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Terms & Conditions of Website Use

Website Terms of Use

1. Terms
We reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions of use from time to time and without notice, with such variations becoming effective immediately upon posting to the site. By continuing to use the site you will be deemed to accept any such variations.

2. Confidentiality
Please see our Privacy Policy [here] for information about how we use and protect your personal data.
3. Copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property

3.1 All content of the pages on the site and in our newsletters (including pictures, photographs, logos, brand names, copy and other materials) represents copyright, design rights or registered trade marks owned by, or licensed to, Summerill & Bishop Limited, its technology providers, or their respective owners. Summerill & Bishop Limited is the registered proprietor of trade marks for “Summerill & Bishop” and various logos used by the company. All rights reserved.

3.2 The modification, copying, circulation, reproduction, or incorporation into any other work, of part or all of the content available on the site or in our newsletters is forbidden, with the exception of: copying, printing (solely one copy) or downloading extracts of the content of the site for the sole purpose of using the site in good faith for placing an order with Summerill & Bishop or for your own personal, non-commercial use. Summerill & Bishop Limited’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of content on the site must always be acknowledged.

3.3. 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.

3.4 You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit any content from the site or in our newsletters, nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

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

4. Use of our site

4.1 Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

4.2 You may only use the site for lawful purposes when seeking information. You must not under any circumstances seek to undermine the security of the site or any information submitted to or available through it. In particular, but without limitation, you must not seek to access, alter or delete any information or equipment to which you do not have authorised access, seek to overload the system via spamming or flooding, take any action or use any device, routine or software to crash, delay, damage or otherwise interfere with the operation of the site or attempt to decipher, disassemble or modify any of the software, coding or information comprised in the site. You must not misuse the site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. 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.

4.3 We reserve the right to suspend the site at any time for operational, regulatory, legal or other reasons. We may terminate your use of the site with immediate effect if you breach any of these terms.

4.4 It is your responsibility to ensure you have the appropriate hardware and software (including virus protection) to enable you to access and use the site through your computer in a safe and secure manner. While we take all reasonable measures to ensure a fast and reliable service, we do not guarantee that your use of the site will free or interruptions, errors, bugs or viruses and, to the extent permitted by law, we will not be responsible for: any virus or bug that affects your computer or network as a result of using or downloading information from the site; any disruption, loss of or corruption of any material in transit; or any loss of or corruption of material or data when downloaded onto any computer system.

4.5 You must keep your account details safe. You will be responsible for the actions of anyone accessing the site using your log in details.

4.6 We do not give any warranty as to the completeness or correctness of the content on our site or in our newsletters (including, for example, any recipes published on our site, or in our newsletters). Any information, suggestions or opinions detailed in the content on our site or in our newsletters are recommendation only and in no way constitute endorsement, professional advice or guidance. You should use, follow and review all such content using your own judgement and you do so at your own risk. We will not be held liable for any omissions, errors or resulting implications from the use of or reliance on this information (including, but not limited to, your own misuse of the information, your own negligence, or your failure to exercise reasonable judgement in respect of the same).

4.7 In addition, Summerill & Bishop cannot be held responsible or liable for your use of any websites that are accessible from our site, including any affiliated websites, as we do not have any control or responsibility for these. Any such links should not be viewed as an endorsement from Summerill & Bishop.

4.8 No third party, whose details are accessible via links on our site or in our newsletter, should be viewed as an affiliate of Summerill & Bishop unless we indicate such to the contrary. We will clearly identify our affiliates by marking any links to the same as “sponsored” or “advertising”.

5. Linking to the site
You may link to our home page (not any other page), provided you do so on a website you own and in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.  You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. The site must not be framed on any other site page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

6. Disclaimer

    6.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Summerill & Bishop will not be responsible for:

    6.1.1 any representation, or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or in negligence in connection with the use of the site or any website or newsletter content delivered by us;

    6.1.2 your reliance on, or actions arising from, your interpretation of our content, nor for any omissions, errors or for any resulting implications from the use of this information (including, but not limited to, your own misuse of the information, your own negligence, or your failure to exercise reasonable judgement in respect of the same); or

    6.1.3 any disruption, loss of or corruption of any material in transit, or loss of or corruption of material or data when downloaded onto any computer system.

    6.2 Further, Summerill & Bishop will not be responsible for your use of any other websites which you may access via links within the site. We do not control these websites and are not responsible for their content. Any such links are provided merely as a service to users of the site and their inclusion in the site does not constitute an endorsement by us.

    6.3 The content of our website, newsletters, social media accounts and promotional materials (“our content”) consists of our opinion and recommendations only. Our content in no way constitutes professional advice or guidance and should not be relied upon as such, and we do not give any warranty as to its accuracy or completeness. Any third party products featured in our content should not be deemed as an endorsement and no third party should be deemed as an affiliate, unless clearly identified as such, as referenced above.

      6.4 If you are a consumer:

      6.4.1 if defective digital content that we have supplied damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will (if you are resident within the UK or European Union) either repair the damage or pay you compensation; and

      6.4.2 you agree not to use the site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.