Website Terms & Conditions

Introduction

ARC (‘we’ or ‘us’) is an organisation set up by Alchemmy Consulting, Dogf.ish Mobile and London First.

Acceptance of Website Terms & Conditions

By accessing or using the ARC website (‘the Website’), you explicitly agree to be bound by these Terms and our Privacy Policy – so please read them carefully and ensure you understand their implications. If you do not agree to the Terms and Privacy Policy, you should not access this website.

Changes

We may update these Terms and our Privacy Policy at any time. The current version of our Terms will always be posted on this page; it is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of any changes by checking on a regular basis. Your continued use of the Website means that you accept and agree to the changes. If you need assistance or have any questions about any of our Terms, feel free to get in touch.

What We Do Not Offer

We do not provide financial, legal or any other advice. The information presented on or through the Website is for general information & marketing purposes only. When making important decisions, you should always carry out your own additional research to suit your circumstances, and where necessary, seek independent advice from a qualified professional.

Disclaimer of Warranties & Liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will: limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

Content

You acknowledge and agree that you bear full responsibility for your own research and decisions. You use the Website at your own risk. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the content on the Website is correct, we do not warrant its accuracy, completeness or usefulness; nor do we commit to ensuring that the material on the website is fully up-to-date. The information is provided “as is” and “as available,” with all warranties and liabilities being excluded, so far as permitted by law. We are not liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damages or injury arising from your use of the website.

Computer Safety & Security

We can’t guarantee that the website is error free or bug free. You are entirely responsible for taking the necessary precautions to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, malware, or any other harmful computer code or files designed to adversely affect the operation of software or hardware.

Links

The Website may contain details about, or link to, some third party websites and services, which are provided for convenience and additional information purposes only. These sites and services are not owned nor controlled by us. No endorsement is implied, we are not responsible for their contents or their use and you access them at your own risk. ARC disclaims any responsibility for any damages, losses or other harm (direct or indirect) arising from your use of these third party sites or services. Please also see our Privacy Policy regarding links to third party websites and services.

Access

We’re working hard to constantly improve the Website, but we can’t guarantee that it will meet your requirements, or that it will be available 24/7. Technical difficulties or maintenance may result in occasional interruptions, delays or data loss. We also reserve the right to modify, withdraw or restrict access to any features and material provided on the Website. In any case, we will not be liable if all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time for any reason, nor will we be liable for any data loss.

Indemnity

You agree to keep us indemnified against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (direct and indirect) resulting from any material that you post or transmit on, or via, ARC, social media or any other communications systems, from any actions you take which disrupt the functionality or accessibility of the Website, or from any violation of your obligations under these Terms.

Security & Privacy

To access certain restricted features or areas of the Website you may have to register and enter login details, as part of our security procedures. When you register, you must provide accurate and complete information, and update this information as necessary. We care about the privacy and security of our users and take every reasonable precaution to secure your data, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Please read our Privacy Policy to understand how we manage the personal information you share with us. However, we will not be accountable for breaches of security originating from your poor account maintenance. It is your responsibility to ensure your login details and other credentials are kept private; if you feel your account has been compromised, you must notify us immediately of your concerns. We will not be liable for damages incurred as a result of poor account management on your part. Removal of User Accounts We reserve the right to disable any user account at our discretion, without notice or explanation.

Copyright & Intellectual Property

We respect intellectual property rights and requires you to do the same. Copyright © 2017 ARC Unless otherwise stated, the copyright to all contents on the Website is held either by us or by our licensors. You may not make changes to any of the material, and none of the material may be used elsewhere without our written consent. You are however permitted to share content on the Website and we have included social sharing buttons for your convenience. You are not allowed to use any trademarks or brand names that appear on the Website – any such use may constitute an infringement of the holders’ rights.

User Generated Content

The Website welcomes contributions from our users, and allows you to post or submit content including comments, articles, videos, links and other material. Anything that you post or otherwise make available on the Website for whatever purpose is referred to as ‘User Generated Content’.

Responsibility

If you post or submit anything to the Website, you are entirely responsible for the content (including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness) and for any harm resulting from that content. The Website takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Generated Content contributed by you, or any other user or third party.

Copyright, Intellectual Property & Licence

You retain all rights over the User Generated Content you contribute to the Website, however, by posting or submitting any material, you expressly grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, unlimited, free, worldwide licence to use that material on the Website, and to make it available anywhere, in any form and for any purpose. Before you post or submit any content to the Website or make it publicly available, you must own or control all copyright and other intellectual property rights, and have the right to grant the above licence to the Website. We will not be held responsible or liable for any losses or damages (direct or indirect) arising from your use of material that infringes the rights of any third party. We welcome your feedback and always value your views on how we can improve the Website. If you choose to submit comments, suggestions or ideas, you agree that we will be free to use them without any restriction or obligation to you.

Editorial Control

We encourage users to share opinions, experiences and information. However, we retain full editorial control over the Website and reserve the right to refuse to post, to modify or remove any User Generated Content at our discretion; this includes removal of any content which may be unlawful, contentious, leads to complaints or which does not comply with our Terms or Content Standards set out below.

Content Standards

These standards apply to all User Generated Content and interactive services (‘the Content’). You represent and guarantee that:

Content Submitted to ARC

Please note that any User Generated Content submitted to the Website or via social media, is solely the opinion and the responsibility of the person or organisation submitting them, and does not necessarily reflect our views. You understand and accept that you may be exposed to User Generated Content that is inaccurate, objectionable or otherwise unsuited to your requirements, and therefore you should not rely on this information for any purpose.

Social Media

We may from time to time use social media to inform and engage with users. To see the full terms and conditions relating to our use of any social media, please visit the relevant social media platform. Please also note the following general Terms:

Feedback

We welcome feedback and ideas submitted via social media platforms and may monitor and record relevant comments and posts to help us improve our services. However we cannot guarantee to read or reply to all messages.

Responsibility

We are not responsible for any information on social media, other than information posted by us. We do not endorse the social media platforms themselves, or any information posted on them by other users. ARC offers social sharing buttons for your convenience, which help to share content directly from web pages to the relevant social media platform. Please note that you use these social sharing buttons at your own risk.

Waiver

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is deemed unlawful or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable.

Our Details

ARC is an organisation set up between Alchemmy Consulting, Dogf.ish Mobile and London First. Our address is: High Holborn House (4th floor), 52 - 54 High Holborn, London, England, WC1V 6RL, United Kingdom

Contact Us

If you need assistance or have any questions or comments about ARC, our Privacy Policy or the Terms, feel free to contact us by email at thearcplatform@gmail.com, or by writing to our registered address above.

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