Terms of Service


Last updated 16th November 2015

1. Introduction
1.1 These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website found at www.bristlr.com and mobile application (known as the “Service”).
1.2 By using our Service, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our Service.
1.3 If you register with our Service, submit any material to our Service or use any of our website services, we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.
1.4 You must be at least 18 years of age to use our Service; and by using our Service or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 18 years of age.
1.5 Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy found at http://www.bristlr.com/privacy.
2. Credit
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).
3. Copyright notice
3.1 Copyright (c) 2015 Bristlr Limited.
3.2 Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:
(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our Service and the material on our Service; and
(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our Service and the material on our Service are reserved.
4. Licence to use Service
4.1 You may:
(a) view pages from our Service in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our Service for caching in a web browser;
(c) use our Service by means of a web browser,
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
(d) use our Service by means of a mobile phone,
subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
4.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 4.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our Service or save any such material to your computer.
4.3 You may only use our Service for your own personal, and you must not use our Service for any other purposes.
4.4 Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our Service.
4.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our Service (including republication on another website or application);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our Service;
(c) show any material from our Service in public;
(d) exploit material from our Service for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our Service .

4.6 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our Service, or indeed our whole Service, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our Service.
5. Acceptable use
5.1 You must not:
(a) use our Service in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the Service or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the Service ;
(b) use our Service in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) use our Service to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Service without our express written consent;
(e) access or otherwise interact with our Service using any robot, spider or other automated means;
(f) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
(g) use data collected from our Service for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
5.2 You must not use data collected from our Service to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities outside of the Service.
5.3 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our Service, or in relation to our Service, is true, accurate and current.
6. Registration and accounts
6.1 To be eligible for an individual account on our Service under this Section 6, you must be at least 18 years of age.
6.2 You may register for an account with our Service by completing and submitting the account registration form on our Service.
6.3 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
6.4 You must not use any other person's account to access the Service, unless you have that person's express permission to do so.
7. User IDs and passwords
7.1 If you register for an account with our Service, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.
7.2 Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 10; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
7.3 You must keep your password confidential.
7.4 You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.
7.5 You are responsible for any activity on our Service arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
8. Cancellation and suspension of account
8.1 We may:
(a) suspend your account;
(b) cancel your account; and/or
(c) edit your account details,
at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
8.2 You may cancel your account on our Service using your settings control panel on the Service .
9. Your content: licence
9.1 In these terms and conditions, "your content" means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our Service for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our Service.
9.2 You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media / reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this Service and any successor Service / reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this Service.
9.3 You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 9.2.
9.4 You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 9.2.
9.5 You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
9.6 You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our Service.
9.7 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.
10. Your content: rules
10.1 You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.
10.2 Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).
10.3 Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:
(a) be libellous or maliciously false;
(b) be obscene or indecent;
(c) infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;
(d) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;
(e) constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;
(f) constitute an incitement to commit a crime, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity;
(g) be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;
(h) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;
(i) be blasphemous;
(j) be in breach of official secrets legislation;
(k) be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;
(l) depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;
(m) be pornographic;
(n) be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;
(o) consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
(p) constitute spam;
(q) be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or
(r) cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.
11. Limited warranties
11.1 We do not warrant or represent:
(a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our Service;
(b) that the material on the Service is up to date; or
(c) that the Service or any service on the Service will remain available.
11.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our Service services, and to stop publishing our Service, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any Service services, or if we stop publishing the Service.
11.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our Service and the use of our Service.
12. Limitations and exclusions of liability
12.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
12.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 12 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
(a) are subject to Section 12.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
12.3 To the extent that our Service and the information and services on our Service are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
12.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
12.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
12.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
12.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
12.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the Service or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
13. Breaches of these terms and conditions
13.1 Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:
(a) send you one or more formal warnings;
(b) temporarily suspend your access to our Service;
(c) permanently prohibit you from accessing our Service;
(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing our Service;
(e) contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our Service;
(f) commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or
(g) suspend or delete your account on our Service.
13.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our Service or a part of our Service, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).
14. Variation
14.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.
14.2 The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our Service from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the Service, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. / We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our Service from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our Service.
14.3 If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the Service, and you must stop using the Service.
15. Assignment
15.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
15.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
16. Severability
16.1 If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
16.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
17. Third party rights
17.1 These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and these terms and conditions are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
17.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
18. Entire agreement
18.1 Subject to Section 12.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our Service and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our Service.
19. Law and jurisdiction
19.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
19.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
20. Our details
20.1 This Service is owned and operated by Bristlr Limited.
20.2 Our registered office is at 17 NORTHUMBERLAND SQUARE NORTH SHIELDS TYNE AND WEAR ENGLAND NE30 1PX.
20.3 Our principal place of business is at 17 NORTHUMBERLAND SQUARE NORTH SHIELDS TYNE AND WEAR ENGLAND NE30 1PX.
20.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by email to john@bristlr.com or by telephone on +447899419019.
21. Interacting with Others
21.1 You are solely responsible for interactions with other users of the Service. You agree and understand that we do not perform any background checks or screening on other users.
21.2 We are not responsible for the conduct of any user on the Service and in no event shall the Company or affiliated partners, or partners, be liable (directly or indirectly) for any losses or damages whatsoever. This includes without limitation death, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other damages resulting from communications via the Service, or meetings with any persons or user met through the Service.
21.3 In addition you agree to review and follow the Safety Tips prior to using the service.
21.4 You should not provide any financial information to any other user or persons met through the service.

22. Payments
22.1 If your account is terminated you will not be entitled to any refund of unused fees for in app purchases. The Company is not required to disclose, and may be prohibited by law from disclosing, the reason for the termination or suspension of your account.
22.2 The company will bill you through an online account for use of the service.
22.3 You agree to maintain current, complete and accurate information for your billing account at any time you have a subscription.
22.4 By subscribing, you authorize The company to charge your credit card, debit card or other payment method at such time and again at the beginning of any subsequent subscription period, including any sales or similar taxes imposed on your subscription payments. Upon the renewal of your subscription, if The company does not receive payment, you agree that The company may either terminate or suspend your subscription and continue to attempt to charge your payment method provider until payment is received (upon receipt of payment, your account will be activated and for purposes of automatic renewal, your new subscription commitment period will begin as of the day payment was received). If you do not terminate your subscription and/or if you continue to use the Service, you agree that The company is authorized to charge the payment method in your online account.
22.5 The purchase and sale of any virtual item or access to premium features is a completed transaction upon receipt of your payment and is not refundable regardless of the extent to which you use the service.

Safety Tips

Your safety is incredibly important to us. So please follow these guidelines:
Keep your financial information private at all times.
Be very careful when/if giving out your personal information, such as your full name or phone number.
Get to know the other person before you meet up with them.
Always arrange to meet in a public space.
Tell a friend, or family member, or both, about your meet up. Tell them when you expect to be home afterwards and contact them to tell them you’re home.
Always know how you’re getting home; taxi, train, or drive. You must be in control of your own transport.

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