Terms of service

Terms and conditions of use

Welcome to our digital information network. These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via thePoststudioarts.com, digital television, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “Poststudioarts Site” we mean the digital information network operated by or on behalf of Poststudioarts News & Media Limited or its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “Poststudioarts”), regardless of how you access the network, as well as any Poststudioarts apps whether you access those via a Poststudioarts Site or a third party site. However you access the Poststudioarts Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you have accessed the Poststudioarts Site from the United States or Australia, you also agree to be bound by additional terms contained at the end of these terms and conditions.

1. Registration

You may access areas of the Poststudioarts Site that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account.

By registering on the Poststudioarts Site, you agree that:

(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Poststudioarts Site;

(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the Poststudioarts Site; and

(iii) you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

2. Termination of registration

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by sending an email to userhelp@thePoststudioarts.com. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions, or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the Poststudioarts Site. Continued use of the Poststudioarts Site indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of Poststudioarts Site immediately and without prior notice.

We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated.

3. Use of material appearing on the Poststudioarts Site

Your use of the Poststudioarts Site is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between Poststudioarts and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), Poststudioarts is the sole owner of all content on the Poststudioarts Site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the Poststudioarts Site (“Poststudioarts Content”). The Poststudioarts Site and the Poststudioarts Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.

You may download and print extracts from the Poststudioarts Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any Poststudioarts Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by the Poststudioarts, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Poststudioarts Site.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at syndication@thePoststudioarts.com. If you operate a news aggregation service that charges a subscription fee to its users, then you need to approach the NLA directly to discuss your licensing requirements. Please see nla.co.uk.

For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact syndication@thePoststudioarts.com.

4. Disclaimer of liability

To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Poststudioarts Content. Nothing in the Poststudioarts Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Poststudioarts Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Poststudioarts Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Poststudioarts Site or the Poststudioarts Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Poststudioarts Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Poststudioarts Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

If you are accessing the Poststudioarts Site from the United States or Australia, the additional disclaimers and limitations of liability in Sections 16 and 17 and apply.

5. Third party advertising on the Poststudioarts Site

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Poststudioarts Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

If you want to advertise on the Poststudioarts Site, please email the user help team at userhelp@thePoststudioarts.com, and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team.

6. User content

Users of our site may be permitted to submit content for publication in various areas of the Poststudioarts Site. Interactions with our site are governed by our Community Standards and Participation Guidelines accessible at thePoststudioarts.com/community-standards which are incorporated in these terms and conditions. You will be deemed to consent to these guidelines, and these terms and conditions, if you choose to post any content or comments to the Poststudioarts Site.

When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Poststudioarts Site.

You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.

You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Poststudioarts Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Poststudioarts, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the Poststudioarts Site.

We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.

We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.

You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the Poststudioarts Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Poststudioarts Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Poststudioarts Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the Poststudioarts Site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Poststudioarts Site may involve (i) transmissions over various networks; and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Poststudioarts assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the Poststudioarts Site.