Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions of use for the VINEproject.org.uk website are listed below. Please report any violations of the T&Cs.

 1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Values in Nature and the Environment (VINE) provides its service to you subject to the following Terms and Conditions ("T&C"), which may be updated by us from time to time. In addition, when using VINE services, you and VINE shall be subject to any published guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the T&C.

2. MEMBER CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not VINE are entirely responsible for all Content that you make available via the Service. VINE does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will VINE be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.

You agree to not use the Service to:
(a)
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is:
 
unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b)
harm minors in any way;
(c)
impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(d)
forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
(e)
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(f)
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
(g)
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam", "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
(h)
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
(j)
interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
(k)
intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable, national, EU or international law;
(l)
"stalk" or otherwise harass another; or collect or store personal data about other users.

You acknowledge that VINE does not pre-screen Content, but that VINE and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, VINE and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the T&C or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content.
You acknowledge and agree that VINE may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the T&C; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of VINE, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
3. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognising the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.

4. CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE
VINE does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant VINE the following worldwide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable.
With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of VINE the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purposes of providing and promoting VINE to which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or VINE removes such Content from the Service.
With respect to photographs, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time VINE removes such Content from the Service.
With respect to Content other than photographs, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
5. INDEMNITY
You agree to indemnify and hold VINE and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, contractors or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the T&C, or your violation of any rights of another.

6. LINKS
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because VINE has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that VINE is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the VINE shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

7. LOGO INFORMATION
Without VINE's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the VINE logo and name.

8. COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS
VINE respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same.