Effective Date: 17 April 2017
This website is owned and operated by Matthew Boyle under the name “Wikitimelines”. See contact information is at the end of this document.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully. They replace any previous versions. Please print or save these terms for future use as we cannot guarantee that they will remain accessible on our website in future. These terms and conditions are available in the English language only.
Changes to the terms and conditions
We may change these terms and conditions by posting the revised version on our website at any time. Please check our website from time to time. You will be bound by the revised agreement if you continue to use our website following the effective date shown.
Acceptable use policy
You agree that you will not in connection with our website: breach any applicable law, regulation or code of conduct or infringe any intellectual property or other rights of others; publish or send any information (including links or references to other content), or otherwise behave in a manner, which: is unlawful, defamatory, threatening, harassing, invasive of privacy, offensive, vulgar, racist, hateful, discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually suggestive, promoting of self harm, misleading, abusive or deceptive; infringes any intellectual property or other rights of others; involves phishing or scamming or similar; or we otherwise consider to be inappropriate; publish or send any information which involves revealing any personal data of another person (i.e. information enabling someone to be identified or contacted) unless that person is 18 years or over and you have obtained that person’s explicit written consent or you are the parent/guardian of such person; impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others; sell access to our website; sell advertising, sponsorship or promotions on or in connection with content except where explicitly authorized by us; use our website for junk mail, spam, pyramid or similar or fraudulent schemes; do anything which may have the effect of disrupting our website including worms, viruses, software bombs or mass mailings; do anything which may negatively affect other users’ enjoyment of our website; gain unauthorised access to any part of our website or equipment used to provide our website; use any automated means to interact with our systems excluding public search engines; or attempt, encourage or assist any of the above.
You are responsible for any content which you upload to our site including any images or other content uploaded to our site from any URL which you provide to us for this purpose. You promise to us that you have (and will retain) all rights and permissions needed to enable use of such content on our website.
We do not accept responsibility if your content is misused by other users as this is outside our reasonable control.
We reserve the right at any time and for any reason without notice to delete any content which you have uploaded to our site.
We reserve the right to disclose to the relevant authorities or to a complainant any content or behaviour if it is the subject of complaint or where we have reason to believe that it breaches our terms and conditions, or that such steps are necessary to protect us or others, or that a criminal act has been committed, or if we are required to do so by law or appropriate authority.
You acknowledge that any information published or sent on or via our site by other users is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. We are not responsible for such content or in connection with any dealings between users
You acknowledge that in using our site you may be exposed to offensive or other inappropriate content or behaviour. If so, please contact us using the email address shown below. If appropriate, you should seek relevant external help, for example from law enforcement authorities and/or stop using the site.
If you have any complaint about content or behaviour which you think is defamatory or otherwise infringes your rights, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We cannot guarantee that any general information that we may make available on our website is accurate or up to date.
You acknowledge and agree that we may process your personal data in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy which is subject to change from time to time.
Functioning of our website
We do not guarantee that our website will be uninterrupted or error-free and we are not responsible for any losses arising from such errors or interruptions. We are entitled without notice to suspend the website for repair, maintenance, improvement or other technical reason and to make changes to our website.
If we permit you to create an account on our website, this is for your personal use only and is non-transferable. You must not authorise or permit any other person to use your account. You must take reasonable care to protect and keep confidential your password and other account or identity information. You must notify us immediately of any apparent breach of security such as loss, theft, misuse or unauthorised disclosure or use of a password. You are responsible for third parties who use your account or identity (unless and to the extent that we are at fault).
We are entitled at any time for any reason without notice to terminate your account on our site including deletion of all data contained therein.
Intellectual property rights
All trade marks, logos, content (including our website’s structure and layout), graphics, images, photographs, animation, videos, text and software used on this site are our intellectual property or that of other users. For the purposes of your personal and non-commercial use only, you may view such material on your screen and print a single copy. You may not otherwise use, sublicense, retrieve, display, modify, copy, print, sell, distribute, download, hire, reverse engineer (unless permitted by applicable law) or create extracts of, or derivative works from, such material without our specific prior written consent.
Just to be clear - you must not collect, scrape, harvest, frame or deep-link to any information on our website without our specific prior written consent.
You license (i.e. permit) us to use your content on our website and also on other channels including any related websites operated by us and on social media.
Third party websites
We may link to third party websites which may be of interest to you. We do not recommend or endorse, nor are we legally responsible for, those sites. You use such third party sites or services at your own risk.
Nothing in this agreement in any way limits or excludes our liability for negligence causing death or personal injury or for fraudulent misrepresentation or for anything which may not legally be excluded or limited.
In no event (including our own negligence) will we be liable for any:
economic losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings);
loss of goodwill or reputation;
special, indirect or consequential losses; or
damage to or loss of data
(even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses).
You will indemnify us against all claims and liabilities directly or indirectly related to your use of the site and/or breach of this agreement.
To the extent allowed by law, you and we exclude all terms, whether imposed by statute or by law or otherwise, that are not expressly stated in this agreement.
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us with respect to its subject matter and supercedes any previous communications or agreements between us.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and any disputes will be decided only by the courts of the United Kingdom.
We may send all notices under this agreement by email to the most recent email address you have supplied to us (unless otherwise stated in this agreement). Headings used in this agreement are for information and not binding. Any failure by either party to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this agreement does not mean this is a “waiver” (i.e. that it cannot be enforced later). If any part of this agreement is ineffective or unenforceable for any reason, the rest of the agreement shall continue to apply. We may transfer this agreement to a third party but this will not affect your rights or obligations. A person who is not a party to this agreement shall have no rights to enforce this agreement except insofar as expressly stated otherwise.
If you have any complaints, please contact us via the contact details shown below.