1. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions govern your use of Baby Swap or Shop.co.uk, as provided by Baby Swap or Shop, including use of message boards and notice boards. We may amend or add to these terms and conditions without notice to you, so please check them periodically.
When you register with us you are stating that you are over 18 years of age or are a minor, aged over 13, with parental consent to use the service you are registering for. You agree that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and completed. You must keep the password, which you use to access Baby Swap or Shop confidential and must not disclose it to or share it with anyone. You will be responsible for all activities that occur under your password.
4. Baby Swap or Shop Newsletters
By registering you will agree to receive a Baby Swap or Shop newsletter by email from time to time. If you do not wish to receive these newsletters you may unsubscribe from the mailing list.
5. Use of BSOS Life
If you use a message board, you alone are responsible for the content of your messages, and any consequences arising. By using Baby Swap or Shop you agree to comply with the following:
(a) BabySwaporShop is to be used by you for your personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes (to promote a company, product or service or to recruit staff) without prior written permission.
(b) Baby Swap or Shop may not be used to send chain letters, junk mail, 'spam', solicitations (commercial or non-commercial) or bulk communications of any kind. If a member puts an email address or web address into a message, you may not use it for any purpose other than that which the Member intended.
(c) If using the Boards to arrange to meet someone, you do so at your own risk, and Baby Swap or Shop accepts no liability for any consequences.
(d) If using the Boards to find childcare, it is your responsibility to check registrations, qualifications and references. Baby Swap or Shop is in no way liable for any consequences and accepts no responsibility for the verification of any childcare notices.
(e) You may not post to Baby Swap or Shop or use Baby Swap or Shop 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 Baby swap or Shop.
(f) You (whether acting in your capacity as a journalist in any media or otherwise) must not post appeals for case histories on Baby Swap or Shop. All media requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Unauthorized appeals for information will be removed.
(g) You must not impersonate any other person or entity, whether actual or fictitious.
(h) You must not use Baby Swap or Shop in a way that might reasonably be expected to cause the website to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or which could in any way damage the operation of another's computer.
Baby Swap or Shop reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material posted to, appearing on or distributed by Baby Swap or Shop and you. Baby Swap or Shop will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.(a) Baby Swap or Shop may at any time, and without prior or post warning, close discussions on any message facility, as it feels appropriate. No discussion will be entered into.
(b) baby swap or Shop may withdraw membership of Baby swap or Shop from any member at any time. Attempts to re-join may result in legal action. Baby Swap or Shop’s decision is final and no discussion will be entered into.
6. Submission of Listings & Comments
By adding a listing or comment to the site, you agree to comply with the following terms:
(a) Baby Swap or Shop reserves the right in its absolute discretion at any time to edit, alter, delete or move any material, such as listings or comments added by Baby Swap or Shop and you. Baby Swap or Shop will not enter into any discussions about its decision to edit, alter, delete or move such material.
(b) Baby Swap or Shop reserves the right to share material, such as the content of listing and comments with other organizations that may also publish the material.
7. Intellectual Property
All copyright, trade marks (registered or unregistered) and other intellectual property rights of whatsoever nature arising from all materials, content and information on this site, including the site's design, layout and organization, are owned or licensed by Baby Swap or Shop.
Except where stated, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, or transmitted in any form by any means, including but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of Baby Swap or Shop.
Permission is granted to access, download, or print such material for your personal, non-commercial use only and is subject to these terms and conditions.
By submitting content to Baby Swap or Shop, including your first name, you grant Baby Swap or Shop a right to use, reproduce, modify, and publish it in other works. You also permit any member to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.
8. Third Party Web Sites, Goods and Services
Baby Swap or Shop provides links to third party web 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.
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 Baby Swap or Shop 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 Baby Swap or Shop with respect to any such sites.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
Baby Swap or Shop is providing this site on an 'as-is' basis and makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this site or its contents and disclaims all such representations and warranties.
The content on the site and forum has been included in good faith. The Content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Whilst Baby Swap or Shop endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and Baby Swap or Shop does not accept any liability for error or omission.
In particular, the support and information in the forum and site does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by Baby Swap or Shop and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific decisions or to be a substitute for obtaining professional advice. You should consult a doctor, health or appropriate professional if you require specific advice.
You are responsible for checking the accuracy of relevant facts and opinions given on the site before entering into any commitment or taking any other form of action or inaction based upon them.
Baby Swap or Shop does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of postings submitted by users , moderators and parent supporters on the forum, or endorse any opinions expressed by users, moderators or parent supporters.
All conditions, warranties, terms and undertakings express or implied statutory or otherwise in respect of the provision of the Content and the Site are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability
Neither Baby Swap or Shop nor any of its directors, employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with your use of this site or any information contained in it. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
You agree to indemnify and hold Baby Swap or Shop and its directors, employees and agents harmless from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising from your use of the Site
11. Breach of these Terms
Baby Swap or Shop will be entitled to restrict, suspend or terminate your membership or deny you access to Baby Swap or Shop or take such other action as Baby swap or Shop deems appropriate if Baby swap or Shop determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in breach any of the Terms and Conditions or that your use of Bay Swap or Shop is inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.
The restriction, suspension or termination of our service pursuant to this section will be without prejudice to any rights which Baby swap or Shop may have against you in respect of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Baby Swap or Shop shall be entitled to disclose your user identity and details if required or requested by the courts or other law enforcement authorities and/or agencies or in such other circumstances as Baby Swap or Shop in its sole discretion considers reasonably necessary or appropriate.
You agree to indemnify and hold each of Baby Swap or Shop, its directors, sponsors, representatives, employees and contractors, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of Baby Swap or Shop, the violation of these Terms and Conditions by you, or the infringement by you, or any other subscriber of your account, or of any intellectual property or other right of any other person or entity.
13. Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions 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.
Occasionaly Baby Swap or Shop is sponsored by a reputable company in the parenting industry. You allow for Baby Swap or Shop to pass your details onto any of its sponsors.
Any failure or delay by us to enforce strict performance by you of any of the Terms and Conditions or to exercise any right under the Terms and Conditions will not be construed as a waiver to any extent of our rights.