Terms & Conditions
You should carefully read the following Terms and Conditions. Your use of MindThePhd.com (the ‘Website’) implies that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions (‘Agreement’). If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of this website confirms your acceptance of these terms. If you are under the age of 18 you need your parents’ permission before using the website or registering. Any information or content displayed on this Website it is used at your own risk.
1.1.USE OF THIS WEBSITE
This Website may be used for your own private purposes and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. You may print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without our prior written consent.
You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any other website linked to it.
When using this Website you shall not post, copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute to or from this Website any material:
i)for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
ii)that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the applicable laws;
iii)which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
Any content that a visitor sends or posts to this Website shall be considered non-proprietary and non confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us, with the exception of personal information. In these terms and conditions, “content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose. You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. Your 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).
You may only use this Website for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for all the information submitted by you to this Website. You are responsible for ensuring that all information supplied by you is accurate, true, up-to-date, not misleading or likely to mislead or deceive and that it is not discriminatory, offensive, defamatory or otherwise illegal, or in breach of any applicable regulations, guidelines, legislations or copyright/trade-mark or other intellectual property rights of any person or company in any jurisdiction.
You must not submit any content to the Website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint. We reserve the right to edit or remove any content submitted to this Website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon this Website.
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 this website without us express written consent. You must not use this Website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications or for any purposes related to marketing without our written consent. You must not use this Website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the 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.
By posting a comment in any page of this Website you accept that is your personal opinion, you have no financial benefits, you do not represent a company or a person who might have a financial or any other sort of benefits from your comment. We do not warrant, in any respect, the accuracy or reliability of any the information included in the comments. The views and opinions expressed in the comments area are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. If your comment is against the conditions described in clauses 1.1. and 1.2. we shall remove them without any further notice and your access to this Website might be prohibited.
1.4.LINKS FROM THIS WEBSITE AND THIRD-PARTIES SERVICES
Third party content may appear on our website or may be accessible via links from our website. We are not responsible for and assume no liability for any mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, omissions, falsehood, obscenity, pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content on our website.
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this Website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. We will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.
We may allow access to or advertise certain third-party product or service providers (“Merchants”) from which you may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between you and Merchants. You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is at your sole risk and is without warranties of any kind by us, expressed, implied or otherwise including warranties of title, fitness for purpose, merchantability or non-infringement. Under no circumstances are we liable for any damages arising from the transactions between you and merchants or for any information appearing on merchant sites or any other site linked to our Website.
Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this Website is up to date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate, complete, or up to date. Access to our Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content, features and functionality at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. All reasonable measures are taken by us to ensure that this Website is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this Website is unavailable at any time. Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in Website down time but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice. We do not represent or warrant that the Website will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content.
1.6.ONLINE PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY
Online payments will be carried out by PayPal and therefore will be subject to PayPal’s Terms and Conditions. We are not liable for any refund. We aim to post all the job adverts that have been payed for and agree to the Terms and Conditions of this Website. However, we cannot guarantee that the job adverts will be online all the time as many technical or other sort of issues may occur.
1.8.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in this Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us. You must not republish material from this Website (including republication on another website), reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this Website for a commercial purpose. You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on the Website; or redistribute material from this Website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution). Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.
If you print off, copy or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use our Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. By linking to this Website without our written approval consist a breach of this Terms and Conditions agreement and you shall indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered to this Website as a result of such linking.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. You use the material on this Website at your own discretion. The information on this Website is provided on an “as is” basis. The materials contained on our Website are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such. Nothing on this Website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this Website and to the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to this Website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this Website and exclude all liability for damages, loss, injury of any kind, direct or indirect arising from use of this Website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised us of the possibility of such potential loss), loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. If any provision of this Website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this Website disclaimer.
You hereby agree to 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) as a result of: 1)your breach of these Terms and Conditions, 2)your violation of any law or the rights of a third party or 3)your use of this Website.
1.12.BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms and Conditions, if you breach this Agreement in any way, we may take such action as we think appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
1.14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this Website.
We reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information. We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of out Terms and Conditions agreement. MindthePhD.com is a UK based enterprise, therefore this agreement is governed by UK law and any dispute will be solved under the jurisdiction of UK courts.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact through the relevant link in the homepage of this website.
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