Online Website Acceptable Use Policy
1.1 This Acceptable Use Policy the "Policy" sets out the
rules governing the use of our website[s] http://www.focalpoint-imaging.co.uk
and http://www.focalpoint-online.co.uk the "Website" [s]
and any content that you may submit to the Website "Content".
1.2 By using our Website, you agree to the rules set out in this
Policy. Before you can submit Content, we will ask you to expressly
agree to the rules set out in this Policy.
1.3 You must be at least  years of age to use our Website. By
using our Website [and by agreeing to the terms of this Policy]
you warrant and represent that you are at least  years of age.
2.1 You must not use our Website in any way that causes, or may
cause, damage to the Website or impairment of the availability or
accessibility of the Website, or any of the areas of, or services
on, the Website.
2.2 You must not use our Website:
2.2.1 in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful;
2.2.2 in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful
purpose or activity.
Your Content must be suitable for all Website users, including children
[over the age of 13].
3.1 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free
licence to use, reproduce, publish, [adapt, translate] and distribute
your Content [on and in relation to the Website / in any existing
and future media]. You also grant to us the right to sub-license
these rights[, and the right to bring an action for infringement
of these rights].
UNLAWFUL AND ILLEGAL MATERIAL
4.1 You must not use our Website to store, host, copy, distribute,
display, publish, transmit or send Content that is illegal or unlawful,
or that will or may infringe a third party's legal rights, or that
could give rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third
party (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable
4.2 Content (and its publication on the Website) must not:
4.2.1 be libellous or maliciously false;
4.2.2 be obscene or indecent;
4.2.3 infringe any copyright, moral rights, database rights, trade
mark rights, design rights, rights
in passing off, or other intellectual property rights;
4.2.4 infringe any rights of confidence, rights of privacy, or rights
under data protection legislation;
4.2.5 constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
4.2.6 constitute an incitement to commit a crime;
4.2.7 be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
4.2 8 be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination
4.2.9 be blasphemous;
4.2.10 be in breach of official secrets legislation; or
4.2 11 be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person.
4.3 You must not submit any Content that is or has ever been the
subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar
5.1 You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection
activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining,
data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Website
without our express written consent.
6. GRAPHIC MATERIAL
6.1 Content must not depict violence in an explicit, graphic or
Content must not be pornographic or sexually explicit, or consist
of or include explicit, graphic or gratuitous material of a sexual
7.1 You must not use the Website to promote or distribute any viruses,
Trojans, worms, root kits, spyware, [adware] or any other harmful
software, programs, routines, applications or technologies.
7.2 You must not use the Website to promote or distribute any software,
programs, routines, applications or technologies that will or may
negatively affect the performance of a computer or introduce significant
security risks to a computer.
8.1 Content must not be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading.
8.2 Statements of fact contained in the Content must be true[; and
statements of opinion contained on the Content must be truly held
and where possible based upon facts that are true.
9.1 Content must not consist of or contain any instructions, advice
or other information that may be acted upon and could, if acted
9.1.1 illness, injury or death; or
9.1.2 any other loss or damage.
MARKETING AND SPAM
10.1 You must not [without our prior written permission] use our
Website for any purposes related to marketing, advertising, promotion,
or the supply and/or sale of goods and/or services.
10.2 Content must not constitute spam.
10.3 You must not use our Website to transmit or send unsolicited
10.4 You must not use our Website to market, distribute or post
chain letters, ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, matrix programs,
"get rich quick" schemes or similar schemes, programs
11.1 You must not use our Website for any purpose related to gambling,
gaming, betting, lotteries, sweepstakes, prize competitions or any
12.1 You must not use our Website to provide any legal, financial,
investment, taxation, accountancy, medical or other professional
advice or advisory services.
13.1 Content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with
generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
13.2 Content must not be [grossly] offensive, deceptive, threatening,
abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory.
13.3 Content should not cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless
13.4 Do not flame or conduct flame wars on our Website (“flaming”
is the sending hostile messages intended to insult, in particular
where the message is directed at a particular person or group of
13.5 Do not troll on our Website (“trolling” is the
practice of deliberately upsetting or offending other users).
13.6 You must not flood our Website with Content focusing upon one
particular subject or subject area, whether alone or in coordination
with other users.
13.7 Content must not duplicate existing Content on our Website.
13.8 You must submit Content to the appropriate part of the Website.
13.9 Do not unnecessarily submit textual content in CAPITAL LETTERS.
13.10 You should use appropriate and informative titles for all
13.11 You must at all times be courteous and polite to other Website
14.1 You must not link to any website or web page containing material
that would, were it posted on the Website, breach [the preceding
terms of this Policy / Sections [Insert details] above.]
BREACHES OF THIS POLICY
15.1 We reserve the right to edit or remove any Content in our sole
discretion for any reason, without notice or explanation.
15.2 Without prejudice to this general right, if you breach this
Policy in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached
this Policy in any way, we may:
15.2.1 delete or edit any of your Content;
15.2.2 send you one or more formal warnings;
15.2.3 temporarily suspend your access to a part or all of the Website;
15.2.4 permanently prohibit you from using a part or all of the
15.2.5 block computers using your Internet Protocol address from
accessing the Website;
15.2.6 contact your internet services provider and request that
they block your access to the Website; and/or
15.2.7. bring court proceeding against you for breach of contract
16.1 Where we suspend or prohibit your access to the Website or
a part of the Website, you must not take any action to circumvent
such suspension or prohibition (including without limitation using
a different account).
17.1 Not withstanding the provisions of this Policy, we do not actively
17.2 If you become aware of any material on the Website that contravenes
this Policy, [you must / please] notify us [by email / using the
abuse reporting system on the Website].
18.1 This Policy will be governed by and construed in accordance
with [English] law.
19.1 Our [company/business] is Focalpoint Imaging / Focalpoint Online.
19.2 Our principal place of business is - see contact us page on
19.3 You can contact us by post or by email to - see contact us
page on website.