Terms of website use


This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of this website (our Site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Site. By using our Site, you indicate 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 our Site.

INFORMATION ABOUT US

Our Site is operated by Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 106725 and have our registered office at Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB. Our main trading address is Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB. Our VAT number is GB 513936740.

ACCESSING OUR SITE

Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service or content we provide on our Site without notice. We provide no commitment or guarantee that our Site will be available at all times and from time to time we may need to restrict access to some parts of our Site, or our entire Site, to users, including users who have registered with us.

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, and you must not disclose it to any third party. 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes.

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

PROHIBITED USES

You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Unless otherwise authorised within these terms, you must not copy, modify, alter, publish, distribute, sell or transfer any materials published on our Site. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Site.

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 our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors. Any materials which we detect are being used for commercial purposes in the absence of a licence must cease with immediate effect, until this time, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee for any use made of such materials.

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.

TRADE MARKS

"HOTPOINT" and "INDESIT" are UK registered trademarks of Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited or our ultimate holding company or its subsidiaries.

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

Commentary and other materials posted on our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We will not be responsible to you in respect of any reliance placed on such materials on our Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

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

OUR LIABILITY IF YOUR ARE A CONSUMER

If you are a consumer and we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it was an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time you agreed to be bound by these terms.

We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:

Except as stated in the these terms and to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties or terms which might otherwise be implied by law.

Subject to the above, our total liability to you in respect of any loss arising under or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (howsoever arising) shall in no circumstances exceed £2,500.

OUR LIABILITY IF YOU ARE A BUSINESS CUSTOMER

If you are a business customer, we shall have no liability to you arising under or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, for any: a) loss of profit, sales, business or revenues; b) loss of business opportunity; c) business interruption; d) loss of anticipated savings; e) loss of goodwill; f) loss of data; or g) any indirect or unforeseeable loss.

We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:

Except as stated in these terms and to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties or terms which might otherwise be implied by law.

Subject to the above, our total liability to you in respect of any loss arising under or in connection the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (howsoever arising) shall in no circumstances exceed [consider reasonable upper cap on liability].

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO OUR SITE

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. Please take the time to read this, as by using our Site, you consent to us processing your data on the terms detailed in the privacy policy.

TRANSACTIONS CONCLUDED THROUGH OUR SITE

Contracts for the supply of goods and/or services formed through our Site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.

UPLOADING MATERIAL TO OUR SITE

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the Content Standards set out below.

Any material you upload to our Site should not be confidential and there must be no restrictions on our ability to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose and you agree that your name can be attributed to and displayed on any material which you upload.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our Site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the Content Standards.

CONTENT STANDARDS

These Content Standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Site (Contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

Any Contributions must: