Terms & Conditions
These are the terms and conditions for your use of the website of GDPR SHIELD Ltd
These are the terms and conditions (the Terms/Terms) which govern your use of the GDPR Shield website (the Site) and any software powering the applications.
These Terms apply regardless of whatever device you are using (including desktop, laptop or mobile web browser, digital television, mobile phones, vehicle based personal computers, handheld digital devices and any other mobile device or technology whether now known or developed in the future).
You will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these terms when you access or browse the site, register your details with us, allow us to use your data, enter into any form of subscription with us or send us an e-mail.
For the purposes of these terms:
- Content” includes all or part of any text, graphics, layout, logos, images, audio material, films or other moving images, product details and/or software published or otherwise available on the site from time to time (including anything made available for download).
- Including” and its derivations means including without limitation.
- “Material” includes all or part of any text, graphics, layout, logos, images, audio material, films or other moving images.
- “Trademarks” means the trademarks, logos and service marks (whether or not registered) displayed on the site.
- Changes to these Terms
We may change these Terms from time to time. Please check these Terms regularly as any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the site. Your continued use of the Site after posting will be deemed acceptance of the changes.
- About Us
The Site is owned and operated by GDPR Shield Ltd
GDPR Shield Ltd is a Limited company, whose registered office is the Rocket House, Unit 2, Parsons Court, Newton Aycilffe, DL56ZE.
Access to some areas of the Site, for example to the GDPR Shield web software, is restricted to users who have registered their details with us. When registering for use of the Site you must not use a false name or e-mail or provide any false information nor impersonate any other person. As part of your registration you will select a password. You must not share or disclose that password to any third party nor allow any third party to use your password to gain access to those parts of the Site that are restricted and to which only bona fide registered users have access. We may refuse or remove or suspend your registration in respect of such restricted areas at any time without prior reference to you.
- Intellectual Property
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site and the Content and the Trademarks. Subject to the these Terms we grant you a limited, temporary, revocable and non-exclusive license to access, browse and use the Site (including the Content and Trademarks) in accordance with the Terms and in particular paragraph 4 above and paragraph 6 below.
- Access and use of the Site
You may use the Site for personal and commercial use only unless we have entered into a separate written agreement with. You may only download and print extracts of the contents for your own personal and commercial use.
You may not:
- Download or print any Content of extracts in a systematic or regular manner or otherwise so as to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the content from the Site nor
- Reproduce, republish, modify, archive, distribute, store, archive or commercially exploit the Content without our prior written consent nor
- Modify or adapt or create derivative works of the Content nor
- Copy or extract data from this website by means of robots, spiders, crawlers or other automatic devices or by any manual process used to systematically extract or copy web content.
Any such use of this website or the Content is prohibited.
At all times when you are accessing, browsing or using or registering for use of the Site you must do so lawfully and legitimately and without infringing or restricting anyone else’s rights or use and enjoyment of the Site. In particular you must not use the Site in a manner (or upload any material or link to any material) which is false, fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading, obscene, offensive, defamatory, abusive or in breach of any third party rights including intellectual property rights.
At any time without notice and in our absolute discretion we may permanently or temporarily terminate, suspend or deny your access to the Site. At any time without notice and in our absolute discretion we may remove or edit any content on the site. To the fullest extent permitted by law none of GDPR Shield directors, employees or other representatives have any liability to you whatsoever for any loss or damage arising from such removal or editing or any restriction of hindrance to your use of the Site.
- Data Protection and Privacy
Any personal data relating to you gathered by us in the registration process or during
your use of the service will be recorded and only be used if you the user grant us permission by agreeing to these terms and conditions (GDPR Shield endeavour to follow the GDPR Guidelines) you have the option to opt out of these terms at any time by notifying the company in writing or using GDPR Shield this may result in your contract been terminated and is at the company’s discretion. Within out sofware application you have the ability to opt out of any data that you have submitted with in the settings area of the system. The website uses various order and registration forms to enable you to request information, products and services. In some cases you will need to provide us with information such as your name, date of birth, e-mail address age range, gender, job title, Geolocation, and passwords. Any personal data we collect during registration or otherwise is designed to allow us to: personalise the site for you give you access to, and to provide you with, the right kinds of information related to your enquiry enable us to compile statistical information for regulatory or business purposes send, sell or call you about our products and services that may be of interest to you. (We will only provide you with such marketing information with your prior agreement) If you register, request further information or contact us we may keep a record of that correspondence and incorporate the information it contains into our database(s), which we will keep secure in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. All data we collected is stored with AWS and is encrypted.
- Third party links
The Site, GDPR Shield software does not contain links to third party websites. If you add any document within GDPR Shield within a Vault or other areas we are not responsible for nor do we endorse in any way any such third party websites or their content. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Site you do so entirely at your own risk.
From time to time parts of the Site may contain advertising. Any advert will only be GDPR relevant and we are solely responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and does not contain any material which is objectionable including without limit information which is defamatory, obscene, threatening or untrue. We are not responsible for any such material or any error or inaccuracy contained in such material and any issues which you may have should be raised directly with the relevant advertiser or sponsor.
- Exclusions and limitations of liability.
All information and/or data on the Site is provided on an “as is” basis. Save to the extent required by law no representations, warranties or terms of any kind are made (or shall be implied by statute or otherwise) in respect of the Site of the Content including without limitation warranties of satisfactory quality, conformity to contract, accuracy, adequacy, conformity to description or fitness for any particular purpose.
The information and/or data on the Site is provided by us and our data providers for your general information only and use and is not intended for trading purposes or to address your particular financial or other requirements. In particular, the information and/or data on the Site:
- Does not constitute any inducement, invitation or recommendation relating to any of the products listed or referred to.
- Is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining to make) any specific investment or other decisions.
Appropriate expert independent advice should be obtained before making any investment or other decisions.
Neither GDPR Shield nor any of its data providers or affiliates gives any warranty or guarantee relating to availability of the Site or that the Site and/or operation of it the Content or the server that makes the Site available are error or virus free or free of other harmful components or that your use of the Site and/or Content will be uninterrupted.
You agree that GDPR Shield software, its directors, employees, agents or other representatives, data providers or affiliates will not be responsible or liable (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) under any circumstances for any amount or kind of loss or damage (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage, or any anticipated loss of profit, loss of profit, loss of opportunity, loss of data, costs and fines and/or any special or incidental damages of any kind) that may result to you or a third party arising from or connected in any way to:
- Interruption of business or
- Access or other delays, terminations, suspensions, denials or access interruption to the Site or
- Date non delivery, data mis-delivery, data corruption, destruction of data or other modification of data or
- Third party website links on the Site or
- Reliance on the information contained on the Site or
- Computer viruses, system failures or malfunctions which may occur in connection with your use of the Site or
- Any inaccuracies, omissions or misleading, false or deceptive statement in the Content or
- Events beyond our reasonable control.
Notwithstanding any provisions of these Terms, GDPR Shield software does not exclude or limit its liability for
- Death or personal injury caused by its negligence or that of any of its officers, employees or agents or
- Fraudulent representation or
- Any liability which it is not lawful to exclude either now or in the future.
You will indemnify and will keep indemnified GDPR Shield software and its data providers and affiliates on demand against all claims, costs, proceedings, demands, losses, damages, expenses (including legal expenses) or liability whatsoever arising directly or indirectly as a result of:
- Any breach of these Terms by you or
- Your fault, negligence or breach of statutory duty or
- Your use of software, robots, spiders, crawlers or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure (whether owned by, leased or licensed to us) or that of any of our Suppliers.
These Terms (together with any variations to them pursuant to paragraph number 2) form the entire agreement between the parties concerning your access to, browsing and/or use of the Site and supersede all prior agreements, arrangements, understandings and representations made between us (whether written or oral) concerning the Site.
Any access given to you in accordance with paragraph number 4 is personal to you and may not be assigned, transferred or sub-licensed (in whole or in part) without our prior written consent.
Nothing in these Terms is intended to or shall operate to create a partnership or joint venture of any kind between us or to authorise either of us to act as agent for the other, and neither of us shall have authority to act in the name or on behalf of or otherwise to bind the other in any way including but not limited to the making of any representations or warranty, the assumption of any obligation or liability and the exercise of any right or power.
If the whole or any part of any provision of these Terms is or becomes invalid, void or unenforceable for any reason the same shall to the extent required be severed from these Terms and rendered ineffective so far as possible without modifying the remaining provisions of these Terms and shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions.
No waiver by GDPR Shield software of any breach of these Terms shall constitute a waiver of any other prior or subsequent breach and GDPR Shield software shall not be affected by any delay, failure or omission to enforce or express forbearance granted in respect of any of your obligations.
The rights and remedies of GDPR Shield software under these Terms are independent, cumulative and without prejudice to its rights under the law.
These Terms are not intended to create and shall not create any rights, entitlements, claims or benefits enforceable by any third party by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
These Terms and/or your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute which may arise.
User Contributed Content
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT THAT YOU POST THROUGH THE GDPR SHIELD SOFTWARE AND FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF PUBLISHING IT. NEITHER WE NOR THE PUBLISHER NORMALLY EXAMINE, APPROVE OR DISQUALIFY CONTENT THAT YOU OR OTHERS HAVE POSTED ON THE SOFTWARE BUT WE AND THE PUBLISHERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DO SO.
You may not post through the GDPR Shield software or otherwise make available:
- Any material that infringes third party’s right, especially privacy, publicity and intellectual property rights;
- Any code malicious to computers and networks; or
- Any material which may be deemed threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, vulgar, obscene or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
We will ask you on registering to sign and agree to the terms and conditions identified above, making you solely responsible for the content or imagery within the software. Once you have registered and agreed these terms and conditions we, if requested, can and will assist in the building and modifying of your app but will not be responsible for any of the content or imagery used.
You may post content on the software only if you are the rightful owner of all rights to that content or if you are licensed by the rightful owners to post such content. By posting content, you approve that you hold either all title and intellectual property rights or an appropriate license to the content and that you are entitled to post it. You grant us and the Publisher, each, an irrevocable, free of charge, sub-licensable, worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, transferable right to copy, modify, distribute, display, perform and make available to the public all content that you post via the App. You give up all moral rights in and to that content (e.g. you give up the right to have the content attributed to you). We do not claim ownership over the content that you contribute. You retain all title to it. The Company and the Publisher, each, may at any time, at their sole discretion and without prior notice remove or modify any content you have posted. You will have no right to object to or claim against any such actions we take
Requests to Remove Content
Any requests to remove copyright infringing content from the software, or counter requests to repost content, on grounds of mistake or misidentification of the content, must be made in accordance with our Copyright Policy.
We may also, at any time and without prior notice, change the scope or availability of the software related content or services. Such changes by their very nature may cause inconvenience or even malfunctions. YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WE DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY WITH RESPECT TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF SUCH CHANGES OR FROM ANY MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES THAT MAY RESULT THEREFROM.
The availability and functionality of the software depends on various factors, including software, hardware and communication networks that are provided by third parties. These factors are not fault free. THE COMPANY AND THE PUBLISHER DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT DISRUPTION, ERRORS OR INTERRUPTIONS, OR THAT IT WILL BE ACCESSIBLE, OR AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES OR IMMUNE FROM ERRORS OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS.
GDPR Shield Ltd have selected AWS as their Hosting partners to ensure you receive the best service and the most uptime as possible.
AWS will use reasonable efforts to make the AWS platform available with a monthly uptime percentage (98%)
AWS reserves the right to temporarily restrict the access of certain internet users or internet user groups to the provided services, if the security of network operations, integrity of the network and/or hosted data is endangered.
AWS guarantees that all planned network operation will take place and users will be notified.
Please see [AWS Service Terms](https://aws.amazon.com/service-terms/) for further details.
*Monthly uptime percentage means the total number of minutes in a monthly billing cycle the AWS storage system was connected to the internet ready to receive and provide information minus the number of minutes of downtime suffered in a monthly billing cycle, divided by the total number of minutes in a monthly billing cycle.
GDPR Shield Ltd are not responsible for any liability for indirect or collateral damages as well as following damages, loss of profit, service interruption, loss of data or information. GDPR Shield Ltd will do their utmost to provide a service that will have minimal downtime and minimal service interruption but this can not be guaranteed.