Terms & conditions

Event date May 19th May 2016

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) set out the terms of use on which you may make use of the website www.yorkshirerisingstars.co.uk (the “website”). By using the website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the website.

Information about us

The website is operated jointly by Sharp Consultancy Ltd, Gordons LLP, Royal Bank of Scotland and Grant Thornton UK LLP (“we”, “us”, “our” or the “Sponsors” as the context permits). Please visit the Sponsors page for contact details and information about each of the Sponsors.

The website concerns the Yorkshire Rising Star Awards (“the “Awards”) and the Yorkshire Rising Star Awards ceremony (“Event”).

Accessing the website

Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

The Awards

You agree that the Awards will be conducted in accordance with the rules and procedures described on this website.

Intellectual property rights

Each of the Sponsors is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website, and in the content and materials published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the website.  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 illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on the website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Publicity

Any materials or information which you provide to us in connection with the Awards and the Event will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such materials or information for any purpose including for the purpose of publicity and marketing.

You acknowledge that we will take or arrange for photographs to be taken and create publicity materials in connection with the Awards and the Event and you agree that we may use your name, company details, photograph and any other publicity materials featuring you in our sole discretion at any time in the future.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on the website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Our liability

The material displayed on the website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, each of the Sponsors, other members of their respective groups of companies, and third parties connected to them hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and any liability for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Links to or from the website

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, but 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.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

The website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the website other than the home page.

Where the 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, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Information about you

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using the website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Variations

We aim to update the website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the website.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the website.  These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law ofEnglandandWales.

Contact

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the website, please contact info@yorkshirerisingstars.com who is the nominated contact on behalf of each of the Sponsors.

Thank you for visiting the website.

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