Terms and Conditions

Use of this website

Please read this carefully as it affects your legal rights and sets out the terms and conditions on which we, The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors - UK and Ireland ("We"), will allow you to use this website and the information contained within it. The Web Site is offered to you conditional on your agreement with these terms and conditions and your continued use of it signifies agreement with them in their entirety and without modification.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimers

We endeavour to ensure that the information in the website is accurate and helpful at all times. However, We cannot ultimately warrant the accuracy of that information and cannot be held liable for any use or reliance you may make of or put on it except as specifically agreed with us in any further agreement we may make with you in writing.

The information contained in Resources is general in nature, and is only intended as a guide and is not meant to substitute for advice provided by specialists and professionals. Users are advised to consult with an expert on any particular problem. The case studies published are examples only and do not apply to all companies or situations. We do not endorse the way any individual company carries out its business. No claims or endorsements are made in relation to the Resources and We disclaim liability for the accuracy of the information contained therein or any consequences of any use or misuse of it to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Any link (be it a hypertext link or other referral device) used on the website (including Resources) is provided solely for the use and convenience of the visitor. The link does not represent any endorsement or recommendation by us and does not mean that We have any association with the linked website. We are not responsible for the content of any web sites that have links with our website or for the legal consequences of your entering into any contracts with the third parties that have these linked websites and We do not accept any liability for any loss, damage, expense, costs or liability whatsoever incurred by you as a result.

We will not be liable for any loss, damage, expense, costs, delays or other liability whatsoever (including without limitation any financial losses such as loss of profit) which you may incur as a result of any event beyond our reasonable control (including without limitation any failure of transmission, communication, computer or other facilities or your inability to access the website for any reason or any failure, error or delay in the sending or receiving of any notice or communication or instruction through the post or any electronic medium).

Nothing within these conditions operates so as to exclude, limit or restrict our liability for death or personal injury.

Where you deal as a consumer, nothing in the above exclusions affects your statutory rights.

Intellectual Property Rights

The contents of the Web Site are Copyright © The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors unless otherwise stated. Use of such copyright will only be permitted within the scope of the licence contained at "Your use of the website" below.

Trade marks displayed may be registered and nothing contained in these conditions or the website should be construed as granting by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any of the trade marks without the permission of the owner of the trade mark. However, copying and printing of those web pages which contain our trade mark is permitted within the scope of the licence contained at "Your use of the website" below.

Privacy policy (data protection)

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) values the privacy of its members, customers and visitors to its website and is committed to upholding each individual's right to privacy.

The information we collect, process or use is treated securely and in accordance with the IIA's privacy policy, described below. Whenever you give us personal data, you are consenting to its collection and use in accordance with this policy, including our use of cookies explained below.

Collection and use of information

The information we collect will be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used and we will do our utmost to ensure that such information is accurate and complete.  IIA members may view and update their information in the 'My profile' and 'My contact details' in the Members area of the website, after logging in.

The IIA will use the information you have provided for delivering the service or product you have requested.Our communications with you may be via post, telephone or email.  We may disclose your information to our approved service providers, such as venues and mailing houses. We will keep your information for a reasonable time and may also use it to profile your preferences, provide advice and to keep you informed of our products and services which we believe will be of interest to you.

If you are giving us information about another person we will take this as confirmation that they have appointed you to act for them and that you are properly authorised to consent on their behalf. 

You may choose to opt-out of receiving communications alerting you to news and offers at any time. To do so use the unsubscribe link provided in the email or contact membership@iia.org.uk. Alternatively you can do this within 'My communication preferences' in the Members area of the website.

We may share your information with the global Institute of Internal Auditors in the USA, this will be used solely for the purposes of issuing members with a password to the IIA Global site.

We never sell or share your information with other companies. We may conduct postal mailings on behalf of third parties on a commercial basis where we think the service will be of interest to you and if you have chosen to opt-in to this type of communication.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you. We may make a charge (of no more than £10) for this. Please see 'Further information and questions' at the bottom of this policy for the IIA Data Protection Officer's contact details.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. The IIA website uses some unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer. Read more about how we use cookies.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. The IIA is not responsible for the information privacy practices or the content of these other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of these linked websites as their privacy practices may differ.

Security safeguards

The IIA respects your data and has taken appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure we have mitigated against such risks as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of data.

Further information and questions

If you have any questions regarding privacy or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please contact:

IIA Data Protection Officer
13 Abbeville Mews,
88 Clapham Park Road,
London  SW4 7BX.

dataprotection@iia.org.uk
+44 (0) 20 7498 0101


General notices

We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions under which the website is offered at any time. Any such change in terms and conditions will be effective once reflected in the text of these terms and conditions and published on this web page. You should check the terms and conditions periodically to ensure that you are aware of and complying with the current version.

The interpretation, construction, effect and enforceability of this agreement and your use of the website shall be governed by English Law, and you and We agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts for the determination of all disputes relating to your use of the website.

Any enquiries should be directed to webmaster@iia.org.uk