Terms & conditions

This website is owned and operated by FosterTalk Limited, company number 06318354, a company incorporated in England and Wales, whose registered office is FosterTalk, Oak Tree House, Waterside, Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4FD. By accessing this website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. FosterTalk may modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this page. You will be bound by any such modifications or revisions from the time that they are made.

1.   Availability of site
Whilst we will use all reasonable endeavours to make this site and our services available to you, we cannot guarantee that it will operate continuously or without interruptions.

2.   Privacy policy
We take privacy issues seriously. Our current privacy policy covers our use of any information you provide. In using our services you acknowledge and agree to be bound by the terms of our privacy policy.

3.   Information you provide
3.1  You grant us a non-exclusive, world-wide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to copy, issue copies, communicate to the public, make publicly available and include in a cable programme service (either in whole or in part or in a modified or edited form) any material you up-load or post to our site (whether to a chat room, bulletin board or otherwise). You acknowledge and agree that such material is not up-loaded or posted subject to any obligation of confidence.

3.2  You agree:

  • not to use our website to post any material or links to any material, which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually orientated, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, racist or otherwise violative of any law
  • not to post any copyrighted material without the express permission of the copyright holder, unless such copyright is owned by you or FosterTalk
  • not to post any advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes and solicitations on our website.

3.3   It is the policy of FosterTalk to monitor the content and appearance of messages posted on our website. Due to the potentially offensive nature of some of the messages on our forums FosterTalk reserves the right to edit and/or remove offensive messages that are brought to our attention. Any member who believes that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately, and we will make every effort to remove offensive material and ensure that all messages on our forum respect the protocols of our organisation.

3.4   FosterTalk reserves the right to edit or delete any message for any reason whatsoever, at our sole discretion. You agree that you are solely responsible for the content of your messages and that you will indemnify and hold harmless FosterTalk and their agents and employees with respect to any claim based upon the appearance and/or transmission of your message(s). In the event of any complaint or legal action arising for any message posted by you, FosterTalk reserves the right to reveal your identity and any other information we may know about you. You agree that FosterTalk is not liable or responsible to you for any defamatory remarks made about you on our forums.

4.   Compliance with laws
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations concerning your use of our services and this site.

5.   Links to other sites
5.1   Certain links, including hypertext links, in our site will take you outside our site. Links are provided for your convenience and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by us of the linked site, its operator or its content. We are not responsible for the content of any website outside our site.
5.2   No warranty is given by FosterTalk and no liability shall be accepted by FosterTalk in respect of the quality, accuracy, completeness or reliability of any advice given by or service provided by any third party to any user of this site.

6.   Limitation of liability
FosterTalk shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused to you by your use of this website, other than in respect of death or injury caused by FosterTalk’s negligence. Your sole remedy in respect of any such loss or damage shall be your right to discontinue your use of the website. This does not affect your statutory rights.

7.   Membership subscription
If you or anyone who is paying on your behalf, fail at any time to pay any membership fees due to FosterTalk, we may, at our discretion and without prejudice to our other rights, deny you access to our site. We need not provide you with advance notice in such circumstances.

8.   Copyright
All rights in the design, text, graphics and other material on our site and the selection or arrangement thereof are the copyright of FosterTalk or other third parties. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print in hard copy portions of our site solely in connection with the acquisition of goods or services through our site. Any other use of materials on our site (including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above and alteration, modification, distribution or republication) without our prior written permission is strictly prohibited.

9.   Software and security
FosterTalk is not responsible for any technical or other issues that may arise if you download software from an external third party website (e.g. Acrobat Reader) or upgrade your browser software to enhance your usage of the website.

FosterTalk makes every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for users to own an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

FosterTalk cannot accept responsibility for any loss, disruptions or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material from this website.

10.   Invalidity
If any part of these terms and conditions is unenforceable (including any provision excluding or limiting our liability) the enforceability of the remainder of these terms and conditions will not be affected.

11.   Governing law
The use of the website and these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English courts shall have jurisdiction in relation thereof.