Last updated: 3rd February 2009
This statement is the terms and conditions for use of the Ethos Public Relations website, www.ethos-pr.com, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, digital television, PDA and RSS feeds.
These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the network, on whatever device. In these terms and conditions, when we say Website, we mean www.ethos-pr.com.
Please note: Opinions expressed on the website may not necessarily be the opinion of Ethos Public Relations Limited, its Directors or Employees. In particular, the content of press releases reproduced on the website reflect the opinions of our clients.
It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of the Website is not contrary to the laws of your country of residence.
We reserve the right to take such action as we in our sole discretion deem fit in respect of any electronic mail ("e-mail") which contains threatening, abusive, malicious, pornographic, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal or inappropriate material. Unless you indicate to the contrary, all e-mails received by us from you are deemed to have been submitted, where appropriate, for publication, free of charge. If we decide to publish an e-mail from you on the Website we will incur no liability to you by doing so. We will not disclose any personal information under any circumstances of any of our staff. Where appropriate we will endeavour to respond to e-mails within 3 working days of receipt, but give no warranty that we will respond to any e-mail sent to us.
You agree that we have no control over third party content and information which can be accessed using the Website and that we do not examine or edit the use to which you or others put the Website or the nature of the content or information being accessed and that we are excluded from all liability of any kind arising from such third party content or information. This applies to advertisements as well as website offering goods or service.
Except for death or personal injury caused by negligent acts or omissions, we shall only be liable to you for any loss or damage arising from your use of the Website, which is a reasonably foreseeable consequence of a breach by us of these Terms and Conditions. We will also not be liable to you for any damages in excess of ?40, or if higher, the amount of any fees you have paid us for access to the Website. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by us or our employees or agents in circumstances where:
(i) we are not at fault for the errors or inaccuracies; or
(ii) the loss or damage is not foreseeable to both of us at the time of your initial acceptance of these Terms and Conditions; or
(iii) the loss or damage is a business loss or the losses were caused in the course of business, including losses relating to lost data, lost profits or business interruption.
We cannot and do not accept any responsibility for the computer equipment and telephone services which you use to access the Website, or for the security of the same. You will be responsible for the security of your own computer system, and the transfer of any information from your computer system. We also cannot and do not accept responsibility for the loss or corruption of any material in transit, or the loss of or corruption of any material when downloaded onto any computer systems.
Where we are liable to you for any loss or damages, we will not be liable for any increase in loss or damage resulting from a breach by you of any term of these Terms and Conditions.
We reserve the right to remove any information/material we deem to be in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions without notice, and without prejudice to any other accrued rights, and/or to make available such information/material when required to do so by law or when requested to do so by regulatory bodies or law enforcement organisations.
Any goods or services purchased or obtained or offered to you through use of the Website, whether accessed directly or otherwise, are provided subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier of those goods or services. As such, unless otherwise stated, we make no warranty whatsoever in relation to those goods or services. We provide the Website on an "as is" basis and make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the Website or the content. We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the content published on the Website. Any liability, however it occurs, for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
We are not responsible for any technical or other issues that may arise if you download software from an external third party website (eg Acrobat Reader) or upgrade your browser software to enhance your usage of the Website.
We reserve the right to make changes to any part of the Website. Due to our policy of updating and improving the Website, it may therefore be necessary to change these Terms and Conditions. If we do change the terms of these Terms and Conditions, we will update the date at the top of this page.
If you use any of the Website after we have published such changes, you will be agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by them, you should not use the Website.
For the purposes of this agreement, "material" means material including, without limitation, text, video, graphics and sound material, published on the Ethos Public Relations website, whether copyright of Ethos Public Relations or a third party.
You may download and print extracts from the material and make copies of these for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download or print the material, or extracts from it, in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on Ethos Public Relations.
You must not reproduce any part of Ethos Public Relations or the material or transmit it to or store it in any other website or disseminate any part of the material in any other form, unless we have indicated that you may do so.
This Website may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Website complies with applicable laws, codes and regulations. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law any responsibility for any error or inaccuracy appearing in any advertising or sponsorship material.
We may from time to time run competitions, free prize draws and/or other promotions on the Website and may offer content the access to and use of which, incurs a charge. These will be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be made known to you at the relevant time.
We may terminate the provision of any of the Website or restrict your access to them without any prior notice to you where (by way of example and without limitation):
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with, these Terms and Conditions. We shall retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in any court or courts including, if appropriate, in the courts of your country of residence or, where these Terms and Conditions are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of your principal place of business.
If you have any queries concerning any part of these Terms and Conditions please contact us