THE FATAL FOUR WEBSITE – TERMS & CONDITIONS
Access to and use of this Website and emails distributed by it is provided by LEICESTERSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE (LFRS) subject to the following Terms and Conditions. Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect on the date which you first use this Website. LFRS reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing regularly information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this Website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified by the posted changes.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from this clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Disputes arising here from shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
- Copyrights and Intellectual Properties
- Service Access
- Visitor Material and Conduct
- Links to and From Other Websites
- Governing Law and Jurisdiction
1.1 You will be able to access some areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this Website are only open to you if you register.
1.2 We may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current terms and conditions, because they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms and conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Website. If you do not wish to accept any new terms and conditions after we have given notice, you should not continue to use this Website.
1.3 LFRS shall have no liability (including but not limited to liability by reason of negligence) to users of the website. Users of our website will be responsible for making their own assessment of the information and should verify all relevant representations, statements and information with their own professional advisers.
2 Copyrights and Intellectual Properties
2.1 It is unlawful to copy, duplicate or convert all or part of any CONTENT (video, audio, image or text) from this LFRS website, unless written permission has been obtained from LFRS.
CONTENT from the LFRS website, may not be edited, broadcast, transmitted by cable or otherwise transmitted on any multi receiver, open or closed circuit system whether or not admission is charged without prior written permission. Breach of copyright may lead to prosecution.
British Copyright Laws prescribe severe penalties for individuals, institutions and corporations. Legal action will be taken against any individual or institution who infringes our copyright. This applies to both LFRS produced programmes and those we distribute on behalf of other producers.
3.1 You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Website for your own use on the following basis:
a) no documents or related graphics on this Website are modified in any way; b) no graphics on this Website are used separately from accompanying text; and c) any of our copyright and trade mark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.
3.2 Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, any use of extracts from this Website other than in accordance with clause 3.1 above for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in these terms and conditions, your permission to use this Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from this Website.
3.3 Subject to clause 3.1, no part of this Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission.
3.4 Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.
3.5 Some materials (such as .pdf’s, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations) are available to download freely by the subscriber to use within their educational institution but must not be sold or distributed outside of that institution.
4 Service Access
4.1 While we endeavour to ensure that this Website is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4.2 Access to this Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our control.
4.3 Payment must be received before you can access services requiring subscription. You will receive e-mail confirmation when payment has been received.
5 Visitor Material and Conduct
5.2 You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any material:
a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or d) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
5.3 You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).
5.4 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of clauses 5.2 or 5.3.
5.5 You agree not to use this site or emails distributed by it for the purpose of gathering knowledge or information to assist or enable the creation of “deep links” from other sites to this site or to allow knowledge or information gathered by you to be used by others for the above purposes. Kinds of deep linking expressly forbidden by this provision include (but are not restricted to): linking which embeds material from this Website inside a visual frame of reference from another site; any linking which removes any element of the pages naturally rendered by this Website from the screen presented to users; any linking which reduces the likelihood that users will immediately identify LFRS as the originators and owners of material on this Website or in emails distributed by it.
6 Links to and From Other Websites
6.1 Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
6.2 If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
a) you obtain the written permission of LFRS; b) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the LFRS logo; c) you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website; d) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any products or services other than our own; e) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false information about us; f) you do not otherwise use any trade marks displayed on this Website without our express written permission; g) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and h) your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations. We expressly reserve the right to revoke the right granted in this clause 6.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action we deem appropriate.
6.3 You shall fully indemnify us for any loss or damage we or any of our group companies may suffer or incur as a result of your breach of clause 6.2.
7.1 Registration is required for you to access certain content, product downloads, support services and track license key status information.
7.2 Each registration is for a single user only. We do not permit you to share your user name and password with any other person nor with multiple users on a network.
7.3 Responsibility for the security of any passwords issued rests with you and if you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should change it immediately.
7.4 We may suspend or cancel your registration immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these terms and conditions.
8.1 While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this Website is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on this Website. We may make changes to the material on this Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on this Website may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.
8.2 The material on this Website is provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide you with this Website on the basis that we exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which but for these terms and conditions might have effect in relation to this Website.
9.1 We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), and any of our group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with this Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of this Website, any websites linked to this Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing this Website or your downloading of any material from this Website or any websites linked to this Website.
9.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
9.3 If your use of material on this Website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment, software or data, you assume all costs thereof.
9.4 You agree to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the terms and conditions by you, or your use of this Website, or the use by any other person using your registration details.
10 Governing Law and Jurisdiction
10.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
10.2 It is prohibited to access this Website from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful. If you access this Website from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.
11.1 You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions.
11.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions which shall continue to have full force and effect.
11.3 Only the parties to these terms and conditions may seek to enforce them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.