Terms of use

‘The Møller Institute’ and ‘The Møller Centre’ are the trading names of Møller Institute Limited

Møller Institute Limited is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales with registered number 2746545. The registered office is Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS.

1. Introduction

The Website Owner, including subsidiaries and affiliates (“Website” or “Website Owner” or “we” or “us” or “our”) provides the information contained on this website or any of the pages comprising the website (“website”) to visitors (“visitors”) (cumulatively referred to as “you” or “your” hereinafter) subject to the terms and conditions set out in these website terms and conditions, the privacy policy and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices which may be applicable to a specific section or module of this website.

2. Information on the Website

Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider makes any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, any share price information, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) (“information”) and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website. The Website Owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of this website. No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. You and your company rely on the information contained on this website at your own risk. If you find an error or omission on this site, please let us know.

3. Trade marks

The trade marks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trade marks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trade marks of the Website Owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trade mark without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.

4. External links

External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the Website Owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the express prior written permission of the Website Owner. Please contact us if you would like to link to this website or would like to request a link to your website.

5. Public forums and user submissions

The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you (which include bulletin boards, hosted pages, chat rooms, or any other public area found on the website. Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by the Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to –

5.1 defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;

5.2 publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;

5.3 post or upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of the Website Owner’s and/or a third party’s computer system and/or network;

5.4 violate any copyright, trade mark, other applicable Great Britain or international laws or intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or any other third party;

5.5 submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business.

6. Specific use

You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually-orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law and you hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website to send or post any such message or material.

7. Warranties

The Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website, the information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.

8. Disclaimer of liability

The Website Owner shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.

9. Use of the website.

The Website Owner does not make any warranty or representation that information on the website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction (other than Great Britain). By accessing the website, you warrant and represent to the Website Owner that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the website.

10. General

10.1 Entire agreement

These website terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit nor implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein. Unless otherwise specifically stated these website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the website.

10.2 Alteration

The Website Owner may at any time modify any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant terms and conditions (the “current version”) and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. You shall be responsible for reviewing the then current version each time you visit the website.

10.3 Conflict

Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.

10.4 Waiver

No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by estoppels or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.

10.5 Cession

The Website Owner shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices to any third party.

10.6 Severability

All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as pro non scripto and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.

10.7 Applicable laws

Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Great Britain without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of Great Britain in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.

10.8 Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

10.9 Comments or questions

If you have any questions, comments or concerns arising from the website, the privacy policy or any other relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or the way in which we are handling your personal information please contact us.


Terms and conditions of Open Programmes

The client’s attention is particularly drawn to the provisions of paragraph 10.

1. Definitions

1.1 ‘Booking’ means the contract made between the Company and the Client in relation to the Delegate(s)’s participation in the Programme, comprising the Company’s booking form, and these Terms and Conditions;

1.2 ‘Client’ means the person named as ‘the invoicee’ on the Delegate(s)’s booking form for the Programme;

1.3 ‘Commencement Date’ means the date on which the Programme to which the Client’s booking relates is due to commence;

1.4 ‘the Company’ means Møller Institute Limited, a limited liability company registered in England and Wales with registered number 2746545, with its registered office at Møller Institute, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DE.

1.5 ‘Delegate(s)’ means the individual(s) named in the Booking who has/have applied to participate on the Programme and the Company has agreed to admit on the Programme;

1.6 ‘Notice Period’ means the time between which notice of transfer or cancellation is received by the Company, and the Commencement Date;

1.7 ‘the Programme’ means the programme, which the Delegate(s) wishes/wish to attend;

1.8 ‘Programme Fee’ means the fee payable by the Client to the Company in relation to the Delegate(s)’s participation on the Programme.

2. Booking and Payment

2.1. The Booking will be binding from the point that the Client confirms the booking for the Delegate(s) to attend the Programme, either by emailing, faxing or posting a signed copy (with a signature or electronic signature) of the Company’s booking form back to the Company, or otherwise confirming in writing that it wishes to book a place for the Delegate(s) on the Programme.

2.2. Payment of the Programme Fee to the Company must be made by the Client in full no later than 2 weeks prior to the Commencement Date.

2.3. The Company reserves the right to re-allocate the Programme place to another delegate (without further liability to the Client) if the Programme Fee is not paid in time.

2.4. The Delegate(s) shall have no right to participate in the Programme until the Programme Fee has been paid and (until paid in full) the Company may suspend the Delegate(s) from participation in all or any part of the Programme, without liability to the Client, in the event that the Programme Fee remains unpaid.

2.5. Failure by the Client to pay the Programme Fee by the relevant deadline may be treated as a cancellation by the Client.

2.6 VAT will be charged at the current rate of 20%

3. Transfers

3.1. The Client may transfer a Delegate from the Programme scheduled to a later Programme provided the Client notifies the Company in writing of its wish to do so more than 1 week before the Commencement Date of the original Programme, subject to paragraphs 3.3 – 3.4 (inclusive) below.

3.2. If written notice of transfer is received not more than 1 week before the Commencement Date the Client shall pay the Company (in addition to the Programme Fee) a transfer fee (“Transfer Fee”) in proportion to the notice period given;

Notice Period Transfer Fee

7 days or less 15% of Programme Fee

8 days + Transfer free of charge (subject to availability)

3.3. The Client may only facilitate a transfer pursuant to paragraph 3 if the Client has already paid the Company the Programme Fee.

3.4. The Transfer Fees laid out in paragraph 3.2. above must be paid within 1 week of the Client’s receipt of the Company’s invoice.

4. Cancellation by the Company

4.1. The Company may cancel the Booking by giving the Client notice in writing for any reason at any time up to 3 weeks prior to the Commencement Date. If the Company cancels the Booking pursuant to this paragraph 4.1 it shall refund any fees already paid by the Client in connection with the attendance on the Programme of the Delegate(s).

4.2. The Company may also cancel the Booking at any time, without liability to the Client if:
a. The Client fails to pay any sum owing to the Company in connection with the Programme in accordance with the payment terms laid out above; or
b. The Client or the Delegate(s) commits/commit a breach of these Terms and Conditions; or
c. There are insufficient applicants to ensure a rewarding and beneficial experience for all participants; or
d. The Company is unable to provide the Programme due to a reason beyond its control.

4.3. In the event of cancellation of the Booking by the Company under paragraphs 4.2 (a) – (b) inclusive the Company shall be entitled to retain (or be paid the balance of, as the case may be) the Programme Fee, in full.

4.4. In the event of a cancellation of the Booking by the Company under paragraph 4.2 (c) – (d) the Client shall be entitled to elect either to receive a full refund of the Programme Fee or (subject to availability) to have the Delegate(s) attend another Programme.

5. Cancellation by the Client

5.1. The Client may cancel the Booking by giving the Company written notice of cancellation up to 14 working days after enrolment for full reimbursement minus processing fees.

5.2. If the Client cancels the booking 14 working days after enrolment, the Client shall be liable to pay the Company the percentage of the Programme Fee set out below:

Notice Period Percentage of Programme Fee payable

14 working days or less before the commencement of the programme – 100% payable

15-28 working days before the commencement of the programme – 75% payable

29 working days or more before the commencement of the programme – 0% payable (minus processing fees)

6. Delivery of the Programme

6.1. The Company will make all reasonable efforts to deliver the Programme as described in the Programme literature. However, the Company shall be entitled to make reasonable variations to the content, syllabus and delivery of the Programme.

6.2. The Company may subcontract or delegate in any manner to any third party or agent the delivery of the Programme.

7. Delegate Obligations

7.1. The Client must ensure that the Delegate(s) at all times behave with honesty, integrity and show courtesy, consideration and respect to others; prepare for the Programme as required by the Company; attend all sessions including video-sessions and other activities which form part of the Programme (subject to absence for medical or other agreed reasons) and participate fully in group work when required; and respect the confidentiality of all information that the Delegate(s) acquires/acquire during the course of their participation in the Programme.

8. Intellectual Property

8.1. The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all Programme materials and the specifications shall remain the sole and exclusive property of the Company and its licensors. The Client undertakes that it will not copy or permit the copying of Programme materials, or distribute any materials via internet or intranet, or disclose or permit the disclosure or sell or hire the same to third parties.

8.2. The Company agrees to grant to the Client a non-exclusive royalty free licence to use the Programme materials for the Client’s internal purposes but not for external commercial purposes.

9. English Language

9.1. The primary language of the Programme is English, and may include a considerable amount of ‘business language’. The Programme is intended to be as interactive as possible and they therefore include much group discussion and syndicate work. All Delegates are expected to participate fully in this process and are therefore required to have sufficient knowledge of both written and spoken English if they are the benefit from the Programme.

10. Disclaimer

10.1. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude the Company’s liability for death and/or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Company or its employees, agents or subcontractors, for fraudulent misrepresentation and any other liabilities which cannot as a matter of law be limited and/or excluded.

10.2. Subject to paragraph 10.1, the Company cannot accept responsibility and expressly excludes liability for any loss or damage to the Client’s property or any Delegate’s property that occurs whilst the Delegate is on the Programme. The Delegate(s) should take particular care not to leave mobile phones, blackberry/iPhones/iPads or laptops unattended at any time. Furthermore, the Company shall under no circumstances whatever be liable to the Client, whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise, for any loss of profit, loss of business, pure economic loss, or any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connection with the Booking.

10.3. Subject to paragraphs 10.1 and 10.2, the Company’s liability under or in connection with this Booking shall be limited to a sum equal to the Programme Fee payable for the Delegate(s)’s attendance on the Programme.

11. Data Protection

11.1. The Client accepts that the Company is registered as data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 and agrees that personal data about the Client and the Delegate(s) may be processed by the Company for the following purposes: administrative, educational, sales, accounting research and any other reasonable purpose relating to the Company’s relationship with its Delegates and Programme alumni.

12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

12.1. The Booking will be governed by English Law and the parties submit for all purposes connected with the Booking to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

13. Waiver

13.1. Failure or neglect by the Company to enforce any provision of the Booking shall not be construed nor shall it be deemed to be a waiver of the Company’s rights under the Booking and shall not prejudice the Company’s rights to take subsequent action.

14. Entire agreement

14.1. The Booking constitutes the entire agreement between the parties in relation to the Delegate’s participation in the Programme. The Client acknowledges that it has not relied on any statement, promise or representation made or given by or on behalf of the Company which is not set out in the Booking.

14.2. These Terms and Conditions apply to the Booking to the exclusion of any other terms that the Client seeks to impose or incorporate, or which are implied by trade, custom, practice or course of dealing.

15. General

15.1. Any variation to the Booking shall only be binding when agreed in writing and signed by or on behalf of the Company.

15.2. A person who is not a party to the Booking shall have no rights under or in connection with it.

15.3. If a court or any other competent authority finds that any provision of the Booking (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of the Booking shall not be affected.

16. Notices

16.1. Any notice or other communication required to be given to a party under or in connection with the Booking shall be in writing, in English, and shall be delivered to the other party personally or sent by prepaid first-class post or recorded delivery, fax or email to the postal address, fax number or email address (as appropriate) set out in the Booking and shall be deemed to have been received: (a) if delivered personally, when left at the address referred to above; or (b) if sent by pre-paid first class post or recorded delivery, at 9:00 am on the second business day after posting; or (c) if sent by fax or email, on the day of transmission if sent before 5:00 pm and on the next business day after transmission if sent at or after 5:00 pm (provided in both cases that no “out of office auto-reply” or delivery failure message is received in response by the sending party).

17. Confidentiality

17.1 The Møller Institute agrees that our consultants will not disclose any technical or commercial information, invention or confidential matter in the nature of a trade secret with which they may become familiar during the course of this work with you. Information which is already in the public domain and freely available shall be excluded from this restriction.