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This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between content standards that apply when you and us under which you may access upload content to our website or (our site). sites), make contact with other users on our sites, link to our sites, or interact with our sites in any other way. It should be read alongside, and forms part of, our website terms and conditions.

This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our sites.

Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use. is a site operated by SelectScience Limited (we or us). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 3597730 and we have our registered office at Science House, Church Farm Business Park, Corston, Bath, BA2 9AP, UK. Our main trading address is Science House, Church Farm Business Park, Corston, Bath, BA2 9AP, England. Our VAT number is 713563055.


You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our sites:

  • If you are under 18 years of age.
  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate any person.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards. [add link].
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use our Website Terms and Conditions
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of our sites
  • any equipment or network on which our sites are stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our sites; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.


These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it sites (Contributions).

The Content Standards must comply be complied with thein spirit and as well as to the letter of the following standards.. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

We will determine, in our absolute discretion, whether a Contribution breaches the Content Standards.

Contributions must:

  • Must be accurate (where they state it states facts).
  • Only contain opinions that are genuinely held (where they state opinions).
  • Must comply with the law applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are it is posted and to which our site is targeted.

Contributions must not:

  • Be defamatory of any person.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Bully, insult, intimidate or humiliate.
  • Incite violence or hatred against particular groups
  • Promote sexually explicit material.
  • Promote violence.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright, database right, patent or trade mark of any other person.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • Be made in breach of Breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • Promote Contain illegal content or promote any illegal content or activity.
  • Be in contempt of court.
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate the Contribution emanates from us, if this is not the case.
  • Advocate, promote, incite any party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
  • Contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.


We will determine, in are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any Contribution to our discretion sites and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any service on any of our sites by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether there it has been moderated or not.


When we consider that a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy Acceptable Use Policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate., in our absolute discretion.

Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the our website terms of use and conditions upon which you are permitted to use our sites, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material Contribution uploaded by you to our sites.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law.

We exclude our liability for actions taken all action we may take in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policyactions we may take are not limited to those described above, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.