Last update: 16/01/2017
Belware.co.uk (the "Website") is an Internet service owned and operated by Belware Media Ltd ("Belware", “we” or “us”). Belware is wholly committed to ensuring that users of the Website have a positive, interactive experience. We aim to achieve this whilst also protecting our rights and the rights of our users/visitors. It is for this reason that these Terms and Conditions have been created.
What do the Terms and Conditions Cover?
These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Website.
These Terms and Conditions also cover your use of any other online services and channels of Belware, which include (but are not limited to): Social Media and other channels (e.g. Belware’s profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn) – these other online services and channels will be referred to hereafter as ‘Other Channels’.
Belware provides content and services to you via the Website and/or Other Channels subject to the following Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Website and Other Channels indicates that you have read and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. These Terms and Conditions form a binding contract between you and Belware with regard to your use of the Website and Other Channels.
If you DO NOT agree with any of these terms, please exit the Website and stop using it (and/or any Other Channels) immediately.
All information, content and services (“Content”) displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with the Website or Other Channels are protected under applicable copyrights and other proprietary rights and are the intellectual property of Belware, and its affiliates, suppliers and licensers. You may not use such material except as provided in these Terms and Conditions.
You may use the Content online and solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not distribute any of the Content to others for payment or other consideration. You may not modify, copy, frame, reproduce or sell any of the Content without securing the prior written consent of Belware.
By accessing the Content, you accept that we host paid advertising on the Website and/or Other Channels and you agree that you will not remove, obstruct, modify or interfere with the display of advertisements on the Website and/or Other Channels.
Belware has the right, at any time, to change or discontinue any aspect of the Website or Other Channels.
Interactive posting, comments, third party contributions and other submissions
The Website and some Other Channels host interactive areas for users/visitors to express their opinions and share their ideas and information. Any information provided by users/visitors of the Website and/or Other Channels is done on their own volition and Belware is not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by/towards users/visitors through the Website and/or Other Channels. Belware has no obligation to remove or review submissions, but reserves the right to delete, edit or remove any submission at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, without notice.
The Website and Other Channels may distribute content supplied by other content providers or contributors. Belware is not responsible for the accuracy of information, statements and opinions expressed by those content providers/contributors on the Website and/or Other Channels. Responsibility for the accuracy, statements and opinions contained within such content lies solely with those content providers/contributors and is not guaranteed by Belware. Belware, or its affiliates or employees, shall not be liable to any user or anyone else for claims of wrongdoing arising from such content. Belware reserves the right to remove information provided by other information content providers/contributors at any time, at its sole discretion, without any prior notification to the content provider/contributor.
By placing material on, or communicating with, the Website or Other Channels you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you provide, that the content is accurate and that it will not cause harm to any person or entity. You grant Belware and its affiliates and related entities the right and license to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works from all information you publish, post, or otherwise provide to us via the Website or Other Channels, in any form.
When using the Website or Other Channels, you agree that you will not post material that:
Is threatening, misleading or fraudulent
Contains offensive, vulgar, abusive or hateful language
Contains attacks of a personal, religious, racial nature
Expresses or incites hatred, bigotry, misogyny, racism, sexism or any other discriminatory behavior
Encourages any form of wrong doing or conflicts with the law
Advertises, promotes or offers to trade any goods or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purpose.
Uploads copyrighted or other proprietary material of any kind on the Website without the express permission of the owner of that material.
Uploads or transmits viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files.
Belware has no obligation to remove or review submissions, but reserves the right to delete, edit or remove any submission at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, without notice. This may or may not be because the post includes any material that relates to the above list. Belware reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any legal or regulatory requirements.
Dealings/Communications with third parties through the Website
Your dealings or communications through the Website and/or Other Channels with any party other than Belware are solely between you and that third party. This includes any dealings you have with any party that advertises on the Website and/or Other Channels. Under no circumstances will Belware be liable for any goods or services, or any issues they may cause, available through such third party dealings or communications.
Contributions to the website
If you submit an article, either via our contribution page or by any other means, for inclusion on our website, you accept that this does not mean the article will be published. The article will be reviewed by a member of the Belware team. You accept that we are not obliged to respond to you following your submission, though we will endeavour to do so where possible.
We (or our licensors) own the intellectual property rights in our services and service content. If you submit content, either via the contribution page on the website or by any other means, you give us unlimited and exclusive rights to use the content on our website and any other service. You accept that your work may or may not be edited before being published. You accept that we may not publish your article.
You agree that any articles/work you submit for use on the website is your own and that it does not violate copyright laws.
You accept any and all liability for any case/complaint/charge made against you as a result of any and all copyright infringement associated with the article you have submitted.
You accept that no money or any other reward will be paid/given to you by Belware for your contributions.
Access to the Website
Access to the Website and/or Other Channels is permitted on a temporary basis. Belware reserves the right to withdraw or amend any services we provide via the Website and/or Other Channels at any time. You accept that Belware will not be liable, in any way if, for whatever reason, the Website and/or Other Channels are unavailable at any time or for any period. Moreover, you accept that Belware has the right to restrict access to part or all of its Website and/or Other Channels at any time, without notice and at our discretion.
Usage outside of the United Kingdom
The Website and some Other Channels are managed and operated by Belware from its office in the United Kingdom. Belware makes no representation that the Content, in whole or in part, of the Website or Other Channels is appropriate or available for use outside of the United Kingdom.
If you access the Website or Other Channels, or any of the Content, from a country outside of the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Our right to amend these Terms and Conditions
Belware has the right to modify the terms of this agreement at any time at its discretion, without giving any notice. Any amendments shall be effective immediately.