Website Terms and Conditions

If you register with us you confirm that you are at least eighteen years of age. The details provided by you on registration or at any time are important. The registered user undertakes to ensure that they are correct and complete. You undertake to inform us immediately of any changes to the information you provided when registering by updating your personal details.

Password and Security

When you register to use the site (the “Website“) you will be asked to create a password. You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. Please note that you will be responsible for activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us immediately.

Privacy Policy and Intellectual property rights

We take your privacy seriously and we understand that you would wish to know how we shall use the information we collect from your use of the Website. Please see our Privacy Statement which forms a part of these Terms and Conditions.

All information, text, imagery, content and materials on the Website (the “Materials“) belongs to us and/or our licensors and is protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property and proprietary rights. You may use the Website and display, download on any single computer or print a single copy of any material for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the Website. You must not further copy, re-publish, sell, upload, broadcast, distribute or modify the paper or digital copies of any Materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, including without limitation by removing any copyright notices) and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that or any identified contributors) as the authors of Materials on the Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the Materials on the Website for any commercial purpose without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the Materials you have made. Permanent copying and/or storage of Materials or reproduction or incorporation of any part of them in any other work in whatever media is expressly prohibited.

The Materials on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Materials on the Website.

Goods and Services

Registered users of the site may be able to purchase goods and services such as publications and conferences from us or our subsidiaries or related companies including limited. This should not be confused with the purchase of goods and services from third party sites linked to the site. No offer is made through the site and we reserve the right to reject your offer for any reason. Prices and availability of goods and services are subject to change. In the event that we are unable to supply you with the goods or services you will receive a full refund.

While we try and ensure that all prices on the site are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error we shall inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel, and you have already paid for the goods or services, you will receive a full refund.

Specific terms and conditions may apply to these purchases. Those specific terms and conditions incorporate these Terms and Conditions. If these purchases are with one of our subsidiaries or related companies, the name of that company shall be included in the expressions “we/us” in these Terms and Conditions. In case of conflict, the specific terms and conditions shall apply. In relation to some users you may have a statutory right to cancel a good or service within a certain period. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes that statutory right.

Third Party Sites

The site contains links to third party resources online. We do not endorse, approve or sanction (unless otherwise stated) nor are we responsible for any third party’s products, services, acts or omissions or their availability. There is no association or connection between us and the third party (unless otherwise stated) save for the provision of the link. We do not act in partnership with nor as agent for or on behalf of the third party to whom we provide links. Accordingly, neither party may incur any debt or liability on behalf of the other party and we are not liable for any contract you enter into with them.


The Institute of Directors does not accept any liability or make any endorsements, guarantees or undertakings relating to the content of advertisements or reader offers which may be displayed on, accessed by links, or referred to on

Our Liability

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that information on the site is correct, we shall not be liable for any damages arising from the use or inability to use the site or any information contained on it or from any action or decision taken as a result of using the site or any such information.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we disclaim liability for all implied or statutory warranties and conditions. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall we, nor our employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives, be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever including without limitation damages for loss of profits, loss of confidential or other information, business interruption arising from or in connection with the use of the site or otherwise in connection with the provision of goods and services under these Terms and Conditions. We do not exclude liability for death or personal injury.


You hereby undertake, as a condition of use of the site, to indemnify us against any loss or damage suffered by us as a result of any breach by you of any of these Terms of Conditions.


We may terminate your use of the site at any time without notice.


These Terms and Conditions and any disputes arising from or in connection with them shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. We do not make any promise that the materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom and using the site from territories where its use or material or contents is unlawful is prohibited.

The site is owned and operated by the Institute of Directors. The registered office address for the Institute of Directors and each of its subsidiary companies is 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED. Subsidiary companies:

Company Name
Registered Number
VAT Number
Director Publications
239 1194 59
IoD Management Limited
4018579 Limited

The vat number for the Institute of Directors is 239 1193 61.

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