TERMS & CONDITIONS

General

1.1. Introduction

1.1.1. Welcome to Brompton Bike Hire Limited (‘Brompton Bike Hire’, ‘Brompton Subscription’ ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’) subscription website. This agreement outlines the terms of use on which you may access and make use of our website www.BromptonSubscription.com (the ‘Site’) as a guest, as well as become a Brompton rider and make use of our bicycles (the ‘Bicycles’). Please read this agreement carefully and review this agreement regularly.

1.1.2. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start using the Site, sign up to create a Brompton subscription and become a Brompton subscriber. If you continue to browse and use this website, or make use of our services as outlined above, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use, which govern Brompton Bike Hire and Brompton Subscription relationship with you in relation to these services.

1.1.3. If you disagree with any part of these Terms of Use, please do not continue to use the Site, mobile applications or sign up to use one of our Bicycles.

1.1.4. This document should be read alongside our Privacy Policy, which governs and explains how we collect, process and share your personal data.

1.2. About Brompton Bike Hire / Brompton Subscription

1.2.1. Brompton Bike Hire is a limited company, registered within England and Wales (registration number: 1261512). Our registered address is: Unit 1, Greenford Park, Ockham Drive, Greenford, Middlesex, UB60FD

1.2.2. You can contact us by email at bdsupport@brompton.co.uk or by phone on 0203 474 0700

1.3. User qualification

1.3.1. Our services are solely for persons aged 18 years or over. You warrant and represent that:

1.3.1.1. You are aged 18 years or older;

 

1.3.1.2. All the information you provide to us about yourself is true, accurate, current and complete.

1.4. Changes to these terms

1.4.1. We reserve the right, from time to time, to change these Terms of Use at our sole discretion. The latest terms governing your use of this website or our services will always be displayed here. If you are a Brompton Subscriber, we will give you at least 30 days’ notice before the changes take effect, and you may cancel your Brompton Subscription within this time.

1.5 – Membership options

1.5.1.  Type of membership. We offer various types of membership to persons aged 18 or over.

1.5.2. Rolling – Rolling monthly contract

1.5.3. 12-month contract agreement.

1.5.4 Corporate agreements

 

  1. Brompton Subscriber

2.1. Introduction

You are a Brompton subscriber if you have completed the signup process on our website, including agreeing to these Terms of Use, and received a valid username and password to use our services. By accepting these Terms of Use during the signup process, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms:

2.2. Equipment hire

2.2.1. Brompton Bike Hire shall hire the Equipment (which consists of a Brompton Bicycle) for you to use, subject to these Terms of Use.

2.2.2. Your Bicycle will be collected from one of the Brompton Bike Hire docks or otherwise stated.

2.3. Rental period

The Rental Period starts on the day you take delivery of the Equipment and shall continue for the fixed length of your contract and within the terms of rental unless this agreement is terminated by notice from you or Brompton Bike Hire in accordance with its terms (‘Lease Period’).

2.4. Rental fees

2.4.1. The cost of 12 month rental is £25+VAT per month or £0.99 per 24h hire. Alternative pricing based on promotions as otherwise stated when you sign up on our Site. The cost of a rolling rental is £29.17+VAT per month or £1.38 per 24h hire.

2.4.2. Your first rental fee will be collected on the day you take possession of the Equipment via card transaction. Subsequent payments will be taken the 1st of each month and following months until the termination of this agreement in accordance with its terms.

2.5. Payment method

2.5.1. Rental Fees and Penalty Charges will be charged using the card and / or bank account details you provide to Brompton Bike Hire

2.5.2. Cash payments are not accepted.

2.5.3. During the Rental Period, you agree not to cancel or otherwise prevent payments from being taken from your payment method without first telling Brompton Bike Hire and providing an alternative payment method, from which Brompton Bike Hire may collect the Rental Fees and Penalty Charges.

2.6. Payment agreement

2.6.1. You agree to allow Brompton Bike Hire to collect from your account the relevant Rental Fees for the Lease Period and any applicable Penalty Charges as set out in clause 2.13.

2.6.2. Brompton Bike Hire will only seek payment for Penalty Charges in respect of actions initiated by you. Such Charges will be payable at the times specified in clause 2.13.5.

2.6.3. Brompton Bike Hire reserves the right to amend the Rental Fees and Penalty Charges at any time, subject to providing you with 30 days notification prior to any such amendments and an opportunity within that time to terminate the agreement.

2.7. Collection

2.7.1. Collection of the Equipment shall be from a Brompton Bike Hire dock specified by Brompton Bike Hire. Brompton Bike Hire does not permit collection of the Equipment by the subscriber from Brompton Bike Hire’s registered office. Brompton Bike Hire will provide you with an estimated collection date and shall use all reasonable endeavours to deliver to the stated location by the date and time agreed between the parties. Delivery dates are guidance only. Title and risk shall only transfer in accordance with clause 2.8 of this agreement.

2.7.2. You shall procure that you, or a duly authorised representative of yours, shall be present at the collection of the Equipment. Collection by you or such representative shall constitute conclusive evidence that you have examined the Equipment and have found it to be in good condition, complete and fit in every way for the purpose for which it is intended.

2.8. Title, risk and insurance

2.8.1. The Equipment shall at all times remain the property of Brompton Bike Hire, and you shall have no right, title or interest in or to the Equipment (save the right to possession and use of the Equipment during the Lease Period subject to these Terms of Use).

2.8.2. The risk of loss, theft, damage or destruction of the Equipment shall pass to you on delivery. The Equipment shall remain at your sole risk during the Rental Period and any further term during which the Equipment is in your possession, custody or control (Risk Period) until such time as the Equipment is redelivered to Brompton Bike Hire docks or a central place as nominated by Brompton Bike Hire. During the Rental Period and the Risk Period, you shall be solely responsible for the care and maintenance of the Equipment.

2.8.3. Brompton Bike Hire does insure you against theft or loss of the bike. Damage to individual parts are insured and will be replaced in accordance with clause 2.9.1.2. Insurance only available on annual contract. Please note that you may want to insure yourself (at your own expense) against any uninsured risks. Excess payments in place for loss, theft or total damage of bike. It is Brompton Bike Hire due diligence as to whether you will be given a new bike or your contract is terminated. 

2.8.4. You shall give immediate written notice to Brompton Bike Hire in the event of any loss, accident or damage to the Equipment arising out of or in connection with your possession or use of the Equipment and notify the police of any theft of the Equipment. Failure to do so may invalidate any future insurance claims, leaving you liable to the full cost. Brompton Bike Hire will, if the theft, accident or damage to your first Bike is through no fault of yours, make reasonable endeavours to replace the Bike within 14 days however this remains Brompton Bike Hires Due diligence. You acknowledge that Brompton Bike Hire will not replace the second bike. 

2.9. Your responsibilities as a Brompton Bike Hire Subscriber

2.9.1. You shall during the rental Period and Risk Period of this agreement:

2.9.1.1. Ensure that the Equipment is always in your possession or control and to keep the Bike secure, the bike must not be locked or folded and left outside at any point. Locking your Brompton in public, secure bike storage and/or parking facilities is at your own risk and the Brompton bike must be stored in accordance with any operating instructions provided by Brompton Bike Hire.

2.9.1.2. subject to clauses 2.9.1.1, 2.9.1.3 and 2.11 maintain the Equipment in good and substantial operating condition as it was on the day you picked up your bike from us (fair wear and tear only excepted)

2.9.1.3. make no alteration to the Equipment and shall not remove any existing component(s) from the Equipment without the prior written consent of Brompton Bike Hire. You can get in touch with us at bdsupport@brompton.com 

2.9.1.4. not, without the prior written consent of Brompton Bike Hire, part with control of (except for the purposes of repair or maintenance), sell or offer for sale, underlet or lend the Equipment;

2.9.1.5. not do or permit to be done any act or thing which will or may jeopardise the right, title and/or interest of Brompton Bike Hire in the Equipment, or bring Brompton Bike Hire into disrepute;

2.9.1.6. not suffer or permit the Equipment to be confiscated, seized or taken out of your possession or control under any distress, execution or other legal process, but if the Equipment is so confiscated, seized or taken, you shall notify Brompton Bike Hire and you shall at your sole expense use your best endeavours to procure an immediate release of the Equipment and indemnify Brompton Bike Hire on demand against all losses, costs, charges, damages and expenses incurred as a result;

2.9.1.7. not use the Equipment for any unlawful purpose;

2.9.1.8. check that the Equipment (including, without limitation, the tyres, brakes, saddle and bell) is road worthy;

2.9.1.9. abide by the Highway Code including observing all traffic signs and signals;

2.9.1.10. use the Equipment reasonably, considerately and responsibly;

2.9.1.11. ensure that at all times the Equipment remains identifiable as being Brompton Bike Hire’s property and wherever possible shall ensure Brompton Bike Hire’s ownership is attached to the Equipment at all times;

2.9.1.12. deliver up the Equipment at the end of the Lease Period or on earlier termination of this agreement at such address as Brompton Bike Hire requires, or if necessary allow Brompton Bike Hire or its representatives access to any premises where the Equipment is located for the purpose of removing the Equipment; and

2.9.1.13. not do or permit to be done anything which could invalidate the insurances referred to in clause 2.8.

2.9.1.14. not take or use the Equipment outside of UK, without prior consent from Brompton Bike Hire

2.9.2. You acknowledge that Brompton Bike Hire shall not be responsible for any loss of or damage to the Equipment arising out of or in connection with any negligence, misuse, mishandling of the Equipment or otherwise caused by you, and you undertake to indemnify Brompton Bike Hire on demand against the same, and against all losses, liabilities, claims, damages, costs or expenses of whatever nature otherwise arising out of or in connection with any failure of yours to comply with the terms of this agreement.

2.9.3. You agree to notify Brompton Bike Hire immediately of any changes to your personal details including, but not limited to, your name, address, contact number and payment details.

2.9.4 You must return the bike after a 3 month period for a routine maintenance check – this is done by contacting bdsupport@brompton.co.uk. A new bike will be given to you immediately. 

2.10. Brompton Bike Hire’s obligations to you as a Brompton Bike Hire rider

2.10.1. Brompton Bike Hire warrants that the Equipment shall substantially conform to its specification (as made available by Brompton Bike Hire), be of satisfactory quality and fit for any purpose held out by Brompton Bike Hire for the first week of the Lease Period. Brompton Bike Hire shall use all reasonable endeavours to remedy, free of charge, any material defect in the Equipment which manifests itself within six (6) months from Delivery, provided that:

2.10.1.1. You notify Brompton Bike Hire of any defect in writing;

2.10.1.2. Brompton Bike Hire is permitted to make a full examination of the alleged defect;

2.10.1.3. the defect did not materialise as a result of misuse, neglect, alteration, mishandling or unauthorised manipulation by you or any other person other than Brompton Bike Hire’s authorised personnel.

2.10.1.4. the defect is directly attributable to defective material, workmanship or design.

2.10.2. Insofar as the Equipment comprises or contains equipment or components which were not manufactured or produced by Brompton Bike Hire, you shall be entitled only to such warranty or other benefit as Brompton Bike Hire has received from the manufacturer.

2.10.3. If Brompton Bike Hire fails to remedy any material defect in the Equipment in accordance with clause 2.10.1 Brompton Bike Hire shall, at your request, accept the return of part or all of the Equipment.

2.10.4. If the Bike is stolen, through no fault of yours, Brompton Bike Hire will make reasonable endeavours to deliver a replacement Bike to you, provided that this is the first such theft of your Bike. Excess payments are applicable on the 12-month contract. On the rolling contract you will owe the cost of the bike to Brompton Bike Hire unless through yourself or an alternative insurance provider.  

2.11. Servicing and maintenance

2.11.1. Should your Bicycle become faulty at any time, Brompton Bike Hire will make reasonable endeavours to repair the fault within seven days after you have contacted Brompton Bike Hire. This excludes public holidays.

2.11.2. Brompton Bike Hire will make reasonable endeavours to repair your Bicycle at a Brompton Bike Hire dock location as nominated by you.

2.11.3. If Brompton Bike Hire cannot repair your bike for whatever reason it will provide a replacement Bicycle.

2.11.5. Should Brompton Bike Hire not repair your Bicycle within the times as stated in clauses 2.11.1, no compensation or payment will be due to you.

2.12. Liability

2.12.1. Without prejudice to clause 2.12.2, Brompton Bike Hire’s maximum aggregate liability under or in connection with this agreement (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents and subcontractors), whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence), misrepresentation or otherwise, shall be capped at any policy limit of such public liability insurance policy as we have in place in connection with our services.

2.12.2. Nothing in this agreement shall exclude or in any way limit:

2.12.2.1. either party’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its own negligence;

2.12.2.2. either party’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

2.12.2.3. any other liability which cannot be excluded by law.

2.12.3. This agreement sets forth the full extent of Brompton Bike Hire’s obligations and liabilities in respect of the Equipment and its hiring to you. In particular, there are no conditions, warranties or other terms, express or implied, including as to quality, fitness for a particular purpose or any other kind whatsoever, that are binding on Brompton Bike Hire except as specifically stated in this agreement. Any condition, warranty or other term concerning the Equipment which might otherwise be implied into or incorporated within this agreement, whether by statute, common law or otherwise, is expressly excluded.

2.12.4. Without prejudice to clause 2.12.2, neither party shall be liable under this agreement for any: loss of profit; loss of any contract; loss of opportunity; reputational harm; or indirect or consequential loss or damage, in each case, however caused, even if foreseeable.

2.13. Penalty charges

2.13.1. The Penalty Charge is a penalty for any loss of or damage caused to the Equipment (outside normal wear and tear — see clause 2.9.1.2). If you cause any loss or damage to the Equipment (in whole or in part), Brompton Bike Hire shall be entitled to apply the Penalty Charges against such loss or damage.

2.13.2. The amount charged as a Penalty Charge shall include, but not be limited to:

2.13.2.1. Non-return of the bike within 14 days of termination of this agreement under clause 2.14: up to £550;

2.13.2.5. Loss or theft of the bike when not securely stored and locked to an immovable object as described in terms 2.9.1.1: up to £550.

2.13.3. any damages arising on termination under clause 2.14.1.

Damages that incur charges include but are not limited to:

  •       Dents to the Frame
  •       Scratches down to the bare frame or scratches of more than 5cm in length
  •       Buckled wheels or missing spokes
  •       Broken or missing mudguards
  •       Damaged to Shimano gearing system
  •       Ripped or missing saddle and /or seatpost

2.13.4. The amount charged as a penalty shall depend on the severity of the damage and will be communicated by Brompton Bike Hire within 7 days of the Equipment being returned.

2.13.5. You acknowledge and agree that the Penalty Charges specified above are fair, reasonable and proportionate. Penalty Charges will be taken within 24 hours of being notified of such a charge being applicable.

2.14.1   Cancelling your membership during the cooling-off period. If you have purchased your membership online, you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days of joining and receive a refund. The 14-day cancellation period commences the day of your membership start date which is stated on your agreement. This is called the ‘cooling-off period’. If you choose to cancel within the cooling off period, we will give you a full refund of the fees you have paid. If you want to cancel your membership within the cooling-off period, you must send your notice in writing.

2.14.1.2  To cancel your membership after the cooling-off period has expired, you must send your notice in writing to bdsupport@brompton.co.uk. If Brompton Bike Hire receives your notice on the first day of the month, your subscription will end on the last day of the same month. If Brompton bike hire receives your notice after the first day of the month, your membership will end on the last day of the following month. This means we will take one more direct debit payment before cancelling your membership.

For example, if we receive your notice on 10 May, cancellation will take effect from 30 June. If you are within your commitment period, we will cancel your membership from the 1st day of the month after the commitment period has finished, as long as it is at least one full calendar month in advance. If you are not sure what your commitment period is, please contact Brompton bike hire.

– 2.14.1.3 If you cancel your membership in writing (by post or e-mail), when we receive your written notice we will send you an acknowledgement letter or email to confirm the date that your membership will end. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, you must assume that we have not received your cancellation notice and you must contact us and send a further cancellation notice to us. 

2.14.1.4 After the cooling-off period you may cancel your membership within your membership commitment period for the reasons set out in points 1 – 4 below. We may require you to produce proof, satisfactory to us and in accordance with section 12 below, if you cancel for any of the following reasons:

– 1 Pregnancy

– 2 Serious illness

– 3 Serious injury

– 4     Redundancy

2.14.2. Brompton Bike Hire reserves the right to cancel this Agreement by giving you thirty (30) days’ notice (Notice Period) at any time during the Lease Period.

2.14.3. Without affecting any other right or remedy available to it, Brompton Bike Hire may terminate this agreement with immediate effect by giving you notice if:

2.14.3.1. You commit a material breach of any other term of this agreement which breach is irremediable or (if such breach is remediable) fail to remedy that breach within a period of 15 days after being notified in writing to do so;

2.14.3.2. You (being an individual) are deemed either unable to pay your debts or as having no reasonable prospect of so doing, in either case, within the meaning of section 268 of the Insolvency Act 1986;

2.14.3.3. You (being an individual) are the subject of a bankruptcy petition or order;

2.14.3.4. a creditor or encumbrancer of yours attaches or takes possession of, or a distress, execution, sequestration or other such process is levied or enforced on or sued against, the whole or any part of your assets and such attachment or process is not discharged within 14 days;

2.14.4. For the purposes of clause 2.14.3.1., material breach means a breach (including an anticipatory breach) that is serious in the widest sense of having a serious effect on the benefit which Brompton Bike Hire would otherwise derive from:

2.14.4.1. a substantial portion of this agreement; or

2.14.4.2. any of the obligations set out in clause 2.9,

over the term of this agreement. In deciding whether any breach is material no regard shall be had to whether it occurs by some accident, mishap, mistake or misunderstanding.

2.14.5. If either party cancels this Agreement, you will be issued with a Cancellation Notice confirming your notice period and your final payment amount. If you fail to return your bike within your Notice Period you will continue to be charged for the use of the Equipment.

2.15. Consequences of termination

2.15.1. Upon termination of this agreement, however caused:

2.15.1.1. Brompton Bike Hire’s consent to your possession of the Equipment shall terminate and Brompton Bike Hire may, by its authorised representatives, without notice and at your expense, retake possession of the Equipment and for this purpose may enter any premises at which the Equipment is located; and

2.15.1.2. without prejudice to any other rights or remedies of yours, you shall pay to Brompton Bike Hire on demand any costs and expenses incurred by Brompton Bike Hire in recovering the Equipment and/or in collecting any sums due under this agreement (including any storage, insurance, repair, transport, and legal costs).

2.15.2. Termination or expiry of this agreement shall not affect any rights, remedies, obligations or liabilities of the parties that have accrued up to the date of termination or expiry, including the right to claim damages in respect of any breach of the agreement which existed at or before the date of termination or expiry.

2.16. Collection

2.16.1. Collection of the Equipment shall be from a location as specified by Brompton Bike Hire. Brompton Bike Hire will provide you with a 24h collection window and shall use all reasonable endeavours to collect at the stated location by the date and time agreed between the parties. Brompton Bike Hire does not permit return of the Equipment by the Rider to Brompton Bike Hire’s registered office. Collection windows are guidance only and Brompton Bike Hire makes no guarantee that your bike will be collected within your 24 hour window. Title and risk shall only transfer in accordance with clause 2.8 of this agreement.

2.16.2. You shall procure that you, or a duly authorised representative of yours, shall be present at the collection of the Equipment.

Charges applicable when using our Service

Fee type When fee applies Amount
Replacement bike fee When your bike is stolen or so damaged it is no longer usable Up to £550
Replacement part fee When a part of your bike needs replacing if it is stolen or damaged. Variable depending on the damage but subject to a maximum of £250
Non return of bike fee If you don’t return your bike to us at the end of your contract £550
Damage fee If you return your bike and it is damaged beyond reasonable wear and tear

Variable depending on the damage but subject to a maximum of £250

 

Maximum charges only applicable on the rolling contract. The annual contract has a £100 excess payment to cover all reasons in table above. 

  1. Accessing our website

Access to our Site is permitted on a temporary basis. You are responsible for all arrangements with regard to accessing the Site. When using our website, the terms of use outlined here must be adhered to. You are also responsible for ensuring any individuals accessing our website through your internet connection are also aware of these terms of use. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

3.1. Intellectual property rights

3.1.1. This website contains material which is owned by, or licensed to, Brompton Bike Hire. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and all graphics featured. Such material is protected by copyright laws and treaties across the world, and all such rights are reserved. All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, Brompton Bike Hire, are acknowledged on the website.

3.1.2. You may print and utilise one copy or extracts of any page(s) from www.BromptonSubscription.com for personal reference, and you may direct the attention of other individuals to material posted on Brompton Bike Hire’s website. You may not modify any content, printed and/or downloaded, from www.bromptonsubscription.com in any way, and you may not use illustrations, photographs or any graphics separately from the accompanying text. Brompton Bike Hire’s status as content authors, in conjunction with any contributors or copyright restrictions mentioned, must always be observed and acknowledged.

3.1.3. No material on our Site may be used for commercial purposes without the permission of Brompton Bike Hire and/or any licensors.

3.1.4. Unauthorised use of this Site and/or its content may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

3.2. Third Party Applications

Brompton Bike Hire Services are integrated with third party applications, websites, and services (“Third Party Applications”) to make available content, products, and/or services to you. These Third Party Applications may have their own terms and conditions of use and privacy policies and your use of these Third Party Applications will be governed by and subject to such terms and conditions and privacy policies. You understand and agree that Brompton Bike Hire does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for the behaviour, features, or content of any Third Party Application or for any transaction you may enter into with the provider of any such Third Party Applications.

3.3. User-Generated Content

3.3.1. Brompton Bike Hire and or Brompton subscription subscribers may post, upload, and/or contribute (“post”) content to the Service (which may include, for example, pictures, text, messages, information, and/or other types of content) (“User Content”). For the avoidance of doubt, “User Content” includes any such content posted to using the sharing functionality in the Brompton Bike Hire mobile application as well as any other part of the Brompton Bike Hire Service.

3.3.2. You promise that, with respect to any User Content you post on the Brompton Bike Hire website or mobile application, (1) you have the right to post such User Content, and (2) such User Content, or its use by Brompton Bike Hire as contemplated by the Agreements, does not violate the Agreements, applicable law, or the intellectual property (including without limitation copyright), publicity, personality, or other rights of others or imply any affiliation with or endorsement of you or your User Content by Brompton Bike Hire or any Brand Partner, entity or individual without express written consent from such individual or entity.

3.3.3. Brompton Bike Hire may, but has no obligation to, monitor, review, or edit User Content. In all cases, Brompton Bike Hire reserves the right to remove or disable access to any User Content for any or no reason, including but not limited to, User Content that, in Brompton Bike Hire’s sole discretion, violates the Agreements. Brompton Bike Hire may take these actions without prior notification to you or any third party. Removal or disabling of access to User Content shall be at our sole discretion, and we do not promise to remove or disable access to any specific User Content.

3.3.4. You are solely responsible for all User Content that you post. Brompton Bike Hire is not responsible for User Content nor does it endorse any opinion contained in any User Content. You agree that if anyone brings a claim against Brompton Bike Hire related to User Content that you post, then, to the extent permissible under local law, you will indemnify and hold Brompton Bike Hire harmless from and against all damages, losses and expenses of any kind arising out of such claim.

3.4. Liability

3.4.1. The content on our Site is provided for general information only. Neither Brompton Bike Hire nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this Site for any particular purpose.

3.4.2. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and Brompton Bike Hire expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this Site is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this Site meet your specific requirements.

3.4.3. Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

3.4.4. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

3.5. Changes to the site

We strive to maintain a relevant, up-to-date website wherever possible and as such, we will add, change or remove content at any time on the Site, without notice. Should the need arise, we may suspend or permanently remove the Site, or any part of the Site, at any time without notice.

3.6. Information about you 

This policy should be read in conjunction with Brompton Bike Hire’s Privacy Policy, which outlines our commitment and responsibilities with regard to collecting, processing and sharing your personal data.

3.8. Acceptable Use Policy

3.8.1. You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

3.8.1.1. In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.

3.8.1.2. In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.

3.8.1.3. For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.

3.8.1.4. To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with this policy.

3.8.1.5. To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).

3.8.1.6. To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

3.8.2. You also agree:

3.8.2.1. Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use.

3.8.2.2. Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

3.8.2.2.1. any part of our Site;

3.8.2.2.2. any equipment or network on which our Site is stored

3.8.2.2.3. any software used in the provision of our Site; or

3.8.2.2.4. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

3.9. Links

3.9.1. Incoming Links: You may link to the Site, provided it does not damage or take advantage of our reputation and as long as you are in full compliance with UK legislation. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time without notice.

3.9.2. Outward Links: Brompton Bike Hire’s website may contain links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify Brompton Bike Hire’s agreement or endorsement of the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

3.10. Hacking, viruses and other offences

3.10.1. You must not knowingly introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material or technology deemed malicious in intent or harmful.

3.10.2. Brompton Bike Hire does not permit attempts to gain unrestricted access to our Site, our server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site.

3.10.3. No attacks to Brompton Bike Hire’s Site through DoS (denial of service) or DDoS (distributed denial of services) are permitted.

3.10.4. Should you breach these provisions, you will be deemed to have committed a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, and Brompton Bike Hire will report any such instances to the appropriate legal authorities and co-operate in the disclosure of your identity to them. If such a breach occurs, access to our Site will immediately cease.

3.10.5. Brompton Bike Hire do not accept liability for any DDoS attack, or malicious material or technology that may infect your computer equipment, programs data or proprietary material due to your use of our Site, to any material downloaded from it or from any website linked to it.

  1. Force majeure

Neither party shall be in breach of this agreement nor liable for delay in performing, or failure to perform, any of its obligations under this agreement if such delay or failure result from events, circumstances or causes beyond its reasonable control. In such circumstances the time for performance shall be extended by a period equivalent to the period during which performance of the obligation has been delayed or failed to be performed. If the period of delay or non-performance continues for three (3) weeks, the party not affected may terminate this agreement by giving 30 days’ written notice to the affected party.

  1. Entire agreement

5.1. This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between them, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.

5.2. Each party acknowledges that in entering into this agreement it does not rely on, and shall have no remedies in respect of, any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in this agreement.

5.3. Each party agrees that it shall have no claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation or negligent misstatement based on any statement in this agreement.

  1. Third party rights

No one other than a party to this agreement or their permitted assignees, shall have any right to enforce any of its terms.

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  1. Notices

8.1. You agree that we may provide you any and all required notices electronically through your Account or other electronic means such as email, or pop-up messages or pushed messages in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

8.2. This clause does not apply to the service of any proceedings or other documents in any legal action or, where applicable, any arbitration or other method of dispute resolution.

  1. Rights and remedies

Except as expressly provided in this agreement, the rights and remedies provided under this agreement are in addition to, and not exclusive of, any rights or remedies provided by law.

  1. Governing law

This agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.

  1. Jurisdiction

You agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this agreement or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).

 

 

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