Full site terms and conditions

Last updated: December 8, 2015

Terms of use

Use of this site, and its contents, is subject to the following terms and conditions. By using this site you accept these terms and conditions and agree that you are bound by them. Among other things, these terms limit our liability for any loss or damage which might arise from your use of this site and its contents. These terms and conditions apply in respect of your use of this site on this occasion, and any subsequent use you might make of any material you obtain on this occasion.

Content rights

Farmers Guardian and Briefing Media Ltd are trademarks belonging to Briefing Media Limited or its related companies. These trademarks together with any other trademarks owned by Briefing Media Limited or its related companies may not be reproduced, or otherwise used or distributed without the prior written permission of Briefing Media Limited.

The copyright and all other rights in all of the material on this site are owned by Briefing Media Limited or its related companies, or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner. All rights are reserved. As a visitor to this site you may copy or transmit material on this site for your own private, non-commercial purposes only and shall not otherwise copy or transmit the site material.

No part of this website may be distributed, used, adapted, reproduced, translated or copied for any commercial purpose whatsoever without prior written permission from Briefing Media Limited.

The information on this site

While we try to ensure that the information on this site is accurate and complete, in no circumstances do we accept liability arising from inaccuracy or omission in the information on this site. We advise you to independently verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it.

Neither Briefing Media Limited nor the suppliers of material on this site shall be responsible for or liable for any loss or damage to you or any third party, whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential, howsoever arising from use of the website. Nothing in these term and conditions shall exclude liability for personal injury or death resulting from Briefing Media Limited’s fraud, negligence or wilful default.

Parts of the material may express the personal opinions of their author. We wish to make it clear that these opinions are not necessarily ours. While our editorial staff will take reasonable care and skill in formulating and expressing their opinions, they are intended to stimulate thought and discussion. We are not liable for any loss or damage you suffer as a result of relying on them.

Links to other sites

On this site you will be offered automatic links to other sites that we hope you will be interested in. Briefing Media Limited does not accept any responsibility for the content of those sites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any connection, commercial or otherwise, with Briefing Media Limited. Nor can we accept any liability for transactions between Briefing Media Limited readers and third parties that are conducted through websites linked to this website.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify Briefing Media Ltd, its employees and representatives from any and all claims and liabilities (including legal fees) that arise from your unauthorised use of material obtained via this website or otherwise from your breach of these site terms and conditions.

Governing law

These terms and conditions and your use of this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

New Subscription Offers

Subscription offers open to new subscribers only. Direct Debit is available to UK subscribers only. Please allow up to four weeks for delivery of your first subscription issue (up to eight weeks overseas). All prices are discounted from the full subscription rate advertised in each title, include P&P and are correct at time of going to press.

Welcome Gifts

If the subscription offer includes a welcome gift, this gift is subject to availability and will be delivered separately within 28 days after your first payment has been taken. Briefing Media Ltd reserves the right to supply an alternative gift of the same or higher value. Gifts only available to subscribers on the UK mainland and Northern Ireland.

Free App

The Farmers Guardian App, is free as part of your VIP Membership subscription and  is currently available on all iOS and Android devices.

Your Subscription

Your subscription contract will be fulfilled by Briefing Media Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales under registered number 07931457 whose registered office is at Briefing Media Ltd, 83, Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0HW, together with its agents and sub-contractors.

If placing your order on-line when you click "Submit Order" you will see a confirmation page and receive an email if you have supplied your email address acknowledging that your order has been received successfully and is being processed, the contract between us is not formed at this point. A legally binding contract is formed on the date we send you confirmation of your order with your subscription account number and payment has been taken.

We will not be responsible if you fail to receive the written confirmation because you have supplied us with an incorrect postal address or email address. We reserve the right not to accept or process your order for any reason. All orders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by your payment card issuer. If we do not accept your order and your credit/debit card has already been debited, we will notify you and refund your card in full immediately.

If you have ordered a subscription for someone else, you’ll receive a postal acknowledgement. Please allow up to eight weeks for delivery of the first subscription issue for both UK and Overseas orders. We reserve the right not to fulfil and to cancel orders:
In the event of obvious inaccuracies in prices we may fulfil your order at the correct price;

Delivery

We will deliver the newspaper to the address you notify to us when you place your orders. Subscriptions will start with the next available issue, please allow up to six weeks for delivery. You agree that we will not be responsible for failure to deliver the newspapers if you have supplied us with an incorrect address. We reserve the right to dispose of incorrectly addressed envelopes and their contents without an obligation to refund you or any other person if they are returned to us and despite efforts to contact you we do not receive correct address details.

We will not be liable to you for any delay in delivery or non-delivery of newspapers in the following circumstances:
  • Where the issuer of your payment card refuses to authorise payment to us
  • Where such delay or failure is due to circumstances beyond our control or the control of our sub–contractors and agents, including but not restricted to war, electricity power failure, utilities failure, failure of telecommunications links, failure of transport infrastructure, fire, flood, government act, act of God, legislative constraints, strikes, labour disputes or malicious damage involving employees.
Our liability to you in the event of newspaper being lost in despatch shall at our discretion, be limited either to replacement of the missing issues or refund of the cost of the missing issues, to the extent permitted by law we exclude all other liability to you. Our exclusions of liability shall not apply to any damages arising from death or personal injury caused by our negligence or that of any of our employees or agents. These Terms and Conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer

Cancellations and refunds

Where a minimum term of 12 months is advertised cancellations are not permitted until the end of this initial period and we will not issue you a refund. Should you wish to cancel after the minimum term, please contact our customer care team in writing (see contact details below).

For all other subscriptions after the minimum term of your subscription, you may cancel your subscription contract at any time by notifying our customer services team in writing. See contact details below. We will refund you the cost of the issues not yet issued to you at the time you notify us of your wish to cancel.

Please note that all credit card refunds will be issued in sterling. Your Credit Card company will convert the sterling amount into your local currency and may charge an additional fee for completing the transaction. If you have any queries about credit card refunds kindly contact membership@farmersguardian.com or membership@briefingmedia.com.

Payment

Prices displayed on the subscriptions section of the website will prevail at all times in relation to orders placed on-line. Prices quoted on screen include delivery charges and taxes (where applicable). You either make a one-off payment for a one or two year subscription or make ongoing direct debit payments for any other subscription term. If you make ongoing direct debit payments we reserve the right to increase our prices at any time after the first year of your subscription has elapsed and will notify you in writing with 10 days notice of any such price increase.

Although we try to ensure that all prices are accurate, errors may occur. If we discover an error in the price of your order, we will inform you as soon as possible. You will have the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it. If we are unable to contact you, we will treat the order as cancelled. We will refund you in full if you cancel the order and have already paid.
If you are under 18 or are not using your own credit/debit card to pay for the subscription, you must ask the permission of the credit/debit card holder before entering the payment details. By clicking "Submit" you are confirming that you have obtained the express prior permission of the credit/debit card holder.

Personal Information

We use the personal and transactional information (e.g. name, address, e-mail address, credit card details) ("Personal Information") you supply to us in order to fulfil your subscription order.

Unless a member of our staff has been fraudulent or negligent, we will not be liable to you for any losses you may suffer as a result of unauthorised access by a third party to the information (including in particular credit/debit card details) you transmit when you place an order. It is your responsibility to ensure the security of your own credit/debit card details to avoid unauthorised use.

Subscription Rates

All credit cards will be debited in Pounds Sterling by your bank or building society on behalf of Farmers Guardian Ltd.

General

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law. You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based.

These Terms and Conditions override any contrary terms or conditions published by us in relation to any order placed by you with us.

Queries

If you have any queries or comments about your subscription please contact our subscriptions team: Telephone UK: 01635 879320 Overseas: +44 (0) 1635 879320 Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm (GMT) Email: membership@briefingmedia.com.

Sales and Promotions

From time to time, Briefing Media Ltd will promote discounts across its portfolio at various points during the year.

Offer codes

Offer codes can only be used online at www.fginsight.com subject to the following general terms and conditions and any other specific conditions notified to you on the issue of an offer code:

To use your offer code you will be required to enter its unique on the offers page prior to the purchase process. This will also confirm your agreement to these terms and conditions.

The offer code will be valid for single use only and may not be used in conjunction with any other special offer or offer code.
When you use a discount voucher of offer code you warrant to Briefing Media Ltd that you are the duly authorised recipient of the discount voucher code and that you are using it in good faith.

If we reasonably believe that any discount voucher code is being used in breach of the relevant terms and conditions we may reject or cancel any discount voucher code and you will have no claim against us in respect of any rejection or cancellation. Briefing Media Ltd reserves the right to take any further action it deems appropriate in such instances.

Limitation and Liability

All offers are subject to availability and whilst stocks last.

Briefing Media Ltd shall not be liable to anyone for any financial loss arising out of the refusal, cancellation or withdrawal of any offer code or any failure or inability of anyone to use an offer code for any reason.

Digital Subscriptions Terms & Conditions

Where a subscription provides free access to an App, first download the free App of your chosen title via the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store and then ‘sign in’ by using the your Username ( your surname and last four digits of your membership number ) and Password ( the last four digits of your membership number ). Once signed in issues of the Farmers Guardian App edition will be available for free download.