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The use of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK is subject to the following terms and conditions

WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK is managed by Bradford Chamber (referred to as ‘We’ below). In entering our site you as a user (‘You’) are accepting our terms and conditions.

Using WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK

WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK is maintained for your personal use and viewing. The access and use of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK featuring these terms and conditions constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions. They take effect from the date on which you first use this website.

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material, or any material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violates any law. We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK. Please read our forum rules before taking part in Forums.

Information collected by us is used for internal review, to improve the content of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK, to customise the content and/or layout of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK, to notify users about updates to WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK, and to contact users for marketing purposes and is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.

Forum rules

To ensure users feel safe and keen to participate, please avoid:

1) Insulting, threatening or provoking language

2) Inciting hatred on the basis of race, religion, gender, nationality or sexuality or other personal characteristic.

3) Swearing, using hate-speech or making obscene or vulgar comments.

4) Breaking the law

This includes libel, condoning illegal activity and contempt of court (comments which might affect the outcome of an approaching court case). You may post a small amount of third party material, but please help us to avoid breaching copyright by naming its author and publication. We are unable to investigate all third party material, so where possible, please provide a link instead.

5) Spamming

Please don't add the same comment to more than one forum.

6) Advertising

You can mention relevant, non-commercial websites as long as they support your comment.

7) Impersonating or falsely claiming to represent a person or organisation.

Please don't mislead other users by abusing our registration procedure.

8) Posting in a language other than English or Welsh.

Sorry, we cannot provide translations of comments posted in Welsh. You're welcome to ask the comment's author to post an English version.

9) Invading people's privacy

Please don't post private addresses or phone numbers, including your own. You may post email addresses so long as you make it clear who they belong to.

10) Posting an off-topic comment.

Forums are moderated to make sure they stay friendly and welcoming, legal and relevant. If your comment is unacceptable, it will be returned to you by email, along with a reference to the rule you've broken. You'll be invited to re-post it once you've made the appropriate changes. If you repeatedly break these rules, you may be prevented from posting.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage, or expenses (including legal fees) asserted by any third party due to or arising from or in connection with your forum comments.

Copyright and intellectual property rights

You agree that you grant WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK royalty-free and irrevocable permission to reproduce any material that you post. You also grant WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK the right to download and print any material that you have posted.

If you believe that your copyright has been infringed, please contact WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK. We will need to know details of the work, where it is on the site, and a statement that reproduction has not been authorised.

Data protection

WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK complies with data protection laws. For further information, read the WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK privacy policy.

Linking to WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK

Please let us know if you wish to link directly to pages on WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK by emailing us at sam.saxby@bbef.org.uk. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site; WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK pages must load into the user’s entire window.

Intellectual property

The names, images and logos identifying WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK are proprietary marks of the Better Business Environment forum If you wish to copy or use images or information from the site, you must get prior approval from the copyright owner. Requests for permission to use such material should be directed to the our branding team, email: sam.saxby@bbef.org.uk.

Tell us how and why you wish to use the material. Please include your contact details: name, address, telephone number, fax number and email.

Disclaimer

The WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK website and material relating to information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK.

Although we may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chat, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards and the like on WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK, we are under no obligation to do so and assume no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, omission, infringement, defamation, obscenity, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Links to external websites

Links contained in WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK will lead to other websites which are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. Listing and linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Privacy policy

Our privacy policy explains how we protect and respect the data we collect from you.

Updated May 2009

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check regularly. Continued use of WWW.BBEF.ORG.UK after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.