Terms and Conditions
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.
If you do not accept these terms and conditions, please do not register to use OutdoorDuo.
These terms and conditions constitute your agreement with Howie Associates Limited , the operator of OutdoorDuo, in relation to your use of the services on this website (the "Services"). Howie Associates Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 04745518 and Registered Office 18 Kenwood Gardens, Shrewsbury, SY3 8AQ.
You must accept and agree to abide by these terms and conditions in order to become or remain an authorised user of the Service. As used in this Agreement, "we", "our" and "us" means Howie Associates Limited or any successor of Howie Associates Limited.
Our Service provides our users with a variety of resources to facilitate contacting and communicating with groups and individuals,and the organising of group activities and events (an "Invitation" event). You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of our Service, including without limitation your participation in or involvement with any Invitation events (as defined below). You also agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside.
Right to Use
Your right to use the Service is subject to any limitations, conditions and restrictions established by us from time to time, in our sole discretion. We may also impose limits on certain features and aspects of the Service or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service from time to time.
We will use reasonable endeavours to enable uninterrupted access to this website but access to this website may be suspended, restricted or terminated at any time and we may alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any Service feature, database or content. We reserve the right to change, modify, substitute or remove any information on this website and/or restrict access to this website or any part of it, without notice from time to time.
You confirm that you are at least 18 years old.
Code of Conduct
You agree to use the Service in accordance with the following Code of Conduct:
1.you will keep all information provided to you through the Service as private and confidential and will not give such information to anyone without the permission of the person who provided it to you;
2.you will not use the Service to engage in any form of harassment or offensive behaviour, including but not limited to the posting of communications, pictures or recordings which contain abusive, offensive, racist, defamatory, pornographic or obscene material;
3.you will not use the Service to infringe the rights of any person (including their right to privacy) or engage in any other kind of unlawful activity;
4.you will not use the Service to distribute, promote or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation for funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services;
5.you will not use the Service to forward chain letters;
6.you will not use the Service to distribute or up load any virus, trojan horses or do anything else that might cause harm to the Service, the website or to other members' systems in any way; and
7.you will not post or transmit in any manner any contact information including, but not limited to, email addresses, "instant messenger" nicknames, telephone numbers, postal addresses, URLs, or full names through your publicly posted information.
8.If your access is suspended or terminated in accordance with this Agreement, you agree that you shall not re-register for, or re-access, this website without our prior written consent.
Privacy and Use of Information
You acknowledge that (a) we cannot ensure the security or privacy of information you provide through the Internet, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such information by other parties; (b) we are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Service; and (c) we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of messages sent by other users of the Service, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any communications you may receive from other users. We cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of views or information provided by users of the website. All views and information expressed in users' communications and profiles represent the opinions of the users concerned and do not represent the views of Howie Associates Limited.
You agree to use this website and the data contained within it appropriately and only for the purposes stated on the website and in accordance with this Agreement.
Monitoring of Information
We reserve the right to monitor all advertisements, public postings and messages to ensure that they conform to the content guidelines which may be applicable from time to time.
Removal of Information
While we do not and cannot review every message or other material posted or sent by users of the Service, and are not responsible for any content of these messages or materials, we reserve the right, but are not obligated, to delete, move or edit messages or materials, including without limitation profiles, public postings and messages, that we, in our sole discretion, deem to violate this Agreement or any applicable content guidelines, or to be otherwise unacceptable. You shall remain solely responsible for the content of profiles, public postings, messages and other materials you may upload to the website or users of the Services.
Termination of Access to Service
We may, in our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Services and the website at any time, with or without notice, for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity, or that may otherwise affect the enjoyment of the Service or the Internet by others may be grounds for termination of your access to all or part of the Service at our sole discretion, and you may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies.
Any copyright, database rights and other intellectual property rights vesting in the material contained within this website (other than material and comments provided by users), together with the website design, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software (including applets) belong to Howie Associates Limited or the providers of such information. All rights are reserved. You agree not to modify, copy or distribute any such information in any manner whatsoever without having first received the express permission of the owner of such information.
By submitting comments, feedback, photographs and any other material to Howie Associates Limited, you are representing that you are entitled to provide us with such materials and that you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable licence to copy, modify, distribute and use that material to provide it as part of the Services available on the website in accordance with this Agreement. You also hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive all moral rights (if any) vested in any such materials under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 or otherwise in any other country throughout the world.
1 Invitation Events. Our Service provides tools that enable members ("Organisers") to arrange physical Invitation events (“Invitations”) at venues that include, but are not limited to, public parks, private homes or private enterprises (such as coffee shops or retail stores), open countryside. We do not supervise these Invitation events and are not involved in any way with the actions of any individuals at these Invitation events. As a result, we have no control over the identity or actions of the individuals who are present at these Invitation events, and we request that our users exercise caution and good judgment when attending these Invitation events.
2 Release. Because we do not supervise or control the Invitation events or interactions among or between members of Invitation events and other persons or companies, and because we are not involved in any way with physical transportation to or from Invitation events or with the actions of any individuals at Invitation events, and because we do not control Amazon.com, PayPal, credit card companies or other payment processing companies, and because we cannot guarantee the true identity, age, nationality of Service users, and because we have very limited control, if any, over the quality, safety, morality, legality, truthfulness or accuracy of various aspects of the Service you agree that you bear all risk and you agree to release us (and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, and third party partners) and Invitatation Organisers and their designees from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, now and in the future, arising out of or in any way connected with your use of the Service, your Third Party Transactions, our resolution of any disputes among users, and/or your transportation to or from, attendance at, or the actions of you or other persons at, an Invitation event. You further waive any and all rights and benefits otherwise conferred by any statutory or non-statutory law of any jurisdiction that would purport to limit the scope of a release or waiver.
You acknowledge that we are not responsible for suspension of the Service, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension. Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of the Service during the previous 12 months. We may discontinue or change the Service or its availability to you at any time, and you may stop using the Service at any time.
On registering with us, at our sole discretion we may issue you with a user name and password that must be used in order to access aspects of the Services and certain restricted parts of this website. We may refuse to grant you a user name that impersonates someone else, is protected by trade mark rights, is vulgar or otherwise offensive, as determined by us in our sole discretion. Any user name and password issued to you are personal to you and are not transferable. You should treat any such user name and password as confidential for the duration of time that you are entitled to use this website. You are responsible for monitoring the confidentiality of your user name and password and are fully responsible for all usage or activity on the Service by users using your password, including but not limited to use of your password by any third party. Any breach of security of a user name and password should be notified to us immediately.
You may not adapt or circumvent the systems in place in connection with this website, nor access this website other than through normal operations.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and third-party partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of your representations and warranties or this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, your use of the Services, Your Information, your violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulation or the rights of a third party, your participation in an Invitation event or your participation as an Organisers in an Invitation event (whether the claim or demand is due to or arising out of your transportation to or from, attendance at, or the actions of you or other users at an Invitation event). Without limiting the foregoing, you, as an Invitiation Organiser, agree to indemnify and hold us and our officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, consultants, affiliates, subsidiaries and third-party partners harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any Invitation attendee or third party due to or arising out of your actions as an Invititation organiser or creator or host, including your use of money paid to you by members for participation in an Invitation event.
The Service is distributed on an "as is" basis. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we disclaim all warranties and representations (whether express or implied) as to the accuracy of any information contained within this website. We do not guarantee that this website will be fault free and do not accept liability for any errors or omissions. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service. Due to the nature of electronic transmission of data over the Internet, any liability we may have for any losses or claims arising from an inability to access this website, any use of this website or reliance on the data transmitted using this website, is excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law. In no event shall we be liable for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profit, data, revenue, business opportunity, anticipated savings, goodwill or reputation whether in contract, tort or otherwise arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or your use of this website save where such liability cannot be excluded by law. You acknowledge that use of the Services and the website is at your own risk.
We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any member profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed, uploaded or distributed through the Service or on the website, our partners or any user of the Service or any other person or legal entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, member profile, advice, statement or information shall be at your sole risk.
The Service provided on the website may from time to time include messages from advice columnists who respond to "relationship" questions. Any statements made by advice columnists are provided for entertainment purposes only, and are not intended, and should not be taken, as specific advice in any particular circumstance. Such statements do not constitute counselling of any kind. Users with personal problems or who may be seeking personal advice applicable to their personal situation, are urged to consult with a qualified counsellor with respect to such issues.
We may modify this Agreement from time to time. Notification of changes in this Agreement will be posted on the Service or sent via electronic mail, as we may determine in our sole discretion. If you do not agree to any modifications, you should terminate your use of the Service. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of notice of any changes to this Agreement, will constitute a binding acceptance by you of the modified Agreement.
This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and any disputes shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which both parties submit.