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Using this website

TNS, its subsidiaries and /or associated companies require that all users of TNSInfo Portals adhere to the following terms and conditions of service. By accessing and using TNSInfo Portals, you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions of service. If you do not agree with these terms of service, you should not use TNSInfo Portals. These terms and conditions also apply to any other TNS group solutions that may be used via TNSInfo Portals including, but not limited to, TNSInfo Dashboards, TNSInfo Explorer, TNSInfo Miriad and TNSInfo Tabs.

The purpose and contents of this website is to provide online information analysis and a reporting service which clients can use amongst other things, to store and organise marketing information. Nothing in this website shall constitute an offer for our services, all contracts for our market research services should be agreed in writing.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information contained in this website is correct we make no representation or warranty (either express or implied) as to its completeness, accuracy or fitness for any particular purpose. Some information or data on this website may have been produced some time ago. TNS reserves the right to make changes or improvements to the TNSInfo Portals website at any time.

Accordingly we shall not be liable for any errors or omissions or for any loss and/or damage whatsoever you may suffer arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of, or inability to use, this website, or any information or data contained in it, or accessed through this website, or from any action or decision taken as a result of using this website or the information contained in it.

In particular, we will not be liable for loss of profits or of contracts, loss of data, damage to your computer hardware or software, loss of business, loss of goodwill or reputation, loss of revenue, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, loss of use, and/or consequential loss arising out of or in connection with this website or the information contained in it.


TNS and you acknowledge that Confidential Information (information posted, uploaded or made accessible by the disclosing party, including any copyrights, database rights, know-how, trade marks and trade and business names contained in such information) will be disclosed by either party and agree that such Confidential Information will be treated as secret and confidential and shall not disclose any such Confidential Information to any third party without the other party’s prior written consent. Confidential Information also includes anything the receiving party creates which is derived from or based upon the information or materials disclosed to it by the disclosing party.

Restriction on use

All the materials, graphics, sounds and other components on this website are copyrighted unless otherwise noted or produced specifically for you as our client. Any unauthorised use of materials on this website may violate copyright, trade mark and other laws and intellectual property rights of TNS and TNS’s partners.

The names, logos, icons, data and graphics used on this website in connection with or identifying the products and/or services of the TNS group are proprietary marks of the TNS group. Your access does not imply a licence to reproduce, store, copy, republish, transmit and/or distribute this information or these names, logos, icons and graphics in any form or by any means. We do not authorise you to incorporate any content from this website in any commercial document or website, or in any material sold or otherwise made available for profit, unless the material was commissioned by you or you have paid for its use. Framing or deep linking this website is not permitted. If you wish to do any of these things you must first obtain our prior written consent and duly accredit us as the source.

Using any links

Except for TNS Group Solutions, we do not endorse or approve the content of any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link, or embedded inside our frames through this website nor will we have any liability in connection with any of them.

Username and password confidentiality

You agree to ensure that you keep system usernames and/or passwords safe and do not disclose them to unauthorised individuals. You shall be liable for any loss or damage caused to us, resulting from the disclosure by you of usernames and/or passwords to unauthorised individuals. If you leave, your employer must promptly notify us and you must not use your username and/or password again. We have the right to disable any username and/or password at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.


You shall indemnify TNS and the companies within the TNS group in respect of any and all claims, costs, losses, expenses, and liabilities that the TNS group may suffer or incur arising out of (a) any information posted by you on TNSInfo or (b) software used by you in connection with posting such information or (c) any unauthorised disclosure of confidential information by you.

In particular if you submit and upload material to TNSInfo, you represent and undertake the following:

You acknowledge that you are responsible for the material you submit including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this website any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, or other material that would violate any law.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our sites are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim 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.

Investing in our companies

Nothing contained in this website shall constitute an investment advertisement or an offer of or an invitation to make an offer for shares or other securities in TNS.

Legal effect

If any provision of this notice shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed severable to the extent that it is unlawful, void or enforceable, but shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. As used in this notice the expression the TNS group means TNS and its subsidiary and associated companies.

Copyright notice

Copyright © 1998 - 2007 Taylor Nelson Sofres plc (referred to above as "TNS"). All rights reserved. The copyright and the material contained in this website belongs to TNS, except for the information produced on a bespoke basis for you in which copyright has been assigned to you with TNS's written consent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld), and in any material posted by you on the TNSInfo website.


These terms and conditions (including the privacy policy on this website) are governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.