Monday 07 May, 2012
Terms and conditions of use
sofasetc.co.uk welcomes you. These are our terms and conditions for use of sofasetc.co.uk, which you can access through the World Wide Web.
By using sofasetc.co.uk, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
If you have registered with us and subsequently change your details, you should immediately notify us of any changes by emailing the user support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.
When you register, you are registering as a personal user of sofasetc.co.uk. Access to registration areas is via your email address and password.
We allow you access to the registration areas of the site on the basis that:
(i) your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access sofasetc.co.uk;
(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of sofasetc.co.uk;
(iii) you do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user; and
(iv) you comply with these terms and conditions.
If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of sofasetc.co.uk immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
2. Termination of registration
If we wish to bring the agreement to an end, we will do so by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate and your email address and password will become invalid on sofasetc.co.uk immediately.
3. Use of material appearing on sofasetc.co.uk
For the purposes of this agreement, ‘material’ means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the sofasetc.co.uk network, whether copyright of sofasetc.co.uk or a third party.
You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on sofasetc.co.uk.
You must not reproduce any part of sofasetc.co.uk or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.
We may be prepared to allow you to distribute or reproduce other parts of sofasetc.co.uk or the material in certain circumstances. Please email our Permissions Administrator, Matt Watkins at email@example.com if you wish to apply for permissions to do so.
4. Disclaimer of liability
To the extent permitted at law, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on sofasetc.co.uk without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.
For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the material or any part of it (except for death or personal injury attributable to our negligence and to the extent permitted at law).
You can access other sites via links from sofasetc.co.uk. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.
We give no warranties of any kind concerning sofasetc.co.uk or the material. In particular, we do not warrant that sofasetc.co.uk or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties.
5. Third party material on sofasetc.co.uk
You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on sofasetc.co.uk. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
If you want to advertise on sofasetc.co.uk, please email the user help team at firstname.lastname@example.org, and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team.
6. Submitting graphical material for publication on sofasetc.co.uk
When you send a photograph or other graphical material to us you do so in accordance with these terms and conditions.
This means that you hereby agree that you have taken the photograph(s) you have sent to us or you have permission from or are authorised by the owner of the photograph(s) to send it (them) to us, and you are granting us a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish or otherwise use the photograph(s) in any way and at any time we want on the sofasetc.co.uk web site.
Selected photographs and graphical material will be published at the discretion of the editor and you will not be paid, even if your photograph(s) is (are) published.
We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) or graphic as we think fit to appear on the sofasetc.co.uk web site, and we may remove your photograph(s) or graphics at any time.
Your name will be published alongside your photograph(s) or graphic, but we may edit or delete any comments which you submit along with your photograph(s) or graphic.
IMPORTANT: You or the owner of the photograph(s) still own the copyright in the photograph(s) sent to us and are free to republish the photograph(s) wherever you or the owner wish and in whatever medium you or the owner want.
7. Submitting text for publication on sofasetc.co.uk
Users of our site may submit material for publication in various areas of the site. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy.
If you want to submit material to us for publication on sofasetc.co.uk, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
(i) publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication;
(ii) you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format;
(iii) you warrant to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights;
(iv) you warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal;
(v) you agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users;
(vi) you acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses; and
(vii) we reserve the right to remove your access to individual services completely if we believe you are abusing the services in any way.
8. Data protection
These terms and conditions may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted. Details of variations will be posted in section 12 below.
10. Force majeure
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to sofasetc.co.uk, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.
11. Governing law & jurisdiction
This agreement is governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
12. Details of variations
There have been no variations to date.