1. Ownership of The Website
www.plotaroute.com ("The Website") is owned and operated by Spidersphere Ltd. (Registered Company Number 111337087) ("The Website Owner"), registered at Melrose, Westbrook Road, Godalming, Surrey, UK, GU7 2QH.
2. Use of The Website
All information and materials contained in The Website, including but not limited to text, software (including applets), music, sound, photographs, images, video, page layout, is protected by copyrights, trade marks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. Use of this information and materials are subject to the following conditions, and any use such as, but not limited to, copying, reproducing, transmitting, selling, licensing, distributing, or creating derivative works of such content or information is prohibited without the prior express written authorisation of The Website Owner:
a ) no content or part of The Website, including any source code not generally accessible to end users, can be used for the development of competing commercial application or service;
b) no content or part of The Website may be copied, reproduced or distributed without express permission, except for personal, non-commercial use where such use is not for the purposes of planning permission applications;
c) not withstanding the above conditions, you may share routes that are publicly available on The Website by embedding maps on third party websites using the supplied HTML code.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
All Intellectual Property Rights (including, without limitation, all database rights, rights in designs, rights in know-how, patents and rights in inventions (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration) and all other intellectual or industrial property rights in any jurisdiction) in any information, content, materials, data or processes contained in or to this Website belong to The Website Owner or its licensed source. All rights of The Website Owner in such Intellectual Property Rights are hereby reserved.
You agree to inform the Website Owner of any misuse or other activity that could compromise the intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or its licensed source.
5. Content of the Service
The Website provides a route planning application and various supporting features (the "Services") free of charge to users of the Website. It also offers the option of purchasing PREMIUM Membership, which is used to provide registered users, for a specified period of time, with advert-free access to the Services, higher usage limits and other benefits..
Purchase of PREMIUM Membership is subject to payment of the prevailing charges, unless these charges are waived by The Website Owner. PREMIUM Membership access to the Services is restricted to the person or oragnisation that has purchased the PREMIUM Membership; individual sign in details that provide PREMIUM Member access access to the Services must not be passed on to other individuals or organisations for the purposes of evading charges.
The Website Owner reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove, limit or cease to supply any part or all of the Services contained on this Website. In the event that such removal takes place, The Website Owner shall not be liable to you in any way whatsoever for such removal.
The Website Owner shall have an unlimited licence to publish or otherwise use any information or other materials that you provide for inclusion on the Website, either in their orginal form or as may be amended by The Website Owner.
The Website Owner shall be entitled at any time to delete from The Website and records any information of any kind submitted to us by you and it shall also be your responsibility to keep a copy of all the information that is submitted to us as a back-up copy and for your own records.
Some features of the Website are subject to community usage limits, where availability is depedent on the combined usage levels of all users of the Website.
6. Links to Other Websites
Certain (hypertext) links will lead you to websites that are not under the control of The Website Owner. When you activate any of these links, you will leave The Website and The Website Owner has no control over and will accept no responsibility or liability in respect of the material on any such other website.
7. Data Protection and Privacy
The Website and the information, names, images, pictures, logos, icons regarding or relating to The Website Owner (or those of licensed suppliers), are provided on an 'as is' basis without any representation or endorsement being made and without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, all such terms and warranties are hereby excluded. In no event will The Website Owner be liable (whether in contract or tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise) for any losses sustained and arising out of or in connection with use of The Website including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill (in all these cases whether direct or indirect) nor any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss.
While The Website Owner has taken care in the preparation of the contents of The Website, The Website Owner does not represent that the information contained in The Website is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall accept no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in The Website or for any reliance placed by any person on the information.
The Website Owner does not warrant that the functions or materials accessible from or contained in The Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that The Website or the computer servers that make it available are virus or bug free or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.
You agree to take reasonable care in using the information and materials provided on The Website, including but not limited to following generally available medical and safety guidelines and advice.
10. Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances (including, without limitation, negligence) shall the Website Owner, its partners or suppliers be liable to you or any third party for any loss or damages of any kind in respect of any aspect of the Services.
The Website Owne may transfer its rights and obligations under these Terms to any company, firm or person at any time if it does not materially affect your rights under it. You may not transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else. These Terms are personal to you and no third party is entitled to benefit under these Terms except as set out here.
14. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Updated 4 June 2021