Smile Being You Terms and Conditions
Last updated: 30 December 2016
We suggest you read this information carefully before using the Smile Being You website.
1.1 Website usage
1.11 Your access to and use of Smile Being You is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use Smile Being You.
1.12 Access and usage of Smile Being You includes, but is not limited to: browsing, reading, listening to, watching, interacting with, emailing, commenting on, subscribing to, following links/instruction/information/guidance from, any Smile Being You content or communication.
1.2 Acceptable usage
Smile Being You visitors and users are expected to use this website in accordance with all local, national and international laws and regulations.
1.21 Smile Being You visitors and users are EXPECTED TO:
- Use and interact with Smile Being You in a manner that is polite, relevant and respectful to the aims of Smile Being You and to other users.
- Ensure the content of any comments made on Smile Being You is relevant to the products, articles or discussions and that you genuinely believe the material will be useful to others.
- Accurately represent yourself and others.
1.22 Smile Being You visitors and users are PROHIBITED FROM:
- Using Smile Being You in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international laws or regulations.
- Posting any content that may be deemed indecent, offensive, racist, defamatory, abusive, harassing or threatening.
- Posting any content that could be interpreted as self-publicity, advertising, selling, chain messages or soliciting.
- Posting any copyrighted material unless you yourself hold the copyright or have received permission from the author.
- Sharing personal identifiable details about another individual without their legal permission.
- Attaching any files or using additional html code within posts that could alter or interfere with the way the site is designed to function.
- Knowingly transmitting any data, or posting, sending or uploading any material that contains viruses, Trojan-horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
- Accessing without authority, interfering with, attacking, damaging or disrupting any part of the Smile Being You site, or any server, network or equipment on which Smile Being You is stored, both that owned by Smile Being You or a third party.
1.3 Unacceptable Usage Action
Should your usage of this website not adhere to these acceptable usage terms and guidelines, Smile Being You reserves the right to:
- Remove any post, comment or material that breaches these terms and guidelines.
- Withdraw your right to access the website on an immediate, temporary or permanent basis.
- Issue a warning to you.
- Take legal actions or proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis resulting from the breach.
- Disclose information to law enforcement authorities as deemed necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy.
1.4 Website Access
1.41 The Smile Being You website www.smilebeingyou.com and www.smilebeingyou.co.uk can be accessed by individuals for free. It is not guaranteed, however, that the Smile Being You website and its content will be available for use at all times or without interruption.
1.42 Smile Being You has the authority to suspend, discontinue, withdraw or change any or all sections of Smile Being You without giving a prior notice. We are also not accountable to you if for some reason our website is not operational or available for a limited or extended period of time.
1.43 It is not guaranteed that this website will be safe or free from any viruses or bugs. It is your responsibility to appropriately configure your computers and devices to protect against this possibility and suggest you use virus protection software.
1.5 Links to Other Websites
1.51 Smile Being You provides links to, and information about, third-party websites and services that are not owned or controlled by Smile Being You.
1.52 Smile Being You has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, policies, or practices of any third-party websites, services or individuals that are mentioned or linked to in any Smile Being You content. You further acknowledge and agree that Smile Being You shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites, communications or services.
1.53 Smile Being You strongly advises you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.
1.6 Links to Smile Being You
1.61 You are welcome to add a link on your own website or social media platform to this Smile Being You website and the Smile Being You social media pages, providing you do so in a manner that is legal, fair, accurate and does not adversely affect or damage the Smile Being You reputation.
1.7 Governing Law
1.8 Contributing to Smile Being You
1.81 From time to time Smile Being You runs projects get readers to contribute their ideas. More information about this can be found on the contribute page. When you contribute to Smile Being You, unless you explicitly specify otherwise, Smile Being You will assume:
- You are aged 18 years old or over and have the right to share this content.
- You grant permission for moving and still video images, photographs, audio recordings, comments, or writing you share with Smile Being You, via any contact channel, to be used by Smile Being You:
- In content, media, communications and creations for and by Smile Being You and related projects
- In whole or in-part, edited without restriction, and
- For commercial and non-commercial use.
In the interests of transparency and honesty, Smile Being You would like to disclose the following:
2.1 General Disclaimers
2.11 All content on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation, instruction, or any form of advice on any subject matter.
2.12 Smile Being You and its contributors take no responsibility or liability for any actions taken, or not taken, or any loss or damage that arises, as a result of accessing, using or downloading (or not being able to access) any content shared through this website or any associated Smile Being You online platforms, creations or communications.
2.13 Although reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the information on Smile Being You is up-to-date, accurate and reliable, Smile Being You does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or timeliness of the information on any external websites or resources that we mention or provides links to.
2.14 Smile Being You content includes personal views and opinions of the website’s author, guest bloggers, contributors and users. Whilst Smile Being You aims to ensure all content is relevant and useful, these opinions and views do not constitute facts or advice. In addition, these thoughts, ideas and opinions will change from time to time and this is acceptable and in line with Smile Being You encouraging an open mind and ongoing learning.
2.2 Marketing Disclaimers
2.21 Smile Being You typically promotes products, resources or services that the creator has heard or read about, researched, reviewed or has personal experience of using and feels could bring value to Smile Being You readers and followers.
2.22 Text and image hyperlinks on the Smile Being You website and associate content, including but not limited to the ‘Buy now’ buttons for products, will take the reader to an external website which Smile Being You has no control over. External links may open in the same or a separate tab or window of your internet browser.
2.23 Where Smile Being You provides information about products, resources or services, and/or links to these, as an affiliate marketer the creator of Smile Being You may earn a small percentage or fixed commission from purchases you make by clicking on an affiliate link and buying something from the website the link takes you to. Smile Being You is currently an affiliate of the following programmes:
- Smile Being You is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk
- Smile Being You is a participant in the Affiliate Window network, an affiliate programme that enables sites to earn commission by advertising and linking to products on the websites of selected Affiliate Window member companies. See this Paid for Advertising webpage for more information.
2.24 Should you purchase any goods or services as a result of clicking on an affiliate link from Smile Being You, this will be at no additional cost to you – You will pay the same price, and receive the same goods or service, as if you had reached the website independently. Your support in purchasing products through these links allows Smile Being You to focus on delivering you more frequent and high quality content.
2.25 Smile Being You may accept products from external individuals and companies to test out and review, then promote on the Smile Being You website and through other Smile Being You platforms and communications.
2.26 Smile Being You may accept sponsorship or endorsement payments from external parties for promoting their products, business or services, providing the Smile Being You Director genuinely believe these could bring value to Smile Being You readers and followers.
3. Intellectual Property and Copyright
3.1 All Smile Being You content, including this website and associated social media platforms, is copyright of Smile Being You Limited © 2016. All rights reserved.
3.2 You are welcome to mention and share links to the Smile Being You website and social media pages through relevant and appropriate communications, providing you represent Smile Being You accurately and fairly.
3.3 You may print, copy or download excerpts or pages from Smile Being You for personal or educational use, providing these are unmodified and you acknowledge Smile Being You as the source of the material.
3.4 You are not permitted to, except with express written permission from Smile Being You, copy, save, reproduce or redistribute any part of the content of the Smile Being You website, in an identical or modified version, for commercial purposes or financial gain.
4. Third party advertising
4.1 You may see advertising material submitted by third parties on the Smile Being You website and social media pages.
4.2 Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. Smile Being You accepts no responsibility or liability for the content of this advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.
6. Changes to Terms, Conditions, Disclaimers and Policies
6.2 If the revision to these terms and policies is significant we will notify subscribers to Smile Being You of the changes by email. What constitutes a significant change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use Smile Being You after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the updated terms or policies, please stop using Smile Being You.
7. Contact Smile Being You
Should you have any questions about Smile Being You and its content, including anything mentioned on this page, please get in touch by emailing Joanna@smilebeingyou.com
Thank you for reading this information.