Terms and Conditions

Website Usage Terms & Conditions...

1. Introduction
This Agreement is a legal document which sets out your rights and obligations. Gladiator is a company registered in England under registration no 5730335. You must take the time to read and understand it, before registering with Gladiator Business. By registering, you accept that you are entering into a contract with us on the terms of this Agreement.

Visitors and users to Gladiator Business may:
Use the Gladiator Business website for free to search for local companies, services, suppliers, providers or tradesmen.
Market business services for free by listing their company details in relevant categories which appear on the Gladiator Business site and under the chosen search criteria.
Send email messages to registered user and businesses asking for specific information or more details of services offered.
Upload videos & photographs; and other information that may be available which the registrant will hold full responsibility for.
Enter business events or notice that may be displayed in the events calendar or noticeboard at the risk of the user.

Gladiator Business, a non profit free UK Local Business Directory, was primarily setup so users could find a local business services or local tradesmen. Individuals can then discuss work that needs to be carried out or obtain quotes through the listed businesses. Gladiator Business now helps thousands of people every month find local business services by allowing companies to promote themselves for free whilst listing the services they offer, their branch information, details on previous work with pictures and videos as well as their recommendations. These details businesses supply then make it easier for our site users to find a local companies to use whilst taking away much of the risk that can sometimes be associated with choosing a news business, service, provider or tradesmen. Gladiator Business also encourages companies to network with each other and share resources, which in turn get messaged between site user. Gladiator Business users can opt out of receiving emails and monthly updates from our services at any stage. The emails you may receive are selected during the registration process, such as notification when new Business information is added or businesses register in your specified area.

2. Registration
You undertake to register for the Gladiator Business Service using accurate and current information about your business or yourself - including your correct name, address and any other requested details. You also undertake only to add correct information relating to yourself, your team or venue which you have the necessary permission to do so.
We are not an internet service provider, however in order to gain access to Gladiator Business Service and site, you must have internet access and all the software (and skills) required for email and web usage.
When you register to become a user, you will also be asked to choose your own password. Users are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and ensuring that other members do not use the account. Users agree not to use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or to disclose the password to any third party. Users agree to notify Gladiator Business immediately if they suspect any unauthorized use of the account or access to the password. Users are solely responsible for any and all use of the account.
As part of the registration process for the Gladiator Business Service, you will receive a verification email, the purpose of which is to take reasonable steps to ensure that the email address you have nominated during registration is controlled by you.
You can only use the same email and password for one registration. If you wish to make multiple registrations i.e. player and team please use another password or different email address. We reserve the right to send emails to users notifying of any changes to the site or services that may be of use to users or advertisers.
We reserve the right to change submitted details or amend statements. Each listing will remain on the site and database until removed by the registrant or Gladiator Business.

3. Gladiator Business Role
You, whether you are a Registered user or just a non-registered user who visits the Gladiator Business directory, acknowledge that we are not and cannot be responsible for the behaviour of Members - whether on the Gladiator Business Site or outside of it. We only provide a venue where the Gladiator Business Service may be accessed. In particular, you should be aware that Gladiator Business does not always pre-screen or monitor the material contributed by Members.

4. Additional services
Gladiator Business or its affiliates may offer new or additional services through the Gladiator Business Service from time to time. Your use of those services may be subject to additional terms and conditions, or rules of use, which you must comply with. Provided that those terms or rules are notified to you on the Gladiator Business Service in an appropriate manner (as determined by Gladiator Business in its reasonable discretion), any failure by you to comply with a material provision of the terms or rules governing those services will amount to a breach of this Agreement.
Gladiator Business reserves the right to change its policy fees from time to time in its discretion. If Gladiator Business terminates your Membership agreement or contract, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of any fees. Likewise if you terminate your agreement or contract with Gladiator Business you shall not be entitled to any refund of any fee.
If you are asked for, and provide, details of a credit, debit or charge card; in that event, you must ensure that (a) you are fully entitled to use that card, and (b) it has available funds sufficient to cover the charges which are deducted from it.

5. Operation of Gladiator Business Services
Gladiator Business reserves the right to withdraw or modify one or more aspects of the Gladiator Business Service, or the entirety of it, where we have legal or commercial reasons to do so. There may also be times when the Gladiator Business Service becomes inaccessible as a result of technical difficulties experienced by Gladiator Business or on the Internet; we will, however, use reasonable skill and care to overcome these difficulties where they are within our control.

6. Misuse of Gladiator Business Service
We reserve the right to (a) to suspend or terminate any Member's access to the Gladiator Business Service, or parts of it, and/or (b) to edit, or require the Member to edit, material posted on the Gladiator Business Service, if the relevant Member or material appears to us to be in breach of any provision of this Agreement. Any person whose access has been suspended or terminated must not re-register for, or re-access, the Gladiator Business Service without our prior consent. You are responsible for everything which is done on or through the Gladiator Business Service while your registration account is logged on to the Gladiator Business Service, or through your email address(es).

7. Relevance
The Gladiator Business Service is intended to be used by its registered users or visitors and they must not:
- include an email address, postal address, phone number, the address of any website, or any other information which is intended to mislead direct or indirect communication, in material which is posted on the Gladiator Business Service.
- place material on, or otherwise use, the Gladiator Business' Service for any business or commercial purpose; or
- use your access to the Gladiator Business Service, or information gathered from it, for the sending of unsolicited bulk email (sometimes known as spam).

8. Prohibitions
You are responsible for ensuring that no material you post, or which is posted through a machine on which you access the Gladiator Business Service, nor any activity or communication you make in connection with any Gladiator Business Service, will be capable of (a) infringing the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, (b) breaching any applicable law, whether criminal or otherwise, or (c) appearing to be offensive, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading.

9. Proprietary Rights and Content
By displaying or publishing ("posting") any Content, messages, files, images, photos, video, profiles, or any other materials (collectively, "Content") on or through the Services, Users hereby grant to Gladiator Business, a non-exclusive, fully-paid and royalty-free, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees) to use, copy, modify, adapt, translate, publicly perform, publicly display, store, reproduce, transmit, and distribute such Content on and through the Services. The posting of Content on or through the Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person. Users agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Content posted to or through the Services.
Gladiator Sport Content is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and Gladiator Sport owns and retains all rights in the Gladiator Business Content and the Services. Users may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any content appearing on or through the Services.
Gladiator Business reserve the right to provide Members with free membership of subscription membership sites operated by Gladiator Ltd and other member companies of Gladiator Ltd with the rights of the Member to unsubscribe from such services at any time.

10. Content Posted
Gladiator Business may delete any Content that in the sole judgment of Gladiator Business which violates this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person. Gladiator Business assumes no responsibility for monitoring the Services for inappropriate Content or conduct. If at any time Gladiator Business chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Services, Gladiator Business nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content, and no responsibility for the conduct of the User submitting any such Content.
Users are solely responsible for the Content posted on or through any of the Services, and any material or information that you transmit to other Members and for your interactions with other Users. Gladiator Business does not endorse and has no control over the Content. Content is not necessarily reviewed by Gladiator Business prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Gladiator Business. Gladiator Business makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the Content or any material or information that Users transmit to other Users.

11. Content/Activity Prohibited
The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Services. Gladiator Business reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in Gladiator Business sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Services and terminating the Membership of such violators. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to Content that, in the sole discretion of Gladiator Business:
is offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; harasses or advocates harassment of another person; exploits people in a sexual or violent manner; contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter; solicits personal information from anyone under 16; provides any telephone numbers (limited to Individual Profiles only), street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses; promotes information that is known to be false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous; promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files; involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming"; contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses; solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes or includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person's consent.
The following is a partial list of the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the Website and through use of the Services. Gladiator Business reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in Gladiator Business sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, reporting you to law enforcement authorities. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:
criminal or tortuous activity, including child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;
advertising to, or solicitation of, any Member to buy or sell any products or services through the Services, excluding those services that are included in Club, Professional, Association and Charity Profiles subject to the conditions of use stipulated by Gladiator Business. Users may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. If Users breach this Agreement and send unsolicited bulk emails, instant messages or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the Services;
any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to add friends and interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Services or the networks or services connected to the Services;
attempting to impersonate another Member or person and using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account.

12. Alerting Gladiator Business
If you see anything on the Gladiator Business Service which appears to infringe this Agreement, then please contact us to inform us of it by using the "Contact Us" function. We do not generally monitor material contributed by Members before it is placed on the Gladiator Business Service and so we are reliant upon users to point out any which infringes this Agreement.

13. Withdrawal of material and Termination of Registration
Each Member acknowledges that we are entitled to withdraw any material on the Gladiator Business Service which appears whether based on information received from Members or others, or our own determination to be capable of breaching any part of this Agreement, or to bring the Gladiator Business Service into disrepute.

14. Disclaimer and Release
Gladiator Business has no control over or responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any material available on the Gladiator Business Service, whether provided by Members or others. Please be aware this service is for everyone and no links clubs or players are vetted so be aware when meeting people from this site, and you do so at own risk. Please be careful meeting for the first time and do this with friends or in a public place.
If any third party sites are linked to from the Gladiator Business Service, this does not mean that we endorse or have any responsibility for the site in question or anything which appears on it. You should exercise no lesser degree of caution in appraising what you see on the Gladiator Business Service than you do offline.
Even though Members are prohibited from doing so, people may provide information, or otherwise behave, in a way that is unreliable, misleading or even illegal. Further, you should note that people may not necessarily be who they say they are. Your use of the Gladiator Business Service is entirely at your own risk.
Accordingly, to the extent that the law permits, you release Gladiator Spoprts, its directors, contractors and employees from all liability arising out of or in connection with the Gladiator Business Service and the material included here by Members and other third parties.

15. Intellectual Property
You acknowledge that all copyright, trade marks, and other intellectual property rights in and relating to the Gladiator Business (including the material which is contributed by Members) are owned by Gladiator Business. It is easy to copy material which appears on web-sites, but this does not mean it is legal. Therefore, no-one may copy, distribute, show in public or create any derivative work from the Gladiator Business Service, or any of the material which is found on the Gladiator Business Service unless properly licensed to do so by us.
By submitting any material to the content to the Gladiator Business Service, you are representing that you are fully entitled to do so and grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-terminable licence right to copy, modify, distribute, show in public and create derivative works from that material in any form, anywhere; and authorise us to adapt the relevant material in the course of doing so, and so waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.

16. Excluded loss
We will not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, howsoever caused (whether arising out of any negligence or breach of this Agreement or otherwise). Gladiator Business will also not be liable for any failure to perform of its obligations under this Agreement caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

17. Indemnity
You agree to indemnify us against all liabilities, claims and expenses that may arise from any breach of this Agreement by you or through a machine on which you access the Gladiator Business Service.

18. Changes to this Agreement
Gladiator Business reserves the right to change this Agreement from time to time, and post the new version on the Gladiator Business Service., and the new version of these terms and conditions will take effect, and will govern all Gladiator Business Services and your relationship with Gladiator Business.

19. Law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
 
Advertiser Terms & Conditions...

1. Definitions
"The Publisher" means Gladiator Limited. "The Advertiser" means the person, firm or company entering into this contract incorporating these terms and conditions. "The Distributor" means the distributor into whose publication the advertisements to appear.

2. Application of the Terms and Conditions
The terms and conditions set out herein shall apply to all contracts for advertisements, which placed by the advertiser and confirmed accepted by the publisher. No other terms and conditions shall be binding upon the parties, and this contract embodies the entire understanding of the parties and there are no promises, terms, conditions, obligations, oral or written, expressed or implied, other than those contained herein, or confirmed in writing by the publisher and attached here-to.

3. Supply of Artwork and Copy Matter
(a) Where the advertiser contracts to supply their own artwork, this must be of suitable quality and standard to the correct size and must be supplied within 14 days from the signing the advertising agreement or contract. No liability s accepted for damage howsoever caused to advertiser's original artwork and advertisers are advised to insure goods in transit as required.
(b) Where the advertiser is not supplying their own artwork to the correct size and requests the publisher to prepare artwork ,the advertiser must supply all copy matter necessary for preparation of the advertisement within 10 Days of the signing the advertising agreement or contract. The publisher will then submit a proof which, if no response is not received within 3 Days, will be assumed to be correct and the advertisement proceeded with. Any corrections or amendments to the proof will not necessarily entitle the advertiser to a further proof. The publisher will not be held responsible for poor reproduction of artwork if copy material supplied is of poor quality.
(c) If the advertiser fails to provide copy within the allotted time scales of the signing here-of, then the publisher reserves the right to prepare the artwork for the advertisement, which may be simple and only include the name, address and trade of the advertiser. The publisher will then submit a proof which, if not returned to the publisher within 3 Days will be assumed to be correct and the advertisement proceeded with. The publisher will use it's best endeavours to obtain copy of a suitable nature prior to this action.
(d) In all disputes between the advertiser and the publisher concerning the contents of the advertisement the publisher shall have the right to amend the advertisement in any way it may, in its discretion, see fit.
(e) The cost of preparing simple artwork will be born by the publisher. Artwork of a more complicated nature may incur a nominal charge.

4. Method of Payment
The full amount of the cost of the advertisement is payable on the signing here-of. As a concession the publisher will permit the advertiser to pay its advertising dues within 3 different scales:
(a) Payment made with signed advertising contract and copy by credit card.
(b) The full amount of the cost of the advertisement will be invoiced around the first month of start date and payment is to be made no later than 30 days thereafter.
(c) Payment may also be made in 6 equal amounts starting on the 15th of the first month from start date on contract. These payments are only made by completing a standing order form after you have signed the contract stating this is the way you wish to pay. If the standing order is not returned 3 days before the start of the contact then the publisher will be able to invoice in full with payment then due in 30 days.
(d) If payment of the advertisement contract price is unpaid for after 30 days of the due invoice date, the full amount shall immediately become due and payable, the publisher reserves the right to charge interest at current inter-bank rate on any outstanding balances overdue for payment.
(e) The right to add to the overdue account the costs incurred by employing an agency or solicitors in recovering that overdue account. On any account not paid within our terms of trading we reserve the right to add to the account any costs incurred by us in instructing an agent or solicitor to act on our behalf in the recovery of the account.
(f) All payments becoming due and payable are to be made to the principle place of business of the publisher, save in the case of standing orders paid directly to the publishers bank as detailed on the standing order form.

5. Cancellation,Change,Closure or Disposal of Business
(a) Cancellation of this agreement will only be accepted within 7 days of signing the advertising agreement or contract. The cancellation will be accepted in writing sent by recorded delivery only. Cancellation beyond 7 days will be subject to a cancellation fee of half the original contract amount plus admin fee of £50.00+VAT per website page or publication that they have advertised on.
(b) The advertiser hereby agrees that this contract cannot be cancelled and in the event of a closure, change of location or change in style or nature of the business this agreement shall still continue and all liabilities hereunder shall accrue to the advertiser. The advertiser may change the copy matter and location of the advertisement by agreement with the publisher.
(c) The advertiser hereby agrees that in the event of the disposal of the business the agreement shall continue and the advertiser will endeavour to pass on the terms, obligations and liabilities to any purchaser or successor in the title, in the event the advertiser does not procure such agreement, the liabilities under this agreement shall continue to accrue to the advertiser.
(d) The advertiser hereby agrees that in the event of a disposal, change of address or change in name or ownership of the distributor, the advertiser shall raise no objection to the advertisement appearing on subsequent months of publication. In the event of there being a break in the continuity of the website or other publication, the period under this agreement shall be extended by such period of discontinuance of appearance.
(e) The publisher shall endeavour to ensure that in the eventuality of a disposal, or change in style or name of the distributors business, such successor in title to the distributors business and/or distribution rights shall honour the obligations and liabilities of the former distributor in the distribution of the publication in which the advertisement has been or will be displayed.
(f) The publisher reserves the right, in the eventuality that the advertising rights are withdrawn, or the advertisement is not accepted by the distributor, or that the distributor closes the principle place of distribution, to transfer the advertisement to an alternative, similar, publication for display within a similar (or greater) area of distribution. In the event that no similar pages or publications are available the publisher may cancel the advertisement and the advertiser shall only be liable for payment of a fee proportional to the period of actual display and distribution (if any) of the advertisement.

6. Exclusive adverts
Business exclusivity (If offered and stated in writing on the contract) is in direct relation to the main county or category that the business is listed under. This category or county is taken from only one source www.gladiatorbusiness.co.uk. Whatever your main company listing is on this website is what your company will be exclusive under on any other website or publication (If offered) other than gladiatorbusiness.co.uk. The publisher reserves the right to cancel exclusive advertising offers by notifying the advertiser within 7 days of appearing on the website or other publication.

7. Warranty and Indemnity
The Advertiser warrants that:
(a) He will be responsible for obtaining and paying for all necessary licenses and consents for the display of any advertising or copyright material contained or the appearance of any person in his advertisement.
(b) No advertisement will be in breach of copyright or other rights or be defamatory of any third party.
(c) He will indemnify and keep indemnified the publisher against all claims, demands, proceedings, damages, costs, charges and expenses arising from breach of the above warranties or in any other way arising out of the publication of the advertisement or anything done as a result thereof.

8. Publication Date and Delivery
The publisher will endeavour to deliver the advert on the publication to the public as quickly as possible, but reserves the absolute right to determine the advert publication date. In the event of any delay in insertion, such delay will not prejudice any of the terms and conditions herein contained. All quoted dates are intended as a guide only as to commencement of display and do not constitute part of the contract.

9. Trade Monopolies
The publisher retains the right to accept and publish advertisements of a like or similar business trade occupation or profession to that of the advertiser.
10. Distribution and Design
The publisher reserves full rights over the design and presentation of the website or publication and from time to time vary the size/or design of the website or publication and amend or alter its colour schemes and will not be liable to advise the advertiser of such alterations and any or all such changes shall in no way prejudice the terms and conditions of this agreement. The publisher also reserves the right to place any company types on websites or publication and it is the duty of the advertiser to inform us if they do not wish to appear alongside specific company types.

11. Notices
(a) Any notices required to be given, hereunder shall be deemed effectively served if sent through the post, in the case of the advertiser to the last known place of business abode or its registered office as a company and in the case of the publisher to:
Gladiator Limited
Ravenwood,
Station Road,
Breadsall,
DE21 5LG.
(b) By interpretation this contract is deemed confirmed at the publisher's place of business.

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