TIGA’s Website Terms of Use

These website terms of use (“Terms”) apply to your use of the www.tiga.org website (“Website”) which we own and maintain. These Terms should be read alongside, and are in addition to, our privacy policy (accessible online at http://www.tiga.org/privacy) and any other agreements you may enter into with us (for example membership terms and conditions).

Please read these Terms carefully. By using the Website you agree that you agree to these Terms in their entirety. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must stop using the Website immediately.

About us

We are The Independent Games Developers Association, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 04147291 and whose registered address is at 6th Floor, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5EB (“we”, “us”, “our”) . Our VAT number is 777 3359 84.

Should you have any questions about these Terms or wish to contact us for any reason whatsoever, please contact us by e-mail at info@tiga.org.

Access to Our Website

Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our Website, or our entire Website.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.

Use of Our Website

You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and in a way which does not infringe the rights of anyone else or restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the Website.

We aim to update our Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Intellectual property rights

We own or are licensed to use all present and future copyright, registered and unregistered trade marks, design rights, unregistered designs, database rights together with the website design, text and graphics and their selection and arrangement, and all other present and future intellectual property rights and rights in the nature of intellectual property rights (“IPR”) existing in, or in relation to, the Website and its content.

All rights and IPR in or relating to any third party content, branding, logos and registered and unregistered trade marks are owned by such third parties or their licensors.

You are permitted to download and print content from the Website solely for your personal use. Website content must not be copied or reproduced, modified, redistributed, used or otherwise dealt with for any other reason without our express written permission. You are not entitled to use the content of the Website for commercial exploitation in any circumstances (including any content included contained in any portfolios we may make available to you to view).

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Website must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Our liability to you

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of our employees and agents. We do not seek to exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation by us or our employees or agents.

You have certain rights under the law. These include that we will provide the Website with reasonable skill and care. Nothing in these Terms is intended to affect these statutory rights. For more information about your statutory rights contact Your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

If we breach these Terms we shall only be liable for losses which are a reasonably foreseeable consequence of such a breach. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time of entering into this Agreement.

We are not responsible for: (i) losses not caused by our breach; (ii) indirect losses which are a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us at the time of entering into these Terms, for example loss of profits or loss of opportunity; and/or (iii) failure or to meet any of our obligations under these Terms where such failure is due to events beyond our reasonable control.

We do not guarantee that the Website will be fault free and do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions.

We provide the content on the Website in good faith but give no warranty of representation that the content is accurate, complete or up-to-date, nor that the Website does not infringe the rights of any third party. We accept no responsibility or liability for your use of, or reliance on, content provided by us on the Website and such use is entirely at your own risk. While we take reasonable precautions to prevent the existence of computer viruses and/or other malicious programs on the Website, we accept no liability for them.

Information transmitted via the Website will pass over public telecommunications networks. We cannot guarantee that the Website will be accessible at all times, and accept no liability if the Website is not accessible.


We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy which is accessible herehttp://www.tiga.org/privacy. By using our Website, you consent to such processing.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website will cease immediately.

Linking to our Website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.]

Links from our Website

Where our Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources nor any use of personal data by such third party, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Amendments to these Terms

We may update or amend these Terms from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements without notice to you. Any updates or amendments will be posted on the Website. By continuing to use the Website, you agree to be bound by the terms of these updates and amendments.

These Terms were last updated on 10 June 2016.

Other important terms

We may wish to transfer our rights or obligations or sub-contract our obligations under this Agreement to another other legal entity. You agree that we may do so provided that: (i) this will not adversely affect the standard of the Wesbite; and (ii) in the case of transfer only, after we notify you of the date on which we will transfer our rights and obligations under this Agreement to another legal entity, Your only rights under or in connection with this Agreement will be against the new legal entity and not against Us. This Agreement is personal to you. You may not transfer your rights or obligations under this Agreement to anyone else.

If you breach these Terms and we take no action against you, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where You breach these Terms.

If any part of these Terms is disallowed or found to be ineffective by any court or regulator, the other provisions shall continue to apply.

These Terms are not intended to give rights to anyone except you and us. This does not affect our right to transfer this Agreement as set out above.

We will do our best to resolve any disputes over this Agreement. If you wish to take court proceedings against us you must do so within the United Kingdom. Relevant United Kingdom law will apply.