When these Terms of Use apply

These Terms of Use apply to the following website (we’ll call each ‘the Site’ or ‘our Site’) www.theblwdad.com.

These Terms of Use also apply to any content that’s available on the Site including recipes, videos, images and the general appearance and layout.

You should read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Site as they set out your rights and the conditions on which we make the Site available to you.
By accessing or using the Site or otherwise indicating your consent, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.
If you don’t agree with or accept any of these Terms of Use, you should stop using the Site immediately.
If you have any questions about the Site then please get in touch using our contact us form. To find out what kind of information we collect about users of this site including how we use and safeguard such information and your rights and choices in relation to this please refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.
The Site is owned and operated by The BLW Dad Ltd (which we just call ‘we’ or ‘us’ here – to keep things short and simple). The BLW Dad Ltd is a limited liability company registered in England and Wales (company number 12625533). Our registered office is 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom.

Using our Site

The Site is for your personal and non-commercial use only.
While using our Site, you agree that you will not:
do anything illegal – for example, you can’t post or upload anything offensive or obscene
infringe other peoples’ rights – for example, use our brands, trade marks or logos without our permission (more on that below) or charge others for our content or services
reduce the use and enjoyment of the Site by anyone else – including (but not limited to) doing anything which is libellous (damages the reputation of someone), breaches anyone’s privacy, or which may harass, cause real distress or inconvenience to any person
promote or threaten violence against anyone or advance criminal activities, including terrorism, human trafficking or modern slavery
impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your connection or affiliation with a person or entity (including us), or otherwise solicit, collect or store (or attempt to solicit, collect or store) personal information about other Site users.
You can’t alter/attempt to alter our Site – that means you can’t:
reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Site
copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Site
use any device, software, or procedure that interferes with the proper working of the Site, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site
take any action that imposes, or may impose in our sole discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our IT infrastructure
modify, adapt, translate or reverse engineer any portion of the Site
disrupt or otherwise interfere with the Site or the networks or servers we use.

Be warned that if you breach these Terms, then in looking into the breach we may use your personal details to phone or email you to find out more, or to share our concerns. We may issue you with a formal warning or we may prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms, or any terms or policies to which they refer to, or any applicable law.
Also, if you choose to access the Site from locations outside the UK and The Republic of Ireland, you are responsible for compliance with local laws where they are applicable.
We want everyone to be able to use and enjoy the Site so our aim to make it as accessible as possible. If you have any difficulties or comments using the Site, or need a form in a different format please contact us here.

Using our content

We own the Site. We also own, or license (that means someone else owns it but has given us their permission to it), all the content that’s submitted to or found on the Site (let’s just call all that ‘Content’ from now on) that includes (but is not limited to):
recipes, images, photos, artwork, videos, audio or other multimedia content
our logos and trade marks
software and technical elements such as metadata and code
the design, arrangement and look and feel of the Site
and information or material submitted to or on the Site (other than your personal information)
anything else that’s protected by copyright.
We (and our licensors) reserve all of our (and their) rights in any intellectual property in connection with the Content. This means, for example, that we (and they) remain owners of them and free to use them as we (and they) see fit.
It also means that if you want to use any Content you need our (or our Licensor’s) permission (unless you’re using it for your personal use or using the Sharing Function (more on that one below). Without such permission you may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, store (including on any other website), distribute, transmit, broadcast, commercially exploit or modify in any way any of the Site’s material or Content, or permit or assist anyone else to do the same. You must also not adjust, try to circumvent or delete any notices contained on the Site (including any intellectual property notices) and in particular any digital rights or other security technology embedded or contained within the Site.

Using the Forum

This site contains a forum, whereby discussions can occur on various topics. In order to be able to post in the forum you will have to create an account – guest members will have read only access to the forum. Whilst using the forum it is important to adhere to the following rules:

  • Please be polite towards other users.
  • Do not post any content that is blatantly, or could be construed, as offensive in any way.
  • No spam/advertising/self-promotion.
  • Do not post copyright-infringing material.

Can I get permission?

You may request permission to use content via our contact form. Permission can only be granted in certain circumstances and sometimes we won’t be able to give you permission. Nothing in these Terms grants you any legal rights in the Site other than as necessary to enable you to access the Site.

Using the Sharing Function

Content which you can share without our permission will show one or more of these options next to it:
• ‘Share this recipe’
• ‘E-mail’
• Social media buttons for posting to Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter etc

Here’s what you need to know before you use this Sharing Function:
• You’ll still need to get our permission first for any business use
• When you share to a social media platform their terms will apply and it’s your responsibility to make sure you comply with them
• You can’t remove any of our branding or logos
• You can’t remove or change our credits or make it look like someone else made it
• If not already included, add a hyperlink to the Content’s original location on the Site
• You can’t add any branding, logos and so on, except for any branding that’s already within the Content
• You can’t mix our Content with anything harmful, offensive or illegal (that includes anything that would harm our reputation)
• You can’t charge others for using our Content
• You can’t use our content to make it look like we’re endorsing you or affiliated with you, unless this has been agreed prior to this usage.
• You can’t make a website/app or offer any service of your own that contains only our Content
• You can’t associate our Content with anyone else’s advertising or sponsorship or make it look like we’re endorsing or have a special relationship with anyone else
• You can’t put ads over our Content or change it in any way
• You are liable for anything that might happen to you as a result of using the Sharing Function

Sharing information on the Site

If you use any functionality this Site makes available that allows you to leave comments, please note that people may respond to these comments and that such responses may be abusive, untrue or unpleasant. Please be careful when using any messaging or commenting function not to reveal personal information such as your home or work contact details, your last name or where you live.
When submitting any inquiries via our “Contact Us” page or by email or other means via the Site, you should not include sensitive personal information, patentable ideas or patent applications, advertising or marketing suggestions, prototypes, or any other information that you regard as confidential, commercially sensitive or valuable (we’ll call these “Unwanted Information”). If you do submit any Unwanted Information to us, you agree that we may use any Unwanted Information as we see reasonably fit on a free-of-charge basis. We will not be legally responsible for keeping any Unwanted Information confidential and will not be legally responsible to you or anybody else for any use of such Unwanted Information.

Accuracy of information and availability of the Site

While we try to make sure that the Site is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we can’t promise that it always will be. We also can’t promise that the Site will be fit or suitable for any purpose. If you rely on any of the information on this Site, it’s at your own risk.
Our Content is provided for your enjoyment only and to inform you about products, news, features, services and other websites that may be of interest. None of it is nutritional, technical, financial or legal advice or any other type of advice and you shouldn’t rely on it for any purposes.
While we try to make sure that the Site is available for your use 24/7 we can’t promise that the Site will be available at all times and we don’t promise that your use of it will be uninterrupted. Also, while we hope never to do so, we can suspend or terminate operation of the Site at any time as we see fit.

Sign-up to our email list

Our site gives you the option to sign up to our email list. You can opt out of this at any time.

Hyperlinks and third party sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites including (but not only):
social media websites such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter
third party advertising
To be clear, any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.
If we show any hyperlink and reference to any third party website it doesn’t mean that we endorse that third party’s website, products or services. If you use a third party site you are subject to the terms and conditions of that site.
Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material on the Site. We accept no responsibility for individual advertisers’ content, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy.

Limitation on our liability

Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury), we are not legally responsible for any:
• losses that:
o were not foreseeable to you and us when these Terms were formed (which means any losses that neither you nor us could reasonably anticipate when the Terms were entered into); or
o that were not caused by any breach on our part
• business losses; and
• losses to non-consumers.

General

No one other than you and us has any right to enforce any of these Terms.

Last update

These Terms were last updated on 18/06/2020.
We may vary these Terms from time to time without advance notice. Our updated terms will be displayed on the Site and if you continue to use and access the Site following such changes, you agree to be bound by the latest version. It is your responsibility to check these Terms from time to time for such variations.