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Legal Notice

Business in Hastings is a Hastings Business Operations Ltd project, registered in England No. 07762571 Registered Office Innovation Centre, Highfield Drive, Churchfields, St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9UH

Copyright notice

All information, content and graphics placed on the Business in Hastings website is the sole property of Hastings Business Operations Ltd (HBOL) or that of its respective owners, and is protected by copyright. It is made available to you strictly on the following conditions:-
You may download, store and use information contained on this website for your own personal use and research or for use and research of your company;
You may not republish, redistribute or otherwise make such information available to any other person or available on any other website, on-line service or bulletin board. Any infringements of HBOL’s intellectual property rights will result in legal action.
If you require any further information, please contact:
Hastings Business Operations Ltd, 
Innovation Centre
, Highfield Drive, 
St Leonards on Sea
, East Sussex, 
TN38 9UH


  1. Status of information and content placed on the site
  2. All content placed on the Site is for your general information and use only and does not constitute any advice or recommendation given by HBOL.
  3. You should not rely upon any of the content on the Site when making any business decisions or otherwise. You should always seek professional advice prior to making any business decisions or otherwise based on the content of this Site.
  4. Any decisions based on content contained on this Site are the sole responsibility of the visitor.
  5. HBOL takes all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content placed on this Site is accurate at the time of inclusion. We also try to ensure that such content remains up to date. However, there may be occasional errors with the content for which we apologise. There may also be updates to the content we have been unable to include by the date on which you access the content.
  6. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all content and materials downloaded from the Internet in general and the Site in particular.
  7. HBOL may provide hyperlinks or pointers to other websites maintained by third parties which HBOL thinks may be of interest to visitors of the Site. HBOL provides links to such sites for your information and convenience only.
  8. The information and content on any websites linked to the Site is not under the control of HBOL. If you decide to access any information or content placed on such sites you do so at your own risk.
  9. HBOL do not in any way recommend or endorse the information placed on such websites and we are not affiliated to any such third party.
  10. Service provider fees
  11. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Site and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Site.
  12. Changes to the content of the site
  13. HBOL reserves the right to make changes and corrections to the content placed on the Site at any time, without notice to the visitors to the Site. You agree that HBOL shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension of the content on the Site or discontinuance of the Site.
  14. HBOL’s liability towards you

You expressly agree that:

  1. (a) – Your use of the site is at your sole risk. The site and the content available on it is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. HBOL expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement;
  2. (b) – HBOL makes no warranty that:
  3. (i) – The content placed on the site will meet your requirements;
  4. (ii) – Access to the site will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free;
  5. (iii) – Content obtained from the site will be accurate or reliable;
  6. (iv) – Any errors in the content will be corrected; or
  7. (v) – That the server that makes the site available is free from viruses.
  8. (c) – Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the site is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
  9. (d) – No information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from HBOL or this site shall create any warranty not expressly stated in this disclaimer.
  10. Neither HBOL nor the supplier of content shall be liable to you for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage including, but without limitation, loss of profit, loss of anticipated profit, loss of business, economic loss, overhead recovery, anticipated savings, loss of data, depletion of goodwill or otherwise or any costs, expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (howsoever caused) which arises out of or in connection with your use of this site.
  11. Nothing in this disclaimer shall operate to exclude or limit the liability of HBOL for fraudulent misrepresentation or death or personal injury caused by our negligence.


  1. You agree to indemnify HBOL and keep HBOL indemnified in full against any and all losses, liabilities, costs, claims, demands, expenses and fees (including but without limitation legal and other professional fees), actions, proceedings, judgments awarded and damages suffered or incurred by HBOL arising out of or in connection with your connection to the Site and use of the information and content placed on the Site.
  2. Ownership of site content
  3. The ownership of and sole rights to obtain the ownership of the content placed on the Site shall at all times be vested in HBOL.
  4. You may not modify, reproduce or distribute the content placed on the Site or use any trademarks associated with Business in Hastings or HBOL without the prior written consent of HBOL.
  5. You may download one copy of the content of the Site for your own personal use or that of your company only but you may not in so doing remove any trademark, copyright or other proprietary notice.
  6. Interactive facilities and registration
  7. The Site may provide facilities including feedback forms or email, chat rooms and discussion forums allowing you to interact with HBOL and other visitors to the Site.
  8. To register on the Site, you may be asked to submit personal information about yourself such as your name and email address. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will collate and use such information in accordance with our “Info Policy” which you should read in full before providing HBOL with any personal information.
  9. Termination of your use of the site
  10. HBOL may terminate your access to and use of the Site at any time and for any reason without notice to you.
  11. Governing law
  12. If any provision of this Disclaimer is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any competent authority or a court of law, the remaining terms of this Disclaimer shall continue in full force and effect.
  13. This Disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance in all respects with English law and in the event of any dispute regarding the content of the Site you shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Info statement

HBOL Hastings Business Operations Ltd (“We”, “Our” or “Us”) are based at Innovation Centre, Highfield Drive, Churchfields. St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9UH.

This statement describes Our policy and practices with regard to processing of Personal Information (as defined below) on Our website, with URL [www.businessinhastings.com] (“the Site”). Our principal activities involve the promotion of Business in Hastings. Our info policy covers Us and the Site.

“Personal Information” means information that relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information or from that information together with other information which is held by or is likely to be held by Us.

It is Our policy to take all necessary steps to ensure that Personal Information held by Us is processed fairly and lawfully. We will take all necessary steps to implement this policy. All Our employees and data processors that have access to Personal Information are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your Personal Information.

It is Our policy to ensure that all relevant statutory requirements are complied with, including the eight Data Protection Principles contained in the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”), and to monitor Our internal procedures periodically to ensure compliance.
You can access the Site home page and browse the Site without disclosing Personal Information.

In order to provide some of the services offered by the Site (“the Services”), We need to hold certain Personal Information. Except to the extent that We are required or permitted by law, any Personal Information which We collect will be used solely for the purpose of providing the Services, and We will not hold it for any longer than is necessary for this purpose.

We may collect Personal Information that you volunteer while using the Site and/or the Services. This information may be used by Us to notify you about important changes to the Site, new services and other information we think you may find interesting. Where We collect such information, We make clear the nature of the information and the purposes for which it is used and We offer you the choice to opt in of providing such information.

We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children.

When you view the Site, We may store some information on your computer. This will be in the form of a “cookie” file, which will enable Us to tailor the Site to match your interests and preferences. The “cookie” file will not contain any data personal to you. Your Internet Browser may allow you to erase the “cookie” file, block all “cookies” or receive a warning before a “cookie” is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions.

Personal Information may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area in order to facilitate the performance of the Services. In using the Services you consent to such a transfer. In addition, if you put Personal Information on publicly available parts of the Site, this will be accessible to persons in countries outside the European Economic Area, which may not have data protection laws as comprehensive as those that exist in the EEA.

We may disclose Personal Information about Site visitors to other organisations that are partners in the development of the Web site or to organisations contracted by Us to manage aspects of the Web site. If You do not wish us to disclose such information to other organisations you should indicate this by emailing Us at info {at} businessinhastings.com

We will monitor on an ongoing basis compliance with the provisions of the Act by third party processors of Personal Information held by Us.

We may from time to time use your Personal Information to send you information by telephone, fax, email or post about HBOL, the Business in Hastings and other information that you may find useful. If you do not wish to receive this information please contact Us by email at info {at} businessinhastings.com

The Site may contain links to other internet sites that are not owned by Us. We are not responsible for the content of such sites or for the info policy of such sites or for Personal Information that such sites may collect or place on your computer.

You can find out what Personal Information we hold about you by writing to us at Business in Hastings, 45 Robertson Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HL. Your request must be accompanied by a cheque for £10.00. We will acknowledge your request within ten working days. Should we be prevented from disclosing your Personal Information We will give reasons for any such refusal.

If any of the Personal Information that We hold about you is incorrect or needs updating, or if you want Us to delete any Personal Information, please contact Us at Business in Hastings, 45 Robertson Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HL. We may request that you provide further information and identification to enable us to comply with this request.

We regard Our databases of Site visitors’ information (which may include your Personal Information) as a valuable asset. Should We sell or transfer any of our business assets this may include the sale or transfer of such databases of information to third parties. In addition, such a transfer or sale may mean that your Personal Information is transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area. In using the Services you consent to such use of your Personal Information.