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Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions govern the use of websites and online platforms relating to The Great British Bake Off, The Great British Bake Off; An Extra Slice and other related programming (collectively the “Programme”) including without limitation the website with domain name: staging.thegreatbritishbakeoff.uk (the “Website”) and/or any account or pages created and/or operated by Love Productions Ltd, on online platforms such as twitter.com, facebook.com and instagram.com using #GBBO, @BritishBakeOff and/or #ExtraSlice. or on any Programme-related pages (the “Love Pages(s)”). The Website and the Love Pages are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “GBBO Site(s)”.

In these Terms and Conditions: “we”, “us” & “our” refers to Love Productions Ltd and its assignees, licensees and affiliates, and, where appropriate, to the creators of and contributors to the construction of the GBBO Sites and its contents; “you”, “your” & “yourself” refers to visitors to and users of the GBBO Sites and its content and, where appropriate, persons submitting personal information, recipes, photographs and other material thereto.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions (or any part of them) at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted upon the Website and your continued use of any GBBO Site will be considered acceptance of the changes. You are advised to check these Terms and Conditions regularly.

Disclaimer

We are not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try from the GBBO Sites, or any website or platform you link to from the GBBO Sites. You may not achieve the results desired due to variations in ingredients, cooking temperatures, typos, errors, omissions, or individual cooking ability. You should always use your best judgment when cooking with raw ingredients such as eggs, chicken or fish and seek expert advice before beginning your recipe if you are unsure. You should always take care not to injure yourself or others on sharp knives or other cooking implements or to burn yourself or others while cooking. You should examine the contents of ingredients prior to preparation and consumption of these recipes in order to be fully aware of and to advise others accurately of the presence of substances which might provoke an adverse reaction in some consumers. Children should be supervised at all times when cooking. Recipes available on any GBBO Site may not been formally tested by us or for us and we do not provide any assurances nor accept any responsibility or liability with regard to their originality, efficacy, quality or safety.

Links

The GBBO Sites may contain hyperlinks to Internet websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked website (including any goods or services offered or supplied through such a website) or any hyperlink contained in the linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked website by us. Any link within a GBBO Site, which takes you to a third party website is clicked on entirely at your own risk. We do not endorse or in any way adopt representations made by advertisers on any linked website.

You may access the GBBO Site(s) via links on Programme-related webpages on www.channel4.com and www.All4.com (the “C4 Pages”). We are not responsible for the contents of the C4 Pages (including any goods or services offered or supplied through the C4 Pages) or any hyperlink contained in the C4 Pages. The C4 Pages are governed by Channel 4’s terms and conditions, cookies policy, privacy policy and other policies (which can be accessed via the C4 Pages) and we encourage you to review Channel 4’s terms and conditions and policies. These Terms and Conditions only apply to the use of the GBBO Sites.

Submission of personal information, photos, tweets and other material

The following section of the Terms and Conditions apply to the submission by you of any material in whatever form, including without limitation the name you have given when submitting such material (whether or not you have identified yourself by your real name or otherwise) and place of origin and email address (“User ID”), recipes, photographs, tweets, posts and/or other written material submitted by you (collectively “Material”) to any GBBO Site. We may for example publish amusing or interesting tweets in any Programme or invite you to submit examples of your bakes on any GBBO Site for potential inclusion in any Programme and/or other initiatives in accordance with the following terms:-

You agree to provide true and accurate information about yourself as prompted by the Website and to promptly update any such information. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate or inappropriate or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate or inappropriate we have the right to remove Material submitted by you to any GBBO Sites. We accept that you may make a mistake when submitting Material or providing information about you, but ask that you correct such mistakes as soon as you become aware of them.

By submitting any Material to any GBBO Site, you grant to us the right to display the Material on any GBBO Site and to edit, modify, adapt, translate, exhibit, publish, transmit, reproduce, copy, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and otherwise use the Material at no charge and in any medium for any purpose (including for example in any Programme, in other online media or any Programme-related print publication) in any territory throughout the world for the full period of copyright and thereafter insofar as possible, in perpetuity and for such purpose you agree to waive irrevocably all moral rights of whatever nature in the Material.

You acknowledge that in using the Material in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, we may (but are not obliged to) identify you and accord you a credit, using the “User ID” (except for your email address which we will not make available to the public).

The rights granted by you under this heading are collectively hereinafter referred to as the “Rights”.

Upon submitting Material to any GBBO Site you warrant and undertake that the Material you provide:-
(i) is genuine and accurate and original to you, has not been copied or reproduced from any published source, tangible or electronic and does not infringe the copyright or any other right of any third party; and
(ii) is not defamatory, blasphemous, obscene or in contempt of court, and does not breach any contract, duty of confidence or right of privacy.

You further warrant and undertake that you are fully entitled to grant the Rights to us and for such purpose you have obtained permission from any persons featuring, appearing or holding any proprietary, moral or intellectual property right in the Material (or any of its constituent elements).

We acknowledge that you may, in using any GBBO Site and/or submitting any Material, use a name other than your real name. You agree that we may attribute the origination of the Material to you on any GBBO Site or in any other medium. Whether or not you submit Material (or request that the same is submitted) anonymously or pseudonymously (and whether or not we comply with such request), the warranties and undertakings and the grant of Rights given to us upon submission of the Material remain in full force and effect. We are not obliged to publish or exploit the Material in any medium.

Ownership of recipes & other material

You will retain copyright in any Material submitted by you, but we shall be entitled to use the Material in accordance with the Rights granted hereunder without obtaining further permission or making any payment to you. We may remove any Material at our discretion if we are aware of or are alerted to or suspect that any Material is offensive, untrue or defamatory, a breach of copyright or any other proprietary right(s) or a breach of any of the warranties or undertakings contained in these Terms and Conditions, without prejudice to any other rights or remedies we may have.

Permitted use of recipes & other material

You may copy single recipes and other third party Material posted on the GBBO Sites manually or electronically but only for your personal use. You may not sell or charge for access for any Material or recipes either singly or in collections. You may not copy sections of any GBBO Site or collections of recipes. You may share a reasonable number of single recipes in email or on other websites as long as credit is given to author and a link (either clickable or text) to the recipe on the GBBO Site, or a link to our homepage.

Indemnity

We accept no responsibility for your actions or omissions, and you agree by accessing and/or using any GBBO Site(s), to indemnify and hold harmless us, our employees, officers, agents and contractors from and against all actions, proceedings, suits, claims, demands and costs (on a full indemnity basis) brought or made against us by any person arising from or in consequence of such actions or omissions, and from and against any damage, loss, cost or expense suffered or incurred by us as a direct or indirect consequence thereof, including in relation to any Material you contribute to any GBBO Site (including through blogs, chat rooms or forums). You agree that we may notify and/or cooperate with any authorities and law enforcement agencies in relation to any of your activities in relation to any GBBO Site, including providing any and all information about you held by us, including your personal or other details, to those authorities and law enforcement agencies.

Terms of Service

We make no warranty on the availability of any GBBO Site or its content. We may, at any time, restrict access to users on an individual or group basis if we deem (at our sole discretion) there to be inappropriate use of this any GBBO Site. Under no circumstances may you attempt to auto-download, or mass-download, content from any GBBO Site. Using software that attempts to connect to any GBBO Site and copy large amounts of data is prohibited. We routinely monitor traffic on the Website and suspicious or malicious or excessive activity may be blocked and reported. You agree

The GBBO Sites and their contents are the property of Love Productions Ltd except where certain rights are stated as being limited or qualified and are attributed to other parties or persons, for example the C4 Pages.

Miscellaneous

If we decide not to exercise or enforce any right that we have against you at a particular time, then this does not prevent us from later deciding to exercise or enforce that right. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court or regulator, then, where required, that part shall be deleted and the remaining parts of the Terms and Conditions will continue to be enforceable. These Terms and Conditions do not create or infer any rights that are enforceable by any person who is not party to them. These Terms and Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Last updated 18 August 2017

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