Terms of Use

Updated 23 May 2018

Please read these Terms of Use before using this site. By continuing to use THE LONDON MOTHER, or by submitting content to THE LONDON MOTHER you agree to abide and be bound, by these Terms of Use.

The following are the legally binding terms and conditions (together with the Privacy Policy at https://www.thelondonmother.net/privacy-cookies between each user (“you” or “your”) and THE LONDON MOTHER. (“we,” “us,” “our” or “ours”) and govern the use of this website and the content, features, services, social media channels and applications offered by THE LONDON MOTHER (collectively “Service”). If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions, please do not use the Service.

THE LONDON MOTHER’S Proprietary Rights

All materials that are included in, made available on or are otherwise a part of the Service (“THE LONDON MOTHER Content”), including without limitation any and all articles, blogs, text, application software, technologies, source and object codes, designs, graphics, layouts, artwork, logos, trademarks and the “look and feel” of the Service, are owned or licensed by THE LONDON MOTHER or its affiliates or subsidiaries. THE LONDON MOTHER Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets and/or other proprietary rights and laws.

Your License To Use THE LONDON MOTHER Content Available On Our Sites

We grant you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-commercial, revocable, sub licensable and non-transferable license to use, view and/or play THE LONDON MOTHER Content, subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Service must always be acknowledged.

THE LONDON MOTHER Content Disclaimers

THE LONDON MOTHER Content on our Service is provided for general informational purposes only. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Service, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Service (including both THE LONDON MOTHER Content and User Content) is accurate, complete or up-to-date. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THIS INFORMATION AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, NOR DOES IT REPLACE, PROFESSIONAL LEGAL, FINANCIAL, TAX OR MEDICAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH OR THE CONTENT ON THE SERVICE, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CONSULT WITH A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONAL. THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. No assurance is given that the information contained on the Services will always include the most recent findings or developments with respect to the particular material. We do not recommend or endorse any specific products, services, opinions, or other information that may appear on the Service.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform in order to access our Service. You should use your own virus protection software.

Sponsored Content

We may receive free products from marketers that we sometimes review or discuss in our editorial content. We may also run advertisements on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation.

Special Promotion Terms

Occasionally, we may offer the chance to participate in sweepstakes, contests, surveys and/or special offerings (“Special Promotion(s)”) through the Service. Special Promotions may be governed by terms and conditions that are separate from these Terms of Use. It is your responsibility to read those Special Promotion terms and conditions to determine the sponsor's requirements of you in connection with the applicable Special Promotion. If the provisions of a Special Promotion’s terms and conditions conflict with these Terms of Use, those separate terms and conditions will prevail with respect to such Special Promotion, unless otherwise stated.

Giveaway Terms + Conditions

Employees and contractors (and their respective families) of THE LONDON MOTHER or the competition partner(s) (including any group companies) are not eligible to enter.

No responsibility is accepted for entries which are lost, corrupted, incomplete or for any failure to capture entry information. Use of false details will result in disqualification. The entry must be made by the person entering the competition – entries sent through third parties, agencies or by automated means (such as scripts and macros) will not be accepted.

Entries for competitions both must be received by the stated closing date. All entries received after this date will not be counted.

To enter a competition, you must be 18 years old or over at the time of entry.

Only one entry per person.

Entrants are required to meet the Entry Criteria but otherwise no other purchase is necessary.

It is the responsibility of entrants to notify THE LONDON MOTHER of any change of contact details. Proof of identity may be required.

The closing date is as specified in each competition, and THE LONDON MOTHER reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

Competition winners must come forward to claim their prize. In the event of a prize going unclaimed for more than 14 days after notification, THE LONDON MOTHER may, at its discretion, declare the prize unclaimed and no longer valid, and draw a new winner. An unclaimed Prize may not be awarded.

The winner(s) of the competition agrees to have their name and their city/town of residence published on THE LONDON MOTHER website and social media channels and to whatever publicity THE LONDON MOTHER deems relevant.

The prize is not transferable to another person.

No part of a prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

If an advertised prize is not available, THE LONDON MOTHER reserves the right to offer an alternative prize. The payment of all costs and expenses involved in claiming a Prize are the responsibility of the winner(s).

Incorrectly completed entries will be disqualified.

THE LONDON MOTHER does not endorse any Prize supplied by a third party nor does it endorse the third party supplier.

THE LONDON MOTHER is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied by any third party connected with this competition.

Entry implies acceptance of these terms and conditions as final and binding. Entries which are not in accordance with the terms and conditions will be disqualified.

By entering this competition, you indicate your consent to receiving general communications from THE LONDON MOTHER from time to time in accordance with THE LONDON MOTHER privacy policy, which is available to read at https://www.thelondonmother.net/privacy-cookies

Any omission to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right or remedy under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver by THE LONDON MOTHER of that, or any other, right or remedy.

THE LONDON MOTHER reserves the right to suspend, cancel or modify the prize draw at any time (and for any reason) without notice.

THE LONDON MOTHER shall not be responsible for damages, losses or liabilities of any kind, including without limitation, direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages arising out of or in relation to the prize draw. Nothing in this condition shall limit or exclude liability for death or personal injury as a result of THE LONDON MOTHER’s negligence.

THE LONDON MOTHER’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The prize draw will be governed by English law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Links To The Service

You may link to our website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Service in any website that is not owned by you. Our Service must not be framed on any other Service.

We reserve the right to revoke any link to any page of the Service or our social media channels in our sole discretion without notice. We also reserve the right to require that you obtain our prior written consent before you provide any links to any page or social media page of the Service.

Third Party Links

We may provide, or third parties may provide, on or through the Service, links to third party sites, such as other websites or resources. These third-party sites are operated by parties who are separate from THE LONDON MOTHER. We have no control over such third-party sites, we are not responsible for the availability of such third-party sites and we do not endorse such third-party sites. We are not responsible for or liable for any losses, expenses or damages, to you or your software, hardware or data, arising out of the operations of such third-party sites.

The Service is a participant in affiliate marketing programs designed to provide a means for websites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to participating advertisers and retailers. This means that we may earn a commission if/when you click on or make purchases via affiliate links. Your communications and dealings with third parties through such links including, without limitation, the payment and delivery of products and services, and any terms, conditions, warranties and representations associated with any such communications and dealings, are solely between you and the third party. You access these links at your own risk, regardless of whether or not we receive compensation, commission or share of revenues generated by purchases via such links.

Service Modification, Suspension Or Termination

We do not guarantee that our Service, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our Service is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to withdraw, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, all or any part of the Service with or without notice. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service for any period.

We may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and without prior notice to you, immediately terminate your access to the Service. We will not be liable or responsible to you or any third party for such termination. We also reserve the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use. Any violation of these Terms of Use may be referred to law enforcement authorities.

Disclaimer Of Warranties

This service is available “as is” and “as available” and “with all faults.” You use the service at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permissible by law, THE LONDON MOTHER and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, partners and affiliates disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability with respect to this service or any information or goods that are available or advertised or sold through the service. We do not warrant that this service will be secure or free from bugs or viruses or be uninterrupted or error-free. There may be delays, omissions, interruptions and inaccuracies in the news, information or other materials available through this service;

Limitation Of Liability

THE LONDON MOTHER and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, partners and affiliates are not liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind, including, damages for loss of profits, revenues, business, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses.

Indemnification

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless THE LONDON MOTHER, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, partners and affiliates from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these Terms of Use or any activity related to use of the Service (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the Service via your email account(s), social media account(s) or ISP address. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defence of any claim. This section will survive termination of your access to the Service.

Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Arbitration; Commencement of Actions

These Terms of Use and the relationship between you and THE LONDON MOTHER will be governed by English law. You agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.

Any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or these Terms of Use must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. Any claim by you that may arise in connection with these Terms of Use will be compensable by monetary damages and you will in no event be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and us and govern your use of the Service. These Terms of Use supersede and extinguishes any prior agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and undertakings between you and us, whether written or oral with respect to the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use other services, affiliate services, or third-party services.

These Terms of Use are fully assignable by us and will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of our successors and assigns. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms of Use. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the court should nevertheless endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect. The headings in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

We shall not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond our reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.

Updates To These Terms

We reserve the right to change any terms of these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. You agree that our posting of revised Terms of Use on our Service will constitute notice to you of such revised Terms of Use and that your access or use of the Service after such posting constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes and the revised Terms of Use. Consequently, please review these Terms of Use before each and any access or use of our Service. Any changes to these Terms of Use will become a part of these Terms of Use and will apply as soon as they are posted or such later date as may be specified in the posted Terms of Use.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features or functionality that augment or enhance the Service will be subject to these Terms of Use.