Terms & Conditions

These general terms and conditions apply to anyone visiting Please take the time to read these terms and conditions, as you should not use any of our websites unless you agree to these general terms and our privacy policy. If you have any questions, then do not hesitate to get in touch with our Customer Services Team, who will be happy to answer your queries. 1. Collecting information about you To enable us to provide a high level of service, it is important for us to understand how our visitors use our websites, and therefore we will collect certain information about you. We will always act reasonably and in accordance with our privacy and cookie policies. Please take the time to read these policies so you understand exactly what information we collect and why. 2. Use of material appearing on the Consumer Checkpoint Site Your use of the Consumer Checkpoint Site and its content is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between Consumer Checkpoint and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), Consumer Checkpoint is the sole legal owner of all content on the site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material ("Consumer Checkpoint Content"). The Consumer Checkpoint Site and the Consumer Checkpoint Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of the United Kingdom and the United States and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties and regulations. You have permission to download and print excerpts from the Consumer Checkpoint Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you digitally download or print. You may not use any Consumer Checkpoint Content for any other purpose without our prior written consent. Except as expressly authorised by Consumer Checkpoint, you are forbidden from creating a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the Consumer Checkpoint Site. If you wish to use our content for any other purpose, please contact us at If you operate a news aggregation service that charges a subscription fee to its users, you must approach the NLA directly to discuss your licensing requirements. Please see For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact 3. Disclaimer of liability To the extent permitted by legislation, we do not accept any responsibility for any statement in the Consumer Checkpoint Content. Nothing in Consumer Checkpoint Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular persons. We will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to Consumer Checkpoint Content or any part of it. You may access other sites via links from the Consumer Checkpoint Site. These sites are not under our control and we are in no way responsible for any of their content. We give no guarantees of any kind concerning the Consumer Checkpoint Site or Consumer Checkpoint Content. Particularly, we do not guarantee that the Consumer Checkpoint Site or any of its contents is virus free. You should take your own precautions in this respect, and we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything that has potentially destructive properties. Although we will do our upmost to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Consumer Checkpoint Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay, however caused. If you are accessing the Consumer Checkpoint Site from the United States, the additional disclaimers and limitations of liability in Sections apply. 4. Third party advertising on the Consumer Checkpoint Site You will see advertising materials submitted by third parties on the Consumer Checkpoint Site. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of their advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content, including, but not limited to, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. If you would like to advertise on the Consumer Checkpoint Site, please email the user help team at, and they will pass your details on to our advertising sales team. 5. User content Users of our site may be permitted to submit their own content for publication in various areas of the Consumer Checkpoint Site. When you submit your content to us, you agree that you have created that content, or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to the Consumer Checkpoint Site. You or the owner of the content will still hold the copyright of the content sent to us, but by submitting it to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented. You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on the Consumer Checkpoint Site or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content do not necessarily reflect the views of Consumer Checkpoint, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any submissions posted by you and other users on the Consumer Checkpoint Site. We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time, without notice. We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by our authorised third parties. You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal in any way. You guarantee that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the Consumer Checkpoint Site to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the Consumer Checkpoint Site or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the Consumer Checkpoint Site, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the Consumer Checkpoint Site for commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, submitting any material to raise funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services. You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Consumer Checkpoint Site may involve (i) transmissions over multiple networks; and (ii) amendments to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Consumer Checkpoint assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to the Consumer Checkpoint Site. If you are under the age of 16, you confirm that you have permission from your parent or guardian to submit any content. Any queries regarding copyright and your content should be directed to Readers of our print products submitting content to Consumer Checkpoint should read our terms here. 6. What we will do for you Accurate information: We aim to ensure that all the content provided on our websites is accurate and timely. Availability: We endeavour to ensure that our websites are always available, but there may be times when they will not be. We will try and keep any periods when our websites are unavailable to a absolute minimum. Accessibility: We try to ensure our website is accessible to everyone. If you are having problems accessing the website, then please contact our Customer Services Team. 7. What you should do for us Please take the time to check that any advice on our websites is right for your individual circumstances and when you are making any important decisions, such as on financial, legal, medical, nutritional or other consumer matters, consult a qualified professional adviser who can provide specific advice based on your individual circumstances. We do not endorse that organisation and we have no control over the content of that website or how that site or organisation operates. You must not do anything to damage or disrupt the use of our websites and you must not use our websites in a way that may cause a nuisance to other people. We encourage you to link to any of our web pages, providing you do so responsibly. This means that: If we ask you to remove or change a link to our websites, you do so as soon as possible. You do not imply that there is any association, approval or endorsement with or by us. You must ensure any links are used in a fair and reasonable manner and that their use will not damage our reputation or take unfair advantage of it, commercially or otherwise. The website you are linking from must not contain offensive, obscene or defamatory material, and must not infringe anyone’s copyright, trademarks or other associated and similar rights. If anyone clicks on the link you provide to our websites, it must open our website in a new page and not within a frame on your own website. 8. What happens if you don’t comply with our website terms? You agree to compensate us for any loss that we suffer as a result of your failure to comply with either our general terms or any of our other website terms and conditions. If anyone complains about your use of our websites or the content you add to our websites, you agree that we can control the handling of any such dispute and that you will fully support and co-operate with this. Consumer Checkpoint may vary any of its terms at any time, although we will only make amendments if we think these are either necessary or reasonable. Please refer to our website terms and conditions on a regular basis for any announcements. The changed terms will normally take effect immediately, although where we think the changes are likely to be important to our registered users, we shall always inform them in advance so they can decide whether or not they continue using our websites. English legislation shall apply to all our terms and conditions and any disputes must be heard in an English Court. Nothing in any of terms and conditions affect your legal rights. 5. About us Consumer Checkpoint is a publishing division of WebSearch SEO Ltd. If you have any comments or complaints about Consumer Checkpoint or any of its content please contact via email to: Or in writing to: WebSearch SEO Limited, 49 Esmond Road London, NW6 7HF.