National World – Website – Terms and Conditions

This website and any related websites or linked documents (the “Website”) are provided by National World plc a public company incorporated in England and Wales under number 12021298 with registered office at No 1 Leeds, 4th Floor, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds LS12 1BE or a subsidiary of National World plc including National World Publishing Limited, a private company incorporated in England and Wales under number 11499982 with registered office at No 1 Leeds, 4th Floor, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds LS12 1BE (“NW”, “we”, “us” and “our”) and our VAT number is 308 6657 981.

The term “you” or “your” refers to the user or viewer of the Website.

These Terms and Conditions apply to the Website and any other website or device application operated by a National World plc company from time to time.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of the terms below, please contact us by email at: [email protected]

IMPORTANT: Please read these terms carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website, you indicate that you accept these terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms then please refrain from using the Website. While care is taken to ensure that the content of the Website is up to date and accurate, we do not make any warranties and representations of any kind, express or implied, in relation to the accuracy or completeness of such content or the results which may be obtained from the use of the Website or its content, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. All content and any features available through the Website is provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and your use of the Website is at your own risk and discretion. So far as may be excluded by applicable law, NW shall not be liable for any claims or losses of any nature, arising indirectly or directly from use of the material on the Website or otherwise, howsoever arising. NW does not warrant that functions contained in the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website, other websites linked to the Website or the server that makes the Website available, are free of viruses or bugs.

Certain information on the Website may be of an historical nature. All historical information contained in the documents or presentations set out on the Website should be understood as referring to events and circumstances as they existed on the date that the relevant documents or presentations were first published or the relevant recordings were made. Nothing on the Website constitutes or forms any part of, and should not be construed as, an offer or invitation to sell, issue, or solicit any offer to purchase, subscribe for or otherwise acquire any share or other securities (“Securities”) in NW in any jurisdiction, nor shall it or any part of it form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract.

Viewers of the Website are reminded that none of the information contained in the Website has been verified and the information contained therein is subject to updating, correction, completion, revision and amendment. Any opinions, forecasts or estimates in the Website constitute a judgement as at the date of writing. There can be no assurance that future results or events will be consistent with any such opinions, forecasts or estimates.

Other terms that may apply to you

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Website:

  • Our Privacy Notice: here
  • Our Cookie Policy: here
  • Our Competition Terms and Conditions (may apply if you enter any competition we may be running): here
  • Our Advertising Terms and Conditions (apply if you purchase any advertising space from us): here
  • Our Freelancer Terms and Conditions: here

Information for Investors

Viewers of the Website who are considering making an investment in the Securities are reminded that any such purchase must be made solely on the basis of information contained in the admission document issued by NW, which may be different from the information contained on the Website. The Website does not constitute a recommendation regarding the Securities. Viewers of the Website should conduct their own investigation, evaluation and analysis of the business, data and property described therein.

Nothing in the Website constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice, or a representation that any investment or strategy is suitable or appropriate to your individual circumstances, or otherwise constitutes a personal recommendation to you. NW does not advise on the tax consequences of investments and you are advised to contact an independent tax adviser. Please note in particular that the bases and levels of taxation may change. Information in the Website may relate to investments or services of an entity/person outside of the United Kingdom and further details as to where this may be the case are available upon request in respect of this material.

Links to other internet sites

Through the Website, you may be able to access links to other websites or third party content. These are provided for your information only. NW has no control over such websites or content and you acknowledge and agree that NW does not endorse, sponsor or recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility or liability with respect to, the availability (or unavailability) of such websites, for the treatment of your personally-identifiable information by such websites, or for the information, content or other materials on or available from such websites or the liability arising out of any allegation that any third-party content (whether published on this or any other website) infringes the intellectual property rights of any person. If you would like information on the terms and conditions or privacy policy of any other website, we encourage you to contact that party directly.

Forward-looking statements

The Website may contain certain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and businesses of NW. These statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results and performance to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements and forecasts. Such statements have been made with reference to forecast price changes, economic conditions and the current regulatory environment. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements contained herein as actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on the Website. The past performance of the price of NW’s shares must not be relied on as a guide to their future performance. NW assumes no responsibility to update any of the forward-looking statements based on any forecast contained on the Website.

Limitation of liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NW SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, HOWSOEVER ARISING AND WHETHER IN TORT, BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS OR LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS OR CONTRACTS, USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT OR ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, OR LOSS OF DATA (IN EACH CASE EVEN IF NW HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), THAT RESULT FROM: (A) YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT OR THIRD PARTY WEBSITES REFERRED TO IN THE WEBSITE; (B) REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, UNDERTAKINGS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY RELATED TO THE WEBSITE; OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold NW harmless from and against all losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable lawyers' fees, court costs, and other litigation and arbitration expenses) related to or arising from: (a) negligent acts or omissions or intentional misconduct with respect to your use of the Website or your violation of these terms; or (b) claims for infringement of the proprietary rights of any third party resulting from your use of the Website in violation of these terms.

Intellectual Property

The content on the Website, including, but not limited to, documents, text, graphics, images, audio or video files, podcasts and logos, as well as the compilation of such content, and the general “look and feel” of the Website is owned or licensed by NW and is protected by copyright laws. You may not use any diagrams, illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics from the Website separately from any accompanying text. No links to the Website may be included in any other website without NW’s prior written permission. You may only link to the Website, in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you. The Website must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The Website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with our content standards set out in the below section for submissions.

All trademarks reproduced in the Website which are not the property of, or licensed to, NW are acknowledged on the Website.

We cannot guarantee that you have any right to use third-party owned content which is available on the Website and you must obtain permission from the third-party owner before using or downloading such content. Content which is copyright protected may not be changed nor may any author attribution notice or copyright notice appearing on such content be altered without first obtaining the appropriate consents.

Except for the limited permission set out above, nothing on the Website should be construed as granting any other right or license. No part of the Website or the contents thereof may be reproduced on or transmitted to or stored in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system. Any waiver of, or failure to delay to enforce, this provision by NW in the event of any breach of it on one or more occasion shall not prevent it from subsequently enforcing it in respect of that or any condition breach.

If you are a paid-for web aggregator you require a licence to redistribute the content of this site.  Licences can be obtained through the Newspaper Licensing Agency (www.nla.co.uk). 

Data Protection

As with the vast majority of websites, we automatically log certain information about every request made of us, including users’ internet provider address. This information is used for the purposes of system administration, maintenance, problem solving and the production of usage statistics. Subsets of this data may be passed to the administrators of other computer systems or computer security teams for purposes such as the investigation of access problems or as part of investigations of computer misuse. Otherwise the logged information is not passed to any third party except as stated elsewhere in these terms and conditions. We take our responsibility under and compliance with the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 very seriously. Full details of how we process and protect your personal information can be found in our privacy notice.

Submissions

Ownership

If you submit content to the us (including without limitation any text, photograph, graphics, video or audio), you grant us an irrevocable, transferable, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and display in public that content in any form and media on or in connection with the Website, at no cost to us and for as long as we require and you warrant that you own or have rights to the intellectual property in such content and have the right to grant this licence. You waive any moral rights in your contribution. You will indemnify us and keep us indemnified from and against all costs, claims, damages and expenses made against or incurred by us as a result of a third party alleging that the use of such content by us infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party. We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the Website constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

Submissions

When submitting content, you agree not to do any of the following: 

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate or infringe the rights of any person or entity (including, but not limited to, rights of intellectual property, confidentiality, or rights of privacy); or
  • upload or transmit any material which is unlawful, illegal, condones illegal or unlawful behaviour,  indecent, defamatory, hateful or racially, ethnically, sexually orientated or otherwise offensive or objectionable, or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or
  • post content which could be in contempt of court or which could break a court injunction or interdict - this means not posting anything that risks prejudicing on-going or forthcoming court proceedings (such as naming an individual or speculating as to their current whereabouts after a court has issued an injunction or interdict against doing so); or
  • post content indicating your intention to commit an illegal act;
  • post content which incites people to commit any crime, including incitement of racial hatred; or 
  • reveal any personal information about yourself (for example your telephone number, location, home address or email address) or third parties; or 
  • upload or transmit files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received and can prove all necessary consents; or
  • upload or transmit any materials that infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights of any third party; or 
  • upload or transmit material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as confidential information); or
  • upload or transmit any computer viruses, macro viruses, Trojan horses, worms, corrupted files or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or other electronic device; or
  • use the system of uploading  or transmitting content (or any part thereof) in a way that may cause the system (or the servers or networks connected to the system) to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the system is in any way impaired; or
  • where you are not the author of any material you are uploading or transmitting, delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations within the material.

You must be over the age of 16 to post any content on the Website. We have the right to remove any posting you make on the Website if, in our sole opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out above or you have otherwise breached these Terms and Conditions. 

Disability Access Statement

The Website has been built in compliance with W3C WAI standard Single A, to ensure accessibility to all users, irrespective of their physical ability.

Great effort has been employed to ensure old content meets the above standards. Due to high volumes of content not all old content meets the W3C WAI standards.

We are dedicated to supporting all users. If you experience any difficulties using the Website please contact us at [email protected]

Changes to the Website

We reserve the right to change any part of the Website or these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Any changes to these terms and conditions shall take effect from the next time you access the Website. Notwithstanding the above, we shall not be obliged to keep the Website up to date.

Location, Jurisdiction and applicable law

These terms and conditions, your use of the Website, and all matters connected with them (whether contractual or non-contractual), are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If you access the Website from outside the United Kingdom you are responsible for ensuring compliance with any local laws relating to access and use.

 

Updated April 2022