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Terms of Use

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The P&O Heritage Website (the “Website”) is controlled and operated by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (“P&OSNCo.” “us” or “we”), which is a member of the DP World group of companies. We are registered in England and Wales under company number ZC000073 and our registered office and trading address is 16 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JQ.

The Website is controlled and offered by P&OSNCo. in the United Kingdom. We make no representations and give no warranties that the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with any local laws.

By accessing, browsing and/or using this website (www.poheritage.com) you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these terms of use. These terms apply to all users of the Website. From time to time our terms of use may be changed. We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Website Access

P&OSNCo. hereby grants permission to you to use the Website on a temporary basis, subject to the Terms of Use as amended from time to time and provided that you do not copy any part of the Website in any medium without the prior written consent of P&OSNCo.; that you do not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose and that you comply fully with the terms and conditions of use of this Website.

Third Party Websites

Links are provided from this site to other third party websites in the interests of providing useful and additional information. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. This includes the link to the website of Easyart which operates and controls the ‘Shop’ features of the Website. The terms and conditions of King & McGaw Limited can be found in the ‘Shop’ section of the Website and will apply to any orders placed on this Website.

Intellectual Property Rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Except where material is clearly marked as downloadable by users, none of the material on the Website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, published, posted, adapted, displayed or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of P&O or the copyright owner. You also may not, without P&O’s written permission, "mirror" any material contained on this Site on any other server.

Where material is clearly marked as being downloadable by users, you may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, then without prejudice to any other rights we may have, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Trademarks

The words P&O, P&O Heritage and P&O Heritage Collection and logos containing the words "P&O" used at the Site are the property of P&OSNCo., its subsidiaries and/or its affiliates. Other names appearing on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

The domain name: www.poheritage.com is owned by P&OSNCo. Without prior written authorisation of P&OSNCo, no other entities or individuals have the right to use this domain name.

Privacy

Our Privacy Policy can be accessed at the point of signing up for our newsletter.

Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Message boards

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

Viruses, Hacking And Other Offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking To Our Site

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, but 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 from any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to enquiries@poheritage.com or write to us at: P&O Heritage, 16 Palace Street, London SW1E 5JQ.

Our Liability

The P&O Heritage Website, the historical information and materials on the Website are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and are subject to change or withdrawal by P&OSNCo at any time without notice. Whilst we take all reasonable care to ensure that the materials and information on this website are accurate and complete they are provided for information only. To the extent permitted by law, P&OSNCo excludes all representations, guarantees and warranties as to the accuracy of the Website and any other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

P&OSNCo. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site and content of the site is subject to change without notice.

To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude: any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including: loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect our liability for: death or personal injury arising from our negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Acceptable Use Policy

This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website www.poheritage.com (our site). This policy applies to all users of our site and supplements our Terms of Use.

Prohibited Uses

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
  • For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

You also agree:

  • Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our Terms of Use.
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
  • any part of our site;
  • any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of our site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.

Interactive Services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation chat rooms and bulletin boards. (interactive services).

Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).

We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, however, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.

The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.

Contributions must:

  • Be accurate (where they state facts).
  • Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
  • Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.

Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
  • Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
  • Promote sexually explicit material.
  • Promote violence.
  • Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
  • Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
  • Be likely to deceive any person.
  • Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
  • Promote any illegal activity.
  • Be threatening, abuse or invade another's privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
  • Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
  • Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
  • Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
  • Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Suspension And Termination

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.

Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the terms of use upon which you are permitted to use our site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:

  • Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
  • Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
  • Issue of a warning to you.
  • Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
  • Further legal action against you.
  • Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.

We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.

Changes To The Acceptable Use Policy

We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.