Terms & conditions of use

  1. Terms of use

IMPORTANT: Set out below are the terms and conditions for web users of this site www.boltonrise.com You must read the terms and conditions set out below and agree to them before accessing or using this site. 

If you do NOT agree with the terms and conditions set out below DO NOT access, view or use this web site.

www.boltonrise.com (the web site) is our on line digital platform which may be accessed in a number of ways including but not exclusively via the world wide web, Desktop, mobile device, Electronic and RSS news feeds, Apps and by email.

This site is owned by Bolton Rise and these Terms and conditions set out part of the agreement between “you” the end user and “us” Bolton rise.

(The end user “you” will be defined as “you” in the terms and conditions. Bolton Rise  - www.boltonrise.com will be defined as “The site” in these terms and conditions) The reference made to “the site” is inclusive of its material regardless of the format or platform it is accessed from.

By accessing, viewing or using the Material on the Site you have indicated to us that you both understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.


Bolton Rise reserves the right to amend these Terms and conditions at any time. Any such amendment will be applicable to all persons accessing the website once the revised Terms have been posted on the website. It is your responsibility to check the current terms and conditions. To assist you in keeping up to date with the conditions each time we make an amendment to the terms and conditions we will change the issue number of such terms.


 2. No warranty

The Site is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and in particular we do not warrant that:

  • The Site will continue to be available to you in either its current format or from its current domain name.

  • The Sites content, third party content or any software available from the Site will be free from viruses, defects or risk.

  • The Material contained on the Site will be true, accurate or complete in all respects.

  • The site third party material, community material, community forums, its readers comments or views, blogs and posts

 3. Liability

The site shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including without prejudice to the foregoing generality, any lost business opportunities, loss of profit or goodwill) arising from or in any way connected with the Site, or your inability to use the Site. We accept no Liability for the content of the site or for any third party content, software or apps used on the site.


 4. Use of the Web Site                                                                           

You agree:

  • not to use the Material from the site for any unlawful purpose;

  • that you shall not make any use of the Site or its services so that the Site is interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient, or the functionality of the Site is in any way impaired; in particular that you shall not run any automated scripts on any part of the site without our express written authorisation.

  • not to use the Site for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;

  • not to use the Site in a manner which constitutes a violation or infringement of any person, firm or company (including but not limited to rights of copyright or confidentiality);

  • that in the event that you may have any right, claim or action against any other user arising out of the use of the Site you shall pursue such right, claim or action independently of, and without recourse to, us and accept that the site have no responsibility or liability in such matter.

  • that you will indemnify and defend us against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of a breach of these Terms and Conditions or any use of the Material or the Site.

  • You will not use or share material on the site that has been edited or taken out of context or is in breach of any copyrights.

We shall have the right to immediately suspend your access to the Site if you commit a breach of these Terms and Conditions.


 5. Rights to material

The design, images and content of the Site are, unless otherwise stated, our property or our licensors' property.

No attempt should be made to copy or reproduce the site, its content, images, logos or trademarks without our prior written consent.

We provide Material on the Site solely for your personal use and the reproduction of the whole or any part of the Site, except for any temporary copies made necessarily in downloading the Site, for purposes other than private and personal use, is prohibited, as is distributing, displaying or copying the Site, unless it is for the personal use.

No part of the Site can be reproduced, transmitted to or stored on any other web site or other form of electronic retrieval system, nor may any part of the site be accessed in such manner as to make it appear part of any third parties web site without our prior written consent.

News stories may be shared from the site on social media or via other electronic means as long as the whole story remains unedited and in context as its original form and intention and it is clear that the data has come from the site.


 6. Links to other Sites

Any web sites to which you link through the Site (including, without limitation, any web site provided by a third party but co-branded web site or a partner of the site) are independent of the Site and we have no control over them and accept no liability in respect of your use or inability to use them or any of the content of such web sites.


 7. Content

We accept no liability with respect to any of the products, information, material or services offered or provided by other organisations listed on, or linked to this Site. We do not endorse any of those organisations or any of their products or services. Should you decide to contract with any of these organisations, the contract will be directly between you and the relevant organisation. We will have no contractual involvement, and will not be liable in contract or otherwise for any products, information, materials or services provided to you by any of these organisations.


 8. Registration

When seeking access to parts of the website, such as community forums, reader comments, blogs, Special features, members only areas and email subscriptions you may be asked to register. You must then supply certain details if requested, such as your email address and a password. If you are under 16 you must get the consent of a parent or guardian before registering.

You can only access the registration areas of the site if:

  • your email address and password (if requested) are personal and may not be used by anyone else to access the site;

  • you do not do anything to allow anyone who is not a registered user to access any registration area of the site;

  • you do not create additional registration accounts which may cause disruption or abuse of the site;

  • you do not supply us with false or misleading information or pass yourself off as another user.

If we believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may cancel your access to the site immediately and without notice. The site reserves the right to cancel all memberships, accounts and subscriptions at any time.


 9. Cancellation, suspension & terminations

We can suspend, cancel, change or terminate this agreement and your ability to use the website and its community forums, reader comments and blogs with immediate effect at any time for any reason, including but not restricted to your serious or repeated breach of these Terms or any conduct in connection with your use of this site that we consider inappropriate or disruptive and which is serious or persistent.


 10. Your responsibilities

You are legally responsible for all material you post, share or submit and you understand that by doing so you intend it to be published on the website. Any material, video and audio recordings you give us are free of charge the non-exclusive, sub-licensable right to edit, delete, copy, translate, create derivative works from, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, make available to the public or otherwise use and re-use material contributed by you (or not use it) on the website and its community forums, reader comments and blogs and associated publications, and in any other media (now known or later developed) worldwide for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution (including any renewals or extensions) and you waive any moral rights in your contribution for these purposes.


 By publishing posting or sharing material on this website you warrant to us that:

  • You do not infringe the rights of any individual, corporation or organisation, including but not restricted to the owners of any copyright and other intellectual property, confidentiality or privacy right, and you have obtained any necessary permissions.

  • The material is your own original work or you have the right to make it available to use.

  • You have not defamed any individual, corporation organisation or otherwise affected their legal rights. This may include but is not restricted to: comment which cannot be justified; facts which are untrue or unprovable; statements breaching an individual's privacy; statements which may prejudice a court case; images or statements which are obscene, pornographic or illegal; statements which are offensive on grounds of race, religion, creed, colour or which may incite hatred or disrespect in any third party; statements which breach the criminal law, whether or not known to be illegal; statements which may breach professional ethics or standards.


 11. Loss or damage - disclaimer

You understand & acknowledge that:

  • the contributions to the website and its community forums, reader comments and blogs are the statements and views of the contributors and not of the site or any of our connected companies, directors, employees or shareholders.

  • it is your sole responsibility to check the accuracy of any facts and opinions given on this website before entering into any commitment based upon them.

  • we do not, as a matter of course, actively moderate, monitor or edit the contributions to the website and its community;

  • any third parties advertising on our websites, or external (or link) sites accessible via our websites, are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents or for any agreement you may enter into with a third party arising from your visit to our websites.


We are not liable for any loss or damage, in any capacity arising from contributions to the website and its community by other parties, your use of this site or inability to use this site, or any errors and omissions on this site, whether in contract, tort or otherwise and whether such loss or damage is foreseen or forseeable. This includes but is not restricted to indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages, loss of business, loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of opportunity, loss of reputation, loss of data and loss suffered by third parties. This does not exclude our liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

19. Data protection

We will use your personal details to administer this site. We may send direct marketing or promotional material information from us or selected third parties. We may share you information with our trusted partners or third party organisations.

We will not share your information or send you third party promotions if request for us not to do so.

We will always try to store your data safely and securely however we cannot guarantee such actions as no electronically stored data can be 100% secure. Please see our full privacy policy.

If we find your use of this site seriously inappropriate, offensive, disruptive or in breach of the law we may use information we have about you to stop such conduct, and this may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school, email providers and in the case of any suspected unlawful activity, the police or government agents.

22. Jurisdiction

These Terms shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any disputes will be submitted to and resolved by the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


This is the first release of these terms and conditions – Revision 0.0

Terms & conditions of use - first release Revision 0.00

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