No guarantees or warranty

Your use of the website and/or the products is at your own risk. The website contains information, facts and opinions from various individuals and organizations. The website is provided on an 'as is' basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which are imposed by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement.

Neither Vanguard Management Systems Ltd's website nor its affiliates, agents and representatives endorse or are responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any content on our Website. The content on our website is general in nature and correct to the best of our knowledge. However, the content on our website should not be understood as advice.

The content of our website may or may not be useful information for you or your company because every situation, individual, company and auditor is different. We explicitly give no guarantee or warranty whatsoever on our website, their usability, completeness, compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or OHSAS 18001 or any other standard or requirement.

Use ISO Navigatorwith ISO 9005:2005 and ISO 9001:2008. Use and ISO Navigator Pro™ with ISO 9000:2015, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, you are solely responsible for deciding its relevance and applicability given your unique situation. No liability is accepted if you choose to act upon this information.

Remember, the products and templates are collections of documentation that have been successfully implemented and used at the companies for which they were initially developed. The products and templates are sold on an 'as is' basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, other than those warranties which are imposed by and incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification under the laws applicable to this agreement.

Neither Vanguard Management Systems Ltd nor its affiliates, agents and representatives endorse or are responsible for the completeness, accuracy or reliability of the products. The products may or may not be useful templates for your company or your circumstances because every situation, company and auditor is different.

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd explicitly give no guarantee or warranty whatsoever on the products, their usability, completeness, compliance with ISO 9001 or any other standard or requirement. If you have difficulties downloading or opening a file, please contact us.

Hold harmless

By accessing our website and/or by purchasing the products you agree to hold harmless Vanguard Management Systems Ltd from and against any and all claims, actions, and damages (including legal fees) resulting from your use of our products and templates, or your use of the website and the content of the products and website.

Limitation of liability

Neither us nor any of our subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents, representatives or licensors shall be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury or any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, the website, the products, or any materials, opinions or recommendations of third parties on the website.

This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damage. In jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, our liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law.

You hereby waive any and all claims against us and our subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents, representatives and licensors arising out of your use of the website, the products, templates, or any materials, opinions or recommendations of third parties on the website.

Resources and referrals

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd disclaims all responsibility for any referrals made. You, as the ultimate recipient of any referred products or services, assume full responsibility for interviewing, investigating and qualifying any product, service, company, or individual referred to you by Vanguard Management Systems Ltd and its website.

You agree and hold harmless Vanguard Management Systems Ltd from and against any and all claims, actions, and damages (including attorneys' fees) resulting from your use of any product, service, company, or individual referred to you by Vanguard Management Systems Ltd and its website.

General terms

The terms apply to your use of the website, including all transactions you effect through the website. If a court finds any of the terms to be unenforceable or invalid, the unenforceable or invalid term will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and the other terms will remain valid and enforceable.

The terms, together with our privacy policy and the items made a part of these terms by reference, make up the entire agreement between us relating to your use of the website, and replaces any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding your use of the website.

Use of ISO Navigator and ISO Navigator Pro

The website does not intend to add to, detract from, or in any way change or misrepresent the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or OHSAS 18001 as they apply to the requirements for certification to these standards.

The website is provided merely as guidance, to help clarify the text of the standard, for organizations wishing to interpret the requirements in order to obtain a common understanding on the intent of the standards.

You may only use the website if you are at least 18 years of age and can enter into binding contracts. You may only use the website to make legitimate purchases. You may not use the website: to make any false, fraudulent or speculative purchase; or otherwise violate any law; or for any other purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions.

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd may, at any time and without advance notice or liability, terminate or restrict your access to all or any component of the website.

Privacy

Your use of the website is subject to our Privacy Policy. Our client list is updated every six months to reflect our latest customers. We do not see customers' payment information, only their name and email address.

Information about who purchases our products and templates is derived solely from the email address that is provided by the customer at the time of check-out. Your e-mail address will never be abused, sold or shared - period!

Promotional Information

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd may make information regarding specific programs, offers or promotions, which we are conducting, available on the website. Any such program, offer or promotion is subject to the specific terms, conditions and restrictions listed on the website in connection with such program, offer or promotion.

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd reserves the right to alter or withdraw any program, offer or promotion at any time. Each program, offer and promotion is void where prohibited by law. Please refer to and read carefully any terms, conditions and restrictions included on the website in connection with each program, offer or promotion.

Availability

The website is available worldwide to anyone with internet access. However, the website may not be continuously available due to maintenance or repairs or due to computer problems or crashes, disruption in internet service or other unforeseen circumstances.

The website contains information on products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a product or service on the website does not imply that such product is or will be available in your location.

The content of the website, including advertising content, is intended for use and display only where its use and display are permissible in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Each product and service is void where prohibited by law.

Links

Vanguard Management Systems Ltd do not review or monitor any web sites linked to the website and are not responsible for the content of any such linked web sites. Your linking to such web sites is at your own risk. In addition, you agree not to link your web site or any other third party website to the website without our express prior written consent.

Governing law and choice of forum

These terms and conditions and any disputes arising out of or related to the website, products or use of the website or products, shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with, English law.

You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions or your use of the Website shall be filed only in English courts, and you further agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.

Questions or comments regarding the Website and the information contained in the website should be directed to by email to us. Any communication or material transmitted to us via the website or e-mail is transmitted on a non-confidential basis.

Copyrights and trademarks

The content included on the website, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, graphics, illustrations and artwork, video, music and sound, and names, logos, trademarks and service marks, are the property of Vanguard Management Systems Ltd or its licensors or suppliers and are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws.

ISO Navigator™ and ISO Navigator Pro™ are unregistered Trademarks of Vanguard Management Systems Ltd - Company Number 09921115.

You agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use without our written permission.

To request such permission, e-mail us including your name, address and a description of the purpose of your intended distribution and the information you would like to distribute.