Terms of Use

Last updated: May 2019

Please read these ‘Terms of Use’ carefully before using the website https://www.diffplanet.net and/ or dealing with the organisation Different Planet (dp) in anyway.

You must be over 18 years of age to subscribe to us and must not share your log-in details with anyone or allow others to access or operate within any areas of our website that you have access to while you are logged in.

You must immediately notify us by email if your log-in details have been compromised.

Your access to and dealings with Different Planet is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms of Use and the details set out in our privacy and cookie policies. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access our website or through their dealings with us.

By accessing our website and/ or using the network you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of these terms then you may not browse our website or seek dealings with us in anyway.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend access to Different Planet and our dealings with you immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach these Terms of Use.

All provisions of these Terms of Use which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Acceptable Use

Different Planet is an apolitical and secular organisation.  It values respect, equality, open-mindedness, compassion and integrity.  All participants who engage with us and involve themselves in our activities are required to conduct themselves in a way that reflects these values. 

This website may not be used for unlawful purposes and you agree to adhere to all applicable laws, rules, regulations and this code of conduct and to be solely responsible for everything arising from your conduct in your dealings with Different Planet.

You must not:

Engage in any political or religious activism through any of your contributions, posts to our website or through any of your conduct at any events we may organise.

Use or collect any personal details from Different Planet. 

Install any systems on our website for any purposes whatsoever without prior written consent.

Engage in conduct that would lead to damage of the website or that would impair its performance, availability or accessibility.

Promote other organisations, events or activities on this website or through the activities of Different Planet without prior written consent. Such written consent must be obtained on a case by case basis.

Transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions to any other third party/ parties. We may transfer our rights under these terms and conditions where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

Publication, submission, posting or distribution of any content that is offensive, obscene, defamatory, objectionable, misleading, unethical, indecent, lewd, pornographic, threatening, harmful, malicious, invasive, bullying and/ or conduct that detracts from anyone’s interaction and enjoyment of Different Planet is strictly prohibited.

If in its sole discretion Different Planet considers that any content, contribution, use of this website or conduct breaches these terms of use or is inappropriate or unlawful in any way, we reserve the right to take further action including but not limited to any or all of the following without prior notice:

  • Raise this with you via email in order for you to desist.
  • Delete any content/ contribution you have posted.
  • Restrict or suspend your usage of this website.
  • Terminate your involvement with this website or any of our dealings with you. Where we terminate our dealings with you and your use of this website you may not circumvent this action by using or setting up a new account or through impersonation.
  • Refer the matter to third parties such as the police or other authorities and relevant bodies.

Content

All of the content on this website and in our materials are owned by Different Planet or its contributors/ licensors. All rights are reserved.

Any contributions you post on this website or send to us remain your property but you permit Different Planet to use your contribution as set out in these terms of use below.  You are not permitted to use any content from us or on this website unless we provide express written permission for you to do so.

If you send or post any contributions/ content to us you agree that you are granting Different Planet a perpetual (and irrevocable), worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to use your submissions or any parts thereof for any purpose in any media worldwide. This includes the right for Different Planet to publish, translate, edit, copy and/ or grant sub-licences and exercise all other copyright, publicity and moral rights over it.

Please do not send us content or post your contribution to this website if you do not wish to grant us the rights set out in these terms of use.

Different Planet allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“content”). You must not submit any content you do not have permission to use.  You are responsible for the content you supply and warrant the following:

  • You have all the necessary rights to submit or post the content and to grant us the rights described in these terms.
  • Any contributions made by you do not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights, which include any copyright, moral rights or trade mark rights.
  • You have the necessary permission(s) from each person in a video, sound recording or picture. For people that are not classified as adults in the legal jurisdiction that governs them the permission obtained must be from their parent or legal guardian.

Disclaimer

Different Planet has sought to ensure that the content provided on this website is correct before uploading it. We accept that we humans are fallible and apologise for any errors contained on this website or in our materials.  It is not possible for us to guarantee that the information disseminated through Different Planet will always be 100% accurate.   Any person(s) browsing our website or handling our materials do so entirely at their own risk.

Different Planet does not endorse any contributions expressed or content provided by users of this website. Different Planet expressly disclaims all liability in connection with any content or contributions posted by users on our website.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Different Planet, its representatives and agents from all claims, costs, damages, losses and expenses arising from your use of this website, or your breach of any of these terms of use, or any contribution made by you or through your account on this website. This indemnity shall survive the end of these terms of use and your use of this website.

Limitation of Liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (a) exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, as applicable; (b) exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) limit or exclude any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Different Planet, its representatives and agents accepts no liability for any of the following:

  • any business losses, such as loss of profits, income, revenue, anticipated savings, business, contracts, goodwill or commercial opportunities
  • loss or corruption of any data, database or software
  • any special, indirect, direct, punitive or consequential loss or damage (including without limitation contamination through viruses/ malware as a result of using this website, for any delays/ website downtime or for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions posted on our website, contained in any of our material or contained in any third party material that we may supply.)

You are solely responsible for your activities on this website and in all of your dealings with us and acknowledge that to the fullest extent permitted by law, Different Planet, its representatives and agents do not give any warranties, express or implied that relate to this website, its content, any content contained in its materials or any information it disseminates.

Severability

If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other governing authority to be unlawful and/ or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.

If any unlawful and/ or unenforceable provision of these terms of use would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

Links To Third Parties

Different Planet may contain and/ or provide links to third-party websites, programs, software or services that are not owned or controlled by us.

Different Planet has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, practices or functions of any third party websites, programs, software or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Different Planet shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods, software, programs or services available on or through any such third parties.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Applicable Law/ Jurisdiction

These terms of use shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales and you irrevocably agree that English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute (including non-contractual disputes or claims) which may arise out of connection with these terms. 

Contact Us/ Complaints/ Suggestions

If you have any queries, complaints or suggestions please contact us by sending an email to; admin@diffplanet.net

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