These are the terms and conditions (the “Terms”) on which this website http://www.visitnorthwest.com/ (the “Website”) is made available to you (“You” or “Your”) by Visit North West (“We”, “Us”, and “Our”). Please read these Terms carefully before You start to use this Website. By accessing the Website, for whatever purpose, You agree to fully accept these Terms. If You do not agree with these Terms, do not use the Website. We may change these Terms at any time, so please check them on a regular basis.
Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise stated, Visit North West or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the Website and the material published on it, including, but not limited to, text, logos, graphics, and photographs. These materials are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws around the world. Subject to the license below, all such intellectual property rights are reserved.
Your use of the Website does not grant You any rights to Visit North West’s intellectual property of that or third parties in the Website and its content.
Other than as expressly permitted in these Terms, You may not copy, republish, reproduce, post, download, broadcast, transmit, record, edit, the web pages, text, logos, graphics, trademarks, computer codes in the Website and its content.
You may view, and download for page caching purposes only, pages from the website for Your own personal reference.
You must not use any text, images, or material on the Website for any purpose without obtaining a licence or written permission to do so from Visit North West or its licensors.
You may only use the Website for lawful purposes. You must not use the Website in any way that causes, or could cause, damage to the Website or detriment to the availability or accessibility of the Website. You must not use the Website in any way that is illegal or fraudulent, or has any illegal or fraudulent purpose or effect.
You must not use the Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or contains links to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, adware, or any other malicious computer code.
You must not undertake any action that imposes an unreasonable or large load on Our infrastructure.
You must not bypass any measure We may use to restrict or prevent access to the Website.
It is not necessary to register with Us in order to use most parts of the Website.
Access to certain sections of the Website is restricted to registered users. If Visit North West has given You an account with a username and password to access restricted areas of the Website, You must ensure that the username and password remain confidential. You agree to immediately notify Us of any unauthorised use of Your account or any breach of security of which You become aware.
When registering You must provide Us with accurate, true, and complete information.
You are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under Your account.
Visit North West reserves the right to disable Your account, username and password at any time, without notice or explanation.
We undertake all reasonable measure to ensure that the Website is available at all times. We accept no responsibility for any loss whatsoever, arising from the unavailability of the Website.
Under these terms and conditions, Your user content (“User Content”) means material (including, without limitation, comments and reviews, text, images and photographs, logos, and video and audio files) that You submit to the Website, for any purpose whatsoever.
You grant Visit North West a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate and distribute Your User Content in any media or technology now known or later deployed. You also grant Visit North West the right to sub-license these rights in perpetuity, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your User Content must not violate the legal rights of third parties, in particular material that contains the intellectual property rights of third parties, unless You have obtained all licences and consents to distribute such material.
You must not submit Your User Content to the Website that is or has ever been the subject of any actual, forthcoming or threatened legal action or dispute.
Visit North West retains the right to refuse, delete, edit, move, update or otherwise amend Your User Content in any way, and without notice.
On the public areas of the Website, including but not limited to comments and reviews sections, Your User Content, must not:
- Defame or libel any person.
- Breach the intellectual property rights of others.
- Include within the content any personal information about You or anybody else, such as email address, telephone number, or postal address.
- Include any commercial advertising.
- Include misleading, profane, unlawful, defamatory, obscene, illegal, racially offensive, threatening, or otherwise objectionable content.
- Promote any illegal activity.
- Misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person, product, company, or organisation.
- Contain text in any language other than English.
- Include any viruses or malicious computer code.
Visit North West does not review, authorise, or endorse any User Content. We accept no responsibility for any User Content. You are solely responsible for Your User Content and will be solely liable in any legal action resulting from Your User Content.
You also acknowledge that once You submit Your User Content to the Website, you cannot remove or edit it. If you wish to remove or amend Your User Content, We will consider any such request on a case-by-case basis. If you wish to remove or amend Your User Content, please contact us using this form.
Where a claim is brought against Visit North West by a third party in relation to Your User Content, You agree to fully reimburse Us for all loses, costs, damages, expenses, claims, actions suffered or incurred by Us as a result of Your breach of these Terms and/or Your User Content.
Whilst Visit North West takes reasonable steps to ensure that the information on the Website is correct and up to date, We do not guarantee that all material is correct and up to date.
You should not plan to do, or refrain from doing, something based on the content on the Website without first checking the accuracy of that content by other means. For example, if You plan to visit an attraction and base your itinerary on opening times listed on this site, You could verify those opening times by visiting the official website of that attraction or contacting the attraction directly.
All material contained on the Website is provided without any warranty of any kind. You use the material on the Website at Your own discretion.
Links to Other Websites and Third Party Content
Throughout the Website You will find links to third party websites, resources provided by third parties, and advertisements. Visit North West is not responsible for the content of third party websites, third party resources, or advertisements. We do not review third party websites, third party resources, advertisements, and do not endorse them. Visit North West accepts no responsibility for third party websites, third party resources, or advertisements, or for any loss or damage that may arise from Your use of them.
Exclusion of Liability
Visit North West does not make any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in relation to all or any part of the Website and its content or any websites to which the Website is linked, and all warranties and representations are hereby excluded to the extent permitted by law.
The content of the Website does not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making, or not making, any decision.
To the extent permitted by law, Visit North West disclaims all liability in connection with any loss and/or damage resulting from the use of the Website, its content, or any website to which the Website links.
Visit North West may revise the Terms at any time by amending this page. Terms will apply to the use of the Website from the date of the publication of the revised Terms on the Website. You are expected to check this page before using the Website to take notice of any changes made.
If any provision of these Terms is found by a court or a regulator to be invalid or unenforceable the other provisions of these Terms shall continue to apply.
Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes arising in relation to these Terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
If You have any concerns about material on the Website please contact Visit North West using this form.
If You wish to report any errors on the Website please contact Visit North West using this form.
If You believe there has been any breach of Your intellectual property rights please write to Visit North West using this form. You should include:
- Written and verifiable proof that You are, or are authorised to represent, the holder of the intellectual property right.
- A claim stating the nature of the breach and its location on the Website.
- Your full name, company and job title (if applicable), telephone number, physical address, and email address.
- A statement by You that the claim is accurate and true to the best of Your knowledge.
If You are a business requesting a listing on the Website, please use this form.
Most other correspondence can be sent using this form.
If You have a query about a hotel booking please read this page.
Our business name is Visit North West.
Our business address is:
Visit North West
6 Stapleton Avenue
Bolton BL1 5ES
10 December 2013