13.8 C
Friday, October 20, 2017

Terms and Conditions of use (“Terms”)

Last updated: August 15, 2016

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the https://www.LeedsStar.co.uk website (the “Service”) operated by Leeds Star (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the Terms then you may not access the Service.

  2. No metatags hyperlinks or other forms of linkage whatsoever to any other site may be imposed on the website without the prior express written consent of the Publisher.
  3. If you knowingly send or infect the Website with a virus, Trojan horse, worm, etc then the Publisher retains the right at its sole discretion to pursue you for all legal fees (including its own and those of any third party), damages and other expenses that may be incurred by it as a result of your actions.
  4. The Publisher accepts no liability in respect of the content of any third party material appearing on the Website or in respect of the content of any other website to which the Website may be linked from time to time. The Publisher makes no warranty in respect of the contents of this Website and accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever and however arising whether directly or indirectly as a result of access to and use of this Website including without limitation acting or failing to act in reliance on any information contained herein.
  5. You understand that you are personally responsible for your behaviour while on the Website, and agree to indemnify and hold the Publisher, all other companies, their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense of any kind (including legal fees and costs) that they may incur in connection with a third party claim or otherwise, in relation to your use of the Website, access to the Website, your violation of either these Terms or the rights of any third party, disclosure of membership passwords and any other matter in connection with your participation in the services on the Website.
  6. Force Majeure. The Publisher does not warrant that functions contained in the Website content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Publisher or the server(s) that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.

UK & Republic of Ireland Law. These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws of the United Kingdom (in respect of users residing in the United Kingdom) and the applicable laws of the Republic of Ireland (in respect of users residing in the Republic of Ireland) without regard to conflict of law principles, and users agree that all legal proceedings relating to the matters herein shall be adjudicated solely in the courts of either the United Kingdom or, where relevant, the Republic of Ireland. Save where specifically indicated otherwise, in respect of users residing in the UK, the Website and its contents are targeted only at UK residents and goods and services offered are available only to UK residents.  In respect of users residing in the Republic of Ireland save where specifically indicated otherwise, the Website and its contents are targeted only at ROI residents and goods and services offered are available only to ROI residents.


  • You must be 16 years old or older to register and submit material (e.g. comments) to the Site.
  • Only one registration per person is allowed. You must keep your registration information up to date.
  • You must choose an email address which gives you frequent access to emails sent to that address, as we need to be able to contact you. You must keep your password confidential.

You must not:

(i) impersonate or try to impersonate another person;

(ii) disclose your password to anyone else;

(iii) allow anyone else use your account;

(iv) use anyone else’s account.

You are responsible for everything done using your account. If you think that someone else may have access to, or be using, your password or account, you must tell us as soon as possible by emailing support@leedsstar.co.uk


Our Service allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“Content”). You are responsible for the Content that you post to the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

By posting Content to the Service, you grant us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Service. You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Service and you are responsible for protecting those rights. You agree that this license includes the right for us to make your Content available to other users of the Service, who may also use your Content subject to these Terms.

You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) or you have the right to use it and grant us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) the posting of your Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.


When you create an account with us, you must provide us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of your account on our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under your password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service.

You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene. You expressly agree that we cannot be held liable for any loss or damage arising out of any misrepresentations you make in this regard.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Leeds Star.

Leeds Star has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Leeds Star shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Suspending or terminating your registration

We may suspend, terminate or prevent your registration at our sole discretion. This may be because, for example, we consider that you have breached or will breach these Terms or our House Rules or someone has reported abuse. However, we are not obliged to do these things, we decide.

Where we suspend, terminate or prevent your registration, you must not attempt to re-register or submit content (e.g. using someone else’s registration), without our permission. The period of any suspension depends on all the circumstances.


You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Leeds Star and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Service, by you or any person using your account and password; b) a breach of these Terms, or c) Content posted on the Service.

Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall Leeds Star, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.


Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

Leeds Star its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.


Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and notwithstanding any other provision of these terms, under no circumstances will Leeds Star ever be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary loss or damage arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of the Service, these Terms, the subject matter of these Terms, the termination of these Terms or otherwise, including but not limited to personal injury, loss of data, business, markets, savings, income, profits, use, production, reputation or goodwill, anticipated or otherwise, or economic loss, under any theory of liability (whether in contract, tort, strict liability or any other theory or law or equity), regardless of any negligence or other fault or wrongdoing (including without limitation gross negligence and fundamental breach) by Leeds Star or any person for whom Leeds Star is responsible, and even if Leeds Star has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage being incurred.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you must stop using the service.

Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. You agree that they constitute part of these terms. You must read our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy before you use the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.


Leeds Rental Standard

Popular landlords’ conference returns to the city for seventh year

The seventh annual Leeds Landlords’ Conference will once again bring leading names in the Leeds Private Rental Housing Sector together with council bosses to...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Leeds Museums and Galleries object of the week- glowing glass lion

In normal circumstances, this glass, lion-shaped ornament may appear fairly unremarkable. But put it under a UV light, and what previously seemed like an innocuous...
Leeds United Football Club

Leeds City Council and Leeds United to open talks regarding potential development of new...

A recommendation has been approved that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the potential development of a new club training ground in...
high-speed rail

Full speed ahead for UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and...

The University of Leeds is investing £10m to develop the UK’s first dedicated centre for high speed rail technologies and system integration. Offering a ‘complete system’...
Lord Mayor’s Charity Appeal

Leeds charity challenge raises thousands of pounds for Candlelighters

As part of their development on the Graduate Programme, Leeds City Council Graduates were challenged with planning and delivering fundraising projects this September to...
Bonfire Night

Sponsorship of four popular community public bonfires still available

Businesses in Leeds are once again being offered the opportunity to sponsor one of the city’s fantastic public bonfires, as part of festivities to...
Leeds City Council

Pledge your support to recycle more glass as part of new campaign

Residents in Leeds are being asked to pledge to recycle their glass at their nearest bottle banks rather than throwing it into their household...
Otley Town Council

Opportunity for residents and business to find out more about plans to reduce flood...

Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along and meet the team at a drop-in event on Tuesday 17 October. Visitors to the...
Leeds Industrial Museum

Yorkshire suit is made to measure for Big Apple’s fashion exhibition

For a Yorkshireman returning home after the Second World War, it was tailor made to help him take his first sartorial steps back into...
Leeds Credit Union

Take action now so debt worries don’t ruin your Christmas

Leeds residents are being encouraged to plan ahead for Christmas, to prevent overspending and debt worries from ruining their festive season. Leeds City Council is...
Leeds, Leeds Star

Leeds comes together to take a stand against hate crime

Leeds City Council, Safer Leeds, West Yorkshire Police, and West Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner are standing together to reassure members of the public...
Leeds Jewish Community

Council leader’s support for Jewish community after anti-Semitic grafitti

Leeds City Council Leader Councillor Judith Blake has written to the leaders of the Etz Chaim synagogue on Harrogate Road expressing her shock at...
Leeds City Museum

Take a walk on the dark side as museum celebrates goth culture

Visitors to Leeds City Museum can step into the shadows this weekend and explore the weird and wonderful world of Gothica. This Saturday, the museum...
Noddle Logo

First financial health hub launches in Leeds

Leeds residents will soon be able to start improving their financial health during a visit to town, thanks to a new partnership between Noddle...
Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery reopens tomorrow after a period of closure

Newly uncovered exhibition space and transformed Central Court Gallery. • Major ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys exhibition - with works by Beuys showing in Leeds for...
Lord Filkin, Bill Rollinson, Cllr Rebecca Charlwood

Five-year partnership to improve quality of later life for people in Leeds Lord Geoffrey...

A new partnership that will bring fresh thinking to the challenges and opportunities for older residents in Leeds was announced today (Wednesday, 11th October). Like...
First West Yorkshire

Leeds welcomes electric double decker bus trial

Following a successful trial in York, First Leeds has this week launched its trial of a new fully electric double decker bus. The “Metrodecker EV”...
Leeds Station

Senior councillors to discuss ambitious Leeds Station remodelling blueprint

A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern...
Kirkstall Abbey

Enjoy some mindful moments at beautiful Kirkstall Abbey

Centuries ago, it was a tranquil sanctuary where Cistercian monks would spend hours in peaceful contemplation. And this week Kirkstall Abbey will be giving people in...
John Charles Centre for Sport

New long-term lease agreement proposed to extend Hunslet RLFC’s proud residency at the John...

A new lease arrangement which would extend Hunslet RLFC’s stay at the John Charles Centre for Sport is set to be considered by senior...
Lotherton Christmas Experience

Enchanting festive extravaganza returns to Lotherton this Christmas

The picturesque grounds of Lotherton will once again be transformed into a unique festive attraction this Christmas. After a hugely successful debut year last year,...
Leeds United Football Club

Potential development of new Leeds United training ground in city set to be discussed...

A report recommending that Leeds City Council enter into formal discussions with Leeds United regarding the development of a new club training ground in...
Skeletons Our Buried Bones

2023 case study- Skeletons: Our Buried Bones

It’s one of the most stunning, bold and thought-provoking exhibitions Leeds has ever seen. Now one of the curators behind Leeds City Museum’s incredible new...
Christkindelmarkt German Christmas Market

Leeds’s famous German market extended to Christmas Eve

The city’s hugely popular annual Christkindelmarkt German Christmas market will return with an extended run this year staying open right up until Christmas Eve. Once...
Leeds Rhinos

Statement from Leader of Leeds City Council Cllr Judith Blake regarding Leeds Rhinos victory...

Castleford 6-24 Leeds: Rhinos thrash Tigers in 2017 Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford. Leeds Rhinos are the Super League champions for an eighth...
Arium Leeds

New purpose-built horticultural nursery set to officially open its doors to the public this...

A state-of-the art new horticultural nursery in Leeds will officially open to the public this weekend. Replacing the former Red Hall Nursery in Whinmoor, visitors...
FinTech North Leeds

Leeds flourishing financial and professional services sector takes centre stage at city event

Leeds City Council has embarked on a programme of events in partnership with the creators of FinTech North, to showcase and enhance the city’s...