Terms & Conditions


1. Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website; by using our website, you accept these terms and conditions and associated Privacy & Cookies policy in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.


2. Credit

This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.


3. Licence to use website

Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

1. republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

2. sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;

3. show any material from the website in public;

4. reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose

5. edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

6. redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution

Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed on a non-commercial basis.


4. Acceptable use

You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) or use information on our website or use the Email facility on our site to generate advertising sales from or in relation to our website without our express written consent.


5. User and Listee generated content

This Clause applies to persons or businesses who have free or paid entries on the Equestrian Index website. In these terms and conditions, "your user content" means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our website, for whatever purpose and howsoever submitted.

You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.

While we do check information from annually, it is the Listees ultimate responsibility to ensure that any information which we publish about them is correct and up to date at all times. Revisions may be made at any time by contacting us as noted in Clause 18.

The statements and opinions contained in the publications of Watsons Directories Ltd are solely those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Publisher. The appearance of advertisements in Watsons Directories Ltd.’s publications is not a warranty, endorsement or approval of the products or services advertised or of their safety. The Publisher disclaims responsibility for any direct or indirect loss injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas or products referred to in the articles or advertisements howsoever arising.


6. Limited warranties

We cannot warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).


7. Competitions & Promotions

We may run competitions and promotions on the Website from time to time. In addition to these User Terms, such competitions and promotions shall be subject to Watsons Directories Ltd’s (WDL) Standard Competition Terms and Conditions set out below and any additional terms notified to you at the time.

Entry to competitions is open to residents of the UK and Republic of Ireland except employees (and their families) of Watsons Directories Ltd (WDL) (The Promoter), its printers, web service providers and agents, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competitions. The winner(s) where relevant, must be meet the age criteria specified for each competition. Proof of identity and age may be required. Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Winners are responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including travel to and from the venue and any necessary travel documents, passports and visas. Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers' terms and conditions. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for that of an equal or greater value if necessary. The Promoters reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition. The winner agrees to the use of his or her name, photograph and disclosure of county of residence and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by WDL relating to any post-winning publicity. The winners will be chosen from all correct entries received by the closing date stated within the promotional material. Winners will be confirmed either in writing, by email or by telephone. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact a winner. Failure to respond and/or provide an address for delivery, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize. If the winner cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random. Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time. The Service Provider and contact details are specified within the promotional material. Use of entrant's details: personal information supplied by entrants will be used by Watsons Directories Ltd. in accordance with the privacy policy applicable to our website. You are advised to read the applicable privacy policy as your entry in any of our competitions is an agreement to be bound by the aforesaid privacy policy. You may have your details removed from our database by contacting us emailing your removal request including name and email address to be deleted to admin@watsonsdirectories.com. If details are removed prior to the conclusion of the competition, entrants will forfeit their right to claim any prizes. The winner/s agree for their data to be shared between The Equestrian Index and the competition provider to enable delivery of the relevant prizes.  Please note that you will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from any communications via an unsubscribe message in the received format. Entrants to any competition expressly waive any claim or right to claim against the Promoter or its associates for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from participation howsoever arising.


 8. Limitations and exclusions of liability

Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms and conditions: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the terms and conditions or in relation to the subject matter of the terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.


9. Indemnity

You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.


10. Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


11. Variation

We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


12. Assignment

We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


13. Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


14. Exclusion of third party rights

These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.


15. Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with our privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.


16. Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


17. Registrations and authorisations

Our VAT number is 130017869

We are registered with the ICO ZA097622


18. Our details

The full name of our company is Watsons Directories Ltd.

We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 7840793

Our registered address is 8 Drapers Lane, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 8ND

You can contact us by email to admin@watsonsdirectories.com.

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