The following information is provided to give information about Southwest RC Truckers, our responsibilities to our members, and the Terms and Conditions governing your use of the South West RC Truckers website, (http://www.southwesttruckers.co,uk/), or attending our events and meetings.
We do occasionally update these Terms and Conditions so please refer back to them in the future.
We pride ourselves on our open, trusting and friendly approach to this hobby, and this ethos is at the core of all we do, and will be protected at all costs.
SLANDER, LIBEL & ABUSE
Southwest RC Truckers will not TOLERATE any slander, libel or abuse from any members on this website and forum.
Immediate and appropriate action will be taken upon these members which could include a permanent removal and BAN from the Members areas of the website, including the forum, and any meetings and events.
Additionally, any member bringing Southwest RC Truckers or any of it's members into disrupute, will immediately be permanently removed form the forum, and Members areas of the website, and BANNED from partaking in any Southwest RC Truckers meetings or events.
The decision of the "Guiding Group" to impose any sanctions relating to the above will be final and not negotiable.
Please read the Terms and Conditions in full before you use this Website.
If you do not agree with or accept these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this Website.
By using the Website and forum implies that you accept these Terms and Conditions
1. SITE ACCESS
You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us.
However particular areas of this Website, such as the Forum, Members, Links, and other pages from time to time, will only be accessible to registered members.
If you wish to become a member please Register as a Member in the Members Area at the top right of this and other publicly accessable pages.
2.1 You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and downloadmaterial from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without theconsent of Southwest RC Truckers.
Any material on this website must not be re-published online or offline without written permission from Southwest RC Truckers.
2.2 The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this website are owned by Southwest RC Truckers, our licensors, or individual members and must not be reproduced without the prior written consent or Southwest RC Truckers, and/or the individual author or image owner.
2.3 Subject to paragraph 2.1, no part of this Website may be reproduced without our prior written permission.
3.1 Southwest RC Truckers and our Webmaster take all reasonable steps to ensure that thisWebsite is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year. However, the website may beunavailable due to server maintenance, system outages, or other technical issues,beyond our control. Wherever possible we will try to give our visitors advance warning ofany issues but shall not be obliged to do so.Southwest RC Truckers will not be liable for any other direct, indirect or consequentialloss or for any financial costs, or goodwill gestures if this website is unavailable at any time.
4.2 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this Website any material:(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents, or breaches any copyright
or intellectual property rights (IPR)
(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.4.3 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring usto disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website inbreach of Paragraph 4.2.
5.1 Any links to third party websites located on this Website are provided for yourconvenience only. We have not reviewed each third party website and have noresponsibility for such third party websites or their content. We do not endorse the thirdparty websites or make representations about them or any material contained in them. Ifyou choose to access a third party website linked to from this Website, it is at your ownrisk.5.2 If you would like to link to this Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to,but do not replicate, any page on this Website, and subject to the following conditions:
(a) you do not in any way imply that we are endorsing any services or products
unless this has been specifically agreed with us;(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with us or present any false informationabout us;(c) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and(d) your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial, infringes anyintellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or does not comply in
any way with the law in the United Kingdom.5.3 If you choose to link to our website in breach of Paragraph 5.2 you shall fully indemnifySouthwest RC Truckers for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your actions.
6.1 Southwest RC Truckers take all reasonable steps to ensure the information published onthe website is true and correct.However, we do not guarantee the correctness or copmletness of the material on thiswebsite. We may make changes to material on this Website at any time and withoutnotice. The material on this Website may be out of date, or on rare occasions incorrectand Southwest RC Truckers make no commitment to ensure that such material is correctand up to date.
6.2 The material at this Website is provided without any conditions or warranties of any kind.To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide access and use of this website onthe basis that we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions which but forthese Terms may have effect in relation to this Website.
7.1 Neither Southwest RC Truckers, its Managment Team, nor any other party (whether or not involved in producing, maintaining or delivering this Website), shall be liable or responsible for any kind of loss or damage that may result to you (or a third party) as a result of your (or their) use of our website. This exclusion shall include servicing or repair costs and, without limitation, any other direct, indirect or consequential loss, and whether in tort or contract or otherwise in connection with this Website.
7.2 Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); (ii) fraud; (iii) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or (iv) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under the law of the United Kingdom.
Southwest RC Truckers or their agents cannot be held accountable for any loss or damage, however caused, to radio controlled trucks, trailers, transmitters, buildings or other accessories whilst in use at any meeting or show arranged by Southwest RC Truckers.
Southwest RC Truckers or their agents cannot be held accountable for any loss or damage, however caused, to any 'Personal items,effects or belongings' whilst attending any meeting or show arranged by Southwest RC Truckers.
We strongly advise you take out suitable insurance to protect your property whilst attending any meeting or show arranged by Southwest RC Truckers.
Model Building Services
Southwest RC Truckers has many talented members, many of which offer 'services' to build, modify or repair models and ancillary items.
Please be aware these 'services' are undertaken independantly of Southwest RC Truckers. Any arrangement between individuals to undertake, or pay for such 'services' is outside the control of Southwest RC Truckers, who have no liability for poor workmanship, damage or loss of models or equipment.
Southwest RC Truckers strongly advise, you seek recommendation from other members, and wherever possible examine previous work, before committing to have work undertaken or paying for any such work.
Southwest RC Truckers are unable to intervene in any dispute arising from any Model Building Services undertaken by Team or forum members.
Last Updated: 1st September 2012