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Acceptable use

Acceptable Use Policy


1. This Acceptable Use Policy ("the Policy") sets out the terms and conditions between you and us under which you may use our website www.internationalworkplace.com (our “Site”). The Policy applies to all users, and visitors, to our Site.
2. Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms and conditions.
3. www.internationalworkplace.com is a site operated by International Workplace Limited (Co. No.: 05033133) (“we” or “us”).  We have our registered office and main trading address at 110 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 1LQ.  Our VAT number is 188 2784 54.
4. We may revise the Policy 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 make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in the Policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.


Prohibited Uses


5. The Site may only be used for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:
   5.1 In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
   5.2 In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
   5.3 For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
   5.4 To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards as set out in this policy.
   5.5 To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
   5.6 To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
   5.7 To disclose or share any other user’s details.
6. You also agree:
  6.1 Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of our terms and conditions.
   6.2 Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
      * any part of our Site;
      * any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
      * any software used in the provision of our Site; or
      * any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
7. The following activities are not permitted in connection with the Site without Our express permission:
   7.1 deep linking to an internal or subsidiary page of the Site which is located one or more pages down from the homepage of the Site; and
   7.2 framing or incorporating any part of the Site as part of another website.


Interactive Services


8. We may from time to time provide interactive services on our Site, including, without limitation, forums, comments and groups sections of our Site (“interactive services”).
9. Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
10. We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our Site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our Site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
11. Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.


Content Standards


12. These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Site (“contributions”), and to any interactive services associated with it.
13. You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
14. Contributions must:
   14.1 Be accurate (where they state facts).
   14.2 Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
   14.3 Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
15. Contributions must not:
   15.1 Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
   15.2 Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
   15.3 Promote sexually explicit material.
   15.4 Promote violence.
   15.5 Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
   15.6 Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
   15.7 Be likely to deceive any person.
   15.8 Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
   15.9 Promote any illegal activity.
   15.10 Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
   15.11 Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
   15.12 Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
   15.13 Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
   15.14 Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
16. You may not take any actions which may undermine the efficacy or integrity of the ratings or tagging system.


Consequences of breaching the Policy


17. We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of the Policy through your use of our Site.  When a breach of this Policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. 
18. Failure to comply with this Policy constitutes a material breach of the terms and conditions upon which you are permitted to use our Site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
   18.1 Immediately, temporarily or permanently withdraw your right to use our Site.
   18.2 Immediately, temporarily or permanently remove any posting or material you have uploaded to our Site.
   18.3 Issue you a warning.
   18.4 Take 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.
   18.5 Take further legal action against you.
   18.6 Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
19. We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this Policy.  The responses described in this Policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.


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