Terms & Conditions
These are the terms which cover the use of the Music Supported Here website, musicsupportedhere.com. Please read these terms carefully, as they set out the basis on which you are allowed to use this web site, the information contained within it and the facilities provided by Us. They protect you as a user of the Site and prevent the Site from being used for any illegal or offensive purposes.
If you are using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms in respect of the matters described in the Terms. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms you should exit the Site.
Content means any information on the Site including without limitation text, sound, graphics, photographs, and moving images;
Campaign shall mean the campaign more specifically described in the About section of the Site;
Intellectual Property Rights shall include but not be limited to copyright, performers rights, trade marks, design rights and database rights;
Site means the Music Supported Here website and each page of such website from time to time;
Terms means these terms and any document referred to in these terms;
We or Us means the Musicians Union, 60-62 Clapham Road, London, SW9 0JJ.
2. USE OF THE SITE
2.1 You must use the Site in a positive and responsible way, respecting the rights and positions of others and in particular you must not post any Content or upload any files, including without limitation files containing links to other sites, or use the Site in any way that is or We may (in our absolute discretion) consider to be:
2.1.1 in breach of any obligations or duties of confidentiality, or in breach of any obligations on you under the Data Protection Act 1998;
2.1.2 capable of infringing Our or any other person or other entity's Intellectual Property Rights;
2.1.3 in breach of any applicable law, whether criminal or otherwise, or in a manner which would involve Us or any other person in any breach of the law; or
2.1.4 offensive, obscene, insulting, false, defamatory, unreliable, misleading, unsuitable, likely to bring the Site or the Campaign into disrepute or otherwise inappropriate.
2.2 In addition, you must not use the Site to:
2.2.1 abuse, harass, stalk or threaten others;
2.2.2 upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of our or any other computer or attempt to bypass any of the security measures implemented on the Site or any of the systems connected with the Site;
2.3 We shall be entitled at any time to:
2.3.1 alter the design or presentation of the Site without notice to you and without incurring any liability;
2.3.2 delete, remove or suspend the whole or any part of the Site, including any Content or link that you provide, without notice to you and without incurring any liability;
2.3.3 block or withhold your access to the Site if we have reasonable grounds to suspect any breach by you of these Terms, or that we have incurred or may incur any liability in connection with the Site, or if your use or Content or linked site is otherwise inappropriate.
2.4 By submitting Content to Us, our duly authorised agents or to the Site you thereby grant Us a free non-exclusive licence for Us and our duly authorised agents, our licensees and supporters to use such Content in connection with the Site and the Campaign.
2.5 You agree to indemnify Us against all liabilities, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of these Terms by you, your employees or agents or from any use of the Site by you or from any of the information, links or Content provided by you.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
3.1 All Intellectual Property Rights and goodwill in or relating to the Musicians Union including without limitation the Musicians Union name, logo and any and all associated rights, and Music Supported Here including without limitation its name, logo and any and all associated rights, belong to Us.
3.2 Except as clearly and expressly stated and permitted on the Site, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as granting any licence or right to use any Intellectual Property Rights of Us, our agents, partners or licensors without our express written permission.
4. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY
4.1 The Content of this website is for general information only and should not be regarded as constituting legal or business advice or opinion. Nothing appearing on this site is intended to be a substitute for obtaining specific legal and/or business advice from a competent professional on the specific circumstances of any particular case.
4.2 The information on this site is provided without warranty of any kind, either express or implied and neither the Musicians' Union nor any of the contributors to this Site accept any responsibility or liability for any loss which may arise from any reliance on such information nor for any typographical or other errors or omissions.
4.3 All pages on this website are protected by copyright. Pages may be downloaded or printed for personal use but shall not be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose or used in any other work or publication without our express permission. All rights of the copyright owners are hereby expressly reserved.
4.4 Nothing in these Terms operates so as to exclude, limit or restrict Our liability for death or personal injury or our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
4.5 The Site is provided on an "as is" basis and to the fullest extent permitted by law does not make and expressly excludes all representations (except for fraudulent misrepresentation) and warranties of any type with respect to the Site and its Content. We do not control and are not responsible for any information posted by users or supporters or advertisers. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy We do not warrant the accuracy of this or any other information on the Site in any respect and we cannot be held liable for it or for any use you may make of it or any reliance you may place on it. Any information on any area of the Site is used by you at your own risk.
4.6 We will not be liable to you or any third party for any claim to the extent that the same is characterised as a claim for, or arising from:
4.6.1 loss of profits or anticipated savings;
4.6.2 loss of goodwill or injury to reputation;
4.6.3 loss of business opportunity;
4.6.4 loss of data;
4.6.5 loss as suffered by third parties;
4.6.6 indirect, consequential or special loss or damage
regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, strict liability or tort (including negligence) and regardless of whether We knew or had reason to know of the possibility of the loss, injury or damage in question.
4.7 We are not liable for any failure to perform any obligation caused by matters beyond our reasonable control (including without limitation any failure of transmission, inability to access the Site or any failure, error or delay in the sending or receiving of any communication).
4.8 Without affecting the rest of these Terms, the total liability of Us to you under these Terms (whether arising in negligence or otherwise) will not exceed ?50. We exclude all warranties, conditions and terms, whether express or implied to the fullest extent permitted by law in respect of the Site.
4.9 Any link or advertisement on the Site is provided in good faith solely for your information and/or convenience. A link or advertisement does not represent any form of endorsement or recommendation by Us and does not mean that we have any association with the linked web site or advertiser. We are not responsible for the content of any linked web site or advertisement.
4.10 While every effort is made to keep the Site up and running smoothly, We take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Site being unavailable.
5.1 If any term of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by judicial decision, the rest of the Terms shall remain valid and enforceable.
5.2 We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time, and shall notify you of such change on the home page of the Site where required to do so by law. You shall be bound by such amended terms upon subsequent use of the Site and should therefore check the Terms periodically to ensure that you are aware of and complying with the current version.
5.3 These Terms and any documents referred to in them are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you and We agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the determination of disputes.
5.4 These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us in respect of the subject matter contained in these Terms and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.