Disclaimer & Terms of Service

The purpose of this agreement is to protect legitimate users of carbonwheels.org.uk and to protect and enhance the service which we offer.

These are the terms and conditions which apply to your use of our website. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED THE AGREEMENT. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms of Service, please do not use our Services.

We reserve the right to modify or amend this document at any time without prior notice. Conduct Required for Use of the Services:
It is a condition of your use of the Services that you do not:
(i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Services;
(ii) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent (including any nudity) information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, national or international law;
(iii) post or transmit comments containing harassing or offensive language, including sexual references, sexual nicknames, racial slurs or rude or deliberately offensive comments or engage in disruptive activities online, including copyrighted photographs, text, video or artwork or use viruses, bots, worms or trojan horses;
(iv) post or transmit any information, software or other material which violates or infringes the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or right holder;
(v) post or transmit any markup code, scripting code, database programming code or code based on any programming langauge, dynamic or otherwise whatsoever;
(vi) post or transmit any information, software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful component;
(x) impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your professional or other affiliation with any person or entity;
(xi) resell, redistribute, broadcast, publish or transfer the information or use the information in a searchable, machine-readable database;
(xii) use the Services to collect personal information about users of the Services in violation of our Privacy Policy;
(xiii) post or transmit comments of a purely political or religious nature or designed to further one political or religious view over another.

You agree that you will not use the Services, including the information provided therein for any unlawful purpose. carbonwheels.org.uk, at its sole and absolute discretion, shall determine whether any information transmitted or received violates this provision.

Advertising:
We require that our logo and advertisements as from time to time determined by us may be displayed on any pages published on our website and our Members do not share in any revenue which may be derived from such advertisements.

Links to Third-Party Sites:
This Web site may contain hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than carbonwheels.org.uk. We do not control such Web sites and are not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such Web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Web sites or any association with their operators. We are not responsible for the delivery, quality or availability of any goods or services sold or advertised by our advertisers.

Disclaimer of Warranties:
Your use of carbonwheels.org.uk Services is at your sole risk. All Services are provided on an "AS IS" basis WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, CONSTRUCTIVE, OR STATUTORY.

Limitation of Liability:
carbonwheels.org.uk makes no guarantee of availability of Services and reserve the right to change, withdraw, suspend, or discontinue any functionality or feature of the site. IN NO EVENT WILL carbonwheels.org.uk BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE the site's SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT THEREON FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, our REMOVAL OR DELETION OF ANY MATERIALS OR RECORDS FROM THE SITE FOR ANY REASON. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, CAUSED; ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; INTERRUPTION; DELETION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; FILE CORRUPTION; COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE; NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE; OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY RECORD.

Indemnification:
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless carbonwheels.org.uk and its respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of or accruing from
(a) any misrepresentation made by you in connection with your use of the Services;
(b) any non-compliance by you with the terms and conditions of this User Agreement; and
(c) claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to this User Agreement arising from or related to your access and use of the Services, including the information obtained through the Services.

Security of Information
No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of carbonwheels.org.uk to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your personal information, carbonwheels.org.uk cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall we be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages that result from the use of the information or materials on the site, even if carbonwheels.org.uk or an authorized representative of carbonwheels.org.uk has been advised of the possibility of such damages. We reserve the right to change this Agreement at any time. Any such changes will be posted online.

Trademarks:
carbonwheels.org.uk and the carbonwheels.org.uk logo are trademarks of Shield Developments Limited., and all other trademarks, Services marks and trade names used on the Services are the property of their respective owners, and all of the above trademarks may not be copied, downloaded or otherwise exploited without our permission or the permission of the owner of the trademark, servicemark or trade name.

General:
The formation, construction and interpretation of this Agreement shall be controlled by the laws of the United Kingdom, as such law applies to agreements between United Kingdom residents entered into and to be performed within the United Kingdom. Any dispute relating to this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the United Kingdom, and the parties agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of these courts.

The headings used in this Agreement are for convenience and reference purposes only, and shall not be used in construing or interpreting the scope or intent of this User Agreement.