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Terms and conditions

If you require any more information or have any questions about our Terms and Conditions, please feel free to contact us by email at Contact Us.

 

1. Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of Upper Planet (“Service” “Site” “Website”); by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

You must be at least 18 [eighteen] years of age to use this website. By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

 

2. License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, Upper Planet and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights published on this website and materials used on Upper Planet. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages, files or other content from the website for your personal use. Subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website in neither print nor digital media or documents (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website;
  • redistribute material from this website – except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution; or
  • republish or reproduce any part of this website through the use of iframes or screen scrapers.

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organization.

 

3. Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of Upper Planet or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to this website without Upper Planet express written consent.

This includes:

  • scraping
  • data mining
  • data extraction
  • data harvesting
  • ‘framing’ (iframes)
  • article ‘Spinning’

You must not use this website or any part of it to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without the express written consent of Upper Planet.

 

4. Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Upper Planet reserves the right to restrict access to certain areas of this website, or at our discretion, this entire website. Upper Planet may change or modify this policy without notice.

If Upper Planet provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You alone are responsible for your password and user ID security.

Upper Planet may disable your user ID and password at Upper Planet’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

 

5. User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Upper Planet a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to Upper Planet the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Upper Planet or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Upper Planet reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on the servers of Upper Planet, or hosted or published upon this website.

Upper Planet rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Upper Planet does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

 

6. No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Upper Planet makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Upper Planet does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

 

7. Limitations of liability

Upper Planet will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Upper Planet has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

 

8. Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit, and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit the liability of Upper Planet in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Upper Planet or its agents, employees or shareholders/owners;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Upper Planet; or
  • the matter that it would be illegal or unlawful for Upper Planet to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

 

9. Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

 

10. Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Upper Planet has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Upper Planet officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Upper Planet officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Upper Planet.

 

11. Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

 

12. Indemnity

You hereby indemnify Upper Planet and undertake to keep Upper Planet indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Upper Planet to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Upper Planet legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Upper Planet arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

 

13. Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Upper Planet other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Upper Planet may take such action as Upper Planet deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

 

14. Variation

Upper Planet may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised Terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

 

15. Assignment

Upper Planet may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Upper Planet rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

 

16. Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

 

17. Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with Upper Planet Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Upper Planet in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

 

18. Termination

Upper Planet may terminate or suspend access to the Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

 

19. Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to 3rd party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Upper Planet.

Upper Planet has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Upper Planet shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any 3rd websites or services that you visit.

 

20. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of United Kingdom, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

 

21. Waiver

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

 

22. Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

DISCLAIMER

Upper Planet is a for-profit business website. Our goal is to educate you and help you with your career choices. We also provide creative media solutions to other professionals.

As with any business, your results may vary, and they will depend on your experience, expertise, and engagement. We cannot guarantee you any success, and we are not responsible for your actions.

Often, the best tools are owned by 3rd parties and will cost money to acquire. Any sponsorship or advertisement on this site we take very seriously, but we don’t take any responsibility for the advertised material. Upper Planet is not responsible for any services or purchases made through 3rd party websites.

We do not accept any paid sponsorships or product reviews. All recommendations are done independently with the meaning of help and education.

Some of the links on the website are affiliate links. It means that we will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through one of these links. It does not cost you anything extra.

Materials we recommend we have used in our studies or for our professional work, others were recommended by professionals. We endorse them because they helped us to achieve our goals.

Your success will depend on your dedication.

Please don’t buy any of these products unless you are certain that they will be useful for you.

If you would rather that we not be compensated for these endorsements, please search for the item yourself and use a non-affiliate link. Our goal is to educate and guide, and we see all recommended products as helpful. Be mindful of your decisions and by the action of visiting this site, you agree that you are fully responsible for the investments you make.

If you have any questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy is for Upper Planet (“us”, “we”, or “our”) and served by Upper Planet and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information by this policy.

 

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

 

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. It complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved on the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. It allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to understand better how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics, which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

 

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. It includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. It is by no means an entire list of your user rights regarding receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

 

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an automated online process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].

This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to unsubscribe will by detailed instead.

 

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should note they click on external links at their risk and this website, and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

 

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program that may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. It may include the use of cookies that may, in turn, be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website, and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

 

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement, and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution regarding their privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons that help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

 

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses].

Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and, therefore, this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

 

Information Collection And Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).

 

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

 

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Changes To This Privacy Policy

Upperplanet.com may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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