Terms and Conditions
Hi and welcome to fisharound.net, a Website operated by Fishing Media Ltd. Fishing
Media is a company registered in the UK with Company Number 7458687 and with a
registered address at 15 Quarry Hill Road, Borough Green, Sevenoaks TN15 8RQ.
Fish Around is a community for anglers. We help fishing fans find the best places to
fish, share information and connect.
Use of this Website is subject to the following Terms & Conditions. We are entitled
to assume that you have accepted these Terms & Conditionsif you use the
What some words mean
"Us" or "we" means Fishing Media Limited.
"Website" means fisharound.net, and any versions of that Website that may be created as
an app for tablets computers or smartphones, or any other device on any platform.
You need to be over 18 to use this Website. By using this Website, you are promising
that you are over 18, and that all the information you provide about yourself if
accurate, complete and up to date.
The copyright and all other rights in the Information distributed via the Website are
owned by Us or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights.
"Information" includes data, images, words, videos and any other content. You may not
copy, scrape, modify, extract or distribution any of the Information on this Website
without Our prior written consent except as may be reasonably necessary to use the
Website. Subject to this paragraph, all rights on this Website are reserved to Fishing
You agree not to use this Website:
i) to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes Information downloaded
or otherwise obtained from this Website except where expressly permitted;
ii) to transmit or re-circulate any Information obtained from this Website to any third
party except where expressly permitted;
iii) in a way so as to remove the copyright or trade mark notice(s) from any
Information made in accordance with these terms;
iv) to disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or any form of
v) to disseminate any material that contains software viruses or other computer code,
files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of
any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or
vi) in any way that might infringe third party rights or that might bring Fishing Media
or any of its subsidiaries into disrepute.
If you send any text, images, video or other content to this Website you accept that
the files sent, and all rights therein, Fishing Media will have the right to use that
content in perpetuity, throughout the world, in all known and discovered mediums and
for all purposes and we shall have the right to make it available to the public on this
Website and otherwise. All material must comply with the rules on UGC, set out below.
We may require you to confirm the rights granted in this paragraph and where requested
to do so you shall provide all reasonable assistance to us.
Information and availability
We take utmost care in ensuring that the information on this Website is accurate, but
some of it may be supplied to us by third parties and we are not always able to check
its accuracy or completeness. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information
before relying on it. Further, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors,
interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, this
Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of
any kind and we do not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in
the information or interruption in availability.
The information on this Website does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of
Fishing Media. Neither should any suggestions or advice contained on this Website be
relied upon in place of professional advice. You are responsible for checking the
accuracy of relevant facts, instructions, suggestions and/or opinions given on this
Website before entering into any commitment based upon them.
Linking to our Website
We welcome all links from relevant sites. You may not display the contents of our
Website (or any page from it) framed or otherwise surrounded by material not
originating from us without our prior consent. If you would like to license our
material, please contact us.
Links to other Websites
On this Website you may be offered links to other Websites. Whilst we hope you will be
interested in those Websites, you acknowledge that the content on those pages is not
subject to our control, their owners may be independent from us and we do not endorse
or accept any responsibility for their content.
We will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website does not contain any
viruses or other malicious code. However, it is recommended that you should virus check
everything downloaded from the Website and regularly check for the presence of viruses
and other malicious code. We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws
all liability in connection with any damage or loss caused by computer viruses or other
malicious code originating or contracted from the Website.
"Fishing Media" and "Fish Around" are registered trade-marks of Fishing Media.
You may not use these trade-marks except for the purpose of referring to Fishing Media
or its associated brands lawfully and in good faith only.
On certain parts of this Website we may require you to register and provide certain
information about yourself and where you do this you agree to: (a) provide true,
accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the relevant
registration form (such information being the "Registration Data").
Our use of Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our
Your username and password
The registration processes on this Website will involve you being allocated with a
unique username and/or password that gives you access to your account. You are
responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and are
fully responsible for all activities that occur through your Website account. You agree
to (a) immediately notify us if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your
password or Website account or any other breach of security by contacting us via our
contact form ([Contact Form]) and (b) ensure that you exit from your Website account at
the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage
arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
User Generated Content (UGC) - Rules of Acceptable Use
All reviews or content submitted by users in any part of the Website where you are
capable of posting material are provided for your private and non-commercial use and
for the exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and
comment. Website use that is inconsistent with those stated purposes is strictly
prohibited. Your use of these channels and the Website generally is subject to the
following terms which, by your use of the Website, you are deemed to accept (and which
amount to a non-exhaustive list of prohibited acts):
i) You may not use obscene or offensive language;
ii) You may not place on the Website any material which is defamatory, abusive,
discriminatory or hateful or which applauds, encourages or entices abuse,
discrimination or hate;
iii) You may not post any material on the Website which has been disclosed to you in
confidence or which, by its nature, is confidential;
iv) You may not post any material on the Website which compromises the privacy or
security of anyone other than yourself;
v) You may not place on the Website any material which may encourage criminal conduct
or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful;
vi) You may not place on the Website any material over which third parties have rights
without the prior consent of the owners of those rights;
vii) You may not place on the site any material where the use by Fishing Media, or any
third party licensed or permitted by Fishing Media, will give rise to any third party
claims against Fishing Media;
viii) You may not place any links on the Website where those links take users to
unlawful material or material that contravenes these Rules of Acceptable Use;
ix) You may not place on the Website advertisements nor make commercial solicitations
nor use the Website for any commercial purposes (which would include using the Website
to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services). Please [Contact Us] in order
to discuss advertising on our Website;
x) You may not place on the Website any material that authorises, enables or encourages
the dissemination of junk mail or chain letters;
xi) You grant Fishing Media the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, translate and
distribute any material you place on the site;
xii) Whilst we do not pre-screen submissions placed on our pages, we do have the right
(but not the obligation) at our sole discretion to review, edit, move or delete any
material submitted to our Website;
xiii) We accepts no responsibility for any statements, material or other submissions
placed on our Website by you or any third party, or for any loss or damage resulting
from your or someone else's breach of these Rules of Acceptable Use. All inappropriate
content should be reported via "Report Abuse" functionality or via Contact Us form if
Report Abuse button is not available;
xiv) You promise that you will repay Fishing Media, its associated companies and its
representatives and employees if they have to make any payments (including legal fees)
as a result of your statements, contributions or other submissions to our Website, from
any unauthorised use of material obtained from our Website or otherwise from your
breach of our Rules of Acceptable Use.
Removal of content
We will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to
the Website and therefore, unless we are specifically notified of the nature of any
item of content, you cannot assume that we are responsible for having made it available
on the Website. We, and others that we designate, shall have the right (but not the
obligation) at our sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is posted to,
or available on, the forums or the Website without the need to give any reasons for
If you object to the publication of any material placed on our Website please let us
know by sending us a communication via our [Contact Us] form and we will take whatever
action we deem appropriate.
Competition terms and conditions
These rules apply to all prize promotions including free draws, prize competitions and
instant win offers. Depending on the nature of the competition there may be additional
rules imposed by us (or selected third parties) and each such offer may be subject to
its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions.
1. Promotions are open to UK and ROI residents aged 18 and over.
2. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternatives will be
3. Fishing Media and the promoter reserve the right to substitute the prize for another
prize of equal value.
4. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter the competitions unless otherwise stated on the
promotional activity with a specific competition.
5. By entering the prize draw, the entrant agrees to be bound by the rules and by any
other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the
6. By entering the promotion, the entrant agrees to these Terms & Conditions and
information to the promoters and their data processors. However, we always demand that
those parties adhere to the same security procedures that we follow ourselves.
7. It is assumed that by entering competitions which, if won, could result in time off
work, your employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot
8. Depending on the nature of the prize, its use or enjoyment may be subject to further
conditions or restrictions.
9. Winners will be notified by email at earliest opportunity. Winners have five (5)
business working days to respond in full to the email or another winner will be
10. By entering the promotion, the winner(s) consent(s) to any publicity generated as a
result of the promotion, and use on this Website at any time.
11. Prize draws are open to all residents of the UK and ROI, except employees of
Fishing Media, the promoter and their immediate families, the promoters sales or
advertising agency , and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of
12. The Website administrator's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered
into. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
13. Fishing Media will not accept responsibility for loss through technical fault,
incomplete, illegible or other damaged entries. Proof of entry is not automatically
proof of receipt.
14. The promotional draw is held by Fishing Media
In the event that any term of these Terms & Conditions is held to be invalid or
unenforceable, the remainder of these Terms & Conditions shall remain valid and
Variation of these Terms & Conditions
Fishing Media reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions at any point.
Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Terms &
Conditions on the Website. By continuing to use the Website you will be deemed to
accept such variations. You should check these terms and conditions regularly.
Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall restrict or exclude any liability that we
have to any party which cannot be excluded by law and in particular, and
notwithstanding any term of these Terms & Conditions, our liability for death or
personal injury caused by our negligence shall not be limited or excluded in any
These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by English law and the courts of England
and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
Additional terms may apply to other areas of this Website, or future areas that we
decide to launch.