SEGfL Websites- Acceptable Use Policy

 

Terms of Website(s)

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our Websites, whether as a guest or a registered user.  Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Websites.  By using our Websites, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them.  If you do not agree to these terms of use, please exit our site.

Definitions

Bracknell Forest Borough Council of Easthampstead House, Town Square, Bracknell RG12 1AQ (the "Council") acts for itself and on behalf of the other members of the South East Grid for Learning ("SEGfL") an unincorporated association that is not a separate legal entity and whose address for correspondence is SEGfL Project Office, Easthampstead Park, Wokingham RG40 3DF;

Websites ("Websites") covered in this Acceptable Use Policy are all those owned and registered by SEGfL, or on our behalf.

Website ("Website") is the particular website www.segfl.org.uk owned and registered by SEGfL, or on our behalf, where this Acceptable Use Policy was found.

The terms "SEGfL", "we", "us" and "our", when used in this Acceptable Use Policy means SEGfL.

The terms "you" and "your" when used in this Acceptable Use Policy means any user of the Websites.

Agreement

Access to our websites is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services we provide on our Websites without notice.  We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts, or all, of our Websites, to users who have registered with us.

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 and 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

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. 

Services and information

All references on our Websites to information, materials and services, apply in the UK only, unless otherwise stated.  Unless otherwise indicated, the Websites are for information purposes only.  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.

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 Websites may be out of date at any given time.  We are under no obligation to update such material.

Ownership

Unless otherwise indicated, the Websites, their content and other matters ("proprietary rights") related to the Websites are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of SEGfL.

You do not acquire ownership rights to any such proprietary rights viewed through this Website. You are permitted to use, reproduce or repurpose materials from the Websites as long as the use is legal and appropriate and that SEGfL is appropriately referenced. 

Copyright

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site and in the material published on it.  Copyright laws and treaties around the world protect those works.  All such rights are reserved.

Contributors to the SEGfL Website and its constituent parts are responsible for checking the accuracy and appropriateness of material submitted. This includes checking and confirming the copyright status of material submitted. Where original material is submitted, contributors must authorise SEGfL to publish them for use by educational organisations.

Contributors whose material includes references or elements of content belonging to other individuals, establishments or organisations are responsible for obtaining rights to publish them.  SEGfL accepts no responsibility for infringements of copyright made by contributors to any part of the Websites.

No materials on this site may be sold without SEGfL's permission.  Third party companies or organisations cannot use resources Websites for commercial purposes.  Materials may be downloaded and copied for use within educational establishments in the United Kingdom.  Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

Passwords

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 and 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Websites.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Websites through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them. 

Submission of Comments and Website usage

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  We have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.  Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.

Where unlawful, offensive or inappropriate material is submitted to the Websites, SEGfL reserves the right to inform an appropriate authority and to pass on the user's personal details when required to.

Any comments or information you contribute become the sole property of SEGfL and may be displayed at our discretion.  The posting of copyright protected or illegal material is prohibited.  You must comply with applicable local laws and you may not post information that infringes another's personal privacy rights.  We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

If your contribution contains resources that include video, audio or images of children, it is your responsibility to obtain documented parental consent to allow such resources to be viewed online.

The comment forms managed by SEGfL are provided as a public service and SEGfL may terminate your usage of these services at any time without prior notice.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

Hyperlink disclaimer

The Websites may contain links to websites maintained by unrelated companies and persons. A link to another website does not mean that SEGfL approves, endorses or accepts any responsibility for that website, its content or use, or the use of products and services made available through such websites.  We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us through the Websites will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  By agreeing to this Acceptable Use Policy, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

These provisions do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Exclusion of 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, SEGfL expressly excludes:

  • 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 Websites or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Websites, 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
  • for 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.

Indemnity and release

You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, associates and contributors from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms of Use or your access or use of the Websites or any of the information, materials, products or services available through the Websites.

Modification and discontinuation

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Websites and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through the Websites with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance.

You agree that the courts of England & Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Website, and that the laws of England & Wales shall govern such dispute or claim.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use or any other matter, you may contact us by writing to: The SEGfL Office, Easthampstead Park, Wokingham, RG40 3DF.

 


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