Privacy policy and Website Terms & Conditions

 

Swedish Food Limited is committed to ensuring that all users of our website (www.swedishfood.com, the Site) have an enjoyable experience. We can only do this if we make our Site available to you under clear Terms and Conditions of Use. You should read these Terms and Conditions carefully and if you do not accept these Terms and Conditions of Use of our website fully you should stop using this Site immediately.

1. Ownership of this Site

This Site is owned and operated by Swedish Food Limited. Swedish Food Limited is a limited company registered at Companies House in London (company registration number 7906926). Its registered office address is Swedish Food Limited, Ashwood Lodge, Colwinston CF71 7NE, Wales.

2. This Site is Only for Your Personal Use

In accessing this Site (www.swedishfood.com) you agree to do so only for your own personal, non-commercial use and in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

3. Under 16s

We will try and reply to questions to help under-16s with school work, but if you are under 16 you should only correspond by email and you should never send us your address or your telephone number as we can only reply to questions by email. We will never arrange to meet you and and you should never arrange to meet anyone who claims to be from this Site, or any other website, without being accompanied by a parent.

4. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions of Use

Any use of this Site constitutes your acceptance of these Terms, which takes effect the moment you first use the Site. If these Terms are not accepted in full, you should not access the Site and should stop using it immediately.

5. Material on this Site is not for redistribution

You agree that material on this Site is for your personal, non-commercial, use only. You may not copy or distribute material or content (including other Contributions or any advertising or sponsorship) on this Site for use by anyone else.

6. Food Allergies

You agree to take into account the dietary restrictions of anyone who may consume any food you make by following any recipe on this Site by leaving out any foods that may cause harm to the people who will be eating the food you prepare.

7. Treating all users with respect

You agree to only use the Site in a manner which does not spoil the use and enjoyment of this Site by anyone else. Such restriction or inhibition includes, but is not limited to, conduct which is libellous, in breach of anyone’s privacy or which may harass, cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or interruption of the normal flow of dialogue within the Site.

8. Access to Third Party Sites is at your own risk

You understand that this Site may include links to third party web sites. You acknowledge and agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any content or services from the Third Party Sites. Your accessing of the Third Party Sites is at your own discretion and risk.

9. Your Own Contributions to this Site

a) You agree to accept full responsibility for the comment that you submit.
b) You agree to use this function only for lawful purposes.
c) You agree not to post defamatory, abusive, offensive, racist, sexist, threatening, vulgar, obscene, hateful or otherwise inappropriate comments, or to post comments which will constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability.
d) You agree not to post or make available any material which is protected by copyright, trade mark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trade mark or any other proprietary right.
e) You agree to evaluate for yourself the accuracy of any opinion, advice or other content.

10. Ownership of Your Contributions to this Site

We do not, unless we agree this with You, claim any rights of ownership in your Contribution.

11. Use of Your Contributions to this Site

a) You agree that once you send us a Contribution we may use it on our Site as we see fit, but we may not use it anywhere else.
b) You agree that if you send us your name and your photograph we may use it anywhere on our Site as we see fit.
c) You agree that any Contribution may be rejected by us and may be edited, moderated or deleted at our absolute discretion. All decisions are final and we will not enter into any discussions or correspondence about why a Contribution has been rejected.
d) You agree that we may retain all Contributions even if they are not published. You agree, however, that we have no obligation to keep originals or copies of any Contribution or to return them to you.
f) If you request us to remove any Contribution which has published we will try to remove it within 28 days (some comments may be difficult to track and remove).

12. Availability of The Site and Liability

a) Although we will endeavour to provide the Site using all reasonable care and will use reasonable efforts to make the Site available to you at all times we make no guarantees that the Site will be available, uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
b) We will not be responsible for any loss or damage caused by errors, viruses or bugs contained in the Site or any other factor that is outside our reasonable control.
c) Content, information and other material on the Site may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of these or the reliability of any information displayed or distributed through the Site. You acknowledge that reliance on any such information shall be at your sole risk.
d) We cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered though use of the Site. In no event will we be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use (or inability to use) or performance of the Site.

13. Privacy and Data Protection
a) If you become a Subscriber to our Newsletters, we will keep any information about you in accordance with all laws and regulations relating to the protection of personal data including the Data Protection Act 1998 (as may be amended) (the "Data Protection Act"). Further details on the Data Protection Act can be found on the Information Commissioner's website (www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk).
b) We will not share your personal information with any third parties, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity or to follow up any Contributions you make to this Site. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to Site, or to send you additional information about Site.
c) From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Web site. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

14. English Law

a) These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any disputes arising from the Site or Terms and Conditions of Use will be decided only by the English courts.
b) We make no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use at locations other than the UK. If you access the Site outside of the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
c) If any of the Terms and Conditions of Use are held by any court of competent authority to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, this will not affect the validity of the remaining Terms which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

16. Updates and Changes

We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify these Terms and Conditions of Use by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions of Use from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.

15. Complaints

If you become aware of any misuse of the Site, or wish to complain about any Contribution or material on the Site, you can contact us stating:
• The nature of your complaint and location within the Site of the particular content,
• Your name, address, telephone number and email address and such other information as we may reasonably request.

Please send your complaint to Swedish Food Limited, Ashwood Lodge, Colwinston CF71 7NE, Wales or email the Editor at john.duxbury@swedishfood.com.

Last updated September 2016
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John Duxbury
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