The following terms and conditions are for use of the Rufus Foods websites (the Site) which is owned by Rufus Foods (Rufus Foods/we/us). You may access the Site in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the Site, on whatever device.
By using the Site you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
1. Permitted Use
You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the Site and in all material published on it (the "Content") are reserved by Rufus Foods or its applicable licensors and no such rights whatsoever are assigned to you under these Terms & Conditions. Subject to what is said below, material from the Site may be downloaded, viewed, listened-to, printed, copied on the hard disk of your computer (but not photocopied) and used for: your own personal, non-commercial purposes; internal business purposes; or the non-commercial purpose of using the Site as a personal information resource in good faith ONLY. Single copies of pages from the Site may be printed out for the sole purposes of enabling the person printing the page to retain a copy for their own personal records. Any other type of use (and, in particular, any copying or distribution of material from the Sites for any commercial or business purpose) requires the prior written agreement of Rufus Foods.
1.2 You agree that you will not use the Site:
for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect; in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by any person; which will compromise the privacy or data protection rights of any person; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded from the Site; to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Site to any third party; or in any way that might bring Rufus Foods or any of its related companies or employees into disrepute.
This Clause 2 shall apply where you register with Rufus Foods for use of the Site.
2.1 You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested by Rufus Foods in the registration form ("the Registration Information"). You agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You agree to keep the password for your access to Rufus Foods confidential and agree not to permit anyone else to have access to it. Furthermore you agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. Furthermore also agree that you will not attempt to register in the name of any other individual nor will you adopt any username with we deem to be offensive.
2.2 You agree to immediately notify Rufus Foods of any unauthorised use of your password.
3. Removal of material and cancellation of access to the Sites
3.1 Rufus Foods shall have the right to cancel your registration and/or refuse you access to the the Site at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice and Rufus Foods shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Rufus Foods or its employees) arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Site.
3.2 Rufus Foods shall have the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the pages on the Site any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you without giving you any advance notice and Rufus Foods shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Haymarket or its employees) arising from the removal of such material.
3.3 Rufus Foods will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to the interactive pages of the Site and therefore, unless Rufus Foods is specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that they are responsible for having made it available on the Site. Rufus Foods shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or made available on, the forums or the website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.
3.4 If you object to the publication of any material placed on the Site please let Rufus Foods know by calling +44 (0) 844 3351928 or by sending an appropriately worded email to email@example.com and they will take whatever action they deem appropriate.
4. Rights Clearances
The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on the Site may belong to a third party. It is your responsibility to obtain any licences or permissions that may be required to use such material and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Rufus Foods which arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licences and permissions.
5. Submitting Content
You may submit material for publication on parts of the Site, including blogs, forums and Ad of the day/week. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. If you want to submit material to Rufus Foods for publication on the Sites, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:
5.1 Rufus Foods may publish and make available to the public by any means any material that you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Site at their sole discretion and they shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.
5.2 You hereby grant Rufus Foods a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and worldwide licence to republish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Site in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format.
5.3 You hereby waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 in respect of any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to Rufus Foods or to the Site. 5.4 Publication of any material you submit to us will be at Rufus Foods sole discretion. Rufus Foods reserves the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.
5.5 You warrant to Rufus Foods that any material you submit to the Site is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.
5.6 You warrant that the material you submit and the language that you use is not obscene, abusive, hateful, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.
5.7 You agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users, to breach confidence, to compromise privacy or to process personal data in an unauthorised manner.
5.8 You agree not to post material which may encourage criminal conduct or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful.
5.9 You agree not to place any links on the Site where those links take users to unlawful material or material that contravenes these terms.
5.10 You agree that, except where expressly permitted by Rufus Foods, you will not to place on the Site advertisements nor make commercial solicitations nor use the Site for any commercial purposes (which would include using the Site to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services).
5.11 You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause Rufus Foods damage or loss and you agree to indemnify Rufus Foods in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.
5.12 Rufus Foods reserves the right to remove your access to individual services completely if Rufus Foods believes that you are abusing the services in any way.
6.1 Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by Rufus Foods and its employees in these pages, the contents of the Site reflect the opinions of the writers, they do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Rufus Foods or any of its brands, they are personal to the writer and are naturally subject to change from time to time. It is the responsibility of users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and take appropriate professional advice before entering into any commitment based upon them.
6.2 Rufus Foods can not guarantee that your use of the Site will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. Rufus Foods, its directors, its employees and its representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Rufus Foods or its officers) including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the Site or any other Internet sites or the use thereof.
6.3 Some of the pages on the Site include material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to Rufus Foods and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Rufus Foods accepts no responsibility for the content of material posted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
6.4 On some of the pages of the Site users may be given the opportunity of entering into agreements with third parties. Rufus Foods is not a party to those agreements, does not act as an agent for those third parties (who, in turn, do not act as agents for Rufus Foods) and Rufus Foods is not liable in relation to, and takes no responsibility for, any contract entered into by users with any third party.
7.1 Some of the pages on the Site include links to external websites. These links are included to give users the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of assistance to them. Rufus Foods is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites.
8.1 Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the pages of the Site are free from viruses, Rufus Foods gives no warranties that they are indeed free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software.
8.2 Rufus Foods excludes, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Rufus Foods or its officers) for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted with or as part of: (a) the pages on the Site or any other Internet sites; or (b) any material downloaded from the Site or any other Internet sites.
9. Intellectual Property
The names, images and logos identifying Rufus Foods or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of Rufus Foods, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Rufus Foods reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.
These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Site after any variation has been posted.
If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
12.1 The Sites have been created with UK users in mind and therefore its content may not be appropriate or lawful outside of the UK. Users from outside of the UK should therefore verify for themselves whether or not it is appropriate for them to access the Sites
12.2 The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the Sites shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
13. Privacy and Data Protection
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Sites. This includes information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Rufus Foods or when you report a problem with the site.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Rufus Foods 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 the Site and the resources that you access.
- Any data that you provide via postings to forums and blogs and any other posting that you make to the Site (in such circumstances the information posted by you will, of course, also be available to users of the Site throughout the world).
14. IP Addresses and Cookies
15. Storage and retention of your information
16. Transfer of Personal Data Outside of the EU
17. Risks Involved in Transmitting Personal Data Over the Internet
We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. However, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, whilst Rufus Foods will do its best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted by you to the Site. Any transmission is at your own risk and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility by the Act. Once we have received your information we will use security procedures and features to prevent unauthorised access to it.
18. Uses made of the information
We may use information held about you in the following ways:
- to ensure that the Sites' content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
- to respond to any enquiry you make;
- to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose to do so;
- to notify you about changes to our service.
We may also disclose your information (subject in each case to the requirements of the Act) as follows:
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 .
We may disclose your personal information to third parties: - in the event that we offer to sell any assets in which case we may disclose your personal data to the potential purchaser of such assets;
- if substantially all of Rufus Foods assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be transferred to such third party;
- if we are required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or any other agreement; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Rufus Foods, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for protection against credit risk and fraud.
Subject to your consent we may also use your data or permit selected third parties to use your data to provide you with information about goods and services of those third parties which may be of interest to you.
We do not disclose individual information to our advertisers without your consent, but we may provide third parties with aggregated, anonymised information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We would comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience using the personal data we have collected from you and from others.
19. Your rights
20. Access to information
Rufus Foods aims to provide advertising, marketing, media and PR information that is accessible to all user groups. The following features aim to enhance navigation for screen reader users, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.
22. Structured, semantic markup
This Site's markup (HTML) is semantically correct, using HTML elements for their given purpose. Well structured HTML has semantic meaning for a wide range of user agents (browsers without style sheets, text browsers, PDAs, search engines etc.)
All content images used in this Site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty alt attributes.
24. Font sizes
You may change the font size of this document to your preference through your browser: In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size. In Netscape select View, then Text Zoom, and then your preferred percentage size.
25. Style sheets
This Sites use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the use of structured semantic markup ensures that the content of each page is still readable and clearly structured.
All forms follow a logical Tab sequence