These terms apply to the entire contents of the University of Huddersfield Official Facebook pages (“the Pages”).  Please read these terms carefully before using the Official Pages.  Using the Pages indicates that you accept these terms.  If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Pages.  This notice is issued by the University of Huddersfield (“the University”).  Your attention is particularly drawn to the Indemnity, disclaimer and liability provisions at Clause 5 of these terms.

1.  Introduction

1.1  By accessing any part of the Pages, you shall be deemed to have accepted these terms in full.  If you do not accept these terms in full, you must leave the Pages immediately.

1.2 The University may revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.  You should check the Pages from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you.  Certain provisions of these terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages.

2. User material and conduct:

2.1 Any material you transmit or post to the Pages shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  The University shall have no obligations with respect to such material.  The University and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.  As with other "chat" or networking sites, personal information should not be shared on the Pages. The University shall not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered as a result of you sharing personal information via the Pages. In clicking onto Social Network links, you assume responsibility for any risk and the University shall not be liable.

2.2 You shall not post or transmit to the pages any material:

(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, offensive, pornographic, abusive, is or could be construed as discriminatory, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or

(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; or

(c) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, corrupted data or other harmful data or software); or

(d) which constitutes or encourages conduct which would be considered a criminal offence or give rise to a civil liability.

3. Content

3.1 Unless expressly acknowledged by the University as such, all links and comments /contributions posted by individuals on the Pages do NOT and shall not be construed as representing the views of the University or its employees and/or associates. The University shall not be responsible for the views of individuals (connected or otherwise to the University) that are posted on the Pages. The University reserves the right to request any or all contributions /comments posted on the Pages to be removed with or without notice or explanation.

3.2 We reserve the right to terminate your account from the pages and to delete any content posted by you if it breaks these terms. 

4. Links to and from other websites

4.1 Links to third party websites on the Pages are provided solely for your convenience.  If you use these links you leave the Pages.  The University has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability.  The University does not endorse or make any representations about third party websites, or any material found there.  If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Pages, you do so entirely at your own risk.

4.2 We are flexible to a degree when it comes to self-promotion and including links to your site. If these links are helpful to our readers, then there is usually no problem. If, however, at the University’s discretion they are seen as spam or adding little value they will be removed.

4.3 You may only create links to the Pages, subject to the following conditions:

(a) you do not in any way imply that the University is endorsing any products or services, or misrepresent your relationship with the University, nor present any false information about the University;

(b) you do not use any trademarks displayed on the Pages without express written permission from the University.

(c) You do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

(d) Your website does not contain any content that is distasteful, offensive, controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.



5.2 The material on the Pages is provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind.  Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the University provides the Pages on the basis that the University excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation the conditions implied by fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, may have effect in relation to the Pages.

5.3 The University and any of its group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party in connection with the Pages in any way.  Provided that nothing in these terms shall exclude or limit the University’s liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence;

(b) fraud; or

(c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or

(d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.