Changes to terms
We may update these terms from time to time so we recommend that you revisit this page to familiarise yourself with the changes. You will be bound by any changes made to our site if you continue to use it after the terms are updated.
Changes to content
Our site will be updated now and again and the content will be subject to change but we cannot guarantee that our site will always be free from errors. Please note that if any of the content on our site is out of date, we are not obliged to update it.
Using our site
You can use our site free of charge as a guest or as a registered user. The majority of the site is available to all users but there are some areas which are only accessible if you have registered. If you wish to register as a member, please click "Register" top left of any webpage - above our logo.
You can only use this website for your own private purposes. Although you may download, save or copy certain content, this does not mean that this content becomes owned by you.
All content on our site is our property and is copyright, trademarked, controlled or licensed by us. Our site is also protected by copyright laws and all other global rights.
We try to make our site as accessible as possible but if you do have any difficulties whilst using it, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We try to ensure that our site is always available and operational, but unfortunately can't guarantee this. We may suspend, discontinue or change any part of our site without notifying you. We will not have any liability if this website is unavailable at any time.
Please ensure that anyone else who uses our site through your internet connection is aware of these terms and that they comply with them.
Interaction on our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload comments to our site; you must comply with the standards set out in these terms.
You are solely responsible for your comments and submissions on our site. We will not be responsible for any content posted by you or any other user of our site.
Any comments that you post on our site must be original works by you which do not violate or infringe copyright, trademarks or any other rights of another person or company. You must also ensure that these comments do not contain libellous, abusive or obscene material. We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site violates their rights.
Any comments you post on our site are non-confidential and we shall be entitled to copy, distribute or use such comments as we see fit. We do not have to offer compensation of any kind in regards to complaints made by a user about comments or to respond in any way to any comments submitted.
You must ensure that any submission by you on our site complies with these terms otherwise you may be held responsible for any resulting loss or damage we may suffer. We have the right to remove any postings you make on our site.
Any submissions by users (including the authors of articles and news providers) on our site do not represent our views or values.
If you choose to register as a member of our site, you must keep your password and other account details confidential. Please do not share this information with anybody else.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, you must let us know immediately by emailing email@example.com.
If you choose to enter any competitions that we run, please make sure that you are familiar with the rules of the competition and that you agree to such rules. We have the right to change the rules regarding competitions at our discretion and further reserve the right to suspend, cancel or discontinue a competition, also at our discretion.
Any entrant who breaches or attempts to breach, the rules of the competition may face disqualification from the competition.
By entering a competition, you are agreeing to receive third party promotions via email.
Occasionally we advertise our competitions on Facebook. These are not sponsored by, endorsed by or associated with Facebook.
Winners will be notified of their win via email, and not through Facebook.
External links to our site
If you wish, you can establish links to our websites but only if:
- you do not make it look like you are associated with us or that we have endorsed you in anyway; and
- you do not create/post a link to our site on a website that is not owned by you.
We may remove any linking permissions without notice.
Third party links in our site
Throughout our site, you may come across links to other websites, which are not owned by us. This does not mean that we endorse these websites or are associated with them. If you have any concerns or queries in relation to third party websites, you should contact the owner of that particular website.
Limitation of liability
We shall not be liable for any damages that result from the use of, or inability to use our site. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on
contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis.
Nothing in our terms excludes or limits liability to any extent not permitted by law including, without limitation:
(a) for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; or
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
By using our website, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold us blameless from any claims, damages, costs, expenses and other losses including legal fees, which may have arisen from your use of our website.
We put a great deal of effort in to ensuring that our site is secure however we cannot guarantee that it is secure or free from bugs or viruses, so please take care and take all necessary precautions to protect your computer.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site or our servers and databases. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.
By using our site, you agree that these terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales and that any disputes relating to these terms will be resolved exclusively in the courts of England and Wales.
Trademarks and other information
Contactmusic is a trademark of Contactmusic.com Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 03983828 with our registered office at The Gate House Iron Row, Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 7DB ("we" "us" and "our").
Copyright © Contactmusic.com Limited 2014. All rights reserved.