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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Contents

1. Use of the Website
2. Under 16s
3. Intellectual Property
4. Responsibility for content
5. Third party websites
6. Termination
7. General

Definitions

“Permitted Downloads” means the content and other downloadable items displayed on the Website and expressly available for download.

"We" "Us" and "Our" means BISL Limited registered in England under company number 3231094. Registered address Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS its employees and agents, its successors and includes any other person or business to whom We may transfer Our rights under these terms and conditions., comparethemarket.com and comparethemeerkat.com are trading names of BISL Limited.

“Website” means www.comparethemeerkat.com.

"You" and "Your" means the person who wishes to use the Website.

By using this Website You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If You do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions You should not use this Website.

We reserve the right to alter these terms and conditions from time to time but if We do so We shall post any such changes on the Website. Your continued use of the Website shall constitute acceptance of the amended terms and conditions.

Some activities on comparethemeerkat.com will require you to register your details and set up a log in. Your data will be used in accordance with Our Privacy and Cookie Policy.

1. Use of the Website

You agree that:-

1.1. You will not do anything that affects the integrity or security of the Website.

1.2. Use of Our Website is permitted for private non-commercial purposes only.

1.3. You will not (unless the material is a Permitted Download), without our express permission, gather, extract, download, reproduce and/or display on any other website or other online service or otherwise, any material on or from Our Website, whether or not by the use of spiders, data mining, trawling or other ‘screen scraping’ software or system used to extract data.

1.4. If you breach these terms and conditions We may take such action as We deem appropriate including cancelling Your registration, denying You access to the Website, bringing legal proceedings against You and disclosing such information to such legal or regulatory bodies as We feel appropriate.

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2. Under 16s

If you are under 16 You must obtain permission from a parent or guardian before using this Website. You must not provide us with any of your information without this consent. You should show these terms and conditions and the privacy and cookie policy to your parent or guardian.

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3. Intellectual Property

3.1. All information, data and copyright material contained in this Website and any trade marks (whether registered or unregistered), trade names, brands, logos and devices included in that material belongs to Us.

3.2. You may download or copy the Permitted Downloads on the condition that the material may only be used for personal non-commercial purposes. Copying or storing the contents of the Website for other than personal use is expressly prohibited.

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4. Responsibility for content

4.1. We make no representations or warranties of any kind in respect of this Website or its contents and disclaim all such representations and warranties. In addition, We make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information and related graphics published in this Website. The information contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. All Our liability howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

4.2. We make no warranty that the Website or any linked website is free from viruses or other malicious computer problems. You are responsible for ensuring that you use the appropriate virus checking software.

4.3. Neither We nor any of our employees or other representatives will be liable for loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property in claims of third parties.

4.4. Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the exclusions and limitations under the clause are intended to limit any rights You may have as a consumer under local law or other statutory rights which may not be excluded or in any way to exclude or limit Our liability to You for death or personal injury resulting from Our negligence or that of Our employees or agents.

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5. Third Party

Websites This Website may also contain hypertext links to websites operated by third parties who will be subject to separate privacy policies and terms and conditions. Links are provided for convenience only and inclusion of any links should not be taken to imply endorsement in any way of the site to which it links. We accept no responsibility or liability for the contents of any other website.

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6. Termination

In addition to the provisions of paragraph 1.4 We have in Our sole discretion the right to issue a warning, temporary suspension, or an indefinite suspension and termination of Your rights to use the Website if You:-

6.1. We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is used properly and is kept securely. We use technical and organisational security measures in order to protect the data We have under Our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons.

6.2. A full description of how Your data will be used is set out in our Privacy Policy. By submitting personal information to Us You are consenting to the processing of Your personal information by Us and Our agents in accordance with Our privacy policy.

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7. General

7.1. If any provision of these Terms are held by a competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms will not be affected and will remain valid.

7.2. Unless expressly stated in these Terms, nothing in these Terms shall confer any rights on any person under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

7.3. Any intellectual property rights existing in and to the Reward Scheme, the Rewards and any character or trading names associated or used in the Reward Scheme or in relation to the Rewards are and shall remain the property of Us or Our group companies at all times.

7.4. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

7.5. These Terms will only apply as between Us and You. Unless as otherwise stated in these Terms no other person may benefit or rely upon these Terms and Conditions.

7.6. We reserve the right to amend or update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Where We do this We shall advertise any such amendments on the www.comparethemeerkat.com website.

7.7. If you have any questions about these Terms please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section by clicking here.

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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Contents

1. Who is the Data Controller?
2. How will we use your data?
3. Use of Cookies
4. How can I stop cookies and what effect will this have?
5. Simples Rewards

1. Who is the Data Controller?

The data controller is BISL Limited.

2. How will we use your data?

 1. Site Administration

The details you provide on www.comparethemeerkat.com the “Website”) will be used for the purpose of administrating the registration scheme and any activities on comparethemeerkat.com including any games or competitions. If you participate in any competitions or games your username may be displayed on the Website on any leaderboards. Data may be also used by Us for the purposes of analysis and market research.

2. Marketing

Where you have given us permission, we may use your data to send you further information about comparethemeerkat.com or comparethemarket.com by e-mail. We will never pass your data to third parties for marketing purposes.

3. Send to A Friend

We may from time to time offer a facility for you to enter a friend’s e-mail address for them to be sent information. If you provide us with a friend’s details so we can send them an e-mail you confirm that you have consent from your friend to pass their detail to us and you are happy for us to disclose your details as the person who asked that we send the e-mail to your Friend.

3. Use of Cookies

A cookie identifies your computer to a server that then enables information to be stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies allow a computer to be identified as corresponding to one that has accessed another website or visited a website previously. Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm Your computer system.

We may, from time to time use and serve cookies, pixel tags or action tags. Any information that is collected via cookies, pixels and action tags is completely anonymous.

We use cookies, pixel tags or action tags for various purposes, including:collating anonymous aggregated information that is used to manage and plan enhancements to our services to evaluate the effectiveness of our advertising and promotions on third party websites, for example by tracking whether these advertisements are clicked on by users

We are continually looking to adopt and implement certain practices and technologies in order that we may improve your user experience.

Cookies used on this website:

Cookie description - Site Session
Name - ASP.NET_SessionId
Purpose - A unique Id that references you current session on our site.
Lifetime of cookie - Session based cookie

Cookie description - Authentication
Name - .ASPXAUTH
Purpose - Used to determine if you are logged in to our site.
Lifetime of cookie - Single page view

4. How can I stop cookies and what effect will this have?

You can stop cookies from being deployed on your computer by configuring your browser not to accept them or opt-out. Please refer to your browser's 'help' facility.

If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them - For more information on cookies and deletion of cookies please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies

Please be aware that deleting certain cookies can result in difficulties when navigating around sites.

5. Rewards Scheme

If you register for the Reward Scheme the data you provide will be used for the purpose of the administration of the Reward Scheme. Data may also be used for market research and/or analysis purposes. We may need to pass your data to product providers on the comparethemarket.com website in order to verify any qualifying purchases that you have made under the Reward Scheme. It may also be necessary for your data to be passed to third party suppliers in relation to the provision of any rewards to you under the Reward Scheme however we will ensure in all cases that your data is kept securely. If you would like information about how the data you provide on comparethemarket.com when making your qualifying purchase will be used please refer to the Privacy Policy on the comparethemarket.com website.

We reserve the right to alter this Privacy and Cookie Policy from time to time but if we do we shall post any changes on the Website.

If you have any queries regarding this privacy policy or the use of your data you can write to the Data Protection Officer at Pegasus House, Bakewell Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, PE2 6YS or e-mail service@contact-ctm.com. Please mark your correspondence for the attention of the Data Protection Officer.

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