Please read these terms and conditions (Terms) carefully before using the Website.
Terms of website use
By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them.
Other applicable conditions (Conditions)
The following Conditions also apply to your use of the Website:
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes that may be made, as they are binding on you.
Changes to our Website
The Website may be updated from time to time, and the content may change at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and there is no obligation to update it.
No guarantee is offered or provided that the Website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing the Website
The Website is made available free of charge.
No guarantee is offered or provided that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis. This Website may be suspended, withdrawn, discontinued or changed whether in total or any part of it and without prior notice. There shall be no liability to you whatsoever if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, along with the Conditions, and any other applicable terms and conditions as may be additional applied from time to time, and that they comply with them.
The Website is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. There are no representations or warranties offered or provided that any content available on the Website is appropriate or available in other locations. The availability of the Website, including any service or product may be limited to any person or geographic area at any time without prior notice. If you choose to access the Website from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk. In any event the laws of England and Wales apply to these Terms and the Website.
Intellectual property rights
All intellectual property rights in connection with the Website, including the material published on it are works protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved, including but not limited to all moral rights. Copyright was first created and published via the Website as from January 2021. Material and content is updated and published on an ongoing basis and from time to time.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the Website.
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 content on the Website for commercial purposes.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
No reliance on information
The content on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website.
Although reasonable efforts are made to update the information on the Website, no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, are offered or provided that the content on the Website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
We do not provide financial or tax advice. Any reference to finance, tax, and jurisidiction is purely illustrative only, and you should always seek independent financial advice if relevant.
Limitation of liability
Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits liability for death or personal injury arising from negligence, or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by the laws of England & Wales.
To the extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms and conditions which may apply to the Website or any content on it, whether express or implied, are wholly excluded.
There shall be no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, the Website; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Website.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, there shall be no liability for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that the Website is only provided for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the Website for any commercial or business purposes, and you agree and acknowledge there shall be no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
There shall be no liability to you for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
There shall be no responsibility for the content of websites linked to and/or from the Website. Such links should not be interpreted as an endorsement of those linked websites. There shall be no liability to you for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any services you receive from Converse, which will be set out in the Converse Terms and Conditions of Business.
Uploading content to the Website
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the Website, or to make contact with other users of the Website, you warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable (including providing such suitable indemnity) for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to the Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant a limited licence to all that may use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
You consent and grant the right for your identity to be disclosed to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
You are wholly and solely responsible and liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of the Website.
You acknowledge and agree that the removal of any posting you make on the Website can be removed, amended, or deleted at any time without prior notice or liability to you.
The views expressed by other users on the Website are independent and do not represent any other party’s views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
There is no guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
You agree and acknowledge that a report of any such breach may be made to the relevant law enforcement authorities and full co-operation with those authorities will be undertaken including the disclosure of your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.
Linking to the Website
You may link to any page of the Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the reputation of Converse or the Website or takes advantage of Converse or the Website.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on Converse’s part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you.
The Website must not be framed on any other site.
The right to withdraw linking permission without prior notice to you is reserved.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with Converse’s acceptable use standards.
Third party links and resources in the Website
Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
Neither the Website or Converse has any control over the contents of those sites or resources.
If you are a consumer, please note that these Terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by the laws of England & Wales. It is mutually accepted and agreed that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. If you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.
If you are a business, these Terms, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by the laws of England & Wales. It is mutually accepted and agreed that the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales shall apply.
Converse Law is a trade mark of Converse Law Limited.