Terms of Website Use
The term ‘Shaking Hands’ or ‘we’ or ‘us’ refers to the owner of this website. www.shakinghands.co.uk is operated by Shaking Hands.
All content on our website may change at any time. Likewise, all content is for general information purposes and use only. Access to some areas of this site are available on a time-sensitive basis only, and we reserve the right to remove, add and amend any of the service or content on this site without giving any notice to users. We will not accept liability for our site being inaccessible for any amount of time or at any time.
Now and again, access to pages, areas of the site, or even the entire site will be restricted to users, including registered members.
You must notify us immediately if you suspect or have evidence that unauthorised use of your account has been undertaken.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and for all of the material published on it, unless credited otherwise. Unless otherwise indicated, copyright laws protect the information and content displayed on this site. All such rights are reserved.
Users may print off a single copy or save multiple extracts from any pages that do not contain personal information of other users, such as telephone numbers, email addresses, addresses, or any other information that contains personal information about another user; this does not include business information that is available within the public domain, including our own. Any printed pages or downloaded extracts must be used for personal reference only, and must not be disclosed to any third party under any circumstances. You must use us as a credited source, or the respective licensor, for any content that you use, save or duplicate. Please note that no personal or identity-sensitive material may be modified or duplicated by you.
News pieces, articles, newsletters, events and any other content that is accessible to non-members are printable and downloadable. Any content that is exclusive to paying members must not be shared, disclosed or duplicated by you.
Modifications to any material presented on our website is strictly prohibited, whether in digital or printed form. Users may only use graphics, photos, images, visual content or audio sequences when they are together with any accompanying text on the page.
When using material from our website, the user must always acknowledge the original author, whether it is Shaking Hands or an alternative source, at the top and bottom of the copy.
No content may be used for commercial purposes unless otherwise agreed with the original licensor, including us.
Materials posted on our site are not provided as advice on which users should rely. We will not be liable or responsible for any user, or anyone who has been informed about our site, placing reliance on any materials on our site.
Changes to site
We intend to amend, update and add content to our site on a regular basis, and material may be changed at any stage of operation. When necessary, we reserve the right to suspend or restrict access to some or all of our website for any period of time, and at any period of its operation. We are under no obligation to update material that is out of date, or contains material that is time-sensitive.
All material on our site is presented without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. As far is permitted by a competent authority or by law, we, and any third parties associated with us, hereby exclude:
All conditions, warranties, and other terms, which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
We will not be liable for:
Loss of income or revenue;
Loss of business;
Loss of profits or contracts;
Loss of anticipated savings;
Loss of data;
Loss of goodwill;
Wasted management or office time; and
By law, we will be liable for death or personal injury, or any fraudulent activity, on a fundamental level, committed by us, as well as any other liability that may not be limited or excluded under law.
You and your interaction with our site
Any Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership (SHIP) membership or supplier membership contract made through the site, by you, us, or both you and us, are governed by our terms and conditions. Any members or suppliers, prospective or existing, wishing to become a participating member, or a participating supplier of the SHIP, should contact us on 0203 432 2216, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to use, duplicate, share and disclose any content, information or material you contribute, add, or upload to our site to any third party, and for any purpose. In the event that we are contacted by a third party that claims your material violates their intellectual property rights, we hold the right to disclose your identity to the third party involved. We are not liable, or responsible for, the accuracy or content of any party’s material that is posted by you, the user, and we reserve the right not to enter into any disputes between the users of our website and any third party. We also reserve the right to remove, edit, or temporarily withdraw any content that you post on our site.
By interacting on any level with this site, including the home page, you agree never to introduce any technologically harmful malware of any kind. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any software, hardware, online, offline, or remote database, server, or computer that belongs exclusively to Shaking Hands or our associated parties’ possession.
You are committing a criminal act under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 if any of the above clauses are breached. We will not hesitate to report, and co-operate with police, on any such breach of the above provisions, and we will provide all relevant and competent authorities with you identity. In the event of illegal activity on our site, or any breach of the clauses stated in this document, your entitlement to use our site will be terminated with immediate affect.
You must not use our website in any way that causes damage, loss, impairment to our website. You must not use our website, whether explicit or in connection with, in any way that is illegitimate, unlawful, fraudulent or damaging to the website or us and our members. You must not use any data collected from our webpages for any purpose outside of those stated in our Terms and Conditions. You must make sure that all data given to us by you is accurate and not misleading.
Shaking Hands will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by technologically harmful material that is found on our site. We will not be liable for any infection that your computer or device suffers as a result of interacting, in any way whatsoever, with our website.
Linking to us
Users are entitled to link to our pages, as long as our we do not suffer any loss or damage of reputation, and as long as you do not take advantage of it. You must not link to our site in any way that is unfair or illegitimate, including any linking that suggests an association, approval or endorsement, professional or personal, where no such relationship exists in the form of a contract or agreement between us and you, the user.
You must only link from web pages that you own, never from a page or site that you do not own.
We have the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Law and jurisdiction
This agreement, and all of the terms and conditions within, will be interpreted in accordance with the English law and subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
“Shaking Hands Interactive Partnership” is a registered trademark of Shaking Hands. All rights reserved by Shaking Hands.
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