TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(each of which is “our site”)
1 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
1.1 Your access to and use of our site and the
Services outlined in Clause 2, are subject exclusively to these Terms and
Conditions. You will not use our site for any purpose that is
unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the
our site you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers
contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you
must immediately stop using the our site.
1.2 We reserves the right to update or amend these Terms
and Conditions at any time and your continued use of our site
following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It
is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for
2 THE SERVICES
Our site may provide communication tools such as email, bulletin boards, chat
areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities
("the Services") designed to enable you to communicate with others. Unless
stated otherwise the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use only.
3 CHILD SUPERVISION
Our site is concerned about the safety and privacy of its
users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to
and use of our site should supervise such access and use. By
allowing your child access to the Services you are allowing your child access to
all of the Services, including email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups,
forums and/or other message or communication facilities. It is therefore your
responsibility to determine which Services are appropriate for your child.
Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about
yourself or your children via any of the Services.
4 USER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
If a particular Service requires you to open an account you will be required to
complete the registration process by providing certain information and
registering a username and password for use with the Services. You are
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and
also for all activities that take place under your account. You agree to
immediately notify our site of any unauthorised use of your
password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will
our site be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or
damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or
password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the
express permission of the account holder.
55 ACCEPTABLE USE
5.1 You acknowledge that all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs,
images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials ("the Content"),
whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, are the sole responsibility of
the person from whom such Content originated. <%=thisSitename%> does not
control or endorse the Content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or
quality of such Content and you acknowledge that by using the Services you may
be exposed to Content that is offensive and/or indecent.
our site will not be liable in any way for any Content or for
any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any Content transmitted
via the Services and you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any
Content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such Content.
5.2 In using our site you agree not to:
5.2.1 use the Services to send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes
or any other unsolicited messages, commercial or otherwise;
5.2.2 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is
defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing or
5.2.3 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that
incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account
of their race, religion, disability, nationality or otherwise;
5.2.4 threaten, abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights
(including rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
5.2.5 use any information or material in any manner that infringes any
copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;
5.2.6 make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or
corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of
5.2.7 collect or store personal information about others, including email
5.2.8 advertise or offer to buy or sell goods or services for any commercial
purpose, unless such communication facility specifically allows such messages;
5.2.9 impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;
5.2.10 violate any applicable laws or regulations;
5.2.11 use our site in any manner that could damage, disable,
overburden or impair our site or interfere with any other party’s
use and enjoyment of our site;
5.2.12 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you
do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary
relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed
in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement);
5.2.13 attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the Services, other
accounts, computer systems or networks connected to our site through
hacking, password mining or any other means.
5.3 Our site has no obligation to monitor the Services but
shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and,
at its sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these Terms and
Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
Our site has the right to terminate your access to any or all
of the Services at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without
limitation, breach of these Terms and Conditions. Our site may
also at any time, at its sole discretion, discontinue our site or
any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that
our site shall not be liable to you or any third party for any
termination of your access to our site.
7 LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our site may include links to third party websites that are
controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an
endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that
our site is not responsible for the content or availability of
any such sites.
8 INTERNATIONAL USE
You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of
technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you
reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use
of and conduct on the Internet.
9 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
9.1 Our site and its content (including without limitation our site's
design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with our site)
are protected by copyright, trade marks, patents and
other intellectual property rights and laws. In accessing our site you agree
that you will access the contents solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored,
sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder.
This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of our site
for personal, non-commercial home use only.
9.2 Our site does not claim ownership of any materials you
post, upload or submit to any publicly accessible area of the Services. However,
by doing so you are granting our site a world-wide, royalty
free, non-exclusive licence to copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publicly
display, edit, translate or publish such Content for as long as you elect to
display such Content via the Services. The licence shall be terminated when such
Content is deleted from the Services.
10 INDEMNITY You agree to indemnify and hold our site and its
employees and agents harmless from and against any breach by you of these Terms
and Conditions and any claim or demand brought against our site
by any third party arising out of your use of the Services and/or any Content
submitted, posted or transmitted through the Services, including without
limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages,
costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever
suffered or incurred by our site in consequence of your breach
of these Terms and Conditions.
11 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
11.1 Use of our site is at your own risk. Our site is
provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or
endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied,
including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality,
fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and
11.2 To the extent permitted by law, our site will not be
liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including
without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of
or in connection with the use of our site.
11.3 Our site makes no warranty that it will
meet your requirements, that the Content will be accurate or reliable, that the
functionality of our site will be uninterrupted or error free, that
defects will be corrected or that our site or the server that makes
them available are free of viruses or anything else that may be harmful or
11.4 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude
or limit the liability of our site for death or personal injury
as a result of the negligence of our site or that of its
employees or agents.
11.5 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal
or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such
Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall
survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and
13 GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of
England and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the