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Terms and Conditions

Secularfood.com/FoodUmbrella.com terms and conditions

(Last Updated: 13th Nov 2014)


The SECULARFOOD.COM/FOODUMBRELLA.COM Web Site is comprised of various Web pages and services operated by Secularfood Limited, 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 4JR or its affiliates (collectively, the “Secularfood Website”). Including the directory.secularfood.com and foodumbrella.com

The FoodUmbrella Web Site is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. The secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Website may also contain additional terms that govern particular features or offers .

In the event that any of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein conflict with the Additional Terms or other terms and guidelines contained within the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site, then these terms shall control.

** Secularfood Ltd and the FoodUmbrella reserves the right to remove, transfer or amend a company listing at any time, if a change of meat supplier or further information is received which alters the standard, halal, kosher, vegetarian or vegan Status of a restaurant or food outlet. All information on our website and directory is provided in good faith and for individual guidance purposes only. Although Secularfood continually strives to obtain accurate and up-to-date information for the benefit of all customers, no guarantee about the accuracy of the information can be provided and customers are advised to always check with individual restaurants or food outlets before purchasing any food.


Secularfood complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. The eight principles relating to the processing of personal information are:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed
  • Processed for a limited time
  • Adequate, relevant & not excessive
  • Accurate
  • Not kept longer than necessary
  • Processed in accordance with your rights
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to countries without adequate

Your privacy and security is of utmost importance to us. We will always follow these principles and ask you how you would like us (or our partners) to communicate with you. The Information Commissioner regulates compliance with the Data Protection Act. See details at end of contact page.

1.1 Why we collect your data?

By collecting your data, it allows us to understand what your needs and wants are, provide personalised content and match the most relevant adverts and services for you. It also allows us to provide targeted offers and services you may be interested to hear about.

1.2 Consent

By completing our registration forms with personal information or by the continued use of our services, you are consenting to our processing your sensitive personal data for the above purposes.

1.3 Marketing consent

If you are an existing customer we will keep you informed of product and/or service developments that relate to these products and services.

We do not sell our customer data to other companies to use for their marketing purposes.

All of our marketing communications will have a method to unsubscribe. You may also exercise your right to opt out of the use of your information for marketing purposes at any time by contacting us by one of the methods explained at the end of this notice

1.4 Disclosure

Your personal information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law to do so. If you post or send offensive or objectionable content anywhere on or to any of our websites or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any of our websites, we can use the information that is available to us about you to stop such behaviour. This may involve informing relevant third parties such as your employer and law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour

1.5 Cookies and IP Addresses

When you visit one of our websites, we may send you a cookie. A cookie is a small file placed on your computer for the following purposes:

• Cookies help us to recognise you when you come back to our websites and to note the advertisements displayed to you. This helps us to choose adverts that we think are more relevant to you. We may use the services of third party ad servers for this purpose. A third party ad server is a company that specialises in maintaining, serving, tracking and analysing results of online advertising campaigns.

• Cookies may be used to compile anonymous statistics about online activity. A third party collects such data on our behalf to measure website performance. Information collected is aggregated for reporting purposes. The use of this service assists us in measuring and improving our websites.

• We may also track IP addresses. An IP Address is a number that can identify an Internet Service Provider and country location. It cannot provide personal information

Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. You are not obliged to accept cookies and may modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies.


Secularfood Ltd reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges, if any, associated with the use of the secularfood.com Web Site and directory. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions and your continued use of the website acknowledge your agreement.


Unless otherwise specified, the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site and the Directory.secularfood.com is for your personal, membership and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute,transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, products or services obtained from these Web Sites or reproduce in any way any copyright material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to Secularfood Ltd without obtaining our prior written consent.


The secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site may contain links to or feeds from other Web Sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Secularfood Ltd and Secularfood is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked
Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site or any information transmitted on a Linked Site. Secularfood is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Secularfood Ltd of the site or any association with its operators.

Any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) included within or available via a link from the Secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site or participation in promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party. Secularfood Ltd shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.


As a condition of your use of the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Website and directory, you warrant to Secularfood that you will not use the Websites or directory for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the secularfood.com Web Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Web Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the secularfood.com/foodumbrella.com Website.


6.1 The following is a partial list of the kind of content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Website or the Services. Secularfood Ltd reserves the right to investigate and take action against any User who, in the opinion of Secularfood, violates this provision. This may include, without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Website or the Services, preventing access to the Website and the Services and/or terminating without any refund of subscription or registration fees, the Website Membership of such violators and/or reporting to law enforcement authorities or regulatory bodies. Prohibited content or activity includes, but is not limited to content or activity that, in the opinion of Secularfood:

6.1.1 is offensive;

6.1.2 promotes racism, terrorism, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual or links to websites that promote the same;

6.1.3 harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

6.1.4 exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;

6.1.5 contains pornography, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;

6.1.6 solicits personal information from anyone under 18;

6.1.7 provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, email addresses or other contact or identifying details of any private individual;

6.1.8 provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, email addresses or other contact details of any public figure;

6.1.9 promotes information that you know or have reason to believe is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is objectionable, abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;

6.1.10 promotes an illegal or unauthorised copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links
to them, providing information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music
files or file sharing;

6.1.11 involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, “spimming,” or “spamming”;

6.1.12 contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

6.1.13 furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

6.1.14 solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Users; or

6.1.15 involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes.

6.2 The following is a partial list of the kind of activity that is illegal or prohibited on the Website and through your use of the Services. Secularfood reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in the opinion of Secularfood, violates this
provision, including without limitation, reporting such person to law enforcement authorities. Prohibited activity includes, but is not limited to:

6.2.1 criminal activity or any tortuous act or civil wrong, pornography, incitement to racial hatred, incitement to terrorism, fraud, posting obscene material, drug dealing, harassment, stalking, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, trade mark infringement, breach of confidence or theft of trade secrets;

6.2.2 advertising to, or solicitation of, any User to buy or sell any products or services through the Services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Users. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Services in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any User without their prior explicit consent.

6.2.3 covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any page on the Website via HTML/CSS or any other means;

6.2.4 any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to perform automated operations;

6.2.5 interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Website or the Services or the networks or services connected to
the Website of the Services;

6.2.6 attempting to impersonate another Secularfood Member Organisation or person;

6.2.7 using the account, screen name, or password of another Website Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or
permitting any third party to access your account;

6.2.8 using any information obtained from the Website or the Services in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person;

6.2.9 using the Website or the Services in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations;

6.2.10 making available or uploading files that contain software or other material, data or information not owned or licenced to you or collecting information about others (eg names/addresses) without their prior consent;

6.2.11 making available, uploading and distributing by any means any material or files that contain any viruses, bugs, corrupt data, “Trojan horses”, “worms” or any other harmful software;

6.2.12 Obtaining or attempting to obtain unauthorised access, through whatever means, to the Website or the Services, other services or computer systems or areas of our or any of our partners’ networks which are identified as restricted.


By using all Secularfood Ltd Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration and if applicable, payment information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information (including your email address); (c) you are a private individual aged 18 years or older; and (d) your use of the Services does not violate any applicable law or regulation.


8.1 We will not respond unless required to do so by law to any electronic mail (“e- mail”) sent to us which contains threatening, abusive, malicious, pornographic, obscene, defamatory or otherwise illegal or inappropriate material. We reserve the right to take such action as we in our sole discretion deem fit in respect of such material.

8.2 We will not disclose any personal information under any circumstances of any staff of Secularfood or the FoodUmbrella. Where appropriate we will endeavour
to respond to e-mails with 3 days of receipt, but we cannot and do not guarantee to respond to e-mails. E-mails will generally be stored for 12 months after which time they will automatically be deleted. An e-mail sent to the incorrect destination is liable to be deleted immediately.


This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Scottish law and you irrevocably agree that the courts of Scotland shall
(subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with the Agreement. Nothing in this clause limits the right Secularfood to bring proceedings against you arising out of or in connection with the Agreement (a) in any other court of competent jurisdiction or (b) concurrently in more than one court of competent jurisdiction


You agree to indemnify and hold Secularfood Ltd, its, brands, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, demand, claim or legal proceedings brought or threatened, including expenses of any character suffered
or incurred arising out of your use of the Website or the Services in violation of this Agreement, and/or arising from your use of or conduct on the Website or in use of the Services and/or a breach of this Agreement.


All contents of the Secularfood.com Web Site and directory are: Copyright © 2011. All rights reserved. All Secularfood logos, and/or associated marks displayed on the website or elsewhere are either trademarks, registered trademarks or pending trademarks of Secularfood Limited.


Secularfood Limited and the FoodUmbrella can be contacted by post at the following address: 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 4JR or by email: info@secularfood.com

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