Hook Technology Website Terms of Use

Last updated 23rd Jan 2023

hook.co is a site operated by Hook Technology Limited ("Hook”, “we”, “us”, or “our” as the context dictates). We are a private limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 12362866 and have our registered office at 80 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6EE.

These terms (“Terms”) inform you about the rules for using our website hook.co (“the Website”). Please read these Terms carefully before you use the Website.

By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use the Website.

We occasionally amend these Terms and any such variations are effective once they are posted on the Website. It is your responsibility to keep abreast of changes so please refer back to them in the future.

1. Using the Website

You are permitted to use the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use. This includes permission to print and download material from the Website provided that you do not modify any content.

The copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Website and all information, material, documentation and other content posted on this Website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced or republished without our prior consent.

Please note that unauthorised use of the Website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Your use of the Website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to and governed by the laws of England. You and we both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

2. Content

When using the Website, you agree not to upload, post, email, or otherwise make available any content that:

  • is false or misleading;
  • infringes any intellectual property rights of, or a duty of confidentiality to, any other person;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
  • is unlawful, libellous, abusive, threatening, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.

We reserve the right, without obligation, to remove or edit such content.

If you upload, post or make available any content on the Website, or otherwise provide Hook with any comments, content or other materials, such materials will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You shall retain ownership of the materials you upload, post or send, but you grant to Hook a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license (with rights to sub-license) to use and commercialise such materials and any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such materials in any way and for any purpose whatsoever. Hook shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such materials and will be free to copy, use, modify, display and distribute the materials to others, without limitation.

You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.

We may make changes to the Website and to the content and materials on the Website at any time.

3. Password and Security

Some parts of the Website may require you to register to access and use them.

When you register and create an account with us, you will be asked to create a password. You must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. You will be responsible for all activities that occur or are submitted under your account. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password, you should notify us (see below for contact details) immediately.

If Hook has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Website, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account.

4. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy governs how users’ information is collected and used. Your use of the Website and/or the services available from the Website signifies your acknowledgement of, and agreement to, our Privacy Policy.

5. Website Accessibility

Whilst we aim to ensure that the Website is available 24 hours every day, 365 days per year, there may be occasional interruptions to this service for technical reasons. Hook does not accept any liability for the Website being unavailable at any time.

Your access to the Website may also be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

We reserve the right to suspend access to or withdraw the Website or the Website’s content or materials in whole or in part at any time.

6. Our right to suspend or cancel your account

We may suspend or cancel your account immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms.

The suspension or cancellation of your account and your right to use the Website shall not affect either party's rights or liabilities.

Paragraphs 1, 2 and 8 of these Terms and Conditions shall survive cancellation.

7. Disclaimer

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information and materials on the Website are accurate and complete. However, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information and materials on the Website or that they are up to date.

Your use of any information or materials on the Website is entirely at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to ensure that any information or materials sourced through the Website meet your specific requirements.

The Website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the Website, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms. The information and materials uploaded by others have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Website do not represent our views or values.

Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure the smooth functioning of the Website, we cannot guarantee that the Website will be error free. Hook does cannot guarantee that content downloaded from the Website will be free from viruses and Hook cannot accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any such virus.

8. Exclusion of Liability

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to the Website or any content or materials on it.

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with (i) use of, or inability to use, our Website; or (ii) use of or reliance on any content or materials displayed on the Website.

In particular, we will not be liable for (i) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; (ii) business interruption; (iii) loss of anticipated savings; (iv) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or (v) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Nothing in this paragraph applies to Hook’s liability in respect of services provided through the Website.

Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit Hook’s liability for (i) death or personal injury caused by its negligence (ii) fraud; or (iv) any liability which cannot by law be excluded or limited.

9. Links to and from other websites

Periodically, links may be established between this Website and one or more websites operated by third parties. For the purposes of these Terms, the term "link" includes both out links (hypertext links to external websites or content) and in links (hypertext links which draw material from other sources into this Website). We have no control over these other websites or their content and accept no responsibility for material found on them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you choose to access a third party website linked to from the Website, it is at your own risk. The existence of any such links does not constitute an endorsement by Hook of any such external websites or the contents or operators of those websites. Hook is providing these links to you for convenience only.

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to the Website in any website that is not owned by you. The Website must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

10. International Use

If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

11. Miscellaneous

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

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these Terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.

If any provision of these Terms Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.

If you breach these Terms and we 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 the Terms.

We shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms caused by circumstances beyond our control.

A person who is not a party to these Terms shall have no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these Terms.

12. Contact

If you have any queries, please contact us by emailing us at contact@hook.co or writing to us at:

Hook Technology Limited,
80 Cheapside