Terms & Conditions

Your use of the Web-site is conditional on Your acceptance of these terms and conditions

The AnnabelKarmel.com web-site (and any related web-site) (“Web-site”) is designed as a community for like-minded people with an interest in the well-being of babies, infants, children and young adults, especially as regards healthy eating. The Web-site site is operated by Annabel Karmel Group Holdings Limited (“AK”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”), and use of the Web-site is strictly conditional on your agreement to these Terms and Conditions and to the Proper Use Conditions, which are set out in the “Privacy Statement and Proper Use Conditions”, (collectively, the “General Terms and Conditions”).

Introduction

You must carefully read and agree to the General Terms and Conditions before using the Web-site. By accessing or using the Web-site you agree to be legally bound by the General Terms and Conditions as they may be modified and posted on the Web-site from time to time. If you do not wish to be bound by the General Terms and Conditions then do not use the Web-site.

Nature of Site

The Site provides information, advice and an online community for parents. The information provided on the Web-site is not a substitute for examination, diagnosis or treatment by a doctor, midwife, health visitor, nutritionist or other qualified health professional. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, usefulness and fitness for any purpose of all details of opinions, advice, services and other information provided on the Web-site. You should carefully read the Disclaimer on the Web-site. In particular, if you or your children have a health problem, or if you or your baby or child is ill, we strongly advise you to consult a doctor.

Modifications to Offering

We reserve the absolute right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Web-site or the services provided through it, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated any new features on the Web-site, including but not limited to the release of new services, shall be subject to the General Terms and Conditions.

Applicability of Online Materials

The Site is controlled and operated by AK offices in England. We make no representations that the Web-site or any Content on it are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who visit the Web-site from other locations do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

Liability

The Site and all materials and information thereon are provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, We do not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the Web-site or any information or service provided through the Web-site. To the fullest extent permitted by law we will not be liable to users for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever and howsoever arising (including due to our negligence) out of or in connection with the viewing, use or performance of the Web-site or its contents, whether due to inaccuracy, error, omission or any other cause and whether on the part of AK or its servants or agents, or any other person.

You are responsible for ensuring that your computer system meets all relevant technical specifications necessary to use the Web-site and is compatible with the Web-site. You also acknowledge and agree that We do not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from the Web-site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

Members’ Forum

The Members’ forum (“Forum”) is designed to enable Members to exchange information and express their views. The views expressed on the Forum do not necessarily reflect those of AK. AK does not have a policy of censuring material posted on the Forum by Members, but reserves the right, at its absolute discretion and without being required to furnish a reason, to remove any material posted by a Member on the Forum or to terminate a discussion thread or to suspend any Member from use of the Forum. You agree to be solely responsible and liable for the content of your own postings on the Forum, and agree to hold harmless AK from any action taken as a result of your postings. You further agree that your posting is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to the Forum and that it is not defamatory and does not infringe any applicable law. AK assumes no responsibility for information or views posted on the Forum and disclaims all liability in respect of such information. AK is not liable for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a result of any actual or alleged libellous statements, infringements of intellectual property or other rights, whether resulting from negligence or otherwise, including without limitation, from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, procedures, products or methods contained in the material posted on the Forum. AK does not warrant that the information published on the site is accurate or free from error or is to be relied on. You should not seek, nor provide, information on the Forum that a reader might consider to be in substitution of the advice of a medical or healthcare professional. Your should note that there is a risk that any photographs posted on the Forum may be copied by other users and you should be aware of this risk before submitting photographs for publication on the site.

While the administrators and moderators of this forum may seek to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author alone, and none of the administrators, moderators, webmaster or Company shall be held liable for any posts other than their own. By registering as a member and using the Forum you agree to be bound by this condition.

Copyright and Monitoring

The contents of the Web-site are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. The owners of these rights are AK or other third party licensors and licensees. All product and company names and logos mentioned on or in the Web-site may be the trade marks, service marks or trading names of their respective owners, including AK. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, by any means or in any manner, any material or information on or downloaded from the Web-site including but not limited to text, graphics, video, messages, code and/or software without Our prior written consent.

Linked Sites

AK may provide hypertext links to sites on the Internet which are operated by other people who We believe offer services and/or products which complement those offered by Us and which We think may be of interest to the Web-site users and We make no representations whatsoever about any other site(s) which you may access through the Web-site or which may link to the Web-site. When you access any other site you understand that it is independent from the Web-site and that We have no control over the content or availability of that site. In addition, a link to any other site does not mean that AK endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such a site and shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its respective site administrator or web master.

Availability of the Site

We will endeavour to make the Web-site available but cannot guarantee that the Web-site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Web-site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, site, router or any other Internet connected device.

General

We may assign or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under the General Terms and Conditions.

We may alter the General Terms and Conditions from time to time and post the new version on the Web-site, following which all use of the Web-site will be governed by that version. If any provision or term of the General Terms and Conditions shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be divisible from them and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

The General Terms and Conditions (incorporating the Proper Use Conditions set out in the Privacy Statement and Proper Use Conditions section) and your use of the Web-site are governed by English law and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.

Notices

All notices shall be given by e-mail to enquiries@annabelkarmel.com or to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide during the registration process. Notice will be deemed received 24 hours after e-mail is sent or 3 days after the date of posting. We welcome feed-back to improve the web-site and its’ usefulness to all users. If you have any suggestions for improvement, please contact us at: contact@annabelkarmel.com