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Terms and Conditions

Institute of Practical Ethics Terms of Use

1. Eligibility

Membership of the Institute is void where prohibited by law.

You warrant that:

  1. all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate;
  2. you will maintain the accuracy of that information;
  3. you will keep any password supplied to you secure;
  4. you are a legitimate member of the institution which subscribes to this Institute of Practical Ethics, if there is such an institution
  5. your membership and use of the Institute of Practical Ethics does not violate any applicable law.

2. Content

The Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video or any other materials (Content) that you post on the site. By using this site you assert and accept that any material you choose to post openly using the posting option 'to the world' a) is owned by you b) is not copyrighted in any way c) may be viewed by any other person that uses this site and d) may be openly reported on by any other user.

Material posted privately - for example in secure groups or courses - and using any posting option other than 'to the world' a) is owned by you b) is not copyrighted in any way c) may be viewed only by any other person that is part of the private group and d) may not be openly reported on by any other user. 

You warrant that:

  1. you own Content posted by you on the Institute site; and
  2. the posting of your Content on the Institute site does not violate the privacy, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person.

When posting Content you must:

  1. treat the views of other members with respect;
  2. not use any obscene, indecent, threatening or offensive language;
  3. not post any Content that may be defamatory, obscene, an infringement of intellectual property rights, discriminatory, misleading or deceptive or otherwise unlawful; or
  4. not post a photograph or video of another person without that person’s consent.

Content may be moderated by the Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. However, Content is not generally moderated prior to its appearance and the Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. accepts no responsibility for the conduct of any user or member, including any Content posted on the site by a staff member.

The Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. reserves the right to remove any Content.
 
If you have any privacy concerns you are advised to use a pseudonym, where that is allowed on the site.
 

3. Use

You must not use the Institute site to:

  1. bully, intimidate or harass any user;
  2. misrepresent or defame others;
  3. commit fraud;
  4. collect usernames or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email;
  5. engage in misleading or deceptive conduct; or
  6. propagate computer worms, viruses or other types of malicious programs.

You may report any concerns about or misuse of the Institute site by email to: The Institute of Practical Ethics

We state unequivocally that - apart from the use of avatars and pseudonyms - any person who uses the Institute site to present themselves as other than who they really are will be banned from the Intitute for life. At our discretion we may choose to invoke criminal and/or civil proceedings against any person breaching this condition. By using this website you unreservedly accept this condition.

4. Liability

The Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user or member of the Institute.

In no event will the Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. be liable to you or any other person for any damages, losses, costs or expenses arising from your use of the Institute site or any Content.

You indemnify the Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. for any damages, losses, costs and expenses incurred by the Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. arising out of your use of the site.

5. Termination

The Institute of Practical Ethics Ltd. may do any of the following:

  1. delete your profile;
  2. delete any Content posted by you; and
  3. terminate your membership, for any reason.