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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Quaere Living.  These terms and conditions show you how you can access, interact with and use any content and services that we might provide. If you have any questions, you can email the editor on Catherine.Flutsch@quaere.org.uk.

Quaere Living Owner

Quaere Living is owned and published by Quaere Limited, a limited liability company incorporated in the United Kingdom with company no: 11163520.  

 

When we say “we”, “our”, or “us” in these terms and conditions, we mean Quaere Ltd.

Our relationship

Your agreement with us includes these Terms and Conditions and in addition our:

  • Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process your personal data that we collect and/or that you provide to use.  It also provides information on how our services are monitored.  You warrant that all data provided by you is accurate; and

  • Participation Guidelines, which sets out our approach to community interaction and how we moderate your content, such as comments made in relation to our articles.

If you would like to become a content creator and contribute content to Quaere Living, then you will also be bound by our Content Creators’ Guidelines.

You can find all of these documents in the footer of the homepage of Quaere Living.

Our services

Entertainment, Information and Communication

Our content and any services that are provided and maintained by us, are for your personal entertainment, information and communication. The services offered by us may include features, content, applications, competitions, prize draws and/or other promotions. By using these services, you may need to download software and/or content and/or agree to additional terms. If you choose to participate in any of our services you will be bound by any applicable and additional terms as well as these website terms of use.

Accessing our services

Generally, you access our services via the Quaere Living website.

If you are required to register with us to access some or all of our content, you agree that you will keep your user name and/or password confidential and will not share this information with any third party. You also agree that you will not register multiple email addresses. We may terminate or restrict your use of our service if you violate these website terms of use or are engaged in illegal or fraudulent use of the service.

Modifications

We may, at our discretion change, remove, suspend or discontinue any aspect of our services at any time including the availability of any content.

Our content

Our content, trademarks, copyright, patents, logos, domain names and other related intellectual property rights or other features of our brand belong to us or to our licensors. Your use of our services does not grant you any rights in and/or our licensor’s intellectual property whether for commercial or non-commercial use.

What you can and can’t do with our content

We grant our users a licence to access and use our services and intellectual property rights on the following conditions:

  • you may use our services for personal, private and non-commercial purposes; and

  • you must not commercially exploit, or sell any content appearing on our services. This does not apply to any user content posted by you and in which you retain ownership rights.

You acknowledge that in using our services we and our third party affiliates may provide advertising and other information to you.

Third Party Content

Any third party content included as part of our services is licensed to you either under these website terms and conditions or through such third party terms and conditions that will be made known to you as and when they become relevant.

User Generated Content

Users of our services may be given an opportunity to interact with us and submit, post and/or upload content (including comments and pictures). In posting your content, you confirm to us that you are the owner or have consent from the owner to post the content and that the content complies with our Participation Guidelines and does not defame any person, company or business or violate the privacy rights, copyright and other intellectual property rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.

By submitting content, you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, perpetual, royalty free worldwide licence to use any of the content that you post on or in connection with our services and you also irrevocably waive the benefit of any moral rights you may have in any such material. We do not claim any ownership rights in your content and you continue to retain all ownership rights in your content. If you believe that your rights have been infringed in relation to your content, please contact the editor at Catherine.Flutsch@quaere.org.uk.

By submitting content, you also warrant that you have read and agree to be bound by our Participation Guidelines.

We do not endorse any user generated content nor do we guarantee the accuracy or authority of any user generated content. We reserve the right to remove your content and to remove, suspend or discontinue your opportunity to submit, post and/or upload content, at any time and for any reason at our sole discretion and without further recourse to you.

Costs of using our services

If there are charges associated to any of our services, we will make it clear before you incur any such charges and you will be responsible for any charges incurred from that point on.

Disclaimer

Our service is provided “as is”.  Although we use our best efforts to make sure our services are accurate, we cannot promise that they will always be accurate. The information provided by our services is for information purposes only and does not constitute advice. All our services are provided without any warranties or guarantees.

Some of the information provided by our services is supplied to us by our third party partners. We have no control over third party content and we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of such third party content. You agree that you access any content at your own risk. Before relying on any information, whether it is from us or from our third party partners, we advise you to verify the accuracy of such information.

While we will do our best to ensure that our service is fully operational at all times, we are not responsible for and shall not be liable to you for any problems or temporary interruptions in using our services arising from factors outside of our control or for any problems arising from participating in or from downloading third party content.

To the extent permissible by law, we are not responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of our services or from any content posted on or through our services.

Limitation of our liability to you

You agree that to the extent permissible by law, your sole and only remedy for any problems, issues or concerns with our service is to stop using our services.

Changes to our terms

We may amend these website terms of use at any time to ensure that we remain compliant with relevant laws and regulations. By continuing to use our services after any changes are made, you accept those changes and will be bound by them, so please check them from time to time.

The law that governs our services

These website terms and conditions and any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with, them (including non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Other information

In these website terms of use the following words and expressions will have the following meanings:

Our content means any text, files, images, photos, graphics, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials that we publish or post on or through our services.

Third party content means any text, files, images, photos, graphics, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials published or posted on or through our services by our third party partners.

Your content means any text, files, images, graphics, photos, video, sounds, musical works, or any other materials that a user posts on or through our services.

Copyright in these Terms and Conditions is owned by Quaere Ltd.  

©Quaere Ltd 2020

These Terms and Conditions have been drafted specifically for Quaere Living.  If you need (very affordable) help with your own policies, please contact Catherine.Flutsch@quaere.org.uk at Quaere Limited, which has helped many small businesses implement best practices.

Last Amended: 3 December 2020.