In this section:
- 1. Information about us
- 2. Accessing our Site
- 3. Acceptable use
- 4. Content standards
- 5. Suspension and termination
- 6. Complaints
- 7. Licence and Intellectual Property Rights
- 8. No warranty and reliance on information (Disclaimer)
- 9. Our Site changes regularly
- 10. Our liability
- 11. Information about you and your visits to our Site
- 12. Viruses, hacking and other offences
- 13. Linking to our Site
- 14. Links from our Site
- 15. Jurisdiction and applicable law
- 16. Trade marks
- 17. Variations
- 18. Your concerns
1.1. www.fdf.org.uk is a site operated by the Food and Drink Federation ("we", “us” or “our” ). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 210572 and have our registered office at 6th Floor, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2SL. Our VAT number is 761253541.
2.1. Although we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that our Site is available during normal business hours, we may withdraw or amend the service we provide on our Site without notice. In the event, we will not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
2.2. We restrict access to some parts of our Site to members of the FDF. To access the members' only area, you must register with us. Only employees of organisations who are members of FDF are eligible to register with us.
3.1. You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:
3.1.1. in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
3.1.2. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
3.1.3. for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
3.1.4. to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
3.1.5. to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
3.2. You also agree:
3.2.1. not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
188.8.131.52. any part of our Site;
184.108.40.206. any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
220.127.116.11. any software used in the provision of our Site; or
.2.1.4. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
4.1. We may from time to time allow FDF members to post comments to consultations on our Site (“Content”). We do not pre-moderate Content.
4.2. Where you are uploading Content to our Site, you must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter.
4.3. Content must:
4.3.1. be accurate (where they state facts);
4.3.2. be genuinely held (where they state opinions);
4.3.3. comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
4.4. Content must not:
4.4.1. contain any material which is defamatory of any person, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;
4.4.2. promote sexually explicit material, violence, promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
4.4.3. infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
4.4.4. be likely to deceive any person or made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence or promote any illegal activity;
4.4.5. be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
4.4.6. be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case;
4.4.7. advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
7.1. 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.
7.2. Subject to clause 7.3, any content and materials available through the public areas of our Site are made available for information, review and reference purposes. You may use this content and materials provided that you reference FDF as the originating source and include the following copyright notice “Copyright 2021 The Food and Drink Federation – www.fdf.org.uk”.
7.3. Any content, materials and information which is made available via the FDF members only area of our Site is confidential. You may use, publish or disclose such content, materials and information internally provided that you reference FDF as the originating source and include the following copyright notice “Copyright 2021 The Food and Drink Federation – www.fdf.org.uk.
7.4. Unless explicit permission has been given by us in writing, no content , materials, information, email alert or documents available through such area is to be used for commercial purposes or published or disclosed or passed in any form to a third party.
7.6. If you are unsure about the reproduction of any of the content or materials available through our Site please direct all enquiries regarding obtaining permission to use it: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8.1. Our Site and the content and material available on our Site are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy completeness or authenticity and such the Site and such content or materials are made available to you on an “AS IS” basis.
8.2. Commentary and other materials available on our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
9.1. We aim to update our Site regularly, and may change the content and functionality at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our Site or part of our Site. Any of the material on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
10.1. To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:
10.1.1. all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
10.1.2. any and all liability (whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.
10.2. This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
10.3. This does not affect our liability to our members under our membership agreement arising in connection with the use of our Site, and the use of content or materials available on it, by our members.
12.1. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which 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.
13.1. You may link to our Site, provided you reference the FDF as the originating source and do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but 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.
14.1. Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
18.1. If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Site, please contact email@example.com.
Company Registration Information
The Food and Drink Federation
10 Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SL
Registration number: 210572
VAT number: 761253541