TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These Terms and Conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to
https://alanblumlein.com (“Our Site”). Please read these Terms and Conditions
carefully and ensure that you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and
be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of
Our Site. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and
Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the
following expressions have the following meanings:
“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts,
code, software, databases and any other form of
information capable of being stored on a computer that
appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and
“We/Us/Our” means Alan Blumlein of 14 The Street, Stedham GU29
0NQ, United Kingdom.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site, https://alanblumlein.com, is owned and operated by Alan Blumlein
3. Access to Our Site
3.1 Access to Our Site is free of charge.
3.2 It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order
to access Our Site.
3.3 Access to Our Site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may
alter, suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time and
without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part
of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
4.1 All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual
property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled
otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by Us. All Content is protected by
applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and
4.2 Subject to sub-Clauses 4.3 and 4.6 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute,
sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from Our
Site unless given express written permission to do so by Us.
4.3 You may:
4.3.1 Access, view and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web
browsing capability built into other types of software or app);
4.3.2 Download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching;
4.3.3 Print one copy of any pages from Our Site;
4.3.4 Download extracts from pages on Our Site; and
4.3.5 Save pages from Our Site for later and/or offline viewing.
4.4 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of
identified licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from Our Site for
commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or our
licensors, as appropriate) to do so. This does not prohibit the normal access,
viewing and use of Our Site for general information purposes whether by
4.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of
Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in
Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary
copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data
analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news
reporting; caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of
5. Links to Our Site
5.1 You may link to Our Site provided that:
5.1.1 You do so in a fair and legal manner;
5.1.2 You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association,
endorsement or approval on Our part where none exists;
5.1.3 You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without
Our express written permission; and
5.1.4 You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage Our reputation
or to take unfair advantage of it.
5.2 You may link to any page of Our Site
5.3 Framing or embedding of Our Site on other websites is not permitted without
Our express written permission. Please contact Us at email@example.com
for further information.
5.4 You may not link to Our Site from any other site the main content of which
contains material that:
5.4.1 is sexually explicit;
5.4.2 is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
5.4.3 promotes violence;
5.4.4 promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;
5.4.5 discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person,
group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability,
sexual orientation, or age;
5.4.6 is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm,
inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
5.4.7 is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;
5.4.8 is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe)
another person’s right to privacy;
5.4.9 misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the
identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to
deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided
that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-
5.4.10 implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists;
5.4.11 infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property
rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trademarks and database
rights) of any other party; or
5.4.12 is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but
not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
5.5 The content restrictions in sub-Clause 5.4 do not apply to content submitted to
sites by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with
the provisions of sub-Clause 5.4. You are not, for example, prohibited from
posting links on general-purpose social networking sites merely because
another user may post such content. You are, however, prohibited from
posting links on websites which focus on or encourage the submission of such
content from users.
6. Links to Other Sites
Links to other sites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites
are not under Our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for
the content of third-party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on Our Site is
for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of
those in control of them.
7.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided
for general information purposes only.
7.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or
guarantee that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the
rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware,
or that it will be secure.
7.3 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is
complete, accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any
representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that
the Content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
8. Our Liability
8.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any user for
any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort
(including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of
or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or
reliance upon any Content included on Our Site.
8.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We exclude all representations,
warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to
Our Site or any Content included on Our Site.
8.3 Our Site is intended for non-commercial use only. If you are a business user,
We accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of
business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings;
business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
8.4 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from
viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage
resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack,
or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware,
software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site
(including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to
on Our Site.
8.5 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any
disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes
including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure,
communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal
restrictions and censorship.
8.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for
fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting
from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or
restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those
relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or
Trading Standards Office.
9. Viruses, Malware and Security
9.1 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and
free from viruses and other malware.
9.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other
material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
9.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other
material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
9.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the
server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database
connected to Our Site.
9.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a
distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
9.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 9.3 to 9.5 you may be committing
a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such
breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We
will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.
Your right to use Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a
10. Acceptable Usage Policy
10.1 You may only use Our Site in a manner that is lawful. Specifically:
10.1.1 you must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national or
international laws and/or regulations;
10.1.2 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is
unlawful or fraudulent;
10.1.3 you must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other
way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or
any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware,
software, or data of any kind; and
10.1.4 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is
intended to harm any person or persons in any way.
10.2 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to Our Site if you
materially breach the provisions of this Clause 10 or any of the other
provisions of these Terms and Conditions. Specifically, We may take one or
more of the following actions:
10.2.1 suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access Our
10.2.2 issue you with a written warning;
10.2.3 take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all
relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
10.2.4 take further legal action against you as appropriate;
10.2.5 disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or
as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
10.2.6 any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
10.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including,
but not limited to those set out above) that We may take in response to
breaches of these Terms and Conditions.
Use of Our Site is also governed by Our Privacy Policies, available from
https://alanblumlein.com/privacy-policy These policies are incorporated into these
Terms and Conditions by this reference.
12. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
12.1 We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will
become binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have
been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to
12.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and
Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect
shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
13. Contacting Us
To contact Us, please email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org or using any of the
methods provided on Our contact page at https://alanblumlein.com/contact-us
14. Communications from Us
14.1 If We have your contact details, We may from time to time send you important
notices by email. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited
to, service changes and changes to these Terms and Conditions.
14.2 We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express
consent. If you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time. Any and
all marketing emails sent by Us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of
receiving emails from Us at any time, it may take up to 7 business days for Us
to comply with your request. During that time, you may continue to receive
emails from Us.
14.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including, but not
limited to marketing emails), please contact Us at email@example.com
15. Data Protection
15.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and
held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General
Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
15.2 For complete details of Our collection, processing, storage, and retention of
personal data including, but not limited to, the purpose(s) for which personal
data is used, the legal basis or bases for using it, details of your rights and
how to exercise them, and personal data sharing (where applicable), please
16. Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us
(whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with the law of England & Wales.
16.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the
law in your country of residence. Nothing in Sub-Clause 16.1 above takes
away or reduces your rights as a consumer to rely on those provisions.
16.3 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim
between you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, or the
relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be
subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or
Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
16.4 If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions,
the relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or
associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales