Terms of Use

This website (‘the Site’) is owned and operated by the Construction Products Association (‘CPA’), a trade association based at:

The Building Centre
26 Store Street

The following sets out Terms of Use that apply to all users of the Site. Please find below the different user types:

  • ‘Members’ refers to companies or individuals that work directly for a company that is a member of the Association or a member of a trade association that is itself a member of the Association. Members of the CPA are divided into Company, Trade Association and Affiliate Members.
  • ‘Associate’ refers to corporations and organisations that do not manufacture or supply construction products and may be non-profit organisations, institutions of higher learning, consultancies and other commercial companies.
  • ‘Subscribers’ refers to individuals who purchase a subscription of the Association’s Economic Publications. Subscribers are divided into individuals who make a one-off purchase and individuals who purchase the CPA Full Information Package Subscription.
  • ‘Non-members’ refers to individuals who register on the Site to access the free content, but are not ‘members’, ‘associates’ or ‘subscribers’.

Notice to All Users
By using the Site you are deemed to have read and accepted the Terms of Use. The CPA reserves the right to change these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, and/or content of the website.

Data Protection
The CPA is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998, ICO registration number Z4581620. Our use of personal information supplied by you is when you use the Site, is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Site Security
Any attempt to interfere with the site will be considered a breach of the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use with the consequence that your access to the site will be terminated.

Website User Information, Usernames and Passwords
Some information, such as the economic publications, is only available to members of the CPA (and members of Trade Associations that are themselves members of the CPA) or CPA subscribers.

Usernames and Passwords for members or subscribers are issued through CPA’s website registration form, for which you will be required to submit personal information. Further details on how we collect and process your personal data are set out in the CPA Privacy Policy.

You are responsible for the security of username/password information that is supplied to you or changed by you. The password must not be disclosed to any unauthorised third parties. You are responsible for all uses of your account or password whether authorised by you or not. You agree to inform us of any unauthorised use of your account as soon as you are aware of any misuse, by contacting us at:
Construction Products Association
The Building Centre
26 Store Street
London, WC1E 7BT
T: +44(0)207 323 3770

You agree and acknowledge that we and our suppliers make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to:

  • The site and content contained on the site
  • The quality, suitability or freedom from viruses of the site or any content within the site
  • Your ability to use the site or that it will be available in its current or any other format.

We are not responsible or liable for:

  • Any loss of content or information that you upload/download to/from the site;
  • Any third party modification, suspension of or discontinuance of the Site;
  • Any kind of invasion of privacy, defamation, negligence or intellectual property right infringement, for the transmission or reception of information or material of whatever nature by, about or to you;
  • Any loss, including anticipated earnings, or damage incurred from any information downloaded from the site and/or altered. This includes liabilities arising from, or in relation to:
    • Your access, use of or inability to use the site
    • With any failure of the site, errors, omissions, delays, interruptions, computer viruses or system failures
    • Any content on the site or any action/decisions taken as a result of using the site.

The Site contains links to other sites that the CPA believes may be of interest/use to you or your organisation. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and have no control over, the content or material of such sites. Any dealings between you, or your organisation, and those third party sites are solely between you, or your organisation, and the third party responsible for that site, and you agree not to hold us liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of such dealings. This provision shall only operate to the extent permitted by the law.

Retention Periods
For further information on retention periods please see the CPA Privacy Policy.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in, accordance with the laws of England and Wales and all disputes arising in connection with them shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Privacy Policy
View the Construction Products Association Site Privacy Policy.