1.1 This website is operated by Hyve Group Plc, company number 7925964 (England and Wales) whose registered address is at c/o Hyve Group Plc, The Studios, 2 Kingdom Street, London W2 6JG and its subsidiaries (such subsidiaries together with Hyve Group Plc hereinafter referred to as “Hyve Group Plc”).
1.2 Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using the Website. By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms & Conditions in full, regardless of whether or not you choose to register as a member on the Website. If you do not accept these Terms & Conditions, you should cease using the Website immediately.
1.3 Hyve Group Plc may revise these Terms & Conditions at any time by posting an update on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms & Conditions and they shall be binding on you. You should therefore check the Website from time to time to review the then current Terms & Conditions. These Terms & Conditions were last updated in October 2016.
2.1 Whilst Hyve Group Plc endeavours to ensure that the Website is available 24 hours a day, it shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any other reasonable cause.
2.2 You acknowledge that whilst Hyve Group Plc endeavours to ensure that information on the Website and any related material provided to you by Hyve Group Plc, whether by email or otherwise ("the Hyve Group Plc Materials")) is accurate and complete, it is provided only for general information, is not intended to address your particular requirements and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by Hyve Group Plc. You acknowledge that the Hyve Group Plc Materials should not be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other business or personal decisions and acknowledge that professional advice should be obtained before making any such decision. Finally, you acknowledge that some of the content may be supplied by third parties and the accuracy and completeness of it will not have been checked by Hyve Group Plc.
2.3 Hyve Group Plc will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website and the Hyve Group Plc Materials do not contain or promulgate any viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that you should virus check all such materials and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code.
Use of Website Content
3.1 All intellectual property rights in the Hyve Group Plc Materials are reserved by Hyve Group Plc or its licensors or users (as applicable).
3.2 You agree that in using the Hyve Group Plc Materials you shall (except where otherwise agreed in writing with Hyve Group Plc ):
For the avoidance of doubt, you agree not to distribute, reproduce, modify, store, transfer or in any other way use any of the Hyve Group Plc Materials (including as part of any database, library, news, information, archive, website or similar service) other than as set out above.
3.3 Additional terms may apply to:
Use of Software
Copyright in any software that is made available for download from the Website and/or the Hyve Group Plc Materials belongs to Hyve Group Plc or its suppliers. Your use of the software is governed by the terms of any licence agreement that may accompany or be included with it. Do not install or use any software unless you agree to such licence agreement.
User Generated Content
5.1 The pages of the Website where you are capable of posting content are provided for your private, non-commercial exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the Website that is inconsistent with those stated purposes is strictly prohibited. By submitting any content to the Website, you:
5.2 Hyve Group Plc reserves the right (but not the obligation) at its sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or available on, the Website without the need to give any reasons for doing so. However, Hyve Group Plc will not review the materials that you or anyone else makes to the Website and therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that Hyve Group Plc is aware of it. If you object to the publication of any material placed on the Website please contact Hyve Group Plc using the Web Editor contact details shown on the “Contact Us” section of the Website and we will take whatever action we deem appropriate.
5.3 Hyve Group Plc accepts no responsibility for any statements, material or other submissions placed on the Website by users.
Links to and from Other Websites
6.1 Links on the Website to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. Hyve Group Plc has not reviewed these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Hyve Group Plc therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found on them, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
6.2 You may link to the home page of the Website but strictly only on the basis that you do not replicate the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:
6.3 You may link to other pages of the Website only with the prior written consent of Hyve Group Plc and subject always to the obligations set out in Clause 6.2. If you wish to do so, please contact Hyve Group Plc using the Web Editor contact details shown on the “Contact Us” section of the Website.
7.1 To access certain parts of the Website, Hyve Group Plc may require you to register and provide certain information about yourself. Such registration may be subject to specific terms of registration, and in addition when you register you also agree to:
7.2 Where you register on the Website, you will be allocated a user name and password. These account details must be used solely by you; sharing your user name and password with any other person or making it available to multiple users on a network is strictly prohibited. Accordingly, you agree to:
Hyve Group Plc cannot and will not be liable for any losses, damages or costs arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
All Hyve Group Plc trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) and graphics, logos, designs, page headers and button icons are the intellectual property rights of Hyve Group Plc and neither they nor any confusingly similar versions may be used by you including (but not limited to) as part of any trademarks and/or domain names without the prior written consent of Hyve Group Plc other than for the purpose of referring to Hyve Group Plc and its associated brands lawfully and in good faith (only)
Suspension of Access to the Website and User Indemnities
9.1 If, for any reason, Hyve Group Plc believes that you have not complied with any of these Terms & Conditions it may, at its sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration sections of the Website immediately and without giving you any advance notice.
9.2 Without prejudice to the provisions of Clause 9.1, you agree to compensate Hyve Group Plc in respect of any claims, losses, expenses and/or liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your use of the Website and/or the Hyve Group Plc Materials (or by a third party using your user name and password) including in particular (but not limited to) any statements, contributions or other content posted on the Website or any breach of Clause 3.2.
Limitation on Hyve Group Plc's Liability
10.1 Hyve Group Plc will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by Hyve Group Plc or its employees or sub-contractors in circumstances where:
10.2 Without prejudice to Clause 10.1 but subject to Clause 10.3, any liability of Hyve Group Plc arising in respect of your use of the Website and/or the Hyve Group Plc Materials (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) shall be limited in aggregate to five hundred pounds sterling (£500) per event unless otherwise agreed in writing between us.
10.3 Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall exclude or limit Hyve Group Plc’s liability for:
12.2 All entrants to a Promotion must be at least 16 years of age at the date of entry and comply with any further age and/or other eligibility requirements set out in the Rules (eg in relation to residency and (where the prize includes travel outside the United Kingdom and/or car hire) holding a valid passport, visa and/or driver’s licence).. Proof of age may be required before a prize-winner can claim a prize. The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of Hyve Group Plc . Employees and agents of Hyve Group Plc and its associated companies (including the families of such employees and agents) are not eligible to enter Promotions. Only one entry per person and per household is permitted.
12.3 All entries must be made in accordance with the Rules and must be received by Hyve Group Plc by the closing date. Entries made otherwise shall be invalid. Hyve Group Plc accepts no responsibility or liability for any lost, damaged or incomplete entries and all such entries will be deemed invalid. Proof of despatch shall not be proof of entry.
12.4 Unless otherwise stated in the Additional Rules, all Promotions can be entered by sending an appropriately worded e-mail to the e-mail address specified in the Promotion. Any such e-mail must include your contact details and comply with any instructions set out in the Additional Rules (for example, to identify which Promotion is being entered). Each Promotion must be entered by a separate e-mail. Alternative means of entering a Promotion (if any) will be set out in the Additional Rules and where there are alternative means of entering a Promotion no distinction shall be made between entries between different routes of entry.
12.5 Unless the Additional Rules specify otherwise, entries shall not be returned to entrants.
12.6 Hyve Group Plc reserves the right at its sole discretion to (without prior notice):
12.7 Prize-winners will (unless specified otherwise in the Additional Rules) be chosen at random by an independent judge from all qualifying entries. In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
12.8 Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternatives will be offered.
12.9 Prize-winners will be notified in writing within 6 weeks of the applicable closing date. If a prize-winner fails to respond to claim his/her prize within 14 days of receipt of the notification, Hyve Group Plc shall be entitled to select an alternative prize-winner. In such circumstances Hyve Group Plc shall use reasonable endeavours to notify the alternative prize-winner within nine weeks of the closing date.
12.10 Prize-winners will receive their prize within 6 weeks of notification unless otherwise specified in the Additional Rules. The terms and conditions of any third party supplier may apply and must be accepted and complied with by a prize-winner to accept the prize.
12.11 Hyve Group Plc will not be liable if a prize does not reach a prize-winner for any reason outside the control of Hyve Group Plc or if a prize is damaged during delivery.
12.12 Details of the names of prize-winners can be requested by writing to The Data Security and Compliance Manager, Hyve Group Plc, The Studios, 2 Kingdom Street, London W2 6JG, specifying the relevant Promotion, provided that such request is received by Hyve Group Plc within ten weeks of the applicable closing date.
12.13 By entering the Promotion, the prize-winner(s) agree to take part in any promotional activity requested by Hyve Group Plc and consent to his/her name, county and photograph being published for the purposes of the Promotion and promoting the Website and/or Hyve Group Plc and its businesses.
12.14 Where relevant, all taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc.) are, unless otherwise specifically stated, the sole responsibility of the prize-winner.
12.15 Other than for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of Hyve Group Plc, Hyve Group Plc hereby excludes (so far as is permitted by law) all liability for any loss, damage, cost and expense, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in connection with the Promotion or any aspect of the prize.
13.1 In the event that any provision of these Terms & Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms & Conditions shall remain valid and enforceable.
13.2 These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction.