Excellence Gateway Collaborative Workrooms - Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to use of the Excellence Gateway Collaborative Workrooms ("Collaborative Workrooms"). These Terms and Conditions incorporate by reference and include the most current versions of the House Rules, Content Submission Guidelines, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and Disclaimer uploaded on the Excellence Gateway at the time of such use.

Your access to and use of the Collaborative Workrooms constitutes your agreement to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you breach any of the Terms and Conditions, your authorisation to use the Collaborative Workrooms will automatically terminate.


The Excellence Gateway reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions; the revised Terms and Conditions will become effective when uploaded to the Collaborative Workrooms. You agree periodically to review these Terms and Conditions and agree that your continued use of the Collaborative Workrooms constitutes your agreement to any revised Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and interpreted under English law.

Use of the Collaborative Workrooms

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account username and password and agree not to allow any third party to use your credentials to access the data and files in the Collaborative Workrooms.

You are responsible for all uses of your account, whether or not actually or expressly authorised by you. If there is a breach or possible or apprehended breach of the confidentiality of a password or username assigned to a user, or any breach or possible or apprehended breach of security through a user's account, then the user shall notify Excellence Gateway immediately.

As host you shall inform members regarding Excellence Gateway security provisions and regulations. Since a Collaborative Workroom may be used to disseminate information via the Internet to members, the host shall be responsible for monitoring the relevant Collaborative Workroom such that information is disseminated in accordance with applicable UK law.

Data and Files

When you upload data and files to the Collaborative Workrooms, you warrant that you have the necessary rights to upload such data and files and grant others the right to use such data and files under applicable copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret laws. Unless specifically authorised, further reproduction, distribution and use of data and files contained on the Collaborative Workrooms will be subject to obtaining the consent of the copyright, patent or trademark owner, as the case may be.

You may only upload to the Collaborative Workrooms data and files that are (a) owned by you, (b) uploaded with the express permission of the owner, or (c) in the public domain.

You must not use the Collaborative Workrooms for any unlawful, immoral or illegal purpose.

While using the Collaborative Workrooms you may not: (i) upload any data and files anonymously or under a false name; (ii) upload any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane or otherwise objectionable data and files, including any transmission constituting or encouraging conduct that would violate any local, national or international law and/or give rise to civil and/or criminal liability; (iii) upload any data and files which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person(s) or party(s); (iv) upload any data and files that contain a virus or other contaminating or destructive features; (v) upload any data and files that violate the property rights of others, including copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion; (vi) interfere, in any way, with other users of the Collaborative Workrooms ; or (vii) upload charity requests, petitions for signatures, chain letters or letters relating to pyramid or Ponzi schemes.

You acknowledge that: (i) the Excellence Gateway may not pre-screen data and files and, as such, the Excellence Gateway does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of any data and files; (ii) you will evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any data and files, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such data and files; (iii) it is possible that you may be exposed to data and files that are indecent, offensive, or otherwise objectionable; and (iv) under no circumstances will the Excellence Gateway be liable in any way for any data and files, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any data and files, or for any loss or damages of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any data and files.

However, we reserve the right to monitor data and files on the Collaborative Workrooms and, in order to maintain an informative and valuable service that meets the needs of the users of the Collaborative Workrooms, we reserve the right to review, remove or edit data and files which we determine to be harmful to the Collaborative Workrooms, offensive or otherwise in violation of these Terms and Conditions. If the Excellence Gateway is made aware of data and files that breaches these Terms & Conditions it has the right, but not the obligation, to remove, or disable access to, that data and files.

The Excellence Gateway shall be entitled to immediately prevent continued use of Collaborative Workrooms in the event the Excellence Gateway learns that they are being used in such a manner as violates these Terms and Conditions and / or governing UK legislation. The Excellence Gateway shall immediately notify relevant parties in the event such a situation arises.

You are solely responsible for the content of any comments, information, questions, feedback, ideas, descriptions of processes, or any data and files you upload to the Collaborative Workrooms. The Excellence Gateway assumes no responsibility for your data and files or the data and files uploaded by any other user. You agree to indemnify the Excellence Gateway from and against any damages, losses, costs or expenses which the Excellence Gateway may incur as a result of the data and files you upload to the Collaborative Workrooms.


The Excellence Gateway shall be entitled to adopt measures that affect access to the Collaborative Workrooms where the Excellence Gateway deems such to be necessary for technical, maintenance, operational, or security reasons.

The Excellence Gateway does not warrant that use of the Collaborative Workrooms will be uninterrupted or error free. The Collaborative Workrooms are otherwise provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including any implied warranty or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or title.

In no event will the Excellence Gateway be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever, including without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, or under any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Collaborative Workrooms or the information and application services provided on the Collaborative Workrooms.

If you are dissatisfied with the Collaborative Workrooms, any data and files or application services provided on this Collaborative Workrooms or with any Terms and Conditions, policies or practices of Excellence Gateway in operating the Collaborative Workrooms, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Collaborative Workrooms.