Conditions for Use of This Site
Last updated 18 June 2010.
Information about us
This website is operated by Markel International Limited ("We", "Us", "Ourselves" or any generic term or phrase). Markel International Limited is registered in England and Wales under company number 02989102 and has its Registered Office and main trading address at The Markel Building, 49 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 2EA.
Access to this website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service provided on this website without notice. Markel International will not be liable if for any reason this website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
This website has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing information about Markel International Limited and our affiliates (collectively “Markel International”). Markel International makes no representation as to the completeness or accuracy of the information this web site contains. In particular, you should be aware that this information may be incomplete, may contain errors or may have become out of date. Markel International makes no commitment, and disclaims the duty, to update any of the information on this web site.
To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with this website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of this website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Unless otherwise noted, this website and other Markel International websites as well as the content and layout of all such sites are the exclusive property of Markel International or are used with permission and may not be reproduced or distributed, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Markel International, except for personal (and not commercial) display and use.
Links to Other Materials
Some of the links available to you through this website will allow you to leave the Markel International website. Such external internet sites and the material are not under the control of Markel International, and Markel International makes no representations and disclaims all liability with respect to such sites and materials. The links are provided only for your convenience, and their inclusion does not constitute nor imply approval or endorsement by Markel International of the sites or their content. You may not provide hyperlinks to this web site without the prior written consent of Markel International.
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to this website. These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
For the purposes of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), Markel International Limited is a data controller.
The information we collect
When you visit this website, our server automatically records your domain and IP address, the date, time and duration of your visit. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information, but rather the computer that is being used to view the website. We only use this information to enable us to see how people are accessing the website and to help us better understand how it could be improved.
You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. However, if you choose to subscribe for news or other marketing information from us, we will ask you to provide us with certain limited personal information as is necessary, e.g. name and email address.
How we use this information
We will only use the information you provide to us in order to provide the news or other marketing information (such as upcoming Markel International events) you have requested and we do not share the information outside of Markel International.
You may opt-out or unsubscribe from receiving news or other marketing information from us at any time. If you currently receive information from us which you would prefer not to receive in the future please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We use up-to-date data storage and security techniques to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer's hard disk or on a website server. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. You are not obliged to accept a cookie, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org
Hyperlinks to 3rd party websites
You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which a small administration fee may be charged) and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected.
If you have any questions in relation to this policy please contact Markel International at:
Address: The Markel Building, 49 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 2EA
Attn: The Company Secretary
Telephone: 020 7953 6532
Fax: 020 7953 6821
Any email message sent to and from Markel International may be monitored to ensure compliance with internal policies.