- “Clients”: refers to companies making entries or taking advertising space in the Online Directory.
- “Online Directory”: the website and its contents: www.hatton-garden.net
- “Listings & Entries”: the paid entry relating to businesses in the Online Directory.
- “Advertisements”: the advertisement, banner advertisement, press release or other paid-for promotion bearing the Customer Branding which the client wishes to appear in the Online Directory.
- “Customer branding”: the branding of the client that may appear in the Advertisement.
- “Agreement”: the agreement between Hatton-Harden. Net. and the client on these terms and conditions and any special conditions.
- “Copy”: style and layout of businesses entry details in the Online Directory.
- “Duration”: the period for which the entry will appear in the Online Directory.
- “Charge”: cost payable by Businesses for their entry in the Online Directory.
- “Unacceptable”: in respect of any entry or advertisement, meaning that it is inaccurate, contravenes any law or code of practice or conduct, infringes on intellectual property rights of another, is abusive, immoral, defamatory or otherwise likely to offend users of the Online Directory
By completing an entry and or booking form into the Online Directory, the customer accepts these terms and authorises Hatton-Harden. Net. to publish clients’ entries in the Online Directory.
3. Obligations of Clients
- To pay price within terms specified on receipt of a VAT invoice from Hatton-Harden. Net.
- To indemnify Hatton-Harden. Net against all losses, costs, claims, damages or other expenses that Hatton-Harden. Net incurs as a result of a breach by the client of any of these terms, or as a result of any third-party claims, which Hatton-Harden. Net receives as a result of the entries or advertisements.
- To acknowledge that Hatton-Harden. Net retains full editorial control over all advertisements and entries and thatHatton-Harden.Net will own all copyright in the advertisements and entries, save that Hatton-Harden. Net shall not own any customer’s branding.
- To provide materials when required for the advertisements and entries (including, without limitation, GIF, EPS and JPEG files) in accordance with the procedures required by Hatton-Harden. Net from time to time.
4. Obligations of Hatton-Harden.Net.
- To use reasonable endeavours to ensure that advertisements and entries feature in the Online Directory for the specified duration.
- To use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Online Directory is accessible to users of the World Wide Web 24 hours a day, though Hatton-Harden.Net will not be liable if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
- Hatton-Harden.Net does not guarantee any levels of response to advertisements and entries.
5. Rights of Hatton-Harden.Net.
- The client warrants that the advertisement is not unacceptable. If Hatton-Harden.Net at any time considers that any advertisements or entries are unacceptable, Hatton-Harden.Net may remove the advertisement and entry from the Online Directory. In this case, Hatton-Harden.Net will not refund any part of the charge to the clients.
- The Customer warrants that the customer branding will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
- Hatton-Harden.Net reserves the right to change the format, style and layout of the Online Directory as and when it sees fit.
- Hatton-Harden.Net reserves the right to terminate this contract with immediate effect by giving written notice of this to the clients.
- Hatton-Harden.Net reserve the right to remove entries from the online directory, if payment is not received within the specified terms.
- Once an entry is confirmed by a firm any cancellations must be received with 7 days. Cancellations received after this period will be liable to the full entry fee.
- No refund or credit will be given for cancellations received after an advertisement or entry has appeared. The clients will remain liable for the charge in such circumstances.
- Hatton-Harden.Net shall not be liable to the clients for any indirect or consequential losses or damage suffered by the clients including (without limitation) any loss of profits, contracts, revenue, goodwill, business, savings or opportunity irrespective of whether Hatton-Harden.Net knew, or should have known of the possibility of that loss.
- Hatton-Harden.Net shall not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses (including, without limitation, any costs of finding replacement advertising space) suffered or incurred by the clients as a result of the Online Directory not being accessible to users of the world wide web for any period of time.
- Nothing in these terms and conditions shall operate to limit the liability of either party for any death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that of its employees. In all other events the limit of Hatton-Harden.Net liability for any losses, expenses or damages incurred by the Customer or Firms in relation to this agreement (whether on not, contract or otherwise) shall be equal to the price paid by the clients to Hatton-Harden.Net under this agreement.
- Hatton-Harden.Net shall not be liable for any delay in or non-performance of its obligations under this Agreement to the extent that such delay or non-performance is due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including but not limited to the acts, defaults or omissions of suppliers or sub-contractors, failure of any telecommunications or power network, war, undeclared hostilities, terrorism, industrial action and acts of God.
- Hatton-Harden.Net will use reasonable efforts to comply with the clients’ requested start and end dates for the display of the advertisement and entries, but cannot warrant that these dates will be met.
8. Other Conditions
- Even if the client is acting as an agent or other representatives, it enters into this agreement in its own right as principal and not agent.
- The client shall not assign, transfer or resell its right under this agreement.
- Unless otherwise stated, the positioning of advertisements is to be determined by Hatton-Harden.Net.
- The content of entries is the responsibility of clients. Unless stated otherwise clients will be liable for the charge of any incorrect listings in the Online Directory.
- All entries submitted by clients should be made via the website. Entries submitted via hard copy will be subject to an administrative charge.
- Hatton-Harden.Net will endeavour to process within the week, although it will not be liable for any delay in processing entries.
- All entries will run for a period of 1 year from the date the advertisements or entries are published.
9. Exclusion of Third Party Rights
Unless expressly provided in this agreement, no term of this agreement is enforceable pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 by any person who is not a party to it.
10. Governing law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.