Term and Conditions
If you use the www.business4sale.co.uk website (“the Website”) or purchase goods from the Website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
In these terms and conditions, “we” and “us” means Pathfinder Media Limited. The address from which we provide these online services is Pathfinder Media Limited, 12 Oakway, Raynes Park, London SW20 9JE.
2. Access to the Website and content
2.1 The information provided by us on the Website is not in any way an invitation or recommendation to buy any products or services featured and you should seek appropriate independent advice.
2.2 We are continually improving our goods, so specifications or design changes may be made at any time. We shall use reasonable commercial endeavours to keep the Website up to date but information and specifications given are for your information only and are subject to change without notice.
2.3 We try to ensure that pictures of the goods on the Website are as accurate as possible, but there are technical limitations and slight variations in colour and texture between the pictures and the goods themselves must be expected.
2.4 We will endeavour to allow uninterrupted access to the Website, but access to the Website may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time.
2.5 We reserve the right to change, modify, substitute or remove without notice any information on the Website from time to time.
2.6 We assume no responsibility for the contents of any other websites to which the Website has links.
3. Intellectual Property
The copyright in the material contained in the Website, together with the website design, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software (including applets) belongs to Pathfinder Media Limited, its subsidiaries or the providers of such information. All rights are reserved. None of this material may be reproduced or redistributed without our written permission. You may, however, download or print a single copy for your own non-commercial off-line viewing.
3.1 Other product and company names mentioned on this Website may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
3.2 You shall retain ownership of all copyright in data you submit to the Website. You grant us a world-wide exclusive, royalty-free, non-terminable licence to use, copy, distribute, publish and transmit such data in any manner.
4. Exclusions of liability
4.1 We use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the data on the Website is accurate and to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable after being notified of them. We do not monitor, verify or endorse information submitted by third parties for posting on the Website and you should be aware that such information may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties and representations (whether express or implied) as to the accuracy of any information contained on the Website. We do not guarantee that the Website will be fault free and do not accept liability for any errors or omissions.
4.2 Due to the nature of electronic transmission of data over the internet, and the number of users by whom data is posted on to the Website, any liability we may have for any losses or claims arising from an inability to access the Website, or from any use of the Website or reliance on the data transmitted using the Website, is excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profit, data, revenue, business opportunity, anticipated savings, goodwill or reputation whether in contract, tort or otherwise arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or use of the Website save where such liability cannot be excluded by law.
4.3 We do not give any warranty that the Website is free from viruses or anything else which may have a harmful effect on any technology.
5. Exclusion of liability for suppliers’ goods and services
We promote a number of suppliers on the Website and offer you the opportunity to buy goods and services from those suppliers through the Website. We can accept no liability for any goods or services provided by third party suppliers. Any goods or services which are not stated to be provided by us are provided by third parties over whom we do not have control and you should satisfy yourself that you wish to purchase those goods or services before contracting with the supplier. The suppliers will be supplying on their own standard terms and conditions and you should check that you agree to those terms and conditions before placing an order.
6. User name and password
6.1 On registering with us, you are issued with a user name and password which must be used in order to access certain restricted parts of the Website. The user name and password are personal to you and are not transferable.
6.2 Your name and password are the methods used by us to identify you and so are very important. You are responsible for all information posted on the Website by anyone using your user name and password and any payments due for services accessed through the Website by anyone using your user name and password. Any breach of security of a user name and password should be notified to us immediately.
6.3 You may not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with the Website, nor access the Website other than through normal operations.
7. Data submitted by users
7.1 We accept no liability for data supplied by any user for display on the Website and the limitations in condition 4 above (Exclusions of liability) apply.
7.2 If you submit data for display on the Website you are responsible for ensuring that the data is accurate, complete and up to date and for updating that data where necessary.
7.3 If you submit data for display on the Website you are responsible for ensuring that no data is uploaded or submitted which is untrue, defamatory, obscene or abusive or otherwise objectionable or in breach of any applicable laws or rights of third parties.
7.4 You warrant that you have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that any data you upload or otherwise submit to the Website is free from viruses and anything else which may have a contaminating or destructive effect on any part of the Website or any other technology.
7.5 We reserve the right (without limiting our rights to seek other remedies) to remove offending material placed on the Website that we consider to constitute a misuse of the Website or which is otherwise harmful to other users of the Website.
7.6 You will indemnify us for any claim or loss (including without limitation, economic loss) suffered by us arising out of your failure to observe any of the terms of this condition 7.
7.7 Subject to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 condition 7.5 may be enforced by the following people in their own right: any third party with whom we contract for content or advertising; and our employees or agents at the time of any failure to observe.
8. Data protection
8.2 Under the Data Protection Act 1998 we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access.
8.3 You may edit your personal information at any time.
10.1 We may terminate your access to the Website and the services within it on not less than 3 days’ written notice to you.
10.2 All disclaimers, indemnities and exclusions in these terms and conditions shall survive termination of the agreement between us for any reason.
11.1 All information and services on Business4sale.co.uk are focused on helping people buy and sell businesses. You should only contact an advertiser advertising on this website if you have a genuine interest in purchasing the business or service being offered. Use of this website to collect information on, or make contact with persons for any commercial purpose, including but not limited to making contact to offer your or any third party’s goods or services, or otherwise seeking to solicit business in any way is strictly forbidden.
11.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.
11.3 We may modify these terms and conditions at any time by publishing the modified terms and conditions on the Website. Any modifications shall take effect 3 days after posting on the Website.
Terms and conditions of sale
12. Formation of agreement
12.1 An agreement for us to sell you goods or services is made on the basis of these terms and conditions when we accept your order for goods or services by confirming receipt of your payment for the goods or services or you download goods from the Website, whichever is earlier. (This agreement between us is referred to in these terms and conditions as “this agreement”.)
12.2 The description of the goods or service, price, currency, VAT, insurance and delivery costs are set out in the order page.
13.1 Orders shall be accepted at our sole discretion but are normally accepted if the goods or services are available, the order reflects current pricing, you are based in a country to which we are currently able to sell and your credit or account card is authorised for the transaction.
13.2 The price quoted on the Website is the price that you will have to pay for the goods or services.
14. Acceptance of your order
We will confirm receipt of your order when we confirm receipt of your payment by e-mail.
We shall charge your account for payment when we receive your order.
16. Delivery Dates
Unless we specify otherwise, delivery dates for any hard copy products will always be within 14 days. However, all delivery dates are given only for general guidance and we will not be held liable in any way for late delivery of goods.
17. Method/Failed Delivery
We shall attempt to deliver physical goods to the address you specify for delivery, or if none, to the credit card address you supply. It is important that these addresses supplied by you to us are accurate.
18. Scope of advertisements
The content of the Website is directed solely at those who access the site from the United Kingdom. We make no representation or warranty that any goods referred to in the Website are available or are otherwise suitable for use outside the United Kingdom.
19.1 You will only own the goods once they have been successfully delivered and when we have received cleared payment for them in full. Until that time we will retain title to the goods.
19.2 Goods supplied are not for resale.
20. Exchange or refund
We will be happy to exchange or refund any physical goods with which you are not completely satisfied. Simply return the goods to us unused, within 7 working days, with the dispatch note. You will be responsible for the direct costs of returning the goods. This right to exchange and refund does not apply to goods you have downloaded from the Website.
21.1 If you have a valid claim in respect of any of the goods which is based on any defect in the quality or condition of the goods or their failure to meet specification in accordance with this agreement, we shall be entitled to replace the goods (or the faulty part in question) free of charge or, at our sole discretion, refund to you the price of the goods (or a proportionate part of the price).
21.2 We will take all reasonable care to keep your order secure, but in the absence of our sole negligence we cannot be held liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party obtains unauthorised access to any data (including credit and account details) you provide when accessing or ordering from the Website. It is up to you to keep your username and password secret.
21.3 We shall not be liable to you in connection with this agreement in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss of profit, anticipated savings or data (in each case whether direct or indirect) or any indirect loss.
21.4 Our aggregate liability to you in connection with this agreement shall not exceed the value of the goods ordered by you.
21.5 Notwithstanding anything else in these terms and conditions, we accept unlimited liability in respect of death, personal injury or damage to property caused by our negligence.
22. Statutory Rights
These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights (if appropriate) as a consumer.
23. Matters outside our control
We shall not be liable to you or in breach of this agreement for delay or failure to perform if the delay or failure is due to a cause beyond our reasonable control.
24. E-mail, user name and password
24.1 E-mails to you shall be to the address you specify to us. It is important that you give us an accurate and valid e-mail address and tell us of any changes to it.
24.2 If you are issued with a user name and password before you can order goods from us, these will be personal to you and are not transferable. You will be responsible for any payments due for goods ordered through the Website by anyone using your user name and password.
25.1 If we fail to enforce a right under this agreement, that failure will not prevent us from enforcing other rights, or the same type of right on a later occasion.
25.2 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be deemed severed and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions shall not be affected.
If you have a complaint, please e-mail us at: email@example.com.
27. Governing law
27.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
27.2 Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which both parties submit.