General Terms & Conditions
PENTAX U.K. Limited (registered number 1436524)
Email: contactus at pentax dot co dot uk
VAT number: 225 3252 92
(referred to in the Terms and Conditions as "PENTAX", "us" or "we")
2. UK residents only
The website is provided for use by UK residents only. If you are not a UK resident you can access your local PENTAX website from www.pentax.com
3. Your use of the website
All copyright and other rights in this web site (including text, photographs, other images, sounds, trade marks and logos) are owned by PENTAX and its licensors.
a) browse the website (including making transient or cached copies of parts of the website to the extent this occurs in the normal course of using your browser); and
b) print a copy of any page of the website provided you do not alter or remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights notices;
c) for your own lawful, personal, non-commercial purposes provided you do not do any of the things listed below in this section 3.
You must not:
d) modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, commercially exploit, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any content, software or services contained within the website (except to the extent expressly permitted under (a) or (b) above);
e) use the website or any of its content for any commercial purpose, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on another website;
g) include any links to the website on another website;
h) use the website or anything available on it for unlawful purposes; or
i) hack into the website or any related computer system, make excessive traffic demands on the website, use in relation to the website any software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and/or extraction tools, introduce viruses or otherwise engage in any other activity that may reasonably be expected to
(i) impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure;
(ii) inhibit other users from using and/or enjoying the website or any other website; or
(iii) damage the reputation of PENTAX.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable legal fees, resulting from (i) any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the website or from (ii) any breach by you (or by someone else to whom you have disclosed your password) of paragraphs (c) to (h) of this section 3.
We reserve the right to terminate or suspend your right to use the website at any time.
The website may contain links to or from other websites. We are not responsible for the content appearing on, products or services available via, or the privacy or other practices used by, other websites.
5. Privacy and personal information
In the event that PENTAX undergoes reorganisation or is sold to another business, you agree that any personal information PENTAX holds about you may be transferred to the reorganised business or buyer.
You may be issued with an individual password when registering (where registration is required) on the website. You must:
a) use the password only for access to the applicable pages of the website and not for any other purpose;
b) keep your password confidential at all times, not disclose the password or permit anyone else to use your password (any breach of any of the Terms and Conditions by anyone to whom you disclose the password will be treated as if the breach had been committed by you, and will not relieve you of your obligations under the Terms and Conditions); and
c) cease to use, and delete from your records, your password upon expiry or termination of your membership for whatever reason.
We reserve the right to change or withdraw your password and user name at any time and you agree to notify us promptly of any changes to your registration details.
Use of the website is provided free of charge (other than your normal internet connectivity charges) and you acknowledge that you access the site solely at your own risk on an "as is" and "as available" basis and that:
i) PENTAX makes no representations about the materials or information contained on the website;
ii) PENTAX reserves the right to deny you access to the site;
iii) PENTAX is not responsible or liable if the site does not work properly, or at all; and shall not in any event be responsible for business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption.
iv) except as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions, PENTAX does not enter into conditions, warranties or other terms in relation to the website.
We try to make sure that all information contained on the website is correct, but we cannot and do not accept any liability for any error or omission and will not be liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on any information provided in the website.
We may suspend the operation of the website for maintenance or upgrade work from time to time and your access to and use of the website will not be uninterrupted or error free.
8. General and governing law
We may change the Terms and Conditions from time to time and will endeavour to notify you of any major changes by posting a message on the website. However, by accessing the website you are accepting that you are bound by the current version of the Terms and Conditions and therefore you should check these each time you revisit the website.
The Terms and Conditions form the entire understanding of the parties and supersede all previous agreements, understandings and representations relating to the subject matter covered by them. If any provision is found to be unenforceable, this shall not affect the validity of any other provision. We may delay enforcing any of our rights under the Terms and Conditions without losing them. You agree that we may assign these Terms and Conditions or any of our rights or obligations without giving you notice.
We shall not be liable to any third party in respect of your use of (or inability to use) the website.
The Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with English law as if the Terms and Conditions were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within England and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
PENTAX U.K. Limited (referred to below as "we" or "us") treats with the utmost care and respect the personal information you may supply to us on this site and recognises the importance of protecting your privacy online. Here we explain what information we collect, what we do with it, who else may have access to it, and what controls you have.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is PENTAX U.K. Limited.
1. What information do we collect about you?
2. How do we use your information?
This information we collect about you is used to provide customer care, to generate aggregate statistics about our site visitors, to improve the content of our web pages, to administer this site, to carry out marketing analysis and to send you information you have requested. If you consent we may also use your information to contact you by telephone, email or post from time to time about products, services, promotions or special offers that may be of interest to you. You can stop this happening at any time by contacting us.
3. With who is the information shared?
We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of a PENTAX group company or visitors to this site. We may also disclose your personal data to other companies within the Pentax group.
This site may from time to time contain links to other sites including PENTAX sites in other countries. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of any such sites and we encourage you to read these carefully. Any information you supply on such sites will not be within our control.
When you use this site, we may collect information about your computer, such as your IP address and/or browser, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not usually identify you personally. We may also obtain information about your online movements and use of the internet. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’ which is a small file, on your computer’s hard disk. Cookies are used for several reasons such as:
i) helping us improve our marketing and promotional efforts;
ii) assisting us in improving the content and services offered on the Website.
The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this site. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: aboutcookies.org
6. Your acceptance of these terms and your rights
You have a legal right to a copy of all the personal information about you held by us, subject to the payment of a small fee currently £10.00. You also have a right to correct any errors in that information by using the contact us page. As mentioned above, you have a right to prevent us using your personal information to contact you about products, services, promotions or special offers that may be of interest to you.
7. Contact Us
Please email any questions you have about privacy to us at contactus at pentax dot co dot uk
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