Meanings and definitions used in this Agreement:
"Agreement" - means this agreement for users of the Sites;
"Discussion Forums" - means the chat areas, bulletin-boards or forum facilities provided on the Sites;
"WV&S" - means ACO Media Limited of Sycamore House, Old Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 5ST;
"Service" - means the service(s) provided by the Site;
"Site(s)" - means the web site(s) owned and operated by WV&S.
1. Introduction to Agreement
1.1. This Site is owned and operated by WV&S.
1.2. This Agreement governs the use of the Site and Service produced by WV&S, including participation in the Discussion Forums.
1.3. The Service is designed to provide a forum, enjoyable for all, for the exchange of opinions, comments and information and, therefore, WV&S requires its users to abide by the rules of this Agreement. Your use of the Service will constitute your agreement to comply with these rules.
1.4. If you do not agree with the rules contained in this Agreement, you should not use the Service.
1.5. WV&S may modify this Agreement from time to time and notice of revisions to this Agreement will be posted here. Continued use of the Service by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement, so it's wise to check this page regularly.
1.6. We may terminate your access to the Service, without notice, in addition to our other remedies if you fail to follow this Agreement and the Service's rules.
2. Use of the Service by You
2.1. WV&S or its licensors owns all material on this Site. You may retrieve and display content from this Site on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorised use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching or otherwise, of material obtained through the Service.
2.2. You acknowledge that all magazine brands are trade marks and that you may not use them without prior written permission from WV&S.
2.3. You may not authorise others to use the Service, and you are responsible for all of your own use of the Service. You agree not to use any obscene, indecent or offensive language, or to place on the Service any material that is false, defamatory, abusive, harassing or hateful. Further, you may not place on the Service any material that is encrypted, constitutes junk mail or unauthorised advertising, invades anyone's privacy, encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law or regulation. You agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability.
2.4. Other than connecting to WV&S's servers by HTTP requests using a Web browser, you may not attempt to gain access to WV&S's servers by any means, including, without limitation, by using administrator passwords or by masquerading as an administrator while using the Service or otherwise.
2.5. You are responsible for ensuring that any material you provide to the Service or post in a Discussion Area, including but not limited to text, photographs and sound, does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party.
2.6. You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the Service or its associated software, hardware and servers in any way, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others' use of the Service. You further agree not to alter or tamper with any information or materials on, or associated with, the Service.
2.7. You acknowledge that WV&S has not reviewed and does not endorse the content of all sites linked to from this Service and is not responsible for the content or actions of any other sites linked to from this Service. Linking to any other service or site from this Service is at your sole risk.
Use of the Discussion Forums By You
2.8 These Discussion Forum rules have been put in place to help ensure that the Discussion Forum is a welcoming and useful resource for everyone that participates. These rules outline what is deemed unacceptable behaviour and it is important to read them carefully.
2.9 We cannot and do not review every post before it appears on the site. WV&S operates a 'notice and take-down' policy which means if WV&S notices or is made aware of a post that contravenes these rules, WV&S reserves the right to amend or remove the post.
2.10 WV&S encourages you to contact us if you feel a post violates these rules. Please click the "Report" icon/link to let us know.
2.11 You are responsible for the content of your posts and WV&S does not accept any liability for the content or accuracy of your messages. WV&S reserves the right to republish any material you submit.
2.12 Users of the Site may submit material for publication in the Discussion Forums. WV&S accepts no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by WV&S and WV&S is not responsible for its content or accuracy.
2.13 If you want to submit material to the Discussion Forums you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
2.14 Publication of any material you submit will be at the sole discretion of WV&S and WV&S is entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication, after publication or to refuse publication.
2.15 You grant WV&S a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free license to republish any material you submit in any format, and you warrant to WV&S that any material you submit is your own work and that you own the copyright and all relevant rights.
2.16 You warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, harassing, defamatory or otherwise illegal.
2.17 You agree not to post material that is deliberately intended to upset other users.
2.18 You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause WV&S damage or loss and agree to indemnify and hold harmless WV&S in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage incurred by WV&S as a result of publishing any material you submit to us, including consequential loss.
3. Information and Availability
While WV&S takes every care to ensure that the information on these Sites is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied to WV&S by third parties and WV&S is unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it. Further, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, WV&S's Sites are provided "as is" without any warranties of any kind and WV&S does not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the information or interruption in availability.
4.1. Any third party web site that links to this Site must not:
4.2. WV&S expressly reserves the right to request that any link in breach of these terms be removed and to take whatever other action it deems appropriate.
4.3. On these Sites you may be offered automatic links to other sites. Whilst WV&S hopes you will be interested in those other sites, you acknowledge that their owners may be independent from WV&S and WV&S does not endorse or accept any responsibility for their content.
5. Use of Material Posted by You
5.1. Postings to the Discussion Forums are not private. You grant WV&S and its designees a perpetual royalty free non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce, modify, translate, transmit, distribute and sub-licence any information or material you supply or communicate to the Service via such postings, in any medium now in existence or hereafter developed, for any purpose, including commercial uses. WV&S will not return it if submitted, and accepts no liability whatsoever for safe custody thereof.
6. Copyright Complaints
6.1. WV&S respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. WV&S may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the access of users, subscribers, and account holders who infringe the copyright rights of others.
6.2. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on any WV&S Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that the Site contains links or other references to another online location that contains material or activity that infringes your copyright, please contact WV&S immediately.
7. Comments by Users Are Not Endorsed by WV&S
7.1. WV&S does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements posted by users in Discussion Forums or elsewhere in the Service. Any information or material placed online by users, including advice and opinions, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not necessarily represent the view of WV&S.
8. Competitions and Prizes
These rules apply to all prize promotions including free draws, prize competitions and instant win offers (the "competition/s").
8.1. From time to time WV&S will run competitions on this website and in its publication. These may be subject to additional terms that will be made available at the time.
8.2. Competitions are open to UK residents aged 18 and over.
8.3. Prizes are as stated, are non-transferable, non-negotiable and there are no cash alternatives.
8.4. Entry is restricted to one per household. No third party or bulk entries will be accepted. Spammers will be disqualified.
8.5. WV&S and the Promoter reserve the right to substitute any prize for another prize of equal value.
8.6. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter the competitions unless otherwise stated on the promotional activity with a specific competition.
8.7. By entering a competition, the entrant agrees to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the competition.
8.9. It is assumed that by entering competitions which, if won, could result in time off work, your employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot be altered.
8.10. Competition winners will be randomly selected from the entries received unless stated otherwise in the promotional material which accompanies a competition. Entries in the incorrect format or submitted by bulk competition entry organisations on an entrant's behalf will not be considered. Entries cannot be returned.
8.11. Winners maybe notified by post or email on the day of the winner being determined. In this event winners have five (5) business working days to respond in full to the email or another winner will be drawn.
8.12. By entering the competition, the winner(s) consent to any publicity generated as a result of the competition, and their name or image being used on websites, magazines or mobile services at any time.
8.13. Competitions are open to all residents of the UK, except employees of WV&S, the Promoter and their immediate families, the Promoters advertising agency and sales promotion consultancy, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the promotion.
8.14. The result of the prize draw is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.
8.15. WV&S will not accept responsibility for loss through technical fault, incomplete, illegible or other damaged entries. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.
8.16. The competitions are held by ACO Media Limited, Sycamore House, Old Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 5ST or the Promoter, as stated.
8.17. The winnerís details (name and county only) can be made available by sending an SAE to [enter name of competition], ACO Media Limited, Sycamore House, Old Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 5ST, to be received no later than 4 weeks after the closing date of the competition.
8.18. WV&S shall be permitted to exclude any entrant at any time at its sole discretion.
8.19. Where WV&S runs a competition with a Promoter such that the Promoter is responsible for the selection and/or the provision of prizes then WV&S shall not be responsible for or have any liability for the provision of such prizes.
8.20. The competition and/or promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any disputes.
8.21. WV&S and/or the Promoter reserve the right to cancel, amend, terminate or suspend the promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances outside its control, without any liability to any entrants or third parties.
8.22. Without limitation WV&S and/or the Promoter accepts no liability or responsibility for any costs incurred by a winner or their guests relating to their prize or for the acts or omissions of any third party and WV&S and/or the Promoter will not be liable for any injury, loss or damage of any nature which is suffered as a result of or in connection with the prize, except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.
8.23. By taking part in competitions, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any breach of these terms and conditions by the winner will result in the forfeit of the prize.
WV&S has joined up with selected third party partners to enable you to purchase relevant products and services. Transactions carried out with specified third party partners (and not with WV&S) will be governed by the third party's standard terms and conditions which may be found on their sites before you transact. From time to time WV&S may team up with other selected third parties to offer you the opportunity to purchase goods from the site. Such purchases will be with the named third party (and not with WV&S) and will be governed by the terms and conditions notified to you at the time of purchase. WV&S cannot and do not accept any responsibility or liability for any losses you may suffer as a result of entering into any transaction with any third party.
10. Other Promotions
From time to time, WV&S (or selected third parties) may include competitions, promotions or other offers on these Sites. Each such offer shall be subject to its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions.
11. Materials Provided by Others
11.1. You agree that WV&S is not responsible, and shall have no liability to you, with respect to any information or materials posted by others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material.
All magazine trademarks are trade marks of WV&S or its sister companies and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks used on these Sites are the property of their respective owners.
13.1. You agree to indemnify WV&S and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, advertisers, partners, agents and representatives, and to hold them harmless from any and all claims, demands and liabilities (including legal fees) that may arise from your submissions or provision of content, from your unauthorised use of material obtained through the Service, from your breach of this Agreement, or from any such acts arising through your use of the Service or any other violation of the rights of another person or party.
14. Editing and Deletions
14.1. WV&S reserves the right, but undertakes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material posted by users in the Discussion Forums or elsewhere on the Site, in its sole discretion and without notice.
15. Additional Rules
15.1. WV&S reserves the right to post, from time to time, additional terms and conditions that apply to specific parts of the Service. Such additional terms and conditions will be posted in the relevant parts of the Service, and will be clearly identified. Your use of the Service constitutes your agreement to comply with these additional terms and conditions.
16. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
16.1. You understand and agree that you are using the site and any of its services at your own risk. The site and its services are provided "as is," and to the extent permitted by applicable law, WV&S and it's affiliates expressly disclaim any and all warranties, express and implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability, title, merchantability, non-infringement, fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral, in writing or in electronic form, including but not limited to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained therein or provided by the site and its service.
16.2. WV&S and it's affiliates make no warranty, implied or explicit, that any part of the service will be uninterrupted, error-free, virus-free, timely, secure, accurate, reliable of any quality, nor that the content is safe in any manner for download. You understand and agree that neither WV&S nor it's affiliates nor any participant in the site and it's services provides professional advice of any kind and that use of such advice or any other information is solely at your own risk and without our liability of any kind.
16.3. Save for the provisions of the following clause WV&S and its affiliates shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages allegedly sustained arising out of your access to or inability to access the service, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the service, your use of or reliance on the service or any of the information or materials available on the service, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
16.4. WV&S's liability will not be limited in the case of death or personal injury directly caused by natmag's negligence.
17.1. WV&S has the right to terminate your ability to access the site and its service, for any reason, without notice.
18.3 Data Protection: ACO Media Limited and our sponsors and promoters may use your details to let you know about other products and services which we think would be of interest to you. Occasionally, we may also pass your details to selected companies. This will only be done with your permission so we advise you to check the tick boxes on the relevant form carefully. ACO Media Limited is registered as a data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998. ACO Media Limited, Sycamore House, Old Solesbridge Lane, Chorleywood, Herts WD3 5ST.
19. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
19.1. You agree that this Agreement, for all purposes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You also agree, subject to the following clause, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts as regards any claim or matter arising under this Agreement.
19.2. For the exclusive benefit of WV&S, WV&S shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence.
20.1 From time to time, our Sites may publish articles or features, which some site visitors may find offensive. WV&S does not intend to offend and suggests that Site visitors who find the tone or content of the Sites offensive, no longer visit the Sites. No responsibility is taken for any offense caused.
20.1. This Agreement is the complete and entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any prior agreement, whether written or oral.
20.2. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect.
20.3. Failure of either party to exercise any right or remedy under this Agreement does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.
Please leave the Site and its Service now if you don't agree to the terms contained in this Agreement.
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