1 ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
1.1 Your access to and use of thestudentpocketguide.com and any services is subject exclusively to these terms and conditions. You will not use the thestudentpocketguide.com for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. By using thestudentpocketguide.com you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must immediately stop using the website.
1.2 We reserve the right to update or amend these terms and conditions at any time and your continued use of thestudentpocketguide.com following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the terms and conditions regularly for any changes.
2 THE SERVICES
Unless stated otherwise, the services are for your personal and non-commercial use only.
3 CHILD SUPERVISION
We are concerned about the safety and privacy of our users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of thestudentpocketguide.com are responsible for such use. By allowing your child access to thestudentpocketguide.com you are allowing your child use all of the services provided by the website. This will also include information provided by third parties which we are not liable for. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself or your children via any of the services.
5 USER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
If a particular service requires you to open an account you will be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with that service. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities which take place under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will thestudentpocketguide.com be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder.
6 ACCEPTABLE USE
6.1 Neither thestudentpocketguide.com or any third parties provide warranty to the accuracy, integrity or quality of content. You acknowledge that by using the studentpocketguide.com you may be exposed to content that is offensive and/or indecent. You agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness. thestudentpocketguide.com provides links to external sites, for which we are entirely exempt of responsibility.
6.2 In using thestudentpocketguide.com you agree not to:
6.2.1 use the services to send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other unsolicited messages, commercial or otherwise;
6.2.2 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing or unlawful;
6.2.3 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account of their race, religion, disability, nationality or otherwise;
6.2.4 threaten, abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
6.2.5 use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right of any party;
6.2.6 make available or upload files that contain a virus, worm, trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another;
6.2.7 collect or store personal information about others, including email addresses;
6.2.8 advertise or offer to buy or sell goods or services for any commercial purpose, unless such communication facility specifically allows such messages;
6.2.9 impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others;
6.2.10 violate any applicable laws or regulations;
6.2.11 use the website/services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair thestudentpocketguide.com or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment;
6.2.12 post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement);
6.2.13 attempt to gain unauthorised access to any of thestudentpocketguide.com, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the website through hacking, password mining or any other means.
6.3 We have no obligation to monitor the services but shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and, at our sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these terms and conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
We have the right to terminate your access to thestudentpocketguide.com at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of these terms and conditions. We may also at any time, at our sole discretion, discontinue thestudentpocketguide.com or any part thereof without prior notice and you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website.
8 LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
thestudentpocketguide.com may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that thestudentpocketguide.com is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
9 INTERNATIONAL USE
You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United Kingdom or the country in which you reside (if different) and with all local laws and rules regarding acceptable use of and conduct on the internet.
10 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
10.1 The website and its content (including without limitation the website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the website and its services) are protected by copyright, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights and laws. In accessing the website you agree that you will access the contents solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the website for personal, non-commercial home use only.
10.2 thestudentpocketguide.com does not claim ownership of any materials you post, upload or submit to any publicly accessible area of thestudentpocketguide.com. However, by doing so you are granting us a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive licence to copy, distribute, transmit, reproduce, publicly display, edit, translate or publish such content for as long as you elect to use the services.
You agree to indemnify and hold thestudentpocketguide.com harmless from and against any breach by you of these terms and conditions and any claim or demand brought against thestudentpocketguide.com by any third party arising out of your use of the website. This also applies for any content submitted, posted or transmitted; including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by thestudentpocketguide.com in consequence of your breach of these terms and conditions.
12 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
12.1 Use of thestudentpocketguide.com is at your own risk. The services are provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
12.2 To the extent permitted by law, thestudentpocketguide.com will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the website/services.
12.3 thestudentpocketguide.com makes no warranty that the website/services will meet your requirements; that content will be accurate or reliable; that the functionality of the website/services will be uninterrupted or error free; that defects will be corrected or that the website/services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
12.4 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of thestudentpocketguide.com for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of thestudentpocketguide.com.
12.5 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, then such term or condition shall be severed and the remaining terms and conditions shall still apply and will continue to be binding and enforceable.
14 GOVERNING LAW
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Only one entry is permitted per person.
Proof of making phone call, sending post/e-mail is not proof of our receipt of your entry. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost, delayed or damaged.
The closing date is as specified in the relevant competition. This will always be a time and date in the UK.
Winners will be formally notified (by email) within 21 days of the closing date. Full details of the prize will be given in writing upon notification. We will ask for confirmation of receipt by reply email. If you do not respond to the email sent by thestudentpocketguide.com requesting further information within a timeframe we deem appropriate, we reserve the right to select an alternate entrant.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The prize may not be transferred to any other person.
No cash alternative or alternative prize is available on entrants request but in the event of the advertised competition prize being unavailable we reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
The Student Pocket Guide will not be liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by any person taking part or not being able to take part in a competition.
Competition winners may be required to take part in or co-operate with publicity.
Competition winners agree to keep confidential any knowledge about The Student Pocket Guide, its business and personnel received by them as a result of the competition.
No responsibility is accepted for inaccurate prize details supplied by sponsors.
Use of false name or address, e.g. name by which the entrant is not usually known, will disqualify them from receiving any prize. The Student Pocket Guide reserves the right to oblige any potential winner to provide documentary proof of their identity and address as directed by The Student Pocket Guide before such person may claim their prize. In certain circumstances, The Student Pocket Guide shall, at its discretion, require any person to present themselves in person supported by such documentation for identification purposes (we will reimburse all reasonable travel costs incurred) prior to releasing the prize.
We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time. Entry in the competition implies acceptance of these rules.
By entering our competitions you grant The Student Pocket Guide Ltd with the rights to contact you for future promotions including special offers, exclusive fares and competitions.
The Student Pocket Guide may at any time issue specific rules to be read in conjunction with these rules. In the event of a conflict between two sets of rules, the competition-specific rules take priority.
These rules are governed by English law.