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PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION: This website is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this website.
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LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: The information and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The Editing House and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in this website at any time. The Editing House and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information and services contained on this website for any purpose. All such information and services are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. In no event shall The Editing House and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct/indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this website, or for any information and services obtained through this website, or otherwise arising out of the use of this website whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if The Editing House or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE: As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to The Editing House or www.proofreadingediting.co.uk that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY OR ADVERTISER WEBSITES: This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than The Editing House. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. The Editing House does not control such websites and is not responsible for their content. The Editing House’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.
USE OF DISCUSSION FORUM, CHAT ROOMS, PRIVATE MESSAGING AND OTHER
COMMUNICATIONS FORUMS ON THE EDITING HOUSE: If this website contains discussion forums, chat rooms or other message or communication facilities (collectively, “Forums”), you agree to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Forum, you shall not do any of the following:
1. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
2. Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.
3. Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any material or information that is untrue, false or inaccurate.
4. Post under multiple identities and/or names.
5. Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
6. Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
7. Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.
8. Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
9. Advertise, offer to sell any goods or services, conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters, or post links to third-party websites, without the permission of The Editing House.
10. “SPAM” or in any way solicit other members to join any email list, website, discussion forum or subscription.
11. Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
12. Share any private message communication with another member, or post any such communications on any other website, discussion forum, or share any such communication via email.
The Editing House has the right to delete, edit or decline to publish any information provided by those accessing the site at any time and for any reason or that The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uk in its sole discretion deems to be unacceptable.
By using the www.proofreadingediting.co.uk website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Editing House, its partners, parent companies and affiliates from all claims, demands, obligations, liabilities, suits and proceedings, (including claims for defamation, trade disparagement, privacy and intellectual property infringement) and damages (including attorneys fees and costs) arising in connection with information posted on the website and Discussion Forum, or submitted to www.proofreadingediting.co.uk by the User.
By submitting items to www.proofreadingediting.co.uk for inclusion in the website, and its Discussion Forums, the user grants The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uka royalty free, irrevocable licence under all intellectual property rights (including copyright) to use, copy, distribute, sublicence, display, perform and prepare derivative works based on those items.
You acknowledge that chats, postings, conferences and other communications by other users are not endorsed by The Editing House and www.proofreadingediting.co.uk and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened or approved by The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uk. The Editing House reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any contents of the Forums received from users, including without limitation discussion forum postings. The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uk reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this website or any portion thereof without notice.
MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The Editing House reserves the right to change the terms, conditions and notices under which this website is offered at any time and without notice.
PRICES: Any prices given on this website are believed to be accurate, but The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uk does not warrant or guarantee such accuracy. The Editing House/www.proofreadingediting.co.uk and it’s officials do not authorise the use of such prices for any purpose other than your personal use, and prohibit to the maximum extent allowable the resale, redistribution and use of this information for commercial purposes.
Under no circumstances will The Editing House be liable to the user or any third party for any damages, costs, lost profits or lost opportunity, or indirect, special, consequential, incidental or punitive damages, based upon use of information posted on the website or edited by www.proofreadingediting.co.uk even if www.proofreadingediting.co.uk/The Editing House has been advised of the possibility of such injuries.
The author, The Editing House and www.proofreadingediting.co.uk shall have neither liability for, nor responsibility to, any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the information contained on this website and discussion boards.
We disclaim all liability for these matters. Further, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, damages and expenses (including, without limitation, legal fees) relating to the development, operation, maintenance and contents of this site and Discussion Board.
You agree to absolve www.proofreadingediting.co.uk/The Editing House of any and all liability arising out of your use of this website.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Your subscription to www.proofreadingediting.co.uk can be cancelled at any time prior to your next subscription being taken. All cancellations should be submitted via email or in writing along with any transaction numbers/details that you have. All subscriptions are recurring subscriptions except phone subscriptions or the lifetime subscription option. Recurring subscriptions can also be cancelled at any time in your subscription period – this can be done either via the payment processor or by forwarding details via email or letter.
REFUND POLICY: We cannot refund fees for subscriptions that have already commenced unless it can be shown that there was a prior intention to cancel via email or letter.
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· We comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.
1. Data and Information Collected
To operate our website it is essential to collect or process certain data, including the following:
1.1 Any data collected from communications to us from you, for any reason.
1.2 Details regarding your visits to our website, any resources you used such as location data, traffic data, communication data and weblogs. (These items listed herein are included, but not limited to those specified.)
1.3 Completed forms on our website allow us to collect information about you regarding registration or purchases you make.
2. Personal Data Storage
2.2 Secure servers will be used to store any data you provide to us. Any transaction details will be encrypted to comply with your protection.
2.3 Data transmitted via the Internet is never completely secure and so we cannot guarantee data that is sent or transmitted electronically. Information offered is therefore at your own risk. Should you be allocated a password or should you chose to obtain a password, you can access the secure section, requiring the password to remain confidential by you, as your responsibility.
3. Information Use
Any information collected and stored in relation to you is to enable us to offer better services to you. We may also use the data collected for the following:
3.1 We may use your information to explain any changes our website has undergone, including structural or service/product modifications, for instance, which could affect our service to you.
3.2 In direct relation to our services or products, we may use data provided by you in order to make available to you information you requested from our site. We may also transmit information on products we feel might be of interest to you, providing we have received your prior consent to receive such communications.
3.3 Any commitments we make to you may require use of your information, used only to fulfil your request.
3.4 Existing clients may be contacted regarding goods or services that were the subject of an earlier sale.
3.5 A new customer may be contacted by us or a third party if you have consented to such communication.
3.6 We may use your data, or allow third parties to use the data, in order to give you information about unrelated goods or services you may find of interest. It may be that we contact you about these services or goods if you consented to this correspondence.
3.7 Should you not wish to receive communication from our website or a third party, opportunity to decline said communication will be given. If consent is withheld, we will not allow information collected while you were on our site to be used by us or a third party.
3.8 Please be assured that we do not share information that is going to identify you to our advertisers. However, in certain circumstances we may provide them with statistics about visitors to our site.
4. Sharing Your Information
4.1 Personal information may be shared with third parties:
4.1.1 Personal information may be shared with a third party should we sell part or all of our business or assets.
4.1.2 If legally required to do so, we may share your information.
4.1.3 To minimise credit risk and for protection from fraud, this may require us to share your information.
4.2 If applicable, we may share your personal information to any group member. This will include subsidiaries or holding companies we may work with, as well as their subsidiaries, if any.
5. Information Access
The Data Protection Act 1998 provides you with rights to access any information we may collect and store about you. If you wish to gain access to this information it may be subject to a £15 payment fee, used to cover our costs regarding the information you requested. Should you require access to this data, please provide contact details as below.
It is possible that we may gather details regarding your computer for our services. This collection of data is used for statistical analysis about our website for use by us or our advertisers.
Any information shared will not identify who you are, but rather be mathematical data about our visitors and their use on our site. The statistics gathered do not give out any personal details.
Cookies may be used to collate this general Internet data. Cookies are downloaded to your computer without prompting. This file is stored on your hard drive, where files are transferred to, and will be used to help us improve our site and services to you.
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