Terms & Conditions

We are Wedding Dress Expert (a trading name of Wedding Dress Expert Ltd, a company registered in the United Kingdom). We provide information, including an electronic directory, about wedding dresses / bridal wear through our website www.WeddingDressExpert.co.uk (the “Site”)

The terms and conditions expressly set out below, the Privacy Policy and those terms and conditions incorporated by reference (the “Terms”) apply to your use of the Site and the products or services advertised by third parties through the Site (the “Services). By using the Site as a visitor or as a member, you agree to be bound by the Terms.

Variation of the Terms
We may amend the Terms at any time by posting the amendments on the Site. Unless we inform you otherwise, an amendment will take effect 30 days after the date that we first post it on the Site. Your use of the Site after the date an amendment takes effect will be subject to the Terms as amended by that amendment and will constitute your acceptance of such amendment.

Membership
You can browse public areas of the Site without being a member of the Site, but to access certain parts of the Site you must first register with us as a member of the Site. You warrant that the information provided by you during the registration process is true, complete and accurate and that you will promptly notify us of any material change to that information. If any information provided by you is, or subsequently is shown to be, untrue, inaccurate or incomplete then we have the right to refuse or terminate any and all access to or use of the Site by you. Any and all information provided on completion of the registration process will be subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy.

Passwords
During the registration process we will ask you to provide a password together with your Username. After we have registered you as a member, that password allows you access to areas on the Site restricted to members. You agree that you will not disclose the password to any third party or keep the password in such a manner that third parties may have access to it. You should also ensure that you log out whenever accessing the Site from a public or shared computer. You must inform us immediately if you become aware or suspect that your password is known by any unauthorised person so that we can take appropriate action to prevent the misuse of such information and issue you with a new password. You will be solely and exclusively liable for all consequences arising from the use or misuse of your password.

Directory listing annual fee
We will charge you a non-refundable annual fee for your directory listing, details of which can be found in the directory listing annual fee area of the Site. The annual fee is paid by credit or debit card using our online card payment facilities. Unless otherwise stated, all payments shall be made in UK Pounds Sterling £. We may amend the membership fee at any time by posting the amendment on the Site and if you are an existing member, it will not affect your directory listing until your directory listing becomes due for renewal.

Information provided by you for public display
We may display on the Site any information, including images, provided by you to us for public display on the Site, including but not limited to information included in directory listings, discussion forums, feedback, articles and comments. When you provide to us information for public display on the Site, you at the same time automatically grant to us a non-confidential, non-exclusive, unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, fully paid, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide right and licence to use and exploit the information at our sole discretion however we deem appropriate. We have the right to publish, edit or reject any information provided by you for public display for any purpose whatsoever. Any information you provide to us for public display is provided to us without payment to you.

After providing information to us for public display, you may continue to use the information, including allowing other people to use the information.

You agree that you will not provide any information, including images, to us for public display on the Site, which is protected in any way or subject to any right owned by a third party without the express permission of the owner of the right. You are solely liable for any damage or harm resulting from the information you provide for public display on the Site. You warrant that the information, including images, you provide to us for public display on the Site does not infringe or violate in any way on the rights of others and that the use of the information by us will not result in us having any liability or obligation to any other party.

Your use of the Site and Services
You agree to use the Site and Services for lawful purposes only and in a manner which is consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations in the country in which you access the Site, the country from which Services you use are provided and the country in which any Services are performed for you. Your use of the Site and Services must not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Site by, any third party. You agree not to import or transfer to the Site either directly or indirectly any information or other content which is or may be: in breach of any applicable laws, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, obscene, abusive or offensive; in breach of any intellectual property right, privacy, publicity or any other rights of any third party; or damaging to the software or performance of the Site. You must not use the Site to send unsolicited or unauthorised advertising such as “junk mail” or “spam”. You must not take any action that imposes an unreasonable, or disproportionately large, load on the infrastructure of the Site. You must not use the Site and Services on behalf of, or otherwise make available the Site and Services to any other person or entity. If you are or we reasonably believe that you are or are likely to be, in breach of this paragraph we may with or without notice to you suspend or terminate your access to the Site. If we suspend your access to the Site we may impose such additional conditions regarding your future use of the Site and the Services as we shall consider necessary.

Availability of the Site and Services
It is our aim that the Site will be available for you to connect to and use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we will endeavour to perform all maintenance to the Site without impacting on the availability of the Site, however, we make no guarantee regarding the availability of the Site. We reserve the right to suspend and withdraw access to some or all of the pages of the Site or to the Services without notice at any time and accept no responsibility for these pages or the Services not being available. Wedding Dress Expert does not warrant (a) the full functionality of the Site, (b) that defects in the Site will be corrected or (c) that the Site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or bugs.

WeddingDressExpert.co.uk is only a Site
Our Site provides information and acts as a location for retailers and suppliers of bridal wear goods and services (“Suppliers”) to list the products or services they supply so that potential purchasers of goods and services (“Purchasers”) can view this information.

Wedding Dress Expert does not recommend or otherwise endorse any Suppliers, Services or Purchasers and does not warrant that any Suppliers, Services or Purchasers will be suitable for your requirements.

The information on the Site does not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

You acknowledge that any concluded contracts of sale or provision of services resulting from information on the Site are negotiated, made and performed directly between the Supplier and Purchaser on terms agreed between them, without involving us or the Site. We have no involvement in, or responsibility for, and shall not be a party to any contracts for the sale of goods or supply of services made between Suppliers and Purchasers as a result of information on the Site (“Supply Contracts”).

You acknowledge that we have no control over the quality, safety, legality, fitness for purpose or other characteristics of the goods or services advertised by Suppliers, the truth or accuracy of the listings on the Site or the ability of any of Suppliers or Purchasers to perform their Supply Contracts. We do not in any way guarantee performance of Supply Contracts.

You are responsible for making your own checks on the identity, status, responsibility, creditworthiness, trustworthiness and ability to perform of any person or organisation with whom you enter into a Supply Contract.

You hereby release us (and our officers, employees, agents and subsidiaries) from any liability in respect of any claims, demands, costs, damages or expenses (actual or consequential) of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way connected with Supply Contracts and/or disputes arising from or relating to Supply Contracts.

You agree to release us (and our officers, employees, agents and subsidiaries) from all liability in respect of, the information contained on the Site or for its accuracy, completeness, honesty or decency or for any reliance placed by you on, or action taken by you as a result of, such information.

We are not authorised by any applicable body to provide any services which may require authorisation.

We may at any time and from time to time remove any Service or category of Services (including any Services offered by you) with or without notice and without assigning any reason thereto.

Information not necessarily represent the views of Wedding Dress Expert
Information on the Site, including but not limited to information provided by Suppliers, Purchasers, visitors or members, does not necessarily represent the views of Wedding Dress Expert.

Directories
You must list yourself in the proper directory categories and we reserve the right to move any listing which we consider to be in the wrong category to the appropriate category or delete such listing.

Any attempt to alter the order in which Suppliers are listed in our directories (or any action which has the direct or indirect effect of altering that order) is a breach of the Terms. In particular (but without limitation) if you have been allocated a prominent position in any of our directories and there is any link between your listing on our Site and any other site, you must not (either directly or indirectly) use that link to point to any other person, company or entity so as effectively to confer on that other person, firm or company the prominent position in our directories allocated to you. You will not use such link to point to any site whose content, if included on the Site would be in breach of the paragraph “Your use of the Site and Services” . We may remove any such link without assigning any reason thereto at any time.

Termination
We may suspend or terminate your access and/or membership of the Site if you breach any of the Terms or if we believe that your actions may cause us or other members to incur any liability, claims, damages, costs or expenses.

Links
Where we provide hypertext links to other web sites or contacts, we do so for information only and such links do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by us of any products or services in such sites. You use such links entirely at your own risk and we accept no responsibility for the content or use of such web sites or for the information contained on such sites. You may not create a link to the Site, nor frame it without our written permission.

Intellectual Property Rights
Unless otherwise stated all rights, including copyright and database rights, existing in the Site are owned by (or licensed to) us and you are responsible for obeying all applicable copyright and other intellectual property rights and laws. You may use the information and take copies or print so much of the Site as is reasonable for your personal private purposes. The information on the Site may not otherwise be reproduced, stored in any medium (including in any other web site), distributed or transmitted to any other person or incorporated in any way into another document or other material without the prior written permission of Wedding Dress Expert.

Trade Marks
The names “WeddingDressExpert.co.uk” and “Wedding Dress Expert” are logos, trade names, trade marks and/or domain names of Wedding Dress Expert Ltd. Other trade marks and names may be used within the pages of the Site to refer either to the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Wedding Dress Expert disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.

Database Rights
Wedding Dress Expert Ltd is the owner of all rights in the database compiled from information on the Site, including listings and directory entries of Suppliers and Purchasers on the Site. Extraction from, or reproduction of, part or all of the contents of this site in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with the permissions set out in these Terms.

No Warranty
Wedding Dress Expert provides the Site on an “as-is” and “as-and-when-available” basis. To the extent permitted by law Wedding Dress Expert excludes any warranty or condition whether express or implied in relation to the provision of the Site.

Wedding Dress Expert gives no warranty, express or implied, with regard to the accuracy or currency of any information posted on the Site.
Wedding Dress Expert shall not be liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on the Site.

Limit of Liability
You use the Site at your own risk. Wedding Dress Expert hereby disclaims any liability for any kind of loss or damage resulting from your use of the Site.
To the extent permitted by law Wedding Dress Expert accepts no responsibility for any claim in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise for indirect, special or consequential loss or damage and/or loss of profit, business revenue, goodwill, corruption to data or otherwise arising out of access to, use of or reliance on the Site or any information on the Site or the Services.

To the extent permitted by law Wedding Dress Expert’s aggregate liability under the Terms for all claims shall not exceed the lower of £150 or an amount equal to the annual directory listing fee paid by you in the 12 months preceding your claim and pro-rated in the case you have been a member for less than 12 months.

Indemnity
You shall indemnify us (including our subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents and employees) against all claims, costs, demands, liabilities and expenses incurred by us (including our subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents and employees) arising out of or in connection with a breach of the Terms by you or your breach of any law or rights of any third party.

Notice
All notices and other communications in connection with the Terms shall be sent to us via the postal address provided in the Contact Us section of the Site, and to you at the email address given by you at registration or an email address you subsequently provide to us. Any notice or communication sent by us shall be deemed received by you at the time it is sent by us. Any notice or communication sent by you shall be deemed received by us at the time it is received by us. If we are notified that your email address is invalid, we will send any notices and communications to you by post, postage prepaid, to the address given by you at registration or an address you subsequently provide to us. In such case, notice shall be deemed received 3 days after the date of posting.

Waiver
Wedding Dress Expert’s failure to exercise or enforce any of its rights under the Terms or otherwise will not be deemed to be a waiver of any such right nor will that failure operate to bar the exercise or enforcement of those rights at any future time.

Severability
If any part of the Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable then the remainder will not be affected but will remain valid and enforceable.

Agency
Nothing in the Terms shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership or joint venture, or an employer/employee relationship between you and Wedding Dress Expert Ltd.

Reasonable Control
Wedding Dress Expert shall not be liable for any failure to perform any of its obligations under the Terms where such failure is caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

Entire Agreement
The Terms and any section of the Site referred to in the Terms, contain the entire agreement and understanding between you and Wedding Dress Expert Ltd in relation to their subject matter, and supersede all prior agreements, arrangements, statements and understandings in respect of the same. This entire agreement and understanding is between you and Wedding Dress Expert Ltd.

Governing Law
The Terms and the use of the Site are governed by English law. Disputes arising out of the Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


  • HELP PAGE FOR RETAILERS CLAIMING THEIR LISTING



    Claim your Listing
    Edit your Listing and add information


    Claim your Listing
    STEP 1

    • • Find your store in the Retailer Directory by typing in the name of your store in the box marked “Search by Shop Name” and clicking the search / magnifying glass icon.
    • Go down the list until you find your store.
    • Click on the name of your store and you will go to your directory entry.

    STEP 2

    • Once you are in your directory entry, move your mouse over the right hand side of the page and a button will appear that says “Claim this Listing”.
    • Click on this button and you will go to the Claim Listing page.

    STEP 3

    • Once you are in the Claim Listing page, type in your name and email in the boxes.
    • In the Comments box, type in your position within the store eg Owner or Manager or Sales Assistant etc. This additional information will help verify your claim.
    • Select the listing type you require by clicking on the circle next to Premium or Expert.
    • Accept the Terms and Conditions by clicking on the square.
    • Clicking the big “Claim Listing” button at the end of the page will take you to PayPal’s own pages. This Help Guide will not be visible on PayPal’s pages. So before you click on the “Claim Listing” button please note that on PayPal’s pages:
    • Important: If you do not already have an account with Paypal, click the button to use Paypal as a Guest and also click the “Do not have a PayPal account” button. If you already have an account with Paypal, log in to Paypal and complete your purchase as usual.
    • Important: You may need to change the Country to the UK by clicking on the drop down menu and selecting the United Kingdom.
    • Once you have made the payment via PayPal, you will see a message from us which includes the next steps.
    • Now click the big “Claim Listing” button at the end of the Claim Listing page to go to PayPal.
    • You will then go to the PayPal page where you will be able to complete the transaction.
    Edit your Listing & Add Info
    STEP 1

    • At the end of the page, click the “Edit My Listing” button and you will be taken to your Retailer Dashboard.
      Click on the name of your store and you will be taken to your Listing on the website.
    • Move your mouse to the right hand side of your listing and the “Edit this Listing” button will appear.
    • Click the “Edit this Listing” button.
    • A form will appear with the name, postal address and phone number of the store already filled in. Check these details are correct and amend them if necessary.
    • The form has other boxes in which you can add in other information. It is up to you what other information you wish to add.

    STEP 2

    • Type in your mobile, email and website address in the boxes.
    • If you have Twitter, Facebook or Google+ accounts you can add them in the boxes.

    STEP 3

    • Add the designers whose dresses you stock.
    • Firstly, click on the drop down menu list to add a Wedding Dress Expert Featured Designer whose dresses you stock. Click the Add More button to add additional Wedding Dress Expert Featured Designers whose dresses you stock.
    • Secondly, go to the Other Designers box and type in the names of any other designers (ie in addition to the Wedding Dress Expert Featured Designers listed above) whose dresses you stock. Please type in the names of the other designers you stock and put a comma after each of the designers’ names.

    STEP 4
    Type in any additional information you would like to add in the boxes provided. There are separate boxes where you can add:

    • a brief summary or introduction to your store.
    • your trading hours.
    • any industry awards you have won and any industry associations where you are a member.
    • a customer testimonial.
    • a second customer testimonial.
    • a third customer testimonial.
    • any Special Offers including Sale announcements.

    STEP 5

    • Click the Save Changes button at the end of the page to save the additional information you have just added.
    • You can edit and add further information whenever you like by amending the information in the boxes on this page

    STEP 6
    FOR EXPERT LISTINGS ONLY

    • Underneath the heading “Directory Dashboard” at the top of the page there are a row of sub-headings.
    • Click on the word “Listings” and you will go to the next page.
    • Click on the name of your store and your listing will appear.
    • Move your mouse across to the right side of the listing and a small picture of a camera will appear. When you put your mouse on the camera it says “Add frontpage photos”.
    • Click on the camera and you will go to the photo upload page.
    • Click on the button which says Choose Files.
    • Find the photo on your computer that you want to display on your listing. Click on the photo and then click on the Open button. The photo will then appear on the page. Repeat this process to add further photos, up to a maximum of 5 photos.
    • Click on the Submit button.

    STEP 7

    • Click on the Retailer Directory main menu at the top of the page.
    • Type the name of your store into the box marked Search by Shop name.
    • Click on the name of your store and you will see your directory entry.
    • Check your directory entry.
    • To make any amendments (or for Expert Directory entries to add more photos) click on the Edit Listing or camera buttons and follow the appropriate steps listed above.