Terms & Conditions

Live Laugh Giraffe Terms and Conditions

This website is operated by LiveLaughGiraffe.com, the site and its contents are copyright Live Laugh Giraffe, all rights reserved.  Reproduction of all or any substantial part of the contents in any form is prohibited.  No part of the site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose without express approval.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the website. By accessing or using any part of the website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you must stop using the website immediately.

If you are under 18 years old, you must ask your parent or guardian to read and accept these terms on your behalf.
We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms and Conditions by posting updates and/or changes to our website. Your continued use of or access to the website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes, so please check back often.

You may only view, print out and use the website for your own personal, lawful, non-commercial use, provided that you do not:
a. remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained on the website;
b. use the website in any manner that may infringe any of our rights or the rights of a third party; or
c. reproduce, modify, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, frame, communicate to the public or circulate to any third party or exploit the website in any way, including for any commercial purpose, without our prior written consent.

We are not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information.  Material provided by users is subject to the Contributors Terms and Conditions.  Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.  You acknowledge that the website is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, and (to the extent permitted by law), is provided without any guarantee, conditions or warranties.

If you submit any content (messages, recipes, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials (“Content) you agree that we (and other users of the website) may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any Content.

By submitting Content to us, you automatically grant to us a worldwide, fully-paid, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sub licensable, and transferable right and license to use, record, sell, lease, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon (including, without limitation, translations), publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, publish and otherwise exploit the Content (in whole or in part) which we, using our sole discretion, deems appropriate. We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such Content.

Subject to the rights and license you grant to us under these Terms and Conditions, you retain all your right, title and interest in your Content submissions.  This means that copyright in your Content will remain with you and that you can continue to use the material in any way, including allowing others to use it.

We rely on you to present us with Content that contains accurate and factual material. We assume no responsibility for the accuracy of information provided on livelaughgiraffe.com.

We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your Content and to use your Content for advertising and promotional purposes.

We will monitor, edit and reject Content before posting and all decisions made are at our sole discretion.  Content found to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable will be not be published and if by some happenstance such content makes it to the site it will be removed at the earliest opportunity.  Content that violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service will be similarly treated.

Users agree that comments will not contain defamatory or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the website or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments.  All comments will be monitored, edited and rejected at our sole discretion.  Any user found to be trying to bypass the monitoring process will be blocked from the site and the authorities may be contacted should the situation require.  We encourage all users not to engage with other users outside of the site unless they are already know to you.

We are not liable for any Content posted by other users and which is available on the website. In the event that you believe such content infringes any rights, or is illegal, then you should let us know so that we may investigate.  We are also not liable for content which contains an instruction or advice that could cause harm or injury.

Our Privacy Policy sets out how Live Laugh Giraffe uses and protects any information you give us when you use this website. As a rule, we don’t disclose any personal information to third parties, unless we have your permission or are specifically required to by law. However, on rare occasions where there appears to be a clear need to safeguard the welfare of a user and/or his/her family, it may be necessary to contact relevant authorities.

LiveLaughGiraffe.com carries some affiliate marketing links, which means we earn commission on sales of some products when users click through a link from the site. Our editorial content is NOT influenced by affiliate partnerships. You may not post affiliate links without the prior permission of Live Laugh Giraffe.

As you navigate through this site, certain anonymous information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) using various technologies, such as cookies*, click tags, beacons and other navigational data collection (such as server logs). Your internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this anonymous information, such as the url of the website you just came from and the IP address and the browser version your computer is currently using.  Via the IP address we may also determine your rough geographical location, such as town or city.

This helps us analyse data about our site traffic, so we can improve livelaughgiraffe and tailor it more to our users’ needs. All information is anonymous and only used for operational purposes.

*A cookie is a small file which “asks permission” to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may, however, prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

Our website may contain links or references to other websites to which our Privacy Policy does not apply. If you click on these links to leave our site, you should note that we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting those sites. We suggest you always look at the privacy statement of any other website you visit.

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms and Conditions, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the website or any related website for any breach of these Terms of Service.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU WITH RESPECT TO USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING WTIHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOST PROFITS, OR LOSS, THEFT OR CORRUPTION OF YOUR INFORMATION, THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR DEVICE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. WE SHALL NTO BE LIABLE EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED, ARE, OR SHOULD OTHERWISE REASONABLY HAVE BEEN AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES CAUSED BY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, UNAUTHORISED USE, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, CONNECTIVITY FAILURE, COMPUTER VIRUS OR ANY OTHER HARM.

In the event that applicable law does not allow the exclusion of certain promises and/or the exclusion of liability for direct, indirect, consequential or other damages, in no event shall our liability arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions and your use of the website exceed £50.

We do not exclude our liability (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude our liability. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid for any reason, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

These Terms and Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to the website constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the website, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).

You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these Terms of Service.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England, and the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to the website.

Questions about the Terms and Conditions should be sent to us at talk@livelaughgiraffe.com.