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TERMS OF USE

THE DATE IS EFFECTIVE AS ON 29.03.2016

www.beyourown.org is a website operated by Be Your Own XSD Collective Consultancy Limited, registered in England and Wales under company number 09970695 and with registered office at Capitol House, 2-4 Heigham Street, Norwich, NR24TE United Kingdom.

The following terms of use (collectively with the Privacy Policy at WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG the “Terms of Use”) are a legally binding agreement between each user (“you” or “your”) and Be Your Own XSD Collective Limited (“#BEYOUROWN,” “we,” “us,” “our” or “ours”) and apply to WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG and the content, features, services, social media channels and applications offered by WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG (collectively “Service”).

By accessing or using the Service, you are indicating that you have read and understood these Terms of Use, that you will abide by all of these Terms Of Use and that you are over the age of thirteen (13). Please do not use this website if you are not at least 13. If you do not agree to any of these Terms Of Use, please do not use this Service.

UPDATES TO TERMS

We reserve the right to change any terms of these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. You agree that our posting of revised Terms of Use on our Service will constitute notice to you of such revised Terms of Use and that your access or use of the Service after such posting constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes and the revised Terms of Use. Consequently, please review these Terms of Use before each and any access or use of our Service. Any changes to these Terms of Use will become a part of these Terms of Use and will apply as soon as they are posted or such later date as may be specified in the posted Terms of Use.

ACCESSING OUR SITE

You are granted access to this site without having to register any of your personal information with us. Access to our website is made available free of charge however you are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Service.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Service through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions and that they comply with them.

Our Service is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our Service is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our Service or any service or product described in our Service to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our Service from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG CONTENT

The “WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content” includes all materials that are included in, made available on or are otherwise a part of the Service (including past, present and future versions of the Service). For example, our WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content includes any and all domain names, text, blogs, articles, editorial & advertorial interviews, emails, photos, images, illustrations, videos, application software, technologies, source and object codes, designs, graphics, layouts, artwork and the “look and feel” of the Service.

The WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content on our Service is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content on our Service.

TRADEMARKS

The WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content also includes both BEYOUROWN & #BEYOUROWN marks and logos that are trademarks or service marks of ours. All other trademarks, service marks, and logos used on or through the Service are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners. You are not granted any rights to use any trademarks, service marks or logos without permission to do so.

ADVERTISING, SPONSORSHIP & COLLABORATION FEES

Any paid editorial & advertorial interviews, sponsorships or collaborations are disclosed within the respective article on WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG

Editorial & advertorial interviews, sponsorships or collaborations are booked only through the BEYOUROWN team and all fees of any such are stated at the time of booking either via email or telephone.

All editorial & advertorial interviews, sponsorships or collaborations are accepted by BEYOUROWN at WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG on the basis that they will be paid for at the applicable rates stated at the time of booking.

By booking any editorial & advertorial interviews, sponsorships or collaborations with whom BEYOUROWN choose to work with means an acceptance, acknowledgment and an agreement to be bound by these Terms of Use in full is in place.

LICENSE

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Service, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

USE OF WEBSITE

We grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to use, view the WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content. This license is subject to your full compliance with these Terms of Use.

You may also print copies of articles of personal interest to you, but only for your personal use. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off 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 Service must always be acknowledged.

You may not distribute, sell or offer for sale the Service, WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content, or any element thereof. In addition, WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG Content may not be used to construct any kind of database. You must not use any part of the content on our Service for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy any part of our Service in breach of these Terms of Use, your right to use our Service will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

ACCEPTABLE USE

Under no circumstance should you use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Service in contravention of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

RESTRICTED ACCESS

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Service, the server on which our Service is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Service.

SPONSORED CONTENT

You acknowledge that: (i) we may receive from marketers free products that we review or discuss our content and (ii) we may receive compensation in connection with advertisement or stories regarding run advertisements or stories on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation.

LINKS TO THIS SERVICE

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. 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. You must not establish a link to our Service in any website that is not owned by you. Our Service must not be framed on any other Service, nor may you create a link to any part of our Service other than the home page.

We reserve the right to revoke any link to any page of the Service or our social media channels in our sole discretion without notice. We also reserve the right to require that you obtain our prior written consent before you provide any links to any page or social media page of the Service.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use.

If you wish to make any use of content on our Service other than that set out above, please contact ge@beyourown.org

THIRD PARTY LINKS

We may provide, or third parties may provide, on or through the Service, links to third party sites, such as other websites or resources. These third party sites are operated by parties who are wholly separate from WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG and as such you acknowledge and agree that we have no control over such third-party sites, are not responsible for the availability of such third-party sites, and do not endorse nor are we responsible for or liable for any losses, expenses or damages, to you or your software, hardware or data, arising out of the operations of such third-party sites.

Links to all third party sites are identifiable because clicking on them will launch new browser windows displaying the third party site’s URL, or are otherwise indicated as such by us. These third party sites are for your information and convenience only, and you access them at your own risk, regardless of whether or not we receive compensation, commission or share of revenues generated by purchases via such links. The Service is a participant in Skimlinks, an advertising programme designed to provide a means for websites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to participating advertisers and retailers. Your communications and dealings with third parties through such links including, without limitation, the payment and delivery of products and services, and any terms, conditions, warranties, and representations associated with any such communications and dealings, are solely between you and the third party.

SERVICE MODIFICATION, SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION

Although we try our best, we do not guarantee that our Service, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Service is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to withdraw, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of the Service with or without notice. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service for any period.

We may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and without prior notice to you, immediately terminate your access to the Service. We will not be liable or responsible to you or any third party for such termination.

BREACHES

Without prejudice to WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG‘s other rights under these Terms Of Use. Failure to comply with these Terms of Use constitutes a material breach of the terms upon which you are permitted to use our Service, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Service.

  • An issue of a warning to you.

  • 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.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these Terms of Use. The responses described in these Terms of Use are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG  will not be liable to you or any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our Service; or

  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Service.

We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. 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 our Service or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Service. Such links should not be interpreted as an 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.

Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Service or any content on it, whether express or implied.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use (including subject matter and formation) and the relationship between you and WWW.BEYOUROWN.ORG will be governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.