I appreciate that there's a lot of information to digest, so at the end of each section I've provided a summary to help simplify it for you. Please note that the summary is not legally binding as it does not include all the terms that apply to the use of my site; it is provided in addition to those terms, not as a replacement for them.
> About me and my site
www.urbanseaconsulting.com is a site operated by Urban Sea Consulting Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with a registered office at 24 Queen Avenue, Queen Insurance Buildings, Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 4TZ (UK). I operate as a limited company and my company number is: 10025713.
> The content on my site
Although I make reasonable efforts to keep my site up to date, I do not guarantee that the content on it is free from errors or omissions. I may makes changes to my site from time to time, including the services I offer and the fees I charge, however any of the content on my site may be out of date at any given time, and I am under no obligation to update it (even though I endeavour to do so).
Summary: I do my best to keep my site up to date but occasionally there may be content that’s out of date, incomplete or no longer relevant (and I apologise if you find that to be the case).
> Reliance on information
I provide the content on my site for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely, and you must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the information I provide.
Although I make reasonable efforts to update and maintain the content on my site, I make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the information on my site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Summary: My site is for information only and does not qualify as specific advice to you.
> Intellectual property rights
I am the owner or the licensee in respect of all intellectual property rights in my site, and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright around the world. All such rights are reserved.
My status as the author of content on my site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on my site for commercial purposes without obtaining written permission to do so from me.
Summary: The content of my site is protected by copyright - please respect this.
> Limitation of my liability
To the extent permitted by law, I exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to my site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
I will not be liable to any user 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:
use of, or inability to use, my site; or
use of or reliance on any content displayed on my site.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, I will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
I will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programmes, data or other proprietary material due to your use of my site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
I assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on my site, and you should not interpret such links as an endorsement by me of those websites. I will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services by me to you, which will be set out in my Terms and Conditions of Business.
Summary: I am not liable for your use of my site or any third party sites I link to.
> What you must not do
You may use my site only for lawful purposes. You may not use my site:
In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
- any part of my site;
- any equipment or network on which my site is stored;
- any software used in the provision of my site; or
- any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Summary: You must only use my site for legal purposes and must not knowingly interfere, damage or disrupt it.
> Breach of these terms
At my discretion I will determine whether there has been a breach of these terms through your use of my site. When a breach has occurred, it is my right to take what I deem to be appropriate action including:
Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use my site.
Issuing a warning to you.
Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
Further legal action against you.
Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as I reasonably feel is necessary.
I exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms. The responses described in this document are not limited, and I may take any other action I reasonably deem appropriate.
> Viruses and other malicious programmes and materials
I do not guarantee that my site will be secure or free from viruses and other malicious programmes and materials.
You are responsible for configuring your own information technology, computer programmes and devices in order to access my site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse my site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to my site, the server on which my site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to my site. You must not attack my 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. I will report any breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and I will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. If you breach this provision, your right to use my site will cease immediately.
Summary: Please don’t knowingly infect or attack my site, and protect yourself with appropriate virus protection software.
> Linking to my site
You may link to any pages on my site provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, and does not damage my reputation.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on my part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to my site in any website that is not owned by you.
Summary: You may link to my site from a website you own, providing you do it fairly.
> Third party links on my site
Where my site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. I have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Summary: I have no control over other websites or the content on them.
> Applicable law
Summary: If there is a dispute that results in legal action, it will be debated in England.
> Trade marks
Please respect my ownership of the words and logos associated with my brand.
V2. Dated 01.08.2016