(Updated March 2021)
Acceptance of terms:
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Crunchy Gadgets website, located at https://crunchygadgets.com/
By accessing this website, we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use crunchygadgets.com, if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The copyright in the material contained on, in, or available through this Website or Server excluding the Content (as defined in paragraph 3) but including all other information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video messages, or other materials and the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and other material (“Material”) is owned by or licensed to Crunchy Gadgets. All rights are reserved. You do not have any right, interest, or title in or to the Material unless otherwise expressly indicated. The trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trade Marks”) contained on or in this Website or Server are registered and owned by or licensed to Crunchy Gadgets. Save as expressly stated, you do not have any right to use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of Crunchy Gadgets. You are permitted to print or download extracts of the Material for your personal use only provided that each copy contains a notice that the Material is owned by or licensed to Crunchy Gadgets. None of the Material may be used for any commercial or public use. Save as expressly stated or as necessary to view, print, or download extracts of the Material for personal use, none of the Material may be copied, edited, varied, reproduced, published, displayed, distributed, stored, transmitted, commercially exploited, or disseminated in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of Crunchy Gadgets.
Content submitted to the website:
Information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials may be posted or uploaded (in public or privately) onto designated areas of certain of the Crunchy Gadgets Site. Any information, data, text, music, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials which are posted or uploaded on to Crunchy Gadgets or Server or otherwise transmitted through this Website by any visitor to this Website is referred to as “Content”. Crunchy Gadgets does not control the Content and, as such, is not responsible for it in any way whatsoever. In particular, Crunchy Gadgets does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content. Crunchy Gadgets shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to delete, edit, lock, move or remove any Content without notice. Without limiting the foregoing, Crunchy Gadgets shall have the right without notice to record the IP address from which any Content is posted or uploaded to and to lock or remove any Content which violates these Terms and Conditions or is or may be irrelevant, out of date, inappropriate or objectionable in any way whatsoever or in respect of which Crunchy Gadgets receives any complaint (whether valid, justified or not). If you upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to a public part of Crunchy Gadgets (including, without limitation, if you post a message to a bulletin board or chat forum, upload files, input data, or engage in any other form of communication through Crunchy Gadgets) you are wholly responsible for it. You hereby: (a) grant Crunchy Gadgets an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free right to use, distribute, copy, edit, adapt, license, distribute, transmit, publish, publicly perform or display any such Content in any form or medium anywhere in the World; and (b) irrevocably and unconditionally waive any moral rights or similar rights you have in any Content according to the Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act 1988 (as amended, superseded or replaced from time to time) (the “Act”) or equivalent legislation anywhere in the World.
Third-party products, services & downloads:
This Website may feature products and services of third parties (“Products and Services”) or contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites”). Crunchy Gadgets does not have any influence or control over any such Products or Services or any Third-Party Website. Unless otherwise stated, Crunchy Gadgets is not responsible for and does not endorse any Products or Services or any Third-Party Website, or its availability or contents. Crunchy Gadgets is not responsible for any agreement or understanding you enter into with a third party through a Third-Party Website and/or about any Products or Services. While Crunchy Gadgets aims to provide unbiased editorials we wish to disclose that (i) we occasionally receive free products from marketers that we sometimes review or discuss in our editorials, and (ii) we may run advertisements on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation, and (iii) we may sell these products within our stores, and (iv) we may use affiliate links to products and or services for which we sometimes receive compensation. Crunchy Gadgets is a participant in several affiliate advertising programs. For instance, we participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
You acknowledge and agree about any downloads which are accessed on or via Crunchy Gadgets (“Download”) that (i) you have a right of a license to such Download, you do not own any intellectual property rights in such Download and your use of such Download may be subject to any applicable end user license agreement; (ii) you are not permitted to modify, copy, commercially exploit, resell or otherwise use a Download in any way which is contrary to applicable laws or regulations. Your attention is drawn to section 7 of these Terms and Conditions, which you should read carefully before commencing any Downloads.
You agree that when using the Website you will not: (a) Upload, post or otherwise transmit Content which violates the rights (including, without limitation, the intellectual property rights) of a third party or which is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, argumentative, flaming, hateful, offensive (whether in relation to sex, race, religion or otherwise) harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, indecent, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy or contains any illegal content; (b) Harvest Content or IP addresses or upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content which contains software viruses or any other files or programs that may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this Website or any networks connected to this Website, or that contains any chain letters, pyramid selling schemes, bulk mail, junk mail or similar; or (c) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content for any commercial or business purpose including (without limitation) any Content which contains any advertising or promotional materials; or (d) Restrict or in any way inhibit any person from using this Website; (e) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content which is unnecessary and/or repetitive including any Content which repeats that previously uploaded, posted or transmitted by you or another visitor, unless absolutely necessary; or (f) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to a part of this Website which is irrelevant to the subject matter or the Content; or (g) Upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content to this Website using an email address provided by a free account service such as Hotmail; or (h) Register yourself as a member of this Website or the forum provided through this Website, or to receive any newsletter or other service under more than one user name and/or user account number without the consent of the Website editor or the forum moderator; or (i) Use this Website in a manner that is inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions and/or any relevant laws and regulations in force from time to time; or (j) Breach the terms of any suspension or ban or seek alternative access. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for maintaining a secure password to gain access to the member sections of this Website. You agree to indemnify Crunchy Gadgets in full and on demand from and against any loss, damage, costs, or expenses which they suffer or incur directly or indirectly as a result of your use of this Website other than under these Terms and Conditions.
This Website, Third Party Websites, links to the Third-Party Websites, and any Material and Content are provided on an ‘asis’ and as available basis and use is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law: (a) Crunchy Gadgets disclaims all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise about this Website, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material, and Content; and (b) all implied warranties, terms, and conditions relating to this Website, Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, Material and Content (whether implied by statute, common law or otherwise), including (without limitation) any warranty, term or condition as to accuracy, completeness, satisfactory quality, performance, merchantability, fitness for purpose or any special purpose, noninfringement and title are, as between Crunchy Gadgets and you, hereby excluded. Crunchy Gadgets makes no representation or warranty that this Website, and/or any Third-Party Websites will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure, or errorfree. Crunchy Gadgets will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with this Website, any Third Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads or any products or services offered on or through this Website or Third Party Website, whether by Crunchy Gadgets or on its behalf, for any: (a) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or (b) loss of goodwill or reputation; or (c) special or indirect or consequential loss. If Crunchy Gadgets is liable to you directly or indirectly with this Website, any Third-Party Websites, links to Third Party Websites, the Material, Content, Downloads, or any products or services offered on or through this Website or Third-Party Website, that liability (howsoever arising) shall be limited to the sums paid by you in consideration for Crunchy Gadgets granting you membership to this Website. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of Crunchy Gadgets for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by English law. This Website is controlled and operated by Crunchy Gadgets. Crunchy Gadgets makes no representation that material contained on this Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so on their initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so the exclusions and limitations in this section 7 may not apply to you in whole or part.
Without limiting the foregoing, you expressly agree that Crunchy Gadgets and its affiliates shall have no liability whatsoever for the performance of any software product you purchase and/or download through, or via a link from, the Crunchy Gadgets (“Download”). You expressly acknowledge and agree that the use of any Download is at your sole risk and that the entire risk as to the satisfactory quality, performance, accuracy, and effort is with you. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Downloads are provided “As Is” and without warranty of any kind, and Crunchy Gadgets hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions concerning the Download, either express, implied or statutory, including (without limitation) the implied warranties and/or conditions of merchantability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, quiet enjoyment and noninfringement of third-party rights. Crunchy Gadgets does not warrant against interference with your enjoyment of the Download, that the functions contained in the Download will be continuous, uninterrupted, secure, virus-free, or errorfree, or that defects in the Download will be corrected. Should the Download prove defective, you assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction.
No recommendation/invitation to invest:
No information on this Website constitutes or shall be deemed to constitute an invitation or recommendation to invest or otherwise deal in shares or other securities in Crunchy Gadgets and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any such securities. If you are considering an investment you should make your own, independent assessment and take appropriate independent professional advice.
Crunchy Gadgets reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to this Website, or any portion thereof, without notice and for any reason including, without limitation, if you fail to comply with any clause 5 (Member Conduct) or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions. In particular, Crunchy Gadgets may deny you access to this Website if Crunchy Gadgets exercises its right to lock any discussion topic to prevent further discussion, following submission of Content relating to that topic by you.
If you take part in any competition which is run on or through this Website, you agree to be bound by the Online Competition Rules and any other rules specified by Crunchy Gadgets from time to time (“Competition Rules”) and by the decisions of Crunchy Gadgets, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. Crunchy Gadgets reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner at its absolute discretion without notice under the Competition Rules.
These Terms and Conditions (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and Crunchy Gadgets concerning your use of this Website and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and Crunchy Gadgets about such matters. Crunchy Gadgets reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded to this Website. No other variation to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative on behalf of Crunchy Gadgets. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed by English law and you agree, for the benefit of Crunchy Gadgets, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If any provision(s) of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Crunchy Gadgets’ failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Crunchy Gadgets in writing. Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms and Conditions shall create any rights or any other benefits whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise in favor of any person other than you and Crunchy Gadgets.