Site terms and conditions

Site terms and conditions

Welcome to the Bose Corporation and Bose Limited ("Bose") UK Web site ("Web Site"). This Web Site is owned and operated by Bose and its agents. We are pleased to provide you with access to the content of the Web Site ("Content") for informational and shopping purposes. Please carefully read the following terms and conditions that govern your use of the Web Site ("General Site Conditions"). By accessing and using the Bose Web Site, you expressly agree to be bound by these General Site Conditions and to follow all applicable laws and regulations governing the use of the Web Site. If you do not agree to these General Site Conditions, please do not access or use the Web Site.

Authorisation of Use

Bose hereby authorises you to access, view, copy, and reproduce any of the Content published by Bose on the Web Site for your personal, non-commercial use in order to consider the purchase of Bose® products provided that you agree to abide by these General Site Conditions.

Except as expressly set out above, you agree that you shall not reproduce, display, publish, retransmit, or otherwise distribute any or all of the Content of the Web Site for any purpose.

You further agree that you shall not use the Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these General Site Conditions.

Purchasing

If you wish to purchase any of the products from this Web Site, then, in addition to these General Site Conditions, you will be required to agree to the Terms or Conditions of Sale.

You acknowledge that you shall be completely responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of the use of the Web Site.

You warrant that you possess the legal authority to enter into these General Site Conditions and to use the Web Site in accordance with all terms and conditions herein.

Intellectual Property Ownership

The Content of the Web Site is the property of Bose, its affiliates, subsidiaries, and/or suppliers and is protected by copyright law. Bose may post proprietary notices, including without limitation copyright and trademark information, on the Content of the Web Site. You agree that on any copy or reproduction you make of the Web Site or any Content on the Web Site, you shall retain all such copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices.

Except as expressly provided in these General Site Conditions, nothing in the Web Site shall confer any licence or rights under any copyright or other intellectual property rights whether by implication, estoppel, or otherwise.

Any product, process, or technology identified or included on this Web Site may be the subject of other intellectual property rights reserved by Bose. Bose and the Wave® radio design are registered trademarks of the Bose Corporation. All trademark designations referenced for BOSE products, product designs and services are based upon U.S. trademark applications and registrations. Trademark registrations may be issued and/or pending in other countries. No conclusion can be drawn with respect to the registration status in any other country.

Microsoft and the Passport Logo are the registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries and are used under licence from Microsoft. Other trademarks, including registered trademarks, of the products mentioned or featured in the Web Site are proprietary to the respective trademark owners.

Restrictions on Linking and Framing

You agree that you shall not use any Bose trademark, or any related graphic, as a "hot" link on any other Web Site without prior written authorisation from Bose. You further agree that you shall not establish a deep-link to the Web Site for any purpose without prior written authorisation from Bose. Any framing of the Web Site without prior written authorisation is prohibited.

Third Party Content

The Web Site may contain links to third party sites over which Bose has no control. We make no representation as to the accuracy, completeness or any other aspect of the information contained on such third party sites or other sites linked to or from such third party sites and shall not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your reliance upon such content or transactions on such third party sites except where we otherwise expressly agree.

Restrictions on Interference

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automated device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Web Site Content without express prior written authorisation from Bose. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Web Site. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Web Site.

Unauthorised Use

Illegal and/or unauthorised use of the Web Site, including, but not limited to, unauthorised framing of or linking to the Web Site, will be investigated and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Bose uses reasonable skill and care in producing the Content and providing access to the Content on the Web Site. However, because of the inherent nature of the Internet we do not give any warranties, express or implied, or make any representations as to the accuracy, adequacy, access or inability to access, or any delay in access, suitability of any Content of the Web Site. Bose does not warrant that the Web Site will operate error-free or that the Web Site and its server are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. Except as set out below, Bose will be under no liability to you whatsoever whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise for any loss, damage or costs howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with the use of the Web Site or the use, accessing, downloading or relying on any Content on the Web Site. Bose is not responsible for typographical errors.

These General Site Conditions do not exclude the liability of Bose (if any) to you for personal injury or death resulting from the negligence of Bose, for fraud, or for any matter which it would be illegal for Bose to exclude or to attempt to exclude from its liability.

International Information

The Web Site provides you with access to information regarding Bose products and services available in areas outside the United Kingdom. Such references are for informational purposes only and do not imply that Bose intends to make such products or services available in the United Kingdom.

Changed Terms

Due to the Bose policy of updating and improving the Web Site, Bose reserves the right to make changes to the General Site Conditions at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice. You are responsible for checking the General Site Conditions regularly to determine whether Bose has made any such changes. Your continued use or access of the Web Site after such changes shall confirm your acceptance of such changes. Bose also reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes in the products, prices, and/or the programmes described in the Web Site at any time in its sole discretion and without notice.

Consent to Use of Personal Data

You acknowledge that you have read the Bose Limited Privacy Statement and Data Protection Notice (the "Privacy Statement") and understand and consent to the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of your personal data as described in that Privacy Statement, including, but not limited to:

  1. the use of your personal data by Bose for marketing and selling purposes, subject to your right to opt-out of having such data used by Bose for direct marketing;
  2. the disclosure of your personal data to third parties that perform marketing and sales-related services for Bose;
  3. the use of your personal data by certain third parties for direct marketing, subject to your right to opt-out of such use; and
  4. the transfer of your personal data outside of the EEA, including to the United States of America. 

Submissions

Subject to the provisions of the Privacy Statement, should any user of the Web Site provide information such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like regarding the Content or any Bose product or service, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Bose shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute the feedback information to others without limitation. Bose shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing, and marketing products incorporating such information.

Jurisdiction

UK Customers: If you access this site from the United Kingdom, the law of England and Wales shall govern these General Site Conditions and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in connection with these General Site Conditions. All dealings, correspondence and contracts between us will be made or conducted in the English language.

All Other Visitors: If you access this site from any other jurisdiction, the law of England and Wales shall govern these General Site Conditions and the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of or in connection with these General Site Conditions. All dealings, correspondence and contracts between us will be made or conducted in the English language.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Bose, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from and against any claim, demand, loss, or liability, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Web Site.

Severability

If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these General Site Conditions unlawful, invalid, or unenforceable, that provision shall be severed from these General Site Conditions and the other provisions of these General Site Conditions shall remain in full force and effect. The parties further agree to replace such unlawful, invalid or unenforceable provision of these General Site Conditions with a lawful, valid and enforceable provision that will achieve, to the extent possible, the economic, business and other purposes of such unlawful, invalid or unenforceable provision. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these General Site Conditions is unlawful, invalid, or unenforceable, only in part or degree, such provision shall remain in full force and effect to the extent not held unlawful, invalid or unenforceable.

Entire Agreement

These General Site Conditions and the Privacy Statement represent the full and complete understanding between you and Bose and supersedes all prior arrangements, representations (other than those made fraudulently) and understandings, whether written or oral, regarding the use of the Web Site.

Waiver

No failure or delay on the part of Bose in exercising any right or remedy hereunder or enforcing these General Site Conditions will operate as a waiver thereof.

Headings

Headings are for convenience only and not for use in interpretation of these General Site Conditions.