Website Terms and Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions (“the Terms”) carefully. By entering (or advertising on) 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.
1.1 This website, www.BedandBreakfastsGuide.com (“the Website”) is owned and operated by Bed and Breakfast guide Ltd (“us,” “we”), a limited company registered in England and Wales (number 5656657) Vat no: 871 5777 84
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, images, 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 or breach any advertising standards set by the Advertising Standards Authority (as of 1st March 2011)
2.6 The materials used and displayed on the site, including and without limitation any text, graphics, images, video or audio, logos, trademarks and service marks are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws. Visitors to the site agree not to modify, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of Bed and Breakfasts Guide Ltd.
2.6.1 You agree to indemnify us against all legal fees, damages and any other expenses that may be incurred by us as a result of your breach of the warranties in clause 2.5 and all sub clauses. 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 Advertisers Only - 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.
2.8 By advertising on the Guide you agree to us contacting you by email at any time as may be desirable for whatever purpose, and it is a condition of our advertising that your email address will not be removed from our internal mailing list, however we guarantee that email addresses will not be passed to other agencies.
2.9 ALL advertisers must wherever possible link to us from your website, linking to either our main page at www.BedandBreakfastsGuide.com or to the page specific to your Town.
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.
3.4 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.
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.
5.1 We are registered as a data controller with the office of the Data Protection Commissioner. Our DPA number is PZ9340032. Details of our registration can be found at the Data Protection Commissioner’s Website.
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.
7.1 This Website is a guide to Bed and Breakfast accommodation. 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 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.
7.4 You acknowledge that your failure to fulfil your obligations under the Seller’s terms and conditions may be legally actionable by the Seller.
Charges And Payment - (Advertisers Only)
8. We shall issue an invoice in respect of our charges by fax email or post. You shall pay to us the charges set out in our invoice, no later than on receipt of the invoice and certainly within 7 days of the Invoice date. We do not offer any credit facilities or terms of longer than 7 days and reserve the right to take whatever action is deemed necessary to recover any monies owed after this time, without further reference to yourselves. As per Distance Selling Regulations you may be entitled to cancel within 7 days of agreeing to the Services if the Services have not been provided. If your display has been completed and provided then no refund is due, and for clarity, if you decide to cancel after 7 days, we shall be entitled to retain/invoice and recover the full amount.
8.1 All charges are exclusive of VAT. Rates of tax and duties on the Services will be those applying at the time of payment.
8.2 All our quotations lapse after 30 days (unless otherwise stated) if we do not withdraw them earlier.
8.3 If you fail to pay any amount payable by you under these terms, we reserve the right to take action through the Courts to retrieve the amount due plus costs. These will comprise of a £25 non payers admin charge levied by ourselves, plus we are entitled but not obliged to charge you interest on the overdue amount, payable by you forthwith on demand, from the due date up to the date of actual payment, after as well as before judgment, currently at the rate of 8% pa in line with HMCS. Such interest shall accrue on a daily basis and be compounded quarterly. Our right to claim interest is under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.
8.4 You do not have the right to withhold any retention money or to set off any money you may claim from us against anything you may owe us.
8.5 Payments by cheque are no longer accepted. If you pay by bank transfer, your advert will not be made live until 24hours after we have received full and final payment into our account as cleared funds. In certain situations we may commence your advertising before funds have cleared, in this case you agree that by requesting advance adertising you will abide by our terms and conditions especially regarding payment.
8.6 Payments by card or other electronic means: By making a payment you are deemed to have accepted our terms and conditions of use as set out in the Terms, including the disclaimers which are set out in paragraph 3 above. As the payment has been made, and the service commenced, no signature will be necessary.
8.7 When an agreement has been entered into, whether verbally or by other means, this consitutes entering into a contract. Once an Invoice has been raised for the proposed service, this becomes payable under point 8 of our terms and conditions, and cancellation is not allowed under the terms of the OFT Distance Selling Regulations (exceptions). There is no opportunity to cancel the service once it has commenced and the full amount will remain payable.
9.1 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.
9.2 Examples of those circumstances include act of God, accident, explosion, fire, transport delays, strikes and other industrial disputes.
10.1 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.
10.2 English law is applicable to any contract made under the Terms. The English courts have exclusive jurisdiction.
10.3 If you are more than one person, each of you has joint and several obligations under the Terms.
10.4 If any of the Terms are unenforceable as drafted:
10.4.1 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.
10.5 Any notice which is to be served under the Terms may be served:
10.5.1 by you by leaving it at or by delivering it (by first class post) to our registered office; and
10.5.2 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.
10.6 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.
10.7 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.
10.8 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 the Managing Director c/o [email protected] .