Terms and Conditions


Website Terms of Use

By accessing and using this website www.fairshareforartists.org (referred to as the “Website”) you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before using the Website.


Operator of the Website

This Website is operated by DACS, a company registered in England and Wales under no. 1780482, whose registered office is at 33 Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6AA.


Your use of the Website

The Website is made available free of charge.

Every effort is made to keep the Website running smoothly.  However, DACS does not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. DACS may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the Website without notice.

DACS will not be liable to you if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Other than to your employees or as required by law, you will not disclose to any person any confidential information about DACS, its activities or members that you obtain by using the Website.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons/employees who access the Website through your internet connection or an internet connection provided by you are aware of these Terms and Conditions and that they comply with them.



DACS does not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your devices and you should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. DACS will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and DACS will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.


Intellectual Property Rights

DACS is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it. The works in the materials published on the Website are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may share extracts of the Website including on social media websites and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the Website.

You must not modify any materials you have shared, downloaded or reused in any way.

The status of DACS and that of any identified contributors as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.

Any storage, redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents of the Website in any form is prohibited subject to the express provisions of these Terms and Conditions or unless DACS has given prior written permission for such use.

For the avoidance of doubt, the use of web copier software to reproduce elements of the Website is prohibited.Circumvention of TPM (Technological Prevention Measures) and stripping of metadata is strictly prohibited.

If you print, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these Terms and Conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and You must, at the option of DACS, return or destroy any copies of the materials You have made.

If you believe that any image available on the Website infringes your or any third party intellectual property rights please contact DACS immediately through the email address info@dacs.org.uk


Linking to the Website

You may link to the Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the reputation of DACS or take advantage of it. The Website must not be framed on any other website.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of DACS where none exists.

DACS reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on the Website other than that set out above, please contact communications@dacs.org.uk

Third party links in the Website

This Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, which are not under the control of DACS.  These links are provided for your information only.

Neither DACS nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on the Website for any particular purpose.

You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and DACS expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.  DACS does not claim any responsibility for any external websites to which it may link.


Limitation of Liability

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or limits DACS’ liability for death or personal injury arising from DACS’ negligence, or fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, DACS excludes all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied.
DACS will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, the Website;
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation;
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage; or
  • any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the Website.

DACS will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to or from it.

DACS assumes no responsibility for the content of websites linked to from the Website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by DACS of those linked websites. DACS will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


Changes to these Terms and Conditions

DACS may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes DACS makes, as they are binding on you.


Changes to the Website

DACS may update the Website from time to time and may change the content without notice. However, please note that any of the content on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and DACS is under no obligation to update it.

DACS does not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.


Other applicable terms

The Privacy and Cookies Policy, which sets out any use of your personal data and our use of cookies, will also apply to your use of the Website.


Applicable law

These Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and formation, and any non-contractual disputes or claims, are governed by English law. Both parties agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


Contact DACS

To contact DACS, please email info@dacs.org.uk


Last updated: 24th June 2019

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