TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By accessing and using the Service you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below.
For additional Terms and Conditions for advertisers wishing to put material up on the site please go to Advertisers Terms and Conditions.
"You" means you as a User and/or as a "Bid and Made" member.
"We/us" means "Bid and Made" (""Bid and Made"").
"Contract" means these terms and conditions.
"BridgeBox" means an inweb area within the Service accessible only by a specified User.
"Service" means the "Bid and Made" service accessible at the url www.Bid and Made.com, and at www.bidandmade.com, as amended from time to time,
"Third Party Sites" means internet sites operated by third parties which are linked to the Service.
"User" means a user of the Service, including a Member User.
"Your Details" means the username, password, postcode, date of birth and gender of a "Bid and Made" member or the username and password of a person authorised to use the Service by a "Bid and Made" member, as the case may be.
"Member User" means a "Bid and Made" member or a person authorized to use the Service by a "Bid and Made" member.
""Bid and Made"info member" means a person who has completed the online membership process, which involves the payment of a fee.
""Bid and Made" member" means an organization or person, which has agreed to become a member of www.Bid and Made.com, and www.bidandmade.com in order to make this site available to their employees, or to other parties connected with them, and who have paid, or have agreed to pay, the fee for membership of www.Bid and Made.com, and www.bidandmade.com.
This paragraph 1 shall survive expiry or termination of this Contract howsoever arising.
MEMBERSHIP AND BridgeBox REGISTRATION
You will need to be a Member User if you want to use all of the Service, including the use of an BridgeBox. If you are not a Member User, some of the parts of the Service, which are accessible only by Member users, are not available to you.
To become and remain a "Bid and Made"info member, you are required to:
2.2.1 complete the online membership process; provide true, accurate, current and complete information on the online membership application forms; and pay the requisite fee by credit card.
2.2.2 maintain the confidentiality of your log-in details, including your security password, and you are fully responsible for all activities which occur when you are logged on as a "Bid and Made"info member. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your log-in details or any breach of security of which you become aware. If you permit a third party to use your membership login details, in breach of this Contract, you will be fully responsible for all activities which occur when such third party is using the Service and such third parties will be bound by this Contract as if they were you;
2.2.3 agree not to log on to the Service using another "Bid and Made"info member's log-in or to use any false name or a name that you are not authorised to use.
To become and remain a "Bid and Made" member, you are required to:
2.3.1 complete the membership subscription process; provide true, accurate and complete information on any application form or otherwise to employees or agents of "Bid and Made" as part of the membership subscription process; and pay the requisite fees
2.3.2 authorise "Bid and Made" to permit employees or other parties connected with you, usually sharing a common email extension, to have full access to the Service, with such exceptions as you notify to "Bid and Made";
2.3.3 ensure that all persons authorised by you to use the Service maintain the confidentiality of their log-in details, including their security password, and they are fully responsible for all activities which occur when they are logged on as a Member User. You agree that you will ensure that any person authorised by you to use the Service shall immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of their log-in details or any breach of security of which they become aware. If any person authorised by you to use the Service permits a third party to use their membership log-in details, in breach of this Contract, you will be fully responsible for all activities which occur when such third party is using the Service and such third parties will be bound by this Contract as if they were authorised by you.
As a person authorised by a "Bid and Made" member to use the Service, you will be required to maintain the confidentiality of your log-in details, including your security password, and to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your log-in details or any breach of security of which you become aware.
If you wish to use your BridgeBox, you will be required to:
2.5.1 be a Member User and to complete the online BridgeBox registration form; provide true, accurate, current and complete information on the BridgeBox registration form and update Your Details immediately when any changes to Your Details occur;
2.5.2 agree not to access any other person's BridgeBox by using any details provided by that User to use the Service or by hacking or otherwise illegally accessing that person's BridgeBox or to use any false name or a name that you are not authorised to use; and
2.5.3 agree not to register for more than five BridgeBoxes
In order to provide you with the Service we:
3.1.2 disclose your email address or the email address of your BridgeBox to third parties each time you request content via our Service from such third parties; and
3.1.3 may access the contents of your BridgeBox to obtain additional information in order to determine your preferences and provide these to third parties that provide content for our Service and other third parties who may be able to offer products and services to you. It is your responsibility to elect whether to contact such third parties by other means, and whether to do so anonymously, and we accept no responsibility therefore.
Except as set out in paragraphs 3.1.3, 3.2 and 3.3, we will not disclose the contents of your BridgeBox or Your Details to third parties without your consent. We reserve the right to disclose the contents of your BridgeBox, Your Details and/or any information we have about your use of any BridgeBox and/or the Service to third parties (including without limitation the police) without prior notification if we are compelled to do so by any law, regulation or court order, or in our reasonable opinion consider that to do so is justified in order to deal with any unlawful or undesirable use by you or on your behalf of the Service or any BridgeBox.
If we or our telecommunications provider (like other service providers), are required by the Anti Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 or any similar law or regulation to retain Your Details or any information about your use of the Service or any BridgeBox or the contents thereof, we will do so without further notification to you.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
You agree that you will not use any part of the Service:
4.1.1 for any unlawful purpose;
4.1.2 such that the whole or any part of the Service is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the effectiveness or functionality of the Service is in any way impaired;
4.1.3 to send unsolicited bulk messages (commonly referred to as "spam") to other Users or to third parties;
4.1.4 for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety and you agree that you will be liable for any action taken against us or against you in relation to such use; and
4.1.5 in a manner which constitutes a violation or infringement of any person, firm or company (including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality).
This paragraph 4 shall survive expiry or termination of this Contract howsoever arising.
You agree to indemnify us and any company in our group and our and their officers, directors and employees, advisors and agents immediately on demand, against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach by you of this Contract or any use by you of the Service. This paragraph shall survive expiry or termination of this Contract howsoever arising.
In addition to our rights in paragraph 3, we may alter or remove, temporarily or permanently, at our discretion and whether with or without cause any part of the Service, including without limitation any "Bid and Made"info membership, "Bid and Made" membership or any BridgeBox, with or without notice to you, if you, or any person authorised by a "Bid and Made" member to use the Service, has breached this Contract or acted inconsistently with the spirit of this Contract or if you, or any person authorised by a "Bid and Made" member to use the Service, has infringed or violated the rights of any third party as a result of, directly or indirectly, your, or their, use of the Service or if you, or they, permit third parties to use your, or their, membership login details, including your, or their, security password. We may also delete data, including emails, from your BridgeBox from time to time at our discretion with or without notice to you if we wish to reduce the amount of data stored in your BridgeBox. You irrevocably confirm that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such removal. For the avoidance of doubt, you are responsible for keeping back-up copies of any of your messages or data which you wish to keep.
You confirm that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification to or discontinuance of any part of the Service.
We may change this Contract from time to time and your continued use of the Service will constitute your acceptance of any revisions to the Contract from time to time. You further acknowledge that charges for use of any part of the Service will be debited to your credit card, as supplied to us when you become a "Bid and Made"info Member or to any other credit card whose details you have provided to us.
You acknowledge that we may charge for any part of the Service, and that we may alter any charge we make for any part of the Service at any time without prior notice to you and in our absolute discretion.
You further acknowledge that, if your "Bid and Made"info membership is paid for on a monthly basis, the monthly fee will, after any initial minimum period, be debited to your credit card on a monthly basis without further notification to you.
If you are "Bid and Made" member, you agree that, if not paying by credit card, you will pay promptly any invoice submitted by "Bid and Made" for charges incurred by you for membership, downloads and any other services available as part of the Service, including charges incurred by persons authorised by you to use the Service.
You acknowledge that "Bid and Made" is under no obligation whatsoever to refund any payment. You further acknowledge that membership fees can only be stopped with one month's notice given either in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the cancellation page (if provided) at www.Bid and Made.com, and www.bidandmade.com.
"Bid and Made" may alter or remove, temporarily or permanently, at its discretion and whether with or without cause any part of the website content or Service, with or without notice to you.
"Bid and Made" provide no warranties whatsoever regarding any aspect of the performance of its website or Service.
No part whatsoever of the "Bid and Made" website or service necessarily conforms to any Bridge authority's rules or regulations. "Bid and Made" merely offers an opinion regarding certain ways to play this silly game. "Bid and Made" does not endorse or guarantee or warrant the accuracy of any statement or opinion or data displayed on its website or available for download.
There are many Bridge bidding systems in existence, with many opinions regarding what is best, right and wrong, good or bad. Any statement given on the website is no more than an opinion and does not constitute any warranty whatsoever, and "Bid and Made" does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any statement or opinion.
All materials presented on the website are the property of "Bid and Made". Nothing on this website may be reproduced without written permission from "Bid and Made".
When a User or Subscriber submits personal data to "Bid and Made", this information remains the property of the user or subsriber. "Bid and Made" will not use such information unless the User or Subscriber grants permission to "Bid and Made".
When a User or Subscriber submits to "Bid and Made" (a) any comments on a "Bid and Made" page, or (b) any data or any text relating to playing the game of bridge, then the User or Subscriber immediately, automatically and irrevocably grants an unlimited right of use in this information to "Bid and Made".
"Bid and Made" offers advertising and other information as a service to consumers and other Users. The intellectual property rights relating to such materials may belong to individual artists, writers or other companies. All such materials are for research and reference purposes only. The copyright remains the property of the copyright owner and the material. "Bid and Made" provided no warranty regarding any information provided by such 3rd parties.
CHATROOMS AND OPEN FORUMS
"Bid and Made" cannot and does not review every posting or submission made on the Service or any chat rooms, forums, and surveys. You can expect these areas to include information and opinions from a variety of individuals and organisations other than "Bid and Made" and its staff. "Bid and Made" does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting or submission, regardless of whether the posting comes from a user, from a celebrity or "expert" guest, or from a member of our staff.