Terms and conditions
To comply with Directive 97/7/EC of the European Parliament & The Council of 27th May 1997 on the protection of consumers in respect of distance contracts.
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By subscribing to UKOW, you agree to the terms and conditions laid out below and by using this website you are agreeing, and you are signifying your agreement, to be bound by these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms & Conditions at any time and without notice to you. You are responsible for ensuring that you are familiar with the current edition of the Terms & Conditons.
All use by you of this website is at your own risk. You assume complete responsibility for, and for all risk of loss resulting from, your downloading and/or using of, or referring to or relying on, Materials, Software, or any other information obtained from your use of this website. You agree that UKOW and providers of telecommunications and network services to UKOW will not be liable for damages arising out of your use or your inability to use this website, and you hereby waive any and all claims with respect thereto, and whether based on contract, tort or other grounds.
This website is available to all users "as is" without any representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied. UKOW makes no representations, warranties or undertakings that this website, or the server that makes it available, will be free from defects, including, but not limited to viruses or other harmful elements. UKOW accepts no liability for any infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorised access, intervention, alteration or use, fraud, theft, technical failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, or any event or occurrence beyond the control of UKOW, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness and integrity or proper conduct of any aspect of this website. There are certain inherent risks in using the Internet and the World Wide Web. UKOW makes no representations, warranties or undertakings about:-
Any of the Materials or Software on this website, including without limitation, their accuracy, their completeness or their merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose; or
Any content of or information on any other website referred to or accessed by hypertext link through this website or from which this website is referred to or accessed by hypertext link ("third party site"). UKOW does not endorse or approve the content of any third party site, nor will UKOW have any liability in connection with any third party site (including but not limited to liability arising out of any allegation that the content of or information on any third party site infringes any law or the rights of any person or entity). No judgment or warranty is made with respect to the accuracy, timeliness or suitability of the content of any third party site, and any and all liability, which might arise out of, or in connection with, your use or reliance on the content of or information on, or the performance of, any third party site is excluded.
Any content or information received on or via this website should not be relied on for important personal, financial or business decisions, and you should consult an appropriate professional for advice which is specifically tailored to your particular circumstances. Content and information received via this website is supplied by sources believed to be reliable. However, opinions expressed in relation to such data, are not guaranteed by these sources, UKOW, or any other person or entity, and may not be complete.
UKOW reserve the right to change the content, presentation, performance, user facilities and availability of any part of this website at its sole discretion, including these terms and conditions of use, and you should check these terms and conditions of use regularly for any changes.
UKOW is an online directory of UK based businesses. UKOW offers subscribers 12 months access to the directory. UKOW makes every effort to ensure that all suppliers listed in the directory are based in the UK but do not make any warranty that this is always the case. UKOW does not sell products, we are a directory service only. The directory contains the Business Name and Web Address for each supplier. Subscribers have access to all suppliers listed in the directory.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, neither UKOW nor any of its affiliates or other representatives will be liable for loss or damages arising out of or in connection with your use of, or your inability to use, the Materials, Software and/or facilities or services offered through this website, including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss or damages, loss of data, income, profit or opportunity, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties, even if UKOW has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages, or such loss or damages were reasonably foreseeable.
Third Party Sites
Links are provided by UKOW to other websites that offer goods and services for sale. We cannot vouch for any claims made by these businesses, e.g. professional qualifications, membership of trade or professional associations, etc. We cannot vouch for the competence of the businesses. When you place an order for the purchase of goods and services on those websites, your contractual relationship will be with the merchant selling those goods or providing those services and will be subject to the terms and conditions, if any, made available to you by the merchant. UKOW will not be a party to any such contract and accepts no responsibility for non-delivery or delayed delivery of any such good or service (whether in whole or part) whether as regards the nature, quality or merchantability of such good or service, the fitness for the purpose for which they have been sold or for any other purpose.
Payment and Access Procedure
The price of subscription to UKOW is £14.95 and the subscription is for a period of 12 months. Subscribers must create a username/password following payment. Access to the online directory is designed to be granted immediately and automatically upon receipt of a valid payment. A confirmation email will be sent to the subscriber following successful payment. Payment is made by credit card using WorldPay or PayPal. We do not accept any other form of payment. UKOW reserve the right to change the price of subscription at any time. A change in price will not affect existing subscribers. Once subscription has been paid, there are no further charges and the subscription will expire after 12 months. Subscribers will be a sent reminder to renew, by email, prior to expiration.
Refunds are given at the sole discretion of UKOW. In the case where a refund is justified and given, the subscribers payment will be returned in full and access to the directory will cease. Requests for refunds must be made within 7 days following payment.
From the DTI website:
"...the right to cancel does not apply to the following, unless you, (Provider), agree otherwise:
personalised goods or goods made to a consumer's specification
We reserve the right to suspend the use of our site generally or block your access to any part of the site and/or to suspend or terminate your rights to use the site or any part of it if we suspect misuse. We shall then report any misuse of our site to the relevant enforcement or other authorities and to our advisers. We further reserve the right to disclose any evidence we have which relates directly or indirectly to misuse.
Subscribers are not authorised to share or sell their log in details. Any person found guilty of this practise will have their account terminated without refund, and will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.
Acceptance of Terms
YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT BY ACCESSING, USING AND CONTINUING TO USE THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Our site and the content are provided to you on an "as is" basis. We make no warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to: the implied warranties of merchant ability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law.
Although we use our reasonable best efforts to ensure the accuracy of the Content on our site, we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, correctness, or reliability of the Content. Further, we make no representations or warranties that the functional aspects of our site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that our site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You acknowledge that your use of our site is at your own risk.
As a convenience, our site links to other sites that may be of interest to you but are not under our control. These links do not imply an endorsement by UKOW, and we are not responsible for the availability of or the content contained in any linked site. Although UKOW is a member of the Data Protection Registrar, we can not vouch for any of the linked sites, Companies or persons listed, and if you choose to offer them personal or other information either directly or indirectly through our web site, you do so willingly & at your own risk.
THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. THIS DIRECTORY LISTING SERVICE CONTAINED ON THIS SITE AND THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED BY UKOW ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND ARE MADE AVAILABLE, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. UKOW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED OR ACCESSIBLE VIA THE SERVICE. IN PARTICULAR NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IS MADE IN RELATION TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR THAT THEY WILL MEET USERS REQUIREMENTS.
Limitation of Liability
Neither UKOW nor our Content providers will be responsible or liable to you for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages that result from your access to or use of the Content on our site.
You agree that all information or data of any kind, whether text, software, code, music or sound, photographs or graphics, video or other materials ("Content"), publicly or privately provided, shall be the sole responsibility of the person providing the Content or the person whose user account is used. You agree that our web site may expose you to Content that may be objectionable or offensive. We shall not be responsible to you in any way for the Content that appears on this web site nor for any error or omission.
You explicitly agree, in using this web site or any service provided, that you shall not:
(a) provide any Content or perform any conduct that may be unlawful, illegal, threatening, harmful, abusive, harassing, stalking, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, objectionable, pornographic, designed to or does interfere or interrupt this web site or any service provided, infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine, give rise to civil or criminal liability, or which may violate an applicable local, national or international law;
(b) impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity, or forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any Content provided by you;
(c) collect or harvest any data about other users;
(d) provide or use this web site and any Content or service in any commercial manner or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising without our prior written consent;
(e) provide any Content that may give rise to our civil or criminal liability or which may constitute or be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including but not limited to laws relating to copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secrets.
At UKOW, we believe in protecting consumer privacy and are registered members of the UK’s Data Protection Act.
For more information contact: The Data Protection Registrar (http://www.dataprotection.gov.uk)
Information gathered and tracked and what we do with this information:
At UKOW, we strive to provide the subscribers with a compelling reason to visit our site again. Therefore, in order to help us provide an optimal site and service, we gather the following information in aggregate form: browser type (e.g. Navigator, Internet Explorer), operating system (e.g. Macintosh, Windows), IP address, Internet domain & Search Engine (e.g. Yahoo, Alta Vista, Demon, AOL), hits received, pages read, Countries of origin.
Sharing of the information
We do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information on our email lists.
Emails sent to UKOW may occasionally be used for testimonial purposes but will be withdrawn from the web site if requested. This site contains links to other sites and UKOW is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
We use remote, third party secure servers with state-of-the-art encryption and secure sockets layer (SSL) technology for the transfer of credit card information.
UKOW provides customers the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and can ask to be removed from the mailing list at any time.
You can send email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at:
Removal requests made in writing will be made within 10 working days of the request.
If you wish to change your username, password, name or contact email address please contact us by email. Modification requests made in writing will be made withing 10 working days of the request.
If you would like to know more about how we are complying with the Data Protection Act, or to request a copy of the information we hold on you, please write to us