Terms and Conditions of Wedding Safe Ltd
These terms and conditions are the contract between you and Wedding Safe Ltd (“us”, “we”, etc). By visiting or using our website, you agree to be bound by them. Please read this agreement carefully and save it.
We are: Wedding Safe Ltd, a company registered in England, number 13113893. Our address is
Larkhill Farm, Larkhill, Wantage, England, OX12 8PJ
You are: Anyone who uses our website.
The information contained on this website and linked documents is only intended to give general and preliminary guidance to the user. The information should not form the basis upon which the reader makes any decisions or conclusions concerning their own business or in the way they interpret guidance, law or regulations from the government, industry or others.
Wedding Safe strongly recommends that every business should seek their own detailed and specific regulatory, legal, insurance and health and safety advice from professional and independent consultants of their choice concerning their business’s position.
No warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, is given by Wedding Safe in respect of the information or as to the fitness, accuracy and suitability of the information for any purpose whatsoever. Wedding Safe is not responsible for any loss, howsoever caused, and whether arising directly or indirectly from reliance upon the information and any recommendations provided by Wedding Safe, including but not limited to third party recommendations on the site.
Wedding Safe is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or statements made or implied or for the accuracy or content of external documents, guidance, templates, policies or websites referred to in this website.
These are the agreed terms
means the textual and visual content on our website. It may include, among other things: text and images. It includes content posted and uploaded by you.
means intellectual property owned by us, of any sort, whether or not registered or registrable in any country, including intellectual property of kinds coming into existence after today’s date; and including, among others, patents, trademarks, unregistered marks, designs, copyrights, software, domain names, discoveries, creations and inventions, together with all rights which are derived from those rights.
means any website or service designed for electronic access by mobile or fixed devices which is owned or operated by us.It includes all web pages controlled by us.
means place or upload on or into our website any Content or material of any sort by any means.
means all of the services available from our website, whether free or charged.
means making an annual payment to access our accreditation service
In this agreement unless the context otherwise requires:
a reference to a person includes a human individual, a corporate entity and any organisation which is managed or controlled as a unit.
a reference to a person includes reference to that person’s successors, legal representatives, permitted assignees and any person to whom rights and obligations are transferred or passed as a result of a merger, division, reconstruction or other re-organisation involving that person.
in the context of permission, “may not” in connection with an action of yours, means “must not”.
the headings to the paragraphs and schedules (if any) to this agreement are inserted for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation.
any agreement by either party not to do or omit to do something includes an obligation not to allow some other person to do or omit to do that same thing;
a reference to an act or regulation includes new law of substantially the same intent as the act or regulation referred to.
Basis of Contract
We do not offer the Services in all countries. It is specifically available for businesses in the United Kingdom.
In entering into this contract you have not relied on any representation or information from any source except the definition and explanation of the Services given on our website.
Subject to these terms and conditions, we agree to provide to you some or all of the Services described on our website at the prices we charge from time to time.
Some of our Services are now or may in future, be available to you only subject to additional terms. Those terms will be set out on our website. You now agree that if you choose to use any such service, the relevant terms will become part of this agreement.
You acknowledge that you understand exactly what is included in the Services and you are satisfied that the Services are suitable and satisfactory for your requirements;
So far as we allow use of our Intellectual Property, we grant a licence to you, limited to the terms set out in this agreement.
Our contract with you and licence to you last for one year from the date of payment. Any continuation by us or by you after the expiry of one year is a new contract under the terms then posted on our website. Your continued use of our Services after that shall be deemed acceptance by you of the changed Service, system and/or terms.
The contract between us comes into existence when we receive payment from you for a Service.
If we give you free access to a Service or feature on our website which is normally a charged feature, and that Service or feature is usually subject to additional contractual terms, you now agree that you will abide by those terms.
We may change this agreement or the way we provide the Services, at any time. If we do:
The change will take effect when we Post it on our website.
You agree to be bound by any changes. If you do not agree to be bound by them, you should not use our website or the Services.
If you make any payment for Services in the future, you will do so under the terms Posted on our website at that time.
Your account and personal information
When you visit our website, you accept responsibility for any action done by any person using your name, account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner.
You agree that you have provided accurate, up to date, and complete information about yourself. We are not responsible for any error made as a result of such information being inaccurate.
You agree to notify us of any changes in your information immediately it occurs. If you do not do so, we may terminate your account.
Wedding Safe subscription terms
Details of the cost and benefits of Wedding Safe subscription are as set out on our website and accordingly updated from time to time.
Payment for a Wedding Safe subscription is for one year.
The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 give you 14 days within which you may cancel your subscription and ask for a full refund of your money. However, our customers want to use our services immediately. For that reason our Service is designed so that you can start immediately - or as soon as we are reasonably able to deliver it.
So if you wish to subscribe, you must first instruct us to allow you to use our Service immediately, knowing that you will lose your right to the 14 day “cooling off” period.
You do not have to take any action for this to apply. By accepting these terms and conditions, you do instruct us to give you immediate access to the accreditation service and allow you to display the Wedding Safe logo if applicable. You know that by doing so, you may not be entitled to a refund.
Apart from your cancellation right, termination of Wedding Safe subscription will be regulated by this contract set out in paragraph 15 below.
We reserve the right to modify the Wedding Safe subscription rules or system and to change the terms and conditions of this agreement at any time, without notice. Your continued use of the Wedding Safe Service after such modifications shall be deemed an acceptance by you to be bound by the terms of the modified agreement. The terms that apply to you are those Posted here on our website on the day you subscribe to our website.
The prices payable for Services are clearly set out on our website.
rices exclude any applicable value added tax or other sales tax.
When you subscribe for a subscription Service, that payment may not cover other Services, for which we will ask you to pay either by addition to your subscription or by a single payment.
At least four weeks before expiry of the period, for which you have paid, we shall send you a message to your last known email address to tell you that your subscription and licence to use the Services is shortly to expire and to invite you to renew. An invoice for the new period will be included.
At any time before expiry of your subscription, you may use the “My Account” option on our website to access your personal information and change your requirements for Services or cancel renewal.
At expiry of your Wedding Safe subscription we shall automatically take payment from your credit card of the sum specified on the invoice sent earlier and shall confirm the renewal of your Wedding Safe subscription for a further period by sending you an email message.
Subject to the previous sub-paragraph, you may cancel your subscription within 14 days after the day we confirm the renewal of your Wedding Safe subscription. If you do so we will refund your subscription cost within 14 days of receipt of this request.
Other than the limitation set out above Wedding Safe subscription is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Security of your credit card
We take care to make our website safe for you to use.
Card payments are not processed on a page controlled by us. We use one or more online payment service providers who will encrypt your card or bank account details in a secure environment.
If you have asked us to remember your credit card details for your next purchase or subscription, we will securely store your payment details on our systems. These details will be fully encrypted and only used to process your automatic monthly payments or other transactions which you have initiated.
How we handle your Content
If you Post Content to any public area of our website it becomes available in the public domain. We have no control over who sees it or what anyone does with it.
Even if access to your text is behind a user registration it remains effectively in the public domain because someone has only to register and log in, to access it. You should therefore avoid Posting unnecessary confidential information.
Posting content of any sort does not change your ownership of the copyright in it. We have no claim over it and we will not protect your rights for you.
You understand that you are personally responsible for your breach of someone else’s intellectual property rights, defamation, or any law, which may occur as a result of any Content having been Posted by you;
You accept all risk and responsibility for determining whether any Content is in the public domain and not confidential.
Please notify us of any security breach or unauthorised use of your account.
Restrictions on what you may Post to our website
We invite you to Post Content to our website in several ways and for different purposes. We have to regulate your use of our website to protect our business and our staff, to protect other users of our website and to comply with the law. These provisions apply to all users of our website.
We do not undertake to moderate or check every item Posted, but we do protect our business vigorously. If we believe Content Posted breaches the law, we shall co-operate fully with the law enforcement authorities in whatever way we can.
You agree that you will not use or allow anyone else to use our website to Post Content or undertake any activity which is or may:
be unlawful, or tend to incite another person to commit a crime.
be obscene, offensive, threatening, violent, malicious or defamatory;
be likely to deceive any person or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity, age or affiliation with any person;
be used to sell any goods or services or for any other commercial use not intended by us, for yourself or for any other person. Examples are: sending private messages with a commercial purpose, or collecting information with the intention of passing it to a third party for his commercial use;
facilitate the provision of unauthorised copies of another person's copyright work;
Your Posting and Uploads
In connection with the restrictions set out below, we may refuse or edit or remove a Posting which does not comply with these terms.
In addition to the restrictions set out above, a Posting must not contain:
hyperlinks, other than those specifically authorised by us;
the name, logo or trademark of any organisation other than that of you or an association that you have a current membership or recognised affiliation.
inaccurate, false, or misleading information;
Security of our website
If you violate our website we shall take legal action against you.
You now agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to:
modify, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of our website, or any software used within it.
link to our website in any way that would cause the appearance or presentation of our website to be different from what would be seen by a user who accessed our website by typing the URL into a standard browser;
collect or use any product or service listings, descriptions, or prices other than for the purpose of verifying the status of a particular company;
collect or use any information obtained from or about our website or the Content except as intended by this agreement;
aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the Content or information available from our website, other than as permitted by this agreement or as is reasonably necessary for your use of the Services;
share with a third party any login credentials to our website;
Despite the above terms, we now grant a licence to you to:
create a hyperlink to our website for the purpose of promoting an interest common to both of us. You can do this without specific permission. This licence is conditional upon your not portraying us or any product or service in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of ours as part of the link without our express written consent.
display the Wedding Safe logo on your website or on any third party sites referring to your website but only where you have achieved accreditation and are a fully paid up subscriber.
Storage of data
We maintain reasonable procedures for general backup of data for our own purposes but we give no warranty that your data will be saved or backed up.
This agreement terminates on the expiry of your subscription.
You may terminate this agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect. You may terminate the agreement either by sending notice to us by post or email, or by completing the form on our website and submitting it. We reserve the right to check the validity of any request to terminate your subscription.
We may terminate this agreement at any time, for any reason, with immediate effect by sending you notice to that effect by post or email.
Termination by either party shall have the following effects:
your right to use the Services and display the Wedding Safe logo immediately ceases;
In the event of such termination by us, we will within seven days refund to you the balance of your subscription outstanding for any Service, pro rata with time not elapsed;
There shall be no reimbursement or credit if the Service is terminated due to your violation of the terms of this agreement.
We retain the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any and all parts of the Services provided to you, without refunding to you any fees paid if we decide in our absolute discretion that you have failed to comply with any of the terms of this agreement. This will include, but is not limited to. Making false statements in the accreditation process or uploading misleading information or links.
Interruption to Services
If it is necessary for us to interrupt the Services, we will give you reasonable notice where this is possible and when we judge the down time is such as to justify telling you.
You acknowledge that the Services may also be interrupted for many reasons beyond our control.
You agree that we are not liable to you for any loss, foreseeable or not, arising from any interruption to the Services.
You agree that at all times you will:
not do anything which does or might reduce the value of our Intellectual Property or challenge our ownership of it.
notify us of any suspected infringement of the Intellectual Property;
so far as concerns software provided or made accessible by us to you, you will not:
copy, or make any change to any part of its code;
use it in any way not anticipated by this agreement;
give access to it to any other person than you, the licensee in this agreement;
in any way provide any information about it to any other person or generally.
not use the Intellectual Property except directly in our interest.
Disclaimers and limitation of liability
All implied conditions, warranties and terms are excluded from this agreement. If in any jurisdiction an implied condition, warrant or term cannot be excluded, then this sub paragraph shall be deemed to be reduced in effect, only to the extent necessary to release that specific condition, warranty or term.
our website and our Services are provided “as is”. We make no representation or warranty that the Service will be:
useful to you;
of satisfactory quality;
fit for a particular purpose;
available or accessible, without interruption, or without error.
We claim no expert knowledge in any subject. We disclaim any obligation or liability to you arising directly or indirectly from information you take from our website.
We make no representation or warranty and accept no responsibility in law for:
accuracy of any Content or the impression or effect it gives;
delivery of Content, material or any message;
privacy of any transmission;
third party advertisements which are posted on our website or through the Services;
the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of our website or the Services;
failure or malfunction of computer hardware or software or technical equipment or system connected directly or indirectly to your use of the Services;
any act or omission of any person or the identity of any person who introduces himself to you through our website;
any aspect or characteristic of any services advertised on our website;
you agree that in any circumstances when we may become liable to you, the limit of our liability is the amount you have paid us in the immediately preceding 12 month period for the Services concerned.
Except in the case of death or personal injury, our total liability under this agreement, however it arises, shall not exceed the sum of £1,000. This applies whether your case is based on contract, tort or any other basis in law.
We shall not be liable to you for any loss or expense which is:
indirect or consequential loss; or
economic loss or other loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable or we knew you might incur it.
This paragraph (and any other paragraph which excludes or restricts our liability) applies to our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies (who may enforce this provision under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, as well as to us.
The terms of this contract were informed by the independent entity, Net Lawman.
If you become aware of any breach of any term of this agreement by any person, please tell us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your input but do not guarantee to agree with your judgement.
You indemnify us
You agree to indemnify us against all costs, claims and expense arising directly or indirectly from:
your failure to comply with the law of any country;
your breach of this agreement;
any act, neglect or default by any agent, employee, licensee or customer of yours;
a contractual claim arising from your use of the Services
a breach of the intellectual property rights of any person;
and for the purpose of this paragraph you agree that the cost of our management and technical time is properly recoverable and can reasonably be valued at £100.00 per hour without further proof.
If any term or provision of this agreement is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.
The rights and obligations of the parties set out in this agreement shall pass to any permitted successor in title.
If you are in breach of any term of this agreement, we may:
terminate your account and refuse access to our website;
remove or edit Content, or cancel any order at our discretion;
issue a claim in any court.
Any obligation in this agreement intended to continue to have effect after termination or completion shall so continue.
No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor indicate any intention to reduce that or any other right in the future.
Any communication to be served on either party by the other shall be sent by first class post or recorded delivery or by e-mail acknowledged by the recipient.
In the event of a dispute between the parties to this agreement, then they undertake to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with the other in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
This agreement does not give any right to any third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise, except that any provision in this agreement which excludes or restricts the liability of our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies, may be enforced under that Act.
Neither party shall be liable for any failure or delay in performance of this agreement which is caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
In the event of any conflict between any term of this agreement and the provisions of the articles of a limited company or any comparable document intended to regulate any other corporate or collective body, then the terms of this agreement shall prevail.
The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree that any dispute arising from it shall be litigated only in that country.