Version Date: June 7th 2014
1.1 These terms and conditions govern your use of our website.
1.2 By 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.
1.3 If you register with our website or make a purchase on our website, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
1.4 You 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.
2. Copyright notice
2.1 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
2.2 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.
3. Licence to use website
3.1 You may:
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
3.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 of these terms and conditions 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 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
3.4 You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
3.4 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
3.5 Notwithstanding Section 3.4 of these terms and conditions, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.
3.6 We 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. Acceptable use
4.1 You must not:
4.2 You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.
4.3 You 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.
5.1 The advertising of products on our website constitutes an "invitation to treat" rather than a contractual offer.
5.2 We may periodically change the products available on our website, and we do not undertake to continue to supply any particular product or type of product.
5.3 The sale and purchase of products through our website will be subject to Terms and Conditions of Sale, and we will ask you to agree to the terms of that document each time you make a purchase on our website.
5.4 Any product reviews that you submit for publication on our website shall be subject to the terms of Section 9 and Section 10 of these terms and conditions.
6. Registration and accounts
6.1 To be eligible for an individual account on our website under this Section 6 of these terms and conditions, you must be at least 18 years of age and resident in the United Kingdom.
6.2 You 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.
6.3 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
6.4 You must not use any other person's account to access the website.
7. User IDs and passwords
7.1 If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.
7.2 Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 10 of these terms and conditions; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
7.3 You must keep your password confidential.
7.4 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.
7.5 You 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.
8. Cancellation and suspension of account
8.1 We may:
at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
9. Your content: licence
9.1 In 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.
9.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 9.2 of these terms and conditions.
9.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 9.2 of these terms and conditions.
9.5 You 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.
9.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.
9.7 Without 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.
10. Your content: rules
10.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
10.2 Your 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).
10.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
11. Report abuse
11.1 If 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.
11.2 You can let us know by email to email@example.com.
12. Limited warranties
12.1 We do not warrant or represent:
12.2 We 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.
12.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 13.1 of these terms and conditions, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.
12.4 We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.
13. Limitations and exclusions of liability
13.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
13.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 13 of these terms and conditions and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
13.3 To 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.
13.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
13.5 We 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.
13.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
13.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
13.8 You 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).
14. Breaches of these terms and conditions
14.1 Without 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:
14.2 Where 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).
15. Third party websites
15.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.
15.2 We have no control over third party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 13.1 of these terms and conditions we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
15.3 You must not establish a link to our website in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
15.4 You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.
15.5 Our website must not be framed on any other site unless expressly agreed.
15.6 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
16.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
16.2 The 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.
17.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
17.2 You 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.
18.1 If 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.
18.2 If 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.
19. Third party rights
19.1 These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
19.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
20. Entire agreement
20.1 Subject to Section 13.1 of these terms and conditions, these terms and conditions, together with our Privacy 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.
21. Law and jurisdiction
21.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law unless you are dealing with us as a consumer, in which case the consumer law of your country of residence will apply. References to Irish law have been included in these Terms and Conditions of Use on this basis.
21.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England, unless you are dealing with us as a consumer, in which case the courts of your country of residence will also have jurisdiction to deal with any consumer law issues arising. References to Irish law have been included in these Terms and Conditions of Use on this basis.
21.3 Legal Note: Link to the European Commission Platform according to Regulation on consumer ODR
22. Statutory and regulatory disclosures
22.1 Our VAT number is gb832629032.
23. Our details
23.1 This website is owned and operated by Zippo UK Ltd.
23.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 545691, and our registered office and principal place of business is at Barley Mow Centre, 10 Barley Mow Passage, London, W4 4PH.
23.3 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 0208 964 0666.