Accessing our sites
By accessing our sites you confirm that:
Access to our sites is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend access to our sites or any services we provide on our site without notice. As we do not charge you for accessing our sites, we will not be liable to you if for any reason our sites is unavailable at any time or for any period.
Ownership of our site and site content
We are the owner or the licensee of all Intellectual Property Rights in our sites and in the material published on them (including the Site Content). The Intellectual Property Rights in our sites and those materials are protected by laws and treaties around the world and all such rights are reserved by us.
We grant you a revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, limited right to access, retrieve and display our sites and the Site Content on a computer screen, tablet or smartphone. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page from our sites for your personal use and reference only provided that you do not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you do not use any illustrations, photographs, video, audio or graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Other than as set out in condition above, you may not use, copy, reproduce, upload, post, modify, transmit, or mirror on another website or in any other media, distribute or create derivative works of our sites or any Site Content. Other than as set out in condition above, we do not grant you any rights or licenses to use our sites or any Site Content.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material (including the Site Content) on our sites must always be acknowledged.
You acknowledge that the names, images and logos identifying “The Silent Generation” are owned by us. You may not use them without the prior written consent of us.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and information posted on our sites is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising as a result of such reliance by you or any third party.
We aim to update our sites regularly, and may change the Site Content at any time. Any of the material (including the Site Content) on our sites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
death or personal injury arising from our negligence;
our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English Law.
You use our site at your own risk. Our site and the Site Content is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties of any kind. We do not warrant that the functions contained in our sites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site Content will be accurate, relevant or appropriate for your circumstances, purposes or requirements.
Whilst we will use reasonable endeavours to ensure Site Content and any software and/or data made available on or through our sites does not contain any viruses or harmful code, you understand and agree that any Site Content, software and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of our sites is downloaded and used at your own discretion and risk. You acknowledge and agree that you will be solely responsible for all loss and damage, including without limitation damage to your own computer system and loss of data arising in connection with the download of such Site Content, software and/or data.
Where our sites contain links to other websites and resources provided outside the http://thesilentgeneration.com domain, such links are provided for your information only. Such links are not and should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any such linked websites.
Reference to third party products, services, companies and websites on our sites is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.
Uploading user content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload User Content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the Content Standards. All User Content you upload or post must comply with the Content Standards. You agree to indemnify us and keep indemnified us indemnified on demand against all loss and damage suffered by, incurred by or awarded against us arising out of or in relation to User Content which does not comply with the Content Standards.
We will treat all User Content you post and upload to our site as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You grant us a perpetual, royalty free, non-exclusive licence (including the right to grant sub-licences) to use, copy, distribute, reproduce and publish any and all User Content (including, without limitation, on our sites, on other websites, on physical products and in promotional and/or marketing material developed, in each case whether developed by us or on our behalf or on behalf of our affiliates).
We may disclose your identity to any third party who claims that any User Content posted or uploaded by you defames them, constitutes a breach of their Intellectual Property Rights or breaches their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any User Content or posting you make on our sites if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the Content Standards.
You shall only upload and post User Content that complies with our Content Standards and that you either own or have permissions to upload or post.
You represent and warrant on an ongoing basis that you:
are the owner or authorised licensee of all User Content;
will not upload or post User Content that violates applicable law or regulations; and
have all required permissions and consents from any third party whose personal information is included in any User Content.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses or harmful code. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site are 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 breaching this condition 8, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our sites will cease immediately.
You may use our sites only for lawful purposes. You may not use our sites:
in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
to send, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our Content Standards;
to send, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (i.e. spam);
for any purpose that in our reasonable opinion damages our reputation or the reputation of our affiliated companies;
for any purpose other than your personal, non-business use.
These Content Standards apply to any and all User Content which you contribute to our sites and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the Content Standards as well as the letter. The Content Standards apply to each part of any User Content as well as to its whole.
All User Content must:
be accurate (where it states facts);
be genuinely held (where it states opinions); and
comply with applicable law in England and in any country from which it is posted or uploaded.
User Content must not:
contain any material which is defamatory;
contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
contain s*xually explicit material;
promote discrimination based on race, s*x, religion, nationality, disability, s*xual orientation or age;
infringe any third party Intellectual Property Rights;
be likely to and/or intended to deceive any person;
be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
promote any illegal activity;
be threatening, abusive, invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety to any third party;
be likely to and/or intended to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
give the impression that it emanates from us, if this is not the case; or
advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Suspension and termination
immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our sites;
immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any User Content uploaded by you to our site;
issue of a warning to you;
bringing legal proceedings against you to recover our losses and damages arising out of or in connection with your breach;
further legal action against you; and/or
disclosure of information by us in respect of the breach to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably believe is necessary.
Linking to our sites
You may link to our home pages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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 from any website that is not owned by you.
Our sites must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our sites other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with our Content Standards.