Terms & Conditions
Access to this web site (the "Web Site") is subject to and in accordance with the following terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site.
These terms and conditions are between ("we/us/our") and you (on behalf of yourself and/or the company, member, or supplier for which you have registered) the user of this Web Site ("you").
On accessing the Web Site on this occasion and on each subsequent occasion you will be deemed to have accepted all of the terms and conditions that apply to its use and to the facilities, services and information provided by it. We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions at any time and it is your obligation to check if changes have been made. Your use of the Web Site after changes are posted on-line will constitute acceptance of the new terms and conditions.
1 Content of the web site
This Web Site, and any content contained on it, is for information purposes only. We do not warrant that any information contained in this web site is accurate, up to date or complete.
We do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any of the information on this Web Site or any liability in respect of information on this Web Site supplied by you, any other user or any other person.
2 Registration and information submitted by you
In the event that it is necessary for you to register in order to view certain parts of this Web Site, you are obliged to provide accurate and complete registration information.
We reserve the right (and you hereby consent) to:
- delete any information submitted by you from our databases and/or records; and
- block any information submitted by you which contains viruses or other potentially damaging material to the Web Site, our system, users of the Web Site or our employees.
3 Intellectual Property
You acknowledge that all trade marks, names and logos on the Web Site are the proprietary marks of us. To the extent that there are marks identifying third parties, these are owned or licence by those third parties and nothing in these terms and conditions in any way confers on you any licence or right under any trade marks, name or logos.
All rights, including copyright, in the content of this Web Site and in the photographs, diagrams or any other illustrations of our products displayed on it are owned or controlled by us.
You may not, without the prior written consent of us:
- copy, reproduce, modify, republish, adapt, alter or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this Web Site
- redistribute any of the content of this Web Site
- remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any copies of content made in accordance with these terms and conditions
For the avoidance of doubt "" is a trade mark of us. It may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not ours, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion to other persons, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us.
You acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms our privacy statement.
5 Links to web sites outside the control of us
This Web Site may contain links to other web sites, which are outside our control. We are not responsible for these third party web sites, or for their content. We are providing the link for your convenience and are not endorsing the third party's web site, products or services in any way. Using automatic links to gain access to such sites is entirely at your own risk.
We take all steps that we consider in our sole discretion necessary in order to provide you with a reliable service. We exclude, however, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any liability for the security or availability of the services on the Web Site or for any disruption of our web site however caused.
We provide the Web Site on an "as is" basis and make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the Web Site or its content. We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the content published on the Web Site. Any liability, however it occurs, for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
7 Data Protection
7.1 By registering with Somerset Chamber of Commerce (SCoC) website you agree to let SCoC use and store your personal data. The registration process requires you to provide us with your business email address, address, contact details, ownership profile and employee profiles and such other data as we may request from time to time. SCoC may use this information, in accordance with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998, to:
7.1.1 Provide you with access to and take action in respect of SCoC Website;
7.1.2 Contact you in connection with the Purpose, other business opportunities, and other business support advice and information;
7.1.3 Evaluate SCoC Website;
7.1.4 Monitor diversity;
7.1.5 Target resources; and
7.1.6 To carry out other activities in relation to the SCoC Website and the Purpose as permitted by law.
7.2 SCoC may share the information you have provided with other parties including its Patrons, partners and the Organisation. SCoC does not sell or rent your information to others but may send some or all of this information to other companies, organisations or people in the following situations:
7.2.1 Agents and partners: SCoC may share your information with third parties and organisations which we employ or with which we co-operate to support business improvement. These agents and partners may use the information in furtherance of the Purpose or to contact you about other business opportunities which may be of interest to you. SCoC accepts no liability for the use of your information by any agent or partner.
7.2.2 Compliance with law, fraud and risk avoidance: SCoC will release information where it is required or permitted to do so by law or by the regulations and other rules (including auditing requirements) to which it is subject. SCoC may in particular exchange information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction; and
7.2.3 Consent: Other than to the extent permitted by this Access Agreement SCoC will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent.
7.3 You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information held by SCoC in its records in return for which you may be charged a fee. You also have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and any of our officers, employees and agents harmless from and against all and any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses incurred or suffered and any claims or legal proceedings which are brought or threatened, in each case arising from your use of, or conduct on, the Web Site and/or a breach of these terms and conditions.
We may terminate the provision of the Web Site or restrict your access to it without any prior notice to you.
Unless otherwise expressly stated in these terms and conditions, all notices from you to us must be in writing and sent to our contact address at:
Somerset Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ltd, Equity House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Blackbrook Business Park, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2PX
All notices from us to you will be displayed on the Web Site from time to time.
If any part of these terms and conditions is unenforceable (including any provision in which we exclude our liability to you) the enforceability of any other part of these conditions will not be affected.
12 Third Party Rights
A person who is not a party to these terms and conditions has no right under the UK Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of this agreement but this does not affect any right or remedy of a third party that exists or is available apart from that Act.
13 Governing Law
These terms and conditions are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with English law and the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes between us.
We continually strive to provide you with a high standard of service and welcome feedback regarding all aspects of our services. If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our service please contact Dale Edwards, CEO, Equity House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Blackbrook Business Park, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2PX. Your complaint will be answered within 10 working days. If it is a more complex matter, you should expect an acknowledgement within 5 working days and a full answer within 15 working days.
To book an event you must be registered on the Somerset Chamber of Commerce website.
After completing registration and booking on to the event(s) of your choice, you will receive an automated paid or pending (dependent on chosen method of payment) email invoice from the Somerset Chamber of Commerce.
By completing and registering to attend an event you are agreeing to the submission of your email address to the Somerset Chamber e-newsletter.
By completing, registering and attending an event you are agreeing that any photographs; video; sound recordings taken of you may be used by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and possibly the clients of Somerset Chamber of Commerce for any promotional purposes.
Payment for all events are to be made prior to the event taking place.
If you are unable to attend an event then you must inform the Somerset Chamber no later than 3 working days prior to the event to be entitled to a full refund, following this time payment is non-refundable. Any outstanding payment would still be required in full. Cancellations should be by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01823 444924.
If you have informed the Somerset Chamber that you are unable to attend the event within the required timescale, a full refund will be given using the same payment method that was used to make the original booking.
We value the participation of each member of the business community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other delegates/attendees, speakers, exhibitors, organizers and volunteers throughout all Somerset Chamber events.
16 Event Sponsors
In the circumstances that the event you sponsor is cancelled, sponsorship monies are non-refundable due to the fact that significant promotion would have been already been received.