Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the Walpole website at www.thewalpole.co.uk (‘the Site’). If you continue to browse and use the Site you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of use, which together with the Event Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy govern our relationship with you in relation to the Site. You can print off these Terms, or store them in your computer, for future reference.  If you do not wish to accept these Terms, then please do not use the Site.

1. ABOUT US
The Site is provided by The Walpole Committee Limited (‘we/us’), a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England and Wales under company number 02519655, whose registered office is at 1 Southwark Bridge, London, SE1 9HL and whose VAT Registration No. is VAT No: 577365205.

The term “you” refers to the user or browser of the Site.

2. PRIVACY POLICY
Any personal data which you may provide to us or which we collect through the Site is subject to our Privacy Policy. Please see this for further information on how your personal data will be treated.

3. USE OF THE SITE
(a) The Site provides general information about [our members and the work we do as a not for profit organisation which represents British luxury brands and whose aim is to promote British luxury throughout the world].  Certain sections of the Site are available to our members only (see the ‘MEMBERS LOGIN’ section).
(b) If you set up an account with us (see below on this), it is possible to book and pay for an event on the Site which has been organised by us (‘Walpole Event’).  The booking of any Walpole Event is subject to the Event Terms and Conditions.
(c) The content of the Site is for your general information and use only.  You may access the Site solely for your own personal use.  You must not use any content of the Site for any commercial or illegal purpose.
(d) 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.
(e)We cannot guarantee that the Site will be provided without interruption.  Although all reasonable attempts will be made to ensure that the server that makes the Site available is bug and virus free, we cannot provide any guarantee in this respect.

4. YOUR ACCOUNT
4.1 In order to book and pay for a Walpole Event, you will be asked for certain personal information so that we can set up an account for your sole use (‘Account’). 
4.2 You may correct any input errors in the personal information in your Account(s) at any time by logging into the Account and selecting the ‘Login Details’ option provided.
4.3 In setting up an Account with us you confirm that:
4.3.1 you are eighteen (18) years old or over;
4.3.2 you are free and willing to enter into this Agreement;
4.3.3 the personal information in your Account is correct, and will be updated by you as necessary;
4.3.4 you will not disclose your username or password or login details to anyone else;
4.3.5 you will not transfer your Account to, or share it with, any other person;
4.3.6 you will not leave your browser logged on to the Site without your attendance so that unauthorised persons might be able to access and/or amend your Account without your knowledge;
4.3.7 you will not exit from the Site without properly logging off using the “Logout” link;
4.3.8 you will not copy, adapt, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile any of the software underlying the Site;
4.3.9 you will notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of the Site;
4.3.10 you will not create or maintain any unauthorised connection to the Site; and
4.3.11 you will abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

5. INTERNATIONAL USE
We make no promise that content on the Site is appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited.  If you choose to access the Site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

6. LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES’ SITES
6.1 The Site has hyperlinks that will take you to other websites that we feel may be of interest to you.  Selecting any of these links will direct you to a website that is not related in any way to us.  We take no responsibility for the content contained on any such website and the link to these other websites does not imply an endorsement or recommendation of the website, its products or its services.
6.2 You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without  our prior written consent.

7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
7.1 The Site and its content are protected by intellectual property rights including copyright and trade marks. 
7.2 The Site contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. We reserve our rights in such intellectual property, as set out in our Copyright Notice.  This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.  Except as expressly permitted by these Terms, you may not copy, disseminate, or download any content of the Site.
7.3 All trade marks reproduced in the Site, which are not the property of, or licensed to us, are acknowledged on the Site.

8. OUR LIABILITY
8.1 The Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and we do not guarantee that the Site will meet your expectations or requirements.  If your computer equipment does not support relevant technology, including encryption, you may not be able to use certain services or access certain information on the Site. 
8.2 The content of the Site has been compiled from a variety of sources and is subject to change without notice.  We have taken reasonable care in compiling and presenting the content of the Site to ensure that the information supplied on the Site is accurate.  However, we cannot guarantee that all information will be free from errors, omissions or inaccuracies, in particular we make no such guarantee in respect of the content on the ‘Core Members’ , ‘Friends’, ‘Corporate Partners’ and ‘Contributors’ sections of the Site which has been supplied by our members, friends, corporate partners and contributors respectively.
8.3 We shall not under any circumstances be liable for:
8.3.1 any business loss, including loss of profit, or any unforeseeable loss which results from the use of, or the inability to use, the Site; or
8.3.2 for any other matters to the extent that such matters are due to any events outside our reasonable control.
8.4 Nothing contained in these Terms is intended to exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, or for fraudulent misrepresentation or any of your rights as a consumer or any other liability which may not be excluded by law.

9. GENERAL INFORMATION
9.1 These Terms and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by English law and the English courts shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute.
9.2 We reserve the right to make minor or technical changes to any of these Terms from time to time.  We will mention any intended changes to the Terms on the Site’s home page and any such changes will become effective immediately upon posting the revised version of the Terms on the Site.  By continuing to use the Site, you will be deemed to accept any such changes.  If you do not agree to any such changes, your only remedy is to [notify us that you wish to terminate your Account, if you have registered one, and] cease using the Site.
9.3 Please print off a copy of these Terms and Conditions for your safe-keeping.

10.FURTHER INFORMATION
If you have any queries or complaints regarding the Site, please contact us at the postal or email address or telephone number given in the Contact page on the Site.

Version 1: 26th March 2009.

Copyright notice

The content of this Site is owned by or licensed to The Walpole Committee Limited, 2008-2014.  All rights reserved.