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1. Youth Justice Resource Hub Terms of Use

 

This agreement is between the Youth Justice Board (‘We’) and the user of this Site (‘You’) (‘the parties’).

The Youth Justice Resource Hub is maintained for Your personal use. These Terms of Use (‘Terms’) (along with any documents referred to in it) sets out the terms of use on which You may use our website http://www.YJResourcehub.uk (‘the Site’), whether as a guest or registered user. Use of our Site includes accessing, browsing or registering to use our Site.

In consideration for the use of our Site, You shall agree to our Terms. Please read these Terms carefully before You start to use our Site, as these will apply to the use of our Site. You shall use our Site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this Site by any third party.

We aim to update our Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and We are not under any obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to be informed of any changes We make as they are binding on You.

By using this Site, You indicate that You accept these Terms and that You agree to abide by them.

If You do not agree to these Terms, You must not use our Site.

 

2. Other applicable terms

 

These Terms refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to the use of our Site:

  • Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which We process any personal data We collect from You or that You provide to us. By using our Site, You consent to such processing and You warrant that all data provided by You is accurate.
  • Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our Site. When using our Site, You shall comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Site.

 

3. Use of content from the Youth Justice Resource Hub

 

The Youth Justice Resource Hub is published under the Open Government Licence, and You can reproduce information from the freely available parts of the Site as long as You obey the terms of that licence. Information on the password protected parts of the Site may be subject to copyright and reproduction of information in that area is prohibited.

The material featured on the Site is subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Read the Crown copyright page for more information.

In addition, We make much of our information available through feeds to third parties for use on websites or other applications. Please be aware, however, that these websites and other applications are not our products. These applications may use versions of our information and guidance that has been edited or cached. The most up-to-date version of our information will always be that available on the Youth Justice Resource Hub website. We do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of any such third-party products and do not accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of such third-party products under any circumstances.

 

4. Disclaimer and limitation of liability

 

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. While We make every effort to keep the Youth Justice Resource Hub up to date, We do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the Site or that the content of our Site is complete or up to date.

To the extent permitted by law, We exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We do not accept liability for any loss or damage incurred by users of the website, whether this loss or damage be direct, indirect or consequential, caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, and arises under or in connection with either the use or inability to use our Site or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.  

 

This includes us not accepting liability for loss of:

  • income or revenue;
  • business;
  • profits or contracts;
  • anticipated savings;
  • data;
  • goodwill;
  • tangible property; and
  • wasted management or office time.

 

We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these Terms where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

 

5. Site translation

 

The Google translate service available on this site is a means by which the Youth Justice Resource Hub offers automated translations of site content. The translated content is provided directly by Google, and as such we have no control over it, and do not accept any responsibility for the quality of the translation. The English content as directly provided should always be considered the authoritative version. The use of the Google Translate function and/or content is also subject to the site policies, which govern the use of the Youth Justice Resource Hub information services and content.

 

6. Links to other websites

 

The Youth Justice Resource Hub may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Youth Justice Board. Where our Site contains links to other Sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for Your information only. The Youth Justice Board has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with Your use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services. We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that You visit.

 

7. Accessing 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 uninterrupted. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. 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 for You 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 and other applicable terms and conditions and that they comply with them.

 

8. Your account and password

 

When You create an account with us, You shall provide us with information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of these Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on our Site.

If You choose, or You are provided with, a use identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, You shall treat such information as confidential. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose Your password to any third party. You shall notify us immediately at effectivepractice@yjb.gsi.gov.uk upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by You or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion You have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

 

9. Information about You and Your visits to Youth Justice Resource Hub

 

We may collect information about Your visits to the Youth Justice Resource Hub in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our Site, You consent to such processing and You warrant that all data provided by You is accurate.

 

10. Youth Justice Interactive Learning Space

 

The Youth Justice Interactive Learning Space (YJILS) and its courses are sponsored by the Youth Justice Board, who will require details about you, such as your name, your workplace, your frequency of access, the courses your study, and your results. It is a condition of your access to the YJILS that you agree to the YJB releasing this information to your manager and the Youth Justice Board. In accordance with the Data Protection Act, YJB will create a record in your name and we may use the information you provide to contact you, offer services, carry out course evaluations and/or carry out research to help us plan and improve our services. By providing this information you are giving us explicit consent to use this data. The registration key has been set up for employees and volunteers of the YOT it has been assigned to. Under no circumstances should it be passed on to other organisations / people. Misuse of the registration key will result in the withdrawal of access to the Site for that YOT.

 

11. Termination

 

We may terminate or suspend any user account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including without limitation where You breach these Terms. Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will immediately cease. If You wish to terminate Your account, You may simply discontinue using the Site.

 

12. Submitting content

 

In submitting materials to the Youth Justice Resource Hub You thereby:

  • Authorise us to make these materials available in the area to which You are submitting (The Library of Effective Approaches, Practice Examples, Youth Justice Research Map, Question and Answer Forum) and to present them in accordance with any YJB Classification System or categorisation.
  • Confirm that if any of the material was originated by a third party You have their consent to submit it, and undertake to indemnify the YJB in respect of any claims made by a third party alleging breach of copyright or other intellectual property rights.

Any content that You submit to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. If any submission includes materials or information You would not wish to make freely available (for example, commercially-sensitive information, or resources for which there is normally a cost attached) please specify this or contact us on the above email address for more information.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up Your content.

You retain all of the ownership rights of any Content You submit to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, but You are required to grant limited licence rights to the Youth Justice Board and other users of the site. These are described in the section Rights You licence, below.

 

13. Rights you licence

 

When You submit Content to the Youth Justice Resource Hub, You grant:

To the Youth Justice Board a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence (with right to sub-licence) to use, reproduce and present Your Content in connection with the provision of our Site.

To each user of our Site a, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to access Your Content on our Site, and to use, reproduce and present Your Content to the extent allowed our Site and under these Terms.

The above licenses granted by You in Content terminate when You remove or delete Your Content from our Site. The above licenses granted by You are continuous and irrevocable, but are otherwise without prejudice to Your ownerships rights, which are retained by You.

 

14. Posting policy

 

When signing up to the Site You are strongly encouraged to use Your organisational email - this will appear with Your post and You will be identifiable from it.

The Youth Justice Resource Hub Question and Answer Forum (‘the Forum’) allows direct contributions to the Site. You can ask questions and provide answers to comments posted by other members.

When posting any comments on the Forum, You shall ensure that Your comments:

  • are relevant to the page they are to appear on;
  • can not be construed as offensive in any way;
  • are informative and helpful (anything felt to be unhelpful or irrelevant may be removed); and
  • do not contain any abusive, offensive, derogatory or stereotypical language (also comments with large amounts of capital letters which is construed as ‘shouting’ will be removed).

Any comments repeatedly made by the same author about the same topic will be deleted.

It is Your responsibility to ensure that You own the copyright to any material that You post on the Forum.

Please also do not post information about businesses or organisations which might be considered commercially sensitive. Any comments that the YJB considered to have breached this will be removed.  

Please be aware that internet posts are subject to the law of defamation. If You post a comment which cannot be shown to be true You may be liable for defamation. Comments considered defamatory by the YJB will be removed. This statement should not be regarded as a definition of defamation and should not be relied upon to make a judgement about posting a comment. Your posts are Your responsibility. If You are unsure whether a comment is defamatory You should seek legal advice. In exchange for using this Site You agree to indemnify us for any claims, costs and other losses that may result directly or indirectly from claims against us arising for alleged defamatory comments You have posted on the Site.

Under no circumstance whatsoever should information about any living person be posted on the Forum. To protect privacy any personal information of any nature which the YJB considers could lead to the identification of a living person will be removed immediately. Also posts which contain names, phone numbers, email addresses, twitter handles, addresses of living persons will also be removed. Any posts attempting to use the Site to exchange personal information or arrange meetings with other users will also be removed.

We have the right to disclose Your identity to any third party who claims that any content posted or uploaded by You to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by You or any other user of our Site.

The views expressed by other users on our Site do not represent our views or values.

Breaches of any of this Posting Policy can lead to any comment being rejected or removed. Repeated or serious breaches this policy will mean that contributions from Your email address will be suspended.

Contributions to the Forum will be moderated and We reserve the right to remove any comments that We feel are inappropriate, without consultation or explanation.

If You feel that a comment is inappropriate or offensive please contact the YJB’s Effective Practice Team at effectivepractice@yjb.gsi.gov.uk. Any comment that is reported will be flagged as ‘under moderation’ - the YJB will then decide whether to remove it permanently.

 

15. Requests to remove content

 

You may ask for content to be removed from the Youth Justice Resource Hub, for example if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or includes material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.

Please email us at the contact address provided, giving the details and address of the content You would like removed and why. We shall acknowledge Your request and let You know what We will do.

Publication is at our sole discretion. This policy doesn’t affect Your statutory rights to request information, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998.

 

16. Virus Protection

 

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. However, You shall take Your own precautions to ensure that the process that You employ for accessing this website does not expose You to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage Your own computer system. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect Your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to Your use of our Site or to Your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

 

17. Viruses, hacking and other offences

 

You shall not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You shall 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 shall 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.

 

18 Governing Law

 

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Any dispute arising under these Terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

19. Waivers

 

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not be considered a waiver of those rights. If We waive any rights available to us under these Terms on one occasion, this does not means that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.

 

20. Severability

 

If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

 

21. Entire Agreement

 

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our website, and supersede and replace any prior agreements. We might have between us regarding the Youth Justice Resource Hub.

 

22. Changes

 

We reserve the right to modify or replace these Terms at any time without notice. Please check them regularly, as continued use of the Youth Justice Resource Hub after a change has been made is Your acceptance of the change. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use the Site after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised Terms.

 

23. Contact Us

 

If You have any questions about these Terms, please contact us via the Contact Us form provided on this site.

 

Last updated: 4 March 2017

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