Terms and Conditions

This is www.universalchannel.co.uk ("the Website"); a website operated by NBC Universal Global Networks UK Limited, a company incorporated in the England and Wales with its registered office at Central Saint Giles, St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8NU. Your use of this Website (including the content and any other services provided by us from time to time) is subject to the following Terms of Use, which you are deemed to accept by accessing and/or registering with the Website.

Minimum Age

You must be at least 13 years of age or older to use the forums on the Website.

Registration

If you choose to register and become a member of the Website you will be asked to provide a registration username and password. This user name and password will provide you with access to our website and may also provide you with access to certain other Universal Channel websites operated by related channels in other countries. Your username and password are personal to you and must be used only by and strictly in accordance with these terms and conditions.

Communications

If you have opted in to receive further details about Universal Channel and our related services, then we may contact you by email or by SMS message with details of other programmes, events, competitions, website activities or other services offered by Universal Channel that we believe may be of interest to you. If you have opted in to receive further details from our related and commercial partners, then you may be contacted by email or by SMS message with details of such party's own events, programmes, competitions or other services.

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how we collect, store, manage and use your personal information.

Cancelling Your Registration or Unsubscribing

You can unsubscribe to all communications from Universal Channel and/or our related and commercial partners by following the unsubscribe links on the mails. Alternatively, you can cancel your membership for the Website by emailing us here and we will cancel your registration to our websites and cease sending any emails or communications

Content Rights

The copyright and all other rights in the material on this Website are owned by Universal Channel or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights. As a visitor to this Website, you may download a single copy of the material for your own private viewing purposes only. Unless we give you express written permission, you may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sublicense or create derivative works from the Website, which includes any information and software made available via the Website.

Save as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, you may not copy, save, download, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, transmit or use for any purposes, whether commercial or non-commercial, the Website or any information contained on the Website, except to the extent necessarily required in order for you to display, use and navigate the Website.

Information, Availability and Links to Other Sites

While Universal Channel takes every care to ensure that the information on this Website is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied to Universal Channel by third parties and Universal Channel is unable to check its accuracy or completeness.

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for services or information provided by third parties on the Website or for the availability of any other websites or material you access through the Website, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, transactions, products or services on or available from such third parties or from websites or other material you access through the Website, nor for any damage, loss or offence caused, or alleged to be caused, by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, advertising, products or services available from such third parties or available on or from such websites or other material.

Any dealings between you and any third party accessed on or via the Website, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations, associated with such dealings, are solely between you and the relevant third party. You agree not to hold us liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings, or to involve us in any dispute between yourselves and the third parties.

This Website is provided "as is"; without any warranties of any kind and Universal Channel does not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information available on or via the Website or interruption in availability of the Website.

Suspension of the Website

We reserve the right to:

(i) deny or suspend your access to the Website or any part of the Website with or without notice to you if your use of the Website or that part is deemed by us abusive, excessive, or against the interests of other users of the Website or in breach of these Terms of Use; or:

(ii) if applicable, to remove any content or material uploaded to the Website by you with or without notice where we believe it may contravene these Terms of Use.

Additionally, we reserve the right to suspend, restrict, or terminate access to the Website for any reason at any time.

Limit of Liability

We exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, and save in respect of death or personal injury arising from our negligence, all liability for any claims, losses, demands and damages arising directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected with the Website and/or any services offered via the Website from time to time. This exclusion shall apply in respect of, without limitation, any interruption of service, lost profits, loss of contracts or business opportunity, loss of data, or any other consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages, arising out of the Website, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether arising in contract, tort, under statute or otherwise.

Promotions and Competitions

From time to time Universal Channel (or selected third parties) may offer other competitions, promotions or other offers in addition to the one described above on the Website. Each such offer shall be subject to its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions.

Your Obligations to Us

You agree that you will only use the Website in a manner that is consistent with these Terms of Use and any additional terms of use from time to time in force and in such a way as to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation, your local law). In particular, you will not use the Website (or any part of it) to transmit or post any material which is defamatory, offensive, or of an obscene or menacing character, or which may, in our judgement, cause annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety to any person or contains any virus or other computer programming routine which may damage or interfere with the Website and/or any services provided by the Website.

You agree not to use the Website such that you cause the whole or part of the Website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or in any way impaired.

To the extent to which your use or the use by any person who may be authorised by you or for whom you are responsible (for example, as employer) causes loss or damage to us or any person, you agree to indemnify us immediately on demand in relation to any such losses or damages attributable to us, including where necessary any legal, administrative or technical charges that may arise from such use.

Your Contributions

Whenever you submit any material to the Website (including without limitation any text, graphics, video or audio) you grant Universal Channel a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media. If you do not wish to grant such rights to Universal Channel it is suggested that you do not submit your contribution to the Website.

By submitting your contribution to the Website you also:

(i) warrant that such contribution is your own original work;

(ii) agree to indemnify Universal Channel against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Universal Channel as a result of your breach of the above warranty; and

(iii) agree to waive any moral rights in your contribution for all the purposes specified herein.

In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and specific terms appearing elsewhere on the Website relating to specific material, the latter shall prevail.

General

In order to continuously improve the quality of the Website, we reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use from time to time at our sole discretion and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use regularly.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by reason of the laws in any state or country in which they are intended to be effective, then to the extent that such Term or Condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and continue to be binding and enforceable.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use are exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales whose courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right at our sole discretion to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.