Terms & Conditions
Please read this carefully. By accessing this website you are agreeing to the terms and conditions that appear below. If you have any comments or questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This website is provided by icestates
The services offered by icestates through www.icestates.com (the "Website") include any features, content, or applications offered or made available from time to time by icestates and/or its licensors in connection with the Website (collectively, the "Services"). The Services are hosted in the UK.
2.2 If you are an agent or advertiser and you do not wish your property information appearing on the Website please contact icestates on info@ icestates.com.
3.Use of Services and additional terms:
icestates may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting by icestates on the Website. We will provide a clear link within the Website to the then current Agreement. You agree to be bound by any changes to this Agreement when you access the Website or use the Services after any such modification is posted. If you do not agree to be bound by them, you should not use the Website or the Services.
5. Property Information
5.1 icestates does not own, has not created and is not responsible for, the content of any advertisement or property information (Property Information) provided by estate agents or other advertisers (collectively Agents). We do not warrant that the information that is on the service is accurate, up to date or complete or that any Agent is properly licensed. Content is not checked or confirmed with the relevant Agent prior to being made available on the Website. You should check all information with the relevant Agent. Any contact or dealings you have with an Agent are entirely between yourself and the Agent. icestates does not accept any responsibility or liability for any such contact or dealings. You should check that any Agent is properly licensed. You use this service entirely at your own risk.
5.2 You should be aware that the Property Information presented to you as part of the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the Agents (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Property Information (either in whole or in part) without specific agreement.
icestates is not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are in no way investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by icestates. Inclusion of any linked website on the Website and the Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by icestates. When you access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. icestates takes no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on the Website or through the Services, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers. icestates is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the Website or the Services. icestates assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, corruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any User communication or any content. icestates is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any of the Services or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Users or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Website or the Services. Under no circumstances shall icestates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of the Website or the Services, attendance at an event organised through the Website or the Services, from any content posted on or through the Website or the Services, or from the conduct of any Users of the Website or the Services, whether online or offline. The Services are provided "AS-IS" and as available and icestates makes no representations or warranties of any kind as to the Website, the Services or the content. In particular icestates expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. icestates cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and the Services. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as limiting or excluding icestates liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.
7. Eligibility and Unacceptable Content
7.1 By using the Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information (including your email address); (c) where registration as a Member is required in order to use a Service you are 18 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted and your Membership may be terminated without warning, if we believe that you are under 18 years of age.
7.2 If the Service allows you to post information on the Website which is available to other Users: that information may not include the following items last names, telephone numbers, street addresses or other contact details or identifying information of private individuals, contact details of public figures and any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. Despite this prohibition, it is possible that content provided by other Users may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and icestates assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of misuse of the Website or the Services by any person, please contact email@example.com
7.3 icestates reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject or refuse to post any Content and to remove any Content (including private messages) from the Website, whether or not the Content is expressly prohibited by this Agreement, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Services or are a Member. You may terminate your Membership at any time, for any reason, by writing to icestates Customer Services. icestates may terminate your Membership at any time, without warning.
You acknowledge that icestates reserves the right to charge for the Services and to change any applicable fees from time to time in its discretion. If we terminate your Membership or use of any of the Services because you have breached the Agreement or other applicable terms and conditions you shall not be entitled to a refund of any unused portion of subscription fees.
When you sign up to become a Member, you will also be asked to choose a password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to notify icestates immediately by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you suspect any unauthorized use of your account or access to your password. You are solely responsible for any and all use of your account.
The Services are for the personal use of Users, or where specified, Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavours except where and to the extent specifically endorsed or approved by icestates. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Services, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorised framing of or linking to the Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements and other forms of solicitation are prohibited. Links may be removed at our discretion for any reason. Legal action maybe taken for any illegal or unauthorised use of the Services or the Website.
12.Proprietary Rights in Content on the Website.
12.1 icestates does not claim any ownership rights in the text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") that you post or email to the Website or the Services. After posting or emailing your Content to the Website or the Services, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such Content, and you continue to have the right to use your Content in any way you choose. By displaying, emailing, publishing or submitting for display or publication ("posting") any Content on or through the Website or the Services, you hereby grant to icestates a Worldwide sub-licensable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, royalty free licence to use in any way whatsoever including but not limited to, public performance, public display, publishing, reproduction, broadcasting, amendment or modification of Content, transmission and distribution of Content on and through the Website, the Services and/or any newspaper or other publication published by icestates in its different present and future forms for example newsprint, Braille, talking book, electronic databases, e-paper, website or any other facsimile or derivative versions in any medium.
12.2 You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content posted by you on or through the Website or the Services or otherwise have the right to grant the licence set forth in this section, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Website or the Services does not violate the privacy rights, copyright, contract rights or any other rights of any person, or otherwise breach any injunction, order or other legal ruling. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing to any person by reason of any Content posted by you to or through the Website or the Services. You acknowledge that Content submitted will not be returned.
12.3 The Website and/or the Services contain Content owned by icestates ("icestates Content") The icestates Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws. icestates owns and retains all rights in the icestates Content and the Website and the Services. icestates hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to reproduce and display the icestates Content (excluding any software code) solely for your personal, non-commercial use in connection with viewing the Website and using the Services.
13 E-mail Policy:
13.1 We will not respond unless required to do so by law to any electronic mail ("e-mail") sent to us which contains threatening, abusive, malicious, pornographic, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal or inappropriate material. We reserve the right to take such action as we in our sole discretion deem fit in respect of such material.
13.2 All e-mails received will be taken to be submitted, where appropriate, for publication, free of charge.
13.3 We will not disclose any personal information under any circumstances of any icestates and/or any of its associate companies' staff. Where appropriate we will endeavour to respond to e-mails with 3 days of receipt, but we cannot and do not guarantee to respond to e-mails. E-mails will generally be stored for 12 months after which time they will automatically be deleted. An e-mail sent to the incorrect destination is liable to be deleted immediately.
14 Content Posted:
14.1 icestates may delete, or in pre-moderated areas of the Website refrain from posting any content that in the opinion of icestates violates this Agreement breaches any relevant House Rules or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights of any person or which may harm, or threaten the safety of any person. Except to the extent which cannot be excluded or limited by law or regulation in respect of content on the Website which we moderate before posting, icestates assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Website or the Services for inappropriate content or conduct. If at any time icestates chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Website or the Services, except as required by law or regulation, icestates nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content (other than icestates Content), no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such content.
14.2 You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through the Website or any of the Services, and any material or information that you transmit to other Users and for your interactions with other Users. icestates does not endorse and has no control over content posted by Users. Content is not necessarily reviewed by icestates prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of icestates. icestates makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the Content or any material or information that you transmit.
15 Content/Activity Prohibited:
The following is a partial list of the kind of content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Website or the Services. icestates reserves the right to investigate and take action against any User who, in the opinion of icestates violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Website or the Services, preventing access to the Website and the Services and/or terminating the Membership of such violators and/or reporting to law enforcement authorities or regulatory bodies. Prohibited content includes, but is not limited to content that, in the opinion of icestates:
15.1 is offensive;
15.2 promotes racism, terrorism, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
15.3 harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
15.4 exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
15.5 contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
15.6 solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
15.7 provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, email addresses or other contact or identifying details of any private individual;
15.8 provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other contact details of any public figure;
15.9 promotes information that you know or have reason to believe is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is objectionable, abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
15.10 promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files or file sharing;
15.11 involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
15.12 contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
15.13 furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
15.14 solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; or
15.15 involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes.
The following is a partial list of the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the Website and through your use of the Services. icestates reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in the opinion of icestates, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting such person to law enforcement authorities. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:
15.16 criminal activity or any tortious act or civil wrong, pornography, incitement to racial hatred, incitement to terrorism, fraud, posting obscene material, drug dealing, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, trade mark infringement, breach of confidence or theft of trade secrets;
15.17 advertising to, or solicitation of, any User to buy or sell any products or services through the Services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Users. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any User without their prior explicit consent.
15.18 covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any page on the Website via HTML/CSS or any other means;
15.19 any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to perform automated operations;
15.20 interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Website or the Services or the networks or services connected to the Website of the Services;
15.21 attempting to impersonate another Member or person;
15.22 using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
15.23 selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
15.24 using any information obtained from the Website or the Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person;
15.25 displaying an advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity on or through the Website of the Services on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on your profile, or sending private messages with a commercial purpose;
15.26 using the Website or the Services in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations;
15.27 modifying, accessing or making available data stored on a computer device which you have accessed through our network, when either the owner of the data, computer or device has taken steps to prevent you from doing this or the owner has expressed a wish that you do not do this;
15.28 making available or uploading files that contain software or other material, data or information not owned or licenced to you or collecting information about others (eg names/addresses) without their prior consent;
15.29 making available, uploading and distributing by any means any material or files that contain any viruses, bugs, corrupt data, "Trojan horses", "worms" or any other harmful software;
15.30 falsifying the true ownership of software or other material or information contained in files made available via the Website or the Services; or
15.31 Obtaining or attempting to obtain unauthorised access, through whatever means, to the Website or the Services, other services or computer systems or areas of our or any of our partners' networks which are identified as restricted.
16 Copyright Policy:
You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyright material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
17 Privacy and Cookies:
When you visit one of the Websites, we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer's hard disk for record keeping purposes and we may use them to do a number of things:
Cookies help us to recognise you when you next visit the Website and note the advertisements displayed to you. This allows us to tailor the advertisements we provide to your preferences. We may use the services of third party ad servers for this purpose
Cookies may be used to compile anonymous statistics related to the take up or use of services, or to patterns of browsing. A third party collects such data on our behalf to measure web site performance. Information collected is aggregated for reporting purposes. No personally identifiable information is collected by this service. The use of this service assists us in measuring and improving the structure and ease of use of the Website.
The Website may contain third party advertising and sponsorship. It is possible that these third party advertisers may download cookies to your computer. Cookies may then be used to allow the advertisers to compile anonymous statistics, personalise advertising content and monitor the effectiveness of their campaigns. We cannot control nor do we have access to any cookies placed on your computer by third party advertisers and sponsors.
Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. You are not obliged to accept cookies and may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. Go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ for instructions on how to manage cookies. Please be aware that if you disable cookies, many services on the Website will not be available to you.
18 Choice of law and Jurisdiction:
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the Agreement.
Nothing in this clause limits the right of icestates to bring proceedings against you arising out of or in connection with the Agreement (a) in any other court of competent jurisdiction or (b) concurrently in more than one court of competent jurisdiction..
You agree to indemnify and hold icestates, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, demand, claim or legal proceedings brought or threatened, including expenses of any character suffered or incurred arising out of your use of the Website or the Services in violation of this Agreement, and/or arising from your use of or conduct on the Website or in use of the Services and/or a breach of this Agreement.
This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the Website or any of the Services and is further affirmed by you becoming a Member. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and icestates regarding the use of the Website and the Services. The failure of icestates to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. " icestates " is a trademark of icestates. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under the Agreement. If any part of the Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction the validity of the remaining terms will be unaffected. If either party does not exercise any right or remedy under these terms, this will not be taken to mean that they have been waived.