Terms and Conditions

BLOG TERMS AND CONDITIONS for http://wpmu.mah.se/nmict142group6
These Terms and Conditions govern your use of our site. Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of these terms.

INFORMATION ABOUT US
Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is a blog designed and maintained by Group 6 (“We”). We are a group of students under the NMICT&D (New Media, Internet Communications Technology and Development) course at Malmo University and the Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is part of the requirements to pass this course. Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) will be operational in the period running from 22nd September through 7th November 2014.

Our blog uses mainly open source software. The content management and blogging system is WordPress 3.9.2.

WEB SITE ACCESS
1.1 You do not need to register with us in order to use Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH).
1.2 We grant you access to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) without restriction, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the information we provide herein without notice.
1.3 If you are under 16, you confirm you have permission of your parents or guardian to submit content.

USE OF BLOG
1.4 You may use Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) for your own private purposes.
1.5 All content created by us is published under an attribution-only licence. You are free to share, republish, copy, distribute, transmit, adapt, remix or translate our posts as long as you attribute and link to our blog and the author as clearly as the original source. Photos, video or audio sourced from other creators may be copyright-protected and not always available on the same terms. For these, you must seek permission directly from the creators.
1.6 You are permitted to submit content for publication in our blog under the condition that such content has been created by you. Alternatively, you should have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content for re-submission. We reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish any submitted content at our own discretion.

SITE UPTIME
1.7 We take all reasonable measures to ensure that Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if our blog is unavailable at any time.
1.8 Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) downtime but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice.

VISITOR-PROVIDED MATERIAL
1.9 Any material submitted or posted to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us.
1.10 When submitting a post to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) you shall not send any material that:
(a) has not been obtained with all necessary consents;
(b) is discriminatory, obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of others’ privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or institution, pornographic, illegal, liable to incite any type of 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 Sweden;
(c) is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
1.11 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to our blog in breach of Paragraph 1.10.

LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER BLOGS
1.12 Throughout Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) you may find links to third-party blogs. The provision of a link to such a blog does not mean that we endorse it. If you visit any blog via a link on our blog you do so at your own risk.
1.13 Any party wishing to link to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:
(a) You do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing.
(b) You do not misrepresent your relationship with Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH).
(c) The blog from which you link to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.

By linking to Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) in breach of clause 1.10 you shall be liable for any loss or damage suffered by us individually or as a group or by our blog as a result of such linking.

PRIVACY
Our blog uses cookies to collect visitors’ data. Certain plug-ins used from other sites may collect this type of data. If you browse these pages while still logged into our blog they may collect information from you. For further details on how these organisations use this information, please read their privacy policies.

DISCLAIMER
1.14 Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is up-to-date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and/or up-to-date.
1.15 All material contained on Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH) is provided without any warranty of any kind. You use the material on our blog at your own discretion.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH).

LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms and Conditions are governed by Swedish law. Any dispute arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Sweden.

CONCERNS AND FEEDBACK
Your opinion is important to us. If you have any concerns about material which appears on Social Media, Data and Development (Group 6 MAH), please contact us through the Contact Us form, by writing to us at comdev6@gmail.com or by twitting to us at @comdevbigdata. We will endeavour to respond to queries within 24 hours during the period within which our blog is operational.