These Terms and Conditions (‘the Terms’) govern your use of the website on the Internet located at www.developingtelecoms.com (‘the Site’) and are legally binding on you.
The Site is owned and operated by Developing Telecoms Limited (‘the Owner’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’).
Please read the Terms before using the Site. By using the Site you are agreeing to be bound by the Terms. If you don’t wish to be bound by what you read below, you should not access or use the Site. By continuing to use the Site you are deemed to be accepting and agreeing to be bound by the Terms in full.
We may make changes to the Terms at any time by posting them to this page. It is your responsibility as a user to make sure that you are aware of them, by checking for any changes on a regular basis. Changes will become effective as soon as they are posted. If you continue to use the Site after the posting of changes to these Terms, it means that you accept any such changes.
1.1.You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, license to access and use the Site in accordance with the Terms.
1.2.Except where otherwise specified, all rights, copyright, intellectual property rights, title and interest in the Site Content is owned by us or our licensors and is protected by UK and international copyright laws.
1.3.The Content on the Site includes any documents, information, databases, software, graphics, chat forums, images, designs, layouts and all other features and material found on developingtelecoms.com and in any newsletters and other documents issued by us, both in printed and electronic formats.
1.4.Developing Telecoms, DevelopingTelecoms, DevTel, DevTelecoms, developingtelecoms.com, www.developingtelecoms.com and all Developing Telecoms logos and banners are trademarks or registered trademarks of Developing Telecoms Limited. All other brand names and trade marks that appear on this Site are trademarks or trade names of their respective holders. No permission is given in respect of the use of any of these brands or marks and any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.
1.5.You agree that you have no right to republish, post, transmit, store, sell, distribute, modify, enhance, edit or alter in any way any of the Content without our prior written consent.
1.6.You agree not to ‘frame’ or ‘mirror’ any Content or Third Party Content contained on or accessible from this Site on any other server or Internet-based device without our prior written consent.
1.7.You agree not to use robots, spiders, scripts, software or any manual or automatic device, tool, or process designed to data mine or scrape the Content or otherwise use, access, or collect the Content using automated means.
1.8.You agree not to use the Content for the development of any software program, including, but not limited to, training a machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI) system.
1.9.You understand and accept that use of the Site is entirely at your own risk.
2.Third Party Content
2.1.You and other third parties with access Site may use the Site to advertise, display or transmit otherwise information about projects, goods, products, materials or services to users of the Site (‘the Submissions’).
2.2.You acknowledge that you are responsible for all Submissions you make to the Site. All Submissions must be appropriate to the Site, in good taste and shall not contain any unlawful, libellous or defamatory material, any profanity, vulgarity, obscenity, pornography or other content that would violate any law or may be considered offensive, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or organisation as determined by us in our sole discretion.
2.3.You warrant and undertake to us that the Submissions do not infringe or otherwise violate our rights or the rights of any third parties, including but not limited to intellectual property and other ownership rights (including copyrights and trademarks), any right of confidentiality, privacy rights, and publicity rights or other legally enforceable conditions.
2.4.Any Submission made by you must be in English Language and Text.
2.6.When you submit information to the Site, you grant us a perpetual, unlimited, nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to republish that Submission on the Site and to use, disseminate, redistribute, make available and/or sell that Submission in any form and format any where in the world as part of an edited compilation or otherwise for any or all commercial or non commercial purposes.
2.7.You retain ownership of any copyrights or other intellectual property right applicable to any Submissions.
2.8.We reserve the right (but we are not obliged) to read, edit, amend, add to or otherwise screen Submissions to ensure compliance with these Terms and the intended use of the Site.
2.9.We reserve the right (but we are not obliged) to block or remove Submissions which in our sole opinion breach these Terms or do not comply with the intended use of the Site.
2.10.We take no responsibility for any software or other materials whatsoever provided by you for inclusion on the Site that are lost or damaged in transit or during loading onto the Site. No material will be returned and it is your responsibility to forward only duplicate material for inclusion on the Site.
3.Third Party Links and Interaction
3.2.You are welcome to link to our Site if you comply with these terms in general, the Terms set out in this section and all applicable laws. Any site or service that links to our Site:
3.2.1.can display our logo but mustn’t otherwise use any of our trade marks without our written consent;
3.2.2.must not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of our logo;
3.2.3.may link only to our homepage unless we have given you our prior written consent;
3.2.4.must not in any way imply that we are endorsing it or its products or services;
3.2.5.must not misrepresent its relationship with us or present false information about us;
3.2.6.must not be a site or service that infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or that otherwise does not comply with all relevant laws and regulations;
3.2.7.must not be a site or service that contains content that could be considered distasteful or offensive.
3.3.If you breach these Terms, then we have the right to require that your link is removed and to take whatever other action we think appropriate.
4.1.If you wish to subscribe to any email newsletters from us which we may in our sole discretion transmit you must submit your details to us through the Site or by email. You should inform us, via email, of any changes in the information provided to us relating to you.
4.2.We may refuse, in our sole discretion, to provide email newsletters to you for any reason and we will not be obliged to provide such newsletters at all.
5.Disclaimer Of Warranties And Liability
5.1.We provide the Site in good faith but we we make no representations or warranties that the Content and Submissions on the Site are true, accurate or complete, or of their usefulness for any particular purpose. You acknowledge and agree that you bear full responsibility for the use you make of all Content and Submissions on the Site and that we shall not be liable for any action that you or others take or don’t take based on your use of or reliance on information provided by us or other users of this Site.
5.2.We do not promise that your access to the Site, or its content will be delivered uninterrupted, timely or error-free, or that the Site will be free from viruses or other harmful properties. It is your responsibility to implement satisfactory safeguards and procedures to make sure any files you obtain through the Site are free from such contaminations or other harmful properties.
5.3.The effect of what is set out here is that you agree that under no circumstances will we be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or other type loss, injury, claim, liability or damages of any kind resulting from your use, linking through to, or downloading of any Content on the Site. 6.Indemnity
6.1.You agree to pay, indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, our directors, officers, employees and licensors from and against any claim, liability, cost, damage or loss we may incur, including all legal fees, as a result of:
6.1.1.any third party claim, action or allegation of defamation or infringement, misappropriation or violation of copyright or other proprietary rights, of confidence, or of privacy rights or any third party or based on any Submissions by you; or
6.1.2.any breach of these Terms by you; or
6.1.3.any third party claim, action or allegation brought against us arising out of or relating to any Submissions by you howsoever arising; or
6.1.4.any claim whatsoever brought against us arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information on the Site;
6.2.For the avoidance of doubt, you acknowledge that any dealings or contracts for the purchase of goods and/or services are solely between you and the party that you deal with unless expressly stated to the contrary by us.
7.1.We reserve the right to terminate your use of and access to the Site without notice if
7.1.1.you commit a breach or default of these Terms and fail to remedy it promptly upon receiving notice thereof;
7.1.2.you enter into any arrangement or composition with your creditors or become bankrupt or being a company a receiver or administrator is appointed or you go into liquidation.
7.2.On termination you agree immediately to destroy all downloaded or printed materials.
7.3.Expiry or termination shall be without prejudice to the accrued rights and obligations of the parties.
8.1.We control and operate this Site from England. If you use this Site from outside England, you are entirely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries in relation to the Content and Submissions.
9.1.If any of these provisions is deemed invalid, void or unenforceable that provision will be deemed severable from the rest and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
9.2.Any failure to us to enforce any provision hereof shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce it at a later time.
9.3.These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. All prior agreements, undertakings, negotiations or representation, whether oral or in writing, relating to the subject matter hereof are superseded and cancelled in their entirety.
9.4.These Terms and the use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.
Updated November 2023