Terms and Conditions

1 About our terms and conditions

1.1 These website terms and conditions of use (terms of use) (together with the documents referred to in these terms of use) tell you the terms and conditions upon which you may make use of our website www.meatsnacksgroup.com (the Site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of the Site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use the Site and all associated web pages.

1.2 You should read these terms of use carefully before using the Site.

1.3 By accessing or using the Site or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these terms of use and the documents referred to in these terms of use.

1.4 If you do not agree with or accept any of these terms or conditions, you should stop using the Site immediately.

1.5 If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us.

2 Information about us

2.1 The Site is operated by MEATSNACKS GROUP LTD (we, us or our). We are a limited company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 06242292. Our registered office is at 2 Tilers Road, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK11 3LH.

2.2 References to us in these terms also includes our group companies from time to time.

3 Using the Site

3.1 By using the Site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. Your use of the Site means that you must also comply with our Privacy and Cookie Policy.

3.2 The Site is for your personal non-commercial use only.

3.3 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site.

3.4 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and our Privacy and Cookie Policy and that they comply with them.

3.5 We seek to make the Site as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties using the Site, please contact us.

3.6 We may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these terms of use, any terms or policies to which they refer, or any applicable law.

4 Your account and password

4.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

4.2 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

4.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us.

5 Ownership, use and intellectual property rights

5.1 This Site and all intellectual property rights in it including but not limited to any any text, images, video, audio or other multimedia content, software or other information or material submitted to or on the Site (Content) are owned by us, our licensors or both (as applicable). Intellectual property rights include rights such as: copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world). We and our licensors reserve all of our and their rights in any intellectual property in connection with these terms of use. This means, for example, that we and they remain owners of them and free to use them as we and they see fit.

5.2 Nothing in these terms of use grant you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site. You agree not to adjust, circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Site (including any copyright notices) and in particular in any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Site.

5.3 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal non-commercial use.

5.4 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

6 Submitting information to the Site

6.1 By submitting material or information to or through the Site you grant to us the right to use, copy, modify, adapt, create derivative works based upon, extract elements from and reorganise such information or material for the purposes of operating the Site and/or for our general business purposes.

6.2 By submitting information or material to or through the Site you are guaranteeing that you have the right to grant to us the rights described in clause 6.1. If you are not able to grant to us these rights, please do not submit such information or material.

6.3 You warrant that any information or material submitted by you to or through the Site shall:

6.3.1 be accurate (where it states facts);

6.3.2 be genuinely held (where it states opinions); and

6.3.3 comply with the law applicable in the United Kingdom and in any country from which it is posted.

6.4 You warrant that any information or material submitted by you to or through the Site shall not:

6.4.1 be defamatory of any person;

6.4.2 be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;

6.4.3 promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

6.4.4 disclose the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or any other personal information in respect of any individual other than where you have the express permission of that individual to disclose such information subject to and in accordance with these terms of use;

6.4.5 infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;

6.4.6 breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;

6.4.7 be in contempt of court;

6.4.8 be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;

6.4.9 impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;

6.4.10 advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act; or

6.4.11 contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorisms.

6.5 You will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of the warranties in clauses 6.3 and 6.4. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of the warranties in clauses 6.3 and 6.4.

6.6 Where information or material submitted to or through the Site in our opinion breaches these terms of use, we may at our sole discretion take all or any of the following actions:

6.6.1 investigation of the identity of the person responsible for submitting such information or material and the circumstances surrounding the submission of such information or material, in respect of which you undertake to provide us with confirmation of your identity and any other information we may require in connection therewith and to cooperate with us fully;

6.6.2 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal or removal of the information or material or your ability to access to the Site;

6.6.3 issuing a warning to you;

6.6.4 raising legal proceedings against you for recovery of all costs resulting from the breach;

6.6.5 raising further legal action against you;

6.6.6 disclosing such information to law enforcement authorities or relevant third parties as we reasonably feel is necessary or as required by law; or

6.6.7 such other action as we reasonably deem appropriate.

6.7 WE HEREBY EXCLUDE ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSS, COSTS OR EXPENSES RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE TAKING OF ALL AND ANY OF THE ACTION REFERRED TO IN CLAUSE 6.6.

6.8 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any Content posted by you or any other user of the Site. The views expressed by other users on the Site do not represent our views or values.

6.9 While we try to make sure that the Site is secure, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you supply to us and therefore we cannot guarantee that it will be kept confidential. For that reason, you should not let us have any patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (‘Unwanted Submissions’). While we value your feedback, you agree not to submit any Unwanted Submissions.

6.10 We may use any Unwanted Submissions as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis (bear in mind that we have no way of knowing whether such information is confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable because we do not monitor the Site to check for these matters). Therefore, we will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Submissions confidential nor will we be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Submissions.

7 Accuracy of information and availability of the Site

7.1 While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot promise that it will be. Furthermore, we cannot promise that the Site will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information on this Site is at your own risk.

7.2 We may suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.

7.3 Any content on the Site is provided for your general information purposes only and to inform you about us and our products and news, features, services and other websites that may be of interest. It does not constitute technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and should not be relied on for any purposes.

7.4 While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use, we do not promise that the Site is available at all times nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of the Site.

8 Hyperlinks and third party sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites other than the Site. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlink and reference to any third party website does not mean that we endorse that third party’s website, products or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.

9 Linking to the Site

9.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

9.2 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

9.3 You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you.

9.4 The site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page.

9.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

10 Viruses

10.1 We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

10.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

10.3 You must not misuse the 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 the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the 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. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately

11 Limitation on our liability

11.1 Except for:

11.1.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligent acts or omissions (or those of any of our employees or agents); or

11.1.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

we will only be liable for any loss or damage that is a reasonably foreseeable consequence of a breach of these terms of use. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time these terms and conditions are entered into. We are not responsible for indirect losses that happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable by you and us (such as loss of profits or loss of opportunity).

12 Events beyond our control

We shall have no liability to you for any breach of these terms caused by any event or circumstance beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes; breakdown of systems or network access; or flood, fire, explosion or accident.

13 Rights of third parties

No one other than a party to these terms and conditions has any right to enforce any of these terms and conditions.

14 Variation

14.1 These terms are dated [31st August 2015]. No changes to these terms are valid or have any effect unless agreed by us in writing. We reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time. Our new terms will be displayed on the Site and by continuing to use and access the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by any variation made by us. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions from time to time to verify such variations.

15 Applicable Law

15.1 If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

15.2 If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.