These Website Terms and Conditions govern your access to and use of the website including the Isle of Man Harbour Users Association / IOMHUA (the ‘Website’). By accessing, using or contributing to the Website you agree that you have read and accept these Website Terms and Conditions and that they shall apply to your use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Website Terms and Conditions, please leave the Website and or cease to contribute to the Isle of Man Harbour Users Association.


This Website is operated by the Isle of Man Harbour Users Association (IOMHUA).


If you have any queries relating to your registration with and use of the Website, please email web support

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2. Registration


In order to register with the Website you are required to submit your first and last names, email address, user name and password. If you have any queries about your details on the IOMHUA database, please email

You are able to provide additional information including your postal addresses, another email address and sign up  via the ‘My Profile’ area of the Website. You are not obliged to submit this additional information in order to register with or to use the Website, but if you choose to do so, then, subject to paragraph 4 below, the IOMHUA may use this information in order to provide you with a more personalised service.

We may suspend and/or terminate (either in whole or in part) your use of any user name, password or this Website immediately for any reason.

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3. Data protection and privacy

For your security and peace of mind, the IOMHUA will not supply your details to any organisation for marketing purposes. Please view our Privacy Policy for further information.

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4. Intellectual Property


All intellectual property rights (IPRs) in the design and layout of the Website and, save as described in 5.3 below, in the material and information published on the pages of the Website, including, but not limited to, copyright and rights in registered and unregistered trademarks, are owned by or licensed to the IOMHUA.

Save as may be incidental to you obtaining authorised access to the content on the Website, you must not reproduce, download, transmit or retransmit, manipulate or store on paper, electronic (including, but not limited to any database or any part of the Internet), CD Rom or other offline product on any other format in whole or in part the design and layout of the Website or the information or material published on the pages of it, nor hypertext or otherwise link to it, without the prior written consent of the IOMHUA, such permission to be given or withheld at the IOMHUA’s absolute discretion.

IPRs in any contribution shared by you on the IOMHUA shall remain with you and by making a contribution (in whatever form, including but not limited to text, graphic, photo, other image type or audio) you agree to grant to the IOMHUA, free of charge, perpetual and irrevocable worldwide licence to use the contribution in whatever manner it may wish.

In making a contribution to the IOMHUA, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory, does not infringe any laws or the rights of others in any jurisdiction, and that you have the right to grant the IOMHUA a licence to use the materials as specified above.

If you do not wish to grant the IOMHUA a licence to use your contribution as envisaged by these Website Terms and Conditions, please do not submit or share your contribution on the Website.

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5. Incoming links to the Website

If you want to mention the IOMHUA on your website and link to our site, you are permitted to use the text link ‘IOMHUA – Isle of Man Harbour Users Association’ and link to our homepage

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6. IOMHUA use

The IOMHUA Member-only resource. The purpose of the IOMHUA is to allow Members to exchange ideas, views, advice and resources with other Members in a secure and supportive environment.

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7. Disclaimer


The material and information contained on the Website is for general information only and does not constitute any form of offer for sale, advice or recommendation by the IOMHUA. You should not rely on the material or information on the Website as a basis for making any business, legal or other decisions. You should seek appropriate independent advice before making any such decisions.

The IOMHUA does not warrant or represent and excludes all warranties or representations that the material and information, including advertising material, on the Website is accurate, true or complete or that it is free of viruses or that it does not contain any material which is defamatory, obscene or illegal in any way.

In no circumstances will the IOMHUA be liable to you or any other third parties for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect, including loss of profits, loss of opportunity or any consequential loss) resulting from or in any way connected with your use of the Website or its content, whether caused by negligence, misrepresentation, breach of any statutory duty, or breach of contract or otherwise. The IOMHUA does not limit or exclude its liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.

The content contained within the IOMHUA website is provided by individual contributors. You are advised to treat any information contained within the IOMHUA website with an appropriate level of caution. Contributors’ views are their personal views alone and neither the IOMHUA nor its Subsidiaries are responsible for any content, unless specifically stated otherwise.

You may access other websites via hypertext links from the Website. You use such links and other websites entirely at your own risk. Such websites are provided by independent third parties and neither the IOMHUA nor its Subsidiaries accept any responsibility for the availability, content or use of such websites or information contained on them. Any links to third party websites do not amount to any endorsement of that site by the IOMHUA or its Subsidiaries.

The IOMHUA endeavours to ensure that the information it provides through the Website is accurate and accepts no liability for any errors and omissions, misuse of copyright or personal information in breach of the above rules.

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8. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and to keep the IOMHUA indemnified from and against any costs, claims, demands, expenses and liabilities suffered or incurred by the IOMHUA arising from or which are directly or indirectly related to your access to and/or use of the Website and/or any other person or entity’s use of the Website, including but not limited to where such person or entity was able to access the Website using your password.

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9. General


The IOMHUA reserves the right to assign or transfer all or any of its rights and obligations under these Website Terms and Conditions to any of its group companies or to any other third party. In the event of assignment or transfer to any other third party, notification will either be given to you by email or posted on the Website.

Failure by the IOMHUA to exercise or enforce any right conferred upon it shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor operate so as to bar the exercise or enforcement of that or any other right on any later occasion.

The IOMHUA reserves the right to vary these Website Terms and Conditions from time to time. Such changes will either be notified to you by email or posted on the Website. Changes in this manner shall be deemed to have been accepted if you continue to use the Website after a period of 2 (two) weeks from the date of transmission of the email or of posting on the Website, whichever occurs later.

These Website Terms and Conditions are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with English law. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any claim or dispute which may arise out of or in connection with these Website Terms and Conditions.


Please view our terms and conditions for further information.

10. Comment and Insight: contributor terms and conditions


By providing any Comment and Insight contribution to the IOMHUA, you grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, exclusive, royalty-free licence to use your contribution in any way and in any current or future media format (including modifying and adapting it for operational or editorial reasons). You also grant us the right to sub-license these rights and to bring an action for any infringement.

IOMHUA reserves the right to decline to publish any Comment and Insight contribution at its absolute discretion. You indemnify IOMHUA and its subsidiaries from any claims or actions arising from any of your Comment and Insight contributions including, but not limited to, where content is considered illegal, unlawful or to infringe any third party’s legal or other rights.

By affirming your acceptance or providing any contribution for use on Comment and Insight, you agree to the above terms and conditions.