Version 1, 4th February, 2015
Welcome to the Global Science Gallery Network digital platform. These are our terms and conditions for use of these platform, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, digital television, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the "our platform" we mean all digital platforms operated by Science Gallery International for or on behalf of members of the Global Science Gallery Network, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Science Gallery"), regardless of how you access the platform, as well as any Science Gallery apps whether you access those via our platform or a third party site. However you access the our platform, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
You may access areas of our platform that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.
By registering on our platform, you agree that:
(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access our platform;
(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of our platform; and
(iii) you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.
You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.
2. Termination of registration
If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by sending an email to email@example.com. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using our platform. Continued use of our platform indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of our platform immediately and without prior notice.
We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated.
3. Use of material appearing on our platform
Your use of our platform is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between Science Gallery International and you, except for user content, Science Gallery International are the sole owner of all content on our platform, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the our platform ("Science Gallery Content"). Our platform and Science Gallery Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.
You may download and print extracts from the Science Gallery Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any Science Gallery Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by Science Gallery International, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on our platform.
If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement on our platform. Nothing in the Science Gallery Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Science Gallery content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from our platform. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.
5. User content
Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of our platform. When you submit content, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to our platform. You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.
You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on our platform or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Science Gallery, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on our platform.
We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.
You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use our platform to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of our platform or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of our platform, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the our platform for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.
Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed in the first instance to email@example.com.
You may download certain Science Gallery apps ("Apps") either from our platform or from third party app stores or shops. All of these terms apply to the maximum extent relevant to your use of the Apps (and in particular, the terms of section 6 apply where you are using an App to submit user content to our platform).
8. Data protection
9. Changes to these terms and conditions of use
Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on our platform. 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 our platform after it has been posted.
10. Governing law & jurisdiction (except for US users)
These terms and conditions are governed by Irish law
12. No waiver
Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of Science Gallery International.