Terms & Conditions
1.1 This website is owned and operated by Creative Showcase Limited trading as “Squint”. We are registered in the UK (technically “England & Wales”) under number 7077753. Our registered office and correspondence address is 147 Station Road, North Chingford, London E4 6AG. Our other contact details are specified on our website.
1.2 Please read these terms and conditions carefully. They cancel and replace any previous versions. By registering on or using our Service (as defined below) you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Please print or save these terms for future use as we will not keep a file copy specifically for the transaction with you and we cannot guarantee that they will remain accessible on our website in future.
1.3 These terms and conditions apply to all Users. The Addendum (at the end of these terms and conditions) contains additional terms which apply only to Advertisers and Exhibitors. In the event of any conflict, the Addendum takes priority.
2.1 Capitalised terms have the following meanings in these terms and conditions:
2.1.1“Advertisements” means promotions on our Service of any kind such as buttons, listings or banners.
2.1.2 “Advertiser” means a User who places an Advertisement on our Service.
2.1.3 “Content” means all information of whatever kind (including Advertisements, Exhibits, images, photos, videos, comments, posts), published, stored or sent on or in connection with our Service.
2.1.4 “Exhibits” means drawings, paintings, photographs and/or other artwork placed on our Service together with any related information such as Exhibitor biography.
2.1.5 “Exhibitor” means a User who places an Exhibit on our Service.
2.1.6 “Service” means the services we offer by means of our website as well as our related software and services.
2.1.7 “User” means a person who uses our Service (whether or not registered with us) including Advertisers.
3. CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
3.1 We may change these terms and conditions by posting the revised version on our website at least 14 days before they become effective. Please check our website from time to time. You will be bound by the revised agreement if you continue to use our Service following the effective date shown.
3.2 If you are a consumer with a subscription to our Service and you don’t agree to the changes (provided that they are neither minor nor required by applicable law or regulations), you can cancel your subscription by giving us notice by email to firstname.lastname@example.org before the effective date of the revised terms and conditions. If so, we will refund any advance payments referable to the period after your cancellation.
4. USE OF THE SERVICE
4.1 We grant Users a limited personal right to use our Service subject to these terms and conditions.
4.2 You are not eligible for, and must not use or register on, our Service if you are below the legal age to form a binding contract with us.
4.3 Where you communicate with us on behalf of a company / organisation, you promise that you have authority to act on behalf of that entity.
4.4 You agree that you will not in connection with the Service:
4.4.1 breach any applicable law, regulation or code of conduct or infringe any rights of others;
4.4.2 engage in any inappropriate behaviour including threatening, harassing or invasion of privacy;
4.4.3 publish or send any Content which involves revealing any personal data of another person (ie information enabling someone to be identified or contacted) unless that person is 18 years or over and you have obtained that person’s explicit written consent or you are the parent/guardian of such person;
4.4.4 publish or send any Content which links to any third party websites which are illegal or contain inappropriate Content;
4.4.5 sell access to the Service;
4.4.6 use the Service for junk mail, spam and pyramid or similar or fraudulent schemes;
4.4.7 do anything which may have the effect of disrupting the Service including worms, viruses, software bombs or mass mailings;
4.4.8 gain unauthorised access to any part of the Service or equipment used to provide the Service; or
4.4.9 attempt, encourage or assist any of the above.
4.5 You must comply with any guidelines or requirements on our website (for example, any file-size or other technical requirements in relation to the publication or sending of Content on or via our Service). You must promptly comply with any reasonable request or instruction by us in connection with the Service.
4.6 You must ensure that all contact and payment information (eg email and postal addresses, credit card numbers) which you provide is accurate and not misleading and that you will update it so that it remains so.
5. CONTENT OF OTHER USERS
5.1 We do not endorse or recommend any Content placed on our Service by Users. You rely on such information at your own risk. We accept no legal responsibility in relation to, any such Content or in connection with any dealings between Users.
6. GUIDANCE ON OUR SITE
6.1 Any guidance or similar information which we ourselves make available on our Service is intended as very general information but we cannot guarantee that it is accurate or up to date and we do not accept legal responsibility for it. Before acting on such information, you must make your own appropriate and careful enquiries including as to its accuracy and suitability for your purposes. You rely on such information at your own risk.
7.1 The following applies if we enable you to create an account on our Service: Your account is for your personal use only and is non-transferable. You must not authorise or permit any other person to use your account. You must take reasonable care to protect and keep confidential your password and other account or identity information. You must notify us immediately of any apparent breach of security such as loss, theft, misuse or unauthorised disclosure or use of a password. You are responsible for third parties who use your account or identity (unless and to the extent that we are at fault).
8. FUNCTIONING OF OUR SERVICE
8.1 We cannot guarantee that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. We will use reasonable endeavours to rectify faults if they occur.
8.2 We are entitled, without notice and without liability, to suspend the Service for repair, maintenance, improvement or other technical reason.
9.1 Nothing in this agreement in any way limits or excludes our liability for negligence causing death or personal injury or for fraudulent misrepresentation or for anything which may not legally be excluded or limited.
9.2 You must give us a reasonable opportunity to remedy any matter for which we are potentially liable before you incur any costs remedying the matter yourself.
9.3 Very important: If you are a consumer (ie not acting in the course of a business),we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by us or our employees or agents in circumstances where:
9.3.1 there is no breach of a legal duty of care owed to you by us or by any of our employees or agents;
9.3.2 such loss or damage was not reasonably foreseeable by both parties;
9.3.3 such loss or damage is caused by you, for example by not complying with this agreement; or
9.3.4 such loss or damage relates to a business.
9.4 Very important: If you are a consumer (ie not acting in the course of a business),you will be liable for any reasonably foreseeable loss or damage we suffer arising from your breach of this agreement or misuse of our Service (subject of course to our obligation to mitigate any losses).
9.5 The following clauses apply only if you are a business:
9.5.1 To the extent allowed by law, you and we exclude all terms, whether imposed by statute or by law or otherwise, that are not expressly stated in this agreement. In this clause, any reference to us includes our employees and agents.
9.5.2 Our liability of any kind (including our own negligence) with respect to our Service for any one event or series of related events is limited to £100or the total fees payable by you in the 12 months before the event(s) complained of, whichever is higher.
9.5.3 In no event (including our own negligence) will we be liable for any:
a) economic losses (including, without limit, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings);
b) loss of goodwill or reputation;
c) special, indirect or consequential losses; or
d) damage to or loss of data
(even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses).
9.5.4 You will indemnify us against all claims and liabilities directly or indirectly related to your use of the Service and/or breach of this agreement.
9.5.5 This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us with respect to its subject matter and supercedes any previous communications or agreements between us. We both acknowledge that there have been no misrepresentations and that neither of us has relied on any pre-contractual statements. Liability for misrepresentation (excluding fraudulent misrepresentation) relating to the terms of this agreement is excluded.
10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
10.1 All trade marks, logos, content (including our website’s structure and layout), graphics, images, photographs, animation, videos, text and software used on the Service are our intellectual property or that of exhibitors or other third parties. For the purposes of your personal use only, you may view such material on your screen and print a single copy. You may not otherwise use, sublicense, retrieve, display, modify, copy, print, sell, distribute, download, hire, reverse engineer (unless permitted by applicable law) or create extracts of, or derivative works from, such material without our specific prior written consent.
10.2 For the avoidance of doubt you may not collect, scrape or harvest any Content on our Service or deep-link to or frame Content on our Service without our specific prior written consent.
10.3 You must not circumvent or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the Service or features that limit or prevent copying of Content or which restrict use of Content.
10.4 You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about our Service (“Submissions”) which you provide us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive intellectual property rights in, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of, these Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
11.1 You acknowledge and agree that we may process your personal data in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy [link].
12. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
12.1 We may link to third party websites which may be of interest to you. We do not recommend or endorse, nor are we legally responsible for, those sites or the goods or services which they offer. You use such third party sites at your own risk.
13. “ACT OF GOD”
13.1 Neither you nor we are liable for failure to perform or delay in performing any obligation (excluding payment) under this agreement if the failure or delay is caused by any circumstances beyond your or our reasonable control including third party telecommunication failures.
14.1 We may transfer all or part of our rights or duties under this agreement provided we take reasonable steps to ensure that your rights under this agreement are not prejudiced. As this agreement is personal to you, you may not transfer any of your rights or duties under it without our prior written consent.
15. ENGLISH LAW
15.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and any disputes will be decided only by the courts of the United Kingdom.
16.1 We may send all notices under this agreement by email to the most recent email address you have supplied to us (unless otherwise stated in this agreement). Headings used in this agreement are for information and not binding. Any failure by either party to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this agreement does not mean this is a “waiver” (ie that it cannot be enforced later). If any part of this agreement is ineffective or unenforceable for any reason, then it will be replaced with a provision which as far as possible achieves the same thing and the rest of the agreement shall continue to apply. A person who is not a party to this agreement shall have no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement except insofar as expressly stated otherwise.
17.1 If you have any complaints, please contact us via the contact details shown on our website or write to our address shown at the start of these terms and conditions.
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ADDENDUM APPLICABLE ONLY TO ADVERTISERS AND EXHIBITORS
18. YOUR CONTENT
18.1 You are responsible for your Advertisements, Exhibits and other Content.
18.2 We reserve the right in our discretion to refuse any application to become an Exhibitor.
18.3 You must ensure that your Content is accurate and up to date, not misleading, complies with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct and does not infringe any third party intellectual property or other rights. Also, the Content must not be defamatory, offensive, vulgar, racist, obscene, abusive, threatening, harassing, invasive of another’s privacy or similarly inappropriate.
18.4 If you publish any Exhibit on our Service:
18.4.1 You promise to us that the Exhibit is your own original work and that you have (and will retain) all rights and permissions needed to enable us to use the Exhibit as contemplated by the Service and these terms and conditions.
18.4.2 You retain ownership of the intellectual property rights in the Exhibit.
18.4.3 You grant us a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to display the Exhibit on our Service or on or in connection social media platforms which we use to promote our Service and/or Exhibitors such as Facebook and Twitter including in messages or tweets sent to contacts. You also grant each User a licence to use your Content but only to the extent specifically permitted by these terms and conditions.
18.5 Your Exhibit must not link to another website without our specific prior written consent. We reserve the right to remove any such link even if we have previously approved it.
18.6 We do not guarantee that your Content will generate any particular level of enquiries or revenues.
18.7 We reserve the right without notice or refund to suspend, alter, remove or delete Content or to disclose to the relevant authorities any Content if it is the subject of complaint or where we have reason to believe that it breaches our terms and conditions, or that such steps are necessary to protect us or others, or that a criminal act has been committed, or if we are required to do so by law or appropriate authority. If so, you must not attempt to re-publish or re-send the relevant Content.
18.8 We do not accept responsibility if your Content is misused by other Users as this is outside our reasonable control.
18.9 It is your responsibility to make your own backup of any Content stored within the Service to protect you in case of loss or damage to such material. We are not responsible for such losses.
18.10 We reserve the right to irretrievably delete your Content following cancellation of this agreement.
19. YOUR ADVERTISEMENT
19.1 We reserve the right in our discretion to locate or relocate Advertisements on our Service to the extent that we think fit (provided that you achieve prominence which is broadly equivalent to what we offer for your particular package).
19.2 You agree that, in connection with the supply of good and/or services which are the subject of the Advertisement, you will act in accordance with highest standards reasonably to be expected in the relevant industry and in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of conduct.
19.3 You may only use any contact information supplied by Users in response to Advertisements strictly in accordance with applicable data protection and other laws.
20.1 Advertisements and Exhibits are payable by subscription, these can be acquired at the prices, for the periods and by the payment methods specified on our Service. Payment is in advance.
20.2 Prices include any applicable VAT or other sales tax unless otherwise stated.
20.3 You are legally committed to pay for your Advertisement or Exhibit once we confirm your order.
20.4 We may at any time change our subscription prices. The new rate takes effect if you apply for or renew a subscription after we post the new prices on our Service
20.5 If any amount due to us is unpaid, we may:
20.5.1 charge reasonable additional administration costs; and/or
20.5.2 charge interest (both before and after judgment) on the amount unpaid at the rate for the time being that would be applicable if the debt were a qualifying debt under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998; and/or
20.5.3 suspend our Service and/or or suspend remove any or all of your Content; and/or
20.5.4 cancel this agreement on written notice (including email).
21.1 If you are an EU consumer (ie acting for purposes outside a business), you may cancel your subscription within 7 working days of placing your order by email to email@example.com or any of the other methods specified in the Distance Selling Regulations . However, this right of cancellation does not apply once you have started to use our Service – this occurs when your Exhibit is placed on our Service – in which case you agree to performance of the contract starting before the usual cancellation period has expired.
21.2 You may at any time cancel your Advertisement or Exhibit by following the instructions on our Service. A request for cancellation under this clause does not give rise to any refund.
21.3 We may at any time without cause immediately cancel this agreement including your right to use of our Service. If so, we will refund in full any fees already paid for the period in respect of which we take such a step.
21.4 We may at any time cancel this agreement without refund if we terminate our Service as a whole.
21.5 We may at any time cancel this agreement (giving notice by email to the extent reasonably practicable) or suspend part or all of our Service if we have reason to believe that you have breached our terms and conditions or it is necessary to protect us or others or if we are required to do so by law or appropriate authority. If so, and if you are a consumer, we will refund pro rata that part of your most recent subscription payment relating to the period after cancellation. Otherwise, there will be no refund of your subscription.
21.6 Following cancellation of this agreement: Accrued rights and liabilities are unaffected. All clauses in this agreement which are stated or intended to continue after cancellation will continue to apply. You must not attempt to re-register for or continue to use our Service if we have given you notice of cancellation.
21.7 We cannot be held legally responsible for loss or damage resulting from cancellation of this agreement provided we act in accordance with this agreement.