Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this site
Terms & Conditions
1.2 Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them, before submitted any application for membership of LB. Please note that before becoming a member of LB you will be asked to agree to these Terms. If you don’t accept these Terms, you will not be able to become a member.
1.3 Please also read these Terms carefully before you start to use our Site, because these will apply to your use of our Site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.
- Other applicable terms
- Information about us
www.luxury-brefing.com is a Site operated by Luxury Briefing. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 8739817 and have our registered office at Bridge House, 4 Borough High Street, London SE1 9QR.
- Contacting us
If you wish to contact us for any reason, you can contact us by
- emailing us at [email protected] or
- contacting our membership team by telephone on 020 3772 4850 or
- writing to us at Luxury Briefing, 9 Beaufort Court, Admirals Way, London E14 9XL.
If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by email or by pre-paid post to the address you provide to us in your order.
- How we use your personal information
- Changes to these Terms
- Changes to our Site
LBmay update the Site from time to time and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it.
- Accessing our Site
8.1 We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
8.2 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Site.
8.3 You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.
- Use of the Site and User Content
9.1 If you are a member of LB, which you may become by registering on the Site via an online registration form, you agree to be responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and identification needed to access those parts of the Site that are only available to members. You agree that you are responsible and liable for all uses of and action taken with your password and identification, irrespective of whether used by you personally.
9.2 The Site contains a large variety of information, including data, images, videos, event listings and other materials which are posted by LB. You should use caution and common sense when viewing and/or using any part of the Site. You agree that you are solely responsible for your use of any part of the Site and you agree to use the Site at your own risk. As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your actions and interactions with others on, and any content that you post, submit, email or otherwise transmit to, the Site.
9.3 We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms.
- Cancelling Membership and Refunds
10.1 If, during the first 14 days of your membership, you change your mind or decide for any other reason that you do not want to be a member, you can notify us of your decision to cancel your membership and receive a refund.
10.2 Your legal right to cancel your membership starts from the date on which we email you to confirm our acceptance of your membership, which is when the contract between us is formed. You then have 14 days to cancel. If you wish to cancel during this period, you just need to let us know that you have decided to cancel.
Please contact our membership team by:
- emailing us at [email protected] or
- contacting our membership team by telephone on 020 3772 4850 or
- writing to us at Luxury Briefing, 9 Beaufort Court, Admirals Way, London E14 9XL.
If you are emailing us or writing to us please include your membership number to help us to identify you. If you send us your cancellation notice by email or by post, then your cancellation is effective from the date you send us the email or post the letter to us.
10.3 If you have booked a ticket for an event and wish to cancel, you must notify us 5 clear working days prior to the date of the event in order to be eligible for a refund.
- User Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to all of the following if you use the Site, submit or post any content to the Site or participate on the Site in any way:
11.1 All content and materials that you submit or provide or that is submitted or provided through your member account shall be accurate, complete and true and you will promptly update and delete such information, content and materials as necessary to keep it current, accurate, complete and true.
11.2 The content and materials submitted through your member account or submitted, provided or posted by you shall not be threatening, inflammatory, harassing, abusive, obscene, racially or ethnically or otherwise objectionable, libellous, defamatory, contain any pornography, involve any type of solicitation for a sweepstakes, contest or any products or services, or in any way violate any applicable laws, regulations or orders or any contractual rights of any third party or infringe upon or misappropriate any copyright, trademark, privacy, intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party. You agree that you will not post or submit any content or information to the Site that does not generally pertain to the theme or subject matter of the Site.
11.3 You shall not submit or post any content protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights without the express permission of the owner of such content. By submitting or posting content, you warrant and represent that you own the copyright with respect to such content.
11.4 In addition, you grant LB and users of the Site a royalty free, non-exclusive, perpetual licence to display, copy, reproduce, edit, publish, distribute, transmit, print, use, sublicense and otherwise exploit such copyrighted content worldwide in any manner, for any purpose and through any medium whatsoever.
11.5 You shall not make publicly available or distribute to any third party any personally identifiable information about any other members or users of the Site, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.
11.6 You shall not impair, disable or otherwise adversely affect the Site or the functionality or operation of the Site, including without limitation, submitting, posting or uploading any materials that contain viruses or disabling code, files or programs. You shall not use any spiders, automated programmes, scripts, robots or any similar devices that either obtain information from the Site or affect the Site.
12.1 We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
12.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.
12.3 You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Site will cease immediately.
- Your content on our Site
13.1 Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our Site, or to make contact with other users of our Site, you must comply with the content standards set out in these Terms. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
13.2 Any content you upload to our Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties for any purpose, as set out in paragraph 11.4 of these Terms.
13.3 We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
13.4 We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our Site.
13.5 We have the right to remove any posting you make on our Site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in these Terms.
13.6 The views expressed by other users on our Site do not represent our views or values.
- Social networking Sites
- Intellectual Property Rights
15.1 All information, content, and data (including, without limitation, designs, videos, text, graphics and pictures, and their format, arrangement and selection) (the “Site Content”), on the Site is owned or licensed by LB and its affiliates, with all rights reserved.
15.2 LB and its affiliates retain all copyright, intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights to the Site Content.
15.3 Save as set out in paragraph 15.4, the Site Content may not be reproduced, transmitted or distributed without entering into an agreement with LB or its affiliates or obtaining LB’s or its affiliates’ express written permission.
15.4 Any use of any content or the materials on the Site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. However, you may download or print one copy of any portion of the Site Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that such copy has all proprietary and copyright notices posted on such content. You may not modify, republish or distribute in any manner the Site Content on any medium or in any manner and may not incorporate the Site Content or any components of the Site Content into any aggregated data, any compilation or any database.
15.5 You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
15.6 The use of any data mining, robots or any type of data gathering or extraction methods on the Site is prohibited.
15.7 The name of the Site and the designs and icons of the Site are trademarks of LB or its affiliates, and may not be copied, used or imitated, without the prior written permission of LB or its affiliates.
15.9 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.
15.10 If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these Terms, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
16.1 LB may have content, promotions, logos and advertisements of third parties on the Site, which may link to their websites. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. Any dealings, correspondence or contact that you may have in connection with such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, correspondence or contact that you may have are solely between you and such third parties.
16.2 You agree that LB shall not be responsible for any losses or damages of any kind associated with or arising from any dealings, correspondence or contact that you may have with such third parties.
- Luxury Briefing Events
17.1 The Site features listings to various LB events. While we attempt to provide accurate information about our events on the Site, we do not warrant or guarantee that such information and advertisements are accurate, complete and reliable. As a result of matters outside our control, events may be cancelled or postponed, or take place at an alternative venue. We will not be liable to you if an event cannot take place for an act or event beyond our reasonable control, but we will provide a refund to you. When you register for an event, your personal information that you give us, as well as your credit card or debit card transactions made through us are protected using SSL encryption technology.
17.2 Should you wish to cancel a booking for a LB event, 5 clear working days’ notice is required for a full refund. Where less than 5 clear working days’ notice is given, no refund will be made.
- Terminating Access and Removal of Content
18.1 You agree that LB has the right (but not the obligation) to access and remove any content posted on the Site in its sole discretion and without notice, and without liability. Without limiting the foregoing, LB shall have the right to remove, edit, move, restrict access to or close, in whole or in part, any content that violates these Terms, or any content that LB believes (in its absolute discretion) is otherwise objectionable or inappropriate.
18.2 We reserve the right to terminate access to any member or user at any time and for any reason, with or without cause, without prior notice to you and without any liability or obligation to you or any other party. Upon such termination, you must immediately cease accessing or using the Site and agree not to re-register or otherwise make use of the Site. Furthermore, you acknowledge that LB reserves the right to take action – technical, legal or otherwise – to block or deny you from accessing the Site. You understand that CLB may exercise this right in its sole discretion.
- No reliance on information
The content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
- Our liability to you
20.1 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.
20.2 To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
20.3 We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
(a) use of, or inability to use, our Site; or
(b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Site.
20.4 If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
20.5 If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
20.6 We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
20.7 We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
- Infringing Material
If you believe that any content or materials on the Site infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you shall provide written notice to:
9 Beaufort Court,
Phone: 020 3772 4850
Email: [email protected]
Any and all links to other websites contained in the Site are provided for the convenience of those who wish to access other websites quickly and efficiently. LB is not responsible for and does not endorse or make any representations whatsoever regarding the materials provided on any other websites or providers of any information contained on any websites that link to the Site and has no responsibility for the use and privacy of user’s information on any websites that are also linked to or from the Site.
- Linking to the Site
23.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
23.2 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
23.3 You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you.
23.4 Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the home page.
23.5 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
23.6 The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in the Terms
23.7 If you wish to make any use of content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact [email protected]
- Governing Law and Venue
25.1 We may transfer our rights and obligations under a Contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms.
25.2 You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms to another person if we agree in writing.
25.3 This Contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms
25.4 Each of the paragraphs of these Terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
25.5 If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
25.6 Headings are for convenience only and should not be given any interpretative effect.
- Effective Date
These Terms are effective as of 30th October 2015