Terms & Conditions

 

Please read these Terms carefully before using this website. By using this website you have accepted these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, do not use the website.

Garvins may modify all or any part of these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you, you should check back often so you are aware of your current rights and responsibilities. Your continued use of this website after changes to the Terms of Use have been published constitutes your binding acceptance of the updated Terms of Use. If at any time the Terms of Use are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease all use of this website.

Trademarks

The trademarks, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on this website are the property of Garvins or other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of Garvins or such third party which may own the Mark.

Copyrights

Garvins either owns the intellectual property rights in the HTML, text, images audio, video, software or other content that is made available on this website, or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property. Garvins strictly prohibits the redistribution or copying of any part of this website or content on this website without written permission from Garvins. Garvins authorizes you to display on your computer, download and print pages from this website provided the copyright notice appears on all such printouts and the information will not be altered and the content is only used for personal, educational and non-commercial use and will not redistribute or copy to any other media.

Submission of Ideas
Garvins or any of its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans or new product names, please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Garvins products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to Garvins. Please do not send your unsolicited ideas to Garvins or anyone at Garvins. If despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand Garvins makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.

Linking

This website contains links to other websites and resources and are provided for convenience only. Garvins has not reviewed the linked websites and is not responsible for the content or availability of any linked websites. The inclusion of any link to a website does not imply endorsement by Garvins of the website or their entities, products or services.

Rules of Conduct

Your use of this website is subject to all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, and you agree not to violate such laws and regulations. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage this website is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Garvins reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

In addition, you agree not to post or transmit through this website any material or content that violates or infringes in any way the rights of others or solicits, encourages or promotes the use of illegal substances or activities, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, derogatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, bigoted or hateful, profane, scandalous, pornographic, indecent or otherwise objectionable, gives rise to civil or criminal liability or otherwise violates any local or national law. You may not engage in any activity on this website that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying this website by “hacking”, “cracking”, “spoofing”, or defacing any portions of this website.

You may not post or transmit through this website, advertising or commercial solicitations; promotional materials relating to website or online services which are competitive with Garvins and/or this website; software or other materials that contain viruses, worms, time bombs, Trojan horses, or other harmful or disruptive component, political campaign materials; chain letters; mass mailings, spam mail, any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine”, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this website or its contents. You may not harvest or collect information about website visitors without their express written consent.

Monitoring

Garvins has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of this website, to determine compliance with these Terms of Use and any other operating rules established by Garvins. Garvins has the right in our sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on this website that we find to be in violation of these Terms of Use or is otherwise objectionable. You are solely responsible for any information you post, transmit or otherwise make available on this website. You acknowledge and agree that Garvins does not have any liability for any action or inaction with respect to any conduct, communication or posting on this website.

Global Availability

Garvins controls this site from its U.K. office. If you use this website from other locations you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Garvins makes no representation that the products and services referenced herein are appropriate, or available, worldwide and in fact may not be available worldwide.

Export Control

By using this website, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country to which the U.K. has embargoed goods. You agree you will not export or re-export any goods or products unless you have complied with all applicable U.K. and foreign government export controls and approvals. Garvins makes no claim that content contained on this website is appropriate or may be downloaded outside the U.K.. If you access this website from outside the U.K. you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

Indemnification

Any person or corporation submitting content to this website agrees to defend, indemnify and hold Garvins and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents and licensors harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including lawyers’ fees) related to or arising out of such submitted content, including without limitation claims made by third parties related to any false advertising claims, liability claims for products or services sold by the person or corporation submitting such content, claims for patent, copyright or trademark infringement, claims due to disruption or malfunction of services provided (pertaining to the submitted content), even if such content is reviewed by Garvins prior to publishing on the website.

Disclaimer

THIS WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. GARVINS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE FUNCTIONALITY OR USEFULNESS OF THIS WEBSITE. GARVINS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GARVINS DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS, THAT MAY RESULT, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGE TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER PERFORMANCE FAILURES, OR ANY ERRORS, BUGS, VIRUSES OR OTHER DEFECTS THAT RESULT FROM OR ARE ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

GARVINS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT, (I) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (II) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (III) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIALS PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, (IV) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND THE SERVER ON WHICH THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT ARE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL.

INFORMATION CREATED BY THIRD PARTIES THAT YOU MAY ACCESS ON THIS WEBSITE OR THROUGH LINKS IS NOT ADOPTED OR ENDORSED BY GARVINS AND REMAINS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE THIRD PARTY.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, GARVINS IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL,CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF GARVINS HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF, OR REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HOWEVER THEY ARISE, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES DUE TO (a) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO, THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE; ( c) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, MALICIOUS OR CRIMINAL BEHAVIOUR, OR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS, OR (d) CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE.

TO THE EXTENT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.

Privacy

Scope of This Notice

This Privacy Statement is intended to describe Garvins’s privacy practices and provide information about the choices you have regarding the ways in which information collected by Garvins is used and disclosed.

Please note that our co-branded websites (websites where Garvins has presented content together with one or more of our business partners) may be governed by additional or different privacy provisions.

Our Commitment to Privacy

At Garvins, your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we have provided this Statement explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your personal information is collected, used and disclosed. To make this Statement easy to find, we have made it available on our homepage and at every location where personally-identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect

This Privacy Statement applies to all information collected by or submitted to Garvins, including personal information. “Personal information” is data that reasonably can be used to identify or describe an individual.

Garvins collects personal information when:

  • you request information or materials (e.g., whitepapers);
  • you participate in surveys and evaluations;
  • you participate in promotions, contests or giveaways;
  • you submit questions or comments to us.

The types of personal information collected may include (but are not limited to):

  • your first and last name;
  • your title and your company’s name;
  • your home, business, billing, or other physical address (including street name, name of a city or town, county/post code);
  • your e-mail address;
  • your telephone number;
  • any other identifier that permits Garvins to make physical or online contact with you;
  • any information that Garvins collects online from you and maintains in association with your account, such as:
    • your Garvins username,
    • your Garvins password,
    • your credit card account information.

Using Your Personal Information

Garvins uses the personal information you provide to:

  • create and maintain your accounts;
  • process, fulfill, and follow-up on your orders;
  • answer your questions;
  • register you in programmes (per your request);
  • send you information;
  • send you surveys.

We also use this personal information to provide you with information related to your account and the products or services you purchased from us, to better understand your needs and interests, to improve our service, and to personalise communications.

Sharing Your Personal Information

Unless you assent, Garvins will never share the personal information you provide to us except as described below.

Garvins may disclose your personal information to third parties under any of the following circumstances:

  • As may be required to fulfill orders, to conduct billing/credit card processing, to provide service, and for e-mail housing (as a consequence of uses already described in this Privacy Statement).
  • As required by law (such as responding to a valid subpoena, warrant, audit, or agency action, or to prevent fraud). For research activities, including the production of statistical reports (such aggregated information is used to describe our services to current and prospective partners and other third parties, and is not used to contact the subjects of the report).
  • In the context of a business transaction, such as a merger, acquisition, consolidation, or divestiture (pursuant to a pledge of confidentiality under which the recipient agrees to use the information for no purpose other than carrying out the transaction).

Your Choices About Receiving E-Mail

Garvins makes every effort to provide you with the ability to opt-in and opt-out of receiving communications from Garvins and/or its partners.

Garvins may send you e-mail about your account, about the products you have purchased or a service you have purchased, or in response to your questions. Garvins may also send you e-mail with information and/or special offers about products and services that may be of interest to you, unless you indicate that you do not want to receive them. In addition, with your assent, our business partners may send you such information.

You may let us know whether or not you would like to receive information, special offers, and promotional materials from Garvins or our business partners when you register for a service, when you provide us with your personal information, or when we send you e-mail. Please note that if you choose not to accept promotional e-mails, you may not receive special offers that may be of value to you.

Garvins will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of any of our direct marketing communications at any time. All promotional e-mail sent from Garvins will contain a provision allowing you the option to decline receiving future promotional e-mail. You may unsubscribe to an e-mail communication by contacting Garvins at either of the addresses provided below and requesting that you be unsubscribed from that specific communication:

  • Web: info@garvins- solicitors.com
  • Regular mail: Garvins, The Chambers, Shentonfield Road, Manchester. M22 4RW. UK

For your protection, Garvins may contact you in the event that we find an issue with a product or service you have purchased that requires your immediate attention.

Cookies and Other Browser Information

Our website automatically captures IP addresses. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, and to help ensure the security of your interaction with the website. Your IP address is used to help identify you.

As part of offering and providing customisable and personalised services, Garvins uses cookies to store and sometimes track information about you. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. All sections of easidrive.com where you are prompted to log in or that are customisable require your browser to accept cookies.

If you do not want your personal information to be stored by cookies, you can configure your browser so that it always rejects these cookies or asks you each time if you accept them or not. However, you must understand that the use of cookies may be necessary to provide certain products or services, and choosing to reject cookies will reduce the performance and functionality of the site. Your browser documentation includes precise instructions explaining how to define the acceptance of cookies.

Our Commitment to Data Security

Garvins and its business partners enter into confidentiality agreements which require that care and precautions be taken to prevent loss, misuse, or disclosure of your personal information.

Public Forums Reminder

This site may, from time to time, make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Although we value individual ideas and encourage free expression, Garvins reserves the right to take necessary action to preserve the forum’s integrity, such as removing any posting that is vulgar or inappropriate.

Our Commitment to Children’s Online Privacy

Out of special concern for children’s privacy, Garvins does not knowingly accept online personal information from children under the age of 13. Garvins does not knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to become registered members of our sites, or buy products and services on our sites. Garvins does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information about children under 13.

About Links to Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites. Garvins does not control the information collection of sites that can be reached through links from easidrive.com. If you have questions about the data collection procedures of linked sites, please contact those companies directly.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about any of these practices or Garvins’s use of your personal information, please feel free to contact us at:

Garvins
The Chambers
Shentonfield Road
Manchester
United Kingdom
M22 4RW

Garvins will work with you to resolve any concerns you may have about these Statements.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Garvins reserves the right to change this policy from time to time. If we do make changes, the revised Privacy Statement will be posted on this site.

This Privacy Statement was last amended on 22nd November 2010.

This agreement and all claims relating to the relationship between the parties are governed by the laws of the United Kingdom. Without regard to choice of law provisions.

If one or more of the provisions contained in this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding will not impair the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Competitions

Garvins retain the rights to withdraw the competition at any stage. Any prizes claimed will not have a cash alternative.