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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. INTRODUCTION:

Welcome to our website (the "Website"), a website where you can find out more about The Hive, your favourite characters, read news, play games, watch videos and more (the "Website Service"). This Website and the Website Service is operated and maintained by or on behalf of The Hive Enterprises Limited (“THEL”) and its group companies (“THEL” or "We" or "Us").

By accessing the Website and/or using the Website Service, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions ("Terms") and our privacy policy. If you have any queries about the Website or these Terms, you can contact Us by any of the means set out in paragraph 16 of these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you should leave the Website and stop using the Website Service immediately.

2. ELIGIBILITY AND REGISTRATION:

In order to make use of certain parts of the Website Service, you may need to register an account with Us. In order to do so, you must (a)provide Us with complete and accurate registration information; and (b) ensure your use of the Website Service is in accordance with these Terms and any Applicable Laws (as defined in paragraph 3, below). By registering an account with Us you warrant that: (a) you have given complete and accurate registration information, and will keep that information updated; and (b) your use of the Website Service does not violate these Terms or breach any Applicable Laws. You may cancel your account with Us at any time by following the instructions on the registration pages. We may terminate your account with Us for any or no reason, at any time, with or without notice and without liability.

In order to use the Website Service, you will require access to the world-wide web. You are responsible for any connection, service and other fees associated with such access and for providing all equipment necessary to enable you to connect to the world-wide web (including a computer and modem or other access device).

3. GENERAL RULES RELATING TO CONDUCT:

The Website Service is made available for your own, personal use. The Website Service must not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever or for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. When you use the Website Service you must comply with all applicable UK laws relating to online conduct (including, without limitation, content which can be posted online) and with any applicable international laws, including the local laws in your country of residence (together referred to as "Applicable Laws").

4. SPECIFIC RULES RELATING TO CONDUCT:

You agree that when using the Website Service you will comply with all Applicable Laws (as defined in paragraph 3), these Terms and you acknowledge that you are responsible for all acts and omissions which occur under your user-name. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to: You agree to indemnify THEL and its group companies 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 the Website and/or the Website Service, and any use of the same under your username other than in accordance with these Terms or Applicable Law.

5. CONTENT:

The copyright in all material contained on, in, or available through the Website including all information, data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics and video messages, the selection and arrangement thereof, and all source code, software compilations and other material ("Material") is owned by or licensed to THEL and its group companies. All rights are reserved. You can view, print or download extracts of the Material for your own personal use but you cannot otherwise copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit, disseminate in any form whatsoever or use the Material (other than Content posted by you) without THEL's express permission. You must not frame or link to the Website or any part of it without our permission.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos ("Trade Marks") contained on or in the Website are owned by THEL or its group companies or third party partners of THEL. You cannot use, copy, edit, vary, reproduce, publish, display, distribute, store, transmit, commercially exploit or disseminate the Trade Marks without the prior written consent of THEL or the relevant group company or the relevant third party partner of THEL.

6. LINK TO THIRD PARTIES:

The Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties ("Third Party Websites"). THEL does not have any influence or control over any such Third Party Websites and, unless otherwise stated, is not responsible for and does not endorse any Third Party Websites or their availability or contents.

7. THE PRIVACY POLICY:

We take your privacy very seriously. THEL will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy. By using the Website you acknowledge and agree that you have read and accept the terms of our privacy policy and these Terms.

8. DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY:

DISCLAIMER / LIABILITY: USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE AND THE WEBSITE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: (A) THE DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE IN RELATION TO THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE SERVICE; AND (B) ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE SERVICE (WHETHER IMPLIED BY STATUE, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY WARRANTY, TERM OR CONDITION AS TO ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR ANY SPECIAL PURPOSE, AVAILABILITY, NON INFRINGEMENT, INFORMATION ACCURACY, INTEROPERABILITY, QUIET ENJOYMENT AND TITLE ARE, AS BETWEEN THE AND YOU, HEREBY EXCLUDED. IN PARTICULAR, BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE FOREGOING, WE ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONDUCT OF ANY USER AND/OR ACCOUNT HOLDER OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR WEBSITE SERVICE; ANY ERROR, DELAY OR FAILURE IN THE TRANSMISSION OF ANY COMMUNICATION BETWEEN USERS AND/OR ACCOUNT HOLDERS; ANY TECHNICAL FAILURE OF THE INTERNET, THE WEBSITE AND/OR THE WEBSITE SERVICE; OR ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY TO USERS OR THEIR EQUIPMENT AS A RESULT OF OR RELATING TO THEIR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE WEBSITE SERVICE. YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED.

THEL will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with the Website and/or the Website Service, for any: (i) economic loss (including, without limitation, loss of revenues, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or (ii) loss of goodwill or reputation; or (iii) special or indirect or consequential loss.

Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of THEL or its group companies for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other liability which cannot be excluded by English law.

9. ACCESS RESTRICTION AND SERVICE SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION:

THEL reserves the right in its sole discretion to deny you access to the Website and/or the Website Service, or any part thereof, with or 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. In particular, THEL may deny you access to the Website and/or the Website Services if THEL exercises its right to delete, edit, lock or remove any Content posted, uploaded or displayed by you. THEL reserves the right to suspend or cease providing all or any of the Website Service, without notice, and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so.

10. ADVERTISERS ON THE WEBSITE:

We accept no responsibility for adverts posted on the Website. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises on the Website, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, not THEL, is responsible for such goods and/or services and if you have any queries or complaints in relation to them, your only recourse is against the advertiser.

11. ONLINE COMPETITIONS:

If you take part in any competition which is run on or through the Website ("Competition"), you agree to be bound by the rules of that competition and any other rules specified by THEL from time to time ("Competition Rules") and by the decisions of THEL, which are final in all matters relating to the Competition. THEL reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion without notice in accordance with the Competition Rules.

Unless specified, any advertised competitions are not exclusive to one particular country. However, unless specified, any related costs for pick-up, travel expenses or otherwise is strictly not included.

12. COPYRIGHT POLICY:

It is our policy to terminate any person's account with us if they repeatedly infringe the intellectual property or proprietary rights of others. If you believe any of your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way which infringes your intellectual property or proprietary rights, please contact us by any of the means set out in paragraph 16 or click on the "Report this" link at the bottom of the Website page or next to the allegedly infringing copy. You will need to provide us with the following information:

13. GENERAL:

These Terms (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and THEL concerning your use of the Website and the Website Service and supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and THEL in relation to such matters. THEL reserves the right to update these Terms from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded on to this the Website and your continued use of the Website Service following any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms so that you are aware of any changes to them. No other variation to these Terms shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorised representative on behalf of THEL.

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts in relation to any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and/or your use of the Website and/or the Website Service. If any provision(s) of these Terms 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 (as reflected in the provision(s)) and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. THEL's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by THEL in writing. Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms shall create any rights or any other benefits whether pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise in favour of any person other than you, THEL and its group of companies.

14. CONTACT US:

The Hive Enterprises, 91 Berwick Street, London. W1F 0NE

© The Hive Enterprises Limited. All Rights Reserved

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