Posting Rules

References in these Posting Rules to "the University", "we", "our" and "us", etc. are references to The University of Nottingham. 

These posting rules (and the documents referred to within them) set out the terms under which you may post contributions on the University's website ("our site") and to any of the University's interactive services ("contributions")

Contributions must:

  • be accurate (where they state facts)
  • be genuinely held (where they state opinions)
  • comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted

Contributions must not: 

  • contain any material which is defamatory of any person
  • contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  • promote sexually explicit material
  • promote violence
  • promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other protected characteristic
  • infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
  • be likely to deceive any person
  • be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  • promote any illegal activity
  • be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
  • be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  • give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case
  • advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse

Posting rules for The University of Nottingham's staff and students

University users are reminded of the need to observe the University's policies on dignityequality and diversity and the proper use of computing facilities. Misuse of computing facilities will be dealt with in accordance with the relevant disciplinary procedures.

Disciplinary Procedures for staff

Code of Discipline for Students

Computer User Code of Practice

Posting Rules for External Visitors

For any visitors to our site who are not existing staff or students at the University, please be aware that your use of our site is subject to the following:

Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to, these Posting Rules, which supplement our terms of website use.

You must comply with the spirit of these Posting Rules as well as the letter. The Posting Rules apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole. 

Our Liability

To the extent permitted by law, the University will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any contributions posted by you or any other user on our site, on any third party website linked to our site or through any other interactive services associated with our site. 

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