StrictlyWeddings.com - General Website Terms & Conditions
Please read these StrictlyWeddings.com General Website Terms and Conditions (“ Terms”) carefully. These Terms govern access to and use of the StrictlyWeddings.com (“SW”, “we” or “us”) website and services (collectively, the “Site”) by site visitors (“ Site Visitors”) and by individuals or entities who use services or create an account (“Account”) and their Authorised Users (collectively, “ Customers”). By using the Site or any StrictlyWeddings.com Services, you as a Site Visitor or Customer accept these Terms (whether on behalf of yourself or the legal entity you represent). An “Authorised User ” of a Customer is each an individual natural person, whether an employee, business partner, agent or contractor of a Customer who is registered or permitted by Customer to use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services on its behalf, subject to these Terms. Customers and Site Visitors may be referred to in these Terms as “you” and “your”, as applicable.
If you are a Customer and you or your organisation are bound by a contract with StrictlyWeddings.com (“Commercial Terms”), then these Terms will apply to the use of the Site or any StrictlyWeddings.com Services to the extent that such use is not already governed by the Corporate Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, all references to the “Site” in these Terms also includes the StrictlyWeddings.com Services.
In accessing, using or downloading any material(s) from the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must cease using the Site immediately.
1. THE SITE & THE TERMS
1.1 Access to the Site is provided “
and on an “
as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue the
Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if
the Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
1.2 We may revise these Terms from time to time to reflect changes in the law or to StrictlyWeddings.com Services. When we update these Terms, we will ask Customers to accept them before accessing the Site. Site Visitors should regularly check this page for updates to the Terms.
2. ACCOUNTS & COMMUNICATIONS
2.1 Customers may need to register for a StrictlyWeddings.com Account to place orders with StrictlyWeddings.com suppliers or partners (“ StrictlyWeddings.com Suppliers ”) or to access a StrictlyWeddings.com Service. Account information provided by Customers must be accurate, current and complete. If any of your information changes at a later date, it is your responsibility to ensure that your Account is kept up-to-date. If any Authorised User stops working for Customer, Customer must immediately terminate that person’s access to its Account and any StrictlyWeddings.com Service. Customer will be responsible for any and all actions taken using its and its users’ accounts, passwords or access credentials.
2.2 Customer must notify StrictlyWeddings.com immediately of any breach of security or unauthorised use of its Account. Accounts are granted to specific Customers and must not be shared with others.
2.3 You may not create an Account if you are under 18 years of age.
2.4 We recommend that you choose a strong password for your Account. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe. You must not share your Account with anyone else. If you believe your Account is being used without your permission, please contact us immediately. We will not be liable for any unauthorised use of your Account.
2.5 You must not use anyone else’s Account.
2.7 If you wish to close your Account, you may do so at any time. Closing your Account will remove access to any areas of the Site requiring an Account for access.
2.8 From time to time, we will send you communications about the Site and StrictlyWeddings.com Services (“ Communications”). You agree to receive all communications, agreements, and notices that we provide in connection with your Account and any StrictlyWeddings.com Services, including, but not limited to, Communications related to our delivery of the StrictlyWeddings.com Services and your activity on the StrictlyWeddings.com Services, via electronic means, which may include by e-mail, text, in-app notifications, or by posting them on the Site or through any StrictlyWeddings.com Services. You agree that all Communications we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such Communications be in writing or be delivered in a particular manner and you agree to keep your Account contact information current.
2.9 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 StrictlyWeddings.com include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of receiving emails from us at any time, it may take up to 7 business days for StrictlyWeddings.com to comply with your request. During that time, you may continue to receive emails.
2.10 For questions or complaints about communications from us (including, but not limited to marketing emails), please contact us.
3. USAGE AND ACCESS RIGHTS
3.1 If StrictlyWeddings.com has previously prohibited you from accessing the Site or using the StrictlyWeddings.com Services, you are not permitted to access the Site or use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services. If you are agreeing to these Terms, as an Authorised User, on behalf of an organisation or entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to agree to these Terms on that organisation or entity’s behalf and bind them to these Terms (in which case, the references to "you" and "your" in these Terms, except for in this sentence, refers to that organisation or entity).
3.2 Subject to these Terms, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to access and use the Site for your personal or internal business purposes. You shall not use or permit use of the Site for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with the provisions of these Terms. If you are or become a direct competitor of StrictlyWeddings.com, you may not access or use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services without StrictlyWeddings.com’s explicit, advance, written consent, and then only for the purposes authorised in writing by StrictlyWeddings.com. Except as otherwise restricted by these Terms, StrictlyWeddings.com grants you permission on a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited basis to display, copy, and download content and materials on the Site.
4. AUTHORISED USERS
4.1 Authorised Users of Customers must be identified by a unique email address and user name and only one person may use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services using the unique email address and user name. If the Authorised User is not an employee of Customer, use of the StrictlyWeddings.com Services will be allowed only if the user is under contractual and confidentiality obligations with the Customer at least as restrictive as those in these Terms, and is accessing or using the StrictlyWeddings.com Services solely to support Customer’s internal business purposes.
5.1 By using the Site and any StrictlyWeddings.com Service, you agree not to engage in any activity or transmit any information that, in StrictlyWeddings.com’s sole discretion:
5.1.1 Is illegal, or violates any laws or regulation or incites or advocates illegal activity;
5.1.2 Violates any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, the right to privacy, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or any other intellectual property rights of third parties;
5.1.3 Falsely states, misrepresents, or conceals your affiliation with another person or entity;
5.1.4 Uploads or distributes, or attempts to upload or distribute, any viruses or other code, programmes or files that may interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or electronic communications equipment;
5.1.5 Attempt to or actually interfere with, disrupt, disable, overburden, or destroy the functionality or use of the Site, or the servers or networks connected to the Site, or any of the StrictlyWeddings.com Services;
5.1.6 Activity which is considered hacking or accessing without StrictlyWeddings.com’s permission, the Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services;
5.1.7 Reverse engineers, disassembles, decompiles or otherwise attempts to derive source code from the Site, except to the extent expressly permitted by applicable law and then only with advance notice to StrictlyWeddings.com;
5.1.8 Disable, damage, circumvent, removes or otherwise interfere with the Site and any security-related features, or features that enforce limitations on use of the Site;
5.1.9 Any activity such as “screen scraping,” “database scraping,” or any other activity with the purpose of obtaining lists of users or customers or other information from the Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services;
5.1.10 Is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, indecent, defamatory, discriminatory, sexually explicit or pornographic, vulgar, profane, obscene, libellous, considered hate speech, violent or inciting violence, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable;
5.1.11 uses or permits the StrictlyWeddings.com Services to be used for any illegal or misleading purpose, or any manner inconsistent with these Terms; or
5.1.12 Frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or in any other way, affect the display of the Site pages. You may link to the Site, provided that you acknowledge and agree that you will not link the Site to any website containing any inappropriate, profane, discriminatory, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic or that violates any intellectual property, proprietary, privacy, or any other rights of third parties. Any violation of this provision may, in our sole discretion, result in termination of your use of and access to the Site effective immediately.
6.1 “Confidential Information ” means (a) for StrictlyWeddings.com, the StrictlyWeddings.com Services and any associated documentation or information; (b) for Customer, User Documents (as defined at 8.1 below); (c) any other information that is explicitly disclosed as confidential information or that due to the nature of the information, any recipient would clearly understand it to be confidential information. Confidential Information shall not include any information that: (i) was or becomes generally known to the public through no fault or breach of these Terms; (ii) was rightfully in the recipient’s possession at the time of disclosure without restriction on use or disclosure; (iii) was independently developed by the recipient without use of the disclosing party’s Confidential Information; or (iv) was rightfully obtained by the recipient from a third party not under a duty of confidentiality and without restriction on use or disclosure.
6.2 The recipient of the Confidential Information will: (a) use the Confidential Information solely for the purpose for which it is provided; (b) not disclose such Confidential Information to a third party, except as may be required by law or on a need-to-know basis to its lawyers, auditors, consultants, and service providers who are under confidentiality obligations which are, at a minimum, commensurate with the confidentiality obligations in these Terms; and (c) protect such Confidential Information from unauthorised use and disclosure to the same extent (but using no less than a reasonable degree of care) that it protects its own Confidential Information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Customer expressly authorises StrictlyWeddings.com to use and process Customer data in accordance with Service Schedule for StrictlyWeddings.com Contracts, which provides for, but is not limited to, delivering User Documents as instructed by Customer’s use of the StrictlyWeddings.com Contracts and sharing Transaction Data (as defined in the Service Schedule for StrictlyWeddings.com Contracts) with individuals who are authorised to view, approve or sign User Documents created by the Customer.
6.3 StrictlyWeddings.com may be required by law to disclose Confidential Information to governmental or other authorities, regulatory bodies or courts of law. If permitted to do so, StrictlyWeddings.com will provide Customers with written notice prior to making such disclosure.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
7.1 The Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the Site and StrictlyWeddings.com Services, unless specifically labelled otherwise, is owned by StrictlyWeddings.com or has been licensed for use by StrictlyWeddings.com. All Site content (“ Content”) is protected by applicable international intellectual property laws and treaties.
7.2 Customer acknowledges and agrees that it has no right to obtain a copy of the software behind any StrictlyWeddings.com Service and that StrictlyWeddings.com, at its option, may make updates, bug fixes, modifications or improvements to the StrictlyWeddings.com Services from time-to-time.
7.3 The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Site (collectively, the “Trademarks”) are registered and unregistered Trademarks of StrictlyWeddings.com and others. The Trademarks may not generally be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate an affiliation with StrictlyWeddings.com's without StrictlyWeddings.com's prior express written permission.
7.4 Customer may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from the Site unless given express written permission to do so by StrictlyWeddings.com, except that you may
7.4.1 Access, view and use the Site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app);
7.4.2 Download any Content where we have provided a link enabling you to do so;
7.4.3 Download the Site (or any part of it) for caching;
7.4.4 Download extracts from pages on The Site;
7.4.5 Download User Documents and
7.4.6 Save pages from the Site for later and/or offline viewing.
7.5 StrictlyWeddings.com’s status as the owner and author of the Content on The Site (or that of identified sub-contractors and licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.
8. SUBMISSIONS TO THE SITE
8.1 The Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services may enable you to submit, post, upload, or otherwise make available (collectively, "Post") content such as reviews, questions, public messages, ideas, product or service feedback, comments, and other content (collectively, "User Content") that may or may not be viewable by other users. If you Post User Content, unless we indicate otherwise, you grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, and fully sublicensable right to access, view, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, copy, and display such User Content throughout the world in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. You also permit any other user to view, copy, access, store, or reproduce such User Content for that user’s personal use. You grant us the right to use the name and other information about you that you submit in connection with such User Content. You represent and warrant that: (a) you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Content that you Post; (b) the User Content you Post is truthful and accurate; and (c) use of the User Content you Post does not violate these Terms or any applicable laws.
8.2 You acknowledge and agree that StrictlyWeddings.com and its sub-contractors may or may not, at StrictlyWeddings.com's discretion, pre-screen User Content before being published on the Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services, but that StrictlyWeddings.com has no obligation to do so. You further acknowledge and agree that StrictlyWeddings.com reserves the right (but does not assume the obligation) in its sole discretion to reject, move, edit, or remove any User Content that is contributed to the Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services. Without limiting the foregoing, StrictlyWeddings.com and its sub-contractors shall have the right to remove any User Content that violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable, at StrictlyWeddings.com's sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that StrictlyWeddings.com does not verify, adopt, ratify, or sanction User Content, and you agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with your use of User Content or your reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of User Content.
8.3 Notwithstanding any other provision of these Terms, StrictlyWeddings.com acknowledges that, as between the parties, all Confidential Information uploaded by Customers, is exclusively owned by the Customer. Nothing in these Terms grants StrictlyWeddings.com any right, title or interest in or to any of the Customer’s Confidential Information.
8.4 Customer shall be responsible for all User Data and User Documents provided to or uploaded to the Site or StrictlyWeddings.com Services. Customer is solely responsible for determining the suitability of the content uploaded to StrictlyWeddings.com Services and it is the Customers’ responsibility to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including for the avoidance of doubt, all laws relating to consumer law and compliance with data protection and privacy legislation.
10. CUSTOMER WARRANTIES.
10.1 Customer hereby represents and warrants to StrictlyWeddings.com that:
10.1.1 It has all requisite capacity, rights and authority to use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services, as set out in these Terms;
10.1.2 It is responsible for all use of the StrictlyWeddings.com Services associated with its Account(s);
10.1.3 It is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of its Account names and password(s);
10.1.4 It agrees to immediately notify StrictlyWeddings.com of any unauthorised use of Customer’s Account or breach of confidentiality or laws including data protection and privacy laws, of which it becomes aware;
10.1.5 It agrees that StrictlyWeddings.com will not be liable for any losses incurred as a result of a third party's use of Customer Account;
10.1.6 It will use the StrictlyWeddings.com Services for lawful purposes only and subject to these Terms;
10.1.7 Any information it submits to StrictlyWeddings.com is true, accurate, and correct and it will maintain, update and keep current all information submitted to StrictlyWeddings.com; and
10.1.8 It will not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site or the StrictlyWeddings.com Services, other Accounts, computer systems, or networks under the control or responsibility of StrictlyWeddings.com through any means including hacking, cracking, password mining, or any other means.
11.1 A Site Visitor may terminate its use of the Site at any time by ceasing further use of the Site. StrictlyWeddings.com may terminate your use of the Site and deny you access to the Site in our sole discretion for any reason or no reason, including for violation of these Terms.
11.2 StrictlyWeddings.com may suspend any use of the StrictlyWeddings.com Services, remove any content or disable or terminate any Account or Authorised User that StrictlyWeddings.com reasonably and in good faith believes violates these Terms.
11.3 For commercial Customers who are or have been a party to Commercial Terms, StrictlyWeddings.com will terminate the Account on the expiration or termination of the related Commercial Terms.
12.1 Nothing on the Site constitutes advice from StrictlyWeddings.com or StrictlyWeddings.com Suppliers upon which you should rely.
12.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, StrictlyWeddings.com makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee that the 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.
12.3 StrictlyWeddings.com will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content on the Site is complete, accurate, up-to-date and error free. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the content is complete, accurate, up-to-date or error free.
12.4 StrictlyWeddings.com is not responsible for the content or accuracy, or for any opinions, views, or values expressed in User Content. Any such opinions, views, or values are those of the relevant user and do not reflect StrictlyWeddings.com’s opinions, views, or values in any way.
12.5 StrictlyWeddings.com assumes no responsibility for any: (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever resulting from your access to and use of StrictlyWeddings.com services, documentation, and Site; (iii) any unauthorised access to or use of our servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein; (iv) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site; (v) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or similar that may be transmitted to or through the Site through the actions of any third party; (vi) any loss of your data or content from the site; and/or (vii) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted.
12.6 StrictlyWeddings.com does not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Site, and StrictlyWeddings.com will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services. You are solely responsible for all of your communications and interactions with other persons or entities with whom you communicate or interact with as a result of your use of the Site.
13.1 Customer agrees to indemnify, defend and hold StrictlyWeddings.com, its officers, directors, employees, suppliers, consultants, and agents harmless from any and all claims, liability, damages, and costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from or related to:
- 13.1.1. Customer access to and use of the Site;
- 13.1.2 Any breach of these Terms by Customer or its Authorised Users;
- 13.1.3 Infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity by Customer;
- 13.1.4 The nature and content of all Customer data processed by StrictlyWeddings.com Services; and
- 13.1.5 Any products or services purchased or obtained by Customer in connection with the Site.
14.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we accept no liability to Customers 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) the Site, StrictlyWeddings.com Contracts or any StrictlyWeddings.com Services or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on the Site.
14.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to the Site or any content included on the Site.
14.3 If Customer is operating as a commercial entity, StrictlyWeddings.com does not accept liability for any indirect or consequential loss including 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.
14.4 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the Site is free from viruses and other malware. To the fullest extent permitted by law, 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 the Site (including the downloading of any User Documents or content from it) or any other site referred to on the Site.
14.5 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of the Site for any reason.
in these Terms excludes or restricts StrictlyWeddings.com’s 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
15.1 We may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other third-party web sites, services, or resources that are beyond our control. We make no representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality, or legality of any third-party content to which links may be provided, and Customer hereby waives any claim against us with respect to such services. StrictlyWeddings.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT ON THE INTERNET OR WEB PAGES THAT ARE LOCATED OUTSIDE THE SITE OR POSTS OF USER CONTENT.
15.2 Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, StrictlyWeddings.com Suppliers, advertisers or partners found on or through the Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser or StrictlyWeddings.com Supplier. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred by you as a result of any business dealings which you have with StrictlyWeddings.com Suppliers, advertisers or partners or as a result of the presence of such StrictlyWeddings.com Suppliers, advertisers, partners or any links to third-party websites or resources on the Site.
15.3 Nothing in these Terms shall constitute or be deemed to constitute a partnership, joint venture, agency or other fiduciary relationship between StrictlyWeddings.com and Customer other than the contractual relationship expressly provided for in these Terms. No part of these Terms shall confer rights on any third parties.
15.4 Customer may not assign any of its rights or obligations under these Terms without StrictlyWeddings.com’s prior written consent. If consent is given, these Terms will bind your successors and assigns. StrictlyWeddings.com may freely assign its rights, duties, and obligations under these Terms.
15.5 All notices pursuant to these Terms shall be in writing and any notice required or permitted to be given in connection with the StrictlyWeddings.com Services will be effective only if it is in writing and sent through StrictlyWeddings.com Services or by registered mail. Notices shall be deemed to be duly given upon receipt if delivered using StrictlyWeddings.com Services, on the date of mailing, if before 5pm or the following day if after 5pm or, if sent by registered mail, on the third business day from the date of sending.
15.6 StrictlyWeddings.com will not be liable for any failure or delay in performing its obligations where such failure or delay results from any event that is beyond its reasonable control. Such events include, but are not limited to: power failure, internet failure, industrial action, civil unrest, fire, flood, storms, earthquakes, acts of terrorism, acts of war, epidemic or pandemic, governmental regulation or legislation, guidelines from a government body or any other event that is beyond the control of StrictlyWeddings.com.
15.7 These Terms contains the entire agreement between the Customer and StrictlyWeddings.com regarding the Site and StrictlyWeddings.com Services. Customer acknowledges that, in agreeing to these Terms, it does not rely on any representation, warranty or other provision except as expressly provided in these Terms, and all conditions, warranties or other terms implied by statute or common law are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
15.8 No failure or delay by StrictlyWeddings.com or Customer in exercising any of their rights under these Terms shall be deemed to be a waiver of that right, and no waiver of a breach of any provision of these Terms shall be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
15.9 In the event that one or more of the
provisions of these Terms is found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise
unenforceable, then that provision(s) shall be deemed severed from the
remainder of these Terms. The remainder of these Terms shall be valid and
enforceable. If any material limitation or
restriction on the grant of any license to you under these Terms is found to be
illegal, unenforceable, or invalid, the license will immediately terminate.