General Terms Of Website Use
Last updated 13 February 2018
This page, together with the documents referred to on it, tells you the terms under which you may use our website.
1.1. These terms apply to all visitors of our website. Additional terms apply if you register as a user.
1.2. Before using our website you should read and understand these terms.
1.3. By using our website you accept and agree to be bound by these terms.
1.4. If you refuse to accept these terms do not use our website.
1.5. You should print a copy of these terms for future reference.
1.6. You will be bound by these terms once a contract comes into existence between you and us.
1.7. A contract will come into existence between you and us as set out in the How The Contract Is Formed Between You And Us section below.
1.8. English is the only language in which this contract may be concluded.
1.9. The contract will be stored by us and may be accessed by you, and downloaded in a durable medium, within the Account section of our website.
1.10. Headings do not affect the interpretation of these terms.
2.1. By “our website” we mean all websites owned by The Bright Group International Limited and each of them individually, https://thebrightagency.com/, any sub folders of https://thebrightagency.com/ and any domain names which we own which forward to https://thebrightagency.com/ or which forward to any sub folders of https://thebrightagency.com/.
2.2. By “us”, “we” and “our” we mean The Bright Group International Limited, The Bright Agency Limited and Bright Group US Inc.
2.4. By “durable medium” we mean any instrument which enables you to store information addressed personally to you in a way accessible for future reference for a period of time adequate for the purposes of the information stored and allows the unchanged reproduction of the information stored. The durable medium we use is PDF (Portable Document Format). The terms which you have agreed to are accessible in the Account part of our website.
2.6. By “use” we mean use, copy, view, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
2.7. By “visitor” we mean any person viewing our website.
2.8. By “content” we mean data, text, information, screen names, graphics, photos, profiles, software, music, files, sounds, static and mobile images.
2.9. By “registered user” we mean anyone who has a The Bright Group International Limited, The Bright Agency or Bright Group US Inc account.
2.10. By “home page” we mean https://thebrightagency.com/.
2.11. By “force majeure event” we mean as set out in clause 21.
3.1. Our registered company name is THE BRIGHT GROUP INTERNATIONAL LIMITED, which is the owner and operator of this website.
3.2. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 06949307.
3.3. Our trading name is The Bright Agency in the UK and Bright Group US Inc in the USA.
3.4. Our website is https://thebrightagency.com/.
3.5. Our registered office is at 1st Floor Gallery Court, 28 Arcadia Avenue, London, N3 2FG with our trading premises at The Bright Agency Limited,103-105 St John's Hill, London SW11 1SY, UK and Bright Group US Inc, 460 Park Avenue South, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA.
3.6. Our UK VAT number is 977912955 and our US tax ID is 37-1776450
3.7. We are a registered limited company in the United Kingdom and a registered incorporated company in the United States of America.
4.1. Our UK website is intended for use by people resident in the United Kingdom and our US website is intended for use by people resident in the United States of America, with all other users able to access and/or register with any of our websites and subject to the terms and conditions applicable to their use.
4.2. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may withdraw or amend access to our website without notice.
4.3. We are not liable in anyway if, for any reason, our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
4.4. We may, at any time, restrict access to all or part of our website without notice.
4.5. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our website.
4.6. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
5.1. By using our website, you warrant that:
a. you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts;
b. you are resident in the country you are claiming as your country of residence when registering with us;
c. you agree you are subject to and compliant with the laws of England and Wales when accessing the UK website and/or subject to and compliant with the laws of the State of New York when accessing the US website.
How The Contract Is Formed Between You And Us
6.1. The contract is formed between you and us immediately once you start to use our website.
Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights on our website, and in the material published on it/them. That material is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
7.1. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our website.
7.2. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any graphics, illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences separately from any accompanying text.
7.3. Our status (and that of any identified artist/illustrator, author, contributors) as the owner or the licensee of material on our website must always be clearly acknowledged.
7.4. You must not use any part of the materials on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a written licence to do so from us or our licensors.
7.5. If you wish to make use of any material on our website for purposes other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com.
7.6. If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Reliance On Information Posted
8.1. Commentary and other materials posted on our website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.
8.2. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its content.
Our Website Changes Regularly
9.1. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
9.2. We aim to update our website regularly, and may change the content at any time without notice.
9.3. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our website, or close it indefinitely without notice.
Information About You And Your Visits To Our Website
10.2. By using our website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all information provided by you is accurate and up to date.
Uploading Material To Our Website
11.1. You may not upload material to our website unless you are a registered user.
11.2. Registered users must, in addition to these terms, comply with our Registered User Terms And Conditions, where applicable.
11.3. We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted on our website.
Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences
12.1. You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
12.2. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website.
12.3. You must not attack our website via a denial of service attack or a distributed denial of service attack.
If you breach provisions 12.1., 12.2. or 12.3. you will commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 under English law and you will be subject to any equivalent laws of the State of New York where applicable. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities. We will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. If you breach these provisions, your right to use our website will cease immediately.
12.4. We are not liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial of service attack, distributed denial of service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking To Our Website
13.1. You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
13.2. 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.
13.3. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
13.4. Our website must not be framed on any other website.
13.5. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
13.6. The website from which you are linking must not, in our opinion, be associated with, encourage, endorse or promote anything which is:
a. illegal (such as drugs, knives or offensive weapons);
c. salacious or corrupting;
d. abusive, violent, harassing, or bullying.
13.7. The website from which you are linking must not contain any images, video, sound, text and/or content that damages our reputation or the reputation of any entity with which we are affiliated.
Links From Our Website
14.1. Where our website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources. We are not liable or responsible for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Please note that these websites also have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
15.1. The Bright Agency and Bright Group US Inc are the trading names of The Bright Group International Limited. All rights are reserved in these names.
16.1. We make no guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the material posted on our website.
16.2. Some of the content on our website is generated by registered users and we do not check it.
16.3. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
a. all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
b. any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any visitor or registered user in connection with our website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
i. loss of income or revenue;
ii. loss of business;
iii. loss of profits or contracts;
iv. loss of anticipated savings;
v. loss of data;
vi. loss of goodwill;
vii. wasted management or office time;
viii. for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
16.4. This does not affect our liability for:
a. death or personal injury arising from our negligence;
b. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter;
c. any breach of the obligations implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 under English law and any equivalent laws of the State of New York where applicable;
d. losses for which it is prohibited by the Consumer Protection Act 1987 under English law and any equivalent laws of the State of New York where applicable to limit or exclude liability;
e. any other matter for which it would be illegal or unlawful for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.
17.1. We will contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on our website.
17.2. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you agree that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically are in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
18.1. All notices given to us must be given to The Bright Group Limited by post at 103-105 St John's Hill, London SW11 1SY or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
18.2. We may give notice to you at either the email or postal address you provide to us when making a booking, or in any of the ways specified in clauses 17.1. and 17.2.
18.3. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an email is sent, or 3 days after the date of posting of any letter.
18.4. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an email, that such email was sent to the specified email address of the addressee.
Transfer Of Rights And Obligations
19.1. The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assigns.
19.2. You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
19.3. We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the contract.
Events Outside Our Control
20.1. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these terms that are caused by events outside our reasonable control (force majeure event).
20.2. A force majeure event includes any act, event, non-occurrence, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes, in particular, without limitation, the following:
a. strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
b. civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
c. fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
d. impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
e. impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks;
f. the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
20.3. Our obligations under these terms are suspended for the period that the force majeure event continues, and we will extend the time to perform these obligations for the duration of that period.
20.4. We will take reasonable steps to limit the effects of the force majeure event or to find a solution by which our obligations under these terms can be performed despite the force majeure event.
21.1. If we fail, at any time during the term of a contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the contract, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations. A waiver by us of a particular default shall not constitute a waiver of any other default. No waiver by us of any of these terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is in writing.
22.1. If any terms, conditions or provisions of a contract are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
23.1. These terms and any document expressly referred to in them are the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.
23.2. We each acknowledge that, in entering into a contract, neither you or us have relied on any representation, undertaking or promise given by the other or implied from anything said or written in negotiations between you and us prior to such contract except as expressly stated in these terms.
23.3. Neither you or us shall have any remedy in respect of any untrue statement made by the other, whether orally or in writing, prior to the date of any contract (unless such untrue statement was made fraudulently) and the other party's only remedy shall be for breach of contract as provided in these terms.
24.1. We have the right to revise and amend these General Terms Of Website Use from time to time without notice.
24.2. If we change these General Terms Of Website Use then we will post a new version of them on our website.
24.3. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.
24.4. If you object to any new General Terms Of Website Use then you must stop using our website immediately.
24.5. Some of the provisions contained in these General Terms Of Website Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our website.
Third Party Rights
25.1. Any other entity with which we are affiliated have rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 under English law and under any equivalent laws of the state of New York to enforce or benefit from the protections and disclaimers set out in any of the terms of this contract.
25.2 Other than as stated in clause 25.1, a person who is not a party to this contract has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 under English law and under any equivalent laws of the state of New York to enforce or benefit from any term of this contract but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party which exists, or is available, apart from that Act.
25.3. The rights of the parties to terminate, rescind or agree any variation, waiver or settlement of these terms is not subject to the consent of any person that is not a party to this contract.
Law And Jurisdiction
26.1. English law will apply to:
a. these terms for all users of the UK website;
b. any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) in the United Kingdom.
26.2. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with our contract (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
26.3 The Laws of the State of New York will apply to
a. these terms for all users of the US website;
b. any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) in the United States of America.
26.4. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with our contract (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York.
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