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TERMS OF WEBSITE USE
Other Applicable Terms
Information about Us
www.theculturediary.com is a website operated by the Department for International Trade and the GREAT Britain campaign (“we” and “us”) with support from: Arts Council England; British Council; Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport; Foreign and Commonwealth Office; VisitBritain; and Greater London Authority (“the Culture Diary Partners”).
You are directly responsible for ensuring that information created under your username is accurate and up to date.
You are solely responsible for any activity and the posting of information that occurs under your username. You should ensure that your username and password are secure and must not disclose them to any third party.
You must ensure that only information that you own or that you are entitled or permitted to publish is included in the content you upload.
You have a responsibility to flag your own event as Pencilled In/Confirmed to ensure that this is clear to other users.
You shall not use this website for any purpose that is illegal in England and Wales, the European Union or in any other jurisdiction. This includes but is not limited to a breach of copyright or trademark laws.
You shall not engage in any conduct that infringes the rights of, or restricts and inhibits the use and enjoyment of this website by any other user, including but not limited to the making of libellous, defamatory, obscene or offensive remarks, behaviour which may harass, cause distress and inconvenience to any other user and behaviour which creates disruption to the normal flow of dialogue on this website.
You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our website, or to make contact with other users of our website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the website a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
By confirming your event (by selecting Confirmed) you confirm you are happy for your event to be promoted by us to members and the public (non-registered users).
You grant us and the Culture Diary Partners a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, publish, edit, distribute, prepare derivative works of, broadcast and display the content you upload (including but not limited to written, image and video content) for all purposes in connection with the provision of The Culture Diary and our website and to support strategic planning for cultural diplomacy, trade, education and tourism promotion in the UK and internationally.We and the Culture Diary Partners may also use the content to promote the event, our website and The Culture Diary.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our website.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our website do not represent our views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
Accessing the website
The website is provided free of any access charge and we do not guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis.
We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website.
Our website is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our website is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our website or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.
In the case of temporary technical malfunctions, we hold no liability for such errors that may provide inaccurate information for your event however we will work with you to help resolve the errors within a time frame that is reasonable to us.
We reserve the right to disable your username, or password, on a permanent or temporary basis at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms and conditions or with our Acceptable Use Policy. Any such user shall be notified and must not then attempt to use the website under any other name or through any other user.
Changes to the website
We may update the website functionality and format from time to time.However, please note that any of the content on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that the website or any of the content on it will be free from errors or omissions.
We have the right but not the obligation to remove any content that breaches our terms and conditions or that may be considered offensive or inappropriate by us or for any reason.
The content on the website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. It does not constitute legal or other professional advice.
The website is a tool for cultural organisations, related business and government agencies. Any information, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or any other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, or users, are those of the authors or distributors and not of us.
We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content on the website is accurate, complete or up to date, and you use the information at your own risk. We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by your use of any of the information posted on the website.
Limitation of liability
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations, or other terms which may apply to the website or any content on it, whether expressed or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
Use of, or inability to use, our website; or
Use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the sharing of your event information by other users and any links from your event information published on the website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.Such links are provided for your information only, and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all remaining intellectual property rights in our website, and in the other material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies 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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
We do not guarantee that the website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse the website 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 the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the website. You must not attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. 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 the website will cease immediately.
This page was last updated on Tuesday 19 September 2017.