TERMS OF WEBSITE USE (“TERMS”)

This page sets out the terms on which you use may this website www.thetrademarkhelpline.com (Website). Use of our site includes accessing as a guest or a registered user, browsing, or registering to use our Website. The Privacy Policy forms part of the terms of use of our Website.

References to “we”, “us”, “our” refer to 84i Limited and to “you” and “your” are to you, the Website user.

1.    Information about us

The Trademark Helpline is a trading style of 84i Limited, registered in England and Wales with company number 09099497. Company offices are registered at 61 Oxford Place, Oxford Street Manchester, M1 6EQ. The best way to contact us is by email at info@thetrademarkhelpline.com. Our VAT number is 219 6045 10.

2.    Your use of the Website

You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent. 

You also agree not to interfere with, damage or disrupt any part of our Website, any equipment or network on which our Website is stored; or any software used in the provision of our Website.

You are responsible for making all arrangements for you to have access to our Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

If we determine that a breach of these terms has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Website; further legal action against you; and/or disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

By using our Website, you are agreeing to these terms of use.  If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Website. 

Our Website is for use by business customers only and by continuing to use our Website you are warranting that you are not a consumer. We do not provide our Website for domestic and private use by consumers. If you are a consumer, please do not use our Website. 

3.    Your account and password

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential.  You must not disclose it to any third party.  

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any provision of these terms.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must immediately notify us by email at info@thetrademarkhelpline.com or call our customer operations number on +44 (0)161 236 8573.

4.    Website Search Facilities

If you choose to use our trade mark search facility on our Website we aim to report to you on trade marks that are identical or may be considered confusingly similar to yours. We will only search the classifications and jurisdictions selected by you on our Website. We will aim to provide you with the search results within 24 hours and in any event as soon as reasonable practicable. Where we are unable to provide the report to you due to an event outside our control, we will attempt to contact you using the contact details you have provided.

The information obtained under trade mark searches originate from a number of trade mark offices, journals, and other resources and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information obtained from its publications, records or databases, nor can we accept errors or omission from the same. You understand that we do not provide advice, whether of a legal, or other professional nature and the search results are provide for information purposes only.

Our search facility is limited to UK and EU (as selected by you) trade mark databases as follows:

-    Intellectual Property Office
-    Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market
-    TMview

5.    Intellectual property rights

We own or license all intellectual property rights in our Website and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world.  All such rights are reserved. You are permitted to print off copies and download extracts from our Website for your own personal use provided that you do not modify copies in any way. You may draw the attention of others to material posted on our Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Any use of extracts from the Website other than in accordance with this clause for any purpose is prohibited.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors or content on our Website must always be acknowledged. 

If you upload any copyright protected material (including photographs) to our Website, it is your responsibility to obtain the permission of the copyright owner.

6.    Our Website changes regularly

The main purpose of our website is to provide information and search facilities relating to trade mark identification and registration and associated services from time to time. We may update our website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. Any of the material on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update that material. We do not guarantee that our website will be available 24/7, or that any content on it will be free from errors or omissions. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend our website or parts of it without notice.  

7.    Our liability

Suggestions, information, opinions and advice contained on our Website are provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy and for general information only.  It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.  Any views submitted by our Website users do not necessarily reflect our views and opinions. 

To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude:

-    all conditions, warranties, representations and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
-    all liability for any claim, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever (whether such claims, loss, demands or damages were foreseeable, known or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the use of our Website or the information, content or materials included on this Website and any communication sent to you by us or any communication sent to us by you via the internet. 

Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence (or that of our employees, agents or directors); or fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any liability which may not be limited or excluded by law.

We will not be liable to you for any loss of profit, sales, business or revenue, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

8.    Linking to our Website

You may link to our Website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in a way which suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

9.    Links from our Website

Where our Website contains links to other sites and online resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information and interest only.  We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.  Your use of third party websites and resources is at your own risk.

10.    Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Website although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England.

11.    Variations

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.  You should check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.  Your continued use of our Website will be your acknowledgment of your agreement to the revised Terms.

12.    Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Website or you wish to make use of content on our Website other than that set out above, please contact info@thetrademarkhelpline.com or by using any methods detailed on our “Contact us” page.