Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions of Use Governing the Website


General Terms of Use

Access to and use of this site (www.maturetimes.co.uk) is provided by Highwood House Publishing Limited (HHPL) subject to the following terms:

By using www.maturetimes.co.uk you agree to be legally bound by these terms. These terms take effect immediately you first use www.maturetimes.co.uk. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms then please do not access or use www.maturetimes.co.uk.

HHPL may change these terms and conditions at any time and without notice by posting any changes online. We would ask all visitors to review these terms regularly to ensure that they are aware of any changes made by HHPL. Your continued use of www.maturetimes.co.uk after changes have been posted means that you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated or amended.

Use of www.maturetimes.co.uk

As a user of www.maturetimes.co.uk you may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use www.maturetimes.co.uk content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any www.maturetimes.co.uk except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of www.maturetimes.co.uk content requires the prior written permission of HHPL.

You agree to use www.maturetimes.co.uk content only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights or, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of  www.maturetimes.co.uk. Behaviour that is prohibited includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within www.maturetimes.co.uk.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

www.maturetimes.co.uk content, including all information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to HHPL, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided ‘as is’ or ‘as seen’ and on an ‘is available’ basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law) to the extent permitted by law, including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Under no circumstances will HHPL be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise):-

  • Loss of data.
  • Loss of revenue or anticipated profits.
  • Loss of business.
  • Loss of opportunity.
  • Loss of goodwill or injury to reputation.
  • Losses suffered by third parties.
  • Any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of www.maturetimes.co.uk regardless of the form of action.

HHPL does not warrant that functions contained within www.maturetimes.co.uk content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that www.maturetimes.co.uk or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying HHPL or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of HHPL and / or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence, or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of HHPL or of any third party.

Contributions to www.maturetimes.co.uk

Where you are invited to submit any contribution to www.maturetimes.co.uk (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) you agree by submitting your contribution, to grant HHPL a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and / or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in HHPL’s privacy policy. If you do not want to grant HHPL the rights set out above then please do not submit your contribution to www.maturetimes.co.uk.

Further to the above paragraph, by submitting your contribution to www.maturetimes.co.uk you:

  • Warrant that your contribution is your own original work and that you have the right to make it available to HHPL for all the purposes specified above.
  • Warrant that it is not defamatory.
  • Warrant that it does not infringe any law.
  • Warrant that it does not infringe any existing copyrights

Further, by submitting your contribution to www.maturetimes.co.uk you indemnify HHPL against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by HHPL as a result of your breach of the above warranty and you also waive any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission to and publication on www.maturetimes.co.uk and the purposes specified above.

www.maturetimes.co.uk Site Rules

You agree to use www.maturetimes.co.uk in accordance with the following rules.

House Rules

We will from time to time publish e-mails and other correspondence from contributors whether these were solicited by us, or were sent to us unsolicited.

When we publish such e-mails or correspondence we will not publish individual e-mail addresses nor will we publish personal contact information.

We reserve the right not to publish e-mails or other correspondence which:-

  • Are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others,
  • Are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable,
  • Contain swear words or other language likely to offend,
  • Break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity. This includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court,
  • Advertise products or services for profit or gain,
  • Are seen to or are believed to impersonate someone else,
  • Include contact details such as phone numbers, postal or e-mail addresses,
  • Are written in anything other than English,
  • Contain links to other websites that we consider unsuitable
  • Describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or well being of others,
  • Are considered to be ‘spam’.

HHPL welcomes feedback, both positive and negative, about our site and its contents – all we ask is that you make sure any comments are in line and comply with the above rules.

HHPL reserves the right to delete any contribution that may be posted on the site, or to refuse to publish any contribution submitted to the site, or to take action against any user of the site, at anytime, and for any reason.


If there is any conflict between these terms and specific terms appearing elsewhere on www.maturetimes.co.uk then the latter shall prevail at all times.

If any of these terms are determined to be illegal or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Highwood House Publishing Limited is a company registered in England & Wales and whose registration number is 5112696. The Companies Registered Office address is:

Highwood House Publishing Limited,
Highwood House,
Winters Lane,
BS40 5SH

Telephone: 01934 864410

© Highwood House Publishing Limited 2012