Terms of use, privacy policy, advertising agreement and website acknowledgements

The Terms of Use and Disclaimer detail how theRate that Driver website can be used. If you use this website you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use, Disclaimer and Privacy Policy.

Ratethatdriver.co.uk is a website owned and operated by Reach Business Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales No. 05935590 whose registered office, as well as trading and correspondence address, is 3 Bleeding Heart Yard, Greville Street, London, EC1N 8SJ.

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, to which each party submits.

By using this Site whether as a member, a visitor or otherwise, or by using any of the services contained within the Site including but not limited to logging in, accessing a webpage, performing a search you must accept these terms and conditions of use.

Definitions

The following apply to these legal statements:
"We", "us", "our" and "supplier" mean Ratethatdriver.co.uk
"Website" or "our site" means ratethatdriver.co.uk
"Customer", "member", "you" or "your" means either the user of the website for information or submitter of information to the website.
"Content" means any information, mode of expression or other material and services found on Rate that Driver, including incident comments, blogs, our writings, graphics and all other features offered by Ratethatdriver.co.uk.

Copyright

The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the website content belong to us or our licensors. All rights are reserved. This material may not be reproduced or redistributed without our explicit prior written permission.

Unless expressly provided and pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 none of these terms are enforceable by any person who is not a party to it.

We may assign or transfer our rights under this agreement at any time.

Intellectual Property

Ratethatdriver.co.uk, its contents and all Rights therein are owned by Ratethatdriver.co.uk (and/or its licensors). "Rights" means copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, anywhere in the world. You acknowledge that (i) Ratethatdriver.co.uk is protected by Rights; (ii) these Rights are valid and protected in all media and technologies existing now or later developed; and (iii) except as explicitly provided otherwise, these Terms of Service and applicable copyright, trademark and other laws govern your use of such Rights.

You may view, print, download or temporarily store extracts from Ratethatdriver.co.uk for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any Ratethatdriver.co.uk material or content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any Rights by downloading or otherwise using any Ratethatdriver.co.uk content or materials.

By submitting content, which shall include your member name, to any "public area" of Ratethatdriver.co.uk, including blogs, incidents, forums, and contests, you grant Ratethatdriver.co.uk a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any Rights that may exist in such content. You also permit any member to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use.

By submitting content, you also warrant that you are entitled and have all necessary rights to grant the licences stated above. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on Ratethatdriver.co.uk retains any and all Rights that may exist in such content.

Trademarks

Ratethatdriver.co.uk, Rate that Driver and associated logos are trademarks of Reach Business Ltd

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Ratethatdriver.co.uk, and its parent, affiliates, directors, officers and employees from and against any claim, liability, cost, damage or loss we may incur (including, without limitation, attorneys' fees) as a result of any material you post on our website or any violation by you of your obligations under these terms and conditions.

Registration and Security

Although portions of Ratethatdriver.co.uk may be viewed by anyone who visits Ratethatdriver.co.uk you will need to register as a member in order to access some Ratethatdriver.co.uk services.

You agree and warrant that any information you provide to us about yourself upon registration or at any other time will be true, accurate and complete and that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up to date at all times.

When you register to use Ratethatdriver.co.uk you will be asked to create a password. It is your responsibility to choose a secure password. You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it to or share it with anyone. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your member account. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us immediately. Ratethatdriver.co.uk will not be responsible for any abuse of passwords.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liabilities

Ratethatdriver.co.uk is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Ratethatdriver.co.uk expressly disclaims all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You understand and agree that Ratethatdriver.co.uk does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information in or provided in connection with Ratethatdriver.co.uk. Ratethatdriver.co.uk is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Whilst Ratethatdriver.co.uk is provided for the general information of the general public, all information is provided on the basis that Ratethatdriver.co.uk, its employees and consultants and its subscribers (while such subscribers are participating in Ratethatdriver.co.uk), are not engaged in rendering legal, financial or other professional services or advice. Data and information in or provided in connection with Ratethatdriver.co.uk should not be relied upon for any commercial or business transaction or investment or for any similar purpose. Ratethatdriver.co.uk strongly advises you to seek appropriate professional advice before entering into any such transaction. Any information is of a general nature and may not necessarily be suitable for any individual purpose.

Ratethatdriver.co.uk shall not be responsible for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly, by the information or ideas contained, suggested or referenced on Ratethatdriver.co.uk. Your participation in Ratethatdriver.co.uk is solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Ratethatdriver.co.uk or through Ratethatdriver.co.uk shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms of service or imposed by law.

Ratethatdriver.co.uk will use reasonable care to provide the Member with an accurate copy of Ratethatdriver.co.uk's data incorporated within the Product.

Ratethatdriver.co.uk shall not be liable for any errors or inaccuracies or incompleteness in or reliance on, any data or materials supplied to Ratethatdriver.co.uk by a Data Provider, nor for any errors, inaccurate statement or risk rating in, or reliance on, a Product, which resulted from such data.

Posting Rules

This Website is an online community for individuals and we ask that our users adhere to the rules outlined below. Please bear in mind that our rules are designed to ensure the site accessible to the general public and therefore a safe and pleasant place to be for all.

Whilst we're certain that your intentions are entirely honourable, unacceptable behaviour on the sites will constitute a breach of these terms and result in your account being deactivated.

You will notice around the Website that there are various 'Report this' type links, if your postings receives 3 or more of these, this will automatically count as a breach and therefore your account being deactivated. All reports are read by our internal Moderators and if a single one is deemed too inappropriate or against our terms, the same action will be applied with immediate effect.

If you see any material on this Website which you think does not conform to these standards please use these 'Report this' links where available or Contact us directly.

These posting rules are in addition to our Terms of Use. When using this Website you agree not to:

  • Post insulting, threatening or defamatory material directly at an individual.
  • Post material which infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights.
  • Post material or links to material that may be considered pornographic, violent, racist, sexist or is otherwise offensive or unlawful.
  • Use the Website to harass anyone, including but not limited to posting personal or private information and images.
  • Name companies or individuals in relation to accusations of malpractice, fraud or other criminal or civil offences.
  • Post links to websites or adverts for your own commercial gain. Please use our Advertising section banner advertising or other commercially beneficial requests.
  • Create multiple profiles. Our system tracks IP address ranges and automatically notifies us of potential infringements.

Opinions and submissions

The opinions expressed within the comments of this Website are those of the submitter and are no way related to those of www.ratethatdriver.co.uk. You understand and acknowledge that information posted or transmitted by other users are the sole responsibility of the person from which such material originated. Ratethatdriver.co.uk takes no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or even truth of the information posted in our areas.

As a submitter of information, you warrant that you have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure that data you submit to the website is true, accurate and not misleading. You accept full responsibility for any inaccuracies and agree to indemnify us against any costs incurred as a result.

Website Access

We will make every effort to allow uninterrupted access to the website, but access may be restricted or terminated at any time. We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove content without notice and make no promises that our content will be delivered securely or without errors. Neither do we make any promises or warranties except that we won't intentionally lie to you and we reserve the right to be wrong, we are only human!

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and us as to your use of Ratethatdriver.co.uk and supersede all prior agreements and understandings between you and us.

We believe strongly in protecting the privacy of personal information.

The service may include interactive advertising for other businesses. We may use, and provide to third parties, anonymised demographic data to target this advertising more appropriately.

The personal information held by us is held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of Ratethatdriver.co.uk, or your dealings with Ratethatdriver.co.uk, please do not hesitate to Contact us.

Comments Monitoring

Comments submitted by our Users to driver reports, blogs or other articles published on the Website are not vetted or moderated at the time they are posted and go live on the site at the time they are submitted.

Where a 'Report' is made about a posted comment and is deemed offensive or otherwise unsuitable will be evaluated and the offending text removed at the earliest available opportunity. Be aware, however, that this may not be for a period of hours depending on the time of day and the availability of the site modeerators.

Comments submitted to the Website are the sole responsibility of the author and the Website owners take no responsibility for them until or unless we receive a report of concern.

Data Protection

Ratethatdriver.co.uk may place information concerning the Customer on a computerised directory of internal use only. Ratethatdriver.co.uk will never disclose a Customers details to any third party unless required to by law, unless specifically instructed to the contrary by the Customer.

In creating interfaces onto the World Wide Web, Ratethatdriver.co.uk enables either unlimited or secure access to information contained within the Customer's premises or computers. It is the responsibility of the Customer to define precisely the degree of security access to be enacted and Ratethatdriver.co.uk denies all liability both legally and for consequential damages and all forms of economic loss should commercial loss or damage occur as a result of unauthorised access to the Customer's computers.

Third Parties and Affiliates

Ratethatdriver.co.uk contains hypertext links to other sites, advertisers and other third parties. By clicking on any of these links, you are leaving the Ratethatdriver.co.uk website. Ratethatdriver.co.uk has no control over the information collected by any third party after you have left the www.Ratethatdriver.co.uk website. Ratethatdriver.co.uk encourages you to read their privacy policies.

The data collection and usage practices of any third party linked to Ratethatdriver.co.uk are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Ratethatdriver.co.uk assumes no liability and is not responsible for any practices of such third party web sites, including their privacy practices or content.

Data Security

We use a secure server cluster situated in a secure data centre to protect all the information you provide us with. We have invested heavily in equipment and highly qualified staff to ensure all information you enter is protected from access by any third party and only necessary and restricted access is available internally. We also protect all our connections to the Internet using various security measures including firewalls and regular security audits on all our servers.

As required by law we are registered on the public register of data controllers and store and process all data in accordance with all UK legislation.

Advertisers terms & conditions

  1. If you are signing the Order Form as agent for a third party, you warrant that you have the authority of the third party to do so and confirm that the third party agrees to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.
  2. All advertising services are offered on a 'first come first served' basis. We reserve the right to refuse articles or copy for publication at our sole discretion.
  3. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the content of any articles or copy you provide to us in connection with this Agreement and you warrant that any articles or copy provided to us for publication: (a) are fair, decent and honest; (b) are accurate and in no way misleading; and (c) comply with all applicable laws and advertising regulations (including, without limitation, the British Code of Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing) and all other codes of advertising standards laid down on a self-regulatory basis within the advertising and financial services industry. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify us from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses whatsoever incurred as a result of your failure to comply with the terms of this and any other warranty given by you to us.
  4. You further warrant that you have obtained all necessary consents and approvals (legal, regulatory or otherwise) in relation to publication of any and all articles and/or copy supplied to us.
  5. You hereby grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use all copyright (including, without limitation, copyright in software and programming code), trade marks, trade names, logos, design rights (whether registered or unregistered) and all other intellectual property rights anywhere in the world in any articles, copy or other material you provide to us in connection with this Agreement ("IPR"). If you are signing the Order Form as agent for a third party, you warrant that you have the authority of the third party to grant such a licence of IPR to us.
  6. Payment Terms: 28 days from the date of invoice ("Due Date"). If payment is not received by the Due Date, we reserve the right, without prejudice to any other rights we may have, to charge interest at a rate of 4% per annum above the base rate of HSBC Bank plc from time to time on any outstanding amount from the Due Date until payment in full is made, such interest being calculated on a daily basis.
  7. VAT will be included on all invoices, where appropriate, at the prevailing rate
  8. In order to cancel the Order Form, you must give us at least 28 clear days notice in writing in advance of the Actual Start Date (as stipulated in the Order Form). Failure to do so will mean that we are entitled to invoice you in full in respect of the Order Form.
  9. We reserve the right to amend these Terms & Conditions without notice.
  10. All prices quoted on the Order Form are applicable for 30 days.
  11. CPM refers to cost per thousand page impressions
    CPC refers to cost per click through to the advertisers site
    CPA refers to cost per application completed by the user.
    We will invoice you each month (or as otherwise agreed between us in writing) in respect of CPC and CPA deals
  12. These Terms & Conditions are governed by, and must be construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales, and you and we agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
  13. By signing the Order Form, you confirm that you have read and understood these Terms & Conditions and agree to be bound by them.

Website acknowledgements

In the development of the Rate that Driver website, the following individuals and/or businesses have contributed in the design, content and legal aspects of blah blah blah, so we'd like to thank them.

Many thanks go to...

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