Terms and Conditions

Directory Listing Terms and Conditions

The Stafford Directory on the Stafford Herald website is intended for businesses in Stafford Town and Borough.
T & C’s (Terms and Conditions)

All new Directory Listings will be checked by an editor before the Listing goes live on the Website. This is so we can check that links are working, and proof-read the content.
You may be asked for verification that your business, group or organisation is based in Stafford.
We aim to approve all Listings within 24 hours of receipt, sometimes it will be sooner or later. If there are any problems with the Listing we will contact you on the email address that you provided
It is your responsibility to update your Listing should any information change. If you have any problems please email support@staffordherald.net
We reserve the right to reject any Listings that we do not deem appropriate for the site.

You will be sent a renewal notice 7 days before your listing is due for renewal. If you do not renew your listing by the renewal date your listing will be removed or hidden.

And here are our T&C’s in more detail:

By applying to be listed in the Stafford Directory you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Account”
means collectively the personal/identifying information, payment information and credentials used by Users to access parts of the Website and to create Listings;
“Content”
means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;
“Listing”
means a directory listing posted on the Website by a User which shall provide details of that User’s business including, but not limited to, contact details;
“Listed Business”
means any business which features in a Listing;
“Service”
means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that The Stafford Herald makes available through the Website either now or in the future;
“System”
means any online communications infrastructure that The Stafford Herald makes available through the Website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to, Listings, email addresses and online forms;
“User” / “Users”
means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by The Stafford Herald
“Website”
means the website that you are currently using (http://staffordherald.net) and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Intellectual Property
2.1 All Content included on the Website, unless contained in Listings, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of The Stafford Herald, or our affiliates. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

2.2 You may not print, reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use Content from the Website unless given express written permission to do so by The Stafford Herald. Specifically you agree that:

2.2.1 You will not systematically copy Content from the Website with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation, directory or database unless given express written permission to do so by The Stafford Herald;

3. Links to Other Websites
This Website may contain links to other sites including, but not limited to, those of Listed Businesses. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of The Stafford Herald or that of our affiliates. We assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss or damage arising out of the use of them. The inclusion of a link to another site on this Website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

4. Listing on the Website
4.1 When submitting a Listing to the Website you should do so in accordance with the following rules:
4.1.10 Your Listing must be placed into the appropriate category and The Stafford Herald reserves the right to change this category should they deem another category to be more appropriate
4.1.11 You agree to only list Stafford based businesses, groups and organisations, or in the case of The Stafford Herald increasing the range of the site, further afield than Stafford town and borough.
4.1.12 If your Stafford based Business, group or organisation cease to exist, you would no longer be eligible to list in Stafford Herald directory and agree to remove your listing(s) forthwith, or have them removed by an editor
4.2 You acknowledge that The Stafford Herald or any of its editors shall screen, approve (or reject), edit and/or remove any Listing submitted to the Website.
4.3 The Stafford Herald may edit your Listing without prior consultation. In cases of severe breaches of the provisions of sub-Clause 4.1, your Listing may be removed and your Account may be suspended or terminated. You will be informed in writing of the reasons for any such alterations or removals unless the changes are minor.
4.4 In order to submit a Listing, you are required to submit certain personal details and/or business details. By continuing to use this Website you represent and warrant that:
4.4.1 any information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
4.4.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.
4.5 By submitting a Listing you warrant and represent that you are the author of that Listing or that you have acquired all of the appropriate rights and / or permissions to submit it. The Stafford Herald accepts no responsibility or liability for any infringement of third party rights by such Listings or Content.
4.6 The Stafford Herald will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Listings, nor for any errors or omissions in Listings. Use of and reliance upon Listings is entirely at your own risk.

5. Accounts and Listing Fees
5.1 In order to post a Listing on this Website you must create an Account which will contain certain personal details. By creating an Account you represent and warrant that:
5.1.1 all information you submit is accurate and truthful; and
5.1.2 you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.
5.3 There are currently no Listing Fee charged for Listings that you post on this Website. This may change in the future.
5.4 The Stafford Herald reserves the right to change Listing Fees in the future.
5.4.1 Should a paid for listings option become available you will be notified of this option via the email you provided.
5.6 If you terminate a Listing and/or your Account, your Listing(s) will be removed as soon as we are able to do so.

6. Termination and/or Suspension
6.2 If The Stafford Herald terminates or suspends your Account as a result of your breach of these Terms and Conditions you may not be entitled to any refund.

7. Privacy
7.1 Use of the Website is also governed by our Cookie and Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference.
7.2 Save for the screening and approval of Listings, The Stafford Herald has neither control over, nor involvement in, any Listed Business and accepts no responsibility for any actions taken, or any goods or services provided, by any Listed Business.
7.3 Whilst every reasonable endeavour has been made to ensure that all information provided on this Website will be accurate and up to date, The Stafford Herald makes no warranty or representation that this is the case. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our services.

8. Availability of the Website and Modifications
8.1 The Stafford Herald accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
8.2 The Stafford Herald reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
If you have any questions about your listing you may contact us by email at support@staffordherald.net