BACKGROUND:

This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website and Localbuzz Media Network Ltd, the owner(s) of this Website. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should stop using the Website immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
    In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

    “Article” means a news article on this Website;
    “Comment” means a comment posted on an Article by a User;
    “Content” means any Articles, text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;
    “Localbuzz Media Network Ltd” means Localbuzz Media Network Ltd, 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PW;
    “Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd makes available through the Website either now or in the future;
    “System” means any online communications infrastructure that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd makes available through the Website either now or in the future;
    “User” / “Users” means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd and acting in the course of their employment; and
    “Website” means the website that you are currently using (www.chiswickbuzz.net) and any sub-domains of this site (e.g. subdomain.chiswickbuzz.net) unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  2. Intellectual Property
    2.1 Subject to the exceptions in Clause 3 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd, or our affiliates. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.
    2.2 You may print, reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use Content from the Website as specified in Clause 4 of these Terms and Conditions and for personal or educational purposes only unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd. Specifically you agree that:
    • 2.2.1 You will not systematically copy Content from the Website with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation, directory or database unless given express written permission to do so by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd.
  3. Third Party Intellectual Property
    3.1 The Intellectual Property Rights subsisting in Comments belong to the Users who posted those Comments unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
    3.2 Where expressly indicated, certain Content and the Intellectual Property Rights subsisting therein belongs to other parties.
    3.3 The Content described in this Clause 3, unless expressly stated to be so, is not covered by any permission granted by Clause 2 of these Terms and Conditions to use Content from the Website. The exceptions in Clause 4 continue to apply.

  4. Fair Use of Intellectual Property
    Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.
  5. Links to Other Websites
    This Website may contain links to other websites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
  6. Links to this Website
    6.1 Those wishing to place a link to this Website on other sites may place a link to the home page of the site www.chiswickbuzz.net or to specific Articles without prior permission.
    6.2 Deep linking (i.e. links to specific pages within the site) to any page on the site which is not the home page or an Article requires the express permission of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd. To find out more please contact us by email at webadmin@localbuzzmedia.co.uk
  7. Posting Comments
    7.1 When posting a Comment on an Article you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
    • 7.1.1 you must not use obscene or vulgar language;
    • 7.1.2 your Comment may not contain Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
    • 7.1.3 your Comment may not contain Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
    • 7.1.4 your Comment should be honest and fair, should not make any unsubstantiated or unsupportable claims, and should not unreasonably criticise other Comments or Users;
    • 7.1.5 Comments must be made using the English language. Content in any other language may be removed at our sole discretion;
    • 7.1.6 your Comment may not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party including, but not limited to, copyright and trade marks;
    • 7.1.7 you must not post links to other Websites containing any of the above types of Content;
    • 7.1.8 the means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws;
    • 7.1.9 you must not impersonate other people or businesses;
    • 7.1.10 you must not submit material that may contain viruses or any other software or instructions that may damage or disrupt other software, computer hardware or communications networks; and
    • 7.1.11 you must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.

    7.2 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may screen, approve (or reject), edit and/or remove any Comment posted to the Website.
    7.3 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may edit your Comment to comply with the provisions of sub-Clause 7.1 without prior consultation. In cases of severe breaches of the provisions of sub-Clause 7.1, your Comment may be removed and your Account may be suspended or terminated. You will not be informed in writing of the reasons for any such alterations or removals.
    7.4 In order to post a Comment, you are required to submit certain personal details. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:

    • 7.4.1 any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
    • 7.4.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    7.5 By posting a Comment you warrant and represent that you are the author of that Comment or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or permissions to post it. Localbuzz Media Network Ltd accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of third party rights by such Comments or Content. Further, you waive all moral rights in the Comment to be named as its author and grant Localbuzz Media Network Ltd a perpetual licence to modify the Content as necessary for its inclusion on the Website.
    7.6 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Comments, nor for any errors or omissions therein. Use of and reliance upon Comments is entirely at your own risk.
    7.7 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall grant Localbuzz Media Network Ltd any rights in or to any trade marks or any other intellectual property rights contained within your Comment or any part of it save for the right to display the same on the Website as part of your Comment until you or Localbuzz Media Network Ltd choose to remove that Comment.
    7.8 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may retain copies of any and all communications, information, Content and Comments sent to us or submitted to the Website.

  8. Use of Communications Facilities and Content Submission
    8.1 When using the forums and / or any other System and when submitting Content to the Website you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
    • 8.1.1 you must not use obscene or vulgar language;
    • 8.1.2 you must not submit Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable. This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
    • 8.1.3 you must not submit Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
    • 8.1.4 it is advised that posts on message boards, chat facilities or similar and communications with Localbuzz Media Network Ltd are made using the English language as we may be unable to respond to enquiries submitted in any other languages;
    • 8.1.5 content submissions are required to be made using the English language. Content in any other language may be removed at our sole discretion;
    • 8.1.6 you must not post links to other websites containing any of the above types of Content;
    • 8.1.7 the means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws;
    • 8.1.8 you must not engage in any form of commercial advertising. This does not prohibit references to businesses for non-promotional purposes including references where advertising may be incidental;
    • 8.1.9 you must not impersonate other people, particularly employees and representatives of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd or our affiliates;
    • 8.1.10 you must not submit material that may contain viruses or any other software or instructions that may damage or disrupt other software, computer hardware or communications networks; and
    • 8.1.11 you must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.

    8.2 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System.
    8.3 In order to use the forum and any other communication facility that may be added in the future or to submit Content, you are required to submit certain personal details. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:

    • 8.3.1 any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
    • 8.3.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    8.4 By submitting Content you warrant and represent that you are the author of such Content or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or permissions to use the Content in this fashion. Further, you waive all moral rights in the Content to be named as its author and grant Localbuzz Media Network Ltd a licence to modify the Content as necessary for its inclusion on the Website. Localbuzz Media Network Ltd accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of third party rights by such Content.
    8.5 Unless a User informs Localbuzz Media Network Ltd otherwise, in advance of posting, in writing, and Localbuzz Media Network Ltd agrees to any terms or restrictions, all Content submitted is for publication on the Website and other such uses as Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may deem appropriate under a royalty-free, perpetual basis.
    8.6 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Content, nor for any errors or omissions in the Content. Use of and reliance upon such Content is entirely at your own risk.
    8.7 Content submitted by Users is not screened by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd prior to appearing online. We retain the right to exercise our sole discretion to remove or relocate any Content as we deem appropriate without the consent of the author. We shall be under no obligation to exercise such discretion. If you wish to enquire as to the removal of Content, please submit your query to webadmin@localbuzzmedia.co.uk. This does not constitute an undertaking to explain our actions.
    8.8 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may retain copies of any and all communications made to us or using our System.
    8.9 You acknowledge that any information you send to us through our System or post on the forums may be modified by us in any way and you hereby waive your moral right to be identified as the author of such information. Any restrictions you may wish to place upon our use of such information must be communicated to us in advance and we reserve the right to reject such terms and associated information.

  9. Advertising
    9.1 Certain pages on this Website display third party advertising. Localbuzz Media Network Ltd has neither control over, nor involvement in, any third party advertising or the products and/or services featured therein.
    9.2 Unless it is expressly stated (for reasons including, but not limited to, sponsorship), no advertising shall be taken as an endorsement by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd of the products, services or any party associated therewith featured in advertising.
    9.3 Where any advertising utilises cookies or similar technological means to gather data, it shall be governed by our Privacy Policy as set out in Clause 12.
  10. Listing on the Website
    10.1 When submitting a Listing to the Website you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
    • 10.1.1 you must not use obscene or vulgar language;
    • 10.1.2 your Listing may not contain Content that is unlawful or otherwise objectionable (including that which may be in breach of rules, regulations or legislation specific to your business or industry). This includes, but is not limited to, Content that is abusive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, ageist, sexist or racist;
    • 10.1.3 your Listing may not contain Content that is intended to promote or incite violence;
    • 10.1.4 your Listing should be honest and fair, should not make any unsubstantiated or unsupportable claims, and should not make dishonest or unreasonable comparisons with other businesses;
    • 10.1.5 Listings must be made using the English language(s). Content in any other language may be removed at our sole discretion;
    • 10.1.6 your Listing may not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party including, but not limited to, copyright and trade marks;
    • 10.1.7 businesses of the following types may not be listed:
      • 10.1.7.1 personal sexual services
      • 10.1.7.2 payday loans
      • 10.1.7.3 gaming and betting
    • 10.1.8 you must not post links to other Websites containing any of the above types of Content;
    • 10.1.9 the means by which you identify yourself must not violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws;
    • 10.1.10 your Listing must be placed into the appropriate category;
    • 10.1.11 you must not impersonate other people or businesses;
    • 10.1.12 you must not submit material that may contain viruses or any other software or instructions that may damage or disrupt other software, computer hardware or communications networks; and
    • 10.1.13 you must not use our System for unauthorised mass-communication such as “spam” or “junk mail”.

    10.2 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd shall screen, approve (or reject), edit and/or remove any Listing submitted to the Website.
    10.3 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may edit your Listing to comply with the provisions of sub-Clause 7.1 without prior consultation. In cases of severe breaches of the provisions of sub-Clause 7.1, your Listing may be removed and your Account may be suspended or terminated. You will not be informed in writing of the reasons for any such alterations or removals.
    10.4 In order to submit a Listing, you are required to submit certain personal details and/or business details. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:

    • 10.4.1 any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
    • 10.4.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    10.5 By submitting a Listing you warrant and represent that you are the author of that Listing or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or permissions to submit it. Localbuzz Media Network Ltd accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of third party rights by such Listings or Content. Further, you waive all moral rights in the Listing to be named as its author and grant Localbuzz Media Network Ltd a perpetual licence to modify the Content as necessary for its inclusion on the Website. 10.6 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Listings, nor for any errors or omissions in Listings. Use of and reliance upon Listings is entirely at your own risk.
    10.7 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall grant Localbuzz Media Network Ltd any rights in or to any trade marks or any other intellectual property rights contained within your Listing or any part of it save for the right to display the same on the Website as part of your Listing until you or Localbuzz Media Network Ltd choose to remove that Listing.
    10.8 You acknowledge that Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may retain copies of any and all communications, information, Content and Listings sent to us or submitted to the Website.

  11. Accounts and Listing Fees
    11.1 In order to post a Listing on this Website you must create an Account which will contain certain personal details. By creating an Account you represent and warrant that:
    • 11.1.1 all information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
    • 11.1.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    11.2 Sharing of accounts is not permitted unless expressly authorised in writing by Localbuzz Media Network Ltd. You must keep your Account details confidential and should not reveal your username or password to any unauthorised third parties.
    11.3 A Listing Fee may be charged for each Listing you post on this Website. Listing Fees are detailed here. Your credit / debit card will be billed at the time at which your listing goes live and annually thereafter until cancellation or termination.
    11.4 Your first payment will be at the price advertised on the Website. Localbuzz Media Network Ltd reserve the right to change Listing Fees from time to time and any such changes may affect your recurring Listing Fees.
    11.5 Multiple Listings are permitted for each Account. Discounts are available for multiple listings as detailed here.
    11.6 If you terminate a Listing and/or your Account, your Listing(s) will be removed immediately and you will not be rebilled for either the cancelled Listing or all of your Listings, as appropriate.
    11.7 Listings which Localbuzz Media Network Ltd rejects in accordance with sub-Clause 7.2 shall not be charged for.

  12. Termination and/or Suspension
    12.1 In the event that any of the provisions of sub-Clause 7.1, above, are not followed, Localbuzz Media Network Ltd reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Service. Any Users banned in this way must not attempt to use the Website under any other name or by using the access credentials of another User, with or without the permission of that User.
    12.2 If Localbuzz Media Network Ltd terminates or suspends your Account as a result of your breach of these Terms and Conditions you will not be entitled to any refund. If you have multiple Listings and not all are deleted, you will continue to be billed for those which remain active and will not be refunded for those which are deleted.
  13. Privacy
    13.1 Use of the Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link above.
  14. Disclaimers
    14.1 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd makes no warranty or representation that the Website or the Articles therein will meet your requirements, that they will be of satisfactory quality, that they will be fit for a particular purpose, that they will not infringe the rights of third parties, that they will be compatible with all systems, or that they will be secure.
    14.2 The opinions expressed in Articles are those of their authors and do not represent the opinions of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd.
    14.3 Save for the screening and approval of Comments, Localbuzz Media Network Ltd has neither control over, nor involvement in, any Comments and accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by any Users.
    14.4 The opinions expressed in Comments are those of the authors of those Comments and do not represent the opinions of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd.
    14.5 Whilst every reasonable endeavour has been made to ensure that all information provided on this Website will be accurate and up to date, Localbuzz Media Network Ltd makes no warranty or representation that this is the case. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our services.
    14.6 No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.
    14.7 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd makes no representation or warranty that any part of this Website is suitable for use in commercial situations or that it constitutes accurate data and / or advice on which business decisions can be based.
    14.8 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all descriptions of services available from Localbuzz Media Network Ltd correspond to the actual services available, Localbuzz Media Network Ltd is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions.
    14.9 Whilst Localbuzz Media Network Ltd uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.
  15. Availability of the Website and Modifications
    15.1 The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.
    15.2 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
    15.3 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
  16. Limitation of Liability
    16.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Localbuzz Media Network Ltd accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.
    16.2 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts Localbuzz Media Network Ltd’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from any negligence or fraud on the part of Localbuzz Media Network Ltd.
    16.3 Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.
  17. No Waiver
    In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.
  18. Previous Terms and Conditions
    In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any prior versions thereof, the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
  19. Third Party Rights
    Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party. The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and Localbuzz Media Network Ltd.
  20. Communications
    20.1 All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Premises (see address above) or by email to webadmin@localbuzzmedia.co.uk. Such notice will be deemed received 5 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.
    20.2 Localbuzz Media Network Ltd may from time to time send you information about our products and/or services. If you do not wish to receive such information, please click on the “Unsubscribe” link in any email that you receive from us.
  21. Law and Jurisdiction
    These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and Localbuzz Media Network Ltd shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Localbuzz Media Network Ltd and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.