Terms of website use

This page (together with the documents referred to herein) sets out the terms of use on which you may use the website www.gettaxi.co.uk (“the Site”), whether as a guest (i.e. non-registered user) or a registered user. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Site. By using the 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 the Site. If you are a minor (i.e. you are younger than 18 years of age) you hereby declare that you have obtained the authorisation of your parent or guardian to agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

Information about GetTaxi

The Site is operated by GT GetTaxi (UK) Limited (“GetTaxi”), which is a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 07603404 whose registered office is at 38 Princes Court, Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1ES. The main trading address is 612 Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW5 1TL

Accessing our site

Access to the Site is permitted on a limited basis and for personal use only. GetTaxi reserves the right to withdraw or amend the service it provides on the site without notice. GetTaxi will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. The Site is available on a number of different devices and these terms of use shall apply on any device, both current and future. By using the Site, you hereby acknowledge that GetTaxi will not be liable under any circumstances for damage caused to your device or software.
Use of the Site does not entitle you to:
  • download (other than page caching) or modify the Site, or any part of it, except with the express written consent of GetTaxi;
  • use the Site or any part of it for any resale or commercial use of the services on offer or its contents, except with the express written consent of GetTaxi.
  • any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions or prices.
  • any use of data mining robots or other data gathering/extraction tools.
  • attempt or assist anyone to attempt to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, adapt,
  • modify, copy, reproduce, sub-license, make available to the public, create any derivative works
  • from, distribute, commercially exploit, transmit or otherwise use the Site , or any part of it, in any way.
From time to time, GetTaxi may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users who have registered with GetTaxi.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of the security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. You are responsible for restricting access to your computer where appropriate. You hereby agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and accept responsibility for all activities that take place via your account or password. GetTaxi reserves the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by GetTaxi, at any time, if in its opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.
You are responsible for making all necessary arrangements in order to access the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

Intellectual property rights

GetTaxi is the owner or the licensee of all (registered and unregistered) intellectual property rights in the Site, and in the material published on it other than any third party intellectual property rights. Those works are protected by copyright laws, trademark laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on this site are GetTaxi’s registered and unregistered Trademarks other than any third party intellectual property rights. GetTaxi’s Trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not its own, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits GetTaxi.
In addition, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, data compilations, interactive content and scripts are GetTaxi’s intellectual property and may not be copied, used or imitated without the prior written consent of GetTaxi. The compilation and appearance of all content on the Site is the exclusive property of GetTaxi. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any of GetTaxi’s intellectual property rights or those of any third party without GetTaxi’s express written permission.
One or more patents owned by GetTaxi apply to its Site and to the features and services accessible via the Site. Your misuse of the intellectual property displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site is strictly prohibited.
You may print off copies, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the 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.
You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or contents of the site without GetTaxi’s permission.
GetTaxi’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on the Site and the owners of the intellectual property on the Site must always be acknowledged.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the Site will cease immediately and you must, at GetTaxi’s request, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
You are also advised that we will enforce GetTaxi’s intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted by law. If GetTaxi decides not to enforce or exercise its legal rights in respect of a breach of its intellectual property rights at any given time, this does not prevent GetTaxi from later exercising or enforcing such rights.

Disclosure of data to taxi driver

You hereby provide GetTaxi with full, irrevocable authority to provide data concerning your name, mobile telephone number, journey and pick-up time to GetTaxi’s pool of taxi drivers in your location.  This data will be used to select your taxi driver from GetTaxi’s pool and will enable the taxi driver to pick you up at the chosen location and take you to your destination. No other data about you will be disclosed to the pool of taxi drivers or your specific taxi driver.

Non agency

The Site provides you with access to a large number of independent taxi drivers in your locality.  Your contract for the hire of a taxi is direct with your taxi driver.  GetTaxi is not a party to that contract.  GetTaxi therefore accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss(es) that you suffer as a result of your contract with your taxi driver.  In no event shall GetTaxi, its officers, directors or employees be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages resulting from any financial or personal injury or property damage, resulting from your use of a taxi driver contacted through the Site.  Notwithstanding the above, in the event that a court or other authority finds that GetTaxi is liable, in whole or in part, you will hereby indemnify GetTaxi against any loss(es) suffered by yourself as a result of the respective taxi journey.

SMS (text messages)

In the event that you use the Site and engage GetTaxi’s service(s) you will be sent two SMS (text messages) that will provide you with important and useful information regarding the transaction. You will be charged your mobile telephone network provider’s standard rate for receiving these SMS, if any. Please liaise with your mobile telephone network provider in respect to their charges. GetTaxi will not charge you for us sending the SMS. Your mobile telephone network provider may impose message or charge limitations that are beyond GetTaxi’s control.
By transacting with GetTaxi you agree to receive the two SMS relating to the transaction. You may also subsequently receive marketing messages by SMS, which you hereby agree to receive. Should you wish to stop receiving such marketing messages, please contact GetTaxi at info@gettaxi.co.uk.
You hereby warrant that you are the owner of the mobile telephone to which you have requested the SMS should be sent to and that you have full authority for charges, if any, to be incurred by the relevant mobile telephone network provider in respect to the two messages.
GetTaxi will not be liable for any delays or failures in your receipt of any SMS message(s) as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile telephone network provider and processing by your mobile telephone device.
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate the SMS service without notice to you.

Reliance on information posted

Any information, commentary and other materials posted on the Site is not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. GetTaxi therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
The Site includes links to other web sites or material which are beyond GetTaxi’s control. GetTaxi is not responsible for content on the internet or world wide web pages or any other site outside the Site.

The Site changes regularly

GetTaxi aims to update the Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, GetTaxi may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and GetTaxi is under no obligation to update such material.

GetTaxi’s liability

The material displayed on the Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. You must bear the risks associated with the use of the internet.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, GetTaxi (including its officers, directors and employees) and third parties (including any agents) connected to it hereby expressly exclude:
  • all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
  • incompatibility of the site with any of your computer equipment, software or telecommunications links;
  • unsuitability, unreliability or inaccuracy of the Site.
To the fullest extent permitted by law you acknowledge and agree that GetTaxi will not be liable to you or any third party for any consequential or incidental losses (including but not limited to 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/or 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) resulting from your use of the Site.
This does not affect GetTaxi’s liability for death or personal injury arising from GetTaxi’s negligence, nor its liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law. Nothing in these terms shall affect the statutory rights of a consumer.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold GetTaxi harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses that arise out of the content you submit, post or transmit via the Site, or from your use/misuse of the Site or the use/misuse by any person for whom you are responsible or from your violation of these terms.

Information about you and your visits to the site

We process information about you in accordance with GetTaxi’s privacy policy, please ensure that you read this document before using the Site. By using the Site, you consent to the processing (collecting, using, disclosing, retaining or disposing of personal data) of your data and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Uploading material to the Site

Any material you upload to the Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. GetTaxi also has the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that would constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered unlawful and/or a criminal offence.
GetTaxi will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Site

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse the 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 the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the 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. GetTaxi will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and GetTaxi will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
GetTaxi 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 the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to the Site

You may not link to GetTaxi’s home page without its express written consent.
The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site without GetTaxi’s prior written consent. GetTaxi reserves the right to withdraw any linking permission without notice.
If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please address your request to info@gettaxi.co.uk.

Links from the Site

Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  These links are provided as a courtesy to GetTaxi’s customers and are not administered or verified in any way by GetTaxi.  Such links are accessed by you at your own risk and GetTaxi makes no representations or warranties about the content of such websites and cannot be held liable for any losses you suffer as a result of using such third party websites.  GetTaxi may provide links to third party websites that use cookies.  As a result, GetTaxi strongly recommends that you read the privacy policies of any third party websites before GetTaxi provides any information to them.

Variations

Any changes GetTaxi may make to these terms of use in the future will be posted on this page. These terms of use will be updated from time to time, so you may want to check it each time you use the Site. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the site. Please regularly read through the information that GetTaxi puts on the Site to ensure you are fully up-to-date with GetTaxi’s latest terms and conditions of use.
If there is any inconsistency between GetTaxi’s privacy policy and these terms of use, the relevant term of use shall prevail.
If any of these terms of use shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term.
These terms of use do not create any rights that are intended to be enforceable by any third party who is not party to these terms of use. You may not assign, sub-licence or transfer in any other way your rights and obligations under these terms of use to any third party. However, GetTaxi is able to freely assign its rights and obligations without your consent and without the need to put you on notice of the same.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on the Site, please contact us at info@gettaxi.co.uk

Electronic communications

When you use the Site or send us emails, you are communicating with GetTaxi electronically.  You hereby consent to receive communications from GetTaxi electronically.  GetTaxi will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site.  You hereby agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications sent to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications should be in writing.

Disclosure to legal authorities

GetTaxi reserves the right to disclose data about you to any legal authority where it is obliged to by law, regulation or governmental request.  GetTaxi will not be obliged to notify you of any such disclosure.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

These terms of use, and any non-contractual obligations arising out of them, are governed and construed in accordance with the law of England & Wales and any proceedings resulting out of these terms of use, and any non-contractual obligations arising out of them, the privacy policy and/or the use of the Site shall be held in the Courts of England & Wales.
Date of most recent update: 20/10/2011
 

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