Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website at www.uktv.co.uk, a community website where you can use our digital services, including on demand programme services, read and upload news and reviews, research the latest on all our programming information and more, and to our iOS applications which are described on our website and available on the App Store on iOS devices (the "Website"). The Website is operated and maintained by or on behalf of UK Channel Management Limited (company number 03322468), UKTV New Ventures Limited (company number 04266373) and UK Gold Services Limited (company number 02702737) ("UKTV" or "We" or "Us") all with registered address at 245 Hammersmith Road, London W6 8PW.

  1. TERMS

1.1 Your access and use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions ("the Terms") which apply whether you are a registered user or just a visitor to the Website. Please read them carefully before you use the Website. UKTV reserves the right to change these Terms at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of the Website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms, as modified from time to time by any posted changes. If you do not agree to the Terms, please refrain from using the Website.

1.2 Your use of the Website is also subject to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice which contain information about how We use your data. Additional terms may also apply to some of our digital products and services and these will be made clear at the time you access them.

1.3 These Terms apply regardless of the type of device you use to access the Website, for example computer, laptop, mobile phone, smart phone, tablet or any other device. They also apply when you access the Website from a social networking service, although you need to be aware that the social networking service's own terms of use (and privacy and cookie policies) may also apply.

  1. OUR WEBSITE

2.1 All rights, including without limitation, copyright, database rights and trade mark rights in the Website and its contents, whether audio, text, images, video or any other form ("Content"), are owned by or licensed to UKTV, or otherwise used by UKTV as permitted by applicable law. The Content is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved to UKTV and/or our licensors.

2.2 You agree that you will access the Website solely for your own private use and not for any commercial or public use. You agree that you may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, adapt, create a derivative work from, distribute, store in any medium (including in any other Website), broadcast, transmit, re-transmit, modify, or show in public all or any part of the Content without the prior written permission of UKTV or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. In addition, you may not include a link to the Website or display any of the Content surrounded or framed or otherwise surrounded by material not originating from Us without our consent. You may download, display and use the Content in accordance with these Terms only on a single computer screen at a time and you may print out a single hard copy of any part of the Content (but not make photocopies of any such hard copy) for your personal non-commercial use only. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms is prohibited unless authorised in writing by UKTV.

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

2.4 We may use content security technology or use other content protection measures. You agree that you will not circumvent, try to adjust or otherwise interfere with our security technology for any reason.

2.5 You agree not to make Content available on unauthorised websites or software applications and not to share content on P2P networks without our permission. We remind you that such conduct is prohibited by law.

2.6. The names, images and logos identifying UKTV and its businesses or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of UKTV and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these Terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estopel or otherwise any licence or right under any trade mark of UKTV or any other third party.

  1. REGISTRATION & YOUR PRIVACY

3.1 In order to access certain features and enjoy the full benefit of what our Website has to offer you will need to register with Us creating a user account ("Account"), which will require you to submit some personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. UKTV will only use the personal information you submit in the registration process or as otherwise may be requested from time to time in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice. By using the Website you acknowledge and confirm that you have read and accept the terms of our Privacy Policy and Cookie Notice.

3.2 You may not apply for or create more than one Account per email address without Our prior written approval.

3.3 If you choose, or you are provided with, a password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you agree to keep that information secret and not to disclose it to any third party. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and your Account and you are solely liable for any unauthorised use of your password or Account and for any access to or use of the Website by you or any person or entity using your Account or password.

3.4 You must immediately inform Us of any unauthorised use of your password or Account or any other breach of security.

3.5 We may disable your password at any time if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

3.6 You are responsible for how you interact with other Account holders and users of the Website. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor how you interact with those persons through your Account.

3.7 We reserve the right at any time to suspend or terminate your Account with Us where We deem your use of the Website breaches any of these Terms or our Privacy Policy or otherwise at our sole discretion without reason and without incurring any liability to you.

3.8 You may terminate your account by going to the "myuktv" section of the Website and following the instructions to do so there.

  1. YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS

4.1 Where you are invited to submit any contribution to this Website (including without limitation any text, graphics, video or audio) you or your licensors continue to own that content and you grant to UKTV a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, communicate to the public and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content, consistent with privacy restrictions set out in our Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to grant such rights to UKTV, do not submit your contribution to this Website.

4.2 You are solely responsible for any contribution your submit to the Website and by submitting your contribution you: (i) warrant that such contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to UKTV for all the purposes specified above; (ii) agree to waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Website and the other purposes specified above; (iii) warrant that your contribution does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this Website by, any third party; and (iv) warrant that your use of the Website and submission is not unlawful and does not, harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and will not contain obscene or offensive content or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue within this Website.

4.3 You will not, nor will you encourage any other party to, make any statement or introduce any content which includes: (i) or promotes swearing and/or unacceptable, indecent, defamatory, threatening, violent or discriminatory (based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability, physical or mental) language; (ii) discussions that encourage, promote or provide information about illegal or criminal activities (including but not limited to pornography, explosives, weapons, violence, drugs, programming viruses, computer hacking and copyright infringement); (iii) posting of addresses for other web sites or content that infringes any third party's intellectual property rights; (iv) content which breaches any legal duty owned to a third party, such as a contractual duty or duty of confidence; (v) exchanging telephone numbers or home addresses, the harassment of other users of the Website (either privately or in a public forum), or the impersonation of our staff, celebrities or any other characters or person; (vi) false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact; (vii) actions that would disrupt or impair the functioning, stability or security of the Website (including but not limited to the introduction of viruses, bugs, worms, Trojan horses or any other form of contaminants); (viii) advertisements, promotions, unsolicited approaches, or any other use of the Website for unauthorised commercial purposes; (ix) any derogatory remarks about UKTV or the Website; and (x) content which is detrimental to UKTV.

4.4 We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of sections 4.2 or 4.3 above through your use of the Website. When a breach of these sections has occurred, We may take such action as We deem appropriate, including: (i) immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your information or your right to use the Website and/or any of its features; (ii) issue of a warning to you; (iii) legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis resulting from the breach; (iv) further legal action against you; and (v) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as We reasonably feel is necessary, We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of sections 4.2 and 4.3 above. The responses described in this section above are not limited and We may take any other action We reasonably deem appropriate.

4.5 Although We ask all Website users to adhere to these Terms, you acknowledge that other users may submit material that you consider offensive or objectionable. UKTV assumes no responsibility or liability for the individual user content submitted to the Website and such submissions do not represent the views of UKTV.

  1. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS

5.1 The Website is aimed at users over the age of 18. There are however no age barriers to those accessing the Website or registering as users. Users under 18 should only use the Website with the permission of a parent or guardian. The parents or guardians of anyone under 18 using the Website should review these Terms carefully.

5.2 Contributions submitted and/or read by minors is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents or guardians who permit minors to use the Website that it is important that communicate with the minors about their safety online.

  1. OTHER TERMS & CONDITIONS

6.1 Other terms and conditions apply to our competitions and other interactions by you with the Website. If you wish to take part in any competition which is run on or through the Website (“Competition”) you must at the time of entry confirm your agreement to be bound by the general competition rules (UKTV General Competitions Terms & Conditions) and any other competition specific rules that may apply from time to time as stated in a ‘Competition Notice’. In respect of any other interaction, you will be asked to confirm your consent to any specific terms and conditions at the time. In the event of any inconsistency between such competition terms or other specific terms (collectively “Special Terms”) and these Terms, the Special Terms will apply.

6.2 There is no charge to use the Website. However, your internet service provider may impose charges for you to have access to the amount of bandwidth required for on demand programme services. In addition, when accessing the Website from a mobile device there may be additional network charges according to your contract.

  1. DISCLAIMER

7.1 While We take every care to ensure that the information on the Website is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied to Us by third parties and We are unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it. Further, this Website, the Content and the information, names, images, video clips, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to UKTV, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, availability, security and accuracy.

7.2 UKTV does not warrant that the functions contained in the Content contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the server and/or other technology that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of any or all of the Content.

7.3 In no event will UKTV be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, profits, revenue, business, contracts, anticipated savings or goodwill, whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

7.4 UKTV is not responsible for the availability or content of any third party websites or material you access through links on the Website. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and subject to the terms of use for that site. Links do not imply that UKTV endorses or is affiliated or associated with any linked site.

7.5 UKTV is not responsible for any adverts posted on the Website. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises on the Website, you do so at your own risk and on the terms offered by that third party. The advertiser, not UKTV, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to them, your only recourse is against the advertiser.

  1. INDEMNITY

8.1 You agree to indemnify Us and our affiliates and our respective directors, officers, employees and agents, as well as their licensors and suppliers, from and against any and all legal claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of: (i) any misrepresentation, act or omission made by you in connection with your use of the Website; (ii) any non-compliance by you of these Terms; or (iii) claims brought by third parties arising from or related to your access or use of the Website, including without limitation any contribution or other information made available by you on the Website.

  1. OTHER

9.1 No breach by you of any provision of these Terms shall be waived or discharged except with our express written consent of UKTV.

9.2 No failure or delay by UKTV to act in exercising any right, power or privilege under these Terms shall operate as a waiver of that right.

9.3 These Terms shall not be enforceable by any person who is not a party to these Terms, except by any other UKTV group company or UKTV connected party.

9.4 If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms.

  1. LAW & JURISDICTION

10.1. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and by using the Website you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales in the event of any claim or matter arising in relation to the Website and/or these Terms.

10.2 The Website is only intended to be accessed by residents in the United Kingdom. UKTV makes no representation that materials available on the Website comply with local laws in other jurisdictions.

  1. CONTACT US

11.1 If you have any concerns about any content on the Website or would otherwise like to get in touch with Us at UKTV You can contact Us detailing your concerns or other requests by:

Email: feedback.uktvnetwork@bss.org Post: UKTV Viewer Liaison, UKTV, PO Box 4307, Manchester, M61 OAH, Phone: 0845 734 4355

11.2 The Website includes an on-demand programme service. The Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD) is the independent co-regulator for the editorial content of on-demand programme services. More information about ATVOD can be found on its website at atvod.co.uk.

These Terms were last updated 24/10/12.