Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions are for use of the Brand Republic Group websites (the Sites) which is owned by Haymarket Business Publications Limited (Haymarket/we/us).  The sites include Campaign, Marketing, Media Week and PRWeek. You may access the Sites in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the Site, on whatever device.

By using the Site you are deemed to have accepted these conditions.

1. Permitted Use

You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the Sites and in all material published on it (the “Content”) are reserved by Haymarket or its applicable licensors and no such rights whatsoever are assigned to you under these Terms & Conditions.  Subject to what is said below, material from the Sites may be downloaded, viewed, listened-to, printed, copied on the hard disk of your computer (but not photocopied) and used for: your own personal, non-commercial purposes; internal business purposes; or the non-commercial purpose of using the Sites as a personal information resource in good faith ONLY. Single copies of pages from the Sites may be printed out for the sole purposes of enabling the person printing the page to retain a copy for their own personal records. Any other type of use (and, in particular, any copying or distribution of material from the Sites for any commercial or business purpose) requires the prior written agreement of Haymarket.


1.2 You agree that you will not use the Sites:

for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material which infringes the rights of any person or which is unlawful in any other respect; in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which will harass, distress or inconvenience any person or which might restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Sites by any person; which will compromise the privacy or data protection rights of any person; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of solicitation or commercial exploitation; for the posting, uploading, emailing or other transmission of any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded from the Sites; to transmit or re-circulate any material obtained from the Sites to any third party; or in any way that might bring Haymarket or any of its related companies or employees into disrepute.


2. Registration

This Clause 2 shall apply where you register with Haymarket for use of the Sites.

2.1 You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested by Haymarket in the registration form (“the Registration Information”). You agree to maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. You agree to keep the password for your access to Brand Republic confidential and agree not to permit anyone else to have access to it. Furthermore you agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. Furthermore also agree that you will not attempt to register in the name of any other individual nor will you adopt any username with we deem to be offensive.

2.2 You agree to immediately notify Haymarket of any unauthorised use of your password.


3. Removal of material and cancellation of access to the Sites

3.1 Haymarket shall have the right to cancel your registration and/or refuse you access to the the Sites at any time and for any reason without giving you any advance notice and Haymarket shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Haymarket or its employees) arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Sites.

3.2 Haymarket shall have the right at any time and for any reason to remove from the pages on the Sites any material posted, uploaded, emailed or otherwise transmitted by you without giving you any advance notice and Haymarket shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever (other than losses or damages for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Haymarket or its employees) arising from the removal of such material.

3.3 Haymarket will not view or edit or pre-screen any contribution that you or anyone else make to the interactive pages of the Sites and therefore, unless Haymarket is specifically notified of the nature of any item of content, you cannot assume that they are responsible for having made it available on the Sites. Haymarket shall have the right (but not the obligation) to refuse or remove any content that is posted to, or made available on, the forums or the website without the need to give any reasons for doing so.

3.4 If you object to the publication of any material placed on the Sites please let Haymarket know by calling +44 (0) 208 267 5000 or by sending an appropriately worded email to brand.republic@haymarket.com and they will take whatever action they deem appropriate.

4. Rights Clearances

The copyright, and other rights, in some of the material appearing on the Sites may belong to a third party. It is your responsibility to obtain any licences or permissions that may be required to use such material and you agree to pay any costs or expenses incurred by Haymarket which arise as a result of your failure to obtain such licences and permissions.

5. Submitting Content

You may submit material for publication on parts of the Sites, including blogs, forums and Ad of the day/week. We accept no liability in respect of any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. If you want to submit material to Haymarket for publication on the Sites, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:

5.1 Haymarket may publish and make available to the public by any means any material that you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Sites at their sole discretion and they shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication.

5.2 You hereby grant Haymarket a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and worldwide licence to republish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to them or to the Sites in any format, including without limitation print and electronic format.

5.3 You hereby waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 in respect of any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to Haymarket or to the Sites.

5.4 Publication of any material you submit to us will be at Haymarket’s sole discretion. Haymarket reserves the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.

5.5 You warrant to Haymarket that any material you submit to the Sites is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.

5.6 You warrant that the material you submit and the language that you use is not obscene, abusive, hateful, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.

5.7 You agree not to post material which is deliberately intended to upset other users, to breach confidence, to compromise privacy or to process personal data in an unauthorised manner.

5.8 You agree not to post material which may encourage criminal conduct or which may give rise to civil liability, or which is otherwise unlawful.

5.9 You agree not to place any links on the Sites where those links take users to unlawful material or material that contravenes these terms.

5.10 You agree that, except where expressly permitted by Haymarket, you will not to place on the Site advertisements nor make commercial solicitations nor use the Sites for any commercial purposes (which would include using the Sites to promote or encourage the sale of your goods/services).

5.11 You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause Haymarket damage or loss and you agree to indemnify Haymarket in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.

5.12 Haymarket reserves the right to remove your access to individual services completely if Haymarket believes that you are abusing the services in any way.

6. Liability

6.1 Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided by Haymarket and its employees in these pages, the contents of the Sites reflect the opinions of the writers, they do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Haymarket or any of its brands, they are personal to the writer and are naturally subject to change from time to time. It is the responsibility of users to check the accuracy of relevant facts and take appropriate professional advice before entering into any commitment based upon them.

6.2 Haymarket can not guarantee that your use of the Sites will be free from error and/or uninterrupted. Haymarket, its directors, its employees and its representatives exclude, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any damages (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Haymarket or its officers) including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential damages, damages for loss of opportunity or chance, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of, or in connection with, any information on the Sites or any other Internet sites or the use thereof.

6.3 Some of the pages on the Sites include material (including, but not limited to, advertisements) posted by third parties. This includes most of the material that is posted on the “Jobs” section of the Sites which has been posted by third party employment agencies and businesses. Individual users and advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising and other material which they submit to Haymarket and for ensuring that such content complies with all relevant legislation. Haymarket accepts no responsibility for the content of material posted by third parties, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

6.4 On some of the pages of the Sites users may be given the opportunity of entering into agreements with third parties. Haymarket is not a party to those agreements, does not act as an agent for those third parties (who, in turn, do not act as agents for Haymarket) and Haymarket is not liable in relation to, and takes no responsibility for, any contract entered into by users with any third party.

7. Links

7.1 Some of the pages on the Sites include links to external websites. These links are included to give users the opportunity to access other pages that it is felt may be of assistance to them. Haymarket is not responsible for the content of these Internet sites.

8. Viruses

8.1 Whilst effort has been taken to ensure that the pages of the Sites are free from viruses, Haymarket gives no warranties that they are indeed free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software.

8.2 Haymarket excludes, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility (other than liability for death or physical injury arising out of the negligence of Haymarket or its officers) for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted with or as part of:

(a) the pages on the Sites or any other Internet sites; or

(b) any material downloaded from the Sites or any other Internet sites.

9. Intellectual Property

The names, images and logos identifying Haymarket or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of Haymarket, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Haymarket reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.

10. Variations

These terms may be varied from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the Site after any variation has been posted.

11. Severability

If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from the terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

12. Jurisdiction

12.1 The Sites have been created with UK users in mind and therefore its content may not be appropriate or lawful outside of the UK. Users from outside of the UK should therefore verify for themselves whether or not it is appropriate for them to access the Sites.

12.2 The terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising from matters relating to the Sites shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

13.Amazon Associates Programme

Brand Republic is a participant in the Amazon Europe S.à r.l. Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

14. Haymarket Business Publications Limited

Haymarket Business Publications Limited is a company registered in England and Wales under number 01468220 whose registered office is at 174 Hammersmith Road, London W6 7JP and whose VAT Registration Number is 232 5842 72.

Privacy and Data Protection

Haymarket Business Publications Limited (“Haymarket”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy sets out the basis on which your personal data will be processed by us as the data controller of your personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how they will be treated by us.

We may collect and process the following data about you:

• Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Sites. This includes information provided at the time of registration or at the time of posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Haymarket or when you report a problem with the site.

• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

• Haymarket may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes although you do not have to respond to them.

• Details of your visits to the Sites and the resources that you access.

• Any data that you provide via postings to forums and blogs and any other posting that you make to the Sites (in such circumstances the information posted by you will, of course, also be available to users of the Site throughout the world).

IP Addresses and Cookies

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website.  The Sites use cookies to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our sites. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies, but please be aware that for some parts of our sites to work, you will need to accept cookies.  For more information please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Following recent revisions of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 relating to the notification and use of cookies we are currently working towards implementing the new requirements in line with guidance provided by The Information Commissioner’s Office.


Storage and retention of your information

We will keep your information on a secure server. The technology that we use and the security policies which we have implemented are intended to safeguard your information from unauthorised access and improper use.

We will keep your information (to the extent permitted by the Act to enable us to use it for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.


Transfer of Personal Data Outside of the EU

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area where the laws on data protection are not necessarily as strong as they are within the EU. By submitting your personal data you agree to this transfer. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Risks Involved in Transmitting Personal Data Over the Internet

We follow appropriate security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We also require those parties to whom we transfer personal information to comply with the same. However, unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. So, whilst Haymarket will do its best to protect your personal data, we cannot ensure the security of data transmitted by you to the Sites. Any transmission is at your own risk and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility by the Act. Once we have received your information we will use security procedures and features to prevent unauthorised access to it.  


Uses made of the information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

• to ensure that the Sites’ content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

• to respond to any enquiry you make;

• to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;

• to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service where you choose to do so;

• to notify you about changes to our service.

We may also disclose your information (subject in each case to the requirements of the Act) as follows:

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 .

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

• in the event that we offer to sell any assets in which case we may disclose your personal data to the potential purchaser of such assets;

• if substantially all of Haymarket’s assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be transferred to such third party;

• if we are required to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions or any other agreement; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Haymarket, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for protection against credit risk and fraud.

Subject to your consent we may also use your data or permit selected third parties to use your data to provide you with information about goods and services of those third parties which may be of interest to you.

We do not disclose individual information to our advertisers without your consent, but we may provide third parties with aggregated, anonymised information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We would comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience using the personal data we have collected from you and from others.


Your rights

You have the right to request us not to disclose any of your personal data or information or to pass information to third parties. We will usually inform you before collecting your data if we intend to disclose your information to any third party and you can exercise that right by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also notify us by contacting us at unsubscribe@haymarket.com.

The Sites may from time to time contain links to and from partner and/or affiliate websites. If you follow a link to their sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policy and that Haymarket does not accept any responsibility or liability for protection of personal data which you may submit to a third party’s site. You are recommended to check the wording of the relevant privacy policies before you submit any personal data to those sites.


Access to information

The Act gives you various rights including the right to access information held about you. Questions about this privacy policy can be addressed to brand.republic@haymarket.com