Terms of Website Use
thebusinessofstories.com is a site operated by Susan Payton Consultancy Ltd, trading as The Business of Stories ("I" or “me”). I am registered in England and Wales under company number 09515663. My registered office address is Eartham, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0LW and my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I allow access to my site on a temporary basis and I reserve the right to withdraw, restrict or change my site at any time and without notice. I will not be liable if for any reason my site is unavailable at any time or if the content is changed or out of date.
You must comply with the provisions of my Acceptable Use Policy when using my site.
It is your responsibility that anyone who accesses my site through your internet connection is aware of these terms and complies with them.
Intellectual property rights
I am the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in my site and the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not use any part of the materials on my site for commercial purposes without a licence from me or my licensors. You may not reproduce in any format (including on another website) any part of my site (including content, images, designs, look and feel) without my prior written consent.
If, in my opinion, you are in breach of these provisions, your right to use my site will cease immediately and you must either return or destroy (as required by me) any copies of the materials you have made.
Reliance on information and links
The contents of my site (including links to other sites and resources provided by third parties) are for information only, and I shall not be liable for any use of, or reliance on, such materials. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
Information about you and your visits to my site
Linking to my site
You may link to my home page only if you have first obtained my written consent and provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage my reputation or take advantage of it. I reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with my Acceptable Use Policy and must be owned by you.
You must not link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on my part where none exists.
My site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of my site other than the home page.
If you wish to make any use of material on my site other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com.
Uploading material to my site
When you upload material to my site, or make contact with other users of my site, you must comply with my Acceptable Use Policy. If you upload material in breach of my Acceptable Use Policy and I suffer loss as a result, you will reimburse me for such loss.
Any material you upload to my site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and I have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties. If any third party claims that any material posted or uploaded by you to my site violates their intellectual property rights, or their right to privacy, I have the right to disclose your identity to them.
I will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of my site.
I have the right to remove any material or posting you make on my site if, in my opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in my Acceptable Use Policy.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse my site by knowingly introducing any material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to my site, the server on which my site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to my site. You must not attack my site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By failing to comply with this provision, you would commit a criminal offence and your right to use my site will cease immediately and I will report your actions to the relevant authorities.
The material displayed on my site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, I hereby expressly exclude:
- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
- Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with my site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of my site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (whether by me or a third party), including, without limitation any liability for:
- loss of income or revenue;
- loss of business;
- loss of profits or contracts;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of data;
- loss of goodwill;
- wasted management or office time; and
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.
This does not affect any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to my site.