Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 9th January 2016

9th January 2016: Included a notice about reserving the right to disable syndication of certain sources.

5th November 2015: Updated loss of service exemption examples to include Linode. Added note about Do Not Track header.

3rd August 2013: Registered company number was missing.

You are using the website of Rivered. Rivered is owned and operated by Protane (UK) Ltd of Unit 11 Hove Business Centre, Fonthill Road, Hove, BN3 6HA, United Kingdom with registered company number 08310102.

By using Rivered you agree to this full set of Terms & Conditions.

You accept all risks from using Rivered. We will not be responsible for damage (including damage caused by viruses) to your computer or software, or any losses you suffer as a result of using, subscribing to, viewing, or installing Rivered.

You must not, without our permission in writing: reproduce or copy Rivered including any of its interfaces, logos, styles or content.

Rivered makes no claim to the authenticity, validity, quality or suitability of any content viewed using the website.

Content visible through Rivered is retrieved via external sources. Rivered is not affiliated with nor endorsed by these external sources in any way. All external content is subject to original copyright or other licenses put in place as part of that external content.

Rivered reserves the right to disable external sources for any reason, in particular if their syndication is degrading the service for other users.

Subscribing to Rivered

The use of Rivered requires a paid monthly subscription.

All payments for subscription packages are handled by Bright Market LLC t/a FastSpring which is a PCI-compliant payment provider. Rivered does not handle any user credit card details.

Rivered subscription fees are purely for the use of the Rivered system and infrastructure, and are not to be interpreted as a payment for the content, nor do they imply any form of license between the original content rightsholder and the Rivered user.

Prices for monthly or yearly packages are subject to change on a monthly or yearly period. If you subscribe to a particular package but then change to a differently-priced package you will be charged or credited a pro-rata fee for the remainder of the package period.

If you cancel your account entirely you will be billed until the end of your current billing cycle and will not be refunded.

Rivered is not accountable for any loss of service on Rivered due to 3rd party outages, API changes or usage terms changes including (but not limited to):

Privacy Policy

By using Rivered you agree that Rivered and Protane (UK) Ltd may gather your Email address and social media “handles” that we from time to time enable on the site. We may use this information to improve the Rivered service as well as other services built and operated by Protane (UK) Ltd. We may use this information to market services to you directly. We will never pass on user details in bulk to 3rd parties.

Rivered and Protane (UK) Ltd may also collect usage patterns about you, including how often you use the site, which parts of the site you use, and what your IP address is. We use this information to provide a better quality service and to improve the quality of other Protane (UK) services. We will never pass on this information to 3rd parties or make it public.

Rivered or Protane (UK) Ltd may publish anonymised, aggregated user data for the purposes of marketing information or informational public blog posts and articles.

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies can help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly and are used by most major websites. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.

Disabling/enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

Google Analytics

Our website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help our websites analyse how users use the sites. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our websites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our websites, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Google Analytics is disabled if you send a Do Not Track header with each request. This can be enabled in many modern browsers.

Consent

By using our websites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Rivered and Protane (UK), its subsidiaries and Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.