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Delivery of service

The terms of service stated here relate to listings claimed and administration charges paid for online advertising and social media promotion at Be Local. Be Local offers businesses across the Weald of Kent and Sussex a free monthly listing until 31st December 2020. Types of business can include retail shops and offices, home-based businesses and freelancers, not-for-profit organisations and charities. Each business will be charged a one-off administration fee of £3 to cover the cost of maintaining the Be Local platform.

From 1st January 2020, each business listing will be subject to a monthly subscription fee of £8.40 including VAT. £2.00 of each monthly fee will be donated directly to Be Local’s chosen charity, The Bumblebee Conservation Trust. The remainder of the fee will contribute to a collaborative marketing fund to promote the scheme, including your listing(s). Whenever a listing is uploaded to the website’s portal, its contents are manually checked for acceptability, completeness and geographic compliance, all of which is included in this fee.

Please note, from 1st January 2020, all not-for-profit organisations and charities will continue to receive a free monthly listing.

Be Local aims to publish a business listing within 6 working hours of it being uploaded to the website. Standard working hours are from 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. GMT Monday – Friday, subject to the content being acceptable, complete and within the geographic area defined on the website. If not, a member of the team will contact the business claiming the listing and this may cause a delay whilst remedial action is taken.

Cancellation of service

Advertisers on Be Local select and upload their own listing by creating an account, the content of which they are able to access, edit or delete at any point in time, utilising their self-generated username and password. If the details of their offer(s) change, requiring them to alter or delete the contents, constituting a cancellation, they are able to do so. Administration staff will monitor variations during such alterations or deletions.

Refund of service

Be Local does not offer any refunds as the costs of administration have already been incurred.  

Be Local Website: Terms of Use

These Terms of Use govern your use of our site. Please read these Terms in full before you use this website. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, please do not use this website.

Your continued use of this site confirms your acceptance of these Terms.

Website Access

1.1 It is not necessary to register with us in order to use most parts of this website. However, particular areas of this website will only be accessible only if you have registered.

Use of Website

1.2 This website may be used for your own private purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use.

1.3 You may print and download material from this website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without our prior written consent.

Site Uptime

1.4 All reasonable measures are taken by us to ensure that this website is operational all day, every day. However, occasionally technical issues may result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.

1.5 Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in website downtime, but we shall not be obliged to provide such notice.

Visitor Provided Material

1.6 Any material that a visitor to this website sends or posts to this website shall be considered non-proprietary and non-confidential. We shall be entitled to copy, disclose, distribute or use for such other purpose as we deem appropriate all material provided to us, with the exception of personal information, the use of which is covered under our Privacy Policy.

1.7 When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material:
(a) for which you have not obtained all necessary consents;
(b) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in the United Kingdom;
(c) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.
1.8 We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach of Paragraph 1.7.

Links to and from Other Websites

1.9 Throughout this website, you may find links to third-party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this website, you do so at your own risk.

1.10 Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:
(a) you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing;
(b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and
(c) the website from which you link to this website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.
1.11 By linking to this website in breach of clause 5.2, you shall indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered to this website as a result of such linking.

Disclaimer

1.12 Whilst we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times, we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and/or up to date.
1.13 All material contained on this website is provided without any warranty of any kind. You use the material on this website at your own discretion.

Exclusion of Liability

1.14 We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.

1.15 Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence which cannot be excluded or under the law of the United Kingdom.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use are governed by English law. Any dispute arising in connection with these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Our Details

Our business name is: Flexi-Hubs Limited trading as Be Local
Our business address is: 19, Stone Street, Cranbrook, Kent, United Kingdom, TN17 3HF
Our contact details are: 01580 715 772, connect@hivehubs.huzz