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Acceptable Use Policy

Acceptable Use Policy for [Website Name]

1. Introduction

Welcome to Alan Dukes Photography. This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) sets out the terms and conditions of your use of our website and its services. By accessing or using this website, you agree to be bound by this AUP, our Privacy Policy (available at [link]), and all applicable laws and regulations.

2. Compliance with UK Law

Your use of Alan Dukes Photography website must comply with all applicable laws and regulations within the United Kingdom, including but not limited to:

  • The Computer Misuse Act 1990
  • The Defamation Act 2013
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

3. Prohibited Uses

You may only use Alan Dukes Photography website for lawful purposes. The following activities are strictly prohibited:

  • Any activity that violates UK law or encourages others to do so.
  • Uploading, posting, or transmitting any content that is defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful, discriminatory, or incites violence.
  • Harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • Sending spam or unsolicited commercial communications.
  • Infringing on any intellectual property rights, such as copyrights, trademarks, or patents.
  • Disseminating viruses, malware, or other harmful software.
  • Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the website, its servers, or any connected networks.
  • Engaging in any activity that disrupts the website’s operation or interferes with other users’ enjoyment.

4. Interactive Services

Alan Dukes Photography may offer interactive services such as forums, chat rooms, and blogs. When using these services, you must always respect other users and avoid posting any content that violates this AUP. We reserve the right to moderate these services or remove any content we deem inappropriate.

Parents and Guardians: If you are a parent or guardian, please be aware that your child’s use of interactive services may expose them to potentially harmful content. We encourage you to discuss online safety with your child and monitor their activity.

5. Content Standards

All content you contribute to Alan Dukes Photography (contributions) must be accurate, lawful, and genuinely held opinions.Contributions must not:

  • Be defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful, or discriminatory.
  • Promote sexually explicit material or violence.
  • Infringe on any intellectual property rights.
  • Deceive or mislead others.
  • Breach any legal duty owed to a third party.
  • Promote illegal activities.
  • Threaten, abuse, or invade another’s privacy.
  • Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity.
  • Advocate for unlawful acts.

6. Consequences of Violation

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to take any action against users who violate this AUP, including:

  • Account suspension or termination
  • Removal of content
  • Issuing warnings
  • Legal action for damages or injunctive relief
  • Reporting violations to law enforcement

7. Changes to the AUP

We may revise this AUP at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page regularly for updates, as they are legally binding on you.

8. Data Protection

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for detailed information on how we collect, use, and disclose your personal data.

9. Accessibility

We strive to make [Website Name] accessible to all users. If you have any difficulty accessing or understanding the AUP,please contact us at

10. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This AUP and your use of Alan Dukes Photographies web site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in England and Wales for any claims or disputes arising out of or relating to this AUP or your use of the website.

11. Contact Information

If you have any questions about this AUP, please contact us at