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LookSmart Submit a Site Terms of Service

Introduction

LookSmart Submit a Site is a fee-based service operated by BTLookSmart Europe Ltd., (BTLookSmart), which provides guaranteed and expedited consideration of your Web site for inclusion in LookSmart's directory of Web sites (the Directory).

1. Agreement

The LookSmart Submit a Site service (the Service) is provided to you pursuant to the terms and conditions set out in this LookSmart Submit a Site Agreement (the Agreement). BY COMPLETING THE SUBMIT A SITE REGISTRATION PAGE AND CLICKING THE "NEXT" BUTTON, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; THAT YOU HAVE AND AGREE TO PROVIDE TRUE, COMPLETE, CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AS PROMPTED BY THE REGISTRATION FORM; AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR, IN THE CASE OF A COMPANY, YOU ARE AUTHORISED TO BIND THE COMPANY TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.

2. Obligations of BTLookSmart

2.1 In consideration of your payment and participation in the LookSmart Submit a Site service BTLookSmart will:

(a) have your site profiled by an editorial expert for inclusion in the Directory;

(b) respond to you within the time period advertised starting from the date that BTLookSmart receives your completed application for site submission through the Service on its mail servers (excluding weekends and holidays observed by BTLookSmart and any delays due to problems with or processing of your application); and

(c) advise you by email whether your site has been accepted or declined for inclusion in the Directory.

2.2 BTLookSmart reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine the sites selected for inclusion in the Directory and does not guarantee that your site will be included in the Directory.

2.3 If your site is accepted for inclusion in the Directory, BTLookSmart reserves the right in its sole discretion to:

(a) determine your listing's URL title, review and categorisation,

(b) retain control over the content and wording of all site profiles; and

(c) remove your site from the Directory, move your listing to a different category or subcategory, and/or change or remove any keywords, comments or annotations at any time, for any reason.

3. Acknowledgement

You acknowledge and agree that:

(a) nothing in this Agreement or the Service obligates BTLookSmart to list, link or otherwise accept your site in the Directory or on any Web site owned or controlled by BTLookSmart or to provide priority placement for your site; and

(b) if your site is accepted for inclusion in the Directory it will be placed in the manner determined by BTLookSmart in its absolute discretion; and

(c) BTLookSmart is the exclusive owner of all right, title and interest in the review and categorisation of your site.

4. Fees

You must remit the relevant fee for each site submitted by you for review and acknowledge that the relevant fee is payable for the review of your website whether or not your site is included in the Directory. You agree that you will submit a valid credit card number as part of the registration process and that your credit card may be charged the current fee for the Service as soon as you complete the payment instructions. Due to our promise to review each site within a specified time period you acknowledge and agree that once you have completed the registration page and payment instructions, BTLookSmart may begin to provide the Service immediately and that you are not entitled to cancel the Service or request a refund. You acknowledge that if you submit a site that already exists in the Directory or submit a change request through the Service you will be charged and hereby expressly agree to pay to BTLookSmart the current fee for the Service. All fees are payable in Great Britain pounds.

5. Site-Inclusion Criteria

In addition to any other criteria that BTLookSmart, in its sole discretion, may consider before accepting or declining a site, each site submitted for inclusion in the Directory through the Service must comply with the editorial policy of BTLookSmart that includes the following MINIMUM criteria:

(a) the site must be in the English language;

(b) the site must contain original content as determined by BTLookSmart and must not contain or link to material that infringes on or violates another party's rights;

(c) the site shall not, in BTLookSmart's determination, contain or link to pornography or adults-only sites, gratuitous or graphic violence, material that promotes or disseminates illegal activities or any racist, defamatory or otherwise offensive material;

(d) the site must contain sufficient pages and recognizable content;

(e) the site must be up and running seven days a week and 24 hours a day;

(f) the site must not be under construction, all links on the site must be operable and the pages must load quickly; and

(g) the site should not be a mirror site or redirect to another site.

6. Exclusions and Limitation of Liability

6.1 THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED WITH REASONABLE SKILL AND CARE, BUT IS OTHERWISE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

6.2 NEITHER BTLOOKSMART, ITS PARTNERS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS OF BUSINESS, PROFITS OR GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, OR FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND THAT IN ANY WAY RESULT FROM ANY ASPECT OF THE SERVICE OR THE DIRECTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR THE ACCEPTANCE, REJECTION OR REMOVAL OF YOUR SUGGESTED SITE FROM THE DIRECTORY, EVEN IF BTLOOKSMART IS AWARE OF THE RISK OF SUCH DAMAGES.

6.3 IN NO EVENT SHALL BTLOOKSMART'S LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO BTLOOKSMART UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, SAVE IN RESPECT OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH ARISING FROM BTLOOKSMART'S NEGLIGENCE FOR WHICH BTLOOKSMART'S LIABILITY IS NOT HEREBY LIMITED.

6.4 WITHOUT LIMITING THE ABOVE PROVISIONS, BTLOOKSMART SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE NUMBER OF PERSONS WHO WILL ACCESS YOUR SITE OR ANY BENEFIT THAT YOU MIGHT OBTAIN FROM USING THE SERVICE.

6.5 SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS SET OUT ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU IF YOUR JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN OF THE WARRANTIES OR LIABILITIES SET OUT ABOVE.

7. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BTLookSmart, and its partners, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, from and against any and all liability, loss, damages and costs (including reasonable legal fees and expenses) arising from any violation by you of this Agreement or any violation by you of any third party rights resulting from or arising out of the Service, your use of the Service or any listing of your site in the Directory. BTLookSmart has the right (but not the obligation), at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, which shall not otherwise excuse your indemnity obligations.

8. Use of Your Data

You acknowledge and agree that BTLookSmart may use the information about you on its servers and any registration information submitted by you in aggregate form for research and product development, marketing, or other promotional purposes. You agree that BTLookSmart has the right (but not the obligation) to disclose any such information, to the extent necessary, if BTLookSmart reasonably believes such disclosure is needed to comply with any law or to take action to enforce this Agreement.

9. General Provisions

9.1 This Agreement together with the Submit a Site Guidelines sets out the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the Service and supersedes all previous communications, representations (other than fraudulent misrepresentations), understandings and agreements, either oral or written, between the parties with respect to the Service.

9.2 Neither party will incur any liability to the other party on account of any loss or damage resulting from any delay or failure to perform all or any part of this Agreement if such delay or failure is caused, in whole or in part, by events, occurrences or causes beyond its reasonable control.

9.3 Any notice required or permitted under the terms of this Agreement or by law shall be by electronic mail or in writing and shall be deemed delivered upon receipt by the party to whom such communication is directed, at the addresses specified below. If to BTLookSmart, the email notice shall be addressed to expsvc-uk@looksmart.net and other written notices addressed to LookSmart Submit a Site, Elizabeth House, 39 York Road, London SE1 7NQ. If to you, the notices shall be addressed to the electronic or mailing address specified in the LookSmart Submit a Site registration page.

9.4 This Agreement and the parties' relationship (and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to this Agreement or its formation) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You and BTLookSmart irrevocably submit to the courts of England to have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and decide any suit, action or proceedings, and/or to settle any disputes, which may arise out of or in connection with this Agreement, save that if you are entering into this Agreement as a consumer, you may bring proceedings in another European Community country in which you are domiciled.

9.5 If any term, condition or provision in this Agreement is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such invalid term, condition or provision will be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law. You agree that no action related to this Agreement or the Service or your listing in the Directory may be brought more than one year after delivery of the Service giving rise to such cause of action.

9.6 Headings used in the Agreement are for convenience only and shall have no effect on the interpretation of any part.

9.7 The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other party, of any provision of this Agreement, or to exercise any rights under this Agreement, shall not be taken to be a waiver of the party's right to enforce such provision or right.

9.8 This agreement may only be modified, or rights under it waived, by a written document signed by both parties.

Submit a Site Guidelines

Please review these guidelines before submitting your site. Sites not meeting these guidelines will not be considered for inclusion in the directory.

  • Your site must be in English and must either be based in the UK or have content relevant to a UK audience.
  • Your site should have original and useful content.
  • Your site should not contain pornography, pornographic or adult advertising, erotica or adult-only content, gratuitous or graphic violence, material that infringes on or violates someone's rights, or material that promotes/disseminates illegal activities. As a family-friendly directory, we do not accept escort agencies or sites that sell adult toys.
  • Your site must contain sufficient pages and recognizable content.
  • Your site must be up and running seven days a week and 24 hours a day. It is possible that if your site goes down after being included in our directory, it will be temporarily removed.
  • Your site should not be under construction, and all links must be working.
  • Your site must be quick to load.
  • Your site should not mirror or redirect to another Web site.
  • We will only write one site profile per site. If your site is already in our directory under a different URL, it may not be accepted.

Please note: Our editors routinely check all Web sites in our directory to ensure that they continue to adhere to our guidelines. Any Web site that violates our standards will be removed from the directory. ADD URL to Looksmart UK






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