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Terms and Conditions of Use

  1. 1. Introduction

    1. 1.1These terms and conditions govern your use of our website.
    2. 1.2By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.
    3. 1.3If you register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
    4. 1.4You must be at least 18 years of age to use our website; and by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.
    5. 1.5Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy and cookies policy.
  2. 2. Copyright notice

    1. 2.1Copyright (c) 2014 Rieve Media Ltd.
    2. 2.2Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
      1. (a)we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
      2. (b)all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
  3. 3. Licence to use website

    1. 3.1 You may:
      1. (a)view pages from our website in a web browser;
      2. (b)download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
      3. (c)print pages from our website; and
      4. (d)stream audio and video files from our website;
      5. subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
    2. 3.2Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.
    3. 3.3You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.
    4. 3.4Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
    5. 3.5Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
      1. (a)republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
      2. (b)sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
      3. (c)show any material from our website in public;
      4. (d)exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
      5. (e)redistribute material from our website.
    6. 3.6Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.
    7. 3.7We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.
  4. 4. RSS feed

    1. 4.1You may access our RSS feed using an RSS reader or aggregator.
    2. 4.2By accessing our RSS feed, you accept these terms and conditions.
    3. 4.3Subject to your acceptance of these terms and conditions, we grant to you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable licence to display content from our RSS feed in unmodified form on any non-commercial website owned and operated by you, providing that you must not aggregate our RSS feed with any other feed when displaying it in accordance with this Section 4.3.
    4. 4.4It is a condition of this licence that you include a credit for us and hyperlink to our website on each web page where the RSS feed is published (in such form as we may specify from time to time, or if we do not specify any particular form, in a reasonable form).
    5. 4.5We may revoke any licence set out in this Section 4 at any time, with or without notice or explanation.
  5. 5. Acceptable use

    1. 5.1You must not:
      1. (a)use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
      2. (b)use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
      3. (c)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;
      4. (d)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;
      5. (e)access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;
      6. (f)violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
      7. (g)use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
    2. 5.2You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
  6. 6. Use on behalf of organisation

    1. 6.1If you use our website or expressly agree to these terms and conditions in the course of a business or other organisational project, then by so doing you bind both:
      1. (a)yourself; and
      2. (b)the person, company or other legal entity that operates that business or organisational project,
      3. to these terms and conditions, and in these circumstances references to "you" in these terms and conditions are to both the individual user and the relevant person, company or legal entity (unless the context requires otherwise).
  7. 7. Registration and accounts

    1. 7.1To be eligible for an individual account on our website under this Section 7, you must be at least 18 years of age.
    2. 7.2You may register for an account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.
    3. 7.3You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
    4. 7.4You must not use any other person's account to access the website, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.
  8. 8. User IDs and passwords

    1. 8.1If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.
    2. 8.2Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 16; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
    3. 8.3You must keep your password confidential.
    4. 8.4You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.
    5. 8.5You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
  9. 9. Cancellation and suspension of account

    1. 9.1We may:
      1. (a)suspend your account;
      2. (b)cancel your account; and/or
      3. (c)edit your account details,
      4. at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation, providing that if we cancel any services you have paid for and you have not breached these terms and conditions, we will refund to you a pro rata amount of your payment, such amount to be calculated by us using any reasonable methodology.
    2. 9.2You may cancel your account on our website using your account control panel on the website. You will not be entitled to any refund if you cancel your account in accordance with this Section 9.2.
  10. 10. Advertisements

    1. 10.1We welcome the submission of advertisements to our website.
    2. 10.2You may submit an advertisement to our website by going to our create classified form.
    3. 10.3You will have the opportunity to identify and correct input errors prior to making your order.
    4. 10.4Advertisements submitted to our website must constitute bona fide advertisements that are true, fair and accurate in all respects.
    5. 10.5Advertisements must be listed in the appropriate category or categories.
    6. 10.6Advertisements submitted to our website must not be for any product, service or other subject matter that:
      1. (a)breaches any laws, regulations or codes;
      2. (b)infringes any third party intellectual property rights or other legal rights; or
      3. (c)may give rise to a cause of action against any person,
      4. in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law.
    7. 10.7Advertisements submitted to our website must not be for any product, service or other subject matter that:
      1. (a)consists of or contains material that would, if published on our website by you, contravene the provisions of Section 16;
      2. (b)is or relates to:
        1. (i)drugs, narcotics, steroids or controlled substances;
        2. (ii)obscene, indecent, pornographic or sexually explicit materials;
        3. (iii)knives, swords, firearms or other weapons;
        4. (iv)ammunition for any weapon;
        5. (v)items that encourage or facilitate criminal acts or civil wrongs; or
        6. (vi)items that encourage or facilitate the infringement of any intellectual property right;
    8. 10.8Your advertisements must comply with the requirements of Section 5 and Section 16.
    9. 10.9You grant to us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish your advertisements on our website, and to copy, alter and store your advertisements in connection with their publication on our website, together with the right to sub-license these rights.
    10. 10.10You must keep your advertisements up to date using our website interface, and must delete or unpublish any advertisements that have ceased to be relevant to our users (for example, because products advertised are no longer available).
    11. 10.11Advertisements submitted to our website will be automatically processed, and will usually be published within 24 hours following submission; however, we do not guarantee publication within this period.
    12. 10.12Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, we reserve the rights to reject, unpublish or delete advertisements that breach these terms and conditions or that do not meet any additional guidelines for submissions published on our website. If we reject, unpublish or delete an advertisement in accordance with this Section 10.12, we will not refund any applicable listing fees.
    13. 10.13If we accept your advertisement submission, then it will remain published on our website for the relevant period set out on our website, subject to these terms and conditions.
    14. 10.14From time to time we may allow the publication of advertisements on our website free of charge, providing that free advertisements will be subject to such additional terms and conditions as we may specify from time to time, and we may delete free advertisements at any time in our sole discretion with or without notice to you.
  11. 11. Fees

    1. 11.1The fees in respect of our website services will be as set out on the website from time to time.
    2. 11.2All amounts stated in these terms and conditions or on our website are stated exclusive of VAT.
    3. 11.3You must pay to us the fees in respect of our website services in advance, in cleared funds, in accordance with any instructions on our website.
    4. 11.4We may vary fees from time to time by posting new fees on our website, but this will not affect fees for services that have been previously paid.
    5. 11.5If you dispute any payment made to us, you must contact us immediately and provide full details of your claim. You can contact us by using our customer service form.
    6. 11.6If you make an unjustified credit card, debit card or other charge-back then you will be liable to pay us, within 7 days following the date of our written request:
      1. (a)an amount equal to the amount of the charge-back;
      2. (b)all third party expenses incurred by us in relation to the charge-back (including charges made by our or your bank or payment processor or card issuer);
      3. (c)an administration fee of GBP 25.00 including VAT; and
      4. (d)all our reasonable costs, losses and expenses incurred in recovering the amounts referred to in this Section 11.6 (including without limitation legal fees and debt collection fees),
      5. and for the avoidance of doubt, if you fail to recognise or fail to remember the source of an entry on your card statement or other financial statement, and make a charge-back as a result, this will constitute an unjustified charge-back for the purposes of this Section 11.6.
    7. 11.7If you owe us any amount under or relating to these terms and conditions, we may suspend or withdraw the provision of services to you.
    8. 11.8We may at any time set off any amount that you owe to us against any amount that we owe to you, by sending you written notice of the set-off.
  12. 12. Distance contracts: cancellation right

    1. 12.1This Section 12 applies if and only if you offer to contract with us, or contract with us, as a consumer - that is, as an individual acting wholly or mainly outside your trade, business, craft or profession.
    2. 12.2You may withdraw an offer to enter into a contract with us through our website, or cancel a contract entered into with us through our website, at any time within the period:
      1. (a)beginning upon the submission of your offer; and
      2. (b)ending at the end of 14 days after the day on which the contract is entered into,
      3. subject to Section 12.3. You do not have to give any reason for your withdrawal or cancellation.
    3. 12.3You agree that we may begin the provision of services before the expiry of the period referred to in Section 12.2, and you acknowledge that, if we do begin the provision of services before the end of that period, then:
      1. (a)if the services are fully performed, you will lose the right to cancel referred to in Section 12.2;
      2. (b)if the services are partially performed at the time of cancellation, you must pay to us an amount proportional to the services supplied or we may deduct such amount from any refund due to you in accordance with this Section 12.
    4. 12.4In order to withdraw an offer to contract or cancel a contract on the basis described in this Section 12, you must inform us of your decision to withdraw or cancel (as the case may be). You may inform us by means of any clear statement setting out the decision. In the case of cancellation, you may inform us using the cancellation form that we will make available to you. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning the exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
    5. 12.5If you withdraw an offer to contract, or cancel a contract, on the basis described in this Section 12, you will receive a full refund of any amount you paid to us in respect of the offer or contract, except as specified in this Section 12.
    6. 12.6We will refund money using the same method used to make the payment, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise. In any case, you will not incur any fees as a result of the refund.
    7. 12.7We will process the refund due to you as a result of a cancellation on the basis described in this Section 12 without undue delay and, in any case, within the period of 14 days after the day on which we are informed of the cancellation.
  13. 13. Social networking

    1. 13.1Registered users will have access to such additional features on our website as we may from time to time determine, which may include:
      1. (a)facilities to complete a detailed personal profile on the website, to publish that profile on the website, and to restrict the publication of that profile to particular groups or individuals registered on the website;
      2. (b)facilities to create groups, manage groups that you have created, join and leave groups, and share information amongst group members;
      3. (c)the facility to send private messages via the website to particular groups or individuals registered on the website; and
      4. (d)the facility to post and publish text and media on the website.
    2. 13.2You agree to the publication of posts relating to you, by others, on our website; you acknowledge that such posts may be critical or defamatory or otherwise unlawful; and, subject to Section 19.1, you agree that you will not hold us liable in respect of any such posts, irrespective of whether we are aware or ought to have been aware of such posts.
  14. 14. Personal profiles

    1. 14.1All information that you supply as part of a personal profile on the website must be true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
    2. 14.2You must keep your personal profile on our website up to date.
    3. 14.3Personal profile information must also comply with the provisions of Section 5 and Section 16.
  15. 15. Your content: licence

    1. 15.1In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.
    2. 15.2You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.
    3. 15.3You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 15.2.
    4. 15.4You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 15.2.
    5. 15.5You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
    6. 15.6You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.
    7. 15.7Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
  16. 16. Your content: rules

    1. 16.1You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
    2. 16.2Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
    3. 16.3Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
      1. (a)be libellous or maliciously false;
      2. (b)be obscene or indecent;
      3. (c)infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
      4. (d)infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
      5. (e)constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
      6. (f)constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
      7. (g)be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
      8. (h)be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
      9. (i)be blasphemous;
      10. (j)be in breach of official secrets legislation;
      11. (k)be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
      12. (l)depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
      13. (m)be pornographic, lewd, suggestive or sexually explicit;
      14. (n)be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
      15. (o)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;
      16. (p)constitute spam;
      17. (q)be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
      18. (r)cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
    4. 16.4Your content must be appropriate, civil and tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet.
    5. 16.5You must not use our website 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 and conditions.
    6. 16.6You must not submit to our website any material that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
  17. 17. Report abuse

    1. 17.1If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website, or any material or activity that breaches these terms and conditions, please let us know.
    2. 17.2You can let us know by using our abuse reporting form.
  18. 18. Limited warranties

    1. 18.1We do not warrant or represent:
      1. (a)the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
      2. (b)that the material on the website is up to date; or
      3. (c)that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
    2. 18.2We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent that these terms and conditions expressly provide otherwise, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
    3. 18.3To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 19.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
  19. 19. Limitations and exclusions of liability

    1. 19.1Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
      1. (a)limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
      2. (b)limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
      3. (c)limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
      4. (d)exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law,
      5. and, if you are a consumer, your statutory rights will not be excluded or limited by these terms and conditions, except to the extent permitted by law.
    2. 19.2The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 19 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
      1. (a)are subject to Section 19.1; and
      2. (b)govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
    3. 19.3To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
    4. 19.4We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
    5. 19.5We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
    6. 19.6We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 19.6 shall not apply.
    7. 19.7We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 19.7 shall not apply.
    8. 19.8You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
  20. 20. Indemnity

    1. 20.1You hereby indemnify us, and undertake to keep us indemnified, against any and all 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) incurred or suffered by us and arising directly or indirectly out of:
      1. (a)any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions; or
      2. (b)your use of our website.
  21. 21. Breaches of these terms and conditions

    1. 21.1Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
      1. (a)send you one or more formal warnings;
      2. (b)temporarily suspend your access to our website;
      3. (c)permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;
      4. (d)block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;
      5. (e)contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;
      6. (f)commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
      7. (g)suspend or delete your account on our website.
    2. 21.2Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
  22. 22. Third party websites

    1. 22.1Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.
    2. 22.2We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 19.1 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
  23. 23. Trade marks

    1. 23.1KOPULAR, our logos and our other registered and unregistered trade marks are trade marks belonging to us; we give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
    2. 23.2The third party registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our website are the property of their respective owners and, unless stated otherwise in these terms and conditions, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.
  24. 24. Competitions

    1. 24.1From time to time we may run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on our website.
    2. 24.2Competitions will be subject to separate terms and conditions (which we will make available to you as appropriate).
  25. 25. Variation

    1. 25.1We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
    2. 25.2The revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of their publication on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of the terms and conditions.
  26. 26. Assignment

    1. 26.1You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions − providing, if you are a consumer, that such action does not serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these terms and conditions.
    2. 26.2You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
  27. 27. Severability

    1. 27.1If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
    2. 27.2If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions 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.
  28. 28. Third party rights

    1. 28.1These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
    2. 28.2The exercise of the parties' rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
  29. 29. Entire agreement

    1. 29.1Subject to Section 19.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy and cookies policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.
  30. 30. Law and jurisdiction

    1. 30.1These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
    2. 30.2Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  31. 31. Statutory and regulatory disclosures

    1. 31.1We will not file a copy of these terms and conditions specifically in relation to each user or customer and, if we update these terms and conditions, the version to which you originally agreed will no longer be available on our website. We recommend that you consider saving a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
  32. 32. Our details

    1. 32.1This website is owned and operated by Rieve Media Ltd.
    2. 32.2We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 07185537, and our registered office is at 81 Mellish Street, London, E14 8PR.
    3. 32.3Our principal place of business is at 81 Mellish Street, London, E14 8PR.
    4. 32.4You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form.