TFNation® Website Use Policy

What is TFNation®?

TFNation® Ltd is a private Limited Company registered in the United Kingdom.  Full details can be found within the "TFNation Ltd Legal" document which is available for public viewing in the legal section of our website.

TFNation Ltd runs an annual science-fiction convention, trading as TFNation®, within the United Kingdom; these operations may in future be extended to change the frequency and nature of such events and to include international operations where appropriate.

https://www.tfnation.com (and its official derivative websites) is a website owned operated by TFNation Ltd for the promotion of the TFNation® event and the furtherance of community ties.

Hereafter TFNation Ltd shall be referred to as TFNation®.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the TFNation® website.  

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Terms of website use

By using the TFNation® website, you hereby agree that you accept these terms of use and confirm that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the TFNation® website.

Access to the TFNation® website is permitted on a temporary basis.  TFNation®  reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service it provides on its website without notice (see below). TFNation® will not accept any liability if for any reason our website is unavailable  or compromised at any time or for any period.

Materials disclaimer

The materials contained on the TFNation® website site are intended for general information purposes only.  Such materials do not claim to be, or constitute, legal, financial or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

We do not accept liability for any loss which may arise from placing reliance upon the information detailed on the TFNation® website.  To the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for injuries, loss or damages suffered or incurred directly or indirectly arising from use of the TFNation® website.

Intellectual property rights

TFNation® is the owner or the licensee of the intellectual property rights associated with any materials contained within its website which have been expressly created by or on behalf of TFNation®.  Such materials are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved. 

TFNation® is a creator-friendly website which does not assert ownership of any original intellectual property rights (vesting in materials including, but not limited to, artwork and fan fiction) as may be posted by our users.  If TFNation® wishes to utilise your works for promotional reasons it will seek your prior permission.  TFNation® does however reserve the right to remove such material from its website and without notice if legality or decency are in question.  Please note whilst TFNation® is happy to afford a platform for materials to be posted, it will accept no liability for the end consequences of the same. All materials are posted at the user’s own risk.

The Transformers® is a trademark of Hasbro and/or Takara / Tomy.   Please note, TFNation® is not endorsed or approved by Hasbro or Takara / Tomy.

No infringement is intended of any copyrights held by Hasbro and/or Takara / Tomy and all original content on this website is the copyright of TFNation® except for user contributed materials as noted above. This site is intended for the promotion of, and to act as a resource for, the TFNation® event and its attendees.

You may print a single copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the TFNation® website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.  

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any diagrams, illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.  Credit must always be given.

TFNation®’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. 

You must not use any part of the materials on the TFNation® website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from TFNation® or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the TFNation® website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the TFNation® website will cease immediately and you must, at TFNation®’s discretion, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Changes to the website 

TFNation® updates its website regularly and may change the content at any time without notice. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the materials on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. 

Liability

The material displayed on the TFNation® website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the TFNation® website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the TFNation® website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect TFNation®’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor its liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Website Usage

Please refer to the entire "TFNation® Website Use Policy" within the legal section of the TFNation® website.

You must not misuse the TFNation® website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to (or "hack”) the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the TFNation® website. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. 

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. TFNation® will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the TFNation® website will cease immediately.

TFNation® will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Changes to policy

TFNation® may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes which are made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the TFNation® website.

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the TFNation® website, please contact info@tfnation.com

Updated: 7th January 2017


This Website Use Policy is copyright TFNation Ltd 2017 and must not be reproduced without prior consent.  ©TFNation 2017  TFNation® and the circular logo are registered trademarks of TFNation Ltd and must not be reproduced without prior consent.