Legal Information


Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) and PML Applications Ltd try to ensure that the information held on this publication is accurate, current and informative. Much of the information provided is subject to change and regular updating and PML and PML Applications Ltd do not assume responsibility for inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the information provided. This website is provided without warranty of any kind.

Please contact the web master to verify content.

This website may, for the convenience of our users, provide links to resources maintained by organizations or individuals outside PML and PML Applications Ltd. Provision of this service does not imply endorsement by PML and PML Applications Ltd of such resources. PML and PML Applications Ltd do not assume responsibility for the content of such external resources. Any reference to named organizations or commercial concerns does not imply endorsement of that entity by PML and PML Applications Ltd or of PML and PML Applications Ltd by that entity.

Terms of Use

© All contents of this website are copyright 2010, of either Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) or PML Applications Ltd. No content may be copied or reproduced without the express permission of PML and/or PML Applications Ltd. Enquiries on the use of any of the items on this site, including text, photographs, logos or other images, should be sent to

The basis on which you are entitled to access the website is set out below. These terms may be changed from time to time. Your access to and use of the site will be deemed to constitute acceptance of these terms.

The website pages contain a selection of material concerning PML and PML Applications Ltd, associated organisations and companies. The material is for information only. We may at any time alter the contents of the pages on the web site; and/or refer the reader to other sites on the World Wide Web; and/or remove pages from, or add pages to its web site.

PML and PML Applications Ltd do not make any representations or give any warranties, (express or implied), about the information provided through this website, including any hypertext links or any other items used either directly or indirectly from the website. PML and PML Applications Ltd do not accept any responsibility for enabling the reader to link to another site in the World Wide Web or for any other site.

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information on this site is precise and up to date, PML and PML Applications Ltd do not represent that the information contained on the web site is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall have no liability for the accuracy of the information contained in the web site or for delays or omissions therein or for any reliance placed on the information or use made of it, by any person.

You accept all risks and responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from using this site and any information or material available from it. No part of these terms are intended to constitute an exclusion of any liability which cannot be excluded under English Law.

The reader must be satisfied that he or she may lawfully access the PML and PML Applications Ltd website, read the pages and/or act upon the material contained in the pages. PML and PML Applications Ltd accept no responsibility for unauthorised access or actions of the reader in respect of these or other matters. We may terminate your access to our site at any time.

These terms of use, which are subject to English law, contain the entire agreement between us with respect to our site.

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), registered charity number 1091222, is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, company number 4178503.

PML Applications Ltd, is a company limited by share, registered in England and Wales, company number 4232750.

Privacy Policy

PML and PML Applications Ltd grant permission to view, copy, print, and distribute documents within this website, except as stated otherwise on individual documents, providing you agree that:

  • you will not alter the documents or images nor separate images from accompanying text
  • you will include any copyright notices in any document or image
  • you will not use the documents for commercial or political purposes
  • you will retain the full context of any document, text or image.

We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide such information to us or to fulfil legal requirements.

Automatic collection of information
Certain information is collected automatically. This includes but may not be limited to:

  • the Internet domain or IP address from which you access our website
  • the type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • the date and time you access our site
  • the pages you visit

Personal information
If you contact us via email, the information is treated with the same regard as ordinary mail. The information collected is solely to allow us to respond to your enquiry. We do not make any personal information available to any third party. We may, for various reasons, collate information on enquiries, but no personal information will be included.

We are committed to the protection of your privacy. No information collected by us on this site will be sold, rented or loaned except as expressly stated in the Privacy Policy and consented to by you.

All personal information given us to through this site will only be held and used with care and in accordance with this policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.

Use of information
We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by you. The information collected will be used by us to provide you with details of opportunities in the market place as well as to develop further this site to be useful to you and enable us to provide further services on this site in the future. We may also wish to provide you with news and information about goods and services which may be of interest to you.

We do not sell or share any information about you as an individual user of this site.

Links to other sites
We may from time to time establish relationships with other companies that will enable you to access the websites of such companies directly from our site. Each individual company operates its own policy regarding the use of personal data. If you have a particular interest or concerns regarding the way your data will be used then you are advised to read the Privacy Statement on the relevant site.

We will try to provide you with links to high quality, reputable sites which we believe will be of interest and relevant to you, but please note that such third party sites are not under our control and we do not contribute to the content of such websites. When you click through to these sites you leave the area controlled by us. We cannot accept responsibility for any issues arising in connection with either the third party's use of your data, the site content or the services offered to you by these sites.

Your rights
In addition to these policies your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this Act we will only process any data we hold about you in a lawful and fair manner. We will keep your data securely to prevent unauthorised access by third parties.