THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS ONLY: YOU MUST READ THE FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS BELOW.
You must agree to these Terms & Conditions if you use the Website or make a purchase from use
- You need to register with us to make a Purchase: you must be over 18 or have the permission of an adult to do this
- You must give us accurate information when you register and keep it up to date
- You must keep your sign in details safe and tell us if you think somebody else has access to them
- Searching on the Website is free but you must pay to view records
- You can get access to the Records using PayAsYouGo Credits
- PayAsYouGo Credits are only valid for a limited amount of time – this is made clear when you buy them
- You can cancel the Services within 7 working days, if you have not viewed any Records
- The Services, Records and features available can be changed at any time
- We cannot make guarantees about the speed, accuracy, reliability or any other aspect of the Website although we always try to offer a good service
- The copyright in the Records remains with the copyright holders: you must not use them to create your own intellectual property
- You must not use these records for commercial purposes or publish them without our written permission
- Our liability to you is limited
- These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law
Terms and Conditions
Your attention is drawn to Clause 13 which limits Our liability to you.
1. Definitions 1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, the following words shall have the meanings set opposite:- "Account" means your account with us through which you gain access to the Services;
"Authorised Stockist" means third parties authorised by Us to sell Vouchers;
“Contract” has the meaning set out in Clause 5.2;
"Credit" means a credit unit of monetary value on the Website which can be used to pay for viewing Records;
"Intellectual Property" means any patents, copyright, registered designs, unregistered designs, trade marks (whether registered or unregistered), technical information, confidential information, know-how, inventions, database rights, all software and source codes and any other industrial or intellectual property rights whether existing in the United Kingdom and/or elsewhere and any and all applications for any of the foregoing and any and all rights to apply for any of the foregoing;
"Pay As You Go" means the method of using the Services whereby Users purchase Credits from time to time or as and when required in order to pay to view Records, either directly from the Website or with Vouchers;
"Personal Information" means the information about you provided by you on registering with the Website, or subsequently provided by you via the Website;
“Purchase” means a purchase of Credits either directly from the Website or by redeeming Vouchers on the Website purchased from Authorised Stockists;
"Records" means the records accessible via the Services from time to time as described on the Website;
"Resources" means as set out in Clause 3.7;
"Services" means the genealogical, family research, historical and statistical services available on or via the Website;
"Users" means a registered user of the Website;
"We”, “Us" or "Our" means brightsolid Online Publishing Limited a company registered in England (registered No.4369607) and having its registered office at 185 Fleet Street, London, EH4A 2HS; and
"Vouchers” means vouchers purchased from an Authorised Stockist the value of which either equates to a fixed number of Credits
"Website" means the website located at www.1911census.co.uk or any subsequent URL which may replace it.
You are provided with access to the Website in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any Purchases made by you must be made in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
3.1 To make a Purchase you are obliged to register on the Website and provide certain personal details to Us. Failure to register on the Website means you will be unable to make a Purchase on the Website.
3.2 To make a Purchase or register with the Website, you must be eighteen years of age or over, or have the permission of an adult.
3.3 You shall ensure that any Personal Information which you provide when you register with the Website is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects.
3.4 You will notify Us immediately of any changes to any Personal Information supplied to Us.
3.5 You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use when registering with or using the Website.
3.6 Once registration with the Website is complete, you will be given a password which We require you to keep confidential. The password should be used by you to access the Website and make Purchases. You should not allow any third party to become aware of your password and/or allow unauthorised access to your account. You are obliged to inform Us immediately by post or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if your password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.
5. Purchasing Credits
5.1 Searching on the Website is free but there is a charge to view Records on the Website. Subject to Clause 5.2, you can choose to access these Records on a Pay As You Go basis by purchasing Credits. Details of the various packages and options to pricing and charge page are available on the Website.
5.2 If you have purchased Vouchers from an Authorised Stockist you can redeem the Vouchers by visiting the Website,. You will be asked to insert a code from your Voucher into the Website: this code can be accessed by scratching off a panel on the rear of your Voucher. Once the code has been accepted by Us, the number of Credits which the Voucher equates to will be added to your Account and we will confirm this by sending a confirmation email to you. The contract between you and Us ("Contract") will only be formed when we send you that confirmation email.
5.3 All orders placed directly with Us via the Website for Credits, constitute an offer to buy some Credits. All orders are subject to acceptance by Us and once payment has been received we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the Credits made available. The Contract will only be formed when We send you that confirmation e-mail.
5.4 The number of Credits charged to view Records varies, depending on the nature of the Records viewed. We reserve the right at any time to change the number of Credits charged for accessing the Records. Pay As You Go Users will have Credits debited from their accounts at the moment they view the relevant Records.
5.5 Credits purchased by Pay as You Go Users are valid only for the period of time notified at the time of purchase or in respect of Vouchers, at the point when they are added to your Account. After expiry, any unused Credits will be deleted from your Account and no refunds will be given except at Our sole discretion.
5.6 Only Vouchers purchased from an Authorised Stockist can be accepted as payment for use on the Website. Applications for refunds should be made to the supplier of the Voucher, not to Us. No refunds can be made for open or used Vouchers.
6.1 Payment can be made through credit or debit card, and all card transactions are processed through a secure payment gateway.
6.2 All prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable at the current rates and are correct at the time of entering the information on to the Website. We are only able to refund VAT to customers living outside the United Kingdom on transactions over £100 subject to a £25 handling fee.
6.3 All credit/debit card Purchases are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to or does not for any reason authorise payment to Us for a particular purchase, We will not process your Purchase and that Contract is automatically terminated without the requirement for notice.
6.4 We reserve the right to change pricing at any time. We will notify you of changes to pricing.
7. Cancellation Rights, Termination and Refunds
7.1 Subject to Clause 5.6, you may cancel the Contract, without cause, and receive a full refund of any payment made by you provided you advise us in writing of said cancellation within seven working days of entering into the Contract with Us. If you use any Credits before the expiry of the seven working day cancellation period you will not be able to cancel the Contract as detailed above. Please contact Our Customer Support team.
7.2 We reserve the right to terminate any Contract or User registration immediately upon notice to you in the event that you breach these Terms and Conditions.
8. Linking, Unauthorised Access, Hacking etc
br] 8.1 We have not reviewed any of the sites that may be linked to the Website and are not responsible for the content of any linked pages or other sites linked to the Website. We shall have no responsibility or liability arising from the contents of any linked pages or linked sites or for any error, defamation, omission, obscenity or inaccuracy contained in any information therein.
8.2 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website or any Records, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial of service attack or distributed denial of service attack.
8.3 Both parties shall use reasonable efforts to ensure that when using or operating the Services or the Website as applicable, no viruses, Trojan horses or other codes containing contaminating or destructive properties are introduced or transmitted. However, We shall have no liability in the event that the same are transmitted during the course of using the Website.
9. Customer Service
In the event of a query or complaint about the Website or the Services, please email email@example.com.
10. Intellectual Property and Right to Use the Resources
10.1 You acknowledge and agree that all Intellectual Property Rights in the Resources or content supplied as part of the Website, shall remain at all times vested in Us or the copyright holders. You are permitted to use the Resources only as expressly authorised by Us in these Terms and Conditions.
10.2 You acknowledge and agree that the Resources are made available for your personal, non-commercial use only and that you may only download material and content from the Resources on one computer hard drive for such purpose. Any other use of the Resources is strictly prohibited.
10.3 You agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of all or any of the Resources. You further agree that you shall not, and shall not assist or facilitate any third party to, systematically extract and/or re-utilise parts of the contents of the Resources and in particular, you may not utilise any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation any substantial parts of the Resources. You may not create and/or publish your own database that features substantial parts of the Resources.
10.4 You agree not to use or allow the Services to be used for or by any third party to access, or view any Records or download any material or content of any Records, whether on a paid or gratis basis.
11. Compliance with Laws
The Resources may be used by you only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations regarding the Resources and any transactions conducted on or through the Website.
12.1 We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Resources without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason any of the Resources are unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to all or some parts of the Resources.
12.2 We make no warranty as to the reliability, functionality, timeliness or usefulness of any of the Resources.
12.3 While We will use our reasonable endeavours to verify the accuracy or completeness of the Resources, the Resources are provided on an "as is" basis and an "as available" basis without any representation or endorsement made and We make no warranties of any kind whether express or implied in relation to the accuracy or completeness of the Resources or their fitness for any particular purpose.
12.4 We expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity to the fullest extent permitted by law.
12.5 We will not be liable to you for any indirect or consequential losses, loss of income or revenue or loss of data how ever arising.
12.6 Subject to Condition 12.7 below Our entire and aggregate liability to you shall be limited to an amount equivalent to an aggregate sum of all payments received by Us from you in the 12 calendar months prior to the date on which your claim arose.
12.7 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our representatives, agents or employees. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
If any part of the Terms and Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from the Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions.
No failures to exercise and no delay in exercising on our part of any right or privilege under these Terms and Conditions shall operate as a waiver thereof. A waiver by Us of any breach of the Terms and Conditions shall not prevent the subsequent enforcement of that provision and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of that or any other provision.
15. Entire Agreement
16. Force Majeure
We shall be under no liability to you in respect of anything which may constitute a breach of this Agreement arising by reason of force majeure, or circumstances beyond on our control which shall include, but shall not be limited to acts of God, perils of the sea or air, fire, flood, drought, explosion, sabotage, accident, embargo, riot, war, terrorism, civil commotion or civil authority, including acts of local government and parliamentary authority; inability to supply the Services, telecommunications failure, materials, breakdown of equipment and disputes of whatever nature and for whatever cause arising including, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, work to rule, overtime bars, strikes and lock outs.
You are not allowed to assign, novate, delegate or sub-contract any of your rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions. We may assign, novate, delegate or sub-contract any of our rights and obligations under these Terms and Conditions at our discretion.
18. Third Party Rights
A person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions has no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions. Notwithstanding that any term of these Terms and Conditions may be or become enforceable by a person who is not a party to it, the terms of these Terms and Conditions or any of them may be varied, amended or modified or these Terms and Conditions may be suspended, cancelled or terminated by agreement in writing between the parties for these Terms and Conditions may be rescinded (in each case), without the consent of any such third party.
19. Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
20. Statutory Rights
Your statutory rights are not affected by these Terms and Conditions.