Terms and Conditions
Thank you for using MySousChef.
Please read these Terms carefully. By using MySousChef or signing up for an account, you’re agreeing to these Terms. This is a legal agreement. MySousChef (“MySousChef” or the “Service”) is a service offered through the URL www.MySousChef.co.uk ( the “Website”) that allows you to create, amend and share to individuals. MySousChef is owned and operated by Olympus Associates Limited, a company registered in England (“the company”). The registered office is 2 Gerard Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6QG. As a customer of the Service or a representative of an entity that’s a customer of the Service, you’re a “Member” according to this agreement (or “you”).
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms & Conditions at any time. You should check these Terms & Conditions periodically for changes. By using this Website after we post any changes to these Terms & Conditions, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, you should not use our Website and, if applicable, you should arrange to cancel your account(s) or subscription with us.
Terms & Conditions – In General
By using this Website, you agree to be legally bound and to abide by these Terms & Conditions, just as if you had signed this agreement. If you do not comply with these Terms & Conditions at any time, we reserve the right, if applicable, to terminate your password, user account, and/or access to this Website (or any part thereof). In our sole discretion and without prior notice or liability, we may discontinue, modify or alter any aspect of the Website, including, but not limited to, (i) restricting the time the Website is available, (ii) restricting the amount of use permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating any user’s right to use the Website. You agree that any termination or cancellation of your access to, or use of, the Website may be effected without prior notice. If you do not abide by the provisions of these Terms & Conditions, except as we may otherwise provide from time to time, you agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete your user account and all related information and files in your user account and/or bar any further access to such information and/or files, or our Website. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or cancellation of your access to, or use of, our Websites.
From time to time, we may supplement these Terms & Conditions with additional terms and conditions pertaining to specific content, activities or events (“Additional Terms”). Such Additional Terms may be placed on the Website to be viewed in connection with the specific content, activities, features or events and shall be identified as such. You understand and agree that such Additional Terms are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms & Conditions.
There is no cost to become a user of MySousChef.
In order to use MySousChef, you must:
- Complete the registration process;
- Agree to the Terms; and
- Provide true, complete, and up to date contact information.
If you are under the age of eighteen (18), you may use MySousChef. However if you wish to add further facilities that require payment you may do so only with the involvement of your parent or guardian. Make sure you review these Terms with your parent or guardian so that you both understand all of your rights and responsibilities.
By using MySousChef, you agree that you meet all the requirements listed above, and warrant that you won’t use MySousChef in a way that violates any laws or regulations. MySousChef may refuse service, close accounts of any users, and change eligibility requirements at any time.
The Term begins when you sign up for MySousChef and continues as long as you use the Service. Clicking the button and entering your user name means that you’ve officially “signed” the Terms. If you sign up for MySousChef on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to accept these Terms on their behalf.
3. Closing Your Account
You or MySousChef may terminate this Agreement at any time and for any reason by giving Notice to the other party. We may suspend our Service to you at any time, with or without cause. If we terminate your account without cause, we will refund you for any unused credits you may have purchased. We won’t refund or reimburse you if there’s cause, like a violation of these Terms or our Acceptable Use Policy. Once terminated, we may permanently delete your account and all the data associated with it. If you don’t log in to your account for 12 or more months, we may treat your account as “inactive” and permanently delete the account and all the data associated with it.
5. Account and Password
If you are a user of this Website, you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and user account information. You agree to notify us immediately in the event of any known or suspected unauthorised use of your user account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorised disclosure of your or anyone else’s password. You are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your user account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorised use of your user account or any other breach of security known to you.
You may use MySousChef free of charge, however there are a number of additional facilities, which are offered for a small payment. You may find these in our list of additional items and services. These services will be available to you after we have received payment from you. If, for any reason, your payment is cancelled then the additional facilities will be withdrawn.
7. Price Changes
We may change our fees at any time by posting a new pricing structure to our Website and/or sending you a notification by email.
8. Proprietary Rights Owned by Us
You will respect our proprietary rights in the Website and the software used to provide MySousChef (proprietary rights include patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, and copyrights).
9. Proprietary Rights Owned by You
You represent and warrant that you either own or have permission to use all of the material published on your account. You retain ownership of the materials that you upload to the Service. We may use or disclose your materials only as described in these Terms and our .
We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. We will not disclose your details to any third parties, however we will notify appropriate authorities if there is any breach of our terms or abusive or defamatory comments. All personal data that we collect from you will be processed in accordance with our . You should review our , which is incorporated into these Terms & Conditions by this reference, and you confirm that when using this Website, you consent to your personal data being used and processed in accordance with our . In particular, you agree that we can place performance and functionality cookies in order for us to provide you with the features associated with your use of the Website as a user.
11. Right to Review Your Account
We may view, copy, and internally distribute content from your account to create algorithms and programs (“Tools”) that help us spot problem accounts. We use these Tools to find Members who violate these Terms or laws.
12. Reporting Abuse
If you think anyone is violating any of these Terms, please notify us immediately. If you think anyone has posted material that violates any copyrights, then you can notify us according to our .
13. Third Party Products and Services
You may order services or products through our Website from other members. All matters concerning the services and products desired from the member are solely between you and the member. We make no warranties or representations whatsoever with regard to any services, menu and other products provided by the member. You will not consider us (and we will not be construed as) a party to such transactions, whether or not we may have received some form of revenue or other remuneration in connection with such transactions, and we will not be liable for any costs or damages arising out of, either directly or indirectly, you or any other person involved or related to the transactions.
14. Compliance with Laws
You represent and warrant that your use of MySousChef will comply with all applicable laws and regulations. You may not use our Service for any unlawful or discriminatory activities
15. Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you assume full responsibility for any loss that results from your use of the Website and the Services, including any downloads from the Website. We and our Team won’t be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, or consequential damages under any circumstances, even if they’re based on negligence or we’ve been advised of the possibility of those damages. Our total liability for all claims made about the Service in any month will be no more than what you paid us for the Service the month before.
16. No Warranties
To the maximum extent permitted by law, we provide the material on the Website and the Service as is. That means we don’t provide warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Since people use MySousChef for a variety of reasons, we can’t guarantee that it will meet your specific needs.
You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and, at our option, defend MySousChef.co.uk and our Affiliates, and our and their officers, directors, employees, stockholders, agents and representatives from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees and expenses) arising from your improper use of this Website or our products or offerings, your violation of these Terms & Conditions, or your infringement, or the infringement or use by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.
18. Legal Fees
If we file an action against you claiming you breached these Terms and we prevail, we’re entitled to recover reasonable legal fees and any damages or other relief we may be awarded.
19. Equitable Relief
If you violate these Terms then we may seek injunctive relief (meaning we may request a court order to stop you) or other equitable relief.
20. Subpoena Fees
If we have to provide information in response to a subpoena related to your account, then we may charge you for our costs. These fees may include attorney and employee time spent retrieving the records, preparing documents, and participating in a deposition.
We and our Team aren’t responsible for the behaviour of any advertisers, linked websites, or other Members.
You may not assign any of your rights under this agreement to anyone else. We may assign our rights to any other individual or entity at our discretion.
23. Governing Law and Choice of Forum
These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to your use of this Website or these Terms & Conditions shall be filed only in the High Court (England) and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such court for the purposes of litigating any such action.
24. Force Majeure
We won’t be held liable for any delays or failure in performance of any part of the Service, from any cause beyond our control. This includes, but is not limited to, acts of God, changes to law or regulations, embargoes, war, terrorist acts, riots, fires, earthquakes, nuclear accidents, floods, strikes, power blackouts, volcanic action, unusually severe weather conditions, and acts of hackers or third-party internet service providers.
If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Any notice to you will be effective when we send it to the last email or physical address you gave us or posted on our Website. Any notice to us will be effective when delivered to us along with a copy to our legal counsel: Attn. Legal Department, MySousChef, 2 Gerard Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 6QG, or any addresses as we may later post on the Website.
27. Entire Agreement
These Terms, our , , (all of which are incorporated into these Terms by reference), and any additional terms you’ve agreed to by turning on specific features (“Additional Terms”) make up the entire agreement and supersede all prior agreements, representations, and understandings. Any Additional Terms will be considered incorporated into these Terms when you activate the feature.
Where there’s a conflict between these Terms and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will prevail.