terms + conditions
BY USING FOR WORKING MAMAS, YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. NOTE THEY MAY BE MODIFIED BY US FROM TIME TO TIME.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully. We have created them to protect you and to ensure that Forworkingmamas.com is safe and fun for everyone.
If you do not agree to these Terms of Service, please do not enter Forworkingmamas.com or subscribe to our newsletters.
1. Acceptance of Terms of Service
4. Password and Security
6. Your use of Forworkingmamas.com
7. Intellectual Property
8. Third Party Web Sites, Goods and Services
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
10. Limitation of Liability
11. Emails and Personal Home Pages
12. Termination & Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You
14. Applicable Law
17. Computer Viruses
1. Acceptance of Terms of Service
1.1 Forworkingmamas.com is provided free of charge to you by For Working Mamas under these terms of service (Terms of Service). These Terms of Service govern your use of Forworkingmamas.com (whether you are a subscriber or a visitor) and govern all services provided to you including but not limited to, access to message boards and use of any email accounts, and other features and services such as personal home pages, provided from time to time.
1.2 We make no warranty or representation that Forworkingmamas.com (or any element of it) is
appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom. Accessing Forworkingmamas.com from territories where your access to it is prohibited or where such service (or any part thereof) is considered illegal or unlawful is not permitted under these Terms of Service. If you choose to access Forworkingmamas.com from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws.
2.1 We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Service from time to time without notice to you. Please check the Terms of Service periodically to see whether a change has been made to them. We may (at our discretion) provide you notice of such changes to any email address you have provided to Forworkingmamas.com. If you do not agree with any change in these Terms of Service, please discontinue further use of Forworkingmamas.com. Your continued use of Forworkingmamas.com will signify your acceptance of any change in the Terms of Service set out here.
2.2 From time to time Forworkingmamas.com may supplement these Terms of Service with additional terms applying to specific content or events, such as competitions (“Additional Terms”). Any Additional Terms will be clearly placed on Forworkingmamas.com to be viewed in connection with the specific content or events.
All Additional Terms will form part of these Terms of Service.
3.1 Although portions of Forworkingmamas.com may be viewed by anyone who visits Forworkingmamas.com you may need to register as a subscriber in order to access some Forworkingmamas.com areas.
3.2 When you subscribe to us you are stating that you are over 18 years of age.
3.3 You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and complete and that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up to date at all times. Forworkingmamas.com reserves the right to terminate your membership and access to any specific content if Forworkingmamas.com learns that you have provided Forworkingmamas.com with false or misleading registration information.
5. Your use of Forworkingmamas.com
5.1 Forworkingmamas.com does not read every message posted on the message boards and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such
content. While we require all users of Forworkingmamas.com to comply with these Terms of Service (including the standards below), you understand that, by using Forworkingmamas.com, it is possible that you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. If you see a message which you believe breaks the following standards please report it to us immediately using the contact form. All reports are reviewed as soon as possible during normal office hours.
The views expressed on our message boards are not those of Forworkingmamas.com.
5.2 You alone are responsible for the content of your messages and your use of Forworkingmamas.com and the consequences of any such messages. By using Forworkingmamas.com you agree to comply with the following guidelines:
(a) Forworkingmamas.com is to be used by you for your personal use only and use of Forworkingmamas.com for commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain are strictly prohibited without Forworkingmamas.com’s prior written consent.
(b) Forworkingmamas.com may not be used to send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or bulk communications of any kind unless the recipient has given specific permission to be included in such a list. Forworkingmamas.com may not be used to advertise a company, product or service or to recruit staff.
(c) You are not permitted to post links to alternative community groups unless it is with the express permission of Forworkingmamas.com.
(d) You may not post to Forworkingmamas.com or use Forworkingmamas.com to publish, send or distribute any message or material (in any media or form) that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, threatening, racially or sexually or otherwise discriminatory, offensive, inaccurate, is in breach of confidence or a third party’s intellectual property rights or which otherwise includes objectionable material of any kind or nature, that encourages or engages in conduct that could constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which has a disruptive influence on the normal flow of a message board.
(e) You (whether acting in your capacity as a journalist in any media or otherwise) may not post appeals for case histories on any Forworkingmamas.com message boards. Unauthorized appeals will be removed.
(f) You must not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious.
(g) You must not create any member names which mimic or impersonate an Forworkingmamas.com member of staff, Community Moderator, Community Leader or other Forworkingmamas.com member.
(h) You must not use Forworkingmamas.com or any part of Forworkingmamas.com in a way that might reasonably be expected to cause the same to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or which could in any way damage the operation of another’s computer.
(i) You will not harass or intimidate any Forworkingmamas.com member either on a message board or via email communication.
(j) You must not post or use any part of Forworkingmamas.com to distribute or send any illegal material of any kind, including but not limited to, illegal material in the form of text, graphics, video, programs or audio. Posting content or participating in any form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal activity is strictly prohibited.
5.3 Forworkingmamas.com reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material whatsoever posted to, appearing on or distributed by Forworkingmamas.com and you. Forworkingmamas.com will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.
5.4 Forworkingmamas.com may at any time, and without prior or post warning, close discussions on message boards as it feels appropriate. No discussion will be entered into.
5.5 In the event of uploading photographs you agree:
(i) you are over the age of 18;
(ii) you have reviewed and agree to comply with these Terms of Service
(iii) you have the rights necessary to authorize Forworkingmamas.com and its designees to copy, distribute, adapt, display, perform and otherwise use the photograph, and you hereby grant such authorization;
(iv) the individual depicted in the photograph is over the age of 18, and such individual has consented to the photograph being made publicly available in connection with the Forworkingmamas.com Website;
(v) the photograph has not been modified or altered in any manner so as to distort or misrepresent any individual or thing depicted in the photograph;
(vi) the photograph does not contain any personal information such as a name, phone number or email address; and photographs of groups or offensive materials may not be posted. Forworkingmamas.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or not post any photograph, for any reason. Also, you acknowledge that Forworkingmamas.com requires that any submitted photograph should not contain potentially offensive materials. If you would like to have your photo removed. Materials submitted to Forworkingmamas.com will not be returned to the submitting party and Forworkingmamas.com has no obligation to inform you of any decision to remove or not post such materials.
6. Intellectual Property
6.1 Forworkingmamas.com, its contents and all Rights therein are owned by Forworkingmamas.com (and/or its licensors). “Rights” means copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, anywhere in the world. You acknowledge that (i) Forworkingmamas.com is protected by Rights; (ii) these Rights are valid and protected in all media and technologies existing now or later developed; and (iii) except as explicitly provided otherwise, these Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such Rights.
6.2 You may view, print, download or temporarily store extracts from Forworkingmamas.com for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any Forworkingmamas.com material or content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Rights by downloading or otherwise using any Forworkingmamas.com content or materials.
6.3 By submitting content, which shall include your member name, to any “public area” of Forworkingmamas.com, including message boards, forums, contests and chat rooms, you grant Forworkingmamas.comand its affiliates a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also permit any visitor to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.
6.4 By submitting content, you also warrant that you are entitled and have all necessary rights to grant the licences stated above. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on Forworkingmamas.com retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.
6.5. Forworkingmamas.com does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements posted by users in Discussion Areas or elsewhere in the Service. Any information or material placed online by users, including advice and opinions, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not necessarily represent the view of Forworkingmamas.com.
6.6 From time to time Forworkingmamas.com will run competitions, free prize draws and promotions on this website. These are subject to additional terms as outlined below:
6.6.1 Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.
6.6.2 The competition is open to UK and Eire residents only.
6.6.3 All qualifying entrants who answer the question correctly will be placed in a free prize draw.
6.6.4 Winners will be notified within 28 days of the draw taking place. There is no cash alternative to the prize.
6.6.5 The competition is not open to anyone associated with Forworkingmamas.com.
6.6.6 The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
6.6.7 Details of winners will be available upon written request.
6.6.8 No responsibility can be accepted for entries which are not properly received due to communications beyond our control.
6.6.9 By entering Forworkingmamas.com competitions you consent to us sending you Forworkingmamas.com emails with the latest competitions, offers, promotions, news, views, trends and must-haves. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you can unsubscribe at any time.
7. Third Party Web Sites, Goods and Services
7.1 Forworkingmamas.com provides links to third party web sites that are not affiliated with Forworkingmamas.com (although Forworkingmamas.com branding may appear on these sites). We make no representations as to the quality, suitability, functionality or legality of any sites to which we may provide links or any goods or services available from such sites.
7.2 All matters concerning any goods and services that you purchase from a third party site, including without limitation all contract terms are solely between you and the owner of that site and Forworkingmamas.com will not be liable for any costs or damages to you or any third party arising directly or indirectly out of any third party website. You hereby waive any claim you might have against Forworkingmamas.com with respect to any such sites.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
8.1 Forworkingmamas.com is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Forworkingmamas.com expressly disclaims all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
8.2 You understand and agree that Forworkingmamas.com does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in or provided in connection with Forworkingmamas.com. Forworkingmamas.com is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Whilst Forworkingmamas.com is provided for the general information of the general public, all information is provided on the basis that neither Forworkingmamas.com, its employees or consultants or its members, while such members are participating in Forworkingmamas.com, are engaged in rendering legal, medical, counselling or other professional services or advice. Forworkingmamas.com advises you to seek appropriate professional advice or care for any situation or problem which you may have.
8.3 Forworkingmamas.com shall not be responsible for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly, by the information or ideas contained, suggested or referenced on Forworkingmamas.com. Your participation in Forworkingmamas.com is solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Forworkingmamas.com or through Forworkingmamas.com shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms of service or imposed by law.
8.4 Forworkingmamas.com makes no warranty that the Forworkingmamas.com will meet your requirements, or that the Forworkingmamas.com network will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does Forworkingmamas.com make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of Forworkingmamas.com.
8.5 You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of Forworkingmamas.com is at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.
9. Limitation of Liability
9.1 Except as required by law, Forworkingmamas.com shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits, data, goodwill, revenue in each case regardless of whether such losses or damages arise in the normal course of events or whether Forworkingmamas.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
9.2 Forworkingmamas.com will not be liable for any such losses or damages whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise arising out of or in connection with this website including without limitation the use or the inability to use Forworkingmamas.com, or messages received, or transactions entered into through Forworkingmamas.com, or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data.
9.3 Nothing in these Terms of Service shall operate to exclude or restrict Forworkingmamas.com’s liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence.
10. Emails and Personal Home Pages
Forworkingmamas.com assumes no responsibility for the deletion of or failure to store e-mail messages or for any problems with its personal home page service. Whilst the security of your personal information is a priority to us, you should be aware that e-mails you send to us are not necessarily secure when they are transmitted to us. If your communication to us or any third party is sensitive or includes highly confidential information such as credit card number, you may want to provide it by post or via the telephone instead.
11. Termination Remedies for Breach of these Terms by You
11.1 Forworkingmamas.com will be entitled to restrict, suspend or terminate your membership or deny you access to Forworkingmamas.com or take such other action as Forworkingmamas.com deems appropriate if Forworkingmamas.com determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in breach any of the Terms of Service or Forworkingmamas.com considers in its sole discretion that your use of Forworkingmamas.com is inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.
11.2 The restriction, suspension or termination of our service pursuant to this section will be without prejudice to any rights which Forworkingmamas.com may have against you in respect of your breach of these Terms of Service.
You agree to indemnify and hold each of Forworkingmamas.com, it’s affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Forworkingmamas.com, the violation of these Terms of Service by you, or the infringement by you, or any other user of your account, or of any intellectual property or other right of any other person or entity.
13. Applicable Law
These Terms of Service shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
14.1 In the event that any provision of the Terms of Service conflicts with the law under which the Terms of Service are to be construed or if any such provisions are held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties to the Terms of Service, such provision will be deleted and the remainder of the terms of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
14.2 Any failure or delay by us to enforce strict performance by you of any of the Terms of Service or to exercise any right under the Terms of Service will not be construed as a waiver to any extent of our rights.
14.3 Forworkingmamas.com may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Service and upon such assignment Forworkingmamas.com shall be relieved of any further obligation under these Terms of Service.
Entry to competitions is free and open to UK and Eire residents only. Competitions are open to anyone resident in the UK or Eire except for the staff of Forworkingmamas.com, and any related 3rd party retailers involved in a specific competition, and their families. Entries must be submitted in the formats specified in the entry form. Forworkingmamas.com reserves the absolute right to reject any incorrect or incomplete entries. The competition can be extended or cancelled at anytime without notice and at the discretion of Forworkingmamas.com. No entrance fee or purchase is required to enter the competition.
Forworkingmamas.com reserves the right to reject any entry on any grounds that it may from time to time consider appropriate. The decision of Forworkingmamas.com to accept or reject an entry is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants must be over 18 years of age.
Competition winners will be announced in within 14 days after the close of the competition. Forworkingmamas.com accepts only one entry per household. Forworkingmamas.com may require winners to take part in post-competition publicity.
Winning entries and names of runners-up will be published on the Forworkingmamas.com website and email newsletters. No alternative cash or otherwise to the stated prizes are available. Forworkingmamas.com shall be obliged to contact the prize winner only at their address given on the entry form. Any prize not claimed within 5 days of sending notification of a winning entry shall be forfeited.
Forworkingmamas.com may award the prize to another entrant. By entering the competition each entrant agrees that Forworkingmamas.com may use their name and email address for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes. Forworkingmamas.com is bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 and entrants can request access to personal information held about them by contacting the company.
Forworkingmamas.com reserves the right to cancel the competition if it is reasonable to do so or if unforeseen circumstances arise. On receipt of an entry the competition entrant is deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and to have agreed to be bound by them. These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
16. Computer viruses
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Services do not contain or spread any viruses or other malicious code. However, we recommend that you ensure that your home computer runs up-to-date anti-virus software just in case, and you should virus-check all materials downloaded from the Services and regularly check for the presence of viruses and other malicious code. We are not liable for any sort for any damage or loss caused by viruses or other malicious code originating or contracted from the Services.