Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to our website that is owned and operated by The Institute of Conservation.   If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern The Institute of Conservation’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘The Institute of Conservation’ or ‘Icon’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 1.5 Lafone House, The Leathermarket, Weston Street, London SE1 3ER.   The Institute of Conservation is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales, company registration number 5201058, charity number 1108380 and in Scotland, charity number SC039336. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Your use of this website

You will not use the Site for, or to encourage, any unlawful purpose, not post or transmit on the Site inaccurate, incomplete or false information;  nor will you post or transmit on the Site any libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material.  You confirm that you will not post or transmit on the Site any material which contains any virus or disabling devices which interferes or may interfere with the operation of the Site; or which alters or deletes any information which you have no authority to alter or delete; or which overloads the Site by spamming or flooding it.

You will not use any device, routine or software to crash, delay or otherwise damage the operation of this Site.  You further confirm that you will not take any action that affects Icon’s reputation or that defames, abuses or harasses or threatens others.

Icon in its sole discretion shall determine your compliance with the above and shall have the right to prevent you from using this Site and / or delete from the Site immediately and without prior notice any material that it deems not to comply or to be objectionable for any reason.  As the services of the Site are made available to the public immediately, you do not enjoy any cancellation of “cooling-off” rights in relation to these Terms and Conditions.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Links to or From other Sites

As a convenience to you, this Site contains links to external websites.  Icon accepts no responsibility for or liability in respect of the content of those sites.  Icon should not be taken as having reviewed or approved such sites or their contents, nor does it warrant that any links to such sites work or are up to date.  The use of any such links is entirely at your own risk.  Any third parties wishing to link to our Site may do so provided links are to the home page only of the Site and provided Icon is notified in advance by email to info@conservationregister.com.  The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the conditions of use set out in the section above.  We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Security and Passwords for Members only

When you register with this Site or sign on when you visit this Site, you will need to use your user name and password.  You are solely responsible for the security and proper use of the password, which should be kept confidential at all times and not disclosed to anyone.  You must notify Icon immediately if you believe your password is in the possession of someone else or if it may have been used, or is likely to be used, in an unauthorised way.  Icon accepts no liability for any unauthorised or improper use of disclosure of any password.

If you have any queries about your details on the Icon database, please email info@conservationregister.com.

Aggregate Information 

Icon may gather information and statistics collectively about all visitors to this Site which may include information supplied by you.  This will help Icon to understand its users thereby creating better products and services for you.  Icon will not disclose individual names or identifying information.  All data will be in aggregate form only.  Icon believes this information helps it determine what is most beneficial for its users and how Icon can continually improve its online services.  Icon may share this aggregated data with selected third parties to assist with these purposes.  Personal data is processed by Icon in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property Rights

Icon is the owner or the licensee of all the information contained on this Site.  All trademarks, logos, software or any other of its intellectual property rights are the exclusive property of Icon or are used by Icon under license granted by the owner of that intellectual property right.  Except where material is clearly marked as downloadable by users, you may not download, copy or print any of the pages of the Site except for your own personal use, and provided you keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices.  No copying or distribution for any business or commercial use is allowed.  No framing, harvesting, scraping or other manipulation of the content of the Site is permitted.  You will not attempt to decipher, disassemble, reverse engineer or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the Site; nor will you post to the Site any material which infringes any intellectual property rights of any third party.

Changes to or Temporary Unavailability of this Site

Every effort is made to keep the Site up and running smoothly and fault-free.  However, Icon takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Site being temporarily unavailable for reasons of maintenance / improvement, or due to technical issues beyond Icon’s control.  Icon may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site at any time, including the availability of any of the Site features, databases or content.


In case of any query regarding the information on this Site, please contact info@conservationregister.com

The Institute of Conservation / June 2011