WEBSITE TERMS & CONDITIONS

Website Terms

These are the terms of use for EmanataStudios.com and its associated mobile versions and applications (Site).

Who we are and how to contact us

The Site is operated by Emanata Studios, a trading division of Beano Studios Limited, a limited company registered in England with registered company number 10104376 and registered office at 185 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HS (we, us and our). You can contact us on our Contact Us page.

About these Terms

By using the Site you agree these terms (as updated from time to time) will apply to you. If you do not agree to the terms, please do not use the Site.

We may make changes to these terms

We may change these terms from time to time. If we change the terms: 1) we will post a new version of the terms on the Site and will note the date of the update on the Terms 2) you will need to keep an eye on the Site for updated terms, as we don’t have another way to tell you about this and 3) you will need make sure you are still happy to use the Site.

We may make changes to this site

We may update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our services, our users' needs and our business priorities.

There are other terms that may apply to you

The following additional terms apply to use of the Site and form part of these terms:

  • our Cookies Policy

  • our Unsolicited Materials Policy

Personal Information

We do not require any personal data (for example, names, email address or home address) from any of our users. However, our users may choose to send us personal data about themselves, for example if they contact us with a query, and we will handle any personal data in accordance with the relevant data protection laws.  Any data that is shared with us via email will be deleted once we have dealt with the query.  No personal data will be stored.

Access to the Site

We provide the Site, but it is your responsibility to make sure your computer or device meets all the technical requirements to access and use the Site. It is also your responsibility to ensure that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

We cannot promise that the Site will always work or that it won’t have errors in it. Access to the Site is allowed on a temporary basis and we may have to remove, change or stop the service we provide on the Site without telling you. We will not be liable to you or any third party if the Site is not available or if we change, stop or remove the Site, or any features, parts or content of the Site, at any time no matter for how long.

We may, from time to time, restrict access to certain features, parts of or content on the Site, or even the entire Site. We may restrict this everyone, or just specific people/devices. We may also refuse access if we believe the terms of use have not been followed.

Please tell us if you suspect there may have been a security breach by contacting us using the contact details at the bottom of these terms.

What you are allowed to do

As long as users follow the “what you are not allowed to do” section below, users may use, share and display content from the Site for personal use.

Additional terms may also apply to certain features, parts or content of the Site and, where they apply, will be shown to users before they access the relevant features, parts or content.

What you are not allowed to do

Except where the Site or these terms of use clearly say they allow this, you must not:

  • use the Site other than to browse it and where the Site permits this, to upload content;

  • collect or gather from the Site information that identifies someone else;

  • remove or change any legal notices or other content of the Site or try to get around security or get in the way of the proper working of the Site or the servers on which it is hosted;

  • use the Site to send any unwanted or unauthorised advertising or spam mail;

  • use the Site to deliberately send or upload any data or material that contains anything which harms computer software or hardware, including viruses, trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code;

  • attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site or get around, put out of action or otherwise get in the way of our security-related features;

  • copy, give out, publicly display or re-sell any part of the Site or its contents, artwork, images (which are protected by copyright laws) in breach of these terms of use;

  • create links to the Site from any other website, without our prior written consent (we may, without notice, remove any permission we have given to you to link to our Site);

  • change, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Site or parts of the Site or create new works from using materials from the Site;

  • use the Site or any of its contents for any business, commercial or public purpose.

You must only use the Site and anything available from the Site for lawful purposes (complying with all applicable laws and regulations), in a responsible manner, and not in a way that might damage our name or reputation or that of any of our group companies and affiliates.

All rights granted to you under these terms of use will end straight away if you or your child are in breach of any of the terms of use and you must at, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made in breach of these terms.

 

Ownership and use of our content

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

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content 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 content on our Site must always be acknowledged (except where the content is user-generated).

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

If you print off, copy, download, share or repost any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, 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.

Do not rely on information on our Site

Whilst we try to make sure that all information contained on the Site, is true, you should not rely on such information. The content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must check with the relevant person, or obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete, reliable, or up to date. To the extent we are legally allowed to, we exclude all other terms which are not written down or referred to in these terms of use.

User content

The Site may, from time to time, include information and materials uploaded by other users of the website. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our Site do not represent our views or values.

How to complain about content uploaded by other users

If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users, please contact us using the contact details at the bottom of these terms.

Liability

Nothing in these terms will limit or exclude our liability to you or your child for: 1) death or personal injury caused by our negligence; or 2) if we misrepresent things to you fraudulently or 3) for anything else that we have to be liable for under English law.

To the extent legally possible:

  • We will not compensate you/your child (nor shall we be responsible to you/your child) for loss of anticipated savings, data, wasted time, losses that are not directly caused by us or for any loss of profit, revenue, contracts, reputation or other similar losses whether directly or indirectly incurred.

  • We are not responsible for any dealings you have with third parties that take place using our Site unless specifically agreed elsewhere in our terms.

  • We are not liable or responsible for links to other sites and resources which take you out or off the Site.

  • We are not responsible for any loss or damage which happens as a result of you or anyone else using the Site or relying on any of the Site.

  • We are not responsible for any changes made to the content of the Site by other people we have not asked to change the Site.

  • We cannot and do not promise that any content of the Site will be free from viruses and/or other code that may have contaminating or destructive elements and cannot accept any responsibility for the same. It is your responsibility to have the correct security (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements around safety and reliability of content. Any software is downloaded at your own risk.

  • You agree that we are not responsible for your use of the Site. You are responsible for any losses, costs or expenses that we suffer as a result of you/your child failing to comply with these terms of use.

We are not responsible for websites we link to

The Site may, from time to time, include links to third party sites and banner advertising, which may or may not be obvious. We have included links to these sites to provide access to information and services that users may find useful or interesting but we do not accept responsibility for their content nor for their compliance with any laws and regulations. We have no control over the content of these sites or for anything provided by them and do not promise that they will be continuously available. We accept no responsibility for these sites or any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. The fact that we include links to such sites does not mean any approval or endorsement of or association with their operators.

General

If any part or provision of these terms of use is found to be unenforceable or invalid for any reasons, this shall not affect the validity of any other part or provision.

You may not give, allow others to use or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms of use. We may give, allow others to use or transfer these terms of use or our rights under them without your consent or telling you.

Which country’s laws apply to any dispute?

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that 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.

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

English law is the only law that applies to these terms and you agree that any dispute between us regarding them or the Site will only be dealt with by the English courts. Nothing shall prevent us from bringing proceedings to protect our intellectual property rights before any court that can hear the dispute.

Our trademarks are registered

‘Emanata Studios’ is UK registered trademark of D.C. Thomson & Company Limited. You are not permitted to use the trademark without our approval, unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under: ‘What you are allowed to do’.

Accessibility

If you require any information to be provided in an alternative format, for accessibility reasons, we will be happy to discuss your requirements and endeavour to provide a suitable alternative.

Contact us/Complaints

If you wish to complain or any have questions about anything on the Site please contact us.

Thank you for visiting our Site.

Last updated: January 2022 © Emanata Studios