Website Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions (“the Terms”) carefully. By entering our Website, you are deemed to have accepted our conditions of use as set out in the Terms, including the disclaimers which are set out in paragraph 3 below.

Introduction

1.1 This website, www.boatchandlersguide.com (“the Website”) is owned and operated by Boat Chandlers Guide Ltd (“us,” “we”), [a private limited company registered in England and Wales no. 6885851 whose registered office is at 34, Boulevard, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 1NF .

1.2 From time to time, we may modify these Terms. Accordingly, please continue to review these Terms whenever accessing or using the Website. If at any time you do not agree or consent to the Terms, you may not use the Website. Please print off and retain the Terms for your records.

Use of the Website

2.1 We reserve the right at any time to remove, screen or edit any materials or content on the Website at our sole discretion without prior notice and without there being any liability on our part. You further accept that such changes may result in your being unable to access the Website or part of it. We may have to suspend the Website from time to time to carry out maintenance and to make upgrades.

2.2 You agree not to do or cause to be done anything which might interfere with the proper working of the Website.

2.3 You undertake not to copy, store in any medium (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of the Website (save for these Terms) without our prior written permission.

2.4 You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.

2.5 If we invite you to submit any contribution to the Website (including without limitation any text, graphics, video or audio) you acknowledge that, save as otherwise agreed, by making such a submission, you grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicenseable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. If you do not wish to grant us such rights you must not submit your contribution us. By submitting your contribution to this Website, you warrant that such contribution is:

2.5.1 your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to us for all the purposes specified above;

2.5.2 not defamatory; and

2.5.3 does not infringe any law.

2.6 You agree to indemnify us against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by us as a result of your breach of the warranties in clause 2.5. You agree to waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on the Website and the other purposes specified above.

[2.7 We shall provide you with a confidential username and password to enable you to access parts of the Website. You must maintain the confidentiality of your username and password and must reveal them to no one. You must immediately notify us if you know or suspect that your username and/or password have been disclosed to any other person.]

Disclaimers

3.1 Unless otherwise specified, the materials on this Website are directed solely at those who access this Website from the United Kingdom mainland. We make no representation that anything referred to in the materials on this Website is appropriate for use, or available, in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from locations other than the United Kingdom mainland are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

3.2 Although we make every effort to ensure the details on this Website are correct, please note we give no guarantee as to, and have no liability in relation to, the currency, usefulness or accuracy of any of the content of this Website. There may be occasions when some of the information featured on the Website may contain incomplete or misleading data, typographical errors, or other inaccuracies. Any errors are wholly unintentional and we apologise for any inconvenience which this might cause. You acknowledge that you are responsible for inputting the correct information requested of you.

3.3 Given the unpredictabilities of technology, we do not warrant (either expressly or impliedly) that the Website will meet your data processing requirements, that the function, operation or accessibility of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website will be free of viruses or other harmful elements. As a condition of becoming a user of the Website, you agree that your access is undertaken at your own risk and in accordance with the terms of use of the Website applicable from time to time. We shall not be liable for damages of any kind and howsoever arising, (including but not limited to damage caused by viruses, worms or trojan horses) related to your use of, or inability to access or properly use, any part of the Website.

3.4 We shall not be liable to you or to any person for any loss or damage (whether or not we ought reasonably to have known of or had been advised of the possibility of the same), whatsoever or howsoever caused (including negligence) except as provided in clause 3.6 below, arising directly or indirectly in connection with these Terms, the use of the Website or any of the materials contained in it, or as a result of withdrawing and/or screening editing or removing any materials or content on the Website or otherwise, except that which is unlawful to exclude.

3.5 Notwithstanding the generality of clause 3.4 above, we expressly exclude liability for direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage including but not limited to loss or damage in respect of the Website, its use, the lack of availability of the Website or any part of it or its content, loss of or damage to data or in respect of other equipment or property whether or not the same may be in our care, custody or control, for loss of profit, business, revenue, goodwill or anticipated savings, or otherwise.

3.6 We do not exclude liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of the negligence of us, our employees, agents or authorised representatives.

3.7 You shall indemnify us in respect of all costs (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis), losses expenses and claims in respect of or in connection with:

3.7.1 any improper use by you of the Website;
3.7.2 any breach by you of any of these Terms or any relevant legislation or regulations; and
3.7.3 any claim brought against us as a result of or in connection with your actions or omissions.
3.8 The colours we use, as well as the display and colour capabilities of your particular computer monitor, will greatly affect what you actually see on the screen. We cannot be held responsible for the limitations of technology and cannot guarantee that your monitor’s display of any colour, texture, or detail of graphics or visual elements of the Website will be accurate.
Intellectual Property

4.1 All brand names, product and service names and copyright used in this Website (“the Marks”) are Marks of their respective holders. All goodwill associated with the Marks or with our trade names or marks shall inure solely to the benefit of their respective holders or with us, and you shall not assert any claim or ownership to the Marks or to the goodwill or reputation thereof.

4.2 No permission is given by us for the use of the Marks or our trade names or marks by any person other than such holders and such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.

4.3 All designs and content featured on this Website, including navigational buttons and images, artwork, graphics, photography, text and the like are the copyright of us or our licensors and any use of materials on this Website without our prior written consent is strictly prohibited.

Privacy Policy

5.1 We are registered as a data controller with the office of the Data Protection Commissioner. Our DPA number is [insert number]. Details of our registration can be found at the Data Protection Commissioner’s Website www.dataprotection.co.uk .


Hyperlinks

6.1 Certain hypertext links in this Website will lead to websites which are not under our control. When you activate any of these, you will leave our Website. We have no control over the material on any of these linked websites.

6.2 The inclusion of hyperlinks cannot be taken to imply any endorsement or validation by us of the content of the linked website referred to. Hyperlinks can become out-of-date and cease to work or they can direct users to a website page whose contents or use have been changed by its owner. We accept no responsibility or liabilities for any losses or penalties that may be incurred or for the accuracy of hyperlinks to third party websites, or the content of such third party websites.

Our services

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7.1 This Website is a guide to marine and nautical related businesses. We do not buy or sell goods. Any goods or services advertised for sale on the Website are offered for sale by the third party whose name and address appears alongside the item on the Website (“the Seller”) and are subject to availability.

7.2 If you order a Seller’s goods or services through this Website, you do so on the terms and conditions of that Seller. Please ensure you read such terms and conditions.

7.3 You shall be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of any order (including any applicable specification) submitted by you and for giving us any necessary information within a sufficient time to enable us to place your order with the relevant Seller.

7.4 We will notify the Seller of the details you have given us. All orders shall be deemed to be an offer by you to purchase goods or services pursuant to the relevant Seller’s terms and conditions. Acknowledgement of your order by the Seller shall be deemed acceptance of your offer. When you order goods or services through the Website we will, if so requested by the Seller, send you an order confirmation e-mail which will summarise the order.

7.5 We are not involved in the actual transaction between you and the Seller and the enforcement of any contractual obligations arising out of the completion of a transaction is the responsibility of you and the Seller (as applicable). We are not obliged to mediate between parties or enforce or execute fulfilment of any contract.

7.6 You acknowledge that your failure to fulfil your obligations under the Seller’s terms and conditions may be legally actionable by the Seller.

Force majeure

8.1 If we are unable to perform our obligations to you (or able to perform them only at unreasonable cost) because of circumstances beyond our control, we may then cancel or suspend any of our obligations to you, without liability.

8.2 Examples of those circumstances include act of God, accident, explosion, fire, transport delays, strikes and other industrial disputes.

General

9.1 No waiver by us of any breach of the Terms by you shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

9.2 English law is applicable to any contract made under the Terms. The English courts have exclusive jurisdiction.

9.3 If you are more than one person, each of you has joint and several obligations under the Terms.

9.4 If any of the Terms are unenforceable as drafted:

9.4.1 it will not affect the enforceability of any other of these terms; and

9.4.2 if it would be enforceable if amended, it will be treated as so amended.

9.5 Any notice which is to be served under the Terms may be served:

9.5.1 by you by leaving it at or by delivering it (by first class post) to our registered office; and

9.5.2 by us by leaving it at or by delivering it (by first class post) to the last address you have given us.

All such notices must be signed.

9.6 No contract will create any right enforceable (by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999) by any person who is not as party to these Terms.

9.7 Nothing in these Terms shall create, or be deemed to create, a partnership, a joint venture, a relationship of principal and agent or a relationship of employer and employee between the parties.

9.8 Any queries or comments about the Website, complaints, or objection to us making use of your personal data in the ways detailed above, should be directed to Boat Chandlers Guide Ltd at admin@boatchandlersguide.com.

Our Cookie Policy
This privacy policy sets out how Boat Chandlers Guide uses and protects any information that you give Boat Chandlers Guide when you use this website.
Boat Chandlers Guide is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Boat Chandlers Guide may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/05/2012

What we collect
We may collect the following information:
• name and job title
• contact information including email address
• demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
• other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
• Internal record keeping.
• We may use the information to improve our products and services.
• We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
• From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

• whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
• if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at admin@boatchandlersguide.com

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Boat Chandlers Guide Ltd
103, Meadowlands Avenue
Bridgwater
Somerset
TA6 3UB

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.