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Website terms and conditions (premium)

This is the "premium" version of our website terms and conditions document, and is suitable for use on a wide range of websites.

The document is an extended version of our "standard" website terms and conditions. It includes, over-and-above the standard document terms: an indemnity protecting the website operator; provisions regarding other websites; more sophisticated user content provisions; a trade mark clause; and brief clause about prize competitions.

This document is not on its own sufficient for use on websites which collect personal information (which will also require a website privacy policy of some kind) or for ecommerce sites (i.e. those involving payment in relation to goods or services - which will also require legal provisions relating specifically to the goods or services that can be bought on the website).

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Website terms and conditions (premium) contents

  1. Introduction: document governs website use; consent to website document: implied; consent to website terms and conditions: express; website user minimum age.
  2. Copyright notice: UCC copyright notice; ownership of rights in website.
  3. Permission to use website: licence to use website; no downloading; website use: permitted purposes; no modification of website content; limitations on licence to use website; redistributable content; suspension or restriction of access to website.
  4. Feeds: access to feeds; accessing feeds and acceptance of document; feeds licence; feeds licence condition; revocation of feeds licence.
  5. Social media platforms: website includes social media features; functions of social media features; social media platform terms and conditions; no liability for social media platforms; collection of information by social media platforms.
  6. Misuse of website: acceptable use: prohibitions; using contact details prohibited; veracity of information supplied.
  7. Registration and accounts: account eligibility; account registration process; no other person permitted to use account; notify on misuse of account; use of another's account.
  8. User login details: provision of login details; user ID rules and impersonation; password to be kept confidential; notify on disclosure of password; responsibility for password loss.
  9. Cancellation and suspension of account: rights of operator over free website account; cancellation policy for unused accounts; cancellation of free website account by user.
  10. Our rights to use your content: definition of user content; licence of user content; sub-licensing of user content; right to bring proceedings in respect of user content; waiver of moral rights in user content; user may edit own content; delete etc user content on breach.
  11. Rules about your content: user content warranty; no unlawful user content; user content rules; civility and user content; hyperlinking and user content; previous complaints and user content.
  12. Report abuse: request to report abuse; how to report abuse.
  13. Limited warranties: no warranties for information; right to discontinue website publication; no implied warranties or representations relating to website.
  14. Limitations and exclusions of liability: caveats to limits of liability; interpretation of limits of liability; no liablity for free information or services; no liability for force majeure; no liability for business losses; no liability for loss of data or software; no liability for consequential loss; no personal liability.
  15. Indemnity: indemnity from website users.
  16. Breaches of these
    terms and conditions
    :
    consequences of breach; non circumvention of measures upon breach.
  17. Third party websites: third party websites: hyperlinks not recommendations; third party websites: no control or liability.
  18. Trade marks: trade mark ownership; third party trade marks on website.
  19. Competitions: competitions on website; competition terms and conditions.
  20. Variation: document may be revised; variation of website document: unregistered users; variation of website document: registered users.
  21. Assignment: assignment by first party; assignment by second party.
  22. Severability: severability of whole; severability of parts.
  23. Third party rights: third party rights: benefit; third party rights: exercise of rights.
  24. Entire agreement: entire agreement - use of website.
  25. Law and jurisdiction: governing law; jurisdiction.
  26. Statutory and regulatory disclosures: ecommerce regulations: trade register; ecommerce regulations: authorisation scheme; ecommerce regulations: professionals; ecommerce regulations: code of conduct; value added tax number.
  27. Our details: website operator name; company registration details; place of business; contact information.