Terms and Conditions of Use
Copyright and trade marks
We own or are licensed to use all copyright and other intellectual property rights in and to our website, its design and content, and all technical infrastructure relating to it.
Material contained in our website may be downloaded, viewed and printed for personal non-commercial use or for internal non-commercial circulation within your organisation provided that no trade mark, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in or appearing on such material are removed in whole or in part. Material contained in our website may not otherwise be copied, reproduced or redistributed in whole or in part without our prior written permission.
The trade marks and logos used and displayed on our website are our registered and unregistered trade marks or those of others. You may not use these trade marks without our prior written permission or that of the owner(s) of the trade mark(s) in question.
Your obligations when accessing our website
In accessing any part of our website, you agree:
- not to use our website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of our website by other users;
- not to upload, display or transmit any materials to or through our website which are false, plagiarised, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe the rights (including copyright) of any other person anywhere in the world;
- not, except insofar as permitted by law, to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of our website or attempt to transmit to or via our website any information that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component;
- not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on our website and entered by or relating to any third party user of our website; and
All use of the EDUCATE web server must comply with relevant legislation, in particular with the Data Protection Act (1998), the Human Rights Act (1998), the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (1988), the Computer Misuse Act (1990), the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations (2003) and the Freedom of Information Act (2000).
You are welcome to contribute to any discussion boards which may appear on the EDUCATE website. However, you must follow our Posting Rules and your use is only authorised on that basis.
Users need to be aware that their communications may be monitored by University of Nottingham IT staff as permitted by UK legislation. The legislation allows the interception of network traffic without consent for purposes such as ensuring regulatory compliance, detecting crime or unauthorised use, and ensuring the efficient operation of University communications systems. Users should be aware that their communications could be released to requestors if deemed in the public interest under the Freedom of Information Act (2000).
Certain features of the EDUCATE website may permit the uploading of user generated content. Where, as a user, you elect to submit content to the EDUCATE website you agree to the use of such material for the purposes of the EDUCATE project, and represent and warrant that any such content does not infringe in any way upon or violate the trademark or other rights of any third party.
From time to time, and only with the permission of the content provider, user generated content may be made available within publicly, or otherwise accessible areas of the EDUCATE website. Although the EDUCATE project has no obligation to screen or monitor any user generated content, the EDUCATE project reserves the right, but is not obligated, to resolve any complaints, disputes, or potential disputes regarding the infringement of any third party trademarks or rights. You agree to abide by and cooperate with the resolution of any such dispute as determined by the EDUCATE project, which may include, without limitation, deleting or amending any content considered under any such dispute.
Links from our website are provided for information and convenience only and we have no control over and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website. We do not endorse any linked website or any products or services offered from such a website.
You may create a hypertext link to the homepage of our website at www.educate-sustainability.eu provided such link is not used in a misleading or defamatory context. You may not create links to any other page or file forming part of our website without our prior written permission.
If required to use a password to access any part of our website, you agree:
- to ensure that any details supplied to us in order to register for such access are accurate and to advise us promptly in the event that any such details change; and
- to keep confidential any personal login password provided by us and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of any such password by any third party.
We reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected parts of our website if we consider that you are using our website in a manner detrimental to us or to our website or to other users.
Exclusions and limitations of liability
Owing to the nature of the Internet we cannot guarantee that our website or the websites to which it is linked will always be available to you. We also cannot guarantee that any material which you download from or access on our website or the websites to which it is linked will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You should therefore ensure that you have appropriate protection against viruses and other security arrangements in place whilst using the Internet.
The EDUCATE website has been prepared with the primary aim of providing general information about the EDUCATE project and is not intended to constitute specific advice in relation to any of your particular requirements. Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information and material we have prepared for our website was accurate at the time of publication, it is subject to variation at any time without notice and we give no warranty whatsoever that any information or material on our website will be accurate or complete at any particular time or at all. If you believe that any information or material which we have prepared for and published on our website is inaccurate please let us know and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as is reasonably practical. Where we make third party material available on our website, we do not control and do not necessarily endorse their contents or findings in any way, and we are not responsible for the accuracy or otherwise of such material.
In no circumstances shall we be liable to you for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or goodwill resulting or arising from your use of or inability to use our website or any other website linked to it, or from your reliance on the information, material and services provided on our website or information, material and services accessed through it.
Our failure at any time to enforce any right we may have against you does not result in our waiver of such a right.