Terms & Conditions

Use of the Harris + Hoole website (the "Site")

The Harris + Hoole Site is provided to you free of charge for your personal use subject to these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy and Cookies Policy. By using the Website you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy and Cookies Policy.

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS.

Amendments

We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time and any changes will be notified to you via a suitable announcement on the Website. The changes will apply to the use of the Harris + Hoole Site after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions you should not continue to use the Website. If you continue to use the Site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.

Excluded Services

The services provided by the Site do not include the provision of computer or other necessary equipment to access the Site. To use the Site you will require Internet connectivity and appropriate telecommunication links. We shall not be liable for any telephone or other costs that you may incur.

Intellectual property

The content of the Harris + Hoole Site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Harris + Hoole Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Website without written permission from Harris + Hoole.

No licence is granted to you in these Terms and Conditions to use any trade mark of Harris + Hoole or its affiliated companies.

Limitations

You may not use the Harris + Hoole Site for any of the following purposes:

  • disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material
  • transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice
  • gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems
  • interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Site
  • breaching any laws concerning the use of public telecommunications networks
  • interfering or disrupting networks or web sites connected to the Site
  • making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner

Harris + Hoole reserves the right to refuse to post material on the Site or to remove material already posted on the Site.

You will indemnify us against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses reasonably suffered or incurred by us, all damages awarded against us under any judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction and all settlements sums paid by us as a result of any settlement agreed by us arising out or in connection with:

  • any claim by any third party that the use of the Site by you is defamatory, offensive or abusive, or of an obscene or pornographic nature, or is illegal or constitutes a breach of any applicable law, regulation or code of practice;
  • any claim by any third party that the use of the Site by you infringes that third party's copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature; and
  • any fines or penalties imposed by any regulatory, advertising or trading body or authority in connection with the use of the Site by you.

Availability of the Site

Although Harris + Hoole aims to offer you the best service possible, Harris + Hoole makes no promise that the services at the Site will meet your requirements. Harris + Hoole cannot guarantee that the service will be fault free. If a fault occurs in the service you should report it to us by email at [email protected] and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

Your access to the Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. Harris + Hoole will attempt to restore the service as soon as it reasonably can.

Harris + Hoole’s liability

The Harris + Hoole Site is provided by Harris + Hoole without any warranties or guarantees. You must bear the risks associated with the use of the Internet.

The Site provides content from other Internet sites or resources and while Harris + Hoole tries to ensure that material included on the Harris + Hoole Site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case. Harris + Hoole will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information or for any technical problems you may experience with the Site. If Harris + Hoole is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.

In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:

  • incompatibility of the Harris + Hoole Site with any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links
  • technical problems including errors or interruptions of the Site
  • unsuitability, unreliability or inaccuracy of the Site
  • inadequacy of the Site to meet your requirements

To the full extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable to you/or any third party for any consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to loss of revenue, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, wasted expenditure, loss of privacy and loss of data) or any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever that arise out of or are related to the Site.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude Harris + Hoole’s liability for personal injury or death caused by its negligence.

Third Party Websites

As a convenience to Harris + Hoole customers, the Harris + Hoole Site includes links to other web sites or material which are beyond its control. Harris + Hoole is not responsible for content on the Internet or World Wide Web pages on any other site outside the Harris + Hoole Site.

Advertising and Sponsorship

Part of the Harris + Hoole Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and Sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any disputes will be decided only by the English courts.

International Use

Harris + Hoole makes no promise that materials on the Harris + Hoole Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Miscellaneous

You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions.

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

If you breach these Terms and Conditions and Harris + Hoole ignores this, Harris + Hoole will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions. Harris + Hoole shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its control.

A person who is not a party to these Terms and Conditions shall have no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions but this shall not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists or is available apart from that Act.