Terms & conditions

DATE POSTED: 22 September 2017

WWW.TASTEOFSCAN.COM
TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

1.      WHAT’S IN THESE TERMS?  
These terms tell you the rules for using our website, www.uk.tasteofscan.com (our site).

2.      WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US  

2.1       www.uk.tasteofscan.com is a site operated by HK Scan UK Ltd (”We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 01122006 and have our registered office at Parkshot House, 5 Kew Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2PR. Our VAT number is 739812209.

2.2 We are a limited company.

2.3 To contact us, please email scanmeatballs@hkscan.com or telephone our customer service line on +44 (0) 208 334 4774.

3.      BY USING OUR SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS

3.1 By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

3.2 If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

3.3 We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

4.     YOUR PRIVACY AND OUR USE OF COOKIES
We take your privacy seriously. Please see our Privacy and Cookies Policy (http://uk.tasteofscan.com/private-policy/) for details on how we will use any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

5.     WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 22 September 2017.

6.     WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may update and change our site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities.

7.     WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW OUR SITE

7.1 Our site is made available free of charge.

7.2 We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.

7.3 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

7.4 Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not promise that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

8.      YOU MUST KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS SAFE

8.1 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. You must not disclose it to any third party.

8.2 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 reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

8.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at scanmeatballs@hkscan.com.

9.      HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE

9.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

9.2 You may use any page(s) from our site for your personal use only and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation (if applicable) to content posted on our site.

9.3 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.

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

9.5 You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

9.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of 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.

10.      DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE

10.1 The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

10.2 In particular nutrition related features or other information provided on or uploaded to our site from time to time are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute professional advice, whether medical, nutritional or otherwise. Such information and features are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or nutritional advice, diagnosis or treatment and you should always seek the advice of a qualified nutritionist, medical professional or qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding diet or a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical or nutritional advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on our site.

10.3 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no promises or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

11.       WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO

11.1 Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

11.2 We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

12.      USER-GENERATED CONTENT IS NOT APPROVED BY US

12.1 This website may from time to time include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, such as uploads to a site blog or comments on a recipe. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values and we do not recommend or endorse these views.

12.2 If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on scanmeatballs@hkscan.com.

13.      OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU

13.1 We only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

13.2 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud of fraudulent misrepresentation.

14.      UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE

14.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site or comment on existing features, you must comply with the content standards set out in this clause.

14.2 You may only use our site for lawful purposes and you must ensure that any document, file, comment or other information that you intend to post or upload to our site or provide to us via our site:

14.2.1 is accurate (where it states facts or statements) and is genuinely held (where it states opinions);

14.2.2 does not contravene any applicable laws or contravene any person’s legal rights (such as, by way of example only, a duty of confidence) or promote, advocate or assist any illegal activity (such as, by way of example only, copyright infringement or computer misuse);

14.2.3 does not include any personal information or sensitive personal information about you or another person (other than your name and email address, if you choose to provide such information to us);

14.2.4 is not indecent or obscene, does not contain any sexually explicit material and does not promote or refer to sexual activity;

14.2.5 is not abusive, offensive, hateful, threatening or inflammatory, is respectful of other people’s privacy and is not likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm, deceive, inconvenience or annoy anyone;

14.2.6 does not promote violence;

14.2.7 is not used to impersonate anyone or to misrepresent identity or affiliation with any person or organisation;

14.2.8 is not libellous or defamatory;

14.2.9 does not promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

14.2.10 does not infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any person; and

14.2.11 does not give the impression that it emanates from us (unless that is in fact the case).

14.3 You promise that any such contribution does comply with the standards set out at clause 14.2, and you will be liable to us and reimburse us in full for any breach of that promise. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of a breach of your promise.

14.4 If we consider that a breach of clause 14.2 has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, which may include:

14.4.1 immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal or your right to use our site;

14.4.2 immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any contribution uploaded by you to our site;

14.4.3 issue of a warning to you;

14.4.4 legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all our costs in full (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs), resulting from the breach;

14.4.5 further legal action against you; and

14.4.6 disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonable feel is necessary or as required by law.

14.5 We will not consider any information you upload to be confidential or our use of that information to be limited by any intellectual property rights either owned by you or by another person.

14.6 We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

14.7 We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out above.

14.8 You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

15.      WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM

15.1 We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

15.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

15.3 You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that 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.

16.      RULES ABOUT LINKING TO OUR SITE

16.1 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.

16.2 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.

16.3 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.

16.4 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

16.5 The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in clause 14 of these terms of use.

16.6 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact scanmeatballs@hkscan.com.

17.      WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?

17.1 Any dispute arising between you and us in relation to this website shall be governed by English law.

17.2 Please note that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction for the purposes of any such dispute. However, if you are resident in Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland and if you are resident in Scotland you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

17.3 Nothing in these terms of use will deprive you of your rights as a consumer to bring or defend proceedings in your home state nor deprive you of the protection afforded to you by the mandatory rules of law of the country in which you live.

18.      TRADE MARKS

18.1 HK Scan and the Scan logo are EU trademarks of the HK Scan Corporation.