These are the terms and conditions of use for planandwed.com (Website). The Website is operated by Plan and Wed Limited (we, us and our). We are a limited company, registered in England. Our registered company number is 10252086. These terms govern your access to and use of the services. If you want to use our website or other services as operated and made available by us from time to time you have to agree to these terms and you acknowledge that these terms form a legally-binding contract between us and you. If you do not want to be bound by these terms, then you should not use the website or the Services.
Your use of the Website and the Services will be subject to these terms and conditions and by using the Website you agree to be bound by them. The services we offer through the Website are provided subject to these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time by changing them on the Website. These terms and conditions were last updated on 1st January 2016.
We provide a comprehensive online wedding planning resource service which helps users to find inspiration, plan and co-ordinate their wedding day (“Services“). It is currently free for you to register with us, set up your dashboard and use our Website and Services to help you with the planning of your wedding day. The Service is available to both individuals who are planning their wedding day and also to venues and other suppliers (“Suppliers“) who wish to be listed in the Supplier directories as part of the Service (together “users“). We charge fees for certain features of our service and you will have the opportunity to review and accept such fees prior to incurring any costs.
We do not control the material submitted to the Website by users and, in particular, we do not control the ratings and reviews that our users give of Suppliers.
We do not vet any Supplier and you acknowledge and agree that you, and not we, are solely responsible for any conclusions you may draw from any Supplier profile, rating or review of any Supplier appearing on the Website.
We warrant that we will provide the Service with reasonable skill. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all use you make of any Service. Except as set out herein, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all implied warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind are hereby excluded. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of you or anyone else using or relying on this Service.
We do not accept any responsibility or liability for issues arising with your wedding day, whether directly or indirectly caused by the tools or other functionality made available to you via our Website.
In order to access and use certain Services and functionality offered through the Website, you must register with and open an account with us. In doing so, please make sure that all of the details that you give to us are accurate and complete, and are kept current and up-to-date whilst you continue to use the Website and the Services. You must contact us promptly to inform us of all changes to this information.
Usernames and passwords
Upon registration for an account with us, you will be asked to create a username and password. You must keep your username and password confidential at all times and use it only to access and use your account and not for any other purpose. You are the only authorised user of your account, unless expressly specified otherwise, and accordingly you must not disclose your username and/or password to anyone else. You should contact us immediately upon discovering any unauthorised use of your account or error in the operation of your username and/or password. Any breach of these terms and conditions and/or any use of your account by anyone to whom you disclose your username and/or password will be treated as if the breach or use had been carried out by you, and will not relieve you of your obligations to us. Any such use will be attributed to you in accordance with these terms and conditions.
Usernames and passwords are our property and we reserve the right to alter or replace them at any time in our sole discretion.
You must cease to use and delete the password from any of your records upon expiry or termination of your account with us for whatever reason.
Please notify us immediately via our Website if anyone else has become aware of your ID in circumstances in which there is a risk of misuse or if you have any reason to believe that there is any other risk of any unauthorised use of your account.
You agree that we may, in our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service and remove and discard any content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation:
- for lack of use or if we reasonably believe that you have violated or acted inconsistently with these terms and conditions;
- if any details you provide for the purposes of registering as a user are or may be false; or
- if there is any other risk to the security or integrity of our Website or the Services.
If you are a Supplier using the Website and the Services, the following terms set out in this paragraph shall also apply to you in addition to the rest of these terms and conditions. You should only register as a Supplier in your capacity as acting wholly or mainly in the course of a business, trade or profession. As part of our agreement, you confirm that this is the case and warrant that you are the genuine owner, or are authorised on behalf of the Supplier concerned (for example if you are an employee of the Supplier concerned), to register on the Website or to claim the relevant listing and profile on the Website. We reserve the right to delete your user account at our discretion if we reasonably determine that you are not the authentic owner of a Supplier business.
You will need to complete or claim your listing on the Website during the registration process, and complete all necessary information relevant to your business. You are responsible for all information listed in your profile page and any other information you provide to us in connection with your profile and listing. We charge fees for certain enhanced features of our Service and you will have the opportunity to review and accept such fees prior to incurring any costs.
We may impose limits on certain features of the website or restrict your access to parts or all of it without notice or liability.
If you are a photographer (or other Supplier) sending images or other content to us for use either in Supplier listings (whether for your own listing or that of another Supplier) or within our Blog section, you must comply with the following:
You warrant that you are fully authorised and entitled to submit the photographs or other content to us for use on the Website, in respect of all rights in the work concerned, including ownership, copyright, moral rights, the rights of people, names, trademarks, designs or works of art depicted in the photographs or other content, and that no further permissions or conditions are required in order for us to use the photographs or other content including, for example, from the bride and groom or any other individual identified in such photographs.
You warrant that you have full permission to enter and reproduce an image of the person(s) featured in the photograph (if applicable). If a photograph or other content submitted to us contains an image of a minor (person under the age of 18) then you hereby confirm that you have obtained the consent of the minors’ parent or legal guardian.
You agree that your photograph or other content which is submitted to us shall be subject to the terms of the grant of license to us in the User Content paragraph below.
What you are allowed to do
Unless you are a Supplier, you may only use the Website for non-commercial use and only in accordance with these terms and conditions. You may retrieve and display content from the Website on a computer screen, print and copy individual pages and, subject to the next section, store such pages in electronic form. Additional terms may also apply to certain features, parts or content of the Website and, where they apply, will be displayed on-screen or accessible via a link.
What you are not allowed to do
Except to the extent expressly set out in these terms and conditions, you are not allowed to:
- store pages of or datasets from the Website on a server or other storage device connected to a network or create an electronic database by systematically or otherwise downloading and storing any or all of the pages of the Website;
- remove or change any content of the Website or attempt to circumvent security or interfere with the proper working of the Website or the servers on which it is hosted;
- create links to the Website from any other website, without our prior written consent;
- link to any photographs from the Website without our permission;
- inject or subject the Website to any adware, malware or viruses; create a copy of the website or a standalone website which impersonates the Website; or
- attempt to access the Service database, user information, passwords or other records relating to the Website except in the
- normal course of using the Service.
You must only use the Website and anything available from the Website for lawful purposes (complying with all applicable laws and regulations), in a responsible manner, and not in a way that might damage our name or reputation or that of any of our affiliates.
All rights granted to you under these terms and conditions will terminate immediately in the event that you are in breach of any of them.
Access to the Website
It is your responsibility to ensure your equipment (computer, laptop, netbook, tablet or other mobile device) meets all the necessary technical specifications to enable you to access and use the Website and is compatible with the Website.
We may, from time to time, restrict access to certain features, parts or content of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with us.
We do not guarantee the continuous, uninterrupted or error-free operability of the Website. There may be times when certain features, parts or content of the Website, or the entire Website, become unavailable (whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis) or are modified, suspended or withdrawn by us, in our sole discretion, without notice to you. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any unavailability, modification, suspension or withdrawal of the Website, or any features, parts or content of the Website.
Intellectual property rights
All intellectual property rights in any content of the Website (including text, graphics, software, photographs and other images, videos, sound, trade marks and logos) are owned by us or our licensors (for example photographers who have granted us a license to show their photos). Except as expressly set out here, nothing in these terms and conditions gives you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by us or our licensors and you acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading content from the Website. In the event you print off, copy or store pages from the Website (only as permitted by these terms and conditions), you must ensure that any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right notices contained in the original content are reproduced.
We take the misappropriation of our intellectual property rights by any user or other third party seriously and will take steps to enforce our legal rights in the event we reasonably deem any such misappropriation has occurred through our use of the Service or otherwise on the Website.
By submitting any User Submissions or any content to be used for our Blog section to or via the Website, you agree to the following:
- if and to the extent that any content provided by you contains any material that is subject to a third party’s intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, you will have obtained all necessary permissions to upload all such permissions to upload all such material (including any required permissions from photographers and any individuals identified in any material submitted to us) and to grant us, our affiliates and licensors all of the license rights set out in these terms;
- you will indemnify us, our affiliates and licensees, from all claims, liabilities and losses that arise from:
- any claim that any content provided by you infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party or is otherwise illegal or unlawful;
- any breach by you of these terms;
- any breach of these terms by any person accessing the Website under your log-in details.
We may change the format and content of the Website from time to time. You agree that your use of the Website is on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis and at your sole risk.
Whilst we try to make sure that all information contained on the Website (other than any user-generated content) is correct, it is not intended to amount to authority or advice on which reliance should be placed. You should check with us or the relevant information source before acting on any such information.
Except to the extent expressly set out within these terms and conditions, we make or give no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, correctness, reliability, integrity, quality, fitness for purpose or originality of any content of the Website and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all implied warranties, conditions or other terms of any kind are hereby excluded and we accept no liability for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of you or anyone else using the Website or relying on any of its content.
We cannot and do not guarantee that any content of the Website will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements. It is your responsibility to implement appropriate IT security safeguards (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements as to the safety and reliability of content.
The Website may, from time to time, allow you to upload user-generated content and may also allow you to communicate that content, either to selected recipients or in public areas, such as comments pages and/or message boards (collectively User Content Areas). We do not control the material submitted to User Content Areas (collectively User Submissions), nor are User Content Areas actively moderated. You are solely responsible for the content of your User Submissions as submitted by you and acknowledge that all User Submissions express the views of their respective authors, and not our views.
If you participate in any User Content Areas, you must:
- keep all User Submissions relevant to the purpose of the User Content Area and the nature of any topic;
- not submit any User Submission that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, pornographic, obscene, vulgar, indecent, offensive or which infringes on the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party;
- not submit any User Submission that contains any viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive elements; not submit any User Submission containing any form of advertising; and
- not impersonate, or misrepresent an affiliation with, any person or entity.
You agree that, by submitting any User Submission, you grant us and our affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully sub-licensable right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Submission (in whole or part) and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology, and you waive any moral rights you may have in, or to be identified as the author, of such User Submission. Whilst we do not pre-screen User Submissions, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to delete, edit or modify any User Submission submitted by you and/or to close any topic, at any time without notice to you. You may not use our Service solely for storage purposes and in the event that your user account is deactivated (either by us or yourself), deleted or blocked in accordance with these terms and conditions, your User Submissions or other content which has been uploaded to the Website will no longer be available and we will not take steps to retrieve such content for you. Complaints about the content of any User Submission must be sent to email@example.com and must contain details of the specific User Submission giving rise to the complaint.
You agree that you will not, nor allow anyone else to, use your account or any Service:
- to access or attempt to access any Service which you are not authorised to access (whether by purchase, subscription or otherwise);
- to interfere with or disrupt the provision of any Service or use any Service in a way that interferes with anyone else’s use of any Service;
- to further any criminal or fraudulent activity or to impersonate another person;
- to breach the rights of any person (including, but not limited to rights of privacy and intellectual property rights); or
- otherwise in breach of any acceptable use guidelines that we may issue from time to time.
Your personal information
The Website may, from time to time, include links to external sites, which may include links to third party offers and promotions. We include these to provide you with access to information, products or services that you may find useful or interesting. We are not responsible for the content of these sites or for anything provided by them and do not guarantee that they will be continuously available. The fact that we include links to such external sites does not imply any endorsement of, or association with, their operators or promoters.
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall limit or exclude our liability to you for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability that may not, under English law, be limited or excluded.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and you agree that any dispute between you and us regarding them or the Website will only be dealt with by the English courts, provided that, if you are a consumer and not a business user and live in a part of the United Kingdom other than England, the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will govern and any dispute will only be dealt with by the courts there. Nothing shall prevent us from bringing proceedings to protect our intellectual property rights before any competent court.
Please submit any questions you have about these terms and conditions or any problems concerning the Website by any of the following means:
- via the Website;
- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org