Terms and conditions


Terms of website use

This terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website www.acorn-ind.co.uk (“our site”). Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, and registering to receive our Newsletter.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.

1. Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

1.1 Our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

1.2 Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site.

2. Information about us

www.acorn-ind.co.uk is a site operated by Acorn Industrial Services Limited ("We"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 01733820 and have our registered office and main trading address at Unit A Denby Way, Hellaby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 8HR.   We are a limited company.

3. Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

4. Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

5. Accessing our site

Our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.

6. Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in 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.

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 or download 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.

7. No reliance on 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 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 or up-to-date.

8. Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

8.1 use of, or inability to use, our site; or

8.2 use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

8.1 loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;

8.2 business interruption;

8.3 loss of anticipated savings;

8.4 loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or

8.5 any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

9. Viruses

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

10. Linking to our site

You may link to our site or any content on our site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms of use and our Privacy Policy.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact webmaster@acorn-ind.co.uk.

11. Third party links and resources on our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

12. Applicable law

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

13. Trade compliance

Definitions used in this clause

“Axel Johnson International entity” refers to the selling company within the Axel Johnson International Group.

“Customer” hereinafter includes the Axel Johnson International entity’s direct customer, its associated affiliates and joint ventures, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or other representatives.

“Agreement” refers to the contract between Axel Johnson International entity and the Customer.

“Section” refers to this Trade Compliance Clause.

Export Control Laws” means the export control related laws and regulations applicable to a Party from time to time, yet including at all times the EU dual-use regulation, the US Export Administration Regulations, the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and the Swedish Act on Military Equipment (1992:1300).

Sanctions Laws” means restrictions and requirements set forth in sanctions laws, regulations, or decisions applicable to a Party from time to time, including but not limited to sanctions implemented by the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (U.S.).

Restricted Party” means a person or entity that is listed on, or directly or indirectly owned to 50 per cent or more in the aggregate or otherwise controlled by one or more persons listed on, any list of persons or entities published in connection with Sanctions or Export Control Laws.

Military end-use or end-user” means use by army, navy, air force, other military or para-military forces, security services, coast guards, police and other law enforcement agencies, or private contractors or businesses operating on behalf of, producing for or selling to any of the foregoing.

Trade compliance clause

13.1 The [Customer] represents, warrants and covenants to [Axel Johnson International entity] that;

13.1.1 The [Customer] (i) has not been, and is not likely to become a Restricted Party, or (ii) will not under the performance of its obligations under this Agreement engage in any activity that could constitute a violation of Export Control Laws or Sanctions Laws;

13.1.2 The [Customer] shall not, absent prior written approval from [Axel Johnson International entity], conduct any business, dealings, or activities, directly or indirectly, involving the [Product] or related services with regard to any (i) purpose connected with chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or explosive devices, or missiles capable of delivering such weapons or devices (ii) Military end-use or end-user [where such Product or service is intended for use in a country subject to arms embargo], or (iii) natural or legal person, entity or body in Belarus, Crimea and non-government-controlled areas of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, Libya, Myanmar, North Korea (DPRK), Sudan, Syria, Yemen, the Russian Federation or Venezuela, or for use in these territories. Note that the list of countries can change if the geopolitical situation changes.

13.1.3 The [Customer] will cooperate to fulfil this Agreement in compliance with Export Control Laws and Sanctions Laws, including but not limited to, by maintaining complete and accurate documentation covering all actions taken by, on behalf of, or at the direction of the [Customer] pursuant to this Agreement and by furnishing, upon request, [Axel Johnson International entity] with copies of such documentation without delay.

13.2 The [Customer] shall provide written notice to [Axel Johnson International entity], as promptly as possible, if any of the representations, warranties, covenants or other undertakings in this Section fail to be true and correct at any time.

13.3 [Axel Johnson International entity] retains the right to at all times refuse to undertake any actions related to this Agreement, if it has substantiated grounds to suspect that such action could be in violation of Sanctions Laws or Export Control Laws, or could conflict with contractual undertakings, including but not limited to obligations under financial agreements.

13.4 Any breach relating to this Section gives [Axel Johnson International entity] the right to upon notice unilaterally terminate this Agreement with immediate effect.

13.5 [Axel Johnson International entity] shall not be liable to the [Customer] for any claims, losses or damages arising from [Axel Johnson International entity]’s exercise of its rights in this Section.

14. Contact us

To contact us, please email webmaster@acorn-ind.co.uk

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