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PAS 2050 Terms and Conditions

Users are reminded that copyright subsists in all British Standards publications and is vested in The British Standards Institution (“BSI”).  Except as permitted under the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988, no British Standards publication either in part or whole, may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of BSI.

In particular, and without limitation, the user is alerted to the fact that British Standards publications in this service (“the Work”) incorporate both visible and invisible watermarks and that the following terms and conditions are applicable in relation to use:

Subject to each user registering its personal email address with BSI or any other authorised supplier of the Work,

1. A copy of the Work is licensed to a sole named user who is permitted to install a single electronic copy of it for use on a single computer. A sole licensed user of the Work may print off a single hard copy for his own, non - commercial purposes.

2. Under no circumstances is the licensed Work permitted to be reproduced in part or in whole, either in hard copy or electronically, including by electronic mail, even for internal use within the organisation, except as defined in 1 above. 

3. BSI is not aware of any inherent risk of viruses in the PDF files of British Standards at the time that they are downloaded.  BSI has exercised due diligence to ensure, so far as practicable, that such files do not contain such viruses.  The PDF files supplied may contain embedded typefaces. In accordance with Adobe’sÔ licensing policy, these files may be printed or viewed but shall not be edited unless the typefaces which are embedded are licensed to and installed on the computer performing the editing. In downloading these files, parties accept therein the responsibility of not infringing Adobe’sÔ licensing policy.

The user accepts that the operation and use of these files is done so at the user’s risk. BSI does not accept and is not liable for any loss or damage which may be suffered from their operation or use.  AdobeÔ is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

4. Multi User Sales: Users who wish to place the downloaded British Standard on an internal network or intranet are invited to apply to the Direct Sales Team at the following address:

Direct Sales Team
British Standards Institution
389 Chiswick High Road
London W4 4AL

Tel: +44 20 8996 7071
Fax: +44 20 8996 7512


For permission to reproduce extracts and for further information on the licensing of BSI documents, please contact the Licensing Department at the following address:

Licensing Department
British Standards Institution
389 Chiswick High Road
London, W4 4AL


Tel +44 20 8996 7070
Fax: +44 20 8996 7512

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