Terms & Conditions, Privacy etc…
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
- INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.a8muf.net is a site operated by A8MUF Ltd (“We”).
- ACCESSING THE SITE
3.1 Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
3.2 From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
3.5 You must take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised disclosure of your user name and password and you must notify us immediately if your password becomes known to any unauthorised user.
3.6 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
4.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the 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.
4.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the Site.
4.3 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 any accompanying text.
4.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You must not use any part of the materials on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.
- RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Commentary and other materials posted on the Site 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 the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
- THE SITE CHANGES REGULARLY
We aim to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
- OUR LIABILITY
7.1 The material displayed on the Site 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:
7.1.1 all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
7.1.2 any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
18.104.22.168 loss of income or revenue;
22.214.171.124 loss of business;
126.96.36.199 loss of profits or contracts;
188.8.131.52 loss of anticipated savings;
184.108.40.206 loss of data;
220.127.116.11 loss of goodwill;
18.104.22.168 wasted management or office time; and
22.214.171.124 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.
7.2 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.
- PROHIBITED USES
8.1 You may use the Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Site:
8.1.1 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
8.1.2 in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
8.1.3 for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
8.1.4 to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards ;
8.1.5 to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
8.1.6 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
8.2 You also agree:
8.2.1 not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use;
8.2.2 not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
8.2.3 any part of the Site;
8.2.4 any equipment or network on which the Site is stored;
8.2.5 any software used in the provision of the Site; or
8.2.6 any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
- INTERACTIVE SERVICES
9.1 We may from time to time provide interactive services on the Site, including, without limitation:
9.1.1 social articles;
9.1.3 comments system, follow system, compliments system;
(the “Interactive Services”).
9.2 Where we do provide any Interactive Services, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
9.3 We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any Interactive Services provided on the Site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any Interactive Services we provide on the Site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any Interactive Services by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
9.4 The use of any of our Interactive Services is not permitted by minors. You must be at least 16 years old to register an account or use our Interactive Services.
9.5 Where we do moderate any Interactive Services, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
- CONTENT STANDARDS
10.1 These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to the Site (“Contributions”), and to any Interactive Services associated with it.
10.2 You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.
10.3 Contributions must:
10.3.1 be accurate (where they state facts);
10.3.2 be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and
10.3.3 Comply with applicable laws in the UK and in any country from which the Contributions are posted.
10.4 Contributions must not:
10.4.1 contain any material which is defamatory;
10.4.2 contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
10.4.3 promote sexually explicit material;
10.4.4 promote violence;
10.4.5 promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
10.4.6 infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
10.4.7 be likely to deceive any person;
10.4.8 be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
10.4.9 promote any illegal activity;
10.4.10 be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
10.4.11 be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
10.4.12 be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
10.4.13 give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or
10.4.14 advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
- SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
11.2.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Site;
11.2.2 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Site;
11.2.3 issue of a warning to you;
11.2.4 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;
11.2.5 further legal action against you; or
11.2.6 disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
- INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO THE SITE
- VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES
13.1 You must not misuse the 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 the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
13.2 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 the Site will cease immediately.
13.3 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 the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
- LINKING TO THE SITE
14.1.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and 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.
14.1.2 You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
14.1.3 The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please use our contact form.
- LINKS FROM THE SITE
Where the 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, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
- JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
16.1 The English courts will have [non]-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Site [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].
- TRADE MARKS
“A8MUF” and”A8MUF NEWS” are UK registered trade marks of A8MUF Ltd.
- YOUR CONCERNS
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Site, please contact us
The personal information we collect about you
What we do with your information
Who your information might be shared with
Your rights with regard to your personal data
Who we are
In this policy ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ refer to A8muf.
Where we collect your information
We may collect your personal information directly from you and/or from a variety of sources including:
website enquiry forms
phone conversations with us
emails or letters you send to us
meetings with us
our online shopping services, websites and social media
We may also collect personal information on you from places such as business directories and other commercially or publicly available sources e.g. to check or improve the information we hold (such as your address) or to give better contact information if we are unable to contact you directly.
What information do we hold on you?
Information that we hold on you includes:
Information about who you are e.g. your name, date of birth and contact details
Information about your contact with us e.g. meetings, phone calls, emails / letters
Information that is automatically collected e.g. via cookies when you visit one of our websites
Information if you visit one of our venues e.g. visual images collected closed circuit television (CCTV)
Information classified as ‘sensitive’ personal information e.g. relating to your health. This information will only be collected and used where it’s needed to provide the service you have requested or to comply with our legal obligations
What do we do with the information?
We use information about you to:
provide relevant services
identify ways we can improve our relationship, products and services
maintain and monitor the advice we have given you together with products and services
protect both our interests
meet our legal and regulatory obligations
decide and recommend how our products and services might be suitable for you
To provide products and services under the terms and conditions we agree between us, we may need to collect and use personal information about you. If you do not provide this personal information, we may not be able to provide you with our products and services.
Disclosure of your information to third parties
This may include the following in order to:
provide suitable advice, products, services and information
research your experience in dealing with us
protect both our interests
We also have to share information with third parties to meet any applicable law, regulation or lawful request. When we believe we have been given false or misleading information, or we suspect criminal activity we must record this and tell law enforcement agencies, which may be either in or outside the UK.
We expect these third parties to have the same levels of information protection that we have.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Social networking sites
We maintain an online presence on popular social media websites including (but not limited to) Buzzkiki, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google plus. We use these websites to share our news, upcoming events and to celebrate our culture. By engaging with us on these sites, you are accepting that the webpages are available to the general public and agree to the following:
social media web pages are not private, please do not share your personal account information on any of the websites, including through the use of private messages
although we do always try to read every message sent to us on social media, we cannot guarantee a response to every message
any pictures you provide on our social media web pages may be used within our internal newsletters
any information that you provide us with on social media webpages may be retained by the webpage for longer than your relationship with us
How we keep your information safe
We protect your information with security measures under the laws that apply and strive to comply with our obligations at all time. We keep our computers, files and buildings secure.
How long we keep your information
To meet our legal and regulatory obligations, we hold your information while you are a customer and for a period of time after that. We do not hold it for longer than necessary.
Your individual rights
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you have a number of rights with regard to your personal data.
You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, the right to restrict processing, object to processing as well as in certain circumstances the right to data portability
If you have provided consent for the processing of your data you have the right (in certain circumstances) to withdraw that consent at any time which will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent was withdrawn
You have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) if you believe that we have not complied with the requirements of the GDPR with regard to your personal data
SSL certificates / green bar
A8muf uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to protect all network traffic between your PC and our systems. All information travelling to and from our website is safe against interception by third parties who might otherwise use that information without your consent.
SSL also protects you by confirming that you are looking at A8muf’s website and not a fraudulent site designed to trick you into disclosing your personal information.
Cookies are small text files which ask permission to be placed on your computer by websites you visit. Your web browser may allow you to erase the cookies, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions for guidance. However, in some instances, unless the cookies are accepted, parts of our application will not function, fully or at all.
If you do allow cookies to be used, when you view our application, we will store some cookie files, which will enable us to measure the use of the pages and features on our application and allow you to use some of its functions. The cookie is used to store the IP address of your machine and will not contain any data personal to you. We do not make any attempt to find out, by means of the cookies, the identities of those visiting our application. For further information please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
We will make changes to this statement from time to time, particularly when we change how we use your information, and change our technology and products.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
How to contact us
A8muf is the Controller and Processor of Data for the purposes of the GDPR.
Date of Last Revision: 24th May 2018
We are disclosing that included products and links to those products on this site will earn the site an affiliate commission for any purchases you may make. You should assume that any links leading you to products or services are affiliate links and that the site may receive financial compensation from them. We try to promote products or services we believe may be of value to you.
Advertorials/Sponsored Posts on www.a8muf.net are marked clearly and we may receive compensation for providing opinions on products, services, websites or various other topics. Even though we may receive compensation for sponsored posts or advertorials we endeavor to give honest findings, opinions or experiences.
If you have any questions regarding the above, please do not hesitate to contact us.