Website Terms of Use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) are the terms on which You may access and use our website (our, or this "website"). Please read these terms of use carefully before using our website.  In this Website Terms of Use, references to "You" and "Your" are references to a user of our website.

By using our website, You confirm that You accept these terms of use and that You agree to comply with them. If You do not agree to these terms of use, You must not use our website.

Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process Your personal data. By using our website, You accept the terms and conditions of our Privacy Policy and consent to our use of Your personal data as described.

Our Cookie Policy sets out details of our use of cookies.

Our Terms of Sale set out the terms and conditions that apply to any contract between Backes & Strauss Limited for the sale of our products to You on our website.

Information About Us is a website operated by Backes & Strauss Limited (“Backes & Strauss”, "we", "us", "our") having its registered office at Backes & Strauss Limited 21-22 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 4QJ. Our VAT number is GB 905864408.  

Accessing Our Website

Our website is made available free of charge for Your non-commercial use. However, You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for You to have access to our website. 

We do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis and we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our website without notice or liability. We will not be liable to You if for any reasons our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our website through Your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. 

No Reliance on Information

The content on our website is provided for general information only.

Although we take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of the information accessed via and appearing on our website, we cannot guarantee or give any warranty, whether express or implied,  as to the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any information or material appearing on it.  We have no responsibility for content provided by other users and are merely providing access to such content to You.  We have no obligation to verify or moderate the content of such information nor to edit any such information provided by other users.  We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any third party details and You acknowledge that any reliance on such information will be at Your own risk.

Intellectual Property Rights

This website and all materials, text, code, content, software, videos, music, sound, graphics, photographs, illustrations, artwork, names, logos, marks, formats, files, devices and links contained in it or linked to it ("our content") are protected by copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights owned by us or licensed to us. Anyone accessing this website is entitled to view any part of it and use it for private non-commercial purposes.  However, our content must not be used nor reproduced (in whole or part) for any other purpose, including on or in connection with another website or publication or for commercial gain, without first obtaining a licence to do so from us.


We do not guarantee that our website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring Your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our website. You should use Your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website. You must not attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, You may commit a criminal offence and we will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing Your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, Your right to use our website will cease immediately.

Limitation of Our Liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.

This website and its content are provided "as is" and to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, whether express or implied, which may apply to our website or any content on it.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our website, or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website. In particular, we will not be liable for (i) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue, (ii) business interruption, (iii) loss of anticipated savings, (iv) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or (v) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

Linking to Our Website

You may link to our home page, provided You do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, and provided that the website in which You are linking must comply in all respects with our acceptable use standards.

You must also not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists without our prior written consent. Should you wish to establish a link of this nature please contact us via the contact information provided below.  

You must not establish a link to our website in any website that is not owned by You and our website must not be framed on any other website, nor may You create a link to any part of our website other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission to all users or on an individual basis without notice.

If You wish to make any use of content on our website other than that set out above, please contact us via the contact information provided below.

Third Party Links and Resources in Our Website

Our website may contain links to other sites, including via our social media buttons. While we try to link only to sites that share our high standards, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites and a link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that website. Once You link to another website from our website You are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including, but not limited to, its Internet privacy policy and practices. Please check these policies before You submit any personal data to these websites.

Applicable Law

These terms of use, our Terms of Sale, our Privacy Policy and Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of or in relation to it are governed by English law and You agree that the courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any such disputes.

If any provision of these terms is or becomes invalid or unenforceable then the remaining provisions will not be affected. No waiver by us of any breach of these terms shall constitute a waiver of any other breach. No failure by us to exercise any remedy shall constitute a waiver of the right subsequently to exercise that or any other remedy. 

Changes to These Terms

We may amend these terms of use at any time by posting the amended terms on this website. All amended terms will automatically take effect immediately on posting. Please check these terms of use periodically to inform Yourself of any changes which are binding on You.

Contacting Us

If You have any questions about these terms of use, please contact us at:
Backes & Strauss 21-22 Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4QJ
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7629 5714

Version: May 2018