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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Conditions d'Utilisation

Introduction

These terms of use govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms of use in full.   If you disagree with these terms of use or any part of these terms of use, you must not use our website.

If you register with our website we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms of use.

You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website.  By using our website and by agreeing to these terms of use, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use. 

You must not:

(a)      republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b)      sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

(c)      show any material from the website in public;

(d)      reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;

(e)      edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

(f)      redistribute material from this website (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution).

Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

Products

The advertising of products on our website constitutes an “invitation to treat” - not a contractual offer.

Product reviews

In these terms of use, “your reviews” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to us for publication on our website whether as a product review, forum input or otherwise.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your reviews in any existing or future media.  You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

You warrant and represent that your reviews will comply with these terms of use.

Your reviews must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law and in any jurisdiction). 

Your reviews (and their publication on our website) are prohibited from containing any material:

(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; ?(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals; ?(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in the UK or any other country in the world; or ?(d) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;?(e) which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

Your reviews must be appropriate, civil, tasteful and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.

You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking, impersonating any person or entity or falsely misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, ‘stalk’ or harass another or collect or store personal data about other users).

You must not use any review to link to any website or web page consisting of or containing material that would, were it posted on our website, breach the provisions of these terms of use.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any reviews submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

Notwithstanding our rights under these terms of use in relation to your reviews, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of reviews to, or the publication of reviews on, our website. It is your responsibility to determine that your input into our site, including use of any chat room areas of our site, including your choice of your user name, conforms to the above conditions.

Limited warranties

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

The material on this Website is provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

Links to third party websites on this Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave this Website. We have not reviewed all of these third party websites and do not control and are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. We therefore do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Limitations and exclusions of liability

Our liability (and that of our officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents) of any kind (including our own negligence) with respect to our website, products or service for any one event or series of related events is limited to the total fees which you have paid to us in the 12 months before the event(s) complained of.

In no event (including our own negligence) will we be liable for any: (a) economic losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); (b) loss of goodwill or reputation; (c) special, indirect or consequential losses; or (d) damage to or loss of data, database or software (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses).

Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under English law.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms of use.

Breaches of these terms of use

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms of use, if you breach these terms of use in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms of use in any way, we may:

(a)        send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)        temporarily suspend your access to the website;

(c)        permanently prohibit you from accessing the website;

(d)        block computers using your IP address from accessing the website;

(e)        contact your internet services provider and request that they block your access to the website;

(f)        bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)       suspend and/or delete your account with the website.

Variation

We may revise these terms of use from time-to-time.  Revised terms of use will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms of use on our website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms of use without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms of use. 

Severability

If a provision of these terms of use is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Exclusion of third party rights

These terms of use are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party.  The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms of use is not subject to the consent of any third party. 

Entire agreement

These terms of use, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms of use will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.