Website Terms and Conditions

1. GENERAL

Please read the terms and conditions below carefully before you start to use our website. These terms and conditions set out the rules that apply to your use of this website. By using the website, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, please stop using the website.

2. INFORMATION ABOUT US

The website is operated by the Voices Project. The Syria Campaign is an initiative of the Voices Project. Voices Project is a private non-profit company limited by guarantee (without share capital) registered in England and Wales under company number 8825761 and our registered office is at 3 Bull Lane, St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE27 5AX.

3. YOUR CONCERNS

If you have any concerns about the website, please let us know via [email protected]

4. SUMMARY

Although you must read these terms and conditions in full, we think the most important points are:

• Please avoid disclosing personal information about you or anyone else when you post content to the site.

• You must comply with our House Rules when you post content to the website – please help us keep this site a safe place for everyone.

• Please email us at i[email protected] to report inappropriate content, or message us about any inappropriate behaviour immediately.

• If you break our House Rules we may remove you and/or your content from the website immediately.

• We will use the information you provide to us in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

5. PROHIBITED USES

You may use the website only for lawful purposes. You may not use it:

5.1 to disclose personal information relating to you or anyone else;

5.2 in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

5.3 to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);

5.4 to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware;

5.5 in any way which is likely to, or does, damage our reputation;

5.6 to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the website in contravention of these terms and conditions;

5.7 to access without authority, interfere with, alter, damage or disrupt any part of the website, or any equipment or network on which the website is stored.

6. USE OF WEBSITE FROM OUTSIDE THE UK

Whilst we welcome all visitors to this website, we cannot guarantee that the website is appropriate or available for use in any territory. Those who visit the website from outside the UK are responsible for complying with all applicable laws.

7. YOUR COMMENTS – HOUSE RULES

7.1 There will be interactive services on the website which enable you to contribute comments and other information via the website (“Contributions”). We want to make this site as safe and effective as we can. Therefore please comply with our House Rules for interactive services set out below.

7.2 Any Contribution you make must:

7.2.1 be accurate;

7.2.2 be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and

7.2.3 comply with applicable laws in the UK and in any country from which the Contributions are posted.

7.3 Contributions must not:

7.3.1 contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, offensive, vulgar, hateful or inflammatory;

7.3.2 promote violence;

7.3.3 infringe any right including (but not limited to) copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;

7.3.4 promote any illegal activity;

7.3.5 be threatening, abusive or invade another person’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;

7.3.6 be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;

7.3.7 give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or

7.3.8 breach these terms and conditions and particularly the prohibited uses under clause 5.

7.4 Contributions must not contain any personally identifiable information relating to you or anyone else. Contributions you make including comments on the website may be read by any visitor to the website.

8. MODERATION

8.1 We do not moderate user-generated contributions to the site except where concerns are raised. We accept no responsibility for any user-generated content but reserve the right to remove or edit content at any time.

8.2 If you are aware of any breach of these terms and conditions, or other misuse of the website, please notify us by writing to [email protected]

9. USE OF YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS TO WEBSITE

9.1 You are responsible for all Contributions posted on the website by you or any materials (including emails) sent by you in connection the website.

9.2 You grant other users of the website a non-exclusive licence to view the Contributions you post or upload to the website, subject to these terms and conditions.

10. ACCURACY

Whilst we aim to provide you with accurate information on this website, unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the information and content contained in the website are accurate or complete. We are not responsible if you or any person or organisation relies on or uses the information and/or content.

11. LINKS FROM THE WEBSITE

We make no representations about any other websites. When you access any other website through the website you understand that it is independent from us and that we have no control over that website and can accept no responsibility in relation to its content or the way you interact with it.

12. OUR LIABILITY

12.1 We cannot guarantee that the website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the website or your use of it will be free of viruses or harmful material. You are responsible for ensuring that your computer and computer system is suitable to use, and compatible with, the website.

12.2 We are not responsible for any loss or damage that you incur in connection with the website, in particular we are not responsible for any misuse of your personal information by other users of the website.

12.3 Please do not use the site to make public any personal information relating to you or anyone else. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that you suffer in connection with any disclosure by you or anyone else of personal information via this website.

12.4 This clause 12 does not purport to exclude any liability that cannot legally be excluded or limited.

13. SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these terms and conditions through your use of the website. When such a breach has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate including but not limited to:

13.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the website;

13.2 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the website; or

13.3 legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis resulting from the breach.

14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

14.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website, and in the material published on it.

14.2 You may use content from our website for any purpose which is not detrimental to our stated aims provided:

14.2.1 We may withdraw permission for such use upon reasonable notice.

14.2.2 the content is reproduced accurately and fairly and not in a manner that could confuse or mislead others and

14.2.3 this website is clearly acknowledged as the source of the information.

14.2.4 Any use you make of the content is at your own risk and we offer no guarantees that such use will not infringe the rights of any other person. If you are in doubt you should check with us or with the owner of the content.

15. JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW

These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

16. VARIATIONS

We may revise these terms and conditions at any time and without prior notice by amending this page or posting a new set of terms and conditions on the website. Your continued use of the website after amendments or a new set of terms and conditions are posted constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions as modified. Therefore please visit this page regularly to review these terms and conditions.