Backingline Terms and Conditions
1.1 This web site is an on-line service of Backingline, which is a trading name for Chris Lacy-Hulbert
1.3 You have come to a web site that is aimed at the United Kingdom and European Union markets. We cannot guarantee that it accords with local laws in other countries.
2.1 We are not yet registered with the Data Protection act. However we make a commitment to protect your privacy and promise only to use information collected about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 (“E-Commerce Directive”) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 ("E-Communications Regulations"). We collect information to enable us to process your requirements and to provide you with an up to date, efficient, and reliable service.
2.2 We may ask you to submit personal data to this web site (for example your name and email address) to enable us to provide you with the services available through this web site. This information will be kept securely in accordance with our internal security policy and may be used, stored and processed to improve the operation, administration and development of the web site as well as for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes, but only in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
2.4 We have designed this web site principally for persons aged 18 and over. Accordingly, some content of this web site may be inappropriate for persons under 18 years of age. By using this web site you agree that you are at least 18 years of age.
2.5 In order that you can enter chat rooms, email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities on the web site or participate in other activities we will ask for the user’s first name, email address and date of birth (so that we may verify the user’s age).
2.6 We only ask for information that is necessary to enable each web site user to use this web site satisfactorily.
2.7 We will not transfer your information out of the EEA (European Economic Area) under any circumstances.
2.8 In order to improve our service we may use a device known as a ‘cookie’. Cookies are a means by which information relating to your Internet activity (such as whether you have visited our web site before) is recorded and used by us to improve the web site and the services available to you through this web site.
3.1 You may not use our web site for any unlawful purpose. You may not copy, reproduce, download, broadcast, transmit, publish, store, modify, or otherwise commercially exploit or use any of our web site, without our written permission.
3.2 You must not use this web site in any manner which could damage, disable or overburden or impair this web site or interfere with any other party’s use of the web site.
4.1 We provide and maintain this web site for personal use, on an “as is” basis. The content of our web site may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. The content of our web site is provided without any representations or warranties of any kind (whether express or implied by law), and all such representations and warranties are (to the fullest extent permitted by law) hereby excluded.
4.2 Subject as aforesaid, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude liability for any loss or damage of any kind howsoever arising, including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss whether or not such arises out of any problem you notify to us about and we shall have no liability to pay any money by way of compensation, including without limitation all liability in relation to:
5.1 All the contents of our web site (including all intellectual property and other rights in that content and in its arrangement) are owned by us, or our subsidiaries or licensors and may not be used, copied or altered without our express consent.
5.2 We do not give you any right or interest in any copyright or intellectual property rights in any part of your web site nor the right to copy any part.
5.3 Copyright extends to the design, look and feel of this web site, including without limitation all images and designs on it.
5.4 You may use this web site for private and personal non-commercial use only provided that all copyright, trade mark and other notices on this web site are retained on any copy, and you must not make more than one copy electronically of this web site or any of its contents.
No person other than the rightful owner or licensee of such Intellectual Property Rights may:
5.6 distribute, modify, transmit, re-use, re-post, or use any or all of the web site or the information contained therein for any purpose other than as set out above nor for public or commercial purposes without our or the relevant licensee’s prior written permission;
5.7 provide hypertext links, URL Links, graphic links, hyperlinks or other direct connection for profit or gain to web site without our prior written permission;
5.8 display, publish, copy, print, post or otherwise use the web site and the information contained therein for the benefit of any other website without our or the relevant licensee’s prior written permission;
5.9 process or otherwise use the information contained on or within the web site for any illegal or immoral purpose nor use or process the same unfairly.
6.2 Termination shall be without prejudice to the accrued rights of either party.
7.1 Except as provided above there are no other warranties, conditions or other terms, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, and all such terms are hereby excluded to the maximum extent permitted by law (but subject to your statutory and common law consumer rights).
7.3 We act as principal on our own account and not as agent for you or any other person.
7.8 It is hereby asserted that this web site is intended for and directed at the UK and no representation or warranty is made as to whether this web site complies with the regulatory regime and local laws of any other countries.