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Hawknet Computing - Terms and Conditions

(1) Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website and services; by using our website and/or services, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website or services.

(2) Definitions

The following definitions define key words used in these terms and conditions: WE/US/OUR/COMPANY is Hawknet Computing Ltd, YOU is the end user, WEBSITE is the website or websites owned and used by Hawknet Computing Ltd, SERVICES is the server(s) and software running on said server(s) offering connections to you, OTHER CONTENT is publicly downloadable content from our services, REGULAR consists of a period of time no longer than two days while using our services or servers, MONITOR is a process of manual or automatic searching for keywords.

(3) Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or OTHER CONTENT from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:
(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
(c) show any material from the website in public;
(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
(f) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

(4) Licence to use the service

By using any services hosted by us, you agree to the following conditions including but not limited to:
(a) Grief or harassment is not allowed;
(b) Racism, Sexism or any discrimination is not allowed; and
(c) Nazism and any derogatory comments are not allowed.

Performing any of the above actions while using any of our services will result in your removal from the service and further action being taken at our discretion.

Any methods used to bypass or evade your restriction to use our service will result in further action being taken.

We hold every right to record, store and monitor discussions, whether public or private or discussion between administration members. Any discussion relating to any serious offences that are locally or internationally illegal, we hold every right to inform local authorities.

By using the services to which these Terms and Conditions apply, you agree to viewing content intended for mature users.

It is your own responsibility to check your country of residences' Age of Legal Responsibility. If you are not of this age, or are unsure, you must have permission to use our websites or services by a parent or guardian.

(5) Acceptable use

You must not use our website or services in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or services, defamation to the company, harassment to other users of the website or service, or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website or service; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent. You must not use any systematic or automated registration activities, also you must not use any systematic or automated processes which violate these Terms and Conditions or any other rules on our website or services (this includes but is not limited to: computer scripts and programs, bots or any other automated processes, software, or otherwise designed to emulate a human user).

(6) Fair use

By using our website or services to host your own content, you agree that your content is assigned a usage allowance in terms of your content. If your content is found to exceed these quotas your content will be truncated or halted until the quotas are met.

If your content provides any services to users, you agree that your content does not cause excessive strain on internal components, including but not limited to: Reading and writing to storage media, consuming vast amounts of system memory and consuming vast amounts of internet bandwidth. If your content is found to provide services which breach these, the services will be disabled.

If your content provides any services to users, you agree that your content may not consume resources states in the above paragraph, which can effect other customers' content. If your content is found to breach this, the content can be removed, and your agreement with us terminated.

(7) Hosting services

By using our website or services to host your own content, you agree that the content does not breach any UK National or International laws or allow user content or users to do so. The content may not also breach these Terms and Conditions, or any other rules set out on our website or services.

By hosting content using our services, you agree to keep your content within a limited quota of disk space, and not to exceed this quota. If your content exceeds this quota, you or your users' content may be removed at our sole discretion.

You agree not to host any content that breaches any copyright or piracy laws or that may cause damage or harm to any third parties, this includes, but is not limited to users themselves. You also agree that you take full responsibility for your users' content.

You agree that you will not prevent users with any kind of disability from using any service that is associated with or provided by us and where possible you agree to make content or services accessible to said users with disabilities where reasonable.

You may be given restricted access to our websites or services to transfer or manage your content. You agree not to attempt to gain access to other restricted areas within our website or services.

(8) Restricted access

Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to certain areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.

If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password is kept confidential.

We may disable your user ID and password in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

Any information or content which is made viewable within restricted areas of our website must be kept confidential. Any discussion of information or content within restricted areas that has been found to be discussed outside of said restricted area may result in your user ID and password being revoked, and your access to said restricted area or any of our services disallowed at our sole discretion and without explanation.

(9) User generated content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation creations, text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website or services, for whatever purpose.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not defame or show public harrasment using any of our services, must not infringe any third parties legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

(10) Limited warranties

We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

(11) Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

(a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

(a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under the terms and conditions or in relation to the subject matter of the terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

(12) Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

(13) Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Any breaches of these terms and conditions will result in your restriction to use our services and access our servers by any means. This includes permanent and non-permanent bans, and any temporary and permanent restrictions to use our services.

(14) Variation

We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you agree to check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

(15) Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

(16) Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

(17) Exclusion of third party rights

These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

(18) Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and/or service, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

If you do not understand these terms and conditions, it is your responsibility to contact us for further definitions or explanation.

Failure to comply with any section or subsections of these terms and conditions may result in your restriction to use our website or services, including those hosted by us. Where failure to comply breaches UK National or International law, you will be prevented from accessing or using any of our websites or services, including those hosted by us, and any evidence obtained will be held by us, and will immediately be made available and reported to relevant authorities.

(19) Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

(20) Competitions

We hold every right to host our own competitions within our services and/or websites. Competition rules must be adhered to. These rules are posted with the competition details.

If you do not comply to the competition rules, or break any other part of these Terms and Conditions with your submission to the competition you will be denied from the competition and any future competitions depending on severity.

Competition close dates are declared in the competition however can be closed before this date for any reason decided by us, however when this happens, an announcement will be made on the competition page.

(21) Our details

The full name of our company is Hawknet Computing Ltd.
The company registration number is: 07342045

You can contact us by email to

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