Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
These terms and conditions of use apply to your use of this website, and do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with SNS Group. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you further represent and warrant that you are authorised to accept these Site Terms on such entity’s behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify SNS Group for violations of these Site Terms.
SNS Group Trademarks, the SNS Group logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of SNS Group and its suppliers or licensers, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of SNS Group or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use metatags or any other “hidden text” utilising “SNS Group” or any other name, trademark or product or service name of SNS Group without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of SNS Group and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
Licence for Use of Images
The reproduction by whatever means of the whole or any part of any Image (including, without limitation, slide projection, artist’s reference, artist’s illustration, layout or presentation of Images) is strictly forbidden without our specific written permission. You must inform us of your proposals as to when and how an Image is intended to be used. We will then consider whether we would wish to grant a license and, if so, on what terms. No reproduction rights are granted by virtue of delivery of Images unless expressly indicated. Your right to reproduce an Image arises only if license and invoice terms are agreed.You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, model releases or consents which may be required for reproduction are obtained and that the use of any image is not obscene, indecent, libelous or unlawful. We make no claim or warranty with regard to your use of content, names, text, people, trademarks or copyright material depicted in any Image and you will indemnify us in respect of any claims, damages, costs or expenses we incur arising from the use of any Image supplied to you. Reproduction rights (if granted ), unless otherwise agreed in writing are subject to these terms and conditions and any terms and conditions set out in the delivery note and license, non-exclusive reproduction rights for single use. A single use means a reproduction in one size for one edition of a single publication, strictly limited to the use, period of time and territory stated in the license, personal to you and not assignable by you to any third party. Images shall not be altered or manipulated, added to, or have any part deleted without our prior written consent. You must provide us on publication with at least one complimentary copy of any publication in which the reproduction of the Image appears.
Digital Use of Images
You acknowledge that Images are our valuable property. You may not create, store or transmit Digital Images without our permission except so far as is incidentally and wholly necessary to the process of producing items licensed by us. Any use of the Digital Images shall be in a format designed so that it will not be possible to alter, manipulate or adapt any Digital Image in any way during the normal course of using the product. You agree to destroy all Digital Images and any copies or records of the Images held on a database within 90 days of the date of receipt of the Images or completion of the maximum production run, or expiry of the license term, whichever is later.
You may not use a SNS Group logo or other proprietary graphic of SNS Group to link to this Site without the express written permission of SNS Group. Further, you may not frame any SNS Group trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the SNS Group content, without SNS Group’ express written consent. SNS Group makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, directly or indirectly, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the Site, or websites linking to the Site. Such sites are not under the control of SNS Group and SNS Group is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. SNS Group provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by SNS Group of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site. Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third party found on or through the Site, regarding the payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that SNS Group shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage or other matters of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings.
Registration Data and Account Security
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site (“Registration Data”); (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Company, to keep it accurate, current and complete; (c) maintain the security of your password and identification; (d) notify SNS Group immediately of any unauthorised use of your account or other breach of security; (e) accept all responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your account; and (f) accept all risks of unauthorised access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Company.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SNS Group, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensers, employees, agents, third party information providers and independent contractors against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or related to any User Content that you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site, your conduct, your use or inability to use the Site, your breach or alleged breach of the Site Terms or of any representation or warranty contained herein, your unauthorised use of the SNS Group Content, or your violation of any rights of another.
THIS SITE AND THE SNS GROUP CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND SNS GROUP AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES EXCLUDE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SNS GROUP WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE SNS GROUP CONTENT, OR THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SAME, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON OR IN THE MATERIALS OF THIS SITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT SNS GROUP, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE SNS GROUP CONTENT. WE MAKENO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR THE SNS GROUP CONTENT IS FREE FROM INFECTION BYVIRUSES OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT HAS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES.SNS Group uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the SNS Group content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the SNS Group content’s accuracy, correctness or reliability. SNS Group offers a search feature within the Site. SNS Group explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory. SNS Group also disclaims any responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL SNS GROUP, ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE SNS GROUP CONTENT OR THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM RELIANCE BY USER ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM SNS GROUP, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO SNS GROUP’ RECORDS, PROGRAMMES OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SNS GROUP, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO SNS GROUP FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.
Notwithstanding any of these Site Terms, SNS Group reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your account and/or to block your use of the Site.
Any waiver of any provision of the Site Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by SNS Group. If any clause in these Site Terms is found to be unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Changes to Site Terms
SNS Group reserves the right to change any of the terms and conditions contained in the Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. When we make changes, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the Site Terms. Any changes will be effective immediately.