PLATFORM TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1 Please read these terms and conditions (the “ Terms ”) as they govern your use of our website, www.rightlance.com (the “ Website ”), and its associated app (together, the “ Platform ”).
1.2 The term “ we ” means Rightlance Ltd, the owner and operator of the Platform, whose registered office is at 12a White Court Thornton Close, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom, GU2 9QT and whose company registration number is 09519076 (“ us ” and “ our ” will be construed accordingly).
1.3 The term “ you ” or refers to the user or viewer of our Website or Platform (and “ your ” will be construed accordingly).
1.4 By using continuing to browse or use our Platform, you agree to accept these terms and conditions. If you disagree with any of these terms and conditions, you must not use Platform.
1.6 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our Platform.
2.1 This Platform contains content which is owned by or licensed to us (the “ Content ”). This Content includes, but is not limited to, the information, design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.
2.2 You are granted permission to use the Content subject to the restrictions described in these terms and conditions.
2.3 All Content and material contained on this Platform is and shall remain at all times the copyright of Rightlance Ltd.
2.4 You must retain, and must not delete or remove any copyright notices and other proprietary notices placed by us on any Content.
- Licence to use the Platform
3.1 You may:
(a) view pages from our Platform in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our Platform for caching in a web browser;
(c) print pages from our Platform;
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our Platform or save any such material to your computer.
3.3 You may only use our Platform for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our Platform for any other purposes.
3.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our Platform.
3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our Platform (including republication on another website), except in the case of social media such as Facebook and Twitter in which case you are permitted to publish extracts in order to promote use of the Platform;
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our Platform;
(c) show any material from our Platform in public;
(d) exploit material from our Platform for a commercial purpose (other than your own business purposes, which are not in conflict with the business of Rightlance Ltd); or
(e) redistribute material from our Platform.
3.6 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our Platform, or indeed our whole Platform, at our discretion. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our Platform.
- Acceptable use
4.1 You must not:
(a) use our Platform in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the Platform or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the Platform;
(b) use our Platform in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) use our Platform to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software; or
(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Platform without our express written consent.
4.2 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our Platform, or in relation to our Platform, is true, accurate, current and non-misleading.
- Use on behalf of an organisation
5.1 If you use our Platform in the course of a business or other organisational project, then by so doing you bind both yourself and the company or other legal entity that operates that business to these terms and conditions, and in these circumstances references to ‘you’ in these terms and conditions are to both the individual user and the relevant company or legal entity.
- Your content licence
6.1 In these terms and conditions, ‘your content’ means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our Platform for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our Platform.
6.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media and to reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this Platform and any successor website.
6.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 6.2.
6.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 6.2.
6.5 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
6.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our Platform.
6.7 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
- Your content rules
7.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
7.2 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
7.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
(a) be libellous or maliciously false;
(b) be obscene or indecent;
(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
(d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f) constitute or promote any criminal activity;
(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(i) be blasphemous;
(j) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(k) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(l) contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
(m) constitute spam; or
(n) be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory.
- Breaches of these terms and conditions
8.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
(a) send you one or more formal warnings;
(b) temporarily suspend your access to our Platform;
(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing our Platform;
(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing our Platform;
(e) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our Platform;
(f) commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
(g) suspend or delete your account on our Platform.
- Third party websites
9.1 Our Platform may include links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. We have no responsibility for the content of such third party websites.
9.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
- Trade marks
10.1 The registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our Platform are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.
- General Terms
11.1 If any of the Terms are held to be illegal or unenforceable, such provisions shall be severed and the rest of the Terms shall remain in full force and effect.
11.2 The Terms constitute the entire agreement and replace any previous agreement or understanding (whether oral or written, express or implied) between us in respect of the matters contained or referred to in the Terms. Each of us agree that, in entering the Terms, we have not relied on and have no remedy in respect of, any representation, warranty or other provision (oral or written, express or implied) of any person which is not expressly set out in the Terms. The only remedy available in respect of any misrepresentation or untrue statement shall be a claim for breach of contract under the Terms. This paragraph does not operate to limit or exclude any liability arising from any fraudulent or dishonest statement, act or omission.
11.3 We reserve the right at all times to edit, refuse to post, or to remove from the Rightlance Platform any information or materials for any reason whatsoever, and to disclose any information we deem appropriate to satisfy any obligation we may have under applicable laws, regulatory requirements, legal processes, or to satisfy any request of the police, government or any regulatory body.
11.4 You may not assign, transfer or sub-contract any of your rights under the Terms without our prior written consent. We may assign, transfer or sub-contract all or any of our rights at any time without consent.
11.5 A person who is not a party to the Terms shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any provision in the Terms.
11.6 No waiver by either of us shall be effective unless in writing, and no waiver shall constitute a continuing waiver so as to prevent us or you from acting upon any continuing or subsequent breach or default.
11.7 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time. The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our Platform from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the Platform, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our Platform.
11.8 The Terms shall be subject to the laws of England and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.