3.2 How you may NOT use BBC Online Services
3.2.1 If you are outside the UK
You may not access, view and/or listen to certain parts of BBC Content (such as video or live television services) using BBC Online Services if you are outside the UK, although you may, in accordance with the Terms, access and view bbc.co.uk or other websites and listen to some (but not all) BBC radio content. The types of BBC Content that may be available outside the UK will usually depend on the BBC's agreements with the persons who own rights in such content.
3.2.2 If you do not have a valid television licence
You may not watch television programmes using BBC Online Services on any device (including mobile phones, "smart" phones or devices, laptops, tablets and personal computers) at the same time (or virtually the same time) as the programmes are being broadcast, simulcast or otherwise made available by the BBC on television, unless you have a valid television licence. For more information on this requirement please see the Frequently Asked Questions
or you can contact TV Licensing by calling 0870 241 5590 or by visiting www.tvlicensing.co.uk
3.2.3 General restrictions on how you may use BBC Online Services to access, view and/or listen to BBC Content
(a) You may not infringe or try to infringe the privacy or other rights of other BBC Online Services users. This includes you storing or trying to store personal data or usage details of other BBC Online Services users.
(b) You may not infringe any applicable law (for instance copyright law) when using BBC Online Services to access, view or listen to BBC Content.
(c) You may not subject the BBC Online Services and/or the BBC Content to any derogatory treatment or use them in such a way that would bring the BBC into disrepute (with reference to the BBC Guidelines
(i) Additional Terms for particular BBC Online Services may allow you to display the BBC Content on your website, but you may not display BBC Content where it is on or in connection with Excluded Products or Services, namely products or services which: contain pornography and sexually explicit content;
contain offensive text or images;
incite hatred whether based on race, religion, gender, sexuality or otherwise, or promote, encourage or facilitate anti-social behaviour;
contain gratuitous violence or promote, encourage or facilitate violence;
promote, encourage or facilitate terrorism or other activities that risk national security;discriminate against any specific social group or otherwise exploit vulnerable sections of society;
promote, facilitate or encourage illegal activity;are misleading, defamatory, or that contain illegal, or otherwise actionable content under UK law;infringe individual privacy (based on the parameters laid down in the "Privacy" chapter of the BBC's Editorial Guidelines
put the welfare of children at risk;promote the tobacco industry or the armaments industry (including gun clubs);
where presence of a BBC application might be perceived as damaging the BBC's reputation for accuracy and impartiality (with reference to the BBC Guidelines
bring the BBC into disrepute (with reference to the BBC Guidelines
).This list is not exhaustive and may be amended by the BBC from time to time (collectively referred to as "Excluded Products or Services
Some of the features and functions of BBC Online Services are only available to users who have a free BBC website login, known as "BBC iD". Having a BBC iD allows you to sign in with a username and password so that you can access more features and functions, and so that you can interact with BBC services and other users of BBC services. You can create your BBC iD here
6.2.2 Favourite BBC Content and Categories
6.2.3 Connecting with other BBC Online Services users
Some of the BBC Online Services allow you to connect with your contacts or friends from social networking services who use BBC Online Services at the same time as you do, subject to any other terms or conditions which apply to your use of the relevant social networking services.
9.2.1 loss or damage suffered by you or someone else when the BBC complies with the Terms;
9.2.2 loss or damage which is caused by the BBC when it does not comply with the Terms but which the BBC and you could not anticipate nor expect to happen when you started using BBC Online Services;
9.2.3 any loss which is indirect or a side effect of the main loss or damage and which the BBC and you could not anticipate nor expect to happen when you started using BBC Online Services, for instance if you lose revenue or salary, profit, opportunity or reputation;
9.2.5 any loss or damage if BBC Online Services are not provided to you or are interrupted or suspended or if the BBC does not comply with the Terms because of events beyond the BBC's control, such as an act of God, accident, fire, lockout, strike or other official or unofficial labour dispute, civil commotion, decision of the BBC Trust, rule or order or act of Government or other act or event beyond the reasonable control of the BBC.
Nothing in the Terms excludes or limits either the BBC's or your liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence or for fraud.9.3 Your legal rights as a consumerAs a consumer, you may have certain legal rights regarding claims in respect of losses caused by the BBC's negligence or the failure by the BBC to carry out its obligations. Nothing in the Terms is intended to limit your legal rights as a consumer. For further information about your legal rights you can contact your local authority Trading Standards Department or Citizens Advice Bureau.Skip to top10. How can the BBC stop making BBC Online Services available to me and what happens if it does so?10.1 The BBC's right to stop making BBC Online Services available to youThe BBC reserves the right to stop making all or any part of the BBC Online Services available to you with immediate effect and without notice if: 10.1.1 in its sole reasonable opinion you are using the BBC Content, BBC Online Services and/or any other BBC service, inappropriately (for instance harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any other person), incompetently or in any way that may constitute derogatory treatment of the BBC or might bring the BBC into disrepute or in a way that might be considered to be prejudicial to the image of the BBC (with reference to the BBC Guidelines
10.1.2 you breach the Terms in a way that cannot be corrected, or you fail to correct a breach within a reasonable period of time if the BBC asks you to do so; or
10.1.3 there is, in the BBC's reasonable opinion, any reason why the BBC Online Services must be withdrawn.