Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions are the contract between you and House Plans-UK  (“us”, “we”, etc).

By visiting or using Our Website, you agree to be bound by them.

They protect your rights as well as ours.

We are:House Plans-UK 

You are: Anyone who uses Our Website.

Please read this agreement carefully and save it. If you do not agree with it, you should leave Our Website immediately.

These are the agreed terms

1. Definitions

“Content”means the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of your experience on Our Website. It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations.
“Intellectual Property”means intellectual property owned by us, of every sort, whether or not registered or registrable in any country, including intellectual property of all kinds coming into existence after today; and including, among others, patents, trademarks, unregistered marks, designs, copyrights, software, domain names, discoveries, creations and inventions, together with all rights which are derived from those rights.
“Our Website”means any website or service designed for electronic access by mobile or fixed devices thatare owned or operated by us.
“Services”means the service provided from Our Website.

2. Children on Our Website

2.1.  Whatever the age of consent in your country, we are anxious that they should be protected from unsuitable Content. To protect your children, you should know our policy, which is as follows:

2.2.  In the children categories, our volunteers have checked both the entries, and, where relevant, the links.

2.3. We do not knowingly collect personal information from any person under the age of 16 years.

2.4. Any person of any age may freely access any page of Our Website. We do not check identities nor moderate Content.

2.5. It is you, not we, who provide access to Our Website for the children in your care. It is for you to check that the Content your children might see is suitable for them.

2.6. Where links are concerned, you may like to check the privacy policies of those sites where your children might visit frequently to see how they collect and use information.

2.7. Filter software may also be useful to you.

2.8. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for Content that anyone has placed on Our Website for the content of site accessible by a link from Our Website.

2.9. You now agree to waive any claim you may otherwise have against us on account of age-related suitability of Content and to indemnify us against any claim made by any person on behalf of a child in your care.

3. Price and payment

3.1.1 The Price of any Service may be changed by us at any time, but we will never change a Price so as to affect the Price charged to you at the time when you buy a

3.1.2 Charges for Services are fixed whenever it is reasonably possible for us to ascertain the price.

3.1.3 When we do not provide fixed charges for the Service, we will charge by the hour. In that case all Work done, including all Documentation, letters, e-mails, faxes and telephone calls made and received will be charged on a time basis in minimum units of one quarter of an hour.

3.1.4 Estimates of charges will be provided to you wherever possible.

3.1.5 Payment will be due to us within seven days of your receipt of our invoice. We reserve the right to not issue completed work until payment has been received and cleared in our bank account.

3.1.6  Payment may be made by credit card to Our Website, by cheque, or by transfer to our bank account.

3.1.7  If we do not receive payment within the period required, we reserve the right to stop Work until you have brought your payment up to date.

3.1.8  It is possible that the Price may have increased from that posted on Our Website. If that happens, we will not provide the Services until you have confirmed that you wish to order at the new price.

3.1.9  Bank charges by the receiving bank on payments to us will be borne by us. All other charges relating to payment in a currency other than Pounds Sterling will be borne by you.

3.1.10  Any details given by us in relation to exchange rates are approximate only and may vary from time to time.[cm1] 

4. Security of your credit card

4.1.1 We take care to make Our Website safe for you to use.

4.1.2 Card payments are not processed through pages controlled by us. We use one or more online payment service providers who will encrypt your card or bank account details in a secure environment.

4.1.3 If you have asked us to remember your credit card details in readiness for your next purchase or subscription, we will securely store your payment details on our systems. These details will be fully encrypted and only used to process your automatic monthly payments or other transactions which you have initiated.[cm2] 

5. Intellectual Property

You agree that at all times you will:

5.1.  not do anything which does or might reduce the value of our Intellectual Property or challenge our ownership of it.

5.2.  notify us of any suspected infringement of the Intellectual Property;

5.3.  so far as concerns our work provided or made accessible by us to you, you will not:

5.3.1 copy, or make any change to any part of its code;

5.3.2  use it in any way not anticipated by this agreement;

5.3.3  give access to it to any other person than you, the licensee in this agreement;

5.3.4  in any way provide any information about it to any other person or generally.

5.4.  not use the Intellectual Property except directly as intended by this agreement or in our interest.

5.5. All plans, images and designs are copyrighted and remain the property of Houseplans-UK.[cm3] 

6. Disclaimers and limitation of liability

6.1. The law differs from one country to another. This paragraph applies so far as the applicable law allows.

6.2.  All implied conditions, warranties and terms are excluded from this agreement. If in any jurisdiction an implied condition, warrant or term cannot be excluded, then this sub paragraph shall be deemed to be reduced in effect, only to the extent necessary to release that specific condition, warranty or term.

6.3. You are advised that Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This is inevitable in any large website. We would be grateful if you bring to our immediate attention, any that you find.

6.4. Our Website contains links to other internet websites. We have neither power nor control over any such website. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the Content of any such linked website, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such website or from your buying services or goods via such a website.

6.5. The Website and ourServices are provided “as is”. We make no representation or warranty that Our Website will be:

6.5.1 useful to you;

6.5.2 of satisfactory quality;

6.5.3 fit for a particular purpose;

6.5.4  available or accessible, without interruption, or without error.

6.6. We claim no expert knowledge in any subject. We disclaim any obligation or liability to you arising directly or indirectly from information you take from Our Website.

6.7. We accept no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on Our Website or through the Services;

6.8. We shall not be liable to you for any loss or expense which is:

6.8.1 indirect or consequential loss; or

6.8.2 economic loss or other loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill even if such loss was reasonably foreseeable or we knew you might incur it.

6.9. This paragraph (and any other paragraph which excludes or restricts our liability) applies to our directors, officers, employees, subcontractors, agents and affiliated companies (who may enforce this clause under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Actas well as to ourselves.

6.10. Purchasing plans and advice from Houseplans-UK does not constitute an assurance of structural integrity; therefore, it is important to consult a qualified structural engineer to ensure the accuracy of the plans. Houseplan-uk is not liable for any structural defects.[cm4] 

7. Miscellaneous matters

7.1. Our privacy policy is strong and precise. It complies fully with the Data Protection Act 2018.

7.2. If any term or provision of this agreement is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.

7.3. No failure or delay by any party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it nor indicate any intention to reduce that or any other right in the future.

7.4. Any communication to be served on either party by the other shall be delivered by hand or sent by first class post or by e-mail.

It shall be deemed to have been delivered:
if delivered by hand: on the day of delivery;
if sent by post to the correct address: within 72 hours of posting;
If sent by e-mail to the address from which the receiving party has last sent e-mail: within 24 hours if no notice of non-receipt has been received by the sender.

7.5.        The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Walesand you agree that any dispute arising from it shall be litigated only in that cuntry.