Dot Brand Observatory Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

 

WHAT’S IN THESE TERMS?
These terms tell you the rules for using our website https://observatory.domains (Site).

 

INFORMATION ABOUT US
http://observatory.domains is a site operated by Nom-IQ Limited t/a Com Laude (we, us or Dot Brand Observatory). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 05047655 and have our registered office at 28 – 30 Little Russell Street, London, WC1A 2HN, United Kingdom. Our VAT number is GB 272 9057 85. We are a limited company.

Our company directors and officers are Nicholas Wood (Director), Lorna Jean Gradden (Director), Glenn Eric Hayward (Director) and Kevin Neil Thain (Company Secretary).

We are regulated by ICANN.

To contact us, please email experts@comlaude.com.

 

BY USING OUR SITE, YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS
By using our Site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Site.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

 

THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU
These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Site:

 

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify or amend these terms from time to time without prior notice to you. Every time you wish to use our Site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of any changes to these terms constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

These terms were most recently updated on 23 October 2019.

 

WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may, in our sole discretion, update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our users’ needs and our business priorities or for any other legitimate reason. We shall aim to draw your attention to any changes as appropriate.

 

WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW OUR SITE
Our Site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, discontinue, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site for business and operational reasons without notice. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to have access to our Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

 

WE MAY TRANSFER THIS AGREEMENT TO SOMEONE ELSE
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under these terms of use.


HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE
All information, materials and other content, including but not limited to written text, graphics, data images, illustrations, marks, logos, sounds or video clips and photographs located on our Site or in documents downloadable from our Site (Content), except any third party materials we use under licence or with written permission, are the intellectual property of Dot Brand Observatory and are protected under international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Except as provided under these terms, no right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you.

Subject to these terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable licence to access and use our Site and the Content solely for you or your organisation’s internal informational purposes. Your use of the Content is conditioned upon your continued acceptance of these terms, in addition to any usage guidelines that we may post on our Site from time to time.

You shall not copy, transmit, reproduce, publicly display, perform, distribute, alter, transmit or create derivative works of any Content or any portion of or excerpts from the Content in any fashion that is not authorised by us in writing or expressly permitted in these terms.  If you do, you agree to maintain all copyright, trademark and other notices on the Content. You shall not sell, transfer, sublicense, or otherwise make available or permit access to the Content or any portion thereof, to any third party.  Neither you nor your organisation may use any Content or any excerpt from any Content to promote your or your organisation’s products or services.  You shall not decompile, disassemble, electronically transfer, de-encrypt, or reverse engineer the Content, or translate the Content into another computer language. All other rights not expressly granted to you are reserved by us.

You acknowledge that the Content is proprietary to us and/or its licensors and comprises protectable and copyrighted subject matter, and that misappropriation or unauthorised use of the Content by others would unfairly and irreparably harm us and/or its licensors.  You shall not commit any act that would impair

Dot Brand Observatory’s and/or its licensors’ proprietary rights in the Content.


COPIES
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to Content posted on our Site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Dot Brand Observatory’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of Content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the Content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE
The Content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the Content on our Site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the Content on our Site is accurate, complete or up to date.


WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIRD PARTY WEBSITES WE LINK TO
Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties (other than sites operated by one of our corporate group companies), these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

We will link to our other sites such as comlaude.com to provide you with more information. This site has its own terms of use and privacy policy.


OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU
Our Site is aimed at business users and is not designed for individual consumers.

  • We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL DOT BRAND OBSERVATORY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY YOU, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, SALES, BUSINSS, REVENUE OR DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF INFORMATION, PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION) THAT RESULT FROM ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SITE OR CONTENT OR DUE TO ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THROUGH THE INTERNET, EVEN IF DOT BRAND OBSERVATORY WAS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSS.
  • We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any Content on it.
  • We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
  • use of, or inability to use, our Site; or
  • use of or reliance on any Content displayed on our Site.


HOW WE MAY USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy http://observatory.domains/privacy-policy/.


WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM
We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.


RULES ABOUT LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to link to or make any use of Content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact experts@comlaude.com.


WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?
These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with English and Welsh law. The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.


OUR TRADEMARKS ARE REGISTERED
“Com Laude” is a registered trademark of Nom-IQ Limited t/a Com Laude. You are not permitted to use it without our approval.

 

 

 

 

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