WEBSITE TERMS OF USE

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No material contained within this website may be reposted, reproduced, distributed, modified, transmitted, reused or adapted without the prior permission of www.firstinarchitecture.co.uk or www.firstinarchitecture.co.uk’s content providers and/or authors.

 

(1) ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

1.1  These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2  By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

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

 

(2) COPYRIGHT NOTICE

2.1  Copyright (c) 2024 First In Architecture.

2.2  Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a)   we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)   all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

 

(3) LICENCE TO USE WEBSITE

3.1  You may:

(a)   view pages from our website in a web browser;

(b)   download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

(c)   download free digital files from our website;

(d)   print pages from our website;

(e)   stream video tutorial files from our website;

subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

3.2  Except as expressly permitted by Section 3.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.

3.3  You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

3.4  Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

3.5  Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)   republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

(b)   sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

(c)   show any material from our website in public;

(d)   exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

(e)   redistribute material from our website.

3.6  Notwithstanding Section 3.5, you may redistribute our newsletter emails to any person.

3.7  We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

 

(4) ACCEPTABLE USE

4.1  You must not:

(a)   use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)   use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)   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;

(d)   conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;

(e)   access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;

(f)   violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or

(g)   use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

4.2  You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

4.3  You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

 

(5) LIMITED WARRANTIES

5.1  We do not warrant or represent:

(a)   the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)   that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)   that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

5.2  We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

5.3  To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 6.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

 

(6) LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY

6.1  Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

(a)   limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)   limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)   limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)   exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

6.2  The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 6 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

(a)   are subject to Section 6.1; and

(b)   govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.

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

6.4  We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

6.5  We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

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

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

6.8  You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

 

(7) BREACHES OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

7.1  Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)   send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)   temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(c)   permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

(d)   block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

(e)   contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

(f)   commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)   suspend or delete your account on our website.

7.2  Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking including without limitation creating and/or using a different account.

 

(8) VARIATION

8.1  We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

8.2  The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions.

8.3  If you have given your express agreement to these terms and conditions, we will ask for your express agreement to any revision of these terms and conditions; and if you do not give your express agreement to the revised terms and conditions within such period as we may specify, we will disable or delete your account on the website, and you must stop using the website.

 

(9) ASSIGNMENT

9.1  You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

9.2  You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

 

(10) SEVERABILITY

10.1  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.

10.2  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions 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.

 

(11) THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

11.1  A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

11.2  The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

 

(12) ENTIRE AGREEMENT

12.1  Subject to Section 11.1, these terms and conditions, together with our privacy and cookies policy, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

 

(13) LAW AND JURISDICTION

13.1  These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.

13.2  Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

 

(14) AFFILIATED SITES

14.1 We have no control over, and no liability for any third-party websites or materials. We work with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet sites may be linked with our website. Because neither us nor the website has control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, we make no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. 

14.2 Similarly, from time to time in connection with your use of our website, you may have access to content items (including, but not limited to, websites) that are owned by third parties. You acknowledge and agree that we make no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of this third party content, and that, unless expressly provided otherwise, these Terms of Use shall govern your use of any and all third party content.

 

(15) OUR DETAILS

15.1  This website is owned and operated by ArchiWork Ltd.

15.2  You can contact us:

(a)   using our website contact form;

(b)   by email, using hello@firstinarchitecture.co.uk

 

(16) CREDIT

16.1  This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal.

DISCLAIMERS

We may occasionally include affiliate links within our content. If you make a purchase through these, we might make a small commission at no extra cost to you. We only recommend products and tools we have personally vetted. Thank you for supporting First in Architecture!

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RETURNS POLICY

We are unable to accept returns or provide refunds for any ebook or other digital items once the purchase has been downloaded.

If a purchase has been made in error, but not downloaded, a refund is at the discretion of First In Architecture.

EBOOK TERMS OF USE

Relating to all books by Emma Walshaw and associated co authors including but not exclusive to Understanding Architectural Details, Residential Construction Details, Understanding Passivhaus, Details:Calculated, Understanding Loft Conversions – ebooks and associated digital files.

All rights reserved.

No part of the publications and associated digital files (dwg & skp) may be reproduced, distributed, re-sold or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission from the author.

After you have downloaded your purchase, it is your responsibility to carry out any backups to ensure that your book is safe. If you lose the pdf, buy a new computer, or your computer crashes, we are not able to replace your copy.

 

(1) Acceptance of Terms 

This disclaimer governs the use of our ebooks. By purchasing our ebooks, you accept this disclaimer in full.

 

(2) No advice

The ebooks contain information about construction detailing. The information is for educational purposes only and not to be used otherwise.

You must not rely on the information in the ebook as an alternative to architectural or structural advice from an appropriately qualified professional. If you have any specific questions about any aspect of construction, you should consult an appropriately qualified professional.

 

(3) No representations or warranties

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to section 5 below, we exclude all representations, warranties, undertakings and guarantees relating to the ebooks.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not represent, warrant, undertake or guarantee:

  • that the information in the ebook is correct, accurate, complete or non-misleading;
  • that the use of the guidance in the ebook will lead to any particular outcome or result; or
  • in particular, that by using the guidance in the ebooks you will know everything there is to know about construction detailing.

 

(4) Limitations and exclusions of liability

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: are subject to section 5 below; and govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the ebook, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including without limitation loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

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.

 

(5) Exceptions

Nothing in this disclaimer shall: limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; limit or exclude our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; limit any of our liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any of our liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

 

(6) Severability

If a section of this disclaimer is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other sections of this disclaimer continue in effect.

If any unlawful and/or unenforceable section would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the section will continue in effect. 

 

(7) Law and jurisdiction

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

 

(8) Our details

In this disclaimer, “we” means (and “us” and “our” refer to) Emma Walshaw of First In Architecture and Archiwork Ltd.

 

(9) Digital Files

The dwg cad files are AutoCAD files. They have been drawn on AutoCAD and are compatible with AutoCAD by AutoDesk. Although other softwares can open dwg files, it is not recommended that the cad files are purchased for any software other than AutoCAD by AutoDesk. It is at your own risk to purchase and download files for any software other than AutoCAD, as once the items are downloaded they are non refundable. 

If you are considering purchasing the cad files for use on another software other than AutoCAD, please contact First In Architecture for a sample file to check compatibility. 

The .skp SketchUp files are for SketchUp only.

DIGITAL DOWNLOADS TERMS OF USE (CAD and PSD downloads)

After you have downloaded your purchase, it is your responsibility to carry out any backups to ensure that your file is safe. If you lose the file, buy a new computer, or your computer crashes, we are not able to replace your items.

No part of the  digital files (dwg, skp, psd, or any other digital download) may be reproduced, distributed, re-sold or transmitted in any form or by any means, including other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission from First In Architecture.

The digital downloads can be used for both personal and commercial projects.  

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

The dwg cad files are AutoCAD files. They have been drawn on AutoCAD and are compatible with AutoCAD by AutoDesk. Although other softwares can open dwg files, it is not recommended that the cad files are purchased for any software other than AutoCAD by AutoDesk. It is at your own risk to purchase and download files for any software other than AutoCAD, as once the items are downloaded they are non refundable. 

If you are considering purchasing the cad files for use on another software other than AutoCAD, please contact First In Architecture for a sample file to check compatibility. 

The photoshop files (.psd) are for use in Adobe Photoshop. If you are considering purchasing the psd files for use on another software other than Photoshop, please contact First In Architecture for a sample file to check compatibility.

Updated – January 2024