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Terms of Use – Important Legal Notice

South West Grid for Learning Trust Ltd (referred to as “SWGfL", "The Grid", “We” and “Us”) is committed to providing clear guidance on the use of our products and services.

This page and the terms and conditions of use on it (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.ReportHarmfulContent.Online (RCH) (“our Site”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Site. By using our Site, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using our Site.

Information About Us

www.ReportHarmfulContent.Online is a site operated by SWGfL. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 05589479 and have our registered office at Belvedere House Pynes Hill, Woodwater Park, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WS. Our main trading address is Belvedere House Pynes Hill, Woodwater Park, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5WS. Our VAT number is GB 880 8618 88.

  1. Accessing Our Site
    1. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
    2. When using our Site, you must comply with the following provisions or any other provisions posted as an acceptable use policy from time to time.
      1. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:
        1. that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
        2. for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or
        3. which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
        4. which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
      2. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
  2. Intellectual Property Rights
    1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
    2. You may print off a reasonable number of copies as may be required for your own personal use, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your Organisation to material posted on our Site.
    3. You must not modify copies, whether paper, digital or in any other format, of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
    4. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Site must always be acknowledged.
    5. You must not use any part of the materials on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
    6. If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
  3. Our Liability
    1. Subject to the provisions below our total liability to you as a user of our Site whether in contract, tort (including the tort of negligence) or otherwise shall not exceed £10.00.
    2. The material (including without limitation RHC) displayed on our Site is provided free of charge for use and is without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
      1. All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
      2. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site (including, without limitation, RHC) or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (including, without limitation, RHC), including:
        1. loss of income or revenue;
        2. loss of business;
        3. loss of profits or contracts;
        4. loss of anticipated savings;
        5. loss of data;
        6. loss of goodwill;
        7. wasted management or office time;
          and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
      3. The limitation and/or exclusion of our liability above does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
  4. Information About You And Your Visits To Our Site
    1. We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
  5. Uploading Material To Our Site
    1. Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the content standards set out in paragraph 1.2 or as otherwise set out in our Terms of Use or acceptable use policy as issued from time to time. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us and will keep us indemnified for any breach of that warranty.
    2. Any material you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
    3. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Site.
    4. We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in set out in paragraph 1.2 or as otherwise set out in our Terms of Use or acceptable use policy as issued from time to time.
  6. Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences
    1. You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server(s) on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack, a distributed denial-of service attack or any other action intended to prevent access to our Site.
    2. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
    3. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
  7. Linking To Our Site
    1. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
    2. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
    3. Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in paragraph 1.2 and our acceptable use policy as issued from time to time.
    4. If you wish to make any use of material on our Site other than that set out above, please address your request to enquiries@swgfl.org.uk
  8. Links From Our Site
    1. Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
  9. Jurisdiction and applicable law
    1. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site.
    2. These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
  10. Variations
    1. We may revise these Terms of Use including (without limitation) those relating to RHC 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 made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.
  11. Cookies
    1. Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users of our websites. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our websites and also allows us to improve our Site. Details of the cookies we use on our Site and our policy in relation to cookies can be found in the Privacy Policy.
    2. You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site. You can find out how to block cookies in the Privacy Policy.
  12. Your Concerns
    1. If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact enquiries@swgfl.org.uk. Thank you for visiting our Site.