The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

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Terms and Conditions of Use and Privacy Policy

By accessing or using this website (www.cic.org.uk), you agree to these terms and conditions of use. This website is owned and operated by the Construction Industry Council (CIC), company no. 2388396 limited by guarantee, registered in England. CIC registered office: 26 Store Street London WC1E 7BT. Any queries about our website can be submitted online here or sent in writing to “The Webmaster” at our registered office.

Aggregate Data

In general, our service automatically gathers certain usage information about the numbers and frequency of visitors to our website. We only use such data as aggregate. This collected data helps us to determine how much our customers use parts of the site, so we can improve our site for your use.

IP Address

We may collect and track traffic by IP address. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you use your browser on internet. We log this information, but this information is never linked to any personally identifying information. It is used to audit the number of visitors coming to our website.

Privacy Policy Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

Disclaimer

CIC does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of CIC websites. CIC does not guarantee that access to and use of CIC websites will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Mention of third party products, services, companies and websites on any CIC website is for informational purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation. CIC’s websites hold a wide range of links to related websites from a variety of related organisations, companies and services. While every effort is made to check the content and accuracy of the websites we link to, CIC takes no responsibility for information contained on websites maintained by other organisations or for action taken as a result of information contained on websites maintained by other organisations.

Copyright

The information and images contained on our websites are the property of CIC unless explicitly stated to the contrary. They are protected by copyright laws. Material may be downloaded free of charge or printed without requiring specific permission. This is subject to the material not being used in a derogatory manner, in a misleading context or for commercial purposes. If the material is being issued to others, the source including the web address and copyright status must be acknowledged. We may require you to register your details before downloading certain information or documents.

Trade Marks

“CIC”, “DQI” and the Agora device are registered trade marks owned by CIC and may not be used without the written permission of CIC.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Publications

Shipping and Handling A Shipping and handling charge of 10% of your total order for UK destinations, will be added to your order. This is a separate contract and is non refundable in the case of returned goods. We dispatch your order as soon as possible, normally within 3 working days.

Credit Card Security CIC uses PayPal for publication transactions. Credit details are securely encrypted on their servers.

Tax Charges VAT is included in our publication prices at 20%.

Guarantee We guarantee your satisfaction. All of our products come with a 14 day no quibble guarantee.

Privacy Policy: CIC do not disclose buyers’ information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfillment. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to another third party.