What it means
|This website provides its service to you subject to the following Terms of Service ("ToS"), which may be updated from time to time without notice. You should review the ToS periodically for changes at: https://www.dover.uk.com/terms||These are the Terms & Conditions for using this website - they might change so please check this page occasionally.|
|In addition, when using particular facilities on this website, you shall be subject to any guidelines and rules applicable to such facilities which may be posted from time to time. All such guides and rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the ToS. In most cases the guides and rules are specific to a particular part of the website, but to the extent of any inconsistency between the ToS and any guide or rule, these ToS will prevail.||Some parts of the website may have their own guidelines and rules - they may be posted separately to this document in their relevant sections.|
1. Description of Service
|This website provides a collection of online resources and tools, referred to here as our Service or services. You acknowledge and agree that the Service is provided "as is" and that we assume no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion or mis-delivery of information, or failure to store user communication or settings.||This website contains a lot of content - we hope everything is correct, but mistakes happen and sometimes information is lost or may become obsolete.|
3. User Conduct
|3.1 You acknowledge that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. We do not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You acknowledge that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.||Anyone who posts to the website is responsible for that content's accuracy and quality, and there may sometimes be material you find offensive.|
|3.2 Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any Content, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Service.||We're not liable for content posted by users of the website and we can't be held responsible for any losses sustained as a result of using it.|
|3.3 You agree to not use the Service to:|
|3.3.1 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is offensive, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, intolerant of other views and beliefs, or racially, ethnically, religiously or otherwise objectionable;||Don't post anything harmful|
|3.3.2 Harm minors in any way;||Be especially respectful of children and their privacy|
|3.3.3 Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a website administrator or moderator, or any other individual or organisation, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;||Don't pretend to be someone else|
|3.3.4 Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;||Don't try to disguise who you are|
|3.3.5 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);||Don't post secrets|
|3.3.6 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (collectively know as the "Rights") of any party, unless you own the Rights or have authority from the relevant party;||Don't post copyrighted or otherwise restricted material|
|3.3.7 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose;||No advertising (unless with prior consent from the Dover.UK.com team) or spam|
|3.3.8 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit the same Content in a repetitive manner, with the sole aim of reinforcing your own point of view or strengthening your argument. An exception to this would be if the Content becomes relevant to a new area of discussion;||Don't keep posting the same thing again, as it can be detrimental to the flow and quality of discussions|
|3.3.9 Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;||If you upload files, please make sure they don't contain any viruses|
|3.3.10 Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to scroll faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;||Don't add scripts that interfere with the website|
|3.3.11 Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;||Don't try to hack the website or make changes to the way it works|
|3.3.12 Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation;||Do not violate laws and regulations of the UK and/or your own country, or use this site as an accessory to do so|
|3.3.13 Stalk or otherwise harass or be rude/offensive towards another user;||Be respectful to other users|
|3.3.14 Extract, collect, process, combine or store personal data about other users.||Don't use the website as a source of personal information|
|4.1 You acknowledge that we do not always pre-screen Content, but that we shall have the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to remove any Content that violates the ToS or is otherwise objectionable.||We can't check everything that is posted, but we'll remove anything we see that we don't consider suitable.|
|4.2 You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by us or submitted to us.||If you plan to use information from the website, you should make your own assessment of how accurate it is.|
|4.3 You acknowledge that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.||If you post something, we may need to change it or pass it to other systems or services.|
|4.4 By submitting Content, you grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, or publicly display the Content in any medium and for any purpose, including commercial purposes, and to authorize others to do so.||Royalty-free: we don't have to pay you to use the content that you post.
Perpetual: the right to display and use what you post doesn't expire.
Irrevocable: once you post it, you can't change your mind - although we may provide facilities for you to delete or edit some content.
Non-exclusive: you retain the rights to what you post, so you can still publish it elsewhere. We just claim a non-exclusive license to use it.
Unrestricted, worldwide: not restricted to the UK.
Reproduce, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, or publicly display: we may create additional (modified or unmodified) copies of any content you provide - for example a thumbnail of an image that you upload.
Authorizing others to do so: we may need to pass the content through any number of service providers - for example Content Delivery Networks.
|4.5 You acknowledge and accept that we may record certain information about users (such as an IP address) when some actions are performed on this website.||We may record information about you and track your actions on the website.|
|By using the Service, you are giving your permission for cookies to be used in this way. These cookies may be created, read, or destroyed at any time while navigating this website, and any sub-domains of this website.|
|You agree to indemnify and hold Dover.UK.com and its affiliates, advertisers, administrators, moderators, and other partners, harmless from any claim or demand, including legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the ToS, or your violation of any rights of another.||You wont hold us responsible for anything (claims, legal demands, etc) relating to your use of the website.|
|This website may provide (or users may provide, through this website) links to other websites or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.||If you click a link from Dover.UK.com to another website, we are not responsible for any content on the external site and we do not endorse it.|
|As a user of this website, you are required to report to us immediately any violation of these Terms of Service, or any Content that you believe is either not appropriate or inaccurate.||If you see anything that you believe may break these ToS, please let us know.|