for use by online retailers on e-commerce websites providing adult content
This document is designed for use with a counterpart set of terms of sale,
available here. This template applies to the use of your website itself,
leaving the terms governing the sale of premium content to a separate
This template, together with the counterpart terms of sale, replaces the
previous TR.WEB.TC.10 and TR.WEB.TC.11 templates. Whereas the previous
versions were designed for use as single documents, the new versions must
be used together.
Optional wording in this template also allows for the terms to be accepted
as part of the sign-up process on your website.
Important information about the website operator is set out in these terms
of use, including company registration details, trading address, and
details of any relevant regulatory bodies or associations (Video-On-Demand
providers, for example, should be aware of Ofcom’s regulatory role). For
some trades and professions, additional information may be required.
Members of regulated professions should include professional titles, links
to professional rules and other important details. Such details are not
included in this template and professional advice should be sought by those
working in regulated professions.
include important notices regarding the age of persons appearing in that
content. Please note: Legal compliance statements have
been included in this template as common examples only. It is your
responsibility to seek professional guidance on any and all relevant
requirements that may apply to your website and other key aspects
including, but not limited to, its particular content, target audience, and
availability in different countries.
IP rights including, but not limited to, copyright are protected by these
terms and conditions. Optional provisions are included in the template to
allow you to choose how many freedoms to give to your users with regard to
saving and copying material from your site, as well as establishing
deep-links to pages within your site on other sites. Further provisions
concerning linking are also designed to help to prohibit users from
establishing links to your site from sites publishing unsavoury or unlawful
Disclaimers and liability provisions in this document seek to protect
website operators to the maximum extent deemed reasonable. It is important,
however, to ensure that such provisions are not unduly biased against users
– particularly when dealing with consumers – lest they be considered unfair
in the eyes of the law. Additional liability provisions, therefore, are
provided that apply only to business users.
Also included is an Acceptable Usage Policy. Applying to the use of the
website in general, but in particular to the submission of user content
(such as reviews and comments), the policy sets out clearly the types of
material and conduct that will not be accepted. Sanctions for breach are
Further key clauses address internet security, data protection, privacy and
cookies (integrating separate policies into the terms and conditions by
reference), and opting in and out of marketing communications. All parts of
this template are designed to be compatible with consumer protection
legislation including, but not limited to, the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
This template is duplicated in the Internet & E-Commerce group.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Information About Us
3. Access to Our Site and Age Restrictions
5. Intellectual Property Rights
6. User Content
7. Links to Our Site
8. Links to Other Sites
9. Disclaimers and Legal Rights
10. Legal Compliance
11. Our Liability
12. Viruses, Malware and Security
13. Acceptable Usage Policy
14. Privacy and Cookies
15. Data Protection
16. Communications from Us
18. Contacting Us
19. Law and Jurisdiction
details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your
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