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Marston Consulting Limited
South House 3A
Company number: 3326364
VAT number: 690284029
Registered office: Silbury Court, 370-374 Silbury Boulevard, Central Milton
Keynes, MK9 2AS, United Kingdom.
Tel + 44 08708704669
Fax + 44 0870870 4679
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- Existing members £85 + VAT
- New members £99 + VAT
The yearly subscription charge grants full access to the www.fabricdirector-e.com, www.director-e.com and www.tradedirector-e.com family of websites.
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These terms and conditions (the "Terms") govern your access to and
use of this site (the "Site") and all and any websites owned and/or
operated from time to time by Marston Consulting Limited ( the “Company”)
which currently include:
(Collectively referred to as the “Sites”) together with the other
internet services provided which include (without limitation to the generality
thereof) the content, search facilities, directory services, forums, news
section and such additional services provided by us from time to time on, via or
through the Site. The Terms apply to both members (being those users that have
registered or advertise on the Site at www.fabricdirector-e.com)
or any of the Sites ("Members") and to visitors to the Site or Sites
("Visitors"). By accessing any of the Sites you agree to be bound by
the Terms - if you do not wish to be bound by the Terms you should not use the
The details provided by you on registration as a Member or when you register
your interest as an advertiser must be true, accurate and complete. You agree to
notify us immediately (by contacting us at email@example.com.)
of any changes relevant to such registration.
We will comply with all UK Data Protection legislation currently in force
relevant to your personal information.
As a Member, you agree that we may use your personal information in accordance
with the notification given to you on registration and in accordance with our privacy
policy subject to such limitations (if any) as you selected or made on
registration. If you are a Visitor, any personal information provided will only
be utilised in accordance with our privacy
Unless otherwise stated in writing, all material available on and from the Site
or Sites (including, without limitation as to generality, all user
documentation, software, text, graphics and images) (the "Content") is
provided without any warranties or guarantees.
The copyright subsisting in the Content is either owned by or licensed to us
and is protected by national and international copyright. You may
retrieve and view Content on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper
and store such Content in electronic form on a disk for your own personal,
non-commercial use. Except as set out above you may not reproduce, modify
or in any way exploit (whether commercially or otherwise) any of the Content.
Furthermore you may not: sell, amend or modify any of the Content; delete or
otherwise obscure any copyright or intellectual property notice from any copies
of the Content made by you; or extract for re-utilisation any substantial or
material part or parts of the Site or Sites without our express written consent.
You also may not create or publish your own database featuring any substantial
or material parts of the Site or Sites or redistribute any of the Content by
downloading and storing any of the Content or otherwise.
Any dealings with, and interest in, goods, promotions, services, or
manufacturers or suppliers found on or through the Site or Sites are solely
between you and the person with whom you are dealing unless expressly stated to
the contrary by us. We will not be responsible for any loss or damages that may
arise from any such dealings.
We are unable to accept responsibility for the content of other web sites or
resources linked to the Site or Sites; neither can we be deemed to have endorsed
their content, products or services.
Whilst making every reasonable effort to ensure that all information provided
by us is accurate at the time of its inclusion; from time to time there may be
errors, inaccuracies or omissions in respect of which we exclude all liability.
The Company makes no representations or warranties about the information
included on the Site or Sites (including links to third parties' web sites). Any
decisions based on the information contained on the Site or Sites are your sole
Neither the Company, nor any of its associated companies, information
providers or content partners provide any warranty as to the timeliness,
accuracy or completeness of information appearing or published on the Site or
Your Content (“User Content”) for publication on the Site or Sites
You represent, warrant and undertake to the Company that
You are entirely responsible for all and any Content that you submit
to us for publication on the Site or Sites (“User Content”) and you fully
acknowledge that we shall be entitled to assume that all such User Content
submitted from your registered email address is authorised by you.
You will use sound judgement and reasonable skill and care in
submitting User Content to us and in so doing you will:
You acknowledge that User Content may be publicly displayed or posted
and that accordingly third parties may read such content and in such
circumstances you shall not therefore submit any User Content of a confidential
nature for use on the Site or Sites. The Company shall be entitled to assume
that you have full authority for the publication of all User Content submitted
to us and from any third party named or directly or indirectly referred to in
- ensure that User Content will not: be illegal or criminal; or
infringe any relevant laws or regulations or codes of conduct; or be
defamatory, libellous, obscene, offensive, gratuitously sexual,
threatening, intimidating, harassing, abusive, indecent or pornographic;
or be untrue, incomplete, misleading, unreliable or out of date;
- not disguise the origin of User Content, impersonate any third
party or make any untrue representation about your skill, qualifications,
- not infringe any third party's intellectual property (including,
without limitation, patents, copyright, trade marks or database rights) or
any other rights (including, without limitation, contractual or
- ensure User Content does not contain any form of junk mail, chain
letters or spam;
- ensure User Content does not contain any computer viruses, Trojan
horses or other harmful, contaminating or destructive properties.
Whilst you retain all intellectual property and other ownership rights in and
to your User Content you acknowledge that by submitting User Content to us you
automatically grant to fabricdirector-e.com an exclusive, royalty-free,
freely-transferable, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable licence to use, delete,
amend, reproduce, publish, distribute, edit, modify, translate, perform, display
or otherwise exploit in any way through any media all of such Content. To the
extent permitted by law you hereby irrevocably waive any and all moral rights
that you may have in and/or to the User Content.
Should you wish to request the Company to remove, edit, delete or otherwise
withdraw from the Site or Sites any User Content please contact us at
You use this Site and any other of the Sites at your own risk. If you are
dissatisfied with the Site or Sites, the Content, the Terms or our privacy
policy your only remedy is to leave and discontinue your use of this Site
or such other of the Sites with which you are dissatisfied. If a Member you may
de-register by contacting
firstname.lastname@example.org and expressly requesting to be
If an Advertiser you may de-register by contacting email@example.com
and expressly requesting to have your advert removed.
Storage of email or other content
Where we provide you with e-mail facilities, forums, or other services which
involve us in the provision of space on our computers we reserve the right to
place such limit s on storage as we may in our discretion from time to time
determine. Any such limits may be by reference to the physical amount of space
available, the number of e-mail messages held or otherwise. We reserve the right
at our complete and unfettered discretion to refuse to accept material and/or to
Your obligations and indemnity
You agree that you will only use the Site and /or the Sites in a manner that is
consistent with these Terms and in such a way as to ensure compliance with all
applicable laws and regulations.
You accept that the Site and the Sites are business sites and as such are not
intended for use by children. Parents or guardians of children shall be
responsible for the actions of any children accessing the Site or Sites.
You accept that the confidentiality of your username and the password
assigned to you on registration is your responsibility and as such you accept
that are fully responsible for all activities, which result from their use. You
agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorised use of which you become
You accept that you are responsible for all instrumentation and equipment and
the payment of all telephone charges necessary to access and use the Site or
Sites. You also accept that you are responsible for saving and backing up your
own information in such manner as you deem necessary.
You agree not to use the Site or Sites or any of the services provided on or
through the Site or Sites in any manner that would or could cause the Site or
Sites or any part of them or the services to be damaged, or in any way impaired.
You agree to indemnify the Company and its associates, employees, suppliers,
agents and representatives from and against all costs, damages, claims and
expenses (including legal fees arising out of litigation or otherwise) arising
directly or indirectly from:
- any breach by you of these Terms or
- your use (or the use of any third party under your guardianship care
or control) of the Site or Sites or
- your User Content.
To protect the legitimate interests and the integrity of the Company and/or
protect the legitimate interests or safety of any third party, we reserve the
right to forward your contact details to any relevant regulatory authorities
where requested or where reasonable to do so. We may also disclose your details
where we believe you are in breach of these Terms or where a complaint arises
from a third party or regulatory authority concerning your use of the Site or
Sites and/or in circumstances where your use of the Site or Sites is deemed by
us to be inconsistent with these Terms.
In our absolute and unfettered discretion we may without giving any reason or
prior notice reject, remove, edit, delete or otherwise withdraw from the Site or
Sites or one or any of them any User Content. The Company will however have no
obligation to remove, edit, delete or otherwise withdraw from the Site or Sites
any User Content (other than as required by law) and may decline to do so
without giving to you any reason for so doing.
The Company reserves the right, acting in its absolute and unfettered
discretion, to withdraw the Site or to suspend or terminate your access thereto
and use thereof at any time which right may be exercised right without giving
you any prior reason notice or warning.
Whilst we cannot guarantee the same we will use our reasonable endeavours to
maintain the Site and the Sites in a satisfactory operating condition, however
we do not accept responsibility for any interruptions or failures in the Site or
Sites or the service or for any defects that may exist, or for any costs, loss
of profits, loss of data, or consequential losses arising from your use of, or
inability to access or use the Site or any other of the Sites.
Limit of liability
The Company’s liability to you in respect of all matters associated with the
Site or Sites and the services provided by us shall be limited as follows:-
- Nothing in these Terms excludes any liability for death or personal
injury arising from the negligence of the Company, its servants or agents or any
other liability, which is prohibited from being excluded by law.
- save as set out in (a) above the Company accepts no liability for and
hereby excludes any liability for any consequential or indirect losses, loss of
profits, loss of business, loss of goodwill or any form of special damages.
- The Company's liability for direct losses (subject to sub paragraph (a)
above) shall be limited to the amount actually paid by you to the Company and
all conditions, warranties or other terms whatsoever inconsistent with the
provisions of this sub paragraph are hereby expressly excluded.
- each of sub paragraphs (a) to (c) above shall be a separate and severable
limitation and if any one or more of them shall prove for any reason ineffective
to exclude any liability referred to in the relevant sub paragraph(s) the
remaining sub paragraphs shall remain in full force and effect.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time by posting the
amended terms and conditions on the Site and the Sites. If you are a Member, we
will use our reasonable endeavours to inform you of the amendment by e-mail. We
also reserve the right to extend these Terms to include additional products or
services offered by us from time to time.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable, it will not
affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
These Terms and your use of the Site and the Sites are subject to English law
and the jurisdiction of the English courts.
Any delay or failure by us in enforcing any right under these Terms shall not
be construed as a waiver of that right and will not prevent that right or any
other right or remedy from being exercised or enforced.
These Terms read in conjunction with our privacy
policy set out the entire agreement between us relating to your use of this and any
other of the Sites and related services.
Marston Consulting Ltd (the “Company”) is concerned to ensure the
protection of the privacy of your personal information and we have therefore put
that Marston Consulting Ltd collects when you are on a Company site (the “Site”),
and when you use our services. This policy also covers our treatment of any
such information that is shared with associated companies or business owned or
controlled by the Company
- This policy does not apply to the practices of companies not
within our ownership or control, or to third parties that we do not employ or
Collection and Use of Personal Information
- We collect personal information when you register your interest
in becoming an advertiser on a Company Site, when you sign up for our
newsletters, if you sign-up to access any “members only” information and
when you are a Visitor to the Site. We may combine information about you
that we have with information we obtain from associated companies and/or third
parties and use the combined information for marketing and communication
- When you register your interest in becoming an advertiser on a
Company Site we ask for your name, email address, company name, company
address, post code, positon, phone number, website address(s)
- When you sign up for our newsletters or register to enter our
members only areas we will ask for your name, company name, and your email
- We automatically receive and record information on our server
logs from your browser including your Internet Protocol address, Company
cookie information and the page you requested.
- We use information
at your request, to assist you in sourcing products
- to contact you about any special offers and/or new products
Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information
- We will not sell or lease your personal information to anyone.
- We will send personal information about you to other companies or
third parties when:
- we have your consent;
- we need to pass the information to a third party to provide a
product or service to you;
- we are legally required to pass information to regulatory or
other authorities; or
- we are of the opinion that your actions on our Site violate
our Terms or any of our guidelines for the use of specific products or
- we acquire, or are acquired by or merged with, another
company. In this event, the Company will notify you before information
about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy
- We may set and access Company cookies on your computer.
- We may allow other parties that are advertising on our Site to
set and access their cookies on your computer. You should note, however,
that other parties use of their cookies will be subject to their own
privacy policies and not to this policy. Third parties do not have
access to the Company’s cookies.
Editing and Deletion of Directory Membership
- You are able to edit your information at any time (within the
terms of your contract with us), including whether you want us to contact
you about specials and new products by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- You may also request deletion of your Directory Membership
(within the terms of your contract) by visiting email@example.com,
confirming your choice to terminate your Membership and stating whether or
not the company may contact you again in the future, we may contact you
regarding this termination. Please note that your information will remain
on our computer systems even if you have requested no further contact with
the company so that we can maintain accurate records in regards to our
Editing and Deletion of Newsletter Membership
- If you wish to be deleted from our Newsletter/Promotional
mailings database, please use the unsubscribe link that can be found
at the bottom of the emails we send you, you can re-subscribe at any
time by visiting the form on a Company website. If you have any
problems with the unsubscribe process you can obtain further
assistance from firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you wish to edit the email address that the
newsletters are sent to please send an email to email@example.com
stating the original email address the account was registered under
and the new email address you would like the emails to be sent to.
Your email address will normally be changed within 14 days, and after
it has been amended you will receive an email which asks you to reply
to it in order confirm your new address.
- We reserve the right to may amend this policy from time to
time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal
information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our
e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org