The services provided at http://www.researchiscool.com are provided by Research is Cool, located at 20 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9LN, United Kingdom.
'The website' refers to www.researchiscool.com (or Research is Cool), regardless of the ways in which you have accessed it. The term 'advertiser' refers to university departments, schools, faculties or any other organisations that have posted jobs, courses, or banners on www.researchiscool.com 'User' refers to anyone who visits www.researchiscool.com regardless of how they have accessed the site; this category includes visitors browsing the site as well as visitors who register their research profile on our research network (R-Net).
By using the website in any way, you are deemed to have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions. Also, by completing the initial registration form and by entering your email address and password you are deemed to have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.
1. Basis of Terms and Conditions
These Terms and Conditions shall apply to the exclusion of any terms or conditions put forward by or on behalf of any Research is Cool users. No alteration of these conditions shall be effective unless expressly agreed to in writing by Research is Cool.
2. Use of material
You can download, print and copy material from the site for your own personal use. You must not reproduce any part of the site or the material unless we have granted you permission to do so. Permission can be sought from firstname.lastname@example.org
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of Research is Cool. Access to the registration areas is via your email address and password. We allow you to access the registration areas of the site on the basis that you will comply with these Terms and Conditions, you will not do anything which will assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to the registration areas of the website, and that you do not maliciously create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the website. If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we reserve the right to cancel your access to the registration areas of Research is Cool immediately and without giving you any advance notice, block your IP address and email address from accessing the site, and inform your internet service provider of illegal activity. We also reserve the right to remove a registered profile at any time.
4. Disclaimer of liability
4.1 External websites
You can access other websites via links from www.researchiscool.com. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for their content.
4.2 Information provided by advertisers
Users should note that a large part of the information on the website is provided directly by advertisers. Advertisers are solely responsible for the content of the advertising material they submit to us, including that it complies with relevant legislation. Research is Cool does not accept responsibility or liability for the content of the material provided by advertisers, including any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Advertisers are solely responsible for ensuring accuracy and sufficiency of any job/course advert submitted to Research is Cool. This includes but is not restricted to advertisers having obtained all necessary consents in respect of the advertisement and ensured that the advert complies with all necessary legal statutory and regulatory requirements including copyright and/or any other right of any third party.
4.3 Information provided by users
Research is Cool does not accept any responsibility for any content posted by its users. This includes text, group formations, and images posted on the site. We will try our best to moderate the content to remove malicious links posted by other users, but we are not responsible for content posted by our users.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our subsidiaries, affiliates, managers, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms and Conditions or your violation of any law or the right of a third party.
5. Interruption of service
Although our server providers are doing their best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to Research is Cool, we cannot guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
6. Posting damaging material
Content that breaks the law and/or could have potential damage to Research is Cool or an end user is not allowed and will be removed. Any users found to be posting such content will immediately be banned from using the site.
7. Content of adverts
Users should note that advertisers have permission from Research is Cool to amend information contained within their own adverts, including deadlines and submission requirements, without prior notice to the users, and remove their adverts prior to the closing date.
8. Use of R-Net (research network)
We reserve the right to moderate and delete content posted on the research group message boards if it is deemed inappropriate, offensive or content deemed to break our Terms and Conditions. We also reserve the right to amend content on a user's profile if this content is deemed inappropriate or offensive. Posting adverts by users anywhere within R-Net for research jobs and courses anywhere is against the rules of Research is Cool and the content will be removed. Users undertaking this action will receive a warning by email and if persisting in this type of action we reserve the right to remove their research profile from our user base.
9. Changes to these Terms & Conditions
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these Terms & Conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted any changes if you continue to use the site after they have been posted.
10. Governing Law & Jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by Scottish law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.