Terms & conditions
We do not guarantee that any of our sites, or any content on them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our sites without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason one of our sites is unavailable at any time or for any period. We may limit the availability of our sites or any service or product described on any one of our sites to any person or geographic area at any time.
No reliance on information
We have taken every care in the preparation of the content of our sites. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information contained in any of the materials on any of our sites. Due to the changing nature of the information contained on our sites we shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses arising directly or indirectly as a result of any of the information accessible via the sites not being accurate, complete or up to date.
We do not guarantee that our sites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. Due to the nature and inherent risks of communications and the transfer of data over the internet, we shall have no liability whatsoever for any damages or losses resulting from viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other malicious code or the corruption or loss of data or any damage to software or hardware. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse any of our sites by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our sites, the server on which our sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our sites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and we reserve the right to report any such breach to the relevant authorities.
You warrant that the personal information which you are required to provide when you register as a user of one of our sites is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects. You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use. You will notify us immediately of any changes to the personal information you have provided us with.
Intellectual property rights
All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of our sites shall remain at all times vested in us or our licensors. You are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by us or our licensors.
You may download extracts of any page(s) from our sites for your personal use or in accordance with any contractual relationship we have with you. However, you must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text identifying the authors of content on our sites.
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our sites, or to make contact with other users of our sites, you must comply with the acceptable standards set out in these terms.
Any and all material which you contribute to any of our sites ("contributions"), and to any interactive services associated with them must comply with the following standards. Contributions must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory of any person or be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
- Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory including any sexually explicit material or promoting violence.
- Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
- Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
- Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
- Promote any illegal activity.
You agree that you will only use our sites for lawful purposes and will not:
- Use them in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
- Use them in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
- Transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
- Knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of the above acceptable use requirements through your use of any of our sites. When a breach of our requirements has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate including immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site and/or legal action.
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our sites, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our sites, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of the above requirements, whether the service is moderated or not.
Third party links
Certain links on our sites will lead to websites which are not under our control. When you activate any of these you will leave our site and we will have no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability for the material on any website which is not under our control. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
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