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WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

[You must be at least [18] years of age to use this website. By using this website [and by agreeing to these terms and conditions] you warrant and represent that you are at least [18] years of age.]

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

 republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

 sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

 show any material from the website in public;

 reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;

 edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

 redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s discretion.

If George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) may disable your user ID and password in George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) does not warrant that:

 this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or

 the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

 to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;

 for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or

 for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) liability in respect of any:

 death or personal injury caused by George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) negligence;

 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company); or

 matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company).

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) and undertake to keep George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) may take such action as George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company)s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions , together with privacy policy, terms and conditions of sale(available on request), constitute the entire agreement between you and George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

About these website terms and conditions

These website terms and conditions are based on a Contractology website terms and conditions document available from www.freenetlaw.com. Premium forms available on the Contractology website include sales contract templates.




 George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use [www.nationalspring.co.uk/terms] and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We keep certain basic information when you visit our website and recognise the importance of keeping that information secure and letting you know what we will do with it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is George Griffiths (Springs) Ltd (Trading as The National Spring Company) of Grafton Road, Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4EL (registration number [590214.]).

This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have no control over that policy or the terms of the website and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.nationalspring.co.uk (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.

Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, operating system, browser usage and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

IP addresses and cookies

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual and we will not collect personal information in this way.

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.

To speed up your searches.

To recognise you when you return to our site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post, telephone or email.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected]

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected]