TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Version last amended 5th of March 2010
WFC reserve the right to change and/or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time. WFC will do so by posting revised Terms and Conditions of Use on this Website. The date of the version of these Terms and Conditions of Use is stated at the top of the page. Please review the Terms and Conditions of Use periodically. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions of Use will mean you accept those changes. WFC recommend that you print a copy of these Terms and Conditions of Use for your records and reference.
3. Copyright and Restrictions on Use
Copyright in the materials on the Website as well as its layout, organisation and design belongs to WFC and is protected by UK and Worldwide copyright, trade secret (for password protected areas) and trade mark law as well as by other national and international laws and regulations. Material from this Website ("Materials") may not be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of WFC (except that you may display on your computer, download and print the contents of the Website strictly for your personal or educational, non-commercial internal use provided that you attribute ownership of such content to WFC). Modification or use of Materials for any other purpose violates copyright, trademark and other laws. Except as otherwise described, all Materials on this Website are made available only to provide information. Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by your use or download of Materials from this Website which remain with WFC who own or have license to use all Materials on the Website. WFC makes no representation that any Materials are appropriate or available for use in any location. If you use the Website you are responsible for compliance with applicable national and local laws and regulations.
4. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You must not use the Website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the Website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You understand that you, and not WFC, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to WFC and you must use the Website for lawful purposes only. Without prejudice to the foregoing generality you must not use the Website for any of the following:-for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offence or other unlawful activity; to send, WFC or reuse any content or material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, defamatory, immoral, obscene or menacing; or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidence, privacy or any other right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or objectionable; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any “spam” · to cause annoyance, inconvenience or unnecessary anxiety
All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, data, questions or other information communicated to WFC through the Website or through electronic mail (a "Submission") shall belong to and be owned by WFC who will not require to treat any Submission as confidential or proprietary and will not be liable to you or any third party for the use of any submission or any ideas resulting from it for its business (including without limitation, product or advertising ideas) and will not incur any liability to you or any third party as a result of any similarities that may appear in future WFC Website or other operation. Without limitation, WFC will have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights to a Submission of any kind and nature everywhere. WFC will be entitled to use a Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever, without compensation to you or any third party. You acknowledge that you are responsible for whatever content or material you submit, and you, not WFC, have full responsibility for its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.
You acknowledge and agree that you are using the Website at your own risk and liability. WFC does not guarantee that the operation of the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects or errors in the Website or its content will be corrected, or that the Website will be free from virus or other harmful components. WFC is not responsible or liable for the suitability, accuracy, validity or reliability of the Website for any purpose.
7. Limitation on Liability
By visiting the Website, you agree to the maximum extent permitted by law that, in no event shall WFC or its shareholders, directors, officers, employees or agents whomsoever be liable for any loss or damages based on claims arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Website, whether such loss, damages are direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential, and even if WFC has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.
8. Other Company's Information and Sites
For your convenience, the Website may contain information about other companies and their business opportunities (“Other Company's Information”) as well as links to other websites which are not operated or controlled by WFC ("Other Sites") that may be of interest to you. WFC assumes no responsibility for the Other Company's or for Other Sites, their business, goods, services or content (including content obtained through links on the Other Sites) and your use of “Other Company's Information” or the Other Sites is at your own risk. WFC reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. The inclusion of any link to the Other Sites does not constitute or imply an endorsement, authorisation, sponsorship or affiliation by WFC of the Other Sites, or any products or services contained on or provided by such Other Sites.
9. BFA MEMBERSHIP
WFC require that all advertisers on the Website must be members (either full, provisional or affiliate) of the British Franchise Association ("BFA") and reserve the right to remove an advertiser from the Website should they no longer have membership of the BFA.