Terms of Use

Women in Architecture (WIA) Website Terms of Use

Website Terms of Use
These Website Terms of Use are the terms upon which you (the 'User') are entitled to access and use the Women in Architecture (WIA) website at www.women-in-architecture.com| (the 'Site'). Access to and use by the User of this Site constitutes acceptance by the User of these Website Terms of Use which take effect from the date of first access to the Site.

Purpose of the Site
The Site is as an information-only website for the WIA to provide information about its organisation to its members and the wider public in general, including but not limited to, information regarding architectural events, exhibitions, talks, conferences and education. Additional functionality of the website includes receipt by the WIA of information from Users such as details of events to be posted on the public calendar on the Site.

Permitted Use
The User is authorised to view, print or download one copy of the materials or content on the Site on any single computer for the User's personal, non - commercial use, provided that any proprietary notices, marks, logos and other legends that appear on the copied screens remain on, and are not removed from, the printed or stored images of such screens.
This permission is subject to the material being reproduced accurately and not being used in a misleading context and does not extend to any material on this Site that is identified as being the copyright work(s) of a third party. The User may not modify any content or materials on this Site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use them for any public purpose.
The User is authorised to browse the Site, join as a member of the WIA and submit the User's contact details for a registration.
 If the User breaches any of these Website Terms of Use, the User's authorisation to use this Site and the content and material on the Site automatically terminates and the User must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

Third Party Content Use
The User must obtain authorisation to reproduce third party material, including material on the Site and material accessible via any Third Party Site, from the relevant third parties concerned.
The User must not permanently store or otherwise copy any such third party content or materials for wider distribution or commercial gain, without the express permission of the relevant third party. The WIA will not be responsible for obtaining such permission for the User.

Intellectual Property Rights
The User acknowledges and accepts that there may be architectural drawings or photographs (copyright works) or other content or materials on the Site in which copyright, trade mark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights ('Intellectual Property Rights') are owned by third parties and which are published on the Site by permission of such third parties. The User may not copy any such copyright works or other third party materials or content without the permission of the relevant third party copyright owner.
Subject to the above, the User acknowledges and agrees that all Intellectual Property Rights in the content and materials available on the Site vests in and are owned absolutely by the WIA unless otherwise indicated by WIA, including in respect of or in connection with but not limited to the Site's design, text, graphics, its selection and arrangement, software and all other material on or in the Site. 
The User may not copy, sell, rent, lease, license, sub-license, trade under, grant any rights in, transfer, distribute, time-share or otherwise assign to any third party any of the materials or content on this Site or any portion of this Site.

Unauthorised access by Third Parties
It is possible that third parties (hackers) may access the Site and alter the Site's contents or place damaging materials or programmes on the Site, including but not limited to computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots and other destructive digital elements. The WIA will not be liable for any damage or loss arising out of or resulting from any such unauthorised access to, alteration to or modification of information contained on the Site or infection of the Site by such unauthorised third party use.
In any event, it is the User's sole responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against computer viruses or other destructive elements.

Third party Links, Frames and Portals
The Site incorporates links to other websites, frames and portals ('Third Party Sites') designed, maintained and operated by third parties. The WIA has not reviewed the Third Party Sites which are provided for the User's convenience only, and the WIA is not responsible for the content or availability of these Third Party Sites. If the User decides to use a link to a Third Party Site the User will leave the Site and the User will do so at the User's own risk.
Links to Third Party Sites do not imply that the WIA endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorised to use any trade mark, trade name, logo or copyright work displayed in or accessible through the Third Party Sites or that any linked site is authorised to use any trade mark, trade name, logo or copyright of the WIA

Site Analytics
The Site uses Google Analytics in using the web site the User fully understands and accepts this.

Warranty Disclaimers
The information provided on the Site by the WIA is intended to be informative only and is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis. By accessing and using the Site the User acknowledges that any reliance upon any information obtained or received via the Site will be at the User's sole risk.
The WIA provides the information on this Site without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
The WIA does not warrant that the functions of this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that this Site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other destructive digital elements.
Whilst this Site may be accessed and viewed via the Internet throughout the World, the WIA does not represent or warrant that the information on this Site or its operation complies with the regulatory regime of any country, other than England where the WIA is located. If the User accesses this Site from locations outside England the User does so on the User's own initiative and at the User's own risk. The User is responsible for compliance with local laws.

Limitation of Liability
WIA shall not be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense arising out of or in connection with User’s use of the Site, save that nothing in these Website Terms of Use shall exclude or restrict WIA’s liability for fraud, for death or personal injury to any person resulting from WIA’s negligence, or any liability which may not be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Any breach of these Website Terms of Use will entitle the WIA to immediately terminate the User's use of the Site without notice.

These Websites Terms of Use and any dispute arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.  
The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Websites Terms of Use or their subject matter or formation.
If any provision in these Website Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable by any authority having competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Website Terms of Use, which will remain in full force and effect.
Failure by the WIA to insist upon strict performance of any provision of these Website Terms of Use, or the failure by WIA to exercise any right or remedy to which it is entitled under these Website Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy and will not cause a diminution of the obligations established under these Website Terms of Use.
Headings in these Website Terms of Use are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.