Terms

Disclaimer

My Child Contact .com (the website) strives to provide accurate and up-to-date information. The website is made available to you by Spring Garden Consultancy Limited, PO Box 10 Werrington, Stoke on Trent,ST9 0LY, United Kingdom. It is hereby understood that by using the website and other services we offer you agree to indemnify Spring Garden Consultancy Limited and not to hold the website liable for the result of any action you take based on information provided. The website provides users with access to various on-line resources including on-line forums, information and tools. Some services may be governed by additional or alternative terms of service, which will be posted on the relevant page of the website. The Terms and Conditions may be updated from time to time without notice so you should review the terms and conditions regularly.

Acceptance of Use

These Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between the user and the website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of the website.

Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd reserves the right to prevent usage of the website for any misuse of the contents contained within the site in any manner.

You agree not to use the website:

  • To create a data base that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the website.
  • To transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the website to any third party.
  • To act in such a way so as to remove copyright or trade mark notices from any copies of any material made in accordance with the terms.
  • To upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable.
  • To upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letter, pyramid schemes, or any other computer code, files or programmes designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunication equipment; or
  • in any way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd into disrepute.

General Conditions

Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd reserves the right to make changes to the site and it’s disclaimers and these Terms and Conditions at any time. Some pages of the website are interactive. You acknowledge that Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd does not pre-screen all user content, but that Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd and authorised, designated people shall have the right(but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available on the website.

Feedback from our users is welcomed but, tasteless or insulting comments are discouraged and may be ignored, including any personal remarks or attacks.

Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd will make every effort to vet and approve all links to other websites. However we are not responsible for the content in comments or other on-line context that the site may link to.

Registration

Certain aspects on the service require you to register and provide certain information about yourself and where you do this you agree to:

  • provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant registration data;
  • maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

Liability

Whilst effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided you agree to defend; indemnify and hold harmless, My Child Contact .com, the companies behind the service, its organisers, contributors and sponsors from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to, or use of My Child Contact .com (or any site linked to from My Child Contact .com) or any violation of this agreement.

The content on the website has been provided from a number of sources and Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd does not accept liability fro this information. It is the responsibility of the users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the website before entering into any comment based upon them.

My Child Comtact.com may include contextual links to other sites operated by third parties. These are provided as a means of convenient access to you to the information/opinion contained therein. My Child Contact.com is in no way responsible for, and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content of any other site or any products or services that may be offered through those sites.

Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the website is done at your own risk and discretion and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

Whilst every effort has been taken the website is free from viruses, no guarantees are given that it is free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software. Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd shall not be liable for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programmes designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of the website or any hardware on which it is hosted.

Rights in Posted Content

With respect to all that you post to publicly accessible areas of the service, you grant Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute perform and display such content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

Restricted Use

www.mychildcontact.com is published by Spring Garden Consultancy Limited. My Child Contact .com is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. Restrictions apply to web design, text, graphics, typographical arrangements and all other material on the site. Unless otherwise stated, the following copyright statements apply to material.

Third Party Rights

The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on or in the website may belong to third parties. You may not (save as allowed in these terms and conditions) copy, reproduce, transmit or distribute any such material without the licence or permission of the author and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd which may arise as a result of your failure to obtain such license or permission.

The website may contain material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to the website and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd accepts no responsibility for the content of material submitted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

Save unless otherwise stated, no warranty whatsoever is given as to any goods or services purchased, obtained or offered to you through use of the website, whether accessed directly or otherwise, and no liability is accepted by Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd in relation to any contract entered into by you with any third party on or by means of the website.

The website may contain links to external websites. These links are to give users the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of assistance to them. Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites.

Trade Marks

The names, images and logos identifying Spring Garden Consultancy Ltd or third parties and their products and services, are proprietary marks. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and all rights to enforce such rights are reserved.

Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are subject to the laws and exclusive jurisdiction of England. Any claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with the service will be brought solely in the High Court of England and you consent to the jurisdiction of such courts.

Legacy Content Policy

Legacy is a paid for service for communication received from a ‘depositor’ (who must be at least 21 years of age) and securely retained free of charge for a period of not less than 21 years, until ‘handed down’ to an appointed recipient. It is the purpose of the Legacy Service to allow the depositor to have a secure forum for self expression and freedom of speech. It is a condition of sale that the legacy documents of 100Mb plots shall be completed within 12 months from day of sale (and thereafter stored free of charge for a period of not less than 21 years).

We do not take any responsibility for the content of the Legacy, we respect the user’s ownership of and responsibility for the content and it’s purpose. We respect our user’s ownership of and responsibility for the content they chose to share. Not withstanding the user’s right to freedom of speech and expression we do have a code of practice and values within our own organisations and as such, in order to uphold these values, we need to curb abuse that threatens our ability to provide this service and the freedom of expression it encourages. To this end we would ask depositors/users to take into consideration the following content of boundaries.

Content Boundaries

The following are important in maintaining a positive experience for the depositor’s and especially the recipients who should be considered at the outset with respect and dignity.

Adult Content: we understand that adult content including images or videos that contain nudity or sexual activity may be used. However, when compiling your Legacy do take into consideration the adverse effects this type of activity may have on the recipient. Do not use Legacy to promote links to pornographic sites. You should not use Legacy to show or encourage incest or bestiality.

Child protection: we have a zero tolerance policy towards content that exploits children. Examples include; child pornography. Although we do not vet or view the Legacy documents. We will immediately terminate any accounts of any user we find publishing or endorsing child pornography. We will report any user to the law enforcement. We will make every effort to assist in any investigation by authorised person to bring convictions.

Paedophilia: We do not allow content that encourages or promotes sexual attraction towards children. For example, do not create galleries of images of children where the collection of images or text accompanying the images is sexually suggestive.

Hate crime: We accept that you will want to express your opinions, even controversial ones. But you should not publish anything that constitutes hate speech. By this we mean any content that promotes hate or violence towards groups or individuals based on race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, age veteran status, differences of opinion, or sexual orientation/gender identity.

Violence: Do not use Legacy to threaten other people.

Personal and confidential information: It is not acceptable to publish another person’s personal and confidential information.

Impersonating others: Leaving a Legacy is a valuable personal asset. You should not mislead of confuse your recipient by pretending to be someone else or by falsely representing an organisation where you do not. We accept that you may want to publish parody or satire. Where this is the case make sure that you let the recipient know your true position.

Illegal activities: You should not use Legacy to make contact with someone who you are not allowed to contact by order of a court or undertaking. Do not use your Legacy to promote dangerous or illegal activities.

Spam: Any use of spam no matter how slight will result in immediate deletion of your account and Legacy document.

Malware and viruses: Do not include viruses, cause pop-ups, attempt to install software without the recipient’s consent, or otherwise impact readers with malicious code.

Enforcement

If you encounter any activity that violates our content policies please report your concerns directly to info@springgarden.co.uk marked ‘Enforcement’. We will review these messages immediately and act to stop any policy violation. If we consider that the information supplied does not violate our policies we will not take any action against the Legacy or depositor. We will inform you of our decision and our reasoning behind that decision. Actions we may take to uphold a legitimate violation referral include:

  • Delete the Legacy
  • Disable the depositor’s access to the Legacy
  • Report the user to law enforcement
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