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Tate & Lyle Web Site Terms & Conditions

The use of world-wide web pages of the Tate & Lyle PLC ("T&L") website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below.

Any use of such web pages constitutes your agreement to abide by the following terms and conditions. T&L reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify, alter or otherwise update these terms and conditions and its web pages at any time without further notice and you agree to be bound by any such modifications, alterations or updates.

Please read the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions for the use of T&L's web pages, please leave this website immediately.

These web pages are to be used by individual persons for their own personal use only.

1. Copyright

© Tate & Lyle PLC 2005. The copyright in material on this website is owned by T&L and protected by the copyright laws of the United Kingdom, international copyright treaties and all other applicable copyright and intellectual property laws. You are entitled to copy any information for your own personal use but may not republish any such information in any manner without the prior written consent of T&L. You agree not to remove any product identification, copyright notices or legends or other notices or proprietary restrictions from any of the material or information contained in these web pages. Any unauthorised downloading, retransmission, or other copying or modification of any of the contents of this website may be in breach of statutory or common law rights which could be the subject of legal action. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by T&L.

2. Trademarks and Intellectual Property Rights

The corporate branding is a trade mark of T&L registered in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. T&L uses Her Majesty's Warrant as an appointed supplier. In addition, certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs to the pages of this website may constitute trade names or are registered or unregistered trade marks of T&L. The display of any of the above trade names or trade marks on pages at this website does not imply that any licence has been granted to any third party in respect of the same. All other product or company names and devices, logos, icons, graphics or designs referred to on the pages of this website are the trade marks of their respective owners and are exhibited only in such a manner as is intended to be for the benefit of such trade mark owners and T&L intends no infringement of such trade marks. The appearance or absence of product, services, companies, organisations, home pages or other websites on this website does not imply any endorsement or non-endorsement thereof by T&L. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by T&L.

You acknowledge that T&L is the exclusive proprietor of any and all intellectual property rights (including without limitation any copyright, design right or registered designs) in and to any of the products appearing on or ordered through these web pages.

3. Products and Product Claims

Reference to any product or service on the site does not constitute an offer to sell or supply that product or service and does not mean that the product or service is available in all countries or that the name, description or specification of the product or service will be the same as that included on the site. Specific advice concerning the availability and suitability of any particular product or service should be sought from the local T&L affiliate, distributor or agent concerned.

Any data relating to product claims of any kind is provided in good faith for your information. Customers should take their own advice with regard to all legal and regulatory aspects of our food ingredients and their usage for human consumption. Tate & Lyle accepts no responsibility for the validity of the claims set on this website.

4. Securities

No information on this site shall constitute an invitation to invest in T&L or any affiliate. The price of shares and the income derived from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.

5. Information submitted to T&L

All information (including but not limited to ideas, suggestions, concepts and graphics) submitted to T&L through this website will become the exclusive property of T&L. T&L will not be subject to any obligation of confidentiality and will be free to use the information for any purpose.

6. Content

The information, materials and functions contained in the website including text, graphics, links or other items are provided on an "AS IS" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law T&L disclaims all warranties, representations, understandings whatsoever, express or implied, specifically including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from computer viruses, and non-infringement of third parties' rights.

7. Exclusion of Liability

T&L shall not be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential loss or damage whatsoever including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, contracts, data, goodwill, work stoppage and computer failure resulting from the use of or inability to use, interruption or availability of this website, its operation or transmission, computer viruses, loss of data or otherwise in respect of the use of the website and howsoever caused even if T&L shall have been advised of the possibility of such damages. T&L excludes any liability for any errors or omissions from information, materials and functions included in this website except to the extent that such liability may not be lawfully excluded under the applicable law. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law T&L disclaims all liability for negligence.

8. Linked Sites and Third Party Promotions

T&L is not responsible for nor assumes any liability for the contents of other websites or home pages which are linked to or from T&L's web pages including, but not limited to, those which are linked by way of a third party promotion. T&L shall have no liability in respect of material hyperlinked to or from T&L's web pages which may be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory, threatening or obscene or otherwise not in accordance with such regulations as may be from time to time in force. The provision by T&L of a link to another website does not constitute any authorisation by T&L to you to access materials held at that location, nor is it evidence of any endorsement by T&L of the material held there.

9. Discussion Fora

This website may include, from time to time, forms of discussion fora such as, but not limited to, chat rooms discussion or bulletin boards. These terms and conditions shall apply thereto but for the avoidance of doubt, T&L expressly excludes all liability whatsoever for the contents of such discussion fora contributed by third parties.

10. Location of Operation

T&L manages this website from London, England, UK and makes no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations outside the United Kingdom.

11. Privacy Statement

T&L respects your privacy and will not sell or make available in any way your personal information except where you have specifically asked us to or where this has been made available to a discussion forum provided on this website from time to time. The nature of the services provided by T&L means that we may obtain certain information about you. This statement sets out the principles governing our use of your data. By registering to use the services and by using the T&L web site generally, you agree to this use. Our general guidelines regarding the use of your data are as follows: When you register to use certain areas of the site, we will ask you to provide certain data, such as your contact details and company information. We will store this data and use it to contact you, provide you with details of services and otherwise for the normal use and improvement of the site, unless you have asked us not to do so. We may also use the data you provide us in response to surveys and to aggregate user profiles. For the avoidance of doubt, T&L will not pass data to any third parties except to enable you to receive information you have requested to be sent to you by post (we will disclose your address). To enable us to monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address, the details of the web site you came from. Our site may link to other web sites and we are not responsible for their data policies or procedures or their content. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose on-line. You accept the inherent security implications of disclosing information on-line over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.

12. Governing law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this website.

If you have any questions concerning the terms and conditions please contact Victoria Betteridge

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