ULab terms and conditions

The use of ULab is subject to the following terms and conditions

1. General

1.1 All users will be required to complete a registration form to become a registered user of ULab and by so doing have understood and agreed to abide by the terms of this policy. Users must also comply with the provisions of any current UK or Scots law and will be held responsible for any and all activity on ULab which is initiated by their user ID. It is every users responsibility to act in a manner which will not cause damage to ULab or adversely affect the performance of its service. Users should not allow any other person access to their user ID or password; use another person's user ID or password; or modify or interfere with information belonging to another user.

1.2 ULab will not permit the use of its system and resources for the access to or transmission of information which is considered by ULab to be unacceptable; illegal; in breach of ULab policies, such as those on Equal Opportunities and Harassment; wasteful of resources; or not commensurate with the provision of facilities for legitimate purposes.

Examples of such unacceptable use may include: accessing or displaying pornographic material; stating defamatory opinions or views concerning individuals or organisations; accessing or displaying discriminatory material or material which encourages discrimination;  publishing information which is intended to misinform and thereby cause anxiety or inconvenience in another; unauthorised use of ULab logos, titles etc.; spamming; corrupting or destroying other user's data; violating the privacy of other users; disrupting the work of others; using ULab in a way that denies service to others.

1.3 The ULab team may actively monitor usage of ULab resources and reserves the right to remove or require the immediate removal from the ULab systems of any material which, in the opinion of ULab is unacceptable.

1.4 You undertake to keep secure from third parties the password issued to you automatically by ULab or from a ULab administrator

1.5 You acknowledge and accept that you bear sole responsibility, legal and otherwise, for the content of all material posted to the site by your account.

1.6 Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions which take effect on the date which you first use the site. You acknowledge and agree that your access to ULab, or a subset of its services can be removed should you fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions or any other guidelines and rules published by ULab. Any such termination of access shall be at an Administrator's discretion and may occur without any notice. Further action may be taken by ULab if deemed necessary.

1.5 You agree not to attempt to penetrate security measures of the ULab servers, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.

2. Registration

2.1 The ULab system is intended to act as a tool to enrich equipment sharing, booking and laboratory administration in an online environment for the benefit of its users. In order to use ULab, users must have access to the World Wide Web and must navigate the Internet to https://www.ulabequipment.com or another of the URLs associated with ULab. Registration for ULab is open to anyone with an active email address.

2.2 Always log out of a publicly accessible computer when you have finished using ULab. If you think someone has managed to impersonate you or "hack" your account, please contact us immediately.

3. Privacy Policy and information stored about you

3.1 See our privacy notice.

4. Documents, images and other electronic storage

4.1 You are responsible for adhering to ULab regulations with respect to the type and content of files you store on the ULab system relating to your facilities, laboratories and equipment. Any file you upload may be inspected by the system administrators and unacceptable material can be removed without warning. This includes, but is not limited to, equipment, laboratories, facilities, group and user information pages, images and any other media you are able to upload and store on ULab.

5. Copyright

5.1 You should be aware that most material found on the internet is copyrighted and the property of the original author/ creator. If you are adding content to ULab be aware that if you did not originate the material yourself, then you should seek clearance from the copyright holder for use of the content on the internet. This includes images, multimedia, scans, text, and any other files or content in an electronic format. You are responsible for checking and gaining copyright clearance for any material that you upload, or pass to an editor or administrative level user to upload on your behalf.