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This page sets out the conditions of use of the InterContinental Hotels Group PLC website and contains important information explaining your relationship with the owner of this website (the "Site") and your rights to access and use information on it. Please read this notice carefully. If you do not agree to accept all terms of the notice, please do not use this Site.
ILLEGALITY: If the advertising, offering for sale, or selling of the goods and/or services referred to on this Site is illegal for any reason in the jurisdiction in which it is accessed or viewed, whether by virtue of the age of the person seeking to view it or otherwise, access to and/or viewing of such material is not authorised by InterContinental Hotels Group PLC.
WARNING: Any unauthorised access and/or viewing may be an infringement of the copyright and/or other intellectual property rights of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC or its subsidiaries and may result in civil and/or criminal liability.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this Site is not comprehensive. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiaries do not represent or warrant that the material comprised in this Site is completely accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case and accordingly neither InterContinental Hotels Group PLC nor any of its subsidiaries shall have any liability in respect of such material or for any use of such information by any such person.
The material on this site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The materials on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable laws, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiary and associated companies disclaim liability for negligence and disclaim all representations and warranties, express or implied in relation to this Site, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC does not warrant that the functions contained in the material be uninterrupted or error-free, that the contents will be correct, accurate, reliable or up to date, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.InterContinental Hotels Group PLC accepts no responsibility to update the material on this Site, which derives from various different dates. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiary and associated companies do not accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of, this Site or any information contained in it.
The material in this Site is intended to provide general information only and is not to be relied upon by any particular individual or class of individuals, or for any purpose. No information contained on this Site is intended to be an invitation or an inducement to invest in or deal in any securities or depository receipts of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC or its subsidiaries or associates. In particular, actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on this website and the past performance of the price of securities cannot be relied on as a guide to future performance.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:
Statements made on or contained in this Site or in documents referred to on this site are or maybe forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and business of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the "Group") and certain of the plans and objectives of the Board of Directors of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC with respect thereto. In particular, among other statements, certain statements with regard to management objectives, trends in market share, market standing and product volumes, statements with regard to trends in results of operations, margins, overall market trends, and statements with regard to risk management, interest and exchange rates may be forward-looking in nature. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, levels of consumer and business spending in major economies where the Group does business, changes in consumer tastes and preferences, the levels of marketing and promotional expenditures by the Group and its competitors, raw material and employee costs, future exchange and interest rates, changes in tax rates, future business combinations or dispositions, the impact on the Company of the European Economic and Monetary Union, estimated costs of European Economic and Monetary Union compliance programmes and business continuity plans, and the weather. Additional information, including information on factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are contained in InterContinental Hotels Group PLC's latest published Annual Report on Form 20F filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and other documents filed by InterContinental Hotels Group PLC from time to time with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC disclaims any intention or obligation to update forward looking statements.
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You are responsible for obeying all applicable copyright laws. Save as expressly permitted, no part of this material may be reproduced in any form, including storing it in any medium by electronic means whether or not temporary or incidental to some other use. Commercial use is not permitted. You may not frame this Site nor link to a page other than the home page without our express permission. Particular terms relevant to the use of downloadable material are as set out below.
Certain parts of this Site are intended to be downloadable for certain purposes. Permitted uses for downloads are:-
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USE OF HYPERLINKS:
Neither InterContinental Hotels Group PLC nor any of its subsidiaries are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to this Site or to which you may gain access from this Site. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiaries do not accept any liability in connection with any such websites or links. Where this Site provides a hyperlink to a third party's website it is done so because InterContinental Hotels Group PLC believes in good faith that such a website contains or may contain material which is relevant to that on this Site. Such a hyperlink does not signify that InterContinental Hotels Group PLC or its subsidiaries have reviewed or approve of the third party's website or its contents - indeed in certain circumstances a hyperlink may connect you to a third party's website containing views contradictory to those expressed on this Site or otherwise held by InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and its subsidiaries.
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CHAT ROOMS, NOTICE BOARDS, NEWSGROUPS:
Furthermore, users shall not engage in any action or practice that that reflects poorly on IHG or otherwise disparages or devalues IHGâ€™s reputation or goodwill. Conversations conducted in chat rooms or with live helpdesk personnel shall be conducted at the highest level of accepted corporate and social etiquette standards.