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Britain's Finest Terms & Conditions


TERMS & CONDITIONS

1) TERMS OF WEBSITE USE

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website britainsfinest.co.uk (“our site”). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

britainsfinest.co.uk is a site operated by SpeedyBooker.com Limited (“We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 8846588 and have our registered office at Everards House, 2 Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 1BE. Our VAT number is 932930718.

Bookings through our site

Bookings made and paid for directly through this website are powered by Speedybooker and are subject to the SpeedyBooker Terms and Conditions. Please click here for more information.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Prohibited uses

In accessing any part of our site, you agree:

• not to use our site in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of our site by other users;

• not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of our site; and

• not to change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on our site and entered by or relating to any third party user of our site.

Material contained in our site must not be reproduced or exploited for commercial gain. All other rights are reserved and users must seek our permission before making any other use of material contained in our site.

Content Standards and Uploaded Content

These Content Standards apply to any content or comments (including customer reviews) posted or uploaded on our site. The Content Standards must be complied with in spirit as well as to the letter. We will determine, in our discretion, if such postings breach the Content Standards. We reserve the right to edit, not publish or to remove any content. Although our site is fully moderated, we are under no obligation to you or any other person to oversee, monitor or moderate our site or any other service we provide on our site and we may stop moderating our site at any time.

Any postings on our site must:

• Be accurate (where it states facts)

• Be genuinely held (where it states opinion)

• Comply with the laws applicable in England and Wales and in any country from which it is posted

• Be relevant.

A posting on our site must not:

• Be defamatory of any person

• Be obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory

• Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age

• Disclose the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or any other personal data in respect of any individual

• Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person

• Breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence

• Be in contempt of court

• Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person

• Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person

• Give the impression that the Contribution emanates from us if this is not the case

• Advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act

• Contain a statement which you know or believe, or have reasonable grounds for believing, that members of the public to whom the statement is, or is to be, published are likely to understand as a direct or indirect encouragement or other inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism

• Contain any advertising or promote any services or web links to other sites.

Content standards also apply to any videos uploaded to the site and, in addition to the general content standards listed above, the following specific standards (“Video Standards”) will apply:

• videos will only be posted by someone who has obtained all necessary rights and permissions to do so. Such rights and permissions will include (but not be limited to) licences and releases of any applicable copyright and performers’ rights licences and releases and consents under the Data Protection Act from anyone shown in the video or whose personal data is used in the video;

• videos will comply with the laws applicable in England and Wales and in any country from which it is posted;

• videos will not contain strobing or flashing content or other material which carries a material risk of triggering migraines, photo-sensitive epilepsy or other conditions affected by visual material;

• videos will not contain any material which would prevent the video in question obtaining a PG rating as a maximum were it subject to classification by the BBFC under its then current guidelines.

Notice & Take Down Procedure: If you believe that content on our website may breach any of our Content Standards you can alert one of our moderators by emailing info@britainsfinest.co.uk. You will need to provide your email address and/or telephone together with a short explanation why you believe the content does not comply with our Content Standards. Reporting content will not automatically remove it, but will ensure we look at it as soon as possible. The moderators will then decide whether to remove it permanently or reinstate it.

License of Content: By submitting content to our site, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual royalty-free, transferable and sub-licensable licence to use that content. Although you will still own the copyright in your content, we will have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish and/or distribute the material contained in your content. You further grant us the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or SpeedyBooker.com Ltd's rights in the uploaded content by a breach of these terms.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities) arising from any third party claim in relation to content you have uploaded onto our website or your breach of the provisions of these terms.

Social Media: We have a social media presence and use Facebook and Twitter among other social media platforms. Please note that material posted by you to this site may be reposted or promoted by us on our social media platforms on the same conditions as apply to our website and subject to any additional conditions imposed by the platform in question. By posting to our website you are deemed to consent to any reposting or promotion by us using social media.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner of all intellectual property rights in the material and data on our site, subject to the intellectual property rights in the section Content Standards and Uploaded Content (see above).

Such rights include, but are not limited to:

(a) unregistered trade mark rights protecting our business and trading names;

(b) database rights protecting the data published on our site or on our apps;

(c) copyright and design rights in the text and graphics on our site and on our apps; and

(d) copyright in the software used on our site other than that licensed to us.

You must only use the materials and/or data on our site for personal and non-commercial purposes and in accordance with the terms below.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

We expressly prohibit any third party from gathering, extracting, reproducing and/or displaying any material or data on or from our site, regardless of how such material or data is obtained (eg by the use of spiders or other ‘screen scraping’ software or system used to extract data) or the reason it is obtained. If you print off, copy or download any part of our site or use the data on our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made, and delete the data from any medium in your possession, custody or control. You may also be exposed to a possible claim for damages for breach of intellectual property rights and/or contract. We expressly reserve all rights in this regard.

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any direct or indirect loss or damage (including consequential loss and loss of profits, goodwill or business opportunities) arising from any third party claim in relation to your customer reviews, your use of our site or your breach of the provisions of these terms.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

1 All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

2 Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

2.1 loss of income or revenue;

2.2 loss of business;

2.3 loss of profits or contracts;

2.4 loss of anticipated savings;

2.5 loss of data;

2.6 loss of goodwill;

2.7 wasted management or office time; and

2.8 for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.


2) PRIVACY POLICY

SpeedyBooker.com Limited (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use 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.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is SpeedyBooker.com Limited of Everards House, 2 Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP33 1BE.

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 britainsfinest.co.uk (“our site”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material 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 transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
- Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs 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.

For the same reason, we may obtain information 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 display your Favourites 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

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.

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 SpeedyBooker.com Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use or terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of SpeedyBooker.com Limited, our customers, or others.

Your rights

You have the right to unsubscribe to our mailing list with immediate effect via any email we send you.

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.

You have the right to access information held about you. 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.


3) TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ADVERTISING

Terms and definitions

These terms shall apply in addition to all other terms and conditions on this site. In the event of a conflict arising out of these terms and any others on the site, the provisions of these terms shall prevail.

For the purposes of these terms, an ‘Advertisement’ refers to all types of advertisements including (without limitation) Web Listings, and Featured Listings on britainsfinest.co.uk, our apps, and on the Britain's Finest Newsletter.

SpeedyBooker.com Ltd accepts the publication of the Advertisements on the terms set out below and by placing an order, the Advertiser (being the person or organisation placing the order for the Advertisement, whether they are the advertiser of the product or service referred to in the Advertisement or the advertising agency or media buyer for such advertiser) accepts and agrees to be bound by these terms in full.

Formats

a) Web Listings

The Advertiser’s listing can include photographs (3 minimum), a 150 word description, facilities and services, general info, special offers, a video and customer reviews.

Photos and logos should be supplied in JPEG format.

SpeedyBooker.com Ltd reserves the right at any time to change the format of a Web Listing.

b) Slideshow Advertisements

Slideshow Advertisements should be supplied in high resolution JPEG format. We will then check that the image meets our quality standards, and if so, size the image to the correct size. We reserve the right to reject your order of a Slideshow Advertisement if an image that meets our quality standards cannot be supplied.

Duration of agreements

The start date of Web Listings and Slideshow Advertisements will be agreed by both the Advertiser and SpeedyBooker.com Ltd.

The duration of the agreement for Web Listings will be until the end of the calendar year in question, and the Slideshow Advertisement will be for one month unless otherwise agreed.

Without limiting its other rights or remedies, SpeedyBooker.com Ltd may terminate these terms at any time by giving to the Advertiser no less than one (1) months' prior written notice. On termination of these terms:

(a) SpeedyBooker.com Ltd will refund a pro-rata rate for any paid-for advertisements outstanding, or if applicable, the Advertiser will pay to SpeedyBooker.com Ltd any fees that have accrued from the start date of the Advertisements to the date of termination; and
(b) the accrued rights, remedies, obligations and liabilities of the parties as at expiry or termination shall not be affected, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach of the Contract which existed at or before the date of termination or expiry.

Content, display, placement and links

The Advertiser will ensure any Advertisements it wishes SpeedyBooker.com Ltd to use will be delivered to SpeedyBooker.com Ltd in a timely manner and in any event on or before such date as SpeedyBooker.com Ltd may notify the Advertiser in writing from time to time and the Advertiser shall be solely responsible for delivering the Advertisements to SpeedyBooker.com Ltd.

Where SpeedyBooker.com Ltd considers an Advertisement to be unsuitable or contrary to these terms, it may, without any liability to the Advertiser, reject, remove or require any Advertisement (or part of it) to be amended.

The Advertiser represents, warrants and undertakes to SpeedyBooker.com Ltd that:

(a) any information supplied in connection with the Advertisement is accurate, complete, true and not misleading;
(b) it has obtained the consent of any living person whose name or image (in whole or in part) is contained in any Advertisement;
(c) the Advertisements are legal, decent, honest and truthful, and comply with all applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice; and
(d) the Advertisements are not libellous or obscene and do not infringe the rights of any person (including any person's intellectual property rights).

Where the Advertiser is an advertising agency or media buyer, the Advertiser further warrants that it is authorised by the advertiser of a product or service to place the Advertisement with SpeedyBooker.com Ltd and the Advertiser will compensate SpeedyBooker.com Ltd for any claim made by such advertiser against SpeedyBooker.com Ltd.

Slideshow Advertisements will link to the listing page of the Advertiser, unless otherwise agreed.

For Web Listings, the links on the profile pages will have a no follow attribute and will pass through a gateway page so that SpeedyBooker.com Ltd can track website statistics.

Fees and payment

The prices for the Advertisements will be set out in the quotation provided by SpeedyBooker.com Ltd, and all prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. SpeedyBooker.com Ltd reserves the right to change the prices at any time. Once an order for an Advertisement has been received the order is non-cancellable and non-refundable.

All Advertisements will be invoiced on date of agreement, unless otherwise agreed.

All invoices are payable within 30 days from the date of invoice and time for payment is of the essence.

SpeedyBooker.com Ltd may refuse to publish any Advertisement for any Advertiser who has not paid any sums due for any advertising, as required under these terms.

Without limiting any other right or remedy of SpeedyBooker.com Ltd, if the Advertiser fails to make any payment due to SpeedyBooker.com ltd under these terms by the due date for payment, SpeedyBooker.com Ltd shall have the right to charge interest on the overdue amount at the rate of 2% per month accruing on a daily basis from the date of due payment until the date of actual payment of the overdue amount, whether before or after judgement, and compounding monthly.

All fees are non-refundable and will not be pro-rated should Advertiser decide to discontinue the display of a Slideshow Advertisement, Featured Listing, or Web Listing.

Rights

Notwithstanding the other terms and conditions on SpeedyBooker.com Ltd's site, the Advertiser acknowledges and agrees that SpeedyBooker.com Ltd owns the intellectual property rights in all Advertisements written or designed by it, or on its behalf.

The Advertiser grants to SpeedyBooker.com Ltd a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable licence to:

(a) use the Advertiser’s names, trade marks and/or logos as SpeedyBooker.com Ltd may consider reasonably necessary for the purposes of publishing the Advertisements; and
(b) reproduce the Advertisements including photographs in any media at any time (we will endeavour to let you know when we send your photo to a media publication).

Non Exclusivity

All agreements are non-exclusive, meaning SpeedyBooker.com Ltd may have Advertisements from several parties appearing on its site and in the Britain's Finest apps at the same time.

Service interruptions

SpeedyBooker.com Ltd will not be responsible for any liability, loss, cost, claim, damage or causes of action of any kind (and whether direct or indirect) that it may suffer as a result of the transactions contemplated hereby, including but not limited to loss resulting from service delays and incomplete or interrupted service, regardless of cause or fault.

Truth in advertising / indemnification for liability

The Advertiser is solely responsible for any liability arising out of or relating to Advertisements (as the case may be) and the use and/or publication of them, and/or any material to which users can link through to. The Advertiser represents and warrants that any information found on URLs hyperlinked from Advertisements will not violate any criminal laws or any rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to, such violations as infringement or misappropriation of any copyright, patent, trade mark, trade secret, image or other proprietary or confidential information or property right, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, invasion of privacy or rights, violation of any anti discrimination law or regulation, or any other right of any person or entity.

The Advertiser agrees to indemnify SpeedyBooker.com Ltd and to hold SpeedyBooker.com Ltd, and its officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from any and all liability, loss, cost, damages, claims or causes of action of any kind, including reasonable legal fees and expenses that may be incurred by SpeedyBooker.com Ltd, arising out of or related to the Advertiser’s breach of any representations and warranties in these terms.

SpeedyBooker.com Ltd's liability for losses suffered by the Advertiser as a result of a breach of these terms by SpeedyBooker.com Ltd is strictly limited to the price paid for the Advertisements.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, SpeedyBooker.com Ltd expressly excludes any liability for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with these terms or an Advertisement, and also excludes, without limitation, any liability for:

(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits or contracts;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data;
(f) loss of goodwill;
(g) wasted management or office time; and
(h) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect SpeedyBooker.com Ltd’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor its liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. Severability

If any of these terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Governing law

Agreements shall be governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in connection with any disputes which might arise out of, under or in connection with this agreement.


4) TERMS & CONDITIONS OF £500 PRIZE

1. Anyone who has joined our mailing list in the twelve months up to the closing date will be entered into the prize draw with the exception of employees of SpeedyBooker.com Ltd, its agents, advertisers, and their families.

2. The closing date is the end of February.

3. The winner will be randomly drawn in the first week of March.

4. The prize value of £500 can be redeemed against bookings at one or more properties who advertise on the britainsfinest.co.uk website. The Prize cannot be redeemed against travel, personal expenditure, or incidental costs.

5. Redeeming the prize is subject to availability at the property in question, non transferable and there are no cash alternatives.

6. The winner’s name and an article around their use of the voucher proceeds may be published on Britain’s Finest website, apps or social media pages.