Terms & Conditions

This website bridgendbusinessforum.co.uk (the "site") is owned and operated by Bridgend County Borough Council.

The registered office address for Bridgend County Borough Council is Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 4WB.

We can be reached by emailing business@bridgend.gov.uk or by phone during UK office hours on 01656 815320 / 815322.
 
The following Terms and Conditions govern your use of the site and your relationship with the Bridgend Business Forum ("we/us") which is part of Bridgend County Borough Council.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By using the site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Your use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions that take effect from the date that you first used the Site.

Bridgend Business Forum reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting any changes on the Site. Any changes will take place on the date that they are posted onto the site. Your continued use of this Site after any changes have been posted shall be deemed as your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.
 
Your use of the site
 
You agree to use the site and services for lawful purposes only and in a manner which is consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations in England and Wales. Your use of the site and services must not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the site by, any third party.

You agree not to import or transfer to the site either directly or indirectly any information or other content which is or may be: in breach of any applicable laws, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, obscene, abusive or offensive; in breach of any intellectual property right, privacy, publicity or any other rights of any third party; or damaging to the software or performance of the site. You must not use the site to send unsolicited or unauthorised advertising such as "junk mail" or "spam". You must not take any action that imposes an unreasonable, or disproportionately large, load on the infrastructure of the site.

You must not use the site and services on behalf of, or otherwise make available the site and services to any other person or entity. If you are or we reasonably believe that you are or are likely to be, in breach of this section we may with or without notice to you suspend or terminate your access to the site. If we suspend your access to the site we may impose such additional conditions regarding your future use of the site and the services as we shall consider necessary.
 
Reliance
 
All information included on the site is intended for information purposes only and does not represent advice on which reliance should be placed, except when specifically stated. We therefore, disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such information by any user of the site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

We make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information contained on the site, and you should take appropriate precautions to verify it. We do however, endeavour to keep information contained on the site up to date and relevant at all times.
 
Availability of the site
 
We aim that the site will be available for you to connect and use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, however we make no guarantee regarding the availability of the site. We reserve the right to suspend and withdraw access to some or all of our pages of the site we provide without notice at any time and accept no responsibility for these pages not being available.
 
If a fault occurs in the service we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can. Your access to the Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs or maintenance. We do not warrant: (a) the full functionality of the site; b) that defects in the site will be corrected; or (c) that the site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

Registration
 
You can browse the site without being a member of the site but to access certain parts of the site and to use the services you must first register with us as a member. If you register with us you confirm that you are at least eighteen years of age. The details provided by you on registration or at any time are important. You warrant that the information you provide is true, complete and accurate and you will notify us of any material change to that information. If any information is, or is subsequently shown to be, untrue, inaccurate or incomplete then we reserve the right to refuse or terminate any and all access to or use of the site or services. Any and all information provided on completion of a Membership Application Form will be subject to our Privacy Policy.

Password and Security
 
When you register to use the site as a member you will be asked to create a password. You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. Please note that you will be solely responsible and liable for activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you must notify us immediately.
 
Privacy Policy
 
We treat your privacy seriously and we understand that you would wish to know how we will use the information we collect from your use of the site. Please see our Privacy Policy which forms a part of these Terms and Conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights
 
Unless otherwise stated all rights including copyright and database rights existing in the site and services are owned by (or licensed to) us and you are responsible for complying with all applicable copyright and intellectual property rights and laws.

You may use the Site and display, download on any single computer or print a single copy of any material for your personal or professional use provided you do not further copy or modify the page including without limitation by removal of any notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, copy, distribute or use any material on the Site. Permanent copying and/or storage of material or reproduction or incorporation of any part of it in any other work in whatever media is expressly prohibited without our express prior written permission.
 
Services provided by us
 
We do not offer to sell to you any goods or services appearing on the site. Instead, we are inviting you to place an offer with us and we reserve the right to reject your offer for any reason. If we accept your order, we will notify you and a legally binding contract will be formed between us at the time of sending such notification to you.
 
Prices and availability of goods and services are subject to change. In the event that we are unable to supply you with the goods or services, you will receive a full refund. We are not obliged to offer you a refund in any other circumstances and any other refunds will be at our sole discretion.

While we try and ensure that all prices on the Site are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error we shall inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If you cancel, and you have already paid for the goods or services, you will receive a full refund.
 
Goods and services of registered members
 
Registered members of the site may be able to purchase goods and services from other registered members of the site. We are not responsible for purchases made from other members of the site who are using the site as an intermediary for the advertisement of goods and services offered by them and for which they are responsible. We do not recommend or otherwise endorse any goods or services of our members.
 
In these cases it is the responsibility of the buyer and the seller to make satisfactory arrangements. Under these circumstances we will not be held responsible for errors, corrections, cancellation or refunds or any such other corrective measures that must take place between the buyer and the seller.
 
You acknowledge that we have no control over the quality, safety, legality, fitness for purpose or other characteristics of the goods or services offered for supply by members, the truth or accuracy of the listings on our Site or the ability of any of our members to perform their contracts with you. We do not in any way guarantee performance of any contracts by our members.

You are responsible for making your own checks on the identity, status, responsibility, creditworthiness, trustworthiness and ability to perform of any person or organisation with whom you enter into a contract.

You hereby release us from any liability in respect of any claims, demands, costs, damages or expenses (actual or consequential) of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way connected with any contracts between you and a member and/or disputes arising from or relating to such contracts.

We have no responsibility for, and you agree to release us from all liability in respect of, the information contained in the listings for members on our site or for its accuracy, completeness, honesty or decency or for any reliance placed by you on, or action taken by you as a result of, such information.
 
Third Party sites
 
The site contains links to third party resources on the web. We do not endorse, approve or sanction such third parties (unless otherwise stated) nor are we responsible for any third party's products, services, acts or omissions. There is no association or connection between us and the third party (unless otherwise stated) save for the provision of the link. You use such links entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility for the content or use of such sites or the information contained on them. You may not create a link to the Site, nor frame it without our prior written permission.

Our Liability

To the extent permitted by law our aggregate liability to you under these Terms and Conditions shall not exceed the fees paid by you to us for use of the site and services in the previous 12 months.
 
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude:

(a) all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
 
(b) all liability for any special, indirect or consequential damages whatsoever including without limitation damages for loss of profits, loss of confidential or other information, loss of or corruption to data, business interruption arising from or in connection with the access to, use of or reliance on the Site or otherwise in connection with the provision of goods and services by us under these Terms and Conditions.

We shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions where such failure is caused by matters beyond our reasonable control.
Bridgend County Borough Council (the council) shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the information contained on this web site.

The council disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy of the information provided, including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of all products or services referred to.

In no event whatsoever shall the council be liable for damages or otherwise, and in particular the council shall not be liable for special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, arising out of or related to any council web site or the information contained on it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise.

Blog Disclaimer

The views, opinions and positions expressed within the guest posts on this website are those of the author alone and do not represent those of Bridgend Business Forum. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within these articles are not guaranteed. We accept no liability for any errors, omissions or representations. The copyright of this content belongs to the author and any liability with regards to infringement of intellectual property rights remains with them.

 


 

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