Germaine Systems, referred to as “we”, “our” or “us”, is a private company based in the United Kingdom. The website is operated by Germaine Systems.

Use of Website

By using the website you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement, which is a legal contract between you and Germaine Systems that governs your use of the website.

The website allows you to browse information such as reviews and news items which you may save and print extracts from, for your personal use, or in the course of researching the products and services of Germaine Systems.  Accessing the site with the intent to search for material for other reasons for example, but not limited to, "scraping", SEO research or searching for material to check copyright  status is expressly denied.

You are responsible for any hardware, systems and / or software program(s) you use and any associated fees and expenses to connect to or use the Internet, and / or to use any of the material on our website.

Copyrights, trademarks and copying materials

This website contains words and images collected and / or created by Germaine Systems.  Re-use of the material found here is governed by a creative commons licence, EXCEPT by any other corporation that has at least once filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against one or more online users of their content. Use of any original Germaine Systems News story, photo, audio, or video recording for any purpose by any entity which is a plaintiff in a copyright infringement case is hereby prohibited.

Our liability to you

To err is human, please check all the information you find here before relying on it.   Machines fail, please consider this before relying on the availability of this website.  You are responsible for your equipment and connection, please check that any information or material you download will not cause damage or harm.

Third party websites

The Site may contain links to other websites, this does not imply that Germaine Systems endorses these websites.


If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

Legal Notice to PicScout, PicScout Clients, and Getty Images

PicScout,  Getty Images, and all other customers of PicScout are prohibited from accessing This website.  Permission for the copyright scanning robot program known as Picscout to access this site is explicitly denied.

Governing law and jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising out of or in accordance with these term and conditions are subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.