Terms of Use

This document sets out the terms of use on which you may make use of the website www.the-invisiblehand.com (the “site”). This site is operated by Masters & Son Limited ("we" or "us"), a company established by David Green and registered in Guernsey to publish The Invisible Hand: Business, Success & Spirituality. It is incorporated in Guernsey because David Green lives there. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using the site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the site.

Site Access
Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Parents or Guardians
If you are a parent or guardian and provide your consent to your child’s use of the site, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of use in respect of your child’s use of the site. We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy especially in an online environment. The website covered by this privacy statement is not intentionally designed or directed at children of 13 years of age or younger and it is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13 years.

General
The information on this site is for general information purposes only. We accept no responsibility for loss which may arise from accessing this site. We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it. The content displayed on the site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions. We are the owners or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site, and in the content published on it. For all content on the site, in general, you are not permitted to reproduce or publish in any way any of the content that appears on the site unless you have first obtained the our written permission to do so. However, users are permitted to read the contents and make copies for their own personal use. They may also give copies (in paper or electronic form) of reasonable extracts on an occasional basis free of charge to friends or colleagues for their personal use, on terms that (i) David Green's status as the author of the contents of the site must always be acknowledged as the source as the author of The Invisible Hand: Business, Success & Spirituality ("The Invisible Hand"), (ii) the text is not altered in any way and (iii) the attention of recipients is drawn to this disclaimer. All other use and copying of any of the contents of this site, whether directly or by means of a hypertext link, is prohibited unless you have the prior written consent of us. None of the content on the site may be edited, republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold, distributed or modified without our prior written consent and any use without consent may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights. 

Personal Information
Personal data submitted on this website by you voluntarily will be used for the purpose of keeping you in touch with our activities regarding the Invisible Hand, such as talks and future books by David Green.
We will not pass your data to any third party unless that party is assisting us in running our database or marketing programme. We will not sell or rent your information to anybody.
If we use a third party provider, this third party service provider may only use your personal information to perform services for us. The information this third party service provider collects will tell us things like which search engine referred you to our websites, how you navigated around our websites and what traffic is driven by banner ads and emails. This information will help us to better serve you and provide you with more personalized information and product offerings. This third party service provider may not share your personal information with anyone else, or use it for any other purpose, except on an aggregate, non-personal basis.

Information collected using cookies
We use cookies to personalize and enhance your browsing experience. Cookies are small files that we place on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on our websites. Cookies help us to: (1) speed navigation, keep track of items in your shopping bag and provide you with content that is tailored to you; (2) remember information you gave us so that you don’t have to reenter it; (3) determine the effectiveness of some of our marketing efforts and communications; and (4) monitor the total number of visitors, pages viewed, and the total number of banners displayed.
Browsers are typically set to create cookies automatically. You can choose to have your browser notify you when cookies are being written to your computer or accessed, or you can disable cookies entirely. By not using cookies, some website features and services may not function properly. By agreeing to our Terms and Conditions, you are giving your consent for us to use cookies in these ways but you can delete any of these cookies at any time if you wish.

We may collect, store, analyse and use the following kinds of personal data:

  • (a) information about your visits to and use of this website, eg IP address, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of pages viewed. We may use this information in the administration of this website to improve the website's usability and functions provided.
  • (b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us and/or subscribing to our website services and/or email notifications. The use of the internet to transfer information is not secure.
    Whilst we do our best to maintain security within our website and to safeguard your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you may transmit to us.

Your rights
We have a legal obligation to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please assist us in complying with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your information.
You may instruct us to remove your email address from our database by contacting info@mastersandson.co.uk. Please mark the subject line as "Unsubscribe."

Viruses/Hacking etc
We cannot guarantee, warrant or be liable for any loss or damage caused by any viruses, similar destructive technological software or attack that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it. Users are responsible for ensuring that their own equipment has appropriate security and virus protection features.

You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke logger, spyware, rootkit or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server on which the site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the site. In the event of a breach of the terms of this paragraph, your right to use the site will cease immediately. You agree to indemnify us against all costs, damages, losses, liabilities (and if applicable payments to third parties) including any legal expenses incurred or suffered by us due to your breach of these terms of use.

Revisions to this site and our terms and conditions
We may change this site and terms and conditions of use from time to time by updating this page without notice. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are happy with any changes.

Contact information
If you have any questions in relation to this policy please contact us at info@mastersandson.co.uk and mark your enquiry: "Terms of Use."

Summary of terms, disclaimers and limitation of liability
We are not responsible for and make no warranties, express or implied, as to any Content appearing on or accessed through the Site, including without limitation, any Digital Content and User Created Content or the accuracy and reliability of the Content posted on the Website or through the Website Services, whether caused by Users of the Website or the Website Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Website or the Website Services, including the Website Software. Profiles and third party applications created and posted by Users on the Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Inclusion of any linked website on the Website Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. When you access these third party sites, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the Website or the Website Services. We accept no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User communication. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of the Website Software, or any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of the Website Services or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Website or Services. Under no circumstances shall we be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Website or Services, from any Content, including Digital Content and User Created Content, posted on or through the Website Services, from the Website Software, or from the conduct of any Users of the Website or Website Services, whether online or offline.

The Website and the Website Software are provided by Website on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by law, each Website provider disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Without limiting the foregoing, neither we nor any Website Provider we use makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation of the Website, or the information, Content, including Digital Content and User Created Content, the Website Software, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Website or the Website Software will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information, Content, including Digital Content and User Created Content, service, the Website Software, or merchandise provided through the Website; or (iv) that the Website, its servers, the Website Software, Content, including Digital Content and User Created Content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of us or the Website are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms or other harmful components.
We do not guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Website, the Website Software, or any related services. You acknowledge and understand that the operation of the Website and the Website Software may be interfered with by numerous factors outside the control of us.

Under no circumstances shall we or any Website Provider be liable for any damages that result from the use of or inability to use the Website. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the site, any websites linked to it and any content posted on it, including loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Severability
If for any reason any provision or part of a provision of these terms shall be held invalid, unlawful or unenforceable in whole or in part in any applicable court or by a competent authority, the other provisions or part of provisions shall remain enforceable and valid. The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

Jurisdiction

These terms of use shall be governed by and construed by Guernsey law and any disputes shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Guernsey.