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Terms and Conditions

These terms & conditions govern your use of the Galaxyoptical.com website (the “Galaxy Optical site”), and your relationship with Galaxy Optical Services Limited (“Galaxy”, “we” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. By using the site and/or registering on the site, you agree to these terms and conditions and to our privacy policy.

1. BASIS OF USE OF THE GALAXY OPTICAL SITE

a. The Galaxy Optical site is provided to you free of charge for your personal use subject to these terms & conditions and our privacy policy. By using the Galaxy optical site you agree to be bound by these terms & conditions and our privacy policy.

b. These terms & conditions govern your use of the Galaxy Optical site in general, and all services provided in connection with them.

c. These terms & conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

a. The content of the Galaxy Optical site is protected by copyright, trademarks, database and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Galaxy Optical site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Galaxy Optical site without written permission from Galaxy.

b. No licence is granted to you in these terms & conditions to use any trademark of Galaxy or its affiliated companies.

3. LIMITATIONS

a. You may not use the Galaxy Optical site for any of the purposes set out below (this includes any use by you of the Community sites - see paragraph 6 below for further information about the Community sites):

i. disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material;

ii. transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice;

iii. gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems;

iv. interfering with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Galaxy Optical site;

v. interfering or disrupting networks or web sites connected to the Galaxy Optical site;

vi. making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner;

vii. transmitting material containing any form of advertising or promotion for goods and services, junk mail, chain letters or “spam”;

viii. impersonating another person;

ix. referring to specific website addresses outside of the Galaxy Optical site; or

x. advertising.

b. Galaxy reserves the right to refuse to post material on the Galaxy Optical site or to remove material already posted on the Galaxy Optical site. You must not try to re-post material which Galaxy has refused to post on the Galaxy Optical site or has previously removed from the Galaxy Optical site.

c. You will be responsible for all losses, costs and expenses reasonably incurred by us, all damages awarded against us by a court and all sums paid by us as a result of any settlement agreed by us arising out or in connection with:

d. any claim by any third party that the use of the Galaxy Optical site by you is defamatory, offensive or abusive, or of an obscene or pornographic nature, or is illegal or is in breach of any applicable law, regulation or code of practice; and

e. any claim by any third party that the use of the Galaxy Optical site by you infringes that third party’s copyright or other intellectual property rights of whatever nature.

f. By submitting material you are granting Galaxy a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sublicense the material in whole or in part and in any form.

4. USE OF COMMUNITY SITES

a. The Galaxy Optical site may include a number of community sites which may allow users to interact with each other via message boards, and other user forums (the “Community sites”). Full details about your use of the Community sites can be found on the Community sites’ terms and conditions page.

b. We advise you not to post or in any way reveal any of your personal details on the Community sites (for example, your address, telephone number or email).

c. Galaxy does not control or moderate the content placed on the Community sites. However, Galaxy reserves the right to refuse to post material, to remove material posted on the Community sites and to contact you in the event that there are concerns about the content you have added to a Community site. Galaxy may review or edit the content of the Community sites. Therefore, if you have concerns about any of the content of the Community sites you should contact us by selecting the “report as inappropriate” button. The relevant content may be removed from the Community sites. If we believe that any material placed on the Community sites by you is unlawful we may contact the relevant authority.

d. Galaxy makes no representations as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement displayed on the message boards by third parties. You are solely responsible for the content of your messages posted on the message boards and the views expressed by individuals do not represent the views of Galaxy.

5. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

a. As a convenience to Galaxy customers, the Galaxy Optical site may include links to other websites or material. Galaxy is not responsible for any of these websites or material which is beyond its control.

6. ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP

a. Part of the Galaxy Optical site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Third party advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Galaxy Optical site complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material provided by third parties.

7. AVAILABILITY OF THE GALAXY OPTICAL SITE

a. Although Galaxy aims to offer you the best service possible, we cannot guarantee that the service will be fault free. If a fault occurs in the service you should report it by email to info@galaxyoptical.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

b. Your access to the Galaxy Optical site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.

8. AMENDMENTS

a. We may update these terms & conditions from time to time and any changes will be notified to you via the e-mail address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Galaxy Optical site. The changes will apply to the use of the Galaxy Optical site after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new terms & conditions you should not continue to use the Galaxy Optical site). If you continue to use the Galaxy Optical site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Galaxy Optical site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new terms & conditions.

9. OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU

a. The Galaxy Optical site is provided by Galaxy without any warranties or guarantees. You will bear the risks associated with the use of the internet.

b. The Galaxy Optical site provides content from other internet sites or resources and while we try to ensure that material included on the Galaxy Optical site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it cannot accept responsibility if this is not the case. Galaxy will not be responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information or for any technical problems you may experience with the Galaxy Optical site. If we are informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Galaxy optical site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.

c. In particular, we disclaim all liabilities in connection with the following:

i. Incompatibility of the Galaxy Optical site with any of your equipment, software or telecommunications links; and

ii. Technical problems including errors or interruptions of the Galaxy Optical site.

d. If we are in breach of these terms & conditions, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you use the Galaxy Optical site.

e. This paragraph 22 does not limit or affect our responsibility to you if something we do negligently causes death or personal injury.

10. MISCELLANEOUS

a. You may not transfer any of your rights under these terms & conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these terms & conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

b. If you breach these terms & conditions and we choose to ignore this, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach these terms & conditions.

c. Neither party shall not be responsible for any breach of these terms & conditions caused by circumstances beyond that party’s control.

d. Except as expressly set out in these terms & conditions, all use of your personal information will be made in accordance with our privacy policy.

e. These terms & conditions are subject to English law. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

11. CUSTOMER SERVICES

a. For general enquiries, please email info@galaxyoptical.com. UK Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

b. For optical brand related enquiries, please email brands@galaxyoptical.com. UK Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

 

The Galaxy Optical site is owned by Galaxy Optical Services Limited, trading under various names including Galaxy Optical, a company registered in England whose registered office is at: Unit B3 Stuart Rd. Altrincham Business Park, Broadheath, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5GJ, with Company Registration No. 03291781 and VAT No. GB677654874 Tel No: +44 161 942 7700.