What's in these terms?
Who we are and how to contact us
www.laa.co.uk and www.marketprices.laa.co.uk are operated by the Livestock Auctioneers Association Ltd (we, us, and our), a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 06579705 whose registered office is at Cobblethwaite, Wreay, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 0RZ.
To contact us, please email [email protected] or write to us at the above address.
By using our websites you accept these terms
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our websites.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
There are other terms that may apply to you
If you purchase goods or services from our websites, our Terms and Conditions will apply to the sales.
We may make changes to these terms
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our websites, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
We may make changes to our websites
We may update and change our websites from time to time to reflect changes to our products and services, our users' needs and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes.
We may suspend or withdraw our website
Our website is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
We may transfer this agreement to someone else
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
Our websites are only for users in the UK
Our websites are directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our websites is appropriate for use or available in other locations.
You must keep your account details safe
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.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].
How you may use material on our websites
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our websites, and in the material published on them. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
The access to and use of market prices information available on our platform is permitted only in accordance with the licence provided to subscribers under our Terms and Conditions.
In relation to the information and materials contained on our website (website content), you may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any website content for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our website.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any website content 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.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of website content must always be acknowledged (except where the content is user-generated).
You must not use any part of the content on our websites for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No text or data mining, or web scraping
You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorise or permit any text or data mining or web scraping in relation to our websites or any services provided via, or in relation to, our websites. This includes using (or permitting, authorising or attempting the use of):
- Any "robot", "bot", "spider", "scraper" or other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, code, process or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor or republish any portion of our websites or any data, content, information or services accessed via the same.
- Any automated analytical technique aimed at analysing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes but is not limited to patterns, trends and correlations.
The provisions in this clause should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard, including for the purposes of Article 4(3) of Digital Copyright Directive ((EU) 2019/790).
This clause shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining or web scraping activity by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.
Do not rely on information on our websites
The content on our websites is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our websites.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our websites, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our websites is accurate, complete or up to date.
We are not responsible for websites we link to
Where our websites contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
User-generated content is not approved by us
Our websites may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the websites, including to social media pages, video-sharing websites, bulletin boards and chat rooms. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our websites do not represent our views or values.
How to complain about or report content
If you become aware of any material that is or may be illegal, or if you wish to complain about any other content, please contact us on [email protected].
Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
- We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
- Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products or services to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions.
If you are a business user:
- We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our websites or any content on them.
- We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our websites; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our websites.
- In particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, 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.
If you are a consumer user:
- You agree not to use our websites for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
How we may use your personal information
We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them
We do not guarantee that our websites will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platforms to access our websites. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our websites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our websites, the server on which our websites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our websites. You must not attack our websites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our websites will cease immediately.
Rules about linking to our website
You may link to the home page of 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.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by you.
Our websites must not be framed on any other websites, nor may you create a link to any part of our websites other than the home page of our website.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our websites other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].
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