Limitation of liability
The purpose of this Site is an information website for Design Direction to provide information about the company and to promote and sell products. This Site and any products purchased should only be used for information purposes. All content, products and services offered through this site are not to be considered as legal or professional advice and are to be used for personal entertainment purposes only. It is not professional advice and you should not rely on it to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from taking) any action. Design Direction is not responsible for the Site’s accuracy or its fitness for a particular purpose or the reliability of the access to this Site. Design Direction is not liable for any damages or losses resulting from your use of or inability to use this Site. Design Direction does not guarantee that this site will operate free of error or that it is free from computer viruses or any other contaminating computer program.
Whilst this Site may be accessed and viewed via the internet throughout the world, Design Direction does not represent or warrant that the information on this Site or its operation complies with the regulatory regime of any country, other than the United Kingdom where Design Direction is located. If the User accesses this Site from locations outside of UK the User does so on the User’s own initiative and at the User’s own risk. The User is responsible for compliance with local laws.
Intellectual Property Rights
The User acknowledges and accepts that there may be content, such as photographs or other materials, on the Site in which copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights (Intellectual Property Rights) are owned by third parties and which are reproduced by permission of such third parties. The User may not copy any such copyright works or other third-party materials or content without the permission of the relevant Intellectual Property Rights owner.
Subject to this, the User acknowledges and agrees that all Intellectual Property Rights in the content and materials available on the Site vests in, and are owned by Design Direction unless otherwise indicated, including in respect of, or in connection with, but not limited to, the Site’s design, text, graphics, its selection and arrangement, and all other materials on or in the Site.
Copyright © Design Direction Ltd. All rights reserved.
The User may not copy, sell, rent, lease, license, sub-license, trade under, grant any rights in, transfer, distribute, time-share or otherwise assign to any third party any of the materials or content on this Site or any portion of this Site. Any unauthorised or restricted act in relation to the materials or content on this Site or any portion of this Site may result in civil proceedings and/or criminal prosecution.
Unauthorised access by Third-Parties
It is possible that third-parties (hackers) may access the Site and alter the Site’s content or place damaging materials or programmes on the Site, including but not limited to computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots and other destructive elements. Design Direction will not be liable for any damage or loss arising out of or resulting from, any such unauthorised access to, alteration to, or modification of, information contained on the Site or infection of the Site in this way. It is the User’s sole responsibility to take protective measures to guard against computer viruses or other destructive elements.
The Site from time to time may incorporate links to other websites designed, maintained and operated by third-parties. Design Direction has not reviewed the third-party sites, links to which are provided for the User’s convenience only, and Design Direction is not responsible for the content or availability of these third-party sites. Users follow the links at their own risk. By linking to other third-party sites Design Direction in no way implies or endorses, is affiliated or associated with the third-party sites. The User must obtain authorisation to reproduce third-party material, including material on the Site and material accessible via any third-party site, from the relevant third-parties concerned. The User must not permanently store or otherwise copy any such third-party content or materials for wider distribution or commercial gain, without the express permission of the relevant third-party.
Design Direction may change the Site or these terms at any time by posting notice of the changes on the Site. By using the Site after Design Direction has posted the changes Users will be bound by the new terms. Users should, therefore, ensure that they read the terms each time they use the Site.
Governing law & jurisdiction
These terms and use of this Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be decided only by the Courts of England and Wales.
Some of the products or services reviewed or mentioned use affiliate links, which means we receive compensation if you make a purchase and in some cases, we receive sample products or services, however, none of these links requires you to pay more for the product or service. The reviews or recommendations are completely our own opinion/s from personal use or knowledge of the product or service at the time of writing.
The User understands and agrees that, barring the extent required by law, Design Direction does not accept liability for erroneous or inadequate information supplied to us by the User. The User is responsible for the material provided to us for display on the website. Design Direction in good faith relies upon the information supplied and does not independently check the accuracy of the content submitted.
All content submitted will be reviewed prior to being uploaded to Design Direction website. We reserve the right to deny the publishing of content as we see fit.
Orders: Children under the age eighteen (18) years may not place orders with Design Direction Ltd. By accepting these Terms and Conditions the User acknowledges that they are over the age of eighteen (18) years. Should Design Direction suffer any damage or other losses as a result of a transaction entered into by a minor, we reserve the right to seek compensation for such losses from the parents or guardians of the minor.
Payment: All payments must be received in full prior to any products being shipped.
Refunds And Problems: If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, we will be happy to accept a return within the specified time period for a full refund. Purchases will be refunded up to 30 days after the date of purchase or for the length of the risk-free trial specified with a program purchase, whichever is longer. Products must be returned within 30 days of the refund request for a full refund. All returns must be in the condition you received them and include the original packing slip. We highly recommend you return the products using a tracking number. All transactions are conducted in GBP and no adjustment for changes in foreign exchange rates will be made. For support or to ask about refunds or any other concerns please email us at [email protected].
The User understands that all information, such as comments, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds and other materials posted on, transmitted through or linked from the website are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated.
The User understands that we do not control and are not responsible for content made available through the website unless it originates from us. By using the website users may be exposed to content provided by third parties that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading or otherwise objectionable. Users use the website at their own risk and to the extent permissible at law we do not accept liability in this regard.
As a member, Users agree that they are responsible for any content submitted, posted or made available through the website via their account. Users may not post (or allow) content to be posted from their account that:
- they do not have the right to post;
- is defamatory or in contempt of any legal or other proceedings;
- is misleading or deceptive;
- incites hatred or discrimination against any group of persons being a group defined by reference to colour, race, sex, origin, nationality or ethnic or national origins;
- denounces religious or political beliefs;
includes religious or political material which is or is likely to be offensive;
- is indecent, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive or of doubtful propriety or of a menacing character or is likely to annoy or concern;
- infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights;
- contains any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material;
- contains viruses or similar software or data which is designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware; or
- impersonates any person or misrepresents your relationship with any person.
We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to pre-screen, refuse or remove any content from the website without giving any reasons.
The User understands and agrees that we may retain server and backup copies of submitted content even if users have altered, removed or deleted the content from public display.
We will not be held liable for any delay in performing any of our obligations under this agreement if such delay is caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
If any part of this agreement is found to be void, unlawful or unenforceable then that part will be deemed to be severable from the balance of this agreement and the severed part will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
If we do not exercise or enforce any right or provision under this agreement, it will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision under this agreement will only be effective if it is in writing and signed by us
The User is solely responsible for the activity that occurs on their account and must keep their account password secure.
The User may not use another member’s account without their permission.
The User agrees to notify us immediately should they suspect or become aware of any unauthorised use of their account or password.
The User agrees not to access (or attempt to access) any part of the website by any means other than through the interface provided by us.
The User agrees that they will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the website or the servers and networks that host the website. The User may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the website except with written consent from Design Direction.
The User agrees not to use, copy, distribute or commercialise content except as permitted by this agreement, by law or with our prior written consent.
The User agrees not to or attempt to, circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the site or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the content therein.
The User understands and agrees that any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities.
To the extent allowed by law and except as expressed to the contrary in this agreement, we exclude all liability to anyone for loss or damage of any kind (however caused or arising) including consequential loss relating in any way to the content and/or website including, but not limited to, loss or damage users might suffer as a result of:
- errors, mistakes or inaccuracies on the website;
- the User acting, or failing to act, on any information contained on or referred to on the website and/or any linked website;
- defamatory, harmful, offensive or unlawful conduct of any user of the website;
- personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from access to, and use of, the website;
- any unauthorised access to or use of our secure servers and/or personal information and/or financial information stored on those servers;
- any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from our website;
any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or other malevolent code or communications which may be transmitted to or through our website by any third party; and/or
- failures in relation to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of any goods or services offered or provided on any linked sites.
We will not be a party to or in any way responsible for monitoring any transaction between the User and third-party providers of goods and /or services.
Except if and to the extent only required by law, we do not warrant to you, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any goods or services advertised, offered by or acquired from a third party through the website or any linked website or featured in any banner or other advertising. Where any law implies a warranty into this agreement which may not be lawfully excluded, then to the extent allowed by law, our liability for breach of the warranty will be limited to the minimum remedy provided for in that law. To the extent permissible at law that liability will not exceed the price paid to Design Direction for the product or service in question.
If the User is found to be in breach of any of the terms and conditions of this site their page or listing can be removed without notice. No refunds will be given.
Supply/Termination Of Services: We will provide the services with due care and skill but do not warrant the User that the website will be provided without fault or disruption. Design Direction reserves the right to change the website at any time. We do not guarantee that users will be able to access the website in the same way or with the same equipment or software that was used prior to the change.
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Testimonials are all true, reflect the opinions and experiences of real users of Design Direction’s products, and are submitted to Design Direction voluntarily by customers/clients. If you would like to submit a testimonial to Design Direction you agree that it becomes the exclusive property of Design Direction. which for example includes the rights to reproduce, edit (for length but not general content), and/or publish the testimonial, which may include your name or initials and city/state/country of residence. Some customers/clients that have submitted testimonials may have received a Design Direction product or service as a “thank you” in appreciation for the time they invested to write or record their testimonials. Thank you.