Content Standards and acceptable use policy

These content standards and acceptable use policy sets out the terms on which you may access our Alumni Database and post material onto our Alumni Database. Your use of our site and/or the receipt by you of our services and/or the upload of any material by you to our Alumni Database means that you accept, and agree to abide by the following provisions. 

1    GENERAL PROHIBITIONS

1.1    You shall only use our Alumni Database for the purposes of either advertising consulting roles in accordance with our Business Customer Terms and Conditions or for advertising consultancy availability in accordance with our Executive Alumni Terms and Conditions as applicable. You shall not contact any subscriber to our database for any purposes other than the purposes permitted by the relevant terms and conditions of your subscription.

1.2    You shall not use our Alumni Database, website, systems, network or any of our services:

1.2.1    in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;

1.2.2    in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;

1.2.3    to upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards as set out in Clause 2 of this policy;

1.2.4    to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam) to any of our subscribers.

1.2.5    to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware of any of our subscribers.

1.3    You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our website and/or our services;

2    CONTENT STANDARDS

2.1    These content standards apply to any and all material which you upload to our Alumni Database (“Content”).

2.2    You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Content as well as to its whole.

2.3    Content must:

2.3.1    be accurate (where it states facts);

2.3.2    be genuinely held (where it states opinions);

2.3.3    comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from or in which such Content can be received or uploaded and in particular, it must comply with all applicable advertising standards and legislation.

2.4    Content must not:

2.4.1    contain any detail that indicates a consultancy role is only available to a certain sex, race or other characteristic that could or may be regarded as a discriminatory;

2.4.2    contain any material which is defamatory of any person;

2.4.3    contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;

2.4.4    promote violence;

2.4.5    promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

2.4.6    infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;

2.4.7    be likely to deceive any person;

2.4.8    be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;

2.4.9    promote any illegal activity;

2.4.10    be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;

2.4.11    be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;

2.4.12    be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;

2.4.13    give the impression that it has emanated from us, if this is not the case;

2.4.14    advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;

2.4.15    contain viruses, works, Trojan horses or other malicious components;

2.4.16    contain Warez, which includes but is not limited to pirated software, ROMS, emulators, phreaking, hacking, password cracking, IP spoofing and encrypting of any of the above. Also includes any sites which provide links or ‘how to’ information about such material;

2.4.17    contain or link to HYIP content;

2.4.18    have the potential to or cause Us to suffer publicity which we consider to be adverse. 

3    SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

3.1    We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site or our Services.  When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. 

3.2    Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the terms and conditions applicable to your subscription to our Alumni Database , and may result in Our taking all or any of the following actions:

3.2.1    remove infringing Content from the Alumni Database without notice to you;

3.2.2    immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your access to the Alumni Database.

3.2.3    issue a warning to you.

3.2.4    take legal against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;

3.2.5    disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

3.3    Responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action

3.4    If We receive any take down notices in respect of copyright infringing content, we reserve the right to remove such content without notice to you, irrespective of whether such take down notice is valid.

4    CHANGES TO THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

4.1    We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes We make, as they are legally binding on You. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on Our site.