(2) Licence to use website
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download, print and reproduce page content and publications from the website for personal use or use by a registered charity, not-for-profit organisation or public-sector body, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
This permission to reproduce website material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders.
Unless you have our written permission, you must not:
(a) republish material from this website for public view (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
(c) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
(d) use any material in an inaccurate or misleading context; or
(e) reproduce or redistribute any material from this website without giving full attribution.
(3) Acceptable use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
(4) Registered users
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted to registered users of the website platform.
In order to become a registered user, you must complete the registration form and verify your email address.
You warrant that all the information you provide to us as part of the registration procedure is true, accurate, fair and complete.
We will provide registered users with a username and password to enable them to access the restricted areas of our website. Registered users must keep their usernames and passwords confidential.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your account details confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
You must not use any other person’s username and password to access our website.
Registered users will have access to such additional features on our website as we may from time to time determine in our sole discretion. Such additional features may include:
(a) the facility to complete a detailed personal profile on the website, to publish that profile on the website, and to restrict the publication of that profile to particular groups or individuals registered on the website;
(b) the facility to join website groups, and to share information amongst group members;
(c) the facility to send private messages via the website to particular groups or individuals registered on the website.
We may disable usernames and passwords, delete accounts, and delete any information associated with an account, in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
(5) User generated content
You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
Your user content (and its publication on our website) must not:
(a) be libellous or maliciously false;
(b) be obscene or indecent;
(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
(d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;
(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime;
(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(i) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(j) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(k) constitute spam;
(l) be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
(m) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.
(6) Limited warranties
You acknowledge that some of the information published on this website is submitted by users, and that we do not usually review, approve or edit such information. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
(7) Limitations and exclusions of liability
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
You agree to the publication of comments, reviews and/or feedback relating to you, by others, on our website. You acknowledge that such comments, reviews and/or feedback may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such comments, reviews and/or feedback, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such comments, reviews and/or feedback.
(a) send you one or more formal warnings;
(b) temporarily suspend your access to the website;
(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the website;
(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the website;
(e) contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the website;
(f) bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;
(g) suspend and/or delete your account with the website; and/or
(h) delete and/or edit any or all of your user generated content.
Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
(10) Third party websites
Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
(14) Exclusion of third party rights
(15) Entire agreement
(16) Law and jurisdiction
(17) Our details
This website was produced by Indigo Multimedia Ltd. on behalf of North East Quality Observatory System and is hosted by RackSpace Ltd.
Our address is North East Quality Observatory System, 1st Floor, Ridley House, Henry Street, Gosforth, NE3 1DQ
You can contact us by email to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org