Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

» Information about us
» Accessing the Website
» Intellectual property rights
» Website changes and updates
» Our liability
» Information about you and your visits to our site
» Uploading or submitting material to the website
» Content standards
» Viruses, hacking and other offences
» Links from our site
» Third party material
» Jurisdiction and applicable law
» Variations
» Contact us

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. These general terms and conditions, together with any documents referred to, are the terms of use on which you may make use of www.fonthillmedia.com and any of our affiliated web sites including but not limited to www.fonthill-media.com, www.fonthillbooks.com and www.essentialreads.com (each being the “Website”) whether as a guest visitor or a registered user. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only. Prices and product (service) information are correct to the best of our knowledge but may change without notice. Product views not necessarily to scale. We do not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from accessing or reliance on the information on this site and to the fullest extent permitted by English law, we exclude all liability for loss or damages direct or indirect arising from use of this site.

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Information about us

This Website is a site operated by Fonthill Media Limited. ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07690547 and have our registered office at Millview House, Toadsmoor Road, Stroud, GL5 2TB, which is also our main trading address. Our VAT number is GB 124083052.
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Accessing the Website

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may only allow access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our registration and security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time and terminate your registration at any time without notice to you if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these General Terms.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these General Terms and that they comply with them.

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Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, we are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it. For the purposes of these General Terms, “material” means material including, without limitation, text, graphics, images, video and sound material. Those works are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may download and print extracts from material on the Website for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You must not download or print the material or extracts from it in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper format comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Website. You may not distribute, transmit or disseminate any part of the material on the Website without our prior permission.

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.

You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices appearing on the Website and you must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us and/or our licensors.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to office@fonthillmedia.com .

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

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Website changes and updates

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
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Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for loss of business, loss of income or revenue, loss of profits or contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time.
  • Any liability for any any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
You hereby expressly agree that you use the Website ‘as is’ and at your own risk and that any damage or loss arising from your use of it and/or any reliance placed on its contents are your sole responsibility.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

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Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy the terms of which are herein incorporated by reference. By using our Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
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Uploading or submitting material to the website

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload or submit material to the Website, or to make contact with other users of the Website, you must comply with the content standards set out below. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you submit or upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to publish such material in any format, including without limitation print or electronic format and to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy or that it is defamatory of such person.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Website.

Publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication or to refuse publication. We further reserve the right to remove any material or posting you make on the Website if, in our sole discretion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out below.

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Content standards

These standards (as further described in the following Guidelines which are incorporated herein by reference) apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:
  • Be accurate (where they state facts)
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions)
  • Be original to you
  • Comply with any applicable law worldwide and in particular in the UK and in any country from which they are posted

Contributions must not:
  • Be obscene, offensive, hateful, inflammatory, incite violence or contain sexually explicit material;
  • Advocate, promote or assist any illegal activity of any kind;
  • Be defamatory or any person or violate another person’s privacy rights or otherwise contain unlawful material;
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person or party;
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;
  • Give the impression that they emanate or are endorsed by us, if this is not the case; and
  • Falsely endorse a good or service
The area of the Website where registered users can submit details of their profile is intended for individual profiles and not company profiles or information.
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Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our 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 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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

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Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When accessing a site via our website we advise you check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.
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Third party material

You may see advertising or other material submitted by third parties on the Website. Any third party uploading or submitting content or information for inclusion on the Website is solely responsible for such content and information, including ensuring that it complies with all relevant legislation and/or common law, regulations and/or codes of practice. We accept no responsibility or liability for the content of advertising or other third party material submitted to the Website including without limitation the lawfulness of such content or any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
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Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to and/or use of the Website although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

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Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these General Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website. Furthermore the provision and use of services offered on the Website are subject to the Services Terms as therein provided and applicable in addition to these General Terms.
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Contact us

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact office@fonthillmedia.com .

Thank you for visiting our Website.
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