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Terms of website use

This page tells you the terms and conditions of use (Terms) on which you may make use of our website http://www.thingsmagazine.co.uk (our site). The Terms cover all content and services provided on our site.  Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use our site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using our site.  

Non-compliance of any Terms automatically terminates your permission to use and access our site.  

Information about us

http://www.thingsmagazine.co.uk is a site operated by Things Magazine (We). 

Accessing our site

You may only use our site for lawful purposes.  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.  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.  

From time to time, We may restrict access to some parts of our site.

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 must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. 

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.  You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.  We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. 

Comments posted by users of our site or by third party advertisers are not the opinions of us and are posted in trust and are self regulating.  We reserve the right to remove any comments or contents that are deemed inappropriate by us in our sole discretion.  Please report any offending items to contact@thingsmagazine.co.uk.

Our site changes regularly

We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, We may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and We are under no obligation to update such material. 

Our liability

The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law We hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

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 whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

Any liability for damages incurred as a result of implementing or acting on any information contained or referred to on our site.  

Any liability for any products or services purchased or subscribed for that are advertised on our site.

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.

This does not affect 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 may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, completing your user profile, subscribing to our service or newsletter, posting material, requesting further services or requesting to receive offers from third parties. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.

If you contact us, We may keep a record of that correspondence.

Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.

Some information requested is mandatory and is marked with an asterisk.  You do not need to communicate such information with us but failure to do so means that We will be unable to process your request.

By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate. 

We use information held about you in the following ways:

To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. 

To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which We feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes. 

To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.

To notify you about changes to our service.

We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you.  We may disclose your personal information if We are under a duty to comply with any legal authority.

We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about good and services which may be of interest to you and We or they may contact you about these.  If you do not wish us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact contact@thingsmagazine.co.uk.

We will retain the information you provide indefinitely.  You have the right to request access to the information held about you.  You also have the right to request that personal information held about you is not processed.  You can exercise this right at any time by contacting contact@thingsmagazine.co.uk.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although We will do our best to protect your personal data, We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once We have received your information, We will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.  

We may use cookies and tracking software and by accessing our site you agree to our use of cookies and tracking software.  Cookies are pieces of information that are stored by the browser on the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies enables us and any person who advertises on our site to provide features such as remembering certain of your information and your preferences.  Cookies can be deleted from your hard drive or you can configure your web browser so it rejects cookies.  

Third party products

Goods and services provided by third parties (Third Party Products) are present on our site through advertising links to third party websites on which you can choose to purchase any goods or services offered for sale on our site.

If you choose to purchase Third Party Products, a contract governing such purchase will be between you and the third party and will be subject to the conditions upon which you and such third party have agreed.  You agree to be responsible for obtaining and acceptance of these conditions with the third party concerned and you are solely responsible for evaluating the quality and compliance of Third Party Products to your needs.  We are not liable for any transactions between you and any third party.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links 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.  

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site.  

These Terms 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.


We may revise these Terms 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 may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact info@thingsmagazine.co.uk.

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Thank you for visiting our site.