Terms of Use

These terms and conditions apply to your use of the Ben Uri website. You can find out how we use your personal details and the use of cookies on this site.

Terms and conditions

By using the website benuri.org.uk you accept the terms and conditions that are covered here. If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, you must not access, use or contribute to this website.

Please be aware that Ben Uri may change these terms and conditions from time to time, so we recommend checking our website regularly for any updates. The date these terms and conditions were modified is given at the bottom of this page, so you can easily check when the page was last updated.

Your continued use of benuri.org.uk is deemed your acceptance of our terms and conditions and any updates or amended terms. If you do not agree to the changes, you should stop using this website.

1. Place of business

This website is operated by the Board of Trustees of Ben Uri, whose place of business is 108A Boundary Road London NW8 0RH.

2 License to use benuri.org.uk

By using the Ben Uri website, and all associated social and digital media, you agree to abide by the law and to use the services we provide in a considerate and responsible way that does not infringe the rights of anyone else or restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of benuri.org.uk. Prohibited behaviour in detail means you will not use this website to:

  • do anything that is against the law
  • distress, harass or inconvenience anyone
  • transmit defamatory, libellous, racist, obscene, pornographic, indecent, offensive content
  • threaten, cause distress, fear, or offence to anyone
  • interrupt or damage online services or damage or disrupt anyone else’s computer
  • transmit or upload computer viruses or other harmful files or programmes
  • collect data about other users without their consent
  • broadcast or send unsolicited communications such as junk mail or spam.

3. Minimum age and parental consent

Anyone under 18 must have the consent of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to use our site. Using this site means you acknowledge that you have the consent of your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to use this website and they agree to these terms on your behalf.

Ben Uri will highlight any content that they believe is inappropriate for people under the age of 18, and advise that you review any materials and terms with your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) if this situation applies. Ben Uri may require your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to provide written acknowledgement of these terms on your behalf.

4.Intellectual property

All content belongs to or identifies Ben Uri or third parties. This includes trademarks, names, patents, images and logos. Their products and services are subject to intellectual property rights, copyright, design rights and trade marks of Ben Uri and/or third-parties (registered and unregistered). All content (including all applications) located on the site shall remain with Ben Uri and/or its licensors (which includes other users).

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use content from the Ben Uri website and all associated online and digital content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

You must seek written permission of Ben Uri, if you wish to adapt or alter any Ben Uri content for your own personal, non-commercial. Please contact us.

5. Copyright

Ben Uri has taken reasonable efforts to ensure that the reproduction of all content on the pages of the Ben Uri website and other digital publications is done with the full consent from the copyright owners.

However, if you believe that you have found material on this website that does not have the consent of the copyright owner or is not covered by copyright exception under the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, please contact Ben Uri in writing giving your contact details and full details of the material you are concerned about. Please provide a web address to the material and all other information you feel is relevant. Please send this to 108A Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH

6. Contributions to the Ben Uri website

If you contribute content to the Ben Uri website, including sharing or uploading any content such as text, photographs, graphics, video or audio, you agree that you have granted Ben Uri permission to use (free of charge) the material in any way Ben Uri wants. This includes modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons. It also includes services in any existing or future worldwide media. In sharing your content in any way you permit Ben Uri to edit your material and to sub-licence these rights to third parties. This does not affect your right to continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it, including licensing that material to other websites.

Ben Uri is not obliged to pre-moderate material submitted by you to – instead, it has the right to:

  • monitor any material submitted to this website or any associated digital services
  • edit or remove material submitted to our website without prior notice or any liability toyou

7. Content ownership

If you share, upload or publish to benuri.org.uk or any of its content services you are confirming that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws, including any third party’s legal rights. You agree to submit to or share with Ben Uri communities only contributions that are your own original work. You must not violate, plagiarise, or infringe the rights of Ben Uri or third-parties including copyright, trademark, trade secrets, privacy, publicity, personal, or proprietary rights.

You are also confirming that you have gained consent from anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) if you are required to do so by law. If you do not want to grant Ben Uri the permission set out in these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with benuri.org.uk or any of its associated digital services.

8. Joining Ben Uri communities

To participate and contribute to Ben Uri communities you may be asked to register with benuri.org.uk and to choose a password and username to login that may be displayed. You are responsible for keeping your password and account details secure. If there is unauthorised use of your account, please notify us immediately. Any personal information supplied to benuri.org.uk as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with us will be collected, stored and used in accordance with data protection law as laid out in the Ben Uri Privacy policy and cookies.

9. Registering to use our services

You have to use a valid personal email address when registering for any Ben Uri accounts so that Ben Uri can easily contact you. You must not create any logins for the purpose of disrupting a community or annoying other users. Multiple accounts or those registered with someone else’s email address, or with temporary email addresses may be closed without notice. Ben Uri can request that you re-validate your account or we may close accounts if there is unfair use of the account in any way.

10. Agreement to Ben Uri community rules

You agree to use Ben Uri communities in accordance with the rules that apply to all Ben Uri community sites including Facebook and Twitter and all other digital services. Any comments including views, messages, statements or any content must comply with the law and not cause any offense that could be viewed as harassment. You must not submit or share any defamatory or illegal material of any nature in benuri.org.uk communities. Content includes text, graphics, video, programmes or audio-visual material. In detail, you must not post content:

  • to cause offence, disorder or harassment
  • that is spam or any commercial advertising, marketing or promotional material, unless you have Ben Uri consent
  • in a language that is not English,unless allowed
  • that misleads in any way or to impersonate another person or use their login or their identity
  • that is inappropriate (e.g. vulgar, offensive etc.) or use offensive usernames
  • that includes any personal information including addresses, unless allowed by Ben Uri
  • that breaks the law or promotes an illegal act

We ask you to always be polite and respectful when contributing to benuri.org.uk.

11. User views expressed on the Ben Uri website

Content posted in Ben Uri Communities is user generated. The views expressed are those of the user and not Ben Uri, unless specified. Ben Uri is not responsible for any content posted by members of the public on the Ben Uri website and any of its digital media, or for third party content accessible through Ben Uri digital services. Links to third party websites are not an endorsement by Ben Uri and the use of these websites are at the user’s own risk.

12. Online safety

Users should not reveal any personal information about themselves or anyone else, such as address, telephone number or any other details that would allow identification of a person.

13. Under-16s:

Children under 16 must have permission from their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before taking taking part in any Ben Uri Community and they must supervise their children’s online activity of all Ben Uri websites and communities. Parent(s) or legal guardian(s) are responsible for determining if content on benuri.org.uk is suitable for children. Children should never reveal any personal information about themselves such as their name and any addresses, telephone number or any other details that would allow identification of a person.

14. Breaching these community rules

If you fail to comply with any of these rules, Ben Uri reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to our online services, delete any contribution or take other action such as using information that is available about you to stop any further such infringements. This may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, police, school or email provider about the infringement(s).

15. Complaints and take down policy

You can contact us to make a complaint about any aspect of our online services if you think your rights have been infringed by Ben Uri’s online services. Please submit full details when you contact us.

16. Competitions

Ben Uri will alert you to the specific competition terms and conditions that apply to any competitions that it runs on this website.

17. Links to third party websites

Our website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by Ben Uri. Ben Uri is not responsible for any content, products or services available on any other websites and you use these links at our own risk.

18. Disclaimers and limitation of liability

All Ben Uri content and content relating to Ben Uri, its products and services is provided “as is’ and on an ‘as available’ basis. Ben Uri does not guarantee the completeness or performance of the website or any of the content. We aim to provide content that is correct at the time of publication, but we accept no responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the website. Please contact us if you feel we are providing content that is inaccurate or has errors or omissions. Ben Uri shall not be liable for any losses or damage including:

  • loss of data
  • loss of revenue or anticipated profits
  • loss of business
  • loss of opportunity
  • loss of goodwill or injury to reputation
  • losses suffered by third parties
  • death or personal injury

We cannot guarantee content and services will be uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected, or that the servers we use are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that you are responsible to check your security and carry out your own virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks).

If any terms detailed here are determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any country in which these terms are intended to be effective, they shall be removed. The failure or delay of Ben Uri to exercise or enforce any right in these terms does not waive the Ben Uri’s right to enforce that right.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and you agree with Ben Uri to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

19. Contact Ben Uri about these terms of use

Contact us or write to us at:

Ben Uri Gallery 108A Boundary Road London NW8 0RH

20. Created:

3 July 2012

Modified: 17 July 2012