Terms & Conditions
Ideal Postcodes Terms of Service (as of November 2013)
Thank you for using the Ideal Postcode API service. By using this service ("Ideal Postcodes") you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Service.
If you are a sub-contractor managing an Ideal Postcodes account on behalf of your client, by agreeing to these terms you confirm that your client has agreed to both the Ideal Postcodes Terms of Service and Royal Mail End Users' Terms.
Our Contract With You
These terms and conditions apply:
So far as the context allows, to you as a visitor to our Website and in any event to you as a buyer or prospective buyer of our Products.
We shall accept your order by e-mail confirmation. That is when our contract is made. Our e-mail message will also confirm details of your purchase.
We may change these terms from time to time. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on our Website at the time you submit your order.
Legitimate Usage Only
You agree to provide accurate information about yourself where requested. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for preventing any unauthorised person from using your account.
Your usage of an Ideal Postcodes API Token ("API Token") is bound by the type of API Token that you have created. We reserve the right to suspend your account if you are not using your API Token according to our terms of usage.
You agree that any lookups you perform using Tokens designated for External Lookups will be used in accordance with the terms set out by in the Royal Mail End Users' Terms for External Transaction Solutions.
In other words, you agree that any lookups you perform using Tokens designated for External Lookups are to be used as part of a publicly available site (or technical equivalent) to capture, verify, update or amend an address or postcode entered by your user.
Purchasing, Price and Payment
Our products can only be purchased online using a debit or credit card. Payments are billed at time of order and confirmed by email.
Lookups purchased cannot be transferred between tokens.
You agree to use Ideal Postcodes, and any data obtained through this service, in accordance with the Royal Mail End Users' Terms. These terms are available on our Website. You may not register for an account without agreeing to those terms.
You agree that our service can only be used in the as part of a publicly available website or mobile application to acquire addressing information on behalf of users.
Interruption to the service for reasonable periods for maintenance or causes beyond our control is sufficient grounds for refund.
Limitation of Liability
We may make improvements this service without advance notice.
We give no warranty and make no representation, express or implied, as to:
1. the appropriateness of the Products for your purpose;
the truth of any content on our website;
any implied warranty or condition as to merchantability or fitness of the Products for a particular purpose;
compatibility of our service with your infrastructure;
Our Website contains links to other Internet websites outside our power and control. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the Content of any such linked website, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such website.
We are not liable in any circumstances for special, indirect or consequential loss or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, loss of data or loss of revenues or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with your use of our Website or the purchase of Products.
In any claim against us our liability is limited to the value of the goods you have purchased in the contract which is the subject of the dispute.
You agree to indemnify us against any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising in any way out of your use of our Website, your posting any Material, or the infringement by you, or by any other person using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person.
You agree that email communications are contractually binding in the same way as properly signed and dated paper sent by post.
There is no contractual nor other obligation upon us in respect of services provided without specific charge to you.
Nothing in this agreement or on our Website shall confer on any third party any benefit under the provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
If any of these terms is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.
No waiver by us, in exercising any right, power or provision in this agreement shall operate as a waiver of any other right or of that same right at a future time; nor shall any delay in exercise of any power or right be interpreted as a waiver.
In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between you and us, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
We are not liable for any breach of our obligations resulting from causes beyond our reasonable control.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England.
IDDQD Limited is registered in England & Wales
Company Number: 08302922
VAT Registration Number: 198 3874 41
Registered Office: 1 Wellington House, 2 Pepys Crescent, London, E16 1SF.