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Argus Media Limited Website Terms and Conditions

Terms of website and Apps use


These are the Terms and Conditions on which you may access and use the www.argusmedia.com website and any of its sub-domains,  such as direct.argusmedia.com (the "Website") and any mobile device application (the “Mobile Apps”) or desktop application (the “Desktop Apps”) developed by us (the "Apps"). By accessing or using the Website and/or by downloading, accessing or using any of the Apps,on any delivery channel or device, you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy (http://www.argusmedia.com/Ft/Privacy-Policy).  If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Website or the Apps.

Access to and use of the content and other materials provided through the Website or the Apps may also be subject to:(a)any separate subscription, licence and/or similar agreement which you have entered into with Argus Media ("Licence Terms") and (b) provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website or the Apps ("Specific Terms"). If there is an inconsistency between terms, the order of precedence shall be: Licence Terms, then Specific Terms, then these Terms and Conditions.


About Argus Media


The Website and Apps are operated by Argus Media Limited ("we", "us" or "our"), a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 01642534 and registered office at Argus House, 175 St. John Street, London, EC1V 4LW.

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "Argus Media" shall mean Argus Media Limited and any member within its group of companies (as defined in the UK Companies Act 2006). Any questions regarding these Terms and Conditions should be directed to support@argusmedia.com.


Access and registration


Access to the Website and/or Apps is permitted on a temporary basis and Argus Media reserves the right to suspend, withdraw or amend the Website and/or Apps (in whole or in part) without notice. Argus Media will not be liable if for any reason either the Website or the Apps is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You may access the MyArgus, Argus Direct and other areas of the Website requiring a user to login by becoming a registered user of the Website. You may access the Apps, if required to login, by becoming a registered user of the Apps. We may also offer a trial period of access.

If you are allocated a username, password and/or any other piece of information as part of the user registration procedures for the Website or the Apps (the "Access Details"), you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person.You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect or become aware that any Access Details have become known to or used by any person other than you.

Argus Media may suspend, invalidate or terminate any Access Details, whether chosen by you or allocated by Argus Media, at any time, where Argus Media has reason to suspect that you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions or the Licence Terms.

From time to time, Argus Media may restrict access to some, or all, of the Website or the Apps, to registered users only. We may vary the content available to registered users depending on the device(s) used to access the Website or the Apps.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website or the Apps.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website or the Apps through your internet connection comply with these Terms and Conditions. 


Intellectual property rights


As between you and Argus Media, we and our licensors own all copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights in the Website and the Apps, and in the materials published on or through them.

The names Argus, Petroleum Argus, Argus Link, Argus Media, FMB, DeWitt and Argus logos and any other registered or unregistered trade marks ("ArgusMarks") displayed on the Website or the Apps are the property of Argus Media. You are not permitted to use these Argus Marks without the prior written consent of Argus Media. Other trademarks, logos and trade names that appear on the Website or the Apps are the property of their respective owners.

You may print off copies, and may download extracts, of any materials from the Website ("Materials") for your personal reference, provided that you do not:edit or remove any copyright and other proprietary notices on such Materials (i.e. those notices acknowledging the source and our ownership of the information);modify the paper or digital copies of such Materials in any way;or use any illustrations, graphics, photographs, video or audio sequences separately from any accompanying text. Argus Media's status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the Materials must always be acknowledged.

You must not use or reproduce any part of the Materials for any public or commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from Argus Media.

If you print off, copy or download any Materials in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Website and the Apps will cease immediately and you must, at Argus Media's option, return or destroy any copies of the Materials you have made.


Regular changes to the Website, the Apps and these Terms and Conditions


Argus Media updates the Website and the Apps regularly, and may change the materials made available through them at any time. The material on the Website or the Apps may be out of date at any given time, and Argus Media is under no obligation to review or update such material.

These Terms and Conditions may be changed or updated at any time by amendments to this page. You must check these Terms and Conditions each time you access or use the Website or the Apps in order to take notice of any changes made. By accessing or using the Website or the Apps, you are bound by the version of the Terms and Conditions appearing on the Website or the Apps. If you do not agree to the current version of the Terms and Conditions, you must cease all use of the Website or the Apps immediately.


Argus Media's liability


No data, material or commentary made available through the Website or the Apps is intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. Argus Media disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such data, material and commentary by you or any third-party.

The material displayed on the Website and the Apps, along with Websites and Apps themselves including any software or functionality, are provided "as is" without any guarantees, representations, terms, conditions or warranties as to their accuracy, completeness, or as to whether they are in sequence, up-to-date or without defect or error. You understand and accept that, to the fullest possible extent permitted in law, Argus Media expressly excludes: (a) all conditions, representations, warranties and terms which might otherwise be implied by law, custom or otherwise; and (b) any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you, any user or any third-party in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Website or the Apps, any websites or Apps linked to, accessible through or forming part of the Website or the Apps and any materials posted on or made available through them, including: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time, in each case whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.

This does not affect Argus Media's liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, or the liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


Personal information


Argus Media processes information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using the Website or the Apps, you consent to such processing of information by Argus Media and you warrant that all data provided by you are accurate. 

Argus Media also uses cookies to facilitate your visit to the Website or the Apps. By using the Website or the Apps, you consent to Argus Media's use of cookies in accordance with the Privacy Policy.


Viruses, hacking and other offences


You must not misuse the Website or the Apps by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You may not access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of the Website or the Apps, any equipment or network on which the Website or the Apps is stored, any software used in the provision of the Website or the Apps, or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third-party.You must not attack the Website through a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

Argus Media will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or the Apps or to your downloading of any material available on them, or on any website linked to or accessible through the Website or the Apps.




You may link to the Website's home page, or to the page on the Website where information relating to the Apps is available, provided you do so in a way that is fair and does not damage Argus Media's reputation or take advantage of it. However, you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association with or approval or endorsement from Argus Media where none exists.

The Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page or the page where information relating to the Apps is available. Argus Media reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Where the Website or the Apps contains links to other websites and resources provided by third-parties, these links are provided for your information only. Argus Media has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Apps installation and access


This section of the Terms and Conditions applies (in addition to the remaining Terms and Conditions) when you download, access and use our Apps (using the "Apps Access Channel").  If you do not agree to be bound by any of these Terms and Conditions, you may not download, use or access the Apps and should delete our Apps from your mobile devices and/or other computer equipment.

In consideration of you abiding by these Terms and Conditions we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable at will, licence to install and use the Apps on your mobile device and/or other computer equipment. You may download a copy of the Apps and view, use and display the Apps on that mobile device and/or other computer equipment for your personal purposes only. Notwithstanding the limited license, you may not copy, store, adapt, modify, reverse engineer, decompile disassemble, otherwise tamper with nor prepare derivative works based upon any software used in the delivery  or making available of the Apps, or otherwise exploit the Apps or any portion of the Apps.

We licence the Apps to you subject to any rules and policies applied by any Appstore provider or operator from whose site you have downloaded the Apps.

Use of a Mobile App can be data intensive.  You are responsible for any carrier or other data charges incurred when using it and Argus Media will not be liable for any charges you incur.  We recommend you check with your network provider if you are unsure of the charges that may Apply.

The Mobile Apps will use your device's cellular and/or Wi-Fi connection to synchronise content, including price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the Mobile Apps with the content available on the Website and from other sources.


Use of the website or the Apps


  • You may use the Website or the Apps only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Website or the Apps in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; or that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.


Suspension and termination


If Argus Media determines, in its sole discretion, that you have breached these Terms and Conditions, Argus Media may take such action as it deems appropriate, including the immediate, temporary or permanent suspension or termination of your right to use the Website or the Apps.

Argus Media excludes liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms and Conditions. The responses described above are not limited, and Argus Media may take any other action it reasonably deems appropriate.




  • If any provision of liability of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.


Jurisdiction and Applicable law


  • These Terms and Conditions and any dispute or claim arising from, or related to, access to and/or use of the Website or the Apps, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any such dispute or claim, although Argus Media retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.


Your concerns


If you have any queries or concerns relating to material which appears on the Website or the Apps, or you wish to make use of material on the Website or the Apps other than as permitted above, please contact support@argusmedia.com

Terms and Conditions last updated on: 28 August 2013