Terms and Conditions
Please note that we may change these Terms from time to time without notice so you should review them each time that you visit the Site to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time. You should print a copy of these Terms for future reference.
Using the site
Users, whether or not registered, must be over 12 years of age. If you are under 16, you must first obtain the consent of your parent or guardian to use or register with the Site. We reserve the right to seek any form of verifiable parental consent as we believe appropriate at any time.
Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site or part of the Site without notice. We will not be liable or responsible if for any reason any or all of the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Use of the Site requires compatible devices, Internet access, and certain software; may require periodic updates; and may be affected by the performance of these factors. High-speed Internet access is strongly recommended. The latest versions of required software (as specified in the Help/FAQs section of the Site) may be required for certain transactions or features and to download products from the Site. You agree that these requirements, which may change from time to time, are your responsibility.
You may be required to use a unique access token provided to you to access the products made available on the Site. The token can only be used once. If the Site is withdrawn or any products, content or software made available for downloading from the Site are removed, you will not be able to use the token to access the Site and/or any such products, content or software, as applicable.
You may establish a link to the Site, provided that the link is legal and not detrimental or damaging to and/or does not take unfair advantage of our reputation or business;
Such linking is not for advertising or promotional purposes (unless we have expressly agreed to it);, the link is not from any website which promotes any political or religious views, or promotes or depicts intolerance, hatred, discrimination, violence, pornography or illegal activity (websites of any such nature being referred to as an “Unacceptable Forum”).The link does not falsely or misleadingly imply or suggest that we endorse, approve of or are associated with the linked website, its web pages or any of its contents; and framing of the Site on any other website is not allowed and you must not provide access to the Site or part of it under any other URL.
Where you are required to register to use the Site or part of the Site, it is your responsibility to provide accurate and complete registration details and to keep such details up to date. We are entitled to rely on any such registration details you provide to us.
Unless stated otherwise, each registration is for a single user only and not for multiple users. You must keep your registration details confidential. You are solely responsible for any loss or damage you or we may suffer as a result of your failure to do so.
Your registration with the Site must be in your own, real, name, not under any false or assumed name and not with any other person’s identity. You must not pretend to be a different person. You must provide a valid email address when you register for the Site. If you provide an email address to us then you warrant to us that you are entitled to receive the email to such email address. You also acknowledge and agree that we may stop sending emails to you without prior notification.
The Site may offer you the opportunity to submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute or broadcast content and materials, including, without limitation, articles, commentaries, photographs, text, music, video, audio recordings, computer graphics, pictures, data, questions, comments, suggestions or personally identifiable information (“Content”). You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in the Content.
Third party content
We are not liable or responsible for any third party content on the Site. Third party content includes, for example, comments, blogs, and articles posted by any third parties, Content, the content of advertisements, applications posted by other third parties and content accessed through applications.
Intellectual property rights
For the avoidance of doubt, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site. All such rights are reserved. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
Your personal information
We may from time to time provide interactive services on the Site, including (without limitation) chat rooms, bulletin boards and other forums (“interactive services”).
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, whether it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on the Site, 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 these Terms, whether the service is moderated or not.
You acknowledge that the interactive services are for public and not private communications. We cannot guarantee the security or privacy of any information you choose to disclose through any of these media and you make such disclosures at your own risk. If you see something which you reasonably believe breaches these Terms, please use the relevant ‘Report this Comment’ facility. If there is no such facility available, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The provisions of this clause 12 set out our entire financial liability (including any liability for the acts or omissions of our employees, agents and sub-contractors) to you in respect of all losses, claims or liabilities arising under or in connection with the Terms or your use of the Site generally, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise.
Maintenance of the site
You acknowledge and agree that from time to time we may need to suspend access to all or a part of the Site while we:
Fix defects and errors in the Site;
Install updates and undertake general diagnosis and maintenance of the Site; and
Undertake emergency maintenance and/or suspend access to the servers, and that as a result of which the Site may be less accessible or unavailable to you from time to time.
If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of the Terms (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of the Terms shall not be affected.
We may revise the Terms at any time by amending the page on which the relevant Terms appear. You must check the page of the Site where the Terms appear, from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in the Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The law governing the Terms, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with the Terms or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims). For our exclusive benefit and to the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, we retain the right to bring or enforce proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where the Terms are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of the place of business in which you agreed to these Terms or (if different) the country of your principal place of business.