I-SEN WEBSITE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

 

This acceptable use policy (“Policy”) sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website www.i-SEN.org (the “Site”). This Policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, the Site.

Your use of the Site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this Policy, which supplement our terms of website use www.i-sen.org/terms-of-use/.

www.i-SEN.org is a site operated by [Prime Advocates Limited] (We or Us).  We are a private limited company registered in England and Wales (company number 8088932) having its registered office at 18 The Red House, 49-53 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5RS, United Kingdom.

Prohibited uses

You must use the Site only for lawful purposes.  Accordingly, You may not use the Site:

  • 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 our content standards
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); and/or
  • to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

In addition to the above, You also agree not to:

  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use www.i-sen.org/terms-of-use/ and
  • access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of the Site;
  • any equipment or network on which the Site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of the Site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Interactive Services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on the Site, including, without limitation:

  • chat rooms;
  • training conferences;
  • bulletin boards; and
  • internal email.

(“Interactive Services”).

 

Where We do provide any Interactive Service, We will 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 technical).

Members shall be able to post activity feeds, request for barter and communicate with other members. Where such communication is deemed to be inappropriate we shall remove such communication. Dependant on the type of communication deemed inappropriate and/ or if it is continuing such member may have their access privileges removed on temporary or permanent basis.

 

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any Interactive Service provided on the Site, and We will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, We are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any Interactive Service We provide on the Site, and We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any Interactive Service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

The use of any of our Interactive Services by a minor is strictly prohibited.

Where We do moderate an Interactive Service, We will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.

Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to the Site (“Contributions”), and to any Interactive Services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must, in all circumstances:

  • 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, under any circumstances:

  • contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
  • contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
  • promote sexually explicit material;
  • promote violence;
  • promote discrimination 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; and/or
  • advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Suspension and termination

We will determine, at our sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Policy through your use of the Site.  When a breach of this policy has occurred, We may take such action as We, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate in the circumstances.

Failure to comply with this Policy constitutes a material breach of the terms of use www.i-sen.org/terms-of-use/ upon which you are permitted to use the Site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Site;
  • immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Site;
  • issue of a warning to you of the possibility of the above actions;
  • 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;
  • further legal action against you; and/or
  • disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as We reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Policy.  The responses described in this policy are not exhaustive, and We may take any other action as We reasonably deem appropriate in our sole discretion.

Changes to the Policy

We may revise this Policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes We make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this Policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.