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LEGAL POLICY

1.0 Intellectual Property (Trademark and Copyright)

1.1. The Impressionist is the Trademark of University of Westminster Media, Art and Design Studies. All content published on the website is original work. The pictures that are used are original and have been credited accordingly. Where images are borrowed, written consent has been obtained.

2.0 User generated content (UGC)

2.1. By posting content on this website, the user thereby grants permission to The Impressionist and all its users to access the posted content freely.

2.2. The Impressionist will not therefore be restricted in any way to use User-genenerated Content for website marketing purposes.

3.0 Copyright Notice

3.1. The copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on impressionist.co.uk inclusive of applications located on the site shall remain vested in the Impressionist or its licensors (which may include other users).

3.2. You will therefore not be allowed to copy, republish, disassemble, reproduce, download, broadcast, transmit, post, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, and avail to the public for any momentary gain or commercial purpose except for your own personal use.

3.3. The names, images and logos identifying the Impressionist or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of exclusively for the Impressionist and/or third parties.

3.4. Therefore nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as giving any licence or right of the Impressionist or any third party to use any trademark, design right or copyright.

3.5. All material contained on this website are accordingly protected by United Kingdom Copyright law, and the Universal copyright laws ultimately apply.

4.0 Legal requirements

Offensive or inappropriate (defamatory) content

4.1. The Impressionist reserves the right to remove content in bad taste, inappropriate and potentially defamatory. Where such posted content shall attract a legal suit, you shall be personally liable for such offensive content.

4.2. However, although we cannot guarantee a fair and accurate account of all the user-generated content, we shall on request take down any content that shall be so deemed unpalatable, offensive or defamatory. We reserve the right to use your private information to prevent further abuse of the website.

4.3. We advise you not submit or share any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in impressionist.co.uk. Any contribution of material intended or covertly calculated to commit or promote an illegal act is strictly prohibited and shall not be accepted.

4.4. We abhor acts of plagiarism, violation or infringe our right or the rights of the third parties including trademarks, trade secrets, privacy, publicity, and copyright proprietary or personal information.

5.0 LINKS

5.1. The links to websites other than the Impressionist are offered as a service to readers, and the Impressionist Editorial staff are not involved nor responsible for their content.

6.0 Criteria for our link selection

6.1. As far possible, all our external links are chosen for the purpose of providing you the reader for:

6.2. All sites we link you to are accessible though in some cases you may be asked to sign in to that site by the site’s administrators before viewing content. This may be in cases where such external websites offer commercial services e-commerce online.

6.3. Consequently, we do not produce nor maintain such sites, much as we do not take any pecuniary or commercial motive in linking you to such sites with extra content related to our subject.

6.4. Incidentally, some websites we link you to may contain user-generated content produced and supplied by members of the public. The Impressionist is not responsible for any violation of copyright laws, private policy, terms and conditions of use for such content on those websites and the third party.

7.0 Privacy

7.1. The Impressionist will not pass users' email and contact details to third parties, except that we will only use them as feedback to users.