Introduction and Background
Our web site, community.busabout.com is a social networking tool published by Busabout. By joining our site you are accepting our Terms and Conditions. We may decide to change them at any time and if we do so those changes will be written into these terms and conditions. It is the responsibility of users to be aware of these terms and conditions in case there are any changes. Writing the changes in here is our obligation, keeping an eye on them is yours. Continuing to use the site after a change has been made is your acceptance of the changes.
Use of the Site
You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within this site. If you become aware of any inappropriate content by any member of this site, please contact community.busabout.com by clicking on the "Report this page" link at the footer of every community.busabout.com page.
This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to Busabout, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided "as is" and on an "is available" basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
Use of and Membership in the community.busabout.com service is void where prohibited. By using the community.busabout.com Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 15 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the community.busabout.com services does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning, if we believe you to be in breach of any of the above terms.
In no event will Busabout be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use of the site. Busabout does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. The names, images and logos identifying Busabout or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of the Busabout and/or third parties. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any licence or right under any trademark or patent of Busabout or any other third party.
A fully registered member of community.busabout.com requires the user to have filled out the following information: Screen Name, First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Country of Origin, Birthday, How you found out about us and Upload a profile photo
On entering a competition (the person, persons or organisation entering the competition) agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and Busabout shall only accept submissions (defined below) on that basis.
Busabout reserve the right to substitute an alternative prize of equal value. There is no cash alternative.
Entries should only be made via the Internet. Entries must be received by 5pm GMT on the closing day of the competition as stated on the competition entry form. No responsibility can be accepted for non-receipt of submitted entries.
Employees of Busabout, their families and agents are not eligible to take part in the competition.
Responses via the website are deemed to be signed by virtue of having been submitted.
Busabout reserves the right to terminate the competition before a judgement is made and it will endeavour to notify entrants of the termination and where possible provide an explanation of such a termination.
Busabout reserves the right to change the submission deadline and timetable for whatever reason. Busabout will endeavour to inform all entrants of these changes.
Busabout shall at its sole discretion select the winner from the prize draw.
By entering a competition you accept that you will be subscribed to the community.busabout.com e-newsletter.
All entrants must be 18 or over and resident in the United Kingdom.
Information gathered in the running of competitions or promotions is not shared with any 3rd party except where the competition or promotion is run in conjunction with a 3rd party and sharing information is necessary to support the promotion.
Subscription to our e-newsletter is free of charge.
We do not guarantee that any e-newsletter sent by us is free from viruses or bugs.
We do not guarantee that subscription to our e-newsletter will mean that you receive our e-newsletter.
Occasionally we will send out a “solus” e-newsletter on behalf of our advertisers and/or third parties if we feel they have information of interest to you. You may remove yourself from receiving these solus emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link that will be on the bottom of the e-newsletter, alternatively send an email to email@example.com with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.
Subscribers may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-newsletter or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.
Advertising Terms & Conditions
"Advertise" means the party booking the space and is responsible for payment.
"Publisher" means “Busabout”.
Advertisements must conform to the British Code of Advertising Practice and must accurately reflect the product and or service being advertised.
Advertisements are subject to the publisher's approval and must always be recognizable as such and not resemble editorial matter.
All claims made in advertisements must be capable of being supported by appropriate evidence and must be made available to the publisher upon request.
No guarantee is given that advertisements will be placed in any specified position on any specified page, unless the appropriate surcharge has been contracted and written agreement has been entered into.
The publication of an advertisement by the publisher does not constitute endorsement of the advertiser, its products or services.
A signed advertising order confirms you are entering into a contract with Busabout.
Cancellations must be in writing, and can only be accepted up to 28 days prior to publication. All cancellations will incur a 50% cancellation fee. This fee becomes payable immediately on receipt of the cancellation instruction.
The publisher reserves the right to increase advertisement rates at any time or to amend the terms and conditions at any time.
The publisher will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by amendment, error, late publication or non-publication from any cause whatsoever.
The publisher will not accept liability for any error on the part of third parties or inaccurate copy instructions.
It is the advertiser’s responsibility to supply suitable material to Busabout within the deadlines stated on the advertisement confirmation order. If material is not forthcoming, Busabout reserves the right to repeat old material, or to charge the client for the advertisement without it appearing. Advertising material must be supplied in digital format, as stipulated by Busabout.
The advertiser agrees to pay standard production rates for any additional work required to make digital material press-ready, including converting open files, or resizing advertisements. Any alterations to material will be charged for.
Invoices for any advertisements must be settled within 14 days of invoice date. An additional 10% surcharge on the invoice total will be incurred for every 30 day period thereafter if payment is not received.
Advertisers requiring more than a 14 day payment term must get written confirmation from the publisher prior to reserving the space.
Should an advertising agency be contracted to manage direct bookings, the value of the initial booking may not be diminished.
New advertisers will be required to pay for their advertising prior to publication.