The site exists to provide expert and specialist information and comment about all aspects of sun dialing in support of our charitable aims to the general public and for all people interested in researching, making and restoring all types of sundial.
INFORMATION ABOUT US
Our site is operated by the British Sundial Society (“We” or “us” or “our”). We are registered as a charity in England and Wales with charity number 1155688 and have our registered address at C/O Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BQ. We are regulated by the Charity Commission.
CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that although content on our site will be relevant at the time of publication, it may subsequently become out of date. We do not update all of our content. If you are unsure about any content on our site please contact us at the email address stated below.
Although we make every effort to ensure that the content of our site is accurate, we cannot guarantee that it will be completely free from errors or omissions.
ACCESSING OUR SITE
Our site is made available to you free of charge.
There may be circumstances in which we have to take the website (or parts of it) down, for example for necessary maintenance. We do not therefore guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may also need to suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice and 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 technical arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
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 and not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us using the email address at the end of these terms.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & TAKEDOWN POLICY
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 reserved.
We fully respect the rights of third party owners of intellectual property owners and seek assurances from contributors to our site (and the various materials contained within it) that appropriate permission has been sought for us to use those contributions. However, there may be circumstances outside of our control in which permission has not actually been sought. If you find any material on the site that you believe infringes any of your intellectual property rights please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org providing the following information:
- Your name and contact details;
- A description of the materials and the rights contained within;
- The exact web address (URL) copied and pasted from the page that you found the materials; and
- A statement that you are the rights owner or their authorised representative.
Once we have received your notification we will confirm receipt and, provided that we have received sufficient information for us to make a proper investigation, we will take down the material from our site whilst we carry out that investigation and pending resolution of your complaint.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You are not allowed to 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 purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION
The content on our site is provided for general information and is not intended to amount to advice specific to your own particular circumstances on which you should rely. If you would like more information please contact us at email@example.com.
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 at the time of your visit to the site.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
Our site is made available to you free of charge. As such, we do seek to limit our liability to you.
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.
We 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.
Please note that we provide our site for domestic and private use. You may use our site freely for academic research and study. However, you agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
If you are using our site for business purposes, please note that in particular we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We 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 post a number of links to businesses and organisations that may be of interest to you. However, we cannot monitor and are not responsible for the content of websites linked from our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites and we will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
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 in our Acceptable Use Policy.
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. Please note that if you are using our site for private purposes, this means you will still 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, modify, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose.
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 to privacy.
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.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not necessarily represent our own views or values.
Due to the nature of the internet we cannot 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 and using your own virus protection software.
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. The website that you are linking from must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
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 and you must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND RESOURCES IN OUR SITE
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
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