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Intellectual Property

All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on and all content (including all applications) located on the site shall remain vested in or its contributors. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of content requires the prior written permission of the authors. To request this permission please contact us.

The names, images and logos identifying or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of the and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of or any other third party.

Contributions to

By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with you agree to grant, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) in any media worldwide. In certain circumstances may also share your contribution with trusted third parties.

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.

In order that can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws, that you have the right to give permission to use it for the purposes specified above.

We do not normally show your name with your contribution, but may add your name to a publicly viewable list of site contributors and authors. You can request that we do not show your name on this list.

In some cases we may indicate the authors of articles or comments, and will contact you first before adding your name. If you would prefer to be named as the author of a contribution please contact us. may also need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see our privacy policy.

If you do not want to grant the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with

Contributor registration

In order to make contributions to you are required to register as a user of the site. Any personal information supplied to as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with will be collected, stored and used in accordance with the privacy policy.

Accounts will be issued at the discretion of, and registration will be subject to a reference from head of department or other suitable authority. reserves the right to refuse contributor accounts to individuals, and to withdraw contribution rights without notice.

Limitation of Liability is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party sites that are accessible through pages. Any links to third party websites from do not amount to any endorsement of that site and any use of that site by you is at your own risk. content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to (or to third parties and their products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis. To the extent permitted by law, excludes all representations and warranties (whether express or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. does not guarantee the timeliness, completeness or performance of the website or any of the content. While we try to ensure that all content provided by is correct and accurate, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the providers of for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the website.

The providers of shall not be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of regardless of the form of action.

The providers and administrators of do not warrant that functions available on will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

General terms

If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

The failure or delay of's administrators to exercise or enforce any right in these terms does not waive their right to enforce that right.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales which shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.

Last edited: 27 August 2014 06:04

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