Terms of use

Digital Doughnut Terms and Conditions


1. Professional Code of Conduct 

This site is for the benefit of all participants. Please don’t misuse the access to the community we are giving you in accepting your registration. All content, logos and images on this site should be assumed to be copyright of the poster. Please do not re-use this content without the explicit permission of the poster.

Please respect that this is a community of peers. Do not spam the membership or operate in an overly aggressive “salesy” approach or act in any way that might be considered disrespectful to the other members.

In using the Digital Doughnut service you undertake to use the service in a professional and acceptable manner. You will warrant that:

  • You have the copyright, or the copyright holders’ permission, to use and reproduce on Digital Doughnut all material that you post (including but not limited to written text, visual imagery, video, audio, IP, brands and logos)
  • You undertake to ensure that all appropriate attribution for 3rd party material is given where required by the copyright holder
  • You will not do anything that could be considered discriminatory against, or bullying or harassment of, any individual, for example by:
    • making offensive or derogatory comments relating to sex, gender, reassignment, race (including nationality), disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief or age
    • using the site to bully another individual
    • posting images that are discriminatory or offensive or links to such content
  • You agree to uphold the provisions (UK members) and spirit (Non-UK members) of the Data Protection Act 1998 in respect to any personal data you may discover or be given through the use of the Digital Doughnut site
  • You will do your utmost to keep your login details confidential and that you will not share them with anybody else.

Should you feel you are the victim of any of the un-professional behaviours described above, please get in touch with our customer service team at the address shown at the end of this document.

2. Right to refuse or cancel membership

We reserve the right not to fulfil, or to cancel, your membership if:

  • You are accepted into membership, but it subsequently turns out that any or all of the information provided by you was misleading or false
  • We deem that you have misused the site or that you have broken the code of conduct

In any of these cases we reserve the right to revoke the membership with immediate effect, without the right of appeal.

3. Use of content

Digital Doughnut will market the content and activity on the site, as well as the service itself. Part of this marketing might include using content posted by Digital Doughnut members to highlight both them and the site. In accepting these terms and using Digital Doughnut you agree to license our re-use of the content, logos, images you post on the site in any manner, format for whatsoever purpose that we choose.

4. Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any delay or non-performance of its obligations by reason of matters beyond its control including, but not limited to, any act of terrorism, war, riot, civil commotion, compliance with any law or government order, fire, flood or storm, strikes, or any other industrial dispute, delay in transit, power failure, postal delay, or any event that cannot be reasonably be planned for or avoided.

5. Liability

Our liability to you will not extend to any membership related benefits, goods or services provided by an external provider.  We specifically exclude liability for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your involvement in whatever manner with an external provider.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the content published on the site or at our events; however, neither we nor the authors can accept liability for errors or omissions within that content..

These Terms and Conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

6. Information Services

Diligence and care should be taken when using the information provided.  All services are subject to copyright law.  We use our best endeavours to ensure all information provided by us is as up to date as possible.  However, you should not rely on the information provided as the sole basis for making business, legal or other decisions.  You should seek appropriate independent advice before making any such decisions.

The content of all reports or events publications are the opinion of the author(s) or speaker(s).

7. Data Protection and use of Personal Data

Communitize Ltd is the Data Controller and Data Processor of any personal data you supply.  The personal data you supply will be used to process your membership subscription.  As a member of Digital Doughnut your data will be used for marketing, statistical and analytical purposes and to administer your membership.  You will receive membership communications and from time to time we will let you know about promotions.  If you provide us with your e-mail address, or SMS number, then we may send information which may be of interest.

We do not pass data to any third party.

If you wish to obtain a copy of your personal data held by us, then please write to the address below.  Please note that you may be charged a fee of £20 for this service.  You may also be asked to provide proof of your identity and for information that might help to locate the data you are seeking.

If you believe that any of the information we hold concerning you is incorrect or out of date, please provide us with the accurate information at the address below

8. Data protection via the website

We will make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate.  However, we cannot guarantee this and accept no liability for any information given via this website.

Even if data encryption is used, the security of information transmitted via the internet cannot be guaranteed. Any losses incurred or sustained by users who transmit information by electronic means shall be borne solely and exclusively by such user and in no event shall any such losses in whole or in part be borne by us.

9. Variation

We may change these terms and conditions at any time and will highlight those changes on the site when we make them. Your continuing use of the site will signify your acceptance of any revisions we make. The most recent edition of these terms and conditions will be binding upon you.

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by English law.  You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based.

If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these Terms are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

11. Third parties

A person who is not party to these Terms shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

12. Entire Agreement

These terms and conditions override any contrary terms or conditions published by us in relation to any membership subscription between you and us.

13. Use of Brand

Use of our logos by you is not permitted unless you are an approved partner of Digital Doughnut, and we have granted you express permission.

14. Queries Comments and Complaints

We will respond to any complaint or query received within three working days. This may be an acknowledgement that we have received a complaint whilst further investigations are carried out.

If you have any queries, comments or complaints about your subscription please contact our customer services team at Digital Doughnut 26 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1DS or by email at [email protected]