Acceptance of Global Food Security programme blog rules
Although the Blog is fully moderated, we are under no obligation to you or any other person to oversee, monitor or moderate the Blog or any other service we provide on our site and we may stop moderating the Blog at any time. We reserve the right to remove, or to disable access to, any comment which we deem to be potentially defamatory of any person or which we deem unlawful or in violation of any third party rights. We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the Blog by any person in contravention of these Rules.
Use of the blog by minors
The use of the Blog by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use the Blog that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online. Minors who are using the Blog should be made aware of the potential risks to them and of their obligation to comply with these Rules when using the Blog.
We will do our best to assess any possible risks to minors from third parties when they use the Blog, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks.
Submission of comments
To add a comment to a discussion:
- enter your comment into the text box and click the ‘post comment ’ button
- once your comment has been approved it will be published to the site.
To enable us to publish comments from as many different people as possible, please refrain from posting multiple comments. Multiple comments may discourage others who might otherwise wish to take part.
By submitting a contribution to the Blog, you agree to grant BBSRC a non-exclusive licence to use that contribution. Although you will still own the copyright in this contribution, BBSRC will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your contribution. This licence will be free of charge, perpetual and capable of sub-licence. BBSRC may exercise all copyright and publicity rights in the material contained in your contribution in all jurisdictions, to their full extent and for the full period for which any such rights exist in that material.
If you are not in a position to grant such a licence to BBSRC, please do not submit the contribution to the Blog.
Breach of these rules
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Blog
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Comment already posted on the Blog
- Issue of a warning to you
- Legal proceedings 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
- Further legal action against you
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.
We exclude our liability for all action we may take in response to breaches of these Rules. The actions described above are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Changes to these rules
We may revise these Rules at any time. 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.