RELATION TO ALL WEB SITE SERVICES OFFERED BY HIGGS GROUP ON
THIS WEB SITE
We are committed
the personal information you give us.
- telling you how we use the information we gather about you.
- getting your consent to our disclosure of your personal information.
Any changes to this policy will be posted
here. Please also refer to the General Terms and
Conditions of Access and Use and the Noticeboard Terms and Conditions of Use below. Higgs Group
Ltd is part of Higgs Group Ltd and when
we refer to "we" in this policy
we mean the activities of Higgs Group Ltd. "Websites" means any websites operated, owned and controlled by Higgs Group Ltd.
we may collect information about you
want to offer you a service which you
want to use. We may use information about
you to help us customise our site to
improve their usefulness to you. It can
also help us to choose services we think
will interest you.
about you helps us sell space to advertisers
of products and services relevant to
you so that we can continue to fund the
site through advertising and you can
continue to use the site for free.
addition to the services we provide on
the Websites we want to offer you goods
and services provided by us and others
(with your consent) which are of interest
compile anonymous records of user trends
which we may make use of ourselves, or
pass to our associated comapnies or to
information do we collect from you?
may collect information from you when
you fill in an online registration form
for any of our Websites, (e.g., Noticeboards or other
chat areas, forums, shopping, advisory
services, competitions etc.). We may
also collect information you give us
over the telephone or in written or other
communications. The type of information
we will collect includes , for example,
your name. mailing address, email address,
telephone numbers, gender, preferences
and where relevant, financial, credit
card or bank details.
collect information about your use of
our Website services through "cookies".
Cookies are blocks of text placed in
files on your computer's hard drive when
you visit a website which contains information
to identify you. A cookie does not contain
any personal information you have prodided
us with, except your user name or email
address, unless the cookie is attached
to personal information collected another
way, such as by means of your online registration
it is lawful and necessary, we may monitor
emails you send and receive.
policy applies only to Higgs Group and not
to other Websites to which this Website is linked.
Accordingly, we cannot be held responsible
for the protection and privacy of any information
which you provide whilst visiting other Websites.
You should exercise caution and look at the
privacy statements applicable to the Websites
in question. By using this Website you agree
that we may collect and use information about
you as described in this policy. We will
always make clear how we do this and allow
you to tell us whether and to whom your information
may be disclosed.
British and European law we have to make
clear that your details may be supplies to
third parties, possibly outside the European
we ask for personal information, such as
name and address, we will always tell you
why we need this information and what it
will be used for. Should your personal information
change or you no longer wish to have the
services you have signed up for, you may
request that we amend, correct or delete
your data by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
may supply third parties with overall statistics
about visitors to our Websites. This information
will not contain anything that could personally
identify you. Personal information you disclose
to us will only be passed on to third parties
where you have consented or to comply with
the law and lawful government requests, to
operate our systems properly or to protect
ourselves and others and other users. Your
data may be passed to other companies within
Higgs Group Ltd.
reserve the right to disclose your identity and personal details to the police or other appropriate regulatory or enforcement bodies or other third parties at our sole discretion.
may also use the information to inform you
about changes to the Websites and let you know
about any services and products you may be
interested in. This will be done only wiht
Group Ltd is registered with the Data Protection
Commission in the UK and adheres to the Data
Protection Act 1998.
always endeavour to keep your personal data
stored securely and have a number of measures
in place to ensure this. However, due to
the nature of this medium we cannot give
a full guarantee that your details will stay,
at all times, completely secure.
GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
disclaimer and conditions of access to
Use of and access to this
site is subject to the following terms.
Bu entering the site you agree to these
where specifically indicated otherwise, this
Website and its contents is targeted only
at UK residents and Goods services offered
are available only to Uk residents.
legal proceedings arising as a result of
content of or use of this site shall be subject
to the laws of England and Wales.
Group Ltd, accept no liability in respect
of the content of any third party material
appearing on this site or in respect of the
content of any other website to which this
Website may be linked from time to time.
metatags hyperlinks or other forms of linkage
whatsoever to any other site may be imposed
on any Websites owned by Higgs Group Ltd
without our express written consent.
Group Ltd makes no warranty in respect of
the contents of the Websites and accepts
no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever
and however arising whether directly or indirectly
as a result of access to and use of the Websites including without limitation acting
or failing to act in reliance on any information
The Websites, and in Particular the Noticeboards, contain material submitted by third parties. In using the Noticeboards you accept that we do not pre-monitor or pre-edit posts on the Noticeboards (see further details of terms relating to use and definition of the Noticeboards below).
The Websites contain advertising material submitted by third partied. Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of material they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with all relevant legislation and self-regulatory codes of practice. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of advertising material (see below for our terms and conditions of acceptance of advertisements).
to particular areas of this site may be subject
to additional terms to which you must consent
in order to use those areas.
view of the vast flow of information transmitted
by an Internet service provider and/or Websites
operator (as applicable) each day, it is
not technically possible nor economically
feasible to monitor all materials that pass
through its system (and in particular we do not pre-moderate or monitor views and/or comments posted therein). Notwithstanding, Higgs Group Ltd shall have the right to remove, edit or amend any material which it considers may be unlawful or in breach of its terms and conditions of use and access to the Websites.
and Security of the Websites
to the nature of the Internet, Higgs Group
Ltd does not promise full and error free
operation of the Websites at all times. All liability of Higgs
Group Ltd, its directors or employees howsoever
arising from your use of or inability to
use the Sites and/or the Interactive Services
is excluded, insofar as it is possible to
do so in law.
Group Ltd shall use reasonable endeavours
to ensure the the Sites, the Interactive
Services and any information it holds on
you are kept secure. However, due to the
nature of the Internet, Higgs Group Ltd cannot
accept any liability for those who intentionally
attempt to and/or gain unauthorised access
to the same by means such as, without limitation,
computer hacking (save to the extent the
Higgs Group Ltd is unable to exclude such
liability by law).
Where you are asked to complete
Higgs Group Ltd registration form the personal
details that you provide must be true,
accurate and complete.
Higgs Group Ltd reserves
the right to vary this Agreement from time
to time. Such changes shall either be notified
to you by e-mail or posted on the home
pages of the Site. Changes in this manner
shall be deemed to have been accepted if
you continue to use the Sites and/or the
Interactive Services after a period of
two weeks from the date of transmission
of the e-mail or of posting on the home
page of the Sites, whichever occurs later.
Notice and License
Henley Standard Websites and the contents
of their pages are the copyright of © Higgs Group Ltd.
Reproduction in any form, printing or downloading
of part or all of the contents is forbidden
save in accordance with the following licence.
to copy for personal use: you may print copies
of any item in hard copy provided that it
is for personal use or for use by others
in your organisation and provided that you
do not edit, alter, amend, or delete any
part of it or combine it with other material.
You may recopy the material to individual
third parties for their personal information
only if you acknowledge the source as being our Website and include the address
of the Henley Standard Website (www.henleystandard.co.uk)
in the copy of the material AND you inform
the third party that they may not copy the material to any
third party or use it for commercial gain.
part of the Henley Standard Websites
or the contents thereof may be reproduced
on or transmitted to or stored in any other
Websites or other form of electronic retrieval
security is a primary concern of Higgs Group
Ltd. and we have donated a great deal of
effort to implementing security measures
that help safeguard you information. Our
Sites use industry-standard security technology
Potentially sensitive information, such as your name and address.
Critically sensitive information, like your credit card number.
Credit card transactions are handled in a secure manner by a third party bureau
that is recognised by bankers. However, we are not responsible for the actions
of the third party although we do store your credit card details ourselves.
you are interested in placing an order with
us on-line, but are concerned about how safe
and reliable it will be, here are a few things
you'll be happy to hear.
To make sure you always have the highest level of security, your payment details
are automatically encrypted when you enter them.
You have the right to cancel your order within seven days of placing it, subject
to advertising deadlines. Please notify us by telephone on (01491) 419419 or
email us email@example.com.
Internet Explorer can warn you if the website you are about to send payment details
to is secure or insecure. To do this, select OPTIONS on the VIEW menu and then
click the SECURITY tab. Once all the warning boxes have been ticked, Internet
Explorer will automatically alert you each time you send private details to
another site. Netscape browsers should select SECURITY PREFERENCES from the
OPTIONS menu and then click on the GENERAL tab. Tick all the Security Alert
boxes and again, you will be warned when you are sending details to secure
or insecure Websites.
of access to and use of the Henley Standard Noticeboards
using the Noticeboards you
agree to be bound by the following terms
and conditions. "We" and "us" means Higgs
Group Ltd. "Noticeboards" means any area of any Website owned, operated and controlled by us which allows for you to post Content including by way of contributing to online discussions or forums on the Websites and "Content" means
any information data, text, image, garphics,
message, or other material posted or intended
to be posted to the Noticeboards.
You must be over 18 to register for and use the Noticeboards. Your email address, username and password are personal to you; you must not allow anyone else to use them and you must not impersonate any other user of the site or do anything to assist an unregistered user to gain access to the Noticeboards.
Use of the Noticeboards is restricted to personal use as a private individual and Noticeboards must not be used to conduct any form of business or trade. Users must not attempt to pass themselves off as other users.
You warrant agree and undertake that you
shall not post e-mail, transmit any Content
which is or may be unlawful, indecent, offensive,
harmful, threatening, abusive, vulgar, defamatory
or violent or which breaches the copyright
or other intellectual property rights, moral
rights or any other rights of any third party
and that you have secured all necessary permissions
licences and consents in respect of any Content
uploaded or posted by you.
Without prejudice to any other rights we
may have at law or under this Agreement, we
reserve the right to exclude you from the
Henley Standard Noticeboards at our sole
discretion and without notifying you of any
reason therefor. We reserve the right to disclose your identity and personal details to the police or other appropriate regulatory or enforcement bodies or other third parties at our sole discretion.
You acknowledge and agree that in providing
the Henley Standard Noticeboards we are acting
any liability or obligation with regard to
any Content and you therefore enter at your
own risk. We reserve the right (but do not
undertake to) at our sole discretion to remove,
delete or amend Content. This is without prejudice to our rights at law, all of which are specifically reserved.
We reserve the right to disclose your identity and personal details to the police or other appropriate regulatory or enforcement bodies or other third parties at our sole discretion.
You acknowledge agree and undertake that
you shall be legally responsible for any Content placed by you in respect
of any legal proceedings worldwide and you agree and
undertake to indemnify us and keep us at
all times fully indemnified from and against
any claims, demands, costs, damages or awards
whatsoever arising directly or indirectly
as a result of Content placed by you on the
You acknowledge and accept that the nature
of the Internet means that your use of the
Noticeboards may put your
computer at risk of being infected by a computer
virus, worm. cookie or other manner of electronic
program which may impair or destroy the working
of your computer and any data held in it
and you therefore agree that your use of
the Noticeboards is entirely
at your own risk.
These terms and conditions are in addition
to our General Terms of Access and Use (above) all of which shall continue
to apply and be binding in respect of your
use of any part of the Websites including the
competition Terms and Conditions
competitions included on our Sites are only
open to UK and Isle of Man residents.
purchase necessary. If a free entry coupon
is required please send a SAE to Higgs Group,
Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames,
Oxon, RG9 1AD
cash alternative is available.
winners will be the first correct and valid
entries drawn from the entries received by
the closing date. The draw will be supervised
by an independant observer.
which are defaced, incomplete or illegible,
will not be valid.
promoter accepts no liability for entries
lost, damaged or delayed in the post.
of posting is not proof of receipt.
promoter cannot be held responsible if tickets
do not reach the winner(s) and the promoter
accepts no liability for tickets won in the
promotion being lost, delayed or damaged
in the post.
winner(s) may be asked, but not required,
to take part in publicity.
one entry per person is permitted.
of Higgs Group Ltd and their immediate families
are not eligible to enter.
personal information collected will be used
only for the purposes of this promotion,
unless otherwise specified.
surnames and postal towns of the winner(s)
may be obtained by sending a SAE to Higgs
Group, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames,
Oxon, RG9 1AD.
participation instructions form part of these
Terms and Conditions and entry into the promotion
implies acceptance of these Terms and Conditions
as final and binding.
promoter is the Higgs Group, Caxton House,
1 Station Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9
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