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TERMS & CONDITIONS

BACKGROUND:

These Terms and Conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to herein, set out the terms of use under which you may use this website, www.blue-peak.co.uk (”Our Site”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and interpretation

    1.   1. In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following                        expressions have the following meanings:

"Content" means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site;

"System" means any online communications facility that We make available on Our Site either now or in the future. This may include, but is not limited to, contact forms, email and live chat; and

"We/Us/Our" means Blue Peak Consulting Limited, a company registered in England under 10377982, whose registered address is Foxhill, Hollybush Lane, Burghfield Common, RG7 3JL of Foxhill, Hollybush Lane, Burghfield Common, RG7 3JL.

2. Information About Us

   1.   1. Our site, www.blue-peak.co.uk, is owned and operated by Blue Peak Consulting Limited,               a limited company registered in England under 10377982, of Wyvols Court, Basingstoke Road Swallowfield, Reading RG7 1WY. Our VAT number is 25658765.

3. Access to Our Site

   1.    1. Access to Our Site is free of charge.

          2. It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access                    Our Site.

          3. Access to Our Site is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We may alter,                          suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will                not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and                for any period.

4. Intellectual Property Rights 

   1.   1. All content including on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights               subsisting in the Content, unless specifically labeled otherwise, belongs to or has been                   licensed by Us. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom                                             and international intellectual property laws and treaties.

         2. Subject to sub-Clauses 4.3 and 4.6 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent,                     sub-licence, store, or in any other manner  re-use Content from Our Site unless given                     express written permission to do so by Us.

         3. You may:

              1.   1. Access, view and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web browsing                                    capability built into other types of software or app);

                     2. Download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching;

                     3. Print one copy of any page of Our Site;

                     4. Download extracts from pages on Our Site; and

                     5. Save pages from Our Site for later and/or offline viewing.

         4. Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified                         licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.

         5. You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from Our Site for commercial                           purposes without first obtaining a license from Us (or our licensors, as appropriate) to do               so. This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use of Our Site for general                       information purposes whether by business users or consumers.

         6. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions off Chaper III of                 the Copyrights , Designs and Patents Act 1988 'Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright                   Works', covering in particular the making of temporary copies; research and private                         study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research;                         criticism, review, quotation and news reporting; caricature; parody or pastiche; and the                   incidental inclusion of copyright materials.

5. Links to Our Site 

   1.   1. You may link to Our Site provided that:

                 1.   1. You do so in a fair and legal manner;

                       2. You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association,                                                   endorsement or approval on Our part where none exists.

                       3. You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without Our                                       express written permission; and 

                       4. You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage Our reputation or to take                             unfair advantage of it.

   2.   2.   2. You may not link to any other page other than the homepage of Our Site,                                          www.blue-peak.co.uk. Deep-linking to other pages requires Our express written                              permission.

               3. You may not link Our Site from any other site the content of which contains material                          that:

                     1.   1. is sexually explicit;

                           2. is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;

                           3. promotes violence; 

                           4. promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;

                           5. discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or                                         class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or                                 age;     

                           6. is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm,                                                       inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;

                           7. is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;

                           8. is intended or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to threaten to infringe)                                                 another person’s privacy;

                           9. misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity                                 or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive                                             (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that they do not                                 fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 5.4);

                         10. implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists;

                         11. infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights                                           (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights) of                                     any other party; or

                         12. is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not                                       limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.

               4. The content restrictions in sub-Clause 5.3 do not apply to content submitted to sites                       by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with the                                   provisions of sub-Clause 5.3.  You are not, for example, prohibited from posting links                       on general-purpose social networking sites merely because another user may post                           such content. You are, however, prohibited from posting links on websites which                               focus on or encourage the submission of such content from users.

 

6. Links to Other Sites

    Links to other sites may be included on Our Site.  Unless expressly stated, these sites are not        under Our control.  We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of        third party sites.  The inclusion of a link to another site on Our Site is for information only and        does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

7. Use of Our System

        2.   2. You may use Our System at any time to contact Us.  Please note the following; you                      must not:

                     1.   1. communicate in a way that is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or                                             otherwise inflammatory;

                            2. submit information that promotes violence;

                            3. submit information that promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;

                            4. submit information that discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory                                          of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality,                                             disability, sexual orientation or age;

                            5. submit information that is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass,                                      annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;

                            6. submit information that is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive;

                            7. submit information that is intended or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to                                          threaten to infringe) another person’s privacy;

                            8. misleadingly impersonate any person or otherwise misrepresent your                                                identity or affiliation in a way that is calculated to deceive;

                            9. imply any form of affiliation with Us where none exists;

                          10. infringe, or assist in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights                                              (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights) of                                     any other party; or

                          11. submit information in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party                                                    including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.

              3. We may monitor any and all communications made using Our System.

              4. Any information that you send to Us through Our System may be modified by Us and,                    by sending us such information, you waive your moral right to be identified as the                            author of that information.

              5. Any personal information sent to Us, whether through Our System or otherwise                                (including but not limited to your name and contact details), will be collected, used                         and held in accordance with your rights and Our obligations under the Data Protection                   Act 1998, as set out in Clause 13.

8. Disclaimers

        2.   2. Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely.  It is provided for                          general information purposes only and tax rates and legislation may change.                                    Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action                            relating to accountancy or taxation.

              3. Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that                    Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties,                    that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.

              4. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete,                              accurate, and up-to-date.  We do not, however, make any representations, warranties                      or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is complete, accurate, or                    up-to-date.

              5. No part of Our Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of                                        acceptance. No goods or services are sold through Our Site and the details of                                  services provided on Our Site are provided for general information purposes only.

              6. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that any and all pricing information shown on                        Our Site is correct at the time of going online.  We reserve the right to change prices                      at any time and may add or remove special offers and promotions from time to time.                      All pricing information is reviewed and updated on an annual basis.

              7. Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that all representations and                        descriptions of services available from Us correspond to the actual services available,                      minor variations or errors may occur.  In the event of any discrepancy, please contact                      us to discuss.

             8. We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that services shown on Our Site                       will be available from Us.  Please contact Us if you wish to enquire as to the availability                     of any services.

9. Our Liability

       2.   2. To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any user for any loss                     or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence),                     for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use                       of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on                     Our Site.

             3. To the fullest extent permissible by law, We exclude all representations, warranties,                         and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to Our Site or any                                 Content included on Our Site.

             4. Our Site is intended for non-commercial use only.  If you are a business user, We                             accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business                               opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption;                     or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

             5. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from viruses                         and other malware.  We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus                   or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or                         event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that                         occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the downloading of any Content                       from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.

             6. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or                     non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to,                    ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural                    events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.

             7. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or                       fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or                   for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law.  For full                       details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please                         contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

10. Viruses, Malware and Security

       2.   2. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from                    viruses and other malware.

             3. You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material                         from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

             4. You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material                         which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.

             5. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server                       on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to                       Our Site.

             6. You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed                             denial of service attack, or by any other means.

             7. By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 10.3 to 10.5 you may be committing a                             criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.  Any and all such breaches will                     be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully                         with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.  Your right to use Our Site                       will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

11. Acceptable Use Policy

      2.   2. You may only use Our Site in a manner that is lawful.  Specifically:

                   1.   1. you must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national or                                              international laws and/or regulations;

                         2. you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or                                       fraudulent;

                         3. you must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way                                         transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other                                       code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any                                 kind; and

                        4. you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to                                    harm any person or persons in any way.

            3. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to Our Site if you materially                      breach the provisions of this Clause 11 or any of the other provisions of these Terms                        and Conditions. Specifically, We may take one or more of the following actions:

                    1.   1. suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access Our Site;

                          2. Issue you with a written warning;

                          3. take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant                                    costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;

                          4. take further legal action against you as appropriate;

                          5. disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We                                  deem reasonably necessary; and/or

                          6. Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).

           4. We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not                         limited to those set out above) that We may take in response to breaches of these                          Terms and Conditions.

12. Privacy

      Use of Our Site is also governed by Privacy Policy, available from                                                        www.blue-peak.co.uk/privacy-policy This policy are incorporated into these Terms and                    Conditions by this reference.

13. Data Protection 

        2.   2. All personal information that We may collect (including, but not limited to, your name                    and contact details) will be collected, used and held in accordance with the provisions                    of the Data Protection Act 1998 and your rights and Our obligations under that Act.

              3. We may use your personal information to:

                   1.   1. Reply to any communications you send to Us;

                         2. Send you important notices, as detailed in Clause 14.

              4. We will not pass on your personal information to any third parties without first                                  obtaining your express permission to do so.

14. Communications from Us

        2.   2. If We have your contact details, We may from time to time send you important notices                    by email.  Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, service                            changes and changes to these Terms and Conditions.

              3. We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express consent.  If                      you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time. Any and all marketing emails                      sent by Us include an unsubscribe link.  If you opt out of receiving emails from Us at                        any time, it may take up to 5 business days for your new preferences to take effect.

              4. For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including, but not limited                    to marketing emails), please contact Us at enquiries@blue-peak.co.uk.

15. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

        2.   2. We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time.  If We do so, details of the                            changes will be highlighted at the top of this page.  Any such changes will become                          binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have been                                      implemented.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

              3. In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions                    and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is                    expressly stated otherwise.

16. Contacting Us

      To contact Us, please use Our System, email Us at enquiries@blue-peak.co.uk, or using any of        the methods provided on Our contact page at blue-peak.co.uk/contact.

17. Law and Jurisdiction

        2.   2. These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether                              contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the                      law of England & Wales.

              3. If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in                            your country of residence. Nothing in Sub-Clause 17.1 above takes away or reduces                        your rights as a consumer to rely on those provisions.

              4. If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between you                          and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, or the relationship between you and                        Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts                      of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.

              5. If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions, the                                relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated                              therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive                                     jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.

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