The following terms and conditions are for use of the Silicon South website (the Site) which is owned by Silicon South Dorset Ltd . You may access the Site in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, tablet, mobile phone and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the Site, on whatever device.
By using the Site you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
1. Permitted Use:
Subject to what is said below, material from the Site may be downloaded, viewed, listened-to, printed, copied on the hard disk of your computer (but not photocopied) and used for: your own personal, non-commercial purposes; internal business purposes; or the non-commercial purpose of using the Site as a personal information resource in good faith ONLY. Single copies of pages from the Site may be printed out for the sole purposes of enabling the person printing the page to retain a copy for their own personal records. Any other type of use (and, in particular, any copying or distribution of material from the Site for any commercial or business purpose) requires the prior written agreement of Silicon South Dorset Ltd.
1.2 You agree that you will not use the Site: for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect; in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by any person; which will compromise the privacy or data protection rights of any person; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded from the Site; to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Site to any third party; or in any way that might bring Silicon South LTD(BM) or any of its related companies or employees into disrepute.
This Clause 2 shall apply where you register with Silicon South Dorset Ltd for use of the Site.
2.1 You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested by Silicon South Dorset Ltd in the registration form (“the Registration Information”). You agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You agree to keep the password for your access to Silicon South confidential and agree not to permit anyone else to have access to it. Furthermore you agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password.
2.2 You agree to immediately notify Silicon South Dorset Ltd of any unauthorised use of your password.
3. Removal of material and cancellation of access to the Site
3.1 Silicon South Dorset Ltd shall have the right to cancel your registration and/or refuse you access to the Site at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice and Silicon South Dorset Ltd shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Silicon South Dorset Ltd or its employees) arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Site.
3.2 Silicon South Dorset Ltd shall have the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the pages on the Site any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you without giving you any advance notice and Silicon South Dorset Ltd shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Silicon South Dorset Ltd or its employees) arising from the removal of such material.
3.3 Silicon South Dorset Ltd will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to the interactive pages of the Site and therefore, unless Silicon South Dorset ltd is specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that they are responsible for having made it available on the Site. Silicon South Dorset Ltd shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or made available on, the forums or the website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.
3.4 If you object to the publication of any material placed on the Site please let Silicon South Dorset Ltd know by sending an appropriately worded email to [email protected] and they will take whatever action they deem appropriate.
4. Rights Clearances
The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on the Site may belong to a third party. It is your responsibility to obtain any licences or permissions that may be required to use such material and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Silicon South Dorset Ltd which arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licences and permissions.
5. Submitting Content
You may submit material for publication on parts of the Site including blogs, events, jobs, contracts etc. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. If you want to submit material to Silicon South Dorset Ltd for publication on the Site, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
5.1 Silicon South Dorset Ltd may publish and make available to the public by any means any material that you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Site at their sole discretion and they shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.
5.2 You hereby grant Silicon South Dorset Ltd a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and worldwide licence to republish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Site in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format.
5.3 You hereby waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 in respect of any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to Silicon South Dorset Ltd or to the Site.
5.4 Publication of any material you submit to us will be at Silicon South Dorset Ltd’s sole discretion. Silicon South Dorset Ltd reserves the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.
5.5 You warrant to Silicon South Dorset Ltd that any material you submit to the Site is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.
5.6 You warrant that the material you submit and the language that you use is not obscene, abusive, hateful, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.
5.7 You agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users, to breach confidence, to compromise privacy or to process personal data in an unauthorised manner.
5.8 You agree not to post material which may encourage criminal conduct or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful.
5.9 You agree not to place any links on the Site where those links take users to unlawful material or material that contravenes these terms.
5.10 You agree that, except where expressly permitted by Silicon South Dorset Ltd, you will not place on the Site advertisements nor make commercial solicitations nor use the Site for any commercial purposes (which would include using the Site to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services).
5.11 You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause Silicon South LTD damage or loss and you agree to indemnify Silicon South Dorset Ltd in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.
5.12 Silicon South Dorset Ltd reserves the right to remove your access to individual services completely if Silicon South Dorset Ltd believes that you are abusing the services in any way.
6.1 Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by Silicon South Dorset Ltd and its employees in these pages, the contents of the Site reflect the opinions of the writers, they do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Silicon South Dorset Ltd or any of its partners or sponsors. They are personal to the writer and are naturally subject to change from time to time. It is the responsibility of users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and take appropriate professional advice before entering into any commitment based upon them.
6.2 Silicon South Dorset Ltd cannot guarantee that your use of the Site will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. Silicon South Dorset Ltd, it’s directors, it’s employees and it’s representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Silicon South Dorset Ltd or its officers) including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the Site or any other Internet sites or the use thereof.
6.3 Some of the pages on the Site include material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. This includes most of the material that is posted on the “Jobs” section of the Site which has been posted by third party employment agencies and businesses. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to Silicon South Dorset Ltd and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Silicon South Dorset Ltd accepts no responsibility for the content of material posted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
6.4 On some of the pages of the Site users may be given the opportunity of entering into agreements with third parties. Silicon South Dorset Ltd is not a party to those agreements, does not act as an agent for those third parties (who, in turn, do not act as agents for Silicon South Dorset Ltd) and Silicon South Dorset Ltd is not liable in relation to, and takes no responsibility for, any contract entered into by users with any third party.
7.1 Some of the pages on the Site include links to external websites. These links are included to give users the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of assistance to them. Silicon South Dorset Ltd is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites.
8.1 Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the pages of the Site are free from viruses, Silicon South Dorset Ltd gives no warranties that they are indeed free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software.
8.2 Silicon South Dorset Ltd excludes, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Silicon South Dorset Ltd or its officers) for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted with or as part of:
(a) the pages on the Site or any other Internet sites; or
(b) any material downloaded from the Site or any other Internet sites.
9. Intellectual Property
The names, images and logos identifying Silicon South Dorset Ltd or third parties and their products and services are the proprietary marks of Silicon South and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Silicon South Dorset Ltd reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Site after any variation has been posted.
If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
12.1 The Site has been created with UK users in mind and therefore it’s content may not be appropriate or lawful outside of the UK. Users from outside of the UK should therefore verify for themselves whether or not it is appropriate for them to access the Site
12.2 The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the Site shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
13. Silicon South LTD
Silicon South LTD is a company registered in England and Wales under number 8783518 whose registered office address is at; 37 Commercial Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0HU.