Terms & Conditions


@ Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre. All rights reserved.


These terms tell you the rules for using our website https://5gsoc.org.uk (the site).

https://5gsoc.org.uk is a site operated by Satellite Applications Catapult Limited on behalf of the Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre (“5G SoC”). Wescott 5G SoC is a programme is funded by the Satellite Applications Catapult Limited and Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership. Its registered office is: Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre, Westcott Venture Park, Westcott (nr Aylesbury), Buckinghamshire, HP18 0XB, United Kingdom].

Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre is operated by Satellite Applications Catapult Limited, a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales under company number 07964746 with its registered office at Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell, Didcot, OX11 0QR.

To contact us, please email info@5gsoc.org.uk or telephone 01235 567999.

By using our site (https://5gsoc.org.uk), you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:
•  Our Privacy Policy [here], which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
•  Our Acceptable Use Policy [here], which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
•  Our Cookie Policy [here], which sets out information about the cookies on our site.
•  Any other Terms and conditions that apply to the use of this site, as set out from time to time by Satellite Applications Catapult Limited [here]

We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our users’ needs and our business priorities.

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You must not copy, reproduce, republish, download, or make available to other parties, or otherwise use our site content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial and non-academic use.

You must not modify, adapt, alter or create a derivative work from the content of our site except for your personal non-commercial and non-academic use. Any other use of our site content requires prior written permission from Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre.

The names, images and logos identifying Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre or third-parties and their services or products are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre and/or third-parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre, or of any other third-party.

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 content on our site must always be acknowledged. If you use our site in breach of these terms, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.
By using our site, you accept that the information contained within it is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You understand that the information is provided without warranty of any kind.

It is advisable to obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
As such, we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising from Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre the use of our site or the reliance on any information contained within.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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 site will cease immediately.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre
Westcott Venture Park
Buckinghamshire HP18 0XB
Tel:  +44 (0)1235 567 999
© Copyright 2018 Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre

The Satellite Applications Catapult Limited is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with our terms of use, cookies policy and any other documents referred to within them) set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting 5gsoc.org.uk (the site) you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is the Satellite Applications Catapult, Fermi Avenue, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QR UK.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us – You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes, but is not limited to, information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number and personal description.

Information we collect about you

With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.

Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us. We will use this information:

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you. We will use this information:

  • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Disclosure of your information
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for our marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@5gsoc.org.uk

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

This website will automatically track certain information about you in the course of you using this website, such as your IP address and browser identification. This information is used only for system administration and for providing statistics to evaluate use of this site. The Westcott Business Incubation Centre will not use cookies for collecting personal information from this site. (A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.)

When the Westcott Business Incubation Centres provides services, it wants to make them easy, useful and reliable. This sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. Westcott Business Incubation Centre cookies will not be used to identify you personally.
These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • Enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information during one task,
  • Recognising that you have already given a username and password so you don’t need to enter it for every web page requested,
  • Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and that there is enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue “session” cookies when you visit our site.

For more information on cookies, and how to delete and control them, visit AboutCookies.org (link opens in a new window) or AllAboutCookies.org (link opens in a new window).

We want all our users to be able to access and use https://5gsoc.org.uk The website is designed with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 in mind. We make every effort to comply with these guidelines including the use of specialist software to test https://5gsoc.org.uk and help us measure how we are doing. We are always looking for ways to improve and we value your feedback.

If you have any feedback to help us improve the accessibility of https://5gsoc.org.uk, please email us at info@5gsoc.org.uk.

Here are some of the features we have included to help you access and use https://5gsoc.org.uk:
• plain language with explanations of any technical terms
• clear text for web links
• easy-to-read font
• alt tags on images to tell you what they represent
• consistent navigation
• TAB key navigation for forms

Internet Explorer 7 or 8 – select the ‘Text Size’ option from the ‘Page’ menu in the toolbar and choose the size you prefer.
Internet Explorer 9 – enlarge or shrink all objects on the page by pressing the CTRL key and pressing + to increase or – to decrease the zoom level. To return to the default size, hold down the CTRL key and press zero. You can also access the same options from the Settings menu icon on the toolbar and selecting the ‘Zoom (100%)’ option.

Firefox – enlarge or shrink all objects on the page by holding down the CTRL key and pressing + to increase or – to decrease the zoom level. To return to the default size, hold down the CTRL key and press zero.

Safari – Zoom in or out on web content by using the Zoom toolbar button for more comfortable reading. Images and graphics also scale up while the text remains sharp, keeping the web page layout consistent as you zoom. To add the Zoom button to your toolbar, simply choose Customise toolbar from the View menu and drag the button onto your toolbar.
Last updated: February 2018

Contact Us
General Enquiries
If you have any enquiry regarding technical and business support, use of facilities or how to apply, please contact:
E: info@5gsoc.org.uk
T: +44 (0)1235 567 999

Westcott 5G Step-Out Centre
Westcott Venture Park
Buckinghamshire HP18 0XB
Tel: +44 (0)1235 567 999

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