Terms and conditions of use

Welcome to the Design Society website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern The Design Society's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'Design Society' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is DMEM, Strathclyde University, and Glasgow, Scotland. Our company registration number is 401016 and we are a charity registered in Scotland SC031694. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

Material content

By accessing this website the user agrees to acknowledge that it contains proprietary intellectual property and copyright information, the terms of which are set out below.

Whilst the Design Society takes every care to ensure that the information, documents and academic papers (together the 'Materials') provided on this site (the 'Website') are accurate and up-to-date, we emphasise that the Materials are provided on an 'as is', ‘as available’ basis and without warranty or guarantee of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, or whether relating to title, the rights of third parties or otherwise.

The Design Society reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to add, revise or remove any Materials without notice.

The Materials are designed for general information and academic purposes only and the Design Society does not make any warranty as to whether the Materials offer appropriate guidance in relation to any particular set of facts. As such, professional advice should be sought where necessary and reliance on the Materials or the Website is at your own risk. The Design Society assumes no responsibility for information contained in the Website and disclaims all liability in respect of such information.

With specific regard to academic papers presented on the Design Society website – the Design Society takes care to ensure the integrity and quality of these papers and publications and the Information herein, however no responsibility is assumed by the Design Society nor the authors for any damage to property or persons as a result of operation or use of these publications or papers and /or the information contained herein.

General Use

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

Member Access

Access to certain areas of this website is limited to Design Society members only. The Design Society provides members with a user ID and password to enable access to restricted areas of this website. This User ID and password are confidential and not transferable.

The Design Society reserves the right to disable your user ID and password should it deem it necessary to do so, without explanation.