Terms of Use

These Terms of Use, and any documents referred to herein, set out the terms and conditions on which you are permitted to use our websites, www.bisousdamour.co.uk and www.lgbtqequalityweddings.com (our websites). By using our websites, you agree to be bound by, and to comply with, these Terms of Use.

These Terms of Use are effective from 25 June 2018.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully. We recommend that you print off a copy of these Terms of Use for your records, as well as any future versions of them, as we may update them from time to time. YOUR ATTENTION IS PARTICULARLY DRAWN TO CLAUSES 13 (EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY), 14 (INDEMNIFICATION), 15 (DISCLAIMERS) AND 16 (AGE RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF OUR WEBSITES).

If for any reason whatsoever you do not agree to these Terms of Use or do not wish to be bound by them, you must not access or use our websites.

Contents

  • Our details
  • Your responsibility for others who access our websites using your device or internet connection
  • Other documents governing your use of our websites
  • Availability of our websites
  • Changes we may make to these Terms of Use and other documentation
  • Ownership of material on our websites
  • Information and content on our websites provided on non-reliance basis
  • Permitted use of materials on our websites
  • Prohibited uses of our websites
  • Viruses and other harmful content
  • Links to other websites
  • Links to our websites
  • EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
  • INDEMNIFICATION
  • DISCLAIMERS
  • AGE RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF OUR WEBSITES
  • Governing law and jurisdiction
  • Copyright, credit and logos

1.             Our details

1.1          Ava Korwin t/a Bisous d’Amour and LGBTQ equality weddings (we, our and us) operate the websites.

1.2          Our address is 46 Felix Road, London W13 0NU.  Bisous d’Amour and LGBTQ equality weddings are trading names of Ava Korwin.

1.3          Our contact telephone number is 07525723701 and our contact email address is ava@bisousdamour.co.uk.

2.             Your responsibility for others who access our websites using your device or internet connection

You must ensure that any persons who access our websites on your computer(s) or device(s), or who are permitted or able to access our websites on your computer(s) or device(s), or who use your internet connection, are aware of these Terms of Use and all other documentation referred to in them, and that such persons also agree to be bound by and to comply with these Terms of Use. If for any reason whatsoever, such persons do not agree to these Terms of Use or do not wish to be bound by them, they must not access or use our websites, and you must not permit them to do so.

3.             Other documents governing your use of our websites

3.1          In addition to these Terms of Use, your use of our websites is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is available by clicking here. Our Privacy Policy governs our use of your information. It sets out the types of information we collect, the reasons we collect it, how we use it, where we may pass it on to any third parties, in what circumstances and for what reasons, and any other relevant information relating to our use and/or processing of your information and your rights in relation to your information.

By accessing and using our websites, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use, you acknowledge that we will process your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy, and our use of cookies and similar technologies as detailed therein.

3.2          If you do not agree to the terms set out in these Terms of Use, you must not use our websites.

4.             Availability of our websites

4.1          We make no representations and provide no warranties that:

(a)           the websites will be made available at any specific time or from any specific geographical location;

(b)           your access to the websites will be continuous or uninterrupted; or

(c)           the websites will be accessible or optimised on all browsers, computers, tablets, phones or viewing platforms.

4.2          We reserve the right to suspend access to all or part of the websites for any reason, including for business or operational reasons, such as improving the appearance or functionality of the websites, content updates, periodic maintenance, or to resolve any issues that we become aware of. Wherever we anticipate that we need to suspend access to the websites for a considerable period of time, we will try to provide you with prior notice where reasonably practicable.

4.3          Our Bisous d’Amour website is provided for users in the United Kingdom only. Although it may be possible to access the website from other countries, we make no representation that this website is compliant with any legal requirements in force in any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom, or that the content available on the website will be appropriate for users in other countries or states.

4.4          Our LGBTQ equality website is provided for users in the United Kingdom only although we do list non-UK wedding suppliers who are embracing our logo and supporting marriage equality. We do not however provide any paid products or services to non-UK individuals or businesses. Although it may be possible to access this website from other countries, we make no representation that this website is compliant with any legal requirements in force in any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom, or that the content available on the website will be appropriate for users in other countries or states.

5.             Changes we may make to these Terms of Use and other documentation

5.1          We reserve the right to update these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any other documentation referred to in any of these documents from time to time. We may change our Terms of Use and other documentation for any reason, including:

(a)           to reflect any changes in the way we carry out our business;

(b)           to account for any changes we make to our websites, including, without limitation, any new features or functionality we provide, any adjustments to the means by which we provide notices to you, or any changes in the content, purpose or availability of the websites;

(c)           to accurately describe our current data-processing activities so that you are kept up to date with our latest practices;

(d)           to inform you of any changes in the way that we use cookies or similar information-gathering technologies; or

(e)           to ensure that our documentation complies and remains compliant with any and all current and future applicable laws, regulations and official guidance.

5.2          If required by law, we will provide you with notice of any changes in these Terms of Use or the other documentation referred to in them by posting a notice on the websites and/or by posting an updated version of these Terms of Use or other such documentation on our websites with a new effective date stated at the beginning of them.

5.3          By continuing to access our websites after we have updated our Terms of Use, terms of sale, and/or user content agreement, you agree to be bound by those updated versions. You also acknowledge that by continuing to access our websites after we have updated our Privacy Policy, that the practices set out in those updated policies will apply to our handling of your information and our use of cookies and similar technologies.

5.4          You must check these Terms of Use and all other documentation referred to in them each time you access our websites in order to ensure that you are aware of the terms that apply to you at that time.

5.5          The date that these Terms of Use and/or any other documents (including our Privacy Policy) were last amended is set out at the top of that document and is referred to as that document’s “effective date”.

6.             Ownership of material on our website

6.1          All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and its content are either owned by us or licensed to us. All such rights are protected by intellectual property laws around the world, and all rights are reserved. Any use of the website and its contents, other than as specifically authorised herein, is strictly prohibited. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by us.

6.2          The trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and other branding owned by third parties and used or displayed on or via our website (collectively, “Third Party Mark(s)”) may be trademarks of their respective owners, who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected with us. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, or in terms provided by the owner of a Third Party Mark or otherwise mentioned on the websites, nothing in these Terms of Use or on or via the websites should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any of our or any Third Party Marks that are used or displayed on the website, without the respective owner’s prior written permission, in each instance. All goodwill generated from the use of our trade marks will benefit us exclusively. 

7.             Information and content on our website provided on non-reliance basis

7.1          Our websites are made available to you in order to provide you with general information about us, our businesses, and any products or services that we offer from time to time. We do not make our websites available for any other purposes, except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use.

7.2          The content on our websites is not intended to be construed as advice. You must not rely on any of the content of our website for any purposes whatsoever, and you must seek your own independent professional advice before deciding to take any course of action on the basis, whether in whole or in part, of any of the content available on our websites at any time.

7.3          We make no representations and provide no warranties whatsoever, whether express or implied, that any of the content or materials available on our websites from time to time are accurate, up to date or complete.

8.             Permitted use of materials on our websites

8.1          The content on our websites is provided for your personal, private and non-commercial use only. You may print or share the content from our websites for lawful personal, private and non-commercial purposes, and you may also make others within your organisation aware of the content on our websites. You may not otherwise extract, reproduce or distribute the content of our websites without our prior written consent.

8.2          Whenever you print, download, share or pass on content from our websites to others, you must not make any additions or deletions or otherwise modify any text from our websites, you must not alter or change any images, media or graphics from our websites in any way, you may not remove any accompanying text from such images, media or graphics, and you must ensure that all content passed on to any third party is an accurate representation of the content as it appears on our websites.

8.3          You are prohibited from using any robots, spiders, data mining or scraping technology or any similar third-party tools for the extraction or reproduction of any data or content from our websites without our prior written consent.

8.4          Whenever you pass on any content or materials from our websites to anyone, you must acknowledge us as the authors of such content or materials (or any other authors wherever credited by us) at the time when you pass on such content or materials.

9.             Prohibited uses of our websites

9.1          You must not reproduce, duplicate, copy or resell any part of our websites or any content from our websites, save and except to the extent expressly permitted in these Terms of Use.

9.2          You must not, without our prior written consent, access, interfere with, damage or disrupt in any way our websites or any part thereof, our systems, any of our hardware or equipment or any networks on which our websites are hosted, any software that we use to create or modify the websites or to make the websites available to you, or any hardware, equipment, network, server, software or technology owned or operated by us or any third party.

9.3          You must use our websites for lawful purposes only and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You must not use our websites:

(a)           for any purpose that is unlawful or that in any way breaches any applicable laws or regulations, whether local, national or international;

(b)           for any fraudulent purposes whatsoever;

(c)           to conduct any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or direct or indirect marketing to anyone by any means, or to otherwise spam, communicate with or market to anyone any goods, services or business not authorised by us;

(d)           to upload, host or transmit any viruses, malware, adware, spyware, worms, Trojan horses, keystroke loggers, spyware, logic bombs, time bombs or any other harmful programs or code which could adversely affect the use or operation of the website, our hardware or systems, or the computers, tablets, phones or other devices of any users or other third parties, or to upload any content or materials containing any such content;

(e)           to communicate with, harm or attempt to harm children in any way; or

(f)            in any way or for any purpose that breaches these Terms of Use or the terms of any of the documents these Terms of Use refer to.

9.4          You must not submit any information about you to us if you are under the age of 18, or about any other person who is either:

(a)           under the age of 18; or

(b)           if they are aged 18 or above, where you have not received their prior written consent to submit information about them to us.

9.5          You must not submit to us any information which is considered ‘sensitive personal information’. ‘Sensitive personal information’ is information about you or any other person which reveals your or their racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or which is genetic data, biometric data, information which concerns your or their health, sex life or sexual orientation.

9.6          If you accidentally or intentionally submit such information to us, you will be considered to have consented to our processing of that information on the basis of Article 9(2)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/769).

10.          Viruses and other harmful content

10.1       We do not guarantee that our websites do not contain viruses or other malicious software. However, we do make reasonable efforts to prevent such viruses or bugs from being uploaded to our websites.

10.2       We shall not be responsible for any bugs or viruses on our websites, or any software that might be transferred to your computer from our websites, or any consequences which the presence or operation of such programs may have.

10.3       You must ensure that you have in place up-to-date and effective anti-virus protection on your computer or other browsing device.

10.4       You must not upload or otherwise introduce to our websites any viruses, malware, spyware, adware, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, time bombs, keystroke loggers or any other programs or code that is harmful or malicious.

10.5       You must not use any third parties, software or technology to attempt to gain unauthorised access to our websites, our servers, systems, hardware, software or data.

10.6       You must not attempt to perform any denial of service type attack on our websites.

10.7       You must not perform any action which would contravene the Computer Misuse Act 1990.

10.8       We may report any breach or suspected breach of this clause 11 (Viruses and other harmful content) to the relevant authorities and may disclose your identity.

11.          Links to other websites

11.1       Links to third party content or websites may appear on our websites from time to time.  We are not responsible for the content of any websites accessible via any link(s) on our websites. All content on third party websites is outside of our control, and we do not represent or warrant that such content is related to us or our websites, suitable or appropriate for use or viewing, lawful or accurate.

11.2       Any third-party website accessible via a link on our websites may collect and process your information. We are not responsible for any data-processing activities carried out by any third-party website which is linked to from our websites, and we disclaim any and all liability in respect of the same. You should check the privacy policy of any such third party to establish how they may use your information before you decide to use their website and its features.

12.          Links to our websites

12.1       You may not link to our websites without our prior written consent.

12.2       Where you have obtained our consent to link to our websites:

(a)           you may provide links to our websites on other websites owned by you, provided that such websites and the use of any links to our websites comply with these Terms of Use;

(b)           wherever you post a link to our websites on any other website, you agree that you will do so in an appropriate manner, and not in any way which is defamatory or disparaging towards us, which misrepresents us or our business, or which causes any harm whatsoever to us or our business; and

(c)           you must not link to our websites in order to suggest any form of joint venture, partnership, collaboration, affiliation, business relationship, approval or endorsement in connection with us where none exists and in any event, without having first obtained our prior written consent.

12.3       We may withdraw permission to link to our websites at any time. In the event that we withdraw permission to link to our websites and inform you of the same, you must immediately remove or cause to be removed any links to our websites. 

13.          EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

13.1       We do not exclude our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so, for example, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence. If applicable law does not allow all or any part of the below limitations of liability to apply to you, the limitations will apply to you only to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

13.2       SUBJECT TO THE AFORESAID, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE (INCLUDING OUR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS) UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHERWISE) COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES OR PENALTIES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNKNOWN, ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO:

(a)           YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITES;

(b)           ANY CORRUPTION OR LOSS OF DATA;

(c)           ANY INABILITY TO ACCESS OUR WEBSITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INTERRUPTIONS, SUSPENSION OR WITHDRAWAL OF OUR WEBSITES (FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER);

(d)           ANY USE YOU MAKE OF ANY CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON OUR WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE YOU MAKE ON SUCH CONTENT OR MATERIAL;

(e)           ANY LOSS OF SAVINGS, PROFITS, SALES, BUSINESS OR REVENUE;

(f)            ANY LOSS OF REPUTATION OR GOODWILL;

(g)           ANY LOSS OF SAVINGS;

(h)           ANY LOSS OF A CHANCE OR OPPORTUNITY; OR

(i)            ANY OTHER SECONDARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT LOSSES,

AND EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOU ASSUME AND SHALL BE LIABLE FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION IN THE EVENT OF ANY SUCH LOSS, DAMAGE, COSTS, EXPENSES, LIABILITIES OR PENALTIES ARISING.

13.3       WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE THAT YOU COULD HAVE AVOIDED BY FOLLOWING OUR ADVICE TO APPLY AN UPDATE OFFERED TO YOU FREE OF CHARGE OR FOR DAMAGE THAT WAS CAUSED BY YOU FAILING TO CORRECTLY FOLLOW INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS OR TO HAVE IN PLACE THE MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ADVISED BY US.

13.4       You specifically agree that we shall not be liable for any content or the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.

13.5       YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT THAT YOU INCUR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURIES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, OUR ACTS OR OMISSIONS, THE DAMAGES, IF ANY, CAUSED TO YOU ARE NOT IRREPARABLE OR SUFFICIENT TO ENTITLE YOU TO AN INJUNCTION PREVENTING ANY EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEBSITE, SERVICE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY US, AND YOU WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, ADVERTISING, EXHIBITION OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY WEBSITE, PROPERTY, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY US.

13.6       To the extent that any of the provisions of this clause 13 (EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY) are unenforceable as outright exclusions of liability, they shall be construed as limitations on liability, limiting our liability to you to the maximum extent permitted by law.

14.          INDEMNIFICATION

14.1       You (and also any third party for or on behalf of whom you operate an account or activity on the websites) agree to defend (at our request), indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with any of the following (including as a result of your direct activities on the websites or those conducted on your behalf):

(a)           your uploads, access to or use of the websites;

(b)           your breach or alleged breach of these Terms of Use;

(c)           your violation of any third-party right, including, without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right;

(d)           your violation of any laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes, ordinances or orders of any governmental and quasi-governmental authorities, including, without limitation, all regulatory, administrative and legislative authorities; or

(e)           any misrepresentation made by you.

14.2       You will cooperate as fully required by us in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, and you will not, in any event, settle any claim without our prior written consent.

15.          DISCLAIMERS

15.1       THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OR ENDORSEMENTS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO:

(a)           THE SERVICE;

(b)           THE WEBSITE CONTENT;

(c)           USER CONTENT; OR

(d)           SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION TO THE WEBSITEs.

IN ADDITION, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, CUSTOM, TRADE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, SYSTEM INTEGRATION AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS.

15.2       WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SERVICE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE SERVICE AVAILABLE IS FREE FROM ANY HARMFUL COMPONENTS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, VIRUSES. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE INFORMATION (INCLUDING ANY INSTRUCTIONS) ON THE SERVICE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR USEFUL. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES IS LAWFUL IN ANY PARTICULAR JURISDICTION, AND WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM SUCH WARRANTIES. SOME JURISDICTIONS LIMIT OR DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED OR OTHER WARRANTIES SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT SUCH JURISDICTION'S LAW IS APPLICABLE TO YOU AND THESE TERMS OF USE.

15.3       BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITES YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR ACTIVITIES ARE LAWFUL IN EVERY JURISDICTION WHERE YOU ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE.

15.4       WE DO NOT ENDORSE CONTENT AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY OR OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM ANY CONTENT.

16.          AGE RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF OUR WEBSITES

16.1       Our website and any products or services available on or via the website are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18.

16.2       IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, YOU MUST NOT USE OUR WEBSITES, PURCHASE OR ATTEMPT TO PURCHASE ANY OF OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR SUBMIT ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOU OR ANYONE ELSE TO US.

16.3       We do not knowingly or intentionally process information about any individual under the age of 18.

17.          Governing law and jurisdiction

17.1       These Terms of Use, any documents they refer to, and any disputes arising from or in relation to them or any documents they refer to, whether contractual or non-contractual, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

17.2       The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claims or disputes arising from or in relation to these Terms of Use and any documents they refer to.

18.          Copyright, credit and logo

18.1       The copyright in these Terms of Use is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. Unless expressly indicated otherwise, all intellectual property rights in this document and elsewhere on our websites, including any content on our website, are reserved.

18.2       These Terms of Use are based on a General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/769) (“GDPR”) compliant template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy. For further information, please visit www.gdprprivacypolicy.org