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Terms and Conditions for Use of Website

1.
Introduction
1.1
These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.
1.2
By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.
1.3
If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
1.4
Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.
2.
Credit
2.1
This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (www.seqlegal.com).
3.
Licence to use website
3.1
You may:
  1. view pages from our website in a web browser;
  2. download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
  3. print pages from our website;
  4. stream audio and video files from our website;
  5. use our website services by means of a web browser; and
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
3.2
Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
3.3
Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
  1. republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
  2. sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
  3. show any material from our website in public;
  4. reproduce, duplicate or otherwise exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
  5. edit or otherwise modify any material on our website; or
  6. redistribute material from our website except for content explicitly and expressly made available for redistribution.
Where content has explicitly and expressly made available for redistribution, it must only be done so within your company or organization.
3.4
We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.
4.
Acceptable use
4.1
You must not:
  1. use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
  2. use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
  3. use our 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;
  4. 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 website without our express written consent;
  5. without our express written consent, access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;
  6. without or express written consent, use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
4.2
You must not use data collected from our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial messages
5.
Your Content
5.1
In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for whatever purpose.
5.2
Our forums, resources or any page of the website where you are capable of uploading your user content are provided for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions, materials and comments. You acknowledge that all user content (including registration data) whether publicly posted or privately transmitted to us are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. We accept no responsibility for and do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any content posted on our online forums by you or any third party.
5.3
You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media
5.4
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).
5.5
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
5.6
You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 5.3.
5.7
You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 5.3.
5.8
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
5.9
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.
6.
Indemnity
6.1
You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against an 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 and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breach any provision of these terms and conditions.
7.
Limited warranties
7.1
We do not warrant or represent:
  1. the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
  2. that the material on the website is up to date; or
  3. that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
7.2
We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
7.3
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 8.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
8.
Limitations and exclusions of liability
8.1
Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
8.2
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 8 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
  1. are subject to Section 8.1; and
  2. govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.
8.3
To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
8.4
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
8.5
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
8.6
We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
8.7
We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
8.8
You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
8.9
The website is directed at our customers and prospective customers in the United Kingdom and we make no representations or give any warranties that the website and the materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom.
9.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
9.1
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
  1. send you one or more formal warnings;
  2. temporarily suspend your access to our website;
  3. permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
  4. block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
  5. contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
  6. commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise.
9.2
Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking.
10.
Links
10.1
Some links on this site will allow you to connect to sites that we do not control. We provide these links as a convenience only and the appearance of a link does not imply our endorsement, nor are we responsible
11.
Variation
11.1
We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
11.2
The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website. Continued use of the website will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of any revised terms and therefore this page should be regularly checked, by you, to ensure you are familiar with our current terms and conditions.
12.
Assignment
12.1
You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
12.2
You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
13.
Severability
13.1
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
13.2
If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions 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.
14.
Third party rights
14.1
A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
14.2
The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
15.
Entire agreement
15.1
Subject to Section 8.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.
16.
Law and jurisdiction
16.1
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
16.2
Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
17.
Our details
17.1
Utility Distribution Networks Limited (UDNL) is a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 10068882, and our registered office is at:
202 Silbury Boulevard
Milton Keynes
England
MK9 1LW
17.2
Our head office address is:
Utility Distribution Networks
12 Sketty Close
Brackmills Industrial Estate
Northampton
NN4 7PL
17.3
You can contact us:
  1. by post, using the postal address given above;
  2. by telephone, on 0845 260 1630; or
  3. by email, using info@udnetworks.co.uk
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