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Purpose and Usage

The purpose of the Data Portal (the “Website”) is to enhance public access to and use of research and data compiled by BBC Media Action (“Data”) to interested parties on a not-for-profit basis. Users are encouraged to use and share the Data with third parties and permission to reproduce, republish or translate the Data for dissemination or teaching purposes is granted, provided that the Data is not distributed for profit or commercial advantage. Whilst users may translate the Website in whole or in part, any translations of the Website must include the following text: “BBC Media Action is not liable or responsible for any errors, omissions or ambiguities in the translated version of the Data portal website”.

Any commercial use will require the prior written permission of BBC Media Action. Unless otherwise stated, the Data and software of the Site are copyrighted materials of BBC Media Action. BBC Media Action reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Data and any means of accessing or utilising the Data at its sole discretion.

Attribution and No Endorsement

When using the Data users agree to provide attribution to BBC Media Action. However users may not publicly represent or imply that BBC Media Action is participating in or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the manner or purpose of the use or reproduction of the Data.

No Association

Users may not use any trademark, or logo of BBC Media Action or the BBC without BBC Media Action’s prior written consent and without entering a BBC trade mark licence.

No Warranties

The Data is believed to be correct at the time of posting and is provided on an “as is” basis. BBC Media Action cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the Data or any information on or provided in connection with the Site, or any other information accessed through this Site. BBC Media Action and any of its officers, trustees, agents, employees, and sub-contractors, are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for results obtained from the use of this information and disclaims any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement, to the fullest extent permissible under any applicable laws. BBC Media Action does not warrant that the functions contained at this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability

Each person accessing information on the Website assumes full responsibility for its use and understands and agrees that BBC Media Action is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of or access to the information or the Site, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages.

If you have questions about the BBC Media Action Data Portal, including permissions for reuse of the Data or any information on the Site, please send an email to BBCMediaActionResearchandData@bbc.co.uk