of www.sohomediagroup.net, a website owned and operated in the UK by Soho Media Group.
Copyright and intellectual property
This website is operated in England and is © 2014 Soho Media Group or its affiliated companies. The Soho Media Group icon is a trade mark or registered trade mark of Soho Media Group and where relevant is used on this website under licence. All rights reserved. All other trade marks used on this web site are the property of their respective owners. As a visitor to this web site, you may download a single copy of the material presented here for your own private viewing.
In order to enable us to provide you with a personalised browsing experience, this site uses ‘cookie’ information collection technology. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.
We will only use your personal information for purposes for which you have consented although from time to time we may sell or rent personal information provided to us by you to third parties for the purpose of enabling them to make marketing offers, or tell you about promotions that we feel you may find of interest. In order to protect your privacy, we are registered in accordance with and seek to comply with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. However, the Internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility by the Data Protection Act 1998.
This website collects online contact information from people under 18 years of age without prior parental consent or parental notification and collects personally identifiable offline contact information without prior parental consent. If we are contacted by the parent or guardian of anyone under the age of 18 we will delete all such data relating to people under the age of 18 save insofar as we may need to retain data to comply with our legal obligations.
Acceptance of Terms
The Website may provide communication tools such as email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, classifieds, forums and/or other message or communication facilities (“the Services”) designed to enable you to communicate with others. Unless stated otherwise the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use only. Your access to and use of www.sohomediagroup.net (“the Website”) and the Services outlined, are subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions.
You will not use the Website/Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website/Services you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website/Services.
Soho Media Group reserves the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the Website/Services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.
Soho Media Group is concerned about the safety and privacy of its users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the Website/Services should supervise such access and use.
By allowing your child access to the Services you are allowing your child access to all of the Services, including email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which Services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the Services.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use of and conduct on the Internet.
Links to Third Party Websites
The Website/Services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that Soho Media Group is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
From time to time, we (or selected third parties) may include competitions, promotions or other offers on this website. Each such offer shall be subject to its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions. We cannot and do not accept any responsibility or liability for any losses you may suffer as a result of entering into any transaction with our affiliate partners or any third party. No copying or distribution for any commercial or business use is permitted without our prior written consent.
You acknowledge that all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials (“the Content”), whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. Soho Media Group does not control or endorse the Content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content and you acknowledge that by using the Services you may be exposed to content that is offensive and/or indecent. Soho Media Group will not be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any Content transmitted via the Services and you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such Content.
In using the Website/Services you agree not to:
1. Use the Services to send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other unsolicited messages, commercial or otherwise.
2. Post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing or unlawful.
3. Post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account of their race, religion, disability, nationality, gender or otherwise.
4. Threaten abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
5. Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
6. Use the Website/Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website/Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website/Services.
7. Post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement)
8. Attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website/Services through hacking, password mining or similar.
9. Use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party.
10. Make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another.
11. Collect or store personal information about others, including email addresses.
12. Advertise or offer to buy or sell goods or services for any commercial purpose, unless such communication facility specifically allows such messages.
13. Impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others.
Soho Media Group has no obligation to monitor the Services but shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and, at its sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
User Account, Password and Security
You will be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with the Services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities that take place under your account.
You agree to immediately notify Soho Media Group of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will the company be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website and the Services) are protected by copyright, trade marks, patents and other intellectual property rights and laws.
In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the contents solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes any downloading, copying and printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only.
Soho Media Group does not claim ownership of any materials you post, upload or submit to any publicly accessible area of the Services. However, by doing so you are grantingSoho Media Group a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive licence to copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publicly display, edit, translate or publish such Content for as long as you elect to display such Content via the Services. The licence shall be terminated when such Content is deleted from the Services.
Soho Media Group has the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Services at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of these Terms and Conditions. Soho Media Group may also at any time, at its sole discretion, discontinue the Website/Services or any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website/Services.
You agree to indemnify and hold Soho Media Group and its employees and agents harmless from and against any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and any claim or demand brought against the company by any third party arising out of your use of the Services and/or any Content submitted, posted or transmitted through the Services, including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by Soho Media Group in consequence of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
Use of the Website/Services is at your own risk. The Website/Services are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis 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.
To the extent permitted by law, Soho Media Group will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website/Services.
Soho Media Group makes no warranty that the Website/Services will meet your requirements, that the Content will be accurate or reliable, that the functionality of the Website/Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website/Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else that may be harmful or destructive.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of Soho Media Group for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of Soho Media Group or that of its employees or agents. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.