Uptaste Terms of Use

The Spontaneous Travel Company website & apps Terms of Use


1 Whats’s in these terms?

These terms set out the rules for using our website www.Uptaste.com (our Website) and our Uptaste mobile applications (our Apps).

2 Who we are and how to contact us

2.1 www.Uptaste.com is a website operated by The Spontaneous Travel Company Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09842735 and have our registered office at 2 Atlantic Close, Southampton SO14 3TA.

2.2 To contact us, please email us at hello@uptaste.com

3 By using our website or apps you are agreeing to these terms

3.1 By using our Website or our Apps, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

3.2 If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our Website or our Apps.

3.3 We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

4 There are other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to our Privacy Policy, which also applies to your use of our Website and our Apps. Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our Website or our Apps, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

5 We may make changes to these terms

We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our Website or our Apps, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on 1st June 2017.

6 We may make changes to our website or apps

We may update and change our Website or our Apps from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs and our business priorities.

7 We may suspend or withdraw our website or apps

7.1 Our Website and our Apps are made available free of charge.

7.2 We do not guarantee that our Website or our Apps, or any content on them, will always be available or uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website or our Apps for business and operational reasons.

7.3 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website or our Apps through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

8 You must keep your account details safe

8.1 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.

8.2 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.

8.3 If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at hello@uptaste.com

9 Our website and apps are for users in the UK

Our Website and our Apps are directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our Website or Apps is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

10 Uploading content to our website or our apps

10.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Website or Apps, or to make contact with other users of our Website or Apps, you must comply with the content standards set out in section 19.

10.2 You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

10.3 Any content you upload to our Website or Apps (other than your profile information) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you grant to us and other users of our Website and Apps a perpetual, irrevocable, transferrable, royalty-free licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.

10.4 We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Website or Apps constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

10.5 We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Website or Apps if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in section 19 .

11 How you may use material on our website and apps

11.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website and Apps, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws around the world. All such rights are reserved.

11.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts of, any page(s) from our Website for your personal use. You may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Website and Apps.

11.3 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.

11.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website and Apps must always be acknowledged on any copy.

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

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

12 Do not rely on information on our website or apps

12.1 The content on our Website and Apps is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Website or Apps.

12.2 Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website and Apps, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website and Apps is accurate, complete or up to date.

13 We are not responsible for resources we link to

13.1 Where our Website or Apps contain links to other sites, apps 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 resources or any information you may obtain from them.

13.2 We have no control over the contents of those resources.

14 Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

14.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

14.2 If you are a business user:

14.2.1 we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website, Apps or any content on them;

14.2.2 we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: use of, or inability to use, our Website or our Apps; or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website or Apps.

14.2.3 In particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

14.3 If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Website and Apps for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Website or Apps for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

15 We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

15.1 We do not guarantee that our Website or Apps will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

15.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access our Website and use our Apps. You should use your own virus protection software.

15.3 You must not misuse our Website or Apps 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 Website or Apps, the server on which our Website or Apps are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Website or Apps. You must not attack our Website or Apps 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. 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 Website and Apps will cease immediately.

16 Rules about linking to our website

16.1 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.

16.2 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.

16.3 You must not establish a link to our Website or Apps in any online resource that is not owned by you.

16.4 Our Website or any part of our Apps must not be framed on any other site.

16.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

16.6 If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Website or Apps other than that set out above, please contact us at the email address set out in section 2.2.

17 Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

These terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

18 Our trade marks are registered

Uptaste is a registered European Union Trade Mark. You are not permitted to use the Uptaste trade mark without our approval, unless as part of material you are using as permitted under the “how you may use material on our Website and Apps” section above.

19 Content created by you

19.1 Don’t upload content that is illegal or prohibited

19.2 Don’t show nudity in your profile photo or Reviewfies

19.3 Don’t upload anything that isn’t yours