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Terms of Service

1. Acceptance Of Terms

The ActivityForum Service (the "Service") provides a variety of tools to create, manage and host, event and activity groups it also provides a mechanism to exchange information on events between groups and organisations. The provision of this Service is subject to the following terms and conditions and any rules, guidelines or policies (collectively, "Terms of Service") that may be published from time to time by the copyright holder and/or its licencees, subsidiaries, parent, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, etc. (collectively, "ActivityForum"). We may update any or all of the Terms of Service from time to time without notice. Please read them carefully. You understand that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that ActivityForum assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure.

2. Hosting Service Description

The service is provided on a server computer ("Server") which is integrated into the World Wide Web via the Internet and offers a hosting service. You the Client wish to host a service using the facilities of ActivityForum supplied by a third party (Community Hosting Ltd ) upon the terms and conditions of this agreement.

For the purposes of clarification reference to ActivityForum Ltd also include Community Hosting Ltd with regard to operational usage and control.

3. Hosting Fees & Related Charges

Please contact ActivityForum Ltd for information.

4. User Registration password & Security

As a condition of using the Service, you agree to:

(a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your group (the "Registration Data") as prompted by the forms;
(b) to maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or ActivityForum has reasonable grounds to believe that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, ActivityForum has the right to suspend or terminate your account and/or any group created under your account, and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service. You will receive a password and account designation through the manager of a group or organisation within ActivityForum. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that password. You understand that any Content (as defined in Section 13 below) sent through the ActivityForum mailing list system may be viewed through the ActivityForum web site. Group Content may be private or public. If any entered information is intended to be private, it is the sole responsibility of the member who has created the information to use the Service properly to make sure that such privacy is achieved and securely managing passwords and other access capabilities. You agree to notify ActivityForum immediately of any unauthorised use of your or your group's password or account or any unauthorised use of any group created under your account.

5. Member Privacy

ActivityForum is concerned about the safety and privacy of all of its users.

6. Member Conduct

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, not ActivityForum, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit using the Service. The ActivityForum does not control the Content posted using the Service and as, such does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstance will ActivityForum be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content uploaded, posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted or hosted using the Service. You acknowledge that ActivityForum does not pre-screen Content, but that ActivityForum shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or move or delete any Content that is made available using the Service, including without limitation any Content that violates the Terms of Service or is otherwise objectionable. You also acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum may preserve or remove Content and may disclose Content, including information about your account or your use of the Service, to any third party if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation, removal or disclosure is necessary to:

(a) comply with legal process;
(b) enforce the Terms of Service;
(c) respond to claims that any Content violated the rights of third parties; or
(d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ActivityForum, its members or the public.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that ActivityForum may remove Content or terminate your account or any group created by you, without notice, if ActivityForum believes, in its sole discretion, that you, or any member of your group, fail to comply with the following basic standards:

(a) All information and activities are legal, decent and honest in terms of the applicable and standards
(b) Data protection legislation within the applicable law must be adhered to in order that collection of personal information is not traded or disclosed
(c) Distance selling requirements as related to on-line activities must be complied with as laid down in the applicable law
(d) Other applicable trading standards and laws and regulations as the same are created from time to time and notified to the client

7. Special Admonitions For International Use

Recognising the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local laws, rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content.

8. Termination

You agree that ActivityForum, in its sole discretion, may terminate your, or your group's, your organisation's, or any member of your group's password, account or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including without limitation, for lack of use or if ActivityForum believes that you or any member of your group have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the Terms of Service. ActivityForum may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of access to the Service under any provision of the Terms of Service may be effected without notice, and acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that ActivityForum shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of access to the Service.

9. No Resale Of Service

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, the Service, use of the Service or access to the Service other than in accordance with any legally binding contracts, agreements or licences entered into with ActivityForum that do not infringe the copyrights of ActivityForum Limited the holders Intellectual Property Rights or Community Hosting Limited the providers of the Hosting Service.

10. Practises Regarding Use & Storage Of Data

ActivityForum may from time to time establish general practices and limits concerning the use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that messages. postings or other Content may be retained on the Service and maximum and minimum levels of activity. You agree that ActivityForum has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted through the Service. You acknowledge that ActivityForum reserves the right to terminate groups, organisations or member accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.

11. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ActivityForum from any loss, liability, claim, demand, damage, or expenses (including reasonable legal fees) asserted by any third party due to or arising from or in connection with: (a) the Content you upload, submit, post, or transmit through the Service;
(b) your use of the Service;
(c) your connection to the Service;
(d) your violation of the Terms of Service, or
(e) your violation of the rights of another. ActivityForum reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, which shall not excuse your indemnity obligations

12. Modifications To Service

ActivityForum reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that ActivityForum shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or discontinuance of the Service.

13. Content Posted On The Service

You agree that upon posting any material within a group on the Service, you grant ActivityForum, and its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, non-revocable license under your copyrights or other intellectual property rights, if any, in such material to distribute, display, and reproduce such material to other members of that group. You also grant ActivityForum the right to authorise the downloading and printing in whole or in part of any material that you have posted to a group on the Service, by members for their personal use. You agree to take whatever action necessary to protect your own intellectual property rights in such Content, including without limitation the posting of appropriate copyright notices. Please refer to the Company's Copyright Policy for further information on the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

14. ActivityForum's Proprietry Rights

You acknowledge and agree that Content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, page layout and design or other material contained in the Service or information presented through the Service by ActivityForum or ActivityForum's advertisers is protected by their copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum can display images and text throughout the Service, including the insertion of sponsor messages into messages distributed on ActivityForum mailing lists. Content received through the Service may be displayed, reformatted, and printed by you for your personal, non-commercial use only. You agree not to modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, sell or distribute in any way Content available through the Service, including code and software.

15. External Links

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible for any Content, advertising, products or other material on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that ActivityForum shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused by use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such sites or resources.

16. Dealings With Advertisers & Other Third Parties

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers or other third parties found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that ActivityForum shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

17. Disclaimer Of Warrenties You Expressly Understand & Agree That:

Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. ActivityForum expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement.

ActivityForum makes no warranty that :

(a) the service will meet your requirements
(b) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free
(c) the results that may be obtained from the service will be accurate or reliable
(d) any errors in the service will be corrected or
(e) this service or the content retrieved through it are free of viruses or other harmful components.

ActivityForum makes no warranty regarding any goods or services or the delivery of any goods or services purchased or obtained through or from mailing lists or advertised through its sponsors or mailing lists, or regarding any transactions entered into through such lists.

Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the service is received at your own risk and you will be responsible for any damage to you computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from ActivityForum or through the service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms of service. Limitation of Liability You expressly understand and agree that under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall ActivityForum be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if ActivityForum has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from:

(a) the use or the inability to use the service for any reason
(b) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services
(c) any goods or services purchased or obtained or content received or transactions entered into through or from the service
(d) unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data
(e) statements, conduct or content of any third party on the service or
(f) any other matter relating to the service

You expressly understand and agree that ActivityForum is not responsible or liable to you or anyone else for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property and publicity rights. if you are dissatisfied with the service, the materials available on or through the service, or with any of the terms of service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the service. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. accordingly, some of these limitations may not apply to you.

18. Notice

Notices may be provided to you by email or regular mail. The Service may also provide indirect notice of changes to the Terms of Service or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.

19. Trademarks

ActivityForum will support the protection of all trademarks used by ActivityForum Limited and its licensees.

20. Copyrights & Copyright Agents

ActivityForum respects the intellectual property of others and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide ActivityForum with the following information:

(a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest
(b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
(c) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site
(d) your address, telephone number and email address
(e) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent or the law
(f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorised to act on the copyright owner's behalf
(g) ActivityForum's Copyright owners for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached at the following address:

The images on this website are for use only on this website and may not be copied to your own or other websites and the copyright owners are ActivityForum Ltd or Digital Vision Ltd. Contact for questions regarding copyright of ActivityForum:

ActivityForum Limited
support@ActivityForum.co.uk

Mailing Address:

147 Britten Road
Basingstoke
Hampshire RG22 4HW
United Kingdom

Tel: 01256-533188


21. Miscellaneous

The Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and ActivityForum and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and ActivityForum. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply to your group (or as defined by your group manager)and when you use affiliate services or Content. The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and ActivityForum shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and ActivityForum agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the county of Hampshire, UK. The failure of ActivityForum to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the parties' intentions, and the other provisions of the Terms of Service shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or to the Terms of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect or significance.

22. Language

It is the express wish of the parties that the Terms of Service and all related documents have been drawn up in English. C'est la volonté expresse des parties que la présente convention ainsi que les documents qui s'y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.

23. Violations

Please report any violations of the Terms of Service to:

ActivityForum Limited
support@ActivityForum.co.uk

Mailing Address:

147 Britten Road
Basingstoke
Hampshire RG22 4HW
United Kingdom

Tel: 01256-533188


 
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