Terms of Use

This page was last updated on 12/08/2016

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your use of www.simrensohal.co.uk (“Site”), which is operated and owned by Simren Sohal (“I”, “myself”, “my”, “me”, “Owner”, “Simren Sohal”).

Please carefully and thoroughly read through these Terms in their entirety as your use of any part of this Site is deemed as your acceptance of these Terms. Wherever you find that you do not agree with any of these Terms, you must discontinue use of this Site immediately.

You are responsible for making sure your device meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use this Site and is compatible with the Site. You are further responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Site through your internet connection are made aware of these terms and that they comply with them as they are bound by these Terms.

1. Definitions:
1.1. Content (“Content”) includes, but is not limited to: creative ideas, comments, content suggestions, writings, photographs, images, audio recordings, video recordings, graphics, links, programs, feedback data (including but not limited to questionnaires, surveys and comments and suggestions providing feedback), layout and or coding of the Site, that originate from you, myself or any other third party.
1.2. Personal information (“Personal Information”) is defined as any information that contains, discloses or provides the e-mail address, telephone number, first and last name, billing, shipping and post address, payment card number and expiry date or any other piece of information that identifies you or any other person.

You agree and accept that this Site and its Content, materials and services provided are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any guarantee, warranties or conditions of any kind to the extent permitted by law, be they express or implied. You further agree and accept that your use of any part of this Site is at your sole risk.

2. Under 18s:
2.1. Any and all users under the age of 18 years old must ask their parent or legal guardian to thoroughly read these Terms of Use and fully accept on their behalf. Parents and legal guardians are advised to view the Content on this Site to ensure they are happy for the young person they are responsible for to view this Site and its Content. You also agree to understand that this Site is not designed for any persons under the age of 13 years old.

3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
3.1. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL I, SIMREN SOHAL, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION: (A.) DAMAGES OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, (B.) LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY, (C.) LOSS OF PROFITS OR INCOME OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS OR INCOME, ANTICIPATED OTHER OTHERWISE, (D.) LOSS OF SALES, (E.) LOSS TO OR RELATING TO ANY BUSINESS OF YOURS, (F.) LOSS CAUSED BY A VIRUS OR OTHER MALICIOUS MALWARE, (G.) LOSS, THEFT OR CORRUPTION OF YOUR INFORMATION OR INABILITY TO ACCESS DATA, (H.) BREACH OF PRIVACY OR SECURITY, (I.) DEVICE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OR (J.) INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THIS SITE, WWW.SIMRENSOHAL.CO.UK, EVEN IF I, SIMREN SOHAL, HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES OR DAMAGES AS AFOREMENTIONED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES CAUSED BY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, CONNECTIVITY FAILURE, UNAUTHORISED USE, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMPUTER WORM, COMPUTER TROJAN, ANY OTHER MALICIOUS MALWARE OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENT. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ESTABLISHING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES FOR DATA BACK UP AND VIRUS CHECKING AS YOU CONSIDER NECESSARY.EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THESE TERMS OF USE, ALL TERMS IMPLIED BY LAW ARE EXCLUDED. I DO NOT EXCLUDE MY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY MY NEGLIGENCE, OR MY RESPONSIBILITY FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION AND ANY OTHER LIABILITY THAT CANNOT, UNDER ENGLISH LAW, BE EXCLUDED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF SIMREN SOHAL TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, COSTS, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION IN THE AGGREGATE (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM THE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING MY PRIVACY POLICY, OR USE OF MY SITE EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE, £100 (ONE-HUNDRED GBP).

4. Changes to these Terms:
4.1. You accept that I reserve the right to revise, amend, change, update, remove and replace any part of this Terms of Use, at any time. Your continued use of any part of this Site is deemed as your acceptance of these changes and your agreement to adhere to and be bound by the most recent version of these Terms. You should therefore regularly check back on this page for any updates or changes to the Terms.

5. Changes to this Site:
5.1. You accept that I reserve the right to revise, amend, suspend, withdraw, change, update, modify, remove and replace any part of this Site, at any time, without prior notice, in whole or in part.

6. Use of these Terms of Service:
6.1. You may only use, store, display, view, print or forward these Terms for personal, non-commercial use that is lawful and abides by copyright laws provided that you agree and accept that (A.) you must retain the date and time you use, store, display, view, print or forward these Terms on the document (B.) you must retain my name, Simren Sohal, as owner of these Terms and this Site, on the Terms (C.) you may not edit, modify, condense, reproduce, remove, lease, sell, translate, creative derivative works of or otherwise exploit these Terms.

7. Use of Content from the Site:
7.1. You agree and accept that all Content on this Site, other than you own, is owned exclusively by me (unless otherwise stated); you do not obtain any ownership rights to any Content contain on this Site other than your own. You may only use, store, display, view, print or forward Content from this Site for personal, non-commercial use that is wholly lawful, provided that you do not, in whole or in part; (A.) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices belonging to me or any third party, that are contained on this Site and or its Content (B.) claim any Content to be your own where this is not true (C.) copy, adapt, modify, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, reproduce, broadcast, transmit, frame, create derivative works of or otherwise exploit the Content, inclusive of (but not limited to) use for any commercial purposes, reasons or exploits, without my prior written consent. This does not apply to Content that belongs to you.
7.2. Any and all brand names, product names, service names and titles and copyrights used or appearing on this Site in any form are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of their respective holders. I do not give any permission for their use by any person or entity other than the respective holder(s). Any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s or holders’ rights.

8. My Opinions:
8.1. All opinions and views that are my own, which are published, provided or otherwise made available to you on or through this Site are expressed with good intentions solely for entertainment, reviewing, general advice and general guidance purposes and should not, at any time, now or in the future, be exclusively relied upon for making any decisions. You should conduct further research and refer to other sources that are more are more accurate, timely, current, correct and complete, however you agree and accept that I do not own or control and therefore am not responsible or liable to you for such third party materials you further choose to rely on. You also agree and accept that your choice to rely on any of my Content or third party’s Content that is published, provided or otherwise made available on or through this Site is at your own risk, and that I am not responsible or liable to you for it, to the extent permitted by law.
8.2. Opinions and views expressed by other users are not my own and should not be relied upon as being provided, endorsed or represented by myself.
8.3. You agree and accept that as my opinions and views are based on my own experiences and beliefs, what may work for me may not work for you so will ensure that any product/s or advice is suitable for you.
8.4. My opinions and views are never, at any time, now or in the future, intended to offend or insult, at any level, any persons or entity, living, dead or otherwise.

9. Behaviour of Users:
9.1. You agree and accept that you may not, under any circumstances, use this Site or its Content in any way that, be it in whole or in part, unlawfully or otherwise (A.) harasses, insults, harms, threatens, defames, slanders, libels, disparages, intimidates or exploits (B.) discriminates based on religion, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, race, national origin, disability, age or otherwise expresses any prejudice or bigotry (C.) promotes or demonstrates political radicalism, conduct that would result in civil liability, activities that constitute a criminal offence, other illicit actions, hatred, deception or violence of any kind (D.) is controversial, objectionable, graphic, obscene, immoral, pornographic, sexually explicit or displays nudity or contains profanities (E.) provides or intends to provide any professional advice, including but not limited to the provision of any medical advice, financial advice or any other advice that is otherwise inappropriate or unsafe (F.) contains any Personal Information about yourself or another person (G.) collects, tracks, retains, uses or forwards the Personal Information of others in any way or otherwise spams or phishes (H.) contains or attempts to bring forth any form of viruses, worms, Trojans, files, links, programmes or any other malware or malicious computer coding that could in any way destroy, disrupt, limit, attempt to gain unauthorised access to, interrupt, tamper with, infect, overwhelm or otherwise affect the operation and functionality of any part of this Site, any third party Sites, the Internet, any electronic device known now or in the future or any of my information (including but not limited to proprietary information and Personal Information) (I.) circumvents, hacks or attempts to hack into or otherwise interferes with the security features of this Site, other websites or the Internet (J.) violates any local, state, federal and or international laws, statutes, ordinances or regulations (K.) contains falsified or misleading information (including but not limited to impersonating another person) or that you know is not accurate, timely, current, true, truthful, correct, complete or legal (L.) contains advertisements, self-promotions for commercial purposes or otherwise attempts to sell any services or goods (M.) violates my rights or the rights of any third parties, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy rights, personal rights, publicity rights, patent rights or other proprietary rights (N.) violates any other Terms.

10. Content of Users:
10.1. You may submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide Content to this Site provided that you agree and accept that (B.) all Content submitted, uploaded, transmitted, posted or is otherwise provided by you is done solely and directly by yourself and not by any other person or entity (including but not limited to robots) (B.) you alone are responsible and liable for the Content you submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide and that I am not responsible or liable for such Content (C.) you are at least 18 years old or (D.) you are under 18 years old and have had a parent or legal guardian view, read or otherwise become fully aware of the Content you intend to submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide (E.) any Content you submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide will be considered as non-confidential and treated as such (F.) you may not pretend to be anybody other than yourself or otherwise mislead myself or third parties about the origins of any of your Content (G.) you may not use a false e-mail address or make use of profile images, an online persona or a username that is false, deceptive or may be viewed as offensive (H.) you represent, warrant and declare that you are the sole owner of any Content submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide and it is your own original creation or (I.) you represent, warrant and declare you have the necessary rights, copyright, licences, consents or other permissions to submit, upload, transmit, post, provide or otherwise make us of that Content on this. You accept it is your responsibility to ensure that wherever you seek any type of permissions or consents from another for use of their work, you have such persons explicitly read these Terms and clearly make them understand that I can make use of their Content (as outlined below in term 12.1.) at the exact date and time that it is uploaded on the Site by you.
10.2. Copyright Infringements: I respect the intellectual property rights of others and do not ever knowingly use Content in a way that infringes such rights of any persons. In the event you find any Content belonging to you, for which you have given no permissions or consents for the use of, submitted, uploaded, transmitted, posted or otherwise provided on or through this Site by any user and or then made use of by me, you accept and understand that the liability of any such copyright infringement falls onto the user who has submitted, uploaded, transmitted, posted or otherwise provided it. Should this ever be the case, please immediately report the alleged copyright infringement(s) occurring on the Site to legal@simrensohal.co.uk with evidence of your copyright that is not challengeable, a specific URL point or where this is not applicable, exact directions and locations to the copyright infringement and an e-mail address that you agree I can contact you from in relation to the alleged copyright infringement. As soon as I receive notification, I will take appropriate action, in my sole discretion, to amend the situation.
10.3. You agree and accept that I reserve the right to remove, edit, modify, change, condense, prevent access to, delete, refuse to display, monitor or otherwise exercise editorial control over any Content submitted, uploaded, transmitted, posted or otherwise provided by you or other users that I believe violates the law, any of these Terms or that I deem as inappropriate or offensive, at any time, at my sole discretion and without any notice or restriction.
10.4. Despite my best effort, I am not able to and do not guarantee or warrant that any Content on this Site is accurate, lawful, does not breach any of these Terms or does not offend or cause objection as I am unable to monitor such Content 24/7. You agree and accept that I am under no obligation to monitor or review any Content belonging to you or other users on this Site. You further agree that I am not liable to you for any Content you or other users submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide, at any time. If you believe any Content infringes any rights, Terms or is otherwise illegal, offensive or objectionable, you should let us know immediately by contacting legal@simrensohal.co.uk so that I can resolve the issue.

11. Use of Your Content:
11.1. If you submit, upload, transmit, post or otherwise provide any Content to or through this Site, you will retain all rights and ownership on that Content; I do not claim any ownership rights to your Content.
11.2. Although I do not claim any ownership rights over your Content, you agree and accept that the moment you submit, upload, transmit, post, or otherwise provide any Content to or through this Site, you do hereby grant me the right to a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual, sub-licensable, fully paid, transferrable and royalty-free right and license to copy, transmit, distribute, publish, change, edit, modify, condense, reproduce, remove, record, store, communicate, lease, sell, use in and for any commercial purposes, publicly display, publicly perform, translate, make modifications to or create derivative works of, disclose to third parties or otherwise incorporate, exploit or use the Content in whole or in part, at my sole discretion, without restriction and with or without accreditation, compensation or notice to you, at any time and throughout the world in or through any media, medium, form, format or technology known now or later developed or invented.

12. Third Party Materials:
12.1. I may publish, provide or otherwise make available third party materials (including but not limited to advertisements and information about a third party’s goods or services) and Content on or through this Site. All third party materials and Content are published, provided or otherwise made available on or through this Site with good intentions solely for entertainment, reviewing, general advice, general guidance and general information purposes. All third party materials or Content published, provided or otherwise made available on or through this Site are thought to be accurate, timely, current, true, truthful, correct, complete and legal at the time of publication, however to the extent permitted by law, I make no representation or warranty of this. Wherever it is not, the third party materials or Content in question will be removed or amended as soon as it is brought to my attention. Should you find any such materials or Content, please immediately e-mail me at legal@simrensohal.co.uk from an e-mail address you agree and accept I may use to contact you from regarding the issue in question. You also agree and accept that your choice to rely on any of third party materials or Content published, provided or otherwise made available on or through this Site is at your own risk and to the extent permitted by law, I will not accept liability for any loss or damage which may arise from any third party materials or Content on this Site and your use of it. No materials or Content on this Site should, at any time, now or in the future, be exclusively relied upon for making any decisions. You should conduct further research and refer to other sources that are more accurate, timely, current, correct and complete, however you agree and accept that I do not own or control and therefore am not responsible or liable to you for such third party materials you further choose to rely on.
12.2. Content expressed by other users should not be relied upon as being provided, endorsed or represented by myself.
12.3. My provision of any third party information is never, at any time, now or in the future, intended to offend or insult, at any level, any persons or entity, living, dead or otherwise.
12.4. Third Party Links: I may publish, provide or otherwise make available third party links that lead to other websites and do so with good intentions and as a convenience to you and other users. I do not control or own such links and the websites they link to, therefore I accept not responsibility or liability for any material, Content or services published, provided or other made available by third parties on or through their websites or the use of your data by such third parties. Your choice to click on or otherwise activate these links is entirely at your own risk. The moment you leave this Site to access and use another third party website, you are subject to the terms of use, privacy policy and all other legal documents of these third parties. You should therefore read these before continuing to use or access their website.

13. Proxy Writers:
13.1. Although I write my own blog posts, you agree and accept that I reserve the right to make use of another author to write a blog post on my behalf, in whole or in part, at any time I choose. Where a proxy writer is used, this will explicitly be stated on the particular post they have written by using their name or should they request anonymity, by the following terms: “or “anonymous”.

You agree and accept that I reserve the right to terminate, block, restrict or otherwise prohibit your use of this Site, in whole or in part, at any time, at my sole discretion and without notice or restriction, through any technological medium known now or not yet developed or invented, including but not limited to for breaches to any of these Terms.

If any part of these Terms is found to be unlawful, unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision shall be deemed to be deleted from these Terms and the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected and remain in full force and effect. The failure of Simren Sohal to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms does not result in or constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms of Use.

You and I agree that these Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You and I further agree that the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim in or out of connection with these Terms (or from or related to the website), unless you are a resident in another part of the United Kingdom, in which case the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will apply and any dispute will be brought before the courts there. Any contract between you and I will be communicated in English.

For any questions or further information, concerns or complaints about this Terms of Use or formal legal notices, please contact legal@simrensohal.co.uk

This page was last updated on 12/08/2016