Website Terms of Use

1. Information about us

This website (www.goodingandcrow.com) (the “Site”) is run and maintained by Gooding & Crow Consultancy Limited, a company registered in England and Wales, with company registration number 12236501 (“We” or “Us”).  Our registered office is at Nash House, Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 5TB. Our email contact address is hello@goodingandcrow.com.

Gooding & Crow Consultancy Limited provides legal and human resources consultancy services (the “Services”).  We are not a law firm, and are not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

2. Website terms & conditions

These Website Terms and Conditions (together with any documents referred to in them) cover the terms on which you may use the Site. On first using the Site, you accept that you are bound by these Website Terms and Conditions and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not accept these Website Terms and Conditions, you must stop using the Site immediately.

No part of the Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.    No goods or services are sold through the Site, and the details of the services provided on the Site are for information purposes only.

3. Your Rights of Access

Access to the Site is free of charge.  You have permission for temporary, non-exclusive use of the Site.  Access to the Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis.

It is your responsibility to make any arrangements necessary in order to access the Site.

We reserve the right to alter suspend or discontinue the Site or its contents. 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.

You are responsible for configuring your own computer and software to access the material and content on the Site including downloadable files. We do not warrant that the way we deliver data to you is compatible with your software or with the way your mobile device, computer or tablet is configured.

If you allow anyone else to use the Site, you must make sure that they read these Website Terms & Conditions first, and that they agree to and follow them.

If you do not use the Site according to the law and these Website Terms & Conditions, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or licensee of all copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Site (unless specifically labelled otherwise). They are protected by copyright and you may only use any such material and the documents in line with these Website Terms & Conditions. Our status as the owner and author of the content on the Site (or that or identified licensors) must always be acknowledged.

You may not reproduce, copy, modify, duplicate, create derivative works from, republish, download, display, transmit, distribute, store or re-use all or any part of the  content included on the Site.

You are not permitted to licence, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, display, disclose, or otherwise commercially exploit, or otherwise make the Site and/or any documents or online resources on the Site available to any third party, unless we give you express written permission to do so.

You may not use any content saved or downloaded from the Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us.

If you do not use the materials in line with these Website Terms & Conditions, you will lose your right to use the Site, and must destroy or return any copies of documents you have made of it or any part of it. We reserve all our rights conferred on us by law to remedy any such breach.

5. Links to our Site or other Sites 

You may link to the Site’s homepage from your website if the content on your site meets the standards of our Acceptable Use Policy and provided you do not suggest any endorsement by Us or association with Us, unless we have given our express written permission. We reserve the right to end this permission at any time.

Links to other sites which appear on the Site are only for information. These sites are not under Our control and We do not accept any responsibility for them, the accuracy of their content or any loss you may suffer from using and relying on them.  The inclusion of a link to another site on this Site is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

6. Acceptable Use Policy 

You may only use the Site in a manner that is lawful.  Specifically:

  • You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national and international law and / or regulations
  • Your must not use the Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent
  • You must not use the Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software or data of any other kind; and
  • You must not use the Site in any way or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way.

We shall suspend or terminate your access to the Site, and may take legal proceedings against you, if you materially breach the provisions of this acceptable use policy or any of the other provisions of these Website Terms & Conditions.

7. Confidentiality & Data Protection 

Personal or business information that you supply to Gooding & Crow Consultancy Limited through the Site, other than information that is in the public domain, will be treated confidentially and in line with our Privacy Policy.

Confidential information will not be disclosed to any Third Party, including for the purposes of marketing, without your prior permission. We will only disclose your information if it is necessary for the performance of our services or where so required by law.

All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed and held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/ 679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under GDPR.  For complete details of Our collection, processing, storage and retention of personal data, please refer to Our Privacy Policy which is available from the Site.

We do not save your credit card details or share customer details with any third parties and we follow our Privacy Policy in handling information about you. By using the Site, you agree to us handling this information and confirm that data you provide is accurate.

The Site uses cookies. More information is provided in our Privacy Policy.

8. Variations

We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content on the Site is complete, accurate and up to date, but we have no duty to do this. This means that content on the Site may be outdated or incorrect. We will have no liability to you for any loss or damage you may suffer from your reliance on any of our materials.

We may change these terms and conditions from time to time. Please ensure that you check for any changes regularly, as you are bound by them if you continue to use the Site.

9. Limitation of Liability 

Nothing on the Site constitutes advice on which you should rely.  It is provided for general information purposes only.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, We exclude liability to any Site user 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 or the use of or reliance on any content included in the Site.

We shall not be liable to you for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage, including:

  • loss of profit, sales, business or revenue;
  • loss of business opportunity;
  • loss of goodwill or reputation;
  • loss of savings;
  • business interruption; or
  • loss of contract.

We also exclude, as far as legally possible, all terms, representations, warranties or guarantees implied by law or by statute.

We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the Site is free from viruses and other malware.  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 content from it) or any other site referred to on the Site.  It is your responsibility to protect your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, denial of service attacks and other harmful materials and / or events.

Although we try to make the Site available at all times, we do not warrant that your use of the Site will be uninterrupted. We are not responsible for any loss or damage you may suffer resulting from any interruptions, errors or the transfer of data and you acknowledge that the Site may be subject to limitations, delays and other issues.

We do not seek in these Website Terms & Conditions to limit or exclude our liability for:

    • death or personal injury;
    • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
    • any act, omission or matter, liability for which may not be excluded or limited under any applicable law.

Any duty of care owed to you by us is owed to you alone and no duty of care is owed to any third party.  We do not assume any responsibility to any third party in respect of the performance of our duties to you.

10. Computer Offences 

If you do anything which is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (such as for example; introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material) your right to use the Site will end immediately, we will report you to the relevant authorities and provide them with details of your identity.

You must not try to obtain unauthorised access to any part of the Site, to the server on which the Site is stored, or to any other server, computer or database connected to the Site, or make any ‘attack’ on the Site.

11. Severance

If any part of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms and conditions will continue in full force and effect.

12. Applicable Law 

Any dispute arising from these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any arising dispute.

13. Contact Us 

If you have any questions, or if you wish to contact us about any matter relating to the Site or the service provided by us, please email us at hello@goodingandcrow.com.