The following Terms & Conditions governs our relationship with users of the website www.borders.co.uk run by Borders Website Limited. You can also open and save a PDF version of our Terms and Conditions.
By using or accessing this website, you agree to this Statement, as updated from time to time in accordance with Section 7 below.
Your privacy is very important to us and we will take appropriate measures to ensure any confidential information such as bank information is protected.
2. Sharing Your Content and Information
You own all of the content and information you post on Borders.co.uk, however please be aware that when you post a communication on the site that it is set up to automatically share to external social media websites, at the present time these being Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Therefore by agreeing to our Terms & Conditions you are also consenting to theirs which can be found here: Facebook Terms Twitter Terms Instagram Terms
(a) For content you post that is covered by Intellectual Property (IP) rights, like photos and videos for example, you specifically give us the following permission: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with Borders.co.uk (IP License). This IP License ends when either party deletes your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
(b) When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time (but will not be available to others).
(c) When you provide Borders.co.uk with information via email for your Business Listing which is then published online, it means that you are allowing everyone, including users of Borders.co.uk, to access and use that information, and to associate it with you (i.e., your name and profile picture).
(d) We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about Borders.co.uk, but you understand that we may use your feedback or suggestions without any obligation to compensate you for them (just as you have no obligation to offer them).
We do our best to keep Borders.co.uk safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to keep Borders.co.uk safe, which includes the following commitments by you:
(a) You will not post unauthorised commercial communications (such as spam) on Borders.co.uk.
(b) You will not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Borders.co.uk, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our prior permission.
(c) You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on Borders.co.uk.
(d) You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
(e) You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
(f) You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
(g) You will not post content that: is hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
(h) You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related, dating or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
(i) You will not use Borders.co.uk to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
(j) You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of Borders.co.uk, such as a denial of service attack or interference with page rendering or other Borders.co.uk functionality.
(k) You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement or our policies.
4. Registration and Account Security
Borders.co.uk users must provide accurate details about their business, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:
(a) You will not provide any false information on Borders.co.uk
(b) If you are not the Business owner you will not create an account with Borders.co.uk without appropriate permission within that Business.
(c) You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
(h) You will not share your log-in information or let anyone access your account outwith responsible people within your business, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
(i) You will not transfer your account to any individual or business without first getting our written permission.
(j) If you select a username representing a certain named business, we reserve the right to amend this if we believe it is appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains or instigates legal action).
5. Protecting Other People’s Rights
We respect other people’s rights, and expect you to do the same.
(a) You will not post content or take any action on Borders.co.uk that infringes or violates someone else’s rights or otherwise violates the law.
(b) We can remove any content or information you post on Borders.co.uk if we believe that it violates this Statement or our policies.
(c) If you believe yours or anyone else’s Intellectual Property Rights have been violated on the site you should bring this to our attention immediately.
(d) If we remove your content for infringing someone else’s copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.
(e) If you repeatedly infringe other people’s intellectual property rights, we reserve the right to suspend or close your account when appropriate.
(f) You will not use our copyrights, trademarks, logo or any confusingly similar marks, without our prior permission.
(h) You will not post any individual or business’ confidential documents, sensitive financial information, or sensitive personal information on Borders.co.uk.
6. Special Provisions Applicable to Software
(a) If you download or use our software, such as a stand-alone software product, an app, or a browser plugin, you agree that from time to time, the software may download and install upgrades, updates and additional features from us in order to improve, enhance, and further develop the software.
(b) You will not modify, create derivative works of, decompile, or otherwise attempt to extract source code from us, unless you are expressly permitted to do so under an open source license, or we give you express written permission.
(a) We will notify you before we make changes to these terms and give you the opportunity to review and comment on the revised terms before continuing to use our Services.
(b) If we make material changes to policies, guidelines or other terms referenced in or incorporated by this Statement, we will provide notification.
(c) Your continued use of Borders.co.uk, following notice of the changes to our terms, policies or guidelines, constitutes your acceptance of our amended terms, policies or guidelines.
If you violate the letter or spirit of this Statement, or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can close your account and stop providing all or part of Borders.co.uk to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also request your account be closed. In all such cases, this Statement shall terminate, but the following provisions will still apply: 2(b), 2(c), 3(e) and 8-12.
(a) You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or Borders.co.uk exclusively in a court bound by the laws of the United Kingdom, and you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating all such claims. The laws of the United Kingdom will govern this Statement, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us, without regard to conflict of law provisions.
(b) If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Borders.co.uk, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. Although we provide rules for user conduct, we do not control or direct users’ actions on Borders.co.uk and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on Borders.co.uk. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on Borders.co.uk. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of Borders.co.uk.
WE TRY TO KEEP BORDERS.CO.UK UP, BUG-FREE, AND SAFE, BUT YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE PROVIDING BORDERS.CO.UK AS IS WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT BORDERS.CO.UK WILL ALWAYS BE SAFE, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT BORDERS.CO.UK WILL ALWAYS FUNCTION WITHOUT DISRUPTIONS, DELAYS OR IMPERFECTIONS. BORDERS.CO.UK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR DATA OF THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU RELEASE US, OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIMS AND DAMAGES, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY CLAIM YOU HAVE AGAINST ANY SUCH THIRD PARTIES
10. Special Provisions Applicable to Users Outside the United Kingdom
The following provisions apply to users and non-users who interact with Borders.co.uk outside the United Kingdom:
(a) You consent to having your business data transferred to and processed in the United Kingdom.
(b) You will not use Borders.co.uk if you are prohibited from receiving products, services, or software originating from the United Kingdom.
(a) By “Borders.co.uk” or ”Borders Website Limited” we mean the features and services we make available, including through (a) our website at www.borders.co.uk and any other Borders.co.uk branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions); (b) our Platform; (c) social plugins; and (d) other media, brands, products, services, software (such as a toolbar), devices, or networks now existing or later developed. Borders.co.uk reserves the right to designate, in its sole discretion, that certain of our brands, products, or services are governed by separate terms and not this SRR.
(b) By “Platform” we mean a set of APIs and services (such as content) that enable others, including application developers and website operators, to retrieve data from Borders.co.uk or provide data to us.
(c) By “information” we mean facts and other information about you, including actions taken by users and non-users who interact with Borders.co.uk.
(d) By “content” we mean anything you or other users post, provide or share using Borders.co.uk.
(e) By “data” or “user data” or “user’s data” we mean any data, including a user’s content or information that you or third parties can retrieve from Borders.co.uk or provide to Borders.co.uk through Platform.
(f) By “post” or “shoutout” we mean to post communications on Borders.co.uk or otherwise make available by using Borders.co.uk.
(g) By “use” we mean use, run, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
(h) By “application” we mean any application or website that uses or accesses Platform, as well as anything else that receives or has received data from us. If you no longer access Platform but have not deleted all data from us, the term application will apply until you delete the data.
(a) If you are a resident of or have your principal place of business in the United Kingdom, this Statement is an agreement between you and Borders Website Limited. Otherwise, this Statement is an agreement between you and Borders Website Limited. References to “us,” “we,” and “our” mean Borders Website Limited.
(b) This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Borders.co.uk, and supersedes any prior agreements.
(c) If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
(d) If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver.
(e) Any amendment to or waiver of this Statement must be made in writing and signed by us.
(f) You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Statement to anyone else without our consent.
(g) All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
(h) Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
(i) This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.
(j) We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
(k) You will comply with all applicable laws when using or accessing Borders.co.uk.
(l) Borders.co.uk is not responsible if Shoutout communications are not autoposted to Social Media due to software malfunctions on external websites such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
(m) Borders.co.uk will link to many external websites. Borders.co.uk is in no way responsible for any viruses, malware, or damage to your computer/hardware that you may receive through visiting these websites.