General Terms & Conditions
IDG Communications Limited a company registered in England and Wales (company number 1197840) whose registered address is at: 101 Euston Road London NW1 2RA. Our VAT registration number is GB 404 6964 46.
We reserve the right to update the Terms and Conditions at any time. When We do so, We will provide access to the new Terms and Conditions on the Site home page. The new Terms and Conditions will take effect immediately, and will govern all transactions with Us through the Site. If you do not agree with the new version of the Terms and Conditions, you must cease to use the Site
Accessing the Site
We cannot guarantee that the Site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error-free. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt the Site or any computer system, server, router or any other internet-connected device.
We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that any content of the Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the safety and reliability of data input and output.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to withdraw, suspend or modify the Site or certain features or parts of the Site with or without notice to you, where We have reason to do so. There may also be times when the Site or certain features or parts of the Site become unavailable, whether on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any withdrawal, modification, unavailability, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or any service available on or through the Site.
We do not accept liability for any losses or claims arising from any inability to access the Site or any failure to complete a transaction.
Using the Site
This Site is for personal and non-commercial use. You must not use any materials contained in the Site except to the extent necessary for your own personal use.
In using the Site and information available from the Site, you agree that you will not:
(a) post, disseminate or transmit unauthorised advertisements or promotional materials, chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited mass email to people or entities who have not agreed to be part of such mailings;
(b) omit, delete, forge or misrepresent transmission information, including headers, return mailing and Internet protocol addresses or otherwise manipulate identifiers to disguise the origin of any content;
(c) impersonate any person or entity, or fail to state or otherwise misrepresent an affiliation with any person or entity;
(d) engage in any activities in order to withhold or cloak identity or contact information;
(e) send harassing and/or threatening messages to others;
(f) engage in "flooding" - i.e. ICMP flooding and mail bombing (sending large amounts of email repeatedly to the same email address);
(g) use the information available on the Site for any illegal, immoral or anti-social purpose, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations or in a manner which is or may be damaging to Our name or reputation;
(h) publish web pages or content that contain links that initiate downloads of copyright infringing or other illegal material;
(i) electronically stalk or otherwise electronically harass another; or
(j) engage in any Internet activities that would violate the personal privacy rights of others, including but not limited to, collecting and distributing information about Internet users without their permission.
You agree that you are responsible for your own communications and that you will not post, disseminate or transmit any content that:
(1) contains personally identifiable information belonging to minors;
(2) is for commercial purposes or contains advertising or is intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations.
Accuracy of information
We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that information on the Site is accurate, but commentary and other material posted on the Site are not intended to amount to advice or authority on which reliance should be placed. Except to the extent that Our Trading Terms apply (as set out below), We make no representation or warranty that any information is accurate, complete or up-to-date and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, We accept no liability for any loss or damage caused by any reliance placed on such information by you or anyone to whom you communicate such information.
All content on the Site is protected by copyright. We, or Our licensors, own copyright and/or database rights in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the original content. Except as expressly set out in these Terms & Conditions, nothing shall give you any rights in respect of any intellectual property owned by Us or Our licensors. You shall not assert or attempt to obtain any such rights and you shall not use, copy, reproduce, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit, Our name, trade marks, logos or other proprietary marks, or any of the content of the Site, in whole or in part, except as provided in these Terms & Conditions.
You may download information from the Site for your own personal non-commercial use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without Our express permission and that of the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyright material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trade mark legend or copyright notice shall be made. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyright material.
Whilst We are always happy to hear from you, it is Our policy not to accept or consider creative materials, ideas or suggestions other than those We specifically request. This is to avoid any misunderstandings if your ideas are similar to those We have developed independently. Therefore, We request that you do not send to Us any original creative materials such as original artwork etc. Any communication or material you do transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by Us or our affiliates for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. We are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.
Your Site account
Note that We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account if it is or appears to Us to be used in breach of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including the provision of false registration details or any other misuse of the Site. Any person who holds such a suspended or terminated account must not re-register on the Site without Our prior consent.
We assume no responsibility for the contents of any other web sites to which the Site has links and We do not endorse the material on any linked web site. The provision of any links does not imply We have any association with their operators. We shall not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damages caused or alleged to have been caused by use of or in reliance on any content, goods or services available on such hyperlinked sites.
Any product with a BBFC (British Board of film Classification) rating will be clearly described as such on the product page for that item. For further information on BBFC ratings, see the Video Standards Council Website or the Ask About Games Website
Warning: It is an offence to attempt to buy a certificated title if you are under the required age or to attempt to purchase any such title on behalf of an under age third party.
Persons placing orders for the purchase of products on the Site, confirm that they are of the appropriate age to receive and view the specified certification of the title(s) so ordered.
Any person ordering a product for a third party hereby certifies the intended recipient of the order is of the appropriate age to receive and view the specified certification of the title(s) so ordered.
We reserve the right not to supply any age-restricted product where We reasonably believe that a customer is below the relevant minimum age.
To the extent not prohibited by law, We accept no liability for indirect, special or consequential losses; any loss which is not reasonably foreseeable; or any business losses of whatever nature (including loss of profits, contracts, goodwill, opportunity and other similar losses) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or any products or services purchased from the Site.
We shall not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of Our obligations insofar as the performance of such obligations is prevented by an event or by matters beyond Our reasonable control.
We accept liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence and responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation and any other liability that cannot, under English law, be excluded.
Nothing in this section or elsewhere in these Terms & Conditions affects your statutory legal rights.
In the event that any part of these Terms and Conditions are held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, such provisions will be severed and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.
Failure by Us to enforce a right does not result in a waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under these Terms and Conditions.
You and We agree that English law applies to these Terms and Conditions and that any dispute between us arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions will only be dealt with by the English courts, unless you are resident in another part of the United Kingdom, in which case the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will apply and any dispute will be brought before the courts there. We are required by law to inform you that purchases can be concluded in English only and that no public filing requirements apply. We reserve the right to terminate your access to this Site and any use of Our online services at any time with or without cause or notice.
Any formal legal notices should be sent to Us at the registered office address.