Website Terms of Service
1. USE OF OUR SITE
B. Access to the Site
C. Site Rules
You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:
copying, distributing, or disclosing any part of the Site in any medium, including without limitation by any automated or non-automated “scraping”;
(using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., to access the Site in a manner that sends more request messages to the Otem servers than a human can reasonably produce in the same period of time by using a conventional on-line web browser (except that Otem grants the operators of public search engines revocable permission to use spiders to copy publicly available materials from otem.co.uk for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials);
transmitting spam, chain letters, or other unsolicited email;
attempting to interfere with, compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Site;
taking any action that imposes, or may impose at our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
uploading invalid data, viruses, worms, or other software agents through the Site;
collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Site;
using the Site for any commercial solicitation purposes;
impersonating another person or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity, conducting fraud, hiding or attempting to hide your identity;
interfering with the proper working of the Site;
accessing any content on the Site through any technology or means other than those provided or authorised by the Site; or
bypassing the measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site, including without limitation features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the content therein.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Otem Visitors. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Visitors. Otem shall have no liability for your interactions with other Visitors, or for any Visitor’s action or inaction.
2. OUR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You may choose to or we may invite you to submit comments or ideas about the Site, including without limitation about how to improve the Site or our products (“Ideas”). By submitting any Idea, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place Otem under any fiduciary or other obligation, and that we are free to use the Idea without any additional compensation to you, and/or to disclose the Idea on a non-confidential basis or otherwise to anyone. You further acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, Otem does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Otem, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
3. PRIVACY AND SECURITY
Otem uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information and implement your privacy settings. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat our security measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You should always use caution before sharing your sensitive personal information online.
The Site is controlled and operated from facilities in the United Kingdom. Otem makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable United Kingdom and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to export and import regulations. You may not use the Site if you are a resident of a country embargoed by the United Kingdom, or are a foreign person or entity blocked or denied by the United Kingdom government. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Site are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the United Kingdom.
4. THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND INFORMATION
6. NO WARRANTY
The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Use of the Site is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Site is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Otem or through the Site will create any warranty not expressly stated herein. Without limiting the foregoing, Otem, its subsidiaries, its affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that the content is accurate, reliable or correct; that the Site will meet your requirements; that the Site will be available at any particular time or location, uninterrupted or secure; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Site is downloaded at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or mobile device or loss of data that results from such download or your use of the Site.
Otem does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or site advertised or offered by a third party through the Site or any hyperlinked website or site, and Otem will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Otem, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers or licensors be liable for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, this Site. Under no circumstances will Otem be responsible for any damage, loss or injury resulting from hacking, tampering or other unauthorized access or use of the Site or the information contained therein.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Otem assumes no liability or responsibility for;
for errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;
any personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of our site;
any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein;
any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site;
any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through our site by any third party;
any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the Site; and/or
the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party. In no event shall Otem, its affiliates, agents, directors, employees, suppliers, or licensors be liable to you for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses or costs in an amount exceeding the amount you paid to Otem hereunder.