Yorkshire Geological Society Website Terms And Conditions

Information About Us

Our website is operated by Yorkshire Geological Society ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under charity number: 220014.

Accessing Our Website

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

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our website, or our entire website, 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 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

When using our website, you must comply with the provisions of this policy.

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

Suspension And Termination

We will determine, at our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our website, or electronic communications. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with this policy constitutes a material breach of the terms of use upon which you are permitted to use our website, or electronic communications, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

1. Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our website.

2. Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our website.

3. Terminating the services.

4. 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 breach.

5. Further legal action against you.

6. 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 this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the authorised licensee of all intellectual property rights on our website, and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our website.

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 the accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our website for commercial purposes, without obtaining a licence to do so from ourselves, or our licensors.

If you print off, copy, or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance On Information Posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our website 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 website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our Website Changes Regularly

We aim to update our website regularly, and may change its content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability

The material displayed on our website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us, hereby expressly exclude:

1. All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

2. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

2a. Loss of income or revenue.

2b. Loss of business.

2c. Loss of profits or contracts.

2d. Loss of anticipated savings.

2e. Loss of data.

2f. Loss of goodwill.

2g. Wasted management or office time.

2h. 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.

Information About You And Your Visits To Our Website

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack, or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching the above, 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 website will cease immediately and permanently.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking To Our Website

You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair, legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

Links to our website must not be placed on websites containing any adult, sexually explicit, potentially offensive, or illegal material.

We reserve the right to withdraw this linking permission without any prior notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our website other than that set out above, please submit your request by clicking here.

Links From Our Website

Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction And Applicable Law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our website, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our website.

Your Concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our website, please click to contact Yorkshire Geological Society

Date And Revision

This policy was issued on 01/10/2016, and is revision 1.0

By using our website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use, and you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our website.

Thank You For Visiting Us And For Supporting Yorkshire Geological Society