Terms of Usage
Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions shall apply to your use of the website located at www.socialenterprisemark.org.uk and its related domains (Social Enterprise Mark Website). We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time and you should check them regularly.
By using the Social Enterprise Mark Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If You do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions then You should not use this website. Your use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website will be deemed an acceptance of the terms existing at that time.
1. Acceptable Use
By using the Social Enterprise Mark Website you agree to remain in accordance with the following conditions:
1.1 You will always treat other users of the Social Enterprise Mark Website with respect and will not express opinions deemed sexist, racist, ill mannered or otherwise offensive.
1.2 You will refrain from posting or transmit on or through the Social Enterprise Mark Website any slandering, harmful, pornographic, obscene or otherwise illegal material or material which would violate or infringe in any way upon our rights or the rights of others. This includes any and all intellectual property rights and without limitation the rights of privacy and confidentiality.
1.3 You will not knowingly post or transmit any data, either though sending and or uploading material that contains viruses, spyware, adware or any other monitoring or harmful programs or similar computer code to adversely affect the operation of the Social Enterprise Mark Website or our Users computer software or hardware.
1.4 You agree that any copy that you post has the express permission of the owner of the material, including any copyright or trademarks.
1.5 You will not undertake any activity either on the Social Enterprise Mark Website or otherwise that affects the operation or security of our Service or our Members Service or inconvenience or cause offence to our Staff.
2. Third Party Websites
2.1 You acknowledge and agree that the Social Enterprise Mark Co is not responsible for the availability of any third party Websites or material You access through the Social Enterprise Mark Website.
2.2 The Social Enterprise Mark Co does not endorse and shall not be held responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or services on or available from such Websites or material.
2.3 Any dealings between You and any third party advertisers or merchants found on or via the Social Enterprise Mark Website, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are made between You and the relevant advertiser or merchant. Therefore, the Social Enterprise Mark Co is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings.
3. Liability and Indemnity
3.1 The Social Enterprise Mark Website is not responsible for and does not endorse material which is posted or transmitted by Users. We reserve the right to monitor the contributions made and may respond to or comment upon communications made by You and edit, refuse to post, or remove any content from the bulletin boards and chat forums in our absolute discretion. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by the Social Enterprise Mark Co.
3.2 The Social Enterprise Mark Co will not be held responsible or liable for the content, accuracy, timing or reliability of any information or statements contained within the Social Enterprise Mark Website or for statements, advice and/or opinions made or given by Users. If You have any claim arising from the actions or statements of another User, You agree to pursue such a claim only against that User and not from the Social Enterprise Mark Co.
3.3 The Social Enterprise Mark Co shall not be liable for any loss suffered or be deemed to be in default for any delays or failures in performance hereunder resulting from acts or causes beyond its reasonable control or from any acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority.
3.4 The Social Enterprise Mark Co will not be responsible or liable for any other loss or damage that You or any third party may suffer as a result of using or in connection with your use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website.
3.5 You expressly agree that use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website is at your sole risk.
3.6 The Social Enterprise Mark Website makes no warranty that it will meet your requirements, or that the Social Enterprise Mark Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor do we make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website or as to the accuracy or reliability of any information obtained through the Social Enterprise Mark Co or that defects in the software will be corrected.
3.7 You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for and damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material.
3.8 No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by You from the Social Enterprise Mark Website or through the use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.
3.9 The Social Enterprise Mark Website is not responsible for any material and/or information provided by Users and or any third party who uses the Social Enterprise Mark Website.
3.10. The Social Enterprise Mark Co shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from the use or the inability to use the Social Enterprise Mark Website or for cost of procurement of substitute goods and services or resulting from any goods or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through the service or resulting from unauthorised access to or alternation of your transmissions or data, including but not limited to, damages for loss or profits, revenue, use, data, goodwill or other intangible, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
The Social Enterprise Mark Co respects your rights to privacy and to choose what information You would like to receive or to choose not to receive any at all.
The nature of the service provided by the Social Enterprise Mark Website means that we may obtain, certain information about You.
The Social Enterprise Mark Co will use the data you supply to communicate with You and improve the service. We will not sell or make available in any way your personal information except where You have consented.
By using the Social Enterprise Mark Website You agree to this use:
4.1 When you register and use the Social Enterprise Mark Website You to provide certain Data, such as your contact details and demographic information. We will store this Data and use it to contact You, provide You with details of services and otherwise for the normal use and improvement of the Social Enterprise Mark Website, unless You have expressly asked us not to do so.
4.2 The Social Enterprise Mark Website will offer You a number of options to receive general and specific information and will ask for Your permission to send information on Your chosen options.
4.3 The Social Enterprise Mark Co may use the Data You provide us with in response to surveys and to aggregate User profiles.
4.4 The Social Enterprise Mark Co may gather certain information about You as a User to enable the continued monitoring and future development of The Social Enterprise Mark Website, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address, the details of the web site You came from.
4.6 The Social Enterprise Mark Co will not pass Data to any third parties except in the following circumstances;
a) When You have requested information to be sent by one of our partners.
b) In the event of us outsourcing any marketing or technical operations such as mail-outs, and then the Social Enterprise Mark Co will only use reputable organisations who strictly abide by the relevant Data Protection legislation.
c) In the event of the Social Enterprise Mark Co merging with another organisation and then only for the same purpose as originally specified unless the Social Enterprise Mark Co asks for permission to change this usage.
d) To enable you to gain access to the restricted parts of certain Service Providers’ Information.
4.7 The Social Enterprise Mark Website may link to other web sites and the Social Enterprise Mark Co is not responsible for their data policies or procedures or their content. The Social Enterprise Mark Co will however encourage Member organisations to adopt appropriate Data Protection policies.
4.8 The Social Enterprise Mark Co endeavours to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal Data including where appropriate, the use of encryption technology, but cannot guarantee the security of any Data You disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of on-line data transfer over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.
4.9 You have the right to receive information about the personal information the Social Enterprise Mark Website maintains on You.
4.10 You agree that the Social Enterprise Mark Co may disclose to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to You.
5.1 The Social Enterprise Mark Co reserves the right to suspend or terminate Your use of the Social Enterprise Mark Website if You breach or if the Social Enterprise Mark Co has reasonable grounds to believe that You are likely to breach these terms and conditions or You otherwise engage in conduct which the Social Enterprise Mark Co determines in Our sole discretion to be unacceptable.
You: means you
User: means the user of the Social Enterprise Mark Website
Social Enterprise Mark Co: means the company incorporated as Social Enterprise Mark Community Interest Company