Effective Date: 25th May 2018
2. SITE PUBLISHER AND HOST
The Site is published by GSM England Retail Ltd, whose head office is located in the United Kingdom at 3 Sovereign Court, South Portway Close, Round Spinney, Northampton, NN3 8RH, registered at Companies House under number 04544271, whose email address is: email@example.com and whose telephone number is +44 (0)1604 642001, hereinafter referred to as “GSM England Retail Ltd” or “Us”.
The Site is hosted by GSM England Retail Ltd
You acknowledge that this Agreement is supported by reasonable and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which is hereby acknowledged. Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge that such consideration includes, without limitation, your use of the Sites and receipt of data, materials and information available at or through the Sites.
5. GOVERNING LAW - DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- to the Company at:
GSM England Retail
Attention: Legal Department
3 Sovereign Court
South Portway Close
Or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- to you at: your last used billing address or the billing and/or shipping address that we may have on file for you
In accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 regarding the amicable settlement of the disputes, GSM England Retail Ltd is registered with the RetailADR Ombudsman Service. Provided that you have first taken steps with GSM England Retail Ltd, your unresolved consumer Dispute may be brought before the Ombudsman Service. To learn more about the conditions under which your complaint can be brought before the Ombudsman, please click here.
You may also address your complaint on the online platform made available by the European Commission at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. The European Commission will then transfer the complaint to the relevant national ombudsmen.
Following the applicable rules on the mediation, you should have previously addressed the Dispute in writing to GSM England Retail Ltd in order to reach an amicable solution.
SHOULD NO AMICABLE SOLUTION BE REACHED, YOU AND THE COMPANY IRREVOCABLY AGREE TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE ENGLISH COURTS.
6. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
Trademarks. GSM, Two Seasons, RVCA, Element, Billabong (including but not limited to their logo), and other trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress indicated on our Sites are trademarks or registered trademarks of Company and its affiliates, licensors and licencees in the United States, European Union and other countries. All rights in such names are hereby reserved. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited, and nothing stated or implied on the Sites confers on you any licence or right under any patent or trademark owned or controlled by Company or any third party.
Other intellectual property rights. All information, text, images, photographs, graphics, logos, animations, videos, music, user interface and other content and materials contained on the Sites are the intellectual property of Company or its third-party licensors to the full extent provided under the applicable law and all international copyright laws. Under applicable laws, you are prohibited from copying, reproducing, modifying, distributing, displaying, performing, disseminating, or transmitting any of the contents of the Sites for any purposes. Nothing stated or implied on the Sites confers on you any licence or right under any copyright of Company or any third party. The Sites and the information contained in reference herein are for your personal, non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise specifically permitted herein, you shall not broadcast, duplicate, copy, reproduce, edit, manipulate, modify, publish, rent, sell, publicly display, perform, distribute, transmit, or circulate to anyone the contents of the Sites, or use the contents of the Sites in litigation, or for any commercial or promotional purposes, without the express written consent of Company or its lawful successors and assigns. For usage permission, please contact us via e-mail at email@example.com
You are hereby granted a personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use any material displayed on the Site for private use only and as part of the Service.
7. NOTICE OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
We respect and honour the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent with the following information:
(1) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
(2) Identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Sites that is requested to be removed;
(3) Your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available, so that we may contact you if necessary;
(4) A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(5) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright right that is allegedly infringed; and
(6) An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner's behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement.
Our copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on the Sites is Company’s Legal Department, who can be reached as follows:
GSM England Retail Ltd
Attention: Legal Department
3 Sovereign Court
South Portway Close
Or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. RETURNS, REFUNDS, SHIPPING, AND ORDER CANCELLATIONS
Please review our Returns Policy (https://eu.billabong.com/page/help/returns), and our Shipping Information (https://eu.billabong.com/page/help/shipping), which also govern your visit to the Sites, as applicable. The terms and conditions of these documents are incorporated herein and made a part of this Agreement.
In accordance with the applicable European regulations, you may exercise your right to access, correct, or delete and object by contacting us at email@example.com
You hereby appoint us as your agent with full power to enter into and execute any document and/or do any act we may consider appropriate to confirm the grant of rights, consents, agreements, and waivers set forth in this Agreement with regard to the Comments publicly that you made publicly available. Without limiting the scope of this section or any future grant of rights, consents, agreements, and waivers you may make with respect to Comments, you hereby ratify any prior grant of rights, consents, agreements, and waivers made by you with respect to Comments submitted by you to us.
11. LICENCE AND SITE ACCESS
Any element integrated in the Sites and put available to you by Company, especially and without limitation, any data, information, texts, files, images, animations, presentations, captions, graphics, photos, videos, logos, distinctive signs, software and trademarks (“Content”) are the exclusive property of Company and protected by the local and international applicable laws, regulations and treaties.
Any rights related to the intellectual or industrial property, trademarks, domain names and other distinctive signs displayed on the Sites and their Contents are the exclusive property of Company and you are solely liable for any unauthorized use or exploitation.
Company grants you a limited, revocable and non-exclusive licence to access and make personal use of the Sites and Contents but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Company. This licence does not include any resale or commercial use of the Sites or their Contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Sites or their Contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, spiders or similar data gathering and extraction tools. Neither the Sites nor any portion of the Sites or their Contents may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Company. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Company and its affiliates, licensors or licencees without express written consent of Company. You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text using Company's brand names or trademarks without the express written consent of Company. Any unauthorized use will immediately terminate the permission or licence granted by Company. You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Sites so long as the link does not portray Company or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner as determined by Company in its sole discretion. You may not use any Company logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission of Company. You may not make any other part of the Sites or their Contents, other than the home page of the Sites, available as part of another service by "deep linking," or otherwise, without prior written permission from Company. Any permitted links to the Sites and their Contents must comply will all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
12. THIRD PARTY AND CO-BRANDED SITES
The Sites may contain hyperlinks ("links") to websites operated by persons or entities other than Company ("third-party Websites") or to co-branded websites operated by a third party, including Company's affiliates and licencees ("co-branded Websites"). We provide such links for your reference and convenience only. A link from the Sites to a third party or co-branded Website does not mean or imply that Company endorses the content on that third party or co-branded Website or the operator or operations of that third party or co-branded Website. Company explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or availability of information, content and materials found on any third party or co-branded Website. Company does not endorse any of the merchandise, nor can we ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from a third party or co-branded Website. Company does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information, content or materials (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give to any third party. You hereby irrevocably waive any claim against Company with respect to information, content and materials contained on any third party or co-branded Website, and any information, content and materials you provide to such third party or co-branded Website (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information). You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you use any content at any third party or co-branded Website to which you might link from our Sites. Your use of any website linked to from the Sites is subject to the policies and procedures of the owner of such website, and your use of all such websites is subject to such policies and procedures and not to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You understand that by using any third party Website linked to from the Sites, you may be exposed to content or other materials that are offensive, indecent, defamatory or otherwise objectionable. We therefore strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or off line transaction with any of these third parties.
COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY OR CO-BRANDED WEBSITE, ANY MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF A THIRD PARTY OR CO-BRANDED WEBSITE, OR ANY OTHER PERSON WITH WHOM YOU ENGAGE IN ANY TRANSACTION.
13. HYPERLINKS TO OUR SITES
You may not use or insert a hypertext link to our Sites without obtaining the prior written authorization of Company, and subject to link to our Sites’ homepage without duplicating this homepage or any other page or Content of the Sites, and not to:
(a) insert a link to the Site from a service you are not the publisher of;
(b) delete, edit or alter in any way the size or appearance of our logos or any other distinctive signs;
(c) create a window, frame or any other web browser around the Sites or their Contents;
(d) suggest in any way that Company endorses or guarantees the products and services available on the third-party service;
(e) mislead any user or third-party or create a confusion regarding your relation with Company and not display false, deceptive, derogatory or deceitful information about Company;
(f) use Company’s trademarks, logos or any other Company’s distinctive sign without prior written authorization from Company; and
(g) include on your site or service items which may be defamatory, offensive, insulting, violating legal provisions regarding freedom of expression, violating third party or individual rights or violating in any way the applicable legislations and regulations.
Company expressly reserves the right to revoke the authorization hereby granted and to take all necessary measures should you fail to comply with these terms. You may be held liable of any damage resulting from such a breach.
14. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
You agree to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your use of the Sites, and such further limitations as may be set forth in any written or on screen notice from Company. As a condition of your use of the Sites, you warrant that you will not use the Sites for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. All information that you provide in connection with any interaction with the Sites or any co-branded Website must be accurate, complete, and current.
By using the Sites, you agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Sites, including, by way of illustration but not limitation, actions such as accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by way of submitting a virus to or overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing," or "crashing" the Sites; sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; and forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting.
15. TERMINATION OR RESTRICTION
Company may terminate or restrict your access to all or any part of the Sites at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. You may also terminate your use of the Sites at any time, provided that all of the provisions of this Agreement, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty and disclaimers shall survive any such termination.
16. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY
THE SITES ARE PROVIDED BY COMPANY ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITES OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, THIRD PARTY CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR LINKED SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES WILL BE FREE FROM ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, OR DELAY IN OPERATION, OR FROM TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS; THAT THE SITES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT DEFECTS OR ERRORS IN THE SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT ON THE SITES IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITES IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THESE CHANGES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND WITH THE EXCEPTION OF APPLICABLE LEGAL WARRANTIES, COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITES, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS, USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES OR ANY LINKED SITES OR SERVICES; IN THE EVENT A THIRD PARTY INTERCEPTS OR DECRYPTS ANY TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO COMPANY THROUGH THE SITES; OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
17. PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
18. MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL PROVISIONS
Company may discontinue the Sites at any time and for any reason, without notice. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Company may change, suspend, or cancel the contents, operation, or any and all other features of the Sites at any time for any reason, without notice.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Company as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Sites. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Sites or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.
This Agreement constitutes the entire and final agreement regarding the Sites and its Contents, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous communications between you and Company regarding the Sites and their contents.
All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved to Company.
19. CONTACT US
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Sites or this Agreement, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the following address:
GSM England Retail Ltd
Attention: Legal Department
3 Sovereign Court
South Portway Close