Terms and conditions of use

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the blinx website ("www.blinxbooks.com", the "website") and the blinx mobile application ("BLINX", the "App", "BLINX app", the "Service") operated by BOX&ROX Ltd ("BOX&ROX", “box&rox”, "us", "we", or "our").

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

1. RULES RELATING TO USE OF THE APP

BOX&ROX requires you to be either at least 18 years old or to have obtained parental consent to use the blinx app.

The App is made available for your own, personal use. The App must not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever or for any illegal or unauthorised purpose. When you use the App you must comply with all applicable UK laws and with any applicable international laws, including the local laws in your country of residence (together referred to as “Applicable Laws”).

You agree that when using the App you will comply with all Applicable Laws and these Terms. In particular, but without limitation, you agree not to:

(a) Use the App in any unlawful manner or in a manner which promotes or encourages illegal activity including (without limitation) copyright infringement; or

(b) Attempt to gain unauthorised access to the App or any networks, servers or computer systems connected to the App; or

(c) Modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer any part of the App or re-format or frame any portion of the pages comprising the App, save to the extent expressly permitted by these Terms or by law.

You agree to indemnify BOX&ROX 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 App otherwise than in accordance with these Terms or Applicable Laws.

2. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

The copyright in all material contained on, in, or available through the App 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 BOX&ROX. 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 without BOX&ROX express permission.

You agree to give BOX&ROX a license to share all material generated by you to make it available to other users in your in-crowd (group of others selected by you and in accordance with our Privacy Policy).

The trademarks, service marks, and logos (“Trade Marks“) contained on or in the App are owned by BOX&ROX or third party partners of BOX&ROX. 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 BOX&ROX or the relevant third party partner of BOX&ROX.

3. BOX&ROX PRIVACY POLICY

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

4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER

Use of the app is at your own risk. The app is provided on an “as is”, "as available" basis. To the maximum extent permitted by law: (a) box&rox disclaims all liability whatsoever, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise in relation to the app; and (b) all implied warranties, terms and conditions relating to the app (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, quiet enjoyment and title are, as between BOX&ROX and you, hereby excluded. in particular, but without prejudice to the foregoing, we accept no responsibility for any technical failure of the internet and/or the app; or any damage or injury to users or their equipment as a result of or relating to their use of the app. Your statutory rights are not affected.

BOX&ROX will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), under statute or otherwise, as a result of or in connection with the App, 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.

If BOX&ROX is liable to you directly or indirectly in relation to the app, that liability (howsoever arising) shall be limited to the sums paid by you upon purchasing the app, or any in-app spend, including subscriptions, whichever is greater.

Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of BOX&ROX 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.

5. SUSPENSION/WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES

BOX&ROX reserves the right to suspend or cease providing any services relating to the apps published by it, with or without notice, and shall have no liability or responsibility to you in any manner whatsoever if it chooses to do so.

6. ADVERTISING

The App may contain links to websites operated by third parties (“Third Party Websites“). BOX&ROX may monetise some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programmes. Notwithstanding such affiliate programmes, BOX&ROX 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.

We accept no responsibility for adverts contained within the App. If you agree to purchase goods and/or services from any third party who advertises in the App, you do so at your own risk. The advertiser, not BOX&ROX, 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.

7. GENERAL

These Terms (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and BOX&ROX concerning your use of the App.

BOX&ROX reserves the right to update these Terms from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective immediately, and the current Terms are available through a link in the App to this page. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms so that you are aware of any changes to them and you will be bound by the new policy upon your continued use of the App. No other variation to these Terms shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorised representative on behalf of BOX&ROX.

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.

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.

BOX&ROX 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 BOX&ROX 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 or BOX&ROX.