Legal

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF THIS SITE

This website is owned by Hartswood Films whose registered office is 55 Loudoun Road, London NW8 0DL.

Registered in England 1438109 and incorporated in England and Wales.

VAT Number 380 6630 51

These Terms and Conditions need to be accepted in full. By entering this site you accept these terms and conditions. They are subject to change but by continuing to use this site this indicates your acceptance of any changes.

Through accessing these webpages you agree that you will access the contents solely for your own private use. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, modify, broadcast, show in public or transmit or re-transmit in any way except for your own personal non-commercial home use. Any other use requires the prior written permission of Hartswood Films. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.

Under no circumstances will Hartswood Films be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use, data or profits, whether in action of contract, negligence or other tortious action arising out of or in connection with the use of this site.

This site may contain links to other Worldwide Web sites provided by independent third parties. Hartswood Films is not responsible for the availability or content of Third Party Sites and will not be a party to, or in any way responsible for any transaction concerning goods or services available from such Third Party Sites.

Should any of these Terms and Conditions be deemed illegal in the state or country in which these terms and conditions are intended to be effective then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that term or condition is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be deleted from this clause and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

COPYRIGHT

All rights, including copyright in this website and its contents are owned or licensed by Hartswood Films. You undertake not to copy, store (including on other websites), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify or show in public any part of this website without the prior written permission of Hartswood Films or in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.

PRIVACY

Hartswood Films is registered under the Data Protection Act and takes privacy very seriously. Read our Data Protection Policy here.

UNSOLICITED MATERIAL

It is Hartswood Films policy not to read or view any submitted unsolicited scripts, programme ideas/treatments, formats, pilots or taster tapes either via this website or by any other means of delivery. In the event you make a submission you expressly acknowledge that your submitted material may contain ideas which are the same or similar to ideas which are or have been independently developed by Hartswood Films and other third parties. You also understand and accept that Hartswood Films may already have acquired or developed ideas without the use of your submitted material or may do so in the future. A Hartswood idea shall not constitute a breach of copyright or confidentially.

ANTI-BRIBERY POLICY

Hartswood Films does not work in an area where bribery and corruption is at a level of high risk at the time of writing this policy. This policy will be updated should our situation change and effective monitoring and control will be put into place.

Hartswood Films is a company of integrity and therefore requires all its employees/workers to observe the highest standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity.

WHAT ARE BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION?

Bribery is the offer, promise, giving, demanding or acceptance of an advantage as an inducement for an action which is illegal, unethical or a breach of trust.

Corruption is the misuse of public office or power for private gain; or misuse of private power in relation to business outside the realm of government.

Hartswood Films prohibits anyone acting on its behalf to:

  • Bribe another person. A bribe includes the offering, promising or giving of any financial or other type of advantage
  • Accept a bribe. This includes requesting, agreeing to receive or accepting any financial, or another kind of advantage
  • Bribe a foreign public official
  • Condone the offering or acceptance of bribes

Hartswood Films will avoid doing business with others who do not accept our values and who may harm our reputation.

Hartswood Films will promote awareness of this policy amongst its staff, freelance workers and those acting on its behalf and entities with which it has any commercial dealings.

Hartswood Films will review this policy regularly and update it when necessary.

Debbie Vertue
Director of Operations
October 2011