Terms & Conditions

lease find all relevant legal information on this page. It is your responsibility to have read, understood and agreed to the terms on this page prior to any use.

Please note FirmSites is not to be used, without prior permission, for any review purpose or short term event. If we believe you are intentionally setting up a FirmSites website for a short period then a 1 year charge will be payable.

Terms & Conditions of free trial.


The free trial offer is at the discretion of FirmSites, we reserve the right to refuse any trial.

Unless otherwise stated it is only available to businesses in the UK.

If you require a domain to use the trial and decide not to proceed with the service after the trial then a domain charge of £15 is payable. This is so we are not left with domains that are in your business name.

Unless otherwise stated the trial begins when the service is started, ie at time of construction, not when the site goes live. You will be told in advance when your first payment will be due.

Terms & Conditions of using FirmSites.co.uk

Definitions
This web site (including any subdomains or microsites under the firmsites.co.uk domain) is owned and operated by FirmSites Limited, 20 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8EJ

Registered in England & Wales, No: 07854842

The terms "FirmSites", "FirmSite", "we", "us", "our" and "ours" when used in these Terms & Conditions means FirmSites Limited.

The terms "you", "your" and "yours" when used in these Terms & Conditions means any user of this Web Site.

Agreement
Access to and use of this Web Site and the information, materials, and services available through this Web Site are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and to these Terms of Use.

By accessing this Web Site, you agree to these Terms of Use which form a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree, please exit this Web Site.

These Terms & Conditions may be changed by FirmSites from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Terms & Conditions will be posted on the Web Site, and you should always review these Terms & Conditions prior to using the Web Site to ensure that you have a current understanding of the Terms & Conditions under which you are permitted to access this Web Site. If you cannot access the Terms & Conditions via the Internet, we can provide a copy of the most recent Terms & Conditions by e-mail upon request.

ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) AND THE USE OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF), IS NOT INTENDED, AND IS ALSO PROHIBITED, WHERE SUCH ACCESS OR USE VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAWS OR REGULATIONS.

Ownership
Unless otherwise indicated, this Web Site and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters ("proprietary rights") related to this Web Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of FirmSites Ltd. or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

You do not acquire ownership rights to any such proprietary rights viewed through this Web Site. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the proprietary rights may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission.

Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Web Site and/or information, materials and/or services available on it to display, download, archive and print in hard copy, portions of this Web Site for personal use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms of Use. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded, archived or printed materials.

Trademarks

The Firmsites name and its logo, all product names, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this Web Site, unless otherwise noted, are trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) of FirmSites Limited. All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos and trademarks mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of our or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.

Hyperlink disclaimer
This Web Site may contain links to web sites maintained by unrelated companies and persons. A link to another web site does not mean that FirmSites Ltd. approves, endorses or accepts any responsibility for that web site, its content or use, or the use of products and services made available through such web site.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such web sites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such web sites.

Such web sites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about other web sites which you may access through this Web Site, the content thereof, or the products and/or services made available through such web sites. If you decide to leave our Web Site and access these other web sites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such web sites will apply to you while on such web sites.

Data protection consent
Any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.

Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.

We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, e-mail or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us as a result of this Web Site will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

No warranties
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS". WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE AND ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. WE ALSO MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. YOU ACCEPT THAT OUR OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE THE BENEFIT OF THIS CLAUSE.

It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked.

Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Exclusion of liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, partners and volunteers exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary. Price and availability of information, materials, products and/or services is subject to change without notice.

Indemnity and release
You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms & Conditions or your access or use of this Web Site or any of the information, materials, products or services available through this Web Site.

Modification and discontinuation
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Web Site (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this Web Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this Web Site.

Entire understanding
These Terms & Conditions contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to this Web Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind any party to this agreement. Should any part of these terms for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms had been eliminated. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

Law and jurisdiction
These Terms & Conditions are made under English law and this Web Site is operated from England. Access to, or use of, this Web Site or information, materials, products and/or services on this Web Site may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Web Site. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in any location.

You agree that the courts of England & Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Web Site, and that the laws of England & Wales shall govern such dispute or claim. However, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that infringement of this agreement is taking place or originating.

Terms & Conditions of using a website produced by FirmSites - "Terms of Use"

Definitions
This web site (including any subdomains or microsites under the firmsites.co.uk domain) is owned and operated by FirmSites Limited, 20 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8EJ

Registered in England & Wales, No: 07854842

The terms "FirmSites", "FirmSite", "we", "us", "our" and "ours" when used in these Terms & Conditions means FirmSites Limited.

The terms "you", "your" and "yours" when used in these Terms & Conditions means any customer (or persons given access by the customer) of FirmSites using their website package provided by us.


Ownership

You agree to give FirmSites full rights to use any copyrighted, trademark or otherwise restricted materials for the construction of your website and promotion of you as a customer of FirmSites. You further grant full licence for FirmSites to perform tasks such as domain registration using said materials such as trade names.

Unless otherwise indicated, this Web Site and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters ("proprietary rights") related to this Web Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of FirmSites Ltd. or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner and is protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

You do not acquire ownership rights to any such proprietary rights viewed through this Web Site. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of the proprietary rights may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission.

Permission is hereby granted to the extent necessary to lawfully access and use this Web Site and/or information, materials and/or services available on it to display, download, archive and print in hard copy, portions of this Web Site for personal use only, provided you do not modify the materials and that you retain any and all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates automatically if you breach any of these Terms of Use. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded, archived or printed materials.

Trademarks
The Firmsites name and its logo, all product names, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this Web Site, unless otherwise noted, are trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) of FirmSites Limited. All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos and trademarks mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the Web Site are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of our or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.

 

Data protection consent
Any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose.

Posting or transmittal of any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.

We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, e-mail or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, all personal data provided to us as a result of this Web Site will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

No warranties
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE OR ITS CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED FOR USE "AS IS". WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE AND ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED. WE ALSO MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE VIA THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY WEB SITE WITH WHICH IT IS LINKED, IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR CURRENT. YOU ACCEPT THAT OUR OWNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES SHALL HAVE THE BENEFIT OF THIS CLAUSE.

It is your responsibility to evaluate (or take professional advice on) the accuracy and completeness of all information, statements, opinions and other material on this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked.

Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected by these provisions, and we do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

Exclusion of liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws we, on behalf of our employees, partners and volunteers exclude liability for any losses and expenses of whatever nature and howsoever arising including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web Site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing such procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary. Price and availability of information, materials, products and/or services is subject to change without notice.

While we will endeavour to maintain service, we can not under any circumstances be held liable for foreseen or unforeseen interruptions/terminations in service.

Indemnity and release
You agree to indemnify, release and hold us harmless as well as our officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees from any claim, liability, loss, expense or demand, including legal fees, related to your violation of these Terms & Conditions via your use or access of your website provided by us or anyone else gaining access to your website regardless of permission. or any of the information, materials, products or services available through your website.

Modification and discontinuation
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Web Site or your website (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this Web Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this Web Site or your website.

Entire understanding
These Terms & Conditions contain the entire understanding between you and us with respect to this Web Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind any party to this agreement. Should any part of these terms for any reason be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these terms had been eliminated. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision.

Law and jurisdiction
These Terms & Conditions are made under English law and this Web Site is operated from England. Access to, or use of, this Web Site or information, materials, products and/or services on this Web Site may be prohibited by law in certain countries or jurisdictions. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing this Web Site. We make no representation that the information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in any location.

You agree that the courts of England & Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to use of this Web Site, and that the laws of England & Wales shall govern such dispute or claim. However, we retain the right to bring legal proceedings in any jurisdiction where we believe that infringement of this agreement is taking place or originating.

Payment & Charges

You agree to pay all invoices issued or due within the terms specified on the invoice or otherwise 14 days. You agree that should you fail to pay FirmSites may charge for communication notifying of failure to pay and you agree to pay all and any costs in the recovery of unpaid monies to us.

In the event of repeated late payment FirmSites may at it's discretion alter the billing period from monthly to quarterly or yearly.

Overpayments

If for any reason the client overpays for their service then the amount will be added as credit onto your account with FirmSites. Overpayment will then be used against future invoices, credit will not be refunded except at our discretion.

Refunds

At no stage will refunds be given for any aspect of your service with the exception to applicable laws and breaches of our part of this agreement.

Cancellations

If you wish to cancel your FirmSites package you must notify us either by post or email (ie in writing) AT LEAST 7 days prior to your next invoice date. Failure to cancel in this time will result in you billing billed a further final month.

Domains

The domains are registers by FirmSites for use with client websites. Should a customer terminate their service and wish to move their domain then a transfer charge of £15 is applicable.

Design Permissions

Since all design work carried out, unless otherwise stated in writing, is part of your FirmSites package it lasts only for the time you are an active customer. Should you wish to continue using the design produced by FirmSites after you terminate your service then you must pay a design surcharge of £500. If you are found to be using any design element, no matter how minor, without permission after termination you agree to pay the design surcharge plus any and all recovery/legal costs.

Contacting FirmSites
If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions or any other matter, you may use the details on the contact page.