Terms & Conditions

Terms of website use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tell you the terms on which you may make use of our website www.divecompare.com (the website), whether as a guest, reviewer or a registered user.

Use of the website includes accessing, browsing, uploading content to or registering to use the website. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the website, as these will apply to your use of the website. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

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 of use, you must not use the website.

 

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the website:

Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using the website, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted and prohibited uses of the website. When using the website, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.

Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the use of cookies on the website.

 

Accessing the website

The basic services provide on this website are made available free of charge. We do also offer a premium membership package, further details of which can be found here.

We do not guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of the website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

 

Your account and password

When you sign up to use the Website you may be asked to choose a user name and password as part of our security procedures. You must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user name or password, you must promptly notify us at [email protected].

We have the right to disable any user name or password, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

 

Intellectual property rights

You warrant to divecompare.com that your are the sole owner (or authorised licensee) of all content provided by you to divecompare.com. Content includes but is not limited to all information, photographs, videos and trademarks. You represent that such content does not infringe the rights of any third party. By providing the content to divecompare.com, you authorise divecompare.com to use the content on divecompare.com’s website and on affiliated websites.

You must not use any part of the content on the website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us. If you print off, copy or download any part of the website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

 

No reliance on information

The content on the website whether created and posted by ourselves or by any user is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the website.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the website is accurate, complete or up-to-date at any given time.

 

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law. Otherwise, to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user 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:

use of, or inability to use, the website; or

use of or reliance on any content displayed on the website.

We have no liability to you or any user for any loss of profit, sales, revenue or business, business interruption, loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation or any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on the website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 

Uploading content to the website

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to the website, or to make contact with other users of the website, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of this warranty.

Any content you upload to the website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to the website 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 content posted by you or any other user of the website.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on the website if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on the website do not represent our views or values.

 

Viruses

We do not guarantee that the website will at all times be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platforms in order to access the website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse the website 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 the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the website. You must not attack the website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offense 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 the website will cease immediately.

 

Linking to the website

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 and provided that the website in which you are linking complies in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. 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 or any website that is not owned by you. You must only use the linking logos approved by ourselves for this purpose, which can be found here. [[Link to plugin for dive schools sites]]

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 or your own profile page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on the website other than that set out above, please contact [email protected].

 

Third party links and resources in the website

Where the website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. We have no liability to you or any user for any indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from contact with other sites and resources.

 

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

 

Changes to the website

We may update the website from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not make any guarantee that the website, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

 

Applicable law

These terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree to that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction. However, if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.

 

Information about us

The website operated by Dive Compare.co.ltd, a company registered in Thailand.

To contact us, please email [email protected].