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All about using this blog – terms and conditions

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Thank you for visiting the WWF-UK blog. We hope you find it useful, informative and inspiring. If you have any questions or reactions to anything on the blog, you can either leave a comment on a relevant page, or if it’s a more general or technical issue, please email us at info@wwf.org.uk

We do have a few rules of conduct about the blog. We want everyone to get involved and interact on these pages, and we’re very happy to hear your views – even criticisms – but please moderate your language and avoid any threatening or derogatory remarks or behaviour while taking part in discussions. Arguing your case is fine, but please be respectful and tolerant and bear in mind that people of all ages and views will be using this site.

We don’t believe in censoring opinions, but we reserve the right to remove comments we believe will be offensive to other readers, or qualify as unreasonable ‘trolling’ behaviour.

Here’s the rest of the small print – the legal ‘terms and conditions’ for using this blog. It’s pretty standard stuff, mostly common sense, but it’s a good idea to read it through anyway…

All content posted or submitted by users of the blog are the views of the author of the contribution, not necessarily the views of WWF-UK.

We are not responsible for contributions on the blog, nor for the content of any external sites that may be linked from these pages.

Users of the blog must not post any material that is knowingly false or misleading, defamatory, illegal, abusive, harassing, liable to incite racial hatred, blasphemous, discriminatory, pornographic, sexually oriented, threatening, or invasive of anyone’s privacy.

You mustn’t post anything you don’t own the rights to, or haven’t obtained necessary licences and /or approvals for first. You mustn’t post anything technically harmful – including viruses, Trojan horses, worms etc.

Users mustn’t impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.

We’re entitled to reveal your identity (or any information we have about you) if appropriate and in accordance with data protection legislation.

Anything you send or post to this website will be considered non-confidential. By transmitting or posting a contribution to the website you automatically grant us a ‘non-exclusive, perpetual, non-terminable, worldwide, sublicensable, and royalty-free licence’ – that just means we can copy and use your contribution in any form and any place that we think will help with our work.

Contributors to discussion websites must have a valid email registered with us at all times. By registering, you certify that all information you provide in the registration is accurate.

If we ask you to register for certain elements of our blog or website, please keep your registration details up-to-date (let us know if you change your email address, for example). We also expect you to keep any user names or passwords confidential to prevent unauthorised access to your account. Let us know right away if you think someone else may have access to your account. You’re responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password.

We may terminate your registration at any time, but it would generally only be if you breach the website rules. You won’t be able to re-register with us without our written consent.

While we encourage our supporters to campaign on the issues referred to on our website and blog, please do not imply that you are taking action on behalf of WWF. In particular do not state that WWF is taking, or proposes or is considering taking, action against individuals or organisations – for example, a boycott of a company’s products.

We may sometimes allow companies to advertise goods and services on our websites. We will not knowingly run an advert that’s untrue, or which relates to goods or services contrary to our objectives, but the appearance of an ad does not mean we endorse the advertiser’s goods or services. We are not responsible for the accuracy of any advertising material or for any advertised product or service.

Except for products expressly sold by WWF or WWF-UK Trading Limited, the mention of a company’s product on a WWF website or blog does not represent any endorsement or warranty of that product by WWF.

Please be careful when purchasing anything online – always make sure you’re using a secure connection before making payments. We strongly encourage you to make any appropriate investigations before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any third parties.

We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system from your use (or misuse) of this blog – including downloading or streaming from the website, or from following links to external sites.

The material on this website is provided ‘as is’, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind.

We take your privacy very seriously and will treat all of your personal information according to the relevant data protection laws in England & Wales. Find out more about our privacy policy and data protection.

Find out more about copyright and ‘intellectual property’ for this blog and its contents.

This blog is owned and administered by WWF-UK – a registered charity no. 1081247 (in England) and no. SC039593 (in Scotland) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England no. 4016725.

Our registered address is Panda House, Weyside Park, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1XR; UK. VAT no. 733 761821.

These terms may be updated or change at any time, in which case the amended terms will be posted here and will apply from the date we post them.

Note: the format and content of our blog and websites change constantly. You should refresh your browser each time you visit to ensure that you access the most up-to-date version.

If you have any questions about any of this at all, please e-mail us direct at info@wwf.org.uk