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regulations, Groovy100 reserves the right to seek all remedies available by
law and in equity for such violations. These rules and regulations apply to
all visits to the Groovy100 Web Site, both now and in the future.
2. Limited License
Please note that all material on this site - unless otherwise stated -
is copyright © Groovy100 1988-2023, and
no words, photographs, games or graphic material may be used without our express permission.
Groovy100 hereby authorises you to copy materials published by Groovy100
on this Web Site solely for your own non-commercial personal use,
subject to the conditions set out below. In
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above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by
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trademark or copyright of Groovy100 or any third party.
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PERMITTED HEREIN, NO PORTION OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE MAY BE
REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM, OR BY ANY MEANS, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION
FROM Groovy100. VISITORS OR USERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MODIFY, DISTRIBUTE,
PUBLISH, TRANSMIT OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF ANY MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS
SITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
(i) Groovy100 photography/games/graphics
What do you mean by copyright?
that the photos, games and graphics on this site are the property of Groovy100 and cannot be used without
Can I download the photos/games/graphics?
You may download the photos/graphics and store them on your own machine for your own
personal use, for example as the main background or in a viewer. You are not allowed to download them onto a machine that you do not own,
e.g. machines in a school, College, University, Library or Cybercafe etc., or
load them onto a server.
Can I distribute the photos/games/graphics? e.g. send a friend a copy by email
They are for your personal use only, they must not be distributed,
loaned, hired or sold to anyone else.
Can I use your photography in a School/College project?
If you want to use the material in a school or college project, we would expect to
be asked beforehand. In some cases we will give permission, provided that
the project is non profit making and the project does not involve publication on
the Web, or distribution or publication in any other medium.
Can I post the photos/graphics to Newsgroups?
You are not allowed to post the photos/graphics in Newsgroups,or any similar service.
Can the photos/games/graphics be used on a CD-ROM?
You are not allowed to distribute them on any storage media.
Can the photos be used in a screensaver?
The photos can be used to make a screensaver provided that the screensaver is
for your own personal use. It must not be sold or distributed.
Can the photos/graphics be used on a T-shirt, Mugs, Mouse mats etc.?
You do not have permission to use the photos/graphics on any commercial product.
Can the photos/graphics be used in a brochure or used commercially to promote
To use the photos/graphics commercially, permission will have to be obtained from Groovy100 directly, although due to the non profit nature of the site, it is incredibly unlikely that we will let our work be used in any commercial environment.
Can the photos/games/graphics be used on a Web page?
The material on the Groovy100 site must not be used on any other
Web pages directly or indirectly. If you ask, permission will be refused.
To deter Webmasters from using our material on other Webpages or using them
outside the above permitted uses, we have been advised to set a scale of standard
charges for unauthorised use. This makes it extremely easy to obtain significant
damages for unauthorised use of the material, by applying the legal process from
any court in a country that is a signatory to the Berne Convention, most
Countries in the world have signed this convention.
The scale of charges are:
500 US dollars per Week per photo/game/graphic, starting from
the date of the infringement.
Unpaid bills accrue interest.
incurred by us and the collection Agency, in the collection of these fees
are also chargeable.
Photo info: There is a technology available from Digimarc
Corporation which enables a digital watermark to be embedded into the image,
this company has a robot that scans the Web looking for images with a watermark which notifies the registered owner of the photo and the URL address where it
found the photo.
3. General Disclaimer.
Although Groovy100 has attempted to provide accurate information on the Web
Site, Groovy100 assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the
information. Groovy100 may change the content at any
time without notice. Mention of non-Groovy100 web sites or services is for
information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a
ALL OPINIONS STATED ARE THOSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL AUTHORS
AND ARE NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF Groovy100. Groovy100 SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST
PROFITS OR REVENUES, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE
(i) Chat room/Bulletin boards
The views expressed in the chat room and bulletin boards are those of the individual user and not those of Groovy100 or its ISPs. You are asked not to post messages or emails which are abusive, racist, obscene, defamatory or the content of which is otherwise undesirable, illegal or in breach of any person's rights. We reserve the right, at our full discretion, to remove any such emails at any time and without notice to you. Bona fide requests to remove defamatory content will be honoured, although we can give no guarantee to time scale.
(ii) Applicable Law
4. Transmission of Personal Data/User Communications.
Except as required by law, Groovy100 will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information transmitted to Groovy100 by the user. Unless specifically labeled otherwise, any feedback you provide at this Web Site (via feedback forms, emails or 'private messages') shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Groovy100 will have no obligation to protect such information and may use such information in any way it chooses.
5. Links to Third Party Sites.
This Web Site contain links to many third party sites. Access to any other
Internet site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk and
Groovy100 is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any
information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites.
Groovy100 provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of
such links does not imply an endorsement.
6. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas.
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Web Site
is restricted to authorised users only. Unauthorised individuals attempting
to access these areas of the Web Site may be subject to prosecution.
Copyright Web site: www.benedict.com/
World Intellectual Property Org: www.wipo.org/
UK photo copyright www.barrieglover.demon.co.uk
Copyright licensing agency: http://www.cla.co.uk
Top Ten Copyright Myths: www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
UK Govt guidelines www.intellectual-property.gov.uk
Digital watermarking: www.digimarc.com
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