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Terms & Conditions

Background

These Terms and Conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to herein, set out the terms of use under which you may use the Wedge website and the Wedge browser extension (“Our services”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our services. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using our services immediately.

Interpretation and Definitions

In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases, and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, our services; and “We/Us/Our” means Wedge.

Access to our services

Access to our services is free of charge.

It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access our services.

 

Access to our services is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We may alter, suspend, or discontinue our services (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if our services (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.

Intellectual Property Rights

All Content included on our services and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labeled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by us.

Subject to sub-Clauses 4.3 and 4.6, you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sublicense, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from our services unless given express written permission to do so by us.

 

You may:

  • Access, view, and use our services in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app);

  • Download our services (or any part of it) for caching

  • Print one copy of any page from our services

  • Download extracts from pages on our services

  • Save pages from our services for later and/or offline viewing.

  • Our status as the owner and author of the Content on our services (or that of identified licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.

 

You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from our services for commercial purposes without first obtaining a license from us (or our licensors, as appropriate) to do so. This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing, and use of our services for general information purposes by business users or consumers.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs, and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works,’ covering, in particular, the making of temporary copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation, and news reporting; caricature, parody, or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.

Links to our services

You may link to our services provided that:

  • You do so in a fair and legal manner

  • You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement, or approval on our part where none exists.

  • You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on our services without our express written permission.

  • You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage our reputation or to take unfair advantage of it.

 

You may not link to our services from any other site the main content of which contains material that:

  • Is sexually explicit.

  • Is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful, or otherwise inflammatory.

  • Promotes violence.

  • Promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity.

  • Discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

  • Is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person.

  • Is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person.

  • Is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another person’s right to privacy.

  • Misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 5.4).

  • Implies any form of affiliation with us where none exists.

  • Infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks, and database rights) of any other party.

  • Is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.

 

The content restrictions in sub-Clause 5.4 do not apply to content submitted to sites by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with the provisions of sub-Clause 5.4. You are not, for example, prohibited from posting links on general-purpose social networking sites merely because another user may post such content. You are, however, prohibited from posting links on websites that focus on or encourage the submission of such content from users.

Links to other sites

Links to other sites may be included on our services. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of third-party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on our services is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

Disclaimers

Nothing on our services constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only.

 

Insofar as is permitted by law, we make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that our services will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.

We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on our services is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties, or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.

Our Liability

To the fullest extent permissible by law, we accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) our services or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on our services.

To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to our services or any Content included on our services.

 

Our services are intended for non-commercial use only. If you are a business user, we accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill, or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

 

We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that our services are free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data, or other material that occurs as a result of your use of our services (including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on our services.

 

We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of our services resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.

 

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

Viruses, Malware, and Security

We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that our services are secure and free from viruses and other malware.

You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data, and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

 

You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware or any other material that is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via our services.

 

You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of our services, the server on which our services is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to our services.

 

You must not attack our services by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.

 

By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 9.3 to 9.5, you may be committing a criminal offense under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use our services will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

Acceptable Usage Policy

You may only use our services in a manner that is lawful.

Specifically:

  • You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national, or international laws and/or regulations.

  • You must not use our services in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent.

  • You must not use our services to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.

You must not use our services in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to our services if you materially breach the provisions of this Clause 10 or any of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions. Specifically, we may take one or more of the following actions:

  • Suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access our services.

  • Issue you with a written warning.

  • Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach.

  • Take further legal action against you as appropriate.

  • Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as we deem reasonably necessary.

  • And/or take any other actions which we deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful). We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not limited to, those set out above) that we may take in response to breaches of these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy

Our Privacy Policy also governs use of our services. This policy is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this reference.

Changes to these Terms and Conditions

We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of our services after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us by visiting this page on our website:

 

https://www.thewedge.io/contact

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