Terms & Conditions

It may be possible, through other websites we provide links to from this website, for you to have access to a facility to buy products or services. Nothing on this or other websites we link to forms an offer on our part to sell any products or services. How you buy and use these products or services will depend on separate terms and conditions, and you may need to register with us or another organisation.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences

You must not misuse this website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and the Police and Justice Act 2006. 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 this website will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Broker Network cannot warrant that this website is free of viruses or technical defects of any description and will not be responsible for any technical problems arising from the use of this website.

Acceptable use standards

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. This website may contain bulletins, board services, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group. You agree to use the website only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to this website. By way of example and not as a limitation, you may not use our site:

Contributions to the Website

By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with Broker Network you agree to grant to Broker Network, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons).

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it. In order that Broker Network can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any laws, that you have the right to give Broker Network permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 16 years old.

We normally show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible. Broker Network may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects. For full details of when and how we may contact you please see Broker Network’s privacy policy plus any local terms where applicable.

Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating content you may share with Broker Network.

If you do not want to grant Broker Network permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with Broker Network.

If you have any questions about contributing content to Broker Network please contact the webmaster at webmaster@brokernetwork.co.uk.

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Acceptable Use Standards through the use of our site. If a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with these Acceptable Use Standards constitutes a material breach of the Terms of Use and may result if our taking all or any of the following actions:

Security

Broker Network will take all reasonable steps, including encryption, to ensure that any personal information you provide is kept secure. However, because of the nature of the Internet, and the fact that it is not a secure system, Broker Network cannot and do not guarantee that personal information you provide will not be intercepted by others and decrypted. Consequently, your privacy cannot be guaranteed.

Trademarks

The images, logos and names on this website which identify Broker Network, a Broker Network company or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of Broker Network and/or the relevant third parties. Nothing contained in this website shall be deemed to confer on any person any license or right on the part of Broker Network or any third party with respect to any such image, logo or name.