Terms & Conditions

1               Introduction

1.1           www.engineeringnaturesway.co.uk (the Site) is operated by Hydro International (UK) Ltd   (we and us).

1.2          Use of the Site is on the terms contained in this document (Terms). If you do not agree to these Terms, stop using the Site immediately. By accessing and using the Site you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms. They are a legal agreement between you and us and can only be amended with our consent. They should be read in conjunction with any details provided on the Site about how the Site operates and the services which are available.

1.3          We shall gather, store and utilise your personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

1.4          We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time without prior notice by changing them on the Site.

2             Accessing the Site

2.1          We cannot guarantee that the Site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error-free. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt the Site or any computer system, server, router or any other internet-connected device.

2.2          You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use the Site and is compatible with the Site. You also understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any content of the Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the safety and reliability of data input and output.

2.3          From time to time, we may restrict access to certain features or parts of the Site, or the entire Site, 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 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, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.

2.4          We reserve the right, in our discretion, to withdraw, suspend or modify the Site or certain features or parts of the Site with or without notice to you, where we have reason to do so. There may also be times when the Site or certain features or parts of the Site become unavailable, whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any withdrawal, modification, unavailability, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or any service available on or through the Site.

3             Use of the Site

3.1          You must use the Site and the information available from the Site responsibly. No such information may be used for or in connection with any unlawful, immoral or anti-social purpose, or in a manner which is or may be damaging to our name or reputation.

3.2          You own all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials (“Content”) you upload to the Site and acknowledge that such Content is your sole responsibility. We may remove such Content from the Site at any time in our sole discretion.

3.3          When you publish Content it means that you are allowing everyone to access and use that information, and to associate it with you.

3.4          We do not control or endorse the Content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content and you acknowledge that by using the Site you may be exposed to Content that is offensive and/or indecent.

3.5          We will not be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage or injury of any kind resulting from the use of any Content transmitted via the Site and you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such Content.

3.6          In using the Site, you agree not to:

3.6.1      send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other unsolicited messages;

3.6.2      post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is defamatory, false, misleading, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing, unlawful or deemed to be incorrect by us;

3.6.3      post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account of their race, religion, disability, nationality or otherwise;

3.6.4      threaten, abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of other Members or use the Site for the purpose of any investigation;

3.6.5      use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;

3.6.6      republish, reproduce, distribute, transmit or display any or all of the Site data and re-contact the companies on the Site database to create your own database;

3.6.7      make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another;

3.6.8      upload pictures with content which is deemed to be undesirable or offensive by us;

3.6.9      collect or store personal information about others, including email addresses;

3.6.10   impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;

3.6.11   violate any applicable laws or regulations;

3.6.12   use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of it;

3.6.13   post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement); or

3.6.14   attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other means.

3.7          You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any breach by you of these Terms  and any claim or demand brought against us by any third party arising out of your use of the Site  and/or any Content submitted, posted or transmitted by you through the Site, including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by us in consequence of your breach of these Terms.

4             Accuracy of information

4.1          We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that information on the Site is accurate, but commentary, blogs and other material posted on the Site are not intended to amount to advice or authority on which reliance should be placed.

4.2          All information, services and materials available on the Site are provided “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind.  We make no representation or warranty that any information is accurate, complete or up-to-date and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by any reliance placed on such information by you or anyone to whom you communicate such information.

4.3          If you find any inaccurate information on the Site please let us know and we will endeavour to correct it, where we agree, as soon as reasonably practicable.

5             Intellectual property rights

5.1          All content on the Site including but not limited to text, software, photographs and graphics is protected by copyright. We, or our licensors, own copyright and/or database rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the original content. Except as expressly set out in these Terms, nothing in these Terms shall give you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by us or our licensors. You shall not assert or attempt to obtain any such rights and you shall not use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, our name, trade marks, logos or other proprietary marks , or those of any affiliated companies within our group, or any of the content of the Site, in whole or in part, except as provided in these Terms.

5.2          You may download information from the Site for your own personal non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trade mark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.

5.3          The rights granted to you under these Terms shall terminate immediately upon your breach of any of these Terms.

6             Links to this and other websites

6.1          We may provide hyperlinks from the Site to other internet sites which are operated by other organisations. We are not responsible for external websites that link to the Site or which are linked from it. That we include these hyperlinks does not imply any endorsement of the material on such sites or any association with their operators.

6.2          We reserve the right, at our discretion, to prohibit any link from another internet site to materials or information on the Site. Without prejudice to that right, if you wish to link to the Site, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Site, and subject to the following conditions:

6.2.1      the link is neither misleading nor deceptive and must fairly indicate the Site as the destination of the link;

6.2.2      you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of our logo;

6.2.3      you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Site;

6.2.4      you do not in any way imply that we endorse any products or services other than our own;

6.2.5      you do not misrepresent your relationship with us nor present any other false or misleading information about us;

6.2.6      you do not otherwise use any of the trade marks displayed on the Site without our express written permission;

6.2.7      you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and

6.2.8      any website from which you link to the Site does not contain any content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

7             Our liability

7.1          Although we hope the Site will be of interest to users, we accept no liability and offer no warranties or conditions in relation to the Site or its content, to the fullest extent such liability can be excluded by law.

7.2          If you are a consumer and not a business user, we shall not be liable to you for any business losses and shall only be liable for any losses which are reasonably foreseeable.

7.3          If you are a business user, in no event shall we be liable to you for any indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or goodwill arising from your use of, or inability to use, the Site or information on the Site. Except as provided in these Terms, all terms implied by law are excluded.

7.4          We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence and responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation and any other liability that cannot, under English law, be excluded.

8             General

8.1          Hydro International (UK) Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Our company number is 1474012  and our registered office address is Shearwater House, Clevedon Hall Estate, Victoria Road, Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21 7RD. Our VAT registration number is GB 609 5489 09.

8.2          Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address at the end of these Terms by email and confirmed by post.

8.3          Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms.

8.4          If any part of these Terms is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of these Terms shall be unaffected and shall remain in force.

8.5          You and we agree that English law applies to these Terms and that any dispute between us regarding the Site or arising out of or in connection with these Terms will only be dealt with by the English courts, unless you are resident in another part of the United Kingdom, in which case the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will apply and any dispute will be brought before the courts there.

9             How to contact us

If you experience problems with the Site or would like to comment on it, please feel free to contact us in any of the following ways:

by email at info@engineeringnaturesway.co.uk

by telephone on 01275 878371  between the hours of 0900 and 1730

by writing to us at:       Hydro International

Shearwater House

Clevedon Hall Estate

Victoria Road

Clevedon

BS21 7RD

 

10          Updates

These Terms were last updated on 4 May 2011.