Terms and Conditions
We kindly ask you to read the following Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. Should you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, then you must stop using Our Site with immediate effect.
1. About Us
1.1 Our Sites www.ppeuniverse.co.uk is owned by PPE Universe Ltd, a company registered in England with registration number 12930319. Our registered address is 4 International House,61 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HZ. Our VAT number is GB 303481434.
1.2 PPE Universe Ltd is a trading company which undertakes a number of business services in conjunction with PPE products and equipment alongside other wholesale services.
2. Definitions and Interpretation
2.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
“Account” means an account required for a User to access certain areas of Our Site, as detailed in Clause 4;
“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, Our Site;
“Listing” means a requirement for or availability of PPE products posted on Our Site by a User which shall provide details of that User’s business;
“Listed Business” means any business featured in a Listing;
“User” means a user of Our Site; and
“We/Us/Our” means PPE Universe Ltd, a company registered in England with registration 12930319, whose registered address is International House, 61 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HZ and whose trading address, International House, 61 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HZ, United Kingdom.
3. Site Access
4.1 Access to Certain parts of Our Site (including the ability to post Listings) is password protected and will require an Account in order to access them.
5. Intellectual Property Rights and Our Site
5.1 All Content on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by Us. All Content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
5.2 You may:
6. Listings & Account Creation
6.1 An Account is required if you wish to submit a Listing. Please refer to Clause 4 for more information.
6.2 You agree that you will be solely responsible for your Listing(s). We accept no responsibility for the content of Listings. Specifically, you agree, represent and warrant that you have the right to submit the Listing(s), that all information in the Listing(s) is accurate and truthful, that all such information will be kept accurate and up-to-date, that no personal data will be included that you do not have the right to include and that all such Listing(s) will comply with Our Acceptable Usage Policy, detailed below in Clause 7.
6.3 You agree that you will be liable to Us and will, to the fullest extent permissible by law, indemnify Us for any breach of the warranties given by you under sub- Clause 6.2. You will be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by Us as a result of such breach.
6.4 If you wish to remove a Listing from the display, you may do so by email to email@example.com. We will use reasonable efforts to remove the Listing in question from display on Our Site. Please note, however, that caching or references to your Listing may not be made immediately unavailable (or may not be made unavailable at all where they are outside of Our reasonable control).
6.5 We may reject, reclassify, edit, or remove any Listing from Our Site where, in Our sole opinion, it violates Our Acceptable Usage Policy, or if We receive a complaint from a third party and determine that the Listing in question should be removed as a result.
7. Acceptable Usage Policy
7.1 You may only use Our Site in a manner that is lawful and that complies with the provisions of this Clause 7. Specifically:
7.1.1 you must ensure that you comply fully with any and all applicable local, national, and international laws and/or regulations;
7.1.2 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent;
7.1.3 you must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind; and
7.1.4 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way.
7.2 When posting a Listing (or communicating in any other way using Our Site), you must not post, communicate or otherwise do anything that:
7.2.1 is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful, or otherwise inflammatory;
7.2.2 promotes violence;
7.2.3 promotes, assists in, or constitutes any form of unlawful activity (including anything which may be in breach of rules, regulations, or legislation specifically applicable to the Listed Business);
7.2.4 is intended or otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
7.2.5 discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
7.2.6 is calculated or otherwise likely to deceive (including any unsubstantiated or unsupportable claims or comparisons concerning the Listed Business or any other business or person);
7.2.7 is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another person’s right to privacy or otherwise uses their personal data in a way that you do not have a right to;
7.2.8 misleadingly impersonates any person or business or otherwise misrepresents your identity or affiliation in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included within this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 7.2);
7.2.9 implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists;
7.2.10 infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, patents, trademarks and database rights) of any other party; or
7.2.11 is in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
7.3 We reserve the right to either suspend or terminate your Account and/or your access to Our Site if you materially breach the provisions of this Clause 7 or any of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions. Specifically, We may take one or more of the following actions:
7.3.7 any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
7.4 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not limited to those set out above) that We may take in response to breaches of these Terms and Conditions.
8. Links to Our Site & Links to Third Party Sites
Framing or embedding of Our Site on other websites is not permitted without Our express written permission. Please contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
9 Disclaimers and Legal Rights
9.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only. In particular, we make no representation or warranty that any part of Our Site (including Listings) is suitable for use in business or that any part of it constitutes accurate data and/or advice on which business decisions can be based. Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action relating to the online marketplace.
9.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, we make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
9.3 If, as a result of Our failure to exercise reasonable care and skill, any digital content from Our Site created by Us (that is not Content uploaded by a User) damages your device or other digital content belonging to you, if you are a consumer, you may be entitled to certain legal remedies. For more details concerning your rights and remedies as a consumer, please contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.
9.4 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that Our Content on Our Site is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that such Content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
9.5 We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of, or for any opinions, views, or values expressed in Listings. Any such opinions, views, or values are those of the relevant User and do not reflect Our opinions, views, or values in any way. We have no control over, nor any involvement in, any Listed Business and We accept no responsibility for any actions taken, or for any goods or services provided, by any Listed Business.
10. Our Liability
10.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any User for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content (whether it is provided by Us or whether it is a Listing posted by a User) included on Our Site.
10.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to Our Site or any Content (including Listings) included on Our Site.
10.3 If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
10.4 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from viruses and other malware. Subject to sub-Clause 11.3, We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.
10.5 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
10.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.
11. Viruses, Security and Software
11.1 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and free from viruses and other malware including, but not limited to, the scanning of all Content uploaded by Users for viruses and malware as it is uploaded. We do not, however, guarantee that Our Site is secure or free from viruses or other malware and accept no liability in respect of the same, as detailed in sub-Clause
11.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
11.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
11.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to Our Site.
11.4. You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
11.5 By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 13.3 to 13.5 you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
12. Privacy and Cookies
13. Data Protection
13.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
14. Communications from Us
14.1 If you have an Account, We may from time to time send you important notices by email. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to, service changes, changes to these Terms and Conditions, and changes to your Account.
14.2 We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express consent. If you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time. Any and all marketing emails sent by Us include an unsubscribe link If you opt out of receiving emails from us at any time, it may take up to 1 business day for your new preferences to take effect.
16.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us please contact email@example.com
15. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
15.1 We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
15.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
16. Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England & Wales.
16.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in your country of residence. Nothing in Sub-Clause 19.1 above takes away or reduces your rights as a consumer to rely on those provisions.
16.3 If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions, the relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales.
16.4 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, or the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
17.1 We may, in the future, feature advertising (in addition to Listings) on Our Site and We reserve the right to display advertising on the same page as any Listing.
17.2 We are not responsible for the content of any advertising on Our Site. Each advertiser is responsible for the content of their own advertising material. We will not be responsible for any advertising on Our Site including, but not limited to, any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions.
18. Contacting Us
18.1 To contact Us, please email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org
18.2 or if you are an existing client then speak with you Account Manager who will be able to assist you further.