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You must not:
- republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
- sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
- show any material from the website in public;
- reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
- edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
- redistribute material from this website [except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution].
[Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed for personal use and not for commercial gain.]
You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; 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 must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
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[You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.][You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without THE HERD INSTITUTE’S express written consent.]
[Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.] THE HERD INSTITUTE reserves the right to restrict access to [other] areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at THE HERD INSTITUTE’S discretion.
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THE HERD INSTITUTE may disable your user ID and password in THE HERD INSTITUTE’S sole discretion without notice or explanation.
You grant to THE HERD INSTITUTE a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to THE HERD INSTITUTE the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
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[Notwithstanding THE HERD INSTITUTE’S rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, THE HERD INSTITUTE does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.]
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Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, THE HERD INSTITUTE does not warrant that:
- this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
- the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. [If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.]
Limitations of liability
THE HERD INSTITUTE will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:
- [to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;]
- for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
- for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if THE HERD INSTITUTE has been expressly advised of the potential loss.
Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit THE HERD INSTITUTE’S liability in respect of any:
- death or personal injury caused by THE HERD INSTITUTE’S negligence;
- fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of THE HERD INSTITUTE; or
- matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for THE HERD INSTITUTE to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.
By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.
If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.
[You accept that, as a limited liability entity, THE HERD INSTITUTE has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against THE HERD INSTITUTE’S officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.][Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,] you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect THE HERD INSTITUTE’S officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as THE HERD INSTITUTE.
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
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Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to THE HERD INSTITUTE’S other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, THE HERD INSTITUTE may take such action as THE HERD INSTITUTE deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
THE HERD INSTITUTE may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with THE HERD INSTITUTE’S rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.