Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.
If you register with our website, whether as an individual or organisation, we will ask you to give your express consent to these terms and conditions.
In these terms and conditions:
(a) "we" means (and "us" and "our" refer to) Ithaca Environmental Ventures Limited; and
(b) "you" means (and "your" refers to) the individual user of our website and, in addition, where our website is used on behalf of an organisation, that organisation.
(3) Licence to use website
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, and you may view streamed audio-visual content on the website, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
Save where you own or control the relevant rights, you must not without our express written permission:
(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
(c) show any material from the website in public;
(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from this website.
You may re-publish our RSS feed content on a website, providing that you include the standard credit referring to us and a link to our website, and providing that the website on which the RSS feed content is published does not display any other content that would, if it was published on our website by a user, breach the provisions of Section 5 below. You agree that if we give you written notice to terminate or suspend the right to re-publish our RSS feed content, you will immediately cease to re-publish such content. We may give such notice with or without cause or explanation.
We may from time to time make available on our website items that you can embed on your own website, such as gadgets, banners, logos and badges. You must ensure that any website on which an embedded item is published does not display any other content that would, if it was published on our website by a user, breach the provisions of Section 5 below. You must include with the embedded item a prominent hyperlink to our website. Where we specify the form of the hyperlink, the hyperlink must be in the form we specify. You must not modify, create derivative works using, or otherwise misuse any embedded item.
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted to registered users.
Any individual over the age of 16 may register with the website as an individual.
Any company, partnership, unincorporated association or similar legal entity may register with the website as an organisation.
In order to register as an individual or organisation, you should complete and submit the relevant registration form. If applicable, you will also need to submit payment. You will be asked to provide some basic details for your individual or organisation profile. Once the registration form has been submitted, you must then click on the activation link in the email the activation email we will send to you. Once your account has been activated, you may log in to the website.
You warrant and represent that all the information you provide to us as part of the registration procedure is true, accurate, fair and complete.
Registered users must keep their passwords confidential.
Registered individuals and organisations will have access to such additional features on our website as we may from time to time determine in our sole discretion. Such additional features may include:
(a) the facility to complete a detailed profile and to publish that profile on the website;
(b) the facility to ask and answer questions, and to vote on answers;
(c) the facility to submit projects and resources for publication on the website;
(d) the facility to make connections with others via the website;
(e) the facility to send private messages via the website;
(f) privacy settings enabling you to specify the class or classes of user that will have access to the information in your profile, and enabling you to choose the types of email notifications you would like to receive;
(g) the facility to invite others to register with the website; and
(h) the facility to provide feedback to us.
We may disable username and passwords, delete accounts, and delete any information associated with an account, in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
Organisation accounts will be free for the first 6 months following the launch of our website, but will become chargeable (at such rates as we may determine in our sole discretion) after the end of that 6 month period. Organisations that register with the website agree that Regulation 9 and Regulation 11 of the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 shall not apply to any contracts they enter into under these terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to introduce further charges for, and to alter charges for, access to any part of the website or for the use of any service on the website. Charges may be introduced and/or altered with or without notice.
(5) User content
In these terms and conditions, “your content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose. Your content includes, without limitation, material submitted to the website as part of an individual or organisation profile, resources and project material, other contributions, and private messages.
You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content on our website and in any other existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that all your content (but excluding any tools, presentations, articles and/or books that are published on our website as part of your content) can be copied, distributed, displayed according with Creative Commons License (Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales).
Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
Your content (and its publication on our website) 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 an incitement to commit a crime;
(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 official secrets legislation;
(k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(l) depict violence in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
(m) be pornographic or sexually explicit;
(n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(o) consist of or 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; or
(p) constitute spam.
You must not use our website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms and conditions.
You must not submit any content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
Your content must be appropriate for our website: our website is an information sharing resource; it is not a campaigning platform or a forum for conducting acrimonious disputes.
Your content must be civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
Your content must not be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory.
Your content should not cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
Do not flame or conduct flame wars on our website (“flaming” is the sending hostile messages intended to insult, in particular where the message is directed at a particular person or group of people).
Do not troll on our website (“trolling” is the practice of deliberately upsetting or offending other users).
You must not flood our website with content focusing upon one particular subject or subject area, whether alone or in co-ordination with other users.
Your content must not duplicate existing content on our website.
You must submit content to the appropriate part of the website.
Do not unnecessarily submit textual content in CAPITAL LETTERS.
You should use appropriate and informative titles for all your content.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.
Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to your content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our website.
If you become aware of any material on our website that violates these terms and conditions, you should report such material to us using the "report abuse" facility on the website.
(6) Acceptable use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website 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.
You must not 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 website without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
(7) Limited warranties
You acknowledge that much of the information published on this website is submitted by users, and that we do not review, approve or edit all such information.
You further acknowledge that we do not verify the identity or bona fides of any website user, whether registered or unregistered.
We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website services or the website remain available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
Nothing on the website should be construed as legal, financial, investment, taxation or other other professional advice. If you a require any such advice, you should consult an appropriately qualified professional.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website.
(8) Limitations and exclusions of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (i) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (ii) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (iii) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (iv) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms and conditions: (i) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (i) govern all liabilities arising under the terms and conditions or in relation to the subject matter of the terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of user content published on our website.
You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees. Having regard to that interest, you accept that we are a limited liability entity and agree that you will not bring any claim personally against individual officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions. This will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the company itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees.
You agree to the publication of comments, reviews and/or feedback relating to you, by others, on our website. You acknowledge that such comments, reviews and/or feedback may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such comments, reviews and/or feedback, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such comments, reviews and/or feedback.
You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
(10) Breaches of these terms and conditions
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 the website;
(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing the website;
(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing the website;
(e) contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the website;
(f) bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;
(g) suspend and/or delete your account with the website; and/or
(h) delete and/or edit any or all of your content.
Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
(11) Third party websites
Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
(12) Trade marks
CB-NEXT and our logo are trade marks belonging to us. We give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
The other registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. By continuing to use our website after the publication of the revised terms and conditions, you agree to those revised terms and conditions.
We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
(16) Exclusion of third party rights
These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
(17) Entire agreement
Subject to the first paragraph of Section 8, these terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.
(18) Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
(19) About us
The full name of our company is Ithaca Environmental Ventures Limited.
We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 07023211.
Our registered office is at PO Box 1551, Oxford, OX4 9GN, United Kingdom