with simple websites, providing straightforward, brochure-type content.
This template is best suited to websites operated by individuals or small
businesses who want to provide details of goods and/or services online, but
not online shopping.
of being required to read them and accept them using a checkbox or similar,
visitors to your website are simply deemed to have accepted the terms of
use as soon as they start using the site.
Important information about the website operator is provided, including
company registration details, trading address, and details of any relevant
regulatory bodies or associations. It is important to note that for certain
trades and professions there may be additional information that you must
supply. Members of regulated professions should include professional
titles, links to professional rules and other important details. Such
details are not included in this template and those working in regulated
professions should seek professional advice.
IP rights including, but not limited to, copyright are protected by these
you to choose how much flexibility to give to your users when it comes to
copying and saving material from your site, as well as establishing
deep-links to pages within your site on other sites. Additional linking
provisions included in the template may also help to prohibit users from
establishing links to your site from sites publishing offensive or unlawful
Disclaimers and liability provisions in this document seek to protect
website operators to the maximum extent deemed reasonable. In particular,
users are advised of the possibility that there may be slight discrepancies
between products or services shown on the website and the actual products
or services available. It is important, however, to make sure that such
provisions are not unfairly biased against users – particularly when
dealing with consumers – lest they be considered unfair in the eyes of the
law. Additional liability provisions, therefore, are provided that apply
only to business users.
Other important clauses in the template address internet security, data
protection, privacy and cookies (integrating separate policies into the
terms and conditions by reference), acceptable use of the website (more
detailed usage provisions are included in terms and conditions for websites
offering more interactivity), and opting in and out of marketing
communications. All parts of this template are designed to be compatible
with consumer protection legislation including, but not limited to, the
Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
This template is duplicated in the Website Terms & Conditions group.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Information About Us
3. Access to Our Site
4. Intellectual Property Rights
5. Links to Our Site
6. Links to Other Sites
8. Our Liability
9. Viruses, Malware and Security
10. Acceptable Usage Policy
11. Privacy and Cookies
12. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
13. Contacting Us
14. [Communications from Us]
15. [Data Protection]
16. Law and Jurisdiction
This template is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the
highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.
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