Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Lawrence and Harris, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
No medical advice. The information posted here by Lawrence and Harris Ltd or its employees should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified eye care practitioner. No medical advice can or will be given via the contact form or any other part of the website.
Responsibility of Contributors. If you comment on a blog, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
- the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
- if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
- you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
- the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
- the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
- the Content is not pornographic, libelous or defamatory (more info on what that means), does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
- the content does not constitute medical advice;
By submitting Content to Lawrence and Harris for inclusion on lawrenceandharris.co.uk, you grant Lawrence and Harris a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting the blog. If you delete Content, Lawrence and Harris will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Lawrence and Harris has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Lawrence and Harris’ sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Lawrence and Harris’ reasonable opinion, violates any Lawrence and Harris policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Lawrence and Harris’ sole discretion. Lawrence and Harris will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
Responsibility of Website Visitors. Lawrence and Harris has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Lawrence and Harris does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Lawrence and Harris disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which lawrenceandharris.co.uk links, and that link to lawrenceandharris.co.uk. Lawrence and Harris does not have any control over those websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a website or webpage, Lawrence and Harris does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Lawrence and Harris disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of other websites and webpages.
Copyright Infringement. As Lawrence and Harris asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on lawrenceandharris.co.uk violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify us via the contact us page.
Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Lawrence and Harris to you any Lawrence and Harris or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Lawrence and Harris. Graphics and logos used in connection with Lawrence and Harris, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lawrence and Harris. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Lawrence and Harris or third-party trademarks.
Changes. Lawrence and Harris reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Lawrence and Harris may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Termination. Lawrence and Harris may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Lawrence and Harris and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Lawrence and Harris nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
Limitation of Liability. In no event will Lawrence and Harris, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; Lawrence and Harris shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Lawrence and Harris, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Lawrence and Harris and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Lawrence and Harris, or by the posting by Lawrence and Harris of a revised version. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Lawrence and Harris may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.
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