Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions inform you of the terms of use which you agree to when using the website togetherfriends.com. Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By using the site you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, you should not use the site.

We reserve the right to amend this Notice at any time. We recommend that you read these terms and conditions each time you access our website, as your use of this website after amendments represents your agreement to the amended terms and conditions.

togetherfriends is a private limited company, registered in England and Wales under company number 08366707. Our registered and trading address is 28 Leeds Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8DS.

Throughout these terms and conditions, the terms ‘We,’ ’Us’ and ‘Our’ refer to togetherfriends and the service we provide at togetherfriends.com. An ‘Agreement’ refers to these terms and conditions and ‘Subscription’ refers to a fixed rate paid for a limited period of one year, giving full access to our service.


Members

To be a Member of togetherfriends.com you must be at least eighteen (18) years old.

In order to access the Service provided on this website, you must be a member. You must complete registration by providing certain information as set out on our membership/registration page.  Please also refer to our Privacy Policy for information relating to our collection, storage and use of the details you provide on registration.

You agree to ensure that your registration details, including your name and email address, are true and accurate at all times and you undertake to update your registration details from time to time when they change. If we become aware that either your name and /or email address is incorrect, we reserve the right to immediately cancel your registration and acceptance for registration in the future will be at our discretion.

On registration you create a username and password. This information is strictly confidential and must not be shared with any third parties. You must not allow a third party to use your password to gain entry to the site. On subscribing, you agree to pay for the Service as set out on our website.

We reserve the right to terminate your membership at any time if you breach these terms and conditions.


Shared Content

You are responsible for all and any Content you contribute to the Service. By posting Content on this website, you provide us with an undertaking that such Content does not infringe the rights of someone else and that it does not violate the law in any other way such as by being defamatory, of racist content or threatening. We reserve the right to remove, refuse or modify your Content.

As a member, you will not hold us responsible for any liability, claim, action, demand, loss, costs (including legal costs) on a full indemnity basis and expenses arising out of or in connection with any Content you provide.

To the extent permitted by law, you release and discharge us from any liability or claim arising out of any loss or damage that may be suffered or incurred as a result of your use of our Service.


Site Access

Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time.   If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site without notice.  We will not be liable if our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.  Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this site through your internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them.

We disclaim all liability and responsibility for any comments or material posted on our site by any visitors to the site.  Any visitor to the site who provides comments, advice or other materials will be fully responsible for the legality, originality and copyright of the content.


Intellectual Property Rights

The copyright to all content on this website including applets, graphics, images, layouts and text belong to us or we have a licence to use those materials.

All trademarks, brands, logos, graphics, photographs, videos and texts featured on this website are the intellectual property of us and may not be reproduced, used or represented without prior written permission.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

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.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Any comment, feedback, idea or suggestion (called ‘Comments’) which you provide to us through this website becomes our property.  If in future we use your Comments in promoting our website or in any other way, we will not be liable for any similarities which may appear from such use. Furthermore, you agree that we are entitled to use your Comments for any commercial or non- commercial purpose without compensation to you or to any other person who has transmitted your Comments.
If you provide us with Comments, you acknowledge that you are responsible for the content of such material including its legality, originality and copyright.


Disclaimers

The materials contained on our site are provided for general information purposes only and do not claim to be or constitute legal or other professional advice and shall not be relied upon as such.

Whilst we take all due care in providing our services, we do not provide any warranty either express or implied.  To the extent permitted by law, any condition or warranty which would otherwise be implied in these terms and conditions is excluded.

We also take all due care in ensuring that our website is free of any virus.  However, we are not responsible for any damage to your computer system which arises in connection with your use of our website or any linked website.

From time to time we may host third party content on our website such as advertisements and endorsements belonging to other traders.  Responsibility for the content of such material rests with the owners of that material and we are not responsible for any errors or omissions in such material. Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.  When accessing a site via our website we advise you to check their terms of use and privacy policies to ensure compliance and determine how they may use your information.

*In regard to togetherfriends events, including group walks, coffee mornings, meals and trips out, any person participating in any such event does so entirely at their own risk.   It is not the responsibility of the event organisers or hosts to check and ensure the suitability of individuals for the event. It is the responsibility of any person participating in any walk or other event arranged via togetherfriends to ensure that they are in a fit medical state to complete the walk or other task and also that they are suitably prepared and have the correct kit, including walking footwear for the conditions - both terrain and weather.  By attending a group walk or other event, you acknowledge that the organisers do not necessarily hold any formal qualifications in relation to walking leadership, or medical qualifications or training.  You agree and acknowledge that this group has no legal duty of care to its members and 'guests' and that its organisers accept no liability for any accident occurring from, or for any injuries arising out of, participation in this groups acitivities and that you remain responsible for your own safety at all times.


Limitation of Liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the full extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
  •  Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: Loss of income or revenue; Loss of business; Loss of profits or contracts; Loss of anticipated savings; Loss of data; Loss of goodwill; Wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable,  provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy.  By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.


Viruses, hacking and other offences.
You must not misuse our 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 our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our 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 our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.


Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non- contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Great Britain.


Privacy

We undertake to take all due care with any information which you may provide to us when accessing our website.  However we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you may provide to us. Information you transmit to us is entirely at your own risk although we undertake to take reasonable steps to preserve such information in a secure manner.
Our compliance with privacy legislation is set out in our separate Privacy Policy.


Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.  Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.


Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please email concerns@togetherfriends.com.

Thank you for visiting our site.