This disclaimer was last updated:
27 May 2016
We recognize website disclaimers can be tedious, however we
enforce these terms and conditions to protect all of our
Frequently asked questions
How do I remove or update my
From time to time, content may appear on our
website that is inaccurate or out-of-date, and
although we try to assure our website content
remains fresh and accurate as to help fairly promote
people and their businesses, we do recognize
outdated information may still find its way into our
website. We usually collect our information from
various sources elsewhere, so its likely another
website has previously shared those inaccurate
details with the public. We attempt good measures in
updating and removing inaccurate or outdated content
from our website as it can be misleading and goes
against our motives to positively help promote
people and their businesses.
If you wish to remove or update details found on
our website, you should own or represent those
details. Please contact
ParkersDictionary@outlook.com to request the
update or removal of particular content. To assist
us in our duties, please provide us with a
description to your request and a link to the
specific page in question, and we'll try to take
good care with your request in either updating or
removing the content as you desire. As always,
please refer to the rest of this disclaimer for more
Where do you usually get your
A tough question, but a good one! Content on our
website is usually obtained using methods known as
'web harvesting' or 'data mining', and we may use
software to assist us with this. We usually get our
content from other outside sources and websites, so
if you come across something on our site that's
incorrect, please let us know, as it usually means
the third-party source has shared those incorrect
details publically. Naturally, we cannot predict when
details are inaccurate beforehand, so feel free to
contact us at
ParkersDictionary@outlook.com if you wish to
update or remove particular content. We'll be very
happy to try and assist you with this and are simply
focused on helping promote people and their
Please note we don't control or operate the third
party services we refer to. If you identify services
elsewhere sharing your details, you'll need to
contact them individually.
1.1 These Terms of Service constitute the agreement
between our website, service and company ("Service") and you as a
user who accesses, subscribes to access or otherwise establishes a
connection (“user,” “you,” or “your”) to the world wide web sites
known as Service, Parker's Dictionary, ParkersDictionary.com
(individually and collectively, the "Site" and including any
sub-domains or other related Service products and services), which
are owned, controlled or managed by Service.
1.2 You must agree to abide by all of the provisions in
this agreement in order to remain an authorized user of the Site and
your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to abide by those
provisions. You are solely responsible for your use of the Site and
for ensuring that your use complies fully with the provisions of
this agreement. Your rights are personal and non-assignable. This
means that you will be responsible for the acts of anyone accessing
the Site through you or using your name and password.
1.3 Service reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
change any or all of the provisions of this agreement at any time.
Service will notify users of any changes by posting them on the Site
or through other reasonable means of providing notice. Any changes
to this agreement will be effective immediately upon notice to you.
Your use of the Site after notice of changes to this agreement will
be deemed your acceptance of the changes.
1.4 Service reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
change, limit, or discontinue any aspect, content, or feature of the
Site, as well as any aspect pertaining to the use of the Site.
1.5 IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
AGREEMENT OR ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE AND
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
2. User Activities and Information on The Site
2.1 You will use the Site and any tools, features,
content, material, or information found on the Site solely for
lawful, non-commercial purposes. You will not allow any third party
to access the Site through your account, upload to, distribute to,
or otherwise disseminate through the Site any material or
information of any kind that is libelous\libellous, defamatory,
obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise violates any law or
infringes or violates any rights of any other person or entity, or
contains a solicitation of funds, advertising, or a solicitation for
goods or services.
2.2 You warrant that any material or information that you
make available through the Site, including, for example, postings to
comment sections and forums, is solely your original work, or that
you have all necessary rights to make the material or information of
any other person or entity available on the Site. You will be solely
responsible for the content of any material or information that you
make available through the Site. You will also be liable for any
damage resulting from making any material or information available
through the Site.
2.3 By making any material or information available
through the Site, you automatically grant to Service a worldwide,
royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and non-exclusive right and
license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate,
distribute and sublicense any such material or information (in whole
or in part) and/or to incorporate it in other works regardless of
form, media, or technology. By making any material or information
available through the Site, you also grant to users other than
yourself the right and license to access, view, store, or reproduce
your material and information for that user’s personal use.
2.4 Service has no obligation to, and does not and cannot,
review every item of material or information that you and users
other than yourself made available through the Site, and Service is
not responsible for any content of this material or information.
However, Service reserves the right to delete, move, or edit any
material or information that it deems, in its sole discretion,
unacceptable, libelous\libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic,
abusive, or otherwise in violation of any law or that infringes or
violates any rights of any other person or entity. Further, Service
reserves the right at all times to disclose any material or
information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or
2.5 Service reserves the right to collect, use, and
distribute demographic data about you and your use of the Site in
forms that do not identify you individually or reveal your identity.
3. Rights in Site Content and the Site
3.1 All content provided by Service on the Site maybe
protected by copyright, trademark, and other applicable intellectual
property and proprietary rights laws and is owned, controlled,
and/or licensed by Service. The Site maybe protected by copyright,
patent, trademark, and other applicable intellectual property and
proprietary rights laws and would be owned, controlled, and/or
licensed by Service. Any and all trademarks appearing on the Site
are the property of Service or their respective owners.
3.2 You will not modify, publish, transmit, participate in
the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way
exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site.
You agree that all rights to the Site, content and any derivative
work will remain with Service. You will download copyrighted content
solely for your personal use, but will make no other use of the
content without the express written permission of Service and the
copyright owner. You will not make any changes to any content that
you are permitted to download under this agreement, and in
particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or
attribution notices in any content. You agree that you do not
acquire any ownership rights in any downloaded content.
3.3 Certain content found on the Site may be subject to
additional terms, conditions, and notices as specified in Section 10
(Content-Specific Notices) below.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitation of
4.1 YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR
SOLE RISK. NEITHER Service, NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES,
AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS WARRANT THAT THE
SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE NOR DO THEY MAKE ANY
WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE
SITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR CONTENTS
OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIAL, POSTINGS, OR POSTING
RESPONSES FOUND ON THE SITE, ANY MERCHANDISE OR SERVICES PROVIDED
THROUGH THE SITE, OR ANY LINKS TO OTHER SITES MADE AVAILABLE ON THE
4.2 TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE
AND ALL CONTENT, MATERIAL, INFORMATION, POSTINGS, OR POSTING
RESPONSES FOUND ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
4.3 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
NEGLIGENCE, WILL Service (OR ANY OF ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR
LICENSORS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND
AGENTS), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY
TO USE, ANY TOOL, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIAL, POSTINGS, OR
POSTING RESPONSES ON THE SITE OR THE SITE ITSELF. THESE LIMITATIONS
APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE PARTY LIABLE OR ALLEGEDLY LIABLE WAS
ADVISED, HAD OTHER REASON TO KNOW, OR IN FACT KNEW OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE
THAT Service (AND ANY OF ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES,
EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS, AND
THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS), IS NOT
LIABLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY USER,
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Service (and any
of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, agents, third
party content providers, or licensors, and their respective
directors, officers, employees, and agents) from and against all
claims, liability, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and legal
fees and costs, arising out of your use of the Site or your breach
of any provision of this agreement. Service reserves the right, in
its sole discretion and at its own expense, to assume the exclusive
defense\defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to
indemnification by you. You will cooperate as fully as reasonably
required in the defense\defence of any claim.
6. Notices Between Us
You will contact us by submitting your message via email to
ParkersDictionary@outlook.com. We will contact you by the e-mail
address you provide to us, or by posting a notice on the Site
(should such a feature be available).
Service may terminate this agreement and your use of the Site at
any time. Service will have the right immediately to terminate your
use of the Site in the event of any conduct by you which Service, in
its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event
of any breach by you of this agreement.
8. Law Governing Performance and Disputes
This agreement, your performance under it, and any disputes
arising under it will be governed exclusively by the laws of
England, United Kingdom, without giving effect to their conflict of
laws principles. You expressly consent to the exclusive forum,
jurisdiction, and venue of the Courts of England in any and all
actions, disputes, or controversies relating to this agreement.
9. General Terms
This agreement and any posted rules on the Site established by
Service constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect
to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by either Service or you of
any breach or default under this agreement will be deemed to be a
waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. This
agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Service
and its successors, trustees, and permitted assigns. Service may
assign this agreement or any of its rights or obligations under this
agreement with or without notice to you.
10. Content Specific Notices
Please see the notices here regarding specific content that may
be found on our Site.
For further information, please contact:
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website
visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal
accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our
website. / By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal
You must retain the above credit, unless you purchase a licence to
use this document without the credit. You can purchase a licence at:
use of this document without the credit, or without purchasing a
licence, is an infringement of copyright.
3. Collecting personal information
3.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of
(a) [information about your computer and about your
visits to and use of this website (including [your IP address,
geographical location, browser type and version, operating
system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website
(b) [information that you provide to us when
registering with our website (including [your email address]);]
(c) [information that you provide when completing your
profile on our website (including [your name, profile pictures,
gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and
hobbies, educational details and employment details]);]
(d) [information that you provide to us for the
purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or
newsletters (including [your name and email address]);]
(e) [information that you provide to us when using the
services on our website, or that is generated in the course of
the use of those services (including [the timing, frequency and
pattern of service use]);]
(f) [information relating to any purchases you make of
our [goods / services / goods and/or services] or any other
transactions that you enter into through our website (including
[your name, address, telephone number, email address and card
(g) [information that you post to our website for
publication on the internet (including [your user name, your
profile pictures and the content of your posts]);]
(h) [information contained in or relating to any
communication that you send to us or send through our website
(including [the communication content and metadata associated
with the communication]);]
(i) [any other personal information that you choose to
send to us; and]
(j) [[provide details of other personal information
3.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of
another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both
the disclosure and the processing of that personal information
in accordance with this policy.
4. Using personal information
4.1 Personal information submitted to us through our
website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on
the relevant pages of the website.
4.2 We may use your personal information to:
(a) [administer our website and business;]
(b) [personalise our website for you;]
(c) [enable your use of the services available on our
(d) [send you goods purchased through our website;]
(e) [supply to you services purchased through our
(f) [send statements, invoices and payment reminders
to you, and collect payments from you;]
(g) [send you non-marketing commercial
(h) [send you email notifications that you have
(i) [send you our email newsletter, if you have
requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer
require the newsletter);]
(j) [send you marketing communications relating to our
business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties]
which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you
have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology
(you can inform us at any time if you no longer require
(k) [provide third parties with statistical
information about our users (but those third parties will not be
able to identify any individual user from that information);]
(l) [deal with enquiries and complaints made by or
about you relating to our website;]
(m) [keep our website secure and prevent fraud;]
(n) [verify compliance with the terms and conditions
governing the use of our website [(including monitoring private
messages sent through our website private messaging service)];
(o) [[other uses].]
4.3 If you submit personal information for publication on
our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in
accordance with the licence you grant to us.
4.4 Your privacy settings can be used to limit the
publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted
using privacy controls on the website.
4.5 We will not, without your express consent, supply your
personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or
any other third party's direct marketing.
4.6 Should such a facility exist, all our website
financial transactions would usually be handled through a payment
their own service. We will share information with our payment
services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of
processing payments you make via our website, refunding such
payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such
payments and refunds.
5. Disclosing personal information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to [any of
our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents,
suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the
purposes set out in this policy.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information to any
member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our
ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as
reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.3 We may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our
legal rights (including providing information to others for the
purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) [to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of
any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating)
(e) [to any person who we reasonably believe may apply
to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that
personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such
court or authority would be reasonably likely to order
disclosure of that personal information.]
5.4 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide
your personal information to third parties.
6. International data transfers
6.1 Information that we collect may be stored and
processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which
we operate in order to enable us to use the information in
accordance with this policy.
6.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to the
following countries which do not have data protection laws
equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: [the
United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India].
6.3 Personal information that you publish on our website
or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the
internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of
such information by others.
6.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal
information described in this Section 6.
7. Retaining personal information
7.1 This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies
and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with
our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of
7.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose
or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that
purpose or those purposes.
7.3 Without prejudice to Section 7.2, we will usually
delete personal data falling within certain categories.
7.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section
7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents)
containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by
(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant
to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our
legal rights (including providing information to others for the
purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
8. Security of personal information
8.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational
precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your
8.2 We will store all the personal information you provide
on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
8.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into
through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
8.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information
over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee
the security of data sent over the internet.
8.5 You are responsible for keeping the password you use
for accessing our website confidential; we will not ask you for your
password (except when you log in to our website).
9.1 We may update this policy from time to time by
publishing a new version on our website.
9.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you
are happy with any changes to this policy.
9.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy [by email
or through the private messaging system on our website].
10. Your rights
10.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal
information we hold about you; provision of such information will be
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10);
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your
identity [(for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy
of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an
original copy of a utility bill showing your current address)].
10.2 We may withhold personal information that you request
to the extent permitted by law.
10.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your
personal information for marketing purposes.
10.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree
in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing
purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of
the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
11. Third party websites
11.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of,
third party websites.
11.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for,
the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
12. Updating information
12.1 Please let us know if the personal information that
we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
13.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string
of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web
browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent
back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the
13.3 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or
"session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web
browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless
deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the
other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web
browser is closed.
13.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that
personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store
about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained
13.5 We use [only session cookies / only persistent
cookies / both session and persistent cookies] on our website.
13.6 The names of the cookies that we use on our website,
and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
computer when a user visits the website, track users as they
navigate the website, enable the use of a shopping cart on the
website, improve the website's usability, analyse the use of the
website, administer the website, prevent fraud and improve the
security of the website, personalise the website for each user
and target advertisements which may be of particular interest to
13.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies;
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block
cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by
clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then
(b) in Firefox (version 39) you can block all cookies
by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom
settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking
"Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can block all cookies
by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking
"Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and
then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the
13.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon
the usability of many websites.
13.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all
the features on our website.
13.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your
computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must
manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for
doing so at
(b) in Firefox (version 39), you can delete cookies by
clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use
custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking
"Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can delete all cookies
by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking
"Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data",
and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data"
before clicking "Clear browsing data".
13.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the
usability of many websites.
14. Data protection registration
14.1 We may choose to register as a data controller with
the UK Information Commissioner's Office depending on how we process
15. Our details
15.1 You can contact us by writing to the business address
given above, by using our website contact form (if we have one), by