Terms and Conditions of Use

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.pwd-uk.com (“our site”), whether as a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

Information about us

www.pwd-uk.com is a site operated by Poynton Windows and Doors Limited (“we”, “Poynton Windows and Doors”, “us” or “our”). We are a private limited company registered in England and Wales under company number: 06934064 and our registered office is UNIT 1, 11 EAGLE PARADE, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, SK17 6EQ.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. Without prejudice to any other remedy we may have, 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 opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Use of our site

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or otherwise is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;

to harm or attempt to harm minors in any way;
to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards;
to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam);
to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree not to:

reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of use;
access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of our site, equipment, network or software owned, used or operated by us in the provision of our site or on which our site is stored.
Content standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (“contributions”).

These standards apply to any part and the whole of any contribution.

Contributions must be accurate (where they state facts), be genuinely held (where they state opinions) and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

contain any material which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory, invades another’s privacy, promotes sexually explicit material, violence or discrimination of any nature, or which may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety, harassment, upset, embarrassment, alarm or distress to any other person;
infringe or be likely to infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person;
be likely to deceive any person;
be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
promote any illegal activity or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act;
be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts of any page(s) from our site for your own personal non-commercial use on the following basis:

paper or digital copies of any materials printed off or downloaded in any way must not be modified in any way;
any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics shall not be used separately from any accompanying text.
Poynton Windows and Doors status, copyright and trade mark notices and those of any identified contributors as the authors of such material must appear in all copies.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, 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.

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided on an “as is”, “as available” basis without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy and is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance may be placed. Any material on our site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update such material. We and other members of our group of companies and connected third parties to the fullest extent permitted by law expressly exclude:

all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on materials on our site by any visitor to our site or anyone who may be informed of its contents;
all conditions, warranties, guarantees and other terms (including without limitation the conditions implied by satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which might otherwise be implied.
any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

Nothing in these terms of use shall limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our site

We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Uploading material to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material 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 of use. You warrant that any such contribution is your own original work, complies with our content standards and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, and you agree to fully indemnify and hold us harmless for any breach of this warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to freely use, edit, alter, reproduce, publish, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our content standards.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly transmitting, sending, uploading or introducing any viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful or designed to adversely affect the operation of any software or hardware. 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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Links to and from our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and on the basis that you link to and do not replicate our homepage and subject to the following:

you do not damage our reputation or take advantage of it;
you do not suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part of you, your products and/or services;
you do not link from any website that is not owned by you;
you do not create a frame or any other browser or boarder enhancement around our site;
the website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with our content standards set out in these terms of use.
Any links to other sites and resources provided by third parties are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access or use any third party sites or resources, you do so entirely at your own risk.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Breach of terms of use

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of our terms of use through your use of our site. When a breach has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with our terms of use constitutes a material breach and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions (without limitation to any other action or remedy we deem necessary):

the immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
the immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site;
issue of a warning to you;
legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach or any other further legal action;
the disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude our liability for actions taken in response to breaches of our terms of use.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

General

If any part, term or provision of these terms of use is held to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these terms of use shall not be affected.

Any failure or delay on our part to exercise or enforce any right in these terms of use does not waive our right to enforce such right.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in these terms of use, they shall not operate to confer any rights or benefits on any third parties other than our group companies.

Nothing in these terms of use shall create, or be deemed to create a partnership or the relationship of principal and agent between us and you.

When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We may contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

All notices given by you to us must be given to us at our registered office stated in these terms of use. We may give notice to you at either the email or postal address you provide to us when registering, or in any of the ways specified above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our site, 24 hours after an email is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an email, that such email was sent to the specified email address of the addressee.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact webmaster@pwd-uk.com.

Thank you for visiting our site.