designed for use with simple websites, providing straightforward,
brochure-type content with the additional feature of a contact form
enabling users to easily communicate with the website operator. These terms
and conditions are best suited to websites operated by individuals or small
businesses wanting to provide details of products and/or services online
but without 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. More 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 ensure that such
provisions are not unduly 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
Over and above TR.WEB.TC.02 Small Business Brochure Website Terms and Conditions,
this template includes terms covering the use of some form of
communications facility, usually a contact form, built into the website.
Users are required to refrain from using the system in offensive or
unlawful ways and are reminded that any personal data they submit will be
handled in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Further key clauses 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
This template is duplicated in the Website Terms & Conditions group.
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.
These Small Business Brochure and Contact Form Website Terms and Conditions
contain the following clauses:
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
7. Use of Our System
9. Our Liability
10. Viruses, Malware and Security
11. Acceptable Usage Policy
12. Privacy and Cookies
13. Data Protection
14. [Communications from Us]
15. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
16. Contacting Us
17. Law and Jurisdiction
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