Website terms – Worldwide Property Company (UK) LTD
Last updated January 2021
This page tells you the terms on which you may use our website http://worldwideproperty.co/ (including all landing pages and social media pages) (together, known as the “website”).
- Who We Are
We are WORLDWIDE PROPERTY COMPANY (UK) LTD (09730667) with registered address at Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, England, WC2B 6NH and are the owners of the website.
The terms the “Company” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.
We are not a property sales or lettings agency. We are the provider of the website. It is our partners, which includes [estate agents, commercial agents, landlords and home developers and overseas home owners] that are referred to as “partners”, that display property details for you to view. Our website displays these properties on behalf of our partners.
- General Terms
Our aim is to allow individuals to travel or locate overseas by providing properties that are a perfect match for them.
How do we do this?
Our website acts as a platform for our partners to display and market various overseas properties. This allows you to view and search our website for your dream property.
When you make an enquiry on our website through our contact form, whether it in relation to a specific property or a generic enquiry, we will then connect you to one of our partners who will be able to assist you with finding a property suitable for you.
Any contractual relationship formed in respect of a property displayed on our website, or general enquiry, will be with one of our partners and not with the Company. As noted below and in section 5 of these terms and conditions, the Company will not be liable for any issues or claim that arise from the enquiry or property. Our partners will ultimately hold all liability and responsibility with regards to any transaction involving any property displayed on our website.
The details of the properties displayed on the website are for information only. We do not take responsibility to verify the property details given to us by our partners and therefore give no warranties or representative as to their accuracy or completeness.
We advise that you verify the property details with our partners advertising the property before entering into any transaction in relation to the property.
- Use of the Website
You have permission for temporary use of the website, but we can withdraw or change our service at any time without telling you and without being legally responsible to you.
You must treat all identification codes, passwords and other security information as confidential. If we think you have failed to keep confidentiality, we are allowed to disable any security information (including your passwords and codes).
If you allow anyone else to use our website, you must make sure that they read these terms first, and that they follow them.
Only use the website as allowed by law and these terms. If you don’t, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.
We frequently update the website and make changes to it, but we don’t have to do this, and material on the website may be out-of-date. No material on the website is intended to contain advice, and you shouldn’t rely on it. We exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed on the website by anyone.
By using the website, you agree to us handling this information and confirm that data you provide is accurate.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from our website any material:
(a) that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;
(b) for which you have not obtained all necessary licences and/or approvals;
(c) which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party in the UK or any other country in the world; or
(d) which is harmful in a technical sense (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).
You may not misuse our website (including, without limitation, by hacking it).
We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this section.
- Our Legal Responsibility to You
We do not guarantee the accuracy of material on our site. As far as legally possible, we exclude legal responsibility for the following:
- Any loss to you arising from use of our website; and
- Loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill or savings.
We also exclude, as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statutes.
We do not exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion is not allowed by the law.
As noted above, the Company will not be liable for any issue, claim or direct, indirect, special or consequential loss arising from any property transaction handled by our partners. This website is purely for informational purposes only and all contractual relationships shall be formed with our partners and not the Company.
- Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website (for example the copyright and any rights in the designs) and in any of the material posted on it. They are protected by copyright.
You acknowledge that you are prohibited from copying, disassembling, reverse decompiling or saving the same, in any manner or any form whatsoever, by any means whether electronic, manual, mechanical, digital, optical, photographic or otherwise any of our intellectual property to pass of as your own for the purpose of redistribution, dealing or reselling of the products or services.
If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our website, and must destroy or return any copies of our digital content or products you have made.
- Uploading to our Website
Material that you upload will be regarded as non-confidential and not owned. This means that we can copy it, distribute it, and show it to other people for any purpose. You agree that if anyone else claims to own the material, or says that it breaches their rights, we can give them your identity.
We won’t be legally responsible to anybody for the accuracy of material that you upload to the website, and we can remove it at any time.
- Computer Offences
If you do anything which is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, your right to use the website will end straightaway. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity.
Examples of computer misuse include introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material.
You must not try to get access to our website or server or any connected database or make any ‘attack’ on the website. We won’t be legally responsible to you for any damage from viruses or other harmful material that you pick up via our website.
- Links to Our Website
You are allowed to make a legal link to our website’s homepage from your website. We can end this permission at any time.
You must not suggest any endorsement by us or association with us unless we agree in writing.
- How We Use Your Personal Data
All personal information that we may use will be collected, processed, and held in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679), or any successor or amended legislation (“GDPR”) and your rights under the GDPR.
If you choose to contact our partners using the website, your details (including your email address, telephone number and the address of the property you are considering) will be sent to the member that you are enquiring with. We do not accept any liability for any subsequent communications that you receive directly from that member.
- Links From Our Website
Links from our website to other websites are for information only. We don’t control them and don’t accept responsibility for other websites, or any materials found upon them or any loss you suffer from using them.
We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.
- Third party rights
Unless it expressly states otherwise, the Contract does not give rise to any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of the Contract.
- Applicable Law
These terms and any non-contractual obligations arising hereunder, shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales and all disputes arising under the Agreement (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
- Contact Us
Please email us at [email protected] to contact us about any issues.