Terms & Conditions

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

Glossary Of Terms
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement, Accessibility and Cookies
Policy and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “Customers”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing
this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”,
refers to SMS Ltd. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both you and ourselves, or either you or ourselves. All
terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our
assistance to you in the most appropriate manner, by whatever means, for the express purpose of meeting your
needs in respect of the provision of our stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing
English Law.

Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they,
are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Terms Of Website Use
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use
of our website http://www.southernmaritime.co.uk/ (“our site”, “the site”), whether as a guest or a registered
user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate
that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of
use, please refrain from using our sites.

Information About Us
The site is operated by SMS Ltd (“We”, “Us”, “Our”). We are registered in England and Wales under company
number 5387022 and have our registered office at Pathfinder House, Maritime Way, Eastern Docks,
Southampton SO14 3AE. Our VAT number is GB 143 7794 84. We are a limited company.

Accessing Our Site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service
we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable
at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have
registered with us.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information
as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it
to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by
you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of
these terms of use.

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, and that they comply with them.

You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
  • In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
    For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material
    or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
  • To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms,
    time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code
    designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware. You also agree:
    Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our
    Terms of Use.
  • Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our site; any equipment or
    network on which our site is stored; any software used in the provision of our site; or any equipment or
    network or software owned or used by any third party.

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
reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material 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 material on our site must always be

You must not use any part of the materials 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

The logos and/or designs used on this website are registered trademarks belonging to us or our parent,
subsidiary or associated companies and you do not have the right to use such trademarks without our express

Reliance on Information Posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance
should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such
materials by any visitor to our sites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Users should
obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not
necessarily reflect the views of SMS Ltd, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action. We assume
no responsibility or liability arising in respect of any such third party material.

Our Site Changes Regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may
suspend access to our site or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given
time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our Liability (Disclaimer Notice)
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its
accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties
connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the
law of equity.Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any website(s) linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

• loss of income or revenue;
• loss of business;
• loss of profits or contracts;
• loss of anticipated savings;
• loss of data;
• loss of goodwill;
• wasted management or office time; and
• for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including
negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for
fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which
cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information About You And Your Visits To Our Site
We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy. By using our site, you consent to such
processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Transactions Concluded Through Our Site
Contracts for the supply of services formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by
our standard terms and conditions of business unless agreed otherwise in writing by a director of the company.

Uploading Material To Our Site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload or submit material to our site, you warrant that
any such contribution is complete, true and accurate in all respects and complies with these Terms of Use, and
you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

We will use your information and the subsequent information we collect about you, to create a database. This
database and the information it contains will be used by SMS Ltd and its clients for the purpose of assessing
your suitability, qualifications, and skills not only for current work assignments but also for work assignments
which we think may be of interest to you in the future.

We may also use your information (or give your information to other organisations to use) to keep you informed
by email, telephone and/or mail about future work opportunities, industry updates and additional products and
services which we consider may be of interest to you and to conduct research and compile reports.

By responding to our subsequent enquires you are deemed to consent to our processing personal data about
you where necessary for the above purposes, including the processing of any sensitive personal data about you.
If you do not want to receive any information from either us or third parties, tell us when you next contact us.

If you wish to receive a copy of the information we hold about you, write to Paul Kempton, SMS Ltd,
Portsmouth International Port, Mile End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 8QW.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offences
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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses 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 material posted on it, or on any
website linked to it.

Linking To Our Site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our
reputation or take advantage of it, but 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 from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any
other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to
withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request
to enquiries@southernmaritime.co.uk

Links From Our Site
Where our site contains links to other site(s) and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided
for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those site(s) or resources, and accept no
responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction And Applicable Law
The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our
site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country
of residence or any other relevant country. These terms of use are governed by English law.

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from
time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions
contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our

Prevailing Terms
Where these terms conflict with any terms and conditions issued by the Company or any third party in respect
of a specific product or service provided by or accessed through the Company the terms relating to the specific
product or service shall take precedence over these terms.

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between us and you. Your accessing of this website
and/or undertaking of a booking or Agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of
the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are

If we waive any rights available to Us under these terms and conditions on one occasion, this does not means
that those rights will automatically be waived on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the
remaining terms and conditions shall nevertheless continue in full force.

Your Concerns
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact Legal Services, SMS Ltd,
Portsmouth International Port, Mile End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 8QW.
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