Dickies Europe

Conditions of Use

Conditions of Use

Terms of use of this web site

These Terms of Use apply to your use of all or any part of our website www.dickiesworkwear.com (the Website). Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By using the Website you are deemed to accept these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to any of these Terms of Use and/or our privacy policy, please do not use the Website.

We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time and recommend that you review them regularly. Your continued use of the Website after changes have been posted constitutes your acceptance of these Terms of Use as amended.

All references in these Terms of Use: to “you” and “your” refer to you, the user; to “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Williamson-Dickie Europe Limited; to “Content” refer to the text, graphics, photographs, information and other material displayed from time to time on the Website; and to “Services” refer to the services that we provide from time to time via our Website.

1  Information about us

The Website is operated by Williamson-Dickie Europe Limited. We are a company registered in England under company number 01757853 and registered office at Second Avenue, Westfield Trading Estate, Midsomer Norton, Bath, BA3 4BH. You can contact us by letter at this address or by e-mail at dickiesuksales@vfc.com.

2  Use of the Website

You agree to use this Website in accordance with these Terms of Use.

When using the Website you SHALL NOT:

(a)  attempt to access our systems or reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the Website, its Content and/or any software used in connection with the Website;

(b)  post on or transmit to or from the Website any material that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, offensive, discriminatory, inflammatory, blasphemous, criminal, in breach of confidence or privacy or a third party’s rights or which may otherwise cause annoyance or inconvenience;

(c)  use the Website for fraudulent or criminal activities;

(d)  transmit any virus, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data onto the Website;

(e)  use any manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any web pages contained in the Website;

(f)   monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the Content included herein;

(g)  “frame” or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of this Website; or

(h)  take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorised access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.

We will fully co-operate with all law enforcement authorities and court orders requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of or to locate anyone posting any defamatory, obscene or otherwise illegal material onto the Website and/or using the Website in respect of any fraudulent activity.

If you breach any of the Terms of Use, we reserve the right to withdraw your access to the Website without notice.

Please note that access to our Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, the maintenance or repair of the Website and/or for any reasons beyond our control. We shall not be liable to you in respect of any losses or damages that you suffer or incur due to inaccessibility of our Website.

3  Intellectual property rights in our Website

We are the owner or the licensee of the copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Content and expressly reserve all rights in the same.

You may print and download extracts from this Website for your own non-commercial use and in respect of your receipt of our Services, provided that you do not use any of the Content for commercial purposes, you do not modify any of the Content, you do not use any graphics or photographs separately from their accompanying text and you do not remove any copyright or trade mark notification or other proprietary notices from such extracts.

Unless we state otherwise, all other reproduction or use of extracts of Content is strictly prohibited. In particular, no part of this Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service or used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without our prior written permission.

4  Interactive Services

We may from time to time provide interactive services on the Website, which may include the ability for users to post reviews, comments, and other content or material on the Website (User Content).

We reserve the right to moderate User Content posted on our Website but we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service provided, or User Content posted, on our Website. We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our Content Standards set out below, whether the service is moderated or not.

You remain the owner of any User Content which you submit to our Website.

By uploading User Content to the Website, you grant to us a non‑exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, assignable, royalty-free, fully paid up, worldwide licence (with a right to sublicense) to use, copy, prepare derivative works of, remove, add, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such User Content on or in connection with the Website.

5  Content Standards

Any User Content which you submit to our Website must comply with the following content standards (Content Standards).

All User Content must:

(a)  be accurate (where such User Content states facts);

(b)  be genuinely held (where such User Content states opinions); and

(c)  comply with all applicable law in the UK and in the country from which it is posted.

User Content must not:

(a)  contain any material which is untrue or defamatory of any person or company;

(b)  contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;

(c)  promote sexually explicit material;

(d)  promote violence;

(e)  promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;

(f)   promote any illegal activity;

(g)  be threatening, abusive or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;

(h)  be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;

(i)  be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person;

(j)   be likely to deceive any person;

(k)  advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse;

(l)  give the impression that it emanates from us, if this is not the case;

(m)  infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or

(n)  be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, including but not limited to a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

You confirm and represent that all User Content that you submit to our Website complies with the Content Standards set out above and that you own all rights in the User Content that you post on the Website.

We reserve the right to remove User Content from our Website without notice if, in our opinion, any User Content does not comply with any of the Content Standards set out above.

We may disclose your identity if required to do so by law or if we consider such disclosure is necessary in order to enforce these Terms of Use or to respond to any claims of infringement of third party rights or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Williamson-Dickie Europe Limited, our users or the public.

By uploading User Content to our Website, you agree that you will provide to us at our request all information and assistance that may be reasonably necessary, including but not limited to providing documents or correspondence (where available), in connection with any complaint received, or claim or proceedings brought by, a third party in respect of any User Content posted by you.

You shall reimburse us for any damages, losses, costs, expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) suffered or incurred by us as a result of:

(a)  a breach by you of any of the Content Standards;

(b)  any User Content submitted by you which infringes the intellectual property rights or any other proprietary rights or privacy rights of a third party;

(c)   your failure to comply with any of these Terms of Use;

(d)  any activity which you engage in using the Website.

6  Reporting inappropriate or unlawful content

If you consider any of the User Content on our Website to contain any content which does not comply with the Content Standards set out above, or if you are an intellectual property rights owner and consider that any User Content infringes your intellectual property rights, please notify us of such User Content by contacting us by the following means:

  • Email to: dickiesuksales@vfc.com; or
  • Post to: Second Avenue, Westfield Trading Estate, Midsomer Norton, Bath, BA3 4BH.

Upon receipt of such notification, we will review such User Content and shall decide in our sole discretion whether the said User Content fails to comply with the Content Standards set out above. We reserve the right to remove any User Content which we consider in our sole discretion fails to comply with the Content Standards set out above.

7  Linking to the Website

You may create a link from your own website to the Website provided that you obtain our prior written consent to do so and provided that you only do so on the basis that you link to, and do not replicate, the home page of this Website and you DO NOT:

(a)  create a frame or any other browser or border environment around this Website;

(b)  in any way imply that we endorse, approve or are associated with any properties, products or services other than our own or misrepresent your relationship with us or present any other false information about us;

(c)  use any of our Content or trade marks without our express written permission;

(d)  link from a website that is not owned by you; or

(e)  display any content on your website that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

We expressly reserve the right to revoke without prior notice any right we grant to you to link to our Website should you breach any of these Terms of Use.

8  Links to other websites

Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over, and make no endorsement of, the content or availability of these third party websites. We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on or accessible through any websites owned or operated by third parties and you use and rely on the same at your own risk.

9  Disclaimer

All User Content contains the comments or opinions of users of our Website. We do not endorse or support the comments or opinions expressed, nor represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any User Content. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or incurred as a result of any errors or inaccuracies in any of the User Content.

We expressly disclaim any and all liability and responsibility arising in connection with the content of the User Content and from any reliance placed on User Content by any guest to our Website, registered user or by anyone who may be informed of any of such content.

We do not represent or warrant that any User Content on our Website does not infringe the intellectual property rights or other proprietary or privacy rights of a third party.

We do not guarantee that the Website will operate without interruption or errors.

10  Limitation of liability

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. However, you acknowledge that communications sent via the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure. We hereby exclude to the maximum extent permitted by law in the jurisdiction in which you are resident, all liability for any communications from and/or to you that are lost, intercepted, altered or otherwise accessed by third parties.

To the maximum extent permitted by law in the jurisdiction in which you are resident, we hereby exclude all liability to you for any indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with your use or inability to use the Website, including (without limitation):

(a)  loss of income or revenue;

(b)  loss of business;

(c)  loss of profits or contracts;

(d)  loss of anticipated savings;

(e)  loss of data;

(f)   loss of goodwill;

(g)  wasted management or office time,

whether the same is caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise.

Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances shall we be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond our reasonable control, including (without limitation) Internet failure, computer or other equipment failure, electrical power failure, strike, labour dispute, riot, insurrection, civil disturbance, terrorism, war, shortage of labour or materials, fire, flood, storm, explosion, act of God, governmental action, order of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, and/or loss of or fluctuations in heat, light, or air conditioning.

This disclaimer does not affect:

(a)  the applicable statutory rights of consumers within their resident jurisdiction; or

(b)  our liability to you for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

11  Enforceability

If any of these Terms of Use are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining Terms of Use which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

12  Variation

We have the right to revise and amend these Terms of Use from time to time and any changes will be posted to the Website.

13  Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use will be governed by the law of England and Wales. Any dispute arising in connection with the same shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.