Terms of use

By accessing, browsing or otherwise using the Site at http://participationindex.iris-worldwide.com (the “Site”) you agree to be bound by these terms of use (“Terms”) and our Privacy Policy.

About us

This Site is controlled and operated by Iris Nation Worldwide Limited (referred to in these Terms as “Iris”, “we”, “us” or “our”). Iris is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales, company registration number 5690081. Our registered office address is: 10 Queen St Pl, London EC4R 1BE, United Kingdom.

How to contact us

You can contact us by email at enquiries@iris-worldwide.com if you have any questions, comments or complaints about this Site.

Changes to these Terms

We keep these Terms under review and may, in our discretion, change these Terms at any time. We will place any updates on this webpage. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site and your continued access, browsing or other use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. These Terms were last updated in June 2021.

Privacy and Cookies

Full details of how we collect, hold and process your personally identifiable information via this Site are set out in our Privacy Policy.

By visiting the Site with cookies enabled, and accepting cookies via our cookie consent tool, you agree to the use of cookies as explained in the Cookie Policy. For further details on how we use cookies, see our Cookies Policy.

Access to and use of the Site

Unless where expressly stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this Site and the material on it (including all text, trade marks, data, graphics, layout, logos, images, music or other audio material, clips, films or other moving images, algorithms, product details and/or software published or otherwise available on the Site from time to time). Where we are not the owner or licensee of any intellectual property rights, the use of any such intellectual property rights is on a purely referential basis and is compliant with all relevant laws.

Subject to these Terms, we grant you a limited, temporary, revocable and non-exclusive licence to access, browse and use this Site for your personal and non commercial use only. You may print off one copy of any page(s) from this Site for your personal reference.

Except as set out in the limited licence above (or as required under any applicable law), no part of this Site may be used (including to make derivative works), reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, accessed, modified, or otherwise exploited, in full or in part, for any purpose without our prior written consent. In particular, you are not permitted to republish any part of this Site on another Site, in any other medium (print, electronic or otherwise) or as part of any commercial service without our prior written permission. All the intellectual property rights referred to above remain owned by us or our licensors.

Acceptable use of the Site

While accessing, browsing and/or using this Site you must:

(a) comply with all applicable laws, regulations and codes;

(b) not link to any part of the Site other than the homepage;

(c) not frame or use framing techniques to enclose the Site, or any part of the Site, without our prior written consent;

(d) not modify, or attempt to modify, all or any part of the content on the Site; and/or

(e) not gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any third party server, computer or database connected to the Site.

Whilst you may link to the homepage of this Site, you must only do so in a way that is fair, does not harm our reputation and does not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement of you, your goods or services and/or your Site by Iris.

Termination or suspension of your access to the Site

At any time and without giving you any advance notice, we may permanently or temporarily and for any reason:

(a) terminate, suspend or deny your access to this Site (whether in whole or in part);

(b) terminate your permission to link to this Site; and/or

(c) remove or edit any content on the Site, and in such circumstances all our liability (as well as the liability of our directors, employees or other representatives) for any loss whatsoever arising from our removing or editing content and/or your limited use of or inability to use this Site (either in whole or in part) is excluded, insofar as it is possible to do so in law.

Third party links

This Site may contain links to third party Sites. We are not responsible for, nor do we endorse in any way such third party Sites or their content. If you decide to access any of the third party Sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.


All information and/or data on this Site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise by implied are now expressly excluded and no representations, warranties or terms of any kind are made in respect of the Site or the content, including, without limitation, warranties of satisfactory quality, accuracy, adequacy, conformity to description or fitness for any particular purpose.

Neither we nor any of our data providers or affiliates gives any warranty or guarantee: (a) relating to the availability of the Site; or (b) that the Site and/or our operation of it, the content or the server that makes the Site available, are error or virus free or free of other harmful components; or (c) that your use of this Site will be uninterrupted.

Limitation of liability

Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of any of our officers, employees or agents; or

(b) fraudulent misrepresentation; or

(c) any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future.

Subject to the above, we will not be liable, whether in tort (including for negligence or breach of statutory duty), contract or otherwise, for: (a) any loss or damage which may arise from reliance on any information contained on this Site; (b) any loss, damage or costs suffered or incurred by you arising from viruses or other harmful components received via this Site; or (c) any loss of profits; loss of business; depletion of goodwill or similar losses; loss of anticipated savings; loss of contracts; loss of use; loss or corruption of data or information; or any special, indirect, consequential or pure economic loss incurred by any user in connection with this Site.


If the whole or any part of any provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason the same shall to the extent required be severed from these Terms and rendered ineffective so far as is possible without modifying the remaining provisions of these Terms and shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions.


No waiver by us of any breach of these Terms shall constitute a waiver of any other prior or subsequent breach and we shall not be affected by any delay, failure or omission to enforce or express forbearance granted in respect of any of your obligations.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These Terms and/or your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute which may arise.

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