These are the terms and conditions (‘Website Terms’) which apply to your use of this website (‘Website’). Please read them carefully and if you have any questions or issues, please get in touch by contacting us.
These Website Terms are in addition to any terms of business which you may have as a direct customer (‘Direct Terms’) and in the event of any conflict between these Website Terms and any Direct Terms, the Direct Terms shall prevail.
Any products or services acquired will be subject to their own terms and conditions with the relevant provider which you must also read.
This Website is provided by Capita Employee Benefits Limited (‘Capita’) on behalf of the Pearson Pension Trustee Limited (‘Pearson’).
This Website may also contain hypertext links to, or information from, websites operated by third parties (meaning persons or companies other than Capita). Where the Website includes any such information and/or links these are for information purposes only and Capita makes no representation whatsoever about any such link, website or content. Separate terms and conditions may also apply to such websites. Capita accepts no responsibility for the content of or your use of any website which is accessed via a hypertext link from this Website.
Availability and Access
Capita does not warrant that this Website (or any website operated by third parties for which we provide links to) is free of viruses, worms, Trojan Horses or technical defects of any description‚ and accepts no responsibility for any technical problems arising from your use of this Website. Capita will endeavour to ensure that this Website is accessible for 24 hours a day but will not be liable if‚ for any reason‚ the Website is unavailable for any time or for any period. Capita will have the right to suspend access to the Website (or to any part of it) temporarily or permanently and without notice.
Information Only Website
The information contained on this Website is provided for information purposes only, does not take your individual circumstances into account, and cannot be regarded as constituting advice or recommendations (professional or otherwise) on which reliance should be placed. Capita will use reasonable care and skill to ensure that information contained on this Website is accurate at the date of publication. However‚ because of the nature of the internet‚ information on the Website may not always be accurate or complete. Capita therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Capita reserves the right to make amendments and changes to the information on the Website and any references to details of products or services, including pricing, are subject to change without notice.
Variation of terms
Capita reserves the right to make amendments and changes to these terms and conditions without notice to you from time to time. Any such amendment shall be effective once the revised terms and conditions have been posted on the Website. We encourage you to check the Website often, and by continuing to use the Website following any such changes you are agreeing to be bound by the revised terms.
All warranties, conditions, representations and terms, whether express or implied by statute, common law or otherwise, with respect to this Website and its content, including but not limited to implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy are excluded from these Website Terms to the extent that they may be excluded as a matter of law. Furthermore, Capita does not warrant that the Website will be uninterrupted or error free or that any defects will be corrected.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Capita shall not be liable (whether in contract or tort, including negligence or breach of duty, or otherwise) for any damage, loss or liability sustained or arising out of or in connection with:
Your use of the Website;
Your reliance on or your inability to use the information contained on this Website; or
Any failure or performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, worm, Trojan Horse, or system failure, unavailability or suspension to this Website, including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of income, loss of anticipated savings, loss of revenues, loss of data, loss of goodwill or loss of contracts or business (in each case whether direct or indirect) nor for any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss resulting from whatever cause even if foreseeable.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, Capita expressly disclaims all liability howsoever arising whether in contract, tort (or deceit) or otherwise (including, but not limited to, liability for any negligent act or omissions) to any person in respect of any claims or losses of any nature, arising directly or indirectly from:
Anything done or the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partly in reliance upon the whole or any part of the information of this Website; and
The use of any data or materials on this Website or unauthorised access to this Website or otherwise.
Capita will not be responsible for any breach of these Website Terms caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
Copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights
Capita (or its licensors, including where relevant Pearson) own the copyright and all intellectual property rights existing on or within this Website (including but not limited to all database rights, trademarks, registered and unregistered trademarks, service marks and logos). Nothing in the Website shall confer on any person any licence or right with respect to any such intellectual property. Capita's name may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of Information without our prior written consent.
The images, logos and names on the Website which identify Capita or a provider of products or services from time to time are the proprietary marks of Capita or the provider concerned. Nothing in the Website shall confer on any person any licence or right with respect to any such image, logo or name.
You are not permitted to download‚ print‚ redistribute or extract any information from this Website other than for your personal‚ non-commercial use.
You are not permitted to reproduce‚ copy, redistribute, modify or in any way change any of the information available on this Website.
Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
You must not misuse this site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this site, the server on which this site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this site. You must not attack this site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Capita will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this site will cease immediately.
Linking to our Site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Data Protection and Privacy
Applicable laws may require that certain information or communications be in writing. When using the Website, you accept and agree that communication with Capita may be electronic. Capita may contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on this Website. For any contractual purposes, you agree to electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that Capita provides to you electronically comply with any legal requirements that such communication be in writing. This provision does not affect your statutory rights.
If any of these terms and conditions are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, in relation to such state or country only, such terms or conditions shall be deleted and severed from these terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive in full force and effect.
If Capita fails at any time to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these Website Terms, or if Capita fails to exercise any of its rights or remedies to which Capita is entitled under these Website Terms, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
These Website Terms set out the whole of Capita’s agreement relating to your use of this Website.
Use of this Website shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales and in the event of a dispute the parties shall irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.
Questions, comments and requests are welcomed. Please call us on 0114 273 7331.