Thank you for visiting the Database Weekly website (the "Site"). Please read these
1.1 The Site is owned and operated by Red Gate Software Limited ("Red Gate"), and
is hosted in England on Red Gate's behalf. Red Gate is a company registered in the
United Kingdom with company number 03857576, with its registered office at Newnham
House, Cambridge Business Park, Cambridge, CB4 0WZ, United Kingdom. If you have
any questions, comments or queries on the Site, please let us know by contacting
us at email@example.com.
1.3 We accept no obligation to monitor the use of the Site. However, we reserve
the right to disclose any information as required by law and/or to remove, refuse
to post or to edit any information or materials, to block your access and to take
such other action as may be reasonably necessary to prevent any breach of these
absolute discretion fully co-operate with law enforcement and other relevant authorities
with respect to any investigation of suspected unlawful activity or violation of
2. Your use of the Site
2.1 You must only use the Site and anything available from the Site for lawful purposes,
and you must comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations. You must
not use the Site to:
(a) post, upload or otherwise transmit information or pictures that are obscene
or pornographic, threatening, menacing, racist, offensive, defamatory or otherwise
(b) upload files that contain software or other materials in breach of any intellectual
property rights or in breach of confidence;
(c) download any material posted by another user that you know, or reasonably should
know, cannot be copied or otherwise used;
(d) harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of others;
(e) harm or threaten to cause harm to minors;
(f) impersonate anyone else or otherwise misrepresent your identity or status;
(g) hack into the Site or any other related computer system, make excessive traffic
demands, deliver viruses or otherwise engage in any other behaviour that may reasonably
be expected to inhibit other users from using and enjoying the Site or any other
web site or damage or destroy the reputation of Red Gate, its employees, agents
or any third party;
(h) collect and process others’ personal data; or
(i) advertise or offer to sell goods or services.
3. If you want to contribute to the Site
3.1 You are free to contribute to the Site (whether through blogs, article commentaries,
forums or otherwise), provided that you do so in accordance with these Terms of
3.2 If you contribute to the Site, you must take all reasonable care to ensure that
your contributions are:
(a) accurate in all material respects and not misleading;
(b) not defamatory, obscene, offensive, discriminatory or otherwise unlawful; and
(c) otherwise in compliance with Section 2.
3.3 Unless you agree otherwise with us, you will retain ownership of any intellectual
property rights in contributions you make to the Site. By contributing to the Site,
you automatically grant a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide and irrevocable licence,
with a right to sub-license, to us to copy, use, adapt, modify, transmit or distribute
your contributions as they see fit, provided that such contributions may not be
used in any unlawful, defamatory, offensive or discriminatory way.
4. If you want to use material on the Site
you copy, use, modify or distribute any of the material available on the Site.
4.2 Any material contained in the Site (the "Red Gate Materials") and all intellectual
property rights in the Red Gate Materials are either owned by us or have been licensed
to us by the rights owner(s) so that we can use those Red Gate Materials as part
of the Site. You are only allowed to use the Site, the Red Gate Materials and any
4.3 You are not permitted to copy or use any of the Red Gate Materials for any purpose,
provided that you may print a copy of any page of the Site for your personal, non-commercial
4.4 You are not allowed to remove or change any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual
property right notices contained in the original material on the Site or from any
material copied or printed off from the Site.
4.5 The underlying source code of the Site is proprietary to Red Gate (the "Red
Gate Source Code"). You are not permitted to access, reverse engineer, decompile
or otherwise use the Red Gate Source Code. The Red Gate Source Code, and all intellectual
property rights in and relating to the Red Gate Source Code, are owned by Red Gate.
5. Your privacy
5.1 Usage of any personal information you choose to submit through the Site is governed
of Use. In the event that Red Gate undergoes a reorganisation or is sold to a third
party, you agree that any personal information we hold about you may be transferred
to that reorganised entity or third party.
our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, fraud
or any other liability which may not be excluded or limited by applicable law. Your
statutory rights as a consumer are not affected by any of these terms.
6.2 Subject to paragraph 6.1, in no event shall we be liable (whether for breach
of contract, negligence or for any other reason) for any loss of profits, exemplary
or special damages, loss of sales, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of any
software or data, loss of bargain, loss of opportunity, loss of use of computer
equipment, software or data, loss of or waste of management or other staff time,
or for any indirect, consequential or special loss, however arising.
6.3 Subject to paragraphs 6.1 and 6.2, you agree that the obtaining of any material
through the use of the Site is carried out at your own risk and that we have no
liability to you in respect of such material or the effects of such material.
6.4 Subject to paragraphs 6.1 to 6.3, our liability to you whether in contract,
tort or otherwise, is limited to £250.
6.5 We try to make sure that all information contained on the Site is correct, but
we do not accept any liability for any error or omission.
6.6 You agree that your use of the Site, and any material or other information made
available on the Site ("Site Information"), is on an “as is” and “as available”
basis and that your use of the Site and any Site Information is at your sole risk.
into conditions, warranties or other terms in relation to the Site or Site Information
(including any implied term relating to quality or fitness for a particular purpose).
6.7 You agree that the obtaining of any material through the use of the Site is
carried out at your own risk and that we have no liability to you in respect of
such material or the effects of such material.
6.8 The Site may include links to external sites and co-branded pages. We have included
links to these sites and co-branded pages to provide you with access to information
and services that you may find useful or interesting. We are not responsible for
the content of these sites and pages or for anything provided by them.
6.9 We are not liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on any
information provided in this Site.
7. Suspension of the Site
7.1 We may suspend the operation of the Site for repair or maintenance work or in
order to update or upgrade the contents or functionality of the Site from time to
time. Access to or use of the Site or any Sites or pages linked to it will be not
necessarily be uninterrupted or error free.
8. Blocking access and removing Site content
8.1 We may, in our absolute discretion:
(a) block you from using the Site where we consider that you have made any contribution
to the Site which is misleading, defamatory, obscene, offensive, discriminatory
(b) remove from the Site any posting made by you which we consider to be misleading,
defamatory, obscene, offensive, discriminatory, materially in accurate or otherwise
9. General and governing law
you of any major changes by posting a message on the Site. By browsing or contributing
understanding between you and Red Gate and supersede all previous agreements, understandings
and representations relating to the subject matter. If any provision of these Terms
of Use is found to be unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other
provision. We may delay enforcing our rights under these terms and conditions without
losing them. You agree that we may sub-contract the performance of any of our obligations
or may assign these terms and conditions or any of our rights or obligations without
giving you notice.
9.2 We will not be liable to you for any breach of these terms and conditions which
arises because of any circumstances which we cannot reasonably be expected to control.
law, and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Last amended: July 7th, 2008