TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These Terms and Conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to
www.sheldoninns.co.uk and hotels under the management of Sheldon Inns Limited
(“Our Sites”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you
understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and
Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site. If you do not agree to
comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site
1. Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the
following expressions have the following meanings:
“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts,
code, software, databases and any other form of
information capable of being stored on a computer that
appears on, or forms part of, Our Site; and
“We/Us/Our” means Sheldon Inns Limited , a company registered in
England under 08139867, whose registered address is
51 Clarkegrove Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10
2NH and whose main trading address is 82 Cato Street
North, Birmingham B7 5AN.
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site, www.sheldoninns.co.uk, is owned and operated by Sheldon Inns
Limited, a limited company registered in England under 08139867, whose
registered address is 51 Clarkegrove Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2NH
and whose main trading address is 82 Cato Street North, Birmingham B7 5AN.
Our VAT number is 165763284.
2.2 We are a member of British Institute of Inkeepers.
2.3 We are registered with the ICO registration number ZA483163
3. Access to Our Site
3.1 Access to Our Site is free of charge.
3.2 It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to
access Our Site.
3.3 Access to Our Site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may
alter, suspend or discontinue Our Site (or any part of it) at any time and without
notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part of it) is
unavailable at any time and for any period.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
4.1 All Content included on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property
rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to
or has been licensed by Us. All Content is protected by applicable United
Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
4.2 Subject to sub-Clauses 4.3 and 4.6 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell,
rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from Our Site
unless given express written permission to do so by Us.
4.3 You may:
4.3.1 Access, view and use Our Site in a web browser (including any web
browsing capability built into other types of software or app);
4.3.2 Download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching;
4.3.3 Print one copy of any page from Our Site;
4.3.4 Download extracts from pages on Our Site; and
4.3.5 Save pages from Our Site for later and/or offline viewing.
4.4 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on Our Site (or that of identified
licensors, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from Our Site for commercial
purposes without first obtaining a licence from Us (or our licensors, as
appropriate) to do so. This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use
of Our Site for general information purposes whether by business users or
4.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of
Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in
Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary
copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis
for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news reporting;
caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.
5. Links to Our Site
5.1 You may link to Our Site provided that:
5.1.1 You do so in a fair and legal manner;
5.1.2 You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association,
endorsement or approval on Our part where none exists;
5.1.3 You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without
Our express written permission; and
5.1.4 You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage Our reputation or
to take unfair advantage of it.
5.2 You may not link to any page other than the homepage of Our Site,
www.sheldoninns.co.uk or associated sites. Deep-linking to other pages requires
Our express written permission.
5.3 Framing or embedding of Our Site or associated sites on other websites is not
permitted without Our express written permission. Please contact Us at
email@example.com for further information.
5.4 You may not link to Our Site from any other site the main content of which
contains material that:
5.4.1 is sexually explicit;
5.4.2 is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
5.4.3 promotes violence;
5.4.4 promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;
5.4.5 discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or
class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual
orientation, or age;
5.4.6 is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm,
inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
5.4.7 is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;
5.4.8 is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another
person’s right to privacy;
5.4.9 misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the
identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to
deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that
they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 5.4);
5.4.10 implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists;
5.4.11 infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights
(including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights)
of any other party; or
5.4.12 is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not
limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
5.5 The content restrictions in sub-Clause 5.4 do not apply to content submitted to
sites by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with the
provisions of sub-Clause 5.4. You are not, for example, prohibited from posting
links on general-purpose social networking sites merely because another user
may post such content. You are, however, prohibited from posting links on
websites which focus on or encourage the submission of such content from users.
6. Links to Other Sites
Links to other sites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are
not under Our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the
content of third party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on Our Site is for
information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those
in control of them.
7.1 Nothing on Our Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for
general information purposes only.
7.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee
that Our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third
parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be
7.3 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content on Our Site is complete,
accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations,
warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content is
complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
8. Our Liability
8.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We accept no liability to any user for any
loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including
negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in
connection with the use of (or inability to use) Our Site or the use of or reliance
upon any Content included on Our Site.
8.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, We exclude all representations,
warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to Our
Site or any Content included on Our Site.
8.3 If you are a business user, We accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business
or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated
savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or
8.4 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is free from
viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage
resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or
other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software,
data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of Our Site (including the
downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on Our Site.
8.5 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any
disruption or non-availability of Our Site resulting from external causes including,
but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications
network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
8.6 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Our liability for fraud
or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from
negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or
restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those
relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or
Trading Standards Office.
9. Viruses, Malware and Security
9.1 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that Our Site is secure and
free from viruses and other malware.
9.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other
material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
9.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other
material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via Our Site.
9.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of Our Site, the
server on which Our Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database
connected to Our Site.
9.5 You must not attack Our Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed
denial of service attack, or by any other means.
9.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 9.3 to 9.5 you may be committing a
criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches
will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate
fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use
Our Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
10. Acceptable Usage Policy
10.1 You may only use Our Site in a manner that is lawful. Specifically:
10.1.1 you must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national or
international laws and/or regulations;
10.1.2 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful
10.1.3 you must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way
transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other
code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of
any kind; and
10.1.4 you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended
to harm any person or persons in any way.
10.2 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to Our Site if you
materially breach the provisions of this Clause 10 or any of the other provisions of
these Terms and Conditions. Specifically, We may take one or more of the
10.2.1 suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access Our
10.2.2 issue you with a written warning;
10.2.3 take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all
relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
10.2.4 take further legal action against you as appropriate;
10.2.5 disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as
We deem reasonably necessary; and/or
10.2.6 any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
10.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but
not limited to those set out above) that We may take in response to breaches of
these Terms and Conditions.
11. Privacy and Cookies
Use of Our Site is also governed by Our Cookie and Privacy Policies, available from the
links on Our Sites These policies are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by
12. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
12.1 We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time. If We do so, details of the
changes will be highlighted at the top of this page. Any such changes will become
binding on you upon your first use of Our Site after the changes have been
implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
12.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and
Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall
prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
13. Contacting Us
To contact Us, please email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
14. Communications from Us
14.1 If We have your contact details, We may from time to time send you important
notices by email. Such notices may relate to matters including, but not limited to,
service changes and changes to these Terms and Conditions.
14.2 We will never send you marketing emails of any kind.
14.3 For questions or complaints about communications from Us (including, but not
limited to emails), please contact Us at email@example.com
15. Data Protection
15.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in
accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data
Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
15.2 For complete details of Our collection, processing, storage, and retention of
personal data including, but not limited to, the purpose(s) for which personal data
is used, the legal basis or bases for using it, details of your rights and how to
exercise them, and personal data sharing (where applicable), please refer to Our
16. Law and Jurisdiction
16.1 These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether
contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with
the law of England & Wales.
16.2 If you are a consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law in
your country of residence. Nothing in Sub-Clause 16.1 above takes away or
reduces your rights as a consumer to rely on those provisions.
16.3 If you are a consumer, any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between
you and Us relating to these Terms and Conditions, or the relationship between
you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction
of the courts of England and Wales.
16.4 If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions, the
relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated
therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the courts of England & Wales