By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and the documents referred to in them. If you do not accept any of these Terms, you should stop using the Site immediately.
1. Definitions and interpretation
1.2 In these Terms the following expressions have the following meanings:
means any text, image, audio, video, script, code, software, database and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on the Site; and
means any online communications facility that we make available on the Site either now or in the future. This may include, but is not limited to, contact forms, email, messaging, and live chat.
2. Information about us
2.1 The Site is owned by Violet Group Ltd (trading as Violet Homes) a private limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 11673758 whose registered office is at 19 William Court, Blue Bridge Lane, York YO10 4NL.
2.2 We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under registration number ZA487136.
3. Access to the Site
3.1 Access to the Site is free of charge.
3.2 Access is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue the Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if the Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
3.3 The Site is intended for use only by those who can access it from within the UK. If you choose to access the Site from locations outside the UK, you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
4.1 All Content included on the Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed to us. All Content is protected by intellectual property laws.
4.2 Subject to sub-Clause 4.3 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use Content from the Site unless we have given you written permission to do so.
4.3 You may:
4.3.1 access, view and use the Site in a web browser;
4.3.2 download any part of the Site for caching;
4.3.3 print one copy of any pages from the Site;
4.3.4 download extracts from pages on the Site; and
4.3.5 save pages from the Site for later and/or offline viewing.
4.4 Our status as the owner and author of the Content on the Site (or that of licensees) must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You may not use any Content saved or downloaded from the Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from us (or our licensors) to do so. This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use of the Site for general information purposes whether by business users or consumers.
5. Links to the Site
5.1 You may link to the Site provided that:
5.1.1 you do so in a fair and legal manner;
5.1.2 you do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement or approval on our part where none exists;
5.1.3 you do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on the Site without our express written permission;
5.1.4 you do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage our reputation or to take unfair advantage of it; and
5.1.5 you do not do so with the expectation that we will link to another website in return.
5.2 You may not link to the Site from any other site the content of which contains material that:
5.2.1 is sexually explicit;
5.2.2 is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
5.2.3 promotes violence;
5.2.4 promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;
5.2.5 discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
5.2.6 is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
5.2.7 is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person;
5.2.8 is intended or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to threaten to infringe) another person’s privacy;
5.2.9 misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this sub-Clause 5.2);
5.2.10 implies any form of affiliation with us where none exists;
5.2.11 infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights) of any other party; or
5.2.12 is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
6. Links to other websites
6.1 Links to other websites will be included on the Site.
6.2 The contents, availability and functionality of other websites are not under our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability in respect of third-party websites.
6.3 The inclusion of a link to another site does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
6.4 If we provide you with a login and password to any third-party websites including (but not limited to) Airbnb and eviivo, your access to those websites will be subject to their own terms and conditions which we recommend that you read.
6.5 We are not, and you acknowledge that we will not be deemed to be, party to any contract that you enter into by using a third-party website.
7. Use of the System
7.1 You may use our System at any time to contact us. Please note that you must not:
7.1.1 communicate in a way that is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory;
7.1.2 submit information that promotes violence;
7.1.3 submit information that promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity;
7.1.4 submit information that discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
7.1.5 submit information that is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
7.1.6 submit information that is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive;
7.1.7 submit information that is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another person’s right to privacy or otherwise uses their personal data in a way that you do not have a right to;
7.1.8 misleadingly impersonate any person or otherwise misrepresent your identity or affiliation in a way that is calculated to deceive;
7.1.9 imply any form of affiliation with us where none exists;
7.1.10 infringe, or assist in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights) of any other party; or
7.1.11 submit information in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
7.2 We monitor communications made using our System.
7.3 Any information that you send to us through the System may be modified by us and, by sending us such information, you waive your moral right to be identified as the author of that information.
7.4 Any personal information sent to us, whether through our System or otherwise (including but not limited to your name and contact details), will be collected, used and held in accordance with your rights and our obligations under the law, as set out in Clause 13.
8.1 Nothing on the Site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only. Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action relating to letting or renting a property.
8.2 We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that our Site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
8.3 We do not make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the Content on the Site is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
8.4 No part of the Site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.
8.5 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that any and all pricing information shown on the Site is correct at the time of going online. We reserve the right to change prices at any time and may add or remove special offers and promotions from time to time.
8.6 We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that services shown on the Site will be available from us.
9. Our Liability
9.1 We accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) the Site or the use of or reliance upon any Content included on it.
9.2 We exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to the Site or any Content included on it.
9.3 If you are a business user, we accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
9.4 We exercise reasonable skill care to ensure that the Site is free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of the Site (including the downloading of any Content from it) or any other site referred to on it.
9.5 We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of the Site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
9.6 Nothing in these Terms excludes or restricts our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law.
10. Viruses, Malware and Security
10.1 We exercise reasonable care to ensure that the Site is secure and free from viruses and other malware.
10.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.
10.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via the Site.
10.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of the Site, the server on which the Site is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to the Site.
10.5 You must not attack the Site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.
10.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 10.3 to 10.5 you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use the Site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.
11. Acceptable Use Policy
11.1 You may only use the Site in a manner that is lawful. Specifically:
11.1.1 you must ensure that you comply fully with any applicable laws;
11.1.2 you must not use the Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent;
11.1.3 you must not use the Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind; and
11.1.4 you must not use the Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person.
11.2 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Site if you breach the provisions of this Clause 11 or any of the other provisions of these Terms. Specifically, we may take one or more of the following actions:
11.2.1 suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access the Site;
11.2.2 issue you with a written warning;
11.2.3 take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
11.2.4 take further legal action against you as appropriate;
11.2.5 disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as we deem reasonably necessary; and/or
11.2.6 any other actions which we deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
11.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not limited to those set out above) that we may take in response to breaches of these Terms.
12. Privacy and Cookies
13. Data Protection
13.1 All personal information that We may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
14. Changes to these Terms and Conditions
14.1 We may alter these Terms at any time. Any changes will become binding on you upon your first use of our Site after the changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
14.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.
15.1 These Terms and any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.
15.2 You agree that, for our benefit, the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of or in connection with these Terms or their subject matter or formation.
15.3 Nothing in this Clause 15 shall limit the our right to bring proceedings against you in any other court of competent jurisdiction.