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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to wheretovegan.co.uk. The web pages available at wheretovegan.co.uk, mobile phone applications, web widgets, as well as all linked pages (collectively, our "Services"), are owned and operated by Where To Vegan LTD. a United Kingdom based corporation, and are accessed by you under the Terms of Use described below (“Terms of Use”). Please read our Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use carefully before using the Services.

 

Acceptance of Terms

By accessing wheretovegan.co.uk, or by using any part of Services, you agree to become bound by these terms and conditions (including, without limitation Where To Vegan LTD's Privacy Policy). If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions, then you may not access or use the content on the Services. The use of Where To Vegan LTD's Services is expressly conditioned upon your assent to all these terms and conditions, to the exclusion of all other terms; if these terms and conditions are, at any point, considered or characterised as an offer by Where To Vegan LTD, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms.

Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, and any access to or use of Services will be governed by the laws of England.

Intellectual Property

The contents of Services are protected by English Law and trademark laws. The contents of the Services are owned by or licensed to Where To Vegan LTD or its affiliates. In the case of User Materials (as defined in the "User Materials" section below) the contents are licensed to Where To Vegan LTD by the user. You may not reproduce, distribute, republish, upload, transmit, display, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on the Services without the prior written consent of Where To Vegan LTD, except as provided below. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are reserved to Where To Vegan LTD.

You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Services.

You may copy, or download, and print a limited amount of content, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (a) you include, without modification, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content, (b) you do not modify the content, (c) you do not use the content in a manner that suggests Where To Vegan LTD or wheretovegan.co.uk promotes or endorses your, or any third party's, causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, and (d) you do not use the content in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. In addition, you may use apps, widgets and tools on the Services that allow selected User Materials to appear on your mobile device, personal, noncommercial web site, weblog or other application, subject to the conditions in the preceding sentence. No quotes from any material on the Services may be used in any media without attribution to wheretovegan.co.uk.

Any other use of Services content requires prior written permission from Where To Vegan LTD.

User Materials

Through the community features of the Services, users may write reviews on or through the services of wheretovegan.co.uk ("User Materials"). You acknowledge that User Materials may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties on our behalf, and the Internet, and may be viewed by the Where To Vegan LTD staff and on the Services by the general public. You acknowledge that the Services are for public and not private communications.

Where To Vegan LTD reserves the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Materials at any time and for any reason or no reason in its absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although it has no duty to do so. If Where To Vegan LTD elects to screen User Materials, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for a review process. If Where To Vegan LTD has questions about your User Materials, Where To Vegan LTD retains the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you have the rights to post the User Materials.

You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the Services. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the Services, you are agreeing that the information and images submitted may be used by Where To Vegan LTD and may be published on our websites and/or in all other mediums. By submitting User Materials, you hereby grant Where To Vegan LTD, its affiliates, and their respective licensees, a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publish, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, reproduce, edit, display, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats or channels, whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world and for any purpose including, but not limited to, wheretovegan.co.uk, its linked pages, applications and services, third party licensee web sites, applications and services, over the air (on all forms of radio or television), Where To Vegan LTD print publications, and other applications and services later devised, without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant Where To Vegan LTD, wheretovegan.co.uk, and their licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your member name, city and state, and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials as defined in our Privacy Policy.

In addition, you grant each user of the Services, third party web sites (such Instagram, Facebook, and partner API sites where Where To Vegan LTD data is shared and / or promoted), applications and services, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the Services, third party web sites, applications and services, and to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of the third party web sites, and as permitted by the functionality of the Services and third party web sites, applications and services (such as through widgets, RSS feeds and other methods similar or dissimilar, now known or later devised).

Entries submitted for posting are selected entirely at the discretion of Where To Vegan LTD. You acknowledge and agree that Where To Vegan LTD shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any reviews, information, or other content submitted by you, and may, in its sole discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any reviews, information, or other content that you submit to the Services.

By submitting any reviews, content, or information to Where To Vegan LTD, you represent that the submitted review or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to Where To Vegan LTD. You understand and intend that any review, content, or information submitted by you to Where To Vegan LTD may be available for viewing, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or information with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any reviews, content, or information you submit to the Services.

Where To Vegan LTD respects the intellectual property rights of others. It is, therefore, our policy to expeditiously process, investigate and address notices of alleged infringement, and to take appropriate action under the relevant laws.

 

Content (Restrictions on Use)

You agree that you will not:

  • Use the Services for promotional or commercial purposes, except as expressly permitted by Where To Vegan LTD;
  • Modify, adapt, appropriate, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit the Services or Services Content (other than your own added content), except as expressly authorised by Where To Vegan LTD;
  • Reverse engineer any portion of the Services, except as may be permitted under the law;
  • Remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice on the Services or on any materials printed or copied off of the Services;
  • Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index the Services or any Services Content with the exception of RSS feeds;
  • Access, retrieve or index the Services to construct or populate a searchable database of business reviews;
  • Reformat or frame any portion of the Services without consent by Where To Vegan LTD;
  • Take any action that (i) imposes or may impose, in Where To Vegan LTD's sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure or server, including but not limited to, throttle violations; (ii) interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services; or (iii) bypasses any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Services;

User Conduct

As a condition of use of the Services, you promise not to use the Services or any services available on the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by Where To Vegan LTD. You understand that you are expected to respect the rights of others as a condition of your use of the Services.

Solely as examples, and not in any way limited to the following examples, you agree not to use the Services:

  • To abuse, harass, threaten, stalk, impersonate, or intimidate other users of Where To Vegan LTD;
  • To post or transmit any content that is infringing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party, or content that is degrading, intimidating, or hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability;
  • For any illegal or unauthorized purpose. If you are an international user, you agree to comply with all local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content;
  • To post or transmit any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any wheretovegan.co.uk user;
  • To create or submit unwanted email or communications to any other users of wheretovegan.co.uk;
  • To use or access the Services in any manner that violates any laws in your jurisdiction;
  • To submit links to or comments soliciting on behalf of multi-level marketing schemes (so-called pyramid schemes);
  • To attempt to impersonate another user or person;
  • To sell or otherwise transfer your profile;

 

Where To Vegan LTD audience

Where To Vegan LTD welcomes those who are:

  • vegan, vegetarian, herbivore, raw foodist;
  • Have a sincere interest in becoming vegan, eating healthy, and/or compassion towards animals.

Not allowed:

  • Trolls, Pro-meat/hunting/etc debate;
  • Personal attacks on other members;
  • Multiple accounts;
  • Content inappropriate for minors: profanity, sexual content, promoting illegal activities, etc;
  • Posting private contact information (address/phone/e-mail/etc) of others;
  • Posting promotions unrelated to veganism;
  • Posting promotion of animal abuse;
  • Postings which promote consumption of animal by-products;

Additional Rules:

  • Please stay on topic;
  • Please report any violations;
  • Do not discuss private correspondence publicly (pm's, e-mail, etc) without permission from all parties involved;

Violators may be subject to warnings, suspensions, or banned from the Services at the discretion of Where To Vegan LTD's administrators.

 

Right to Terminate

Where To Vegan LTD reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, discontinue or terminate the Services, Application or Services or to modify these Terms, at any time and without prior notice. Where To Vegan LTD may terminate or suspend any and all services provided to you, as well as the termination or suspension of your wheretovegan.co.uk account immediately, without prior notice at any time and for any reason or no reason. All provisions of these Terms of Use, which by their nature should survive termination, shall survive termination, including, without limitation, intellectual property ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability. You may cancel your Account at any time.

Links and Search Results

The Services may automatically produce search results that reference or link to third-party sites throughout the World Wide Web. Where To Vegan LTD has no control over these sites or the content within them. Where To Vegan LTD cannot guarantee, represent, or warrant that the content contained in these sites is accurate, legal, and/or inoffensive. Where To Vegan LTD does not endorse the content of any third-party site, nor do we warrant that it will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Services to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against Where To Vegan LTD for any damages or losses, whatsoever, resulting from your use of the Services to obtain search results or to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Services, please notify Where To Vegan LTD, and Where To Vegan LTD will investigate your claim and take any actions Where To Vegan LTD deems appropriate at our sole discretion.

The service of the site, content and Services are provided on an "As Is" basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

Indemnity

By your use of the Services, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Where To Vegan LTD, its customers, and employees from any liability, damage or cost (including reasonable attorneys' fees and cost) from any claim or demand made by any third party related to or arising from your access to the Services, use of the services available on the Services, violation of these Terms of Use, or the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or site User ID, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that in no event shall Where To Vegan LTD be liable under contract, tort or strict liability, negligence or any other legal theory (i) with respect to the Services, the services available on the Services or any content available on the Services for any lost profits or special, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, (ii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data.

Disclaimer

If you create an account, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and its content, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the Services. You must not describe or assign content to your account in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Where To Vegan LTD may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful. You must immediately notify Where To Vegan LTD of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. You agree that Where To Vegan LTD will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Where To Vegan LTD has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material posted on or linked to the Services, and cannot therefore be responsible for user posted content, use or effects. By operating the Services, Where To Vegan LTD does not represent or imply that it endorses the user material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and any harmful or destructive content.

You acknowledge that Where To Vegan LTD has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding: which users gain access to the Services or use the services available on the Services; what effects the content may have on you; how you may interpret or use the content; or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the content. You release Where To Vegan LTD from all liability for you having acquired or not acquired content through the Services or the services available on the Services. The Services may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive, inappropriate or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, violations of privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Where To Vegan LTD makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through the Services or services available on the Services, and Where To Vegan LTD will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through the Services or the services available on the Services and disclaims responsibility for any resultant harm.

Contact Us

If you see content you believe to be objectionable or have any questions about these Terms of Use, please contact Where To Vegan LTD.