Terms of use

These terms and conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to herein, set out the terms of use under which you may use this website, www.public.london (“Our Site”). Please read these terms and conditions and ensure you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of our site. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions you must stop using our site immediately.

1.0 Definitions:

1.1 In these terms and condition, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Content” means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of, our site.

“System” means any online communications facility that we make available on our site either now or in the future. This may include, but it is not limited to, contact forms and emails.

“We/us/our” means Public London Ltd, a company registered in England under 10583654, whose registered address is 1st Floor, 65 St Leonards Street, London, EC2A 4QS.

2.0 About us:

2.1 Our site www.public.london is controlled and operated by Public London Ltd.

3.0 Access to our site:

3.1 Access to our site is free of charge.
3.2 It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access our site.
3.3 Access to our site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue our site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. We will not be liable to you in any way if our site is unavailable at any time and for any period.

4.0 Intellectual property rights:

4.1 All content included on our site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by us. All content is protected by the applicable UK and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
4.2 Subject to sub-clauses 4.3 and 4.6 you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-license, store, or in any other manner re-use content from our site unless given express written permission to do so by us.
4.3 You may:
Access, view and use our site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app);
Download our site (or any part of it) for caching;
Print pages from our site;
Download extracts from pages on our site; and
Save pages from our site for later and/or offline viewing.
4.4 Our status as the owner and author of the content on our site must always be acknowledged.
4.5 You may not use any content saved or downloaded from our site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from us.

5.0 Links to our site:

You may link to our site provided that:
5.1.1 You do so in a fair and legal manner;
5.1.2 You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement or approval on our part where none exists;
5.1.3 You do not use logos or trademarks displayed on our site without our express written permission; and
5.1.4 You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage our reputation or to take unfair advantage of it.

6.0 Links to other sites:

6.1 Links to other sites may be included on our site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of third party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on our site is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.

7.0 Use of our system:

7.1 You may use our system at any time to contact us.
7.2 We may monitor any and all communications made using our system.
7.3 Any information that you send to us through our system may be modified by us and, by sending us such information, you waive your moral right to be identified as the author of that information.
7.4 Any personal information sent to us whether through our system or otherwise (including but not limited to your name and contact details), will be collected, used and held in accordance with your rights and our obligations under the law, as set out in clause 13.

8.0 Disclaimers:

8.1 Nothing on our site constitutes advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only.
8.2 Insofar as is permitted by law, we make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that our site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
8.3 We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content on our site is complete, accurate and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
8.4 No part of our site is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance. No goods or services are sold through our site and the details of services provided on our site are provided for general information purposes only.

9.0 Our liability:

9.1 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use (or inability to use) our site of the use of or reliance upon any content included on our site.
9.2 To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude all representations, warranties and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to our site or any content on our site.
9.3 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that our site is free from viruses and malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damages resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other materials that occurs as a result of our use of our site (including downloading or any content from it) or any other site referred to on our site.
9.4We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of our site resulting from external causes including but not limited to equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.
9.5 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or restricts our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

10.0 Viruses, malware and security:

10.1 We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that our site is secure and free from viruses and other malware.
10.2 You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware and other internet security risks.
10.3 You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via our site.
10.4 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of our site, the server on which our site is stored, or any other server, computer or database connected to our site.
10.5 You must not attack our site by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack or by any other means.
10.6 By breaching the provisions of sub-clauses 10.3 to 10.5 you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use our site will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

11.0 Acceptable use policy:

11.1 You may only use our site in a manner that is lawful. Specifically:
11.1.1 You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national or international laws and/or regulations;
11.1.2 You must not use our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent;
11.1.3 You must not use our site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software or data of any kind; and
11.1.4 You must not use our site in any way or for any purpose that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way.

11.2 We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to our site if you materially breach the provisions of this clause 11 or any both the other provisions of these terms and conditions. Specifically, we may take one or more of the following actions:
11.2.1 Suspend, whether temporarily or permanently your right to access our site;
11.2.2 Issue you with a written warning;
11.2.3 Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach;
11.2.4 Take further legal action against you as appropriate;
11.2.5 Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as we deem reasonably necessary; and
11.2.6 Any other actions which we deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
11.3 We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of actions (including but not limited to those set out above) that we may take in response to breaches of these terms and conditions.

12.0 Privacy and cookies:

12.1 Use of our site is also governed by our Cookie and Privacy Policies which can be found on our website. These policies are incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference.

13.0 Data protection:

13.1 All personal information that we may use will be collected, processed and held in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights under GDPR.
13.2 For complete details of our collection, processing, storage and retention of personal data including but not limited to, the purpose(s) for which personal data is used, the legal basis or bases for using it, details of your rights and how to exercise them and personal data sharing (where applicable), please refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

14.0 Communications from us:

14.1 If we have your contact details, we may from time to time send you newsletters and important notices by email. Such notices may relate to matters including but not limited to, service changes and changes to these terms and conditions.
14.2 We will never send you marketing emails of any kind without your express consent. If you do give such consent, you may opt out at any time. Any and all marketing emails sent by us include an unsubscribe link. If you opt out of receiving emails sent by us at any time, it may take up to 14 business days for your new preferences to take effect.
14.3 For questions or complaints about communications from us, please contact us at hello@public.london or via https://public.london/contact/.

15.0 Changes to these terms and conditions:

15.1.We may alter these terms and conditions at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of our site after those changes have been implemented. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

16.0 Contacting us:

16.1 To contact us please email us at hello@public.london or via our contact page https://public.london/contact/.

17.0 Law and jurisdiction:

17.1 These terms and conditions and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England & Wales.

 

Cookie Policy

 

This website www.public.london (“our site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve our site by better understanding of how you use it. Please read this cookie policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our cookie policy is deemed to occur if you continue using our site. If you do not agree to our cookie policy, please stop using our site immediately.

1.0 Definitions and interpretation:

1.1 In this cookie policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by our site when you visit certain parts of our site and/or when you use certain features of our site;

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“Personal Data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identifies from their data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and;

“We/Us/Our” means Public London Ltd, a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 10583654, whose registered address is 1st Floor, 65 St Leonards Street, London, EC2A 4QS.

2.0 About us:

2.1 Our site is owned and operated by Public London Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 10583654, whose registered address is 1st Floor, 65 St Leonards Street, London, EC2A 4QS.
2.2 Our Data Protection Officer is Kay Parkes, and can be contacted by email at kay@public.london, by telephone one on 0207 729 7375, or by post at 1st Floor, 65 St Leonards Street, London, EC2A 4QS.

3.0 Does our site use cookies?

3.1 Our site may place and access certain first-party cookies on your computer or device. First party cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience on our site and to provide and improve our services. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
3.2 By using our site, you may also receive certain third-party cookies on your computer or device. Third party cookies are those placed by websites, services and/or parties other than us. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.3 All cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current cookie law. We may use some or all of the following types of cookie:

• Strictly necessary cookies – A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of our site, supporting functions such as logging in etc.
• Analytics cookies – It is important for us to understand how you use our site, for example, you are able to navigate around it and what features you use. Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our site and your experience of it.
• Functionality cookies – Functionality cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality cookies may also be strictly necessary cookies but not all necessarily fall into that category.
• Targeting cookies – It is important for us to know when and how often you visit our site and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and in turn to make our site more relevant to your interests.
• Third party cookies – Third party cookies are not placed by us, instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to us and/or to you. Third party cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on our site, or by third parties providing analytics services to us (these cookies will work in the same way we use analytics cookies described above).
• Persistent cookies – Any of the above types of cookies may be a persistent cookie. Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit our site.
• Session cookies – Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit our site until you close your browser. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.4 Cookies on our site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.

3.5 For more details of the personal data that we collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights and our legal obligations, please refer to our privacy policy.

3.6 For more specific details of the cookies that we use, please refer to the table below.

4.0 What cookies does our site use?

The following first-party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of cookie      Purpose + type Strictly necessary
_ga Used to distinguish users Yes
_gat_gtag Used to throttle request rate     Yes
_gid Used to distinguish users Yes

The following third party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of cookie Purpose + type  Provider  Strictly necessary
None currently being used   

 

4.3 Our site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, however, whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our site, it does enable us to continually improve our site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

4.4 The analytics service used by our site use analytics cookies to gather the required information.

4.5 The analytics service(s) used by our site use(s) the following analytics cookies:

Name of cookie Purpose + type Provider Strictly necessary
_ga Used to distinguish users Google Analytics Yes
_gat_gtag Used to throttle request rate Google Analytics Yes
_gid Used to distinguish users Google Analytics Yes

 

5. Consent and control:

5.1 Before cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a prompt requesting your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies, however certain features of our site may not function fully or as intended. You can return to your cookie preferences to review and/or change them at any time by contacting us by email – hello@public.london.

5.2 In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Google Chrome

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

Safari (IOS)

Mozilla Firefox

Android (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

6.0 Changes to this cookie policy:

6.1 We may alter this cookie policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of our site after those changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this cookie policy and any previous version(s), the provision’s current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7.0 Further information:

7.1 If you would like to know more about how we use cookies, please contact us by email on hello@public.london, by telephone on 0207 729 7375 or by post at 1st Floor, 65 St Leonards Street, London, EC2A 4QS.

7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the relevant policies on our website.