Terms and Conditions for the HullSTARS Website operated by Hull University Union (HUU) 

These are the terms and conditions of HUU: 

1. Use of Website on these Conditions 

All use of the website (‘the Site') is on the terms and conditions below. 

If you do not agree to these conditions cease use of the Site immediately. 

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms (and any documents referred to within these terms) for your future reference. 

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site: 

They are a legal agreement between us and can only be modified with our consent. We reserve the right to change the terms at our discretion by changing them on the Site. Every time you wish to use the Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 21st May 2018. 

2. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer 

HUU (“we”) will do our best to ensure all information on the Site is accurate. 

If you find any inaccurate information on the Site let us know and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable. 

You should ensure information you send to us is accurate and does not breach anyone else's rights such as copyright or is libellous, obscene, menacing, threatening, offensive, abusive, fraudulent, criminal or infringes the rights of other people or is in any way illegal. Remember that the Site can be viewed around the world and any information you send to us may be published on the Site. 

You should independently verify any information before relying upon it. 

We make no representations warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that information is accurate and up to date or complete and accept no liability for any loss or 

damage caused by inaccurate information to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law. 

The thoughts and opinions expressed on this website are those of the individual contributors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of HullSTARS, HUU, its members, or staff. 

3. Copyright on the Site 

Unless otherwise indicated the Site contains copyright material, trade names and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, graphics and may in future include video, graphics, music and sound. The entire contents of the Site are protected by copyright law. We, or our licensors, own copyright and/or database right in the selection, co-ordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part except as provided in these Terms. See the copyright policy on our Site. 

You may download information from the Site for your own personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material. 

Hull University Union and our logos on this site are trade names of Hull University Union Limited. You may not use these names without our consent. 

We provide hypertext links to other sites operated by other people. Using such a link means you are leaving our Site. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the content of those sites or resources and we take no responsibility for, and give no warranties, guarantees or representations in respect of linked sites. 

4. Our Liability 

We provide most information on this Site free of any access charge. Where not charged for the information provided on the Site is provided on the basis of no liability for the information given. Where we provide a chargeable service to you we accept liability for direct loss 

arising from our not having used reasonable skill and care in the provision of such services up to the price you have paid us in any year, in the year of claim. 

In no event shall we be liable to you for, in the case of non-chargeable services any direct, and for both chargeable and non-chargeable services any indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or good will arising from your use of the Site or information on the Site. Subject as provided below, all terms implied by law are excluded. 

We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation that cannot, under English law, be excluded. 

The information on the Site is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment, or other, decisions. You should take your own specialist independent advice. 

If you make an arrangement with anyone named or connection with the Site this is at your sole risk. 

5. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them 

We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. 

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Site. You should use your own virus protection software. 

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. 

6. How we may use your personal information 

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy 

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in these terms. 

You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty. 

Any content you upload to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. 

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. 

We have the right to remove any posting you make on the Site. 

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content. 

7. Barring from the Site 

We reserve the right to bar users from the Site, on a permanent or temporary basis at our discretion. Any such user shall be notified and must not then attempt to use the Site under any other name or through any other user. 

8. Legal Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution 

English law shall apply to these terms, 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 for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. The place of performance shall be England. 

We make no warranty or guarantee that the Site or information available over it complies with laws other than those of England. 

9. General 

Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address at the end of these Terms by email confirmed by post. 

Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. 

You may not assign or transfer your rights under this agreement. 

Nothing in these Terms 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. 

We may amend these Terms at any time by posting a variation on the Site. 

10. Further Information 

Further information on these conditions or any queries on them can be obtained from: 

The Chief Executive, Hull University Union Limited, 

Student Central, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX 

Telephone: (+44) (0)1482 466255 

Facsimile: (+44) (0)1482 466 466280