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Terms of Use 

The following terms of use (Terms of Use) apply to your use of our website (Website).

Please read the Terms of Use carefully. By using our Website you agree to these Terms of Use (as amended from time to time) and you agree to comply with them. If, for any reason, you do not agree to the provisions of these Terms of Use, you must immediately stop using the Website. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms of Use for future reference.

The Terms of Use set out the terms under which you may access the Website. The Terms of Use apply to all users of the Website.

These Terms of Use refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, which also apply to your use of our Website. We will only use your personal data as set out in our Privacy Policy.

About Us

This Website is operated by Arqit Limited (referred to in these Terms of Use as we, us or our) is a company registered in England and Wales, whose registered number is 10544841 and whose registered address is at 7th Floor, Nova North, 11 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BY.

Should you have any questions about the Terms of Use or wish to contact us, please contact us at 7th Floor, Nova North, 11 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BY;

Changes to these Terms of Use or Website

We amend these Terms of Use from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website, please check these Terms of Use to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. We may update and change our Website from time to time.

Our Website is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for any reason.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms of Use to another organisation.

How material on our Website may be used

We are the owner or the licensee of all trademarks, copyright and intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material or trademarks published on it. Those works are protected by intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You are not permitted to use any intellectual property owned or licensed by us without our prior approval, or the approval of the relevant intellectual property owner as the case may be.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information on our Website

The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

Prohibited uses

You may not use our Website:

  • if you are under 18 years of age;
  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect; and
  • to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website in contravention of the provisions of the Terms of Use;
  • to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
    any part of our Website;
    any equipment or network on which our Website is stored;
    any software used in the provision of our Website; or
    any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Responsibility for viruses

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you may commit a criminal offence under applicable law. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Limitation of liability

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.

In particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in our separate written agreement with you.

Websites linked to

Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Linking our Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by you. Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Suspension and termination

We will determine, in our sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms of Use. When a breach of these Terms of Use has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate including immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website, legal proceedings and disclosure of information to law enforcement authorities.

Other important terms

If any of these Terms of Use are found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the rest of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

No third party shall be entitled to enforce any of the Terms of Use, whether by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise under applicable law.

These Terms of Use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.