Please read this Agreement carefully as it governs your use of this site.
2. Your Account and Password
2.1 You may access some areas of our site without registering as a user. Certain functionality, e.g. posting content to our site, is only available if you register.
2.2 Each registration is for a single user only. You must not share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network. You must not create more than one user account.
2.3 Responsibility for the security of any passwords that are issued to you or that you create rests with you.
2.4 You will provide us with a valid, accurate and up-to-date email address which we can use to contact you.
3. Intellectual Property Rights
3.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from our site for your own personal use on the following basis:
3.1.1 the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from our site must not be modified in any way;
3.1.2 illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics from our site must not be used separately from the accompanying text; and
3.1.3 our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
4.1 THE CONTENT ON OUR SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR SIMILAR TERMS OF ANY KIND. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO AMOUNT TO ADVICE ON WHICH YOU SHOULD RELY. YOU MUST OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL OR SPECIALIST ADVICE BEFORE TAKING, OR REFRAINING FROM, ANY ACTION ON THE BASIS OF THE CONTENT ON OUR SITE.
4.2 We do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on our site. We are not responsible for the actions of, or material contributed by, third parties and you release us from any claims arising from or in connection with the same.
4.3 We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
4.4 We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
4.5 We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4.6 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
5. Limitation of Our Liability
5.2 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
5.3 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
5.3.1 use of, or inability to use, our site; or
5.3.2 use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
5.4 Except where business use is expressly permitted we only provide our site for domestic and private use. Except where business use is expressly permitted you agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes. In any case, we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, loss of revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
5.5 We do not review the material posted by users on our site and, where users post advertisements or offers, we are not involved in the actual transaction between users. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of such material, nor the quality, safety, or legality of what is offered and we accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by such advertisements or offers or as a result of any user responding to the same.
5.6 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
5.7 We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as an 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.
6. Uploading Content to Our Site
6.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the Content Standards set out in clause 7 (Content Standards) below.
6.2 You warrant that any such contribution complies with the Content Standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
6.3 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
6.5 We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy or is defamatory of them
6.6 We reserve the right to edit, reject or remove without warning any content posted to the site that, in our sole opinion, does not meet the requirements under our Content Standards. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any content published by a user on our site.
7. Content Standards
7.1 These content standards apply to any and all content that you post to or share on our site, and to any interactive services associated with it.
7.2 You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any content that you post to or share on our site as well as to its whole.
7.3 All content must:
(a) Be accurate (where you state facts);
(b) Be genuinely held (where you state opinions); and
(c) Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
7.4 Content must not:
(a) Contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
(b) Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
(c) Promote sexually explicit material;
(d) Promote violence;
(e) Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
(f) Infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or other intellectual property right of any other person;
(g) Be likely to deceive any person;
(h) Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
(i) Promote any illegal activity;
(j) Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
(k) Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
(l) Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
(m) Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case;
(n) Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;
(o) Contain unauthorised commercial communications (such as spam).
(p) Feature any image of any person under the age of 18 of which you are not the parent or guardian.
8. Rights You Licence
8.1 For content that you post to our site, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, distribute, display, create derivative works from, transmit, publish, perform and otherwise exploit that content.
8.2 Subject to the rights and license you grant to us under these Terms, you retain all right, title and interest in any content you publish to the site.
8.3 You acknowledge that any content shared publicly on the site will be accessible by everyone, including those not registered as users of the site.
9.1 We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
9.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
9.3 You must not misuse our site 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 site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site 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. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
10. Linking to Our Site
10.1 You may link to pages on our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
10.2 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
10.3 You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
10.4 Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
10.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
11. Third Party Links and Resources in Our Site
11.1 Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
11.2 We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
12. Applicable Law