Acceptable Use Policy

Introduction

Expolink Europe Limited (referred to throughout as Expolink, “we”, “our” or “us”) is strongly committed to enforcing acceptable and fair use of the website.

This Policy applies to the all visitors to the Expolink website (“site”). Users are reminded that Expolink audits and monitors the use of its business systems.

If Users do not understand any part of this policy they should raise it with marketing@expolink.co.uk. Use of the Expolink Site, which is contrary to this policy, will be investigated, and the appropriate penalty applied.

Expolink may change policies. Users are recommended to periodically check our policies so that they are aware of any changes. This policy is effective from 05/11/2018

Policy Scope

The purpose of this policy is to explain what expectations Expolink have for our website use, what activities would be considered an infringement of this policy and the possible ramifications in the event that this policy is breached. Any user who provides information to us via our website consents to the processing and potential disclosure of such information under the terms of our privacy policy. Site Users are expected to use the Site for business related purposes.

Governance

Our approach to acceptable use is governed by various pieces of legislation, which include:

  • The Data Protection Act 2018
  • The Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • PECR 2003

Expolink’s Acceptable Use policy is governed by the jurisdiction of England and Wales.

Prohibited Activities

A prohibited activity in this context would be any behaviour which would be considered irresponsible use of Expolink’s website.

Whilst the list of actions considered to be prohibited are extensive and not exhaustive, the below details some of the key points to consider when using the site:

  • Violation of any legislation, statute or regulation during use of our site is strictly prohibited.
  • Expolink will not tolerate harassment, discrimination, breaches of confidentiality or information security and any other misuse of resources. Users of the site must act with integrity.
  • Communication must be consistent with accepted standards of ethical conduct and behaviour. Users are not permitted to use the Site to create, forward or display any offensive or disruptive messages.
  • The Site must not be used to send unsolicited communication of any kind, including but not limited to; junk emails, chain letters and offers, hoax virus alerts, amusing animations and graphics, make money-fast schemes or communication lists.
  • Whilst using the Site users may unintentionally expose their personal data to security risks and all users are advised to follow the necessary security disciplines.
  • Users must never attempt to breach measures designed to protect the security, privacy, efficiency or legality of the Site.
  • The Site shall not be used as a means of sexual harassment and shall not be used for sending offensive comments based on an individual’s gender, age, sexuality, race, disability or appearance.
  • Users must not change any communication they received in response to messages submitted to Expolink via the website, forwarding the email to another recipient, such that it misrepresents the original email. Nor should they impersonate any other person when using email.
  • Users must not make or forward derogatory, libellous or defamatory remarks about any person or organisation on the Site. Users must not send or forward discriminatory messages, even if it is intended as a joke, as this could also amount to harassment.
  • No Intellectual property should be taken from the Site without Expolink’s express consent. This may infringe licences or copyright, incur charges for which the individual would be personally liable.

Sanctions

In the event that a site user violates any of the aforementioned activities or any other restriction under applicable legislation, they may face sanctions, which include but are not limited to:

  • Written warnings
  • Suspended user access
  • Termination of user access
  • Legal action

Contact

If you have any questions about this, please contact us:

Expolink

marketing@Expolink.co.uk
+44 (0)1249 456 806
6 Greenways Business Park,
Bellinger Close,
Chippenham,
SN15 1BN