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Terms and Conditions

The National Register of Public Service Interpreters Ltd (NRPSI) are the owners and operators of the Register and of the NRPSI website. By using this website, you agree to accept the following terms and conditions.

General Terms and Conditions

All content on the website, unless uploaded by users, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, search algorithms, underlying code and software is the property of NRPSI, our affiliates or other relevant third parties.  By continuing to use the website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

Any material reproduced from the website must give clear acknowledgment of the source and the copyright holder.

Whilst NRPSI use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

Availability of the Website and On-line Register

The website is provided ‘as is’ and on an ‘as available’ basis.  All information is presented in good faith. We give no warranty that the website will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NRPSI accept no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the website and its content at their own risk.

NRPSI accept no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or terrorism or legal restrictions and censorship.

Users should only use the details provided in the on-line Register for the purposes that they are made available, ie to obtain accredited interpreters for engagement in public service interpreting environments, or to check that those presenting themselves as Registered Interpreters are currently on the Register.

The National Register is a dynamic database and so should be consulted on each occasion a Registered Interpreter is required for an engagement  or on each occasion the credentials of a Registered Interpreter needs to be checked.

Wholesale downloading of Registrants’ details in bulk is not permitted, unless by exceptional licence between NRPSI and public service bodies. The existence of any such licences (eg that with the Metropolitan Police in London) will be publicised to all Registrants by NRPSI.

Interpreter’s Room and public record

Registrants have asked for information to be made available on the on-line Register, and should understand that the NRPSI website is open access and any such information can be accessed by anyone including members of the public and commercial agencies.

While some information about Registrants is mandatory to be publically available, Registrants agree that it is their responsibility to decide which information is made available where they have the choice.

Registrants agree not to hold NRPSI Ltd responsible for any use the information on the public record is put to by a third party and agree that any personal information Registrants have asked to be displayed on the open access on-line register is at their own risk.

Registrants should recognise their responsibility as professional interpreters to ensure that the information on the on-line Register is correct, up-to-date and an honest and fair representation of their skills and experience and must inform NRPSI immediately if this information changes.

NRPSI reserves the right to remove any information not verified by us, including qualifications, CPD, and unregistered languages and to remove inappropriate content.

Registrants should be aware that if they have knowingly supplied incorrect information, their registration with the National Register could be suspended or withdrawn.

Links to Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites. Unless expressly stated, such websites are not under the control of NRPSI or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this website does not imply any endorsement of the websites themselves or of those in control of them.

Data Protection and Privacy

NRPSI recognise the importance of your privacy. We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a Data Controller. We are committed to full compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will appropriately manage any personally identifiable information you provide us with. Our policy on cookies is available elsewhere on this website.

Changes to these Terms and Conditions

NRPSI reserve the right to change the website, its content or these Terms and Conditions at any time. As these Terms and Conditions may be updated from time to time, you should check regularly to make sure you are aware of the up-to-date current version. NRPSI will endeavour to publicise major changes. If NRPSI are required to make any changes to Terms and Conditions by law, these changes will apply automatically as soon as they take place.

8 January 2015

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