Our LEGAL INFORMATION
Here is where you’ll find all the terms and conditions that apply to the use of this website. Please read all sections very carefully, as they relate to the rules which you agree to when using our website.
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This is the UK Greetings Website (the "Website"), which is operated by UK Greetings Limited (“UKG”). UKG’s head office is based at Mill Street East, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire WF12 9AW. Company Registration Number 3480710, VAT registration number 168966988. UKG is a member of the Greeting Card Association (GCA) and the British Print Industries Federation (BPIF).
How you should use this Website
You must not, nor must you allow any other person to copy, publish, distribute, alter, add to, delete, remove or tamper with this Website or any part of it in any way or directly or indirectly disrupt or interfere (or attempt to disrupt or interfere) with or alter this Website, other than in the course of viewing or using this Website in accordance with these Terms.
Your continued use of this Website will constitute acceptance of these Terms.
One of the purposes of this Website is to provide you with information about UKG, its various trading divisions. We have also included on the Website a selection of product ranges. This information is provided for your convenience only. By making these images available on our Website, we do not give any guarantee or undertaking that any particular stock will be available at any particular time and we reserve the right to withdraw any product ranges or change the sample products, which we show on our Website at any time and without notice.
Further, we reserve the right to alter, delete, adapt, take down or in any other way amend the whole or any part of this Website including any of the content contained on it at any time and without notice. These Terms may change from time to time and you should review this page on a regular basis. If you continue to use the Website after any such amendments have been made you will be deemed to accept those amendments. You may access these Terms at any time by accessing the link to them, which appears at the bottom of each page of this Website.
This Website is intended for use by and is directed solely at users in the UK and is aimed primarily at retailers who may stock our ranges from time to time, although the Website may be of wider interest for anyone wanting information about us or our products. All communications shall be in English. If you are not based in the UK, please refer to our International Web at www.ukginternational.co.uk.
Where any user is in breach of these Terms, we reserve the right, but shall not be required, to provide a warning to such user for failure to comply. Further, we have the right to ban any user from the Website at any time, whether or not any prior warning has been given.
At certain pages on our Website, for example where you wish to apply for a vacancy with us or to contact our Customer Services representatives, there is the possibility of you sending information to us by e-mail. Under no circumstances should any user of this Website make any submission in any way whatsoever which is defamatory, abusive, obscene, unlawful, of a racist, sexist or other discriminatory nature, or which in our absolute discretion could cause offence. You must not use any abusive or aggressive language, swear, threaten, harass or abuse any other person, including other users.
You must not corrupt the Website, flood the Website with information so as to cause the Website not to function or use any features which may affect the function of the Website for example viruses, worms, logic bombs or similar. Any multiple submissions or "spam" are strictly prohibited. You must not interfere or tamper with, remove or otherwise alter in any way, any information which is included on the Website.
All users must use their own identity when providing information to UKG via the Website.
All information, which you provide should be accurate and truthful. You acknowledge and agree that where you provide any information to UKG, it or any trading division within UKG’s group of companies may use such material, as it shall, in its absolute discretion, determine appropriate.
Submission of Work
In order to avoid misunderstandings, we have a procedure in place for the handling of creative submissions. Under our procedure, we will not review your submission unless you agree to these terms.
We have a uniform policy not to receive any disclosures or submissions in confidence.
No submission will be reviewed by the company on a confidential basis, or under a guarantee that the design, writing or idea shall be kept secret, or on condition that the company shall agree to terms of compensation before disclosure or submission of the design, writing or idea. If you agree that your disclosure of the materials is entirely voluntary on your part and that it will not create any obligation or confidential relationship of any type or kind, nor any guarantee of secrecy, we shall be glad to consider it.
Your submission will be reviewed on the basis that you will rely exclusively on your rights under the intellectual property laws (Copyright, Trademark and Patent Statutes). In the case of a patentable idea, it is suggested that you protect yourself by filing a patent application.
The company shall not be obligated to give reasons for its decision or to reveal its past or present activities related to the submitted materials or to the same or similar materials submitted by others.
If all of the foregoing is satisfactory to you, please tick the agree button before submitting your work. If you haven’t done so already, you may submit product samples and/or a description, along with anything else that you think might help us in evaluating your submission. As a condition of making an unsolicited submission, please understand that we will not return your materials.
If you choose to use the Website’s artwork submission function then any work you submit to us is at your own risk. UKG is not obliged to purchase the artwork from you and is not committed to using the artwork for any purpose. We will only contact you if we wish to discuss your submission. In the event that we agree to purchase your artwork you will be required to sign an agreement confirming your acceptance of the conditions of the transaction. You must not infringe the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other person and further by submitting artwork to us, you warrant that you own or otherwise have the right to the artwork submitted.
All Website design, text, graphics, the selection and arrangement thereof, software compilations, underlying source code, software and images of our product range, together with all other material on this Website are subject to copyright and other proprietary rights which are either owned by UKG or used under licence from third parties.
To the extent that any material contained on this Website may be downloaded or printed then such material may be downloaded to a single personal computer only and hard copy portions may be printed solely for your own personal and non-commercial use. You acknowledge the intellectual proprietary rights in all content on the Website and under no circumstances whatsoever shall you in any way modify, publish, transmit, copy (in whole or in part), distribute or incorporate into any other website or other medium or material any images which appear on the Website whatsoever.
Amongst others, ”UKG”, “GHG Gibson Hanson Graphics”, " Carlton Cards", "Carlton Cards … Says It Best", the rose device, “Hanson White”, “Special Editions”, “Elliot & Buttons”, "Bubblegum", “Giggles”, “Bridges” and “Just My Style” are registered trade marks of American Greetings Corporation of One American Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44144, USA. Amongst others, “Boofle”, “Lots of Woof”, “Tedmund-Ted”, “Watermark” and “Jolie Papier” are registered trademarks of UK Greetings Limited of Mill Street East, Dewsbury, WF12 9AW.
Under no circumstances shall the use of this Website grant to any user any interest in any intellectual property rights (including copyright, know-how or trade marks whether registered or not) of UKG or any trading division of the UKG or the American Greetings Corporation group of companies, or any third party whatsoever.
No rights whatsoever are granted to use or reproduce any trade marks or logos, which appear on this Website except with the express written consent of UKG or American Greetings Corporation.
This Website contains links to other websites that may be of interest including www.ukginternational.co.uk, www.corporate.americangreetings.com, www.card-connection.co.uk www.WatermarkPublishing.co.uk , www.Boofle.co.uk, www.Tedmund-Ted.co.uk and www.bluemountain.com. Some of the links available on this site may be to websites which are not based in the UK. Similarly, where appropriate, e-mail communications may provide links to third party websites. All links are provided for your information and convenience only and your use of any such websites shall be subject to any terms and conditions pertaining to them. UKG does not make any representation or give any warranty about the links, which are provided to third party sites.
Those third parties may offer for sale generally or directly offer to you, products or services and any purchase of such products or services shall be directly between you and the third party. In no way shall UKG be liable for any such products or services and we do not make any representations or give any warranties or recommendations in respect of such products or services.
If you wish to provide a linked Internet website to the UKG you must seek the prior written approval of UKG. You may not recommend any other website nor post any advertisement for or recommend on the website any product or service without the prior written approval of UKG.
Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
This Website is provided on an "as is" basis which means that you must use the Website exactly as it is provided to you. To the fullest extent permitted by law UKG makes no and expressly excludes all representations (except for fraudulent misrepresentation) and warranties of any kind with respect to this Website and its contents. We do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via this Website is accurate, complete or current nor that this Website will meet particular requirements, be available, accessible, uninterrupted, timely, and secure or operate without error or that it will be free from viruses or other harmful elements.
The product images, which are shown on the Website are for your convenience only and represent only a part of the full range of products, which are available from UKG or its group companies. Please note that exact products may vary (for example, there could be slight colour variance between batches).
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED AT LAW, NEITHER UKG NOR ANY EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE INVOLVED IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE LIABLE WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE OR OTHERWISE HOWSOEVER ARISING FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, CLAIMS, LIABILITIES OR EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING ANY PRODUCT PURCHASE BY YOU ARISING AS A RESULT OF YOU VIEWING MATERIAL ON THIS SITE.
THIS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, CLAIMS, LIABILITIES AND EXPENSES OF ANY KIND WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LEGAL COSTS OR EXPENSES, DIRECT LOSS OF PROFIT, DIRECT LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, INDIRECT LOSS OF PROFIT, INDIRECT LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF USE OF MONEY, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND/OR ANY WASTED EXPENDITURE OR THIRD PARTY CLAIMS. FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT THE LOSSES AS LISTED IN THIS CLAUSE ARE INTENDED TO BE DISTINCT AND SEVERABLE. NOTHING CONTAINED IN THIS CLAUSE SHALL AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE LIABILITY OF UK GREETINGS FOR ALL CLAIMS MADE BY ANY PERSON IN RELATION TO THE USE OF THIS SITE EXCEED A SUM EQUAL TO THE COSTS PAID OR PAYABLE BY THAT PERSON DIRECTLY TO UKG (IF ANY) IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE HOWEVER THAT CLAIM ARISES INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) NEGLIGENT ERROR OR OMISSION, BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, MISREPRESENTATION (EXCLUDING FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION) OR BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY WHETHER IN RESPECT OF ONE INCIDENT OR A SERIES OF INCIDENTS.
Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.
Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and your use of this Website shall be governed in accordance with English law and any disputes arising under these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
We will not be under any liability for failure to make the Website available, to fulfil any undertaking on our part including where that failure is caused by act of God, war, governmental restriction, trade dispute, or breakdown of machinery or any other matter (whether or not similar to the foregoing) outside our control.
If part, or all, of these Terms become void the remaining part of them and any other provisions on the Website, which shall form part of these Terms will remain valid and enforceable.
Failure by us to exercise, or delay in our exercising, any right or remedy under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any of our rights and remedies under these Terms.
Except as expressly agreed in these Terms a person who is not a party to the Contract shall have no rights pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (the “Act”) to enforce any term of the Contract. Any right or remedy of a third party, which exists or is available apart from the Act, is not affected.
Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as establishing or implying a partnership between UKG or any member of the UKG group of companies and any user of the Website nor shall any relationship of agency be implied.
How we will use your Personal Data
When you use this Website it may be necessary for you to provide some personal details to us, if you contact us for reasons such as providing us with feedback as part of our customer service facility, submitting a CV or application form, applying for a vacancy or contacting us for any other purpose. The information which you provide to us may vary depending on the exact circumstances but usually we will need to collect some basic contact information such as your name, address and e-mail address.
Whenever we collect information from you we are required to comply with certain legal obligations that govern the use of your personal information. The personal data which we collect from you will be held and used for the proper administration of our business, enabling us to deal with any correspondence you send to us and to answer questions which you may raise. We will retain your details in order to keep a record of all communications that we may receive from you. We will collect from you sufficient information to be able to deal with any query or complaint which you may have. We will also maintain a database of our users’ contact details and your details will be held on that database. This information may then be used as part of our market research in order to continually develop our products.
Other Entities to whom we may pass your Details
From time to time it may also be necessary for us to pass your details to other members of the UKG group of companies. For example, this might be necessary to provide you with information about some of our ranges which are managed by other companies. We will never share your details with third parties outside of the UKG group of companies for commercial gain.
In addition and in some circumstances, it may also be necessary to provide your details to other carefully selected third parties. For example, if you provide details to us for the purpose of applying for a job vacancy, we may from time to time appoint a recruitment agency to deal with the recruitment process on our behalf.
Accessing your Information
You have the right to be informed of the information which we hold on you and if you have any queries in this regard please contact our Customer Services team who will direct your request as appropriate, on 01924 465200 or email@example.com.
We may request from you a small fee of £10.00 to cover our administration charges of supplying this information to you. Any information requested will be supplied within 40 days. Equally, you also have the right to request us to update any records which we hold about you should the information become inaccurate or out of date. You also have the right to request we destroy your information if such information is excessive, inaccurate or out of date. If your details change please let us know by contacting our Customer Services team on 01924 465200 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sale of Assets
If in the future, UK Greetings Ltd or any other member of the UK Greetings Ltd group of companies is sold, acquired, merged or goes into liquidation or similar arrangement, it reserves the right to transfer any personal data which you have supplied as part of the assets for example on a database, to any relevant party.
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