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Website Terms of Use

Website Terms of Use

1. We may suspend or withdraw our site
1.1 Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
1.2 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

2. We may transfer this agreement to someone else
2.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

3. You must keep your account details safe
3.1 If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
3.2 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

4. How you may use material on our site
4.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
4.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
4.3 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.
4.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
4.6 If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

5. We are not responsible for websites we link to
5.1 Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
5.2 We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

6. User-generated content is not approved by us
6.1 This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
6.2 We may contact customers who share/upload images of Oak Furnitureland products online and request permission to use them.
6.3 By responding in agreeance to any of our social media accounts you agree to the following:

a) You grant OFL a royalty free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use your social media handle and your social media photograph(s) and in relation to which you have responded in agreeance to (the “Photos”) on Oakfurnitureland.co.uk, in OFL stores (both bricks and mortar and online) and/or on any of OFL’s platforms (including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and/or in printed publications (eg. Catalogues, guides).

b) OFL may use, reproduce, distribute, combine with other materials, alter and/or edit your Photos in any manner in its sole discretion.

c) You hereby represent and warrant that (i) you own all rights in and to your Photos, (ii) you have permission from any person(s) appearing in your Photos to grant the rights herein, (iii) you are 18 years or older, and (iv) OFL’s use of your social media handle and/or Photos will not violate the rights of any third party or any law.

d) You hereby waive any moral rights in the Photos to which you are now or may be at any future time entitled under Chapter IV of Part I of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 or any similar provisions of law in any jurisdiction.

e) You hereby release and discharge OFL from all and any obligation to pay you for any use of your Photos and any of the intellectual property rights contained therein in connection with the uses described above.

f) You hereby release, discharge and agree to hold OFL and any person acting on OFL’s behalf harmless from all claims, demands, and liabilities whatsoever in connection with use of the Photos as described above.

7. We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
7.1 We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
7.2 We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

8. Rules about linking to our site
8.1 You may not link to our home page or 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 to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
8.2 Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
8.3 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.