The Peninsula Directory - Terms and Conditions
Acceptance of Terms
For the purpose of these conditions, we refer to “The Peninsula Directory” and the data which sits around the delivery website www.leeonthesolent.uk. These are managed and delivered by Mansion House Publications Limited (MHPL). You will be known as a ‘Member’ who subscribes to a service.
Access to our Website
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our website without notice (see below). We will not be liable if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Using the Website
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them. This website should only be used for lawful purposes; therefore, under no circumstances can you use the website for:
any unlawful purpose;
promoting any illegal activities, inciting violence or to promote sexually explicit material;
promoting any form of discrimination;
the purpose of harming, threatening, defaming or abusing/harassing any other person in a way that invades someone’s privacy or is (in our reasonable opinion) offensive or unacceptable;
to create, check, confirm, update or amend someone else’s databases, records, directories, customer lists, mailing or prospecting lists;
to provide any kind of customer lists or commercial information service;
as a source of material or contact data for any kind of marketing activity;
to tamper with, update or change any part of the website;
in a way that affects how it is run;
in a way that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionably large burden on the website’s technical systems as determined by us; or
using any automated means to monitor or copy the website or its content, or to interfere with or attempt to interfere with how the website works.
Providing material to The Peninsula Directory
All material the ‘member’ provides for use within the Directory you agree to grant us permission, free of charge, to use your material as required for promotional material and we may share your material with other trusted organisations but only those who have a direct connection with The Peninsula Business Directory.
Once your material has been added to the directory to create your business listing within the members area, you continue to own that material, and you continue to have the right to use your material in any way you choose. Before you upload any information to the website, please ensure it’s available for public viewing.
By providing your material to the website and the ‘Members’ listing, and for us to be able to use it, you confirm that:
your material is your own original work, or you are authorised to provide it to the website;
your material is not defamatory (that is, it does not damage someone’s good reputation);
does not take away or affect any other person’s privacy rights, copyright, contract rights or any other rights, and
your material does not otherwise break any laws of England and Wales;
you have the right to provide us the required permission to use it for the purposes specified above.
You acknowledge that we do not have a duty to publish any material you have provided. We have the right to;
reject or refuse to post any material you have provided;
remove any material from the website, whether or not the material goes against any of these conditions;
restrict, suspend or stop your access to all or any part of the website at any time.
Listing on The Peninsula Business Directory
All listings are free and are auto renew every12 months from the initial start date. At any time, the free listing can be upgraded for a period of 12 months. The prices and the terms of payment for listings are shown on the website.
The Member understands and agrees that upon purchasing a listing for their business this will automatically renew on the date of expiration so the listing needs to be renewed however alerts will be sent near to expiry except where the Member notifies termination of their listing.
When renewing this will be the same process as originally chosen by the member, at the price rate of the required subscription unless discussed otherwise. A listing for one company cannot be substituted for a listing for another nor can Members create multiple listings for different businesses under their original listing.
We do not offer any refunds for cancelled listings no matter what the circumstance is.
All members need to be aged 16 years and above to create a business listing.
Your dealings with subscribers or Companies and any entity whatsoever as found through this Directory and this Service are solely between you and such Company, Partnership or entity. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings or as the result of the presence of a listing on this Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold The Peninsula Business Directory, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Sites you submit, or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any rights of another.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Service is at your sole risk. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We make no warranty that;
the Service will meet your requirements;
the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free;
the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable, or
the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Service will meet your expectations.
No information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from The Peninsula Business Directory or through the Service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms and conditions.
Limitation of Liability
You agree and understand that we shall not be liable for any damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses resulting from;
the use of the inability to use the service;
the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained, messages received, or transactions entered into through or from the Service;
statements or conduct of any third party on the Service; or
any other matter relating to the Service.
Trademark Information & Intellectual Property Rights
The Peninsula Business Directory name and logo is trademarks. Without our prior permission, you agree not to display or use The Peninsula Business Directory branding in any manner.
The laws of England and Wales apply to your use of the website and these conditions. We control the website from within the United Kingdom. However, you can get access to the website from other places around the world.
Although these places may have different laws from the laws of England and Wales, by using the website you agree that the laws of England and Wales will apply to everything relating to you using the website and you agree to keep to these laws. We have the right to take you to court in the country you live in.
Accessing the website as Members
The following shows the process for accessing the website as a member and then creating a business listing.
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save, and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links, or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved, or collected.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 2018. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights regarding receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.
This website operates an email newsletter and update program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.
Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 2018 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; www.websitename.co.uk.)
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform, respectively. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo). Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
Resources & Further Information
Data Protection Act 2018
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – The Guide