Powerspec Disclaimer

Building Adhesives Limited "Powerspec" programme online - notice

effect of this notice

1. By accessing and/or using the "Powerspec" programme on the internet you agree to the following terms:

ID and password

2.1 the issue or acceptance of any ID or password is at our discretion. In particular a password will not be accepted if it is the same as or similar to a password of any other user;

2.2 use of the ID and password must comply with any instructions from time to time given in connection with accessing or using the "Powerspec" programme on line.

use of "Powerspec" programme online

3.1 You shall be responsible in all circumstances for the accuracy of all data supplied by you in connection with the use of the "Powerspec" programme online.

3.2 We do not warrant that information or software provided or communications transmitted in connection with the operation of the "Powerspec" programme will be accurate or error free or free from viruses.

3.3 We accept no liability in the event that the online use of the "Powerspec" programme becomes wholly or partly unavailable at any time for whatever reason nor do we accept liability for any unauthorised access to, or any alternation, theft, corruption or destruction of information or data howsoever caused.

3.4 We accept no responsibility for the content of web sites or pages linked to any site provided by us in connection with the provision of the "Powerspec" programme.

3.5 Although we have endeavoured to make colours on the screen as close as possible to the ones we supply we accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the colour match. In particular colours may very depending on your screen settings and resolution. In case of doubt you should check the products.

3.6 You acknowledge that unless otherwise agreed in writing we have an unlimited right to use and disclose and permit the further use and disclosure of such information provided by you in connection with your use of the "Powerspec" programme online and such information shall be non-confidential.

3.7 Except to the extent stated in these conditions or otherwise agreed in writing we shall have no obligation, duty or liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise howsoever in connection with the supply of the "Powerspec" programme online other than for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or for fraud on the part of any of its employees whilst acting in the course of their employment. In particular, we shall have no liability for any consequential loss or damage suffered, directly or indirectly, by you or any third party arising from the operation or in connection with any contract of the "Powerspec" programme online, including but not limited to wasted time or expenditure, loss of profits, production, business revenue, expected savings or goodwill or any claim by any person.

3.8 We shall have no responsibility for any information, including any prices contained in any quotations generated on this website. In particular, we shall have no liability for any loss, damage or injury or any claims in respect of any loss, damage or injury in relation to any information contained within the quotations generated on this website or any work carried out based on the quotations. Further, you shall indemnify us against any such loss, damage or injury and against any claims in respect of these. No contract or agreement shall exist between you and us and you shall not be deemed to be our representative simply by virtue of the quotations, use of ID, password and "Powerspec" programme.

use of ID, password and "Powerspec" programme

4.1 You shall ensure that the ID and password are not made known to any person other than, where applicable, your duly authorised personnel having a need to know who are aware and bound by this secrecy obligation and obliged to use the "Powerspec" programme only for the purposes of their employment.

4.2 You are reminded that you should not use the "Powerspec" programme for any purpose for which you are not authorised. For example if you are an employee it should not be used except in the proper performance of your employment.

4.3 You accept responsibility for and shall indemnify us against all costs, liabilities, costs and expenses we may incur arising from the use of the ID and/or password by any person other than yourself or the use of the "Powerspec" programme for any unauthorised purpose.

4.4 We reserve the right at any time without notice to cancel the right to use any ID or password in our discretion.

intellectual property

5.1 All patents, registered designs, registered trade marks and applications for any of the foregoing, copyright, unregistered design rights, confidential information, database rights, trade and business names (including internet names and email address names) and other intellectual property rights presently existing or arising in future in connection with the "Powerspec" programme and its use online including any data we supply and in connection with the supply and installation of our products shall be and remain our sole property.

5.2 You shall not use or permit the use (except in connection with the purchase of goods from us) or copy or modify in any way any information, software or other material provided by us without our prior written authorisation or except as may be required by law.

5.3 All information you acquire in connection with the "Powerspec" programme and its use online shall be treated by you as confidential, during and after the period of your use of the "Powerspec" programme except so far as such information is or becomes publicly available otherwise than in breach of this obligation or as may be required by law.

personal data

6. It is our policy to use personal data we acquire from you from your use of the "Powerspec" programme online to fulfil your requests for information about our products and to provide you with further information about our products including new products. We may disclose personal data if we believe such action is necessary to meet a legal requirement or to protect the interests of ourselves and others. Personal data may also be passed to any successor in title of our business and to suppliers who process data on our behalf. We may also use information in aggregate (so that individual users are not identified) for marketing and other purposes. If you have submitted personal data to us electronically and would like to removed for future access, please contact us on [address].

use of our products

7. Any advice, opinion or information is given to assist the use of our products on the basis that you will ensure its suitability for the application intended. In particular we cannot accept liability for loss or damage which may arise from any incorrect use of our products or from poor workmanship. We operate a continuous research and development programme and reserve the right to update information and the Powerspec programme without notice.


8.1 Your right to use the ID and password shall not be assigned or transferred to any third party.

8.2 You shall indemnify us against any loss, damage or injury to us and against any claim in respect of loss, damage or injury made against us and all costs and expenses in connection therewith which results from any breach by you of these conditions or any improper use of the "Powerspec" programme or any information we supply in the course of its use by you.

8.3 These conditions do not confer any right enforceable by any third party in connection with the use of the "Powerspec" programme online.

8.4 The law applicable to these conditions is English law and you submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts in all matters connected with these conditions.

8.5 In these conditions "we" means Building Adhesives Limited and "you" means the user.


BAL’s free specification tool ‘Powerspec’ allows you to quickly and easily create concise, technically accurate and up-to-date specifications for tiling.

Completely free-of-charge and with secure access to your tiling specifications, it is a key resource to tiling specifiers and contractors.


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