Digital Horizons-Silicon South
Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions apply as between You, as a guest or a registered user of this Website and “Digital Horizon- Silicon South” the owner and provider of this Website. By using our Website You acknowledge and agree to these Terms and Conditions and that You agree to comply with them. These Terms and Conditions also apply to Digital Horizon- Silicon South’s use of any and all Data collected by Digital Horizon- Silicon South in relation to Your use of our Website and any of our Service or System therein.
Use of our Website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our Website.
If You do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, You must not use our Website.
Digital Horizon- Silicon South recommends that You print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In these Terms and Conditions the following terms shall have the following meanings:
unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.
2. Applicable terms
3. Accessing our Website
3.1 Our Website is made available free of charge.
3.2 Digital Horizon- Silicon South may update our Website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and Digital Horizon- Silicon South is under no obligation to update it.
3.3 Digital Horizon- Silicon South does not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
3.4 Digital Horizon- Silicon South does not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis. Digital Horizon- Silicon South may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Website without notice. Digital Horizon- Silicon South will not be liable to You if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
3.5 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for You to have access to our Website.
3.6 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through Your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
3.7 Our Website is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. Digital Horizon- Silicon South does not represent that content available on or through our Website is appropriate or available in other locations. Digital Horizon- Silicon South may limit the availability of our Website to any person or geographic area at any time. If You choose to access our Website from outside the United Kingdom, You do so at Your own risk.
4. Your account and password
4.1 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.
4.2 Digital Horizon- Silicon South have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by You or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion You have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
4.3 If You know or suspect that anyone other than You knows Your user identification code or password, You must promptly notify us at [email protected].
5. Intellectual Property rights
5.1 Digital Horizon- Silicon South is 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.
5.2 You may not 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.
5.3 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 without our written approval. Any use will be a breach of our or our third party’s copyright.
5.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
5.5 You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Digital Horizon- Silicon South or our licensors.
5.6 If You print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms and Conditions, Your right to use our Website will cease immediately and You must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials You have made.
6 No reliance on information
6.1 The content on our Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which You should rely. Nothing on this Website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind in regards to legal, financial, medical. If You require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter You should consult an appropriate professional.
6.2 Although Digital Horizon-Silicon South make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, Digital Horizon-Silicon South make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
7.1 This Website and its content are provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Digital Horizon-Silicon South makes no representations or warranties in relation to this Website or the information and materials provided on this Website.
7.2 Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Digital Horizon-Silicon South does not warrant that:
this Digital Horizon-Silicon South Website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
the information on this Website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.
7.3 All the information provided by our Website is for general information purposes only and is the expressed opinion of Digital Horizons – Silicon South and its associates.
7.4 You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Digital Horizon-Silicon South has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that You will not bring any claim personally against Digital Horizon-Silicon South officers or employees in respect of any losses You suffer in connection with the Website.
7.5 Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this Digital Horizon-Silicon South Website disclaimer will protect Digital Horizon-Silicon South officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors.
8 Limitation of our liability
8.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions of use excludes or limits Digital Horizon-Silicon South liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
8.2 To the extent permitted by law, Digital Horizon-Silicon South exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.
8.3 Digital Horizon- Silicon South will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.
8.4 If You are a consumer user, please note that Digital Horizon-Silicon South only provide our Website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes, and Digital Horizon-Silicon South have no liability to You for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
8.5 If You are using our Services on behalf of a business, that business accepts these Terms and Conditions. The business will hold harmless and indemnify Digital Horizon-Silicon South and its affiliates, officers, agents and employees from any claim, action or proceedings arising from or related to the use of the Services or violation of these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, judgements, litigation costs and legal fees.
8.6 If You are a business user, please note that in particular, Digital Horizon-Silicon South will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings or income;
loss or corruption of information or data;
loss of business opportunity, contracts, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
8.7 Digital Horizon- Silicon South will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, trojan, distributed denial-of-Service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect Your Computer equipment, Computer programs, apps, data or other proprietary material due to Your use of our Website or to You downloading any content on it, or on any Digital Horizon-Silicon South Website linked to it.
8.9 These limitations of liability apply even if Digital Horizon-Silicon South has been expressly advised of the potential loss. Nothing in this clause will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit.
8.10 By using our Website, You agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these Terms and Conditions are reasonable. If You do not think they are reasonable, You must not use this Website.
9 Third party links and resources in our Website
9.1 Where our Website contains links to other Websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for Your information only.
9.2 Digital Horizon- Silicon South has no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
10 Uploading content to our Website
10.1 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 warrant that any such contribution will not be defamatory, slanderous, libellous, or breach a third party’s right or copyright and You will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
10.2 Any content You upload to our Website You grant us an unlimited, worldwide, royalty free, licence that is non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of Your ownership rights in Your content, but You are required to grant Digital Horizon- Silicon South and other users of the Website a royalty/payment fee, unlimited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
10.3 Digital Horizon- Silicon South 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.
10.4 Digital Horizon- Silicon South 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.
10.5 You shall hold harmless and indemnify Digital Horizon-Silicon South and its affiliates, officers, third parties, agents and employees from any claim, action or proceedings arising from or related to any third party claims made against Digital Horizon- Silicon South due to You uploading content or posting comments on our Website, including but not limited to any liability or expense arising from claims, losses, damages, judgements, litigation costs and legal fees.
10.6 Digital Horizon- Silicon South has the right to remove any posting You make on our Website if, in our opinion, Your post does not comply with Digital Horizon- Silicon South content standards at our sole discretion.
10.7 The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent Digital Horizon- Silicon South’s views or values.
10.8 You are solely responsible and liable for securing and backing up Your content.
11.1 Digital Horizon- Silicon South does not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
11.2 You are responsible for configuring Your Computer in order to access our Website. You are solely responsible for and should use Your own anti-virus protection software.
11.3 You must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful to our Website, Computers or third parties Computers’ and software. 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. Digital Horizon- Silicon South will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and Digital Horizon-Silicon South 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 and criminal charges may be taken against You.
12 Linking to our Website
12.1 You may link to our Website, provided You do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Digital Horizon-Silicon South reputation, goodwill or take advantage of it. Any use must be fair and reasonable.
12.2You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on Digital Horizon-Silicon South part where none exists.
12.3 You must not establish a link to our Website in any website that is not owned by You.
12.4 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 home page.
12.5 Digital Horizon- Silicon South reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
12.6 If You wish to make any use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact [email protected]
13 Unenforceable provisions
13.1 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable under applicable law, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
14 Applicable law
14.1 If You are a consumer, please note that these Terms and Conditions, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and Digital Horizon-Silicon South both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.
14.2 If You are a business, these Terms and Conditions, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. Digital Horizon- Silicon South and You both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
15 Variation to these Term and Conditions
15.1 Digital Horizon- Silicon South reserves the right to alter, add to or amend any of these Terms and Conditions, or to reassign these Terms and Conditions in the interests of our work. Should any questions arise, whether provided for in these Terms and Conditions or not, the decision of Digital Horizon- Silicon South shall be final. No alteration, addition, amendment or waiver to or of these Terms and Conditions shall operate to release to You from these Terms and Conditions.
15.2 Please check these Terms and Conditions from time to time to take notice of any changes Digital Horizon-Silicon South made, as they are binding on You.
16 Contact Digital Horizon-Silicon South
By email to: [email protected] (and put the topic of your question in the email header); or
By post to: The Data Controller, Silicon South, 37 Commercial Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0HU