TERMS OF WEBSITE USE - the boring bit, but please read if you want to know how we protect both us and you from misuse of this website . . .
ABOUT US - hello, pleased to meet you. . .
Our website www.ruthbuchanan.co.uk (or redirected from www.ruthbuchanan.com) is a site operated by Ruth Buchanan t/a Atlas Art ("we" or “us”). Our address is Clinton Cottage, Front Street, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6RD, UK and our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
OUR SITE - we'd love you to browse and look at the pictures, but we do have some rules we'd like you to follow . . .
We allow access to our site on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw, restrict or change our site at any time and without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or if the content is changed or out of date.
You must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy when using our site.
It is your responsibility that anyone who accesses our site through your internet connection is aware of these terms and complies with them.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS - this is an important bit for us. Ruth works hard at her painting and her business, so please respect her ©Copyright so she can keep on working hard!
We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in our website, and in the material including all images published on it. These works, including all images and text, are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. We grant to you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable licence to view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser, to copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory. You may not reproduce in any format (including on another website) any part of our website (including content, images, designs, look and feel) without our prior written consent. Other than the above, we do not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website and all other rights are reserved. For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast, or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without our prior written permission. If you print off, reproduce, copy or download any part of our site in breach of this notice, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
We take the protection of our copyright very seriously. If we discover that you have breached the terms of the above licence, we may bring legal proceedings against you and seek monetary damages and/or an injunction to stop you using our materials. You could also be ordered to pay our legal costs.
Well done - you are about halfway through!
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION AND LINKS
The contents of our site (including links to other sites and resources provided by third parties) are for information only, and we shall not be liable for any use of, or reliance on, such materials. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE - grab a coffee or tea to go with your cookies
LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page only if you have first obtained our written consent and provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with our Acceptable Use Policy and must be owned by you.
You must not link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com
UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE – this includes commenting on blogs, so if you want to have your say then check this out . . .
When you upload material to our site, or make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with our Acceptable Use Policy. If you upload material in breach of our Acceptable Use Policy and we suffer loss as a result, you will reimburse us for such loss.
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties. If any third party claims that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site violates their intellectual property rights, or their right to privacy, we have the right to disclose your identity to them.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
VIRUSES, HACKING AND OTHER OFFENCES - just don't do it OK , it's not nice
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing any material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By failing to comply with this provision, you would commit a criminal offence and your right to use our site will cease immediately and we will report your actions to the relevant authorities.
OUR LIABILITY - OK, only our lawyer understands this bit, but we will go with it anyway
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (whether by us or a third party), including, without limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.
or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the law of England and Wales.
Phew . . . for getting through all that here is a calming butterfly for you . . .
but then there is this too (though it is much shorter) . . .
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
This is the acceptable use policy, which, together with our terms of website use (above, which you might have already read), sets out the terms under which we: Ruth Buchanan t/a Atlas Art Clinton Cottage, Front Street, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6RD, UK, allow you to use our sitewww.ruthbuchanan.co.uk (or redirected from www.ruthbuchanan.com) (“site”) whether you are a visitor or a registered user. All enquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read the terms of this policy carefully, as by using our site you indicate that you agree to comply with and be bound by them.
prohibited uses of our site
Whether you are a visitor or registered user, you must comply with our terms of website use and use our site for lawful purposes only. In particular, you must not use our site for the uses listed (without limitation) below:-
any fraudulent activity;
any activity which breaches any applicable law or regulation, whether national or international;
any activity which may cause or result in harm to a child under 18 years of age;
sending unsolicited advertising or other content (spam), or entering into any arrangement for such material to be sent;
reproducing, selling or otherwise handling our site or its contents in breach of our terms of website use;
knowingly introducing to our site, or transmit or attempt to transmit to any other site, computer or network, viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material, code or programme which is malicious or technologically harmful;
attempting to gain unauthorised access to our site, our software, our server, or any server, computer or database connected to our site; or
attacking our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
contributing and interacting
Our site may offer users the facilities to upload or contribute content or other material, or to interact with other users. When making use of these facilities, it is your responsibility to ensure that any contribution or interaction is, as far as you are aware, factually correct, represents your honest opinion, and does not breach any applicable law or regulation.
In addition, any contribution or interaction must not include any material which (without limitation):-
is defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
is, or refers to material which is, sexually explicit;
promotes violence, illegal activity or any form of discrimination;
infringes any other person’s copyright, database right or trade mark;
threatens, harasses, upsets, embarrasses, alarms or annoys any other person, or is likely to do so;
advocates, promotes or assists any illegal activity;
is likely to deceive any person or is made in breach of a legal duty owed to a third party (such as a duty of confidence);
invades another’s privacy or cause inconvenience or anxiety to any person;
is used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or
gives the impression that the material emanates from us, if this is not the case.
If we at any time use our site to provide users with any interactive service, the following moderation provisions will apply:-
we will notify users if moderation is in place, and, if so, whether the moderation is provided by a person or is automated;
if moderation is in place, we will give you a means to contact the moderator;
although we will do our best to assess any risks which such interactive service may pose, we will be under no obligation to moderate it, and we expressly exclude any liability for any loss or damage to any person caused by use of it; and
children should at all times be supervised when using the interactive services on our site, whether such services are moderated or not.
BREACHES OF THIS POLICY
Any breach of this acceptable use policy will be dealt with in the same way as breach of our terms of website use , and we reserve the right to take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate, including restricting your use of our site and/or taking legal action against you. We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by any breach of this acceptable use policy.
Please check this page regularly, as we may revise this acceptable use policy at any time. We may also change or update our acceptable use policy at any time by means of notices published anywhere on our site.