Terms of Website Use

Terms of Website Use


What's in these terms?

These terms tell you the rules for using our website and networking platform www.liketobe.org (“our site”).

  1. Who we are and how to contact us

    1. www.liketobe.org is a site operated by LIKE TO BE LTD ("we", “our”, or “us” as the context requires). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09198577. Our VAT number is 251201461.

    2. To get in contact, please either:

      1. write to us at Engine Shed Station Approach, Temple Meads, Bristol, England, BS1 6QH; or

      2. email us at [email protected].

  2. By using our site you accept these terms

    1. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

    2. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

  3. There are other terms that may apply to you

    1. These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

      1. Our Privacy Policy. See further information under clause 14.

      2. Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

    2. If you subscribe to our site, our Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Services will apply to the services we provide to you. Upon acceptance of our Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Services you will become a “Member” and your subscription will become active.

  4. We may make changes to these terms

    1. We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

    2. These terms were last updated on 25-05-2018 to address the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR” and any reference to Data Protection Legislation refers to the GDPR; or any applicable data protection law in the UK from time to time)

  5. We may make changes to our site

    1. We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our members' needs and our business priorities.

    2. If you subscribe to our site, then we will use our reasonable endeavours to keep you informed of any material changes

  6. Limitations on our site

    1. Our site is made available on a subscription only basis.

    2. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

    3. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

    4. Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

  7. You must keep your account details safe

    1. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

    2. We reserve the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

    3. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us on the details set out in clause 1.2.

  8. How you may use material on our site

    1. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

    2. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

    3. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

    4. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

    5. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

    6. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

  9. Material you upload to our site

    1. Any and all photos, pictures, graphics, comments, text and other content, data or information that you make available to or via our site ("Your Content") is generated, owned and controlled solely by you and not by us.

    2. You must not upload, store, distribute, send, transmit, display, perform, make available, continue to make available or otherwise communicate to the public any of Your Content to which you do not hold the necessary rights. Any such infringement may result in termination of your access to our site. Please note that an infringement may also result in civil litigation or criminal prosecution.

    3. By uploading Your Content to our site, you grant a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid up, license to us and other Members to use, copy, repost, transmit or otherwise make available to the public, Your Content utilising the features of our site from time to time.

    4. You will not post on our site, transmit to other users, or communicate any of Your Content that:

      1. is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, offensive, obscene or otherwise objectionable;

      2. contains copyrighted content (e.g., music, movies, videos, photographs, images, software, etc.) without obtaining permission first;

      3. contains video, audio photographs, or images of another person without his or her permission (or in the case of a minor, the minor's legal guardian);

      4. promotes or enables illegal or unlawful activities;

      5. is intended to defraud, swindle or deceive;

      6. contains viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, cancelbots, worms or other harmful, or disruptive codes, components or devices;

      7. promotes or solicits involvement in or support of a political platform, religion, cult, or sect; or

      8. disseminates another person's personal data without his or her permission in accordance with Data Protection Legislation, or collects or solicits another person's personal data for commercial or unlawful purpose.

    5. We reserve the right without obligation to monitor Your Content and if, at our sole discretion, we believe that content is in breach of the spirit of these terms, we may remove Your Content and suspend or terminate your subscription.

  10. Do not rely on information on this site

    1. The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

    2. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

  11. We are not responsible for websites we link to

    1. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

    2. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

  12. User-generated content is not approved by us

    1. This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

    2. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, either express or implied, regarding the performance or conduct of other Members who you may contact through our site.

    3. If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on [email protected]

  13. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

    1. Whether you are a consumer or a business user, we do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

    2. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Services.

    3. If you are a business user, we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it; and

    4. We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

      1. use of, or inability to use, our site; or

      2. use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

      3. In particular, we will not be liable for:

        1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

        2. business interruption;

        3. loss of anticipated savings;

        4. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

        5. any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

    5. If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

    6. If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation.

  14. How we may use your personal information (data protection)

    1. If you subscribe to our site you acknowledge that you are the data controller and we are the data processor (where Data Controller and Data Processor have the meanings as defined in the Data Protection Legislation). Our Privacy Policy sets out the scope, nature and purpose of processing by us, the duration of the processing and the types of personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Legislation, Personal Data) and categories of Data Subject.

    2. You will ensure that you have all necessary and appropriate consents to determine the processing by us of personal data under the Data Protection Legislation.

    3. When processing personal data on your determination through our site, we shall:

      1. only process personal data on your written instruction unless we are under a legal obligation to process that data, in which case we will notify you that we are processing personal data under a legal obligation;

      2. ensure that appropriate technical and organisational measures are in place, to protect against any unauthorised or unlawful processing of, accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data.

      3. ensure that all personnel who have access to and/or process Personal Data are obliged to keep the Personal Data confidential; and

      4. not transfer any personal data outside of the European Union unless we obtain your prior written consent and the following conditions are fulfilled:

        1. appropriate safeguards in relation to the transfer have been put into place;

        2. the data subject has enforceable rights and effective legal remedies;

        3. all reasonable written instructions from you continue to be carried out; and

        4. all obligations under the Data Protection Legislation are complied with.

      5. assist you in responding to requests from data subjects;

      6. notify you without undue delay on becoming aware of a personal data breach;

      7. maintain complete and accurate records and information to demonstrate compliance with Data Protection Legislation

  15. Malicious code

    1. We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

    2. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

    3. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

  16. Rules about linking to our site

    1. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

    2. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

    3. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

    4. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

    5. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

    6. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].

  17. Which country's laws apply to any disputes?

    1. If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

    2. If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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