Terms & conditions

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  1. Introduction

    These terms of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms of use in full. If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use our website.

  2. Licence to use Members website

    Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the members website and material on the members website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

    You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or documents from the members website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use.

    You must not:

    1. republish material from this members website (including republication on another members website);
    2. sell, rent or sub-license material from the members website;
    3. show any material from the members website in public;
    4. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our members website for a commercial purpose;
    5. edit or otherwise modify any material on the members website; or
    6. redistribute material from this members website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution such as our newsletter. Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.
  3. Acceptable use

    Unless you are a subscriber to our members website, you must not access or attempt to access any area on the members website that is restricted to members.

    You must not use our members website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the members website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the members website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

    You must not use our members website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

    You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our members website without our express written consent.

    You must not use our members website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

    You must not use our members website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.

  4. Membership

    In these terms, “membership” means a right to access the restricted areas of our members website described in this Section 4, and “member” means a person who has such a right by virtue of this Section 4.

    Access to certain areas of our members website is restricted to members. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our members website, or indeed our whole members website, at our discretion.

    Once your organisation has joined the DWG as a member, the DWG team will create an account for your group in the members website and you a user ID, password and joining instructions.

    You will have the opportunity to update your user profile including password once you have access to the members website.

    We will not file a copy of these terms of use specifically in relation to each subscriber and, if we update these terms of use, the version to which you originally agreed will no longer be available on our members website. For this reason, we recommend that members print and file a copy of these terms of use for future reference.
    These terms of use are provided in the English language only.

    We provide each subscriber with a login and password to enable the subscriber to access the restricted areas of our members website. Members must ensure that their login and password details are kept confidential.

    During the period of your membership, you will be able to access, using the login and password details that we provide to you, all of the DWG online services available to your group.

  5. User generated content

    In these terms of use, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our members website, for whatever purpose.

    Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

    Your user content (and its publication on our members website) must not:

    1. be libellous or maliciously false;
    2. be obscene or indecent;
    3. infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
    4. infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;
    5. constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
    6. constitute an incitement to commit a crime;
    7. be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
    8. be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
    9. be blasphemous;
    10. be in breach of official secrets legislation;
    11. be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
    12. depict violence in a explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
    13. be pornographic or sexually explicit;
    14. be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
    15. consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
    16. constitute spam;
    17. be offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
    18. cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
    19. Your user content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
    20. You must not use our members website to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms of use.
    21. You must not submit any user content to the members website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
    22. We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our members website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our members website.
    23. Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our members website.
  6. Limited warranties

    We warrant to members that the subscription service will be provided with reasonable care and skill, that we will use reasonable endeavours to maintain the availability of the members website (subject to scheduled maintenance) during the term of a subscription.

    You acknowledge that some of the information published on this members website is submitted by users, and that we do not usually review, approve or edit such information. We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this members website.

    To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this members website and the use of this members website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

  7. Limitations of liability

    Nothing in these terms of use (or elsewhere on our members website) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

    Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our members website or under or in connection with these terms of use, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:

    1. we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
    2. we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;
    3. we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;
    4. we will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control;
    5. our maximum liability in relation to any event or series of related events will be limited to £100.
    6. You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees. Having regard to that interest, you accept that we are a limited liability entity and agree that you will not bring any claim personally against individual officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the members website or these terms of use. This will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the company itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees.
    7. You agreed to the publication of comments, reviews and/or feedback relating to you, by others, on our members website. You acknowledge that such comments, reviews and/or feedback may be critical or defamatory; and you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such comments, reviews and/or feedback, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such comments, reviews and/or feedback.
  8. Indemnity

    You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms of use.

  9. Breaches of these terms of use

    Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms of use in any way, we may:

    1. send you one or more formal warnings;
    2. temporarily suspend your access to the members website;
    3. permanently prohibit you from accessing the members website;
    4. block computers using your IP address from accessing the members website;
    5. contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the members website;
    6. bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;
    7. suspend and/or delete your account with the members website; and/or
    8. delete and/or edit any or all of your user generated content.

    Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our members website or a part of our members website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

  10. Third party websites

    Our members website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not recommendations. We have no control over the contents of third party websites, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

  11. Trademarks

    TRADE MARK and our logo are trademarks belonging to us. We give no permission for the use of these trademarks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.

    The other registered and unregistered trademarks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.

  12. Competitions

    From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on our website. These will be subject to separate terms and conditions (that we will make available to you as appropriate).

  13. Variation

    We may revise these terms of use from time-to-time. Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our members website from the date of the publication of the revised terms of use on our members website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

  14. Assignment

    We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use
    without notifying you or obtaining your consent – providing that, where you are a subscriber and a consumer, we will not transfer our rights and/or obligations in any way which may serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these terms of use.

    You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use.

  15. Severability

    If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

  16. Exclusion of third party rights

    These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party.

  17. Entire agreement

    These terms of use, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our members website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this members website.

  18. Law and jurisdiction

    These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

  19. Registrations and authorisations

    Our VAT number is 606-0744-62

  20. Our details

    The full name of our company is Digital Workplace Forum Group Limited T/A Digital Workplace Group.

    We are registered under registration number 2776450 England & Wales

    Our address is 30 City Road, London, EC1Y 2AB

    You can contact us by email to admin@digitalworkplacegroup.com