These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to all your use of this website www.offshorewindlibrary.com (the “Website”).
By accessing or using the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please cease use of the Website immediately.
You may print and keep a copy of these Terms and Conditions. They are a legal agreement between you and the University of Hull (“we”, “us”, or “our”). The Terms and Conditions can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the terms at our discretion by changing them on the Website.
Unless otherwise set out herein, content comprised within the Website, including text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, videos, audio, images, applications, programs, computer code and other information (collectively, the “Content”), including but not limited to the design, layout and arrangement of such Content, is owned by the University of Hull, or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws.
The “Offshore Wind Library”, “OWL” and the “ ” logo are trademarks of the University of Hull. You may not use them without our consent.
Using the Website
You may print or download Content from the Website for your own personal, non-commercial, informational or scholarly use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
You may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, post, translate or create other derivative works from, or sell, rent or license all or any part of the Content obtained from the Website, in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly permitted under these Terms and Conditions.
You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or translate any software in the Website, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of such software, without our prior written consent. You may not engage in the systematic retrieval of Content from the Website to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our prior written permission.
You may not, without our approval, use the information on the Website to publish or distribute any advertising, promotional material, or solicitation to other users of the Website to use any goods or services.
You may not use any automated downloading programs, algorithms or devices, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to: (i) continuously and automatically search, scrape, extract, deep link or index any Content; (ii) harvest personal information from the Website for purposes of sending unsolicited or unauthorized material; or (iii) cause disruption to the working of the Website or any other person’s use of the Website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, any other systems or networks connected to the Website. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website or breach or attempt to breach the security or authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to it.
The Website may contain links to third-party sites or resources. We do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from external sites or resources linked to the Website. Transactions that occur between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party and are not the responsibility of the University of Hull.
We welcome you to link to the Website. You may establish a hypertext link to the Website, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site, company, product and/or service by us. You may not use on your site any trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials appearing on the Website, including but not limited to any logos, without the express written consent or an explicit license of the owner of the mark or right. You may not frame or otherwise incorporate into another site any of the Content or other materials on the Website without our prior written consent.
Notification of infringement and notices
Notifications regarding any alleged intellectual property infringement or any formal legal notices should be directed to The Legal Office, The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX.
Warranties and liability
We do not make any specific promises about the Website, including the Content. For example, we don’t make any commitment that the operation of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free; that any defects will be corrected; that the Website, including the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components; or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement, operation or result obtained from the use of any Content provided on, accessible from or distributed through the Website.
WE PROVIDE THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THE WEBSITE “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH WE DISCLAIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT, INCLUDED IN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THE WEBSITE ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
To the extent permitted by law, we do not assume responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons, animals or property as a matter of products liability, malpractice, failure to warn, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, methods, tests, products or procedures displayed on the Website or incorporated in the Content included in or accessible from the Website. Practitioners and researchers must rely on their own experience, knowledge and judgment in evaluating or applying any information, which remains their professional responsibility.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH), LOSS OF PROFITS, CORRUPTION OR LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.
We do not claim ownership, endorse or take responsibility for any third-party products, information, guidelines, materials or services that may be offered, advertised, provided or displayed on the Website or incorporated in the Content.
We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded.
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all third-party claims of liability, losses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ or legal fees, arising out of or in connection with your violation of these Terms and Conditions, and your use of or inability to use any of the Website or the Content.
The Website requires you to register. You agree to provide accurate and complete registration information. It is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to that information. Each registration is for a single individual only, unless specifically designated otherwise on the registration page. We do not permit a) anyone other than you to use the sections requiring registration by using your name or password; or b) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network or otherwise.
Password and security
You must not reveal your password and must take reasonable steps to keep your password confidential and secure. You agree to immediately notify us if you become aware of or have reason to believe that there is any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. We are in no way liable for any claims or losses related to the use or misuse of your password or account due to the activities of any third party outside of our control or due to your failure to maintain their confidentiality and security.
Severability: If any provision in these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
Changes: We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at our sole discretion at any time and without prior notice. Please check these Terms and Conditions periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of any Website following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.
Waiver: Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right.
Third party: Nothing in these Terms and Conditions is intended to, nor shall it, confer any benefit on a third party whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.
Governing law and Jurisdiction: English law shall apply to these Terms and Conditions, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms and Conditions and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England.