Conditions of use

Your use of the website is governed by the conditions set out below, which should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Statement. 

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Important disclaimer

This website is provided by The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult on an “as is” basis. No warranties or representations of any kind are given in connection with this site, or its content, including the completeness or accuracy of any of its contents.
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, its staff and agents shall not be held liable for any loss or damages or expenses of any kind in connection with the copying or use of any information or material contained in or referred to on this website, or otherwise from the use of this website.

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is not responsible for the content of external websites that link to this website or which are linked from it. Please also refer to our  Privacy Statement

Use of website

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult reserves the right to withdraw its website at any time and without prior warning.

Links to this website

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult reserves the right at its discretion to prohibit any link from another internet site to materials or information on this website. Where links are established, they must not be misleading nor deceptive and accurately indicate The Wave and Tidal Knowledge Network or as the destination of the link.

Please note that the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult website cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.


Material on this site is protected by copyright. Unless stated otherwise, the copyright owner is The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Material may be downloaded or copied for personal use, provided it is reproduced accurately and not used in a misleading context. You may not make alterations or additions to the material on this website or sell it to a third party. Where information is re-published in any format, appropriate acknowledgement of the copyright owner is required.


The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult reserves the right to amend these conditions of use without prior notice.  By continuing to use this site, you acknowledge that you will do so in accordance with these conditions of use as well as our Privacy Statement.

Computer viruses

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has done its best to ensure this site is free from viruses. However, it cannot always guarantee this. You are responsible for installing adequate and up-to-date virus-checking software on your computer.

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult takes no responsibility or liability, so far as legally possible, for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware; or telecommunications equipment or other material which may be transmitted with or as part of the site.

Information we collect from visitors

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult may collect several kinds of information from visitors to this website depending on the part of the site being visited: feedback, email enquiries, email addresses, site usage information and personal details such as your name and postal details if you sign up for newsletters.

Downloading documents

If you want to re-use any of our data or require it in a particular format for re-use, please contact us.

When downloading documents from the web site you agree to the following terms and conditions.
“Information” means such information as produced or owned by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and obtained from our websites, for instance from website text or downloaded in any digital format such as Adobe Acrobat, Word or an image file.
We, the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, grant you a non-exclusive non-transferable licence (without the right to sublicense) to copy and use the information in accordance with the terms of this licence agreement.

You may only use the information for your own use.

You are permitted to download the information to your local hard disk and / or reproduce it in hard copy outputs and static digital formats (e.g. PDF, TIFF or jpeg files).

The information must not be used in GIS applications (e.g. webGIS) which can be accessed from outside the licensee business or over an intra / internet.

Digital copies of the information must not be provided to third parties.

You acknowledge that the information has not been prepared to meet your individual requirements. We do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that the information may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. It is your responsibility to ensure that the information is fit for your intended use. It is also your responsibility to ensure you obtain any updates to the information made available from time to time from the Wave and Tidal Knowledge Network website. We are under no obligation to provide or inform you of any updates.

You are responsible for installing the information onto your own computer systems and for providing and maintaining the software necessary to use the information including where applicable all licences to use such software.

We reserve the right to terminate this licence at any time and if we do so, you will delete all copies of the information in your possession or control.

Use of the data and this agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales.

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