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TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes
accessing, browsing, registering to use, creating an account, adding content to
or posting comments on our site.
before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of this page for future reference.
not use our site.
OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS
sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or
that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and
you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.sevenforums.com is a site
operated by Designer Media Limited, ("We"). We are registered in England and
Wales under company number 06879415
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND OUR SITE
We may revise these
to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
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 However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of
date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
ACCESSING OUR SITE
Our site is made available free of
charge and we accept no responsibility for any activity or function of our site
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it,
will be free from errors or omissions, will always be available or will 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.
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
and conditions, and that they comply with them.
We do not monitor each use of
our site and accept no responsibility for content uploaded by any user.
YOUR ACCOUNT AND PASSWORD
If you choose, or you are
provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of
information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information
as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
We have the
right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you
or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to
If you know or
suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or
password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com
You must be aged 13 or over to create an
account on our site. Please ensure your account details are complete and
accurate and that you use a valid email address to register as all registrations
require email verification. If you think there is a mistake, please contact us
to rectify it.
You are not entitled to create multiple accounts on our site.
By registering for an account you agree to certain information you provide, such
as your username, being shared with us and each other user of our site. Please
do not join our site if you are not happy for other users to see this.
user of our site you agree to comply at all times with the Data Protection Act
1998 and agree to our collection and processing of your personal data.
terminate your account without notice.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You hereby grant to us a
non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, unlimited licence to use,
publish, republish and distribute to third parties all and any content you
publish on our site and you warrant that you have the right to grant such
licence. You shall retain your intellectual property rights in respect of all
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property
rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are
protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of visible
text of any page(s) from our site for your personal non-commercial use and you
may draw the attention of others to content posted on our site. You must not
copy or otherwise reproduce any other part of our site, including its code and
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 content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial or other
non-personal purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.
print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of
use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our
option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our site is
provided for general information only. 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.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we
make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied,
that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We do not
check or review any content provided on our site by third parties or its users
and we exclude all liability, to the extent permitted by law, for such content.
Such content may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date and it is your
responsibility to check it with the relevant third party or user.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our
negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability
that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
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.
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:
use of, or
inability to use, our site; or
use of or reliance on any content
displayed on our site.
If you are a business user, please note that in
particular, we will also not be liable to you for:
loss of profits,
sales, business, or revenue;
of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
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.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our
site. Such links should not be interpreted as 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.
You may use our site only for lawful
purposes. You may not use our site:
In any way that breaches any applicable
local, national or international law or regulation.
In any way that
infringes any copyright, database right, trade mark or other intellectual
property rights of any third party.
In any way that is unlawful or
fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not
comply with our content standards below.
To transmit, or procure the
sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material
or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
To knowingly transmit any
data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms,
time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or
similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer
software or hardware.
To publish defamatory, malicious, abusive, or
sexually explicit content.
You also agree:
Not to access without
authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
any part of our site;
any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
any software used in
the provision of our site; or
any equipment or network or software owned
or used by any third party.
As our site is a forum site and
interactive we will try to assess any possible risks for users (and in
particular, for children) from third parties and other users when they use any
interactive service provided on our site. However, we are under no obligation to
oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our 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 our content standards,
whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive
services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian, and
in any event we do not permit users under the age of 13 to create an account. We
advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it
is important that they communicate with their children about their safety
online. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the
potential risks to them.
These content standards apply to any
and all material which you contribute to our site, including postings and any
interactive services associated with our site (contributions).
comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The
standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
Be accurate (where they state facts).
held (where they state opinions).
Comply with applicable law in the UK and
in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
contain sexually explicit material.
discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual
orientation or age.
Infringe any copyright, database right, trade mark or
other intellectual property rights of any other person.
Be likely to
deceive any person.
Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third
party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
Be threatening, abuse or invade anothers privacy, or
cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
Be likely to harass,
upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
Be used to impersonate
any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
Give the impression that they emanate from us or another person, if this is
not the case.
Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way
of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or
any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect
the operation of any computer software or hardware.
SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
We will determine, in our
discretion, whether there has been a breach of our prohibited use terms, content
use of our site. When we determine that a breach of these terms has occurred, we
may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Failure to comply with the
prohibited use terms or content standards above constitutes a material breach of
Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use
Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any postings or
content uploaded by you to our site.
Issue of a warning to you.
Suspend or terminate your account.
Bringing of legal proceedings against
you for damages resulting from the breach.
Bringing of legal proceedings
against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but
not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the
Further legal action against you.
Disclosure of such
information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of our prohibited
use terms or content standards. The responses described above are not limited,
and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE
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
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those
standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that
warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as
a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will
be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to
use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any
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
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
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure
or free from bugs or viruses. 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 and ensure it is up to
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.
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. In particular, you must not establish a link in such a way
as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you
create a direct download link to any part of our site.
We reserve the right
to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are
linking must comply in all respects with the prohibited use terms and content
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE
site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties,
these links are provided for your information only and we have no control over
the contents of those sites or resources.
If you are a consumer, please note that
English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will
have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern
Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are
resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
If you are
any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both
agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
To contact us, please email
Designer Media Ltd
PO Box 684