Purpose of this page
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
In accessing any part of our site, you agree:
- not to use our site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of our site by other users;
- not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of our site; and
- not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on our site and entered by or relating to any third party user of our site.
Material contained in our site must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. All other rights are reserved and users must seek our explicit permission before making any other use of material contained in our site.
Content standards & uploaded content
These content standards apply to any content or comments posted or uploaded on our site. The content standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. We will determine, in our discretion, if such listings breach the content standards. We reserve the right to edit, not publish or to remove any content whether or not it complies with these content standards.
Although our site is moderated to the best of our ability and resources, we are under no obligation to you or any other person to oversee, monitor or moderate our site or any other service we provide on our site and we may stop moderating our site at any time. We make our best effort to provide an enjoyable user experience for all and also to comply with any applicable laws with regard to the content that is found on our site, however this is subject to our resources and ability to monitor that content. We therefore cannot be held liable for any content that may be found on our site which may be considered to be offensive, libelous, abusive, having breached any copyright or trademark, or which may be illegal in any country or jurisdiction where our site may be accessed.
As a general guideline, listings must:
- be accurate (where it states facts)
- be genuinely held (where it states opinion)
- be relevant
- be informative
- be civil, decent and respectful of others
- be written in English and comply with acceptable standards of spelling and grammar
- comply with the local applicable laws, as well as the local applicable laws in the country from which it is posted
As a general guideline, listings must not:
- contain specific accusations of negligence, abuse or criminal activity
- be defamatory of any individual or organisation
- be obscene, offensive, hateful, threatening, inflammatory, or that are likely to harass, or calculated to seriously alarm or annoy any other person
- promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
- contain abusive language or slurs of any kind
- disclose the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or any other personal data in respect of any individual
- be written in capitals
- stereotype sections of society or certain groups of individuals on any grounds
- name any organisations or businesses other than the organisation or business that is relevant to the topic at hand
- infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person or organization
- breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
- be in contempt of court
- impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
- give the impression that the listing emanates from us if this is not the case
- advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act
- contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism
- contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites
The above content standards also apply to any videos, media files, documents or any other type of content that is uploaded to the site.
Notice & take down procedure
If you believe that content on our website breaches any of our content standards you are encouraged to alert us by sending an email to email@example.com so that we can investigate the complaint. You will need to provide your email address and other contact details together with a short explanation why you believe the content does not comply with our content standards. Reporting content will not automatically remove it, but will ensure we look at it as soon as possible. The moderators will then decide on the appropriate course of action.
License of content
By submitting content to our site, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable and sub-licensable licence to use that content. Although you will still own the copyright to your content, we will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your content. You further grant us the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or our rights in the uploaded content by a breach of these terms.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities) arising from any third party claim in relation to content you have uploaded onto our website or your breach of the provisions of these terms.
We have a social media presence and use Facebook and Twitter among other social media platforms. Please note that material posted by you to this site may be reposted or promoted by us on our social media platforms on the same conditions as apply to our website and subject to any additional conditions imposed by the platform in question. By posting to our website you are deemed to consent to any reposting or promotion by us using social media.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in the material and data on our site, subject to the provisions in the intellectual property rights in the content standards and uploaded content guidelines above. Such rights include, but are not limited to:
- unregistered trade mark rights protecting our business and trading names;
- database rights protecting the data published on our site;
- copyright and design rights in the text and graphics on our site; and
- copyright in the software used on our site other than that licensed to us.
You must only use the materials and/or data on our site for personal and non-commercial purposes and in accordance with the terms below.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference, and you may draw the attention of other individuals or people within your organisation to material posted on our site.
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.
Our status, and that of any identified contributors, as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities) arising from any third party claim in relation to your use of our site or your breach of the provisions of these terms.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Limitation of our liability
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
- loss of income or revenue;
- loss of business;
- loss of profits or contracts;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of data;
- loss of goodwill;
- wasted management or office time; and
- any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Our liability for losses suffered as a result of a breach of these terms by us is strictly limited to liability in respect of claims brought within one year of the material being first displayed on our site.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly or recklessly 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. 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.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to 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, but 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. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
How to contact us
If you have any questions, comments or complaints, please send an email to email@example.com and we will try our best to assist you.
Thank you for visiting our site. We hope you have a pleasant and productive experience!