Website Use Terms

Last updated: 27/03/19

General

Please read these terms of use (hereafter known as the “Terms”) carefully, as they explain your legal rights and obligations when using www.shepherdoffshore.com (hereafter known as the “Website”), which is owned and operated by the trading companies within the Shepherd Offshore Group and those within the Mitford Estate corporate structure (hereafter known as the “Group”, “we,” “us” and “our”), Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom, registered in England under company number 00988764. These Terms exclusively concern your use of the website and are not a substitute for the terms and conditions used for the supply of goods or services from our company to yours.

The Shepherd Group of trading companies includes;

Shepherd Offshore Group Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number 06450756, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

Shepherd Offshore Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number 00410017, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

Shepherd Offshore Services Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number 00988764, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

Shepherd Offshore (Scotland) Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number SC406760, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

The Mitford Estate corporate structure includes;

Mitford B Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number 06450852, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

Mitford F Limited, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number 06450567, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

Mitford Estate LLP, Offshore Technology Park, 1 Rendle Road, Walker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 3NH, United Kingdom (registered in England under company number OC334157, registered with the ICO under data controller number Z9483764)

By using this Website, you consent that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to our Terms, you should stop using this website immediately.

 

Your Use of the Website

Acceptable Use of the Website

The material on this Website includes all content and images used on this website and is there for your general information and use only.

You may print off one copy of any of our Website pages for your own personal use, but you may not attempt to alter the physical or digital copy in any way or use the material separately. You may inform others in your company of our website but this is subject to certain conditions (for more information, see “Intellectual Property”).

Unauthorised Use of the Website

Your use of this Website is subject to these Terms and all applicable laws and regulations. You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes:

  • In any way which may cause damage (either deliberate or unintentional) to the Website or how it is used by other visitors, such as its performance, availability or accessibility.
  • To attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, or the Group server.
  • To contact the Group with any type of communication that is defamatory, menacing, obscene, indecent, abusive, and objectionable or in breach of English law.
  • To upload files which contain viruses or other harmful material.
  • To link to our website without the Group’s permission.
  • To upload files which infringe on the intellectual property rights of another person or company.
  • To download or store copies of any information on the Website without the Group’s permission.
  • To replicate the information on the Website (see “Intellectual Property”).
  • To sell or sub-license the information on the Website (see “Intellectual Property”).
  • To use the information on the Website to impersonate the Group (see “Intellectual Property”).

The unauthorised use of the Website is strictly prohibited. Any unauthorised use of the Website could lead to the offender being criminally prosecuted.

 

Intellectual Property

This Website includes material which is owned or licensed by the Group, its content providers or other third parties and is protected by copyright law. This includes, but is not limited to, the website copy, images, logos, the overall design and graphics. You cannot copy, reproduce, use or resell any of the Website material or attempt to replicate or modify it into any other work.

You cannot use any of the material for commercial purposes without the Group’s permission. You can make other employees in your company aware of our website, but you must make it clear that the Group is the sole author and owner of the Website and its material and ensure that all parties comply with these Website Use Terms.

 

Website Availability

Our Website is available to you on a temporary basis and you are responsible for how you access it. The Website is subject to many updates over time, where information will be added and removed. We reserve the right to carry out updates without notice and are not liable to you for any information that may be deleted during these updates. In the unlikely event that the need arises, we reserve the right to suspend or permanently close the Website.

Although we endeavour to ensure that the Website is safe and accurate, we cannot guarantee that the information on the Website is up to date, complete, free from errors or viruses. As such, you take responsibility for your own security and cannot rely on the accuracy of the information available on the Website. If you require any verification of this information, you must check with the Group before taking action.

From time to time, we will review these Website Use Terms. Any updates will be announced on the Website. Your continued use of this site, following the posting of changes to these terms, will mean you accept these changes.

 

Liability

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Group, its officers, directors and employees from and against any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, arising or resulting from your use of the site and any violation of these Terms. If you cause technical damage or disruption of the Website, you agree to be responsible for any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising or resulting from that disruption.

We shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage that may occur in connection with, or as a result of the use or inability to use our Website, including:

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

You and we both agree that these Terms are governed by English law and the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.

 

Third-Party Websites

Our Website contains hyperlinks to many other websites. This does not signify that we endorse these websites or the organisations they represent. Although the Group has taken reasonable precautions to minimise potential risks, we are not responsible for the content, functionality or safety of those websites and accept no liability for any potential damage caused by visiting them.

Any requests for goods or services, donations or business agreements which you may enter into with them are not connected with the Group.

 

Data Protection Act

The Group is fully committed to compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 which have replaced the Data Protection Act 1998. We shall endeavour to ensure that the personal information we obtain and use will always be held, used, transferred and otherwise processed in accordance with that Act and all other applicable data protection laws and regulations. To find out more about how we handle your personal data, please read our privacy policy here.

 

Cookies

We use performance cookies to review how our website is performing, e.g. which pages visitors spend the most time on and which pages were clicked on. By using this data, we can measure which sections of our websites are user-friendly and well-received and which need to be modified, to help us improve the website further. To find out more about our use of cookies, please read our privacy policy here.

 

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About Us

We are an established, innovative and driven organisation, working in partnership with employees, suppliers, local government and customers alike and we will stop at nothing to deliver the best solutions and expertise possible. Local teamwork, with global results.

The Company has strategically invested and developed local infrastructure which has directly attracted the Oil and Gas sector, Marine, Renewable Energy providers and Construction Industries to the Region & beyond. All supported and communicated through our many corporate values based on responsible regeneration and partnership working.

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