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Terms of website use

The law says we have to put terms and conditions on our websites. You should read the whole document for the complete story, but here's a brief summary:

  1. Don't copy or use anything on our website without the appropriate permissions.
  2. Don't rely on anything on the website – it is for general information only and it might be outdated as we don't guarantee to keep everything up to date.
  3. We can change or get rid of or suspend access to the website if we want to.
  4. We don't take any responsibility for other websites linked to ours.
  5. Check out our privacy policy to see how we use your information.
  6. We exclude liability for losses incurred because of our websites to the full extent allowed by the Law of England and Wales.
  7. Don't do anything evil with our websites.
  8. You can link to our websites, but only in a legal and nice way.
  9. You can't do it if it will damage our reputation or to give the impression we in any way endorse or are associated with your websites (unless we do, then get our permission in an email!).
  10. Write to us at hobbyist@hobbyistsoftware.com if you've got any questions about these terms and conditions.

The Hobbyist Software websites (the websites) are operated by Hobbyist Software Limited ( also referred to as “we” and “our” in these terms). Information about Hobbyist Software Ltd is shown in the footer of this page.

These terms (together with the documents referred to in them) set out the conditions of use on which you may use the Hobbyist Software websites. Please read them carefully before using the websites. By using the websites you agree to these terms of use.

  1. Hobbyist Software Limited is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our websites and in the material published on it. All intellectual property rights are reserved and you should get appropriate permissions before reproducing any of our website content.
  2. Everything posted on our websites is intended as general information is not intended to be advice (professional or otherwise) on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on material on our websites by any visitor to our websites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of their contents. The contents of our websites might be out of date and we have no obligation to keep the websites updated.
  3. The content displayed on our websites is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we and any third parties connected to us expressly exclude:
    1. all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
    2. any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our websites or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our websites, any websites linked to them and any materials posted on them including, without limitation any liability for:
      1. loss of income or revenue
      2. loss of data
      3. loss of business
      4. loss of goodwill
      5. loss of profits or contracts
      6. loss of anticipated savings
      7. wasted management or office time
      8. for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
  4. We grant you access to the websites on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the websites without notice. We may also close our websites indefinitely or suspend access to it
  5. We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy
  6. You must not do evil to or with our websites; for example by knowingly introducing material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our websites, the server on which our websites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our websites.
  7. You can link to our websites, if you do so in a way that is legal and appropriate and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link that suggests association with Hobbyist Software, or approval or endorsement on our part unless you have our written permission.
  8. Where our websites have links to other websites and information/resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for information only. We don't have control over third party websites, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from you using them.
  9. Nothing in these terms of use shall not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
  10. By using this website, you agree to send us a cutlass or a box of chocolates (dairy free please) every 'talk like a pirate' day. Chocolates should be marked 'Hobbyist Ts&Cs' and sent by registered post to the registered company address.
  11. Our failure to expressly enforce any provision of these terms and conditions does not waive our rights to enforce that or any other provision.
  12. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our websites.
  13. These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with anything to do with them (including non-contractual issues) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
  14. Invalidity or unenforceability of one or more terms shall not affect any other provision or term in these terms of use.
  15. We might make changes to these terms and conditions by changing this page and we'll expect you to pop back and check, as these terms are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by notices or conditions published elsewhere on our websites.
  16. Any questions about these terms and conditions or anything else to do with Hobbyist Software Limited, please contact hobbyist@hobbyistsoftware.com.