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Acceptable Use Policy

1 September 2012

This website and other websites owned or operated by the du Pré Marine Ltd from time to time (‘Websites’) and the services offered on and through the Websites and du Pré Marine Ltd, are offered to you by du Pré Marine Ltd.

Please read this Acceptable Use Policy carefully before using du Pré Marine Ltd systems or services or the Website or contracting with du Pré Marine Ltd through the Website or otherwise. You may not use the Website or their contents or du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by this Acceptable Use Policy.

This Acceptable Use Policy was last updated on 1 September 2012.

1. Acceptance of Acceptable Use Policy

1.1 By accessing any part of the Website or using du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services, you shall be deemed to have accepted this Acceptable Use Policy. If you do not accept the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy, you must leave the relevant Website immediately and not use any  du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services.

1.2 du Pré Marine Ltd reserves the right to change or update this Acceptable Use Policy from time to time. Any revisions to this Acceptable Use Policy will be published on the Website and any significant changes that affect your rights will be notified to you by email where you have provided your email address to du Pré Marine Ltd pursuant to a contract with us.

1.3 Additional terms of business and/or terms and conditions apply where you enter into any contract with du Pré Marine Ltd for du Pré Marine Ltd goods and services via the Website or otherwise whereupon these terms and Acceptable Use Policy will form a part of such contract that you have with du Pré Marine Ltd.

1.4 This Acceptable Use Policy is in addition to our Privacy Policy and Legal Information and we advise that you read these documents carefully since they set out important information regarding your rights and obligations including the consequences of breaching this Acceptable Use Policy.

2. Acceptable Use Policy

2.1 du Pré Marine Ltd supports the free flow of information and ideas over the internet and does not actively monitor use of the Website and du Pré Marine Ltd systems under normal circumstances. However, du Pré Marine Ltd seeks to balance this aim with du Pré Marine Ltd’s obligations to other users, third parties and at law. du Pré Marine Ltd does therefore conduct random checks or investigations from time to time to ascertain compliance with this Acceptable Use Policy and to comply with or investigate any enforcement agency or police request or other complaints. du Pré Marine Ltd also therefore requires that, in using the Website and du Pré Marine Ltd systems or services, you do not:

  • 2.1.1 say or do anything that would cause annoyance, inconvenience, harassment or needless anxiety to others;
  • 2.1.2 advertise or promote third party or your own products or services by way of the distribution of ‘spam’ mail;
  • 2.1.3 use foul, threatening, offensive language, or sexually explicit language;
  • 2.1.4 make insulting remarks to or about other users of the Website or du Pré Marine Ltd systems, du Pré Marine Ltd or third parties;
  • 2.1.5 distribute illegal, copyright infringing, indecent or offensive material or any messages or content that may incite disorder or encourage illegal activities or that causes or may cause harm to minors;
  • 2.1.6 impersonate du Pré Marine Ltd or another person;
  • 2.1.7 transfer files that contain viruses, trojans or other harmful programs;
  • 2.1.8 use the Websites, du Pré Marine Ltd systems or services to conduct any fraudulent activity including, without limitation, any ‘pyramid scheme’, ‘ponzi scheme’ or ‘chain letter’;
  • 2.1.9 breach or otherwise fail to comply with relevant licence terms in connection with any hardware or licensed content that you access via the Websites, du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services;
  • 2.1.10 connect any insecure computer hardware or other machines to the du Pré Marine Ltd systems which may be exploited by third parties to carry out activities that are in breach of this Acceptable Use Policy; or
  • 2.1.11 access or attempt to access the accounts of other users or to penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Websites or du Pré Marine Ltd’s security measures.

2.2 du Pré Marine Ltd may take any or all of the following action at its discretion:

  • 2.2.1 remove any material that, in du Pré Marine Ltd’s sole discretion may be inappropriate or that du Pré Marine Ltd may suspect to be illegal, may subject du Pré Marine Ltd to liability, damage du Pré Marine Ltd’s reputation or which may violate this Acceptable Use Policy or where du Pré Marine Ltd is required to do so by law;
  • 2.2.2 issue you with verbal or written warnings and take such further action as du Pré Marine Ltd deems appropriate if such warnings are not heeded;
  • 2.2.3 suspend or terminate your access to any or all of the Websites or du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services without notice at any time;
  • 2.2.4 inform the appropriate authorities and provide them with information regarding any suspected illegal activity; or
  • 2.2.5 bring legal action against you or any other user in relation to any breach by you or such other user of this Acceptable Use Policy or any illegal or suspected illegal activity. du Pré Marine Ltd will determine what action is appropriate to be taken against a user on a case by case basis.

2.3 Your breach of this Acceptable Use Policy may also give rise to termination of or further action under any contract you may have with du Pré Marine Ltd.

2.4 You acknowledge that du Pré Marine Ltd may be required by law or regulation to access, monitor, store or copy material sent by you or to you or other users without further notice.

2.5 In addition to the obligations set out in Clause 2.1, you agree that in using the Websites, du Pré Marine Ltd services and systems, you will at all times comply with all relevant laws and regulations.

2.6 You agree to compensate us for any loss or damage that may be caused to du Pré Marine Ltd (including reasonable legal costs) as a consequence of your breach of any of Clauses 2.1, 2.2, 2.5 and 3.2.

3. Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights

3.1 Your use of the Websites, du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services grants no rights to you in relation to copyright, trade marks or other of du Pré Marine Ltd’s intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of third parties including du Pré Marine Ltd’s licensors.

3.2 You may not, without limitation, copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, record, transmit, commercially exploit, communicate to the public, or otherwise use the content included in or provided via the Websites, du Pré Marine Ltd systems and services except for your own personal, non-commercial use or where du Pré Marine Ltd expressly gives you a right to do so on a case-by-case basis. Subject to the above, you may download insubstantial excerpts of such content to your hard disk for the purpose of viewing it provided that no more than one copy of any information is made.

4. Business Details

4.1 You can write to du Pré Marine Ltd at its address:

4.2 Address – The Old Dairy, Standen Manor, Hungerford RG17 0RB. England, UK.