Conditions of Use of the Website

Your access to and use of the RSSL website - this site - is subject to our terms and conditions which, by accessing and browsing this site, you accept without any limitation or qualification.

You can read our Terms and Conditions here, along with other policies and statements of relevance.

General Disclaimer

The contents of this site is provided by Reading Scientific Services Ltd ("RSSL") for informational purposes only and is intended merely to give a general overview of RSSL. Whilst RSSL has endeavoured to ensure that all the information on this site is correct, the contents of this site are provided to you "AS IS" WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED) INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. RSSL ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY STATEMENT, INACCCURACY OR OMISSION ON THIS SITE.  RSSL accepts no liability for any direct, special, indirect or consequential loss or damages of any kind resulting from the use of any information obtained directly or indirectly from this site or for any viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, downloading of or browsing in this site.  All such liability is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.  For these reasons, you should neither rely nor act upon any of the information on this site and, if you do, it will be entirely at your own risk.

The information on this site is subject to change and may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice.  These Conditions of Use may be changed at any time without notice.

Links to Other Sites

Certain hypertext links in this site will lead you to sites which are not under the control of RSSL.  When you activate any of these, you will leave the RSSL site.  RSSL does not endorse any site to which a hypertext link exists.


RSSL has no control over the nature and contents of such sites and is not recommending those sites, the information they contain nor any third party's products or services.  In particular, please note that by downloading computer programs from certain sites, you risk infringing copyright and may introduce computer viruses into your own system.

Trademarks and Intellectual Property

Trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this site belong to Reading Scientific Services Ltd.  Nothing contained on this site should be construed as granting any licence to use any trademark, service mark or logo displayed on this site without the express written permission of RSSL.


This site is controlled and operated by Reading Scientific Services Ltd from its offices in the UK.  RSSL makes no representation that material in the site is appropriate or available for use in other locations.  Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent that local laws are applicable.

If for any reason any provision of these Conditions of Use are determined to be void or unenforceable, then to the extent and in the places only where such provision is determined to be void or unenforceable it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.

These terms and conditions and anything in this site shall be governed by English law and all matters in connection with them shall be determined by the English Courts.


All material on this site is copyright © 2009 Reading Scientific Services Ltd, except where specifically stated otherwise.

Privacy Policy

Reading Scientific Services Ltd respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website.  The purpose of our Privacy Policy is to outline the information RSSL may collect and how we may use that information.

As technology continues to develop, our Privacy Policy may need changing in order to provide the best possible service to our site visitors.  We recommend that you check and make sure you have read the most recent policy statement when you visit our website.

Use of Information

Reading Scientific Services Ltd only collects personally identifiable information about you (i.e. your name, address etc.) through our website when voluntarily submitted by you, the visitor.  Visitors may choose to submit personal information to obtain information, subscribe to our "e-News" bulletins or submit enquiries.  Providing personal information is up to you, the visitor.  If you do not want your personal information collected, please do not submit it to us.  We also offer visitors an "opt-out" option at any time they wish to cease receiving emails or other information from us.


The Reading Scientific Services Ltd website may contain hypertext links to other sites, which are not under the control of the Company.  Whilst we make every effort to link only to sites that share our standards, we cannot be held responsible for the contents and privacy policies of such sites.

Additional Information Collected

Occasionally, we may collect technical information automatically when you connect to our site, which is not personally identifiable. An example of this would include the type of Internet Browser or the type of computer you are using, or the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.

We use "cookie" technology and IP addresses only to obtain non-personal information from on-line visitors to provide them with the best possible personalised on-line experience.  To do this, we keep track of the type of browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Netscape) and operating system (e.g. Windows, Macintosh) used by the visitor, and the domain name of the visitor's Internet Service Provider. We also track the total number of visitors to our site in an aggregate form to allow us to update and improve our site; personally identifiable information is not extracted in this process.  This helps us to keep our site fresh and interesting to the majority of our visitors.  Cookie technology also helps us deliver content tailored to a visitor's interests.  You may disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent.  If you do disable cookies, we will be unable to authenticate your logon to the electronic results provision system.

Conditions of Use

This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of the website and does not in any way override anything contained therein.

Accessibility Policy

Reading Scientific Services Ltd recognizes the importance of making its web services available to the largest possible audience and has attempted to design this web site to be accessible by all users.  Where possible this web site has been coded to comply with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Users who wish to view these specifications can do so at: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.

Reading Scientific Services Ltd will continue to test future releases of this site and remains committed to maintaining its compliance with appropriate accessibility guidelines and serving the widest possible audience for our services.


Security measures are in place to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of the information received from our online visitors, and to make such information as secure as possible against unauthorised access and use.

The electronic results provision system offered to RSSL's clients has been designed with data security an utmost priority.  Data is only held on the on-line system at the specific request and agreement of a client and this data hosting can be retracted at any time.  Analytical results and/or Certificates of Analysis or Reports are transferred from RSSL's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) servers to the website server via a secure network connection.  Clients connect to the website using a secure SSL connection ensuring protection during any data download.

RSSL's LIMS incorporates a full audit log and the electronic results provision system, which operates in a read-only mode, also incorporates an administrator audit log.

Company Registration Details

Registered in England

No. 741326

Registered Office     

Cadbury House, Sanderson Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex  UB8 1DH

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