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Website Terms of Use and Conditions of Participation

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may use Media Portal Limited website (“mobile-mania.co.uk”), whether as a guest or a registered user and participate in our free prize draws. Please read these terms of use and conditions of participation carefully before you start to use the Website and participate in a draw. By using the Website and/or participating in a draw, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and conditions of participation and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use and conditions of participation, please refrain from using the Website and participating in Media Portal Limited draws. Information about Media Portal Limited is a site operated by Media Portal Limited (“Media Portal Limited”). Media Portal Limited is registered in United Kingdom 71-75 Shelton Street Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9JQ. TERMS OF USE

1. Accessing the Website
Access to the Website is permitted on a temporary basis and Media Portal Limited reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service it provides on the Website without notice (see below). Media Portal Limited will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, Media Portal Limited may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users who have registered with Media Portal Limited. If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of Media Portal Limited security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. Media Portal Limited has the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by Media Portal Limited, at any time, if in Media Portal Limited opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use or conditions. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

2. Intellectual Property Rights
Media Portal Limited is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others to material posted on the Website. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Planet 49’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Website must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on the Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Media Portal Limited or its licensors. If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at Media Portal Limited option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

3. Reliance on the Website
Materials posted on the Website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. Media Portal Limited therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

4. Changes to the Website
Media Portal Limited may need to update the Website from time to time and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, Media Portal Limited may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the website may be out of date at any given time, and Media Portal Limited is under no obligation to update such material.

5. Liability of Media Portal Limited
The material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Media Portal Limited will not be liable for interruptions to operations or any other interference, including technical interference, over which it has no control. Further, Media Portal Limited does not accept responsibility for errors in the data you transmit to Media Portal Limited, or which is received by Media Portal Limited from a third party using your registration details, or any failure by you to receive information Media Portal Limited transmits to you. This includes, but is not limited to, submission errors caused by transmission failures; delays; typographical errors; telephone or network failures; computer, electronic, or Internet hardware or software failures: the inability of any site to accept all of Media Portal Limited data; and tampering. Media Portal Limited does not provide any assurance or guarantee that you will win prizes in any draw, or at all. Whilst Media Portal Limited takes reasonable measures to detect and eliminate viruses from the Website, Media Portal Limited cannot ensure that it will be free from viruses and does not accept any liability in this respect. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading or accessing information from the Website.
Legal proceedings are excluded and in particular but without limitation no enforceable claim for payment or delivery of the prizes (as the case may be) exists. Media Portal Limited and the are not liable for the loss, late arrival, delay, alteration, manipulation and/or misdirection of emails and/or data during data entry, logging, transmission and/or storage which are caused by external data networks, in particular the Internet or as the case may be the WWW, external telephone lines and/or other participants’ and/or third parties’ hard- and/or software; this also specifically applies for incorrect, missing, interrupted, deleted or defective data. Media Portal Limited and the are also not liable for losses caused by or arising out of incorrect information and/or data which is supplied by participants and/or third parties, or is caused by their hardware and/or software and which is used for the draw or is associated with it. In particular no liability is assumed if emails or data entries (in templates on the “Media Portal Limited” sites) do not correspond to the requirements established there and are consequently not accepted and/or assumed by the system. Furthermore Media Portal Limited and the are not liable in the case of theft or destruction of the systems storing the data and/or storage media or in the case of unauthorised alteration and/or manipulation of the data in the systems and/or in the storage media by the participants or third parties. Moreover Media Portal Limited and the are only liable for gross negligence or intentional actions of their legal representatives, employees or vicarious agents. In addition Media Portal Limited and the are not liable for damages which occur to the winner or the winner’s family members in conjunction with the prize. The preceding disclaimer does not apply as far as compulsory liability is being claimed e.g. in cases of intent, gross negligence, because of harm to life, body or health or because of breach of fundamental contractual obligations. Claim for damages for the breach of fundamental contractual obligations is however limited to foreseeable damage as far as liability for intent, gross negligence or harm to life, body or health is not being claimed. An alteration of the burden of proof to the disadvantage of the participant is not connected to the preceding regulations.

6. Data Protection
Media Portal Limited processes information about you in accordance with its privacy policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

7. Offences
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of- service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Media Portal Limited will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately. Media Portal Limited will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

8. Linking to the Website
You may link to the Website home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage Media Portal Limited reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on the part of Media Portal Limited where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. Media Portal Limited reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

9. Links from the Website
Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Media Portal Limited has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

10. Trade Marks
Media Portal Limited is a registered trade mark of Media Portal Limited.

11. Variations
Media Portal Limited may revise these terms of use and the conditions of participation at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes Media Portal Limited may make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

Each draw is conducted and organised by Media Portal Limited.

1. Registration
To participate in a draw, you are required to register with Media Portal Limited through the Website by providing your first and last name, address, telephone number and email address. As part of the registration process you must confirm that you are at least 18 years of age. You are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided to Media Portal Limited and agree and undertake to notify Media Portal Limited of any changes to the information provided, in particular any changes to your address and email address. Media Portal Limited reserves the right to refuse your registration for any reason.

2. Eligible Participants
Persons under the age of 18 are not eligible to register with Media Portal Limited or participate in a draw or any other competition run by Media Portal Limited. By accessing the Website and participating in a draw, you acknowledge and warrant that you are:
•legally capable of entering into binding contracts;
•at least 18 years old;
•resident in the UK; and
•accessing the Website from the UK or the Republic of Ireland.

Employees, representatives, assignees and agents of Media Portal Limited as well as all , advertising agencies and event coordinators involved in or with Media Portal Limited, including their family and household members are not eligible to register with Media Portal Limited or participate in any draw or any other competition run by Media Portal Limited.

3. Other Conditions of Participation
Participation in a draw is only possible via the Internet. Participation in a draw is in no way dependent on the payment of any fees, purchase of merchandise, the claim of non-gratuitous services and/or the payment of connection charges and/or user fees to Media Portal Limited or other companies involved with the a draw.

4. Determination of winners
The prizes displayed on the Website will be drawn by lot among all participants on the date indicated on the Website for the draw to which the prizes relate. Prizes shown on this Website may also be subject to prize draws on other websites Media Portal Limited will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of its obligations hereunder that is caused by events outside its reasonable control.

5. Notification of the winners
Media Portal Limited shall take steps to notify the winner of a relevant prize draw by email as well as by telephone if necessary. Notwithstanding the foregoing Media Portal Limited shall not be obliged to take any particular steps to notify the winner of the relevant prize draw but will take such steps as it considers appropriate at its sole discretion. In the event that Media Portal Limited is not able to contact the first randomly chosen winner within 14 (fourteen) days of the prize draw having taken place Media Portal Limited shall, at its sole discretion and without there being any requirement for any further notice to be provided, be entitled to cancel the prize draw that has taken place and withdraw the prize which shall be forfeited by the first randomly chosen winner and a further prize draw shall then take place in which the prize shall be re-drawn.

6. Payment
Cash prizes will be paid to the winner by cheque. Other prizes will be sent to the address provided at registration or, if necessary and depending on the nature of the prize and at Media Portal Limited discretion, may be collected by the winner at Media Portal Limited’s registered office. Media Portal Limited reserves the right to replace any prize with cash equivalent to the value of the prize (such value to be determined by Media Portal Limited at its sole discretion), which will be paid to the winner by cheque.

7. Transferability and Taxes
Entries for draws received by Media Portal Limited are understood to be entries of the participants from whose email address the entry is made. Prizes are not transferable before payment. Participation through an agent or other third party acting on a person’s behalf is not permitted. The winner is solely responsible for the payment of accruing taxes if applicable.

8. Rules of conduct and disqualification
Media Portal Limited and/or the of a draw have the right to disqualify participants and exclude them from the draw if they manipulate the participation process, the game and/or the “Media Portal Limited” pages or, as the case may be, try to do so; and/or breach the game rules; and/or otherwise unfairly and/or in a dishonest way try to influence a draw in particular by disruption, harassment, annoyance of employees/software of Media Portal Limited, the or other participants.

9. Termination Possibilities
Media Portal Limited and the reserve the right at their sole discretion to modify, cancel or terminate a draw at any time without prior notice. In particular, but without limitation, this applies if a draw cannot operate according to plan for whatever reasons, such as the infection of computers with viruses, in the case of hardware and/or software errors and/or due to other technical and/or legal reasons which influence the administration, safety, integrity and/or the scheduled and proper execution of a draw. In such cases Media Portal Limited and the also have the right to alter a draw at their discretion.

10. Publicity
By participating in a draw, you herby agree to take part in any publicity accompanying or resulting from your registration, and for your name to be used for publicity purposes by Media Portal Limited in printed or online formats.

11. Severability Clause
Should a provision of the conditions of participation be or become ineffective, then the effectiveness of the remaining provisions will remain unaffected. In such a case Media Portal Limited and the relevant participants will establish provisions in which a result, economically approximate to the ineffective provision, is achieved.
12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These terms of use and conditions of participation and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. The UK courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to the Website and/or your participation in a draw.

13. Contact us
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Website, please contact info@mobile-mania.co.uk.