Terms of website use
Other applicable terms
- Our Privacy Notice, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us via our Website. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and warrant that all data you provide is accurate.
- Our Acceptable Use Notice, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our Website. When using our Website, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Notice.
If you purchase or subscribe to products or services from Melian Dialogue Research Limited, separate terms and conditions will apply to those products or services.
Information about us
www.meliandialogue.com is a Website operated by Melian Dialogue Research Limited (“we”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 11709728 and have our registered office at 14/2E Docklands Business Centre, 10-16 Tiller Road, Canary Wharf, London E14 8PX. We are a Company Partner of the Market Research Society (MRS), and we follow their Code of Conduct which is available on request.
Accessing our website
Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at email@example.com
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
We also own several registered trademarks including but not limited to Melian Dialogue Research, KenyanCreatives and FriendsAfterDark. Use of these trademarks is prohibited unless you have our prior written consent to do so.
You may print off one copy and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.
No reliance on information
The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website.
Limitation of our liability
We shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of your use of or reliance on the information contained on our Website to the maximum extent permitted by law.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Website; these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as an endorsement by us of those linked websites. It is your responsibility to read and follow the terms and conditions of any third party website. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any product or service (e.g. finance) that we provide to you, which will be set out in separate terms (e.g. a credit agreement) that we enter with you.
Uploading content to our website
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Website, or to make contact with other users of our Website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Notice.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our Website a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you licence to us are described in the next section (Rights you licence).
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our Website.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Notice.
The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent our views or values.
Rights you licence
When you upload or post content to our Website, you grant the following licenses:
- to us, a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that user-generated content in connection with the service provided by the website and across different media (including without limitation to promote our Website or service);
- to other users of our Website or to third parties, a licence to use the content for their purposes or in accordance with the functionality of our Website.
We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our 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 our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our 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. 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 Website will cease immediately.
Linking to our website
If you wish to link to our home page, you must gain prior written consent from Us before creating the link, and provided that you do so in the manner outlined below. You may only link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 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 to our Website in any website that is not owned by you. Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of our Website other than the homepage. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking from must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Notice. If you wish to make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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