Terms & Conditions


Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they contain important information about your rights and obligations when using this Website.


The Website is owned and operated by Graphicgene ('we'/'us'/'our'), a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number: 7811722 having our registered office at High View, Charles Street, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 0LB. Our VAT Number is: 132483527. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our Website. By browsing on or using the Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions which, together with our privacy policy, governs our relationship with you regarding the use of our Website.


1.  Use of the Website

1.1. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary 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, and that they comply with them.

1.2. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that this Website is available to view and use 24 hours a

day throughout each year however, this is not guaranteed. The Website may be temporarily

unavailable at any time because of: server or systems failure or other technical issues; reasons

that are beyond our control; required updating, maintenance or repair.

1.3. You are permitted to use the Website and the material contained in it only as expressly authorised

by us and in accordance with these terms and conditions, as may be amended from time to time

without notice to you.

1.4. We reserve the right to make changes to the information or materials on this Website at any time and without notice to you.

1.5. You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes:

1.5.1. Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar,

obscene, or otherwise objectionable material;

1.5.2. Transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence,

results in civil liability or otherwise breaching any applicable local, national or international laws, regulations or code of practice;

1.5.3. Gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems;

1.5.4. Interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Website;

1.5.5. Breaching any laws concerning the use of public telecommunications networks;

1.5.6. Interfering with, disrupting or damaging networks or websites connected to the Website;

1.5.7. Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright

without the prior permission of the owner.

1.6. In addition, you must not:

1.6.1. Knowingly introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware,

adware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful to the Website;

1.6.2. Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to it;

1.6.3. Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack;

1.6.4. Damage or disrupt any part of the Website, any equipment or network on which the

Website is stored or any software used for the provision of the Website;

1.6.5. A breach of this clause may be a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We may report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to

them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.


2. Variation

We may update these Terms from time to time and will notify you of any changes by making a suitable announcement on the Website.  The changes will apply to the use of the Website after we have given notice.  If you do not wish to accept the new terms you should not continue to use the Website.   If you continue to use the Website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms.


3. Intellectual property

3.1. The content of the Website (including but not limited to graphics, logos, images and software) is subject to terms of this Agreement.   You may retrieve and display the content of the Website on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network).

3.2. You acknowledge that the intellectual property rights in the material and content supplied as part

of the Website shall remain with us.

3.3. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any

of the materials or content on the Website.

3.4. You acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this Website is strictly

prohibited and you agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy,

reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works

from such material and content.

3.5. No licence is granted to you in these Terms to use any of our trade marks or those of our affiliated companies.


4. External links

4.1. To provide increased value and convenience to our users, we may provide links to other websites

or resources for you to access at your sole discretion and risk. You acknowledge and agree that,

as you have chosen to enter the linked website we are not responsible for the availability of such

external sites or resources, and do not review or endorse and are not responsible or liable in any

way, whether directly or indirectly, for:

4.1.1. The privacy practices of such websites;

4.1.2. The content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, content,

products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or


4.1.3. The use which others make of these websites;

4.1.4. Any damage, loss or offence caused or alleged to be caused to you, arising from or in

connection with the use of or reliance upon any such advertising, content, products,

goods, materials or services available on and/or purchased by you from such external

websites or resources.


5. Limitation of liability and indemnity

5.1. The Website is provided by Graphicgene Ltd without any express or implied warranties or guarantees.  You must bear the risks associated with the use of the internet.

5.2 We do not assume any liability for any viruses or any other disabling features that affect your access to or use of the Website.

5.3 We do not assume any liability for any incompatability between the Website and other websites.

5.4 Graphicgene Ltd assumes no liability for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of this Website, domain name or services.

5.5. Not withstanding any other provision in these terms and conditions, nothing will affect or limit your statutory rights; or will exclude or limit our liability for:

5.5.1. Death or personal injury resulting from our negligence

5.5.2. Any matter for which it would be unlawful for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our


5.6. We will not be liable for any use of the Website including, without limitation, direct, incidental or consequential loss of damages whether arising from any loss of revenues, profits, business interruption, loss of programs or otherwise.

5.7. You agree to fully indemnify us against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable administrative and legal costs suffered or incurred by us, all damages awarded against us as a result of any settlement agreed by us arising out of any breach of these terms and conditions by you or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.


6. Governing law and jurisdiction

6.1. The Website is controlled and operated in the United Kingdom.

6.2. These terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of England and Wales and you  irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.