Valid from: 01 November 2020
We ask you to read carefully these Terms and Conditions of Use of PressPlugs,
which govern your use of the PressPlugs (“us”) website and services (“the Service”).
By accessing our site you agree to these terms and conditions of use.
1.1 PressPlugs connects media requests (“Requests”) from many in the media
including journalists, bloggers and others, with subscribers and provides an online community linking them together.
1.3 Our Site belongs to Nolan PR Ltd (we or us), a company registered in England and Wales with company number 09663124. Visitors or subscribers using the PressPlugs site are referred to as a subscriber, user or you.
1.4 Our Site is intended for and directed to residents of the United Kingdom over the age of 18 years. We recommend that parents use their browser’s parental controls to limit access of our Site.
2. Membership categories
There are distinct kinds of membership with PressPlugs:
a) Contributor Member, which we define as a member who uses the service to
distribute their media requests. PressPlugs reserves the right to reject any submitted Requests.
b) Subscriber Member, which we define as a member who is able to provide
information in response to a press request.
3. Ownership, use and intellectual property rights
3.1 We, Nolan PR Ltd, are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights of all the content and materials included on our site or published on it and as such this content is protected by copyright laws. We and our licensors reserve all rights. By using our Site, you agree to abide by all copyright notices or other restrictions on use of the materials on our site.
3.3 You may not in any way alter, delete, copy, distribute or sell any information or content obtained from our Site unless granted by us and you must obtain written permission from us or any other person or entity who owns intellectual property on our Site before you may publish or use in any other way material or content from our Site.
4.1 While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our Site, we do not make any representation or give any warranty or promise (whether express or implied) that any information is or remains accurate, complete and up to date or fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance you place on the information on our Site is at your own risk.
4.2 All information available through our Site available to you is in good faith, but you are responsible for the use you make of any such information or materials. We cannot accept any responsibility for any use make of the information or materials you access via our Site nor for the effectiveness, success or results of any opportunities we make available via our Site.
4.3 The material and information contained on our Site is provided for general
purposes only and in no way can constitute professional advice. No information made available through our Site is intended to replace or be in substitution for the services of professionals with specific areas of expertise. Where appropriate, you should seek advice from professionals specialising in the relevant field.
4.4 We do not monitor or are party to any communications or transactions between you and third party providers of services available through our Site and so cannot assume responsible for these matters.
statutory requirement or any statutory right you may have.
4.6 In case of breakdown of the software governing the system, we will do our utmost to resume normal service within as fast a time as possible. Such a breakdown will NOT entitle subscribers to refunds or partial refunds.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
5.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law and subject to paragraph 6.3 below, we exclude all liability (whether arising in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise) which we may otherwise have to you as a result of:
5.1.1 any error or inaccuracies in any information or material within or accessed via our Site;
5.1.2 the unavailability of our Site for whatsoever reason; or
5.1.3 any representation or statement made on our Site.
5.2 Subject to paragraph 5.3, under no circumstances shall we be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered (including, without limitation, direct, indirect,
consequential or special loss or damage) arising from your use of, or reliance on our Site (including the downloading of any materials or information from it).
5.3 We do not exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, for any fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation made by us on this Site or for any other statutory rights which are not capable of being limited or excluded as a matter of law.
5.4. Due to the nature of the Service, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. You can contact us to inform us of content that you find objectionable. We may investigate complaints and violations of our policies and take any action that we deem acceptable, including, but not limited to, issuing warnings, removing content or terminating accounts. We reserve the right to take no action, as situations and interpretations may vary. Under no circumstances shall we be liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to, errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to or denial of access to any content as part of the Service.
5.5. Member Responsibilities. You agree that you: – are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your membership details and your use of the Service and are fully responsible for all activities that occur and content posted, under your account with or without your knowledge. Also, you will not share your login or journalist/blogger requests with anyone else and use the information gained in requests to be the intermediary between journalist/blogger and your client. You will not share confidential or privileged information received from the Service with any third parties. – understand that you are solely responsible for the content or information you transmit to other members. – understand that your content may be transferred over various networks in an unencrypted manner. – understand that PressPlugs cannot guarantee the identity of any users with whom you may interact
with or the authenticity of any data which users may provide in the course of using the Service. – consent to receive communications from PressPlugs, including but not limited to, emails. If at any time you wish to stop receiving communications, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
5.6. You agree to hold innocent PressPlugs, its employees, affiliates against all
claims, losses, damages that may incur with i) your use of the Service including but not limited to, any material downloaded or otherwise obtained using the Service; ii) your violations with this agreement; iii) content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise communicate; iv) your violations of any other rights including but not limited to another’s copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right.
5.7 Nolan PR/PressPlugs provides its PressPlugs service entirely in good faith to all customers using the service. Therefore, we will not be held legally accountable of any perceived or actual dissatisfaction/loss which you relate to use of this service.
Additional Terms of Service
6.1. You are granted a nonexclusive, non-concurrent, non-transferrable, limited right to access the Service. Your responsibility extends to all activity and use under any member account information (e.g. email) that you use. You may use the Service functionality only via pressplugs.co.uk and you may not download, copy, reuse or distribute that functionality.
6.2. PressPlugs reserves the right to monitor use of the Service to ensure
compliance with these Terms of Service. PressPlugs reserves to take appropriate action including, but not limited to, suspension or cancellation of your account, if we determine that you are in breach of this Agreement.
6.3. As a Contributor Member, you hereby grant PressPlugs a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, [royalty-free license to use, copy or revise any content that you post to the Service, including but not limited to any Requests to be distributed via the Service.
6.4. You agree to immediately notify PressPlugs of any unauthorised use of the
Service or any other breach of security.
7. Payment for Services and ongoing subscriptions7.1. All amounts by PressPlugs, where applicable, will be billed in British Pounds (GBP), unless otherwise stated or agreed with us.
7.2. Charges for access to Paid Services are billed monthly in advance, unless
otherwise stated by us.
7.3 By agreeing to use PressPlugs you form a contract with us. The contract is a
month to month rolling contract, where you can cancel at any time, but no refund is due for deciding to cancel during a month. However, if you decide to sign for a 3 or 12 month subscription this is a contract for the 3 or 12 month period, which is non-refundable.
7.4 Please allow 24 hours on a normal working day in the UK (i.e. not a
weekend) after you have completed and submitted payment for your access details to be set up.
7.5 If you fail to make any monthly subscription or any payment is refused, your access to PressPlugs may be suspended and you will still be liable to pay any outstanding fees.
7.6. Cancellations of PressPlugs subscription. You can cancel a monthly rolling
contract at any time. However, if you have a 3 month or 12 month subscription
payment is due in advance of using the service and no refunds are given.
7.7 You agree to provide PressPlugs with up-to-date and accurate billing information.
PressPlugs may suspend or terminate your account at any time at its discretion.
PressPlugs reserves the right to suspend your access to the Service, without
liability to you. In addition, PressPlugs reserves the right to publicise the identity of any misuser of PressPlugs as defined by a breach of these Terms of Service to all users of the Service.
9 LINKS FROM OUR SITE TO THIRD PARTY SITES
companies or organisations to which we link.
9.2 Except where otherwise any links or references to external third party websites are provided for your information and convenience only.
9.3 We have no control over third party websites and so accept no responsibility for any content, material, information, advertising or products contained in, or made available through them or any liability arising from use of any such website. We do not endorse or take any responsibility for any such website or its contents even if our Site links to it. A link from our Site to a third party website should not be interpreted as an endorsement of any such site or the persons responsible for any such website.
9.4 Links to our site. We reserve the right to rescind any permission granted to any person or any organisation to link to our Site and to require termination of any such link to any of our Site at our discretion at any time.
provisions or notices elsewhere on our Site in relation to specific products or
services provided by us. In particular, your attention is drawn to the fact that the provisions relating to subscriptions, cancellations, ownership of intellectual property rights, disclaimers and limitation of liability will vary with the different products and services we provide through our Site.
10.2 You are responsible for ensuring that you read and understand all relevant terms and conditions when you use our Site to purchase or subscribe for specific products or services.
11.2 In the event that we fail to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be interpreted as a waiver of that right or remedy.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
of England and Wales.
12.2 In using our Site you agree that the courts of England and Wales will have
exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising in relation to our Site, its contents and the products and services provided through our Site.
These Terms of Service constitute an entire agreement between PressPlugs and its
members. PressPlugs reserves the right to modify the Terms of Service at any
time, and will post a notice of this update on its website at www.pressplugs.co.uk.
PressPlugs may change or discontinue any part of this Service, without notice, at any time at its sole discretion. Any queries over these Terms and Conditions of use can be made by contacting PressPlugs at email@example.com
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