Thank you for using the BlackLinks.co.uk website portal (the “Website”)
This paragraph forms part of the greater document covering Intellectual Property Claims. The content of the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, software and trademarks are the property of Black Links and are protected by copyright and other laws. Black Links does not tolerate copyright infringement and will actively pursue any known infringement to the full extent of the law.
You may only use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
- In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
b. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
c. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm others in any way.
d. To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.
e. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
f. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.<
You also agree:
- Not to reproduce, duplicate copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of these terms.
b. Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
- any part of our site;
ii. any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
iii. any software used in the provision of our site; or
iv. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Restrictions on use
You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use Black Links content in any way except for your own personal use. Nor may you use the Website to create, amend, update or verify any databases, directories, customer lists, mailing lists or other records.
The use of Black Links data as a source or target for direct marketing, telemarketing, market research, or any other marketing activity on yours, or someone else’s behalf, is strictly prohibited.
Black Links does not guarantee the timeliness, completeness or performance of the Website or any of the content. While we try to ensure that all content featured on the Website is correct at the time of publication, no responsibility is accepted by Black Links for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the Website.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage, financial or otherwise as a result of you using the information provided on the Website, nor does Black Links guarantee the suitability or quality of any products or services featured on the Website.
Black Links does not warrant that access to the Website or the features on the Website will be uninterrupted or error free. Nor does Black Links warrant that the server on which the Website is based is free of Viruses or other harmful code.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy.
To the extent permitted by law, we and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
b. Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
- loss of income or revenue;
ii. loss of business;
iii.loss of profits or contracts;
iv.loss of anticipated savings;
v. loss of data;
vi.loss of goodwill;
vii. wasted management or office time; and
viii. for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
We exclude all liability for any illegality arising from or error, omission or inaccuracy in material posted on our site by third parties and we take no responsibility for such material. We make no warranties, express or implied, as to the content or to the accuracy and reliability of the material or any content or information that you transmit to other uses of the site. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of our site.
Contributions to the site
Contributions made to the Website are encouraged, providing they are made in a responsible manner and are in no way inaccurate, defamatory or misleading.
Black Links reserves the right, without any obligation whatsoever, to review, correct, remove or modify any content submitted to the website.
By submitting a rating or review to the website you are accepting that your name and email address will become available to the company you review, and your name will be displayed on the Website.
Contributions must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
b. Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
c. Promote sexually explicit material.
d. Promote violence.
e. Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
f. Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
g. Be likely to deceive any person.
h. Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
i. Promote any illegal activity.
j. Be threatening, abusive or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
k. Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
l. Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
m. Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
n. Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as copyright infringement or computer misuse.
In order to register on our site you must be over 18 years old and provide your own valid email address and all other information requested in the registration process.
Advertising your business on Black Links
The Information you provide in relation to your business must be accurate and truthful
By default, when you sign up to Black Links as a business you accept that your company can be reviewed by your customers and other users of the site. We reserve the right to remove any reviews that we believe haven’t been posted by the customers themselves or where we believe the reviews may not be genuine.
If your company receives a negative review, you have the ability to respond underneath the review, posting your side of the story. It’s very possible that you can turn the bad review into a positive situation by publicly demonstrating your level of customer support. Please note that we have implemented many automated checks and controls which help us to identify false, inaccurate and offensive reviews before they even go live.
a) All reviews that are submitted to Black Links must be constructive, i.e. they describe what products / services were received (or not received) and objectively explain why the customer was happy or not. Reviews which don’t conform to these rules may be removed.
b) At our discretion, reviewers who make personal attacks on individuals will have their account closed.
c) Negative reviews will only be removed from a company’s profile if:
– They are posted under a false name.
– They are not constructive as described in point a) above.
d) We reserve the right to remove any reviews that do not conform to our terms and conditions without any recourse or communication with the company the review was written about.
You may not use, or allow others to use, your account to:
- Post any content that is abusive or defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person.
- Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with anyone or entity.
Content of Information Posted
- The site contains material, comments and information submitted and created by third parties. They are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
- We do not endorse commentary and other materials posted on our site. It is not necessarily reviewed by us prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect our opinions or policies.
- a) Factual claims or offers made must be credible, current, and accurate. Misleading or inaccurate adverts will be rejected.
b) The weblink included in your advert must be relevant to the text of the advert.
c) Adverts must not promote any products or services which are illegal in the locations covered.
d) Adverts must not contain links to harmful websites, malware, spyware or anything similar.Image Guidelines
- a) Any images which you upload with your advert must be your own property or you must have permission from the owner of the image to use it for advertising purposes.
b) Copyrighted or trademarked images or text are not permitted unless you or your company owns the relevant copyright or trademark.
c) Images must be suitable for all ages to view.
d) Images must be relevant to the text content of the advert.
e) Images must not be displayed sideways or upside down.
f) Images must be of reasonably good quality – blurred, unclear or unrecognizable images will not be accepted.
g) Images must not consist solely of text.Advert Guidelines
- a) The text of your advert must be written in English and obey the basic rules of spelling, grammar and punctuation. Our content team will correct obvious spelling or grammatical errors and will remove excess or inappropriate punctuation (e.g. !!!!!!!).
b) Adverts must not be written in BLOCK CAPITALS. Our content team will edit adverts to remove any inappropriate use of upper case text.
Suspension and Termination
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
b. Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
c. Issue of a warning to you.
d. Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
e. Further legal action against you.
f. Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
Black Links may change, alter or modify these Terms at any time. Any changes to these Terms will be posted on the Website. If you do not agree to Terms on this page, you should cease use of the Website.
Black Links United Kingdom
207 Regent Street
London W1B 3HH