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Acceptable Use Policy

INTERACTIVE SERVICES

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our Website including, without limitation, forums or the ability to upload comments (“interactive services”).

You must be aged 16 or above in order to use any of our interactive services. If you are under 16 you are not permitted to use any of these services.

Where we do provide any interactive services, we shall provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or using computer programmes). However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive services we provide on our Website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive services by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.


PROHIBITED USES

  • You may not use our Website:
  • in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
  • for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with the content standards contained within this Acceptable Use Policy from time to time;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other similar form of solicitation (spam);
  • knowingly to introduce, transmit or upload any data or material which contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware, any other material or program that is malicious or technologically harmful or similar computer code designed adversely to affect the operation of any computer software or hardware; or
  • to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Website if that would in any way give rise to a contravention of the Terms of Website Use.

You must not access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

  • any part of our Website;
  • any equipment or network on which our Website is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our Website; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.


CONTENT STANDARDS

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Website (“contributions”), and to any interactive services associated with it. You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
Contributions must:

  • be accurate (where they state facts);
  • be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and
  • comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

  • contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
  • contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
  • contain any sexually explicit material;
  • promote violence;
  • promote discrimination of any form, including based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
  • be likely to deceive any person;
  • be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
  • promote any illegal activity;
  • be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
  • give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case;
  • advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse; or
  • be unlawful in any other manner.


SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

We shall determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Acceptable Use Policy or any other Policy through your use of our Website. When a breach of any Policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. 
Failure to comply with this Acceptable Use Policy constitutes a material breach of the Terms of Website Use upon which you are permitted to use our Website, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • the immediate and temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website;
  • the immediate and temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our Website;
  • the issuing of a warning to you;
  • the issuing of legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
  • the taking of further legal action against you; or
  • the disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude our liability to you for any actions taken in response to breaches of this Acceptable Use Policy. The responses described in this Policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Vileda Brand

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