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Terms of Use

Last Updated: January 2012.


This is a legal agreement (the "Agreement") between you and ECV Consultancy Ltd ("ECV") stating the terms and conditions under which you may access and use any website or webpage operated by ECV (collectively, the "Site"). By accessing or using the Site in any way you agree to and are bound by this Agreement.

ECV reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time without prior notice to you. In such an event, your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of any and all changes to the Agreement. The most current version of the Agreement can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at

Prohibited Activities

You agree not to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, transfer, license, sell, reverse engineer, create derivative works based on, or use for any commercial purpose any of the information, documents, files, text and graphics contained in the Site (the "Content"), or the selection and arrangement of the Content. You agree not to use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction methods in connection with the Site. You agree not to use or access this Site for any purpose that is unlawful, or in any manner which could cause it to be disabled, damaged, overloaded, or impaired or interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment of this Site. You agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Restricted Feature by hacking, password "mining", misrepresenting your identity, or any other illegitimate means.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Site may contain links to websites controlled by third parties. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by ECV of the contents of such third party websites.

Privacy Policy

ECV's Privacy Policy is made a part of this Agreement by reference, and can be viewed by clicking here.

Terms of Sale

ECV's Terms of Sale are made a part of this Agreement by reference, and can be viewed by clicking here.

Proprietary Rights

The Site, the Content, and the selection and arrangement of the Content are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other intellectual property laws. All proprietary rights are expressly reserved.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Site and the Content are provided "as is", and you acknowledge that your use of the Site is entirely at your own risk. ECV disclaims any and all warranties or conditions, express, statutory and implied, with respect to the Site or the Content or any third party sites linked to the Site, including without limitation warranties as to merchantability, title, operation, non-infringement, usefulness, completeness, accuracy, reliability and fitness for a particular purpose. Further, ECV does not represent or warrant that the Site will be available and meet your requirements, that access will be uninterrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to your computer system.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall ECV, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, service providers or suppliers (each, an "ECV Party" and collectively, the "ECV Parties"), be liable for any damages, including without limitation any indirect, consequential, special, incidental, or punitive damages arising out of, based on, or resulting from your use of or inability to use the Site or the Content or any third party websites linked to the Site, even if such ECV Party has been advised or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages, and without regard to whether the damages arise from breach of contract, breach of warranty, negligence, or any other cause of action. If you are dissatisfied with the Site, the Content, or any part of this Agreement, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site. If any portion of this limitation is found to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then in no event shall any ECV Party be liable for damages in excess of one hundred British pounds sterling.

The disclaimers and limitations contained in this Agreement apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, and are not intended to deprive you of any mandatory protections provided to you under applicable law.

Termination or Suspension

ECV may terminate this Agreement, or terminate or suspend your access to the Site at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the Site will immediately cease and any information you have stored on the Site may not be retrieved later.

Governing Law

The Site is administered by ECV from its offices in England. The Site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. All disputes, controversies or claims arising out of or in connection with the Site shall be submitted to and be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England. You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England to finally adjudicate or determine any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or in connection with the Site. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.

General Terms

Any consent by ECV to, or waiver of, a breach of this Agreement that you have committed, whether express or implied, shall not constitute a consent to, or waiver of, any other, different or subsequent breach. In the event that any provision of this Agreement is determined to be unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

Except for any written agreements with ECV that expressly reference this Agreement, this is the entire Agreement between you and ECV relating to the matters contained herein, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and ECV with respect to the Site. ECV may assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any right or obligation hereunder.

Terms of Sale

Last Updated: January, 2014.

These Terms of Sale form part of the Terms of Use of the Site, which can be viewed by clicking here.


ECV accepts registration and payment for select courses online, subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. Registration

Participants may register by contacting ECV with payment by cheque or bank transfer, or online through the ECV website with payment by credit card.

2. Payment Receipts

All registered delegates will receive an acknowledgement of registration, together with confirmation of payment.

3. Cancellations and Refund Policy

Cancellations by delegates must be made in writing and received two weeks before the seminar, or three weeks if indicated in the course brochure. It is regretted that no refunds will be made or invoices cancelled after this date and the full registration fee will be payable. Substitutions may be made at any time.

4. Cancellations by Organisers

We reserve the right to cancel the event if it is under-subscribed or for any other reason. In the event of cancellation we will endeavour to give delegates two weeks notice and the fee will be refunded in full. We cannot be held liable for any pre booked travel or accommodation costs.

5. Hotel Accommodation

Participants will be responsible for organising their own hotel accommodation and payment thereof.

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 3, 2021.

This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use of the Site, which can be viewed by clicking here.


Your privacy is important to us! ECV is committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of your personal information. The following outlines our pledge to you:

1. Purpose

The purposes for which your personal information is collected shall be identified before or at the time the information is collected.

2. Consent

Your knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information except where required or permitted by law.

3. Limited Collection

The personal information collected must be limited to those details necessary for the purposes identified by ECV.

4. Limited Use

Personal information may only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected unless you have otherwise consented, or when it is required or permitted by law.

5. Security

Personal information must be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information.

6. Access

You have the right to access your own personal information, and to correct any inaccuracies.

7. Data Retention

ECV does not retain your information for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purpose of your interaction with us.

8. Cookies and Third-Party Services

ECV is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

ECV's disclosure regarding Cookies and Third-Party Services is made a part of this Privacy Policy by reference, and can be viewed by clicking here.

Cookies and Third-Party Services

Last Updated: July 3, 2021.

This disclosure of Cookies and Third-Party Services forms part of the Privacy Policy of the Site, which can be viewed by clicking here.


A "cookie", or "HTTP cookie", is a file stored in your browser to deliver services, remember your preferences, or maintain and improve the Site.

First-party cookies

ECV does not set any cookies.

Third-party cookies

Some third-party service providers set their own cookies, which ECV has no control over. A list of observed third-party cookies is provided below, and a list of all third-party service providers and their privacy policies is also provided on this page.

Cookie name Purpose
JSESSIONID Set by WorldPay:

Enables WorldPay to supply payment processing on the Site.


Third-party services

ECV only uses "third-party services" when necessary to deliver and maintain the essential functionality of the Site, and works hard to maintain your trust by selecting providers that are leaders in their domain areas and have robust privacy policies.

Service Description Privacy notice
WorldPay Provides payment processing, which we use to offer online payment options such as VISA.
Font Awesome Provides icon libraries, which we use to help you enjoy and navigate the Site, like this:

Google Fonts Provides open source designer web fonts, which we use to help you enjoy and navigate the Site. We use the following fonts from Google:



Freepik Provides high quality illustrations, which we use for backgrounds in the Site.