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IRspace Terms of Use


1. About Us

Welcome to (“IRspace”). IRspace is provided to you by IR Media Group Limited (“IR Media”, “us”, “we”, or “our”).  We are registered in England and Wales under company number 372489 and with our registered office at Palladium House, 1-4 Argyll Street, London W1F 7LD, UK. Our VAT number is GB 626 819 221.

If you have any questions regarding these terms or the use of IRspace, please feel free to contact us by emailing or calling our customer services team, whose contact details are provided at the end of these Terms of Use ('Terms of Use')


2. Use of IRspace

Access to and use of IRspace is subject to these Terms of Use. By continuing to access and use you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. 

We may update these Terms of Use from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons, or to reflect changes in our services or practices. We endeavour to notify you by email of any material change that affects you.  However, you should regularly check this page to see if any changes have been made.

We may offer a subscription service in the future for access to new premium features. If you are a fee paying subscriber, any changes will become effective from the date of your next payment following the change unless we notify you otherwise. If you are not a non-fee paying subscriber, any changes will become effective as soon as we notify you of them or otherwise make them available on IRspace.

If you continue to use IRspace following any variation of these Terms of Use, you will be deemed to have accepted such variation. If you do not agree to such variation, you should not use IRspace.


3. Membership & Registration

To become a member you must be aged 18 years old or over.

When registering as a member of IRspace you will be asked to provide an email address and password. 

Your access to IRspace is permitted on the basis that:

  • you are aged 18 years old or over;
  • only you use your email address and password; and
  • you provide correct, current and complete information about yourself when registering.

If you chose a password, you should choose a password that cannot be guessed easily.  We recommend that you change your password from time to time and that you log out of your account after using a shared computer or before giving a device to another person.

You must keep your email address and password and any other piece of information given as part of our security procedures confidential at all times.  

You will be responsible for any use of IRspace using your email address or password.  Please ensure any person accessing IRspace through your account are aware of these Terms of Use and that they comply with them.

You may terminate your membership with us at any time by sending an email to On termination, your access to IRspace with cease with immediate effect.


4. Access to IRspace

Access to IRspace and any information, music, images, photographs, videos and other content displayed on IRspace (“Content”) is permitted in accordance with, and subject to your compliance with, these Terms of Use.

We may at any time restrict, suspend, or terminate your membership and/or access to IRspace with immediate effect if we believe that you may be in breach of these Terms of Use, or any of the other terms and policies referred to in these Terms of Use or otherwise misusing its services in any way by giving written notice to you using the contact details you gave to us on registration.

Our right to restrict your access or use of IRspace may include (but shall not be limited to) limiting the number of your connections and your ability to contact other members and post within the forums.

You may only access IRspace for individual, personal and non-commercial use.

You must not:

  • interfere with, or disrupt, IRspace or any servers or networks connected to the IRspace, including by transmitting any worms, viruses, malware, spyware or any other code of a destructive, malicious or disruptive nature. You may not inject content or code or otherwise alter or interfere with the way any page of IRspace is rendered or displayed in a user’s browser or device;
  • access IRspace or Content via a means not authorised in writing in advance by IR Media, including but not limited to, automated devices, scripts, bots, spiders, crawlers or scrapers (except for standard search engine technologies);
  • use, or cause others to use, any automated system or software to extract content or data from IRspace except in cases where you or any applicable third party has entered into a written agreement with us that expressly permits such activity;
  • attempt to restrict another user of IRspace from using or enjoying IRspace and you must not encourage or facilitate the breach of these Terms of Use by others;
  • use IRspace for any illegal or unauthorised purpose; or
  • change, modify, adapt or alter IRspace or change, modify or alter another website so as to inaccurately imply an association with IRspace or with IR Media.

Further, we may acting in our sole discretion refuse or withdraw your access to IRspace and/or your account at any time and for any reason and we will not be liable for any resulting loss or damage to the fullest extent permissible in law.


5. Availability of IRspace

Access to IRspace is permitted on a temporary basis.  We update IRspace regularly and we may change the Content at any time.  We reserve the right to withdraw or amend IRspace without notice.  We will not be liable to you for any reason if IRspace is unavailable at any time for any period – unless you are a paying subscriber in which case we may reimburse you accordingly.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to access our IRspace.

Please note that use of IRspace is subject to your computer and/or device complying with our minimum standard technical specifications and compatibility requirements.  You are advised to check this specification to ensure that your computer and/or portable device is compatible with IRspace and we shall not be liable for any failure arising in IRspace which arises from incompatibility (including, without limitation, minimum storage and memory requirements from time to time).

You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that IRspace or Content will:

  • be compatible with all or any hardware or software which you may use;
  • be available all the time or at any specific time;
  • be accurate and up to date; or
  • be error-free or free of viruses, electronic bugs, Trojan horses or other harmful components and you must take your own precautions accordingly. Users of IRspace are responsible for installing their own up-to-date anti-virus or virus-checking software.

You also acknowledge that:

  • we may be required to remove certain content from IRspace from time to time;
  • we cannot guarantee the speed or security of IRspace; and
  • we will not be responsible for any damage or loss you may suffer directly or indirectly as a result of any virus attack that can be traced to IRspace to the fullest extent permissible by law.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will also have no liability to you for any failure to maintain IRspace.


6. Reliance on IRspace and Content

We will endeavour to operate IRspace and publish Content using reasonable skill and care and will use reasonable efforts to promptly remedy any fault of which we are aware. This is the full extent of the promises or warranties we give you regarding IRspace and Content.

IRspace and all Content are provided on an 'as is' basis, and we do not make any promises or warranties regarding their quality, accuracy, security, timeliness or currency, fitness for purpose, availability, or functionality.  In particular we give no warranties, representations or undertakings in respect of any downloads that are made available on IRspace by any corporate body.Further the views and advice contained in those downloads are those of the relevant corporate body and not IR Media.Accordingly we do not take any responsibility for any views or advice contained in those downloads.

Content made available on IRspace is for general information purposes only and is not intended to meet your particular requirements. Commentary and other materials posted on IRspace (including by other professionals who may use IRspace) are not intended to amount to advice, recommendation or endorsement on which reliance should be placed.

We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed by any visitor to or user of IRspace or anyone who may be informed of any of Content, to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

User Generated Content

IRspace enables users to upload their own content on to IRspace or take part in one to one conversations and discussions (“User Generated Content” or “UGC”).

Because of the nature of UGC, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or quality of any UGC posted on IRspace. While we endeavour to enforce the rules set out in these Terms of Use, we cannot fully monitor or moderate all UGC published on IRspace and some users may abuse the forums or blogs or otherwise misbehave.  Further IR Media is not responsible for the views and advice  contained in any UGC.

If you believe that any UGC published on IRspace is untrue, offensive, unlawful, misleading or otherwise fails to comply with these terms, you can notify us by emailing us at  Upon receiving any complaints about UGC, we will review the UGC in question and may then decide to remove or edit it. 


7. Intellectual Property

IRspace and Content are protected by certain rights. These rights include all patents, rights to inventions, copyright, database rights, performer’s property rights, moral rights, trademarks and service marks, business names and domain names, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off or unfair competition, rights in designs and all other intellectual property and proprietary rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered (“Rights”).

These Rights either belong directly to IR Media or are licensed to us from their respective owners or licensors.

Permitted Use

You may only view, download and store on any compatible device, print out, use, quote from and cite IRspace and the Content for your own personal, non-commercial use and on the condition that you give appropriate acknowledgment to us where appropriate.  Any acknowledgement should include a link to IRspace (

Restrictions on Use

We expressly reserve all Rights in and to IRspace and Content and you may not use IRspace or any Content for any purpose other than those set out above.

In particular, you may not under any circumstances:

  • remove the copyright or trade mark notice or other proprietary notice contained in the Content and/or from any copies of Content made under these Terms of Use;
  • use any Content in any manner that may infringe any of our Rights or the Rights of a third party;
  • use the Content in any way that might be illegal or breach the Terms of Use;
  • use, reproduce, modify, edit, mix or remix, apply any voiceover or commentary, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit IRspace and/or the Content in any way for your commercial gain. 'Commercial gain' may include any activity attracting any advertising revenue or subscription payments on distribution of or access to our content, or by reducing the need for any third party to subscribe to view our Content directly;
  • use IRspace or Content in any way that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in any manner that will violate the privacy, publicity or personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful material including without limitation using IRspace or any Content in connection or association with any obscene, defamatory, illegal, pornographic material or in relation to products and services that relate to firearms, gambling, pharmaceuticals, pornography or tobacco or otherwise than in accordance with normal standards of decency;
  • copy, publish, republish or redistribute, communicate or disseminate to third parties full text articles and other Content or any information obtained or derived therefrom in any way;
  • archive or store any Content for access by anyone other than yourself;
  • create summaries, abstracts or other derivative works from Content, except as permitted in the 'Permitted use' section above;
  • photocopy or scan copies of articles or other Content;
  • create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically and/or regularly downloading, caching, printing and storing all or any Content (by spidering or otherwise);
  • frame, harvest or scrape content or otherwise access Content for similar purposes; or
  • use or attempt to use Content outside the parameters set out here.

User Generated Content

Notwithstanding the above, you will retain ownership of any UGC you post on IRspace, but in posting it, you are granting to us a right to publish, reuse, archive, modify, delete or commercially exploit that UGC in whole or in part as we see fit on our sites or elsewhere (online or offline) and at any time, without any requirement to pay you or attribute the UGC to you, and without any obligation to seek further consent or permission. The license you grant us is perpetual and irrevocable, and you waive any moral rights you may have in relation to the UGC.

You take full responsibility for any of your UGC that you or we publish, and agree to be responsible for any claim made against us by any third party in relation to your UGC. 


8. Community Rules

If you wish to become a member of IRspace, you must comply with the rules set out in this section. 

You agree that you will:

  • ensure that any information you post complies with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, and regulatory requirements;
  • provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
  • use your real name on your profile;and
  • use the services in a professional manner.

You agree that you will not:

  • act dishonestly or unprofessionally, including by posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content;
  • add information that is not intended for, or inaccurate for, a designated field
  • use an image that is not your likeness for your profile;
  • misrepresent your current or previous positions and qualifications;
  • misrepresent your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;
  • misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym;
  • create a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person);
  • use or attempt to use another's account;
  • harass, abuse or harm another person;
  • send spam or other unwelcomed communications to others;
  • scrape or copy profiles and information of others through any means (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, and any other technology or manual work);
  • act in an unlawful, libellous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable manner;
  • share or disclose information that you do not have the right to share or disclose (such as information of others (including your employer)); or
  • collect or store other users’ personal data.

Where posting UGC, you agree that:

  • any UGC you post is your own original content and does not (and our publication and use of it not) infringe or interfere with the Rights of any third party;
  • you will not add or link to any content that is offensive, obscene, indecent, malicious, , abusive, defamatory or otherwise unlawful;
  • will not post, link to or otherwise publish any UGC containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services or any form of unsolicited communication;
  • will not impersonate any person or organisation or represent yourself as any other forum guest, host or other third party; or
  • you will not post or transmit any UGC that contains software viruses, files or code designed to , destroy or limit the functionality of our sites or any computer software or equipment.


9. Your liability to us

You acknowledge that any use by you of Content or IRspace in a manner not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use may mean that you are infringing our Rights and/or the Rights of our third party licensors or put us in breach of our obligations towards others and we and our licensors reserve all rights and remedies against you in respect of any such infringement.

You hereby agree to compensate us from and against any loss, cost, damage, expense or liability we may suffer as a result of:

  • your breach of these Terms of Use; and/or
  • your unauthorised use of Content and/or IRspace.


10. Linking to IRspace

You may link to IRspace, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. In particular, 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.

IRspace must not be framed on any other site, nor should you establish a link to any part of IRspace other than the login page.

If you wish to make any use Content other than that set out above, please address your request to

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.


11. Links from IRspace

IRspace and/or the Content may contain links to third party websites and services. If you decide to visit any third party site or use a third party service, you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites or services. Links do not imply that we are, or IRspace is, affiliated to or associated with such sites or services.

Your browsing and interaction on any other website or your use of other services, including websites and services which have a link to IRspace, is subject to that operator’s own rules and policies. Please read those rules and policies before proceeding.


12. Data Protection

The privacy of your personal data is important to us. Please see our Privacy Policy which forms part of the Terms and Conditions, for details of how we will process your personal data. IRspace also uses cookies and similar technologies.  Please see our Cookie Policy, for more details of how we and other use cookies and similar technologies.


13. Governing Law

These terms are to be interpreted in accordance with and governed by English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

If you are a consumer in the UK, you may also choose for the Welsh, Northern Irish or Scottish courts to have jurisdiction.


14. Contact Us

If you have an enquiry or complaint about IRspace (including any Content, you should contact our customer services team at and we will try to answer your enquiry or resolve any complaint as soon as possible.

If you have any suggestions for improvements or additions that you would like to see on IRspace, please email us at  Our postal address for correspondence is The Office Group Building, 133 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QA, London, United Kingdom.


Last Update: January 2017