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Terms of Use

By viewing this website you are agreeing to these terms of use (“terms”). Locally Socially is a trading name for the company founder Christopher Abalain.  This policy is effective as of the website’s publication at 1st November 2012.

Definitions

“the website” is the website to which the terms apply, www.locallysocially.co.uk, including any sub domains or folders and sub-folders that are contained within it.

“terms” refer to these terms of use for using the aforementioned website.

“user” is defined as anybody who uses the site, whether for business purposes, finding a business local to them, or simply browsing the site for any other purpose

“business user” is defined as someone who as a user of the site, submits a listing to promote their business or event, or otherwise uses the website to promote a business that they represent or own.

“service” is the service which is provided by the website to promote the business of the business user. This includes the featured listing service and free services and any other advertised service.

As a condition of your use of www.locallysocially.co.uk you agree that you will not:

  • violate any laws;
  • violate the terms of posting (found below);
  • post any abusive, defamatory, threatening, discriminatory, obscene or indecent material;
  • knowingly publish incorrect information in listings or postings;
  • infringe any third-party right;
  • distribute or contain spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm Locally Socially or the interests or property of Locally Socially users;
  • impose an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or interfere with the proper working of the website;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent;
  • use any robot spider, scraper or other automated means to access Locally Socially and collect, or add content for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
  • bypass measures used to prevent or restrict access to Locally Socially.

 

You are solely responsible for any and all information that you submit to Locally Socially and any consequences that may result from your post submission. We reserve the right to delete or alter any content that we believe to be inappropriate, untrue, or in any other way breaching the above terms.

It is also our right to refuse a user’s membership to the website, either temporarily or permanently, at our discretion.

Users may be from any country, however the listings submitted and displayed on our website will only be accepted if they are local businesses in the localities available when adding a listing. You must not add your listing to a locality you do not operate in, otherwise your post will be considered spam and will be removed. We are not a link directory and we accept only posts that serve the local community. We reserve the right to remove a post on this basis and remove the user on this basis too.

We reserve the right at our discretion to refuse or delete content that we believe is inappropriate or breaching these terms. We also reserve the right at our discretion to restrict a user’s usage of the site either temporarily or permanently, or refuse a user’s registration.

 

Cookies

As you enter the website, you must agree to accept the use of cookies on our website. Cookies may be used for but not limited to helping your login experience on the website, tracking your clicks on adverts and otherwise optimising the experience of the user and the business user. More details can be found in our privacy policy. If you do not wish to have tracking cookies installed by your browser, then please do not use our website.

 

Abuse of the Website

Any abuse will not be tolerated. The owners, employees and website community work hard to keep the site working optimally and safely and we ask that all users use the reporting system to report any abuse of the website, including breaches of the terms, offensive content and malicious or abusive behaviour towards others.

Penalties may include warnings, limitation or termination of the service, removal of submissions and content hosted on the website and action of a legal or technical nature, should users not be acting in the spirit of the community policies, or are causing problems for others.

Despite this system of monitoring, we cannot take liability for any content hosted on our website that is considered unlawful or unauthorised. Nor do we accept responsibility for monitoring the website and its community.

 

Links to other sites

You will find links to third party websites on our listing pages. The provision of such links does not mean that we endorse that website. Please note that we do not accept any responsibility for links to other sites. Our site encourages businesses to link their business website and promotions from our website, but we are not liable for any damage, caused by virus, Trojan horses, spiders, robots or any other damage as a result.

Any party wishing to link to locallysocially.co.uk is entitled to do so, as long as the link and surrounding and supporting text does not imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party, except in the case where we have written a promotional blog about the service in which this is already implied. You must not misrepresent your relationship with this website and the holding business and you may only link to us as long as the content of your site does not breach any intellectual property rights, rights of a third party, or contain controversial or offensive content which would denigrate the name of our website.

 

Costs and Fees

Some services on Locally Socially are free, but many services incur a fee on our website, including featured listings. When submitting listings for businesses or events, you will be asked to agree to the terms set out here in this document, and if you do not agree to these terms, you should not submit a listing. If you do submit a listing and wish to remove it, please do so using your account or email us for help.

Our fees are always quoted in Pounds Sterling (£) and our prices will be fixed at the rates set out in the Pricing page, unless the price is affected by a price promotion, promotional code or other offers that we may extend to businesses, business users or website users. We reserve the right to change the price of our products and services, and we will give the applicable notice to any users who are in a contract to feature their listing.

All fees are non-refundable and the user is responsible for paying them at the time of ordering the service. If you order something and do not complete the payment then your service contract will not begin and any anticipated featured service will revert to the free service.  If the preferred payment method will not allow you to complete the transaction, you can email us info@locallysocially.co.uk so that we can complete the transaction.

 

Use of Site Content

Locally Socially encourages the user the share content on our website and from our website to other media such as social media websites and sharing services in order that the business user’s business receives exposure to it.  Therefore our content is created not only by ourselves, but by the user, their representatives and you. The website is protected as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyright laws and international conventions. You must agree not to copy, distribute or modify our content without our express written consent.  You may not disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise access any programming code contained in the website. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to copy, reproduce, sell, resell or exploit for any purpose, other than those expressly encouraged on the website main pages, any aspect of locallysocially.co.uk or its sub-domains and folders, other than your own content.

When you submit content to us, either automatically or manually to our staff, you are granting us and representing that you have the right to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity and database rights to that content.

 

Infringements

In order to continue using this site, please do not post or submit content which is not permitted by or infringes the rights of third parties. This includes, but is not limited to, content that infringes on intellectual property rights such as copyright and trademark (for example, promoting the sale of counterfeit goods, selling under the name of another company).  There will be many businesses selling many different products and services. Business users should take care not to infringe on other companies’ copyrights and trademarks when promoting their business. These companies may report an infringement and submit a request for them to be removed, and as a user, you agree to these alteration i we deem them to be justified. If a legal representative of the entitled party reports this to us in the correct manner, listings infringing on the intellectual property rights may be modified or in some cases removed by Locally Socially.

 

Reporting an infringement:

In order to register an infringement, you must fill in the Infringement form here. You will be required to give a reason for the infringement, highlight the infringement and prove your right to register the infringement. For

Note: This form can only be used by the lawful owners of the intellectual property rights. The submission of a “Notice of Infringement” is intended to ensure that advertising for business users do not infringe the copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property rights of third parties. For all other questions, visitors and advertisers can get Help by contacting us.

 

Business Details:

Business Address: 50 Garstang Avenue, Bolton BL2 6JN

Official Email: info@locallysocially.co.uk

 

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About Us

Locally Socially exists to boost the profiles of local shops and services. As the name suggests, we're here to make local businesses in to social businesses, for customers' and owners' benefits. Customers need to find their local "whatever" and businesses want to be found. So list your business, however small and start supporting local!