These terms and conditions govern your use of our websites including, but not limited to, www.sonic8.com, www.sonic8.co.uk, www.sonic8.eu, www.hagstrom-guitars.co.uk hereinafter referred to as “websites”; by using our websites, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our websites.
(2) Licence to use our websites
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the websites and material on the websites. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from our websites for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
(a) republish material from our websites (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our websites;
(c) show any material from our websites in public;
(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our websites for a commercial purpose;
(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on our websites; or
(f) redistribute material from our websites except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution, such as our newsletters.
(3) Acceptable use
You must not use our websites in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to our websites or impairment of the availability or accessibility of our websites; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our websites 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.
You must not 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 websites without our express written consent.
You must not use our websites to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our websites for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
(4) Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our websites is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our websites, or indeed the whole of any of our websites, at our discretion.
If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our websites or other content or services, you must ensure that that user ID and password is kept confidential.
We may disable your user ID and password in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
(5) User generated content
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our websites, for whatever purpose.
You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to our websites that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our websites, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our websites.
Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our websites.
(6) Limited warranties
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on our websites (excluding user content) is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that our websites remain available or that the material on our websites is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our websites and the use of our websites (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
(7) Limitations of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions (or elsewhere on our websites) will exclude or limit our liability for fraud, for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Subject to this, our liability to you in relation to the use of our websites or under or in connection with these terms and conditions, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, will be limited as follows:
(a) to the extent that our websites and the information and services on the websites are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature;
(b) we will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage;
(c) we will not be liable for any loss of profit, income, revenue, anticipated savings, contracts, business, goodwill, reputation, data, or information;
(d) we will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control;
(e) our maximum liability in relation to any event or series of related events will be limited and excluded to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law.
You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions
(9) Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to our websites, prohibiting you from accessing our websites, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing our websites, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to our websites and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our websites from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our websites. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
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. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision 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.
(13) Exclusion of third party rights
These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
(14) Entire agreement
(15) Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
(16) Registrations and authorisations
Our VAT number is GB 809 4869 85
(17) Our details
The full name of our company is Sonic8 Limited.
We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 4668511.
Our registered address is Suite 6, 30 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1LE, UK.
You can contact us by email on contact at sonic8.com (replace at with @).
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