Your Block Online Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions, which you agree to be legally bound by in signing up and/or purchasing YourBlockOnline. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not continue to sign up and/or purchase YourBlockOnline.

The Contract Between Us

We must receive payment of the whole of the price for the services that you order in advance before your order can be accepted. Once payment has been received by us we will confirm that your order has been accepted by sending an email to you at the email address you provide in your order form. Our acceptance of your order brings into existence a legally binding contract between us, on the following terms and conditions.

The terms and conditions include important provisions about payment and your rights to refunds, as well as limiting and excluding our obligation to pay if you lose money. Unless expressly stated in writing by YourBlockOnline all fees and charges are exclusive of VAT.

As a user of YourBlockOnline you accept that by using this site you agree that Adrenaline Media Plc assumes no responsibility for the nature or content of anything contained on this Web site and disclaims all liability in respect of such nature or content. Use of this site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use.

Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any updates or amendments made by YourBlockOnline. Your continued use of YourBlockOnline after changes are made means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and / or amended.


  1. Acceptance of Terms

    1. YourBlockOnline (“the Product”) is provided by Adrenaline Media Plc (the "Company"), which provides its services to you, subject to the following Terms and Conditions ("TACS"), which may be updated by the Company from time to time without notice to you. For the avoidance of doubt, you means a “User” or “Customer” of YourBlockOnline.


    2. When using particular YourBlockOnline software, services, or other items provided by the Company, you will also be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TACS.


    3. YourBlockOnline contains a large number of images, artwork and other data which is subject to copyright. You are not permitted to download or use any such material other than for display on YourBlockOnline.


    4. The nature of YourBlockOnline's database driven technology means that it is physically impossible for you to own a copy of your YourBlockOnline website. If the Company's business changes, or for any other reason the Company cannot continue to host your site, you will lose it. You agree not to hold the Company liable and the Company accepts no liability in respect of, the loss of all data relating to your site. You are strongly advised to keep copies of any data, images, documents or other material that you upload onto YourBlockOnline.


  2. Description of Service and Cost

    1. YourBlockOnline currently provides or allows browsing and/or access to a large number of on-line services and resources (such as discussion forums, useful document library, block email and other communities and/or communication facilities (referred in these TACS as "Services"), including a host of tools enabling you to become a registered user of YourBlockOnline ("Block User"), to create your own Web site hosted on YourBlockOnline ("Block User Site") and to administer such a Block Web Site as an administrator ("Block Webmaster") through YourBlockOnline (all such security and design features, tools, or any components thereof contained within YourBlockOnline and any Block Web Site being known as YourBlockOnline). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance YourBlockOnline, including the release of new Services, software tools or resources, shall be subject to the TACS. The Company may add, delete or change some or all of the Services provided as part of YourBlockOnline at any time without notice. Unless otherwise stated these TACS apply to you whether you are a casual visitor to YourBlockOnline, a Block User, a Block Webmaster or other user.

    2. The YourBlockOnline – Free Services are provided to you, the Customer, without any payment demanded.

    3. The YourBlockOnline – Premium Services are provide to you, the Customer for the annual fee specified on the YourBlockOnline website. All orders for Services are automatically renewable on the date of their expiration for the same term as agreed in the original placement of the order. You, the Customer, must provide three months notice in writing to us prior to the renewal date that your Services are not to be continued.

    4. The YourBlockOnline – Pro Services are provided to you, the Customer, for the fee and renewal terms specified in your Pro-User contract.

    5. YourBlockOnline reserves the right to alter the cost of the Services at any time.

    6. You must provide, at your own cost, internet connection, telecommunications services, computers and other equipment or services necessary to enable you to have access to the Product and Services. You must comply with all the rules and regulations that apply to the communications means by which you obtains access to the Services.



  3. Availability of Service

    1. The Customer acknowledges that YourBlockOnline’s systems, servers and equipment may from time to time be inoperative or only partly operational as a consequence of mechanical breakdown, maintenance, hardware or software upgrades, telecommunication connectivity problems or other causes outside its control.

    2. In the event of any such interruptions YourBlockOnline is not obliged to notify the Customer about its ability to provide the Services. YourBlockOnline will endeavour to rectify faults or problems and to restore the system to full operational capacity as soon as reasonably practicable

    3. YourBlockOnline excludes liability for any loss of profit caused to the Customer as a result of the system not being fully operational.


  4. Subscription, Cancellation and Refunds

    1. The Company uses a third party, Sagepay, to manage its YourBlockOnline subscription transactions via credit/debit card. Upon subscription by this method you will be authorising both an immediate payment and a repeat payment that will be taken regularly in the future on an annual basis using the card details you submit.

    2. You can cancel your subscription at any time by providing us with the required notice period as specified in these TACS. Please note that should you cancel your subscription your site(s) will remain accessible until your subscription ends, upon which time your site(s) will be locked, i.e. become inaccessible. The Company will hold on to your site for 30 days, after which the site and all its contents will be deleted. Please note that deleting your sites does not cancel your subscription - you need to explicitly cancel the subscription by contacting helpdesk@yourblockonline.com. Neither the Company nor SagePay can take any responsibility for additional funds taken from your card unless you explicitly cancel your repeat subscription agreement and receive confirmation that this has taken place.

    3. Refunds are only provided at the discretion of the Company. If for any reason you wish to apply for a refund, please go to the Company's help centre at helpdesk@yourblockonline.com.

    4. If your account is terminated as a result of your breach of these TACS, the remainder of any payment made by you will not be refundable.


  5. YourBlockOnline - Free Product

    1. YourBlockOnline - Free product is offered by the Company with no ongoing subscription charge. Users of the YourBlockOnline – Free product will accept the following conditions in addition to the standard TACS governing user of YourBlockOnline;

      (a) The Company and its Partners (as defined in paragraph 6) shall have the right to place advertisements in any form whether banners, ad words, buttons, or otherwise, in any portion of the YourBlockOnline - Free website. The position or form of these advertisements may change from time to time and is at the sole discretion of the Company.

      (b) In providing advertising, The Company may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other sites or resources located on the Internet by allowing a user to leave YourBlockOnline to access third-party material or by bringing the third party material into this site via "inverse" hyperlinks and framing technology. The Company has no control over such sites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability or otherwise of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

      (c) Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Company's YourBlockOnline Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on YourBlockOnline Services.

      (d) The Company shall have the right to delete or remove any YourBlockOnline - Free website that has remained inactive for a period of 180 or more days

      (e) The Company shall have the right to change the terms and conditions applicable to or to withdraw the YourBlockOnline - Free product at any time and for any reason, without prior notice being given to users of YourBlockOnline.

      (f) For free services, the Company can determine at its discretion which services are to be provided and to what extent. Limitations, extensions and other modifications of these services by the Company are permissible at any time and they are likewise subject to the following conditions for subscribers. Insofar as free services are offered, the Company reserves the right to modify them at any time in line with the latest technological developments and regulations.

    2. In addition, users of the YourBlockOnline - Free website agree;

      (a) not to interfere, attempt to remove, cover or otherwise inhibit advertisement on their YourBlockOnline - Free website as placed by the Company and its partners;

      (b) not to display any advertising of their own in any form on their YourBlockOnline – Free website;

      (c) that they have no claim on any revenues derived from advertisements placed on their sites by the Company and its Partners;


  6. Registration

    1. By completing the registration process, either as a Block Webmaster or as a Block User of YourBlockOnline, you are stating that you agree to be bound by all of these TACS and you understand and agree that:



      (a)You will not create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission and you will not share your account details with anyone else or do anything else to jeopardise the security of your account

      (b)You will not post on our website or transmit to other users any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity).


    2. In consideration of your use YourBlockOnline, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the YourBlockOnline registration form and (b) maintain and promptly update your information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Company has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of YourBlockOnline (or any portion thereof).

    3. You will create a password and receive account designation upon completing the YourBlockOnline registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. The Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.


  7. YourBlockOnline Partners


    1. The Company may from time to time distribute YourBlockOnline through approved partners ("Partners"). Block Users who build Block Web Sites through Partner versions of YourBlockOnline will continue to be bound by these terms and conditions.

    2. In addition Partners may offer additional Partner Services as part of their YourBlockOnline offering including Partner URLs. The Company will not be liable for any withdrawal of additional Partner services including Partner URLs. The Company at its sole discretion may offer an alternative URL to Block Webmasters in event of withdrawal of Partner URLs.


  8. Code of Conduct


    1. You agree that all information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. This means that you, and not the Company, are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via YourBlockOnline.

    2. The Company does not control the content posted via YourBlockOnline by Block Users, Block Webmasters and/or Advertisers and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via YourBlockOnline.

    3. You undertake not to use YourBlockOnline to:

      (a) upload, post, publish, distribute, disseminate or otherwise transmit any content (hereinafter "post") that is unlawful, tortuous, defamatory, harmful or invasive of another's privacy, or otherwise objectionable, including but not limited to material that promotes or provides instructional information about illegal activities or promotes physical harm or injury against any group or individual;

      (b) upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non disclosure agreements);

      (c) upload, post or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary and intellectual property rights of any party, or rights of publicity or privacy of any party, unless you are the owner of such rights or have the permission of the owner to post or transmit such material, including but not limited to offering pirated computer programs or links to such programs;

      (d) harm minors in any way;

      (e) create a Block Web Site containing nudity, or pornographic material, or sexual material of a lewd, lecherous or obscene nature and intent, or material of a vulgar, profane or obscene nature without suitable warning to browsers of the nature of the site prior to viewing the content;

      (f) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a YourBlockOnline official, Block Webmaster, Block User, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

      (g) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through YourBlockOnline

      (h) upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas of the YourBlockOnline that are designated for such purpose;

      (i) upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

      (j) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of YourBlockOnline are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;

      (k) interfere with or disrupt YourBlockOnline or servers or networks connected to YourBlockOnline, or infringe any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to YourBlockOnline, or interfering with another user's use and enjoyment of YourBlockOnline, including but not limited to (i) transmitting any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information, or (ii) attempting to gain unauthorised access to YourBlockOnline, other's accounts on YourBlockOnline, or private mailing lists on YourBlockOnline through password mining or any other means;

      (l) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, UK legislation such as the Data Protection Act, Consumer Protection Act, or Financial Services Act, or any amendments or replacements of such acts;

      (m) defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

      (n) collect, store, or distribute personal data about other users without their consent;

      (o) promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "crush" sites;

      (p) violate any law or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, unfair competition, discrimination or false advertising); or

      (q) engage in commercial activities that are deemed inappropriate on YourBlockOnline. As such the Company has the right to remove or bar content/links/sponsorships/affiliate programmes etc that they feel fall into this category.

    4. In addition the Company in no way endorses or takes responsibility for any goods or services that are posted within sites. Any transactions therefore are strictly outside the remit of YourBlockOnline.

    5. Any correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in activities found on or through YourBlockOnline, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such vendor. You agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on YourBlockOnline.

    6. The Company also has the right at any time to change its terms regarding commercial arrangements at any time without to prior notice.

    7. It should be noted that the Company can take no responsibility for the upkeep of payment mechanisms, integration, compatibility or otherwise; nor offer advice on these matters

    8. You acknowledge that the Company does not pre-screen content, but that it has the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion without prior notice to refuse or move any content that is available via YourBlockOnline. Without limiting the foregoing, The Company shall have the right to remove any content that violates the TACS or which is otherwise in its opinion, objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any content created on YourBlockOnline or submitted to YourBlockOnline including without limitation information in YourBlockOnline discussion forums, forums, email services and in all other parts of YourBlockOnline. The Company will have no liability or responsibility for performance or non-performance of such activities. The Company reserves the right to terminate or restrict your access to any or all of the Block Web Sites at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

    9. You acknowledge and agree that the Company may preserve content and may also disclose content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law; (b) enforce the TACS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, YourBlockOnline, its users and the public.

    10. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of YourBlockOnline, including your content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

    11. You shall not reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, translate or modify create derivative works of or attempt to derive the source code of the Product or any part of the Product.

    12. You shall not create a product which (a) competes with Your Block Online or (b) provides the same or substantially similar functionally, content or features to the Product.



  9. Proprietary Rights and Licences

    1. You acknowledge and agree that content, including but not limited to text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, page layout and design or other material contained in YourBlockOnline or information presented through YourBlockOnline by the Company or by advertisers is protected by ours or their copyright, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You acknowledge and agree that the Company can display images and text throughout YourBlockOnline, including the insertion of sponsor messages into messages distributed on YourBlockOnline mailing lists. If you create a Block Web Site, you agree to display prominently on your home page or equivalent and in such other parts of the Block Web Site as the Company may require the YourBlockOnline name and logo. Content received through YourBlockOnline may be displayed, reformatted, and printed by you for your personal, non-commercial use only. The Company grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and licence to use the trademark "YourBlockOnline" and you undertake that upon termination of your use of YourBlockOnline (including if you decide to move to another host) all such rights in the trademark and all other rights granted to you hereunder will cease forthwith.

    2. You acknowledge and agree that the Company owns or is licensed to use all intellectual property rights (including without limitation all copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets) in connection with and in all versions of YourBlockOnline, the YourBlockOnline software, any YourBlockOnline content and any data generated by Block Users.

    3. Except as expressly authorised by the Company or advertisers, you agree not to modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, rent, loan, sell, lease, licence, sub-licence, distribute or create in any way content and/or derivative works from YourBlockOnline, in whole or in part.

    4. You agree that you will not (nor allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right from YourBlockOnline. You agree not to modify the YourBlockOnline software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the YourBlockOnline software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorised access to YourBlockOnline. You agree not to access the YourBlockOnline by any means other than through the interface that is provided by for use in accessing the YourBlockOnline. Upon termination of your use of YourBlockOnline, the licence to use the YourBlockOnline shall cease forthwith.


  10. Advertisements and Promotions

    1. The Company may run advertisements and promotions. By creating your Block Web Site, you agree that the Company has the right to run such advertisements and promotions, within the area of the site designated on YourBlockOnline for that purpose. The manner, mode and extent of advertising on YourBlockOnline and your site is subject to change without notice.

    2. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on YourBlockOnline.



  11. External links

    1. YourBlockOnline may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the Company of the contents on such third-party web sites. As the Company has no control over the content or security of such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to the relevant site administrator or web master.


  12. Disclaimer of warranties


    1. You expressly understand and agree that:


      (a) Your use of YourBlockOnline is at your sole risk. YourBlockOnline is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the Company and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, make no warranties, express or implied, in relation to this site or its contents, including, but not limited to, security, warranties of title, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability and non-infringement of proprietary or third party rights. The Company and its suppliers make no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the material, services, software, text, graphics, and links.

      (b) The Company is not responsible for the content of Block Web Sites, accessible through use of that site or messages distributed through mailing lists, and assumes no responsibility for and makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, reliability or usefulness of information distributed through YourBlockOnline.

      (c) The Company makes no warranty that (i) YourBlockOnline will meet your requirements, (ii) that YourBlockOnline will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use YourBlockOnline will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through YourBlockOnline will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the software will be corrected. Further, if your use of the web site or the material results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, the Company is not responsible for those costs.

      (d) Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of YourBlockOnline is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

      (e) No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you through or from YourBlockOnline shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the TACS.

      (f) The Company makes no warranty that any URL obtained by building a YourBlockOnline site though a partner of the Company will be available for use at any future date. In the event of a partner URL being withdrawn the Company will offer an alternative URL, where the alternative URL is at the sole discretion of the Company.

    2. Third parties provide much of the material on YourBlockOnline and the Company shall not be held responsible for any such third party material.


  13. Indemnity

    1. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company its officers, directors, employees, contractors, partners and agents, from and against any and all liabilities, claims, actions or demands, costs and expenses including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from the posting and/or transmission and/or use of the content on the website (including YourBlockOnline software, service, your connection to YourBlockOnline or your breach of the terms of these TACS, including, but not limited to:

      (a) any injury to any person or property caused by products or services supplied through the medium of YourBlockOnline;

      (b) any material which infringes the proprietary or intellectual property rights of any third party;

      (c) copyright infringement; or

      (d) any defects in products sold through the medium of YourBlockOnline.

    2. The Company shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, action or demand as described in paragraph 12.1 and shall provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.


  14. No Resale of YourBlockOnline

    1. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of YourBlockOnline, use of YourBlockOnline, or access to YourBlockOnline, without the express permission of the Company by separate agreement.


  15. Limitation of Liability

    1. No condition, warranty, or undertaking, or representation is given or made about the Services (including for the avoidance of doubt their suitability and/or fitness for purpose) other than those conditions, warranties, undertakings or representations expressly set out in these Terms.

    2. Your use of YourBlockOnline is at your own risk. If you are dissatisfied with any of the content or the service or with these TACS, or any other rules or policies, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of YourBlockOnline. If such action is taken as a result of your breach of this contract, the remainder of any payment made by you will not be refundable.

    3. You expressly understand and agree that the Company shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, whether in an action of contract or tort, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if the Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use YourBlockOnline; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from YourBlockOnline; (iii) unauthorised access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; or (v) any other matter relating to YourBlockOnline.

    4. Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits the liability of the Company for:

      (a) death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence; or

      (b) from further fraudulent misrepresentation or fraud.

    5. Subject to clause 14.3, in no event, including for the avoidance of doubt contract, tort, misrepresentation, consequential loss or otherwise, will the Company's total liability to any user arising out of or in respect of the performance or contemplated performance of these TACS exceed £250. 'Consequential Loss' shall for these purposes include (i) pure economic loss (ii) losses incurred by any customer of the Customer or other third party (iii) loss of profits (whether categorised as direct or indirect) (iv) losses arising from business interruption (v) loss of business revenue, goodwill, anticipated savings (vi) losses whether or not occurring in the normal course of business, wasted management or staff time (viii) loss or corruption of data.

    6. Block Webmaster's proprietary rights: You agree that upon posting any material within a group open to the public on YourBlockOnline, you grant the Company and its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, non-revocable licence under your copyrights or other intellectual property rights, if any, in such material, to use, distribute, display, reproduce, and create derivative works from such material in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or part, without any duty to account to you. You further agree that upon posting any material within a private, Block Users-only area on YourBlockOnline, or upon establishing a Block Web Site, you grant the Company, and its successors and assigns, a non-exclusive world-wide, royalty free, perpetual, non-revocable licence under your copyrights or other intellectual property rights, if any, in such material to distribute, display, and reproduce such material to other Block Users of that area. You also grant the Company the right to authorise the downloading and printing in whole or in part of any material that you have posted to a group on YourBlockOnline, by end-users for their personal use.

    7. The parties agree and acknowledge that the terms of this clause 14 are fair and reasonable.


  16. Modifications to the TACS or to YourBlockOnline

    1. The Company reserves the right to change the TACS at any time without notice. The Company also reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue YourBlockOnline temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of YourBlockOnline.


  17. Uses and Storage

    1. You acknowledge that the Company may establish general practices and limits concerning use of YourBlockOnline, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, discussion board postings or other uploaded content will be retained by YourBlockOnline, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on YourBlockOnline, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on YourBlockOnline, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on YourBlockOnline's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access YourBlockOnline in a given period of time. You agree that the Company has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other content maintained or transmitted by YourBlockOnline. You acknowledge that the Company reserves the right to delete accounts that are inactive or very little used for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that the Company reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.


  18. Termination


    1. You agree that the Company, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of YourBlockOnline, and remove and archive or discard any content within YourBlockOnline, including any Block Web Site for any reason, including, without limitation, for non-payment of the amount of due, for lack of use or if the Company believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TACS. The Company may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing YourBlockOnline, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to YourBlockOnline under any provision of these TACS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that the Company may immediately deactivate, archive or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or YourBlockOnline. Further, you agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to YourBlockOnline.


    2. If such action is taken as a result of your breach of this contract, the remainder of any payment made by you will not be refundable.


    3. Your Block Online – Free users may terminate their contract with us for the Services by providing us with 30 days notice in writing.


    4. Your Block Online – Premium users may terminate their contract with us in accordance with Clause 2.3.

    5. Your Block Online – Pro users may terminate their contract as specified in their Pro-user contract.

    6. Once you have notified us that you are cancelling your contract, you will not be entitled to receive a refund.


  19. Force Majeure


    1. An event of force majeure' means, in relation to either party, an event or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of that party including (without limitation) any act of God, inclement weather, failure or shortage of power supplies, flood, drought, lightning or fire, strike, lock-out or trade dispute or labour disturbance, the act or omission of government, highway authorities or any telecommunications carrier, operator or administration or other competent authority, the act or omission of any Internet service provider, war, military operations, act of terrorism or riot, delay or failure in manufacture, production or supply by third parties of equipment or services.

    2. In the event of force majeure, Your Block Online shall not be deemed to be in breach of these Terms or otherwise liable to the other party for any delay in performance or any non-performance of any obligations under these Terms (and the time for performance shall be extended accordingly) if and to the extent that the delay or non-performance is due to an event of force majeure.


  20. General


    1. Unless otherwise agreed with you in writing, the TACS constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the TACS). You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate or other services of the Company, third-party content or third-party software. We do not separately file the individual agreements entered into by users when they register with YourBlockOnline.

    2. The Company makes no claims that the content is appropriate for any particular purpose or audience, or that it may be downloaded outside of the United Kingdom. Access to the content (including any software) may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access a Block Web Site from outside the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

    3. The Company may in its absolute discretion sub-contract the performance of any of its obligations under these TACS.

    4. The Company is headquartered in London, England. All legal issues arising from or related to the use of YourBlockOnline shall be construed in accordance with and determined by the laws of England. By using YourBlockOnline, you agree that the exclusive forum for the bringing of any claims or causes of action arising out of or relating to your use of YourBlockOnline is the English courts. You hereby accept and submit to the jurisdiction of such courts in any such proceeding or action, and irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any objection which you may have now or hereafter have to be laying of the venue of any such action or proceeding brought in such a court and any claim that any such action or proceeding brought in such a court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

    5. If any provision of these TACS is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these TACS, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these TACS shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

    6. Should you find any content or otherwise that you feel breaches the TACs outlined, please email the Company at helpdesk@YourBlockOnline.com providing the site URL and details of the complaint. Your complaint will be investigated immediately and you will be informed by email of the outcome. Note: your details will not be given to the Block Webmaster in question.

    7. No variation to these TACs shall be binding unless agreed in writing between you and YourBlockOnline.

    8. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms and no person other than the parties to these Terms shall have any rights under it, nor shall it be enforceable under that Act by any person other than the parties to it.



Please contact us with any questions regarding this agreement. Our postal address is: Your Block Online, 8 Canfield Place, London NW6 3BT.

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